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A chiasm in Psalm 103

There's a beautiful chiasm in Psalm 103. The structure is a little loose in one or two places, but with good reason. Most obviously, the first half of the chiasm has an additional sub-section in vv. 3-5 which is entirely absent from the second half, perhaps because these verses expound the reasons for praising God (as per the rexhortations in vv. 1-2), but these reasons are so abundantl...

What does God promise to parents?

A handful of thoughts from chapter 2 of Douglas Wilson’s book Standing on the Promises, entitled “The Promises of God to Parents.” First, a few biblical texts to take a look at: Ps 102:25-28 Dt 5:9-10 Dt 7:9 Gen 17:7-9 Romans 4:13, 16-17 Ezekiel 37:24-26 Isaiah 65:23 Ps 103:17-18 ...

A great evening in Oxford

Mark Garcia is giving the first John Owen Society Lecture in Oxford on Monday 20 March. If you're anywhere near Oxford, I'd highly recommend it. Details online here. Here's an extract from the blurb: Title: ‘Union with Christ: The M...
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