The Message Bible Compact 9781576835197
Readers who have either found the Bible to be an intimidating proposition or who are so familiar with it that the words have lost their meaning will discover that Eugene Peterson's The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language is a welcome way to read and reread one of the best-loved books of all time. It's directly translated from the Greek and Hebrew texts and is intentionally designed to be a reading Bible rather than a study Bible. Each of the 66 books has an introduction by Peterson, and there are no verse numbers to interrupt the flow of the passages.
This convenient pocket-sized version of the award-winning Bible is perfect for people on the go. Translated directly from the ancient Hebrew and Greek texts, Peterson's gripping paraphrase once again reveals the vibrant energy and passion of God's Word. language of The Message, deliver a Bible-reading experience that is readable, energetic, and amazingly fresh.