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Just Read!

Just Read By Mitiku Adisu There is something special about reading the Bible that is both transforming and refreshing. It is the Word of God! So pick up and read. Read in complete books. Begin at the beginning and read through to the end in one, two, or three sittings. Recently a friend called to tell me what he considered was a major benefit of the lock-down; he said he spent the day reading through the Book of Genesis! Yes, all fifty chapters. Yes, he did take a lunch break! Isn’t that wonderful! The question now is this; absent a pandemic, would my friend have taken a day off just to do that? We are told Ezra the priest read Scripture in the hearing of the people of Israel from daybreak till noon! The hearers were on their feet and very attentive apparently because they soon became aware of their shortcomings and started to weep. Weeping was followed by prostration before the Lord. Soon they were feasting and sharing the good things they received from the Lord. It was here