Blessedness isn’t only defined by fruitfulness but by faithfulness.
Narratives are not necessarily intended to prescribe a pattern for our actions. But they are written for our instruction, showing us truth and helping us live in response to it.
Your playlist can make or break a road trip. The book of Psalms is similar. It gives God’s people songs for every kind of situation.
Why would Solomon produce a whole book about pursuing wisdom and finish it by saying, ’Now, go marry Wonder Woman!’? That’s not his point.
We are often emptied of our ability to trust God because we’re wrongly presuming upon mercies that aren’t promised.