The Message - Eugene H. Peterson

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God’s Word was meant to be read and understood. It was first written in the language of the people—of fishermen, shopkeepers, and carpenters.

The Message gets back to that: You can read it and understand it. The Online Bible edition of The Message contains verse numbers that will help you study and find favorite passages. Or you can just read it like a book and let the narrative impact you. After all, it is God’s story, with its heroes and villains, conflicts and resolutions. Either way, it’s God’s Word—the Truth—in a user-friendly form.

Use The Message as an alternate version together with another Bible version and synchronise scrolling.

The Message is great for:

  • Reading devotionally
  • Teaching or preaching
  • Helping new believers
  • Reviving interest in God's Word
  • Bringing clarity and new insight to familiar passages

With The Message, Eugene Peterson’s best-selling paraphrase 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 popularity as the most reader-friendly Bible available today. Every book of Scripture unfolds like a page-turner you can’t put down! With no distracting verse numbers or stiff, formal language, passages you’ve read many times before will come alive, revealing the vibrant energy of God’s Word.

"I hope that when readers find the poetry, the stories, the prayers, the songs in this Book in their language—the sort of language in which it was written—they will read it from cover to cover, nonstop" says Eugene Peterson.

Special offer:
We are pleased to introduce The Message to the Online Bible users' community in Europe. The Message is a standard part of the Online Bible DeLuxe (European Edition) CD ROM.

Take advantage of this offer and order the Online Bible DeLuxe CD ROM.
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We have no permission to offer The Message as a download. The Message is only available as a part of the Online Bible DeLuxe CD ROM.

About Eugene H. Peterson:
EUGENE H. PETERSON is a writer, poet, and retired pastor. He has authored more than 20 books and is a contributing editor for "Leadership". 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 29 years. He lives with his wife, Jan, in Montana.

System requirements:
PC with Windows 98 (second edition), ME, 2000 or XP

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