Friday, September 21, 2012

Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

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Today's Wild Card is:

Zondervan; Special edition (August 21, 2012)

***Special thanks to Rick Roberson for sending me a review copy.***


This all-new, full-featured NIV Bible is great for teens looking to grow their faith, increase meaning in their lives, and find hope for their future. The Rock Solid Bible for Teens is a timely guide for teens grappling with big questions about the world, their future, and their faith. Featuring the complete New International Version text, apologetics helps, hundreds of call-outs, and concrete promises for the future, the Rock Solid Bible provides firm traction for the development of beliefs and behavior rooted in the unchanging love, guidance, and promises of God.

Product Details:
List Price: $29.99

Reading level: Ages 13 and up
Hardcover: 1664 pages
Publisher: Zondervan; Special edition (August 21, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310723302
ISBN-13: 978-0310723301


Chapter will be placed up here soon.
First of all, I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to Zondervan for sending me a copy of "Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens" to review for them. I am truly grateful for this generosity. I really appreciate the time, effort and expense it takes to make a reviewer copy available to me.

The Rock Solid Faith Study Bible For Teens is a cool resource. The NIV text is understandable and engaging for a younger audience – it was the Bible translation I fell in love with at 16 although the wording does seem a bit different from what I'm used to reading. The features of this particular Bible edition is a focus on building a rock solid foundation of faith and relationship with God.

Rock Solid PROMISES showcases what is (and is not) promised in scripture. Rock Solid PRINCIPLES gives practical application for Biblical concepts. Rock Solid TRUTHS examines the Christian worldview and features explorations of other religions. Rock Solid PLANS reveals God’s plan for daily Christian living. Unshaken PEOPLE offers Biblical examples of perseverance. Unshaken GOD reveals God’s character and attributes.

This incredible Bible also includes reading plans, a topical index, a concordance and maps for reference and study. The only thing I’m used to seeing in study Bibles that is not included in this volume is a collection of study notes at the bottom of each page and lots of footnotes and cross-references. There are basic footnotes, though. This would be a good starter Bible to build faith on a foundation of who God is and how we can live to please Him. I believe that is a valuable place to begin. I would’ve liked to have this for my first Bible. If it had been, I think I’d know God’s promises inside-out.

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