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Reminder: One-Year Bible Reading Schedule —

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We would like to highly encourage you to read through the Bible each year, in conjunction with other biblical studies. That is why we have been posting this each December, even though it is the same schedule each year. This reading schedule has been incorporated into our online software, for KJV Bible reading and searching, that you can access for free without any advertisements or cookies.

We have tried several Bible reading schedules. There are some preferences that we wanted to incorporate into the plan, so we have made our own. Here are some of the features of this schedule:

  • It is designed for reading aloud.
  • The amount of reading is fairly consistent each day, about twelve to fourteen minutes, so you can reliably fit it into your schedule.
  • Each chapter is read completely, instead of breaking the chapter up across different days. We have found it to be distracting to keep in mind a specific verse number to end the day’s reading. When we know the entire chapter is included, then we can focus on reading and just check the schedule chart between chapters.
  • The chapters are isolated when they include many names that are hard to pronounce, so easier passages fill in that day’s reading. Consecutive chapters of difficult reading are on separate days, requiring less endurance of the tongue.
  • The schedule can be printed double-sided on a single sheet of A4 or US letter size paper.
  • It can be folded in quarters and used as a bookmark for the next day’s Old Testament reading.

We have been using this schedule since January 1st 2015 and it has worked well for us. We plan to continue using this plan for the foreseeable future. As we have done with other reading schedules, we make a pen mark on the date for today’s reading, then fold it with the pen mark inside, so the fresh ink does not rub off inside the Bible. By the end of the year, the paper is fairly well worn, so we just print a new one.

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Please refer to the newest version of this blog post. Thanks!

We do have some news this time, even though we have been posting this each December, and it is the same schedule each year. This reading schedule has now been incorporated into our on-line software, for KJV Bible reading and searching, that you can access for free.

Among other biblical studies, we read through the Bible each year. We have tried several Bible reading schedules. There are some preferences that we wanted to incorporate into the plan, so we have now made our own. Here are some of the features of this schedule:

  • It is designed for reading aloud.
  • The amount of reading is fairly consistent each day, about twelve to fourteen minutes, so you can reliably fit it into your schedule.
  • Each chapter is read completely, instead of breaking the chapter up across different days. We have found it to be distracting to keep in mind a specific verse number to end the day’s reading. When we know the entire chapter is included, then we can focus on reading and just check the schedule chart between chapters.
  • The chapters are isolated when they include many names that are hard to pronounce, so easier passages fill in that day’s reading. Consecutive chapters of difficult reading are on separate days, requiring less endurance of the tongue.
  • The schedule can be printed double-sided on a single sheet of A4 or US letter size paper.
  • It can be folded in quarters and used as a bookmark for the next day’s Old Testament reading.

We have been using this schedule since the 1st of January 2015 and it has worked well for us. We plan to continue using this plan for the foreseeable future. As we have done with other reading schedules, we make a pen mark on the date for today’s reading, then fold it with the pen mark inside, so the fresh ink does not rub off inside the Bible. By the end of the year, the paper is fairly well worn, so we just print a new one.

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3 John 1:2 Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

Proverbs 16:24 Pleasant words [are as] an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

Ephesians 6:23-24
23 Peace [be] to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
24 Grace [be] with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen.

We want to bless the brethren by sharing the free health tips that we have learned over the years. Even if you are not one of the brethren, please feel free to read this booklet. You may become one by the time you are done reading.

Does it make sense to use expensive, exotic remedies, when you haven’t yet done the healthy lifestyle choices that have zero cost, or less? You started to ask yourself, “How could something cost less than zero?” But then, mid-thought, you realized that some things save you money! After you are consistently doing the free stuff, you may find that you do not need to be wealthy in order to be healthy.

We are making a movie that will be given away for free. More details are available here. We are also giving away this ebooklet for free. The topic of the booklet is: What can be done, with no extra monetary cost, to optimize health? No, we are NOT talking about “free health care” from the government!

Why are we giving away this booklet? There are five reasons:
1) To bless the brethren.
2) Health, in its many forms (spiritual, relational, organizational, physical, emotional, mental, societal, financial), is a core value of our ministry, as well as a strategic anchor and a defining purpose.
3) This is something we have been studying for several years.
4) It somewhat defeats the purpose of a free health booklet by selling it.
5) To spread the word about our free movie project.

This booklet is something you can easily share with your connections, since it is free, encouraging, informative and, most importantly, honours God and His Word. The booklet simply contains our blog URL as the only “advertisement,” so if the reader is someone, or knows of someone, who might like to collaborate on this project, then they can decide for themselves.

