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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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Jun 16, 2018

Spiritual Rants: HALT! Are you hungry, angry, lonely or tired?

 

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 25 (June 18-24) 

1 Kings 19:1-2 Kings 7:20

Acts 12:1-16:15

Ps. 136:1-142:7

Pr. 17:14-25

 

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Elijah feeling down

Did he exit in a chariot of fire?

Elisha's cure for baldness

Dogs in Scripture

A perfect prayer in Ps. 139

Jun 13, 2018

Isaiah 41:10 is the most practical verse in the Bible

 

"‘Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’"

 

This verse promises help, strength, and victory.  It works if you are afraid or anxious.

Jun 8, 2018

Spiritual Rants: Is London Bridge Falling Down?

 

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 24 (June 11-17) 

1 Kings 8:1-18:46

Acts 7:51-11:30

Ps. 129:1-135:21

Pr. 17:1-13

 

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How do the recent incidents in London and Paris relate to the Middle East?

Does God cause tragedies or do people cause them?

God's judgment on Solomon

Why was the prophet Elijah such a big deal?

Is God's grace irresistible?

Why did the Apostle Paul do a complete turn around?

Did Gentiles accept the gospel just like the Jews did?

Why is Psalm 131 good for obsessive compusives?

 

Jun 7, 2018

Romans 5:  Grace Greater than all our sin

Romans 6:  Christians are capable to avoid sinning (cf. 1 Cor. 10:13)

Romans 7:  We still struggle with sin

Romans 8:  We can live above it all by following the Holy Spirit

Jun 7, 2018

Spiritual Rants: What is OYB?

 

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 23 (June 4-10) 

2 Sam. 22:21-1 Kings 7:51

Acts 2:1-7:50

Ps. 122:1-128:6

Pr. 16:19-33

 

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Why was Uzzah killed, Moses punished at the end of his life, and pestilence sent throughout Israel?

Was Solomon a wise guy?

Why did Solomon killed a bunch of guys at the beginning of his reign?

Why couldn't David build the Temple?

When did the church begin?

Why were Peter and John thrown in jail?

Who was the first martyr of the church?

Did Psalms teach that it's good to get high?

What is wrong with winking?

Jun 5, 2018

Romans 5:  Grace greater than all our sin

Romans 6:  Christians are dead to sin

Romans 7:  There is still a struggle with sin

 

Romans 12:2, "And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect."

Jun 1, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  Manchester, England, England

 

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 22 (May 28-June 3) 

2 Sam. 13:1-22:20 (21)

John 17:1-Acts 1:26 (2)

Ps. 119:81-121:8  (122)

Pr. 16:6-18  (19)

 

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Why did God wipe out whole peoples in the OT?

Repercussions of David's affair with Bathsheba

Tamar and Amnon

Absalom's rebellion and his death

David's second exile

The real Lord's prayer

Jesus' trials, crucifixion, and resurrection

Jesus' appearance after the resurreciton

Doubting Thomas

Ps. 119, Proverbs 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 31, 2018

The K-E-Y to living the Christian Life 

 

Know you are dead to sin (Rom. 6:6)

 

Expect to be dead to sin (Rom. 6:11)

 

Yield your parts to God for righteousness  (Rom. 6:13)

May 29, 2018

Can you commit a sin so great that God can't forgive?

May 25, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  A Dirty Bath

 

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 21 (May 21-27) 

 1 Sam. 29:1-2 Sam. 12:31

John 11:54-16:33

Ps. 118:1-119:80

Pr. 15:24-16:5


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Four covenants in the Bible and why they affect us

The death of Saul and Jonathan

Why it isn't good to lie to David

David's betrayal of a good friend, adultery, and murder

Nathan's hot dog

Uzzah's Oopsa

David's fill of Phillistines and when they had their fill of him

how to study the Bible through John 15

Perfume and Palms (John 12)

When to make sure you wash your feet (John 13)

Promises in Prayer (John 14)

Vital information on the Holy Spirit (John 16)

The longest chapter in the Bible  (Ps. 119)

what happens when you commit yourself to the Lord (Prv. 16:3)

 

 

May 11, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  A Small Medium At Large

 

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 20 (May 14-20) 

 

1 Sam. 15:1-28:25

John 8:1-11:54

Ps. 110:1-117:2

Pr. 15:8-23


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Spiritual Gifts vs. spiritual fruit

the witch of Endor

 

Saul attempting to kill David

Nabal, the fool

Michal and Abigail

John and woman caught in adultery

Man blind from birth healed

Jesus as Shepherd

the healing of Lazarus

acrostic psalms

how to have joy from Proverbs

May 7, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for

Week 19 (May 7-13) 

1 Sam. 1:1-14:52

John 5:1-7:53

Ps. 105:37-109:31

Pr. 14:28-15:7

 

How to listen to the Bible for free and keep up with your daily reading.

What is the Dark Night of the Soul?

What if you think you're filled with the Spirit and bad things still happen?

Who was Polycarp?


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May 4, 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 19 (May 7-13) 

1 Sam. 1:1-14:52

John 5:1-7:53

Ps. 105:37-109:31

Pr. 14:28-15:7

 

 

Introduction

Short lesson on the Seven I AM's in John and the seven "signs" or miracles in John

The story of Samuel, Saul, and Jonathan in 1 Samuel.

The story of the woman at the well in John 4, the nobleman's miracle in John 4, the paralytic healed by the pool at the Sheep's gate in John 5, how Jesus is the Bread of Life in John 6, and how the Holy Spirit can flow from your heart from John 7.

