Happy 103rd Birthday, Jim Downing


One of the early Navigators from the 1930’s has a birthday today.  Jim Downing was sixth in a line of godly men reached by the visionary founder, Dawson Trotman.  He continues to set an example of faithfulness and love for God and His Word. Following a career in the US Navy, Jim served on the staff of the Navigators, was a frequent conference speaker, and traveled extensively worldwide teaching the Bible and encouraging missionaries on every continent.

“And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men[a] who will be able to teach others also.”  2 Timothy 2:2 (ESV)

Happy birthday, Jim.

August Daily Bible Readings

  Week of               Readings
August 1-6 Isaiah 28 to 50
August 7-13 Isaiah 51 to Jeremiah 11
August 14-20 Jeremiah 12-33
August 21-27 Jeremiah 34-Lamentations 2
August 28-31 Lamentations 3-Ezekiel 13

For technical reasons, I have not been able to link the above assignments to BibleGateway.com.  I apologize for the inconvenience. Please click here to access the Bible online.

Mary and I are taking August for vacation and family time.  See you again in September.

For more on these passages see Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 Days available on Amazon in either Kindle ($4.99) or print format ($12.99).