We've all been there. Those spiritual "dry times" when nothing seems to get through or make sense. Many have found that reading the Word from the New Living Translation is like coming across an unexpected oasis, right in the middle of the desert. An oasis filled with cool, refreshing Living Water . . . And all who come will drink deeply and find refreshment for their soul. < p> < I> The Holy Bible, < /I> Living Water edition features the New Living Translation and a simple, topical helpfinder up front. Readers can look up topics referenced "For Those Who Thirst for..." ...Encouragement, Guidance, Healing, Contentments, and 117 other topics. Scripture passages are written out for each topic, accompanied by a key insight, and supplemented with references for numerous passages.