Book Summary: "Like going to a trusted Christian counselor, this Bible will guide you in emotional development and relationship health. Doctors Henry Cloud and John Townsend — bestselling authors of How People Grow and the Boundaries series — have created the NIV Life Journey Bible based on their many years of helping patients achieve personal growth and wholeness. It will enable you to understand God’s heart, which will shed new light on your life path, and lead you on a journey to the answers you’ve been searching for. You’ll see how God’s Word gives you an effective plan to stay spiritually healthy as you transition into and out of life’s various phases. The Insights, Essays, and Profiles offer valuable life lessons by pointing out where emotional health and maturity, or their absence, occur in various stories throughout Scripture. The Life Journey Study Bible is a great tool for anyone seeking personal growth. Henry Cloud Dr. Henry Cloud is a best-selling author, popular speaker, and co-host (with Dr. John Townsend) of the nationally broadcast New Life Live! Radio program. He is also co-founder of Cloud-Townsend Clinic and Cloud-Townsend Resources. His bestselling books include the Gold Medallion Award-winning Boundaries series and Making Small Groups Work. Dr. Cloud and his wife and two daughters live in Southern California. John Townsend Dr. John Townsend is a leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. He has written twenty-seven books, selling over 8 million copies, including the 3 million-selling Boundaries series. John is founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling and conducts the Townsend Leadership Program. He travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and working with leaders and their families. He and his wife, Barbi, live in Newport Beach, California. They have two sons. This edition includes many features to help illuminate your journey: New International Version Bible text • 300 Insights that offer an inside track on tips for emotional and relational health • Over 30 profiles of biblical figures reveal the growth principles found in God’s Word • 66 book introductions call out key growth concepts in each book of the Bible • 20 essays share important principles of spiritual growth, covering topics like growth, grief, and relationships • Reading plans • Subject Index • Index Order your copy of the NIV Life Journey Study Bible today and start the journey of finding the answers for your whole life. This Bible offers supplemental information on the following topics: God is the Source of Life, Blame is Part of Fallen Human Nature, God’s Plan: Redemptive Time, One Step at a Time, Leave the Old Life Behind, What Marriage Is, Love Means Allowing Others Freedom, God has Plans for Our Good, How Forgiveness Frees Us, Fleeing Temptation, Two Types of Suffering, Faith in Action, Forgiveness Doesn’t Allow Abuse, Influence Not Control, Passover Faith, Limiting Burnout, God Sets His Own Boundaries, Following the Crowd, Learning to Receive Forgiveness, Address Conflicts Directly, Respecting Others Boundaries, Holiness and Your Life, Grumbling and Its Cure, Reconciliation, The Sins of Parents, Blind Spots, Finding Life, How the Spirit Works, Big Prayers, Letting Children Choose, Handling Manipulation, Empathy, No Excuses, Be Faithful Not Perfect"