Bible Reading

Bible Reading

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Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 29

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”  (Psalm 119:105)  The Bible is very important as it tells us who God is, what He’s like, and how we should respond to Him.  The Scriptures also give us guidance in order to live a life that is pleasing to Him and worthy of Him.  Allow the passages this week in the Bible Reading Plan to help you draw close to God and give you direction…

Understanding the Book of Matthew (part 2)

The Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) has us half way through the book of Matthew.  The video below will give you an overview of the second half of the book, Matthew 14-28.  It will help you better understand the book as we continue with the reading plan.  You can check out other videos about books of the Bible and various biblical topics from The Bible Project at their website.

Understanding the Book of Mark

Mark is the second book in the Bible.  It is fast paced with lots of actions.  Several times we see the word “immediately.”  As we read through Mark as a part of the Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) these videos from the Bible Project may help you understand the book better. Overview of Mark The Gospel According to Mark May God’s Word come alive in us and spur us to action by serving Jesus.

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 22

James 1:22 states, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”  So God does want us to hear the Word, and in order to hear the Word we must be in the Word.  This week read the Word and hear from God.  However, don’t just hear the Word as you read, but also put it into practice.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. March 22      …

The Time Between the OT and the NT (part 2)

In our Gospel Groups we have been studying through the Old Testament, but at the beginning of March we started looking at the New Testament.  What happens between the two testaments?  Nick Jefson has compiled some important information to give us a context for the activities that transpired between Malachi and Matthew.  In Part 1 we will look at the Political Developments, and in Part 2 we will look at the Religious Developements. RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENTS In our reading of Ezra,…

The Time Between the OT and the NT (part 1)

In our Gospel Groups we have been studying through the Old Testament, but at the beginning of March we started looking at the New Testament.  What happens between the two testaments?  Nick Jefson has compiled some important information to give us a context for the activities that transpired between Malachi and Matthew.  In Part 1 we will look at the Political Developments, and in Part 2 we will look at the Religious Developements. The end of the Old Testament (chronologically)…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 15

Colossians 3:16 encourages us to “let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”  Soak up the Scriptures this week and then let them flow out of you in praise to God and comfort to others.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. March 15        Philippians 2:5-11 March 16        Mark 3…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 8

Psalm 119:11 says, “I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.”  The Psalmist has memorized the Word and brings it to remembrance in order to keep his way pure and righteous.  Pick a verse this week from our reading plan and commit it to memory.  Put Psalm 119:11 into practice as you read this week.  Make sure you are focusing on what is truly important and using your time wisely.  On Saturday…

Understanding the Book of Matthew (part 1)

Matthew is the first book in the New Testament.  Over the next several weeks we will be reading through this book and the other 3 gospels (Mark, Luke, and John).  The video below will give you an overview of Matthew 1-13 and help you better understand the book.  In the coming weeks other videos will be posted about the rest of Matthew and the other gospels.  These will be posted in conjunction with the Bible Reading Plan (March – May…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 1

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1). This week as we read through various parts of the Scriptures, let’s look for Jesus.  See the Word in the Word this week and draw closer to Him.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. March 1          Philippians 1:27-30 March 2         Luke 1; John 1 March 3         Matthew 1; Luke 2…

Overview of the New Testament

For the last 18 months we have looked at the Old Testament and this Sunday, March 1, we will start our study in the New Testament.  We will study the 27 books from Matthew to Revelation over the next 18 months in our Gospel Groups.  If you keep up with the Bible Reading Plan you will be able to read through the New Testament 3 times during those months.  Here is the Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) and below…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of February 23

We all face temptation every day.  Even Jesus faced temptations.  In Matthew 4:1-11 when Jesus was tempted in the wilderness He responded with “It is written…”  Then he quoted a passage in Deuteronomy to combat the temptation.  Jesus was able to fight against the temptation to sin because He knew the Word of God.  This week spend time reading, meditating on, and memorizing Scripture so you can fight temptations to sin as well.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on…