Monthly Archives: November 2011

What kind of man is this? — Matthew 8-10

I can already see that blogging through Matthew is going to be harder than blogging through the OT. There’s so much good stuff! What kind of man is this? One of the spookiest experiences that the apostles had as they … Continue reading

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Discipleship in a nutshell — Matthew 5-7

Today’s reading is the famous Sermon on the Mount, and it is food for discipleship for the rest of your life. I will personally be tempted to write a really long post today, but I will do my best to … Continue reading

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Jesus’ early life — Matthew 1-4

Well, after so many months in the Old Testament, we’ve finally graduated to the New Testament, and especially to the Gospels. As we do so there are a couple of “housekeeping” details to note. The Gospels tell the life of … Continue reading

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What?! — Malachi

Today is a big day, we finish the Old Testament with the prophet Malachi. Malachi chronologically the last Old Testament prophet and he was speaking to the returned Jewish exiles. Some of his prophecies will sound vaguely familiar, since some … Continue reading

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The reward for righteousness — Zechariah 13-14

The last two chapters of Zechariah are about the remnant of Israel, including the Jews of his day, but more specifically — in a second fulfillment — the church. Essentially, it is the result of righteous living among the returned … Continue reading

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A little encouragement for a big job — Zechariah 10-12

Today’s reading in Zechariah 10-12 has some difficult sections that well respected commentators have a hard time agreeing about, but I think that it is helpful to remember that one of Zechariah’s primary missions (what he is noted for in … Continue reading

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God prefers obedience – Zechariah 7-9

Today’s Thanksgiving Day. I hope you are enjoying your time with family, but even more I hope you are really counting your blessings. Not only is it good in God’s sight, but it is good for us. Unthankful people are … Continue reading

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