Spiritual Rants: March 3 “An Old-Fashioned Ticker-Tape Parade” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 27:14-Numbers 1:54 Mark 11:1-26 Psalm 46:1-11 Proverbs 10:23

Old Testament: Leviticus 27:14-Numbers 1:54 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Leviticus 27:14-34  “Indian-Giving” We’re back to redemption laws.  Unclean animals could be bought back if the owner insisted on keeping them.  He had to add 20% to their value.  Same for houses.  Fields could be bought back the same way but if the dealings were crooked, […]

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Spiritual Rants: March 2 “Who Wants To Get Blessed?” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 25:47-27:13 Mark 10:32-52 Psalm 45:1-17 Proverbs 10:22

Old Testament: Leviticus 25:47-27:13 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Leviticus 25:47-55   Everyone Is A Slave, Whose Slave Are YOU? If a poor man becomes a slave to pay his debt, he could be redeemed by a family member.  No matter what, he was to be set free at the Year of Jubilee (see last blog). […]

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Spiritual Rants: March 1 “Why Not Take ‘Awl’ Of Me?” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 24:1-25:46 Mark 10:13-31 Psalm 44:9-26 Proverbs 10:20-21

Old Testament: Leviticus 24:1-25:46 Intro:   A boy who cursed was executed with speed. Every fiftieth year both people and land were freed. God was always protecting the poor. A slave could commit to his master by having his ear punctured against a door. Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Leviticus 24:1-16  Ultimate Curse for Cursing We hear cursing all the […]

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Spiritual Rants: February 28 “No Substitutes, Please” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 22:17-23:44 Mark 9:30-10:12 Psalm 44:1-8 Proverbs 10:19

Old Testament: Leviticus 22:17-23:44 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Intro:   Of His rules God which the Jews could not alter. Saturday was a day of rest, in honoring it they’d better not falter. The people celebrated seven feast days but in only one would they show regret. It was the day of Atonement wherein they would admit to God […]

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Spiritual Rants: February 27 “Don’t Get Spewed!” Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Leviticus 20:22-22:16 Mark 9:1-29 Psalm 43:1-5 Proverbs 10:18

Old Testament: Leviticus 20:22-22:16 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Intro:   God’s people were to be holy like He is. Not like the pagans, they were to show that they were His. Priests were to be models as they offered their sacrifices in trade. All of the offerings were to be of the highest grade. Old Testament: Leviticus 20:22-22:16 Leviticus 20: 22-27  Don’t Get […]

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