Deuteronomy 27: The Downward Spiral

Do you ever think there is significance to the order in which things are listed in the Bible? I’m not sure if Deuteronomy 27 qualifies, but I want to play with the idea for a bit. Humor me today. Okay? The chapter contains a list of 12 curses that the entire Israelite society is supposed … Continue reading

Deuteronomy 12: Bible Drinking Game

The tag-line of this blog is “blogging through the Bible with irreverent reverence.” Today, I am going to lean heavily on the irreverent side. Heavily. Yesterday I mentioned that Deuteronomy is getting a little repetitive. So I need to find new and creative ways to respond to that repetition. And is there a better way … Continue reading

Deuteronomy 5: The Ten Commandments Reloaded

Yes, if there is one more chapter about the Ten Commandments, I’m calling it “The Ten Commandments Revolutions.”photo © 2005 Mick Wright | more info (via: Wylio) Like last time, I noticed that there could easily have been more than ten commandments here. If you look at all the imperatives, there are fifteen. Some are … Continue reading

Numbers 9: Keep The Passover

This post would be another one of my “on location” posts where I write from somewhere that is not my home. Today, I am sitting in a lodge looking out at the sunset on a lake north of Spokane, Washington. It is stupid beautiful. This is the annual InterVarsity Northwest Regional gathering and I will … Continue reading