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
Format: Imitation Leather Number of Pages: 1724 Vendor: NavPress Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.5 (inches) ISBN: 1576836738 ISBN-13: 9781576836736 Availability: In Stock
The Message Numbered Edition is written in contemporary language that is much like 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 Bible measures 6 x 9 3/16 with a comfortable-feeling padded blue cover.
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.