1500 Teaching Videos, 1500 Principles to Live By.

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Principles to Live By from God's Word, with a succinct explanation of the biblical text and supported by related passages


Questions to help you apply God's Word to your life


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Throughout this Bible, you’ll find 1500 principles to live by. Each principle is clearly explained, with notes about related passages and questions for reflection and response.

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Scan the QR code next to each principle to watch a video explaining that principle. Together, these 1500 videos add up to 250 hours of in-depth teaching. And, if you want to go deeper, check out the Life Essentials app for more.


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God’s Word Applied To Your Life

In The CSB Life Essentials Study Bible, renowned Bible teacher Dr. Gene Getz guides readers through Scripture by expounding on 1500 Principles to Live By found throughout the Bible. Distilling these truths into Principles to Live By, Dr. Getz helps readers remember and apply the Bible’s wisdom to everyday life.

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  • Commentary and application questions on 1500 Principles to Live By
  • Topical Principles to Live By Index (Principle Finder)
  • Almost 300 hours of in-depth video teachings from Dr. Gene Getz
  • Smyth-sewn binding
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  • Two-column text
  • Black-letter text
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  • Textual footnotes
  • Concordance
  • Full-color maps
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Meet Dr. Gene Getz

Dr. Gene Getz is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Rocky Mountain College. He has earned advanced degrees from Wheaton Graduate School and New York University. He served as a professor at Moody and Dallas Theological Seminary and then became a church planting pastor, launching the Fellowship Bible Church movement. He is heard daily on radio in a 2-minute feature entitled “Bible Principles.” Dr. Getz has also authored over 60 books.

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Dr. Gene Getz's ministry, The Center for Church Renewal, offers a unique opportunity to get this Bible into the hands of those that need it and cannot afford it — particularly pastors and leaders in foreign countries. For every Bible bought through their ministry website at full price, it helps Gene and his team donate a copy of The CSB Life Essentials Study Bible and train the recipients in how to use it. 100% of the sales profits from the Bibles bought through Renewal go to this incredible ministry and if you would like to participate, please consider buying through their website.

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Watch some of this Bible’s 1500 videos explaining the Principles to Live By.

Matthew #2: Demonstrating Grace

As believers, we are to extend mercy and grace toward those who are living out of the will of God.

Mark #6: Being Faithful Witnesses

Although many will not respond positively, we are to communicate the message of the Bible faithfully, both by word and by example.

Mark #16: Christ’s Authority

In a world that is permeated with many religious and philosophical messages, we must discern truth from error by listening carefully to the words of Jesus Christ.

Luke #11: Overcoming Fear

We must not allow fear to keep us from obeying Christ's call on our lives to live in His will.

Luke #24: Obedience

Though hearing God's revealed truth is foundational in our spiritual growth, we should make sure we apply this truth in daily living.

John #19: One With God

When we truly believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, we are sincerely to identify Him as One with God.

John #32: The Power of Prayer

To experience joy and peace in the midst of life's challenges, we are to approach God through the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans #7: God’s Free Gift

Since salvation is obtained by grace through faith, we are to believe God and receive salvation as a free gift.

Romans #34: A Model of Encouragement

To live in God's will, we are to remember in a special way those who have encouraged us.

1 Corinthians #3: Worldly Wisdom

We must continue to present the supernatural message boldly even though there are many educated people who consider salvation by faith in Christ foolishness.

1 Corinthians #13: Living Transformed Lives

When we become followers of Jesus Christ, we are no longer to function in the world as if we are still a part of the world.

Galatians #9: Freedom to Serve

To be set free from the bondage of sin, we must become servants of God and one another.

Galatians #11: The Process of Restoration

As we live by the Spirit, we are to help our fellow Christians who are in bondage to works of the flesh to experience true freedom in Christ.

Ephesians #1: Communities of Faith

To apply most biblical exhortations in the New Testament effectively, we must think in terms of local churches.

Ephesians #15: Walking in God’s Strength

To walk worthy of our great calling in Christ, we must rely on God's strength and protection.

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