A Treasure Trove of Truth

Sparkling Gems from the Greek, Volume 2 is the result of thousands of hours of both prayer and study. Author Rick Renner is a highly-respected leader and teacher who loves and has extensive knowledge of the Greek New Testament.

Building on Sparkling Gems from the Greek, which sold more than 100,000 copies in print, this new volume includes what Renner believes is his strongest teaching and best writing to date.

In Volume 2, Renner offers a masterful blend of poignant personal memories, intriguing historical perspective, and penetrating insights into the believer’s role today. Woven throughout these daily “gems,” Renner shares more than 1,000 unique Greek word studies with teaching that will challenge you to adjust your actions, realign your attitudes, and act on the practical applications of truth that are pertinent to your own walk with God. Through it all, Rick guides you into a deeper understanding of God’s Word to strengthen your faith and reignite fresh passion to pursue God’s plan for your life.

Both volumes are designed as daily devotionals but can be used as a Greek reference tool for your own personal study or sermon creation. In Wordsearch, you can use these volumes to take time to focus on your relationship with God before starting your ministry work and study.
Each day includes a prayer, confession, and questions for you to consider throughout the rest of the day. You’ll find challenges, reassurance, comfort, and reminders of God’s love and healing every day of the year.

Until October 3 you can add both of these volumes to your Wordsearch library for $14.95 each. Learn more here.

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A Commentary Designed for Pastors

“Teach the Text is the kind of commentary I have wanted for a long time. It deals with the kinds of questions that busy pastors have to ask and answer in order to preach the Scriptures every week. I commend it to those of you who are in that kind of ministry.”—Haddon Robinson, Harold John Ockenga Professor of Preaching, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

After carefully researching the needs of pastors who teach the Bible on a weekly basis, the creators of Teach the Text Commentary Series realized the need for a commentary that utilizes the best of biblical scholarship but also presents the material in a clear, concise, attractive, and user-friendly format.

Teach the Text Commentary Series meets that need by providing pastors and teachers with easy access to the information you need to preach or teach effectively. The biblical text is broken out into “preaching units” that include three different sections: Understanding the Text, Teaching the Text, and Illustrating the Text. In Wordsearch, you can easily navigate to each of these sections from the Table of Contents.

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Follow Preaching from the Apostles to Today

What an incredible work. I was so impressed by the thoughtfulness and care the editors put into their selections. If you want to be blessed by, and mentored by, some of the most anointed teachers in history, this great work is where to begin! I’m excited to add it to my library and hope every serious student of God’s word will do the same.” – J.D. Greear, The Summit Church

A Legacy of Preaching: Apostles to the Present Day explores the history and development of preaching through a biographical and theological examination of its most important preachers. Instead of teaching the history of preaching from the perspective of movements and eras, each contributor tells the story of a particular preacher in history, allowing these preachers from the past to come alive and instruct us through their lives, theologies, and methods of preaching.

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Catalina Update

We are aware that this fall Apple is releasing a new operating system, called Catalina, that will require all programs to be 64-bit. Currently, our Wordsearch program is only 32-bit. At this point, our efforts are ongoing, and we are trying to have a 64-bit version ready when Catalina goes live. 

However, we recommend delaying your update to Catalina until we have a 64-bit Wordsearch program ready. Please make sure your Mac is not set to auto-update. Click here to view instructions on how to turn off the auto-update feature. As of this point, if your Mac updates to Catalina, the Wordsearch Starter, 10, 11, and 12 computer programs will not be accessible.

We understand this is an inconvenience, but please know we are taking it very seriously to have a solution available as soon as possible. Thank you so much for your patience.

Read More – Adrian Rogers Legacy Collection

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Dr. Adrian Rogers is one of the most beloved pastors and preachers of all time. He was known for his bold preaching, humor, and inspiring challenges to the Christian.

Wordsearch has partnered with Rogers’ foundation, the Pastor Training Institute, to bring you the Adrian Rogers Legacy Collection.

In this library, you’ll get over 1,300 sermons from Rogers – these are full transcripts, word-for-word and straight from the pulpit. In Wordsearch, these sermons are easily searchable. For example, if you want to search the phrase “grace of God,” you can open Search, type in the phrase, filter to only the Adrian Rogers Legacy Collection, and click search.

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Connect More Closely with Scripture

Connections embodies two complementary convictions about the study of Scripture in preparation for preaching and worship. First, to best understand an individual passage of Scripture, we should put it in conversation with the rest of the Bible. Second, since all truth is God’s truth, we should bring as many ‘lenses’ as possible to the study of Scripture, drawn from as many sources as we can find.” -from the publisher’s note

Designed to empower preachers as they lead their congregations to connect their lives to Scripture, Connections features a broad set of interpretive tools that provide commentary and worship aids on the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL). Even if you don’t follow the RCL, Connections is geared specifically to the needs of preaching and will illuminate your study and preparation. You’ll discover relevant, in-depth, and imaginative reflections on the lectionary by some of our generation’s leading biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians, and other scholars.

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