Spiritual Rants: January 18, “Dysfunction At The Junction” Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 37:1-38:30 Matthew 12:22-45 Psalm 16:1-11 Proverbs 3:27-32

Old Testament:   Genesis 37:1-38:30 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 37:1-38:30  Dysfunction At The Junction Summary:   Joseph was Jacob’s favorite so he gave him a “varicolored” coat. Joseph had two dreams which indicated that his whole family would bow down to him. His brothers were duly offended and plotted to off him but sold him to traveling traders […]

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The Diaries Of Verb McCracken: The Rapture, Year One, week one, day two.

My wife is gone!  What will I do?  Nothing for dinner.  There’s still some laundry in the hamper.  What the heck?   I’m so self-centered.  She’s gone.  And I don’t know where she’s gone.  I don’t even know where she could be.  Do you suppose the Rapture has occurred?  I can’t believe that!  But I […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 17, Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 35:1-36:43 Matthew 12:1-21 Psalm 15:1-5 Proverbs 3:21-26

Old Testament:   Genesis 35:1-36:43 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 35:1-36:43  ‘Is Real Name Summary:   Jacob is told by God to move to Bethel aka “house of God.”  Yahweh reminds Jacob that his new name is “Israel” which means “prevails with God.”  He will be the source of a great nation. Rachel dies giving birth to her Jacob’s […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 16, Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 32:13-34:31 Matthew 11:7-30 Psalm 14:1-7 Proverbs 3:19-20

Old Testament:   Genesis 32:13-34:31 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 32:13-34:31   Sore ‘Nuff Summary:   In chapter 32, Jacob attempts to appease his brother, Esau, with gifts since he had wanted to kill him.  He later has to persuade Esau to keep the gifts but they end up  getting along well. Jacob wrestles during the night a […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 15, 2020 Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 31:17-32:12 Matthew 10:24-11:6 Psalm 13:1-6 Proverbs 3:16-18

Old Testament:   Genesis 31:17-32:12 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 31:17-32:12   Mesopotamian Idols Summary:   Laban, Rachel’s father, is upset because Jacob and company fled before he, Laban, could throw them a party! Ha. I believe that a lot. Laban is really ticked because his “gods” are missing. I hate when that happens. Jacob tells him to […]

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