New Testament Commentaries
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The Best 6
*** “A Standard work by a great Puritan. Somewhat prolix.” – Spurgeon
*** “If not one of the chief of the Puritans, Newton was but little behind the front rank in ability. Joseph Alleine was his assistant minister at Taunton. His writings are plain and profitable.” – Spurgeon
Alexander, Thomas – The Great High Priest within the Veil, being an Exposition, Doctrinal and Practical of John 17 1857
*** “Sound theology and honest exposition. Multum in parvo [much in little].” – Spurgeon
Brown, John, of Edinburgh – An Exposition of our Lord’s Intercessory Prayer 1866
Brown of Edinburgh was a renowned Secession Church of Scotland minister and professor, many of whose works the Banner of Truth has reprinted.
*** “Dr. Brown is always deep, full, and overflowing.” – Spurgeon
Pierce, Samuel – An Exposition of the Lord’s Prayer as recorded in John 17 in 22 Sermons 1812
Pierce (1746–1829) was an English, calvinistic baptist.
*** “Always sweet as honey to those of strong Calvinistic views.” – Spurgeon
Ross, Charles – The Inner Sanctuary: an Exposition of Jn. 13-17 Buy 288 pp. Banner of Truth
Ross (1831-1892) was a Free Church of Scotland minister.
Rollock, Robert – 25 Sermons upon the Last Sermon and Conference of our Lord Jesus Christ with his Disciples Immediately before his Passion, contained in the 14th, 15th, and 16th chapters of the Gospel of St. John, as also upon that most excellent prayer, contained in the 17th Chapter d. 1599
Willet, Andrew – The Treasure of the Church consisting of the Perpetual Intercession and most holy prayer of Christ, set forth in John 17, which in this treatise is plainly interpreted, with necessary doctrines enlarged and fit applications enforced 1604
Manton, Thomas – 45 Sermons on John 17 d. 1677
“A deep, rich and full exposition by a Puritan divine.” – Cyril J. Barber
Bernard, Thomas – The Central Teaching of Christ: a Study of John 13-17 Buy 1892 444 pp.
“Thomas Dehany Bernard (1815-1904) was an English Clergyman. He graduated from Exeter College, Oxford, and after several notable pastorates ministered at Wells Cathedral, ultimately becoming its Chancellor… Thomas Bernard was noted for his strong evangelical convictions… he remained… uncompromising in his adherence to the integrity of the Word of God.” – Cyril J. Barber
Landels, William – The Savior’s Parting Prayer for his Disciples 1872
** “Sermons of a high order: style admirable, but rather diffuse. To be estimated rather from a homiletical than an expository point of view.” – Spurgeon
Moule, H.C.G. – The High Priestly Prayer: a Devotional Commentary on the 17th Chapter of John Buy
Rainsford (d. 1897) was an evangelical pastor in London who worked with Moody and Sankey in their evangelistic tour.
“…the greatest classic ever written on Christ’s high priestly prayer for His people.” “Timely, relevant devotional thoughts on John 17.” – Cyril J. Barber
Swete, Henry Barclay – The Last Discourse and Prayer of our Lord: a Study of John 14-17 1913 205 pp.
“A careful study of John 14-17.” – Cyril J. Barber
The Assurance of our Salvation, Studies in John 17, Exploring the Depth of Jesus’ Prayer for his Own Buy
The Basis of Christian Unity: an Exposition of John 17 and Eph. 4 Buy