Spiritual Rants: January 31, “200,000 Served” Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Exodus 12:14-13:16 Matthew 20:29-21:22 Psalm 25:16-22 Proverbs 6:12-15

Old Testament:   Exodus 12:14-13:16 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Exodus 12:14-13:16   200,000 Served Intro:   For Jews the Passover is like Heaven. They have a feast with bread that has no leaven. The ‘Gyptians are plagued for the very last time. The Jews plunder them almost taking their last dime. Exodus 12:14-51 A new feast was established […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 30, “I’ll Pass” Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Exodus 10:1-12:13 Matthew 20:1-28 Psalm 25:1-15 Proverbs 6:6-11

Old Testament:   Exodus 10:1-12:13 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Exodus 10:1-12:13 I’ll Pass Summary:   The eighth and ninth plagues of locusts and darkness are recounted in chapter 10.  The story of the final plague, the death of the Egyptian firstborns, is recounted in chapter eleven.  Chapter twelve is the command to commemorate their exodus from Egypt […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 29, “Plagued By Pharaoh” Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Exodus 8:1-9:35 Matthew 19:13-30 Psalm 24:1-10 Proverbs 6:1-5

Old Testament:   Exodus 8:1-9:35 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Exodus 8:1-9:35    Plagued By Pharaoh Summary:   Chapter 8 contains the second through fourth plagues of frogs, gnats and flies. Chapter 9 is the delightful story of how the death of livestock, boils, and hail could not persuade Pharaoh to let the Israelites go into the […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 28, “Gentlemen, Start Your Ophidians” Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Exodus 5:22-7:25 Matthew 18:21-19:12 Psalm 23:1-6 Proverbs 5:22-23

Old Testament:   Exodus 5:22-7:25 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Exodus 5:22-7:25    Gentlemen, Start Your *Ophidians Summary:   At the end of chapter 5, Moses complains to God that instead of getting better, things were getting worse. In chapter 6, God reveals His name to Moses as Yahweh, the Lord.  He tells Moses that getting the Israelites […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 27, “A Real Zippo” Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Exodus 4:1-5:21 Matthew 18:1-20 Psalm 22:19-31 Proverbs 5:15-21

Old Testament:   Exodus 4:1-5:21 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Exodus 4:1-5:21   A Real Zippo Summary:  Moses was given the ability to change a staff into a snake, give himself leprosy, and change water into blood.  This was to impress Pharaoh that he needed to let the Israelites worship in the desert. Pharaoh wasn’t impressed.  He made […]

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