Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 27 December 2021. Today’s topic: I Don’t Understand

I heard, but I did not understand. So I asked, “My lord, what will the outcome of all this be?  Daniel 12:8 (NIV). This one verse sums up all mankind since Eden.  We don’t know; we don’t understand.   All the colleges, all the elites and self-proclaimed experts, and the entire internet, and every book everContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 27 December 2021. Today’s topic: I Don’t Understand”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 17 November 2021. Today’s topic: More Believe in Angels

And in the first year of Darius the Mede, I took my stand to support and protect him.  Daniel 11:1 (NIV). The start of chapter 11 of Daniel sees the angel, speaking to Daniel, telling him that he (the angel) had come to protect the person of Darius the Mede.   The last verse of chapter 10Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 17 November 2021. Today’s topic: More Believe in Angels”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 11 November 2021. Today’s topic: Overwhelmed

Then one who looked like a mantouched my lips, and I opened my mouth and began to speak. I said to the one standing before me, “I am overcome with anguish because of the vision, my lord, and I feel very weak. How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and IContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 11 November 2021. Today’s topic: Overwhelmed”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 3 November 2021. Today’s topic: He Esteems Us

A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. He said, “Daniel, you who are highly esteemed, consider carefully the words I am about to speak to you, and stand up, for I have now been sent to you.” And when he said this to me, I stood up trembling.  Daniel 10:11 (NIV). https://jesusplusnothing.com/series/post/Daniel10 bringsContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 3 November 2021. Today’s topic: He Esteems Us”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 18 October 2021. Today’s topic: In Prayer

While I was speaking and praying, confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel and making my request to the Lord my God for his holy hill—while I was still in prayer, Gabriel, the man I had seen in the earlier vision, came to me in swift flight about the time of the evening sacrifice.   Daniel 9:20-21Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 18 October 2021. Today’s topic: In Prayer”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 31 August 2021 Today’s topic: It’ll Happen Then, and Now

‘The four great beasts are four kings that will rise from the earth. But the saints of the Most High will receive the kingdom and will possess it forever—yes, for ever and ever.’  Daniel 7:17-18 (NIV). More words of comfort from the angel.   He confirms that the four bests Daniel saw are indeed four kingdoms of the earth;Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 31 August 2021 Today’s topic: It’ll Happen Then, and Now”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 25 February 2021 Today’s topic: Own It

The sea was getting rougher and rougher. So they asked him, “What should we do to you to make the sea calm down for us?”  “Pick me up and throw me into the sea,” he replied, “and it will become calm. I know that it is my fault that this great storm has come uponContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 25 February 2021 Today’s topic: Own It”

Practical Proverbial, 19 October. Today’s topic: Balaam’s Donkey Today

They will be paid back with harm for the harm they have done. Their idea of pleasure is to carouse in broad daylight. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their pleasures while they feast with you. With eyes full of adultery, they never stop sinning; they seduce the unstable; they are experts in greed—an accursed brood! They have leftContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, 19 October. Today’s topic: Balaam’s Donkey Today”