Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 18 November 2021. Today’s topic: Historical Angels

“Now then, I tell you the truth: Three more kings will arise in Persia, and then a fourth, who will be far richer than all the others. When he has gained power by his wealth, he will stir up everyone against the kingdom of Greece.  Daniel 11:2 (NIV). The angel is prophesying about what will happenContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 18 November 2021. Today’s topic: Historical Angels”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 11 August 2021 Today’s topic: God’s Handiwork

So Daniel prospered during the reign of Darius and the reign of Cyrus the Persian.  Daniel 6:28 (NIV). Here ends the part of the book of Daniel documenting the history of the Babylonian exile and God’s mercy throughout it.   It’s the history of God’s handiwork. Part of that history is grounding us in facts thatContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 11 August 2021 Today’s topic: God’s Handiwork”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 22 July 2021 Today’s topic: New Masters

It pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom, with three administrators over them, one of whom was Daniel. The satraps were made accountable to them so that the king might not suffer loss. Daniel 6:1-2 (NIV). The second half of the book of Daniel begins here.   Up until now, the book has been pure history.  For theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 22 July 2021 Today’s topic: New Masters”