My Problem with Poetry


by Loren Gjesdal As a holder of an English degree, I suppose I should love poetry, but I don’t. It has always been my least favorite form of literature. In my simple mind poetry should rhyme, but even to my simple ear, that grows old quickly. As a Pastor I suppose I should not admit that I have struggled to appreciate the Psalms, but I have. There is no rhyming and very little rhythm in our translations, and many of the structures and descriptions are foreign to our minds. Much of the original beauty is lost to me. As I grow [...]

My Problem with Poetry2023-10-03T14:38:53-06:00

A Look at the Book of Psalms: Does It Still Apply Today?


By Lisa Harp Hinds Do you enjoy reading the book of Psalms but wonder how it applies to your life? Does it continue to have significance? There are three main theological themes in the Psalms which make them significant for Christians today. These are: salvation, faith, and wisdom. Even as new covenant believers, we can use the themes in this Old Testament book to teach us how to live and lead for Christ. As 2 Timothy 3:16-17 states, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God [...]

A Look at the Book of Psalms: Does It Still Apply Today?2022-07-12T12:45:40-06:00

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