Ancient Bible Poetry & Modern Worship Music

There’s an ancient Egyptian story about a bored Pharaoh who called a prophet into his court to entertain him. In order for that prophet to compellingly prove that he was hearing something divine, his words were expected to be “a poetic and well-polished literary form that would represent the speech of the gods” (Marvin A….

The Biblical Power of Worship Music

A morning devotional on the power of worship, with a few minutes of music at the end so that you can kick your morning off with song and prayer. This video was made for the Facebook Group “Unify Jackson.” Should you desire it, I’ve also uploaded a PDF for further reading, footnotes, and so on.

Worship Music and Exorcism (Pt 4)

What about King David? Do you think he ever engaged the presence of God with his music? I would say so, seeing as how we find the supernatural at play in his prophetic lyrics. Though there’s another way he engaged the supernatural as well. There’s an intriguing story that happens after King Saul started walking…

Supernatural Worship Music

In today’s podcast episode, I read a chapter about supernatural worship music from my new, soon-to-be-released book, “The Rush and the Rest.” As it ends up, the Bible gives us several stories about how music can be used to engage God and influence the spiritual realm. Check out today’s episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe…

The Shortest Psalm

Psalm 117 says, “Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!” That wasn’t just a verse from Psalm 117—that was Psalm 117. Not only is it the shortest Psalm in the Bible, but it’s also…