Today we read one of the more well known Psalms.
David had committed adultery with Bathsheba and then attempted to cover it up by arranging for her husband do be in a place where he would be killed. 206 more words
“Lord I love you” is a powerful statement. How do we protect ourselves from the hypocrisy of declaring it on Sundays, proclaiming it to receive affirmation on social media, but failing to hold fast to that commitment in the hard moments of our lives? 574 more words
One of the most intriguing texts in the Bible is found in the very first chapter of Matthew in the genealogy of Jesus. At a time when the lives of women were discounted, Matthew included the records of five women, last of whom is Mary, mother of Jesus. 993 more words
Because Jesus is often called “Son of David” in the New Testament and so many of the psalm we say are attributed to David, we may tend to idealize the great king, an important figure in Jewish history. 317 more words