Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 19 January 2022. Today’s topic: He Knew Us

But when God, who set me apart from my mother’s womb and called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, my immediate response was not to consult any human being. I did not go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was,Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 19 January 2022. Today’s topic: He Knew Us”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 12 January 2022. Today’s topic: Paul, the Jesus Freak

I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ.  Galatians 1:11-12 (NIV). Paul was a Jesus freak.   These two verses established his bona fides with the world.   At theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 12 January 2022. Today’s topic: Paul, the Jesus Freak”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 5 October 2021. Today’s topic: Only Jesus Can Give

“Lord, you are righteous, but this day we are covered with shame—the people of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem and all Israel, both near and far, in all the countries where you have scattered us because of our unfaithfulness to you. We and our kings, our princes and our ancestors are covered with shame, Lord, because we have sinnedContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 5 October 2021. Today’s topic: Only Jesus Can Give”

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, 10 June 2021 Today’s topic: In the Visions

“In the visions I saw while lying in bed, I looked, and there before me was a holy one, a messenger, coming down from heaven. He called in a loud voice: ‘Cut down the tree and trim off its branches; strip off its leaves and scatter its fruit. Let the animals flee from under it and the birds fromContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 10 June 2021 Today’s topic: In the Visions”