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  1. In 1988, a group of young editors and youth pastors were charged with creating a first-of-its-kind study Bible in a joint venture between Tyndale House Publishers and Youth for Christ—a Bible that in just one volume included notes, explanations, and other resources to enable a reader to better understand the spiritual truths in the text […]

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  2. In a recent post on biblical concordances, I explained how a concordance is used as a means of studying Scripture. By using a concordance’s index and finding the original-language word that the English has been translated from, a Bible-reader can come to understand the text in a deeper way than by simply reading the Bible […]

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  3. The top children’s Bible in the world is the Adventure Bible (Zonderkidz), published more than 30 years ago and now having more than 9 million copies in print. What makes it so popular? Why have parents, grandparents, and children all been drawn to it throughout the decades? Bible Gateway interviewed Sue Richards. [Grab your spyglass […]

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  4. This is the seventy-third lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. See Mel Lawrenz’s book, How […]

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  5. By Melanie Shankle Maybe it was partly fear of not being good enough to be truly saved or fear of missing out on fun (this is most likely), but something caused me to sign up for the youth group mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico, the summer after my freshman year. At that point in my […]

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