Reading Plans

January 29 – March 2

The Dangers of Syncretism: Day 1

Read: 1 Kings 18:20-40 The dramatic encounter between Elijah and the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel, as recorded in 1 Kings 18:20–40, is a powerful illustration of the dangers of syncretism – the blending of true worship with idolatry. The Israelites, swayed...

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The Pitfall of Tolerance: Day 6 (Examen)

As we conclude this week, let’s engage in the spiritual practice of Examen, a time to reflect on our journey of faith, particularly focusing on moments where we either stood firm or may have faced challenges in upholding our beliefs. Reflecting on the past week,...

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The Pitfall of Tolerance: Day 5

Read: Titus 2:11-14 Titus 2:11–14 highlights a profound truth about grace: it is not only a gift that brings salvation but also a teacher that guides us in living a godly life. This passage emphasizes that God’s grace empowers us to reject ungodliness and...

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The Pitfall of Tolerance: Day 4

Read: 1 Peter 2:11-12 1 Peter 2:11–12 encourages believers to live exemplary lives among non-believers. Peter emphasizes that through observing our good deeds, those who do not believe may ultimately glorify God. This passage challenges us to reflect on how our...

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The Pitfall of Tolerance: Day 3

Read: Romans 12:12 In Matthew 23:23–28, Jesus delivers a sharp rebuke to the Pharisees and teachers of the law for their hypocrisy and neglect of justice, mercy, and faithfulness. This passage provides a compelling example of how Jesus expressed love without...

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The Pitfall of Tolerance: Day 2

Read: Matthew 23:23-28 In Matthew 23:23–28, Jesus delivers a sharp rebuke to the Pharisees and teachers of the law for their hypocrisy and neglect of justice, mercy, and faithfulness. This passage provides a compelling example of how Jesus expressed love without...

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The Pitfall of Tolerance: Day 1

Read: Revelation 2:18-25 In Revelation 2:18–25, Jesus addresses the church in Thyatira, commending their deeds, love, faith, and perseverance, but He also warns them sternly about tolerating sin and ungodly practices. This passage challenges us to consider the...

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Remembering God’s Works: Day 5

Read: John 14:26 John 14:26 speaks to the role of the Holy Spirit as our helper and guide: “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” This...

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Remembering God’s Works: Day 4

Read: James 1:17 James 1:17 brings our attention to a simple yet profound truth: “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” This verse encourages us to...

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Remembering God’s Works: Day 3

Read: Psalm 77:11-12 Psalm 77:11–12 is a heartfelt expression of the psalmist’s commitment to remember and meditate on the works of the Lord: “I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will consider all...

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