Spiritual Rants: “It’ll  Just Be Heaven” December 30 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Malachi 1:1-2:17 Revelation 21:1-27 Psalm 149:1-9 Proverbs 31:10-24

Old Testament:   Malachi 1:1-2: 17 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Malachi 1:1-2:17   Non-Prophet Organization You’ve made it to the last book of the Old Testament.  It is the book of Malachi.  It’s pronounced MAL – a – kai.  Don’t pronounce it MA-Lach-ee or it sounds like the name of a mobster.  His name means, “My […]

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Spiritual Rants: “The GWT Judgment” December 29 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 14:1-21 Revelation 20:1-15 Psalm 148:1-14 Proverbs 31:8-9

Old Testament:   Zechariah 14:1-21 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 14:1-21   A Future For Israel In Chapter 14, Zechariah sees the great battle to end all battles: Armageddon.  All of the nations assemble (v. 2) to fight Christ (v. 3).  He will touch down on the Mount of Olives (v. 4a, cf. Acts 1:11-12).  Half of the […]

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Spiritual Rants: “And Now The One You’ve Been Waiting For . . .” December 28 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 12:1-13:9 Revelation 19:1-21 Psalm 147:1-20 Proverbs 31:1-7

Old Testament:   Zechariah 12:1-13:9 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 12:1-13:9   Fount Of Many Blessings In Chapter 12, Zechariah sees ahead to the “day of the Lord” mentioned several times in this chapter (vv. 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11).  He sees the final battle of Armageddon where Jerusalem will be like a rock that can not […]

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Spiritual Rants: “No Singing In The Reign” December 27 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 10:1-11:17 Revelation 18:1-24 Psalm 146:1-10 Proverbs 30:33

Old Testament:   Zechariah 10:1-11:17 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 10:1-11:17   Singing In The Rain In Chapter 10, Zechariah sees Judah and Ephraim restored to their place in the land.  Ephraim was one of Joseph’s son’s and often used to stand for the entire northern kingdom (cf. Hosea 10:6; 11:8, 12). Rain can be a symbol of […]

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Spiritual Rants: “A Whore Lot Of Shakin’ Going On” December 26 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Zechariah 9:1-17 Revelation 17:1-18 Psalm 145:1-21 Proverbs 30:32

Old Testament:   Zechariah 9:1-17 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Zechariah 9:1-17   Greek To Them In Chapter 9, Zechariah sees into the future of the reign of Alexander the Great in the fourth century B.C.  He marches through Syria (vv. 1-2a), Phoenicia (vv. 2b-4), and Philistia (vv. 5-8). Ultimately, Jerusalem is protected (“I will camp around my house,” v. 8). In contrast […]

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