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The Christian Life is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Posted by Kevin Blalock on

  I recently have tried to start consistently running again. It is something I have always enjoyed, but in the past few years fell by the wayside as other things took more of my time. When I went out and ran for a few days in a row for the first time in a while, I was surprised by two...

Week Twelve Bible Reading Highlights
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Deuteronomy 6-26 Highlights The greatest commandment, to love God with all our heart, soul, and might, is given Israel is seen as the chosen people of the Lord Israel is reminded to remember God Israel is reminded they aren’t chosen because of their own righteousness, but rather...

Week Eleven Bible Reading Highlights
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Numbers 26-36 Highlights A census is taken after the plague of the new generation of God’s people Joshua chosen to succeed Moses as the leader of Israel Instructions are given for different offerings to be made to the Lord Instructions are given or the making of vows, for both men...

Week Ten Bible Reading Highlights
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Numbers 8-25 Highlights Passover celebrated, remembering when God delivered Israel from slavery in Egypt Israel grumbles about their situation in the wilderness Elders are appointed to help Moses deal with all of the issues in Israel Spies sent to spy out the promised land and give...

Week Nine Bible Reading Highlights
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Leviticus 24-27 Highlights ‘Eye for an eye’ passage in Leviticus 24, the passage Jesus quotes in his teaching Sabbath year and year of Jubilee explained to Israel Blessings for obedience, punishment for disobedience Laws about vows complete the book of...

Week Eight Bible Reading Highlights
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Leviticus 8-23 Highlights Aaron and his sons consecrated before the Lord Two of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, are killed for offering an unauthorized sacrifice Laws for clean and unclean animals are given Leprosy laws are given, as well as other bodily laws Day of atonement in...

Week Seven Bible Reading Highlights
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Exodus 32-40 Highlights Israel falls into idolatry, worshipping a golden calf instead of God Himself Israel commanded to leave Mount Sinai and head toward the promised land God renews His covenant with Moses Moses’ face shines as he comes down from Mount Sinai The Ark of the...

Week Six Bible Reading Highlights
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Exodus 16-31 Highlights God provides the miracle of bread from heaven each day for Israel as they travel to the promised land God provides the miracle of water from a rock for Israel to drink Israel arrives at Mount Sinai and Moses travels up the mountain to meet God God gives Moses the...

Week Five Bible Reading Highlights
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Exodus 1-15 Highlights Exodus begins with Israel still in Egypt after the famine Israel is growing and increasingly great as a nation A new Pharaoh is now leading, and he is worried that Israel will take Egypt over He forces them into harsh slavery He also enacts a law telling Egyptian...

Week Four Bible Reading Highlights
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Genesis 41-50 Highlights Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dreams, which predicted seven years of plenty followed by 7 years of famine Joseph is made second in command of all of Egypt Joseph’s brothers, who sold him into slavery, go to Egypt when the famine begins to ask for...