Bibliography on First Peter

Preaching requires work, and a good pastor will put in the hours.  Here's what I'm using for preaching through 1 Peter, in case you're interested.
  • Arichea, Daniel C. and Eugene Albert Nida, A Handbook on the First Letter from Peter, UBS Handbook Series (New York: United Bible Societies, 1980).
  • Abernathy, David. An Exegetical Summary of 1 Peter, 2nd ed. (Dallas, TX: SIL International, 2008).
  • Alford, Henry.  Alford’s Greek Testament: An Exegetical and Critical Commentary, Vol. 4 (Grand Rapids, MI: Guardian Press, 1976).
  • Black, Allen and Mark C. Black, 1 & 2 Peter, The College Press NIV Commentary (Joplin, MO: College Press Pub., 1998).
  • Calvin, John and John Owen, Commentaries on the Catholic Epistles (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2010).
  • Case, David A. and David W. Holdren, 1-2 Peter, 1-3 John, Jude: A Commentary for Bible Students (Indianapolis, IN: Wesleyan Publishing House, 2006).
  • Clowney, Edmund.  The Message of 1 Peter. The Bible Speaks Today, (Downers Grove: IL, Inter-Varsity Press, 1989).
  • Dockery, David S. et al.  Holman Bible Handbook (Nashville, TN: Holman Bible Publishers, 1992).
  • Elwell, Walter A. Evangelical Commentary on the Bible, Vol. 3, Baker Reference Library (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1995).
  • Fruchtenbaum, Arnold G. The Messianic Jewish Epistles: Hebrews, James, First Peter, Second Peter, Jude, 1st ed. (Tustin, CA: Ariel Ministries, 2005).
  • Grudem, Wayne.  Systematic Theology (Grand Rapids, MI: InterVarsity Press, 1994).
  • Hart, J.H.A. “The First Epistle General of Peter,” in The Expositor’s Greek Testament: Commentary, vol. 5 (New York: George H. Doran Company, n.d.).
  • Hiebert, D. Edmond. 1 Peter, (Chicago: Moody Bible Institute, 1984).
  • Huther, Joh. Ed. Critical and Exegetical Handbook to the General Epistles of Peter and Jude, trans. D. B. Croom and Paton J. Gloag, Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1893).
  • Kelly, J. N. D. The Epistles of Peter and of Jude, Black’s New Testament Commentary (London: Continuum, 1969).
  • Lange, John Peter et al., A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures: 1 Peter (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2008).
  • Lenski, R. C. H. The Interpretation of the Epistles of St. Peter, St. John and St. Jude (Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Publishing House, 1966).
  • Lumby, J. Rawson. “The Epistle of St. Peter,” in The Expositor’s Bible: Ephesians to Revelation, ed. W. Robertson Nicoll, vol. 6, Expositor’s Bible (Hartford, CT: S.S. Scranton Co., 1903).
  • MacArthur, John. 1 Peter. The MacArthur New Testament Commentary, (Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2004.
  • Mare, W. Harold. New Testament Background Commentary: A New Dictionary of Words, Phrases and Situations in Bible Order (Ross-shire, UK: Mentor, 2004), 394.
  • Marshall, I. Howard. 1 Peter, The IVP New Testament Commentary Series (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1991),
  • Metzger, Bruce Manning. United Bible Societies, A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, Second Edition a Companion Volume to the United Bible Societies’ Greek New Testament (4th Rev. Ed.) (London; New York: United Bible Societies, 1994).
  • Michaels, J. Ramsey. 1 Peter. Word Biblical Commentary, (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1988).
  • Radmacher, Earl D., Ronald Barclay Allen, and H. Wayne House, Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary (Nashville: T. Nelson Publishers, 1999).
  • Robertson, A.T. Word Pictures in the New Testament (Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1933).
  • Schreiner, Thomas R.  1, 2 Peter, Jude, vol. 37, The New American Commentary (Nashville: Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2003).
  • Simeon, Charles. Horae Homileticae: James to Jude, vol. 20 (London: Holdsworth and Ball, 1833).
  • Thomas, Robert L. Exegetical Digest of the Epistle of 1 Peter, (Robert L. Thomas, 1974).
  • Tuck, Robert.  I & II Peter, I, II & III John, Jude, Revelation, The Preacher’s Complete Homiletic Commentary (New York; London; Toronto: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1892).
  • Vincent, Marvin Richardson. Word Studies in the New Testament, Vol. 1 (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1887).
  • Wuest, Kenneth S. Wuest’s Word Studies from the Greek New Testament: For the English Reader (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997).
  • Zerwick, Max and Mary Grosvenor, A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek New Testament (Rome: Biblical Institute Press, 1974).


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