Practical Proverbial, from Matthew, 10 January 2023. Today’s topic: God Doesn’t Keep Us in the Same Places Forever

After Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who were trying to take the child’s life are dead.”  Matthew 2:19-20 God doesn’t usually keep us in one place forever.  EvenContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Matthew, 10 January 2023. Today’s topic: God Doesn’t Keep Us in the Same Places Forever”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 15 April 2021 Today’s topic: Name Changing

Among those who were chosen were some from Judah: Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah. The chief official gave them new names: to Daniel, the name Belteshazzar; to Hananiah, Shadrach; to Mishael, Meshach; and to Azariah, Abednego.  Daniel 1:6-7 (NIV). Let’s set the table to remember where we are.   Judah, the nation, has been captured and their home, Jerusalem,Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 15 April 2021 Today’s topic: Name Changing”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 6 April 2021 Today’s topic: How Quickly Things Change

But at dawn the next day God provided a worm, which chewed the plant so that it withered.  Jonah 4:7 (NIV). I’m growing tomatoes in a container garden at my house.   I don’t want to plant a permanent garden in the house where I live, but I still want to grow some vegetables.   So, aContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 6 April 2021 Today’s topic: How Quickly Things Change”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 25 March 2021 Today’s topic: Unexpected Miracles

This is the proclamation he issued in Nineveh: “By the decree of the king and his nobles:  Do not let people or animals, herds or flocks, taste anything; do not let them eat or drink. But let people and animals be covered with sackcloth. Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and theirContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 25 March 2021 Today’s topic: Unexpected Miracles”