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May 06, 2021 4 min read

The Benefits of Having a Custom-Made Bible Cover

We know that we love our Bibles, but how much does God call us to love His Word?

Well, the Bible itself can tell us. The prophet Jeremiah wrote, "When I found your words, I devoured them; your words were my joy, the happiness of my heart, because I bear your name, Lord, God of hosts."

We are called to treasure the Word of God so much that it becomes "the happiness of our heart," and that extends to the way that we treat our Bibles every day. If you looking for a way to honor and reverence your Bible daily, why not invest in personalized Bible covers? 

Leather bible covers have lots of benefits, including keeping your Bible safe for a lifetime and honoring God's Word. Read on to learn more about the benefits of a personalized leather Bible cover. 

Protecting Your Bible

Jesus Christ said to His disciples, "Heaven and Earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away" (Matthew 24: 35). A leather cover may not ensure that your personal Bible outlasts Heaven and Earth, but it can certainly extend its life. 

If you've just purchased a new Bible, you can expect it to last several years. However, with a leather Bible cover binding, it could last much longer — even a lifetime.

This is especially important for those who love to underline and make notes in the margins of their Bibles. Having to retire your old Bible when it begins to fall apart means that you lose all the notes, thoughts, and prayers that you have jotted in its pages. 

A leather Bible cover keeps your cover safe from bumps, but it does more than that. A full cover prevents the Bible's binding from getting jolted and torn (which leads to the book falling apart). Though leather Bible covers are an investment, they let you keep your beloved Bible for many years. 

Personalization

God tells us that He has "created our inmost being," (Psalm 139:13), and that means each one of us is completely unique in His eyes. Personalized Bible covers can be as unique as you are and reflect your personal walk with God.

When you order your personalized Bible cover, you could have it adorned with a meaningful decoration, such as:

  • Your favorite Scripture verse
  • A Biblical image such as a lion, dove, or fish symbol
  • Your family name (if the Bible is a family heirloom)

Women's Bible covers can reflect the beauty of Godly femininity with decorations like flowers, birds, or vines. On the other hand, men's Bible covers can reflect Biblical masculinity with rugged leather and sturdy stitching. 

With so many personalization options, you can get creative when you order your custom Bible cover. Don't forget to spend some time in prayer asking the Holy Spirit to inspire you with a design idea that glorifies the Lord. 

Craftsmanship

Craftsmanship is an important theme in God's Word. 

Our Lord Himself spent most of His life on earth working as a craftsman. Although Jesus is commonly known as a carpenter, the Greek word that refers to His occupation — tektōn — can also refer to a general builder who uses wood, stone, and other materials. 

This shows that Christ was not just a laborer. He was a specialized craftsman who glorified God by building beautiful and functional crafts. 

Not only that, but throughout the Bible, God approves of using beautifully crafted goods to worship Him. For example, the great temple that He instructed King Solomon to build was an architectural masterpiece. All of Israel contributed to the craftsmanship involved in building the temple. 

In today's world, Christians can still take part in the tradition of honoring God with beautiful craftsmanship. One important way to do that is by investing in a leather Bible cover.

Of course, there's nothing wrong with a Bible with a regular paper or hardback cover. However, it's especially fitting to honor God's Word by keeping your Bible in a beautifully crafted cover. 

Choose Your Translation

Everyone who draws close to the Word of God will quickly realize that there are many wonderful translations of the Bible. In fact, there are over 900 English versions to choose from.

With all the beautiful and powerful translations out there, we all have our favorite. However, whether you love the Good News Translation or the King James Version, the Word of God remains "living and active" (Hebrews 4:12).

One of the benefits of a personalized Bible cover is that you can get a leather cover made for any Bible. You don't have to try to find your most trusted translation in a size that fits a leather cover. (Some Bibles are available to buy with leather covers already on, but there is a limited selection.)

Even better, you can add a custom Bible cover to the copy that you already own. If your beloved copy is already falling apart, why not invest in a leather cover to extend its life?

With a personalized Bible cover, you can get a unique cover for your Bible and be confident that it fits perfectly. 

Choosing Personalized Bible Covers

Of all the investments that you will make in your life, your Bible is one of the most important. Leather Bible covers protect and honor God's Word so that your Bible can last a lifetime.

With so many benefits of personalized Bible covers, they are the perfect way to show reverence to the Word of God as you read it daily. 

Are you ready to find the best Bible cover for you? Check out our range of leather Bible covers today.