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Mosaic NLT Released Today!

The blogosphere is abuzz with the news that Tyndale's newest NLT, Holy Bible: Mosaic, releases today!  For those like me who have anxiously been waiting, this is great news.  For those who may not have heard or read about Mosaic, here is the brief description from its website: Mosaic

Holy Bible: Mosaic is about helping . . .

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September 22, 2009


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The Lutheran Study Bible (TLSB)--A First Look

It's finally here!  As hoped, my copy of The Lutheran Study Bible (TLSB) arrived yesterday from CPH, so I thought I'd take a few minutes and discuss my first impressions.  This is by no means a thorough or critical review of the contents of the notes, etc., just a few of my first thoughts on some of the features of this . . .

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September 11, 2009

New Bibles Coming Soon: The Lutheran Study Bible and Mosaic NLT

As I type this, the FedEx website tells me that my copy of The Lutheran Study Bibleis on the truck for delivery this afternoon.  With many others, I've long looked forward to see what gems this new ESV-based, distinctly Lutheran work has in store.  From the preview material that CPH has been steadily pumping out for several . . .

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September 10, 2009


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Justification in the NLT--A Final Look


Over the past few months, I've been musing here and there about the way the NLT presents the doctrine of justification, especially in the Pauline epistles.  To be precise, I have been working through my understanding of the way the NLT presents the causality (i.e. by/through faith) versus the instrumentality (i.e. because . . .

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September 09, 2009