Songs of Asaph: Family Man (Andrew Peterson)

#14. Family Man
Andrew Peterson

“The heart of man plans his way,
but the Lord establishes his steps.”
–Proverbs 16:9

God often blesses us with things we never wanted and then changes our hearts to never want it any other way.

Continue reading


Songs of Asaph: Little Boy Heart Alive (Andrew Peterson)

Andrew Peterson

This song beautiful captures the adventure-hungry, imaginative delight of childhood, these desires stemming from a call to be swept up in something greater than our own stories, by a love “so good but [that] is not tame”.

Can you capture all the fantasy literature references?

Continue reading

Songs of Asaph: So Long Moses (Andrew Peterson)

As Americans we are raised to believe Kings are evil, to be cynical of all monarchies and most of all to despise hereditary succession. This is not without good cause. The best of men are still human and power draws out pride like blood in the water to a shark. And yet this is not the fault of the position but of corrupted man. Power does not corrupt man. Man corrupts power. Fallen man, like everything else, has given Kingship a bad name. And yet from the beginning, from the time God delivered the law to Moses at Mt. Sinai, God promised a King. But when would that King come? And who would it be?

Continue reading