Local Church Bible Publishers and Bearing Precious Seed are publishers that produce the KJV at cost. Both have similar build structure – calfskin and cowhide covers that are edge-lined. This is a quick look at two of the most popular Bibles from both publishers: the LCBP 180 and the BPS Hand Size. Both have 10-point fonts and are text only editions with a concordance. The LCBP 180 has a calfskin cover, includes maps, has thicker paper, and a darker print. The BPS Hand Size has a cowhide cover, a sharper font with better spacing between the letters and words,...Read More
Most of the Bibles that I review are complete Bibles. I rarely read a stand-alone Bible book. Every now and then one comes along that makes sense as a stand-alone book. Crossway’s The Psalms is one such book. The edition I’m reviewing is brown and walnut TruTone over board and it has some impressive specs. Cover and Binding This isn’t a basic hardcover. It’s a two-color TruTone, complete with perimeter stitching, over board. I love the texture and feel of the cover. I doesn’t look or feel like imitation leather. I would love to see other Bibles available with...Read More
Review of TBS Windsor Text Bible in Black Calfskin. Authorized King James Version. Published by the Trinitarian Bible Society, London England.
Review and photos by Rev. Matthew Everhard I have a penchant for simple things, made well. A hammer should do one thing well: drive nails. I don’t need it to have wifi or Bluetooth too. I drive a Chevy Prism with power nothing. Sure, I have to roll down my windows by hand, but you won’t see me at the dealer getting repairs on the seat warmer, because the only thing under the hood is – you guessed it – an engine. I like things that do exactly what they were designed to do, and don’t pretend to...Read More
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 may vary Features 2011 ESV Cloth hardcover Slip case Sewn binding 9-point font Black letter Single column Paragraph format 2 Ribbons 4 Maps 8 x 5.5 x 1.5 SRP $29.99 ISBN: 9781433544149 Buy from Amazon: ESV Reader’s Bible Buy from Crossway: ESV Reader’s Bible...Read More
It feels weird splashing water on a Bible, but that’s exactly what I did to the Waterproof Bible from Bardin and Marsee Publishing. It is what is known as a DuraBook – a book printed entirely on plastic/synthetic pages. It’s available in several translations and covers. My review copy is KJV. Pros Waterproof Highlight without bleed thru Available in many translations Floats Cons Looks like a paperback Heavy for its size Features KJV DuraBook Plastic pages Text only 8-point font Black-letter Presentation page Floats Waterproof cover available 8.75 x 6 x 1.25 ISBN: 9781609690182 Cover and Binding There are...Read More
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