Our world presents daily distractions that can easily displace Christ as the center of a man’s heart and life. The goal of the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible is to strengthen and encourage men through the life-giving Word of God and sound devotional content aimed at nurturing godliness. With 365 theologically rich and gospel-centered devotions drawn directly from the Bible, this all-new resource was created under the editorial oversight of Dr. Sam Storms with contributions from over fifty Christian leaders. Introductions orient men to each book of the Bible, exploring its unique contribution to a man’s walk with God. Thoughtful and instructive articles address the importance of sound doctrine, life in the local church, leadership, the heart, calling, and a host of other relevant issues for today. The Men’s Devotional Bible will strengthen men in their walk with Christ, helping them apply the gospel and the truth of God's Word in their homes, churches, and workplaces. Features: 365 brand-new devotions Brand-new book introductions 14 brand-new articles Dictionary of key terms Ribbon marker My review: The version: I have just recently become familiar with the ESV (English Standard Version), and I really like it. It is an easy to read translation that I feel is well translated. And from what I read, it often is close to the King James Version in wording without the words we don't use anymore.
The Devotional Bible: The devotionals are spread all throughout the Bible, and the devotional is about whatever passage of Scripture it is found by. They are geared for men, though many of them are general enough to be for anyone. They are not numbered by day or date, and it has the page number of the next devotional on each one. Several different men wrote the entries for the devotionals, and they are well written and thought out. I didn't read all 365 of them, but I used the Bible for the last couple of weeks and found the entries that I read very helpful.
I have one issue with the Bible: The Books of the Bible, titles of the devotional, authors, subject changes in the Scripture, and other things are in gold print. Maybe I am just getting old, but some of it is difficult to read and a different color would have been better for that.
As a side note, I have been looking at this Bible and was very interested in it, so I was very happy to have the chance to review it. I was not disappointed. This is very well done and would make a great tool for any Christian man.
The ESV Men's Devotional Bible is available from Crossway Publishing.
Thanks to FlyBy Promotions for the review and giveaway copies.
Giveaway: Courtesy of FlyBy Promotions, I have one hardcover copy of the ESV Men's Devotional Bible to give away.
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