The 7 Editions

The 7 editions of The Bible Unpacked (TBU) aim to present the Bible’s teaching for different levels of understanding. They do this primarily with Bible verses. Each edition is an abbreviated version of the next one up in size.

All 7 editions are available below for free download in html, pdf, ePub and mobi formats. Blind and vision impaired users can contact this site for accessible copies of PDF files.

The html files can be viewed either online or offline. The Download Files links below download a zip file with all required files. Unzip them to a folder and then double click one of the html files to get started. All 7 editions can also be accessed online directly from ‘The Bible Unpacked’ Online.

Outreach & Missions

Two-Minute Edition

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Key Bible teachings for everyone

  • For giving to non-Christians.
  • Printable PDF is credit card size.
  • Examples (to adapt) of use in leaflets about:
    church or mission.

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Pocket Edition

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Key Bible teachings for seekers of truth

  • Largely for giving to inquiring non-Christians or young new Christians.
  • PDF page size A6; 20 pages. Use A5 paper to print.

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Growing in the Faith

There are Bible study questions for each of the four editions in this section. For the online, ePub and mobi versions, the questions are included in the editions (downloadable below). For the PDF versions, there are four Bible study series.

Concise Edition

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Key Bible teachings for new believers

  • For new or young Christians. Suitable to give to non-Christian friends.
  • Has Bible study questions (online, ePub, mobi)
  • PDF page size A5; 28 pages.
  • Use A4 paper to print.

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Foundations Edition

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The Bible’s teaching condensed for young believers

  • For Christians wanting a firm grounding in their faith.
  • Has Bible study questions (online, ePub, mobi)
  • PDF page size A5; 136 pages.
  • See Contents.

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Intermediate Edition

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The Bible’s teaching summarised for growing believers

  • For developing a sound understanding of the faith.
  • Has Bible study questions (online, ePub, mobi)
  • PDF page size A5; 400 pages.
  • See Contents.

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Comprehensive Edition

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The Bible’s teaching compiled for established believers

  • For a comprehensive knowledge of the faith.
  • Useful for study and preparing talks.
  • Has Bible study questions (online, ePub, mobi).
  • See Contents.

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Bible Students & Reference

In-Depth Edition

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The Bible’s teaching expounded for Bible students

  • For a deep understanding of the faith.
  • Useful for speakers preparing talks, leaders of Bible study groups, Bible students and Bible colleges.
  • See Contents.
  • For more details see: TBU In-Depth Edition.

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Other Free Resources

See the website of Rev. Dr John Mallison (TBU author’s father) for free Christian mentoring and cell group resources. Included are free downloads (PDFs) of his acclaimed books: ‘Mentoring to Develop Disciples & Leaders’ and ‘The Small-Group Leader’.

Link to site to download Christian mentoring book pdf for free
Link to site to download small group book pdf for free

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