“Wotanthauzira” (“The Interpreter”), tanthauzo komanso mawu a nyimboyi (Song Description & Lyrics in Chichewa)

Pansipa ndi tanthauzo la nyimbo ya “The Interpreter (Wotanthauzira)” (yoyimbidwa ndi Timothy Brindle ndi Masomphenya), yomwe inatuluka pa August 12, 2020: Ngati ophunzira aku Westminster Theological Seminary, Masomphenya, yemwe ndi oyimba wa za mawu a Mulungu, wayimba limodzi nyimbo ndi Timothy Brindle, oyimba wa ku America, yomwe mutu wake ndi “The Interpreter (Wotanthauzira)” . Munyimboyi, oyimba …

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“The Interpreter” (Song Description and Lyrics)

The following is a description of the music single, “The Interpreter” (by Timothy Brindle and Masomphenya), which was released on August 12, 2020. (For a translation of this blog post in Chichewa, click here: [“Wotanthauzira” tanthauzo komanso mawu a nyimboyi]). As fellow students at Westminster Theological Seminary, Malawian lyrical theologian Masomphenya collaborates with Timothy Brindle …

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“Redemption Song” By Floriana Brindle

“Legalism lacks the supreme sense of worship. It obeys but it does not adore.” Geerhardus Vos I love reading the different songs in the Bible. Songs like Moses’ song of deliverance from Egypt along with Miriam’s victory song in Exodus 15:1-18, 20-22; Deborah’s song in Judges 5, Hannah’s “soundtrack of redemption” in 1 Samuel 2:1-10, …

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Standing in the Gap to Intercede: A Biblical Theology of Mediator (Ps. 106)

  In God’s unfolding story of redemption, there are several figures who intercede on behalf of sinners as a sort of “mediator” between a holy God and His sinful people. Psalm 106 presents us with two of them: Moses and Phinehas. This psalm is about God’s patient, faithful, forgiving love, despite His people’s persistent wickedness. …

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“Sing a New Song” (about the Gospel)! The imperative of Christ-centered music from Ps. 96

“Sing a New Song” (about the Gospel)! The imperative of Christ-centered music from Ps. 96 1 Sing to YHWH a new song! Sing to YHWH, all the earth! 2 Sing to YHWH – bless His Name. Proclaim the good news of His salvation from day to day! 3 Make known His Glory among the nations, …

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The Road to Jerusalem: Pt. 2 (Mark 10:35-40)

In our prior study of Mark’s gospel, we saw Jesus leading His disciples on the road to Jerusalem as He unfolded for them His Messianic sufferings by referencing Isaiah 50:6. Unfortunately, our Lord’s disciples were still blinded to what it means for Jesus to be the Messiah. The following discourse demonstrates this:   35 Then …

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The Road to Jerusalem: Pt. 1 (Mark 10:32-34)

32 Then they began going up on the road to Jerusalem, and Jesus was leading them. And they began to be amazed, but those who were following began to fear. So taking the twelve again He began to say to them the things that were about to happen to Him: 33 “Pay attention! We are …

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How Jesus Views Our Children (Mark 10:13-16)

I will never forget the shame and embarrassment my wife and I felt when others learned she was pregnant for the fourth time in 6 years. What hurt the most was that these were Christians who did not congratulate us or rejoice with us that God had given us another child. We already knew this …

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The Sin-Bearing Sufferer (Psalm 38)

In Psalm 38, David feels the overwhelming burden of his sin and the corresponding displeasure of YHWH. He feels as if he is a cursed sin-bearer. Awareness of your sin and God’s hatred of it The psalmist is quite aware of two things: the evil of his own sin, and God’s great displeasure of it. …

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The Power of God through Woman’s Childbearing

This past week my wife Floriana gave birth to our eighth child, Sophia Nyumbola Natline Brindle. Witnessing my wife give birth to our children allows me to behold the glorious power of God in a woman’s labor. In light of how excruciatingly painful it is to push out a7 pound human through a small opening, …

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