The Message Gospel of John in Contemporary Language
Firsthand Experience. Time-tested wisdom. Experience Jesus' life firsthand, the way John did as a young man, and benefit from his deep wisdom, gleaned from decades of following in Jesus' footsteps. John was in his late teens or early twenties,...
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Firsthand Experience. Time-tested wisdom.
Experience Jesus' life firsthand, the way John did as a young man, and benefit from his deep wisdom, gleaned from decades of following in Jesus' footsteps.
John was in his late teens or early twenties, wondering what his life would amount to, when he met Jesus. Within a few short years, he experienced the unforgettable events described in this book and considered what his life could be. When he finally wrote those events down, some sixty years later, he knew from experience the transformative power of Jesus' Message, and he wanted to share it.
As you read the Gospel of John, you'll begin to see what Jesus could do in your own life. And as you hear Jesus' words and see what he did, you'll encounter the extravagant dimensions of God's love.
Dr. Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written nearly thirty influential books including, Praying with the Psalms; Praying with Jesus; Reversed Thunder; Leap Over a Wall; Run with the Horses and Answering God , but he is best known for The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible.
Eugene Peterson was educated at Seattle Pacific University, New York Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University, and in 1962, Peterson became founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia retiring in 2002.
His most recent publications have been the Spiritual Theology Series including Eat this Book; Christ Dances in a Thousand Places; The Word Made Flesh; The Jesus Way and the fifth volume Practising Resurrection.
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