Mark 1:1–8:26 — Concordia Commentary

About this Volume: The reign of God has come in Jesus Christ, but in hiddenness, in humility and lowliness. Jesus came to serve and give his life as a ransom for many (10:45). Jesus promised a triumphant revelation of himself after the cross (14:28), but within Mark (ending at 16:8) the disciples do not yet(…)

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The Theme and Message of Mark’s Gospel

The following excerpt is taken from Dr. James Voelz’s commentary on Mark 1:1–8:26, part of Concordia Publishing House’s Concordia Commentary series.  

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An Interview with Dr. James Voelz, author of Fundamental Greek Grammar

Last week CPH was proud to release the newest edition of Dr. James Voelz’s Fundamental Greek Grammar. In anticipation of the book’s release, we interviewed Dr. Voelz about his work on the book: The first edition of Fundamental Greek Grammar was released in 1986. What made you first decide to write a Greek grammar book? The same(…)

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Fourth Edition of Fundamental Greek Grammar Now Available!

For more than 30 years, university and seminary students have been learning biblical Greek with the carefully crafted textbook Fundamental Greek Grammar. Now available in its fourth edition, author Dr. James (Jim) Voelz continues his emphasis on learning Greek through a fundamental approach, moving “from the known to the unknown,” from the easy to the(…)

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Free Download – PowerPoint files for Fundamental Greek Grammar

The best-selling textbook Fundamental Greek Grammar is now even easier to use in the college or seminary classroom. Thanks to the efforts of the Rev. Dr. Philip Penhallegon of Concordia University Ann Arbor, Concordia Publishing House is pleased to announce the availability of PowerPoint files of the grammar exercises found in this popular textbook by(…)

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Ancient Biblical Coins

Dr. James Voelz of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, brought a selection of ancient coins to Concordia Publishing House to be photographed for his forthcoming Concordia Commentary on Mark 1:1–8:26 (available December 2013). These coins are microcosms of the history, politics, and culture that formed the context for our Lord’s ministry, as recorded in the Gospels.(…)

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