Bible Reading 2016

Bible Reading 2016
This reading plan walks you through key passages of the Bible in chronological order, tracing God’s plan of salvation from start to finish.
This is a revision of a plan published by Biblegateway.com.

January 11      Genesis 1 – Creation
January 12      Genesis 2 – A Closer Look at Day Six
January 13      Genesis 3 – The First Sin
January 14      Genesis 12 – Abram Called
January 15     Genesis 15 – God’s Covenant with Abraham
Weekend:     January 16-17    Catch up or get ahead

January 18      Genesis 22 – Abraham Tested
January 19      Job 1- 2 – Job Tested
January 20      Job 3 – Job Complains
January 21      Job 38 – God Answers Job
January 22      Job 39-40 – God Answers Job
Weekend:     January 23-24    Catch up or get ahead

January 25      Job 41-42  God Answers Job, Job’s Humility and Restoration
January 26      Exodus 1-2    A New Pharaoh in Egypt, Moses’ Early Years
January 27      Exodus 3-4   God Sends Moses to Egypt
January 28      Exodus 5 – Moses Meets Pharaoh
January 29      Exodus 12 – The Passover
Weekend:     January 30-31    Catch up or get ahead

February 1     Exodus 13 – Consecration of the Firstborn
February 2     Exodus 14 – Crossing the Red Sea
February 3     Exodus 20 – The Ten Commandments
February 4     Leviticus 1,10 – Offerings, Instructions for Priests
February 5     Leviticus 11 – Clean and Unclean Animals
Weekend:   February 6-7   Catch up or get ahead

February 8      Leviticus 16 – The Day of Atonement
February 9      Leviticus 25 – Sabbath Years and the Year of Jubilee
February 10     Leviticus 26 – Blessings and Punishment
February 11      Numbers 3 – Levite Duties, Redemption of Firstborn
February 12      Numbers 4 – Levite Duties (ages 30-50) in Tabernacle
Weekend:    February 13-14    Catch up or get ahead

February 15      Numbers 6 – Nazarite vow
February 16      Numbers 11 – The Israelites Grumble
February 17      Numbers 12-13  Aaron and Miriam, Twelve Spies
February 18      Numbers 14 – The Israelites Rebel, God Punishes Them
February 19      Deuteronomy 5 – Remember the Ten Commandments
Weekend:    February 20-21    Catch up or get ahead

February 22      Deuteronomy 6 – Remember God Every Day
February 23      Deuteronomy 7 – Take Canaan
February 24      Deuteronomy 8, 28:1-14 – Remember God, Blessings
February 25      Deuteronomy 28:15-68 – Punishments
February 26      Deuteronomy 29-30 – God’s Covenant,  God’s Promise
Weekend:    February 27-28    Catch up or get ahead

February 29      Deuteronomy 31-32 – Moses Encourages, Moses’ Song
March 1 Deuteronomy 33 – Moses Blesses the Tribes of Israel
March 2 Deuteronomy 34 – Death of Moses
March 3 Joshua 1-2 – God is with Joshua, Rahab
March 4 Joshua 3-4 – Israel Crosses the Jordan, Twelve Stones
Weekend: March 5-6 Catch up or get ahead

March 7 Joshua 5-6 – Circumcision and Passover, Jericho
March 8 Joshua 23-24 –Keep God’s Commandments, Joshua Dies
March 9 Judges 1 – Not All of Canaan Conquered
March 10 Judges 2 – Israel Rebuked
March 11 Judges 3 – Eight Years of Bondage
Weekend: March 12-13 Catch up or get ahead

March 14 Judges 4 – Deborah
March 15 Judges 13 – Samson
March 16 Judges14-15 – Samson
March 17 Judges 16 – Samson and Delilah
March 18 Ruth 1-2 – The Story of Ruth
Weekend: March 19-20 Catch up or get ahead

March 21 Ruth 3-4 – The Story of Ruth
March 22 1 Samuel 7-8 – Samuel, Israel Asks for a King
March 23 1 Samuel 9 – Saul
March 24 1 Samuel 10,12 – Saul Anointed King, Serve God
March 25 1 Samuel 15 – Saul Disobeys God
Weekend: March 26-27 Catch up or get ahead

