If you use
this weekly guide - you'll cover all
of the Bible in just 300 days. This is sort of a
"Cliff Notes" version of the reading plan that Pastor John
uses. But it's more than just learning stuff. This helps
you to communicate with God. You'll hear Him, and He will hear
MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI
Read: Mat 27:27-44, Rom 13, Psa 68, Deut 22-26
27:42 (TEV) 42 "He
saved others, but he cannot save himself! Isn't he the king
of Israel? If he will come down off the cross now, we will believe in
PRAYER: YOU did that for us! But YOU
came out of the tomb instead of off the cross. Much better!!!
(TEV) 1 Everyone must
obey state authorities, because no authority exists without God's
permission, and the existing authorities have been put there by
PRAYER: I certainly want to pray for
all those authorities.
(TEV) 6 That is
also why you pay taxes, because the authorities are working for
God when they fulfill their duties.
PRAYER: Taxes too!?!! OK…
(TEV) 8 Be under obligation to no
one—the only obligation you have is to love one another. Whoever
does this has obeyed the Law.
PRAYER: I’ll try to keep from owing
anything but love to anybody anytime..
13:12-14 (TEV) 12 The
night is nearly over, day is almost here. Let us stop doing the
things that belong to the dark, and let us take up weapons for
fighting in the light. 13 Let us conduct
ourselves properly, as people who live in the light of
day—no orgies or drunkenness, no immorality or indecency, no fighting
or jealousy. 14 But
take up the weapons of the Lord Jesus Christ, and stop paying
attention to your sinful nature and satisfying its desires.
PRAYER: I could use a little help
Psalm 68:3,26 (TEV) 3 But
the righteous are glad and rejoice in his presence; they are happy and shout for joy. … 26 "Praise God in
the meeting of his people; praise the LORD, all you descendants of
PRAYER: May this coming weekend be
loud with joyful shouts of praise in YOUR House.
68:19-20,35 (TEV) 19 Praise the Lord, who carries our burdens day after day; he is the God who saves us. 20 Our God is a God who saves; he is
the LORD, our Lord, who rescues us from death. … 35 How
awesome is God as he comes from his sanctuary— the God of Israel! He gives
strength and power to his people. Praise
PRAYER: Thank YOU for this last
23:21 (TEV) 21 "When
you make a vow to the LORD
your God, do not put off doing what you promised; the LORD will hold you to your vow,
and it is a sin not to keep it.
PRAYER: I will be a person of my
Deuteronomy 24:17-18 (TEV) 17 "Do
not deprive foreigners and orphans of their rights; and do not take
a widow's garment as security for a loan. 18 Remember
that you were slaves in Egypt and that the LORD your God set you free; that is why I
have given you this command.
PRAYER: I will be more compassionate
and understanding of others.
26:2 (TEV) 2 each
of you must place in a basket the first part of each crop that
you harvest and you must take it with you to the one place of worship.
PRAYER: How many times have we given
you the “leftovers” instead of the first and the best. Forgive us for not valuing YOU!
believers are “in” the world and pay taxes “to” the world, they are not
“of” the world.
Read: Mat 27:45-56, Rom 14, Psa 69:1-18, Deut
27:46 (TEV) 46
At about three o'clock Jesus cried out
with a loud shout, "Eli,
Eli, lema sabachthani?"
which means, "My God, my God, why did you abandon me?"
Psa.22:1 which concludes with vs.31 “People not yet born will be
told: "The Lord saved his people."
PRAYER: Lord, Thank YOU for
turning sorrow to joy.
27:55 (TEV) 55
There were many women there, looking
on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee and
PRAYER: I don’t want to just
follow “from a distance”
14:1 (TEV) 1 Welcome
those who are weak in faith, but do not argue with them
about their personal opinions.
PRAYER: I will welcome to weak
and I’ll try to listen without being quick to criticize
14:4,13,19 (TEV) 4 Who are you to judge
the servants of someone else? It is their own Master who will decide
whether they succeed or fail. And they will succeed, because
the Lord is able to make them succeed. … 13 So then, let us
stop judging one another. Instead, you should decide never to
do anything that would make others stumble or fall into sin. … 19 So then, we must always
aim at those things that bring peace and that help
strengthen one another.
