Gain fresh perspective on the Bible. Experience the excitement and feeling of the Bible as it sounded to its first readers. Encounter passages you've read hundreds of times before as if reading them for the first time.
Improved style, size, and added study features make the completely redesigned Message Numbered Edition the contemporary translation of choice. These new features, combined with the everyday language of The Message, deliver a Bible-reading experience that is relevant, energetic, and amazingly fresh.
The most widely read paraphrase now comes with the most requested features:
- Exclusively designed numbering system
- New 25%-thinner size
- One-half pound lighter than previous editions
- Handcrafted maps & charts
- Cream colored paper for enhanced readability
- Improved typeset for better page economy and easier reading
- Bound-in Ribbon marker
- Padded Hardcover
Eugene H. Peterson wrote The Message in contemporary language that uses the words and phrases you might say when talking with a good friend. When paired with your favorite Bible study, The Message will deliver a reading experience that is reliable, energetic, and amazingly fresh. This top-selling, padded blue hardback is popular to give as a gift. Trim size: 6 x 9 3/16.
EUGENE H. PETERSON is a writer poet and retired pastor. He has authored more than thirty-four books (not including The Message). He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver British Columbia. Eugene also founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air Maryland where he ministered for twenty-nine years. He lives with his wife Jan in Montana.
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