Lecture notes for Sharing the Psalms by Ed Scully. Tips for polishing your presentation.
The key to understanding Hebrew poetry is knowing that the “rhyme” of ideas is more important than the sounds. This “rhyming” of ideas is called parallelism.
What can the story of a coal miner’s kid trying to build rockets teach us about Bible Study?
Psalm 143 is about being in the deepest blackest pit of despair and finding God anyway. It’s about depression, but the particular depression and anguish you feel when you’re confronted with the consequences of your sin.
The day our cat died our daughter changed her Facebook status to “starting over from the end of the world.”