The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is Zondervan’s replacement of one of my all-time favorite study Bibles – the Archaeological Study Bible. This one is much smaller, making it a standard size study Bible. It’s available in several covers. I’m reviewing the hard cover edition. Click here to buy from Amazon Binding This edition is hard cover with a dust jacket with marketing info. The hard cover itself is a textured red with gold lettering. It has a sewn binding. It seems to be constructed well. The overall size is 9.5 x 6.5 x 2.25. Paper The paper is...Read More
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#contextchangeseverything For the release of the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible several websites are taking a selective review approach, looking at a specific book or topic. As one of those websites, I’m taking a look at 2 Timothy with a focus on the validity, inspiration, and importance of Scripture. Along the way I’ll take an in-depth look at the material, discussing the quality of tools, how applicable it is to preachers and laymen, etc., to help you decide if this Bible is right for you. Introduction to 2 Timothy The introduction sets the stage and tells about Paul’s situation...Read More
The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible is a study Bible that focuses on key doctrinal information from the Puritan/Reformed point of view. The layout is a modern design that separates the text from the study material beautifully. The edition I’m reviewing was produced by Jongbloed, with goatskin leather and elegant paper. Features KJV Black Goatskin Edge lined Leather liner Black letter 8 font Art gilt edges Two ribbons Presentation page Family records pages Study notes Family devotions Articles Creeds Concordance Maps 9.75″ x 6.75″ x 1.75″ Printed by Jongbloed ISBN: 9781601784438 Buy from Heritage Books Buy from Christianbook Buy...Read More
Over the past few years study Bibles have been getting larger and more colorful. The information they contain is getting more detailed and their graphics are more prominent. Tyndale joins in with their very own full-color edition – the NLT Illustrated Study Bible. In this review I take a look at the hard cover edition. Features NLT Hard cover 9-point font Black letter Cross references Full color illustrations Book introductions Articles Notes Hebrew and Greek word studies Features index Notes index Dictionary/Concordance 14 pages of maps Index to maps 2640 pages 75 X 6.75 X 2.50 ISBN: 9781496402004 Buy...Read More
Releasing October 15th from Tyndale Publishing is the Beyond Suffering Bible by Joni Eareckson Tada, founder of Joni and Friends International Disability Center. The Beyond Suffering Bible is an NLT study Bible designed specifically to help the 82+ million Americans that are suffering from disability or chronic illness and the 65 million people caring for them. It includes reading plans, topical guide to features, character profiles, book introductions, connection points as call-outs within the text, devotionals, articles, and lots more. It’s available for pre-order. It’s buy one get one free if you order in July. You can read through the Gospel of Luke...Read More
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