By following this blog, you will also be notified of any new editions of the booklet. We are anticipating that several of you will know of additional free health tips that you would like to share, so we can add them to the booklet and periodically publish the expanded versions. Plus, we intend to have a list of the changes in an appendix at the end, so those who have already read it, can just pick up the new stuff.

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Please refer to the newest version of this blog post. Thanks!

Among other biblical studies, we read through the Bible each year. We have tried several Bible reading schedules. There are some preferences that we wanted to incorporate into the plan, so we have now made our own. Here are some of the features of this schedule:

  • It is designed for reading aloud.
  • The amount of reading is fairly consistent each day, about twelve to fourteen minutes, so you can reliably fit it into your schedule.
  • Each chapter is read completely, instead of breaking the chapter up across different days. We have found it to be distracting to keep in mind a specific verse number to end the day’s reading. When we know the entire chapter is included, then we can focus on reading and just check the schedule chart between chapters.
  • The chapters are isolated when they include many names that are hard to pronounce, so easier passages fill in that day’s reading. Consecutive chapters of difficult reading are on separate days, requiring less endurance of the tongue.
  • The schedule can be printed double-sided on a single sheet of A4 or US letter size paper.
  • It can be folded in quarters and used as a bookmark for the next day’s Old Testament reading.

We have been using this schedule since January 1st 2015 and it has worked well for us. We plan to continue using this plan for the foreseeable future. As we have done with other reading schedules, we make a pen mark on the date for today’s reading, then fold it with the pen mark inside, so the fresh ink does not rub off inside the Bible. By the end of the year, the paper is fairly well worn, so we just print a new one.

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Please refer to the new version of this blog post. Thanks!

Among other biblical studies, we read through the Bible each year. We have tried several Bible reading schedules. There are some preferences that we wanted to incorporate into the plan, so we have now made our own. Here are some of the features of this schedule:

  • It is designed for reading aloud.
  • The amount of reading is fairly consistent each day, about twelve to fourteen minutes, so you can reliably fit it into your schedule.
  • Each chapter is read completely, instead of breaking the chapter up across different days. We have found it to be distracting to keep in mind a specific verse number to end the day’s reading. When we know the entire chapter is included, then we can focus on reading and just check the schedule chart between chapters.
  • The chapters are isolated when they include many names that are hard to pronounce, so easier passages fill in that day’s reading.
  • Consecutive chapters of difficult reading are on separate days, requiring less endurance of the tongue.
  • The schedule can be printed double-sided on a single sheet of A4 or US letter size paper.
  • It can be folded in quarters and used as a bookmark for the next day’s Old Testament reading.

We tried out this new schedule in 2015 and it has worked well for us. We plan to continue using this plan for the foreseeable future. As we have done with other reading schedules, we make a pen mark on the date for today’s reading, then fold it with the pen mark inside, so the fresh ink does not rub off inside the Bible. By the end of the year, the paper is fairly well worn, so we just print a new one.

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Please download this PDF of the document.

To better understand how these colour codes have been established, please see the following five articles:

Quoting From Job
Quoting From Enoch
Folly … In The Bible?
Audio Drama
Words Without Knowledge

So, yes, all Scripture is God-breathed, and the book of Job is scripture, therefore it is all useful for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction. For some of the passages in Job, God has indicated that the usefulness is limited to context. We do not want the foundation of our doctrine to be based on a quote from Satan, nor from those passages God condemned as folly or words without knowledge.

Please feel free to use this as a reference, to easily check a quote. You could also read it through to see if there are any verses that you might have been quoting from the “wrong” passages. Of course, the message in that specific verse may be perfectly sound, but it would be better to use another source. It is not that every word in that section is wrong, but every word is questionable, since God censured the passage.

We have also combined elements of these posts as a Magazine Article.

Why would anyone want to read about what I do day to day? Well, most people would not. Some people are curious. Some may be considering partnering with us in ministry, so this could be an introduction, to help you decide. Others might already know me and have wondered how I stay so lean. This answers that question. Or they may wonder why my joy and peace do not leave me in stressful situations. This bit of writing should serve for those reasons. I am mainly writing this so I can read it to my children.

Also, even if no one else ever reads this, I think it will serve well as a form of self-reflection. By thinking through what I am doing and why I am doing it, with each of these precious moments I have been given, I can hope and pray that my future choices will be closer to the best priorities.

If any historians happen to be reading this, in hopes of discovering what life was like back in this century, I have a bit of a disclaimer, of sorts. My life does not represent the common activities of this time and culture. Most people consider our family to be quite different from the norm.

Of course, my days are not each alike, so I will not be describing just one day. Rather, the topic will be day to day stuff, when and why. I do not intend to include such intimate details that you will be embarrassed by reading.

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