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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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Sep 14, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Isaiah and Galatians

 

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

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible


Read more at SpiritualRants.com

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 38 (Sept. 17-23) 

Isa. 25:1-43:13

Gal. 3:10-Eph. 2:22

Ps. 61-67

Proverbs 23:17-35


How to read and make sense of Isaiah

How does Galatians lead to liberty?

What is the spiritual life?

Assyria: modern northern Iraq, northeastern Syria, southeastern Turkey and the northwestern fringes of Iran

Read more on Isaiah at http://jerryrothauser.com/majoring-prophecy-one-year-bible-reading-september-8/

Sep 7, 2018
 

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Zephaniah 3:17  Lucky verse #12  September 7

Zephaniah 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."

 

God is a mighty warrior pulling for us.


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Sep 7, 2018
Spiritual Rants: Do you realize we are in the middle of a cosmic war between God and Satan?

 

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


Read accompanying spiritualrants.com blog for September 8:

http://jerryrothauser.com/majoring-prophecy-one-year-bible-reading-september-8/

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 37 (Sept. 10-16) 

Isa. 6:1-24:23

2 Cor. 11:16-Gal. 3:9

Ps. 54-60

Proverbs 23:1-16

 

 
Isaiah and Peter both got their mouths cleaned

Will the lion and lamb lay down together in Millennium?

Is Satan in Isaiah?

How to be strong and free from Paul

Boundaries and spanking again in Proverbs

 

The movie mentioned was "Zookeeper's Wife" not "Zookeeper's Friend" (Barkeeper's Friend is a cleaner!)

layout of the chapters in this week's readings from Isaiah:

Chaps. 1-12:  Sins denounced

1-6:  Personal sins of Israel denounced

7-12  National sins denounced

Chaps. 13-23:  Gentile nations judged

Chaps. 24-27:  Songs of Hope describing the future kingdom

 

Being Spiritual:  Four commands/Spirit

Eph. 5:18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit

Gal. 5:16   But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.  Gal. 5:25   If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. 

Eph. 4:30 Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. 

1Th. 5:19 Do not quench the Spirit

Sep 3, 2018

Spiritual Rants: What Is The Meaning Of Life?

 

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

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible


Read more at http://jerryrothauser.com

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 36 (Sept. 3-9) 

Eccles. 4:1-Isa. 5:30 

2 Cor. 6:14-11:15

Ps. 47:1-53:6

Proverbs 22:16-29

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What is the meaning of life?

How can we enjoy life?

What does God think about sex?

Should Christians tithe?

Boundaries in life

 

Sep 1, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Ps. 71:20-21 Lucky verse #11  August 31

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. May You increase my greatness And turn [to] comfort me."

 

The story of my six bypasses and how I was revived.


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Aug 24, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Inside Job

 

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

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible


Read more at http://jerryrothauser.com

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 35 (Aug. 27-Sept. 2) 

Job 23:1-Eccles. 3:22

2 Cor. 1:12-6:13

Ps. 41:1-46:11

Proverbs 22:5-15

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Is there a Cosmic War going on?

What do we learn from the book of Job?

What is the meaning of life?

What is the value of suffering?

The Apostleship of Paul

Are Christians new creations?

Applying the board of education to the seat of learning

Aug 22, 2018
Aug 22, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Joshua 1:9  Lucky verse #10  August 22

Josh. 1:9 “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.”

1 Cor. 15:58   Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not [in] vain in the Lord.

Are you afraid?  Do you need strength?  This verse is for you!


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Aug 17, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Joshua 1:8  Lucky verse #9  August 17

Joshua 1:8  “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."

Ezra 7:10  'For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the LORD and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel.'

 What is true prosperity?  What is true happiness?

 


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Aug 17, 2018
 
Aug. 20-26 2017

Spiritual Rants: Do you realize we are in the middle of a cosmic war between God and Satan?

 

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


Read accompanying spiritualrants.com blog

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 34 (Aug. 20-26) 

Esther 8:1-Job 22:30

1 Cor. 12:27-2 Cor. 1:11

Ps. 37:1-40:17

Proverbs 21:23-22:4

 


Is there a cosmic war between God and Satan?

