The Gospel According to Matthew (Pillar New Testament Commentary)
"A direct encounter with he text of Matthew. As such this work is vintage Morris, and it should provide valuable insights to those studying the Gospel and seeking a helpful resource from an evangelical scholar who has lived with the Greek New Testament for decades and whose love for the biblical message is obvious."See All
Gerald L. Borchert
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"Morris provides pastors and serious lay readers with a comprehensive, balanced, and informative commentary on the life, death, and ministry of Jesus. Attention to detail, extensive acquaintance with the language of the New Testament, familiarity with relevant secondary literature, and fair appraisal of critical hypotheses make this commentary a model of reliable and compelling scholarship."See All
Robert H. Mounce
"Leon Morris has again gifted the church with his helpful, accurate, thorough, and reliable commentary. He gives the meaning of the Greek text for both those who know Greek and those who do not. This volume will be very useful to anyone teaching or preaching on Matthew."See All
Millard J. Erickson
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
"Morris's Gospel according to Matthew fills a gaping hole in the shelf of New Testament commentaries. At last we have a work on Matthew that is worthy to take its place beside the major studies on the other gospels. Its thoroughness, clarity, and theological sensitivity will make it a treasured resource for all students of the Bible."See All
David Allan Hubbard
Fuller Theological Seminary
In the Christian Church the Gospel of Matthew has been considered the most important portrait of Jesus" life and message. Containing Jesus" Sermon on the Mount and a uniquely rich collection of parables, among many other things, Matthew has made a major contribution to the church throughout the centuries, and it still has much to say to the church today.
This superb commentary in the Pillar series explores the meaning and relevance of Matthew in an eminently straightforward fashion. Leon Morris writes for readers who use commentaries to discover further what the Bible means. Throughout, he makes clear what he considers to be the meaning of the Greek text that Matthew has bequeathed to the church. A perceptive introduction precedes Morris's warmhearted verse-by-verse exposition of Matthew, an exposition based on his own literal translation of the text. Now a standard reference wok on the Gospel of Matthew, this mature, evangelically oriented commentary will continue to meet the needs of students, pastor, and general readers alike.