church-damaged

Psalm 2 – Modern interpretation

Psalm 2 – My version Can you tell me why certain countries create mayhem and contrive a futile strategy? Kings, presidents, prime ministers, and monarchs gather in a great summit with a war on their mind.  They want to attack God and His chosen people, saying, “They have us all tied up, we need to… Read more »

sequoia-trees

Psalm 1 – Current, relevant version

Psalm 1 – My Version You will be so happy if you’re not dragged into listening to those who have been dragged into their own evil desires, or standing on the sidewalk near those who don’t value God or pull up a chair at the table of those who communicate their hate for God. Instead… Read more »

pour-heart-out

Psalm 20 – modern, personal language

Psalm 20 – When you’re overwhelmed with a financial, a relationship, or an emotional problem, I pray that God will help solve that problem.  Not only answer your prayer but raise you above your issues. I want God to hold your hand and listen attentively as you spill your heart to Him.  When you’ve told… Read more »

dog-fence

Psalm 23 – Animal Rescuer Version

Where I live there aren’t many shepherd so I tried to think about someone in my area who acted like a shepherd to a sheep.  What I came up with was an animal rescuer.  They are passionate and noble people who want to help neglected, abused animals, who cannot help themselves.  I think that captures… Read more »

Calcutta

Psalms 8 in modern, visual language

Psalms 8 From the crowded streets of Calcutta to the magnificent tropical rainforest in Brazil to the colorful houses dotting the coast of Greenland, Your name God is beyond all others.  You made the sky and it speaks to Your greatness. Even within the babble of a baby or the nonsense of a toddler your… Read more »

thumbs up batman

Compliments

It’s rare, as in never, when someone gives me a real compliment that I don’t enjoy receiving it.  A genuine word of affirmation can live on in someone’s memory for years to come.  The speaker might forget it, but the recipient remembers. But what about compliments given with a motive?  There are people who try… Read more »

Bible Journaling from Shanna Noel

Personal

When a translator converts the Bible into a new language, it opens the Bible to a new group of people and that’s amazing.  There are very few Christ followers who would complain about that because it expands the influence of Christianity. Have you ever thought that a translation isn’t the only way to expand the… Read more »

Greek god temples

Paul, a Counter Cultural Icon

In our study of the New Testament, we often stress the Roman part of the culture in the first century, but that was mostly politics and military.  As you read past the first 4 books of the New Testament you realize that there was a strong Greek influence with language, religion and culture. The New… Read more »

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  • church-damaged

    Psalm 2 – Modern interpretation

    Psalm 2 – My version Can you tell me why certain countries create mayhem and contrive a futile strategy? Kings, presidents, prime ministers, and monarchs gather in a great summit with a war on their mind.  They want to attack God and His chosen people, saying, “They have us all tied up, we need to… Read more »

  • sequoia-trees

    Psalm 1 – Current, relevant version

    Psalm 1 – My Version You will be so happy if you’re not dragged into listening to those who have been dragged into their own evil desires, or standing on the sidewalk near those who don’t value God or pull up a chair at the table of those who communicate their hate for God. Instead… Read more »

  • pour-heart-out

    Psalm 20 – modern, personal language

    Psalm 20 – When you’re overwhelmed with a financial, a relationship, or an emotional problem, I pray that God will help solve that problem.  Not only answer your prayer but raise you above your issues. I want God to hold your hand and listen attentively as you spill your heart to Him.  When you’ve told… Read more »

  • dog-fence

    Psalm 23 – Animal Rescuer Version

    Where I live there aren’t many shepherd so I tried to think about someone in my area who acted like a shepherd to a sheep.  What I came up with was an animal rescuer.  They are passionate and noble people who want to help neglected, abused animals, who cannot help themselves.  I think that captures… Read more »

  • Calcutta

    Psalms 8 in modern, visual language

    Psalms 8 From the crowded streets of Calcutta to the magnificent tropical rainforest in Brazil to the colorful houses dotting the coast of Greenland, Your name God is beyond all others.  You made the sky and it speaks to Your greatness. Even within the babble of a baby or the nonsense of a toddler your… Read more »

  • thumbs up batman

    Compliments

    It’s rare, as in never, when someone gives me a real compliment that I don’t enjoy receiving it.  A genuine word of affirmation can live on in someone’s memory for years to come.  The speaker might forget it, but the recipient remembers. But what about compliments given with a motive?  There are people who try… Read more »

  • Bible Journaling from Shanna Noel

    Personal

    When a translator converts the Bible into a new language, it opens the Bible to a new group of people and that’s amazing.  There are very few Christ followers who would complain about that because it expands the influence of Christianity. Have you ever thought that a translation isn’t the only way to expand the… Read more »

  • Greek god temples

    Paul, a Counter Cultural Icon

    In our study of the New Testament, we often stress the Roman part of the culture in the first century, but that was mostly politics and military.  As you read past the first 4 books of the New Testament you realize that there was a strong Greek influence with language, religion and culture. The New… Read more »