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The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Ascension Catholic Faith Formation

In The Bible in a Year podcast, Fr. Mike Schmitz walks you through the entire Bible in 365 episodes, providing commentary, reflection, and prayer along the way. Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year podcast follows a reading plan inspired by The Great Adventure Bible Timeline, a ground-breaking approach to understanding salvation history developed by renowned Catholic Bible scholar Jeff Cavins. For each period in the timeline, Jeff will join Fr. Mike for a special episode that will help you understand the context of each reading. With this podcast, you won’t just read the Bible in a year … you’ll finally understand how all the pieces of the Bible fit together to tell an amazing story that continues in your life today! Listen and… Read the ENTIRE Bible Feel more confident about your understanding of Scripture Experience the transformative power of God’s Word in your daily life Start seeing the world through the lens of Scripture Each 20-25 minute episode includes: Two to three scripture readings A reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz A guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

178 - Day 166: Responding in Faith
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  • 178 - Day 166: Responding in Faith

    Today, we are introduced to the prophet Elijah, who again and again responds to God's invitations with faith. The readings are 1 Kings 17-18, 2 Chronicles 18-19, and Song of Solomon 5.

    For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

    Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

    Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 25min
  • 177 - Day 165: The Lover and the Beloved

    Fr. Mike connects today's reading from Songs to the teachings of St. John Paul's Theology of the Body. He also points out how helpful it is to track the timelines of the kings of Israel and Judah as we read from Kings and Chronicles simultaneously. The readings are 1 Kings 15-16, 2 Chronicles 16-17, and Song of Solomon 4.

    For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

    Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

    Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 26min
  • 176 - Day 164: Tearing Down Idols

    Fr. Mike points out the results of what happened to the kings who built idols, and what happened to the kings who tore them down. He encourages us to tear down the idols we've built up in our own lives by trusting God with our first fruits. Today's readings are 1 Kings 14, 2 Chronicles 14-15, and Song of Solomon 3.

    For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

    Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

    Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 22min
  • 175 - Day 163: Faith Over Success

    Fr. Mike touches on the last acts of King Rehobo'am and the rise of his son, Abi′jah. He also explains how we can see the importance of faith over success through the mistakes of Israel's leaders. Today's readings are 1 Kings 13, 2 Chronicles 12-13, and Song of Solomon 2.

    For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

    Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

    Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 24min
  • 174 - Day 162: Rehobo′am Seeks Counsel

    Fr. Mike explains why it's better to seek counsel from those who don't necessarily always agree with us, using the experience of Rehobo′am as an example. He also touches on the failed leadership of Jerobo′am as he leads his people into false places of worship and idolatry. Today's readings are 1 Kings 12, 2 Chronicles 10-11, and Song of Solomon 1.

    For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear.

    Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

    Fri, 11 Jun 2021 - 23min
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