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September 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

Praise and prayer: reflections on Psalm 134

Psalm 134, which has only three verses, is the last of the fifteen psalms with the heading ‘A Song of Ascents’ (ESV).  In the Jewish Scriptures the headings were part of the Psalms. The pilgrims sang these psalms when they travelled to Jerusalem for worship. As they ascended up to Jerusalem they lifted up…

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February 2018
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

‘I shall not die, but live and tell’ — an author’s testimony

In May 2017, I sent the completed manuscript of my recent book, Prayers of the Bible, to my publisher. In June, I was rushed to the hospital, after coming down with an extreme case of altitude sickness at a Christian conference in Colorado. Relentlessly dizzy and nauseated, I threw up for 21 days in a…

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May 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

Giving thanks to the Lord

'Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! For his mercy endures forever.' According to ancient Jewish tradition, the annual celebration of the Passover included the recitation of Psalm 118. with its opening and closing refrain: 'Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! For his mercy endures forever.' In…

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