Friday, May 6, 2016


The Holy Bible is God's love letter to mankind presenting the Savior, Jesus Christ and offering redemption. Christian parents should desire to share this special love letter with their children.

Crossways has printed a new copy of the ESV Christian Bible containing the Old and New Testaments specifically designed to aid in family devotionals. Make no mistake, this is NOT a story book. This is the Bible. And inserted within the pages of the Bible's text are pages and illustrations of 130 key stories of people and events that will aid in family devotionals. There is a distinction between the text of the Bible itself and the stories inserted which help teach the lesson of the Bible's text.
These illustrations are neither "cute" nor "cartoonish." No, these are lovely paintings showing what it must have been like at that particular time and place. This art renders respect to the story and helps one to appreciate God's Word for the truth it is.

I am happy to have an opportunity to provide my readers here on Chat With Vera an opportunity to have their own family copy of the Family Devotion Holy Bible (ESV).

ESV FAMILY DEVOTIONAL BIBLE is a hardbound colorful Bible.  It retells 130 key stories from the Bible with full color illustrations for each story, as well as placed within the Bible text where it is found. The stories are simplified and easy for children of all ages to understand. And each story has discussion questions and suggestions for additional reading which are designed to help families as they read the Bible together and apply its truth in all aspects of their lives.


  • Double-column, paragraph format
  • 130 full-page, full-color illustrations
  • Full-color maps
  • Reflection questions for the whole family to discuss
  • Ribbon marker
  • Smyth-sewn binding
Begins May 6 & Ends May 21
Open to USA addresses only
Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”
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  1. I would like to own copies of these for my nieces to read.

  2. I could use a new Bible and I am really loving how this Bible shows maps and so much more..

  3. I'd love to have this beautiful Bible with its lovely and realistic illustrations for our family.

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  4. It would be great to go through this together as a family.

  5. I would love this so that the whole family can study together!

  6. I would actually gift it to my son and his family. They just started going back to church and could use a nice new family bible.

  7. I want to share this and read with my family

  8. I want to win this to share with my family.

  9. My nephew messaged me prior to Easter asking about having his children read the Easter story in the Bible. If I won this book, I would give it to my nephew.

  10. I would love to share this with my grandchildren.

  11. Knowledge is power & I don't think any of us can get enough of God's WORD!! We need HIM throughout our whole life and I would love to share this with my grandchildren!

  12. I want to share this devotional with my children; those illustrations look beautiful.

  13. I would like to be able to have devotionals with my son every week. Thanks for this giveaway!

  14. I like the concept of this Bible/devotional a lot! I wish the people in the picture you showed looked more Middle Eastern and not so Caucasian though. Thanks so much for sharing this at Booknificent Thursday this week!

  15. I'm not really familiar with the ESV translation. It would be interesting to check it out.


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