1 Kings 1–4: A New King & Wisdom

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 22: Tuesday Then Solomon said, “You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son […]

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Exodus 33–36

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 22: Monday Then he said to Him, “If Your presence does not go with us, do not lead us up from here. For how then can it be known that I have found favor in Your sight, I and Your people? Is it not by Your going with […]

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Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 22

Week 22 of Read the Bible in 2011 begins today. I put up a variation of this post every week for those who may not know what I’m doing when they find posts on different books of the Bible during the week. As I read through the Bible this year, I’m writing down some of […]

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Luke 5–6

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Saturday “It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God. And when day came, He called His disciples to Him and chose twelve of them, whom He also named as apostles: Simon, […]

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Jeremiah 42–46: Deception & Defiance

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Friday Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, “If you really set your mind to enter Egypt and go in to reside there, then the sword, which you are afraid of, will overtake you there in the land of Egypt; and the famine, about […]

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The God *who loves you* is in control

A cliché often heard by Christians who are in the midst of tragedy is God is in control. This platitude sounds spiritual because, of course, it is true, but what Christian doesn’t believe God is in control? As I have been friends with Christian women over the years, listened to them, wept with them and […]

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Psalms 60–62: Rejection & Promises

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Wednesday O give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain. Through God we shall do valiantly, And it is He who will tread down our adversaries. Psalm 60:11–12 – All three psalms in Wednesday’s Bible reading of Psalms 60–62, are psalms of […]

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2 Samuel 20–24

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Tuesday “David built there an altar to the LORD and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. Thus the LORD was moved by prayer for the land, and the plague was held back from Israel.” 2 Samuel 24:25 Tuesday’s Bible reading is 2 Samuel 20–24. _________ Isaiah 42 […]

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Exodus 29–32

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Monday “Now when Moses saw that the people were out of control—for Aaron had let them get out of control to be a derision among their enemies—then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, “Whoever is for the LORD, come to me!” And all […]

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2 Corinthians 11–13: Weakness & Strength

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21: Sunday “Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me—to keep me from exalting myself! Concerning this I implored the Lord three times […]

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Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 21

Week 21 of Read the Bible in 2011 begins today. I put up a variation of this post every week for those who may not know what I’m doing when they find posts on different books of the Bible during the week. As I read through the Bible this year, I’m writing down some of […]

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Luke 3–4: The Herald & The Messiah

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 20: Saturday And the book of the prophet Isaiah was handed to Him. And He opened the book and found the place where it was written, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, Because He anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent […]

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Jeremiah 37–41: Denial & Destruction

Read the Bible in 2011 ◊ Week 20: Friday “Now when Jerusalem was captured in the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchad-nezzar king of Babylon and all his army came to Jerusalem and laid siege to it; in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, in the […]

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