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, 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”