Christians, especially new believers, wanting a concise and thoughtful survey of Scripture and summary of the books of the Bible. Readers of Eugene Peterson. Bible college/seminary professors. Youth Pastors, collegiate ministry leaders, small group leaders. It�s easy to get lost in the Bible. With so many different books and interweaving stories, it can feel overwhelming. The Invitation is the resource to help you find your place in the Bible, get a better grasp on what you�re reading, and feel more at home in the Word of God. These short readings on every book and section of the Bible include important verses to commit to memory. A valuable resource for new believers, seminary students, and any Christian looking for a comprehensive yet concise understanding of the books of the Bible. Eugene Peterson, translator of The Message version of the Bible, is a gracious and insightful guide as you make your way through the Scriptures, pointing out the people, places, and things to pay particular attention to, reflecting on how these ancient words fit into your very contemporary life, and sharing verses that encapsulate what�s going on in the Bible book you�re reading to whet your appetite and enrich your understanding. An essential resource for every Bible reader, it is your trusted companion to regularly spark your love and understanding of God�s Word.