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The Gospel of Matthew (New Daily Study Bible)

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Dr. Barclay gives first the text for each day's study (in his own translation) and follows this with two or three pages of commentary. He has the happy faculty of making even the most seemingly unpromising passages fairly burst with meaning. Dr. Barclay's scholarship is so thorough and his style of writing so brisk that while he instructing the reader by what he says, he i ...more
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Published March 1st 1988 by Westminster John Knox Press (first published 1956)
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Feb 23, 2012 Kayla rated it it was ok
As part of my Moral Theology course, I was reintroduced to the Gospel of Matthew. The writing is not difficult to understand, however the parables can be tricky.
Dr Author Wright, AA, AS, BS, MinB, MS, MinM, PhD, MinD, ThD
The Gospel of Matthew Volume One by William Barclay is a very informative and comprehensive study on the gospel according to Saint Matthew. This first volume gives vivid insights to this sacred book of Saint Matthew and covers its first ten chapters. Dr Barclay takes a courageous stand on the teaching of Matthew and presents the birth and teaching of Jesus in a unique way. In truth, each chapter is carefully explained in a verse by verse format, and great care is given to Jesus’ birth, baptism, ...more
Nov 17, 2014 Louise rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My priest suggested that I start with the book of Matthew as an introduction to the New Testament. Volume 1 goes through the first 10 chapters. Excellent insight into the scriptures.
James Hatton
Nov 21, 2014 James Hatton rated it really liked it
William Barclay was an excellent interpreter of the teachings of Jesus. He translated the New Testament from its early Greek format. His method was to endeavor to convey the meaning of Jesus' teachings, rather than to ensure his translations conformed to the doctrine of a given Christian sect. For this reason, I feel they are the most useful translations of the New Testament gospels. As with his several other books on the New Testament, this Gospel of Matthew is well worth reading. Barclay's two ...more
John Trippel
Dec 02, 2015 John Trippel is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
This thing is the best read before turning in that I've ever read. What a thought provoking author who looked deeply into our King James bible and sees the origins of its rhetoric and time effected words so that we might better find the intended meaning. I just love it! And I'm a guy for God's sake. Go figure!
Jiaming Jiang
Feb 19, 2014 Jiaming Jiang rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Great devotion book. Explains the deep meaning of the Bible very well. But as other people said, Barclay tends to deny miracles. He tries to explain them in a scientific way.
Apryl Anderson
Feb 08, 2012 Apryl Anderson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm tracking my 'One Year Bible' reading with Barclay's NT commentaries this year. What a wealth of insight from his intensive knowledge of ancient texts and cultural studies!
As I read/prayed through Matthew, this commentary was helpful for my understanding and inspiration for prayer.
Jan 25, 2016 Lee rated it really liked it
An in depth study guide of the first 10 chapters of the Gospel of Matthew.
Russ Skinner
Nov 17, 2014 Russ Skinner rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Excellent again. Fascinating morsels in almost every daily commentary.
Sarah Ferguson
Jul 07, 2009 Sarah Ferguson is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
great help for Bible study :-)
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Good start to the classic series.....
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