CUSTOMER REVIEWSBeliever's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
An Excellent Commentary (8/24/2014)
Reviewed by (Stephen Jovanovic, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
For a general study type commentary, this is an excellent work. I've had this commentary for a about five years or so, and have referred to it quite regularly in my studies. To be able to keep a commentary alive is to have it made to be inspiring to the reader, and this is what I found to be with this one. Also, what makes a commentary worthwhile to have and to keep, is to reference it in sermons, articles, thesis's, and books, of which I have also done with this one.
Stephen (Php 1:21).
Bliever's Bible Commentary for e-sword (8/12/2014)
Reviewed by (Joseph Franell, Albany, Oregon) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you.
A VERY GOOD BIBLE STUDY TOOL (7/31/2014)
Reviewed by (CLARK WALKER, VICTORIA, TEXAS) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I'VE FOUND THIS TOOL TO BE VERY HELPFUL IN MY STUDY OF THE SCRIPTURES . I WOULD RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE.
Get it (7/31/2014)
Reviewed by (Karl Markuson, Oxford, NC) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This is conservatively based, well written, with no verbiage. He explains the main points and stops. Many authors seem to believe that more is better, when it is just more.
Mac Donald does not water down the importance of the Holy Spirit, which is common in most modern commentaries.
I received this as part of a special introductory package. It is the best value in eSword. If you did not take advantage of it shame on you. Take a Mulligan.
Great Commentary to Accompany the NKJV (7/7/2014)
Reviewed by (David Kern, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
A number of years ago, I obtained a Believer's Bible Commentary from a pile that was going to be disposed of. I really enjoy that commentary but thought it would also be great to have an electronic version. When I became aware of the BBC for e-Sword, I jumped at the opportunity to purchase it. I have enjoyed using this along with my NKJV Bible.
Commentaries and Word Dictionaries (7/7/2014)
Reviewed by (Richard Coldham, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
God's Word continues to challenge and to build true faith and worship in my life. It is more precious than silver or gold! The study of the Scriptures in the different translations adds to the thrill of finding new treasures each day. I do not preach regularly but when I prepare for a sermon E-Sword is one tool I use extensively. Thank you for opportunity!
A True scholar and a True diciple (7/7/2014)
Reviewed by (andre barnard, Port Elizabeth, EC, South Africa) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
William MacDonald is a true disciple of Jesus Christ. I do find the commentary very understandable without heavy theological arguments.
excellent resource (7/7/2014)
Reviewed by (mike keele, laurel, MT) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Excellent resource for a balanced Bible study. The authors briefly explain differing views on difficult passages.
Excellent Resourse (5/11/2014)
Reviewed by (Barbara Lawrence, Saint Louis, Missouri) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
An excellent resource for studying the Bible.
Share product review (4/15/2014)
Reviewed by (Neale Chambers, Boaz, Alabama) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I love this one volume commentary. It is the best teaching
help that I have found.
Reviewed by (David Sommer, Santa Cruz, none, Bolivia) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I like it very very well. Thank you.
Reviewed by (Sam Harry, Bangalore, Karnataka, India) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I use Believer's Bible Commentary in my personal study and as a reference work in preparation for my teaching and preaching ministry. I found it to be an excellent commentary giving precise comments, meanings and great outlines. The author also gives differing views of thought on some important matters. I am impressed by the author's insights. I am glad I could add it to my e-sword collection.
Study Resources (4/15/2014)
Reviewed by (Fred Wilson, Waynesboro, Georgia) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I have found this single volume commentary to be a great help in my ongoing studies, and would highly recommend it to all who need a single Volume commentary. Fred
Reviewed by (David Proctor, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This is the best commentary I have seen for a long time. It gives a deep insight into the meaning of the scriptures and inspires to put the Word into practice. I have no hesitation in recommending it to young students or to the more mature Christian
MacDonald Commentary (12/31/2013)
Reviewed by (Ron Young, Slidell, Louisiana) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
MacDonald is very insightful. For a concise commentary, I really like this one. He really gets to the meat of the subject.
GO TO (12/19/2013)
Reviewed by (Wendell mcgregor, hudson, Fl.) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Having owned and used this book for many years I value adding it to my E-study source.
