Please note this is the US edition of the NIV Life Application Study Bible, distributed in the UK by Hodder & Stoughton on behalf of Tyndale Publishers. The "Life Application Study Bible" is today's #1-selling study Bible, containing notes that not only explain difficult passages and give information on Bible life and times, but go a step further to show you how to "take it personally," speaking to every situation and circumstance of your life! It's the one Bible resource that incorporates today's top scholarship in answering your real-life questions and includes nearly 10,000 Life Application notes and features designed to help readers apply God's truth to everyday life.Features include:Nearly 10,000 Life Application Study ToolsPacked with helpful notes, maps, charts, and other features to aid your personal study and application of God's Word.Life Application NotesDig deeper with thousands of Life Application notes, spread throughout, that help you understand the meaning of the Bible and apply its truth to your life.ContributorsNearly 100 contributors and several renowned Bible scholars from various denominations helped prepare and review the study helps. Their participation assures you that all study helps are accurate and true to the Bible text.Book IntroductionsThe first-ever application-oriented introductions focus on each book's great themes. An outline, timeline, and other vital facts are also included.Profiles Of Bible FiguresSpecial highlighted sections feature profiles of over 100 key Bible figures. Each profile contains a biographical sketch; a key lesson from that person's life; and lists of that person's strengths, accomplishments, weaknesses, and mistakes.Harmony Of The GospelsA Harmony of the Gospels is built right into the text of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. In each Gospel, each event is cross-referenced to the other Gospels and to one complete Harmony of the Gospels.Charts And MapsThe Life Application Study Bible has more maps and charts than any other study Bible. With over 200 maps available within the text and book introductions, it's like having an atlas built right into your Bible! Over 260 charts and diagrams help highlight important information and clarify difficult concepts and relationships.Cross-ReferencesAn updated, extensive cross-reference system helps you find related passages quickly.Index/Dictionary/ConcordanceThe comprehensive index to all the notes, charts, maps, and personality profiles, and the 70-page dictionary/concordance, are ideal for Bible study and teaching preparation.Christian Worker's ResourceExpanded helps for five key areas of ministry and leadership: sharing your faith, discipling a new believer, maximizing an application-based Bible, group teaching and leading, and everyday application.Expanded FeaturesThe Life Application Study Bible features the words of Christ in red and the outline of a daily devotional reading program. 11pt text.