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Journal Entry – Psalm 51 – The Year of Living Biblically

  Psalm 51 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. (verses 10-12 NIV) I learned God-worship...

October 23, 2012October 23, 2012by
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Daily Scripture – October 23, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is Psalm 51. Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you are learning....

October 23, 2012October 20, 2012by
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Journal Entry – Psalm 51 – The Year of Living Biblically

  Psalm 51 First off, let me say that I AM STRUGGLING to get into this "Bible reading" thing. It feels tiring, and draining to even think about opening my Bible, only to be confused or frustrated, and rarely "fulfilled". However slowly God is thawing my heart to His words and the following is something...

October 22, 2012October 22, 2012by
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Journal Entry – Ecclesiastes 1 – The Year of Living Biblically

  I found the introduction to Ecclesiastes in The Message powerful. Here are a few sentences from the Intro. "Ecclesiastes sweeps our souls clean of all 'lifestyle' spiritualities so that we can be ready for God's visitation revealed in Jesus Christ…It functions not as a meal but as a bath. It is not nourishment; it...

October 19, 2012October 19, 2012by
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Daily Scripture – October 19, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is Psalm 139. Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you are learning....

October 19, 2012October 14, 2012by
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Journal Entry – Song of Songs 1 – The Year of Living Biblically

  Song of Songs 1 Before I started reading this chapter, I prayed “Lord, let me read today through the lens of your choosing.” So I read Song of Songs 1 with a sense that I am deeply and completely loved by God.  That I am sought after, beautiful in his eyes and worthy of...

October 18, 2012October 18, 2012by
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Journal Entry – Song of Songs 1 – The Year of Living Biblically

  Scripture – vs. 1 “Kiss me—full on the mouth!
     Yes! For your love is better than wine,
     headier than your aromatic oils.
 The syllables of your name murmur like a meadow brook.
     No wonder everyone loves to say your name!” Observation – Men rule, women are property. That...

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Daily Scripture – October 18, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is Ecclesiastes 1. Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you are learning....

October 18, 2012October 14, 2012by
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Daily Scripture – October 17, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is Song of Songs 1. Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you...

October 17, 2012October 14, 2012by
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Journal Entry – Proverbs 13 – The Year of Living Biblically

  Proverbs 13 There are so many truths in this chapter. There is one that stuck out for me this morning; “A refusal to correct is a refusal to love……” verse 24. A refusal to correct is a refusal to love!?!? I don’t really appreciate correction all that much. Especially when it comes from those...

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