What is “form criticism”? How did it come about and why does it matter? In this episode Dr. German answers such questions in response to a listener who asked about a “form-critical” approach to studying the Bible.
Meet Abigail, who appears before David and delivers the longest speech by any woman in the Old Testament. Click here for Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered thoughts on this rich chapter of God’s word.
What does it mean that “God has already approved what you do”? Or that “whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might”? Click here for Dr. German’s Christ-centered reflections on the next chapter up in our journey through Ecclesiastes.
David finally has a chance to do away with Saul, but he passes it up. Why? Click here for Dr. Saleska’s reflections on 1 Samuel 24.
What is the nature of the good life? What does true wisdom look like? Ecclesiastes tackles such questions head on, and the answers may surprise you! Click here for Dr. German’s reflections on chapter 7.
David is on still on the run and Saul’s wickedness is getting worse and worse. Click here to listen to Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered reflections on these fascinating chapters from 1 Samuel.
The fifth chapter of Ecclesiastes presents a few “breakthroughs,” as it were, in our journey through the book thus far. Click here to find out why!
While David is on the run from Saul, he not only eats holy bread but also pretends to be insane! Click here for Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered reflections on this unusual chapter of sacred Scripture.
How does the reality of death affect our understanding of work? Click here to listen to Dr. German’s reflections on this and more as we make our way through the rest of Ecclesiastes 3.
“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die…” (Eccl. 3:1). Click here to listen to Dr. German’s Christ-centered thoughts on this well-known and fascinating poem from Ecclesiastes.
We continue our study of 1 Samuel by discussing the relationship between David and Jonathan, and especially what it means for David to be “a man after God’s own heart.”
After a series of wide-ranging experiences, Qohelet concludes that there is nothing better for us than to “eat and drink and find enjoyment in toil.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Click here to listen to Dr. German’s reflections on this fascinating chapter of Ecclesiastes.
A new podcast series begins! Click here to join Dr. German on a journey through Ecclesiastes, one of the most peculiar books of the Bible. Don’t miss it!
Saul’s son Jonathan makes another appearance in 1 Samuel 20 and ends up strengthening his friendship with David more than ever. Click here to listen to Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered reflections on this portion of God’s word.
Did you know that there was a Psalm 151? Well, there is and there isn’t: you won’t find it in most Bibles, but there are some that include it. Click here to find out more!