Genesis 32–35: Tragedy & Promise

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 9: Monday God also said to him, “I am God Almighty; Be fruitful and multiply; A nation and a company of nations shall come from you, And kings shall come forth from you. The land which I gave to Abraham and Isaac, I will give it to you, […]

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1 Corinthians 1–2: The Gospel & God’s Power

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 9: Sunday “Paul, called as an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling, with all who in every place call on […]

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Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 9

Week 9 of Read the Bible in 2011 begins today. As I read through the Bible,I’m writing down some of my thoughts, not to give you comprehensive commentary, but to give you some background or application that will help encourage you to read the Bible. In John 17:17, as Jesus was praying the night before […]

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Matthew 20–22: Being Great & Being First

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Saturday “Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘Behold your King is coming to you, Gentle and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’ ” Matthew 21:5 In today’s Bible reading of Matthew 20–22, Jesus foretells His crucifixion and resurrection […]

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Isaiah 40–44: Comfort & Compassion

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Friday “Comfort, O comfort My people,” says your God.” Isaiah 40:1 Today’s Bible reading of Isaiah 40–44, begins a new section in the book of Isaiah. While it’s beyond the scope of the purpose of these posts to go into a full background on various theories by […]

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Job 15–16: Scoffers & Struggle

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Thursday “My friends are my scoffers; My eye weeps to God.” Job 16:20 Today’s Bible reading is Job 15–16. These chapters begin the second round of replies and rejoinders between Job and his three “comforters.” Eliphaz leads off in Job 15, with these words that set the […]

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Psalms 21–23: The Good Shepherd & His Suffering

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Wednesday “Posterity will serve Him; It will be told of the Lord to the coming generation. They will come and will declare His righteousness To a people who will be born, that He has performed it.” Psalm 22:30–31 Today’s Bible reading is Psalms 21–23. Psalm 21 is […]

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Psalm 23: The Psalm of the Good Shepherd

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Wednesday “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. ” Psalm 23:1 Psalm 23 is probably the most familiar of all the psalms as well as one of the most loved because of its reassuring words of God’s comfort and care. Its has been the subject […]

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Judges 12–16: Samson & Delilah

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Tuesday “For behold, you shall conceive and give birth to a son, and no razor shall come upon his head, for the boy shall be a Nazirite1 to God from the womb; and he shall begin to deliver Israel from the hands of the Philistines.” Judges 13:5 […]

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Genesis 28–31: Schemers & Sisters

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8: Monday “These twenty years I have been in your house; I served you fourteen years for your two daughters and six years for your flock, and you changed my wages ten times.” Genesis 31:41 Today’s Bible reading of Genesis 28–31, spans twenty years in the life of […]

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Romans 15–16: Encouragement & Love

“For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”

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Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 8

Week 8 of Read the Bible in 2011 begins today. As I read through the Bible,I’m writing down some of my thoughts, not to give you comprehensive commentary, but to give you some background or application that will help encourage you to read the Bible. Why am I doing this? I have a couple of […]

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Matthew 17–19: The Lord & Little Ones

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 7: Saturday “Then some children were brought to Him so that He might lay His hands on them and pray; and the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, “Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to […]

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