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Tag: Bible in a Year

  • Day 355 – The Things of This World

    Day 355 – The Things of This World

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that we cannot truly love God unless we love all of those around us. John also gives us examples of how we can test our own faith. Are we caught up with things of this world? Is it difficult to love others? If the answer is yes to either […]

  • Day 354 – Partakers of the Divine Nature

    Day 354 – Partakers of the Divine Nature

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read — “God’s devine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness…by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, that through these you may escape from the corruption that is in the would because of passion, and become partakers of […]

  • Day 353 – Sharing the Gospel

    Day 353 – Sharing the Gospel

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read that we are always urged by Peter to be prepared and defend anyone who calls you to defend your faith. When we are called to defend our faith, we should do it with gentleness and reverence. We are also encouraged to be always on guard and practice hospitality to […]

  • Day 352 – Purified by Fire

    Day 352 – Purified by Fire

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read from St. Peter’s first letter. This letter is to the Jewish Christians that were exiled from Jerusalem. Peter is telling them they have been born again and reminds them what God has done for them in the midst of suffering. What they are going through is not a sign […]

  • Day 351 – Draw Near to God

    Day 351 – Draw Near to God

    Thoughts and Reflections Today we read in Proverbs wealth can cause us to draw away from. the Lord and poverty are also bad since it can lead to theft, and turning away from God. We must be aware of our behavior in circumstances in which we are involved in. As James points out today, we […]

  • Day 350 – Faith and Works

    Day 350 – Faith and Works

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read the letter of James who was the first bishop of Jerusalem. He writes to the Jewish Christians that live outside of the Holy Land. Speech is important to James and if we should gossip, speak ill of others or take the Lord’s name in vain, we are showing that […]

  • Day 349 – Holy Indifference

    Day 349 – Holy Indifference

    Thoughts and Reflections Today we remember that Paul and his companions survived the shipwreck in the Island of Malta. Paul is active in building a fire, gathering stickers, or doing whatever needs to be done. While he is arrested in Rome, Paul writes his letter to the Philippians. He notes that he has converted into […]

  • Day 348 – Rules for the New Life

    Day 348 – Rules for the New Life

    Thoughts and Reflection Today we read about Paul’s voyage to Rome. He is traveling with Luke and 274 others when the ship sails into a storm. They are wrecked on Malta. The Roman soldiers intercept them and plan to kill the prisoners so they won’t escape, but a centurion stops them so Paul can be […]

  • Day 347 – Witness to Unbelievers

    Day 347 – Witness to Unbelievers

    Thoughts and Reflections Paul stands on trial and takes the opportunity to preach the Gospel to those judging him. King Agrippa is willing to set him free and he is sent to Rome. Paul writes his letter to the Ephesians and uses every opportunity — even house arrest — to spread the gospel. Paul emphasizes […]

  • Day 346 – Fruits of the Spirit

    Day 346 – Fruits of the Spirit

    Thoughts and Reflections Today we read about Paul who appeals to Caesar since he is a Roman citizen. He is brought before King Agrippa and speaks about the gospel. In Galatians, Paul reacts to the teachings that say that Christians need to follow the teaching and customs of Judaism. He goes on to say that […]