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Why We Use the ESV (English Standard Version)

Calvary Community Church uses the English Standard Version of the Bible. For more information on this translation, visit the ESV website.

The publisher of the ESV Bible, Crossway Books, has created an excellent video to provide answers to what the ESV translation is and why we use it. Click on one of the following links to view it:
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Introducing the ESV STUDY BIBLE
The ESV Study Bible was created to help people understand the Bible in a deeper way-to understand the timeless truth of God's Word as a powerful, compelling, life-changing reality. To accomplish this, the ESV Study Bible combines the best and most recent evangelical Christian scholarship with the highly regarded ESV Bible text. The result is the most comprehensive study Bible ever published-with 2,752 pages of extensive, accessible Bible resources.

Created by an outstanding team of 95 evangelical Christian scholars and teachers, the ESV Study Bible presents completely new study notes, maps, illustrations, charts, timelines, articles, and introductions. Altogether the ESV Study Bible comprises 2 million words of Bible text, insightful explanation, teaching, and reference material-equivalent to a 20-volume Bible resource library all contained in one volume. >More information on the ESV Study Bible. At our Resource Center we have copies of the ESV Study Bible for purchase.