After my post on the ESV Study Bible notes and the Eternal Subordination of the Son, several people asked me about how other study Bibles compare. I was asked about the study notes in the NIV Zondervan Study Bible. The NIV Zondervan Study Bible was edited by Dr. D.A. Carson. Below are the same Bible passages as in the previous article followed by the study notes from the 2015 NIV Zondervan Study Bible. I used an online version, so there are no page numbers. Eternal functional subordination (EFS) does appear in the notes.
Matthew 11:27: All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.
Cf. John 14:6. Jesus is the only way to the Father, and God reveals himself to his chosen…
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