During Advent, my wife and I have been doing devotions at night before we put the baby down for the night. As part of that devotional time, I’ve been reading from the Common English Bible, and I have to say, I love this translation more and more. For the most part, I don’t have any issue with the translation. I find the translation to be readable. I also like that the translations uses more coloquial English (thus the name Common English). That adds to the readability of the translation.
Aside from one issue so far, I have no reservations about using the CEB for devotions or for use during church.
I you haven’t already, check out the info on the CEB.