To help build our curiosity in God’s Word, Zondervan has partnered with Faithlife (maker of Logos and the Faithlife Study Bible app) to publish the NIV Faithlife Study Bible. The Bible includes study notes that were adapted from the Faithlife Study Bible app. The study notes are built on the original languages and include multiple points of view. The purpose of this study Bible is to help Christians stay curious about God’s Word. How do we stay curious about the Bible? Why is this important? It’s important because there’s always more to learn about God’s Word. We can never...Read More
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A collaborative work by Kirkbride and Hartnell House, the Thompson Answer Bible was designed to help you find answers for everyday issues from the Thompson Chain study system. It includes 500 topics with questions, Scripture references, and applications. The target audience is children and is for use by youths, adults, parents, families, teachers, and leaders. I’m reviewing ISBN: 9781936119110. ___________________________ Buy from Amazon ___________________________ Binding The cover is brown imitation leather. It has an excellent look and feel. I love the color and texture. I’m not overly fond of imitation leather but if I have a Bible with imitation...Read More
The Clarion has become a staple design for Cambridge. It’s a paragraph edition with reading in mind, placing the focus on the text with a comfortable font size, without sacrificing references. It has a single-column format with references in the outer margins. This hand-size Bible is now available in the NIV. Features NIV 2011 text Goatskin cover Edge-lined Art-gilt edges 2 cardinal red ribbons ISBN: 9781107595149 Model: N1486:XE Calf Split cover Paste-down Gold gilt 2 black ribbons ISBN: 9781316601341 Model: NI484:X 8.75 black letter font Single-column paragraph Side-column references Concordance 16 pages of maps Map index 2186 pages Red...Read More
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
#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
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