Job 25–26: Insight & Empathy

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Thursday Then Job responded, “What a help you are to the weak! How you have saved the arm without strength! What counsel you have given to one without wisdom! What helpful insight you have abundantly provided! To whom have you uttered words? And whose spirit was expressed […]

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Psalms 36–38: The Ungodly & God

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Wednesday “The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth. The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.” Psalm 37:12–13 Through David’s psalms in Wednesday’s Bible reading of Psalms 36–38, God teaches us some things we need to know […]

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1 Samuel 11–15: Rebellion & Rejection

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Tuesday “Samuel said, “Has the LORD as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, As in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, And to heed than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of divination, And insubordination […]

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Genesis 48–50: Farewell & Forgiveness

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Monday Israel said to Joseph, “I never expected to see your face, and behold, God has let me see your children as well.” Genesis 48:11 Monday’s Bible reading of Genesis 48–50, finishes the book of Genesis. These last few chapters record the death of Jacob and end […]

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1 Corinthians 9–10: Rights & Others

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13: Sunday “Let no one seek his own good, but that of his neighbor.” 1 Corinthians 10:24 Sunday’s Bible reading is 1 Corinthians 9–10. Paul follows up his exhortation in chapter 8, on how the Corinthians should treat their weaker brother with a long discussion on how he […]

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Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 13

Week 13 of Read the Bible in 2011 begins today. As I read through the Bible this year, I’m writing down some of my thoughts, not to give you comprehensive commentary, but to encourage you to read the Bible. In John 17:17, as Jesus was praying the night before He died, He asked God the […]

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Mark 3–4: Hard Hearts & Unbelief

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Saturday “And He said to them, “Is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to kill?” But they kept silent. After looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He said to the […]

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Isaiah 62–66: God’s Word & Our Disposition

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Friday Friday’s Bible reading of Isaiah 62–66, is the last group of chapters in Isaiah. This has been a rapid reading through this wonderful book of prophecy, and I regret that there has not been more time to slowly dwell here. However, I hope that reading through […]

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Job 23–24: Rebuttal & Understanding

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Thursday Then Job replied, “Even today my complaint is rebellion; His hand is heavy despite my groaning. Oh that I knew where I might find Him, That I might come to His seat! I would present my case before Him And fill my mouth with arguments. I […]

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Psalms 33–35: Fears & Deliverance

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Wednesday “I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice. O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together. I […]

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1 Samuel 6–10: Ebenezer & A King

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Tuesday “Now Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. He used to go annually on circuit to Bethel and Gilgal and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places. Then his return was to Ramah, for his house was there, and there he judged […]

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Genesis 44–47: Repentance & Reunion

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Monday “Now, therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the lad a slave to my lord, and let the lad go up with his brothers. For how shall I go up to my father if the lad is not with me—for fear that I see the […]

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1 Corinthians 7–8: People & Problems

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 12: Sunday “Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.” 1 Corinthians 8:1b Sunday’s Bible reading is 1 Corinthians 7–8. Paul’s teaching on immorality at the end of chapter 6 transitions into a discussion of marriage in chapter 7. Chapter 8 is about how to act towards a fellow Christian […]

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