March 28 1 Samuel 16 – Samuel Anoints David
March 29 1 Samuel 17 – David and Goliath
March 30 1 Samuel 18-19 – Saul’s Jealousy
March 31 1 Samuel 20 – Jonathan Helps David
April 1 1 Samuel 28,31 – The Soothsayer, Death of Saul
Weekend: April 2-3 Catch up or get ahead

April 4 2 Samuel 5-6 – David the King, Brings Ark to Jerusalem
April 5 2 Samuel 7-8 –Promise to David, Prayer, Military Success
April 6 1 Chronicles 15 – David Brings the Ark to Jerusalem
(Note: 1 Chronicles 15-18 retells the events of 2 Samuel 6-8)
April 7 1 Chronicles 16 – David’s Psalm
April 8 1 Chronicles 17-18 – A Promise, Prayer, Military Success
Weekend: April 9-10 Catch up or get ahead

April 11 2 Samuel 11 – David and Bathsheba
April 12 2 Samuel 12 – Nathan Confronts David
April 13 2 Samuel 13 – Absalom
April 14 2 Samuel 15 – Absalom
April 15 2 Samuel 18 – Absalom’s Death
Weekend: April 16-17 Catch up or get ahead

April 18 1 Chronicles 21-22 – Census, Prep for the Temple
April 19 1 Chronicles 28-29 – Solomon Will Build the Temple
April 20 Psalm 1 – The Righteous
Psalm 8 – How Excellent is Thy Name
Psalm 19 – God’s Creation and His Law
April 21 Psalm 23 – The Lord is My Shepherd
Psalm 51 – Cleansing From Sin
Psalm 100 – Praise
April 22 Psalm 103 – God’s Love
Psalm 139 – God is Omniscient and Omnipresent
Weekend: April 23-24 Catch up or get ahead

April 25 1 Kings 3 – Solomon Asks for Wisdom
April 26 1 Kings 6 – Solomon Builds the Temple
April 27 1 Kings 7 – Furnishings for the Temple
April 28 1 Kings 8 – Solomon’s Prayer and Admonitions
April 29 1 Kings 9 – God Appears to Solomon
Weekend: April 30-May 1 Catch up or get ahead

May 2 1 Kings 10 – Queen of Sheba
May 3 1 Kings 11 – Solomon Turns From God
May4 1 Kings 12 – Northern Tribes Revolt
2 Chronicles 5 –Ark in the Temple
Note: 2 Chronicles 5-10 retells the events of 1 Kings 6-12
May 5 2 Chronicles 6 – Solomon’s Prayer
May 6 2 Chronicles 7-8 – God Appears to Solomon, Other Projects
Weekend: May 7-8 Catch up or get ahead

May 9 2 Chronicles 9 – Queen of Sheba
May 10 2 Chronicles 10 – Northern Tribes Revolt
Ecclesiastes 1 – All is Vanity Without God
May 11 Ecclesiastes 2-3 – Withholds Nothing, A Time for Everything
May 12 Ecclesiastes 4,5 – Injustice, Vanity of Life Without God
May 13 Ecclesiastes 12 – Conclusions
Song of Solomon 1 – First Song
Weekend: May 14-15 Catch up or get ahead

May 16 Song of Solomon 2 – Second Song
Proverbs 1 – Advise to Son
May 17 Proverbs 2 – Rewards of Wisdom
May 18 Proverbs 3 – More Advise to His Son
May 19 2 Chronicles 14-16 – Asa
May 20 1 Kings 17 – Elijah and the Widow
Weekend: May 21-22 Catch up or get ahead

May 23 1 Kings 18 – Elijah at Mt Carmel
May 24 1 Kings 19, 21 – Elijah at Mt Horeb, Ahab and Naboth
May 25 2 Kings 1-2 –Ahaziah’s Death Foretold, Chariot of Fire
May 26 2 Kings 6-7 – Elisha and the Syrian Troops
May 27 2 Kings 11-12 – Athaliah, Jehoash
Weekend: May 28-29 Catch up or get ahead

