In Genesis 25, the Bible tells the story of when Esau sold his birthright to his brother Jacob. This was no ordinary transaction, like we think of transactions. It had wide-ranging implications for both Jacob and Esau and for all their descendants. It would shift the balance of power in a family … Read more about How Esau Sold His Birthright and Mortgaged the Future
Abraham Believed God and Stunning Results Happened
Abraham believed God and the rest was history. If only the same could be said for us. For whatever reason, we have a hard time believing God's promises will come true. They could happen for others, but not for us. Additionally, we have a hard time doing what God asks us to do. It's either too … Read more about Abraham Believed God and Stunning Results Happened
In the Beginning God Did What?
"In the beginning..." Those three words jump out of the first line of the most inspirational book in human history - the Bible. In the beginning of time, God did something that seems impossible and remarkable. He created, by himself, the entire heavens and the earth and all that lives upon it. The … Read more about In the Beginning God Did What?
5 Lessons from Job You Can’t Afford to Miss
The book of Job (pronounced "jōbe") is an interesting one in the Bible. It recounts a series of terrible tragedies that happen to a man named Job. The book reveals to us how he dealt with them, the struggles he had processing them and what he learned about God through them. And like all other … Read more about 5 Lessons from Job You Can’t Afford to Miss
It Takes a Lot of Faith to Walk in the Dark
For those of you who like a good morning run or walk in the dark before the sun comes up, you know sometimes those strides can be treacherous. With no sunlight to illuminate your path, you have to be extra careful about where you step. If not, you might trip over a branch or roll your ankle on an … Read more about It Takes a Lot of Faith to Walk in the Dark
An Introduction to the Bible
Put simply, the Bible is the greatest book ever written. It's impact on history and culture is unparalleled. To this day, it sells millions of copies each year. It continues to change the lives of those who seek a deeper meaning and purpose in life. But if you've never read it before, perhaps an … Read more about An Introduction to the Bible
An Origin Story
Every website has an origin story. Somebody somewhere had an idea or a vision that set the wheels in motion. ReadtheBibleinaYear.com is no different. In our case, it started with a group of teenagers and their trip to summer camp. Changed Lives It was one of those typical summer camps that all … Read more about An Origin Story
Welcome Bible Readers
Welcome to Read the Bible in a Year dot com! This purpose of this site is to help people read the greatest book ever written - the Bible. In the pages of the Bible, we learn how to have a proper relationship with God through His Son Jesus Christ. The first section of the book called the Old … Read more about Welcome Bible Readers