March 29, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are three chapters, enjoy!

March 29: Luke 8, Deuteronomy 33, Deuteronomy 34 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 8 starts out with the Parable of the Sower, followed by a lamp on a stand. Jesus Mother and Brothers come to see Jesus, but he declares that his mother and brothers are those who do God’s will. Sailing across Lake Genesareth a storm arises, Jesus calms the storm and rebukes his disciples for their lack of faith. Coming to the other side Jesus heals a demon possessed man and heals a woman with a bleeding issue. Finally Jesus raises a dead girl back to life.

Deuteronomy 33, Moses’ final Blessing on each of the   tribes of Israel.

Deuteronomy 34, Moses dies on Mount Nebo. Epilogue: “And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face”.

March 28, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are only two chapters, enjoy!

March 28: Luke 7, Deuteronomy 32 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 7, Jesus praises the Centurion’s faith and  raises a widow’s son in Nain. Meanwhile John the Baptist asks if Jesus is the one.  Jesus answers: “ Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.” Finally, Jesus is anointed by a sinful woman, and Jesus forgives her with these words: “Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.”

Deuteronomy 32 starts out with the Song of Moses. Then the Lord told Moses  he would only see the promised land from a distance and die on Mount Nebo.

 

March 27, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are only two chapters, enjoy!

March 27: Luke 6, Deuteronomy 31 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 6, Jesus is the Lord of the Sabbath and he is healing on the Sabbath. Jesus calls the twelve Apostles. Luke records a shorter version of the Beatitudes, and Jesus  adds, love your enemies, do not judge, a tree is known by its fruit, and finally the parable of the foolish and the wise builder.

Deuteronomy 31, Moses declared Joshua to be the new leader of Israel, “Be strong and of good courage”. The Law is to be read every seven years, Israel’s rebellion is predicted and as a reminder Moses recorded his song, recited in the next chapter.

 

March 26, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are three chapters, enjoy!

March 26:  Luke 5, Deuteronomy 29, Deuteronomy 30 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 5, Jesus calls his first Disciples, Jesus cleanses a leper, heals and forgives a Paralytic, calls Levi (Matthew). Finally, Jesus is questioned about fasting.

Deuteronomy 29, God renews the Mosaic Covenant in Moab.

Deuteronomy 30, The Blessings of turning to God, but if not, God is pro-choice:     “I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil“.

March 25, read through the Bible in a year.

Continuing with Luke and Lent today there are only two chapters, enjoy!

March 25: Luke 4, Deuteronomy 28 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 4. Jesus ministry starts with his Temptation in the wilderness, from which we get the 40 days of Lent. At every temptation initiated by Satan Jesus quotes scripture to show his total reliance on God and His word. Satan also uses scripture, so watch out! Going to his hometown of Nazareth Jesus fulfills the prophecy of Isaiah 61, but in his hometown he is rejected. Going forward, Jesus casts out an Unclean Spirit and heals many.

Deuteronomy 28 specifies blessings for obedience and lots of curses for disobedience.

March 24, read through the Bible in a year.

Continuing with Luke and Lent today there are three chapters, enjoy!

March 24:  Luke 3Deuteronomy 26, Deuteronomy 27 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

In Luke 3 John the Baptist prepares the way and performs the baptism of repentance. Jesus’ is baptized by John. It lists the genealogy of Mary, from the human side of Jesus, Matthew lists the genealogy of Joseph from the Kingly side, and since Joseph adopted Jesus as his own it shows Jesus is the rightful heir to the throne of David.

Deuteronomy 26 shows the regulations for offerings of firstfruits and tithes. Follow the LORD’s commands, you are a special people of God.

Deuteronomy 27 specifies that the Law should be inscribed on large stones on Mount Ebal. There six tribes shall declare curses, and on Mount Gerizim six tribes shall pronounce blessings.

 

 

March 23, read through the Bible in a year.

Continuing with Luke and Lent today there are three chapters, enjoy!

March 23:  Luke 2, Deuteronomy 24, Deuteronomy 25 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Luke 2 is so well known that even the Peanuts tell of the Birth of Jesus and the Shepherds and the Angels. It goes on to tell of Jesus in the Temple, Simeon’s and Anna’s testimonies and Jesus at age 12 in the Temple. Read it and marvel.

Deuteronomy 24 tells of Divorce Laws, Remarry Limitations, Leprosy, Lending Laws, Pay Workmen and Leave Gleanings.

Deuteronomy 25 tells of the Marriage Duty of a Surviving Brother, weigh with Honest Measures. Totally unrelated, destroy the Amalekites.