Thankful for a Great Year of Rejoicing!

December 30, 2017

Dear fellow Bible readers,

Thank you for joining me during this past years journey through the entire Bible.  We read on a 5 day per week rotation of about 4 chapters each day.  In each reading, I wrote a short devotion on verses from that day’s reading that brought to mind something to rejoice about or be thankful for.  I tied each verse in the Old Testament with a counter-part in the New and vice-versa.   I never ran out!  This helped me to stay positive and keep a thankful heart in a world saturated with negativity and fear.  I pray that you were encouraged with the overflow!

In 2018, we will begin another journey (my tenth year of writing) through the entire Bible with an emphasis on prayer and walking with God.  Jesus encouraged His followers to “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.”  (Matthew 7:7-8)  Paul taught , “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”  (Philippians 4:6)   Jesus said, “Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.”  (John 16:24)    We will embark on this Bible Trek beginning Monday, January 1st reading 5 days each week with 3-4 Old Testament chapters and one chapter from the New Testament each day.  My goal is to inspire prayer and faith that we might walk closely with our Lord each day.      In His Love,  Pastor John Morse

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