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Check Out This New Breathtakingly Beautiful Bible from Crossway

November 20, 2017

Do you have a Bible you just love?

A few years ago I ordered a copy of the ESV Single Column Journaling Bible and fell in love with it (watch my video review here). I originally purchased it because I wanted a Journaling Bible and it was super affordable. But I couldn’t ask for a better Bible for every day use. My notes in the margins make flipping back through the pages extra special (I wrote about that here).

Because I love the ESV Single Column Journaling Bible so much, I was excited to hear about the new ESV Illuminated Bible. It’s also a single column journaling Bible and it is absolutely, breathtakingly beautiful. However, it’s so exquisite, I don’t think I could ever bring myself to mark in it. It makes me just want to cherish the Word of God in a whole new way.

If you are looking for a new Bible for yourself, or looking for one to give to someone special this Christmas, I would highly recommend the these Bibles, and this new Bible from Crossway would make a beautiful gift. I have one for a special someone on my list – AND I have one to bless one of my readers with (Special thanks to Propeller Fly By Promotions and Crossway for these Bibles).

You can learn more about the new Illuminated Bible, and enter to win a hardback copy with a cover sleeve, below.

ESV Illuminated Bible

The ESV Illuminated Bible places the full ESV text alongside over 500 elegantly hand-lettered gold ink illustrations by renowned artist Dana Tanamachi. Printed on thick cream-colored paper, the Bible’s single-column text setting and wide margins provide generous space for additional notes, prayers, and designs—inviting readers to creatively engage with and reflect on the beauty of God’s Word.

  • 9-point, Lexicon
  • Black letter text
  • 2-color printing
  • 64 full-page, custom book opener illustrations
  • 50 full-page verse illustrations
  • 250+ hand-lettered margin verses
  • 100+ other illustrations throughout
  • Illustrated by Dana Tanamachi, whose work has been featured by Google, The Wall Street Journal, Random House, USPS, and Target
  • Thick, cream-colored paper
  • Wide margins
  • Single-column, paragraph format
  • Smyth-sewn binding
  • Packaging: Permanent Slipcase
  • Dana Tanamachi is an American lettering artist, graphic designer, and illustrator whose exquisite typographic murals ignited the worldwide chalk-lettering trend. She has been commissioned by clients such as Instagram, Target, Google, Time Magazine, Nike, and West Elm. Learn more at

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