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Bible 1 Yr – Day 135 – Help My Unbelief

Today we read some of the most simple and profound words of the Bible. They aren’t spoken by Jesus, but rather by a father out of parental concern for his son. All his life the son has been possessed by … Continue reading

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Day 115 – The Letter of James

Today we begin the Letter of James. It was written in approximately A.D. 60, most likely not by Apostle James but rather by James, a cousin of the Lord. James likely knew Jesus since childhood and he was present at … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 114 – Judges, Reap what you Sow and the New Creation

Old Testament Today we begin the book of Judges. The Judges are the leaders of Israel between the time of Moses and Joshua, when they come into and capture the Holy Land, and the beginning of Jewish Monarchy. They are … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 110 – No Longer Under the Mosaic Law

Paul really gets to the heart of the matter in today’s reading. Recall that Paul is writing this letter to the Galatians because some converts from Judaism are advocating that conversion to Christianity still requires adherence to the Jewish law … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 104 – The Book of Joshua and No Rapture

Old Testament Today we start the book of Joshua. This book represents a change in the mode and style of this part of the Old Testament. Joshua and the upcoming books represent a more historical style of narrative. They are … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 97 – Paul’s Testimony before Agrippa

Today we read Acts 26 when Paul, having been accused of Blasphemy and Sedition, makes his defense. It is important to understand when this is happening. This scene is after Paul has completed his missionary journeys. This is after Paul … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 71 – Cornelius

Today we read the first half of the account of the conversion of Cornelius. We read that both Cornelius and Peter are given visions from heaven. Cornelius is to seek out Peter. Whereas Peter is prepared by his vision to … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 70 – Peter raises the Dead

Today we read some very dramatic events. Saul is converted and is on fire for the Lord. He preaches boldly, so much so that his life is threatened. He escapes at night to Jerusalem and joins up with the Apostles. … Continue reading

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Day 40 – The Parable of the Marriage Feast

Today, we read Matthew 22 and the Parable of the Marriage Feast. My bible has great footnotes so rather than try to reinvent the wheel I repeat it in substance (with some clarifying additions) below: 22:1-14 The parable of the … Continue reading

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