How important are the spiritual gifts?  How important is tongues?

What is true love?

What is a church service supposed to look like?

Did the gift of tongues pass away?

How important is your name?

 

Recommended: Don Sunukjian's sermon Esther called "My Name Is Harbona"

http://www.preachingtoday.com/sermons/sermons/2006/september/mynameisharbona.html

aka "A Night in Persia"

http://www.preachingtoday.com/sermons/outlines/2005/august/036-outline4.html

Aug 10, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Sovereignty: Is God in control?

 

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

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible


Read more at http://jerryrothauser.com

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 33 (Aug. 13-19) 

Neh. 5:14-Esther 7:10

1 Cor. 8:1-12:26

Ps. 33:1-36:12 

Proverbs 21:8-22

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Nehemiah shows how true believers can withstand satanic oppression

Esther shows how God sovereignly superintends over His creation and plan

Corinthians teaches us many lessons from their problems including internal strife, how to administer the Lord's Supper, and understanding the spiritual gifts

How Proverbs intersects Esther

paying preachers

Don Sunukjian's sermon Esther can be heard here:

http://www.preachingtoday.com/sermons/outlines/2006/september/mynameisharbona.html

 

Aug 9, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Proverbs 3:5-6  Lucky verse #8  August 9

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

 

 

How stable is your relationship with the Lord?

 


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Aug 4, 2018
Two Most Important Things
Aug. 6-12 2017

Spiritual Rants: What are the most important things to know about the Christian life?

 

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


Read spiritualrants.com

 

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 32 (Aug. 6-12) 

Ezra 3:1-Neh. 5:13 (14)

1 Cor. 2:6-7:40 (8)

Ps. 28-32:11 (33)

Pr. 20:24-21:7  (8)

 


What are the three types of people on earth?

What is the "bema" judgment of Christians?

Are short prayers important?

Can God control world rulers?

 

Scriptures for the three types of people:  1 Cor. 2:14-15; 1 Cor. 3:1-3

"Bema seat" judgment for Christians: 

Rom. 14:10, 1 Cor. 3:10-15, 2 Cor. 5:10

Being Spiritual:  Four commands/Spirit"

Eph. 5:18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit 

 

Gal. 5:16   But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh. 

Gal. 5:25   If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit. 

 

Eph. 4:30 Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. 

 

1Th. 5:19 Do not quench the Spirit

 

blog on stages of Christian life based on the gates of Jerusalem:

http://jerryrothauser.com/good-day-gated-community-uplifting-verse-oyb-reading-day-august-12/

 

 

Aug 1, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Mark 11:24  Lucky verse #7  August 1

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, check out

2 Cor. 5:21 He made Him who knew no sin [to be] sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

 

Do you feel distant from God?


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Jul 27, 2018
 

Spiritual Rants: Spirituality:  What is true biblical joy?

 

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

1) the most sensational portions of the Bible

2)  the most important theological sections and

3)  the most difficult passages in the Bible


Read more at http://jerryrothauser.com

This week's podcast are based on the One Year Readings for Week 31 (Jul. 30-Aug. 5) 

2 Chron. 26:1-Ezra 2:70  

Rom. 13:1- 1 Cor. 2:5 

Ps. 18:16-27:14 

Pr. 20:11-23   

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Joy from Romans 14-16

If God can forgive Manasseh in 2 Chron. 33, He will forgive anyone!

Cyrus was a ruler over all the earth, appointed by God, and mentioned by name 200 years before his birth (Isa. 44:28, see also 45:13). 

The Corinthian church was the worst church in history but were called "saints" and very instructive for us

Are governments allowed to wage war?  (clue:  Romans 13)

 

Check out Johnny McClung, "You're The Song," a song about joy based on Ps. 33
https://soundcloud.com/johnnymcclung

Jul 24, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . . 

 

Phil. 4:19  "And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus." see also . . .

Matt. 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things shall be yours as well.”

Luke 6:38 “Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure — pressed down, shaken together, [and] running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”

 

Do you have enough to live on?


