Bible Study Resources

Study Bibles


Crossway Bibles. ESV Study Bible. Wheaton: Crossway Bibles, 2008.

Holman Bible Editorial Staff. HSCB Study Bible. Nashville: B&H, 2010.

MacArthur, John. The MacArthur Study Bible. Nashville: Word, 1997.

Carson, D.A, Alexander, T. Desmond, Moo, Douglas. The NIV Zondervan Study Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2015.



Douglas, J. D., ed. The Illustrated Bible Dictionary. 3 vols. repr. Downers Grove: IVP, 1994.

Brand, Chad, Trent Butler, and Charles Draper, eds. Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary. Nashville: B&H, 2003. 

Online Resources

1.  Holman Christian Study Bible - Free!!

2.  ESV has three plans to offer:

* Free - you can read the ESV for free.  No study notes.
* Basic $2.99/month - ESV study Bible with notes, articles, etc.
* Basic + Commentaries $3.99/month - ESV study Bible + a few    commentaries. 

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3.  Blue Letter Bible - lots of great tools and resources here.  Click here for more information.

Books About Bible Study


Fee, Gordon, and Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for all Its Worth. 2nd. ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998.

Hendricks, Howard, and William Hendricks. Living by the Book. rev. Chicago: Moody, 2007.

Plummer, Robert L. 40 Questions About Interpreting the Bible. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2010

Guthrie, George.  Read the Bible for Life. Nashville: B & H, 2011.

Wilkin, Jen. Women of the Word.  Wheaton: Crossway, 2014.

Kostenberger, Andreas.  Inductive Bible Study. Nashville: B&H Academic. 2016


New Testament


Carson, D.A., Douglas J. Moo, and Leon Morris. An Introduction to the New Testament. 2nd ed., Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005

Köstenberger, Andreas J., L. Scott Kellum, and Charles L. Quarles. The Cradle, The Cross, and The Crown: A Comprehensive Introduction to the New Testament. Nashville: B&H, 2009.

Wiersbe, Warren. The Bible Exposition Commentary: New Testament. 2 vols. Portland: Victor, 1989.


Old Testament


Hill, Andrew, and John Walton. A Survey of the Old Testament. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000. 

House, Paul, and Eric Mitchell. Old Testament Survey. Nashville: B&H, 2007.

Arnold, Bill T., and Bryan Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1999.