Together: The Life Application Study Bible & the NLT Study Bible! You don't have to choose between context and application. Expository study notes from the NLT Study Bible help you understand the Bible like a 1st-Century believer. Best-selling Life Application study notes help you apply its truths in a 21st-century world. This Bible recognizes its application is best done with a thorough knowledge of historical and literary context. The NLT Study Bible is excellent at establishing this base. The Life Application Study Bible content guides you in the concrete steps toward application.