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.
Just how many ways is Christ present in God’s promise to David? The answer may surprise you! Click here as we continue our discussion of this hugely pivotal chapter of Scripture.
Why did Uzzah die when he touched the ark of the covenant, and how is Christ present in God’s promise to David? Click here for answers to these questions and more as Dr. Saleska walks us through another portion of God’s holy word.
What does the imagery of hair, teeth, lips, neck, and so on have to do with our Lord and his people? Click here to find out as Dr. German continues to unpack the Song of Songs.
Just how much “New Testament” is in David’s long-awaited rise to the throne? Click here to find out!
Why does the beloved keep losing and finding, dreaming and seeking? Click here to listen as Dr. German continues on with our study of the Song of Songs.
How does David continue to reflect the person and work of Christ even in the midst of political chaos and controversy? Click here for Dr. Saleska’s thoughts on this turbulent chapter from 2 Samuel.
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.
David assumes the kingship of Israel, but not without a fair amount of bloodshed. Click here for Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered thoughts on this exciting chapter of 2 Samuel.