The Bible Study HourJames Boice

James Boice image

The Psalm of the Cross: Part 2 07/23/17

Let’s take a closer look at the cross. This week on The Bible Study Hour with Dr. James Boice, we’ll continue with part 2 of our study on the “psalm of the cross.” The second half of psalm 22 shifts from a mood of despair and separation, to a glorious focus on deliverance, righteousness and eternal salvation from sin.

Psalm 22

Recent Broadcasts

The Psalm of the Cross: Part 1 07/16/17

The “Good Shepherd,” gives His life for the sheep. This week on The Bible Study Hour, we’ll continue our study of the Psalms with Psalm 22, also known as the “psalm of the cross.” This psalm of David gives us a prophetic picture of Christ’s suffering, as well as a window into the mind of Christ as He hung on the cross.

Psalm 22

A Day of National Thanksgiving 07/09/17

This week on The Bible Study Hour with Dr. James Boice, the people of Israel have prayed for their king, and God has answered their prayers favorably. The Israelites are now praising God for his deliverance, blessings and provision. Join us as we study Psalm 21, a psalm of national thanksgiving, together.

Psalm 21

God Save the King 07/02/17

God save the king! Today on The Bible Study Hour, we’ll take a closer look at Psalm 20, which is a corporate prayer of trust-- God will deliver the righteous king of Israel. What can this psalm tell us about the type of leaders we need today, and how should we pray for them?

Psalm 20

The Big Book and the Little Book: Part 2 06/25/17

David describes the Word of God as being perfect, trustworthy, sufficient, enduring and pure. God’s Word is sweeter than honey, and more precious than gold. In the second half of Psalm 19, David shows us how we can know God through the gift of His Holy Word.

Psalm 19:7-14

The Big Book and the Little Book: Part 1 06/18/17

In Psalm 19 David exclaims “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the works of his hands.” David can see God’s handiwork in the heavens above, and his poetry in this psalm reveals the splendor of both the creation and the Creator.

Psalm 19:1-6

My God is My Rock: Part 2 06/11/17

In the second half of Psalm 18, David recounts with vivid imagery all the ways that God has rescued him, sustained him, and prospered him through troubled times. In David’s eyes, God’s ways are absolutely perfect.

Psalm 18:25-50

My God is My Rock: Part 1 06/04/17

God is my rock! Psalm 18 is a psalm of thanksgiving, in which David is looking back on his life, praising and thanking God for his steadfast faithfulness. Today on The Bible Study Hour with Dr. James Boice, we’ll get a closer look at David’s thankful heart, as we continue our study of the psalms.

Psalm 18:1-24

The Prayer of a Righteous Man 05/28/17

How should we approach God with our needs and requests? Today on The Bible Study Hour with Dr. James Boice, David brings his urgent petitions and pleadings boldly before God in prayer, giving us a model for how we as Christians--righteous men and women of God--might pray.

Psalm 17

A Prophecy of the Resurrection 05/21/17

Today on The Bible Study Hour, we’ll take a closer look at Psalm 16, where David doesn’t just trust God to provide for his daily needs, or to protect him from his enemies. He’s counting on God for future restoration. What do you suppose that picture of restoration looks like for David, and what does it mean for us?

Psalm 16

A Man After God's Heart 05/14/17

Who is worthy in the eyes of God? What are some of the characteristics of a righteous man? Today on The Bible Study Hour with Dr. Boice, we’ll explore the answers to these questions posed by David to God, as we continue in our study of the Psalms.

Psalm 15