Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 14 June 2022. Today’s topic: Yeast

“A little yeast works through the whole batch of dough.”  Galatians 5:9 Have you ever been to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco?   If you go there, you’ll see a giant Boudin bakery, store, and restaurant.  I’ve been by there many times, though I’ve only stopped in a few.   It isn’t even the main Boudin bakeryContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Galatians, 14 June 2022. Today’s topic: Yeast”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 1 June 2021 Today’s topic: Angels

Then King Nebuchadnezzar leaped to his feet in amazement and asked his advisers, “Weren’t there three men that we tied up and threw into the fire?”  They replied, “Certainly, Your Majesty.”  He said, “Look! I see four men walking around in the fire, unbound and unharmed, and the fourth looks like a son of theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 1 June 2021 Today’s topic: Angels”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 22 March 2021 Today’s topic: I Wonder If I’ll Make It Out of Here Alive

Jonah began by going a day’s journey into the city, proclaiming, “Forty more days and Nineveh will be overthrown.”   Jonah 3:4 (NIV). God is patient with us.   He didn’t go into Ninevah and immediately slam them.   No, He sent a messenger to tell the people, “come back to me or in a little while it’ll beContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 22 March 2021 Today’s topic: I Wonder If I’ll Make It Out of Here Alive”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 18 March 2021 Today’s topic: If You’re Going to San Francisco

Jonah obeyed the word of the Lord and went to Nineveh. Now Nineveh was a very large city; it took three days to go through it.  Jonah 3:3 (NIV). “If you’re going to San Francisco…”   You’re probably hearing that old hippie song right now, in your head.” Jonah walked to the San Francisco of his time.   Now,Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 18 March 2021 Today’s topic: If You’re Going to San Francisco”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 16 February 2021 Today’s topic: God and Ninevah

“Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.”  Jonah 1:2 (NIV). Ninevah was a city founded by Noah’s grandson, Cush.  Cush was one of the first full generation after the flood, and he would have been brought up hearing the eyewitness accounts of antediluvian Earth andContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 16 February 2021 Today’s topic: God and Ninevah”