The Message Ministry Edition

The Message Ministry Edition Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 1600065945
Release 2009-05
Pages 906
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Increase your ministry's impact with "The Message Ministry Edition." At this great low price, churches and ministries can give it away to guests, small groups, and Sunday school classes.New Bible readers will relate to "The Message"'s thoughtful language. Lifelong believers will be surprised by its deep insights. Offer everyone a Bible they'll enjoy reading.They can dive even deeper using these great features . . .Book Introductions help them spot each book's big ideas."The Story of the Bible in Five Acts" helps them see the Bible's big picture.Timelines, charts, and maps help them navigate the Bible world."The Message"'s unique, verse-numbered paragraphs help them find any passage.Eugene Peterson's introduction helps them make the most of a "reading Bible."



The Message Deluxe Gift Bible

The Message Deluxe Gift Bible Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 1631465783
Release 2016-10-01
Pages 1072
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Celebrate your moment. Life is full of highs and lows. The Message Bible has the words to carry you through each one. Words of comfort and celebration. Words of heartache and hope. Enjoy the gifts that life brings and a Bible that can express each moment.The Message is a reading Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by scholar, pastor, author, and poet Eugene Peterson. Thoroughly reviewed and approved by 20 biblical scholars, The Message combines the authority of God's Word with the cadence and energy of conversational English.For the first time as a gift bible, The Message includes all these popular features! Personalize your Bible with the colorful presentation page. Find passages with The Message's unique verse-numbered paragraphs. See the big picture with "The Story of the Bible in Five Acts." Get your bearings with handcrafted maps, charts, and timelines. Use your Bible for years to come with its durable binding. Keep your place with a satin ribbon marker. Read The Message and fill your life with the unexpected passion and personality that fill God's Word.



The Message

The Message Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 1617471453
Release 2011-06-17
Pages 2272
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Connection and communication are vital in relationships, but what about in your relationship with God? Is it more of a duty than a delight? In this 6-session Bible study, the first in a series from Pray! Resources, you'll discover greater joy and intimacy in your most important relationship. Free leader's guide is available for download.



The Message Promise Book

The Message Promise Book Author
ISBN-10 9781612911472
Release 2014-02-27
Pages 144
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Updated and revised with new topics and Scripture references, this pocket-sized reference arranges passages from The Message by 80 different topics. Offering the hope of God’s Word on a wide range of issues, including stress, money, self-image, and relationships, The Message Promise Book is easy to understand and relevant to life today.



The Message Study Bible

The Message Study Bible Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 1617478989
Release 2012-01-19
Pages 2071
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The Message Study Bible combines this best-selling contemporary translation with personal insights from pastor Eugene H. Peterson's lifetime of studying the Word.



My First Message

My First Message Author
ISBN-10 9781612919713
Release 2014-04-17
Pages 384
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Parents want their children to discover the value of God’s Word. My First Message is a one-of-a-kind Bible that transforms family devotions into interactive experiences. The great Message style offers a version of the Bible that is easy to read and understand. Children ages 4-8 are encouraged to learn to study the Bible through a “read, think, pray, and live” approach. Filled with lively illustrations and fun activities for parents and children, My First Message keeps in mind the short attention span of its readers and moves the stories along at a good pace.



The Message

The Message Author
ISBN-10 9781617479311
Release 2014-02-27
Pages 1728
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The Message is a reading Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by scholar, pastor, author, and poet Eugene Peterson. Thoroughly reviewed and approved by twenty biblical scholars, The Message combines the authority of God’s Word with the cadence and energy of conversational English. What makes The Message the best reading Bible? Discover for yourself. Feel the impact of a Bible translated into conversational English. Find passages with The Message’s unique verse-numbered paragraphs. See the big picture with “The Story of the Bible in Five Acts,” alongside handcrafted timelines and charts. Come and delight in the unexpected passion and personality that fill God’s Word.



Subversive Spirituality

Subversive Spirituality Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 0802842976
Release 1997-06-27
Pages 263
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Subversive Spirituality is a gathering together of articles written by Eugene Peterson over the past twenty-five years. Made up of occasional pieces, short biblical studies, poetry, pastoral readings and interviews, this book reflects on the overlooked facets of the spiritual life. Peterson captures the epiphanies of life with the pleasing pastoral style and inspiring depth of insight for which he is well known. Peterson describes his book this way: "The gathering of articles and essays, poems and conversations, is a kind of kitchen midden of my noticings of the obvious in the course of living out the Christian life in the vocational context of pastor, writer, and professor. The randomness and repetitions and false starts are rough edges that I am leaving as is in the interests of honesty. Spirituality is not, by and large, smooth. I do hope, however, that they will be found to be 'freshly phrased.'"



Side By Side Bible PR NIV MS

Side By Side Bible PR NIV MS Author Zondervan Bibles
ISBN-10 0310436826
Release 2011-11-23
Pages 2035
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Setting the New International Version and The Message together, this hardcover Bible allows you to instantly compare today s most popular modern-English Bible translation: the NIV, and Eugene H. Peterson s bestselling paraphrase: The Message. And a special foreword from Eugene H. Peterson illuminates the importance of this unique format, and the blessing we have to read these two great versions of Scripture."



