Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Bible reading

Captain's Log, Stardate 11.04.2008

I finished Revelations yesterday, which marks the third time I’ve read through my entire Bible! Yay!

I am a bit ashamed to admit I’ve been a Christian since my teens, but I have only read through the entire Bible three times. That’s why I’m challenging the teens in my church to read their entire Bible by June 1st. (Want to join us?)

I really like the Bible in 90 Days because it gives me a page goal and a sense of accomplishment at the same time. And the Spirit often convicts me on at least one thing during my reading since I’m covering so many pages in a sitting.

I think I will use my NLT Bible for this next round (I just finished the last round with my TNIV Bible).

At some point I think I would also like to do a Bible study in Isaiah, because I really don’t understand that book very well. I might do a blog Bible study for that if some other people want to join me. I already have a book, Isaiah in the Lifechange series by NavPress. Is anyone interested?

11 comments :

  1. wow. the Bible in 90 days. That's quite a feat. I'm doing the Chronological Bilbe in a year. We're nearing the end as we approach year's end. It's been amazing. I'm a Christian since high school, but have always been "choppy" in my Bible reading...so I'm excited to be making my way through it now.

    Congrats on your reading, praise God.

    have a great day.

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  2. Thanks, Lynn! It's actually not that amazing because I'm reading the Bible a bit faster than I would if I were only reading a passage or two. There's less time for reflection, but I find the Spirit speaks to me even though the pace is faster.
    Camy

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  3. Wow! That's wonderful.
    I've been a Christian since I was 9 years old and I've never read the entire bible. I know - that's sad.

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  4. Awesome! Since I got audio bibles, I've been much better about reading. (I'm very auditory.)

    And I've never heard of this Bible in 90 Days thing. That sounds GREAT!

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  5. Debbie, join me on reading the Bible by June 1st!

    Marcus, I love my audio Bibles! I have the Bible Experience--that's my favorite.

    Camy

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  6. Congrats on finishing it!
    And best wishes as you start again!

    I've been a Christian since childhood and have read the Bible through a handful of times, but I'm not sure how many.

    I've recently started again, and I'm in Deuteronomy now. I don't have any specific plan or set goal to finish by- with three kids five and under, I just go as far as I can before chaos ensues.

    I am using a new study Bible, though, which I hadn't done before, so I'm getting lots of pearls from the historical notes and things like that.

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  7. I would do the Isaiah study online with you. I have the exact study already. ;) My oh my I am on Oct4 in a 365 day Bible. I cannot imagine reading the Bible in 90 days!

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  8. Hi Camy! I would love to delve deeper into Isaiah, seems interesting. I'll join you, of course :)

    I also need to find a reading schedule and stick to it. I am still in Revelations(have been for three weeks)

    Peace and Blessings,

    SozinTara

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  9. I usually read from Genesis to Revelations, then repeat the New Testament before heading back to the start. I haven't counted how many times I've done this, but it's been years and years of nightly reading. It's like flossing: I can't sleep if I haven't done it!

    I'm also listening to The Message in the car and love that translation.

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  10. I'm actually planning on starting this in January (great way to start the New Year with) and have heard a lot of great things about reading through the bible this way.

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  11. I actually did it again this year, although I took a bit longer. I'm in Galatians right now. I really love this!
    Camy

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