This first epistle to the Thessalonians varies in its subject matter but I think one key takeaway is to expect afflictions if you are a Christian and to not let them turn your from Christ. Notes on the First Book of Thessalonians Paul, a true shepherd and apostle, speaks not to please men but God, … Continue reading Notes on the First Book of Thessalonians
This post comes in the recent aftermath of Thanksgiving and so I thought it might be appropriate to discuss giving thanks, which I am currently trying to make a more habitual practice (that is finding more occasions during the day to give thanks and for a greater variety of blessings that I would usually take … Continue reading Give Thanks!
This psalm is titled "To The Choirmaster: According to Muth-Labben. A Psalm of David." (ESV). Having read through some commentary there is a lack of consensus and certainty as to what the term "Muth-Labben" means. The English Standard Version of the bible indicates that it is "probably a music or liturgical term." C.H. Spurgeon speculates … Continue reading Going Through the Psalms – Psalm 9 – Sing Praises! (part 1)