Reviews by J Rhoden
August 25, 2017  |  2:27 AM   |    Fantastic (5)
Anyone studying greek will love these commentaries, I would say they are a must have for greek students.

The only downside is this series is not yet complete.
August 25, 2017  |  2:26 AM   |    Mediocre (2)
The commentary series is great. Splitting out these volumes is inconvenient. (On the plus side, we haven't had the modules forcibly removed)
August 25, 2017  |  2:24 AM   |    Okay (3)
I super love this, it is truly helpful for anyone learning biblical greek.

After all the hard work that has gone into creating it, it really should be available for iOS users.
August 25, 2017  |  2:23 AM   |    Good (4)
Im not a huge fan of the CSB over the HCSB, but this CSB upgrade is free for HCSB owners, so its good value.
August 25, 2017  |  2:21 AM   |    Good (4)
How great is it to have this entire library at the tip of your finger on your iPad or laptop.

This commentary is a must have especially for anyone studying at a higher level, and has an interest in the more scholarly/academic debate that occurs.
August 25, 2017  |  2:19 AM   |    Good (4)
This has been amazingly useful. It does require a massive amount of disk space though. (But still worth it)

The only downside I have observed is that the accent is sometimes a little confusing for me. And also there is a strange echo sound behind the words, I'm not sure why this is?
July 6, 2017  | 10:53 PM   |    Fantastic (5)
Olson provides a detailed, balanced, and helpful historical, biblical, and theological look at this debate. This is a must read book for anyone who has already read into the debate over Predestination vs Arminianism. (Certainly I would also recommend it as an introduction to this topic, however, Olsen appears to write at a level aimed at someone who has some theological training.)
June 23, 2016  |  2:28 AM   |    Fantastic (5)
A must for any pentecostal serious about getting into their bible. While it is true there have been many other excellent study bibles released, in my experience, there are specific questions and issues that a student of the bible with a pentecostal background will have of the text, that others will not have, and visa-versa. This product fills that gap.
February 23, 2016  | 10:00 PM   |    Mediocre (2)
I am greatly appreciateive for this book being in accordance, it saves me carrying it around. I reccomend purchasing it, but there are some minor and major issues to be aware of.

1. No page numbers as far as I can tell. When your teacher, or a reference, points you to a page, there appears to be no way to get there. So if your teacher says "See page 466" you have to get ahold of a physical book to work out what page they are talking about.
2. Smaller Windows make the tables unreadable (they ...
I am greatly appreciateive for this book being in accordance, it saves me carrying it around. I reccomend purchasing it, but there are some minor and major issues to be aware of.

1. No page numbers as far as I can tell. When your teacher, or a reference, points you to a page, there appears to be no way to get there. So if your teacher says "See page 466" you have to get ahold of a physical book to work out what page they are talking about.
2. Smaller Windows make the tables unreadable (they don't wrap well) which means letters disappear.
3. the tables actually become wrong on a mobile device(Hebrew characters randomly disappear)
4. There are a small handful of critical mistakes in the Hebrew text. Don't memorise tables and words from this edition, always use the paper edition. (For example, I lost points on tests for having memorised tables and words from the book, that turned out to be incorrect)
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November 20, 2015  |  4:23 AM   |    Okay (3)
This is an excellent Greek Grammar, I would strongly recommend it to anyone wishing to review/renew their greek studies, or to anyone who wants an up-to-date comprehensive reference. It is super comprehensive and clearly and plainly written.

There are only two downsides to this book, some practical, and one technical.

1. It might not be the best textbook for a beginner. It has minimal examples and exercises. Practical exercises are critical, if you are self studying from scratch, you would be ...
This is an excellent Greek Grammar, I would strongly recommend it to anyone wishing to review/renew their greek studies, or to anyone who wants an up-to-date comprehensive reference. It is super comprehensive and clearly and plainly written.

There are only two downsides to this book, some practical, and one technical.

1. It might not be the best textbook for a beginner. It has minimal examples and exercises. Practical exercises are critical, if you are self studying from scratch, you would be best served by a different textbook (or at least this textbook needs to be supplemented).
2. The textbook includes a lot of information which is helpful, but perhaps not important for a beginner. This may detract from the initial process of bootstrapping a student to the point of being able to comfortably read short passages of scripture.
3. This book comes with audio recordings using Erasmian pronunciation, thus this module will consume a large amount of disk space, or space on your iPad. (229Mb at time of writing) For people not using Erasmian, this is certainly a waste of space on your iPhone/iPad
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September 17, 2015  | 12:57 AM   |    Mediocre (2)
This is a great package for people who are comfortable with quite old English. For me personally, I have a greater struggle to read the english in the books of this package, than I do with reading the KJV.

I suspect with time I will find it easier to follow, but I wish accordance had versions of these modules translated with plain, clear, modern english.

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