Verse by Verse Bible Study in the Book of Proverbs.
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chapter 12 – Oct 13, 2016 (length: 59:24)
” And lest your heart faint, and ye fear for the rumour that shall be heard in the land; a rumour shall both come one year, and after that in another year shall come a rumour, and violence in the land, ruler against ruler. Therefore, behold, the days come, that I will do judgment upon the graven images of Babylon: and her whole land shall be confounded, and all her slain shall fall in the midst of her.” Jeremiah 51:46-47
” For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.” 1 Timothy 4:4-5
It seems ordinary common sense that people would pause, wait for others, and say a word of grace before meals. Even the Japanese, who aren’t overtly religious religious at all, always wait for others and in unison together say itadakimas‘ before they eat. The phrase means, “I humbly receive,” but the terminology appears to derive from, or be related to, “from the [mountain] summit” (i.e., received from the highest One).
Saying grace of some sort seems obligatory to me, but rude people nowadays are always in a rush and act like it is an awkward formality. The person who wants to say grace is made to feel like he is delaying everybody else from eating – and a silent religious hostility seems stirred up by any non-religious people present – they strangely resent having to thank God for food and act offended.
When others have immediately tucked in and started to eat on their own, and that’s the pattern these days, there’s no sense trying to get them to stop for grace at that point. I’ve often been left to silently mutter a few words as quickly and quietly as possible while others pretend not to notice.
Ideally you can get everybody to stop beforehand, and say something non-offensive and quick. Nobody wants to hear a prayer-sermon right before eating. Saying something short and sweet is all that is necessary.
Catholics traditionally say something like this:
Bless us, Oh Lord,
and these thy gifts which
we are about to receive from thy bounty,
through Christ, our Lord, Amen.
(then make the sign of the cross)
That’s not bad, but it just asks blessings and omits thanksgiving. Even though it’s a good prayer, it sounds too Catholicish, which is reason enough to avoid it.
There’s several other forms of protestant grace that say something like,
“For these gifts … make us truly thankful.” or “give us grateful hearts” etc
But that’s not a good prayer either because it implies that one isn’t already truly thankful. It actually requests a period of hardship or deprivation that will cause you to be more grateful in the future!
Orthodox prayer goes like this:
O Christ our God, bless the food and drink of Your servants, for You are holy always; now and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen. (+ sign of the cross)
I like that one a lot, but it too omits “thanks”. I’m not sure how it makes sense either. The fact that Christ is holy doesn’t urge him to bless us or the food. We’d do better to remind him of his mercy and grace and love because we are unholy and not deserving of the blessing of our most holy God. But, then again, a reminder of God’s holiness is always appropriate. Anyhow, the Orthodox prayers are mostly worthless because they are over-long and stoked full with superstitious nonsense about saints and Mary.
Here’s one allegedly invented by the YMCA or Boy Scouts:
Our Father, for this day, for our friends, for this food, we thank Thee. Amen.
That’s very good because it’s 100% thanks and short and sweet. But it obviously falls short because it fails to mention Christ Jesus! Somebody needs to change the beginning to “Lord Jesus Christ,” or else insert, “through Jesus Christ our Lord” between the last two words.
All that is essential is in these words, :
“Thank you, Jesus, for this food. Amen.”
… but that seems rather bare-bones and flat.
Here’s how Lutherans phrase it :
Come, Lord Jesus, be our guest,
May these gifts by you be blessed,
That’s my favourite so far.
The Anglican prayer is,
Bless, O Father, Thy gifts to our use, and us to Thy service, for Christ’s sake. Amen.
That’s a little bit fancy, but also very good.
The Lutherans evidently say this after the meal is over:
O give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good, for His mercy endureth/endures forever. Amen.
That’s a great idea, to say something at the end. the phrase is found in 7 verses in the Bible:
1 Chronicles 16:34 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.
Ezra 3:11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.
Psalms 106:1 Praise ye the LORD. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 107:1 O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 118:1 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 118:29 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalms 136:1 O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
” Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem. And I will set my face against them; they shall go out from one fire, and another fire shall devour them; and ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I set my face against them.” Ezekiel 15:6-7
Low-emission wood stoves vastly out-perform old wood stoves by creating a secondary burn at very high temperatures that burns up the smoky gasses that formerly went right up and out the chimney.
These stoves burn much hotter than before, which means less wood is needed. But an all-iron stove puts a lot of heat immediately into the room, which responsiveness is good at first, but soon the room can overheat and make everybody uncomfortable. After an hour or so the fire is burned out and now the room gets cold.
The solution to this problem is the masonry stove, also called ‘Russian Stove’, ‘Tile Stove’, ‘Swedish Stove’ etc:
Dense substances like rock, brick, and ceramics that hold heat well surround the chimney and quickly absorb huge amounts of heat. Unlike an iron furnace, the room does not over-heat and the surface of the brick is safe to touch without getting burned. After the fire goes out the masonry continues to slowly release heat into the surrounding area over many hours, keeping the house warm all night long.
