Practical Proverbial, from 2 Timothy, 30 May 2019

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.  2 Timothy 3:14-15 (NIV). Paul is a delight to read becauseContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 2 Timothy, 30 May 2019”

Practical Proverbial, from 1 Timothy, 27 November 2018

Command and teach these things. 1 Timothy 4:11 (NIV). Paul doesn’t mess around.   He says “command and teach.”   Not “go get some proper seminary training first and then wear nice robes and sing boring music.”   And he doesn’t say “you need a college degree for this.”   And Paul doesn’t say “think it over and, if you’reContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from 1 Timothy, 27 November 2018”

Practical Proverbial, from Hebrews, 15 August 2017

By faith Joseph, when his end was near, spoke about the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and gave instructions concerning the burial of his bones.  Hebrews 11, verse 22. I respect wisdom; I only wish I practiced more of it.   Like I said the last time, I’m Jacob.   I tend towards living out the unwiseContinue reading “Practical Proverbial, from Hebrews, 15 August 2017”

Daily Proverbial, from James, 14 November 2013

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.  James 3, verse 13 So you’ve prayed the prayer, told Jesus that you love Him and want His forgiveness, and want to be a changed person.   What’s next?  Follow through.Continue reading “Daily Proverbial, from James, 14 November 2013”


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