Message New Testament Psalms and Proverbs (Black Letter Edition)
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About "Message New Testament Psalms and Proverbs (Black Letter Edition)"
The New Testament, Psalms and Proverbs have never been more understandable than with this lively, readable paraphrase. Expertly crafted by prolific author, poet and pastor, Eugene Peterson, it will allow you to appreciate the earthy expressive, ordinary language of the Bible's original Greek and Hebrew as never before! From Navpress
The Power of the New Testament. The Passion of the Psalms. The Wisdom of Proverbs. Many people assume that a book about a holy God should sound elevated, stately, and ceremonial. If this is how you've always viewed the Bible, you're about to make a surprising discovery. The Message brings the life-changing power of the New Testament, the vibrant passion of the Psalms, and the rich, practical wisdom of Proverbs into easy-to-read modern language that echoes the rhythm and idioms of the original Greek and Hebrew. Written in the same kind of language you'd use to talk with friends, write a letter, or discuss politics, The Message preserves the authentic, earthy flavor and the expressive character of the Bible's best-loved books. Whether you've been reading the Bible for years or are exploring it for the first time, The Message will startle and surprise you. And it will allow you to experience firsthand the same power and directness that motivated its original readers to change the course of history so many centuries ago.
Paraphrased by Peterson in easy-to-read modern English ^ 6 3/8 X 9 3/8 % Font size: 10
Written in the rhythms of today's language, The Message brings out the Scripture's expressive flavor. This New Testament edition gives your Bible reading a unique freshness whether you are reading it for the first time or have been studying it for years. ^Includes Psalms and Proverbs.