January 23, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are five chapters.

January 23: Psalm 3, Psalm 4, Genesis 47, Genesis 48, Proverbs 1 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Since there are less than 365 chapters in the New Testament, there will be filling in days with Psalms and Proverbs.

Psalm 3 is a Psalm of David from when he fled from his son Absalom.

Psalm 4 is David’s appeal to righteousness, and the blessings that follow.

Genesis 47 tells of how Jacob and his descendants settled in Goshen, about the continuing famine, and how Joseph, controlling the food supply enslaved the people. All power corrupt,…

Genesis 48 tells of how Jacob blessed Ephraim and Manasseh. He blessed Ephraim ahead of Manasseh, even though Manasseh was the older of Joseph’s sons.

Finally there is Proverbs 1. It extols the virtue of wisdom. Read it and apply it.

 

 

January 6, read through the Bible in a year.

Today there are only 3 chapters, but they are significant.

January 6: John 5, Genesis 11, Psalm 2 (click on the chapter to begin reading).

John 5 describes how Jesus healed a man at the pool of Bethesda on a Sabbath, which offended the Jews. In addition Jesus claimed to be equal with the Father, for which the Jews sought to kill him, but Jesus defended His testimony.

Genesis 11 tells about the Tower of Babel, and how different languages arose, all by being disobedient to God.

Psalm 2 is then what happens when “the heathen rage” and this psalm ties together trends of today. The Tower of Babel is like today where the global internet, supposed to bring us together, divide us more and more into camps, where the same words mean different things, dependent on the audience. Jesus is controversial, his claims are being rejected by people thinking they understand biology and morals better than God.  And hate is increasing, yet there are people that believe in the universal good of mankind, if they only could get rid of the concept of God.

Ponder this.

January 3, read through the Bible in a year.

After 2 days with Creation and the fall. we now see what happened after the fall.

January 3: John 2, Genesis 4, Genesis 5, Psalm 1.  (click on the chapter to begin reading)

In John 2 Jesus turns water into wine, cleanses the Temple, and gives the Jews just one sign. Genesis 4 shows the results of original sin with the story of Cain and Abel, Genesis 5 shows the Genealogy from Adam to Noah, and Psalm 1 is a beautiful poem about righteous living.

The take home for today is the first of Jesus’ miracles, the first murder, the first man (Enoch) to be carried directly to God rather than die first, and Jesus giving the sign of Jonah about his (and our) resurrection. Psalm 1 extols righteous living according to the Old Testament and the law, with the New Testament counterpoint as given by the Apostle Paul.

 

Psalms in PowerPoint Slides.

Psalms in PowerPoint Slides.

Psalm 1, Psalm 2, Psalm 3, Psalm 4, Psalm 5

Psalm 6, Psalm 7, Psalm 8,Psalm 9, Psalm 10

Psalm 11, Psalm 12, Psalm 13, Psalm 14, Psalm 15

Psalm 16, Psalm 17, Psalm 18, Psalm 19, Psalm 20

Psalm 21, Psalm 22, Psalm 23, Psalm 24, Psalm 25

Psalm 26, Psalm 27, Psalm 28, Psalm 29, Psalm 30

Psalm 31, Psalm 32, Psalm 33, Psalm 34, Psalm 35

Psalm 36, Psalm 37, Psalm 38, Psalm 39, Psalm 40

Psalm 41, Psalm 42, Psalm 43, Psalm 44, Psalm 45

Psalm 46, Psalm 47, Psalm 48, Psalm 49, Psalm 50

Psalm 51, Psalm 52, Psalm 53, Psalm 54, Psalm 55

Psalm 56, Psalm 57, Psalm 58, Psalm 59, Psalm 60

Psalm 61, Psalm 62, Psalm 63, Psalm 64, Psalm 65

Psalm 66, Psalm 67, Psalm 68, Psalm 69, Psalm 70

Psalm 71, Psalm 72, Psalm 73, Psalm 74, Psalm 75

Psalm 76, Psalm 77: Psalm 78, Psalm 79, Psalm 80

Psalm 81, Psalm 82, Psalm 83, Psalm 84, Psalm 85

Psalm 86, Psalm 87, Psalm 88, Psalm 89, Psalm 90

Psalm 91, Psalm 92, Psalm 93, Psalm 94, Psalm 95

Psalm 96, Psalm 97, Psalm 98, Psalm 99, Psalm 100

Psalm 101, Psalm 102, Psalm 103,Psalm 104, Psalm 105

Psalm 106, Psalm 107, Psalm 108, Psalm 109, Psalm 110

Psalm 111, Psalm 112, Psalm 113, Psalm 114, Psalm 115

Psalm 116, Psalm 117, Psalm 118, Psalm 119, Psalm 120

Psalm 121, Psalm 122, Psalm 123, Psalm 124, Psalm 125

Psalm 126, Psalm 127, Psalm 128, Psalm 129, Psalm 130

Psalm 131, Psalm 132, Psalm 133, Psalm 134, Psalm 135

Psalm 136, Psalm 137, Psalm 138, Psalm 139, Psalm 140

Psalm, 141, Psalm 142, Psalm 143, Psalm 144, Psalm 145

Psalm 146, Psalm 147, Psalm 148Psalm 149, Psalm 150