May 30 2 Chronicles 24 – The Orderings of the Priest
May 31 2 Chronicles 25 – The Temple Musicians
June 1 2 Chronicles 26 – Other Temple Workers
June 2 Joel 2 – God’s Mercy
June 3 Jonah 1 – Jonah Runs From God
Amos 3 – The Work of a Prophet
Weekend: June 4-5 Catch up or get ahead

June 6 Micah 1,2 – God Will Judge, Those Who Hurt the Poor
June 7 Isaiah 1 – A Sinful Nation
June 8 Isaiah 2 – The Proud Will Be Destroyed
June 9 Isaiah 6 – God Calls Isaiah
June 10 Hosea 2-4 – Hosea’s Unfaithful Wife, Israel Unfaithful
Weekend: June 11-12 Catch up or get ahead

June 13 2 Kings 17 – Samaria and Assyria
June 14 2 Kings 18 – Hezekiah Rules Judah
June 15 2 Kings 19 – Hezekiah and Assyria
June 16 2 Kings 20 – Hezekiah’s Death
June 17 2 Chronicles 29 – Hezekiah’s Temple Reform
Weekend: June 18-19 Catch up or get ahead

June 20 2 Chronicles 30,31 – Hezekiah
June 21 2 Chronicles 32* – Assyria Threatens Jerusalem
(Note: 2 Chronicles 32 retells the events in 2 Kings 18-19)
June 22 Isaiah 40,52 – Our Amazing God, Zion
June 23 Isaiah 53-55 – The Suffering Servant, Israel, Mercy
June 24 2 Kings 21 – Manasseh Rules Judah
Weekend: June 25-26 Catch up or get ahead

June 27 2 Kings 22 – Josiah Rules Judah
June 28 2 Kings 23 – Josiah’s Reform
June 29 2 Chronicles 33** – Manasseh Rules Judah
(Note: 2 Chronicles 33-35 retells the events in 2 Kings 21-23)
June 30 2 Chronicles 34 – Josiah Rules Judah
July 1 2 Chronicles 35 – Josiah Celebrates Passover
Weekend: July 2-3 Catch up or get ahead

July 4 Nahum 1 – God’s Anger with Nineveh
Zephaniah 3 – Jerusalem Will Be Saved
July 5 Jeremiah 1 – Jeremiah’s Call
July 9 Jeremiah 2 – Israel Must Repent
July 7 Jeremiah 3 – Unfaithfulness
July 8 Jeremiah 4 – Return to God
Weekend: July 9-10 Catch up or get ahead

July 11 Jeremiah 5 – The Sins of Jerusalem and Judah
July 12 Habakkuk 1 – Injustice
July 13 Ezekiel 1 – The First Vision
July 14 Ezekiel 2-3 – God Calls Ezekiel, The Watchman
July 15 Ezekiel 18 – Turn and Live
Weekend: July 16-17 Catch up or get ahead

July 18 Ezekiel 33 – The Watchman’s Duty
July 19 Obadiah – EdomDaniel 1 – Dare to Stand
July 20 Daniel 2 – The Dream of Nebuchadnezzar
July 21 Daniel 4 – Nebuchadnezzar’s Second Dream
July 22 Daniel 5 – The Handwriting on the Wall
Weekend: July 23-24 Catch up or get ahead

July 25 : Daniel 6 – Daniel in the Lion’s Den
Haggai – Appeal to Rebuild Temple
July 26 Ezra 1,3 –Exiles Return, Rebuilding the Temple
July 27 Ezra 6-7 –Temple Dedicated, Ezra Arrives
July 28 Zechariah 1-2 –Come Back to the Lord, Measuring Line
July 29 Esther 1-2 – King Ahasuerus, Esther Presented
Weekend: July 30-31 Catch up or get ahead

August 1 Esther 3-4 – Haman’s Plan, Such a Time as This
August 2 Esther 7-8 – Haman Exposed, Jews Defend Themselves
August 3 Nehemiah 1-2 –Prays for Jerusalem, Goes to Jerusalem
August 4 Nehemiah 4,6 –Guard the Wall, Plots Against Nehemiah
August 5 Malachi 1-2 – God Loves Jacob, Israel is Unfaithful
Weekend: August 6-7 Catch up or get ahead

