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Zondervan NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack

At less than 80 cents per copy, these pocket editions of John's Gospel are ideal giveaways for evangelism and missions work—or use them for retreats and Bible study groups!

Features include
  • References highlight the theme of salvation
  • Words of Christ are underlined
  • Size: 3.5" x 5.5" x .25"
  • 96 pages each
  • 10 softcovers
  • NIV 2011 update text
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Customer Reviews for NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack
Review 1 for NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack
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Helping the Homeless

Date:July 18, 2013
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steve
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We put one of these books in every care package we put together and hand out to the homeless in Tampa. They seem to really appreciate them.
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Review 2 for NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack
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2011 NIV is a mistake ! I love the 1984 edition.

Date:December 11, 2012
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fred
Location:Massachusetts
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I have used the 1984 NIV version of the Gospel of John for teaching and for witnessing for many years. But I cannot use the so-called updated 2011 because of its distortion of the English language. Where can I get copies of the older 1984 NIV Gospel of John by Zondervan ? Fred
Response from Christianbook.com:By Internet MarketingDecember 12, 2012
You may purchase copies of the 1984 NIV right here at CBD! Just type 1984 NIV in SEARCH and what we offer will pop up for you.
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Review 3 for NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack
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The NIV 2011 falls short on accuracy

Date:August 29, 2012
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ruHis2
Location:Westwood, CA
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For many years I have given out the 1984 NIV Pocket Gospel of John, which is now been retired and replaced by the 2011 NIV version that I won't give out.
38 years ago I came to know the Lord by reading the Gospel of John. Therefore, God's Word is the supreme authority in my life. As a teaching elder in our church, when preparing a presentation, I have used the 1984 NIV for an initial overview, and then studied the NAS (and recently the ESV) for greater accuracy with the details and nuances of the text. The differences between translations like the NAS & ESV compared to the NIV & NLT is best understood by examining the two translation camps scholars have defined as the Essentially Literal (EL), and Dynamic Equivalent (DE). I appreciate the easy newspaper style of the 1984 NIV (DE), but will study the more complex text of the NAS & ESV (EL) for accuracy (especially since I have not mastered Greek and Hebrew to read ancient original manuscripts).
My problem with the 2011 NIV revision is that they have created a "neutered" version by taking words in the original text that are gender specific and rendering them gender neutral. This may make the text more "acceptable" in our pluralistic, gender sensitive culture, but I believe that it can minimalize, and sometimes incorrectly, convey what God wants to tell us. There are some good specific examples of this on review websites.
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Review 4 for NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack
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Date:August 11, 2011
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Location:NY
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This product has been a good intro for new converts.
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Review 5 for NIV Gospel of John, 10 pack
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Date:May 22, 2011
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Joy Erdman
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We include these in our Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box gifts. Thanks for a good deal on the Word Of God!
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