Author Archives: Robert Bronkema

July 29, 2022: Day 160 – Jeremiah 1-6

We quickly find out why Jeremiah is called the weeping prophet.  He is given the task to speak to the people of Judah, the southern kingdom.  God tells him specifically that he is given the task to: “uproot, tear down, … Continue reading

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July 27, 2022: Day 159 – II Timothy 1-4 and Proverbs 22 and Psalm 48

This Scripture in Timothy is one of the most powerful and one that I will be preaching on on Sunday.  It speaks of Paul’s legacy and especially in 4:6-8 where Paul reflects that he has fought the good fight, he … Continue reading

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July 26, 2022: Day 158 – same as yesterday

So, today’s Scripture is eerily similar to yesterday’s.  I think we made a mistake in our Bible Reading Challenge and repeated it.  I looked it over to make sure that we didn’t skip anything as a result, and we seem … Continue reading

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July 25, 2022: Day 157 – Psalm 64, 88, 130

Since we only have to cover three Psalms might a well say something about each of them.  Psalm 64 is a Psalm of David, probably when he was in hiding from Saul, and it is a Psalm asking for protection … Continue reading

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July 23, 2022: Day 156 – I Timothy 1-6

We once again are challenged to read through a whole book of the Bible.  Timothy is someone that Paul calls mys on, even though we know that it is not his biological son.  But there is that type of relationship … Continue reading

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July 22, 2022: Day 155 – Psalm 47

For today we only have Psalm 47 since we have already read together James 1-5.   Ironically, providentially, by God’s grace, I find myself today here at Universal Studios at a Starbucks enjoying some quiet time as the kids are off … Continue reading

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July 21, 2022: Day 154 – Ecclesiastes 7-12

We come to the end of another one of Solomon’s books.  He also wrote Proverbs and probably wrote Song of Solomon, hence the name of the book.  But this book of the Bible really focuses on not putting too much … Continue reading

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July 20, 2022: Day 153 – Ecclesiastes 1-6

Ecclesiastes is thought to have been written by King Solomon.  The description of himself is such that he can say in vs.12: “I the teacher, when king over Israel in Jerusalem, applied my mind to seek and to search out … Continue reading

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July 18, 2022: Day 152 – Job 38-42

Now we begin to get some action.  God speaks out of a whirlwhind.  He addresses Job, but I think he also addresses Job’s friends.  Just think of how you might feel if you are decrepit and have just lost everything … Continue reading

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July 16, 2022: Day 151 – Job 34-37 and Proverbs 21

We pretty much hear from Elihu in this section.  Elihu comes down hard, really hard on Job.  At one point he says: “Those who have sense will say to me, and the wise who hear me will say: ‘Job speaks … Continue reading

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