How does the drama that continues to unfold in David’s life relate to the bigger picture of 2 Samuel and beyond? Click here to find out!
“Parabolic Interpretation: How to Understand Jesus’ Parables” (Part 1)
Why didn’t David catch on to Absalom’s conspiracy, and how does this event foreshadow the person and work of Christ? Click here to find out!
Is there anything more to the genealogies of Jesus than just a bunch of names? Listen as Dr. German explores the various ways that Matthew and Luke each teach us about the person and work of our Savior by how they passed along his ancestry.
How would Absalom make his way back into Jerusalem, and what does this account have to do with “great David’s greater Son”? Click here for more of Dr. Saleska’s reflections on the book of 2 Samuel.
Why is the heart and center of Lamentations so crucial for understanding not only the book but also the Christian faith? Click here to find out!
How should we understand David’s role in the disturbing events that take place in chapter 13? Click here for an answer to that and more as Dr. Saleska continues our study of 2 Samuel.
Why does David behave the way that he does before and after his child dies? Click here as Dr. Saleska brings our study of the David and Bathsheba incident to a close.
“Elijah and the Greater Elijah”
*Please note that only the first half of this presentation was recorded, which is a discussion of 1 Kings 17.
What does it mean that “love is strong as death,” and why does the Song of Songs end on a note of anticipation? Click here for Dr. German’s reflections on the last chapter of this fascinating book of God’s word to us.
If chapter 5 of the Song of Songs was all about God being present with his people, why does chapter 6 begin by talking about God’s absence? Click here for an answer to this and much more as Dr. German continues our study of this fascinating book of Scripture.
How does our Lord deal with repentance and forgiveness, sin and its consequences? Click here as Dr. Saleska walks us through the prophet Nathan’s interaction with David and its aftermath.
David is victorious once again in chapter 10, but it all takes a turn for the worse in chapter 11. Click here for Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered thoughts on this extremely pivotal era in the history of Israel and the life of David.
Why is this chapter the heart and center of the Song of Songs, and how does it foreshadow the person and work of Christ? Click here to find out!
How do the spread of David’s kingdom (chapter 8) and his kindness to Jonathan’s son Mephibosheth (chapter 9) foreshadow the person and work of Christ? Click here for more of our study of 2 Samuel with Dr. John Saleska, Director Emeritus of the Concordia Bible Institute.