Practical Proverbial, from 2 Peter, 24 September 2020

EXCITING NEWS! Starting in October, you’ll be able to subscribe to the new Practical Proverbial page where you’ll receive these daily proverbials, weekly podcasts, links to other faith-building resources, and much more! Look for news and updates to come! I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I live in the tentContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 2 Peter, 24 September 2020”

Practical Proverbial, from 2 Timothy, 15 May 19

But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.  2 Timothy 3:1 (NIV). This section of 2 Timothy talks about the end times.   It’s heavy stuff, not for the faint of faith.    And it’s heavy stuff that people have been hauling, dreading, and contemplating for two thousand years. Wikipedia defines “Christian eschatology”Continue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 2 Timothy, 15 May 19”

Practical Proverbial, from 2 Thessalonians, 6 September 2018

We did this, not because we do not have the right to such help, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you to imitate. For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” 2 Thessalonians 3:9-10 (NIV). Yesterday I mentioned Rush Limbaugh’s account ofContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 2 Thessalonians, 6 September 2018”

Practical Proverbial, from 1 Thessalonians, 21 June 2018

Do not treat prophecies with contempt but test them all; hold on to what is good. 1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 (NIV). What is prophecy?   Wikipedia (currently) defines it as “a message that is claimed by a prophet to have been communicated to them by a god. Such messages typically involve inspiration, interpretation, or revelation of divine will concerning the prophet’s social world andContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 1 Thessalonians, 21 June 2018”

Practical Proverbial, about Santa Claus, 12 November 2017

In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’  Acts 20:35. Giving makes us better people.  Churches that ask for tithes know this.   Your manager at work knowsContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, about Santa Claus, 12 November 2017”

Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 5 March 2015

Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. Mark 6, verses 1-6. Yesterday at work we were having a discussion about Jesus; yes you heard me right:  at work. I was talking withContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Mark, 5 March 2015”

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