Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 20 December 2021. Today’s topic: Like Another Christmas

“At the time of the end the king of the South will engage him in battle, and the king of the North will storm out against him with chariots and cavalry and a great fleet of ships. He will invade many countries and sweep through them like a flood. He will also invade the Beautiful Land. Many countries willContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 20 December 2021. Today’s topic: Like Another Christmas”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 1 December 2021. Today’s topic: Still True Now

“One from her family line will arise to take her place. He will attack the forces of the king of the North and enter his fortress; he will fight against them and be victorious. He will also seize their gods, their metal images and their valuable articles of silver and gold and carry them off to Egypt. For someContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 1 December 2021. Today’s topic: Still True Now”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 4 October 2021. Today’s topic: Pray Like Daniel

I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed: “Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and keep his commandments, we have sinned and done wrong. We have been wicked and have rebelled; we have turned away from your commands and laws. We have not listened to your servants the prophets, who spoke in your nameContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 4 October 2021. Today’s topic: Pray Like Daniel”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 30 September 2021. Today’s topic: Jeremiah

In the first year of Darius son of Xerxes (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonian kingdom—in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures, according to the word of the Lord given to Jeremiah the prophet, that the desolation of Jerusalem would last seventy years. So I turned to the LordContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 30 September 2021. Today’s topic: Jeremiah”

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, 16 June 2021 Today’s topic: Nothing Without Jesus

Then Daniel (also called Belteshazzar) was greatly perplexed for a time, and his thoughts terrified him. So the king said, “Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its meaning alarm you.”  Belteshazzar answered, “My lord, if only the dream applied to your enemies and its meaning to your adversaries! The tree you saw, which grew large andContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 16 June 2021 Today’s topic: Nothing Without Jesus”

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”

Practical Proverbial, from Obadiah, 2 February 2021 Today’s topic: Bless So Many Others

People from the Negev will occupy the mountains of Esau, and people from the foothills will possess the land of the Philistines.  They will occupy the fields of Ephraim and Samaria, and Benjamin will possess Gilead.  Obadiah 19 (NIV). This verse harkens back to God’s original promise to Jacob/Israel about the land he and his descendants would inherit.   GodContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Obadiah, 2 February 2021 Today’s topic: Bless So Many Others”

Practical Proverbial, from Obadiah, 19 January 2021 Today’s topic: Our Leader Forgives

Because of the violence against your brother Jacob, you will be covered with shame; you will be destroyed forever.  Obadiah 10 (NIV). Esau forgave Jacob.  Jacob had wronged Esau by taking Esau’s birthright (which Esau had, until then, held in very low regard).  So Jacob fled and lived in trepidation of his older twin until theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Obadiah, 19 January 2021 Today’s topic: Our Leader Forgives”

Practical Proverbial, from Jude, 26 November 2020 Today’s topic: Enough Miracles

Exciting News! Starting 1 December, these messages will be published only at aspiringwriterdt.com…check it out and subscribe, so that you don’t miss out!!! Though you already know all this, I want to remind you that the Lord at one time delivered his people out of Egypt, but later destroyed those who did not believe.  Jude 5 (NIV). ThisContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jude, 26 November 2020 Today’s topic: Enough Miracles”