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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 66:1-4

“Shout for joy to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies come cringing to you. All the earth worships you and sings praises to you; they sing praises to your name. […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 65:5-8

“By awesome deeds you answer us with righteousness, O God of our salvation, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas; the one who by his strength established the mountains, being girded with might; who stills the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, the tumult of […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 59:12-13

“For the sin of their mouths, the words of their lips, let them be trapped in their pride. For the cursing and lies that they utter, consume them in wrath; consume them till they are no more, that they may know that God rules over Jacob to the ends of the earth. Selah.” – Psalm […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 57:9

“I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations.” – Psalm 57:9 Concern for the nations is not historically perceived as a priority for OT Jews. While evangelism and missions were not central, verses like this confirm the growing of the kingdom was an […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 57:5

“Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth!” – Psalm 57:5 This lament of David represents his heart as he is hiding in the cave from Saul. This verse is identical Psalm 108:5. Our Lord is already exalted, and the author prays his magnificence is recognized. With this, […]

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A Missionary’s Independence Day In The U.S.

This week the Pettengill family celebrated American Independence Day on U.S. soil for only the second time in the past eleven years. Our last three Independence Days were celebrated in Belgium, Equatorial Guinea, and Honduras. We are a patriotic family and Independence Day has always been special to us. This year it was just the […]

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Missiology Through Scripture – Psalm 50:1

“The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.” – Psalm 50:1 This is the first of a dozen psalms in the original Hebrew text to be attributed to Asaph. Here in the first verse of this psalm Yahweh is given three lofty and […]

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