The Message Solo Women s Devotional

The Message  Solo Women s Devotional Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 1612914543
Release 2014-01-31
Pages 368
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If you're like most women, you want to soak in God's presence daily in a meaningful way, but sometimes the busyness of life gets in the way. You need a devotional that understands the demands of being a modern woman, one that is biblically based and relevant to your life. You need SOLO for Women. Written for women on the go, by women on the go, this devotional offers 180 readings that revolve around real heart issues. Carefully selected passages from The Message, Eugene H. Peterson's contemporary Bible translation, are paired with contemplative devotions that use the lectio divina method of study. This classic approach allows you to truly experience God's Word by reading, thinking about, praying through, and living out Scripture. To track your daily journey with God, each devotion includes journaling space to interact and respond to what you have read. So slow down, take a deep breath, and let this devotional strengthen your faith in a fresh and unique way.



Working the Angles

Working the Angles Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 0802802656
Release 1987
Pages 137
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Asks clergy to return to the fundamental basics and focus on praying, reading scripture, and giving spiritual direction instead of image, attendance numbers, sociological impact, and economic viability.



The Contemplative Pastor

The Contemplative Pastor Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 0802801145
Release 1993
Pages 171
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Peterson, who has been gaining a growing reputation as a "pastor's pastor", speaks words of wisdom and refreshment for pastors caught in the busy-ness of preaching, teaching, and "running the church". Chapters include poetic reflections on the Beatitudes, advice on spiritual direction "between Sundays", and the language of prayer.



The Message Slimline Edition

The Message Slimline Edition Author
ISBN-10 1631464337
Release 2015-03-01
Pages 1440
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Less than one inch thick, The Message Slimline is the skinniest Message Bible ever. Including The Message’s readable single-column format, the Slimline edition combines the best features of both books and Bibles to give you the ideal Bible-reading experience. The Message is a reading Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by scholar, pastor, author, and poet Eugene Peterson. Peterson spent ten years working on The Message after teaching in seminary and preaching in churches for more than thirty years. It combines the authority of God’s Word with the cadence and energy of conversational English and was thoroughly reviewed and approved by twenty biblical scholars. The Message rouses long-time Bible readers from their sleepy routines and awakens in them a renewed desire to hear God speak. For new readers, The Message breaks the stereotype that the Bible is stodgy, stiff, and humorless. Open The Message Slimline and encounter God’s Word.



Holy Luck

Holy Luck Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 9780802870995
Release 2013-10-10
Pages 128
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Throughout his many years of pastoral ministry, almost everything Eugene Peterson has done -- preaching, teaching, praying, counseling, writing -- has involved words. To keep himself attuned to the power of words and to help himself use language with precision and imagination, Peterson both reads and writes poetry. Holy Luck presents, in one luminous volume, seventy poems by Peterson, most of them not previously published. Speaking to various aspects of Kingdom of God living, these poems are arranged in three sets: Holy Luck -- poems arising out of the Beatitudes The Rustling Grass -- poems opening up invisible Kingdom realities through particular created things Smooth Stones -- occasional poems about discovering significance in every detail encountered while following Jesus Echoing the language of Peterson s popular Bible translation, The Message, the poems in Holy Luck are well suited for devotional purposes. An ideal gift item, this volume is one that readers will look to again and again.



Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work

Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 0802806600
Release 1992-09-01
Pages 241
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Whereas much of the current literature on pastoring stresses up-to-date training and new techniques stemming from the behavioral sciences, Eugene Peterson here calls for returning to an "old" resource--the Bible--as the basis for all of pastoral ministry. Originally published in 1980 and now being reprinted to meet continuing demand, Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work shows how five Old Testament books provide a solid foundation for much of what a pastor does: Prayer-Directing: Song of Songs Story-Making: Ruth Pain-Sharing: Lamentations Nay-Saying: Ecclesiastes Community-Building: Esther Pointing to the relevance of ancient wisdom, adapting Jewish religious tradition to contemporary pastoral practice, and affirming a significant link between pastoral work and the act of worship, this book opens up to pastors a wealth of valuable practical-theological insights.



Under the Unpredictable Plant

Under the Unpredictable Plant Author Eugene H. Peterson
ISBN-10 0802808484
Release 1994-06-01
Pages 206
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Uses the biblical book of Jonah to reclaim the holiness of the pastoral calling in a culture that focuses on career development.



The Daily Message

The Daily Message Author
ISBN-10 9781617479380
Release 2014-02-27
Pages 1600
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The Daily Message is the perfect one-year reading Bible, allowing for both flexibility and time to let the readings soak into your heart and mind. Arranged into six readings per week, this simple, easy-to-do plan will revolutionize your daily quiet time with God. Features include:Discipleship Journal’s “Book-at-a-Time” reading planInspirational words from Psalms or Proverbs and thoughtful questions for deeper reflectionAlternative reading plans that allow you to start any day of the year and read at your own pace