The 7 Editions

The 7 editions of The Bible Unpacked (TBU) aim to present the Bible’s teaching for different levels of understanding — with Bible verses. Each edition is an abbreviated version of the next longer one.

All 7 editions in online format can be accessed directly from The Bible Unpacked – Online. Blind and vision impaired users can contact this site for accessible copies of PDF files.

Your goal and the recommended editions

I. Handouts for outreach & missions

The Two-Minute Edition & Pocket Edition

Two-Minute EditionPocket Edition

Two-Minute Edition

Key Bible teachings for everyone

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

Use the Online Version:

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Pocket Edition

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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II. Bible studies for Christian community groups

Front cover of Concise EditionFront cover of Foundations EditionFront cover of Intermediate EditionFront cover of Comprehensive Edition

Concise Edition

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.

Use the Online Version:

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Foundations Edition

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

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

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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III. Reference for study and sermons

In-Depth Edition

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.

Use the Online Version:

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Download free eBooks:

pdf 26MB    ePub 4.3MB    mobi 20MB


Other Free Resources

See Rev. Dr John Mallison’s site for free Christian mentoring and cell group resources. Included are PDFs of: ‘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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