Discussion Forum for Summer Reading Challenge

by | Jun 14, 2013 | Scripture Study | 6 comments

Woman Reading a DiaryWe officially have 20+ people participating in the Summer Reading Challenge! We’re so pleased that you’ve signed up. We also suspect there may be more of you who are reading, too, but haven’t officially committed till you’ve gotten a few days or weeks under your belt. And that’s OK!

One insightful participant asked if we could dedicate a space for people to discuss the scripture they’re reading. We’ve decided to dedicate this post for that purpose. It’s not super fancy, but please consider this blog post your official spot for comments and discussion about the passages you’re reading throughout the entire challenge.

How do you discuss? Well, if you’re reading this via email, it means you should click on the title of this blog post. That takes you to the Gospel Blog website, where you can leave a comment. Bookmark this page so you can come back to it whenever you have something to say. Read other people’s thoughts and offer your own insights or questions.

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So, here are a few questions to get you readers started:

  • Is this your first time reading the entire Bible? Your first time reading it cover to cover?
  • This reading schedule is pretty rigorous! How are you fitting in 10+ chapters per day?
  • What new thought, inspiration, or question occurred to you so far?
  • How do you feel about the reading? Inspired, tired, frustrated, peaceful, confused?
  • Have you seen any changes in your life since you’ve started the challenge?

We want to reiterate that you can join the Summer Reading Challenge anytime before it ends in August. Just email us at TCOJCblog@gmail.com and let us know you’re participating. Remember, we’ll give away random prizes to participants at the end — but the real rewards come along the journey.

If you haven’t downloaded it already, here’s a PDF of the entire reading schedule.

Summer Reading Challenge! Daily Verses

Today: Numbers 31 to 36; Deuteronomy 1 to 4

Saturday: Deuteronomy 5:1 to 18:13

Sunday: Deuteronomy 18:14 to 30:10

You’re almost through the books of Moses! Keep it up!

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6 Comments

  1. Carol and Clarence Kirkpatrick

    So far Brother Kirk and I have been keeping up and it has been fun. Getting through the laws of Moses has been tough. We both have the bible on our computers so it is pretty easy reading. I also have it on DVD and listen to it a second time at night. I love hearing the correct pronouncing of the names and places on the DVD. I read in the early mornings and Bro. Kirk reads at night.
    I believe it is very good for use to add this challenge to our life.

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  2. Carol and Clarence Kirkpatrick

    So far Brother Kirk and I have been keeping up and it has been fun. Getting through the laws of Moses has been tough. We both have the bible on our computers so it is pretty easy reading. I also have it on DVD and listen to it a second time at night. I love hearing the correct pronouncing of the names and places on the DVD. I read in the early mornings and Bro. Kirk reads at night.
    I believe it is very good for use to add this challenge to our life.

    Reply
  3. Ms Denise M DiFalco

    Not first time reading Bible entirely. Reading scriptures daily always always makes me more thankful to God and happy. Now to the discipline part. Have to pray not to get side-tracked and keep it up…Thank you for doing this

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  4. Ms Denise M DiFalco

    Not first time reading Bible entirely. Reading scriptures daily always always makes me more thankful to God and happy. Now to the discipline part. Have to pray not to get side-tracked and keep it up…Thank you for doing this

    Reply
  5. Susan Moraco

    This is not the first time I have read through the Bible. It was long ago and I wanted to do so again, so this challenge is the perfect opportunity. I read in the morning and evening. I have a kindle and can read on the go as well.
    The laws of Moses are not my favorite, but reading them brought to my mind the words of Christ when he stated that he had come to fulfill the law.

    Reply
  6. Susan Moraco

    This is not the first time I have read through the Bible. It was long ago and I wanted to do so again, so this challenge is the perfect opportunity. I read in the morning and evening. I have a kindle and can read on the go as well.
    The laws of Moses are not my favorite, but reading them brought to my mind the words of Christ when he stated that he had come to fulfill the law.

    Reply

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