Designed to Encourage Christ-Centered Preaching & Teaching of the Old Testament

The Gospel According to the Old Testament is a series of 18 volumes that will help you preach & teach Christ from the Old Testament. Each volume aims to promote a Christ-centered reading of Scripture, encourage Christ-centered preaching and teaching, and clearly show how the narrative of the Old Testament points to and foreshadows Christ. Written for pastors and those who love God’s Word, this series provides thoughtful, Christ-focused theology at an accessible level.

See Jesus Foreshadowed in Old Testament Stories

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Create Biblically Faithful Expositional Sermons & Lessons

Core truth: Never go to God’s Word merely for a sermon or bible lesson; go to God’s Word for truth; the preaching or teaching comes from those truths.

As a preacher or teacher of God’s Word, your expository preaching or teaching can only be as good as your expository study of the Bible. The Bible Expositor’s Handbook – OT/NT Bundle seeks to help you grow in your understanding of the Word. You’ll discover after using these resources that you are well-equipped to create biblically faithful expositional sermons and lessons. Taking the time and effort to establish a fundamental starting point to understand and exposit God’s Word will not only benefit you, but also the people you serve.

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Preach Scripture from a Global Perspective

The New Covenant Commentary Series (NCCS) is designed for pastors and students who want rigorous engagement with the Scripture text, but don’t want to drown in a sea of details. Focused on the big picture, the NCCS provides commentary passage-by-passage, unpacking the main themes of each book. The NCCS also pays specific attention to how the text impacts your faith – and the faith communities you lead or are a part of. This accessible, yet profound, commentary will help you create meaningful sermons and lessons.

Global Perspective

The authors are drawn from every continent of the world (except Antarctica). This makes the NCCS the most globally-sensitive commentary published today, with authors from countries such as the United States, Puerto Rico, Australia, the United Kingdom, Kenya, India, Singapore, and Korea. This diverse array of backgrounds provides you with new ideas and reflections that you might not have come across before in your study.

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Fresh Translation, Inspiring Commentary, and Teachable Applications

The Old Testament for Everyone was aptly titled since the gospel message is for everyone. Respected Old Testament scholar Dr. John Goldingay explains familiar and obscure passages of the Bible in a style that is easy to read, understand, and apply. You’ll find wisdom that will transform your preaching and teaching ministry.

Scholarship That Is Hidden in Plain Sight

A companion to the New Testament for Everyone by Dr. N.T. Wright, this work includes fresh translation, inspiring commentary, and teachable applications. What makes both of these sets stand apart from other scholarly works is that they are written for anyone who loves to preach, teach, or find new discoveries in God’s Word.

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Fresh Inspiration for Sermons & Lessons

If you are a pastor, Wordsearch can help you quickly and effectively prepare sermons that are faithful to biblical text and compelling to your congregation. Expository Preaching Through the Old Testament and the Steven J. Cole Sermon Series are two sets that provide an endless supply of fresh material for preaching and teaching. Both of the preachers who created this content have been preaching for decades, and you’ll be inspired by their work.

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Get to Know Donald Cantrell – Author of 34 Preaching Helps

donald cantrellDonald Cantrell has been a preacher of the gospel since 1980. His goal in writing books is to be helpful to ministers who may need a simple thought to prompt them in developing a mighty message. His hope is to be practical, preachable, and accessible to the busy and pressured pastor.

In addition to preaching and writing, Donald has been active in personal sermon consulting and research, offering help with individual sermon development, subject research, Bible character studies, and sermon series. He has also helped various pastorates with the leading of revivals.

When he released Bible Commentary Snapshots to Wordsearch, we talked with the Florida Gators fan about his alliteration style, preaching, and his writing process. [Read more…]