You probably already know what it means to love God with your mind and strength. You diligently study the Bible and apply its instructions to your life. But if your heart and soul aren't also involved, a part of you hungers for more -- because the Scriptures aren't just meant to shape your thoughts and actions, but to connect you with God's heart. The NIV Worship Bible takes you where even the best Bibles don't go. It's the ultimate resource for experiencing and responding to the love of God. Created in partnership with Marantha! Music, it is designed to usher you into God's presence, engage your heart and soul with his goodness, and lead you in expressing your love for him in heartfelt worship and praise. The NIV Worship Bible features: - Worship 101 -- Offering a thorough understanding of worship in the Bible, this article provides you with a solid basis for listening and responding to God in your own worship experiences as it introduces you to features of this Bible. - My Beloved -- 36 beautiful, page-length 'letters from God' to you paraphrased from scripture, will move you deeply with insights into your Father's heart toward you. - Hear My Prayer -- Prayers on every page based on nearby passages of Scripture help you resound to God. - Quotations -- A treasury of over 1,000 quotes from great worshippers of the past, including St. Augustine, Martin Luther, Matthew Henry, and A.W. Tozer, plus contemporary authors such as Max Lucado and Charles Swindoll, encourage your own heart-to-heart communication with God through the thoughts and expressions of others. - Worship Songs -- Nearly 800 hymns of faith and modern songs of praise placed next to appropriate Bible passages lead you in the melodies and moods of worship. - New International Version -- Today's leading Bible translation gives you an acclaimed combination of accuracy and readability. - Book Introduction -- Helps you understood the themes in different books of the Bible. - Concordance -- An 80-page concordance guides you swiftly to the Bible passages you're looking for.