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The creators of BibleProject have in-depth conversations about the Bible and theology. A companion podcast to BibleProject videos found at bibleproject.com

BibleProject


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    What's a Nazarite Vow? – Numbers E2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 57:55

    Confession of sins, strange water rituals, Nephilim, and Nazarite vows—Numbers 5 and 6 might feel like a confusing mix of laws, but the scroll's author is cleverly reminding us of the Hebrew Bible melody we first encountered in Genesis 1-9. In this episode, Tim and Jon talk about four odd laws that are part of the intricate story we've been following through the Torah. View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-9:03)Part two (9:03-22:31)Part three (22:31-39:27)Part four (39:27-57:55)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Fizzle Pop" by Tyler Bailey"Goofy Nights in Tokyo" by Sam Stewart"Today Feels Like Everyday" by Mama AiutoShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Tyler Bailey, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What Made the Tribe of Levi Special? – Numbers E1

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 58:54

    The scroll of Numbers can be difficult to make sense of without context, and there's a reason for that. The scroll was never meant to be understood on its own. Numbers picks up where Leviticus leaves off and mirrors the scroll on the other side of Leviticus (Exodus). To fully understand all of these scrolls, we need to read them together. Join Tim and Jon as they dive into Numbers, trace the theme of the temple, and discuss the unique role of the tribe of Levi.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-22:02)Part two (22:02-40:55)Part three (40:55-58:55)Referenced Resources“Large Numbers in the Old Testament,” J. W. Wenham“A Defense of the Hyperbolic Interpretation of Large Numbers in the Old Testament,” David M. FoutsThe Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (JETS)Interested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Library Card" by Sleepy Fish"Portland Synth Cruise" by Sam StewartShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Tyler Bailey, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    The Law of the Blasphemer – Leviticus E9

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 68:33

    Blasphemy, principles of restitution, jubilee, exile, and the mercy and justice of God––it's all there in the final lines of the scroll of Leviticus. Join Tim and Jon as they talk about the great gift and responsibility of carrying Yahweh's name and discuss the wisdom and surprising hope of the Law that's finally fulfilled in Jesus.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-18:22)Part two (18:22-31:17)Part three (31:17-44:54)Part four (44:54-1:08:33)Referenced ResourcesS. Tamar KamionkowskiInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Sails" by Strehlow & Aylior"Wonderful" by Beautiful Eulogy"A Bridge Between" by Beautiful EulogyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Tyler Bailey, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What Israel's Feasts Teach Us – Leviticus E8

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 60:18

    Are there specific times humans can meet with God in special ways? For ancient Israel, the answer was yes. In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they explore the final movement of Leviticus, talk about the Sabbaths and festivals ancient Israelites celebrated every year, and discuss the significance of rituals and liturgies that allow us to see our time as a significant part of God's story.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-11:49)Part two (11:49-40:12)Part three (40:12-01:00:19)Referenced ResourcesWho Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord?: A Biblical Theology of the Book of Leviticus, L. Michael MoralesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Stomp" by Evil Needle"Movement" by FeltyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Tyler Bailey, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Why Is the Sabbath So Important? – Leviticus E7

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 68:12

    Throughout the Leviticus scroll, Yahweh instructs Israel, “Be holy as I am holy.” But what does that actually mean? As we enter into the third and final movement of Leviticus, we'll find that living holy lives had everything to do with how Israel treated others and utilized their time, a theme reinforced by the continual command to honor the Sabbath. Join Jon and Tim as they explore the wisdom we can find in these ancient laws.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-15:18)Part two (15:18-32:43)Part three (32:43-48:12)Part four (48:12-01:08:13)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Alive" by Ouska"No Problem" (from a contributor)“Beneath the Cross" by EventideShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Tyler Bailey, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What Is the Day of Atonement? – Leviticus E6

