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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 42

Hi everyone,

Another week of the prophet of unrelenting woe! But stick with it - at least he's easier to read than Isaiah.

15 Oct: Jer 31:15 – 32:25; Proverbs 25:1 – 10; 2 Thess 3:1 – 3:18
16 Oct: Jer 32:26 – 34:22; Psalm 119:41 – 48; 1 Tim 1:1 – 1:20
17 Oct: Jer 35:1 – 37:21; Psalm 119:49 – 56; 1 Tim 2:1 – 2:15
18 Oct: Jer 38:1 – 40:6; Psalm 119:57 – 64; 1 Tim 3:1 – 3:16
19 Oct: Jer 40:7 – 42:22; Proverbs 25:11 – 20; 1 Tim 4:1 – 4:16
20 Oct: Jer 43:1 – 45:5; Psalm 119:65 – 72; 1 Tim 5:1 – 6:2
21 Oct: Jer 46:1 – 47:7; Psalm 119:73 – 80; 1 Tim 6:3 – 6:21

Have a great week,
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 41

Hi everyone,

Rung 10 starts today!! We are so nearly at the end of this epic thoughtful playground adventure - keep on going!

8 Oct: Jer 16:1 – 17:27; Psalm 118:17 – 29; Col 4:2 – 4:18
9 Oct: Jer 18:1 – 20:18; Psalm 119:1 – 8; 1 Thess 1:1 – 2:16
10 Oct: Jer 21:1 – 23:8; Psalm 119:9 – 16; 1 Thess 2:17 – 3:13
11 Oct: Jer 23:9 – 25:14; Proverbs 24:23 – 34; 1 Thess 4:1 – 4:18
12 Oct: Jer 25:15 – 26:24; Psalm 119:17 – 24; 1 Thess 5:1 – 5:28
13 Oct: Jer 27:1 – 29:23; Psalm 119:25 – 32; 2 Thess 1:1 – 1:12
14 Oct: Jer 29:24 – 31:14; Psalm 119:33 – 40; 2 Thess 2:1 – 2:17

Enjoy!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 40

Hi everyone,

Another major prophet gets properly underway this week. But don't worry - he's easier to read than the last one! Just hold on tight and keep on swinging!

1 Oct: Jer 2:31 – 4:9; Psalm 115:12 – 18; Phip 2:12 – 2:30
2 Oct: Jer 4:10 – 5:31; Psalm 116:1 – 11; Phip 3:1 – 4:1
3 Oct: Jer 6:1 – 7:29; Proverbs 24:5 – 14; Phip 4:2 – 4:23
4 Oct: Jer 7:30 – 9:16; Psalm 116:12 – 19; Col 1:1 – 1:23
5 Oct: Jer 9:17 – 11:17; Psalm 117:1 – 2; Col 1:24 – 2:5
6 Oct: Jer 11:18 – 13:27; Psalm 118:1 – 16; Col 2:6 – 2:23
7 Oct: Jer 14:1 – 15:21; Proverbs 24:15 – 22; Col 3:1 – 4:1

Enjoy!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 39

Hi everyone,

Just four days to go and the giant beast that is Isaiah will be slain!! Well - you'll have finished reading it anyway. And what an achievement that will be!

You get to knock off a prophet per day for a couple before we begin the fantastic epic that is Jeremiah.

24 Sep: isa 57:14 – 59:21; Psalm 111:1 – 10; Eph 3:1 – 3:21
25 Sep: Isa 60:1 – 62:12; Proverbs 23:19 – 28; Eph 4:1 – 4:16
26 Sep: Isa 63:1 – 65:16; Psalm 112:1 – 10; Eph 4:17 – 5:7
27 Sep: Isa 65:17 – 66:24; Psalm 113:1 – 9; Eph 5:8 – 5:33
28 Sep: Nahum 1:1 – 3:19; Psalm 114:1 – 8; Eph 6:1 – 6:24
29 Sep: Zeph 1:1 – 3:20; Proverbs 23:29 – 24:4; Phip 1:1 – 1:26
30 Sep: Jer 1:1 – 2:30; Psalm 115:1 – 11; Phip 1:27 – 2:11

Enjoy!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 38

Hi everyone,

We're still in Isaiah, but the end is in sight! Keep going - and check out the video blogs if you're struggling to make sense of it. In the New Testament we changing a letter a week as we storm through the Epistles.

17 Sep: Isa 41:1 – 42:25; Proverbs 22:28 – 23:9; Gal 3:10 – 3:25
18 Sep: Isa 43:1 – 44:23; Psalm 108:1 – 5; Gal 3:26 – 4:20
19 Sep: Isa 44:24 – 46:13; Psalm 108:6 – 13; Gal 4:21 – 5:6
20 Sep: Isa 47:1 – 49:7; Psalm 109:1 – 20; Gal 5:7 – 5:26
21 Sep: Isa 49:8 – 51:16; Proverbs 23:10 – 18; Gal 6:1 – 6:18
22 Sep: Isa 51:17 – 54:17; Psalm 109:21 – 31; Eph 1:1 – 1:23
23 Sep: Isa 55:1 – 57:13; Psalm 110:1 – 7; Eph 2:1 – 2:22

Enjoy!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 37

Hi everyone,

Hope you're enjoying the readings - particularly if you've just joined for The MonkeyBar Challenge: Prophets! For those of you reading the New Testament, we're at that stage in the year where we really start to whizz through the smaller letters. So, hold onto your hats!

