Bon Appétit

The ruddy psalmist descends into the Valley of Elah with nothing but a sling. Confident, focused and with his eyes on the Heart of God, a young David arrays himself to back up some big talk: "Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that dares to defy the armies of the Living God?" Epic. I mean absolutely, … Continue reading Bon Appétit

The Rose of Sharon

There's this idiom of sorts in rabbinical Judaism that I really appreciate and learned on my Bible by YouVersion's catalogue of bible reading plans. (7 More Hebrew words you should know.) The interpretation of Scripture was modeled or arrayed after the acronym PaRDeS, which is the Hebrew word for garden. Peshat: the topical/surface or direct … Continue reading The Rose of Sharon