Category Archives: Politics and the Bible

Should we expand the Supreme Court and eliminate the Electoral College?

The Nugget: Proverbs 29:2  When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. My Comment: A. What the wicked intend (in their own words): (1) Expand the Supreme Court “The Senate just … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #584, Psalm 94:16

The Nugget: Psa 94:16  Who will rise up for me against the evildoers? or who will stand up for me against the workers of iniquity? (KJV) Psa 94:16 Who will stand up for me against those cruel people? (CEV, Contemporary … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #583, Psalm 94:20

The Nugget: Psalm 94:20  Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law? (KJV) Psa 94:20 Can wicked rulers be allied with you, those who frame injustice by statute? (ESV, English Standard Version) Psa … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #581, Exodus 20:15

The Nugget: Exodus 20:15  Thou shalt not steal. (KJV) Exo 20:15  “Never steal.” (GW, God’s Word translation) Exo 20:15 Do not take the property of another. (BBE, Bible in Basic English) My Comment: I have been reading yet again a … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #580, Isaiah 1:17

The Nugget: Isa 1:17  Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow. (KJV) Isa 1:17 Learn to do what is right! Promote justice! Give the oppressed reason to celebrate! Take up the … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #576, 2 Timothy 2:1

The Nugget: 1Ti 2:1  I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; (KJV) 1Ti 2:1  First of all, I encourage you to make petitions, prayers, intercessions, and prayers of … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #556, Proverbs 26:27

  The Nugget: Pro 26:27  Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him. My Comment: A slightly larger context from this passage in Proverbs should make the application to today’s … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #555, Proverbs 18:17

The Nugget: Proverbs 18:17  He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him. (KJV) Pro 18:17  The first to state his case seems right until his neighbor comes to cross-examine him. (GW) … Continue reading

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Martin Smith, RIP

I wrote the following post earlier this week (Wednesday, December 4, 2019) on Facebook:   I received a call from a nurse at Vibra Hospital in Detroit this morning just after 9:00 am alerting me that my brother, Martin Smith, passed … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #550, Proverbs 19:5

The Nugget: Pro 19:5  A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. (KJV) Pro 19:5 A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered. (Young’s Literal Translation) Pro 19:5 … Continue reading

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