I don’t have any teens in my house yet – thank goodness! However, I think that the Teen Study Bible seems well designed for teens and will be a great tool when my kids reach that age.
The King James Version isn’t my favorite but the New Kings James Version is a definite improvement and more understandable. I think that when kids reach their teen years they are ready to dive deeper into the word and are ready to see different versions and interpretations of the Bible. There is a preface to the NKJV that helps explain it in detail.
I like the “how to use this Bible section” that breaks down the specific tools of this particular Bible and how to best utilize them. It is a study Bible with the most available tools I’ve seen in one Bible.
Some features include “We believe” which lays out the Christian faith all throughout the Bible when a verse of chapter references this. Another is the “Dear Jordan” which is basically an advice column which I thought was a really interesting angle and one I’ve never seen. “What do I read today” is a great reading plan to help guide teens through reading the Bible.
I think my favorite feature is the “Bible Promises” that highlights in a blue bubble promises of the Bible. What a great thing to focus on when reading through!
Other superficial features I like are the blue print at each section and the Questions, To the Point, Panorama and Instant Access through ought to keep them thinking and going deeper.
The Teen Study Bible is the most detailed study Bible I’ve seen and while designed for teens, really makes a great study Bible for adults as well!
About the Book
As an on-the-go teen, you’re moving fast. God is moving faster! The New King James Version Teen Study Bible will help you keep in step with all he has done, is doing, and will do in the world and in your life. This Bible will help you discover the eternal truths of God’s Word and apply them to the issues you face today.
We Believe: Unpacks the Apostles Creed to reveal the biblical foundation of faith
Panorama: Keeps the big picture of each book of the Bible in view
Key Indexes: Help with in-depth Bible study
To the Point: Reveals what the Bible says about pressing issues
Dear Jordan: Offers biblical advice for teens
Instant Access: Tells what God says to you personally
Q&A: Tests your knowledge of Bible trivia
Bible Promises: Highlights Bible verses worth remembering
Book Introductions: Provides an overview for each book of the Bible
Complete New King James Version (NKJV) Bible Text
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