The Bible is the greatest of all books; to study it is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it the highest of all goals."- Dr. Charles C. RyrieRegardless of how many Bibles you may already have, a study Bible is a must if you intend to deepen your understanding of God, His character, His methods, and His commands. The Ryrie (NIV 1984 Edition) Study Bible is purposely designed to keep the focus on God's Word, the 10,000 explanatory notes are written to enhance, not comment on Scripture. Also included are in-text supporting maps, charts, timelines, and diagrams; 16 full-color maps and 8-page historical timeline; thorough topical index and comprehensive concordance. And whether you are a new believer or a mature Christian, Dr. Ryrie i ncludes helpful articles to further your knowledge of the Bible.This Bible has a beautiful contemporary cover design that is classically simple and highlighted by a burnished cross. In addition, you will receive a code to go online and download The Moody Library, an ideal Bible software program for Pastors, Teachers, Professors, Students, Bible Study Leaders, and anyone thirsting to learn and understand more fully. Valued at over $400, this software was developed by Moody Publishers and WORDsearch™ as an electronic companion to The Ryrie Study Bibles.