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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Spiritual Rants: June 16 “Things Going South” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 15:25-17:24 Acts 10:24-48 Psalm 134:1-3 Proverbs 17:9-11

Old Testament: 1 Kings 15:25-17:24 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 15:25-34   Evil, Evil, and More Evil We’ll now only be looking at kings for the northern kingdom of Israel.  None of them scored well on their spiritual SAT’s.  Nadab was “evil” (v. 26).  Baasha was next.  He offed Nadab while he was laying siege […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 15 “Things Going South” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 14:1-15:24 Acts 10:1-23 Psalm 133:1-3 Proverbs 17:7-8

Check out the Spiritual Rants podcasts at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com Old Testament: 1 Kings 14:1-15:24 They may have had a lot of things but Israel and Judah had a lot of bad kings. Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 14:1-20   A Fool Who Couldn’t Fool Anyone Jeroboam’s son got sick so he sent his wife to […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 14 “Petering Out” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 12:20-13:34 Acts 9:26-43 Psalm 132:1-18 Proverbs 17:6

Check out the Spiritual Rants podcasts at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com Old Testament: 1 Kings 12:20-13:34 Without the hype, Jeroboam was the worst King of Israel, the prototype. Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 12:20-33    Jeroboam Comes Back And Goes Back When Israel heard that Jeroboam had come back to town, they made him king over […]

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Spiritual Rants: June 13 “Saul Of The Earth” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: 1 Kings 11:1-12:19 Acts 9:1-25 Psalm 131:1-3 Proverbs 17:4-5

Check out the Spiritual Rants podcasts at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com Old Testament:  1 Kings 11:1-43 Solomon was a hero with many stallions, a wise man but had a portion with many rapscallions. Read this passage on BibleGateway.com 1 Kings 11:1-43   A Palestinian Playboy Solomon was always one of my heroes.  Until today.  Here is what J. Vernon […]

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