The distinction between prose and poetry is probably the most useful way of grouping all Bible texts into just two sorts (though as we’ll see this binary classification is an over simplification). For this brief look at the two sorts (genres) of writing we will ask: What is poetry? With a bonus extra “big word” explained How do prose and poetry work differently? (What are they each good for?) Where is there poetry in Scripture? If you want to have your Bible open turn to Psalm 90.  Read More →

In this podcast we’ll begin to grapple with a complicated idea, but quite simply begin to discover how to become (more) ideal readers. We’ll be looking at Eph 4 , and you will also need a bookmark in Ps 68 . This is a podcast in two parts (otherwise I’d have to change the name to 10 minute Bible, so do listen to tomorrow’s episode after today’s 😉  Read More →