Item description for ESV Gift & Award Bible-Black Imitation Leather by Crossway Bibles...
Overview Special occasions call for a special Bible to celebrate them. Available in two colors, both with a presentation page, introductions to each book of the Bible, and special rounded corners, this is an edition that will not only commemorate important moments in peoples lives, but that will be cherished for years. Imitation black leather cover.
Special occasions call for a special Bible to celebrate them. The affordably priced Gift and Award Bible makes bulk-buying convenient, so that a church or group can honor everyone who is graduating, being baptized, or being recognized. Available in two colors-both with a presentation page, introductions to each book of the Bible, gold-stained edges, and special rounded corners-this is one edition that will not only commemorate important moments in people's lives but that they will cherish for years to come. Size: 5.375" x 8.25" 7-point type 768 pages Black letter text Introductions to each book Double-column, paragraph format Presentation page
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Studio: Crossway Bibles
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.7" Width: 5.8" Height: 1" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Binding Leather, Imitation
Release Date Feb 1, 2008
Publisher Crossway Books/Good News
ISBN 1581343752 ISBN13 9781581343755
Bible Binding: Imitation Leather Color: Black Point/Type Size: 7.00 Version: ESV Redlettering: Yes - Words of Jesus in Red! Introduction: Yes - Features Introduction! Gilded: Yes - Pages are gilded! Presentation Bible: Yes
Availability 108 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 05:58.
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More About Crossway Bibles
Good News Publishers is the parent company of Crossway Books, a publisher of evangelical Christian books and Bibles. Good News Publishers is a not-for-profit Christian ministry that publishes and distributes gospel tracts. Good News/Crossway is headquartered in Wheaton, Illinois. Currently, Good News mainly publishes tracts and small booklets for use in evangelistic work while Crossway concentrates on producing Bibles and books by well-known authors.
Good News/Crossway's best known publication is the English Standard Version of the Bible, originally issued in 2001. As of June 2011 the ESV ranked as the fifth best-selling Bible translation by the Christian Booksellers Association.
Crossway also publishes books by such Christian writers as John MacArthur, John Piper, Kevin DeYoung, William Lane Craig, and D.A. Carson, and is issuing a major commentary series edited by R.C. Sproul titled the St. Andrews Expositional Commentary.
Popular tracts distributed by Good News Publishers include "Steps to Peace With God" by Billy Graham and "3:16" by Max Lucado.
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Reviews - What do customers think about ESV Gift & Award Bible-Black Imitation Leather?
ESV pew bible Aug 1, 2008
Great pew bible. However the 8 pt font is hard to read and nowhere on the this site web site did it indicate font size.
Excellent Book Jul 13, 2008
Highly recommend this as a gift to share the love of Christ with another human being.
Excellent translation and excellent value for the money Apr 18, 2008
The English Standard Version (ESV) is the best translation available today. It features the ideal blend of great accuracy in translation and readability. It is just as readable as the NIV but without the paraphrase in translation. It is just as accurate as the New American Standard Version but a lot more readable and less wooden in its English translation. The ESV translation is very similar to the New Revised Standard version except for the following: it is not gender inclusive; it does not translate the Messianic phrase "Son of Man" into "a human being" (cf. Dan. 7:13-14); it does not translate the term "propitiation" as "expiation" in verses such as 1 John 2: 2.
Next to the Holman Standard version (Gift & Award), I believe that this ESV Gift and Award Bible is the best value in an inexpensive Bible.
It offers a very brief introduction to each book of the Bible. In the back, it offers the following helps:
1) Weights & Measures table 2) God's Plan of Salvation 3) Topical guide to Scriptures (Where to find help when you are ... afraid, angry, anxious, bereaved, bitter, depressed, etc.) 4) Another topical guide to what the Bible says (acceptance, church, courage, death, demons, faith, financial difficulties, etc.) 5) One year Bible reading plan 6) About the ESV 7) 1 pg. map of the 12 tribes of Israel and 1 pg. map to the missionary journeys of Paul
The Bible also offers the words of Jesus Christ in red-letter format.
Even though I really like this Bible, I have to offer some criticisms:
1) The letter font is pretty small (about 8 font) 2) There is no concordance
However, the Bible is very attractive looking, with a sturdy black leatherflex cover (you can also get the Bible in burgundy/red leatherflex as well) and the paper is durable and of high quality.
For its value ($8) you can't go wrong with this Bible. It is the least expensive ESV available. I use it all the time. It is ideal for personal use, to use for fellowship and church (e.g. as an inexpensive pew Bible), and for giving it away to friends and interested people. Highly recommended!!