“The Bible Is To Be Lived.”

The Randall House Bible Commentary Series is a must-have for pastors and students of the Bible. The authors share an unclouded commitment to the inerrant Word of God, and each of the volumes includes verse-by-verse commentary, summaries of passages, and application notes for preaching and teaching.

An Overall Aim to be Practical

While The Randall House Bible Commentary Series is not intended to be highly technical, the volumes also aren’t purely devotional. They are understandable while seriously expounding the text. When the writers comment on the Greek text, they do so in a way that anyone without formal training can follow, with technical comments put in parenthesis. The overall aim of this series is to be practical, as general editor Robert Picirilli says in the introduction, “Above all; the Bible is to be lived.”

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Read, Feed & Lead with God’s Word For You

God’s Word For You wants to help you read, feed, and lead. Not just a commentary, the 18 complete volumes are expository guides through Scripture, verse by verse.

A flexible resource, God’s Word For You can be used in preparing sermons or lessons, read simply as a book that will teach you, encourage you, and challenge you, or as a daily devotional, complete with reflection questions. Difficult verses or concepts are explained in user-friendly language, and helpful themes and illustrations are included, along with suggested applications.

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One of the Most Loved Commentaries of All Time

William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century.

The Original Daily Study Bible

Barclay’s Daily Study Bible commentary is one of the most loved, easy-to-read and often-quoted commentaries of all time. Using this dynamic commentary will help you apply the Bible in your own life—and inspire you to teach others.

The Daily Study Bible can be used for both devotional and serious Bible study. In a straightforward way, Barclay leads you through the Word of God, helping you to understand confusing passages and bringing the Bible to life with his helpful insights.

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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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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.