New Testament Commentaries
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*** “A Standard work by a great Puritan. Somewhat prolix.” – Spurgeon
Newton, George – An Exposition with Notes, Unfolded & Applied on John 17, delivered in Sermons… (London: R.W., 1660)
*** “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 & 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 (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 & Most Holy Prayer of Christ set forth in John 17, which in this treatise is plainly interpreted, with necessary doctrines enlarged & fit applications enforced (1604)
“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 (Religious Tract Society, 1907)
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 & Prayer of our Lord: a Study of John 14-17 (1913) 205 pp.
“A careful study of John 14-17.” – Cyril J. Barber
Studies in Jesus’ Prayer for his Own: John 17:1-5: Saved in Eternity: the Assurance of our Salvation (Crossway, 1988) 190 pp. ToC
The Basis of Christian Unity: an Exposition of John 17 & Eph. 4 Buy