The Case of the Missing Holiday

I remember as a teenager walking through the grocery store in November and seeing aisle after aisle of Thanksgiving-related merchandise. Décor featuring Pilgrims and turkeys was everywhere. Just a few decades later, though, it’s hard to find a mention of Thanksgiving in a grocery store – or anywhere else, for that matter. The last clearance…

By The Rivers of Babylon

Dr. Kelly Nix expounds on the passage in Psalm 137:1-9. The writer begins the psalm with a despondent expression of his current situation. The Hebrews are asked to sing and play a song, yet the writer says that he cannot sing or play because of the calamity he faces. He is contrasted with the others in similar circumstances where they maintain a positive outlook on life.