Category Archives: Sons of Korah

Sweat The Small Stuff

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette originally scheduled to be given at the UCG congregation in Hood River, Oregon on December 10,2016.  When the original scheduled message was cancelled by inclement weather, it was then given in … Continue reading

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A View Of The Institutional Framework Of The Composition And Publication Of The Psalms

In our intensely individualistic age, anyone with an opinion, some kind of keyboard or keypad, and an internet connection can share their opinions and thoughts and feelings with anyone who is inclined to read them. Whether we are sharing our … Continue reading

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Young Samuel

As it happens, today I had my first class of teaching Sabbath School here in Portland. As is often the case, the way that I came to do this task was a somewhat interesting one. At the Men’s Weekend earlier … Continue reading

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Psalm 49: Why Should I Fear In The Days Of Evil?

Psalm 49 is in many ways a curious psalm in terms of its location within the Book of Psalms, and is a rather obscure psalm despite being of interest in terms of its meaning. As the last psalm in the … Continue reading

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The Prophetic Narrative Of The First Sons Of Korah Collection

There are several collections of psalms that contain a narrative flow and are part of a larger context, that are nonetheless smaller parts of the book of Psalms itself. For example, the Haggadah [1] is a collection of psalms (Psalm … Continue reading

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Psalm 45: My Tongue Is The Pen Of A Ready Writer

It is somewhat ironic, perhaps, that while the tongue of one particular son of Korah was a ready writer in writing Psalm 45 as a royal wedding psalm (with clear Messianic implications), my own tongue was not a ready writer … Continue reading

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Personal Profile: Obed-Edom

Obed-Edom is one of those biblical figures who is moderately well-known for his connection with King David, but whose ancestry as a member of the Sons of Korah has been largely neglected among those who study the Bible and seek … Continue reading

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Psalm 48: Great Is The Lord, And Greatly To Be Praised

In many ways, Psalm 47 [1] and Psalm 48 are closely connected as Psalms that together praise God for his rule, for his conquest of the heathen nations that rose up against God and have opposed God’s ways during human … Continue reading

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Psalm 47: Shout To God With The Voice Of Triumph

“Our God is an awesome God, He reigns from heaven above with wisdom, power, and love. Our God is an awesome God” is the chorus to a popular Christian song [1] that has been recorded by many artists. The song, … Continue reading

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Psalm 46: God Is Our Refuge And Our Strength

In October of 2005, one of my first lengthy written Bible Studies (I wish I was able to find the notebook where I wrote it now) that I wrote was on Psalm 46. It was a dark and stormy night … Continue reading

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