The Bible Jesus Read

  • by Philip Yancey
  • Narrated by Philip Yancey
  • 3 hrs and 12 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you think The Old Testament is just a mysterious, outdated book - think again. It is the Bible that Jesus read, used, and loved. It is God's biography, the story of his passionate encounters with people. And it is a prequel to the story of Jesus, who came to answer the questions that troubled the ancient writers and still trouble us today. For expressing our deepest longings and voicing the full range of our lives and emotions, The Old Testament has no equal. In this recording, Philip Yancey, winner of 8 Golden Medallions, explores the sometimes shocking, often cryptic scriptures. You will come to know God more intimately, anticipate Jesus more fervently, and find a wonderful, wise companion for your faith journey.


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The title is misleading?

This is like cliff notes for the old testament. If you want a quick summary of parts of the old testament then this is OK. He talks alot about the complaining of the Jews and sounds sarcastic when read alot of the scriptures. It does not give you any thoughts on what Jesus got out of the old testament and why he preached the way he did.
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- Jamie

Loved this book -- made me thirsty for some OT

Yeah, the old testament is hard sometimes. But, getting a little background sure helps. Finding out that what I was taught in Sunday School at 10 about the old testament is not enough for a 40+ modern mind should not have been a surprise. God really wants to have personal relationship with people -- that's what the author of this book wants to say, and I'm convinced that the authors of the old testament would agree.
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- R. Whitten "bobwhitten"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: Zondervan