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Complete Jewish Bible/NIV 2011 Side by Side Reference Bible: An Interesting Paraphrase meets English’s dominant Version.

Around 2008, I was in Berean (now Lifeway) Christian Store and found a most interesting book on the shelf, one of those one of these things is not like the other books that grabbed my attention and insisted that it come home with me. It was called the Complete Jewish Bible. It was not at all what I expected and that is neither bad...

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How to Read the Bible Book by Book – Review

Aug 10, 14 How to Read the Bible Book by Book – Review

Posted by in Books, Commentaries, Zondervan

How to Read the Bible Book by Book by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart is a companion and continuation of the book How to Read the Bible for All its Worth. This book goes deeper into each book of the Bible in a unique way. Most books that cover all of the books of the Bible serve as a Bible survey- giving the information that students...

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ESV Daily Reading Bible from Crossway – Review

Daily reading Bibles are a great resource for keeping you on track for reading the Bible through in a year. Crossway’s ESV Daily Reading Bible does just that and it follows the M’Cheyne reading plan. Pros Separated into daily readings 9.5 font Nice paper Cons Not sewn Edges not gilted Features 2011 ESV text 9.5 font Black letter...

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Schuyler Quentel ESV Available for Preorder

Preorder started today for Schuyler’s Quentel ESV. Ship date will be somewhere between October and November. This Bible includes a great set of features that we’ve come to expect from Schuyler, including: 11 point font 38 gsm paper 80,000 cross references art gilting 32 pages of maps black text with red highlights It...

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AW Tozer (KJV) and the Pursuit of God Bible (NIV) from Hendrickson Publishers

Before I get into my review there are some disclaimers: 1. Aiden Wilson Tozer was a pastor in the Christian and Missionary Alliance, a Charismatic Denomination. I am neither promoting or detracting charismatic denominations; rather I am trying to be up front and honest with you. 2. I purchased this Bible at my own expense and this...

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R. L. Allan Brevier Clarendon – Review

I previously reviewed RL Allan’s wide margin edition of the Brevier Clarendon, so I thought it would be nice to take a look at the regular edition. This is a true hand-size Bible with enough punch to serve as a primary Bible for both the layman and the minister. The edition I’m reviewing is the brown Vachetta calfskin – 10CBR. Pros...

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How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth – Review

Jul 20, 14 How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth – Review

Posted by in Books, Zondervan

One common complaint that I often hear people is the difficulty in understanding the Bible. Reading is easy, but understanding what they read is another story. We tell them to understand the Bible literally, but then they come across something that is obviously not to be taken literal. Then they face the many types of genres and...

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Lockman Giveaway this Weekend

This weekend Lockman is giving away a new NASB & Amplified Parallel Bible. Saturday they will post a question on their Facebook page and randomly pick a winner on Sunday. Here’s the page: The Lockman Foundation Facebook Page...

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The KJV Study Bible Barbour Publishing – Review

The KJV Study Bible from Barbour Publishing is the smallest of the KJV study Bibles that are available. This is a hand size edition that is made for carry without bogging you down with information you don’t need with you. Pros Hand size Sewn binding Cons No references Features KJV Imitation leather Sewn binding Red letter Book...

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A Study Guide in the Book of Hebrews – Review

Jul 06, 14 A Study Guide in the Book of Hebrews – Review

Posted by in Rose Publishing, Study Tools

Rose Publishing is releasing A Study Guide in the Book of Hebrews as a pamphlet. It contains seven lessons with each cover a chapter or two – corresponding to the seven sections of the book of Hebrews. It contains facts about the book, an outline, charts, and covers the major themes. The section on chapter 11 is interesting because...

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Crossway’s ESV Reader’s Bible – Review

The ESV Reader’s Bible was designed for reading in mind. Rather than cluttering up the text with distractions such as numbers and links, section headings, and footnotes, this Bible presents to the reader just the text of Scripture. This creates a Bible that is perfect for reading. Pros Reads like a book Cons Construction quality...

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NASB Side Column Wide Margin Reference Bible

Your Bible; it says a lot about you. Notes in the margins tell the story of how God has spoken to you over the years. Highlights and underlines point out words and verses that speak to you the most. Maybe the pages are dog eared and the cover is coming apart at the spine. Spurgeon said that a Bible that is falling apart usually...

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