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NIV Zondervan Study Bible – Review

The NIV Zondervan Study Bible is the latest in the trend of full-color study Bibles. At 2880 pages, this is one of the largest and most complex study Bibles available. It uses the 2011 NIV text. Cover This edition is hard cover. It’s sewn and lays open easily. It’s so large that it actually bends in the spine. I’m not sure if this...

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17:11 Journible Review

This guest post by John Maheu – thanks John! Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. Psalm 119:11 There are several ways to put God’s word in our hearts and the 17:18 Series of Bible Journals aim to do just that. The 17:11 series are published by Reformation Heritage Books. Each journal...

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JOT Bible Life-Notes – Review

Aug 29, 15 JOT Bible Life-Notes – Review

Posted by in JOT, Journal, Journaling

I’ve always liked the idea of keeping my notes in a journal. The problem is journals are small and I end up having many different journals over time. I really want my notes in a single journal but there isn’t one large enough to hold notes for every book of the Bible. Until now. That’s what Bible Life-Notes from JOT Publishers is....

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Thank You, God, for Puppies

Aug 27, 15 Thank You, God, for Puppies

Posted by in Children's Books

Thank You, God, for Puppies by Mary Manz Simon and illustrated by Tammie Lyon is an adorable children’s book. Both writer and illustrator made a great team. It’s not a story but a series of rhymes about kids and their puppies. It has short, easy to understand words and few per page. So it’s easy for your four year old cousin to...

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Hendrickson KJV Ministry Essentials Bible – Review

Hendrickson’s Minister’s Bible was a popular Bible for those in ministry. It had a few articles in the back to help with ministerial events. Hendrickson replaced that with the Ministry Essentials Bible, which contains over 250 articles for those in ministry. This new series of Bibles started with the NIV edition, which I reviewed...

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NIV 50th Anniversary: Made to Share

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of commissioning the NIV, Zondervan has developed the NIV Zondervan Study Bible. I picked up a sampler of this Bible at this year’s ICRS and took a few photos of the demo (its pages were blank). What I noticed is that it was a huge Bible. The sampler gave a good idea of the kind of info it...

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BibleWorks 10 Review Part 3 – The Analysis Window

Aug 21, 15 BibleWorks 10 Review Part 3 – The Analysis Window

Posted by in Bibleworks, Software

In the first part of this review I listed the new features of BibleWorks10 and looked at the Search Widow. In the second part I took a look at the Browse Window. In this part I’ll look at the Analysis Window, which has a few new features of its own. Analysis Window The window on the right side of the screen is the Analysis Window....

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Sword Study Bible KJVER – Review

When the Bible Buying Guide crew (all four of us) recently attended the International Christian Retail Show in Orland, we got the meet the folks at Whitaker House – the publishers of the KJVER Sword Study Bible (my wife attended their press conference while I attended a meeting that I had previously scheduled. Fortunately I got to...

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