Featuring the verse-numbering system unique to The Message , this compact edition is perfect for today's busy Christian. Fitting comfortably in a briefcase, purse, or backpack, The Message compact edition can easily be taken anywhere for any ministry purpose. Take it on business trips, on visits to the hospital, to school, or to work. Written in everyday English--how people speak in their homes and in the workplace-- The Message will bring more understanding and meaning to the Scriptures. Passages that seem familiar will come alive. The Message can help readers Read. Think. Pray. Live.
From the Back Cover
Travel Light with God's Word! Light for your path. Easy on your eyes. Read this Bible wherever life takes you. Ready to guide you every step of the way, this compact edition slips easily into your bag, your briefcase, and your life. The Message presents the Bible in stirring clarity, bringing your own journey into greater focus. Come and delight in the passion and personality that fill God's Word. What makes The Message the best reading Bible so special? Discover for yourself! Relax with the crisp, clear line-over-line layout Enjoy the one-column format you're used to See the big picture with The Story of the Bible in Five Acts alongside charts and maps Keep your spot with the satin ribbon marker Set-apart verse numbers won't distract your reading Compact, readable 6.6-point black type