Like many psalms, Psalm 40 has an interesting symmetry about it: (v. 1 – 3) I waited and You listened. (v. 4 – 5) You have delivered. (v. 6 – 11) The true and obedient heart (v. 12 – 16) You will deliver (v. 17) I will wait. The Psalm shifts from a backward looking … Continue reading Wait

The One and Only

 In preparing for Bible Day Camp at my church we have been looking at the Shema (Deut. 6: 4-9), a sacred part of the Torah, which derives it's name from the first word 'hear' , which in Hebrew is 'Shema'.  It is a truly bold assertion of God's singular nature as the one and only.  … Continue reading The One and Only