If you are looking through and evangelical commentary on the the Gospel of John, then, Exalting Jesus in John, by Matt Carter and Josh Wredberg published by B and H Publishers is what you are searching for. This commentary is a recent volume in the The Christ Centered Exposition commentary Series, a series which is synonymous with excellent exegesis and superior application, this volume continues the legacy. This volume is one of the most articulate and practical modern commentaries on the Gospel of John.
is a great introduction commentary for pastors and laymen alike and requires no knowledge of the Biblical Greek language. Yet this commentary is part of a growing trend of added girth in the The Christ Centered Exposition series. Weighing in at just under 400 pages this commentary is almost the length of a mid-range commentary. Yet the accessibility of this commentary makes it a wonderful introduction to the gospel of John. I own and have read many commentaries on the gospel of John and this new commentary is one of the greatest additions to that lineage. Furthermore this commentary shows great potential in giving phenomenal application combined with superior exegesis.
With reference to the commentary sections on John, Carter and Wredberg, expertly navigates the text showing the original context of passage while applying it directly to the modern day reader. He also uses a pastoral tone in many of his comments yet never sacrifices his scholastic approach. The outlines that he provides are also of great use for a pastor looking to preach though the Gospel of John.
In recommending, Exalting Jesus in John, to others I would whole heartily recommend this commentary to students of scripture, with one caveat. By this I mean I recommend this work to Sunday School teachers, Bible Teachers, and to educated and uneducated Laymen looking to teach a Sunday school class, there is enough scholarly weight to this work to understand a particular issue in the text while giving aid to pastors in preaching the text. There are many commentaries about the Gospel of John available at this moment but, Exalting Jesus in John, of the Christ Centered Exposition series is a giant leap above the rest.
This book was provided to me free of charge from B and H in exchange for an unbiased, honest review.