Exegesis

Psalm 88: At God’s Mercy

By Justin S. Holcomb Psalm 88 is an individual psalm of lament by someone so overwhelmed with troubles (v. 3) that he is abandoned by his friends and feels abandoned by God. This psalm is a song of distress ... Read More...

Rescuing the Poor Widow

By Bryan Owen Many years ago when I had the privilege of traveling to the Holy Land, one of the things I enjoyed the most was people watching. People from all over the world thronged through the narrow stree... Read More...

1 Peter 3:1-7 in Fresh Perspective

By Peter R. Rodgers When the Lambeth Conference meets next summer, one of the distinctive features will be a study of the First Letter of Peter. The First Letter of Peter: A Global Commentary, edited by Pro... Read More...

The Trinity in the Old Testament

By Jeff Boldt Modern Christians wrongly tend to view the Old Testament as the record of a religion that Christianity replaced. Not only does this mean that we think the laws of Moses have been cancelled, but... Read More...

Parables, Power, and Perseverance

Mark 4:1-6:29 By Jonathan Turtle In chapters four through six of Mark’s Gospel, the reader is introduced to the purpose of Christ’s parables, the nature of Christ’s power, and the perseverance required of C... Read More...