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 68:30

    At the center of the center of the Torah is the Day of Atonement. What is the significance of this day the biblical authors have placed at the heart of the Torah? What does this day accomplish? And what's with the sacrificial goat and the scapegoat? In this episode, Tim and Jon explore the Day of Atonement and the ultimate atonement accomplished by Jesus on the cross.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-20:20)Part two (20:20-37:53)Part three (37:53-51:08)Part four (51:08-01:08:30)Referenced ResourcesSin, Impurity, Sacrifice, Atonement: The Priestly Conceptions, Jay SklarCult and Character: Purification Offerings, Day of Atonement, and Theodicy, Roy GaneInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Wanna Get Away with Me?" by Unwinding with Whitney"Pockets" (Artist Unknown)"Butterfly" by SwørnShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Purity and Impurity in Leviticus – Leviticus E5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 65:32

    Childbirth, non-kosher food, sex, death, disease—they're all considered impure in the book of Leviticus. In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they discuss the levitical laws of purity and impurity and how they create a way for humanity to share in God's own life and form a surprisingly beautiful backdrop for Jesus' miraculous healings.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-10:50)Part two (10:50-28:04)Part three (28:04-44:35)Part four (44:35-01:05:32)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Harbor" by Stan Forebee & Francis"Protected" by Swørn"Acquired In Heaven" by Beautiful EulogyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Did God Try To Kill Moses? – Exodus Q+R

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 72:35

    Why did God say he was going to kill Moses? What exactly was God's test for Abraham on Mount Moriah and Israel on Mount Sinai? What's the connection between the ten plagues and the ten commandments? In this episode, Tim and Jon respond to your questions about the Exodus scroll. Thanks to our audience for your incredible questions!View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps What Was God's Test for Abraham on Mount Moriah and Israel on Mount Sinai? (00:00-31:57)What Can We Learn From the Genesis and Exodus Pharaohs? (31:57)Did God Try To Kill Moses? (37:46)Are There Other “Floods” Prevented by Intercessors? (47:35)What's the Connection Between the Ten Plagues and Ten Commandments? (52:24)How Important Is Ancient Culture To Understanding Biblical Law? (55:18)Will We All Have Equal Access to God in the New Creation? (1:01:46)​​Following Up on the Test Involving Manna (01:09:57)Referenced ResourcesTo Climb or Not To Climb? Israel's Ascent in Exodus 19:12–13 (SBL 2012), Michael KibbeAbraham's Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How To Talk Back to God, J. Richard MiddletonThe Exodus You Almost Passed Over, Rabbi David FohrmanThe Lost World of the Torah: Law as Covenant and Wisdom in Ancient Context, John H. Walton and J. Harvey WaltonCreated Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought, Joshua A. BermanInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    The Dangerous Gift of God's Presence – Leviticus E4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 63:48

    In the second movement of Leviticus, Aaron and his sons agree to the terms of their covenant with Yahweh, signing up to be the gatekeepers of Heaven and Earth. But then Aaron's sons offer unholy fire before Yahweh—and then they die. What's going on here? A seven-day ceremony of consecration and celebration ends with everything going terribly wrong. Join Tim and Jon as they kick off the second movement of Leviticus, discussing the theme of holiness and a very difficult part of the story.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-15:55)Part two (15:55-23:52)Part three (23:52-50:02)Part four (50:02-01:03:48)Referenced ResourcesArt and Faith: A Theology of Making, Makoto FujimuraInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Adieu” by Evil Needle“Drowning In You” by L'Indécis "Covet" by Beautiful EulogyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What Did the Burnt Offerings Really Mean? – Leviticus E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 52:36

    What is the significance of the offerings described in Leviticus? In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they walk through the five offerings ancient Israelites made to Yahweh and see how the purpose of these practices sound a lot like the teachings of Jesus. Even here in Leviticus, Yahweh's hope for his people is the same: love God and love your neighbor.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-9:01)Part two (9:01-24:26)Part three (24:26-33:20)Part four (33:20-52:37)Referenced ResourcesWho Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord?: A Biblical Theology of the Book of Leviticus, L. Michael MoralesLeviticus: A Book of Ritual and Ethics, Jacob MilgromThe Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar WildeInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Educated Fool" by Jackie Hill Perry"Analogs" by GreyFloodSound design by Dan GummelShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What Is Atonement? – Leviticus E2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 73:15

