Spiritual Rants: January 16, Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 32:13-34:31 Matthew 11:7-30 Psalm 14:1-7 Proverbs 3:19-20

Old Testament:   Genesis 32:13-34:31 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 32:13-34:31   Sore ‘Nuff Summary:   In chapter 32, Jacob attempts to appease his brother, Esau, with gifts since he had wanted to kill him.  He later has to persuade Esau to keep the gifts but they end up  getting along well. Jacob wrestles during the night a […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 15, 2020 Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 31:17-32:12 Matthew 10:24-11:6 Psalm 13:1-6 Proverbs 3:16-18

Old Testament:   Genesis 31:17-32:12 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 31:17-32:12   Mesopotamian Idols Summary:   Laban, Rachel’s father, is upset because Jacob and company fled before he, Laban, could throw them a party! Ha. I believe that a lot. Laban is really ticked because his “gods” are missing. I hate when that happens. Jacob tells him to […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 14, Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 30:1-31:16 Matthew 10:1-23 Psalm 12:1-8 Proverbs 3:13-15

Old Testament:   Genesis 30:1-31:16 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 30:1-31:16  Star Wars Summary:   Although the appearance-challenged Leah had borne children to Jacob, poor Rachel was barren. Rachel hatched a plan to let Jacob have children with her servant. It worked so Leah did the same thing to get back at her. Jacob’s sons are […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 13, Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 28:1-29:35 Matthew 9:18-38 Psalm 11:1-7 Proverbs 3:11-12

Old Testament:   Genesis 28:1-29:35 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 28:1-29:35   Switched At Marriage Summary:   Jacob had a dream about a ladder going to heaven with angels going up and down on it. This is the origin of two famous songs, “We are climbing Jacob’s ladder” and possibly “Stairway to Heaven.” Meanwhile, back at the ranch […]

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Spiritual Rants: January 12, Daily Readings to read through the Bible in a year: Genesis 26:17-27:46 Matthew 9:1-17 Psalm 10:16-18 Proverbs 3:9-10

Old Testament:   Genesis 26:17-27:46 Read this passage /on BibleGateway.com Genesis 26:17-27:46   Mideast Conflict Summary:  Well, well: a deep subject, especially when you need water to prosper. God was prospering Isaac making the king’s men jealous so he kept moving further from them. Isaac was pretty worried but God appeared to Him and told him He’d take […]

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