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EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE YOU EXPERIENCE
SOMETHING THAT CHANGE YOU FOREVER
What would happen if you received a letter from God? Would your heart pound? Would your mind race? Would your life change?
With The Message, Eugene Peterson's best-selling paraphrasing translation of the Bible, you can join the millions of readers who have experienced God's Word in the form of a personal message.
Enthusiasm for The Message has boosted its poplularity as the most reader-friendly Bible available today. All sixty-six books of Scripture unfold like a page-turner you can't put down. With no distracting verse numbers or stiff, formall language, phrases you've read many times before will come alive, revealing the vibrant energy of God's Word.
For the startling sense of God speaking directly to you, read The Message. It will capture your heart, challenge your mind, and forever change your life.
EUGENE H. PETERSON is a pstor, scholar, writer, and poet. He has authored more than twenty books, including A Long Obedience in the Same Direction and The Contemplative Pastor. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Thology at Regent College in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Eugene founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he was the pastor for twenty-nine years. He lives with his wife, Jan, in Montana.
"Opening The Message is like reading the Bible with fresh eyes. Whether you've read the Scriptures through a hundred times or are just starting out, The Message is a wonderfull tool for understanding God's Word!"
-Bill McCartney, founder and president, Promise Keepers
"Eugene Peterson has translated God's Word into language so beautiful and understandable that it will cause you to fall in love with Jesus all over again. Dr. Peterson has put the cookies on the lower shelf- come and eat!"
-Mark Lowry, author, songwriter, and humorist
"There's a translation of Scripture that this guy Eugene Peterson has undertaken. It has been a great strength to me. He's a poet and a scholar, and he's brought the text back to the tone in which the books were written."
-Bono, lead singer of the music group U2