What Makes The Message Different from Other Bibles?
Features of The Message
The Bible translated in American English
Single-column format and an exclusive numbering system unique to The Message
Written thought for thought in words that people speak everyday
Translated by Eugene H. Peterson from the original Greek and Hebrew text and evaluated and confirmed by a committee of twenty-one exegetical scholars of Old and New Testament languages and theology.
Guide from Eugene H. Peterson on how to use this reading Bible
Introductions to each book and sections of the Bible
"The Story of the Bible in Five Acts"
Benefits of The Message
Paired with a favorite study Bible, the passages in The Message are easier to understand and study
The Message reads like a novel, making it a true reading Bible
Allows readers to experience firsthand the same relevance and directness of the original Scriptures, in today's American English
All the different parts of the Bible come together as one narrative.
The Message will become more lively to the readers as they better understand how to use it
Readers will learn more about key phrases and words used in The Message