Spiritual Rants: “Eye, Yi, Yi” October 22 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 39:1-41:18 2 Timothy 1:1-18 Psalm 90:1-91:16 Proverbs 26:1-2

Old Testament: Jeremiah 39:1-41:18 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 39:1-41:18   Eye, Yi, Yi Chap. 39  The Babylonians broke through the wall in Jerusalem and took Judah just as Jeremiah had predicted.  The King, Zedekiah, absconded but was caught.  He was made to watch as his children and nobles were slaughtered.  That was the last thing […]

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Spiritual Rants: “When Life Is The Pits” October 21 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 37:1-38:28 1 Timothy 6:1-21 Psalm 89:38-52 Proverbs 25:28

Old Testament: Jeremiah 37:1-38:28 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 37:1-38:28  When Life Is The Pits Chap. 37  Jeremiah told Zedekiah, the last king of Judah before captivity, that Pharaoh would not help him.  He said Pharaoh would be defeated by Babylon, then Babylon would come and take Judah. Jeremiah was imprisoned for quite a while before being […]

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Spiritual Rants: “God’s Phone Number” October 19 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 33:1-34:22 1 Timothy 4:1-16 Psalm 89:1-13 Proverbs 25:23-24

Old Testament: Jeremiah 33:1-34:22 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 33:1-34:22   God’s Phone Number Chap. 33  Jeremiah was still in jail when word came to him again from Yahweh.  One of the most loved verses in the Bible is verse 3.  It has been referred to as God’s “phone number” since you can dial it up when […]

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Spiritual Rants: “The New Covenant” October 18 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 31:27-32:44 1 Timothy 3:1-16 Psalm 88:1-18 Proverbs 25:20-22

Old Testament: Jeremiah 31:27-32:4 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 31:27-32:4   The New Covenant Chap. 31:27-40  The chart above shows four unfulfilled covenants and promises to Israel.  We have already encountered the first three.  The last one is here in Jeremiah 31. The “new” covenant has not been fulfilled for Israel yet.  It is explained in […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Jacob’s Trouble” October 17 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 30:1-31:26 1 Timothy 2:1-15 Psalm 87:1-7 Proverbs 25:18-19

Old Testament: Jeremiah 30:1-31:26 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 30:1-31:26   Jacob’s Trouble Chap. 30  Jeremiah is now in jail.  Hananiah, the false prophet, had prophesied that Nebuchadnezzar would be gone within two years.  Seven years now have passed and Hananiah has been gone for . . .  about seven years.  Things look bleak.  Jeremiah tries to […]

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