Practical Proverbial, from Matthew, 7 December 2022. Today’s topic: Welcome to the Good News

This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham.  Matthew 1:1 The first of the four gospels (that tell the story of Jesus) begins by describing His earthly family history.  It isn’t uncommon that someone from antiquity would have been ‘verified’ by describing their lineage; it’s one way bona fides wereContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Matthew, 7 December 2022. Today’s topic: Welcome to the Good News”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 9 February 2022. Today’s topic: Sinless Jews, Sinful Gentiles

 “We who are Jews by birth and not sinful Gentiles know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 9 February 2022. Today’s topic: Sinless Jews, Sinful Gentiles”

Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 4 January 2022. Today’s topic: In Our Present Evil Age

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.  Galatians 1:3-5 (NIV). Two thousand years ago, Jesus of Nazareth – Messiah, Immanuel,Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 4 January 2022. Today’s topic: In Our Present Evil Age”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 7 December 2021. Today’s topic: Happen Again

Then the king of the North will come and build up siege ramps and will capture a fortified city. The forces of the South will be powerless to resist; even their best troops will not have the strength to stand. The invader will do as he pleases; no one will be able to stand against him. He will establishContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 7 December 2021. Today’s topic: Happen Again”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 26 August 2021 Today’s topic: Daniel’s Redeemer Lives

 “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion thatContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 26 August 2021 Today’s topic: Daniel’s Redeemer Lives”