Category Archives: Bible Read-a-Thon

Reading God’s Word

This year, I am using a Bible that belonged to my father for personal devotions. His Bible was one thing I requested for after his death, and my brothers graciously agreed. I enjoy reflecting on his notes and markings as … Continue reading

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Read-a-Thon IN the Bible

Okay, okay, okay. I know that the books of the Law and Prophets were written on scrolls. I know that the printing press had not yet been invented in the first century A.D. I know that the majority of people … Continue reading

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The Old and the New

We completed the Old Testament today and entered the New. I must admit that the reading is much easier in the latter. And the New Testament is even further enriched after reading through the Old. When the book of Moses … Continue reading

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Mercy

The prophets spew out a lot of judgment, and God does punish the ‘rebellious house.’ Both the northern kingdom and southern kingdoms are now in exile in our readings. But the prophets make it clear that God does not delight … Continue reading

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View from Under the Sun

Last week we logged 47 hours of Bible reading. We have started the books of the prophets, which run concurrently with the period of the kings. The Bible Read-a-Thon continues, raising funds for the work of DOVE missionaries in Africa (DMA). … Continue reading

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My Assignment

In reading the Old Testament, we find ourselves wading through list after list of job descriptions. Every Levite had an appointed task in the temple. Every craftsman had a defined assignment. When it was time to move camp, every tribe … Continue reading

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CHOICES

Today we read Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges and Ruth. Wow! Reviewing the intrigues of the children of Israel from the time they crossed the Red Sea, in other words, reviewing our readings of yesterday, Moses gave three speeches (Dt 1-4; 5-28; … Continue reading

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