What is “form criticism”? How did it come about and why does it matter? In this episode Dr. German answers such questions in response to a listener who asked about a “form-critical” approach to studying the Bible.
What does it mean that “God has already approved what you do”? Or that “whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might”? Click here for Dr. German’s Christ-centered reflections on the next chapter up in our journey through Ecclesiastes.
What is the nature of the good life? What does true wisdom look like? Ecclesiastes tackles such questions head on, and the answers may surprise you! Click here for Dr. German’s reflections on chapter 7.
“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die…” (Eccl. 3:1). Click here to listen to Dr. German’s Christ-centered thoughts on this well-known and fascinating poem from Ecclesiastes.
After a series of wide-ranging experiences, Qohelet concludes that there is nothing better for us than to “eat and drink and find enjoyment in toil.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Click here to listen to Dr. German’s reflections on this fascinating chapter of Ecclesiastes.
Saul's son Jonathan makes another appearance in 1 Samuel 20 and ends up strengthening his friendship with David more than ever. Click here to listen to Dr. Saleska's Christ-centered reflections on this portion of God's word.
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