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 By Kim Barker    Local    April 16, 2021 

Let's read the Bible

“You shall bless the Lord your God for the gift of good land which He has given you.” Deuteronomy 8:10. Deuteronomy, chapters 1-17, is our Bible reading this week. Moses is giving instructions to the Israelites as they are about to enter Canaan....

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    April 9, 2021

Let's read the Bible

The Apostle Paul’s letters were usually written to churches to address problems and to encourage Christians. This week we will read First and Second Corinthians. Most of these early churches were made up of former Jews and people from every pagan...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    April 2, 2021

Let's read the Bible

So far, we have read most of the Law of Moses in the Old Testament. This week we will read the Books of Romans and Galatians. The apostle Paul wrote both of these books. These were written to Christians, most of whom would have been raised under...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    March 26, 2021

Let's Read the Bible

This week we will finish the book of Numbers, chapters 19-36. Numbers tells of taking a census early in the wilderness and again years later after many had perished from their disobedience. The tribes of Israel were each numbered separately for the...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    March 19, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Last week we read the book of Acts about the establishment of Christ’s church, and the spreading of the good news throughout the world. The miraculous works of God were evident in accomplishing His purposes. This week we will read Numbers 1-18....

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    March 12, 2021

Let's read the Bible

The book of Acts is our next week’s reading. Luke wrote the gospel of Luke and Acts. Luke ended with Jesus appearing to people after His resurrection. Acts begins with Jesus appearing to His apostles and instructing them to wait in Jerusalem for...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    March 5, 2021

Let's read the Bible

Leviticus is next on the list for us to read this week. Leviticus, written by Moses, is part of the law given to him on Mt. Sinai with the Ten Commandments. The first few chapters give details about how sacrifices were to be made, what they were to b...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 26, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will read the book of John. The gospel of John is written from a different perspective than Luke. Luke reveals many of Jesus’ miracles and His encounters with the Pharisees and his teaching through parables. John’s focus is more on...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 19, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will go back to the New Testament and read the book of Luke. Luke wrote the book of Luke and the book of Acts. Luke states in Chapter One that he has investigated so we might know the exact truth of what we have been taught. In Acts 1...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 12, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will finish Exodus, reading chapters 22-40. The middle chapters of Exodus tell of Moses receiving the law from God on the mountain. We usually think of the law as the Ten Commandments, but it was so much more. There were laws about...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    February 5, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will go back to the Old Testament and read the first 21 chapters of Exodus. At the end of Genesis Jacob and his sons were reunited with Joseph in Egypt. Jacob and his sons came to Egypt during a famine in search of grain and offered them...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    January 29, 2021

Let's read the Bible

This week we will read the book of Mark. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John all tell the events of Jesus life. All tell of His teaching and miracles, and His life, death and resurrection. Matthew began with His genealogy and John the Baptist. Genesis began...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    January 22, 2021

Let's read the Bible

The last two weeks we read the book of Genesis. This week we will skip ahead to the book of Matthew in the New Testament. Matthew begins with the genealogy of Jesus, so we see names familiar from Genesis: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Judah. Then we...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    January 15, 2021

Let's read the Bible – Week 2

Last week we began our journey through the Bible with the first 26 chapters of Genesis. This coming week we will read the rest of Genesis, chapters 27 through 50. Genesis means the origin, or the beginning of something. “In the Beginning God...

 
 By Kim Barker    Local    January 8, 2021

Let's read the Bible together

Family and community, these difficult times have disrupted our lives as we have never seen before. We are to be socially distant and stop all the hugs, and wear a mask and hide all the smiles. Love is all around, but harder to experience. Comfort...

 

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