As members of God's HBC (heal, bless, connect) campaign team, we can never get enough of the Bible, which is basically the story of the HBC campaign from ancient times to today and into the future.
The Bible readings for Life Season tell us how the whole story started. The world was full of life. It was connected to God, blessed with everything imaginable, and it had no wounds or diseases to heal. But humans broke the connection, forfeited many of the blessings, and got some serious scars to show for it. All this is Genesis 1-11.
That is why God had to launch his "HBC" campaign through Abraham in Genesis 12, to heal, bless, and (re)connect the world that had fallen apart. The rest of the Bible is the story of that campaign, including some short previews of what the world will look like when the campaign gets the final victory.
SYNC breaks the biblical story into seven parts. The Life Season is the introductory part. Listen for the "Life rhythm" in the readings listed below--the sound of how life was, is supposed to be, and can be for those who are healed, blessed, and connected.
To read the whole Bible in a year, follow the daily guide for each season.
Whenever the guide says "intro," as on January 2nd, it means "intro to the biblical book you are about to start reading." We recommend the book intros in The Message version of the Bible by Eugene Peterson because they give the clearest and most potent descriptions of the significance of each book for today. These are not available free on-line as far as we know, but are worth the price of the book (Kindle available). Or go on-line for a video introduction such as https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/introduction-to-john/ or a written one such as this very short one (Blue Letter Bible) or this more traditional one (NIV Study Bible).
Weekly discussion groups use the items highlighted in yellow.
Holiday parties use the chapters highlighted for red letter days.
For one verse per day in a weekly cycle, use
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