- The ultimate Bible for experiencing greater intimacy with God, leading the reader into genuine, heartfelt worship and praise - Blends hymns of faith and contemporary worship songs with quotes from great worshipers of the present and past - Created in partnership with Maranatha! music - Also available in the Nueva Version Internacional
There are two basic approaches to Scripture. One informs the mind. The other speaks to the heart. The NIV Worship Bible has been crafted for those who long to develop greater intimacy with God. It facilitates daily encounters with him that lead to genuine, heartfelt worship and praise. Created in partnership with Maranatha! Music, The NIV Worship Bible is the ultimate resource for experiencing and responding to the love of God. Blending contemporary worship songs and prayers with quotes from the great worshipers of the past, it is designed to bring believers into God's presence and lead them in expressing their personal response of worship to him. The Maranatha! Personal Worship Bible includes: My Beloved--40 beautiful full-page, full-color inserts use Scripture to formulate God's expressions of love for his children Hear My Prayer--Notes on each page facilitate encounters with God through prayers based on nearby passages of Scripture Quotations--425 quotes from great worshipers of the past, including St. Augustine, Martin Luther, Matthew Henry, and A.W. Tozer, plus contemporary authors such as Max Lucado and Charles Swindoll help the reader respond to God Worship Songs--425 hymns of faith and modern songs of praise, placed next to appropriate Bible passages lead the reader in expressions of worship NIV text--Today's leading Bible translation, an acclaimed combination of accuracy and readability Worship 101--Shows how to listen and respond to God in worship Book introductions, worship glossary, and concordance Song Index Links Scripture passages with appropriate worship songs END
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You probably already know what it means to love God with your mind and strength. You diligently study the Bible and apply its instructions to your life. But if your heart and soul aren't also involved, a part of you hungers for more -- because the Scriptures aren't just meant to shape your thoughts and actions, but to connect you with God's heart. The NIV Worship Bible takes you where even the best Bibles don't go. It's the ultimate resource for experiencing and responding to the love of God. Created in partnership with Marantha! Music, it is designed to usher you into God's presence, engage your heart and soul with his goodness, and lead you in expressing your love for him in heartfelt worship and praise. The NIV Worship Bible features: - Worship 101 -- Offering a thorough understanding of worship in the Bible, this article provides you with a solid basis for listening and responding to God in your own worship experiences as it introduces you to features of this Bible. - My Beloved -- 36 beautiful, page-length "letters from God" to you paraphrased from scripture, will move you deeply with insights into your Father's heart toward you. - Hear My Prayer -- Prayers on every page based on nearby passages of Scripture help you resound to God. - Quotations -- A treasury of over 1,000 quotes from great worshippers of the past, including St. Augustine, Martin Luther, Matthew Henry, and A.W. Tozer, plus contemporary authors such as Max Lucado and Charles Swindoll, encourage your own heart-to-heart communication with God through the thoughts and expressions of others. - Worship Songs -- Nearly 800 hymns of faith and modern songs of praise placed next to appropriate Bible passages lead you in the melodies and moods of worship. - New International Version -- Today's leading Bible translation gives you an acclaimed combination of accuracy and readability. - Book Introduction -- Helps you understood the themes in different books of the Bible. - Concordance -- An 80-page concordance guides you swiftly to the Bible passages you're looking for.
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