New King James Version

By the Book Series

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New King James Version

By the Book Series

The By the Book Series provides a focused study of individual books of the Bible with the help of noted Bible teachers such as Warren Wiersbe, Max Lucado, John MacArthur, Jack Hayford, and Charles Stanley. Each volume is an excerpted book from its respective full Bible.

Red Letter:No Sewn Binding: Yes

Wiersbe, Genesis

Experience the Book of Genesis with the help of Dr. Warren Wiersbe’s lifetime of powerful Bible teaching. Whether through his bestselling “BE Series” commentaries or his popular “Back to the Bible” radio ministry, Dr. Wiersbe has guided millions into a life-transforming encounter with God’s Word. This book of Genesis offers a deep dive study with Dr. Wiersbe’s trustworthy, accessible explanations of the Bible’s truths and promises through his comprehensive system of study and application notes. Features include:

  • Book introduction with the historical background, themes, and a practical “Be Transformed” section drawn from the lessons in Genesis
  • Verse-by-verse notes by Dr. Wiersbe
  • Catalyst notes which more deeply reveal important biblical themes and character issues to motivate transformation by the Holy Spirit through the Word
  • Cross references that show the text connections throughout the Bible
  • Extra space throughout the pages for note-taking
  • Clear and readable NKJV Comfort Print®

Lucado, Gospel of John

Pastor Max Lucado brings his signature storytelling to the Gospel of John. As you turn the pages of this portion of the Bible, you’ll be drawn in to the stories of real people, with real problems, real joys, and a real Savior. You’ll see that what happened on these Bible pages is still happening today—and that the truths of old continue to be truths for our age. Features include:

  • The full text of the Gospel of John
  • Book introduction sets the stage as you imagine the old apostle begin to write, “In the beginning was the Word.”
  • “For Your Journey” devotional notes help you slow down and soak in the Scripture text through a 4-step process: Situation, Observation, Inspiration, and Application.
  • “People of the Word” offer short character studies of people mentioned in the Bible that will provide encouragement as you face circumstances in your own life.
  • “Growing in Christ” articles help you explore God’s plan of salvation and the path of discipleship.
  • “Consider” studies help you understand situations in your life, such as God’s Presence and Second Chances.

Spirit-Filled Life, Acts

Experience the power of God in the early church through a focused study of the book of Acts from the Spirit-Filled Life Bible. It provides a compelling look at Scripture and the work of the Holy Spirit with study insights from a team of respected, spirit-led scholars led by Pastor Jack Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way and chancellor of The King’s University. Features include:

  • Detailed book introduction and outlines help you to learn the book’s historical background and appreciate its teachings
  • “Word Wealth” word studies shed light on key terms, drawing important meaning from the original Greek and Hebrew
  • “Kingdom Dynamics” highlight Biblical themes from Spirit-filled preachers, teachers, and writers
  • “Truth-In-Action” provides a helpful thematic chart with practical applications for your life
  • “Praying the Word” provides guided prayers based on significant passages
  • Verse-by-verse study notes explain and illuminate your understanding of key passages
  • Exclusive Thomas Nelson NKJV Comfort Print® typeface



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