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Compact Edition Bible Nlt, Large Print, Tu Tone (Compact Edition: Nltse)

4.7  ·  Rating details ·  6,424 Ratings  ·  556 Reviews
The "Large Print Compact Edition" of the New Living Translation makes it easy for readers to carry God's Word wherever they go. Font size is 8.75 point. Deluxe features include 8 pages of full-color maps, presentation page, silver page edges, red-letter, ribbon marker, and dictionary/concordance. This edition features an attractive brown and tan TuTone binding with thumb i ...more
Published September 1st 2010 (first published July 1st 1902)
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Donna
I am always reading this. When the year ends, I just begin again. God is the most important part of my life. Without Him there is nothing.
Alan
Feb 16, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I grew up reading the King James Version ("KJV") of the Bible. A few years ago I laughed at modern Bible translations. "They don't even come close to the historic and poetic language of the KJV," I would argue.

That was until I actually picked up the New Living Translation ("NLT") and read the whole thing. It was refreshing! I could actually understand the Bible! I especially enjoyed the NLT's thought-for-thought translation. This is important because many phrases used in Hebrew hundreds of year
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Laurelle
Feb 12, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone
Okay, this book will never leave my "currently reading" list at all. This book, the Bible, is a book that I need each day ~ without it I cannot live life. It is the breathe of God and bread of my life, without it, I am lost!!
Jaye
Jun 02, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spiritual, 2010
i love the fresh, modern language of this version. The Word comes alive for me :) i'm studying the book of philippians at the moment and although short, it is packed from beginning to end with spiritual food. my favorite passage today, and one i've been meditating on is, "...you are holy and blameless as you stand before God, without a single fault. But you must continue to believe this truth and stand firmly in it." How many times do we try to earn God's love and favor by our own works and good ...more
Cheryl
Jan 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved the chronological sorting of the historical accounts! As someone who has read through the Bible 10 times or more, this approach gave me new insights into the different viewpoints and therefore the writers themselves (and, of course, the Author), when there are two or more accounts of the same subject matter. The Kings of Judah and Israel have often fascinated me and this Bible version will help me immensely on my Excel chart of them (yes, I know that's really nerdy!). The Gospels display ...more
Karla Goforth Abreu
I am currently using this in the ESV version. The layout of this is dated for every day of the year, though not by the year, so it can be used year after year. It is broken into Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, Proverbs, for the reading. At the end of the year, one has covered the entire Bible. It is extremely fulfilling to use for a daily routine, especially to begin one's day. My preferred version is the English Standard Version, as it is quite an accurate translation from the Greek. The ...more
Rachel
Sep 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's funny to think one can write a review on the Bible. To me, this is not a normal book. It keeps me grounded, reminds me to treat others well, to live a life pleasing to God, and most importantly, reminds me of how very much God loves me even when I am at my worst. This is a book that gives me peace. No matter what is going on in my life or how chaotic my world seems, I can open this book, spend some time with God, and feel totally refreshed with a calmness that is unexplainable.
If you've eve
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Ivie
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book isn't completely anonymous. It was God's Word, breathed from Him to the disciples, to the followers. So while the person is unknown, it is God's Word through them.
Shirley Scurlock
Dec 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cwa-review
“The Everyday matters Bible for Women” has a beautifully designed cover. The cheerful, colorful design is sure to be any ladies delight. In comparison to the normal black leather Bible we all love and appreciate, it’s appearance is sure to be an attraction for many young women.

