Reading through the Bible

So we are in the homestretch now, less than 100 days left of our reading, congratulation on making it through the first 250!  We have some great texts still in store for us and I encourage you to keep reading and keep praying!

Here is what we are doing each day.

Sunday: Questions

Monday: Salvation History

Tuesday: Historical Criticism

Wednesday: Reader Response

Thursday: Law and Gospel

Friday: Textual Criticism

Saturday:  Sabbath—just read and pray

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  • Jul15Sun

    July 15 Day 257

    July 15, 2018

    [Jhn 16:4-33 RSV] 4 But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told you of them. "I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. 5 But now I am going to him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, 'Where are you going?' 6 But because I have said these things to you, sorrow...

  • Jul14Sat

    July 14 Day 256

    July 14, 2018

    [Jhn 15:1-27 RSV] 1 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch of mine that bears no fruit, he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 You are already made clean by the word which I have spoken to you. 4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by...

  • Jul13Fri

    July 13 Day 255

    July 13, 2018

    [Jhn 14:15-31 RSV] 15 "If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Counselor, to be with you for ever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him; you know him, for he dwells with you, and will be in you. 18 "I will not leave...

  • Jul12Thu

    July 12 Day 254

    July 12, 2018

    [Jhn 14:1-14 RSV] 1 "Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? 3 And when I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. 4 And you know...

  • Jul11Wed

    July 11 Day 253

    July 11, 2018

    [Jhn 13:21-38 RSV] 21 When Jesus had thus spoken, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, "Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me." 22 The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he spoke. 23 One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was lying close to the breast of Jesus; 24 so Simon Peter beckoned to him and said,...

  • Jul10Tue

    July 10 Day 252

    July 10, 2018

    [Jhn 13:1-20 RSV] 1 Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 And during supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him, 3 Jesus, knowing...

  • Jul9Mon

    July 9 Day 251

    July 9, 2018

    [Jhn 12:27-50 RSV] 27 "Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? 'Father, save me from this hour'? No, for this purpose I have come to this hour. 28 Father, glorify thy name." Then a voice came from heaven, "I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again." 29 The crowd standing by heard it and said that it had thundered. Others said, "An...

  • Jul8Sun

    July 8 Day 250

    July 8, 2018

    [Jhn 12:1-26 RSV] 1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Laz'arus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 There they made him a supper; Martha served, and Laz'arus was one of those at table with him. 3 Mary took a pound of costly ointment of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair; and...

  • Jul7Sat

    July 7 Day 249

    July 7, 2018

    [Jhn 11:28-57 RSV] 28 When she had said this, she went and called her sister Mary, saying quietly, "The Teacher is here and is calling for you." 29 And when she heard it, she rose quickly and went to him. 30 Now Jesus had not yet come to the village, but was still in the place where Martha had met him. 31 When the Jews who were with her in the...

  • Jul6Fri

    July 6 Day 248

    July 6, 2018

    [Jhn 11:1-27 RSV] 1 Now a certain man was ill, Laz'arus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Laz'arus was ill. 3 So the sisters sent to him, saying, "Lord, he whom you love is ill." 4 But when Jesus heard it he said, "This illness...

Reading Through the Bible

Celebration of the 500 year anniversary of the reformation

We are reading through the Bible in order to celebrate the anniversary of the reformation, we would invite you to join us where ever we are, or you could just start reading daily.  Remember Luther wanted to get Scripture into the hand of everyone so they would grow to know God better.  Join us!