I've been a fan of the Amplified Bible for a number of years, but T.D. Jakes has won me over with his edition of the New King James version. While the Bible itself if extraordinary just because of what it is, T. D. Jakes ratchets it up a notch with the little "Pearls of Wisdom" at the bottom of every other page, along with his page-long encouragements, all meant just for women. This man is TRULY anointed of God. Every encouragement, admonishment, and little reminder seems written JUST FOR ME, one who has battled with low self-esteem since childhood. Reverend Jakes' notes and encouragements are just the right little "boost" to the Word of God to solidify in me that I AM SPECIAL TO GOD, and enable me to believe it and walk in the victory that belongs to me -- I am VICTORIOUS, and good self-esteem and confidence belong to ME now.
Women, GET THIS BIBLE! T. D. Jakes' notes and encouragements remind us of the REAL POWER we have as Women of God. If you're not a Christian, you'll be well on your way once you begin to read his "Pearls" and other writings. If you are already a Christian, this edition of the Bible will tighten up your walk substantially. (It's good for men, too -- we all need boosting!)
I thank God that both Reverend and Mrs. Jakes have yielded and submitted themselves to be used by God to get the message out that GOD LOVES US -- ALL. What true People of God!