Spiritual Rants: June 21 “That Burns Me Up!” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 2 Kings 1:1-2:25 Acts 13:42-14:7 Psalm 139:1-24 Proverbs 17:19-21

Old Testament: 2 Kings 1:1-2:25 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 2 Kings 1:1-18  That Burns Me Up! King Ahaziah of Israel, son of Ahab, fell through the lattice of his upstairs room and wasn’t feeling so well.  He sent messengers to ask the god of Ekron, Baal-zebub, if he’d get better.  The angel of the Lord, […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 20 “Raise Your Hand If You’re Sure” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 22:1-53 Acts 13:16-41 Psalm 138:1-8 Proverbs 17:17-18

Old Testament: 1 Kings 22:1-53 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 22:1-40  Mikey Likes It! There were three years of peace but then Ahab realized he hadn’t gotten an important town back from Ben-hadad yet.  Jehosophat of Judah was a good king but allowed himself to get corrupted by Ahab (cf. 1 Cor. 15:33, Prov. […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 19 “One Prophet Gets Whacked And Another Gets . . .  Whacked . . .” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 20:1-21:29 Acts 12:24-13:15 Psalm 137:1-9 Proverbs 17:16

Old Testament: 1 Kings 20:1-21:29 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 20:1-12   One Prophet Gets Whacked And Another Gets . . .  Whacked . . . Ben-hadad and thirty-two other city-state kings who were dependent on him decided to take advantage of the famine that had just hit Israel.  So they besieged Samaria and sent word […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 18 “H-A-L-T” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 19:1-21 Acts 12:1-23 Psalm 136:1-26 Proverbs 17:14-15

Old Testament: 1 Kings 19:1- 21 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 19:1-8  H-A-L-T Ahab told Jezebel what had happened with Elijah and Jezebel swore she’d kill him. Elijah found out and ran for his life to Beersheba.  He sat under a tree and asked Yahweh to take his life.  It was quite a change […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 17 “Baaling Out” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 18:1-46 Acts 11:1-30 Psalm 135:1-21 Proverbs 17:12-13

Old Testament: 1 Kings 18:1-46 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 18:1-46  Baaling Out Obadiah, not the guy who wrote the book, had hid a hundred prophets so they wouldn’t get killed by Ahab and Jezebel.  Elijah told Obadiah to tell the king that he wanted to see him.  And Ahab came out to […]

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