Monthly Archives: December 2009

What do we “do” about Christmas?

Consider these responses from Luke’s Gospel account: Mary treasured all these things in her heart and always thought about them. As the shepherds returned to their flock, they glorified and praised God for everything they had seen and heard. Everything … Continue reading

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The Apocrypha – GW translation

I just received (purchased) the new God’s Word translation of the Apocrypha, following the same principles used by the original GW translation team. My first impression of the book is: yeah, this is how a book should be published! It … Continue reading

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Large Print GW Bibles

Brian Vos, Baker Publishing Group, graciously provided me with various editions of the Large Print God’s Word translation: 1) Leather-like, 2) Hardbound, 3) Paperback, and 4) Children’s Edition. The size of each is good (5 ⅞” x 8 ½” x … Continue reading

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God’s Word translation – history and challenges

A New Direction for a Potentially Great Translation I have had the privilege of reviewing and using God’s Word (and its predecessors) since 1986. As originally envisioned, it would be an update of William Beck’s Bible (An American Translation [AAT], … Continue reading

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