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.
Key features include:
- Verse-by-verse explanation of the Bible text
- Detailed lesson context
- Pronunciation guide for difficult words
- Printed Scripture
- Discussion starters
- A review quiz for each quarter
Available in the King James Version (KJV) and New International Version® (NIV) Bible translations, 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 2022–2023 study are:
- God’s Exceptional Choice—Genesis, Exodus, Deuteronomy, Judges, 1 Samuel, Ephesians
- From Darkness to Light—2 Chronicles, Isaiah, Joel, Luke, 1 Corinthians, 2 Timothy, James, 1 Peter
- Jesus Calls Us—Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts
- The Righteous Reign of God—Isaiah, Ezekiel, Zephaniah, Zechariah, Matthew, Romans, Galatians, 1 Corinthians
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.