Dr Phillips , I have read you OT character Vol-1, It is great , Really seen Gods Guidance while reading it and when preaching with the help of this notes . Thank you very much for such in depth devotional exploring the word of God. I would like to have all your books in the form of DVD , where can I get the total set inclusive your sermon set..
I was blessed 11 years ago by my Pastor and best friend, Pastor Zane Talley who handed me a book on Mathew from Dr. John Phillips. I prayed that the LORD would make me hungry for HIS WORD and, with Dr. John Phillips, I have become over weight! From Catholic to Baptist and 42 of his books later, I am more hungry then ever. I could never be more blessed then GOD allowing me to meet a man named Dr. John Phillips, I can still hear him say ( AND BLESSED FOR EVERMORE )
John Phillips was my stepfather, and the finest man I've ever known. It was both an honor and a privilege to have him in our family. He was the same man in private and in public, genuine, humble and kind. His lifetime of dedication to studying, and writing about God's Word in eloquent, understandable language is evident in the fascinating books he wrote, like one I'm currently reading, "Revelation."
The works of Dr. Phillips have been a great tool and resource for me, as I developed my expositional skills. His commentaries are unlike most others. Although they do not contain much of the "technical" materials that others do, his are so full of biblical depth that the text of the Scriptures come to life. He had a unique capability to uncover biblical "nuggets" that are so easily missed by others.
I count it a great privilege to have heard him and known him. I pray that the impact of his works will be felt for generations to come.
I use Dr. Phillips books before writing most sermons I preach!
Not only do I own almost his whole commentary collection, I have had the privilege of hearing him preach in person several times. One of the greatest expository sermon I've EVER heard was when he preached "Revelation In One Hour!"
It was live and ministry changing for me!
I am a pastor and instructor at Carolina Bible Institute and Seminary. I have used your Exploring Commentaries for many years for research, Bible study, sermon preparation and as textbooks in the classroom. I tell my students, “If you want to become better expositors of the Scriptures, study the works of the great expositors like John Phillips.”
Dr. Phillips, I wanted to thank you for your hard work and books. I now use your books as reference in my quiet time. The way you master the language is so skillful; it instills beauty and joy into the words. A fellow translator read “Exploring the Scriptures,” and she is equally impressed. Another friend reads your books when he has free time. We are all amazed that commentaries can be a poem, a song and also a story. In your hands, something simple and small becomes encouraging and enlightening.
I have benefited from Dr. Phillips’ written ministry more times than I care to remember. I am presently reading through “Exploring the Future” which in my opinion is the best prophetical book presently available. I have enjoyed every one of his “Exploring commentary series and have found his wonderful devotional work “View From Mt. Calvary” so very sweet and Christ-exalting!
I consider Dr. Phillips a hero of the faith and rejoice to call him my friend. Everywhere I go I see the evidence of his incredible ministry…and hear from pastors who share what a blessing you are to their churches. There are untold thousands all over the country who say the same things.
Only eternity will reveal the impact of your writing and speaking.
Recently I was talking to missionaries and we were discussing who we like to read. We were all in agreement that our favorite author/commentator for the book of Psalms is John Phillips!