A fifteen-minute daily guide to build your Bible IQ.
You want to know the Bible better because you know the Bible will make you better.
But where should I start? How can I progress past the confusing parts?
CORE 52 is your guide through the maze of a very big book.
Welcome to the fast-track of biblical training.
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WHY CORE 52?
- This is an essential resource for individuals and groups who want to build confidence in God’s Word.
- Think of CORE 52 as a fast-pass to biblical literacy, calling for 15 minutes a day, 5 days a week, for 1 year.
- Author Mark Moore identifies the most power-packed passages and distills them into a digestible format for busy people who want to gain proficiency with Scripture.
- CORE 52 is a better way to know the Bible better.
What is CORE 52?
- The CORE 52 book identifies the fifty-two most influential verses in the Bible, providing a brief essay for each verse, tracing its theme through the entire Bible.
- The CORE 52 videos are 5–6-minute summaries of why each verse contributes to your faith journey. These can be used for individual consumption or to engage in group discussion.
- The CORE 52 book uses the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Bible.
- CORE 52 is a series for students and adults during Sunday worship services, as well as Small Group and Family Discussion if desired.
How to use CORE 52:
The five weekly exercises make this a plug-and-play individual study or group study curriculum:
- Monday: read the four-page essay
- Tuesday: memorize the core verse
- Wednesday: read the core Bible story
- Thursday: meditate on three verses with the same core
- Friday: accomplish the core verse action step (which is best done in a small group)
NEED: Bridging people's interest in the Bible and their engagement with it.80% of all church members want to know the Bible better. The two biggest barriers are that the Bible is too big and they don’t know where to start. CORE 52 removes both of those barriers. Furthermore, 60% of people who self-report wanting to know the Bible, do not currently attend any church.
VISION: Empower even the busiest people to master the core of the Bible.Bible engagement is the single greatest predictor of spiritual success. Yet, the Bible is a big book and people don’t know where to start. CORE 52 eliminates both those barriers, allowing God’s truths to have transformative power for individuals, families, and churches.
MISSION: Provide a tool to achieve Bible mastery in just 15 minutes a day. 5 days a week in a single year.Think of CORE 52 as your “FastPass” for knowing God’s Word, by-passing the lines of minutia, pushing you to the front of the biggest ideas of the Bible. It is the quickest route to move someone from curiosity to confidence in mastering the core message of Scripture and shaping a Christian worldview.
CORE 52 CALENDAR AT NORTHEAST:
March 1, 2020 | Core Verse #18, Matthew 5:11-12 | Blessedness | Core Bible Story, John 3:1-4:42
March 8, 2020 | Core Verse #19, Matthew 5:20 | Deeper Morality | Core Bible Story, Judges 15-16
March 15, 2020 | WORLD MISSION CONFERENCE | Core Verse #28, Mark 1:15 | Faith | Core Bible Story, Genesis 6:9-9:17
March 22, 2020 | Core Verse #48, Philippians 4:6 | Overwhelming Worry | Core Bible Story, Genesis 42-45
March 29, 2020 | Core Verse #51, Hebrews 12:1-2 | Gaining Grit | Core Bible Story, Nehemiah 1-2
SERIES: THE REAL JESUS
April 5, 2020 | Core Verse #23, Matthew 16:24-25 | The Cross | Core Bible Story, Mark 15
April 12, 2020 | EASTER | Core Verse #44, 1 Corinthians 15:14 | The Resurrection | Core Bible Story, Mark 16; John 11
April 19, 2020 | Core Verse #38, Acts 1:9 | The Ascension | Core Bible Story, Acts 1
April 26, 2020 | Core Verse #45, Ephesians 2:8 | Grace | Core Bible Story, Luke 15
SERIES: MASTER LEADER
May 3, 2020 | Core Verse #11, Psalm 23:1-3 | Good Shepherd | Core Bible Story, John 10
May 10, 2020 | MOTHER'S DAY | Core Verse #49, 2 Timothy 2:2 | Mentoring | Core Bible Story, Ruth 1-4
May 17, 2020 | Core Verse #47, Philippians 2:5-7 | Humility | Core Bible Story, Genesis 37; 39-41
May 24, 2020 | Core Verse #30, Mark 10:45 | Leadership | Core Bible Story, John 12:1-8; 13:1-14
SERIES: I LOVE MY CHURCH
May 31, 2020 | Core Verse #34, John 4:24 | Worship | Core Bible Story, Exodus 40
June 7, 2020 | Core Verse #46, Ephesians 4:4-7 | Unity | Core Bible Story, Acts 15
June 14, 2020 | Core Verse #50, 2 Timothy 3:16-17 | Scripture | Core Bible Story, Mark 4:35-5:43
June 21, 2020 | FATHER'S DAY | Core Verse #39, Acts 2:38 | Baptism | Core Bible Story, Exodus 14-15
June 28, 2020 | Core Verse #35, John 6:53 | Communion | Core Bible Story, Exodus 12-13
July 5, 2020 | Core Verse #52, Revelation 21:1-3 | Heaven | Core Bible Story, Revelation 21-22