10 Sep: Isa 24:1 – 26:21; Psalm 106:32 – 39; 2 Cor 11:16 – 11:33
11 Sep: Isa 27:1 – 28:29; Psalm 106:40 – 48; 2 Cor 12:1 – 12:10
12 Sep: Isa 29:1 – 30:18; Psalm 107:1 – 9; 2 Cor 12:11 – 12:21
13 Sep: Isa 30:19 – 32:20; Proverbs 22:17 – 27; 2 Cor 13:1 – 13:14
14 Sep: Isa 33:1 – 35:10; Psalm 107:10 – 22; Gal 1:1 – 1:24
15 Sep: Isa 35:1 – 37:38; Psalm 107:23 – 32; Gal 2:1 – 2:10
16 Sep: Isa 38:1 – 40:31; Psalm 107:33 – 43; Gal 2:11 – 3:9

Enjoy!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 36

Hi everyone,

We're right on into Isaiah this week. Don't get too bogged down in it - just read! Think how swell you'll feel when you've done it!

3 Sep: Isa 3:1 – 5:7; Psalm 105:12 – 22; 2 Cor 6:3 – 7:1
4 Sep: Isa 5:8 – 8:10; Psalm 105:23 – 36; 2 Cor 7:2 – 7:16
5 Sep: isa 8:11 – 10:19; Proverbs 21:27 – 22:6; 2 Cor 8:1 – 8:15
6 Sep: Isa 10:20 – 13:22; Psalm 105:37 – 45; 2 Cor 8:16 – 9:5
7 Sep: Isa 14:1 – 16:14; Psalm 106:1 – 15; 2 Cor 9:6 – 9:15
8 Sep: Isa 17:1 – 19:25; Psalm 106:16 – 31; 2 Cor 10:1 – 10:18
9 Sep: Isa 20:1 – 23:18; Proverbs 22:7 – 16; 2 Cor 11:1 – 11:15

Enjoy!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 35

Hi everyone,

Just four days left till The MonkeyBar Challenge: Prophets begins. Spread the word!

27 Aug: 2 Chr 29:1 – 31:1; Psalm 103:13 – 22; 2 Cor 1:12 – 1:22
28 Aug: 2 Chr 31:2 – 33:20; Proverbs 21:5 – 16; 2 Cor 1:23 – 2:11
29 Aug: 2 Chr 33:21 – 35:19; Psalm 104:1 – 18; 2 Cor 2:12 – 3:6
30 Aug: 2 Chr 35:20 – 36:23; Psalm 104:19 – 30; 2 Cor 3:7 – 3:18
31 Aug: Micah 1:1 – 4:13; Psalm 104:31 – 35; 2 Cor 4:1 – 4:18
1 Sep: Micah 5:1 – 7:20; Proverbs 21:17 – 26; 2 Cor 5:1 – 5:10
2 Sep: Isa 1:1 – 2:22; Psalm 105:1 – 11; 2 Cor 5:11 – 6:2

Have a great week,
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 34

Hi everyone,

Tell your friends: The MonkeyBar Challenge: Prophets kicks off in precisely 10 days time. It's for people who have started reading the Bible in a year and given up, either this year or before. Loads of people say to me 'Hey Monkey, I wanna do the whole Bible but every time I start I just give up around March - somewhere in Leviticus!!' Well this is my answer: just start somewhere else. The MonkeyBar Challenge: Prophets picks up from Micah on 31 Aug and then continues with Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel plus some others. You can read the New Testament passages as well, or just concentrate on sticking out the Old.

So... got stuck with reading? This is for you!!

20 Aug: 2 Chr 10:1 – 12:16; Proverbs 20:15 – 24; 1 Cor 14:1 – 14:19
21 Aug: 2 Chr 13:1 – 15:19; Psalm 101:1 – 8; 1 Cor 14:20 – 14:40
22 Aug: 2 Chr 16:1 – 18:27; Psalm 102:1 – 11; 1 Cor 15:1 – 15:34
23 Aug: 2 Chr 18:28 – 21:3; Psalm 102:12 – 17; 1 Cor 15:35 – 15:49
24 Aug: 2 Chr 21:4 – 23:21; Proverbs 20:25 – 21:4; 1 Cor 15:50 – 16:4
25 Aug: 2 Chr 24:1 – 25:28; Psalm 102:18 – 28; 1 Cor 16:5 – 16:24
26 Aug: 2 Chr 26:1 – 28:27; Psalm 103:1 – 12; 2 Cor 1:1 – 1:11

Meanwhile, enjoy this!
Monkey


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The MonkeyBar Challenge Week 33

Hi everyone,

It's the start of Rung 9 this week!! And there's a bit more of the random chop-and-change in the Old Testament. We pick up 2 Chronicles and then hop out to Song of Songs again.

13 Aug: Ecc 7:1 – 9:12; Psalm 95:1 – 11; 1 Cor 7:36 – 8:13
14 Aug: Ecc 9:13 – 12:14; Psalm 96:1 – 13; 1 Cor 9:1 – 9:18
15 Aug: 2 Chr 2:1 – 5:1; Psalm 97:1 – 12; 1 Cor 9:19 – 10:13
16 Aug: 2 Chr 5:2 – 7:10; Proverbs 20:5 – 14; 1 Cor 10:14 – 11:1
17 Aug: 2 Chr 7:11 – 9:31; Psalm 98:1 – 9; 1 Cor 11:2 – 11:34
18 Aug: Sgs 1:1 – 4:16; Psalm 99:1 – 9; 1 Cor 12:1 – 12:26
19 Aug: Sgs 5:1 – 8:14; Psalm 100:1 – 5; 1 Cor 12:27 – 13:13

Keep up the good reading!
Monkey