I suppose there is a kind of commentary that would put the emphasis on helping people find the meaning themselves. That’s the kind I would want to write if I wrote a commentary, because there’s a deep conviction behind this; namely, that over the long haul, strong Christians are created not by sermons and by books alone, but by a personal encounter with the word of God, the Bible itself.
Piper goes on to explain what sort of questions he’d like to see commentaries (and the people who read them) ask.
It’s a great, short answer to an excellent question. Check it out!