Thursday, February 6, 2014

Book Review: Modern Life Study Bible (NKJV)

I had the wonderful opportunity to review a copy of The Modern Life Study Bible which is a full-color NKJV study Bible. I grew up using the King James version at my very strict Christian school and I don't care for it at all. Thankfully the NKJV is a modern version and much easier to understand and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed it.

Study Bibles bring such depth to understanding the ancient context of the scriptures. I love digging deeper and getting beyond my own world to what the writers meant in their place and time and this Bible makes that easy.

Things I loved about this Bible:
Focus sections.  Whereas the Life Application Bibles will normally give background on a single verse, the Modern Life Study Bible focuses on a section of scripture.
Timelines. In Daniel the reign of Nebuchadnezzar is laid out with major events included on the timeline. I love understanding how different Biblical characters fit together in the historical timeline.
Full-color illustrations
Maps and diagrams
Special information on occupations of the Bible

66 inspirational biographies of believers who put their faith to work including Corrie ten Boom, C.S. Lewis, Eric Liddell, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Amy Carmichael, and Augustine.

Overall I found this Bible very easy to use and I'm pleased to use it for my personal devotions. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a good study Bible.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookLook Bloggers <> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 <> : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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