Psalm 48 Commentary: Let’s turn our attention to Psalm 48. Psalm 48 is a praise psalm. And the praise of the psalmist is directed toward two entities. First, the psalmist praises a particular city – Mount Zion – Jerusalem. But ultimately the psalmist has his praises set on the Lord. But these two entities –… Continue reading Psalm 48 Commentary
Ecclesiastes 5 Message: Someone just asked what the message of Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 was. So, below is my response.
Job 23 Commentary: Let’s turn our attention to Job 23. The 23rd chapter of the book of Job. And we need to remind ourselves that Eliphaz’s advice in chapter 22 didn’t help Job. Part of what Eliphaz said was accusing Job of committing secret sins. And the other part was holding out false hope for Job… Continue reading Job 23 Commentary
“Skin for Skin” Job: I just recently added a live chat plugin, hoping that I could have a more direct impact on folks that come to this site looking for a better understanding of the Bible. God be praised, I just had one such experience! The visitor (I assume it was a man, so I’ll… Continue reading Skin for Skin in Job
Let’s take a look at Job 22 for this Job 22 commentary. The 22nd chapter of the Old Testament book of Job. Last time, we saw Job give a speech to his friends. He told them something that would have shocked them. The friends have been telling Job that he’s being punished by God because… Continue reading Job 22 Commentary
So, you’re asking yourself “How many children did Hannah have?” Yes – the Hannah from the Bible. How many children did she bear in her life time? How Many Children Did Hannah Have? It’s complicated… The answer is a little complicated. Are you asking how many children Hannah had when she was first married (0)?… Continue reading How Many Children Did Hannah Have?
Let’s look together at Job, chapter 21 for this Job 21 commentary. Last time in chapter 20 we had a strange speech from Zophar. He seemed to be preoccupied with food as he described what he believed happens to all wicked men. And what Zophar described matches the system of theology that he and his… Continue reading Job 21 Commentary
Let’s look at Psalm 47 together for this Psalm 47 Commentary. In Psalm 47, we are confronted with the following theme: Universal Rejoicing for God’s Universal Reign. Psalm 47 Commentary: Superscription So, when we get to this psalm, like many other psalms, we first of all run across a superscription. So, let’s briefly look at… Continue reading Psalm 47 Commentary
And so here we find ourselves in Job chapter 20 for this Job 20 commentary. Job 20 Commentary: Zophar is Influenced to Respond Where in verses 1-3, Zophar is influenced to respond to Job. KJV Job 20:1 Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said, 2 [Therefore do/This is why] my [thoughts/troubled thoughts/disquieting thoughts] cause me to [answer/respond],[and for this/even because of ] [I make haste/my inward agitation/my feelings within me]. 3 I have heard the [check/reproof] [of my reproach/that insults… Continue reading Job 20 Commentary