Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day.

The @biblesummary account peaked at over 30,000 followers, and was featured in the news all over the world.

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Mk1: Jesus was baptised by John. He called Simon, Andrew, James and John to follow him. He preached and cast out demons. He healed a leper.

tweet 22 Mar 2013. Mark 1. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mk2: Many gathered at the house. Jesus forgave a paralytic his sins and healed him. He was questioned about fasting and keeping the Sabbath.

tweet 23 Mar 2013. Mark 2. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk3: Jesus healed a man on the Sabbath. Great crowds followed him. He appointed twelve apostles. He said, "Whoever obeys God is my family."

tweet 24 Mar 2013. Mark 3. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk4: Jesus taught a parable about a sower and many others. He explained everything to the disciples. In the boat he calmed a great storm.

tweet 25 Mar 2013. Mark 4. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk5: Jesus delivered a man of many demons. They entered a herd of pigs. He healed a woman with a haemorrhage and raised Jairus' daughter.

tweet 26 Mar 2013. Mark 5. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mk6: He sent the twelve out to preach. Herod executed John the Baptist. Jesus fed 5,000 men. He came to the disciples walking on the sea.

tweet 27 Mar 2013. Mark 6. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk7: The Pharisees questioned Jesus about tradition. He said, "Evil comes from within." He delivered a Gentile girl and healed a deaf man.

tweet 28 Mar 2013. Mark 7. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk8: Jesus fed 4,000 people and healed a blind man. Peter said, "You are the Christ." Jesus told them that he must be killed and rise again.

tweet 29 Mar 2013. Mark 8. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mk9: Jesus took Peter, James and John and was transfigured. He healed an epileptic. The disciples argued about which of them was greatest.

tweet 30 Mar 2013. Mark 9. Read this chapter in full. # 3 comments

Mk10: Jesus was questioned about divorce. He told a rich man to sell everything. He said, "The first must be last." He healed Bartimaeus.

tweet 31 Mar 2013. Mark 10. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mk11: Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. He drove the money-changers from the temple. The elders asked, "Who gave you this authority?"

tweet 1 Apr 2013. Mark 11. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mk12: Jesus said, "A man's tenants killed his son." The Pharisees questioned him about the law. He said, "Love God and love your neighbour."

tweet 2 Apr 2013. Mark 12. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk13: Jesus said, "In the end you will be hated by all. Let those in Judea flee. The Son of Man will come in glory. No one knows the day."

tweet 3 Apr 2013. Mark 13. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk14: Jesus took Passover with his disciples. He prayed in agony in Gethsemane. Judas betrayed him to the chief priests. Peter denied him.

tweet 4 Apr 2013. Mark 14. Read this chapter in full. # 2 comments

Mk15: Jesus was handed over to Pilate. The crowd cried, "Crucify him!" He was mocked and crucified. Darkness fell and he breathed his last.

tweet 5 Apr 2013. Mark 15. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mk16: The women went to the tomb. A man in white said, "He has risen!" Jesus appeared to the disciples. He said, "Go and preach the gospel."

tweet 6 Apr 2013. Mark 16. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

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