Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion is advised. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Support The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)Fr. Mike introduces us to the Gospel of Matthew, including his genealogy, nativity, and the first days of his ministry. He pulls it all together to show that not only is Jesus reconstituting the kingdom in his ministry, but he's inviting us to join him in this kingdom. Today’s readings are Matthew 1-4, and Proverbs 18:17-20.