Tag Archives: Bible

My Feet are Lit

Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105 The lamp that David is referencing would have burned a small flame, nowhere near the intensity of a modern flashlight. But it would illuminate enough to show your immediate environment – where you stand and what is a…
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What’s on your shelf?

One of the things I love to do when I’m at church is check out the tables at our bookstore. The two I’m most interested in are the top sellers and staff picks. I like knowing where the cultural wind is blowing in the Christian community at large – and what in particular my leaders…
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His Sweet Word

Today is the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av. It is a sad day that marks many tragic events of Jewish history, most notably the destruction of the temple. The mourning includes fasting from anything they would consider joyous – marriage celebrations, feasting, bathing, sex and … reading the Torah. Torah study is so identified as…
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Real Men

That’s one of the reasons I like archaeology. I know the Bible is true in my head – but it connects with my heart in a different way when I can touch it and see it. It also lends confidence to the accuracy of our Biblical text. Skeptical historians used to assert that King David,…
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