Spiritual Rants: “Vanishing Acts” September 15 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 19:1-21:17 Galatians 2:1-16 Psalm 59:1-17 Proverbs 23:13-14

Old Testament:  Isaiah 19:1-21:17 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 19:1-21:17   Vanishing Acts Chap. 19-20: Believe it or not, Egypt, Israel, and Assyria or modern-day Iraq will join together to worship the Lord together some day (Isa. 18:7; 19:18-25; cf. Zech. 14:16, 18-19).  We know this is true because the near prophecies in these chapters […]

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Spiritual Rants: “More Turkeys” September 14 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 15:1-18:7 Galatians 1:1-24 Psalm 58:1-11 Proverbs 23:12

Old Testament:  Isaiah 15:1-18:7 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 15:1-18:7   A Cush Job Chap. 15:  The Moabites were a result of Lot having “relations” with his daughters (ick, cf. Gen. 19:30-38).  They hated the Jews (Num. 25:31; Deut. 23:3).  This chapter is an oracle against them. Chap. 16:  Moab wanted Israel’s protection but not their […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Salvation Quiz” September 13 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 12:1-14:32 2 Corinthians 13:1-14 Psalm 57:1-11 Proverbs 23:9-11

Old Testament:  Isaiah 12:1-14:32 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 12:1-14:32  A Real Counterfeit Chap. 12:  This concludes the section on Assyria (modern-day areas in Iraq, Syria, and Turkey).  It is a hymn of praise for sparing them after the Great Tribulation.  Note the use of the phrase, “in that day” (v. 4). Chap. 13:  A […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Wising Off” September 12 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 10:1-11:16 2 Corinthians 12:11-21 Psalm 56:1-13 Proverbs 23:6-8

Old Testament:  Isaiah 10:1-11:16 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 10:1-11:16   Opening A New Branch Chap. 10:  Why don’t judges judge justly?  Could it be because they are not at all righteous themselves?  Why do they give such light sentences to people who should be behind bars?  Perhaps, because they are committing similar crimes?  McGee […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Need A Wonderful Counselor?” September 11 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Isaiah 8:1-9:21 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Psalm 55:1-23 Proverbs 23:4-5

Old Testament:  Isaiah 8:1-9:21 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Isaiah 8:1-9:21    Jesus’ Song Chap. 8:  Trivia question:  what is the longest name in the Bible?  Answer: Maher-shalal-hash-baz in verse 3.  The NASB in verse 1 writes out the meaning of the name.  The NIV in verse 1 just translates his name.  The meaning is, “Swift is […]

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