Item description for NIV Life Application Study/Large Print*-Black Bond Indexed by Zondervan Publishing...
Overview Large print New 365-day reading plan New Dictionary / Concordance Over 100 personality profiles reveal lessons from the lives of biblical figures Book introductions use time lines, overviews, and outlines Application notes Harmony of the Gospels In-text maps In-text charts and diagrams Side-column cross-reference system Subject Index to notes, charts, maps, and profiles Presentation and family record pages 16 pages of full-color maps Single-column format 2,528 pp.
Publishers Description THUMB-INDEXED EDITIONWhat does God's Word mean for my life today? One of today's bestselling study Bibles, the NIV Life Application Study Bible, Large Print, has over 10,000 application notes to help you understand the message of Scripture and apply it to your life in practical ways. Character sketches allow you to learn from the lives of key Bible personalities while charts, time lines, and a dictionary-concordance enhance your study experience. This unique Bible is full of study directives to help you discover how God's Word applies to your life today. Features: * The most popular modern-English Bible---the New International Version (NIV)* Over 10,000 application notes* Over 100 character sketches* Book introductions * In-text maps, charts and diagrams* Dictionary-Concordance * Side-column reference system* Subject index to notes, charts, maps, and profiles* Harmony of the Gospels * 16 pages of full-color maps * 8-page presentation section* Single-column forma
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Format: Large Print
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2.5" Width: 7.75" Height: 10" Weight: 4.55 lbs.
Binding Leather, Bonded
Release Date Nov 8, 2001
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310920736 ISBN13 9780310920731 UPC 025986920739
Bible Binding: Bonded Leather Color: Black Point/Type Size: 11.00 Version: NIV Boxed Presentation: Yes - Comes Boxed! Introduction: Yes - Features Introduction! Concordance: Yes - Built In Concordance Illustrations: Yes - Contains Illustrations Maps: Yes - Contains Maps Gilded: Yes - Pages are gilded! Indexed: Yes - Comes Indexed Ribbon Marker: Yes - Keep's your place! Presentation Bible: Yes
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More About Zondervan Publishing
Zondervan is an American international Christian media and publishing company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Zondervan is a founding member of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA).
Zondervan was founded in 1931 in Grandville, MI, a suburb of Grand Rapids, by brothers Peter ("P.J.", "Pat") and Bernard (Bernie) Zondervan, who were the nephews of publisher William B. Eerdmans. The company began in the Zondervans' farmhouse and originally dealt with selling remainders and publishing public domain works. The first book it published was Women of the Old Testament by Abraham Kuyper, in 1933.
Within a few years Zondervan developed titles of its own, and began publishing Bible editions. The Berkeley Version appeared in 1959, and the Amplified Bible in 1965. The NIV New Testament was published in partnership with the International Bible Society in 1973, and the complete NIV Bible appeared in 1978.
The company was bought by HarperCollins, a division of News Corp, in 1988, and is the company's principal Christian book publishing division.
Zondervan also publishes many other books by Christian authors focusing on topics of interest to Christians. In the 1970s it published The Late Great Planet Earth by Hal Lindsey, which has sold more than 30 million copies. They are also known for the Bible storytelling books of Ethel Barrett, Joni by quadriplegic Joni Eareckson Tada, Baptist minister and author Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven Life, which has sold more than 35 million copies, Sacred Marriage, the modern marriage classic by Gary Thomas (author), and Rob Bell, author of Velvet Elvis and presenter of NOOMA. NOOMA is a series of short spiritual films. In 2004, Zondervan expanded to include Renee Altson, Shane Claiborne, Sarah Raymond Cunningham and Margaret Feinberg, authors writing for young readers.
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Reviews - What do customers think about NIV Life Application Study/Large Print*-Black Bond Indexed?
NIV Life Application Study Bible Jan 9, 2007
This is a very good study Bible and the large print is great and being Indexed is nice The 2 I got this time was gifts but I already had one so thats how I know the a great study Bible.
NIV LIFE APPLICATION STUDY BIBLE, LARGE PRINT Sep 1, 2006
THIS IS A GREAT STUDY BIBLE, EASY TO READ AND HAS GREAT NOTES.
M L Smith Jun 25, 2006
This edition is a beautiful volume, and it is far more than I expected when I ordered a large print NIV study bible.
An excellent resource, easy to use, and it would be a fantastic gift.
Is this Study Bible right for you? May 17, 2004
------------------------------------------- Is this Study Bible right for you? -------------------------------------------
Choosing a Bible is very personal and often emotional decision. There are so many different Study Bibles because each takes a different approach.
The Life Application Study Bible has earned a wide following with its excellent charts, diagrams, and tables.
Other Study Bibles such as the NIV Study Bible attempt to be as factual as possible in their commentary. Its study notes try to explain references and historical context. They do not attempt to apply God's message to your life. They try to provide facts to help you build your own personal relationship with God.
The LA Study Bible's dust jacket claims something very different from the rest:
"...Its notes not only explain difficult passages and give background information about bible life and times, but they go a step further - they also show how God's Word speaks to every situation and circumstance of your life..."
If you want to consider a variety of opinions, you might consider doing an this site search in Books for "William Barclay." His books often present a number of opinions, often from opposing points of view. The LA Study Bible viewpoint is sometimes one of the most extreme.
If you want to be told one perspective to apply to your life, the LA Bible may be perfect for you.
If you want to find your own personal relationship with God, you might want a more objective and informational commentary such as the NIV Study Bible or other Study Bibles.
The NIV Study Bible might also be one to consider if you want a basic Subject Index or Concordance included. The NIV is also available in a rugged hardcover version like a college textbook or a less expensive paperback version. The LA Bible's dust jacket may not hold up as well to wear and tear. Also the NIV Study Bible has twice as many study notes and footnotes.
You might also consider a hardbound version for durabillity.
Whatever you decide, the most important thing is to read any Bible!
Excellent Jul 27, 2002
Clear easy-to-understand translation. Footnotes, summaries and character sketches are great.
By the way, I think the next guy meant to say "wheel CHOCKS". Maybe he doesn't know the difference...guess his smugness isn't all that warranted. Sometimes it's better to not try being clever.