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Geneva Bible (1599 Edition) Luther Edition-Hardcover


Geneva Bible (1599 Edition) Luther Edition-Hardcover
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1599 Geneva Bible     
The Geneva Bible was the Bible of the Reformation and the Pilgrims. This publication has been reset in modern typeface, with minimal changes of spelling and pronunciation, and containing all its original margin notes.Researched, compiled, and translated into English by exiled Reformers in Geneva, Switzerland, between 1557 and 1560, this special Reformation edition of the Geneva Bible commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Reformation along with the Reformers who made this vital translation possible.

This special 500th Anniversary of the Reformation edition includes:
  • Martin Luther's 95 Theses
  • Luther’s Smaller Catechism (1529)
  • The Augsburg Confession (1530)
  • Word-for-Word accuracy of the 1599 Geneva Translation
  • Modern spelling with easy-to-read modern typesetting
  • Middle English Glossary
  • Original Cross References
  • Thousands of original study notes by the Reformers
  • Includes introductory articles by Gary DeMar and Dr. Marshall Foster on the history of the 1599 Geneva Bible
  • 8 pt. Font size
  • 1430 Pages
  • Published 2016 by Tolle Lege Press
  • Black Letter Text
  • 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches
  • ISBN 10: 1938139356
  • ISBN 13: 9781938139352
1599 Geneva Bible
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It has been almost 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Church, marking the beginning of what is now know as the Reformation.
Whether you are Lutheran, Reformed, non-denominational, Baptist, or Catholic, you owe the complexion of your current church in some part to the work and legacy of Martin Luther. He was a real man, and prone to error like all humans are. But God used him mightily to begin many good works we still have yet to complete.
And this is where the Christian religion, both in Protestant and Catholic circles, has most regularly fallen short. Religion can easily become a merely human exercise, a merely external adherence to traditions. But in order for it to be true religion, it must produce works that transcend the corrupted capacities of men. It is not mere unity that God calls us to. Unity can be achieved by fear or mutual advantage. It is the unity achieved by love that God desires, for that is a work of his Spirit. And this unity will not manifest itself in some invisible abstraction, but in a reality as tangible as bread and wine. “Pure and undefiled religion” does not primarily produce untarnished creeds, but blameless lives (James 1:27).
With all of that in mind, read and cherish this book. It is the Word of God translated into your mother tongue (though perhaps a more remote version of it than you speak in your kitchen). Recognize in this book one of the fruits of Luther’s work: to bring the Word of God to bear on everyday life. He believed the Word of God had to be studied and known by every believer, not just “special” believers in monasteries and universities. His opponents said that the common mind would debase the lofty Word of God, just as their unwashed hands would defile the sacred elements of the Lord’s Supper. Luther thought differently. His aim was not to debase the transcendent, but to elevate the lowly, and he knew that could only happen through the transforming presence of God. That presence is in this book, if through faith you hear Jesus speaking to you through the Spirit.