In the Key Word Commentary: Thoughts on Every Chapter of the Bible, the 929 chapters of the Old Testament and 260 chapters of the New Testament are outlined, analyzed, and summarized. Commentary is drawn from a wide range of Bible scholars, evangelists and preachers. These include quotations from the classic Bible commentaries of Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Wesley, J. B. Lightfoot, Charles Hodge, Matthew Henry, John Owen, Martyn Lloyd-Jones, and many others.
Each Key Word Commentary article gives you the following vital information for every chapter of the Bible:
1. Before and After Gives the context of the preceding and following chapters in the Bible
2. Analysis of Chapter Breaks the chapter into sections with theme headings
3. Key Verse There is often more than one key verse in a chapter, but thinking about these selections will challenge you to understand the chapter
4. Key Word Considering the word chosen here will give the reader an opportunity to think carefully about the significance of the chapter.
5. Key Person/Event It is surprisingly easy to miss the significant happening in a chapter of the Bible, even in those chapters you are familiar with, because you think you know all about it. Forcing yourself to note the key event and/or key person in a chapter will bring the content of the chapter into clear focus.
6. Key Thought Discover why Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones thought Psalm 51 was the classic psalm on repentance. Or, find out which psalm Augustine valued so much in his personal worship of God.
7. Key Thing(s) to Look For From the writings of Bible scholars of every century, you will be drawn to the most important point in each chapter.
8. Key Bible Cross-Reference These cross-references engage you in one of the most profitable aspects of Bible study: comparing Scripture with Scripture.
9. Key "By Way of Explanation" Using background details, puzzling words or ideas in the chapter will be clearly explained.
10. Key "Quotable Quote" These quotes from expert Bible expositors offer illuminating commentary on the chapter, or one verse from the chapter.