'THE maximum tale EVER TOLD' IS greater than only a CLICHe. God is going to nice lengths to rescue misplaced and hurting humans. that's what the tale is all approximately: the tale of the Bible, God's nice love affair with humanity. Condensed into 31 available chapters, the tale sweeps you into the unfolding development of Bible characters and occasions from Genesis to Revelation. utilizing the transparent, available textual content of the NIV Bible, it permits the tales, poems, and teachings of the Bible to learn like a singular. and prefer any stable tale, the tale is full of intrigue, drama, clash, romance, and redemption; and this story's actual! From the foreword via Max Lucado and Randy Frazee: 'This ebook tells the grandest, such a lot compelling tale of all time: the tale of a real God who loves his young ones, who proven for them a manner of salvation and supplied a path to eternity. each one tale in those 31 chapters finds the God of grace---the God who speaks; the God who acts; the God who listens; the God whose love for his humans culminated in his sacrifice of Jesus, his basically Son, to compensate for the sins of humanity.' beneficial properties: * the tale of the Bible---in its personal phrases. choices from the NIV Bible with brief transitions to attach the reader to the continued tale. * occasions, characters, and teachings of the Bible prepared chronologically * Timelines of Bible occasions * New overseas model (NIV) Bible textual content Church households around the world can now embody the tale for a whole ministry yr via worship prone, small workforce reviews, and kin actions. examine extra approximately this whole-church event at TheStory.com. An excerpt from the tale: After Judas left, Jesus gave the disciples a glimpse of what was once to come back. He foreshadowed the truth that he was once going to be 'broken' and 'poured out'---he used to be going to take humanity's punishment for sin on himself. whereas they have been consuming, Jesus took bread, and while he had given thank you, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, announcing, 'Take and devour; this can be my body.' Then he took a cup, and whilst he had given thank you, he gave it to them, announcing, 'Drink from it, all of you. this is often my blood of the covenant, that is poured out for lots of for the forgiveness of sins. I let you know, i can't drink from this fruit of the vine to any extent further till that day while I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom.' Jesus warned his disciples that he will be with them just a few minutes longer. He went directly to convenience his pressured fans. 'Do no longer allow your hearts be anxious. you think in God; think additionally in me. My Father's apartment has many rooms; if that weren't so, might i've got instructed you that i'm going there to organize a spot for you? And if i'm going and get ready a spot for you, i'll get back and take you to be with me that you simply additionally could be the place i'm. you understand how to where the place i'm going.' Thomas acknowledged to him, 'Lord, we don't understand the place you're going, so how do we be aware of the way?' Jesus responded, 'I am the way in which and the reality and the existence. nobody involves the daddy other than via me. for those who fairly comprehend me, you'll be aware of my Father in addition. any further, you do understand him and feature noticeable him.'