3 Resources To Help You Read the Book of Mark {Quietly Through Thursday}

If you’ve been reading Quietly Through your Bible then you know our little community began the Gospel according to Mark today. Here are a few resources to help you read the Book of Mark. (Not sure what Quietly Through is? Check it out here.) Caught by Jesus is a 6-week Bible study in the Gospel of Mark. Six weeks is much longer than the time the Quietly Through reading plan takes to get through Mark. However, you could simply read the Bible study commentary that goes along with the Quietly Through passages and skip the […]

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Quietly Through Thursday :: That Our Eyes May Be Opened

This post was written while ready Quietly Through the Bible. Join the community.   Now as they went out of Jericho, a great multitude followed Him. And behold, two blind men sitting by the road, when they heard that Jesus was passing by, cried out, saying, “Have mercy on us, O Lord, Son of David!” Then the multitude warned them that they should be quiet; but they cried out all the more, saying, “Have mercy on us, O Lord, Son of David!” So Jesus stood still and called them, and said, “What do you want […]

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Quietly Through Thursday :: Doubt Doesn’t Weaken His Promises

And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You. Psalm 9:10 I doubt. A lot. I doubt whether or not I’m doing enough for God. I doubt whether or not I’m actually living for Him. I doubt whether or not He will say welcome when I approach His throne at the end of my time on earth and say, “Lord, Lord.” I doubt. Because I know I am a sinner. I know I stink at just about everything I do. I know my motives are often […]

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Is It All For Nothing? :: A Look At Matthew 7:21-23

 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’ Matthew 7:21-23 I never knew you? This passage makes me squirm a little. The idea that I could live my life (or think that […]

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Our Need for Fellowship and Our Key to Joy

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of life— the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us— that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ. And these things […]

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Still Moving Quietly Thru? {And Another Free Printable}

Whether you’ve been reading quietly through your Bible since the first of the year, you’ve got off track (don’t give up!!!), or have no idea what I’m talking about (read this post), this bookmark may be just what you need. “Why?” you say. Well, because it is a simple little thing to help you stay in the Word of God consistently. Download the Bookmark       Download the Full Reading Plan Just download the bookmark, print it, trim off the excess, fold it in half, and voila! you have a bookmark. One side has the reading […]

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Quietly Through the Bible :: Don’t Give Up {Plus a Free Printable}

Did you read the last post on all the wonderful reasons to follow a Bible reading plan? Did you decide to jump into God’s word and download the free PDF? How is your daily time in the Word going? Have you been able to keep up or have you needed grace? Me? I’ve needed grace. I’ve already missed a day or two (maybe three). But oh well, I’m not going to let a few missed days ruin the next 11 1/2 months of being in God’s Word. Several of us start the new year determined to be in the […]

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Quietly Through the Bible in Two-Years

My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings. Do not let them depart from your eyes; Keep them in the midst of your heart; For they are life to those who find them, And health to all their flesh. Proverbs 4:20-22 About two years ago the women’s ministry at the church I was attending introduced me to a two-year Bible reading plan. My initial thought was no thanks! If you’re like me then you understand why. The idea of any lengthy reading plan made me a little nerves. Maybe it even made me cringe because […]

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