As I mentioned in my previous post, I'm reading through the Bible during Lent this year. Yes, I'm reading the entire Bible, from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, about six-and-a-half weeks. It usually amounts to twenty to thirty chapters a day. Not impossible, though some days are harder than others. Today I'll be finishing up 2nd Samuel, the tenth book of the Bible (at least, it's the tenth book in Christian Bibles: Jewish Bibles usually have a slightly different system). Here are some observations thus far:
This year for my Lenten observance (about which I've been very lax these last several years), I chose to do something I haven't done in many years: read through the entire Bible from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. With the reading plan I'm using (created by Logos.com), that amounts to twenty or so chapters per day, a fairly large amount of reading, but not impossible. Some thoughts as I've been reading over the past six days:
There's an awful lot of free audio of people reading the King James Bible out there. About the best one I've discovered recently can be found here: King James Bible Online. All you have to do is to navigate to your favorite passage, and click on the listen icon in the Bible Options box (see below). Presto! You get to hear a fine reader with a plummy British accent. Enjoy.
(adj.) wild and frenzied; from Greek κορυβαντες (Korybantes)