Get These Prescriptions Filled

Life is hard. Sorrow and pain are real. The burdens of life can seem overwhelming in times of affliction. Here are some wonderful relief medications from the Bible: Laughter. “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine” (Prov. 17:22). Laughter is a great stress...

Three Laws Broken in Daniel

A health regulation (Dan.1). The king of Babylon ordered Daniel and his companions to eat choice foods and to drink wine for their physical health (v.5). This was not a simple request. It was a legal requirement because the word of a king was the law (Ecc. 8:4). But...

Pandemic

Until recently, for most of us, the word pandemic was probably not in our daily vocabulary. But for the past four months we have heard the word in discussions almost constantly. The New Oxford American Dictionary gives the following for the word pandemic: “(of a...

Religion and Politics in the Time of Christ

From the Merriam Webster On-Line Dictionary we have the following offerings for definitions of “politics:” 3 a:political affairs or business; especially:  competition between competing interest groups or individuals for power and leadership (as in a government)...

He That Soweth Discord Among Brethren

We now come to the last of the seven things that Solomon listed as being “an abomination unto Him” (God) in Proverbs 6:16-19. That is, “He that soweth discord among brethren.” The word “abomination” was “frequently used to express the idea of something loathed,...