David T. Lamb

Is the God of the Old Testament…?

Derision, the Slave Trade and Psalm 119:51

The insolent utterly deride me, but I do not turn away from your law (Psalm 119:51).   The primary human behind the abolition of the slave trade in England, William … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

This is Zot (Psalm 119:50)

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life (Psalm 119:50). ZOT.  That’s the Hebrew word for “this” (the feminine form actually, ze is the masculine), … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cursing, Baby Bashing, and Psalm 137

What do you think of Psalm 137, the end of the psalm where it talks about blessing people who bash babies heads against the rock? I was asked about it … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Are you pissed at God?

I’m the divine anger guy.  I’ve written articles recently on “Wrath” in the Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets (IVP Bible Dictionary) and Divine Wrath and Divine Compassion in Holy War in the Bible: … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

God Behaving Badly

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