Spiritual Rants: “Body Builders” September 25 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 45:11-48:11 Ephesians 4:1-16 Psalm 68:19-35 Proverbs 24:3-4

Old Testament:  Isaiah 45:11-48:11 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 45:11-48:11   Israel Lives! Chap. 45:11-25   Verse 17 says that God is not finished with Israel.  The church is not Israel.  The church never sacrificed cows or birds.  But Israel will continue into eternity according to this verse, “Israel has been saved by the LORD […]

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Spiritual Rants: “A Man With A Plan” September 24 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 43:14-45:10 Ephesians 3:1-21 Psalm 68:1-18 Proverbs 24:1-2

Old Testament:  Isaiah 43:14-45:10 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 43:14-45:10   Cyrus-ly Chap. 43:14-28   Babylon will be brought down but that is not cause for Israel to gloat (cf. Prov. 24:7).  Jesus is the King of Israel (v. 14-15).  In the Millennium, Israel is to forget the “former things” (v. 18), that is, all […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Not By Works” September 23 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 41:17-43:13 Ephesians 2:1-22 Psalm 67:1-7 Proverbs 23:29-35

Old Testament:  Isaiah 41:17-43:13 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 41:17-43:13    No Other Savior We move on through the “Book of Comfort.” Chap. 41: 17 -29   In vv. 21-29, Yahweh invites the idolatrous nations to court to prove their strength. Chap. 42: Notice in v. 3 that the Lord does not damage anything as fragile as […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Chosen” September 22 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 39:1-41:16 Ephesians 1:1-23 Psalm 66:1-20 Proverbs 23:25-28

Old Testament:  Isaiah 39:1-41:16 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 39:1-41:16   Second Isaiah To review, chapters 37-39 is an historical section of prose that bridges the section of judgment of chapters 1-36 and the rest of Isaiah, chapters 40-66. Dig this.  The book of Isaiah has 66 chapters the same as the entire Bible has […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Stop The World, I Want To Get Off” September 21 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 37:1-38:22 Galatians 6:1-18 Psalm 65:1-13 Proverbs 23:24

Old Testament:  Isaiah 37-38:22 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 37-38:22    The Book Of Hezekiah* The events in chapters 36-39 occur in 701 B.C.  Rebshakeh got his name from a Sly and the Family Stone song, “I Want To Take You Higher.”  No, that can’t be right.  I guess that was “Boom-shaka-laka.”  Anyway, he […]

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