Extensive Insight on How the Bible Speaks Powerfully Today

The NIV Application Commentary Series is unique in its approach to helping you understand God’s Word. The 42 volumes in this commentary explain not only what the Bible meant when it was written, but also provide extensive insight on how these words speak powerfully today.

For a very limited time, the publisher of The NIV Application Commentary has given us permission to sell every volume of this series for the lowest price ever offered anywhere.

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Staff Pick – NIV Application Commentary

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Wondering what to read next? With the thousands of books on the Wordsearch site, it can be tough to decide on what book to add to your library. But we’re here to help! Today’s Staff Pick highlights one of our employee’s favorite book sets. And don’t miss the special discount, plus an excerpt of the commentary on John, at the end of this post just for stopping by!

Recently, I started doing a study in the book of John in chapter 4, the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. I decided to look into the NIV Application Commentary, because a Wordsearch customer highly recommended it to me. I have to say that I do not usually reference the NIV for any of my studies or readings, so I was a little bit skeptical of what I would find. The depth and clarity of the NIV Application Commentary surprised me. I really like the way the commentary is laid out. It has an “Original Meaning” section, a “Bridging Context” section, and a “Contemporary Significance” section.

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Free Friday! Augustine as Mentor

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The evidence surrounding Augustine’s life reveals a deeply personal and passionate man who was committed to people and friendship. As a servant of the church, his thoughts, which were dictated into books and letters and formulated into sermons, served to edify the church in Hippo, Africa, and beyond. In light of what we already know about Augustine, a focused study on his approach to mentoring spiritual leaders is a valuable contribution to the study of mentoring, discipleship, and spiritual formation in the early church that has much relevance for today. So let us begin to consider the life of one we should “emulate and imitate in this world. “

Happy Free Friday everyone! Today’s free book, usually $17.95 is Augustine as Mentor: A Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders by Edward L. Smither.

Augustine as Mentor is written for modern day pastors and spiritual leaders who want to mentor and equip other evangelical Christians based on proven principles in matters of the heart like integrity, humility, faithfulness, personal holiness, spiritual hunger, and service to others.

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The New American Commentary

God’s Word does not change. God’s world, however, changes in every generation.” – NAC Editors

The New American Commentary (NAC) is a carefully developed, evangelical commentary that makes God’s Word relevant to our world today. The perspective of the NAC is unapologetically confessional and rooted in the evangelical tradition. It affirms the divine inspiration, inerrancy, complete truthfulness, and full authority of the Bible.

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Free Friday! Last Chance for 6 Free Books!

Free Book Friday for Bible Software

Hi everyone! Just a reminder to download the 6 free books we are offering in the Christmas sale!

You can find them over on the here.

Thanks so much and have a wonderful weekend.

Merry Christmas!

No matter how you celebrate Christmas, try to find some time in the chaos to spend with Jesus. Alone, with your family or friends, at church, wherever you are, stop and take a moment to reflect on the best gift God could ever give us, the gift of His son, Jesus.

Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth to people He favors! – Luke 2:14 (HCSB) 

Merry Christmas!