    A God who wants nothing more than to dwell with humanity, a way forward to a repaired relationship between Heaven and Earth, atoning sacrifices meant to communicate grace (not punishment)—you'll find all of this in Leviticus. While the laws governing Israel's sacrificial system can be some of the most challenging parts of the Bible to read, they're an integral part of the unfolding story of the Bible. In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss the surprising beauty of sacrifice and atonement in the opening movement of Leviticus.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-8:01)Part two (8:01-17:00)Part three (17:00-46:24)Part four (46:24-1:13:16)Referenced ResourcesThe Temple: Its Symbolism and Meaning Then and Now, Joshua BermanWho Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord? A Biblical Theology of the Book of Leviticus, L. Michael MoralesAtonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews, David M. MoffittInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Pieces (Instrumental)" by I AM FRESH MUSIC"You Can Save Me" by Beautiful Eulogy"The First Day (Instrumental)" by Hear the StoryShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    How God Reveals Himself in Leviticus – Leviticus E1

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 64:34

    Holiness is a word we frequently associate with the Bible, but what does it mean? As we pick up the story from where we left off in Exodus, we find even Moses unable to enter God's presence—and a whole bunch of laws about situations many of us have never considered. What is going on in the scroll of Leviticus? And why is it important? In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they dive into the first movement of the Leviticus scroll, where we'll trace the theme of sacrifice.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-5:30)Part two (05:30-14:45)Part three (14:45-55:30)Part four (55:30-1:04:33)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Synth Groove” by Chase Mackintosh“Two for Joy” by Foxwood“Chilldrone” (Artist Unknown)Show produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Tyler Bailey. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by MacKenzie Buxman and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Two Takes on the Test at Mount Sinai –– Feat. Carmen Imes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 61:21

    Did Israel pass or fail God's test at Mount Sinai? And what did Yahweh mean when he made Israel a “nation of priests”? In this episode, Tim and Jon talk with long-time friend and Hebrew Bible scholar Dr. Carmen Imes. Tim and Carmen share differing interpretive perspectives of the Exodus story, reminding us that the Bible is meant to be meditated upon and studied within a community.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-18:45)Part two (18:45-30:30)Part three (30:30-40:45)Part four (40:45-1:01:20)Referenced ResourcesBearing God's Name: Why Sinai Still Matters, Carmen Joy ImesBaker Commentary on the Old TestamentTo Climb or Not To Climb? Israel's Ascent in Exodus 19:12–13 (SBL 2012), Michael KibbeThe Pentateuch as Narrative: A Biblical-Theological Commentary, John H. SailhamerAbraham's Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God, J. Richard MiddletonCarmen Joy Imes, “The Lost World of the Exodus: Functional Ontology and the Creation of a Nation,” For Us, but Not to Us: Essays on Creation, Covenant, and Context in Honor of John H. Walton, edited by Miglio, Reeder, Walton, and WayInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Levitate,” “Nostalgia,” and “Nice and Easy” by Junior StateShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Podcast annotations for the BibleProject app by Hannah Woo and Ashlyn Heise.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Why Moses Couldn't Enter the Tabernacle – Exodus E10

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 51:43

    In the second movement of Exodus, Moses walks straight into God's fiery presence on Mount Sinai without fear. But by the end of the scroll, he can't enter God's presence. What changed? Right after confirming their covenant with Yahweh, Israel turns around and commits idolatry by making and worshiping a golden calf. It's a choice that ruptures their relationship with Yahweh and even their connection to Moses. In this episode, join Jon and Tim as they explore the final portion of the third movement of Exodus.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-12:00)Part two (12:00-28:45)Part three (28:45-51:42)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“An Open Letter to Whoever's Listening” by Beautiful Eulogy“Hello From Portland” by Beautiful EulogyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Why Does the Tabernacle Furniture Even Matter? – Exodus E9

