Chiastic Poetry in Psalm 73

Chiastic Poetry in Psalm 73

Structure In preparing to preach through Psalms 73, I discovered a beautiful chiastic structure embedded with many rich parallellisms. In this post, I wont even attempt to unpack it all (you’ll have to wait for my sermon). Instead, let me simply share the...
Peace in the Battle

Peace in the Battle

Football provides one interesting microcosm of life. There comes a point in a game when you know it is over. There is still time on the clock, there are plays yet to be called, but the scoreboard lets you know–the winer and loser is obvious. This is the time...
The Unfinished Parable

The Unfinished Parable

Over the centuries, the story commonly called “The Prodigal Son” has arguably influenced more poetry, art, and literature than any other told by Jesus. This parable has been the single largest inspiration for my faith over the past 15 years. Most notably,...
The Path to Prosperity

The Path to Prosperity

Last evening I was sitting with some friends discussing the meaning of the Hebrew poem in Psalms 1:1-3.  The question posed to me was this, “do you see in verses 1 through 3 a progression of sinfulness?” Psalm 1:1–6 (ESV) 1 Blessed is the man who walks not...

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