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<br /> SAMPLER<br /> Selections from the<br /> NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION<br /> THE STORY<br /> THE BIBLE AS ONE CONTINUING STORY OF GOD AND HIS PEOPLE<br /> FOREWORD BY<br /> MAXLUCADO&RANDYFRAZEE<br /> powered by<br /> Dear Pastor,<br /> We’ve seen the studies. We’ve talked to church leaders. You’ll agree.<br /> As a pastor, one of your greatest desires is for members of your congregation to become<br /> comfortable with the Bible, learning to appreciate God’s Word, and be swept up in the<br /> story of God’s love and plan for their lives. But so often people become overwhelmed,<br /> discouraged, or intimidated, and they simply avoid reading the Bible altogether.<br /> The Story was created to turn everyday people into devoted Bible readers.<br /> Here’s how: First, we envisioned the Bible as 31 thematic chapters in chronological<br /> order. Then, we carefully excerpted word-for-word passages from Scripture and<br /> craf<a title="The Story Sampler page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=1"> SAMPLER Selections from the N</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=2"> powered by Dear Pastor, We’ve seen the studie</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=3"> By taking a look at these sample chapters you can</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=4"> 18 Daniel in Exile 19 The Return Home 20 The Quee</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=5"> Timeline of The Story* BC </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=6"> BC 6 Wandering 1450 — </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=7"> BC 1000 — - - </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=8"> BC 19 The Return Home 550 — </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=9"> AD 25 Jesus, the Son of God 25— </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=10"> </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=11"> 1 Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=12"> 2 | The STory plants and trees on the land th</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=13"> Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It | 3</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=14"> 4 | The STory kinds of trees grow out of the </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=15"> Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It | 5</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=16"> 6 | The STory and you wil</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=17"> Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It | 7</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=18"> 8 | The STory people, life becomes one big pa</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=19"> Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It | 9</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=20"> 10 | T h e S T o r y waters rose and covered </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=21"> Creation: The Beginning of Life as We Know It | 1</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=22"> 12 | T h e S T o r y next move, time to build</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=23"> </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=24"> Holy Land in the Time of Jesus THE GREAT SEA GA</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=25"> 22 The Birth of the King In the beginning was</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=26"> 16 | T h e S T o r y have seen his glory, the</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=27"> The Birth of the King | 17 for he has been mindf</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=28"> 18 | T h e S T o r y did not want to expose h</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=29"> The Birth of the King | 19 the Lord. This will b</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=30"> 20 | T h e S T o r y was to be born. “In Beth</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=31"> The Birth of the King | 21 Rachel</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=32"> 22 | T h e S T o r y “Why were you sea</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=33"> Chart of References 1 Creation: The Begin</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=34"> 24 | T h e S T o r y 19 The Return Home: Ezra</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=35"> TURN EVERYDAY PEOPLE INTO DEVOTED BIBLE REA</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=36"> ALL NEW BOOKS AND CURRICULUM FOR ALL AGES </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=37"> What PeoPle are saying about the story “The Stor</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=38"> the story Product line THe STory For AdULTS </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=39"> the story Product line THe STory For TeeNS Th</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=40"> the story Product line THe STory For CHIL</a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=41"> </a> <a title="The Story Sampler page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a1a4d6ea?page=42"> SAMPLER Turn Everyday People into Devoted Bible </a>