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Read With Us Reading Plan for May

Starting May 1st we will use the THRIVE: Journaling Devotional Bible for Women as we spend time in God’s Word to gain a better understanding on how to live in faith and how to respond in times of doubt. Throughout this beautiful wide-margin Bible are reflections, thoughts, notes, and prayers from beloved author and speaker […]

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Immerse: An Unexpected Journey

Shared by Alex Goodwin, Institute for Bible Reading Last week we received an email from Kevin Kellogg, Groups Pastor at Grace Fellowship near Columbus, OH. In January they launched the New Testament Challenge using Immerse: Messiah. Kevin forwarded an email he had received from Todd, a member at Grace Fellowship who has been deeply blessed by his experience […]

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Beware of Complaints

Whether facing overwhelming circumstances or even in the day-to-day drudge of life, it’s often easier to focus on what’s wrong with a situation than look to see how God is seeing us through. Often, that was the response of the Israelites while wandering in the wilderness. Here is an example from the Book of Numbers. […]

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Unite Them, Protect Them, Sanctify Them

by Charles R. Swindoll, taken from the Swindoll Study Bible Read: John 17:6-19 AS JESUS PRAYED for His disciples, He prayed for three things: that they would be unified, that they would be protected from the evil one, and that they would be made holy. First, Jesus prayed for His disciples’ unity. If you study the […]

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Mary’s Testimony: He Is Risen From the Dead

“After Jesus rose from the dead early on Sunday morning, the first person who saw him was Mary Magdalene, the woman from whom he had cast out seven demons.” Mark 16:9, NLT Devotional from the Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible In a legal setting, the testimony of a woman was considered unreliable, subject to undue […]

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Colorado Springs Pastor Sees Immerse as a New Way of Doing Church

Our friends at the Institute for Bible Reading shared how Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience is helping a congregation in Colorado grow as a community in God’s Word.  by Paul Caminiti Josh Ellis is Executive Pastor at Springs Community Church in Colorado Springs and helped lead their congregation through Immerse: Messiah this past fall. It was déjà vu […]

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We’re So Excited!

We know it’s only March, but we are so excited about the new release of Inspire for Girls coming August 2018. Here’s a sneak peak: Inspire Bible for Girls is a very special edition of the bestselling Inspire Bible that is jam-packed with features written just for girls by author Carolyn Larsen about key truths from the Bible and how […]

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Immerse: Prophets Is Here!

Immerse: Prophets, the final volume to be released in the Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience series, is now available! This volume takes you through the prophetic words of the Old Testament prophets grouped together by four historical periods. Before the fall of Israel’s Northern Kingdom: Amos Hosea Micah Isaiah Before the fall of the Southern Kingdom: […]

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5 Tips for Reading the Bible in Community

Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience was created to be read in community, but we are often asked “where do I even start?” Our friends at the Institute for Bible Reading share some tips on how to read the Bible as a group. 5 Tips for Reading the Bible in Community In a recent survey the […]

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Communal Reading In the Time of Jesus: How Did the First Christians Learn the Bible?

So many of us are getting into the Word of God in personal study. This is important, but we often forget the importance of coming together as a community and reading God’s Word together like they did in the early church. Communal Bible reading is at the heart of Immerse: The Bible Reading Experience. Read what […]

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