The Message Meets You Where You Are.Come and delight in the unexpected passion and personality that fill God's Word! This pocket size is perfect for your backpack, briefcase, suitcase, or purse. Each book introduction helps you make surprising connections as you read. The New Testament introduction shows your how God's story becomes your story.The Message is a reading Bible rendered from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by pastor 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.