What does some of the earliest Christian hymnody look like, and how did the Old Testament play a role in it? Click here to find out as Dr. German tackles a question about a well-known passage from the book of Philippians.
Just how much of the Old Testament is in Mary’s song of praise? And what does it have to do with our lives now? Click here to listen as Dr. German addresses these questions and more in this latest episode of our “Christ in Every Word” podcasts.
A new study begins! Did you know that, aside from the Psalms, “The Song of Songs” was one of the most commented upon books of the Bible throughout the history of the church? Why was it so popular, and what does it have to do with us? Click here to find out!
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.
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