The psalms are categorized from 105 to 109.  What is an imprecatory psalm?  Can you pray one like that?

The most significant Proverb for our country in Proverbs 14:34.

 

May 2, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for

Week 18 (April 30-May 6) 

Judg. 11:1-Ruth 4:22

John 1:1-4:54

Ps. 101:1-105:36

Pr. 14:13-27

 

Have you ever been to a Revival?

Have you ever been revived?

How is the church today compared to centuries past?


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Apr 28, 2018

Week 18 (April 23-April 29) 

Judg. 11:1-Ruth 4:22

John 1:1-4:54

Ps. 101:1-105:36

Pr. 14:13-27

 

Why you should lap up your water

The gospel of John and spirituality

Judges Jephthah (and his rash vow), Samson, and a concubine drawn and quartered and quartered (warning, this is a gross story . . . )

why the tribe of Dan isn't mentioned in the book of Revelation

why the book of Ruth is in the Bible

Apr 20, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for

Week 17 (April 23-April 29)
Judg. 1:1 -10:18 (11)
Luke 22:1-24:23 (Jn)
Ps. 90:1-100:5 (6)
Pr. 13:24-14:12

 

Where is all the power in the church these days?

Do you want all the power you can have in your life?

Can you really experience the Holy Spirit?


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Apr 20, 2018

 

Reading Through the Bible in a year, week 17

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Readings: Judg. 1:1 -10:18  Luke 22:1-24:23  Ps. 90:1-100:5 Pr. 13:24-14:12

 

Explanations for methods to ascertain God's will instead of Gideon's method in Judges 6

Stories of two men dying from extreme headaches

A woman leader of the Israelites

The story of Jesus' crucifixion

Hight points of the psalms and proverbs readings for the week

Acts 16:6-10; Col. 3:15; 2 Tim. 3:16

Apr 18, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for

Week 16 (April 16-April 22) 

Josh. 13:1-24:33

Luke 18:1-21:28

Ps. 85:1-89:52

Pr. 13:7-23

 

Where is all the power in the church these days?

Do you want all the power you can have in your life?

Did Billy Sunday will shut down Chicago?


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Apr 13, 2018

Reading Through the Bible in a year, week 15

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Week 16 (April 16-April 22) 

Josh. 13:1-24:33

Luke 18:1-21:28

Ps. 85:1-89:52

Pr. 13:7-23

 

How does bombing in Sweden, Syria, Germany, Afghanistan, and incidents in San Bernadino and Congress have to do with tsunamis and Noah?

 

significant portions of Joshua, Luke, Psalms . . .  

the movies Case Of Christ and The Ten Commandments

 

Apr 10, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for Week 15  (April 9-April 15) 

Deut. 33:1-Josh. 12:24

Luke 13:1-17:37

Ps. 78:65-84:12

Pr. 12:25-13:6

 

Why Japanese Prime Minister Tojo might have checking the back of his teeth with his tongue

Did Adam and Eve have mutant children?

What does the 1948 film Blonde Ice have to do with the Bible?

 

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Apr 6, 2018

Reading Through the Bible in a year, week 15

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Week 15 (April 9-April 15) 

Deut. 33:1-Josh. 12:24

Luke 13:1-17:37

Ps. 78:65-84:12

Pr. 12:25-13:6

 

What does biblical judging, forgiveness, or repentance?  Is the movie or the book The Shack biblical?

Where is Moses now?  Why did Joshua need encouragement?

Where is Rahab, the prostitute, now?  

Why was Achan achin'?

What was the point of the parable of the Prodigal Son?

Is the end of Luke 17 about the Rapture or the Judgment?

What happened to Don Rickles?

What are some great memory verses between Psalms 78 through 84?

What is cerebral cartooning in Proverbs?

Apr 4, 2018

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for Week 14  (April 2-April 8) 

Deut. 21:1-32:52

Luke 9:51-12:59

Ps. 74:1-78:64

Pr. 12:11-24

 

The Most Important Chapter In The Old Testament

Your Sin Will Find You Out

The Ten Commandments In The NT in Two Commands

The Lord's Prayer

 

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Mar 30, 2018

Reading Through the Bible in a year, week 14

Week 14  (April 2-April 8) 

Deut. 21:1-32:52

Luke 9:51-12:59

Ps. 74:1-78:64

Pr. 12:11-24

 

The centerpiece of the Old Testament, Deuteronomy 28

laws on captive women, virgins, and divorce

the third tithe, tithing in the New Testament

 

reiteration of the Sermon on the Mount in Luke 11-12

degrees of punishment in Hell

the unforgivable sin

persistence and importunity in prayer

divisions

end times

 

promotion in Ps. 75

the "idiot rule" in Ps. 77

Mar 28, 2018
This week: Sanctuary Cities, Part II

Spiritual Rants:  One thought from the One Year Bible readings for Week 13 

(March 26-April 1) 

Deut. 5:1-20:20

Luke 7:11-9:50

Ps. 68:19-73:28 

Pr. 11:29-12:10

 

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Mar 23, 2018

Reading Through the Bible in a year, week 13

Week 13 (March 19-25)
Deut. 5:1-20:20
Luke 7:11-9:50
Ps. 68:19-73:28
Pr. 11:29-12:10

 

Ten Commandments, are they applicable for today?  What is True New Testament Spirituality?  (Rom. 5-8)

True Forgiveness in Ps. 103:10-12

Penalty for False Prophets

Provision for ministers

Marriage

Quotes from Ps. 69 in the Gospels

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