Sacred Scripture is your guide to what matters most in life. If you're not familiar with it, Patrick Madrid's choice of 150 key verses can ease you in. If you regularly read and pray with Scripture, these verses will provide you with rich food for thought. No matter what your situation, the Bible will help you evaluate the choices and make the decisions that confront you every day. Either explicitly or implicitly, Scripture address all life's problems, worries, dangers, questions, and uncertainties. 150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know offers you a window into Scripture, revealing how God's eternal wisdom relates to your life.
"One of God's greatest gifts to us is His Word, inscribed through the ages to be held in our hearts as a source of guidance. Through this book, Patrick Madrid provides us a practical, accessible resource for spiritual development that will make a meaningful difference in our relationship with the Lord and the people in our lives. 150 Bible Verses will help us grow in faith and awareness of God's presence in our world."
— Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston
About the author
Patrick Madrid is the publisher of Envoy Magazine, a journal of contemporary Catholic thought, and he is director of the Envoy Institute of Belmont Abbey College. Since its inception in 1996, the Envoy team has garnered numerous journalism awards, including several first-place awards in the magazine-of-the-year “General Excellence” category from the Catholic Press Association.
Patrick is the author of twelve books on Catholic themes including, Pope Fiction, Search and Rescue, Does the Bible Really Say That?, and 150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know. He edited and co-authored the acclaimed multi-volume Surprised by Truth series (with over 400,000 combined copies in print in English and Spanish), and he has published numerous popular articles on Scripture, Church history, patristics, apologetics, and evangelization in various Catholic periodicals.
Active in apologetics since 1987, he served as vice president of Catholic Answers for eight years (1988 through 1995) and helped co-found that apostolate's flagship magazine, This Rock, in January of 1990.