Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 21 July 2021 Today’s topic: Divine Justice, Natural Consequences

That very night Belshazzar, king of the Babylonians, was slain, and Darius the Mede took over the kingdom, at the age of sixty-two. Daniel 5:30-31 (NIV). Let’s face it:  death will come for all of us.  Without the salvation of God Himself, we are both doomed and damned.  God, through His Son, Jesus, wants to anoint us with oil, to comfortContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 21 July 2021 Today’s topic: Divine Justice, Natural Consequences”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 20 July 2021 Today’s topic: Last Chance

Then at Belshazzar’s command, Daniel was clothed in purple, a gold chain was placed around his neck, and he was proclaimed the third highest ruler in the kingdom.  Daniel 5:29 (NIV). This is Belshazzar’s last chance.   He has this final opportunity to plead with God, to pray for His mercy, to turn away this terrible swiftContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 20 July 2021 Today’s topic: Last Chance”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 13 April 2021 Today’s topic: No Coincidences

Then the king ordered Ashpenaz, chief of his court officials, to bring into the king’s service some of the Israelites from the royal family and the nobility — young men without any physical defect, handsome, showing aptitude for every kind of learning, well informed, quick to understand, and qualified to serve in the king’s palace. He was toContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 13 April 2021 Today’s topic: No Coincidences”