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.
What does it mean when the Song of Songs says not to “stir up or awaken love until it pleases”? Click here to find out as Dr. German leads us into chapter 2 of this fascinating book of Scripture.
A new book begins! But how would David handle the death of Saul? Click here for Dr. Saleska’s reflections on the first chapter of 2 Samuel.
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!
How does the death of Saul add to what the Bible says about suicide? Click here for Dr. Saleska’s Christ-centered reflections on the tragic end of Israel’s first anointed one.
Just before he’s anointed king of Israel, David continues to foreshadow the person and work of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Click here to find out how!