Author Archives: Robert Bronkema

September 14, 2022: Day 198 – Psalms 63, 105, 143

Today we cover the Psalms that were not covered in our reading list for some reason.  If you make it through to the end but do not read these Psalms then it means you have not read the Bible completely.  … Continue reading

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September 13, 2022: Day 197 – Psalms 87-89 and 91-92

We find ourselves back in the psalms.  Remember, they are songs that were written normally after some fairly significant event in the life of the writer, or in the life of the nation of the writer.  If you remember, Jesus … Continue reading

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September 12, 2022: Day 196 – II Corinthians 8-13

Paul saves some of his harshest words for the Corinthians in these chapters.  There are two issues that are at stake: 1) the community that he founded was questioning whether Paul was actually an apostle, appointed by God, to be … Continue reading

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September 10, 2022: Day 195 – II Corinthians 1-7

We begin Paul’s second letter to the church in Corinth.  Keep in mind that this is Paul writing to a community that he knows very well, and to a community that we saw in I Corinthians that needed a little … Continue reading

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September 9, 2022: Day 194 – Revelation 19-22 and Psalms 85-86

We come to the end of Revelation.  We find in chapter 21 some of the most used chapters in funeral services.  It isn’t the rider on the white horse which many people like to refer to as something powerful and … Continue reading

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September 8, 2022: Day 193 – Revelation 13-18

As I mentioned earlier a modern overlapping of events with what is depicted is pretty much impossible.  But an ancient one is a little less tricky.  It is fairly clear that Rome and Nero are seen as the great enemy … Continue reading

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September 7, 2022: Day 192 – Revelation 7-12

Now we are in the part of Revelation that people are afraid of.  First, we find the 144,000 who receive a seal, and they are the nations of Israel times 12 which is a complete number and which represents all … Continue reading

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September 6, 2022: Day 191 – Revelation 1-6

We begin Revelation and I think the best way to explain this book of the Bible is to tell you a story.  If I were to say: The Cowboys crushed the Eagles and the people wept.  You would know exactly … Continue reading

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September 3, 2022: Day 190 – Zechariah 11-14 and Psalms 83-84

We come to the end of Zechariah and find a description of God as the former shepherd who broke his own staff to represent the breaking of the covenant between him and his sheep.  An interesting image because while it … Continue reading

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September 2, 2022: Day 189 – Zechariah 6-10 and Psalm 82

The imagery and the metaphors continues to abound in Zechariah.  There are a few verses of importance that we should highlight.  The first ones we find in chapter 7:8-10 which describes what is true justice.  It is wrapped up in … Continue reading

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