Blessed is She is a book meant to lead women to the Bible, to be an aid in helping us understand how to read and study God’s Word for ourselves, to apply it to our lives and to grow our faith. The intention is that, through this book, every woman may come to know that:
· the Bible is for her
· she can read the Bible and understand it
· the Bible is relevant and applicable to her life here and now
· the women in the Bible were women just like her, who experienced the same heartaches and spiritual trials she experiences
· the faith journey of every woman in the Bible is similar to her own
This devotional Bible study will jumpstart women in their own discovery of Bible truths and life lessons, and even more important, the very heart of God for them. The study features a close-up look at Elizabeth, Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary of Bethany, Martha, and Naomi. Use the devotional pages for personal growth in quiet time with God and individual Bible reflection. For the woman who wants to delve deeper, For More Understanding pages allow a further exploration of what God’s Word teaches about each Bible subject. To enhance group discussion and personal reflection, use the For Deeper Thought questions at the back of the book, or zoom into a more in-depth group focus with the 8-week “Elizabeth” Bible study.
The design for the Preacher's Commentary gives the reader an overall outline of each book of the Bible. Following the introduction, which reveals the author's approach and salient background on the book, each chapter of the commentary provides the Scripture to be exposited. The New King James Bible has been chosen for the Preacher's Commentary because it combines with integrity the beauty of language, underlying Hebrew and Greek textual basis, and thought-flow of the 1611 King James Version, while replacing obsolete verb forms and other archaisms with their everyday contemporary counterparts for greater readability. Reverence for God is preserved in the capitalization of all pronouns referring to the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit. Readers who are more comfortable with another translation can readily find the parallel passage by means of the chapter and verse reference at the end of each passage being exposited. The paragraphs of exposition combine fresh insights to the Scripture, application, rich illustrative material, and innovative ways of utilizing the vibrant truth for his or her own life and for the challenge of communicating it with vigor and vitality.
Features in The VeggieTales Bible include:Veggie Stories—8 full-color, best-loved Bible stories as told in the VeggieTales videos, including Dave and the Giant Pickle; Rack, Shack and Benny; and Esther, the Girl Who Became Queen.Book introductions give important information about each book of the Bible."Veggie Values” teach lessons from the Bible like God made you special, God loves you very much, don’t be afraid, be kind to others, forgive one another, and many more.“Remember This” highlights 100 key verses of Scripture to remember.A dictionary helps kids better understand key Bible words and concepts.
This Bible contains the complete text of the New International Reader's Version (NIrV): written at third grade reading level and the perfect steppingstone to the NIV, the world’s most popular modern English translation.