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Does anyone know of an on-line bible?

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Conundrumish Thu 01-Oct-09 16:48:28

My son has to read in church from the Good News Bible on Sunday. I thought it would be easier for him if we printed it out in large font. Does anyone know where I can find this on-line? Have googled to no avail. Thanks

KayHarkerIsKayHarker Thu 01-Oct-09 16:54:01

biblegateway I think..

Conundrumish Thu 01-Oct-09 18:18:37

Still can't find same version, but thanks for your help.

PandaG Thu 01-Oct-09 18:23:40

I can't find GNB online either. Is there a lectern bible at the front of the church? that has the text in a much larger typeface, and if it is a GNB will save you typing it out.

MaryBS Thu 01-Oct-09 18:29:10

Not used this website, but found it when I googled:

Conundrumish Thu 01-Oct-09 19:24:55

Perfect MaryBS - thank you smile

vinblanc Fri 02-Oct-09 23:16:05

I use Biblegateway.

When I read in church, I always download the passage (font 14), in NIV-UK. Apart from not needing reading glasses, I do worry about reading on, oblivious to the actual end of the reading.

Ponderful Mon 05-Oct-09 11:51:24

Are there any on-line bible studies that are not geared to reading the bible in a year. Was hoping to find something that explained the history and meaning. Stuggle to understand or be interested in the bible and feel I need help to break it down and put it into context but also know I am very lazy at thinking about what it all means so maybe something that encourages me to do that would be good too. Kind of an adult version of kids sunday school I think. I am very slow to read and digest so having a time limit is very impracticle and off-putting for me not to mention 2 young kids.

AMumInScotland Mon 05-Oct-09 12:04:59

Not an online thing, but if you want something which puts the Bible in context and helps you to understand what it's about, then the two books by Etienne Charpentier on the Old Testament and New Testament are very good.

The online things about bible study which I've seen have tended to be very much from one point of view, ie trying to prove their point, rather than giving you an overview and the skills to make your own decisions. But those books are much more general about the background to the Bible, which I think is a better place to start from.

Ponderful Tue 06-Oct-09 09:39:20

Thanks AMIS. Will try find them.

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