Jonathan Edwards wrote 70 resolutions in 1722-1723. Here is #28: “28. Resolved, to study the Scriptures so steadily, constantly and frequently, as that I may find, and plainly perceive myself to grow in the knowledge of the same.” What is YOUR resolution for 2013? For the last four years, I have been writing at this site, which has … More What is YOUR resolution for 2013?
We are nearly at the halfway point in our journey of reading through the Bible in 2012. Some of you have hung in there and are wondering where the NEW posts are… Some of you may be struggling to keep up, wondering if it is worth it. (It IS!!) Some of you may be able … More Encouragement to Keep on Reading
We read in Luke 5 today about Jesus’ encounter with a man full of leprosy. John Bloom, Executive Director of Desiring God Ministries comments in the January 2009 Newsletter: He was one of the walking dead. It had almost been three years since the priest examined that suspicious spot on his left arm and looked … More Leprosy made you die many times before it killed you.
For three years, I have been writing at this site, which has followed the Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan. This is the plan that Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis uses. I have included the Bible passages for each day, along with commentary, meditation or devotional article on each passage. Justin Taylor posted this very helpful … More Thinking Ahead…What is YOUR Bible reading plan for 2012?
Every so often, I get some information via Twitter or Facebook that is too good to just keep to myself. Here’s one some of you may want to check out if you have an e-reader, like Kindle, iPad or an app on your mobile device that works with book files. Here is what Pastor John Piper “tweeted” … More 32 free ebooks at Monergism
July 1 marks the halfway point in our journey of reading through the Bible in 2011. Some of you may be struggling to keep up, wondering if it is worth it. (It IS!!) Some of you may be able to encourage others to keep going. (Please DO!!!) This Bible reading plan (see the link in the … More Bonhoeffer: Daily Desire the Redeeming Word
Two years ago, John piper posted this plea for all of us to be reading God’s Word everyday, and also reading/studying books or materials that will help us to understand more fully what we have read. Here at “Knowing God Through His Word….Day by Day” that is exactly what we are striving to do. Each … More John Piper: A Plea for Heart Devotions and Head Study
Two years ago today, I started this Bible-reading website. Time for a fresh, new look? It has been quite a journey through the Bible, getting to know God more deeply through His Word. I’m grateful for all the positive responses from readers, so please write and let me know how you are using this study … More New look but same Bible reading plan
Those of you who began the Bible reading adventure in January are now three-fourths of the way through the Bible, and if you have gotten a bit behind, the next five days are “catch-up” days in our reading plan. The beauty of this plan is you can jump in ANY time and follow along! My prayer is … More Hunting Season for God NOW OPEN!
Noel Piper with some encouraging words in her blog post, “Never in January”- A year ago I set out to read the whole Bible. That’s nothing new; I’ve begun to read the whole Bible every other year for about 28 years-emphasis on “begun.” But with all the best intentions, I was never able to finish … More What will YOU hunt for this year?