Obedience is a difficult word to swallow for wayward children. There seems to be something deep in our sinful nature that salivates to embrace rebellion.
The children of Israel were in ruins, of this we know. And God brings hope out of smouldering piles of nothingness.
To lament. Lamenting is the guttural cry of a soul in suffering. And the children of God knew it well.
Jerusalem has fallen. The temple has been destroyed; her king exiled as Judah's existence is no longer.
As we enter into the the writings of the Prophets, we first encounter the poetic heart of Isaiah.
Song of Solomon, the poetic journey of two lovers, is believed to have been authored by king Solomon though some biblical scholars deem it possible...
Vanity. How deep the roots can grow when our fertile soul finds itself a friend of this world. In the book of Ecclesiastes we find who we presume is king Solomon unravelling his roots in search of meaning.
The book of Proverbs is a collection of writings, a good portion written by king Solomon, that biblical scholars considered to be a manual for every day living during our human existence.
The Psalms, song lyrics composed by David, his son Solomon, music directors, and various others, are probably the most commonly known scriptures to man. They are the hearts cry and beautiful reflection of the human condition at work in...
The name Job is likened with the term suffering. It is almost as if we are unable to see beyond what Job went through in his human existence to witness the beauty within it.