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Free Resource Friday

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The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) is a great Bible translation to add to your library for use in The Bible Study App

One hundred scholars collaborated to produce this new translation, one which they envisioned not as a revision of earlier English translations, but as something completely original, derived directly from the most reliable Greek and Hebrew texts.

The guiding principle behind the Holman Christian Standard Bible, or Holman CSB, or HCSB is neither word-for-word nor thought-for-thought translation, but a combination of the best of both principles called “optimal equivalence,” which seeks to convey the precise meaning of the original by the best means available in the language of the new version, with clarity and readability being high priorities.

Get the HCSB for free in your in-app store and also check out these other great HCSB resources!

 

Free Resource Friday

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For today only you can get Vincent’s Word Studies FREE for The Bible Study App!
Vincent's word studies

Vincent’s Word Studies combine a verse-by-verse commentary and Greek lexicon in a clear, coherent format. This valuable resource brings out the richness and fullness of the precise Greek meaning, grammatical structure, history, derivation, and usage in a way that is accessible to the average English reader. For both sermons and personal study, Christians over the years have treasured Vincent’s Word Studies for its ability to communicate the riches of the New Testament.

Vincent’s Word Studies provides transliterated Greek and Hebrew words linked to the appropriate Strong’s Dictionary entry.

Look for it in-app or go HERE for download instructions.

 

Don’t miss this weeks sale on other Greek and Hebrew resources HERE!

 

About the New Living Translation (NLT)

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The New Living Translation is a fresh translation produced by translators with divergent denominational ties, and it is a translation that seeks to communicate the meaning and content of the original biblical text in language that English readers will readily understand.nlt-logo

The NLT is based on Kenneth Taylor’s popular Living Bible, first published in 1971 (also by Tyndale House). Revisions to the New Living Translation have increased the precision without losing the readability that characterized the first NLT edition.

The New Living Translation follows a dynamic-equivalence translation philosophy. As a result, it differs in style from other modern versions that follow in the venerable tradition of the King James Version–namely, the Revised Standard Version, the New Revised Standard Version, the New King James Version, and the English Standard Version. The New Living Translation also differs from other literal translations (such as the New American Standard Bible and the Holman Christian Standard Bible) and from versions that are denominationally based (such as the New Jerusalem Bible and New American Bible, both Catholic versions).

Thanks to our friends at Tyndale, this week only, you can download the NLT for free to use within The Bible Study App!

Get it HERE.

 

Free Resource Friday

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John Wesley BioThis week’s free ebook for The Bible Study App is the biography of John Wesley.

This biography of John Wesley spans his whole life, giving a sketch of his life, theology and ministry. The founder of Methodism, a prolific speaker and a man of deep faith, John Wesley comes alive in this biography. Based on Wesley’s letter and sermons as well as previous biographies, this biography aims to reveal the crucible of trials where Wesley’s faith was formed and to detail Wesley’s “evangelistic appeal to the heart and conscience.” John Wesley the Evangelist is excellent reading for all Christians.

 

Find it for free in the App store of The Bible Study App or go HERE for download instructions.

Free Resource Friday

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Philo of AlexandriaThis weeks highlighted free resource for The Bible Study App is Philo of Alexandria which gives a great glimpse into the first century world of Jesus and the early church.

A contemporary of Josephus and early Christianity, the Hellenized Jewish philosopher and exegete Philo Judaeus provides a fascinating historical glimpse into the world of the apostles and early Church. Philo based his doctrines on the Hebrew Bible, and was a scholar of Jewish law. Philo considered the Bible as the source of revelation and as the repository of philosophical truth. His writings have been invaluable to Christians and scholars seeking a better understanding of the world of Jesus and the early Church. This resource was translated from the Greek by C.D. Yonge.

Find it in the Store on your app or go HERE for download instructions.

 

 

 

 

Free Resource Friday

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John Piper Biographies

This week for Free Resource Friday we highlight John Piper’s Biographies Collection for use within The Bible Study App.

John Piper, the well known preacher, has given short sermons on the lives of a number of saints at an annual conference for pastors. These sermons are now available for you to read free of charge. Get to know the lives of saints through all time, from Augustine to Spurgeon, as only John Piper can tell their stories. Each biography can be read in a short sitting, and gives you a concise picture of each man of God.

To see the list of biographies included and for download instructions go HERE.

This title can also be found on The Bible Study App’s in-app store on your device.

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