Inside the masonry stove are special fire-bricks and refractory cement that can withstand high temperatures, and a small gap is left between the inside structure and the outer masonry to allow for expansion.
These stoves burn so efficiently that the smoke coming out of the chimney is nearly invisible, and they retain so much heat that by the time the smoke exits it is relatively cool.
The expense of professionally built masonry stoves has lead dyi hipsters to invent crude versions using an open flame ‘rocket stove’ covered with dried mud. Free mud is a bargain compared to real masonry bricks and tile, but I wouldn’t trust these contraptions – plus they look hideous.
The ‘rocket stove’ concept is a simple design that burns wood very efficiently by confining the burning area and providing plenty of draft. Poor third-worlders who breath smoke while cooking on open fires could save tons of wood and eliminate pollution if they switched to rocket style stoves – humanitarians and environmentalists are rushing to provide them.
Here’s something else that is interesting to do with wood:
Here’s a rocket stove running a stirling engine:
Stirling engines are fascinating – here’s some videos about them:
Apparently stirlings motors tend to be more efficient at turning heat into electricity than thermoelectric generators, but a simple electric plate is much simpler to build and much quieter to operate. They are being used for turning wood-stove heat into electricity.
Allegedly, American-born rabbi Yahuda Glick was shot multiple times at point-blank range by an Arab assassin because of his Temple Mount activism – yet he “miraculously” survived and is doing remarkably well despite being filled with so many bullet holes.
The radical rabbi has even now been elected as an MP to the Israeli Knesset – not for some fringe party as we would expect – but as candidate #33 on the list for Netanyahu’s mainstream Likud.(Freemasonic number 33?!? Who writes this stuff?).
Turns out the “extremist” Glick is actually an ecumenical liberal quite comfortable with the leftist positions of “reform” Judaism – accepting reject the Bible, have women rabbis, approve of sodomite “marriage”, etc.
Glick and his apostate buddies want their future “temple” to be that abomination of paganism described in Ezekiel chapter 8.
Quite an animated fellow – waiving his broken arms around like crazy and jumping up and down despite having no stomach and only half a lung left.
MP Glick’s “miraculous” survival is now “proof” validating his vision to re-build the temple (on the site of a Roman legion fort).
Interesting questions about the alleged shooting are raised here:
The anti-Zionist vitriol of that site is a big distraction- it discounts everything as the biased ravings of a lunatic. And certainly not all the allegations seem valid [especially the supposed dummy (no need to fake that – just frame a patsy and then shoot him)], but nevertheless some inconsistencies do raise doubts.
Is Glick part of a hoax? I don’t know what to think at this point. I find his story difficult to accept at face value knowing that psyops are going on all the time and neither governments nor the media can be trusted to tell the truth.
” As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;” Psalms 103:15-17
“And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters’ clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay. And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken. And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.” Daniel 2:41-43
Race-mixing is a satanic phenomena to seeks to destroy the divisions that God mandated in Genesis 10 when he sent Noah’s sons in different directions, and re-enforced in Genesis 11 when he scattered mankind by confounding man’s languages at the tower of Babel.
Many godless Jews posing as ‘intellectuals’ are behind the race-mixing agenda under the dubious notion that it will promote world-peace – but it will do nothing of the kind: it produces confusion, crime, and chaos. The real reason why they promote such idiocy is because of their own racial inferiority-complex borne of their own race-mixing from ancient times and their intense jealousy and paranoia of wholesome White Christian families.
” Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men: Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.” 1 Thessalonians 2:15-16
In early 2015 videos of two children were released by a whistleblower named Sabin McNeill that gave the world convincing testimony that their father, an actor named Ricky Dearman, was pimping the children out to a satanic sex-cult that also was engaged in sacrificing babies and cannibalism. The Satanic Ritual Abuse was reportedly occurring at the Church of England’s Christchurch primary school in Hampstead, London.
The children were taken into policy custody and after several weeks of being moved from place to place and repeatedly interviewed, and forced to spend time with their father over skype, the children both made brief and unconvincing ‘retraction’ statements.
Then a female British family-court judge overseeing the man’s custody dispute with his ex-wife rubbished the children’s claims as pure fantasy and blamed them on coaching by their mother who meanwhile had herself been forced to flee from the UK due to police threats.
Ricky Dearman then gave a creepy BBC interview portraying himself as a ‘vindicated victim’ of an unfounded ‘satanic panic’ by internet conspiracy theorists. The children gave detailed descriptions of the naked bodies and hidden tattoos of many adults who abused them, but apparently no criminal investigation was ever conducted by the police to verify their claims. Whether the children are still in foster care, or have yet been returned to their father’s custody, is unknown.
The Freemasons and sodomites have evidently taken complete control of the UK. Fortunately, outside of lying, these people are highly incompetent: when Christchurch’s priest attempted to press criminal charges against some protesters for ‘vexing’ him, the case fell apart due to police bungling and absent witnesses.
- @UKHomeOffice @cpsuk @MetPoliceUK Twitter tweets: Hampstead ‘satanic cult’: Police have their own Pagan Witches up the road!
- SRA Hampstead – UK Column