Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 7 September 2021 Today’s topic: The Winning Side of History

 “He gave me this explanation: ‘The fourth beast is a fourth kingdom that will appear on earth. It will be different from all the other kingdoms and will devour the whole earth, trampling it down and crushing it. The ten horns are ten kings who will come from this kingdom. After them another king will arise, differentContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 7 September 2021 Today’s topic: The Winning Side of History”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 2 September 2021 Today’s topic: Jesus and Luna Lovegood

As I watched, this horn was waging war against the holy people and defeating them, until the Ancient of Days came and pronounced judgment in favor of the holy people of the Most High, and the time came when they possessed the kingdom.  Daniel 7:21-22(NIV). One of my favorite movie quotes is from one of theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 2 September 2021 Today’s topic: Jesus and Luna Lovegood”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 19 August 2021 Today’s Topic: The Beast

“After that, in my vision at night I looked, and there before me was a fourth beast—terrifying and frightening and very powerful. It had large iron teeth; it crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever was left. It was different from all the former beasts, and it had ten horns.  Daniel 7:7 (NIV). Daniel 7:7 directly callsContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 19 August 2021 Today’s Topic: The Beast”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 27 July 2021 Today’s topic: The Conspirators

So these administrators and satraps went as a group to the king and said: “May King Darius live forever! The royal administrators, prefects, satraps, advisers and governors have all agreed that the king should issue an edict and enforce the decree that anyone who prays to any god or human being during the next thirty days, exceptContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 27 July 2021 Today’s topic: The Conspirators”

Practical Proverbial, from Jude, 3 December 2020 Today’s topic: Jesus, Thumper, and Bing Crosby

But even the archangel Michael, when he was disputing with the devil about the body of Moses, did not himself dare to condemn him for slander but said, “The Lord rebuke you!”.  Jude 9 (NIV). Ok, I’m going to admit I’m hesitant to discuss this; perhaps I should watch my words. For Jude 9, I researched some heavyContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jude, 3 December 2020 Today’s topic: Jesus, Thumper, and Bing Crosby”

Practical Proverbial, from 2 Peter, 7 October 2020 Today’s Topic: The Bakker’s and Us

Sister Aimee, The Bakker’s and Us Many will follow their depraved conduct and will bring the way of truth into disrepute.  2 Peter 2:2 (NIV). Do you remember Aimee Semple McPherson?  If you don’t, Ms McPherson started the Foursquare Church.   She was one of the most famous charismatic preachers of the 1920s and 1930s.   Her church stillContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 2 Peter, 7 October 2020 Today’s Topic: The Bakker’s and Us”