Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Peace, peace,” but there is no peace — Jeremiah 4-6

The book of Jeremiah is amazing! Have you noticed? So much is so relevant to today — scary so. The chapters in today’s reading are so chock full of great passages that there’s a number I had to pass over … Continue reading

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Forgotten days without number — Jeremiah 1-3

Well, today, dear daily Bible readers, we begin reading the prophecies of Jeremiah. One of the things that you’ll notice about prophecy — we’ve noted this briefly before — is that it is not all about the future. Prophets are … Continue reading

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And a rousing finale — Isaiah 65,66

When I read the last couple of chapters of Isaiah, I always feel like I’ve been to a great musical concert, where the last piece ends with a great swell of volume, virtuoso performances, soaring melody, perfect and complex harmony, … Continue reading

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A divine romance — Isaiah 62-64

I was slightly amused a few years ago, when reading a Biblical Archaeology Review. Many of the writers for the magazine and archaeologists working in Israel are not believers. Often they are Israeli academics who are mostly irreligious and not … Continue reading

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Consequences and Promises — Isaiah 59-61

One of the things that God is to be praised for is His parental patience. Good parents know how to properly use both sticks and carrots, as it were. Consistent consequences for bad behavior and faithful promises for good behavior … Continue reading

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Where does God dwell? — Isaiah 54-58

Thanks for being patient during my little hiatus, taking care of my wife, Linda. She’s recovering nicely. Yesterday I only covered Isaiah 53, and then only barely scratched the surface of what I think can and should be said about … Continue reading

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The Old Testament Gospel — Isaiah 53-55

There are great passages that I love and have committed to memory, but this one is almost like holy ground to me. In twelve verses the essence of the Gospel is told, and it does this so beautifully that it … Continue reading

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