thompson chain- reference study bible

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  1. vermae

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    Does anyone have this bible.If you do could you please tell me how to use it.I have the instruction but I can't seem to get it. I :confused: need help
     
  2. Brother James

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    You simply follow the number at the right of the passage to the correspnding number in the back of your bible to find the chain verses. I love the Thompson chain. Probably the only influence free study bible on the market. I've had mine for 22 years. Loads of stuff in the back.
    Hang in there and you'll get the hang of it. let me know how you do.
     
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    You had yours for 22years?Wow!!I thought it was something new.I will hang in there and thanks for your help.
     
  4. vermae

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    Thanks for your help.Your bible is 22years old? I thought this was something new.Glad I have one.You know as old as the bible is it is always new.Find new gems everyday.Thankyou again.
     
  5. Brother James

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    Actually the first Thompson chain was published in 1908.
     
  6. OldRegular

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    I have had mine since 1966. Believe I have a few years on you. It is the only Reference Bible that I can recommend without reservations, especially for the new Christian.
     
  7. Brother James

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    40 years! I need to get you another one for sure brother! Mine looks rough but I can't imagine yours.
     
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    The leather looks great. The inside ? Wish I could get it replaced. Ibought a large print a couple of years back but the binding is not nearly as good as the initial one.
     
  9. vermae

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    Brother James Do you think they have upgraded the bible.Mine has numbers on the very top which are also used as a guide,
     
  10. Brother James

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    There have been many upgrades through the years. I bought one in the NKJV a few months ago for a gift and it had several updates in it.
     
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    I have had my Thompson Chain Reference Bible for about 40 years. It is a very good influence free study bible. Mine is KJV. Is a Thompson Chain Reference Bible available in NIV?
     
  12. Brother James

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    I believe they are available in the NIV.
     
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    My grandfather lived by his Thompson in his ministry.

    As best advice...read the introduction and how to use it tips in the front of the actual Bible. That's the easiest way to figure it out other than have someone walk you through it step by step. [​IMG]
     
  14. vermae

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    Well I read the intruction and it was Greek to me.That's why I ask for help.The help I got here plus what I read made it eaiser for me.Some people need extra help.
     
  15. Calvibaptist

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    You found a Thompson in Koine Greek?? What a find! ;)
     
  16. J.D.

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    The Thompson CR has been my bible of choice for many years, although lately I don't use the chains and other features very much.

    There's more bible knowledge in the back of a TCR than in a BS Bible curriculum, I've been told.
     
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    And for a fact the Thompson is in the NIV, I own one.
     

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