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The Message Proverbs: The Book of Proverbs

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Updated in a riveting, modern paraphrase, let this practical wisdom transform your life--at home, at work, at play.
ebook, 78 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by NavPress Publishing Group (first published June 30th 1995)
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Aug 16, 2014 Jkanz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Recently, I was looking for a pocket volume of the Proverbs. I poked around on Amazon and didn't find much, but I did come across a small book based on Eugene Peterson's "The Message" paraphrase. At three-and-a-half bucks, it seemed like an easy decision. At 112 pages and about the size of a standard photograph, this one was the perfect size. I can slip it into my pocket to bring with me. Although, not my traditional translation, Peterson's rendering of the Proverbs packs a real punch. For examp ...more
Wisdom from the Source, our Creator! I invite everyone to check this out. The Message rocks!
James Cooper
Spent a week with Proverbs and for me this version might have been a little too modernized for my liking, but it is still all good reading!!
Sep 23, 2011 Barbara rated it it was amazing
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Proverbs contains amazing wisdom to help a person live their life in a way that is wise and successful. The Message translation is accurate and easy to read and understand.
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I try to read a chapter a night, every night. It is great advice worth reading over and over again.
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I skipped around and read what felt right to me at that moment.
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words of wisdom translated in today's language.
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Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. For many years he was James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. He also served as founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland. He has written over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary translation of t ...more
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