A Proverb in Song: part 15

“Man is in his splendor, yet he does not understand; he has become the same as beasts which are silenced.” (Psalm 49:21 {Psalm 49:20 in English Bibles})     The psalmist brings this parable in song to a close with these words.  Man in all his splendor—his creations, his art, his architecture, his music, his… Read More

A Proverb in a Song: part 10

“Mankind in splendor will not last a night, he is like the beasts, which are destroyed.” (Psalm 49:13 {Psalm 49:12 in English Bibles})   Oh, what an important Biblical theme that we have stumbled across in this verse!  The things of this earth are passing away (1 John 2:17); the works of men are like… Read More