New Believers Bible - Flipbook - Page 80
Congratulations! You are holding in your hands the best-selling book
in the history of humanity—the Bible. It was given to us by God thousands of years ago. Although the Bible has been around for some time,
the wisdom and knowledge contained within are still relevant today. In
fact, everything you need to know about God and life is found in the
pages of this book. It is the “user’s manual of life” that we all have been
The Bible does not just teach us about life, though. It also shows us
how to come into a personal relationship with the very God who inspired
this book. This particular Bible contains features that have been specially
designed to help you understand, discover, and deepen the personal relationship that God wants to have with you.
Perhaps you are not yet a believer in Jesus Christ, but you want to know
more about Christianity. You may even want to be a believer, but you just
don’t know how to become one. In the New Believer’s Bible, you will find
a section titled “How You Can Know God” (page A11). Here, you will
learn how to establish a life-changing relationship with Jesus.
Maybe you have just started in the Christian faith. You are a new
believer. Here you will find out how to lay a good foundation for your
faith and walk with God in the years ahead.
You may even be a believer who is mature in the faith. Here you will be
refreshed and reminded of the essentials of the Christian faith and life.
THE MAIN FEATURES
The New Believer’s Bible contains four reading tracks: Cornerstones,
First Steps, Off and Running, and Big Questions. Each reading track
(except Big Questions) is composed of two kinds of notes: up-front and
in-text. The up-front notes appear before the Bible text and are made up
of one to two paragraphs and two to eight numbered points that refer
you to Scripture passages and their accompanying in-text notes. (Big
Questions is composed of an up-front list of questions and the page
numbers you can find them on, and the in-text notes that answer those