As the world’s most popular annual Bible commentary for more than two decades, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) provides 52 weeks of study in a single volume and combines thorough Bible study with relevant examples and questions.
For over twenty years, Standard Lesson Commentary (SLC) has been the most popular and trusted annual Bible commentary in the world. This nondenominational series provides 52 weeks of verse-by-verse commentary of Scripture, drawing you closer every day to God and His Word. With timely themes for your life, Standard Lesson Commentary will help you study the Bible like never before.
Key features include:
Detailed lesson context
Expert verse-by-verse commentary of the Bible text
Pronunciation guide for difficult words
Thoughtful discussion starters
A review quiz for each quarter
Available in the King James Version (KJV), the SLC is based on the popular Uniform Series. This series, developed by scholars from numerous church fellowships, outlines an in-depth study of the Bible over a six-year period.
The four main themes of the 2023–2024 study are:
- God’s Law Is Love—Luke, John, Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Galatians, Colossians
- Faith That Pleases God—Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Chronicles, Proverbs, Isaiah, Daniel, Habakkuk, Matthew, Luke, Romans, Hebrews
- Examining Our Faith—Matthew, Mark, Luke, Acts, Romans, 2 Corinthians, 1 Peter, Jude
- Hope in the Lord—Acts, Romans, 2 Corinthians, Colossians, Hebrews, 1 Thessalonians, Titus, 1 John
The SLC is perfect as the primary resource for an adult Sunday School class, for personal study, or as a supplemental resource for any curriculum that follows the ISSL/Uniform Series. Nearly two dozen ministers, teachers, and Christian education specialists contribute their expertise to SLC.
1st Sunday in September to the last Sunday in August