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  •  Ecclesiastes 10:9 9Whoever quarries stones may be injured by them; whoever splits logs may be endangered by them.             A talented athlete who played in one of the most popular professional team sports threw temper tantrums while the game was in progress. After several statements from co... [read more]
  • Acts 27:9-20  9Much time had been lost, and sailing had already become dangerous because by now it was after the Day of Atonement. So Paul warned them, 10“Men, I can see that our voyage is going to be disastrous and bring great loss to ship and cargo, and to our own lives also.” 11But the centurion... [read more]
  • Acts 27:1-8  1When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment. 2We boarded a ship from Adramyttium about to sail for ports along the coast of the province of Asia, and we put out to s... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:8 8Whoever digs a pit may fall into it; whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.    An Asian TV Drama series featured an emperor who obviously favored his grandson to be the next emperor. In one episode of the TV show, the Emperor held an annual hunting competition... [read more]
  • Acts 26:24-32  24At this point Festus interrupted Paul’s defense. “You are out of your mind, Paul!” he shouted. “Your great learning is driving you insane.” 25“I am not insane, most excellent Festus,” Paul replied. “What I am saying is true and reasonable. 26The king is familiar with these thin... [read more]
  • Acts 26:12-23  12 “On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests. 13About noon, King Agrippa, as I was on the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, blazing around me and my companions. 14We all fell to the ground, and I hea... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:5 5There is an evil I have seen under the sun, the sort of error that arises from a ruler. Once upon a time, a promising boxer won several fights convincingly, and his name had become popular among local boxing fans. Then, a crucial bout was presented to him; and, he calculated... [read more]