Boasting is bad. Right?
Of course. We teach our children not to boast.
We are annoyed the braggart. Disgusted by the bluster of the blowhard. And repelled with the bombast of the know it all. In fact, the Bible says in several places “do not boast….” (Ps 75:4; Prov 27:1; 2Cor 10:15; Jas. 3:14).
Yet, in the text we have been considering, Psalm 34:1-3, David claims the right to boast. Continue reading