August 8 Malachi 3-4 –The Lord’s Day is Coming
August 9 John 1:1-18 – The Word
Luke 1:1-38 – John the Baptist Conceived
August 10 Luke 1:39-80 – Birth of John the Baptist
August 11 Matthew 1 – Genealogy and Birth of Jesus
Luke 2:1-40 – Birth of Jesus
August 12 Matthew 2 – The Wise Men Luke 2:41-52 – Passover at Twelve
Weekend: August 13-14 Catch up or get ahead

August 15 Mark 1 – John Baptizing
Matthew 4:1-11 – Jesus Tempted
August 16 John 1:19-51 – John the BaptistJohn 2 – Water to Wine
August 17 John 3 – Nicodemus
August 18 John 4 – Woman at the Well and Nobleman’s Son
August 19 Luke 4:14-44 – Rejected in Nazareth
Weekend: August 20-21 Catch up or get ahead

August 22 Luke 5:1-11 – Calls Disciples
August 23 Matthew 5 – Sermon on the Mount
August 24 Matthew 6 – Sermon on the Mount
August 25 Matthew 7 – Sermon on the Mount
August 26 Matthew 8 – Miracles
Weekend: August 27-28 Catch up or get ahead

August 29 Matthew 9 – Miracles
August 30 Luke 8 – Parables
August 31 Matthew 14 – Feed 5,000 and Walks on Water
September 1 Mark 7 – Unwashed Hands
September 2 Mark 9 – Transfiguration
Weekend: September 3-4 Catch up or get ahead

September 5 Luke 10 – Good Samaritan, Mary and Martha
September 6 Matthew 21 – Triumphant Entry
September 7 Matthew 24 – Prophesies of Tribulation
September 8 John 13 – The Lord’s Supper
September 9 John 14-15 – I Go to Prepare a Place, True Vine
Weekend: September 10-11 Catch up or get ahead

September 12 John 16 – Work of Holy Spirit
September 13 Matthew 26:38-75 – Gethsemane
September 14 Matthew 27 – Trial and Crucifixion
September 15 Matthew 28 – He is Risen
John 20 – He is Risen
September 16 John 21 – He is Risen
Weekend: September 17-18 Catch up or get ahead

September 19 Luke 24 – He is Risen
September 20 Acts 1 – Jesus Rises to Heaven
September 21 Acts 2 – Pentecost
September 22 Acts 3-4 –Lame Man, Warned Not to Teach of Jesus
September 23 Acts 5 – Ananias and Sapphira
Weekend: September 24-25 Catch up or get ahead

September 26 Acts 6 – Stephen
September 27 Acts 7 – Stephen’s message
September 28 Acts 8 – Philip and the Eunuch
September 29 Acts 9 – Road to Damascus
September 30 Acts 10 – Cornelius
Weekend: October 1-2 Catch up or get ahead

October 3 Acts 11 – Salvation for the Gentiles
October 4 Acts 12 – Angel Frees Peter from Prison
October 5 Acts 13 – Paul’s Message
October 6 Acts 22 – Paul’s Testimony
October 7 James 1
Weekend: October 8-9 Catch up or get ahead

October 10 James 2,3
October 11 1 Thessalonians 2,4
October 12 2 Thessalonians 3Galatians 3
October 13 Galatians 4
October 14 Galatians 5-6
Weekend: October 15-16 Catch up or get ahead

October 17 1 Corinthians 1
October 18 1 Corinthians 2,13
October 19 2 Corinthians 4-5
October 20 2 Corinthians 8-9
October 21 Romans 5-6
Weekend: October 22-23 Catch up or get ahead

October 24 Romans 7
October 25 Romans 8
October 26 Romans 12
October 27 Ephesians 4
October 28 Ephesians 5
Weekend: October 29-30 Catch up or get ahead

