Covenant Care in the Wilderness

Exodus 15:1-17:7 By Wesley Hill Growing up in church, I would sometimes encounter preachers trying to help us get a fresh angle of vision on Jesus’ famous parable in Luke 15 by saying, “This parable really shouldn’t be called ‘the parable of the Prodigal S... Read More...

Exodus and Tiramisu

Exodus 12:33-14:31 By Amber Noel This section of Exodus reminds me irresistibly of tiramisu. Or perhaps lasagna. No — let’s stick with tiramisu. Starting with chapter 12, the text alternates between energy-... Read More...

Go Down, Moses

Exodus 1-5 By Brandt Montgomery Exodus 1:1-14 — A “Crossover” from Genesis I have been a fan of the Law & Order television franchise for as long as I can remember. There was recently a two-hour “crossove... Read More...

Psalm 88: At God’s Mercy

By Justin S. Holcomb Psalm 88 is an individual psalm of lament by someone so overwhelmed with troubles (v. 3) that he is abandoned by his friends and feels abandoned by God. This psalm is a song of distress and misery that offers no simple answers for the g... Read More...

Bring Your Bible to Class — or Church

By Wesley Hill As I prepare to begin my 10th year as a seminary professor, I’m going to begin the biblical capstone class I’ll be teaching by recommending that my students consider taking up a habit they’re ... Read More...

The Trinity in the Old Testament

By Jeff Boldt Modern Christians wrongly tend to view the Old Testament as the record of a religion that Christianity replaced. Not only does this mean that we think the laws of Moses have been cancelled, but... Read More...