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July 31, 2017

*Good morning. I apologize for not posting on Friday. Today, we take a look at one of the most interesting books of the entire Bible. The Book of Esther. Why is it one of the more interesting books? Some may even say that they didn't even know it existed. Well, it's on...

July 27, 2017

*Yesterday we looked at the Book of Ezra. I said that originally Ezra and Nehemiah were one book. They were later separated by editors. Ezra/Nehemiah look at the exiles upon returning to Jerusalem from exile in Babylon. Ezra was concerned with the restoration of Mosaic...

July 26, 2017

*Good morning. Yesterday we sped through the Books of First and Second Chronicles. There is a lot of information in those two books (originally one book), but much of it is either found in other books that have been covered, or supplemental material. Today, we will tak...

July 25, 2017

*Today we begin looking into the exciting Books of the Chronicles. How often have you just set down, with a glass of tea, or coffee and read the Books of the Chronicles? Well, I'd venture to say that very few folks have ever done that. To be honest, we won't spend that...

July 24, 2017

*Good Monday morning. I pray that your week has started off well. Today we will finish the Books of the Kings. I hope you are enjoying this daily Bible Study, and if you are, pass along the word to others who may not have discovered it. It's a good way to read through...

July 21, 2017

*It's a beautiful Friday here in Madison. It's supposed to be a hot one though, so stay cool wherever you are. My son Zander is really enjoying time swimming on days like this one. I don't swim for two reasons: One, the world is not quite ready for the unveiling of thi...

July 20, 2017

*Good morning! Thanks for joining me on this beautiful Thursday morning. We have a lot of ground to cover today as we continue our journey through the Bible. Yesterday we looked at the beginning of the ministry of Elisha the prophet. Elisha's ministry was more about mi...

July 19, 2017

*Good morning! Yes, you read the title correctly. I could have probably come up with fifteen other titles, but I just had to use that one. Let's get right into today's study.

"From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some youths came out of...

July 18, 2017

*Good morning. Thanks for joining me today as we continue our journey through the Bible. If you are just joining in on this study, each day (Monday through Friday) we make our way through the Bible. We began with the Book of Genesis and will end with the Book of Revela...

July 17, 2017

*Last Friday we looked at Elijah fleeing from Jezebel. Elijah was on his way to Mt. Horeb/Sinai. When he arrived at the mountain he spent the night in a cave. If you recall Sinai/Horeb was where the commandments were handed down to Moses and then to the people. Elijah...

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