Song of Songs 7-8: The maturation of love.

December 24, 2015. Daily Reading: Song of Songs 7-8. Background: Song of Songs 4-6. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 7 Descriptions of love: The majority of this chapter is the husband’s address of his bride’s beauty, again describing her in intimate detail. He goes through several parts of her body and expounds on the beauty he…

Psalm 132-134: The last of the songs of ascents.

December 9, 2015. Daily Reading: Psalm 132-134. Background: Psalm 129-131. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 132 The Lord’s choice through David: Another psalm in the series of the songs of ascents (see psalm 120), this psalm speaks of the house of the Lord that David sought to build (see II Samuel 7 and I Chronicles 22, 28)…

So, you don’t like church?

September 11, 2014. There are many people today that simply don’t like church. That place you have to go every Sunday morning, sing in a group where others can hear you, listen to some guy give some boring speech about something you don’t really care about. It’s that place where you get judged and told not to…

Building fellowship.

May 28, 2014. Today was the last day of work with the first group that was here. Even though we have a second group coming, it is very sad to see the first group go. There will be a different dynamic, though still good I’m sure. I have especially loved getting to know the team…

A cry for unity.

March 26, 2014. “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is…