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  • Oct 19 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 8/80 – The Holy God

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.


Day 8
Monday, October 19

Leviticus 2-15

The Holy God

1. Pray

Let us always be awake in the faith and pray earnestly, and let us enjoy the blessings of seeking His kingdom and His righteousness while understanding God’s will and providence.

2. Key verses

  • Leviticus 11:45I am the Lord, who brought you up out of Egypt to be your God; therefore be holy, because I am holy.”

3. Scripture Reading

Leviticus 2-15

4. Reflection

A holy life is the first thing that is demanded of God’s people because in order to be with a holy God, we must have a common denominator, a holy life. ‘Holy’ is ‘kadosh‘ in Hebrew, and its etymological meaning means ‘differentiated’ or ‘set apart’. The general usage of the word ‘holy’ refers to a person or object that is specially distinguished for offering to God, but when applied to God himself, it refers to the creativity of God that is distinct from creation. So, ‘Holy God’ is another name for God the Creator.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 18 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 7/80 – Israel’s golden calf idol

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 7
Sunday, October 18

Exodus 30 – Leviticus 1

Israel’s golden calf idol

1. Pray

Let us not approach the steep cliffs of sin and come into jeopardy. Rather, let us always stand honestly before God who forgives our sins and transgressions.

2. Key verses

  • Exodus 32:2-4 Aaron answered them, “Take off the gold earrings that your wives, your sons and your daughters are wearing, and bring them to me.” 3 So all the people took off their earrings and brought them to Aaron. 4 He took what they handed him and made it into an idol cast in the shape of a calf, fashioning it with a tool. Then they said, “These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt.”

3. Scripture Reading

Exodus 30-Leviticus 1

4. Reflection

The Hebrew word ‘eggel‘, translated as calf, is a word that was used indirectly in the ancient world as a derogatory term. At the same time, cows were seen as a footrest for ancient gods. So, the created golden calf is evidence of a deliberate denunciation of God as being “very trivial and trampled upon.” In other words, the case of the golden calf is a situation in which the people declared war on God saying that they would rather sacrifice to it and be satisfied with it, and not allow God to interfere or intervene in how they lived.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 17 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 6/80 – God makes a covenant with Israel

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 6
Saturday, October 17

Exodus 16-29

God makes a covenant with Israel

1. Pray

O God, help us to always follow your great providence and plans in obedience with all our hearts, minds, and strength.

2. Key verses

  • Exodus 19:5-6Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine, you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.’ These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.”

3. Scripture Reading

Exodus 16-29

4. Reflection

The Ten Commandments are the essence of the law that God first proclaimed to Moses. The Ten Commandments consist of love for God (1st-4th commandments) and love for neighbors (5th-10th commandments). Even in the Hebrew Scriptures, the 6th-10th commandments are closely linked a conjunction which means ‘and also’. Together, these commandments clearly set out the values ​​that form and sustain the covenant community.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 16 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 5/80 – God protecting Israel

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 5
Friday, October 16

Exodus 4-15

God protecting Israel

1. Pray

Lord! Always deliver me whenever and wherever. All the life I have lived is only by your grace, your love, and your blessings. Lead me whenever and wherever.

2. Key verses

  • Exodus 13:21-22 By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel by day or night. 22 Neither the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night left its place in front of the people.

3. Scripture Reading

Exodus 4-15

4. Reflection

The low, suffocating heat wave in the wilderness and resulting dizziness make you wander and lose your way. The temperature drops suddenly at night, causing unbearable cold weather. Due to the extremely dry nature of the wilderness, God’s pillar of clouds during the day helped the Israelites feel cool as soon as it blocked out the sunlight. The pillar of the fire at night was like a bonfire, so it was a heating device that prevented freezing. The pillar of cloud and pillar of fire was an active intervention of God in the wilderness and a great helping hand.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 15 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 4/80 – Joseph and his brothers

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 4
Thursday, October 15

Genesis 42 – Exodus 3

Joseph and his brothers

1. Pray

May I live a life that of glad forgiveness for the transgressions of those who have hurt me, by the grace, beauty, and warm love of the Lord.

2. Key verses

  • Genesis 45:5 And now, do not be distressed and do not be angry with yourselves for selling me here, because it was to save lives that God sent me ahead of you.

