Introducing ‘Word Come Alive’

‘Word Come Alive’ is an expanded translation (paraphrase) of the New Testament of the Bible by respected editor Martin Manser. It supplies linking phrases and background information in italics within the text to help make its message more immediately understandable It aims to express the sense of the original in contemporary, natural English and to have a powerful effect on readers, with a fresh, incisive quality that will make readers sit up and think.

Who is ‘Word Come Alive’ for?

Experienced Christians who may be so familiar with the language of the Bible that it may have lost some of its impact on them will find this text refreshing and challenging.

Teachers and preachers will find this paraphrase to be a valuable and informative resource in their preparation.

Readers without a knowledge of the Bible but who want to understand its message will find the text accessible and thought-provoking.