Session 08 of 24 Are you ready for a detailed yet thoroughly enjoyable study of the most profound book ever written? The Poetical Books, Mysteries & Wisdom Literature.
Using sound scientific facts, historical analysis and biblical narrative, acclaimed teacher Dr. Chuck Missler weave together a rich tapestry of information – providing an accurate understanding of Scripture’s relation to itself, to us and to the world at large.
Examine the heroic tales of Exodus, the lasting wisdom of Proverbs or even the enigmatic imagery of Revelation with the simple, scripturally sound insights and fresh perspectives found in “Learn the Bible in 24 Hours.” Whether you want to explore some of the less-discussed nuances of Scripture or you need a comprehensive refresher course on the Bible’s themes and stories, “Learn the Bible in 24 Hours” is a great guide.
Dr. Missler combines his life-long love of Bible teaching with more than 30 successful years in the business world and distinguished military career to bring you this unique perspective for attaining Biblical knowledge. In just 24 hours you can have a rock-solid foundation for a lifetime of spiritual enrichment.
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Tour of The Bible Session 08 Video: The Poetical Books, Mysteries & Wisdom Literature
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The Poetical Books
Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs
Job: The Mystery of Suffering
The oldest book of the Bible, from about 2000 B.C. or earlier. Jobab, son
of Joktan? (Gen 10:29).
A literary masterpiece: highly developed poetry; “The greatest
a masterpiece of the human mind” (Victor Hugo).
A Dramatic Poem Framed in an Epic Story
Psalms: Israel’s Hymnal
Poetry laced with strong theology.
Hebrew, Tehillim: “Praises” (55 addressed to “the chief musician.”)
Greek: psalmoi, “a poem to be sung to a stringed instrument”;
psaltar, for harp or stringed instrument.
The Nature of Poetry
History instructs; law teaches; prophecy announces, rebukes, chastens; morality persuades…
Psalms are the medicine and succor for the comfort and encouragement of all. They are written to the individual—
all of us, individually.
Musical odes: poems to be set to music. Lyrics: poems intended for lyre
The Messianic Psalms
The Book of Psalms is quoted in the NT more than any other book
in OT (even more than Isaiah). Christ’s birth, betrayal, agony, death,
resurrection, ascension, coming again in glory, and His worldwide
reign—all pictured in inspired vividness.
Constitute irrefutable testimony to the Divine inspiration of the
Psalm 2, 8, 16, 22, 23, 24, 40, 41, 45, 68, 69, 87, 89, 102, 110, 118, et al.
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