October 31 Ephesians 6
November 1 Philippians 2
November 2 Philippians 4
November 3 Colossians 1
November 4 Colossians 3-4
Weekend: November 5-6 Catch up or get ahead

November 7 Philemon
November 8 Titus 21 Timothy 1
November 9 1 Timothy 2-3
November 10 2 Timothy 3-4
November 11 1 Peter 1
Weekend: November 12-13 Catch up or get ahead

November 14 1 Peter 4-5
November 15 2 Peter 1
November 16 Jude
November 17 Hebrews 6
November 18 Hebrews 10
Weekend: November 19-20 Catch up or get ahead

November 21 Hebrews11
November 22 Hebrews 12
November 23 Hebrews 13
November 24 1 John 1-2
November 25 1 John 3
Weekend: November 26-27 Catch up or get ahead

November 28 2 John 3 John
November 29 Revelation 1
November 30 Revelation 2
Day Today’s Scripture Reading
December 1 Revelation 3
December 2 Revelation 4
Weekend: December 3-4 Catch up or get ahead

December 5 Revelation 19
December 6 Revelation 20
December 7 Revelation 21
December 8 Revelation 22
December 9 Catch up
Weekend: December 10-11 Catch up
Bible Readings Have Been Completed

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Evanga-Colors

Do you remember the bracelets with the colored beads? Each bead represented a step in God’s plan of salvation?

Black – Sin –
Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God
James 2:10 Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

Red – Blood of Jesus –
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. (He shed His blood.)

1 Corinthians 15:3-4 Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And he was buried, and he rose again the third day according to the scriptures

White – Forgiven –
Romans 10:9 If you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Psalm 103:12 As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Blue – Eternal Life in Heaven –

    Heaven is our home.

John 14:2-3 …I go to prepare a place for you. [3] And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

2 Corinthians 5:1 We know that if our earthly house were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

    Eternal life

John 3:16 God loved the world so much that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.

Green – Christian growth

2 Peter 3:18 Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (Through prayer, Bible reading, and fellowship with other believers)

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Exercise

Bodily Exercise vs. Spiritual Exercise

Why do you want to exercise?
The most common answers are:
Look better
Feel better
Have more energy

Those are all good things. Let’s look at what the Bible says about exercise.

1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

Is exercise bad? No. Your body is important; it is the Lord’s temple. You need to keep it healthy.

But you need to keep that in perspective.

If you commit to exercise your body two hours a week, but don’t have time to pick up your Bible once during the week, you need to adjust your priorities. If you are making a commitment to spend time improving the physical, make a commitment to improve the spiritual also.

Benefits of spiritual exercise:
Look better: When non-Christians look at your life, they will see Christ in you. You will be a godly example to your friends, family, and church members.
Feel better: The fruits of the Spirit are peace, love, joy,… (Galatians 5:22)
Have more energy: You will be stronger and more confident in your witness and in your ministries. You will have the wisdom to counsel and encourage others.

Your body must last a lifetime.
Your spirit will last an eternity.

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Why God Created

Why did God create the heavens and the earth?
(From a Bible study called “Firm Foundations”)

– To be inhabited
Isaiah 45:18 For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he has established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the Lord; and there is none else.

– Created man to glorify God
Isaiah 43:7 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

– Created the heavens for His glory
Psalm 19:1-3 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork. Day unto day utters speech, and night unto night shows knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.

– Shows his existence and his character
Romans 1:20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

– As an act of His sovereign will, for His pleasure
Revelation 4:11 You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for you have created all things, and for your pleasure they are and were created.

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Noah and the Flood

Genesis 6-7 tells us about a world-wide flood.

Read Genesis 6:3
God’s Spirit strived with man.
Every thought of man’s heart was wicked.
God is loving, merciful, and long-suffering. Ezekiel 33:11, II Peter 3:9
God gave man 120 years to repent before he sent the flood waters.
Noah was a preacher of righteousness — 2 Peter 2:25

Read Genesis 6:5 and 11
Increased wickedness
(Man is in a similar state of wickedness today)

Read Genesis 6:12
God saw the unbelieving world and its sin.
Nothing is hidden from God. Hebrews 4:13

Read Genesis 6:6-7
God decided to destroy the world

Read Genesis 6:8-10
Noah found grace in the eyes of The Lord
Man must have faith in order to please God. Hebrews 11:6
Man can only come to God according to His plan.

