For more than 3,000 years people have found comfort, guidance, and encouragement in the Bible. The Bible is so essential to hsitory and humanity that it's impossible to overestimate its influence on Western civilization--and on an individual life like yours. Yet the Bible can be difficult to understand. Its 66 books were written by authors living at different times and in different cultures. Christians believe God inspired the words of Scripture, which is why the Bible is called the Word of God. This volume shows you how these sacred words will empower your life today. It provides the answers to life's ultimate questions: Who am I? Where did I come from? What is my purpose? This book will help you understand the Bible's timeless truths and guide you to become all you were meant to be.