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For today only you can get Vincent’s Word Studies FREE for The Bible Study App!
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!
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.
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).
This 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.
This 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.
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.
George Washington was a man of noble character. He is remembered by many as a warrior, patriot and the first president of the United States of America. His relationship with his God undoubtedly played a big part in making him the man he was. In 1891 a manuscript of some of his favorite prayers, written in his own hand, was sold at auction. It is not known if young George (who was twenty years old at the time) authored these prayers or copied them from another source. They were eventually published in a book, George Washington: The Christian, by William J. Johnson. As you read these prayers you discover how much George was influenced by the Bible. He was clearly humble before his God and aware of how dependent he was on Him for his every breath. Today historians are trying to rewrite the history of our nation to remove any references to God. As you read these prayers, you have an opportunity to view some original documents that tell the real story, at least in the case of George Washington.