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AMP: The Amplified Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1987.
NKJV: New King James Version. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1982.
NASB: New American Standard Bible. La Habra: The Lockman Foundation, 1977.
NIV: The Holy Bible New International Version. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1984.
Unless otherwise noted scriptures quoted on John3thirty.net are taken from the New International Version. Copyright 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.
Arnold, Clinton E., ed. Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. 4 vols. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.
Bailey, Keith M. Servants in Charge: A Training Manual for Elders and Deacons. Camp Hill: Christian Publications, 1979.
Bell, Albert A. Jr. Exploring the New Testament World: An Illustrated Guide to the World of Jesus and the First Christians. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1998.
Clinton, Dr. J. Robert. The Making of a Leader. Colorado Springs: NavPress, 1988.
Dana, H. E. and Julius R. Mantey. A Manual Grammar of the Greek New Testament. 1927. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1955.
deSilva, David A. Honor Patronage & Purity: Unlocking the New testament Culture. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2000.
Doriani, Dan. Women and Ministry: What the Bible Teaches. Wheaton: Crossway, 2003.
Douglas, J. D. and Earle E. Cairns, eds. The New International Dictionary of the Christian Church. 1974. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1978.
Eusebius Pamphilus. Eusebius’ Ecclesiastical History. Trans. Christian Frederick Cruse and Isaac Boyle. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1995.
Eyres, Lawrence R. The Elders of the Church. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1975.
Ferguson, Everett. Backgrounds of Early Christianity. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1993.
Gehring, Robert W. House Church and Mission: The Importance of Household Structures in Early Christianity. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2004.
Herrin, Judith. The Formation of Christendom. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1987.
Jeffers, James S. The Greco-Roman World of the New Testament Era: Exploring the Background of Early Christianity. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1999.
Josephus, Flavius. The Complete Works of Josephus. Trans. William Whinston. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1981.
Keener, Craig S. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1993.
Latourette, Kenneth Scott. A History of Christianity. Rev. ed. 2 vols. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1997.
Lightfoot, J. B. and J. R. Harmer. The Apostolic Fathers. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1989.
Meeks, Wayne A. First Urban Christians. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1983.
Metzger, Bruce M. A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament. 2nd ed. Stuttgart: United Bible Societies, 1994.
Moore, George Foot. Judaism. 3 vols. 1927. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1997
Richards, Lawrence O. Zondervan Expository Dictionary of Bible Words. 1985. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1991.
Schürer, Emil. A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus Christ. 1st div. 2 vols; 2nd div. 3 vols. Trans. Rev. John MacPherson. 1890. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1998.
Stegemann, Ekkehard W. and Wolfgang. The Jesus Movement: A Social History of Its First Century. Trans. O. C. Dean Jr. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995.
Steinbron, Melvin J. The Lay Driven Church: How to Empower the People in Your Church to Share the Tasks of Ministry. Ventura, CA: Regal, 1997.
Strauch, Alexander. Biblical Eldership: An Urgent Call to Restore Biblical Church Leadership. Littleton: Lewis and Roth, 1995.
—. Men and Women: Equal Yet Different. Littleton: Lewis and Roth, 1999.
Tenney, Merrill C., ed. The Zondervan Pictorial Bible Dictionary. 1963, 1964. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1967.
—. New Testament Survey. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1961.
—. New Testament Times. 1965. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2001
Thielman, Frank. The Law and the New Testament: The Question of Continuity. New York: Crossroad, 1999.
Thomas, Robert L. and Stanley N. Gundry. A Harmony of the Gospels. San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1978.
Verbrugge, Verlyn D., ed. The NIV Theological Dictionary of New Testament Words. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000.
Vine, W. E., Merrill F. Unger, William White, Jr. Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1985.
Williams, Charles B. The New Testament: A Private Translation in the Language of the People. 1937. Chicago: Moody, 1960.
Witherington, Ben III. New Testament History: A Narrative Account. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001.
Wuest, Kenneth S. The New Testament: An Expanded Translation. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1961
—. Word Studies in the Greek New Testament. 3 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1973.