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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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Series: The Story
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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 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." Learn more about this whole-church experience at TheStory.com.
Pappo5 Stars Out Of 5Story BibleMarch 24, 2015PappoQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great way for people to become acquainted with Gods plans for humanity. It does not replace a bible but it is a great way to engage in the word and to spark interest in learning mor about the Savior.
micha4 Stars Out Of 5great bookMarch 20, 2015michaQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I wanted to read the story, it was on sale, I bought it. I have not been disapointed.
Teejay5 Stars Out Of 5PerfectMarch 18, 2015TeejayQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Wonderful way for new Christians to read the Bible as the story of God. also terrific help for storying for Life Groups.
GramgramTexasAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A Book For EveryoneFebruary 27, 2015GramgramTexasAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5As an avid reader of Max Lucado's writing for many years, I purchased 2 of The Story without hesitation, knowing that I would not have to worry that the message of the Bible would be changed. I was not disappointed. After recieving them and discussing its value with our youth pastor, my husband and I purchased 30 books and donated them to our church youth group. The Story should not be the only Bible you read, and it is not a study Bible, but reading it helps you see details of the Bible stories that you miss while reading other Bibles. It is a good Bible for new christians, teens, or just for to read like a story book. I would not hesitate to recommend this book to everyone.
arubagirl5 Stars Out Of 5The StoryFebruary 3, 2015arubagirlQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a very easy read to get to know the Bible, but do remember it is not the whole Bible, but is parts of the true NIV Bible and reads like one continuous story. I would highly recommend to anyone !!!
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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