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Jul 20, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Spirituality:  What is true biblical spirituality?

 


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

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 30 (July 23-July 29) 

2 Chron. 8:11-25:28  (26)

Rom. 8:9-12:21  (13)

Ps. 18:16-22:31  (23)

Pr. 19:26-20:10  (11)

 


Four specific commands regarding the Holy Spirit

Overview of Romans 8-12

Jumping Jehoshaphat!  How to be victorious in life!

A couple verses from Proverbs

 

Jul 18, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures  . . .

James 4:7 Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. 

also, see 

1Pet. 5:8 Be of sober [spirit], be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.  9 But resist him, firm in [your] faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world. 

 

Eph. 6:10   Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.  11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.  12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual [forces] of wickedness in the heavenly [places].  13 Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.  14 Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,  15 and having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE;  16 in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil [one].  17 And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 

 

 

Are you being oppressed by the devil?


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Jul 13, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

Phil. 4:13 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. 

 

One of our Lucky Thirteen Scriptures.

 

Do you need some help?  Find it here!


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Jul 13, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Spirituality:  What is true biblical spirituality?

 

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


Read more at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com/#LsK9VEXC3szwQXJC.99Spiritual 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 29 (July 16-July 22) 

1 Chron. 22:1-2 Chron. 8:10

Rom. 3:9-8:8

Ps. 12:1-18:15

Pr. 19:13-25

 

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Overview of true spirituality in Romans 3-8

Dedication of the Temple:  2 Chronicles 7:13-14

various Psalms and Proverbs

Jul 6, 2018

Spiritual Rants: The Devil Made Me Do It

 

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


Read more at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com/#LsK9VEXC3szwQXJC.99Spiritual 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 28 (July 9-July 15) 

1 Chron. 7:1-21:30

Acts 27:1-Rom. 3:8

Ps. 7:1-11:7

Pr. 18:22-19:12

 

See more at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com/#ouQFiAh3HQXIyRDr.99

 


Did Satan cause David to number Israel?  Does he cause us to do things?

Paul snakebit

What happened to Paul after Acts?

What is Romans about?

What are the categorizations for Psalms 7-11

Is a woman a good "thing"?

 

 

 

 

Jul 4, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

History is His-story

 

The story of how a couple Hoosier soldiers allowed Lincoln to to free slaves in 1862.


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Jun 29, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Pain

 

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


Read more at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com/#LsK9VEXC3szwQXJC.99Spiritual 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 27 (July 2-July 9) 

2 Kings 20:1-1 Chron. 6:81

Acts 21:17-26:32

Ps. 150:1-6:10

Pr. 18:9-21

 

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What is the book of Chronicles about?  How is it different from Kings and Samuel?

Hezekiah didn't hesitate and neither did Josiah but should they?

Zedekiah:  What is worse than a poke in the eye?

None of your Ja-bez nus

Did Paul have a death wish?

A cymbol-ic psalm

How Proverbs can help you win arguments 

Jun 27, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

 

Do you ever get anxious or nervous?

Here is the antidote.

 

1 Peter 5:7  "casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you."

 

 

also, check out Ps. 55:22 "Cast your burden upon the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken."


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Jun 22, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Keeping The Faith

 

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 26, the half-point (June 25-July 1) 

2 Kings 8:1-19:37

Acts 16:16-21:16

Ps. 144:1-149:9

Pr. 17:26-18:8

 

See more at http://spiritualrants.libsyn.com/#ouQFiAh3HQXIyRDr.99


More solutions to being Hungry, Angry, Lonely, and Tired

What is faith?

Joash aka Jehoash, didn't have enough faith

Elisha's last and greatest miracle, though he wasn't there

Jezebel's end

Pronouncing king's names

Paul's miracles, missionary journeys

more categories of this week's Psalms

Fools in Proverbs

Jun 20, 2018

Spiritual Rants podcast offers a devotion from Scripture to get you through the week . . .

 

James 1:5  "But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him."

Do you ever wonder what God wants you to do?

 

also, check out John 7:17, “If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself."

 


You can read more about the Bible on the Spiritual Rants blog at   SpiritualRants.com

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