The Sanctuary As a Model
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Sometimes we get confused about the sanctuary as described in Scripture. Is the earthly sanctuary of Old Testament times an exact replica of the heavenly sanctuary? If so, why? Do God and the angels need a visual representation of God’s holiness when they have the very presence of God Himself with them?

Certainly the items and the ritual of sacrifices in the temple courtyard do not exist in the heavenly sanctuary. The ultimate sacrifice, Christ’s death, has already happened, as prophesied. [...]

Delighting in Sin
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Grapes

Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard. When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent. Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside. But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it across their shoulders; then they walked in backward and covered their father’s nakedness. Their faces were turned the other way so that they would not see their father’s [...]

The Sabbath, Creation and Faith
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Then I saw another angel flying in midair, and he had the eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth—to every nation, tribe, language and people.  He said in a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come. Worship him who made the heavens, the earth, the sea and the springs of water.” Revelation 14:6-7, NIV

Have you ever wondered why so many people are so eager to state that they cannot [...]

NIV December Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Micah 6-7 & 2 Peter 1
Nahum 1-3 & 2 Peter 2
Habakkuk 1-3 & 2 Peter 3
Psalm 139-142
Zephaniah 1-3 & 1 John 1
Haggai 1-2 & 1 John 2
Zechariah 1-3 & 1 John 3
Zechariah 4-6 & 1 John 4
Zechariah 7-9 & 1 John 5
Zechariah 10-12 & 2 John
Zechariah 13-14 & 3 John
Malachi 1-4 & Jude
Psalm 143-146
Daniel 1-2
Daniel 3-4
Daniel 5-6
Daniel 7-8
Daniel 9-10
Daniel [...]

NIV November Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Ezekiel 7-9 & Titus 1
Ezekiel 10-12 & Titus 2
Ezekiel 13-15 & Titus 3
Ezekiel 16-18 & Philemon
Psalm 127-130
Psalm 131-134
Ezekiel 19-21 & Hebrews 1
Ezekiel 22-24 & Hebrews 2
Ezekiel 25-27 & Hebrews 3
Ezekiel 28-30 & Hebrews 4
Ezekiel 31-33 & Hebrews 5
Ezekiel 34-36 & Hebrews 6
Ezekiel 37-39 & Hebrews 7
Ezekiel 40-42 & Hebrews 8
Ezekiel 43-45 & Hebrews 9
Ezekiel 46-48 & Hebrews 10
Hosea 1-3 [...]

NIV October Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Isaiah 52-54 & Ephesians 6
Isaiah 55-57 Philippians 1
Psalms 115-118
Isaiah 58-60 & Philippians 2
Isaiah 61-63 & Philippians 3
Isaiah 64-66 & Philippians 4
Jeremiah 1-3 & Colossians 1
Jeremiah 4-6 & Colossians 2
Jeremiah 7-9 & Colossians 3
Jeremiah 10-12 & Colossians 4
Psalm 119
Psalms 120-122
Jeremiah 13-15 & 1 Thessalonians 1
Jeremiah 16-18 & 1 Thessalonians 2
Jeremiah 19-21 & 1 Thessalonians 3
Jeremiah 22-24 & 1 Thessalonians 4
Jeremiah [...]

NIV September Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Proverbs 28-29 & 1 Corinthians 15
Proverbs 30-31 & 1 Corinthians 16
Ecclesiastes 1-3 & 2 Corinthians 1
Ecclesiastes 4-6 & 2 Corinthians 2
Ecclesiastes 7-9 & 2 Corinthians 3
Ecclesiastes 10-12
Psalms 105-107
Psalms 108-110
Song of Songs 1-2 & 2 Corinthians 4
Song of Songs 3-4 & 2 Corinthians 5
Song of Songs 5-6 & 2 Corinthians 6
Song of Songs 7-8 & 2 Corinthians 7
Isaiah 1-3 & [...]

NIV August Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Esther 8-10 & Romans 3
Psalms 93-96
Job 1-3 & Romans 4
Job 4-6 & Romans 5
Job 7-9 & Romans 6
Job 10-12 & Romans 7
Job 13-15 & Romans 8
Job 16-18 & Romans 9
Job 19-21 & Romans 10
Psalms 97-100
Job 22-24 & Romans 11
Job 25-27 & Romans 12
Job 28-30 & Romans 13
Job 31-33 & Romans 14
Job 34-36 & Romans 15
Job 37-39 & Romans 16
Job [...]

NIV July Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

2 Chronicles 9-10 & Acts 3
2 Chronicles 11-12 & Acts 4
2 Chronicles 13-14 & Acts 5
2 Chronicles 15-16 & Acts 6
Psalms 81-84
2 Chronicles 17-18 & Acts 7
2 Chronicles 19-20 & Acts 8
2 Chronicles 21-22 & Acts 9
2 Chronicles 23-24 & Acts 10
2 Chronicles 25-26 & Acts 11
2 Chronicles 27-28 & Acts 12
2 Chronicles 29-30 & Acts 13
2 Chronicles 31-32 [...]

NIV June Bible Reading
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[ January] [February] [ March] [ April] [ May] [ June] [ July]
[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

2 Kings 7-8 & Mark 16
2 Kings 9-10 & Luke 1
2 Kings 11-12 & Luke 2
2 Kings 13-14 & Luke 3
2 Kings 15-16 & Luke 4
2 Kings 17-18 & Luke 5
2 Kings 19-20 & Luke 6
Psalms 69-72
2 Kings 21-22 & Luke 7
2 Kings 23-25 & Luke 8
1 Chronicles 1-2 & Luke 9
1 Chronicles 3-4 & Luke 10
1 Chronicles 5-6 [...]