King James Bible

How Did Forty-Seven Scholars Create a Biblical Masterpiece?

In 1604, King James I of England invited bitter religious rivals to a conference at Hampton Court. The Puritans who attended the conference hoped to persuade the king to support their Geneva Bible instead of the Bishops’ Bible used by the Church of England. Their hopes were quickly dashed.   King James commissioned a new ...

How Did We Get the King James Bible?

Apr 4, 2019 |

To understand why the King James Bible was commissioned, we need to survey the Christian landscape of England at the turn of the seventeenth century.   Three different groups were jockeying for dominance at that time: the Catholic Church, the Church of England, and the Protestants. The Catholic Church had enjoyed a brief renaissance under ...

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Who Wrote the Book of Romans?

All critical schools agree on the Pauline authorship of this foundational book. The vocabulary, style, logic, and theological development are consistent with Paul’s other epistles. Paul dictated this letter to a secretary named Tertius (Romans 16:22[NKJV]), who was allowed to add his own greeting. Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to ...

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Why Purchase a Premium Bible?

Apr 4, 2019 |

In today’s Bible publishing market there are Bibles in many price ranges from $5 to over $150. These Bibles are not the same. Those in the higher-end price range are known as premium Bibles. What makes a premium Bible? Simply stated, a premium Bible is of higher quality design, materials, and construction. Premium Bibles have ...

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Take Up the Full Armor of God

Dr. John MacArthur’s new book, One Faithful Life, is a harmony of the Apostle Paul’s message and life, weaving together his letters, the book of Acts, and important background information from the Gospels into a seamless narrative. Enjoy this brief excerpt from the study of Ephesians. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and ...

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Why Do Some Bibles Look Different on the Inside?

One thing you’ll notice when looking at Bibles is that some look different on the inside. There are various formats for designing a Bible. Each format, including the number of columns, paragraphing, and even cross-reference location, has its advantages. In this article, we’ll look at distinct Bible formats and see the advantages of each. What ...

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Why Is Bible Paper Important?

Paper is one of the most important features of a Bible. Legibility and usability are affected by the type of paper the text is printed on. Place the best tools and layout on paper that isn’t optimal and they can be difficult to use. This is why a lot of effort goes into choosing the ...

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What Do You Need to Know When Buying a Bible?

There are lots of things to consider when buying a Bible, such as translations, types of Bible, dimensions, point size, and price. All of these points will be determined by how the Bible will be used. We’ll look at each of these points to help you decide the kind of Bible you need. Translations Choose ...

Youth Bibles for Teens Students

Thomas Nelson’s New Youth Edition Bibles

A firm understanding of Scripture can be a game changer for pre-teens and teenagers facing the challenges of growing up.   It’s important that parents, teachers, and youth pastors properly educate them with biblical stories and sound Christian doctrine. In addition to that, it’s vital for pre-teens and teenagers to develop the habit of reading ...

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The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament: Infographic

Some Bible readers assume that the Spirit’s activity in Scripture is limited to the New Testament. But actually He is just as active in the Old Testament.   This infographic illustrates 13 examples of the Holy Spirit working in the Old Testament. For a more detailed look at seven ways the Holy Spirit works through ...