Jesus Meets His Wife (John 4)

The patriarchs of the Hebrews Scriptures would regularly meet their future spouses at a well. So when Jesus meets a woman at a well in Samaria, the implication is that he is about to be married.

I will praise you, Lord

Psalm 30 has a fascinating history. Although it began as a personal prayer of thanksgiving, it was adapted for the dedication of the temple. It firmly situates thanksgiving as the basis of all prayer.

Is Jesus in the Psalms?

Christians regularly recognize in the Jewish psalms references to Jesus’ suffering and resurrection. The warrant for such a practice can be established through reflection on the common practice of reading old texts in new contexts.