The Most Popular Modern English Translation of the Bible Worldwide

The New International Version (NIV)
The NIV began with one man’s vision for a faithful rendering of the Bible in contemporary English. It became the world’s best-selling Bible in modern English in 1986 and continues so today. Why the enduring popularity? From Bible scholar to novice lay reader, those seeking God in His Word enjoy the clear, understandable language of the NIV and the trustworthy accuracy of the translation to the original languages of the Bible.

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The NIV translation is excellent for both study and devotional reading. You can choose from hundreds of editions to meet your needs. These include today’s bestselling study Bibles, devotional Bibles, plus Bibles available in a variety of styles, sizes, and formats, as well as pew and outreach Bibles for church and ministry. The NIV is for you!

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Jesus’ Example of Living Life to the Fullest

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Keeping the Sabbath

Jesus clashed with the religious leaders of his day over many issues: religious traditions, associating with sinners, spiritual authority and more. On one issue in particular—the Sabbath—these leaders monitored Jesus’ actions scrupulously. The Ten Commandments… Continue Reading


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