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 60:31

    Why does God seem to care so much about the furniture within the tabernacle? The instructions for the tabernacle furniture are about far more than aesthetics. They were means of dealing with Israel's moral brokenness, they served as reminders of Eden, and they were designed to form Israel into a people of perpetual surrender. In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they continue to trace the theme of the temple in the third movement of Exodus.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-16:45)Part two (16:45-39:30)Part three (39:30-48:00)Part four (48:00-1:00:30)Referenced ResourcesThe Literary Structure of the Old Testament: A Commentary on Genesis-Malachi, David A. DorseyJacob MilgromInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Midsummer” by Broke In Summer“Day and Night” by Aiguille“Movement” by FeltyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What's So Special About the Tabernacle? – Exodus E8

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 76:18

    You may have heard that God's holiness keeps him from getting close to sinful humanity, but in the Bible we see God regularly doing the opposite, drawing near to dwell with human beings. We encounter this reality again and again, including in a surprising place—the tabernacle blueprints. In this episode, join Jon and Tim as they walk through the opening act of the third movement of Exodus and explore the relationship between the tabernacle, the garden of Eden, unconditional love, and eternal life.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-13:00)Part two (13:00-45:45)Part three (45:45-1:03:30)Part four (1:03:30-1:16:12)Referenced ResourcesPrayer of Saint IgnatiusInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Covet” by Beautiful Eulogy“Beautiful Eulogy” by Beautiful Eulogy“Come Alive” by Beautiful EulogyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What Are the Ten Commandments All About? – Exodus E7

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 69:45

    We often think of the ten commandments as a list of dos and don'ts—the things you need to know to make God happy. But is that what they're really about? In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they take a deep dive into the ten commandments, and find out why they're far less about simulating moral perfection than they are about preserving proper worship of Yahweh and the shared dignity of humans as his image bearers.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-11:00)Part two (11:00-28:50)Part three (28:50-1:02:00)Part four (1:02:00-1:10:11)Referenced ResourcesBearing God's Name: Why Sinai Still Matters, Carmen Joy ImesCowboy Ten CommandmentsInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Evening Flight” by Sam Stewart“Long Lost Friend” by Sam Stewart“Unidentified Lights” by Sam StewartShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Testing at Mount Sinai – Exodus E6

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 62:38

    Mount Sinai is the famous spot where Yahweh gives Moses the ten commandments—and the location where most of Exodus, all of Leviticus, and the first ten chapters of Numbers take place. When Israel first arrives at Sinai, they fail yet another test and try to get Moses to pass it for them. In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they explore Yahweh's fiery presence, the test at Sinai, and the question of Israel's national identity: will they be the kingdom of priests Yahweh intends?View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-11:30)Part two (11:30-21:30)Part three (21:30-43:00)Part four (43:00-1:02:37)Referenced ResourcesThe Pentateuch as Narrative: A Biblical-Theological Commentary, John H. SailhamerInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Intermission” by Sam Stewart“That Happy Scene in Stranger Things” by Sam Stewart“Unidentified Lights” by Sam StewartShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder.