Best commentary (11/30/2013)
Reviewed by (Kristen Namminga, Rangely, Colorado) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This is the best commentary in my opinion. I have the hard copy and have viewed this on my nook but it was difficult to find a Bible passage quickly either way. No so on E-sword! Great tool!
One volume reliability (10/29/2013)
Reviewed by (John Bennett, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Whilst one volume Bible commentaries are bound to be limited in their scope, William MacDonald is reliable, orthodox, and practical.
Reviewed by (JoEtta Hertel, Pinellas Park, FL) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I realize how much I have missed by not having this commentary for years - it is so great and interprets the scripture in today's understanding. I love it!!!
A must have tool (9/4/2013)
Reviewed by (Larry Weber, Wichita, KS) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Love reading the commentary - the bolding of the words from scripture allow me to follow directly with the bible. I find myself reading on and on well past the scripture I looked up because it is so inviting.
Read the Book (9/4/2013)
Reviewed by (Karl Rewa, Blue Mound, Kansas) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Every serious Christian should own a copy of the Believer's Bible commentary. It is a simple and conservative book that is very easy to read. William MacDonald was a man of God who honored Christ with his live and his writings always point to the simple truth that Jesus Christ is the only Lord and Savior.
First experience with this commentary version and (9/4/2013)
Reviewed by (Bob Pezold, Lady Lake, FL) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
First experience with this commentary version and an e-version as well. Not as happy as I'd like to be with version content (in some areas) but extremely satisfied with the e-Sword format. It's easy to use, quick, and very good for comparison. An excellent value and I will recommend the e-Sword format, but would not recommend the commentary itself.
Convenient with eSword (8/18/2013)
Reviewed by (George Roy, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
It's handy to have a commentary at hand in one of the windows in e-Sword. You can easily reference it when the passage is unclear.
Practical & Meaningful (6/16/2013)
Reviewed by (Pieter Naude, Wilderness, Westerns Cape, South Africa) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This is one of the many very good commentaries available for e-Sword, but rates as one of the more practical and useful for the everyday person.
A most excellent resource (4/2/2013)
Reviewed by (Charlie Lyons, Huntsville, Ontario, Canada) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I am continually blessed by the insights from this excellent commentary. I've relied on this resource for some time now in sermon preparation and my own deeper understanding of the Word. I used to have the printed edition but since moving to the electronic, I have given away the other.
Reviewed by (nathan locklear, maxton, n.c.) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I like commentaries that are not intellectual. Sometimes commentaries become too in depth. This commentary has depth, but at the right level for a person that just wants to know the meaning of a simple Scripture. As a pastor sometimes you feel like you're reading a commentary and it has turned into a lecture. Very simple and very concise Dr. McDonald uses some application in his notes which is what I'm looking for in almost every commentary these days although I did not purchase this commentary right away after getting esword. I waited a little while. And now I wished I would've had it all along. It complements everything I have in my Esword library. excellent addition
Reviewed by (Hans-Martin Rommel, Muenster, Hessen, Germany) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
very good! very helpfull!
The need for serious commentary (2/6/2013)
Reviewed by (Darrel Yontz, Albuquerque, NM) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
To the serious Bible student, commentary needs to be impartial and logical. For the beginning student, he needs solid conclusions based on scripture. The BBC is Calvinistic in its teaching. The fact that Calvinism (respected for centuries written by John Calvin) is followed by many, it is the surmisings of a man. For Mr. McDonald to follow someone else's thinking as commentary for himself offers that he has not authored his own personal thoughts on the scriptures itself. (Review Acts 2:38) He explains this passage in view of Calvinistic thinking. I prefer simple explanation of the passage at hand without the suggestion of a creed made by man being included. Since this offers a slant, I cannot take it seriously in my studies. Those looking for justification of Calvinism will really like this commentary. Let me also say that any commentary is man's opinion and that Mr. McDonald has every right to express his belief any way he desires.
save time and increase teaching (9/15/2012)
Reviewed by (Claire Hoffman, Cincinnati, Ohio) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Many in our church us William MacDonald's commentary, so I purchased a print version and have found him very enlightening and often pithy. The electronic version is helpful for teaching to excerpt comments of his directly into my notes, and I don't have to have his huge book attempting to stay open on my desk. Highly recommend it.
