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Is 2015 the year you read the Bible?

Is 2015 the year you read the Bible?

The Rev. Marek Zabriskie offers a plan for reading the entire Bible in one year:

Most Americans make a New Year’s resolution. The No. 1 resolution is to lose weight. No. 2 is to exercise more. But within three days, most Americans quit their resolution because they have no one to hold them accountable.

Why not make a more lasting resolution this year that will spiritually enhance you from within? Make a New Year’s resolution to read the Bible.

In 2011, I created The Bible Challenge and urged my Episcopal church to read the entire Bible in a year. It began a movement that has started to span the world. We now have over 500,000 participants in more than 2,500 churches in over 40 countries reading the Bible in a year.

The recommended plan is here.

Image by “Bishops Bible Elizabeth I 1569” . Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons 

 

Posted by Ann Fontaine

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