The introduction to each Bible book is informative and well written. I personally enjoyed the devotionals I found throughout the Bible. Each devotional is well written, with many contributors adding their voice to make thi
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Andrea
Dec 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This has really been a one year project, starting January, 2011. I feel like I really was inspired and have a true sense of accomplishment. This book made it possible for me to read the entire Bible in one year, very easy to read an Old Testament, New Testament, Psalm and Proverb selection for that day every night before going to bed. Highly recommend.
Jason Lilly
Mar 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An accurate and understandable translation of the New Testament. This is one of the best translations out there, easy to read and very compelling.
Angie
I do have to say, the language in this New Living Translation feels a little trying-to-hard at times. The message is the same, but in the translators attempt to be hip it comes off a bit silly in it's wording. I'd probably have preferred NIV or NAS, but it was a gift and it's still God's word and a great discipline, encouragement and reminder of His truths each day.
Read it in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and again in 2010. Fantastic way to keep daily focus. Might try a different translati
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Apryl Anderson
Jul 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I started this in 1998, and haven't stopped. How can I when its mercies are new every morning? Each consecutive reading, I see something that I wasn't mature enough to understand the year before. I recommend this as the start of your day with an empty journal and enough ink to respond. It will change your life!
Glenn Myers
Apr 28, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoying the NLT as a fresh, easy-to-read translation; a little bit less interpreted-for-me than The Message. Because it's a dynamic-equivalence rather than word-for-word translation, it isn't so good for detailed study of individual verses.
Brian Eshleman
Sep 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Because there are not six stars.
DeadWeight
Apr 22, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Some of the ugliest prose I've ever seen the Bible rendered in. Look: I understand the function of the NLT; it's more accessible, it's wholly for religious use, etc., but this excuse is absolute nonsense when the New International Version has been out and popularly accepted for decades, doing exactly what it is the NLT purports to do. Sure, the NIV is not the KJV, heavens no, nothing is, but it's perhaps passable. It still occasionally retains some of the poetic beauty, though is still imo an ov ...more
Vernie
Dec 18, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
There are bibles and there is bibles that are different from the rest.

If you like devotionals as I do but like the two-in-one kind. Then In His Image devotional bible is the answer.

Tyndale is best known for their bibles and devotionals. I have two of the ONE YEAR devotionals. Each new bible that this book publisher comes out tends to be always unique, there are specialty bibles meant for kids, teenagers, for Moms, for busy dads.

So what is this bible for, what sets it apart from the other bibles
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Angela
Nov 11, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This Bible is written in the New Living Translation (NLT) which makes it very simple to understand. There are also footnotes at the bottom of the pages to help clarify passages even more. Also within the books and chapters, you will find articles to help us understand how these stories still apply to us today. For me this not only helps in understanding the message but also allows the stories to become more real and help me achieve the connection I am looking for.

Everyday Matters Bible for Women
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Michael
Aug 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Though I am continually studying the Bible, I have read through it actually twice, both times it was with this translation. First time was when the first edition came out and the second time was with the current or second edition. This is not paraphrased but an English translation from Hebrew and Greek texts. This translation is contemporary, stylish and acutely accurate. Elements such as weights and measures, money, dates and times etc. are described in modern terms, Some phrases are translated ...more
Edward
Feb 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I got this book in the Kindle version. This worked perfectly for me as I was able to finish reading through the entire Bible, in Chronological order, in a year. The NLT is a good compromise between being easy to read, but still accurate. Reading the Bible in chronological order was very helpful at times, for example when David sinned, the reader then can immediately read his Psalm about his repentance.
Sheri Thomas
Jan 01, 2011 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Once again, I am attempting to read the Bible through in one year. Hoping that this way will allow me to be more successful than in past years where I just started in Genesis and went straight forward, winding down in Numbers and quitting.
Johnny Mcclean
Jan 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Reading it on my iBooks for my quiet time and family readings. Refreshing for my soul, food for thought fresh every day.
Karen Benne
Sep 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


