Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 29 December 2021. Today’s topic: What We Do Know

“From the time that the daily sacrifice is abolished and the abomination that causes desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 days.Blessed is the one who waits for and reaches the end of the 1,335 days.  Daniel 12:11-12 (NIV). Before Daniel’s account concludes, the angel drops a nugget of prophecy and people have been debating it everContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 29 December 2021. Today’s topic: What We Do Know”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 13 December 2021. Today’s topic: No Time for Lies

“With a large army he will stir up his strength and courage against the king of the South. The king of the South will wage war with a large and very powerful army, but he will not be able to stand because of the plots devised against him. Those who eat from the king’s provisions willContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 13 December 2021. Today’s topic: No Time for Lies”

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, 30 November 2021. Today’s topic: The True King

“The king of the South will become strong, but one of his commanders will become even stronger than he and will rule his own kingdom with great power. After some years, they will become allies. The daughter of the king of the South will go to the king of the North to make an alliance, butContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 30 November 2021. Today’s topic: The True King”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 21 October 2021. Today’s topic: Seventy Sevens

“Know and understand this: From the time the word goes out to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One, the ruler, comes, there will be seven ‘sevens,’ and sixty-two ‘sevens.’ It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble.  Daniel 9:25 (NIV). My Concordia Bible says that verses 25 through 27 “areContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 21 October 2021. Today’s topic: Seventy Sevens”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 14 September 2021 Today’s topic: Of Course

As I was thinking about this, suddenly a goat with a prominent horn between its eyes came from the west, crossing the whole earth without touching the ground. It came toward the two-horned ram I had seen standing beside the canal and charged at it in great rage. I saw it attack the ram furiously, striking theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 14 September 2021 Today’s topic: Of Course”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 13 September 2021 Today’s topic: And Yet

In the third year of King Belshazzar’s reign, I, Daniel, had a vision, after the one that had already appeared to me. In my vision I saw myself in the citadel of Susa in the province of Elam; in the vision I was beside the Ulai Canal. I looked up, and there before me was a ram with two horns, standing beside theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 13 September 2021 Today’s topic: And Yet”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 1 September 2021 Today’s topic: Well That’s Just Great

“Then I wanted to know the meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others and most terrifying, with its iron teeth and bronze claws—the beast that crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever was left. I also wanted to know about the ten horns on its head and about the otherContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 1 September 2021 Today’s topic: Well That’s Just Great”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 18 August 2021 Today’s topic: Two For One, As He Does

“After that, I looked, and there before me was another beast, one that looked like a leopard. And on its back it had four wings like those of a bird. This beast had four heads, and it was given authority to rule.  Daniel 7:6 (NIV). Many people believe this third beast signifies the Greek Empire (https://www.biblestudytools.com/commentaries/gills-exposition-of-the-bible/daniel-7-6.htmlContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 18 August 2021 Today’s topic: Two For One, As He Does”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 17 August 2021 Today’s topic: What Matters

“And there before me was a second beast, which looked like a bear. It was raised up on one of its sides, and it had three ribs in its mouth between its teeth. It was told, ‘Get up and eat your fill of flesh!’  Daniel 7:5 (NIV). This vision of the second of the fourContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 17 August 2021 Today’s topic: What Matters”