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, 14 December 2021. Today’s topic: Hold Fast

“At the appointed time he will invade the South again, but this time the outcome will be different from what it was before. Ships of the western coastlands will oppose him, and he will lose heart. Then he will turn back and vent his fury against the holy covenant. He will return and show favor to those who forsakeContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 14 December 2021. Today’s topic: Hold Fast”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 26 October 2021. Today’s topic: Positive Spin?

He will confirm a covenant with many for one ‘seven.’ In the middle of the ‘seven’ he will put an end to sacrifice and offering. And at the templehe will set up an abomination that causes desolation, until the end that is decreed is poured out on him.”  Daniel 9:27 (NIV). https://dailyverse.knowing-jesus.com/daniel-9-27 says that verse 27 refers toContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 26 October 2021. Today’s topic: Positive Spin?”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 21 September 2021. Today’s topic: Whatever It Means

Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to him, “How long will it take for the vision to be fulfilled—the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, the surrender of the sanctuary and the trampling underfoot of the Lord’s people?”  He said to me, “It will take 2,300 evenings andContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 21 September 2021. Today’s topic: Whatever It Means”

Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 6 July 2021 Today’s topic: We Belshazzar

King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for a thousand of his nobles and drank wine with them.  While Belshazzar was drinking his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines might drink from them. SoContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Daniel, 6 July 2021 Today’s topic: We Belshazzar”

Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 9 March 2021 Today’s topic: Toward Jerusalem

I said, ‘I have been banished from your sight; yet I will look again toward your holy temple.’  Jonah 2:4 (NIV). Since the days of Solomon, when Jews pray, they pray facing towards Jerusalem.  Hundreds of years before Islam adopted this same custom, Jews worldwide were already doing it.   Many still do today.   Does it meanContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Jonah, 9 March 2021 Today’s topic: Toward Jerusalem”

Practical Proverbial, from Obadiah, 28 January 2021 Today’s topic: Sinful Things

Just as you drank on my holy hill, so all the nations will drink continually; they will drink and drink and be as if they had never been.  Obadiah 16 (NIV). This is a warning against drunkenness and, in turn, all sin. When the Babylonians overran Jerusalem, they had the assistance of the Edomites, the descendants of Esau; we’veContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Obadiah, 28 January 2021 Today’s topic: Sinful Things”