What's New

* Resolved crash when updating from previous version.

App Description

The HCSB Study Bible app is a visual Bible that is easy to read and easy to use with features and formats to enhance your Bible study experience. Carefully developed and designed for study Bible readers with more than 15,000 study notes, 290 word studies, 141 photographs, 62 timelines, 59 maps, 24 articles, 16 illustrations and reconstructions, 15 charts, 3 Bible reading plans, and much more.

App features include:
* Synced display of Bible text and study notes
* Synced image display of maps, charts, illustrations, and more
* Words linked to Strong's Greek & Hebrew definition popups
* Linked footnotes, cross references, and HCSB bullet notes popups
* Add your own personal notes, highlights, and bookmarks
* Customized reading plans

Other features include:
* An introduction to every book of the Bible treating the circumstances of writing, author, background, message and purpose of the book, its contribution to the Bible, structure, outline and timeline.
* Topical concordance
* 52-week Scripture memory plan
* Plan of salvation

Essays and contributors include:
How to Read and Study the Bible-George H. Guthrie
The Origin, Transmission, and Canonization of the OT Books-Jeremy Royal Howard
The Uniqueness of the Genesis Creation Story-Kenneth A. Mathews
The Historical Reliability of the Old Testament-Kenneth A. Kitchen
The Exiles of Israel-Duane A. Garrett
Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls-Peter W. Flint
The Origin, Transmission, and Canonization of the NT Books-Jeremy Royal Howard
Differences in the Gospels-Robert H. Stein
Church Discipline-Mark E. Dever
The Biblical Basis for Missions-M. David Sills
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ as a Historical Event-Gary R. Habermas
Messianic Expectations-Craig A. Evans
Christ in the Old Testament-Craig A. Blaising
Incarnation and Christology-Stephen J. Wellum
Is Jesus the Only Way?-Robert M. Bowman, Jr.
The Cross and the Gospel-Bruce A. Ware
The Missional Church-Ed Stetzer
Opportunities and Challenges in Global Missions-M. David Sills
The Message and Lifestyle of the Apostles-Michael J. Wilkins
The Bible and Sexuality-Daniel L. Akin
Perseverance of the Saints-Daniel B. Wallace
The Bible and Women-Mary A. Kassian
The Bible and Civil Rights-Kevin L. Smith
Jesus and Atonement in the Old Testament-Eugene H. Merrill
Salvation in the Old Testament-Paige Patterson
Faith and Works-Mark DeVine
The Historical Reliability of the New Testament-Craig L. Blomberg

Study notes by:
Robert D. Bergen, Dorian G. Coover-Cox, Kenneth A. Mathews, Tiberius Rata, R. Dennis Cole, Eugene H. Merrill, Richard S. Hess, Iain M. Duguid, Bryan E. Beyer, Andrew C. Bowling, Winfried Corduan, Carl R. Anderson, Richard D. Patterson, Kevin R. Warstler, Sherri L. Klouda, David K. Stabnow, Duane A. Garrett, Craig Glickman, Tremper Longman III, Walter C. Kaiser, Mark F. Rooker, Michael Rydelnick, Ray Clendenen, Shawn C. Madden, Kevin Peacock, Joe Sprinkle, Gregory W. Parsons, D. Brent Sandy, Charles L. Quarles, Ross H. McLaren, A. Boyd Luter, Andreas J. Köstenberger, Stanley E. Porter, Edwin A. Blum, F. Alan Tomlinson, Kendell H. Easley, David S. Dockery, Richard R. Melick, Jr., James F. Davis, Ray Van Neste, Murray J. Harris, Malcolm B. Yarnell III, R. Gregg Watson, Terry L. Wilder, Robert W. Yarbrough

Powered by the bestselling Olive Tree BibleReader engine, this app can also be synced to include other content from your Olive Tree account.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 26, 2014 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • August 04, 2012 New version 5.1.8
  • July 24, 2012 New version 5.1.7.1
  • October 27, 2011 New version 5.00.007820
  • June 24, 2011 New version 1.1