The Best Message on Earth just got better Improved Design and enhanced capability make the all-new version of The Message Numbered Edition the contemporary translation of choice. And when paired up with your favorite study Bible, The Everyday Language that The Message is known for along with these new ly enhanced features deliver a reading experience that is relatable, energetic, and amazingly fresh. Newly added features to enhance the reading experience Now includes Verse Numbers -With an exclusively designed verse numbering system, that's distinct to the Message. All new size that's 25% thinner and a full-half pound lighter. Handcrafted Maps and Charts enhance the big picture of scripture Deluxe padded cover with silver embos s Improved typeset for better readability Satin ribbon marker comes standard for keeping your place Exclusive Lifetime Reader Guarantee -if you're Message Bible gets worn out from heavy use, we'll replace it at no additional cost to you JI Packer endorsement Bono endorsementPeterson, Eugene H. is the author of 'Message Numbered Edition, Black Genuine Leather', published 2005 under ISBN 9781576838389 and ISBN 1576838382.