The Old Testament Challenge: Victory

Victory! It’s Dec. 24th and the Old Testament Challenge is complete.  If you still have some catching up to do on your reading, today is your day! If you have kept up with the reading schedule, you have now read, word for word, the entire Orthodox canon of the Old Testament in 100 days! You […]

The Final Countdown… The Last Day

It’s the Final Countdown, and today is the last day of our Old Testament Challenge! Today we complete the book of the Prophet Daniel. In Chapter 13 of Daniel, we are privy to a most mystical and profound narrative – the story of the righteous Susannah. It is no exaggeration to say that all generations of […]

It’s the Final Countdown… 2 Days Left

It’s the Final Countdown… 2 days left Today we begin the book of the Prophet Daniel. He prophesied during the Babylonian captivity. The purpose of this book is to provide a historical account how the Lord God protected and provided for His faithful followers while in captivity.  In the first six chapters, which we are […]

The Final Countdown… 3

It’s the Final Countdown… 3 Days to go! Today on the final countdown, we complete our reading of the Prophet Ezekiel. In today’s reading, Ezekiel is surveying the Temple, and then experiences a divine vision of the glory of God. In Chapter 44, we get the prophecy of the Prince – Christ – and the […]

The Final Countdown… 4

It’s the Final Countdown… 4 days left. Today is our final “rest/catch up” day. If you’re still a little delayed in your reading schedule, this is a great day to make great strides, and close the gap. If you can, please do join us in our 100 day schedule so we may finish together. If […]

The Final Countdown… 5

It’s the final countdown… 5 days left to go. Today, we continue our reading through Ezekiel, and oh! Those visions! Today we finally get to the prophecy of the Valley of Dry Bones – such a beautiful and powerful statement of Resurrection. It’s short – be sure you read it aloud. Notice what follows it. The […]

The Final Countdown… 7

It’s the Final Countdown… 7 Days to go! Today we finish the Epistle of Jeremiah and begin the book of Ezekiel, one of my very favorites. The Epistle of Jeremiah is a well thought out sermon against idols and idolatry. The Book of Ezekiel describes itself as the words of the Ezekiel ben-Buzi, a priest living […]

The Final Countdown… 8

The Final Countdown… 8 days to go! Today we wrap up the Jeremiah tradition books of Baruch and Lamentations. The prophet Baruch was the secretary of the Prophet Jeremiah (Jer 32:12; 36:4, 32; 45:1).. Baruch is a prophetic book and is found in the Septuagint and Vulgate Bible. In many versions, the Letter of Jeremiah is added […]