Spiritual Rants: “God’s Phone Number” October 19 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 33:1-34:22 1 Timothy 4:1-16 Psalm 89:1-13 Proverbs 25:23-24

Old Testament: Jeremiah 33:1-34:22 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 33:1-34:22   God’s Phone Number Chap. 33  Jeremiah was still in jail when word came to him again from Yahweh.  One of the most loved verses in the Bible is verse 3.  It has been referred to as God’s “phone number” since you can dial it up when […]

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Spiritual Rants: “The New Covenant” October 18 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 31:27-32:44 1 Timothy 3:1-16 Psalm 88:1-18 Proverbs 25:20-22

Old Testament: Jeremiah 31:27-32:4 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 31:27-32:4   The New Covenant Chap. 31:27-40  The chart above shows four unfulfilled covenants and promises to Israel.  We have already encountered the first three.  The last one is here in Jeremiah 31. The “new” covenant has not been fulfilled for Israel yet.  It is explained in […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Jacob’s Trouble” October 17 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 30:1-31:26 1 Timothy 2:1-15 Psalm 87:1-7 Proverbs 25:18-19

Old Testament: Jeremiah 30:1-31:26 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 30:1-31:26   Jacob’s Trouble Chap. 30  Jeremiah is now in jail.  Hananiah, the false prophet, had prophesied that Nebuchadnezzar would be gone within two years.  Seven years now have passed and Hananiah has been gone for . . .  about seven years.  Things look bleak.  Jeremiah tries to […]

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Spiritual Rants: “A Broken Yoke” October 16 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 28:1-29:32 1 Timothy 1:1-20 Psalm 86:1-17 Proverbs 25:17

Old Testament:  Jeremiah 28:1-29:32 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 28:1-29:32   A Broken Yoke Chap. 28  Jeremiah had prophesied that Judah would be taken captive to Babylonia for seventy years.  A false prophet, Hananiah, demurred.  Hananiah said that everyone would be home safe after two years (v. 3).   Jeremiah said to Hananiah, “I wish.”  But he […]

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Spiritual Rants: “Don’t Kill The Messenger” October 15 Daily Bible Readings in a year: Jeremiah 26:1-27:22 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18 Psalm 85:1-13 Proverbs 25:16

Old Testament:  Jeremiah 26:1-27:22 Read this passage on BibleGateway.com Jeremiah 26:1-27:22  Don’t Kill The Messenger Chap. 26  Jeremiah gave a similar message at the gate in chap. 7 but now is giving the same message in the court.  God is giving them the chance to repent. Have you ever heard the phrase, “don’t kill the messenger”? […]

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