Jun 23, 2023

Esther as a Source for Achaemenian (Persian) History

While this article does not go as far as I would, I did appreciate the fact that it seems to give Esther more historical credit than many do.

Jun 22, 2023

Camels in Abraham's Day?

I thought that this was a very helpful article on the subject.

Jun 21, 2023

Jun 20, 2023

Mary the Mother of Jesus in the Gospels

Mark Goodacre has an interesting discussion here concerning Mary the mother of Jesus in Matthew and Mark.

Jun 19, 2023

Psalm 117

I am working on a commentary on the Psalms. I have decided to compile some helpful links that I discovered during my research. It includes a mix of exegetical and sermonic links. Here is what I have for Psalm 117 (in no particular order). Feel free to mention any that you find helpful in the comments section.

Analysis by C. J. Labuschagne: https://www.labuschagne.nl/ps117.pdf

William Barrick’s notes: https://drbarrick.org/files/studynotes/Psalms/Ps_117.pdf

John Piper, Everlasting Truth for the Joy of All Peoples: https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/everlasting-truth-for-the-joy-of-all-peoples

“Praise YHWH All You Nations”: Psalm 117 by Marc Zvi Brettler: https://www.thetorah.com/article/praise-yhwh-all-you-nations-psalm-117

Danny Akin (outline, manuscript, audio): https://www.danielakin.com/a-little-psalm-with-a-big-message-through-the-psalms-series 

Psalm 117 devotional: https://www.generations.org/devotionals/181