Author: Randy A Brown

Thomas Nelson’s King James Study Bible Review

Thomas Nelson’s King James Study Bible has been a popular study Bible for many years, and during that time it’s has gone through several revisions. The latest edition is the prettiest yet – it’s now been updated and produced in full-color. In this review I take a look at this newest edition in black genuine leather, ISBN: 9780718079895 Thomas Nelson provided this Bible free for review. I was not required to give a positive review – only an honest review. My opinions are my own.  _________________________ Buy from (includes some affiliate links) Amazon Barnes & Noble and many local Bible bookstores _________________________ BINDING This...

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The Word for Today Bible Review

The Word For Today Bible is an NKJV study Bible from Pastor Chuck Smith. This is a revised edition with updated with more notes than the previous edition. It provides cross-references, commentary on the text, a nice concordance, reading plan, and maps. This Bible is available in a range of covers including paperback, hard cover, imitation, bonded leather, genuine leather, and cowhide, and in a range of colors including black, brown, burgundy, tan, and more. Some editions are available with thumb-index. The edition I’m reviewing is black cowhide without thumb-indexing. ISBN: 9781597511209 __________________________________________ Purchase from Calvary Chapel Store __________________________________________ BINDING...

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Crossway’s Large Print Thinline Bible Review

  Crossway’s newly released Large Print Thinline Bible is an attempt to provide an edition that’s both easy to read and easy to carry. It presents the 2016 ESV in an uncluttered layout without references. For this review, Crossway provided a genuine leather edition, ISBN: 9781433555961. __________________________________________ Buy from Amazon (includes affiliate link) __________________________________________ Binding My review edition is black genuine leather. It has a stamped grain that looks and feels nice. The front of the cover is clear of printing, while the spine has Holy Bible, ESV, English Standard Version, Crossway, and four bands printed in gold. It...

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Interview with Tim Chaffey

I recently revisited the Ark Encounter for their one-year anniversary to see what they’ve added. As I arrived at the media tent there stood Tim Chaffey, Content Manager of the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum, and author of several books. He also posed for a figure of a giant (which isn’t much of a stretch for Tim, although the real giants would still make him look small). I wasn’t letting the opportunity to interview Tim again to pass me by (see last year’s interview here). Here’s the interview: I always enjoy talking with Tim Chaffey. If you see...

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Immerse Messiah Bible Review

Editors’ Choice for Readability Immerse Messiah was designed by Glenn Paauw (see our interview here), who is a member of  the Institute for Bible Reading and author of Saving the Bible From Ourselves: Learning to Read and Live the Bible Well. His focus is designing a Bible for the best readability. Immerse is that project. The purpose of Immerse is to create a setting that would allow the reader to be immersed in the Word of God by taking away the distractions and presenting the text in the most readable layout possible. Immerse is a six-volume set of the NLT. Tyndale provided me...

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