Tag Archives: poetry

Metaphors; March 23, 2021


Revelation 14:16 So he who was seated on the cloud swung his sickle over the earth, and the earth was harvested. There are two sickles and two harvests mentioned in this passage. Here, Christ Himself is wielding the sickle, and … Continue reading

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Life Expectancy; August 25, 2019


Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. It is fascinating that this Psalm is said to be “A prayer of Moses, the man of God.” If that is indeed the … Continue reading

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Language; August 12, 2019


Psalm 61:4 I long to dwell in your tent for ever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings. I think every believer has moments when this is the primary cry of their heart. We get more than tired … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Age; August 2, 2019


Psalm 37:25-26 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed. I like this evidence that … Continue reading

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The Magnificence of God’s Plan; September 14, 2018


Romans 11:33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out! We don’t usually think of Paul as a poet, but he certainly waxed poetic in … Continue reading

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July 28, 2016


Psalm 119:125 I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. In the NIV the English has a rhythm to it at first that makes me want to change the last half of the verse to … Continue reading

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June 29, 2016


Psalm 57:2-3 I cry out to God Most High, to God, who fulfills his purpose for me. He sends from heaven and saves me, rebuking those who hotly pursue me; God sends his love and his faithfulness. The last three … Continue reading

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April 7, 2014


Psalm 25:8-9 Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in his ways. He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way. The fact that this Psalm is an acrostic poem in Hebrew, starting … Continue reading

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