The Story, NIV: The Bible As One Continuous Story of God and His People. Hardcover
- NIV-New International Version
- KJV-King James Version
- NKJV-New King James Version
- ESV-English Standard Version
- NLT-New Living Translation
- NASB-New American Standard
- HCSB-Holman Christian Standard
- NIrV-New International Readers Version
- CEB-Common English Bible
- ICB-International Children's Bible
- God's Word
- NASB update-New American Standard Update
- NCV-New Century Version
- NVI-Nueva Version Internacional
- RVR-Reina Valera
- The Voice
- TNIV-Today's New International Version
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- Book Introductions
- Book Outlines
- Character Profiles
- Family Record Page
- Gilded Edges
- Gold Gilding
- Harmony of the Gospels
- Note Pages
- Other Helps
- Plan of Salvation
- Presentation Page
- Ribbon Marker
- Self-Pronouncing Text
- Silver Gilding
- Snap Flap
- Table of Weights & Measures
- Thumb Index
- Topical Index
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That is what The Story is all about—the story of the Bible, God’s great love affair with humanity.
Condensed into 31 accessible chapters, The Story sweeps you into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events from Genesis to Revelation. Using the clear, accessible text of the NIV Bible, it allows the stories, poems, and teachings of the Bible to read like a novel.
And like any good story, The Story is filled with intrigue, drama, conflict, romance, and redemption—and this story’s true! From the foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee:
"This book tells the grandest, most compelling story of all time: the story of a true God who loves his children, who established for them a way of salvation and provided a route to eternity. Each story in these 31 chapters reveals the God of grace—the God who speaks; the God who acts; the God who listens; the God whose love for his people culminated in his sacrifice of Jesus, his only Son, to atone for the sins of humanity."
- The story of the Bible—in its own words. Bible selections from the NIV, 2011 update, with short transitions connecting you to the continuing story.
- Events, characters, and teachings of the Bible arranged chronologically
- Time lines of Bible events
- Discussion questions for personal or group reflection
- List of principle characters with short biographical sketches
- Chart of References to biblical events
- Two-color maps of the Old Testament world and the New Testament world
- 10-point text size
- 8.75" x 5.75" x 1.50"
Church families around the globe can now embrace The Story for a full ministry year through worship, small group studies, and family activities. View more resources for The Story.
Number of Pages: 496
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.75 X 5.75 X 1.50 (inches)
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THE GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD IS MORE THAN JUST A CLICHÉ. God goes to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people. That is what The Story is all about: the story of the Bible, Gods great love affair with humanity. Condensed into 31 accessible chapters, The Story sweeps you into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events from Genesis to Revelation. Using the clear, accessible text of the NIV Bible, it allows the stories, poems, and teachings of the Bible to read like a novel. And like any good story, The Story is filled with intrigue, drama, conflict, romance, and redemption; and this storys true! From the foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee: This book tells the grandest, most compelling story of all time: the story of a true God who loves his children, who established for them a way of salvation and provided a route to eternity. Each story in these 31 chapters reveals the God of gracethe God who speaks; the God who acts; the God who listens; the God whose love for his people culminated in his sacrifice of Jesus, his only Son, to atone for the sins of humanity. Features: The story of the Biblein its own words. Selections from the NIV Bible with short transitions to connect the reader to the continuing story. Events, characters, and teachings of the Bible arranged chronologically Timelines of Bible events New International Version (NIV) Bible text Church families around the globe can now embrace The Story for a full ministry year through worship services, small group studies, and family activities. Learn more about this whole-church experience at TheStory.com. An excerpt from The Story: After Judas left, Jesus gave the disciples a glimpse of what was to come. He foreshadowed the fact that he was going to be broken and poured outhe was going to take humanitys punishment for sin on himself. While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, Take and eat; this is my body. Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. I tell you, I will not drink from this fruit of the vine from now on until that day when I drink it new with you in my Fathers kingdom. Jesus warned his disciples that he would be with them only a little while longer. He went on to comfort his confused followers. Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Fathers house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going. Thomas said to him, Lord, we dont know where you are going, so how can we know the way? Jesus answered, I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.
Joe5 Stars Out Of 5Easy readingNovember 2, 2014JoeQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great way to deliver God's word. The novel format makes the Bible more approachable to people just starting out.
KJR5 Stars Out Of 5The Story-NIVNovember 1, 2014KJRQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Easy to read and an enjoyable way to experience the stories in the Bible. I've seen how even the kids enjoy it!
deejer4 Stars Out Of 5The Story Bible StudyNovember 1, 2014deejerQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Good overall review. Entire church is doing it. Great discussions.
Junior5 Stars Out Of 5The StoryOctober 24, 2014JuniorQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great Study!!
PatrickCalverton, New YorkAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5The StoryOctober 6, 2014PatrickCalverton, New YorkAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Outstanding. I highly recommend this study. In it's simplicity it makes it user friendly for those who are new to the faith, and yet it is rife with the basics of Christianity for those who are more advanced in their walk.
Q: Age group for "The Story" I have a childrens ministry ages 3-12. Would this be an appropriate gift for the children old enough to read?
This edition would work for older Elementary age children to Adult. For an edition of this Bible geared specifically for kids see WW719755, The Story for Kids.
Q: Are the events in this book in chronological order or in books of the Bible order?
The Story presents selected passages from the NIV in Chronological order.
Q: Can I look up a specific scripture reference in The Story? My homeschooled 9th grader is using a curriculum which requires extensive scripture reading. I think The Story would be helpful. My only question is this...if he is assigned to read Proverbs1-20, is there an index that would help him know what pages to read in The Story? Thank you for any experience and help you can offer.
No, there are no chapter/verse references in the text of "The Story". There is a Chart of References in the back noting which selections of the Bible are used for each chapter of the book.
Q: We give Bibles to people that we don't always know personally. Would this be appropriate for a teenager that may not have a Christian background?
This would be easier reading for a young person not familiar with the Bible.
Q: What is the difference between this and the other edition? What is the difference (in content) between this and "The Story: Read the Bible as One Seamless Story from Beginning to End" (CBD Stock No: WW936985 / ISBN: 0310936985)?
This version utilizes the NIV's 2011 update which brings the language more in line with today's vocabulary.
Q: What kind of binding is on the hardcover edition, is it sewn or glued?
This is a glued binding.
Q: Which version of the NIV is used in this study?
This uses the 2011 edition of the NIV.
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