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'God d - - - you' is in The Message "bible"??

Yeah, I know.

It doesn’t make any difference to many of you. You’ll talk about how it’s not a Bible, it’s a paraphrase (even though it’s used as a Bible per se by millions). 360 more words

The Message "bible" butchers Psalm 1:1

Eugene Peterson’s horrendous translation (?) of Psalm 1:1 compared to the genuine thing.

HT: http://www.donotbesurprised.com/

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Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar. (Proverbs 30:5-6)

First Look: Bono And Author Eugene Peterson Team Up On Movie About the Psalms

Popular singer and U2 frontman Bono has teamed up with the translator of The Message Bible, Eugene Peterson, to make a film about the Psalms… 29 more words


Bono and Eugene Peterson| The Psalms

Published on Apr 26, 2016 by Fuller Studio

This short film documents the friendship between Bono (lead musician of the band U2) and Eugene Peterson (author of contemporary-language Bible translation The Message) revolving around their common interest in the Psalms. 880 more words

Thursday Theology

What do you See in the Mirror?

When you look in the mirror what do you see?

I ask the question because many of us see the features we don’t like about our bodies, am I right? 814 more words



John Lennon wrote these lyrics “and so this is Christmas and what have you done, another year over and a new one just begun” 503 more words

Jabez's Prayer

The Message "bible" makes Christians less knowledgeable about the Word of God

The Message, bluntly stated, seems written to make Christians less knowledgeable about the Word of God. While that may seem a strong comment, please consider what  Eugene Peterson himself said about the actual Bible: 192 more words