Read Genesis 6:13-21
God gives Noah specific instructions for the ark (the dimensions, the material)
The length of the ark was 450 ft (one and a half football fields) – No small boat
One ark, one door, one way to come to God and be saved
The ark represents salvation.

Read Genesis 6:22
Noah obeyed God by faith. Hebrews 11:7
Noah was moved with fear. Proverbs 9:10

Read Genesis 7:1-5
1 Peter 3:20 God waited for Noah to build the ark.
Noah had faith. He believed that he and his family could only be saved by God.
God said COME into the ark. COME in TO ME.

Read Genesis 7:15-16
One door
The Lord shut the door. Noah didn’t have to shut the door.
God shut the door and Noah was secure in the ark (his salvation)

Read Genesis 7:17-23
After God shut the door, the rain (His judgment) began.
Vs. 20 The mountains were covered.
Vs. 21-22 All flesh died that moved upon the earth.
Earth defined Genesis 1:10

We listen to the stories of the Old Testament and even believe them but never really apply the truths that God is revealing. They reveal to us the very character of God.
–God hates sin.
–God is patient.
–God desires for all to be saved.
–God’s judgment is swift and sure.
–God is gracious in His care and salvation for all who come to Him by faith.

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Paying taxes

It is tax season again. Many of us are struggling with the burden of taxes this year. What does Jesus have to say about paying taxes? He addressed the question of taxes on two separate occasions.
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Jesus pays taxes
Matthew 17:24-27

And when they arrived in Capernaum,
they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said,
Does not your master pay tribute?
Peter said, Yes.

And when Peter would have come into the house,
Jesus prevented him, saying,
What do you think, Simon?
Of whom do the kings of the earth take custom or tribute?
of their own children, or of strangers?
Peter answered, Of strangers.
Jesus said to him, Then are the children free.

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them,
go to the sea, and cast a hook,
and take up the fish that come up first;
and when you have opened his mouth,
you shall find a piece of money:
that take, and give to them for me and thee.

Render unto Caesar
Matthew 22:17-21

Tell us therefore, What do you think?
Is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said,
Why do you tempt me, you hypocrites?
Show me the tribute money.

And they brought to him a penny.

And he said to them, Whose is this image and superscription?

They say to him, Caesar’s.

Then Jesus to them,
Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s;
and unto God the things that are God’s.

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Our Soul

When God made us in His image, He made us a living soul. Our soul has 3 parts: mind, emotion, and will.

WITH OUR MIND – We have the ability to think.
Because God has a mind, He made a people with a mind that has the ability to know Him.
God wanted to talk to man and have man talk to Him.
He wanted to communicate with us not just by spoken word but also by written word.
We can think and reason.
We can listen and understand and do what God says.
WITH OUR MIND, we can KNOW GOD.

WITH OUR EMOTIONS — We have feelings – joy, sadness, love and anger.
Emotions can sometimes be thought of as negative, but emotions are very necessary and helpful. God has emotions. John 3:16 God loved the world. Proverbs 6:16-19 tells 7 things God hates. The Bible also speaks of God’s delight, His wrath, and His sadness. Because God has emotions/feelings, He made man with emotions. God loved man and He wanted man to be able to love Him.
WITH OUR EMOTIONS, we can LOVE GOD.

WITH OUR WILL — We have the ability to make decisions. God has a will. He is able to decide that He will do something or that He will not do something.
God made man so that he could make decisions too.
God could have made a man who had no choice…like the sun or the moon. They do the same thing every day, every month, every year. But God didn’t want that.
WITH OUR WILL, we can CHOOSE TO OBEY GOD.

With our mind, emotion and will, we can have a relationship with our God – a fellowship. With our mind, emotion and will, we can do God’s work in the way God wants it to be done. That would make God and man happy.

Because we are made in God’s image, we have value. Before you accomplish anything in your life, you have value, simply because you are made in God’s image.

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