What the Lord Sees
“But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Don’t judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.’” 1 Samuel 16:7, NLT Note from the Life Application Study Bible Saul was tall and handsome—an impressive-looking man. Samuel may have […]
Finding and Living a New Life
This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” 2 Corinthians 5:17, NLT Raised in a home of drug addicts, Tim Nickels saw getting high as just part of the daily routine. He remembers the first time he realized his homelife was […]
Remaining in Christ
Article from the NLT Study Bible “Remain in me, and I will remain in you. For a branch cannot produce fruit if it is severed from the vine, and you cannot be fruitful unless you remain in me.” John 15:4, NLT One of Jesus’ favorite words was meno¯, often translated “remain,” “stay,” or “abide.” It […]
Why Is the Word Bribe Used in Proverbs 17:8?
We love hearing how people are digging into God’s Word which often leads to questions about a translations choice. We recently received a question about Proverbs 17:8 and wanted to share the response from our translation team. Q: Proverbs 17:8 says “A bribe is like a lucky charm, whoever gives one will prosper.” Should it […]
What If Bibles Could Talk?
What if Bibles could talk? Ok, we are pretty sure they would be having more serious conversations than this, but these are some fun videos that help explain how Filament is completely different than any other Bible out there. Enjoy! First Look at Filament Personal Giant Print coming early 2021! Learn more and see all […]
Who Wrote the Psalms?
The Psalms are some of the most beloved Scriptures. They were they hymnal of the Israelites and continue to be an important part of worship today. But who wrote the Psalms? Let’s find out from the Life Application Study Bible. David wrote many of the psalms, but not all of them. We know of at […]
Inspire Prayer Bible Ambassador Spotlight: Lynn
Over the course of the next several months we are going to shine the spotlight on some of our Inspire Prayer Bible Ambassadors as a way to encourage all of us to keep living boldly for Jesus and to shine his light brightly wherever God has us! Meet Lynn. She is one of our Inspire Prayer Bible Ambassadors. We […]
My Story: Filament Bible
“When I saw the Filament Bible and the lady at the Carpenter Shop Christian Bookstore, in Sanford, NC. explained it to me I got so excited because I knew it would help me study the Bible. My husband is a new Christian and if I can’t answer a question for him I can find the […]
Hosea 11: Hands-On Bible Activity
“When Israel was a child, I loved him, and I called my son out of Egypt. But the more I called to him, the farther he moved from me, offering sacrifices to the images of Baal and burning incense to idols. I myself taught Israel how to walk, leading him along by the hand. But he […]
Spotlight: Inspire Prayer Bible
Challenging circumstances often drive us deeper into Scripture and into more fervent prayer as we turn to God for wisdom, hope, peace, and strength. We are God’s ambassadors in a world that can greatly benefit from knowing him, and his light shines brightest in the darkness! Staying grounded in truth and enduring in prayer equips […]