Why I’m worrying less about my Bible Reading Plan

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Photo Credit: Brett Jordan via Compfight cc

At the beginning of the year, I joined with a group of people from Westbrook in a Bible reading plan. We are following a plan that if done right would take us through the Bible in one year. It’s a fantastic plan and a fantastic goal. The problem, however, is that I’m not going to make it. I’m very behind in my reading and will now finish sometime in January.

Instead of panicking about being behind in my reading plan, I’m choosing not to worry about it any more. When I was only a few days behind I was able to pick up the slack over the course of a few days and catch up. Then I began doing worse and worse and now I’ve basically given up on catching up. Continue reading

What did Jesus do before His Ministry?

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Definitely not the tools Jesus would have used, but they’re old carpentry tools. Photo Credit: The Swedish History Museum, Stockholm via Compfight cc

We know very little about what Jesus did between the incident at the Temple in Luke 3 and His appearance at the wedding in Cana in John 2. We really only have the description that Luke gave us in Luke 2:52, “And Jesus kept on growing—in wisdom, in physical stature, in favor with God, and in favor with others.” (1) continue reading