When we devote our time to studying, and gathering around God's Word, we begin opening up, caring for each other, and helping one another grow. We can discover a new power in our lives as we find new strength for living as the Holy Spirit molds us into a beautiful example of community.
This Christian Standard Bible is a revised and updated version of the best-selling Serendipity Study Bible, now known as the Life Connections Study Bible. The original Serendipity Study Bible was the product of 40 years of community building by Serendipity House Publishers, which impacted small groups and personal study through thousands of accessible questions and study helps throughout the Bible.
The CSB Life Connections Study Bible features thousands of questions and study helps to you guide you and your small group through all 1,189 chapters of the Bible, all updated for today's readers. This Bible has short chapter-by-chapter comments about key people, places, and events along with guidance through the "Open-Consider-Apply" method for small group Bible study and personal reflection. Open questions invite discussion and reflection. Consider questions will focus on the details of the passage. Apply questions encourage application for daily life.
- Complete CSB text
- 9.75-point type
- Black-letter text
- Two-color interior page design
- Presentation page
- Single-column text format
- Study note commentary on every page
- Thousands of chapter specific margin questions
- 200 text focused course study plans of common Bible passages and events
- 16 topical course study plans
- Textual footnotes
- Full-color maps
- Smyth-sewn binding
The Christian Standard Bible attempts to unveil the Bible's meaning through an optimal equivalence translation. The CSB uses both word-for-word and thought-for-thought translation methods in an effort to amplify the meaning behind text. For more information on the different Bible translations, view our Bible Translation Guide.