Practical Proverbial, from Philippians, 12 February 2020

But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.  Philippians 3:7 (EHV). I went to a “Valentines for Veterans” program at my grandson’s school yesterday.   He lives in College Station, so I took a day off work and drove down.   The program has been presented every year for six yearsContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Philippians, 12 February 2020”

Practical Proverbial, 13 January 2016

Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened. Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. Mark 13, verses 30-31. It’s easy to overlook the commitment that God is making with us in these two verses, yet perhaps we do soContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, 13 January 2016”

Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 15 June 2015

And he said to them, “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see that the kingdom of God has come with power.” Mark 9, verse 1. You and me:   we should be dead by now.   You know it as well as I do that, to paraphrase theContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 15 June 2015”

Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 13 October 2014.

As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew. Simon’s mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they immediately told Jesus about her. So he went to her, took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her and she began toContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 13 October 2014.”

Practical Proverbial, the Ten Commandments, 19 June 2014

I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me. Exodus 20, verses 2 and 3. The first is the most important. This commandment is the reason for all the others. It is the reason for creation; it isContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, the Ten Commandments, 19 June 2014”

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