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Weekly commentary keyed to the One Year Bible readings.  Help with interpretation and application.  Created for those reading through the entire Bible for the first time starting in Genesis and finishing with Revelation.  Includes devotions and emphasis on Psalms and Proverbs. Weekly podcasts are keyed to the days of the week as are the One Year Bible readings.
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Oct 26, 2018

How can we give thanks even if the worst things happen?

Colossians 3:17 "Whatever you do in word or deed,  [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father."

 

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Oct 26, 2018
Spiritual Rants: Sci-Fi in the Old Testament
 

Spiritual Rants is a podcast to guide first-time Bible readers through 

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 44 (Oct. 29-Nov. 4) 

Lamentations 1:1 - Ezekiel  11:25 (12)

(Titus) Philemon-Hebrews 6:20 (7)

Ps. 101:1-105:36 (37)

Proverbs 26:20-27:2

 
Science fiction in the Old Testament?

Why Christianity is superior to any other belief system

When life is the pits

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Oct 19, 2018

Thanks, too  Podcast #43

How can we give thanks even if the worse happens?

Ephesians 5:20

Eph. 5:15   Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, 

16 making the most of your time, because the days are evil. 

17 So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 

18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit, 

19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord; 

20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father; 

21 and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.

 

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Oct 19, 2018
 
Spiritual Rants: Pastor-ized:  Do you have a good pastor?

 

Spiritual Rants is a podcast to guide first-time Bible readers through 

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 43 (Oct. 22-28) 

Jer. 39:1-52:34

2 Tim. 1:1-Titus 3:15

Ps. 90:1-100:5

Proverbs 26:1-19

 
Why didn't anyone listen to Jeremiah?

What does the Bible say about a good church?  Or a good pastor?

Does Proverbs contradict itself within two adjacent verses?

 

The general layout of the book of Jeremiah:

Outline

I. Call of Jeremiah during Reign of Josiah, Chapter 1

II.  Prophecies to Judah and Jerusalem before Zedekiah’s Reign, Chapters 2–20 

III. Prophecies during Reign of Zedekiah, Chapters 21–29 

 

IV.  Prophecies regarding the Twelve Tribes and The Southern Kingdom's Near Miss, Chapters 30–39 

 

V.  The Remnant warned, Chapters 40–42

 

VI.  Jeremiah’s Last Days, Chapters 43–51

 

VII.  Jerusalem's Future and Finish, Chapter 52

Oct 12, 2018

Thinking Positive! . . . 

1 Thess. 5:16-20

 

16 Rejoice always; 

17 pray without ceasing; 

18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 

19 Do not quench the Spirit; 

20 do not despise prophetic utterances.

also, Prov. 18:22; 1 Cor.11:19; Matt. 5:43; John 6:11; 1 Pet. 3:7

 

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Oct 12, 2018
Spiritual Rants: No One Listened To Jeremiah

 

Spiritual Rants is a podcast to guide first-time Bible readers through 

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible

 

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 42 (Oct. 15-21) 

Jer. 26:1-38:28

2 Thes. 3:1-1 Tim. 6:21

Ps. 85:1-89:52

Proverbs 25:16-25:28

 
Why didn't anyone listen to Jeremiah?

Paul tried to minister to the new converts in Thessalonica

How to treat enemies from Proverbs

 

The general layout of the book of Jeremiah:

Outline

I. Call of Jeremiah during Reign of Josiah, Chapter 1

II.  Prophecies to Judah and Jerusalem before Zedekiah’s Reign, Chapters 2–20

A.  Condemnation of the southern kingdom, Chapters 2–3:5 

 

B. Backsliding during Josiah's reign, Chapters 3:6–6

C. Warningate, Chapters 7–10

D. Israel broken Covenant 

E.  Wilderness, Chapters 11–12

F. Linen diaper, Chapter 13

G. Judgment of Drought and Famine, Chapters 14–15

H.  Jeremiah to remain single, Chapters 16–17:18

I. Kingsgate, Chapters 17:19–27

J. Pot not smoked, Chapters 18–19

Jeremiah’s Abuse, Chapter 20

 

III. Prophecies during Reign of Zedekiah, Chapters 21–29 

 

IV.  Prophecies regarding the Twelve Tribes and The Southern Kingdom's Near Miss, Chapters 30–39 

 

V.  The Remnant warned, Chapters 40–42

 

VI.  Jeremiah’s Last Days, Chapters 43–51

 

VII.  Jerusalem's Future and Finish, Chapter 52

Oct 5, 2018

The Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

1. Isa. 41:10 

2. James 1:5   

3. 1 Pet. 5:7 

4. Phil. 4:13 

6. Phil. 4:19

7. Mark 11:24 “Therefore I say to you, all things for which you pray and ask, believe that you have received them, and they will be [granted] you.   also 2 Cor. 5:21

8.  Prov. 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. 6  In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.

9.  Josh. 1:8-9 “This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success. 9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

10. Ps. 71:20-21 You who have shown me many troubles and distresses Will revive me again, And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth. 21 May You increase my greatness And turn [to] comfort me.

11.  Matt. 6:33 “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

13.  Zeph. 3:17 “The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.

Honorable mention:

Isa. 30:15For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said,  “In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength.” But you were not willing,

Eph. 2:8For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves,  [it is] the gift of God; 9not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Rev. 3:20  ‘Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.

1 John 5:13  These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life. 

Jer. 10:23   I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.  RSV

Jer. 32:17  ‘Ah Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You,


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Oct 5, 2018

Spiritual Rants is a podcast to guide first-time Bible readers through 

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible

 

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 41 (Oct. 8-14) 

Jer. 10:1-25:38

Col. 3:18-2 Thes. 2:17

Ps. 78:56-84:12

Proverbs 24:28-25:15

 

 
Are Christmas trees biblical?

My call to ministry.  

The weird theology floating around since the first century

Is Jesus Superman?

 

The general layout of the book of Jeremiah:

Outline

I. Call of Jeremiah during Reign of Josiah, Chapter 1

II.  Prophecies to Judah and Jerusalem before Zedekiah’s Reign, Chapters 2–20

A.  Condemnation of the southern kingdom, Chapters 2–3:5 

 

B. Backsliding during Josiah's reign, Chapters 3:6–6

C. Warningate, Chapters 7–10

D. Israel broken Covenant 

E.  Wilderness, Chapters 11–12

F. Linen diaper, Chapter 13

G. Judgment of Drought and Famine, Chapters 14–15

H.  Jeremiah to remain single, Chapters 16–17:18

I. Kingsgate, Chapters 17:19–27

J. Pot not smoked, Chapters 18–19

Jeremiah’s Abuse, Chapter 20

 

III. Prophecies during Reign of Zedekiah, Chapters 21–29 

 

IV.  Prophecies regarding the Twelve Tribes and The Southern Kingdom's Near Miss, Chapters 30–39 

 

V.  The Remnant warned, Chapters 40–42

 

VI.  Jeremiah’s Last Days, Chapters 43–51

 

VII.  Jerusalem's Future and Finish, Chapter 52

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