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The Broadman Bible Commentary

Excuse me. All right, time for another box. We are on box number six. Don’t worry, we have not even closely made a dent in all the books, or in the boxes that I have to go through. I think there’s like a hundred of them, so don’t worry. Box number six, we still got a lot. Texas hold them. You know what? That’s great, let’s learn a little bit about poker. Who is this? A scientific man and the Bible. Oh no. We’re going to put this to the side. Let’s see what else is in this box. Tom Clancy, that’d be fun, but that’s… No. The African Queen, the world famous novel of a man and a woman alone in a permeable African jungle. No, because it’s probably really racist without them even knowing it.

When was this book first printed? It doesn’t say, but we know that… Oh, wait here a minute. The African Queen, it’s an African queen, copyright 1935. So yeah, you already know, there is nothing about this book that is going to be a lovely to the Africans. So just because there you can go, the African… see? So I’m guessing she’s the African queen, yeah right. All right. My bad, back to the books. What do we got here? The anthology of British literature. That’s a maybe. I’m not really… British literature is kind of… We already did a little bit of that.

What is this? The broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in the Time of Trial. All right, that sparked my interest. Ogden Nash bed. What is this? Nope, this would not. No, no, and it’s falling apart. What do we got over here? So we got, Why Does Popcorn Pop? Why is there seaweed in… Wait, what? Okay, yeah. Got me sold. Got me sold, right? I don’t think I’ll ever read where I just was, but…

All right, I’m sorry. I’m over here reading. This is pretty interesting. This is just going to, boom. There’s so many different things, yeah. Well, there’s 201 different fascinating things for us to learn out of that book. We’re not going to learn all 201. We’re going to go through maybe one. Okay, mommy’s guide to breastfeeding. I would say yes. I would go through it, but I just think it’d be a little weird for me talking about okay, the baby’s nipple, or the baby and doing this and no, it’s not going to do it. It’d make me feel uncomfortable. All right. The way we’re working isn’t working. Okay, okay. Let’s see what you’re talking about, tony Schwartz. Let’s see.

What is this? A History of Private Life: Revelations of the Medieval world. Yeah, this is yep. This one’s going for us to talk about. And then these things, it’s just, no. Tennessee Code, nope. Not going for it. The Next Hundred Years. The next hundred years of what? Okay, yeah. We got the Dawn of American Age. Two, earthquake the US jihadist war. Population, computers and culture wars and the new fault lines. Okay. Yeah. This is the next 100 years, we’ll see what he’s talking about.

What is this? The Cold War. We have pictures. Yeah, we’ve got a couple of pictures. So the Cold War ended when I was little. So, I mean, it’s at least… I’m going to go through it, just for the simple fact. Well, I was too little to really care. However, bring me back to the eighties and what is the Cold War, right? Because it’s just something we learned in history books, but at the time it was huge. Americans were… People were building bomb shelters and everything.

The Broadman Bible Commentary. What is, what? This is violent. All right. Well, yeah, we’re going through it. I’m already kind of reading it. We’re going to start right here. Where am I? There you go. We’re in Kings Two, yeah. Because there was King’s one. So we’re in the Kings two, right? So this, it got my attention. I was like, “What?” Blood vengeance, right? Come on, man. That’s going to get anyone’s attention. I think it’s right here. Blood vengeance on Joab. And then you have, what else do we have on here? We have marriage and alliance with Pharaoh, wisdom of Solomon, judgment of the harlots. What is this, dude? I mean, we got Kings all the way to eight. What is it? What is this? Okay, this is chapter one, Kings 13. So we’re going to go through a couple of these.

Here we go. Blood vengeance on Joab, blood vengeance. T 2:28-35, whatever that means. Okay. When the news came to Joab, for Joab had supported Adonijah, although he had not supported Absalom, Joab fled the tent of the Lord and caught hold of the horns of the altar. And when it was told King Solomon, Joab has fled the tent of the Lord and behold, he is beside the altar. Solomon sent Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada, saying, “Go strike him down,” so Benaiah came to the tent of the Lord and said to him, “The king commands come forth,” but he said, “No, I will die here.” Then Benaiah brought the King word again, saying, “Thus said Joab, and thus, he answered me.”

The King replied to him, “Do as he has said, strike him down and bury him, and thus take away from me and from my father’s house, the guilt for the blood which Joab shed without cause. The Lord will bring back his body deeds upon his own head, because without the knowledge of my father, David, he attacked and slew with the sword two men more righteous and better than himself.” Okay.

Abner. The son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa, the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judaiah. So shall their blood come back upon the head of Jihad and upon the head of his descendants forever. But to David and to his descendants and to his house and to his throne, there shall be peace from the Lord for everyone. What? Then, Behir, here the son of Jihad went up and struck him down and killed him. And he was buried in his own house in the wilderness that King put Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada over the army in place at Jihad. And the king put Zadok the priest in the place of Abiathar.

Yeah, I’m going to have to understand a little bit more than this, because that was just an excerpt I’m guessing, but woah, like any wonder why we’re so vicious and bloody, that’s half the whole… It was only a paragraph and all he talks about was blood and killing and slaughter and armies and goodness. And then the set a sense you want us to say he’s in the house of the Lord and we’re supposed to be peaceful? What part of that did you hear peace at all? My goodness, violence. It’s the whole thing. I’m going to read some more, because I mean, my goodness, it’s going to change my whole perspective on life. Maybe God wants us to be violent. All right, got done with one.

So just because of that, we know we’re not going over Tennessee Code. That’s not happening. Nope, don’t want to do that one. Breastfeeding, like I said, I feel kind of awkward. Scientific man and the Bible. Let’s see. I got a decent reception of these Bible books where every other box there’s at least one Bible book in there. Anyways, so this box, look with this box yields us. This box yields us quite a few. We already discussed a little bit of the violence Bible, right? There you go, the Broadman Bible commentary. We got the Cold War that we’re going to discuss. We got Why Does Popcorn Pop: 201 Fascinating Ideas About Food.

We got The Broken Covenant, American Civil Religion in the Time of Trial. Like I said, all these Jesus book. The Scientific Man and the Bible. All right, that’s going to be interesting. The Next Hundred Years, talking about Americas in his perspective. Let’s see, The History of Private Life: Revelations of the Medieval World. That should be pretty interesting, look at some pictures and things. Let’s Break the Casino. Let’s make some money, right? You know what I’m saying? Texas Hold ’em. And The Way We’re Working, Isn’t Working. So how many out of that box? One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine.

So that’s not that bad, nine out of that box. So we’re averaging… Well, we had two threes, a seven, a 13, one, two, three, four, five, six, a six. And we’re in box number six and this is nine. So add those up together. We got 10, 13 plus 13, 26 plus nine, 26 plus nine, four 35 plus one, two, three, four, five, six, 35, 41 divided by six. What, we’re almost at seven books, because you know, at 42 would be seven. So we’re almost at averaging seven books a box, that’s not bad at all. That’s really not bad. That’s a lot of books for a box. Just think about that, if you were going to pay $10 on my Amazon account, my bookstore, the average price of the book the average I was selling thousands, is $14.

So 14 times seven, let’s say you carry the seven, so that’s seventy. Then what’s four times seven, we’re looking at what, 28? So 70 plus 28, $98. So each book, each box right now has guesstimated roundabout average of $98.

I don’t know if you followed me on the math, right. That could be completely wrong, right? I just bounced the numbers off of my head right there, but yeah, that’s not bad. So maybe I should charge $98 per box. Ah, no, we’ll get into that later on.