3. Scripture Reading

Genesis 42-Exodus 3

4. Reflection

Joseph’s attitude toward his brothers (though late), when he prays for forgiveness, is a beautiful outward expression of his holiness. To his brothers who were trembling in fear and asking for forgiveness, Joseph was not a threat, but rather a comforter. He could have retaliated against them by taking advantage of his position as prime minister of Egypt, but he comforted them with a promise to ensure that his brothers and their children would live in peace. A holy life is a life lived with abundance and plenty remaining in any situation.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 14 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 3/80 – Jacob builds an altar at Bethel

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 3
Wednesday, October 14

Genesis 30-41

Jacob builds an altar at Bethel

1. Pray

Do not let us wander between faith and unbelief, but with strong and courageous faith, let us live by following the way, truth, and example of our faith.

2. Key verses

  • Genesis 35:1 Then God said to Jacob, “Go up to Bethel and settle there, and build an altar there to God, who appeared to you when you were fleeing from your brother Esau.”

3. Scripture Reading

Genesis 30-41

4. Reflection

The first step to returning to God is to change the direction of one’s life toward Him. The Bible calls this ‘conversion‘, or ‘repentance‘. In Hebrew, it is called ‘shuv‘ and it means ‘change of direction‘. In other words, ‘repentance‘ is changing the direction of your mind and heart. It means a holistic change that changes not only your direction but also your way of thinking. The direction of such change is a return to God, and it must include actions as well as consciousness.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 13 / 2020
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80 Day Bible Reading Plan, Grow

Day 2/80 – God met Jacob at Bethel

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 2
Tuesday, October 13

Genesis 19-29

God met Jacob at Bethel

1. Pray

Let me yearn for you every day, O Lord, and meet you anew as you lead me in the Word and through prayer.

2. Key Verses

  • Genesis: 28:15 “I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”

3. Scripture Reading

Genesis 19-29

4. Reflection

Jacob was an ordinary person with conditional faith. Despite God’s promise to protect him in Genesis 28:15, he accepted God’s promise conditionally in verse 21. He declared that “God will be my God if he protects me on my journey and I return to my father’s house in peace.” Jacob, who lived a self-centered life like this, is tried and tested through his life as that of a fugitive, or one on the run. Later, as a result of wrestling with God, he received a new name from God: ‘Israel’. Getting a new name in the Bible means that a person’s spiritual identity has changed.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Oct 12 / 2020
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Day 1/80 – God, Creator of Heaven and Earth

As a ministry of Jeonju Antioch Church, AICF is following along with the main church’s 80-day Bible Reading Plan to close out 2020. Every day, follow along with the reading plan, a daily reflection, and meditation (writing in a spiritual journal) here on our website. We will be translating and using the main church’s plan from Korean to English here.

About the Reading

As most audio Bibles are an average of 75-hours in length, expect each daily reading to take between 45-60 minutes. For busy people who may not have time to sit down and read for that long, we will also provide links to audio versions, either on YouTube or elsewhere, that you can listen to throughout the day.


Day 1
Monday, October 12

Genesis 1-18

God, Creator of Heaven and Earth

1. Prayer

Almighty God, Master of life, who, in the beginning, created all things in the universe by hand, help us to live each day by exalting your name in the whole earth.

2. Key verses

  • Genesis 1:1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
  • Genesis 1:27-28 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. 28 God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.”

3. Scripture Reading

Genesis 1-18

There are also MANY other options and translations available for listening if you do a quick Google Search.

4. Reflection

Are you convinced that you never evolved by chance? Many people believe in the theory of evolution as a scientifically proven absolute truth. We Christians must realize that the culture of this world is shaped by these evolutionary values, and we must firmly believe that the creation of ourselves and the universe were not a product of evolution, but by the design and providence of God. It leads us to the belief that the Master of life is God and that we exist in this world by God’s design and purpose.

5. Writing a spiritual journal

After reading today’s text, write down the will of God that you came to realize, the passage that moved you, or what you decided to do and how you want to put it into practice.

6. Check off today’s reading on the reading table

  • Jan 20 / 2012
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Exodus 10-12 (Bible-365.20): Where’s Your Idol?

Exodus 8, 9, 10, 11

These four chapters are quite possibly the most famous in the whole book of Exodus because it is here that God demonstrates his mighty power by sending 10 plagues to Egypt in order to get the Pharaoh to let His people go. Most theologians seem to agree that the 10 plagues God sent weren’t merely chosen at random or as only an invasive inconvenience for the Egyptians. Rather, the 10 plagues were chosen by God to destroy the main idols in Egypt at that time. So, following will be a table describing the plague and the idol it was intended to tear down: Continue Reading

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