BigRead13 Day 36 : Stream

Day 36’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. From The Silver Chair we have an excerpt where Jill is scared of Aslan (a lion – not unreasonable to be scared of a lion) – and doesn’t want to approach him when he might swallow her up, yet he stands in the way of […]

BigRead13 Day 35 : Recognition

Day 35’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. Today we have an excerpt from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader in which the children learn that they’re not coming back to Narnia again. Despairing of seeing Aslan again, he explains that he is known in their world, but by another name. Proof, if […]

BigRead13 Day 34 : Beginnings

Day 34’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. 1 Peter 2:2-3: 2 Like newborn infants, long for the pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow into salvation— 3 if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good. Today’s extract from The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader tells of Eustace becoming a different boy, […]

BigRead13 Day 33 : Attitude

Day 33’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. Isaiah 30:18: Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him. We have a quote from Mere Christianity today, where CS Lewis notes that […]

BigRead13 Day 32 : Humble

Day 32’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I […]

BigRead13 Day 31 : Bridge

Day 31’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. 1 Timothy 2:5 for today’s reading: For there is one God; there is also one mediator between God and humankind, Christ Jesus, himself human. And from Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Aslan tells us he is the great bridge builder. I suspect this is one of those concepts where […]

BigRead13 Day 30 : Dragonish

Day 30’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. The righteous gives good advice to friends, but the way of the wicked leads astray. We have this quote from Proverbs 12:26, as well as a quote from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Sleeping on a dragon’s hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, […]

BigRead13 Day 29 : Imagination

Day 29’s post from the BigRead13 can be found here. Proverbs 30:1-6 The words of Agur son of Jakeh. An oracle. Thus says the man: I am weary, O God, I am weary, O God. How can I prevail? 2 Surely I am too stupid to be human; I do not have human understanding. 3 I have […]

BigRead13 Day 28 : Sufficiency

You can find day 28’s post from the #BigRead13 here. 1 Timothy 2:1-7 today: First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, 2 for kings and all who are in high positions, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity.3 This is right […]

BigRead13 Day 27 : Teacher

You can find day 27’s post from the #BigRead13 here. Luke 6:40 today: A disciple is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully qualified will be like the teacher. I have to confess that this is a verse which I’ve not knowingly focussed on before. We’re asked to compare with a selection from CS […]

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