The Mission of God Study Bible Ed Stetzer, Philip Nation Hardcover, 1440 pp., $39.99 Holman Bible Publishers (June 1, 2012)
The Mission of God Study Bible encourages you to see your everyday life from God’s perspective and have His heart for people. It’s a reminder that we live around people in desperate need of redemption and reconciliation with God, which can only be found in Jesus. Wherever you are, you are on mission. In The Mission of God Study Bible, readers will hear through more than 150 additional writings from today’s top thinkers, theologians, and leading voices in the church about what it means to live in the mission of God.
Who’s Who & Where’s Where in the Bible 2.0 Stephen M. Miller Paperback, 480 pp., $19.99 Barbour Books (October 1, 2012)
Want to understand the people and places of scripture? With more than a quarter million copies sold, this bestselling reference book has proven its value. Illustrated and easy reading, this is not a dry textbook: it’s written in magazine style by a critically acclaimed Christian journalist and Bible history author. Color maps, photos, and paintings transport you to sacred lands where you’ll meet fascinating people: lovers and liars, healers and hoodlums, warriors and wimps—more than 500 in all.
The ESV Single Column Legacy Bible is a new text-only edition with a fresh design. Based on the Renaissance ideal of a perfect page, it features a simple, clear layout that includes wide margins. With a concordance, full-color maps in the back, and the readable ESV text, this is a quality edition that can be read and enjoyed for a lifetime.
The Toddlers’ Bible V. Gilbert Beers Hardcover, 432 pp., $16.99 David C. Cook; Reprint edition (February 1, 2012)
The Toddler’s Bible, with a fresh cover and all-new artwork, gives parents an ideal way to begin instilling God’s Word into their child’s heart. Short stories plus captivating, colorful illustrations make this a keepsake parents and their children will cherish. Geared for infants to three-year-olds, its lessons will make a lasting impression. 101 “bite-size” Bible stories make this book wonderful to use at story time or when tucking a toddler in at night.
Jesus Have I Loved, but Paul? J. R. Daniel Kirk Paperback, 224 pp., $21.99 Baker Academic (January 1, 2012)
Readers of the Bible are often drawn to Jesus’s message and ministry, but they are not as positively inclined toward Paul. What should people who love Jesus do with Paul? Pauline scholar J. R. Daniel Kirk integrates the messages of Jesus and Paul both with each other and with the Old Testament, demonstrating the continuity between these two foundational figures. Then Kirk provides fresh perspective on challenging issues facing today’s world, from environmental concerns to social justice to homosexuality.