Believers Bible Commentary (9/15/2012)
Reviewed by (Heather Perry, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I found this full of insight it is well set out and full of little nuggets of thruth.
Only eternity will reward your efforts (7/24/2012)
Reviewed by (SAMUEL HALE, Goshen, IN) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Only eternity will reward your efforts.
Reviewed by (Fletcher Denton, Powder S[rings, GA) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Excellent resource.. I am thrilled to now have it on my computer.. I've been using the hardback for years.
Good Resource! (5/14/2012)
Reviewed by (Filipe Teixeira, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword PC (5/1/2012)
Reviewed by (Eberhard Habel, Kenosha, wi) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I have been using BBC in book form for a long time and have always found it to be very helpful, so when I was able to add it to my computer, I did so at once.
Reviewed by (Garfield Watkins, Cwmbran, Gwent, UK) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Super value and an excellent study aid for all levels.
Ideal for personal study or to aid a busy Pastor etc.
Bible Commentary Unbelievable (2/28/2012)
Reviewed by (David Laycock Sr., Lansing, Michigan) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
A year ago my pastor told me to get the Believer's Commentary that it was very helpful... I put it off until the other day and got it here on e-Sword and I got this surprise of illumination...all of the sudden I am seeing things in a different context with understanding and illumination on stuff I would just skim over...Wow that was a wake me up.
New for me (2/28/2012)
Reviewed by (Mario Mendoza, Boquete, Chriqui, Panama) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I bought this because Art Farstad is the editor. I know his work and trust his theology. I have just started using this commentary. I like the way Esword works in tandom with other resources. Makes study easy and faster. Thanks
Great resource (2/28/2012)
Reviewed by (Sheila Williams, McComb, MS) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Love this abaility to download this ocmmentary and access in E-sword.
Reviewed by (Michael Gearhart, Benton Harbor, Michigan) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Very helpful, if not always thorough. Is reliably conservative and pre-millenial in it's doctrinal view yet, as others have stated, it does give opposing viewpoints when appropriate. Aside from the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge, I find myself using this commentary more than any other on e-Sword.
Study ~N~ Growth (2/13/2012)
Reviewed by (Lynn Downs, Durant, OK) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Great Add On (2/7/2012)
Reviewed by (Steve Tyler, Nowra, NSW, Australia) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
We were so pleased to add BBC to our eSword program. Having had it in hard copy for over a year now we knew how valuable it would be.
Understanding made easy (1/26/2012)
Reviewed by (Shaun Spies, Warner Beach, Kwazulu - Natal, South Africa) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
The commentary is easy to understand, relevant to the text, and does not distract from the Word, or try to alter it. Sometimes we get so narrow minded in our quest to understand, that our judgement gets clogged in a sea of information.
This is when it is good to step back and get a new perspective on our subject at hand, usually with the added bonus of light being shed in a different sphere all together.
Every perspective can therefore be analyzed with a new found sense of achievement and understanding.
BBC Download from e-Sword (12/29/2011)
Reviewed by (Bruce Campbell, Wellsboro, PA) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I found the download worked successfully, simply and quickly.
Reviewed by (William Glaze, Lufkin, TX) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I'll admit I haven't gotten the chance to fully check this module out but the few passages I looked up were excellent.
Must Have For Library (12/6/2011)
Reviewed by (Peter Steiner, Virginia Beach, Virginia) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This book is well researched with a superb bibliography.
We use this in our family for bible study. When we read a portion of scripture we discuss then pull this commentary to see what William McDonald has researched.
I use this in my personal study in E-Sword and it has been extremely helpful in preparing Bible lessons for Young People and the adult classes.
It works very well with E-Sword.
