Bible in 90 Days: Day 11 Check-in

If you are participating in the Bible in 90 Days challenge, today you are on Day 11 and should have read through the end of page 132 in the Bible in 90 Days Bible or through Numbers 21:7.

The following is a guest post from my sister-in-law, Toni, who blogs at The Happy Housewife.

The Happy Housewife plan for Reading the Bible in 90 Days

In order to succeed at reading through the entire Bible in 90 days I knew I needed to come up with a plan. It is pretty basic, but it works!

First, get a Bible bag, basket, tote, container, just something that is portable. My bag contains my 90 Day Bible, a notebook, another book I am reading for Bible study, 2 highlighters and a pen. This bag goes with me up and down the stairs, to church, and to appointments. Whenever I have a spare moment I pick up the Bible and read a page or two. Not only does this help me keep up with the reading, when my children see me I am reading the Bible!

Second, when I read I always have a highlighter in my hand. When I come across a passage I don’t understand, or I want to study further I highlight it. I also highlight my favorite verses or meaningful passages. When I finish the 90 Day challenge my plan is to go back through the Bible and study these passages. By highlighting I don’t get stuck in a certain portion of scripture and fall behind in my reading.

I have really enjoyed the Bible in 90 Days challenge. One thing that stands out to me is the big picture that is unfolding almost daily. When I read through Leviticus I can’t help but think,

“Thank you Lord for sending your son Jesus to die for our sins! I could never keep up with all those laws and sacrifices! Thank you for providing the perfect sacrifice!

I find that each day I look forward to picking up my Bible and reading those twelve pages. While many of these passages are not unfamiliar to me, many times I feel like I am reading them for the first time. I am excited to see God’s plan for all who are taking part in this challenge.

Thanks, Toni, for the tips on how you are reading through the Bible in 90 days with us!

Aside from blogging as The Happy Housewife, Toni is a Navy wife and a homeschooling mom of 7 incredible children. And, as she mentioned, I am honored to be her sister-in-law.

So… How about you? How are you getting your reading done? And how far along are you?

Did you make time yet to listen to Jack Modesett Jr.’s week 2 audio message? Did anything stand out in that message for you?

If you are a blogger, please link up a weekly check in post from your own blog on the MckLinky and link your own post back to this one. Please encourage your readers to check in here, as well, so we can all see who is still in the challenge with us and pray for each other by name. When entering your link, please link directly to your post and not your homepage so we can find the right post easily.

I did not link my post to the MckLink list. Follow this link to take you to my daily Bible in 90 Days update.

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If you are not a blogger or have not posted a progress post on your own blog, please comment here as to how far you’ve come in the reading and leave any other comments or questions.

Then, please pick two or three other commenters and/or bloggers and pray for them by name.

And, of course, don’t forget to join us for our Tweet-Up tonight from 8-9 CST. Just follow me and use the #B90Days hashtag.

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  • Cindy

    I am on schedule for my Bible reading. However, I hope to finish a few days early. I want to have read the all the Bible before my 50th birthday in late March. I can not think of a better birthday gift for myself that to have read the Bible in a little less than 90 days.

  • Michelle

    I am caught up. I have been pleased at how well it has been going. I was a little worried I would not be able to do this, but so far so good. I am amazed at how much more sense some things seem to make when you read them together or within a short period of time rather than many days apart. I feel like I have gained so much more understanding by reading the Bible this way rather than with a Bible Study plan or even with a Bible in a Year plan. This has been a wonderful journey so far, and I look forward to the rest.