Holy Bible: Listener's Bible-ESV
Feed your heart, your mind, and your soul.
Max McLean brings his compelling voice and artistic narrative skills to the ESV Bible. This Gold Medallion winning new translation combines a word-for-word translation approach with a literary beauty that is perfect for the oral expression of God's Word. 62 CDs, 75 hours.
The goal of the translators was to make this as readable as the NIV and as literal as the NASB. If that goal could ever have been achieved (translation in itself really is a difficult task), God used the translators of the ESV to do it.
The one place I have an issue with is Daniel 9:25. It seems clear from the text that "there shall be seven weeks. Then for sixty-two weeks it shall be built again..." should have been translated, "there shall be...more
Also, anyone who claims they live their life by the bible should actually read it and see exactly what it is they claim to do. I'm guessing most people ignore 90% of what it says to do. Really, you could just collect everything Jesus says into one slender manual and cut the rest, since Jesus's sermons are the only parts anyone should really be proud of. The rest of...more
"these are not mere words, they are your very life" Deuteronomy 32:47
At first I didn't want to read it because I instinctively balk at bandwagony things, and because I wanted to be too cool to do what everyo...more
What can I say?
I've been reading since the freshman year of High School. I've never run out of things to learn or new ways to appreciate it. There've been highs and lows but in the end... it always comes back here.
Another deeply depressing book. I'd compare it best to violent computer games nobody ever wants kids to play. For some bizarre reason, it's ok that cities are destroyed (down to the last donkey, never mind the children), so long as God is on your side. The God in this book is heartless and vengeful, and even stoops so low as blackmailing Joshua towards the end! I'll continue helping you to kill people and take their land and wealth for yourselves so long as you have nothing to do wi...more
8/4/11: Okay, I've finished reading the four Gospels, the accounts of Jesus' life and teachings by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The following is not intended...more
One sitting will reveal the history of God.
Second sitting will reveal the utter impossibility of us knowing 'enough' about Him.
Third sitting will reveal His overwhelming magnificence.
Fourth sitting... well, only if you have the time.
This translation is one of the most literal translations of the Holy Scripture - very good for those people stuck on usi...more
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