Lesson One
Introduction to the Psalms
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Two
Psalm 23
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Three
Psalm 103
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Four
Psalm 72
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Five
Psalm 137
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Course Wrap-Up
Course Completion
1 Activity | 1 Assessment

Overview and Objectives

Lesson Overview

In this introduction to the course, Dr. Knut Heim explains why the twenty-first century is a wonderful time to be studying biblical poetry. He provides a foundational understanding of what we should know as we approach and gain meaning from the Psalms as an exciting and imaginative exploration into the biblical world.

Lesson Objectives

When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Understand how modern linguistics and hermeneutics help us better understand biblical poetry.
  • Explain why Christians should study biblical poetry.
  • Ascertain some of the exciting incentives God gives us for praying in Scripture.
Personal Reflection

As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
Do you have a favorite psalm? Reflect on the value it holds for you.

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