You Can’t AIM a Duck to Death. Heir Conditioning 025

“In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.” (Proverbs 14:23, ESV) Making plans before beginning any venture is truly wise. Fools do rush in without a plan, without advise, and without counting the cost. But there comes a time when we must quit talking about working and actually work. Planning […]

Bad Advice – Digging into Nahum 015

“From you came one who plotted evil against the LORD, a worthless counselor.” (Nahum 1:11) It looks like we are now getting to more specific accusations against some group or leader. Someone in a position of influence or authority hatched a plot of “evil against the Lord.” This plotter is called a worthless counselor. I […]

Undefeatable? Digging into Nahum 014

“For they are like entangled thorns, like drunkards as they drink; they are consumed like stubble fully dried.” (Nahum 1:10) Three more analogies are used in this short verse to illustrate the utter futility of opposing The Almighty. First, even at their best their opposition is pitiful. They see themselves as nearly impregnable, their fortifications […]