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Day 100: The Finish Line

       Today’s reading: Psalm 150 Congratulations! You made it to the finish line. In the last 100 days, I hope you have not only become more Biblically literate, but that your faith has deepened as well. Take some time today to celebrate your cover-to-cover … Continue reading

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Day 99: The End. . .the Beginning

Today’s reading: Revelation 12-22; Psalm 148-149 “And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. . .”  (Revelation 21:2) As the curtain begins to fall today on our 100-day journey through the Bible, John gives us … Continue reading

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Day 98: Hope, not Fear

Today’s reading: Revelation 1-11; Psalm 146-147 Perhaps some of you entered the final book of the Bible today with fear and trembling, uncertain of what you would find there. Even if you’ve never read it, you’ve probably heard plenty about it, and … Continue reading

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Day 97: They’ll Know We Are Christians. . .

Today’s reading: 1 John 1-5; 2 John; 3 John; Jude; Psalm 145 Back in the gospel of John, we heard Jesus giving final instructions to the disciples as they gathered in the upper room. Then he prayed on their behalf. In both … Continue reading

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Day 96: Making It Real

Today’s reading: James 1-5; 1 Peter 1-5; 2 Peter 1-3; Psalm 144 Yesterday we were reminded that we are called to live by faith, trusting that Jesus Christ has already accomplished what is necessary to put us into right relationship with God. Today, James reminds us that … Continue reading

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Day 95: By Faith. . .

Today’s reading: Hebrews 1-13; Psalm 143 “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen”  (Hebrews 11:1) Remember those days earlier this summer when you thought you’d never be done reading about blood and sacrifices? Today, the … Continue reading

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Day 94: A Radical Invitation

Today’s reading: 1 Timothy 1-6; 2 Timothy 1-4; Titus 1-3; Philemon; Psalm 141-142 It is one of the shortest books in the Bible. It measures a grand total of one page–25 verses. Yet, in Paul’s letter to Philemon, we get a real treasure in Scripture today. … Continue reading

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Day 93: Unpredictable

Today’s reading: Colossians 1-4; 1 Thessalonians 1-5; 2 Thessalonians 1-3; Psalm 140 We are not supposed to be here still. . .at least according to the prediction we heard earlier this year. One man and his followers were convinced that, based on his calculations, the world would end on May 21, … Continue reading

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Day 92: Bearing Fruit

Today’s reading: Galatians 1-6; Ephesians 1-6; Philippians 1-4; Psalm 139 “. . .the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control.” Galatians 5:22 Paul is beside himself. How could the Galatians have gotten off track … Continue reading

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Day 91: Encouraging Generosity

  Today’s reading: 2 Cor 1-13; Psalm 137-138 While the New Testament contains two letters from Paul to the Corinthians, the content of today’s second letter suggests that Paul wrote a total of at least four letters to the community. As a result, reading … Continue reading

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