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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.

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

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    • 4.8 • 611 Ratings

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.

    Day 39: Slavery in the Old Testament (2023)

    Day 39: Slavery in the Old Testament (2023)

    Fr. Mike gives us the historical context around the commandments on slavery to help us better grasp the concept of slavery in the Old Testament. Today we read from Exodus 21, Leviticus 14, and Psalm 75.


    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.
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    • 21 min
    Day 38: The Ten Commandments (2023)

    Day 38: The Ten Commandments (2023)

    Fr. Mike explains the meaning of a covenant with God, and how The Ten Commandments strengthen this relationship. Today's readings are Exodus 19-20, Leviticus 13, and Psalm 74.


    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.
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    • 25 min
    Day 37: The Mystical Works of God (2023)

    Day 37: The Mystical Works of God (2023)

    Today's episode dives into the mystical works of God, and what our approach should be for explaining them in the natural world, as we read from Exodus 17-18, Leviticus 12, and Psalm 73.


    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.
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    • 17 min
    Day 36: Manna from Heaven (2023)

    Day 36: Manna from Heaven (2023)

    Fr. Mike talks about how God trains the Israelites to trust him in the wilderness, and how we can grow in our own faithfulness to the Lord. Today we read Exodus 15-16, Leviticus 11, and Psalm 71.


    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.
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    • 22 min
    Day 35: Crossing the Red Sea (2023)

    Day 35: Crossing the Red Sea (2023)

    Fr. Mike explains how all the rules of worship in Leviticus 10 point to the reality that God is holy. We also continue journeying through Exodus 13-14 and Psalm 53 and learn how God fought for the salvation for his people through the crossing of the red sea.


    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.
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    • 18 min
    Day 34: The Passover Instituted (2023)

    Day 34: The Passover Instituted (2023)

    Today we discover how the Passover foreshadows the sacrifice of Jesus and how the people of Israel are transformed by God in the readings from Exodus 12, Leviticus 9, and Psalm 114.


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

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
611 Ratings

611 Ratings

laulobod ,

A blessing

Amazing to be able to hear the Word of God every single day.

girl&study ,

The Word ALIVE

A beautiful journey of faith that brings the word of God ALIVE. This reading of the Bible in a year has been one of the treasures of my spiritual life. I have watched it create miracles of conversion with awe! I am already looking forward to repeating the journey next year! My prayers and thoughts are with all my sisters and brothers who journey this podcast. Fr Mike (production team) and Holy Spirit - your collaboration is BEAUTIFUL! Thank you x

OmyGodd ,

A reward for a leap of faith

A systematic reading of scripture which leads to an understanding of the world we live. The only way to understand ourselves and others through God, Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit is to be taught and Father Mike Schmitz has a comprehensive knowledge that helps us to understand everythng written in the scriptures in its proper context. Take the leap of faith and knowledge and wisdom will follow, so go glorify God with it and your life will have purpose and significance with joy and happiness to follow.

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