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Hendrickson Publishers ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin

This Bible perfectly complements the work or pastors and counselors; those engaged in the work of pastoral care, lay leaders—indeed, anyone active in the spectrum of Christian service. It offers those who minister a unique, unparalleled collection of resources, including a practical guide to visitation; sample services for weddings, baptisms, and funerals; a step-by-step plan of salvation; easily-accessed scripture references to answer tough questions; and much more.

Now available in the increasingly popular English Standard Version (ESV) this new Bible makes an excellent gift, whether for seminary graduation, Pastor’s Appreciation Month, ministry anniversaries, or any special occasion.

Features include
  • Practical guidance on visitation, weddings, funerals, and other key topics
  • Thoughtful answers and Scripture references for tackling life's tough questions
  • Encouragement for managing the challenges of pastoral ministry
  • Concordance
  • 8 pages of full-color maps
  • Key Bible promises section
  • Black letter text for Jesus' words
  • Sturdy sewn binding for years of use
  • Unequalled materials and craftsmanship
  • Luxurious black calfskin leather
  • Two-column text with center-column references
  • Presentation page
  • Beautiful gold page edges
  • Two ribbon markers
  • 9.75" x 6.75" x 1.50"
Average Customer Rating:
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2 out of 2100%customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin
Review 1 for ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Beautiful Bible...with some sacrifice

Date:February 28, 2014
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Branden
Age:35-44
Gender:male
Quality: 
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Value: 
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So the high price tag is due to the amazing calfskin leather cover, which is just so soft and pliable, yet durable. The binding is smyth-sewn and also very durable. There's even dual ribbons for saving an extra place in Scripture for quick reference. I absolutely love the Bible, but it was very costly...definitely the most expensive Bible I have ever purchased.
At this cost, you'd think it'd be a bit more filled with features. But, given that it's focus is for ministers, the extra material is exactly that, nothing more and nothing less. There's no red-letter text for Jesus' words, no study notes, etc. But there are several cool resources for ministers, which is the whole point.
I rated the Bible excellent on quality, good on value (could've contained more features for the money), and excellent on meeting expectations (mostly because of the minister's resources and the amazing quality of the binding and leather cover).
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Review 2 for ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

A wonderful bible for Pastors

Date:October 8, 2010
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Bob P
Location:Florida
Age:45-54
Gender:male
Quality: 
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I love this bible! It has quickly become my favorite bible.
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Review 3 for ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5

Date:July 29, 2010
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Brian Benner
Excellent Bible: pages and printing are high quality and easy to read. The cowhide binding is very soft and flexible. The ministry helps are good and usable. Thank you for this excellent Bible.
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Review 4 for ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin
Overall Rating: 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Date:May 19, 2010
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Lee Haley
Cover is very nice, print is small, ministerial helps are nice but take up significant space, Chain reference is difficult to follow and use, The layout of verses are in columns with few breaks making it somewhat difficult to locate verses. There is little or no room to make notes on any pagesThis is not a red letter version if you are looking for one. I would not recommend it for a study Bible, more of a preaching or ministry Bible
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Review 5 for ESV Minister's Bible, Black Calfskin Calfskin
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:March 1, 2010
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Crossroads Mission
Easy to read, comfortable to hold as a preaching and prayer Bible, finest quality leather. Lays open easily without stressing the binding, allowing one to maintain the page desired. Great for use in numerous pastoral settings with multiple guides from baptism to funerals. I would highly recommend this to any minister of the Gospel!
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