Best way to read the bible. Fantastic way to spend time with God on a daily basis.
Alexis
Nov 16, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
4: Finally read the bible cover to cover. It was fascinating and incredibly boring at the same time. Boring because it is incredibly repetitive (God makes an insanely long and complex list of rules for his chosen people, chosen people break the rules and get killed/enslaved, chosen people apologize and start following the rules again, god kills the enemy of the chosen people). It is fascinating because this is a book that has had an immense impact on human history, yet it is disjointed, boring, ...more
Vicki
Feb 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2017
This translation is easy to read and understand.
Barry Shettel
Oct 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is absolutely life changing! And . . . the author is not anonymous . . . 2 Timothy 3:16.
Matthew
Jan 27, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
The Holy Bible: Mosaic NLT, recently released by the folks at Tyndale, is unlike any other Bible I’ve seen. It’s not a study bible. There are no notes in the text of the scriptures (aside from footnotes and cross-references to accompany the New Living Translation text – more on that in a minute). In fact, they went so far as to completely separate the scriptures out from the “Meditations” material, even using different types of paper to distinguish them further. I really appreciate this approach ...more
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What a fantastic Bible. I have come to love this Mosaic NLT Holy Bible's life contribution to my journey with God. Totally attractive artistic mosaic covers; the Cross fronting, the Creed backing; ideally placed for reminders and use in the daily of
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Sarah
Nov 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: women
Isn’t this a beauty? While God’s Word doesn’t have to be covered in a pretty wrapping – it sure makes picking it up and reading more enjoyable – especially when one thinks that God’s Word is wrapped up just for you. I’m normally a KJV type of girl but seeing as how this was in my favorite color and I’ve never had a Bible formatted for just women I jumped on the CWA Crew to review this NLT version. Everyday Matters Bible for Women is designed for women to grow in their spiritual walk with the Lor ...more
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Apr 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tyndale House Publishers took a nostalgic, creative step in March 2012 to release their new Bible, The Way. Originally published in the '70s Tyndale's editors decided to revive the coolness, updated for today's culture.

Using new writing via the New Living Translation, incorporating first hand, life reality stories with relevant b/w photos, they followed in the radical steps of the original - moving from from text only to text illustrated with graphics and commentary.

Reflections on what it means
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“Romans 14 The Danger of Criticism 1 Accept other believers who are weak in faith, and don’t argue with them about what they think is right or wrong. 2 For instance, one person believes it’s all right to eat anything. But another believer with a sensitive conscience will eat only vegetables. 3 Those who feel free to eat anything must not look down on those who don’t. And those who don’t eat certain foods must not condemn those who do, for God has accepted them. 4 Who are you to condemn someone else’s servants? Their own master will judge whether they stand or fall. And with the Lord’s help, they will stand and receive his approval. 5 In the same way, some think one day is more holy than another day, while others think every day is alike. You should each be fully convinced that whichever day you choose is acceptable. 6 Those who worship the Lord on a special day do it to honor him. Those who eat any kind of food do so to honor the Lord, since they give thanks to God before eating. And those who refuse to eat certain foods also want to please the Lord and give thanks to God. 7 For we don’t live for ourselves or die for ourselves. 8 If we live, it’s to honor the Lord. And if we die, it’s to honor the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. 9 Christ died and rose again for this very purpose—to be Lord both of the living and of the dead. 10 So why do you condemn another believer[*]? Why do you look down on another believer? Remember, we will all stand before the judgment seat of God. 11 For the Scriptures say,    “‘As surely as I live,’ says the LORD,    ‘every knee will bend to me,        and every tongue will declare allegiance to God.[*]’” 12 Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God. 13 So let’s stop condemning each other. Decide instead to live in such a way that you will not cause another believer to stumble and fall. 14 I know and am convinced on the authority of the Lord Jesus that no food, in and of itself, is wrong to eat. But if someone believes it is wrong, then for that person it is wrong. 15 And if another believer is distressed by what you eat, you are not acting in love if you eat it. Don’t let your eating ruin someone for whom Christ died. 16 Then you will not be criticized for doing something you believe is good. 17 For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18 If you serve Christ with this attitude, you will please God, and others will approve of you, too. 19 So then, let us aim for harmony in the church and try to build each other up. 20 Don’t tear apart the work of God over what you eat. Remember, all foods are acceptable, but it is wrong to eat something if it makes another person stumble. 21 It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything else if it might cause another believer to stumble.[*] 22 You may believe there’s nothing wrong with what you are doing, but keep it between yourself and God. Blessed are those who don’t feel guilty for doing something they have decided is right. 23 But if you have doubts about whether or not you should eat something, you are sinning if you go ahead and do it. For you are not following your convictions. If you do anything you believe is not right, you are sinning.[*]” 1 likes
“If God is for us, who can ever be against us? 32 Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?” 1 likes
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