PRAYER: May we all be body (of
14:7-8 (TEV) 7
We do not live for ourselves only,
and we do not die for ourselves only. 8 If we live,
it is for the Lord that we live, and if we die, it is for the
Lord that we die. So whether we live or die, we belong to the
PRAYER: I am created by YOU and
for YOU. I serve YOU. I live
14:17 (TEV) 17 For
God's Kingdom is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of
the righteousness, peace, and joy which the Holy Spirit
14:23 (TEV) 23
But if they have doubts about what they
eat, God condemns them when they eat it, because their action is
not based on faith. And anything that is not based on faith is
69:16 (TEV) 16
Answer me, LORD, in the goodness of your constant love;
in your great compassion turn to me!
PRAYER: Thank YOU for YOUR
constant love and great compassion.
I am blessed.
28:1,6 (TEV) 1 "If
you obey the LORD
your God and faithfully keep all his commands that I am
giving you today, he will make you greater than any other nation
on earth. … 6 "The
LORD will bless
everything you do.
PRAYER: faithful obedience, got
28:12 (TEV) 12
He will send rain in season from
his rich storehouse in the sky and bless all your work, so
that you will lend to many nations, but you will not have
to borrow from any.
PRAYER: That would be GREAT!!!
28:13 (TEV) 13
your God will make you the leader among the nations and not
a follower; you will always prosper and never fail
if you obey faithfully all his commands that I am giving you
PRAYER: I obey, I will be a leader, an
example, and I will not follow the ways of this world.
Christians are patient and compassionate to the weak and
immature. They remember what
it is like when they were spiritual babies. And like the Lord they seek to
build them up.
Read: Mat 27:57-66, Rom 15:1-13, Psa 69:19-36,
15:1-2 (TEV) 1
who are strong in the faith ought to help the weak to
carry their burdens. We should not please ourselves. 2 Instead, we should all please other believers for their own
good, in order to build them up in the faith.
PRAYER: I will be a builder
15:7 (TEV) 7 Accept one
another, then, for the glory of God, as Christ has accepted
PRAYER: May people mistake me
for YOU as I welcome them and love on them (as YOU’ve
done for me)!
15:13 (TEV) 13 May
God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy
and peace by means of your faith in him, so that your
hope will continue to grow by the power of the Holy Spirit.
PRAYER: May the church seek to
continue to spiritually grow so that the hope just grows and
spreads to all who need to see it.
69:30-31 (TEV) 30
I will praise God with a song; I will proclaim his greatness by giving him thanks.
This will please
the LORD more than
offering him cattle, more than
sacrificing a full-grown bull.
PRAYER: I’m not sure people know
how much YOU love praise and worship singing. May the people’s
fill YOUR house this weekend with music and heartfelt gratitude.
69:32 (TEV) 32
When the oppressed see this[singing],
they will be glad; those who worship God will
PRAYER: Yes, that would be very
cool. Blessing for YOU, a
blessing for them, a blessing for everybody.
29:9 (TEV) 9 Obey
faithfully all the terms of this covenant, so that you will
be successful in everything you do.
PRAYER: I will be loyal to YOUR
30:2-3 (TEV) 2 If
you and your descendants will turn back to the LORD and with all
your heart obey his commands that I am giving you today, 3 then the LORD your God will have
mercy on you. He will bring you back from the nations
where he has scattered you, and he will make you prosperous
PRAYER: I, for one, appreciate
getting all the second and third chances YOU offer, again and
31:6,8 (TEV) 6 Be determined and confident.
Do not be afraid of them. Your God, the LORD himself, will be
with you. He will not fail you or abandon you."
… 8 The LORD himself will lead
you and be with you. He will not fail you or abandon
you, so do not lose courage or be afraid."
PRAYER: One plus God equals a
majority, right! I will be
faithful, resolute, secure in YOU.
