How does the GOD’S WORD Translation compare to other Bibles?
Discover the difference between the clear, natural English of GOD’S WORD and other Bible translations in these well-known verses we love.
Christ died for us while we were still sinners. This demonstrates God’s love for us.
“So wherever you go, make disciples of all nations: Baptize them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Teach them to do everything I have commanded you. And remember that I am always with you until the end of time.”
Jesus answered him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one goes to the Father except through me.”
Because all people have sinned, they have fallen short of God’s glory.
God is faithful and reliable. If we confess our sins, he forgives them and cleanses us from everything we’ve done wrong.
I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live I live by believing in God’s Son, who loved me and took the punishment for my sins.
One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, “Don’t be afraid to speak out! Don’t be silent! I’m with you. No one will attack you or harm you. I have many people in this city.”
A thief comes to steal, kill, and destroy. But I came so that my sheep will have life and so that they will have everything they need.
Brothers and sisters, in view of all we have just shared about God’s compassion, I encourage you to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, dedicated to God and pleasing to him. This kind of worship is appropriate for you.
But the spiritual nature produces love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There are no laws against things like that.
So wherever you go, make disciples of all nations: Baptize them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Never worry about anything. But in every situation let God know what you need in prayers and requests while giving thanks.
Don’t become like the people of this world. Instead, change the way you think. Then you will always be able to determine what God really wants—what is good, pleasing, and perfect.
Trust the Lord with all your heart,
and do not rely on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make your paths smooth.
I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me.
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God—those whom he has called according to his plan.
I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord. They are plans for peace and not disaster, plans to give you a future filled with hope.
God loved the world this way: He gave his only Son so that everyone who believes in him will not die but will have eternal life.