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Operation Actually Read Bible · 1d ago

Book Review: Creation

Creation. Cynthia Rylant. 2016. 40 pages. [Source: Library]First sentence: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.Premise/plot: Rylant gently adapts the KJV translation of Gen...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 2d ago

Book Review: Martin Luther

Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World. Eric Metals. 2017. Viking. 416 pages. [Source: Borrowed from friend]First sentence: There is no beginning to the story of M...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 2d ago

My Autumn with Psalm 119 #7

I will be continuing on in my study of Psalm 119 this autumn. I have spent months reading Thomas Manton's exposition of Psalm 119. In October I hope to cover the next eight verses of the Psa...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 3d ago

Book Review: Nativity

Nativity. Cynthia Rylant. 2017. 40 pages. [Source: Library]First sentence: And there were shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.Premise/plot: The first half...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 4d ago

My Autumn with Psalm 119 #6

I will be continuing on in my study of Psalm 119 this autumn. I have spent months reading Thomas Manton's exposition of Psalm 119. In October I hope to cover the next eight verses of the Psa...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 5d ago

Week in Review: October 8-14

REB (Revised English Bible)1 Samuel2 Samuel 1-132 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalm 120-150ProverbsEcclesiastesSong of Songs2 CorinthiansEphesiansPhilippians© Becky Laney of Operation Act...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 6d ago

Book Review: Preaching to the Chickens

Preaching to the Chickens. Jabari Asim. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. 2016. 32 pages. [Source: Library]First sentence: Little John Lewis loved the spring. He loved it not only because it was th...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 6d ago

Book Review: The Sneetches and Other Stories

The Sneetches and Other Stories. Dr. Seuss. 1961. Random House. 65 pages. [Source: Library]First sentence of The Sneetches: Now, the Star-Belly SneetchesHad Bellies with stars.The Plain-bell...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 1W ago

Book Review: Refresh

Refresh: Embracing a Grace-Paced Life in a World of Endless Demands. Shona and David Murray. 2017. Crossway. 208 pages. [Source: Review copy]First sentence: I was a crumpled heap.Premise/plo...
Operation Actually Read Bible · 1W ago

Operation Commentary

Goal: To read--over a long period of time, no rush--a commentary for each and every book of the Bible. The goal is not to read an entire commentary set by a sole author, though if that is yo...