I have mentioned several times that I am teaching a class this fall but I don’t think I ever really explained it. My class is a Bible 101 class – basic intro to your Bible and how to study – for adults. I found a hole that I think may be present in a lot of churches. Some churches assume that if folks are in the seat on Sunday morning, they know how to use a Bible. And if they don’t, we’ll give them some general direction on where the day’s scripture is and they can pick up from there.
Not good enough church. Not good enough. So I’m taking a group back to the basics. Part of that trip is to start reading the Bible on a daily basis and developing a discipline of study, prayer, and journaling. Yes, back to the basics. And before you shake your head, try it. Perhaps your faith walk could use a little reboot too.
And that brings us to The Wisdom’s Melody Project. I have challenged my class to read five Psalms and one chapter of Proverbs every day. We have adjusted for Psalm 119 when we get there so that no one’s brain will explode. In a month (plus a day for adjustment), we will read through the entirety of both books.
This is your invitation to join us! Follow my Twitter feed where I will post the assignments for each day and maybe highlight some of my favorite verses (#WisdomsMelody) throughout. I’d love to hear from you here or on Twitter as you find new verses that make your heart sing or become re-aquainted with old friends.
Sing for joy in the LORD; O you righteous ones; praise is becoming to the upright. Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings. Sing to Him a new song; play skillfully with a shout of joy. For the word of the LORD is upright, and all His work is done in faithfulness.