Spiritual Rants: July 5 “Cutting In Line” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Chronicles 1:1-2:17 Acts 23:11-35 Psalm 3:1-8 Proverbs 18:14-15

Old Testament: 1 Chronicles 1-2:17 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Chronicles 1-2:17  Cutting In Line A genealogy of mankind is given to open the book of Chronicles.  The author, perhaps Ezra, begins with Adam and goes through Abraham, his twelve sons, and David.  What’s interesting is that the rejected lines drop out and only the lines […]

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Spiritual Rants: July 4 “The Final Four” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 2 Kings 23:31-25:30 Acts 22:17-23:10 Psalm 2:1-12 Proverbs 18:13

Old Testament: 2 Kings 23:31-25:30 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 2 Kings 23:31-25:21 The Final Four 1)  Bad King In Judah:  Jehoahaz was not a good king.  He only reigned for three months.  Pharaoh Neco imprisoned him and fined Judah $2,306,718.75 of silver and $1,442,437.50 of gold. 2)  Bad King In Judah:  Jehoiakim was not a good king.  He was born Eliakim but the Pharaoh […]

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Spiritual Rants: July 3 “Make Like A Tree And Leaf” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 2 Kings 22:3-23:30 Acts 21:37-22:16 Psalm 1:1-6 Proverbs 18:11-12

Old Testament: 2 Kings 22:3-23:30 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 2 Kings 22:3-23:30  Dusting Off The Book Really Good King In Judah:  Josiah was one of the best kings in Judah despite the bad atmosphere in which he reigned.  He was the fourth king to clean up the country following Asa, Jehoshaphat, and Hezekiah.  In his eighteenth year he […]

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Spiritual Rants: July 2 “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 2 Kings 20:1-22:2 Acts 21:18-36 Psalm 150:1-6 Proverbs 18:9-10

Old Testament: 2 Kings 20:1-22:2 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 2 Kings 20:1-20   Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Good King In Judah:  Hezekiah incurred a fatal illness.  Isaiah (yeah, that Isaiah) came to visit him and tell him to get everything in order because he was going to die.  Hezekiah didn’t want to […]

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Spiritual Rants: July 1 “How Rumors Get Started” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 2 Kings 18:13-19:37 Acts 21:1-17 Psalm 149:1-9 Proverbs 18:8

Old Testament: 2 Kings 18:13-19:37 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 2 Kings 18:13-19:13   How Rumors Get Started In the fourteenth year of Hezekiah’s reign, the king of Assyria besieged all the cities of Judah.  Hezekiah asked the king of Assyria to back off and he would pay whatever the king wanted.  The Assyrian king asked for $6,890,625.00 of […]

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