Perhaps the Best of the Contemporary (11/16/2011)
Reviewed by (George Koll, Walla Walla, WA) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I was exposed to the hardcopy edition of BBC by friends of very conservative theology (which I generally consider a good thing) who were using it as a supplement to the gnerally excellent "Gaebeleins' Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible" by A.C. Gaebelein, contributor to the original Scofield Reference Bible. (By the way, this commentary would also make an excellent addition to the e-SWORD commentaries -- may it be so, Lord.) It is generally, in my experience, appropriately conservative in approach and does show acuqaintance with older, less-accessible in style and language commentaries though it does on some points of controversy summarizes the opposing views and, where no fundamental doctrine of christianity is at question, leaves the choice of poits of view to the reader with perhaps an implied encouragement for one do more research on the issue themselves. It's generally verse-by-verse format lends itself perfectly to the e-SWORD format. A wonderful tool in general.
Great resource (10/10/2011)
Reviewed by (James Stuckert, Lucerne, California) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This is a great resource for any bible study or lesson, it is chalked full of information to go with every bible verse. I love the copy and paste ability so you can copy notes right into any lesson or notes.
Great commentary (10/5/2011)
Reviewed by (Gus MacDonald, Hull, East Yorkshire, UK) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
An excellent addition of a commentary to give more depth & scope [to what I have from] Matthew Henry's commentary. This gives an excelent breadown of the verses under questin, and should enable all Christans who want a much deeper knowledge and undersatnding of God's wonderful word to blossom and bear fruit in th way we should. This is akin to extra fertiliser to make that happen.
eSword Resources (10/5/2011)
Reviewed by (Sandy James, Strand, Western Cape, RSA) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I have just recently aquired this resource for eSword and have found it to be invaluable. I am using it with my newly aquired NKJV
and the Vine's dictionary. The insight is amazing and very helpful with bible study.
Love this commentary. Huge blessing in Bible Study (9/21/2011)
Reviewed by (Sharon David, Roseburg, Oregon) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Love this commentary. Huge blessing in Bible Study.Love the fact that it was a package deal. Thank you for making it available.
A lovely easy-to-read commentary (9/7/2011)
Reviewed by (Amanda Claassens, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
I find the Believer's Bible Commentary very easy to access, read and understand. In the limited use thus far, it has already enlightened some parts of scripture for me, and helped me to understand the deeper meaning of the verses.
Reviewed by (Brian Greenhow, Bo'ness, West Lothian, Scotland) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
An excellent, comprehensive, well balanced and insightful commentary. I have used the book form for some time now so am very happy to have it 'on tap' within e-sword.
Believer's Bible Commentary (8/1/2011)
Reviewed by (Jason Sikes, Bolivar, Missouri) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
The Believer's Bible Commentary does a good job on giving an explanation of the chapter and verse.
Good Resource - Easy to Read (6/24/2011)
Reviewed by (Pedro Gelabert, Fresh Meadows, New York) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
This commentary is an excellent resource for the Bible Student. It is easy to read and understand and doesn't get heady. I don't endorse it fully since (in my opinion) it is not doctrinally correct when it comes to salvation in Jesus, but it does help give insight into historical and cultural things.
Very Helpful (6/4/2011)
Reviewed by (Lona Brown, Parma, Idaho) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
An Important Component of my Personal Study Time (5/24/2011)
Reviewed by (Cindy Skillman, Rapid City, SD) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Although I don't always agree with any commentary, I find this resource to be an important addition to my personal Bible study times. It's always great to have input from brothers and sisters in the Lord from many backgrounds so that the Spirit can lead us into all truth. I should point out that I also do often think that the BBC gives valuable and accurate insight into scriptures. As with any commentary, read with the knowledge that this is the opinion of other Christ followers who may or may not be correct in their interpretation. I would purchase this commentary again.
Another great commentary for you (4/29/2011)
Reviewed by (Pastor Rob Farr, Highfields, Queensland, Australia) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
Bible students and pastors are always on the lookout for good commentaries to help them understand and expound the Scriptures, and this one is well worth having. Many thanks to eStudySource and e-Sword for making this great product available in such an easy-to-access format.
As a Sunday School teacher, I find the Believer (4/2/2011)
Reviewed by (Denise Twiggs, Durba, KZN, South Africa) - Believer's Bible Commentary for e-Sword
As a Sunday School teacher, I find the Believer's Bible Commentary extremely helpful. I would reccomend it to anyone.