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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Teach with More Confidence and Clarity

The Teacher’s Outline & Study Bible (TOSB) is an in-depth, easy to follow resource for creating sermon series & lessons or deep personal study. Each volume contains four months of solid, Bible-based weekly lessons, 35-45 minutes in length.

For each lesson, the TOSB features:

  • Bible Outlines – All Scripture is outlined, verse by verse, highlighting the main points of the passage.
  • Inspiring Commentary – Practical commentary on each verse and point makes it easier to teach and understand.
  • Study Questions – Thought-provoking questions draw your students into the lesson at their need level.
  • Illustrations – Insightful illustrations uphold the principles of Scripture.
  • Applications – Real-life application of the Scripture promotes spiritual growth
  • Summaries – Lesson summary brings it all together and helps you restate the points your students need to remember most

In Wordsearch, you can arrange the outlines and the commentary in separate windows alongside your favorite Bible translation. This helps you see the context of the passage and easily navigate between verses and the supporting material.

When you open a lesson, you’ll see a title for the study, followed by the verses, a practical goal or aim of the study, a key memory verse, an introduction, a commentary, real world application, illustrations that make the lesson clear, and questions to stimulate thought.

This is followed by a reflections and response section, which can be a journal for the leader or used as a way for your group to make the lesson more personable. There is also a section called “A Closer Look” that includes more details for preachers and teachers. You get all of this for every single lesson in this set.

TOSB will quickly become one of your go-to resources in Wordsearch. Two new volumes have just been released, and all volumes are on sale. Learn more and see a video here.

Study Key Words with Theological Dictionaries

For over 50 years, the most authoritative Greek lexicon on the New Testament has been the Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (TDNT), more commonly known as “Kittel.” A host of biblical scholars consider it to be the best New Testament dictionary ever compiled, not only for theologians, but also for preachers and pastors.

What made TDNT a breakthrough Bible study tool was the careful and exhaustive way it treated each New Testament Greek word. The authors discuss how each word was used in classical Greek literature, its use in the Hebrew Septuagint, and its use throughout the New Testament. It then will also see the word’s uses in other sources such as Philo, Josephus, and the pseudepigraphal and rabbinical literature.

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Hermeneia: A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible

The word hermeneia is a Greek word that means interpretation or translation. In the ancient world, hermeneia was traditionally used to describe the meticulous and thorough exposition of Scripture. Hermeneia: A Critical and Historical Commentary on the Bible is written and designed to follow that ancient principle. This 51-volume commentary is massive in scope and will help you understand the history of the Bible and how it has been interpreted over time.

Over 30,000 Pages of Scholarship

A commentary this large can be intimidating, but the reason Hermeneia has over 30,000 pages is because the editors didn’t want to put an arbitrary limit on their work. The commentators were able to explore each passage and how it was interpreted over time as fully as necessary. When they explain what they see as a problem of interpretation, they provide you with the full critical discussion, along with the sources and information of where it came from.

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21-Volume Series for Studying & Teaching the Bible

Bible Teacher's Guide

Written by pastor and Bible teacher Dr. Gregory Brown, The Bible Teacher’s Guide gets right to the heart of everyday issues facing Christian believers.

You will notice right away that there is something different about this series. The content is fresh, insightful, and immediately applicable. Dr. Brown directs a laser-like focus on Bible books, characters, and topics and delivers Bible-based applications we can put into practice immediately.

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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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