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Four Fun Ways to Help Your Kids Love the Bible

As Christian parents, we want our children to develop a love for Christ and know that the stories in His Word are true and still meaningful today. So, how do you foster a love of God’s word in your children? How do you encourage them to appreciate the Bible, make it applicable to real life, […]

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Free Wayfinding Bible Flyover Route E-book

In just 54 readings spread across two months, you’ll cover many of the most important events in the Bible. What’s more, you’ll see how the events of the Old Testament and New Testament connect together to create one seamless flow of God’s love, grace, and redemption. Download your free e-book by clicking here. (Available for […]

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10 Reasons to Use the New Living Translation (NLT) Study Bible

On Christopher L. Scott’s Biblical Leadership Blog he’s shares a list of 10 Reasons to Use the New Living Translation (NLT) Study Bible. Check it out here – 10 Reasons to Use the New Living Translation (NLT) Study Bible Why do you use the NLT Study Bible? Tell us in the comments.

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Bible Rebinders

I periodically get questions about how to repair an old family Bible or how to get a premium leather cover on their favorite NLT Bible. The following is a list of my favorite Bible rebinders. I find these business owners to be universally friendly and helpful. Most of them are particularly delighted that their work helps people read the Bible more. Bible rebinding is costly, but

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Announcing NLT.to

With all the energy that Keith Williams and others are putting into revitalizing the NLT Blog, I thought I ought to get on the stick and make some announcements of my own. Ever since finishing my work on the NLT Study Bible in 2008 and participating in the ensuing world promotional tour, I’ve gone back […]

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Reading the NLT with YouVersion

If you have a smartphone (or an iPad), you need to know about YouVersion. It is a great tool that helps me to read my Bible regularly when I have some downtime. And for the next three months, you’ll be able to download the NLT to make your reading experience more seamless. The good folks […]

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Stretch your Bible’s spine for a flexible, long-lasting binding

What’s the first thing you do with a Bible after you purchase it? Look up your favorite verse? Write your name on the first page? Hit someone over the head with it? (just kidding, please don’t do this) If you want to make your Bible last a long time, the first thing you do once […]

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Most Popular NLT Highlights on Kindle

Thanks to Ray Fowler for posting a fascinating chart about the most popular highlighted Bible passages in the six top-highlighted Bible translations on Kindle (which are all also six of the top 50 highlighted books on Kindle).

Ray observes, “I found it interesting how many of these highlights focus on trusting God and not worrying.” Commenter Thomas points out, “users of NLT and ESV appear to highlight several different passages, while users of all the other translations concentrate exclusively on just a very few verses.”

The top highlighted verses were all highlighted in multiple translations, but one set of verses, Romans 8:38-39, was highlighted (relatively) often in the NLT, but not often in any of the other six. Why do you think

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Have an iPad? NLT on YouVersion for iPad

Right after I announced that the availability of the NLT for download in YouVersion was about to end, Tyndale and YouVersion decided to extend the offer for another 30 days to accomodate all of the new iPad owners. YouVersion has a classy HD app for the iPad and until May 5 you can download the NLT […]

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5 days left to download the NLT for YouVersion

The NLT currently has offline availability on YouVersion for iPhone, but the 90 day download window is approaching its end. If you don’t use YouVersion, I do recommend it; and if you do use YouVersion, I recommend you download the NLT by April 5! Instructions on the YouVersion blog.

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