Psalm 120 begins the section of the Psalter called the Ascent Psalms and reminds us of Jesus’ story of the Prodigal Son.
What is small, poor, and weak and is stronger than large, rich, and powerful? Lots of stories in the Bible carry this plot. It’s one way the Lord glorifies himself, but you probably don’t expect to find it in a parable in the book of Ecclesiastes.
Pilot marveled, the Jews raged, Barabbas was freed, the mob’s blood-lust satisfied, and we wonder at the silence. Of course, it is one of the fulfilled prophecies concerning the crucifixion.
A guest speaker has arrived and will address the students. Her name is Wisdom and she has a lot to say.