Counter-Intuitive Reading Guide

July 13–17  

A Righteousness that is from Faith. 

Verse of the Week: “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God” (Romans 5:1-2).

Mo Romans 1

Tu  Romans 2 

We Romans 3  

Th  Romans 4

Fr  Romans 5  

 

July 20–24

Sacrifice the Self-Life

Verse of the Week: “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:1-2). 

Mo Romans 6 

Tu Romans 7 

We Romans 8:1-17 

Th Romans 8:18-39

Fr Romans 12:1-8

 

July 27–31

Love What Is True (Not Just What Feels Good)

Verse of the Week: “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves” (Romans 12:9-10). 

Mo Romans 12:9-10 

Tu Psalm 97:1-12

We Amos 5:7-15   

Th 1 Thessalonians 5:5-11, 1 Thessalonians 5:19-22

Fr Colossians 3:12-17 

 

August 3-7

Mi Casa es Su Casa

Verse of the Week: “Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality” (Romans 12:9-10). 

Mo Luke 14:12-14; Romans 12:9-10 

Tu 1 Peter 4:7-11

We Hebrews 13:1-3: 1 Timothy 3:1-7   

Th Ephesians 4:17-32

Fr 2 Corinthians 8:1-15

 

August 10-14

Don’t Get Even; Give Grace

Verse of the Week: “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good” (Romans 12:21). 

Mo Matthew 5:38-48 

Tu Deuteronomy 32:34-42; Leviticus 19:18; Proverbs 20:22; Proverbs 24:29     

We Ephesians 4:17-32 

Th Revelation 20:7-15

Fr Romans 12:14-21

Reading Guide

July 13–17

A Righteousness that is from Faith.

Verse of the Week: “Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God (Romans 5:1-2).

 

Mo Romans 1

Tu Romans 2 

We Romans 3  

Th Romans 4

Fr Romans 5  

 

July 20–24

Sacrifice the Self-Life.  Romans 12:1-8   

Verse of the Week: Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:1-2).

 

Mo Romans 6 

Tu Romans 7 

We Romans 8:1-17 

Th Romans 8:18-39

Fr Romans 12:1-8

 

 

 

July 27–31

Love What Is True (Not Just What Feels Good).  Romans 12:9-12  & C

Verse of the Week: Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves” (Romans 12:9-10).

 

Mo Romans 12:9-10 

Tu Psalm 97:1-12

We Amos 5:7-15   

Th 1 Thessalonians 5:5-11, 19-22

Fr Colossians 3:12-17 )

 

August 3-7

Mi Casa es Su Casa. Romans 12:13

Verse of the Week: Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality” (Romans 12:9-10).

 

Mo Luke 14:12-14; Romans 12:9-10 

Tu 1 Peter 4:7-11

We Hebrews 13:1-3: 1 Timothy 3:1-7   

Th Ephesians 4:17-32

Fr 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 up)

 

August 10-14

Don’t Get Even; Give Grace.  Romans 12:14-21

Verse of the Week: Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good” (Romans 12:21).

 

Mo Matthew 5:38-48 

Tu Deuteronomy 32:34-42; Leviticus 19:18; Proverbs 20:22; 24:29     

We Ephesians 4:17-32

Th Revelation 20:7-15

Fr Romans 12:14-21