A Long Faithfulness: The Case for Christian Perseverance by Scot McKnight

If you find these theological debates and discussion interesting, this essay will likely be worth a read. Obviously, if you have a strong opinion about the issue that will color your reaction. if you haven’t thought through the issues these passages in Hebrews raise, McKnight offers and good introduction in the course of his argument.

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The One Year Chronological Bible NLT (New Living Translation)

One of the New Year’s Resolutions I actually kept in 2012 was reading the Bible in its entirety.  The format I used for that was the The One Year Chronological Bible in the New Living Translation on my Kindle.

From the publisher:

Now you can gain a better understanding of the order of biblical events and the historical context in which they unfolded. The One Year Chronological Bible arranges the Bible text in the order the events actually happened. Prophetic books are interwoven with the historical accounts they accompanied. Psalms follow the events about which they were written. Proverbs are placed in the time frame in which they were compiled. The life of Christ is woven into one moving story. And Paul’s letters to the young churches in the first century are integrated into the book of Acts.

It is hard to reflect on a reading project like this (a lot of text over the course of a year) but I enjoyed it and recommend this to anyone.  It was a rewarding and insightful process.

More after the jump.

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