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Blue Letter Bible has upgraded its edition of Thayer’s Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament. Each entry now includes a Scripture Index allowing you to quickly reference the Greek usage in the verses you are studying. We hope this lexicon tool will benefit everyone who wants to do richer, more in-depth studies of God’s Word.

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The CSB Translation: Now Available on BLB
The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) has recently undergone significant textual changes to their Bible, and they have renamed their translation, Christian Standard Bible (CSB). One hundred scholars from 17 denominations have translated straight from the original Biblical languages, without compromising readability. According to their publisher, the CSB has incorporated both the latest scholarship and linguistic advances, while remaining committed to traditional, conservative principles, that convey the original meaning of God’s Word as faithfully and as clearly as possible. Read more about the CSB here.

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It is an honor for Blue Letter Bible to offer our 1881 edition of Charles Spurgeon’s The Treasury of David, a seven-volume commentary on the entire Book of Psalms. This verse-by-verse presentation includes Spurgeon’s sermon expositions, teaching outlines, notes from other highly respected commentators, and “pastoral hints to preachers,” for a deeper understanding of the Psalms.

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The Holy Spirit moved the ancient authors of Scripture to write about Jesus Christ many generations before His incarnation. Pastor Don Smith has thoroughly outlined these prophetic “types” and “shadows” of the coming Messiah, from the Old Testament. Through the lens of the Holy Scriptures, you will clearly see “portraits” of the Savior, captured in God’s magnificent plan of salvation before the foundation of the world.

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And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This [is] the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. (Isaiah 30:21)

See today's reflection on this verse.

Ten Verses on Heaven

[Act 7:55 NKJV] But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of

[Mat 6:9 NKJV] "In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.

[Mat 10:32 NKJV] "Therefore whoever confesses Me before men, him I will also confess before My Father who is

[Phl 3:20 NKJV] For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the

[1Co 13:12 NKJV] For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know

[Jhn 14:2 NKJV] "In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not [so], I would have told

[2Co 5:1 NKJV] For we know that if our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed, we have a building

[Rev 21:1 NKJV] Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the

[Rev 21:4 NKJV] "And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death,

[Rev 22:3 NKJV] And there shall be no more curse, but the throne of God and of the Lamb

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[Mat 16:18 NKJV] "And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.

[Jer 29:11 NKJV] For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

[2Ti 3:16 NKJV] All Scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,

[Jhn 3:16 NKJV] "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

[Mat 6:33 NKJV] "But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

[Phl 4:6 NKJV] Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;

[Gal 5:22 NKJV] But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

[Rom 8:28 NKJV] And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to [His] purpose.

[Rom 12:2 NKJV] And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what [is] that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

[Gen 1:26 NKJV] Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all* the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

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