31:20 (TEV) 20
I will take them into this rich and
fertile land, as I promised their ancestors. There they will have
all the food they want, and they will live comfortably. But they
will turn away and worship other gods. They will reject me and
break my covenant,
PRAYER: Lord, help us to not be
lulled into complacency nor compromise because of our many many blessings.
believers have always struggled with “the flesh”, so we help one
another to do better.
Read: Mat 28:1-10, Rom 15:14-33, Psa 70, Deut 32
28:2,5-6 (TEV) 2 Suddenly there was a
violent earthquake; an angel of the Lord came down from
heaven, rolled the stone away, and sat on it. … 5 The
angel spoke to the women. "You must not be afraid,"
he said. "I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.
is not here; he has been raised, just as he said. Come
here and see the place where he was lying.
PRAYER: Wow. And thank YOU!!!
15:20 (TEV) 20 My
ambition has always been to proclaim the Good News in places where
Christ has not been heard of, so as not to build on a foundation
laid by someone else.
PRAYER: May everyone be inspired
to reach someone nobody has bothered to reach out to.
70:4 (TEV) 4 May
all who come to you be glad and joyful.
May all who are thankful for your salvation
always say, "How great is God!"
PRAYER: May YOUR house be lit up
with lively praise and thanks giving this weekend.
70:5 (TEV) 5 I
am weak and poor; come to me quickly, O
God. You are my savior and my LORD— hurry to my aid!
PRAYER: I am not god, YOU
are! I come to YOU!
32:3 (TEV) 3 I
will praise the name of the LORD,
and his people will tell of his greatness.
PRAYER: I will be loud and clear
about my devotion to YOU.
32:15 (TEV) 15
people grew rich, but rebellious; they
were fat and stuffed with food. They
abandoned God their Creator and rejected
their mighty savior.
PRAYER: Seen that happen! Today, I place YOU in the center
of my life.
followers may be tempted by fear and even prosperity – but they
always come back to the Lord.
Read: Mat 28:11-20, Rom 16, Psa 71, Deut 33-34
28:17 (TEV) 17 When
they saw him, they worshiped him, even though some of them
PRAYER: I’m sure I’ve done that
too. Thank YOU for receiving me
anyway and waiting out my doubt.
(TEV) 19 Go,
then, to all peoples everywhere and
make them my disciples:
baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy
Spirit, 20 and
teach them to obey everything I have commanded you. And
I will be with you always, to the end of the age."
PRAYER: I will “go” to whomever,
wherever. I will lead them to
become YOUR lifelong students. I
will immerse them in YOU. And I
will share YOUR Word, live YOUR Word, and all of YOUR Word.
16:17 (TEV) 17 I urge you, my friends: watch
out for those who cause divisions and upset people's faith and go
against the teaching which you have received. Keep away from them!
PRAYER: Division bad. I pray for unity in the Body.
16:20,25 (TEV) 20 And God, our source of
peace, will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you. 25 … He is able to make
you stand firm in your faith, ….
PRAYER: That’s a big order, but OK,
I believe YOU.
(TEV) 7 My
life has been an example to many, because you
have been my strong defender.
PRAYER: I hope to be a positive
example of faith.
(TEV) 15 I
will tell of your goodness; all day long I
will speak of your salvation, though
it is more than I can understand.
PRAYER: I’m not waiting for the
right words. People will here how YOU’ve blessed
(TEV) 23 I
will shout for joy as I play for you; with
my whole being I will sing because you
have saved me.
PRAYER: Especially on the weekends,
33:3,29 (TEV) 3 The LORD
loves his people and protects those who
belong to him. So we bow at his
feet and obey his commands. … 29 Israel, how happy
you are! There is no one like you, a nation saved by the LORD.
himself is your shield and your sword, to defend you and give you victory. …
PRAYER: Thank YOU for YOUR passion,
provision, and protection.
34:12 (TEV) 12 No
other prophet has been able to do the great and terrifying things that
Moses did in the sight of all Israel.
to Numbers 12:3 Moses was the humblest man on earth.
PRAYER: Lord, great and mighty
things often go to my head. May
I be as humble and focused in my devotion to YOU as YOUR servant Moses. I’ve
just got a ways to go with that.
followers are students, warriors, team players, and salespersons
– all powered up through their personal relationships with Christ.