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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

If You Think You Have God Figured Out, You Definitely Don’t

If You Think You Have God Figured Out, You Definitely Don’t
If You Think You Have God Figured Out, You Definitely Don’t
Despite our best efforts to understand his ways, he won’t be bound by our tidy notions of divine etiquette.
Chad Bird
About 25 years ago, while neck-deep in my seminary training, I set my sights on a rather high goal: I’d learn the Book of Psalms by heart. Not in a year. Not even in five years. But as long as it took. Inch by inch, I’d explore these ancient hymns, climbing every hill and sinking into every valley, immersing myself in their literary landscape until they became part of me. I settled on a translation, found a chart for working through all 150 psalms per month, and began the journey.
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