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WORDsearch Bible Software Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM

The ultimate tool for creating life-changing lessons, this remarkable tool makes putting together inspiring, thought-provoking Bible lessons painless and rewarding.  Featuring an easy-to-use interface, ready-to-use and modify lessons on nearly 500 application-oriented topics, and a proven collection of valuable reference works, this unique package is a time-saving, stress-relieving resource no teacher or leader should be without! Perfect for personal study, small group and Sunday school use.

  • Customize lessons to maximize group impact
  • Build lessons based on topic, or key verse
  • Draw on insights from leading Bible teachers and scholars
  • Seamlessly interact with Bible Explorer's powerful cross reference engine (included!)
  • Add high quality photos and format your lesson for professional looking print-outs
  • Share your lessons online effortlessly and download ready-to-use lessons created by others


Over 36,000 Questions in more than 1400 "Adult Meeting Kits," each featuring:

  • A collection of 20-30 discussion questions per kit, each designed to support a natural teaching flow:
    • Open It
    • Explore It
    • Get It
    • Apply It
  • Lists of related Scripture for each lesson
  • Book introductions provide excellent overviews and helpful background information
  • Book outlines reveal each Bible book's structure and help you plan your lessons.

This complete software package includes:

LESSONMaker 8: The Best-selling lesson creation software that takes the panic and stress out of preparing life-changing Bible study lessons.

BibleExplorer 4: The innovative Bible study software that gives you easy access to the riches of God's Word with just a few simple mouse clicks!

4 Bibles:
  • King James Version
  • GOD's WORD
  • New King James Version
  • New Living Translation

1 Commentary:
  • Teacher's Commentary

1 Greek and Hebrew Help:
  • "Talking" Strong's Greek and Hebrew Dictionary

1 Handbook:
  • How to Apply the Bible

6 Teaching Aids:
  • LESSONmaker Introductions
  • Small Group Idea Book
  • Small Group Leader's Handbook
  • Leading Bible Discussions
  • Small Group Starter Kit
  • Starting and Ending a Small Group

10 Bible Explorer Reference Works:
  • Nave's Topical Bible
  • Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
  • Easton's Illustrated Bible Dictionary
  • Spurgeon's Morning & Evening
  • Bible Reading Planner
  • Bible Maps
  • Explore Biblical Genealogies
  • Explore the Laws of the Bible
  • Explore the Life of Jesus
  • Explore Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus

System Requirements

Microsoft Windows 98/NT4.x/2000/ME/XP or later
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • 64 MB RAM or more
  • 40 MB Hard drive space
  • Some features require an Internet connection
  • Sound card and speakers required for pronunciation features
  • Greek and Hebrew features will not work in Windows 98 and ME
  • PowerPoint Export function requires that a full version of Microsoft PowerPoint (not just the reader) be installed
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Customer Reviews for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Review 1 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Date:February 15, 2013
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Jim Pyle
Location:alabama
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
Quality: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Value: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Meets Expectations: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
I was disappointed as I was looking for something much more advanced.
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Review 2 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:July 9, 2010
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Pamela Kohl
This product is great! Our small group is studying the book of Revelation, and the information is so helpful! I will definitely be using it in my Young Adult class. It will help me to present the Word of God in a new and more comprehensive way to my Word-hungry students!
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Review 3 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:January 30, 2010
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Keith Mathison
Lessonmaker is everything I need to lead a small group Bible discussion. I have used Lessonmaker Adult questions for several years for verse by verse discussion of the Bible. There are 1 or 2 questions for just about every verse in the Bible to select from. The questions are excellent and I add my own if needed. To prepare I select and print a list of discussion questions to hand out to the group, then I simply answer the questions in advance with the help of commentaries and reference books.
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Review 4 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Date:June 5, 2009
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John
I only gave this program one and a half stars for a couple of reasons. The number one reason is that customer support is virtually non-existent, at least if you try to reach them via e-mail. Tech Support is really no better. There's an "800" number for CS, but you'll wait forever to get through. TS has a regular number, but if you don't want to call long-distance, that option is no good.Secondly, the built-in text editor (I would not glorify it by calling it a word processor) is not the greatest. The concept is good, but in theory it needs more work.The third thing is that they tease you with the 30-day trial period of a large number of resources. Unless you fork over more money, you lose. Not only that, I was only able to access the trial material for one day, and then for whatever reason, they locked up. An e-mail to CS/TS still goes unanswered.If they could fix these things, the program might be useful.
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Review 5 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:March 21, 2009
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Lenroy Johnson Jr
At first I wonder which one to try, then I knew that I had Word Search 8, this product is great very easy to use.I'm beginning to wonder will I miss the lock out books when the 30 day trial end. Other than that great product and I would refer it to anyone.
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Review 6 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:July 23, 2008
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Roy Crowe
It is one of the best Lesson Makers on the market. It allows one to tailor the lesson of Bible study with ease. Definitely considering for small group application.I only wish the New American Standard came as one of the Bible options provided. The included Wordprocessor allows one to add by double click questions and to modify text as needed and even renumber the questions.
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Review 7 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Date:February 6, 2008
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Judy Ward
This software is good value. Bible Explorer 4 is included in the package, which is a solid Bible reference program with many FREE add-ons available. You do get a 30-day trial period with this software which allows you the opportunity to use a number of Bibles, study tools, commentaries, lesson kits, etc. that can be purchased separately after the trial period is up. (If you're like me, you're gonna miss them when they get "locked" at the end of the trial period!) Suggestion: If you're doing a lot of teaching you may want to purchase LESSONmaker 8 Complete Edition. Even if you're not interested in the youth lessons, you would pay more to purchase the adult lesson kits separately from WORDSearch (not available from CBD) than what you'd pay for the complete package.
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Review 8 for Lessonmaker 8 Adult Edition on CD-ROM
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:January 7, 2008
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Otis Henry Jr.
I just recently got it, used it and was totally amazed with the ease of it's use and the speed of compiling questions geared to the depth needed for my students.Not to shallow, not to deep, just right!!
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