When I started following Jesus more closely as an adult, I didn’t know where to start reading about Him in the Bible. I knew about Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as the first four books of the New Testament Gospels, but didn’t realize how in dept Jesus story is – told by all of his disciples who followed Him.
What better way to learn about Jesus, but through the eyes of his closest friends! Right?
I have to admit that I’ve read the first 12 books of the bible when I wrote my first two books for kids, but I haven’t read the books of the bible in their entirety after this. Like most of you, I’ve read various scriptures as needed, verses of the day and scriptures that our Pastor asked us to read before his sermon – but I’ve never read them completely as I should.
As a follower of Jesus, it’s my duty to read His word, pray about what I’ve read and apply it to my life. Unfortunately, life happens and reading becomes something for the back burner. I can’t teach and show you or my kids how to faithfully live and apply God’s word, if I haven’t completely done it myself!
So after praying for direction – Following Jesus 101: Bible Reading Plan Challenge was created. [Read more…]