Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 25 July 2022. Today’s topic: Nine Fruits: Gentleness

But the fruit of the Spirit is…gentleness….  Galatians 5:23 We’ve covered most of the qualities of God’s Spirit.   Now comes “gentleness.”   Gentleness?   The God of Creation who smote the Egyptians, purged Canaan of the wicked people who squatted there, and humiliated, then destroyed, the priests of Baal?  God, who exiled His favored people numerous times?   WhoContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 25 July 2022. Today’s topic: Nine Fruits: Gentleness”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 3 May 2021 Today’s topic: The Experts

The astrologers answered the king, “There is no one on earth who can do what the king asks! No king, however great and mighty, has ever asked such a thing of any magician or enchanter or astrologer. What the king asks is too difficult. No one can reveal it to the king except the gods, and they doContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 3 May 2021 Today’s topic: The Experts”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 30 March 2021 Today’s topic: Leave a Mark

But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry.  Jonah 4:1 (NIV). Get ready, my friend, because this one is going to leave a mark.  Jonah became angry at God because God didn’t smack down the Ninevites.   He got torqued off because God didn’t rain down fire and brimstone at supremely wicked Ninevites.  Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 30 March 2021 Today’s topic: Leave a Mark”