Tag: Devotional Time

Why Should You Read the Bible Daily?

I’ve been quiet, I know. Book revisions and visiting family (and a birthday! woohoo!) have taken a lot of time and energy lately. And this week will probably be quieter too. My husband’s seminary has their annual Bible conference, and I’m hoping to make it to a few services — it’s always refreshing to listen […]

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Growing Pains: the Cost of Getting to Know God

How has your time with God been lately? Are you staying faithful in reading His Word? Even if you miss a day (or a few days), don’t let it stop you — just like you wouldn’t let a few missed coffee-dates ruin your closest friendship. You rearrange your schedule, figure out a better time or place, and […]

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Taking the Time

Ephesians 6:18 tells us to pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. Of course, it’s silly to think we’re supposed to be on our knees 24/7. It’s silly to think we’re supposed to walk around spouting off prayers every single second. But we should have a spirit of prayer at all […]

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How to Master Daily Bible Reading

How is your daily Bible reading going? Have you been struggling to keep up? It can be a daunting thing to read certain chapters every single day, especially if you’re not used to that sort of discipline. But it’s worth the struggle, I promise you. Here are a few suggestions for staying faithful: 1. Determine what time […]

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Preparing for Eternity

It always surprises me how what you read in one section of God’s Word affects what you see in a different section. For instance, right now I’m reading through Psalms and 2 Corinthians. And as I absorb the comfort and refreshment of the Psalms, I find similar encouragement in Paul’s epistle. And they just tie […]

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Running on Yesterday’s Fuel

I need some motivation. Or some suggestions. Or maybe both. Many of you have read about my goal to read through the whole Bible this year. I am still working on it. And I am thoroughly  enjoying it. I’m realizing the continuity and coherency of the Bible as a whole, in a way I’ve never […]

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Are you still reading?

We’re almost halfway through 2012… So how are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? Specifically, how are you doing with your Bible reading? A lot of us make resolutions each January to spend more time in the Word. Personally, I resolved to read through the entire Bible during 2012, and several of you decided […]

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