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.

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Matthew

Mt1: The record of Jesus Christ, son of David, son of Abraham. Mary bore a son by the Holy Spirit. An angel told Joseph to name him Jesus.

tweet 22 Feb 2013. Matthew 1. Read this chapter in full. # 5 comments

Mt2: Wise men came from the east to worship the child. King Herod ordered that all the baby boys be killed. An angel warned Joseph to flee.

tweet 23 Feb 2013. Matthew 2. Read this chapter in full. # 2 comments

Mt3: John the Baptist was preaching, "Repent, the kingdom is near!" Jesus was baptised by John. A voice from heaven said, "This is my Son."

tweet 24 Feb 2013. Matthew 3. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt4: Jesus was tempted by Satan in the wilderness. He called Peter, Andrew, James and John to follow him. He preached and healed the sick.

tweet 25 Feb 2013. Matthew 4. Read this chapter in full. # 3 comments

Mt5: Jesus said, "Blessed are the pure in heart. I have come to fulfil the law. Whoever is angry will be judged. I say, love your enemies."

tweet 26 Feb 2013. Matthew 5. Read this chapter in full. # 4 comments

Mt6: "Do your good deeds in secret. Pray, 'Father, your kingdom come.' You cannot serve God and money. Do not be anxious about your life."

tweet 27 Feb 2013. Matthew 6. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mt7: "Do not judge others. Do to others what you would have them do to you. Whoever obeys is like a man who built his house on the rock."

tweet 28 Feb 2013. Matthew 7. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt8: Jesus cleansed a leper. He healed the servant of a centurion who had faith. He calmed a storm at sea and cast demons out of two men.

tweet 1 Mar 2013. Matthew 8. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt9: Jesus healed a paralytic. Many sinners came to eat with him. He raised a girl to life and healed two blind men. The crowds marvelled.

tweet 2 Mar 2013. Matthew 9. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt10: Jesus sent out the twelve to proclaim the kingdom. "You will be hated for my name, but do not fear. Whoever receives you receives me."

tweet 3 Mar 2013. Matthew 10. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt11: John sent word from prison. Jesus said, "John the Baptist is Elijah." Jesus denounced the cities and said, "Come, my burden is light."

tweet 4 Mar 2013. Matthew 11. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt12: The Pharisees opposed Jesus when he healed on the Sabbath. He said, "A tree is known by its fruit. The sign of Jonah will be given."

tweet 5 Mar 2013. Matthew 12. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt13: Jesus gave a parable about a sower. He told the disciples, "Seeing they do not see." He said, "The kingdom is like hidden treasure."

tweet 6 Mar 2013. Matthew 13. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt14: Herod had John the Baptist killed. Jesus fed 5,000 men with five loaves and two fish. Jesus came to the disciples walking on the sea.

tweet 7 Mar 2013. Matthew 14. Read this chapter in full. # 2 comments

Mt15: Jesus challenged the Pharisees about tradition. He healed a Canaanite woman's daughter. He taught on the mountain and fed 4,000 men.

tweet 8 Mar 2013. Matthew 15. Read this chapter in full. # 2 comments

Mt16: Peter said, "You are the Christ." Jesus told them that he must be killed and be raised. He said, "Take up your cross and follow me."

tweet 9 Mar 2013. Matthew 16. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mt17: Jesus took Peter, James and John and was transfigured. A voice said, "This is my son." Jesus healed an epileptic. Peter paid the tax.

tweet 10 Mar 2013. Matthew 17. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt18: Jesus said, "Become like children to enter the kingdom. A shepherd searches for the lost sheep. Forgive seventy times seven times."

tweet 11 Mar 2013. Matthew 18. Read this chapter in full. # 3 comments

Mt19: Jesus was asked about divorce. He said, "Do not separate what God has joined." He told a rich man, "Sell everything and follow me."

tweet 12 Mar 2013. Matthew 19. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Mt20: "The kingdom is like a master paying wages." Jesus told the disciples, "The Son of Man came to give his life as a ransom for many."

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Mt21: Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. He healed and taught in the temple. "A man sent his son to his tenants, but they killed him."

tweet 14 Mar 2013. Matthew 21. Read this chapter in full. # 3 comments

Mt22: Jesus said, "The kingdom is like a wedding." The Pharisees questioned him about the law. He said, "Love God and love your neighbour."

tweet 15 Mar 2013. Matthew 22. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt23: Jesus said, "The Pharisees preach but do not practise. You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel. You kill and crucify the prophets."

tweet 16 Mar 2013. Matthew 23. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt24: Jesus said, "In the end there will be tribulation. Let those in Judea flee. The Son of Man will come in glory. No one knows the day."

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Mt25: "The kingdom is like virgins awaiting the bridegroom. A man entrusted talents to his servants. The Son of Man will judge the nations."

tweet 18 Mar 2013. Matthew 25. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Mt26: Jesus took Passover with his disciples. He prayed in agony in Gethsemane. Judas betrayed Jesus to the chief priests. Peter denied him.

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Mt27: Jesus was handed over to Pilate. The crowd said, "Crucify him!" He was mocked and crucified. Darkness fell and he gave up his spirit.

tweet 20 Mar 2013. Matthew 27. Read this chapter in full. # 3 comments

Mt28: The women went to the tomb. An angel said, "He has risen!" Jesus met them. He came to the eleven and said, "Go and make disciples."

tweet 21 Mar 2013. Matthew 28. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

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