January 23, 2018

Bible Reading Schedules

Don Johnson Last week we ran an article called, “Reading the Bible Through in One Year.” I promised to provide links to Bible reading schedules today. You can probably find more by searching on the topic. Our church people use one or another of these schedules and are happy with them.

P&D Best Of: Reading the Bible Through in One Year

Warren N. Stuber FrontLine ● November/December 2001 First publication on P&D: January 1, 2014. On January 1 this year, we will publish a list of Bible Reading schedules you can download from various sites on the Internet. On December 31, I completed my yearly reading through the Bible. The next day I began again for […]

A helpful blog on Applying Narratives

posted by Don Johnson Today I’d like to highlight a blog post I ran across called: Implications or Applications?: Preaching Biblical Narratives Lest the average reader be put off (i.e. average reader = not a preacher) this article is helpful for personal application as well. When you read the narrative sections of Scripture, how do […]

In Quest of Your Quiet Time

Bobbie Yearick The pursuit for a quiet time with the Lord is a constant battle. Yet how we need this daily experience. One morning I answered a knock at our door. There was Joan obviously troubled and discouraged. It was evident that she was defeated in her spiritual life. “Joan,” I asked, “when did you […]

Establishing Long-Lasting, Life-Impacting, Heart-Revealing, Devotional Habits

Rand Hummel If you Google “good habits,” you will immediately find a plethora of articles with such titles as “24 Daily Habits,” “17 Good Habits for a Successful Life,” “Tips for Breaking Bad Habits and Developing Good Habits,” “30 Habits That Will Change Your Life,” “9 Tips on How to Form a Good Habit,” “The […]

Reading the Bible Through in One Year

Warren N. Stuber On December 31, I completed my yearly reading through the Bible. The next day I began again for the New Year. Dr. Harry Ironside read the Bible through for each year of his life, which was more than 70 times. I am not near to a record like that, but I have […]

The Eclectic Web–January 4, 2013

Your Bible Reading Plan Do you have a Bible Reading Plan? We are encouraging our church members to adopt a plan of regular Bible reading. I’d like to share some good options for you – some are more rigorous than others. From NavPress and their Discipleship Journal, three variations with flexiblity and ‘catch-up’ days. Here’s […]

Rising Above Familiarity with the Sublime (2)

Mark Minnick (This is Part Two – Part One is Here) Part One introduced the subject of over-familiarity with the Bible as a hindrance to profitable Bible reading in personal devotions. Dr. Minnick offers notes on a sermon preached by Thomas Watson as a guide to keeping our devotions fresh and our heart warm in […]

Rising Above Familiarity with the Sublime

Mark Minnick (Part One) Early morning . . . the warm glow of the lamp falls on the opened Bible in my lap. Steam curls up invitingly from the mug in my hand. It’s the quietest it will be all day, and something deep in my spirit reaches out expectantly toward these treasured moments with […]