    Israel Tests Yahweh – Exodus E5

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 71:21

    The nation of Israel seems to go from one life-threatening situation to another in the Exodus scroll. From slavery in Egypt to being cornered between a hostile army and a vast body of water, Israel's God has delivered them from everything so far. Now in the wilderness, they face a series of three tests. Will they trust Yahweh to deliver them again? In this episode, Tim and Jon explore Israel's testing in the wilderness.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-9:05)Part two (9:05-25:45)Part three (25:45-44:10)Part four (44:10-55:30)Part five (55:30-1:11:21)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSBeneath Your Waves by Sleepy FishShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    God Tests His Chosen Ones – Exodus E4

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 62:36

    Nobody likes tests. But the test is a recurring pattern in the biblical story for how God relates to his chosen ones. So are humans just lab rats in a divine experiment, or is there something else going on? Join Tim and Jon as they talk about the theme of the test and the famous account of Israel crossing the Sea of Reeds, as we dive into the second movement of the Exodus scroll.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-14:30)Part two (14:30-20:25)Part three (20:25-33:30)Part four (33:30-49:50)Part five (49:50-1:02:37)Referenced ResourcesDictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch (The IVP Bible Dictionary Series), T. Desmond Alexander and David W. BakerBernard F. BattoInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSReflection by SwørnShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Why Are There 10 Plagues? – Exodus E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 60:04

    The ten plagues––they're fascinating, they're famous, and they sometimes seem overly harsh. Where do they fit in the story of the Bible and the process of God revealing his own name and character? In this episode, Tim and Jon talk about the ten plagues, or ten acts of de-creation, in which Yahweh uses his power over creation to undo his own creation in judgment. Listen in as we explore how God's response to evil reveals another layer of his character.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-11:15)Part two (11:15-24:15)Part three (24:15-44:45)Part four (44:45-01:00:03)Referenced ResourcesHebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, Ludwig Koehler, Walter Baumgartner, M. E. J. Richardson, J. J. StammExodus: An Exegetical and Theological Exposition of Holy Scripture (Volume 2) (The New American Commentary), Douglas K. StewartInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"My Room Becomes The Sea" by Sleepy FishShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Yahweh and the Exodus –– Exodus E2

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 65:46

    The story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt is famous for good reason—a burning bush, a transforming staff, 10 plagues, and the Passover. The exodus is also the story that defines God's personal name, Yahweh. What does this narrative show us about Yahweh? And why does God care so much that people know his name? In this episode, Tim and Jon talk about God's character revealed through his acts of deliverance and judgment.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-12:15)Part two (12:15-39:45)Part three (39:45-50:30)Part four (50:30-1:05:45)Referenced ResourcesThe Violence of the Biblical God, L. Daniel HawkThe Sentence in Biblical Hebrew, Francis I. AndersenInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Parkbench Epiphany” by AntimidasShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    “God” Is Not a Name – Exodus E1

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 65:28

    God is not a name—it's a title. In fact, the God of the Bible introduces himself by a specific name in one of the most famous stories in the Bible, the exodus event, when he works through Moses and Aaron to deliver Israel from slavery in Egypt. In this episode, Tim and Jon dive into the first movement of the Exodus scroll and explore the theme of God's name.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-12:15)Part two (12:15-23:45)Part three (23:45-46:30)Part four (46:30-1:05:28)Referenced ResourcesThe Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, Ludwig Koehler, Walter Baumgartner, and Johann Jakob StammInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Field Studies, Vol. 1” by Chillhop MusicShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Why Can't Jacob and Esau Both Be Blessed? – Genesis Q+R

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 61:18

    How is Jesus the first-born of creation and the “second Adam”? Why are the biblical authors so obsessed with the east? And why can't Jacob and Esau both be blessed? In this episode, Tim and Jon tackle your questions about the Genesis scroll.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Is Jesus Both the First-born and Chosen Second-Born? (1:27)Why Are the Biblical Authors Obsessed with the East? (7:00)Where Did Cain Find a Wife? (15:55)Who Are the Nephilim? (21:14)Does God Test Abraham Because He Banished Ishmael? (33:05)Why Can't Jacob and Esau Both Be Blessed? (42:30)Referenced ResourcesGenesis: History, Fiction, or Neither?: Three Views on the Bible's Earliest Chapters (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), James K. Hoffmeier, Gordon J. Wenham, Kenton L. Sparks"And You Shall Tell Your Son...": The Concept of the Exodus in the Bible, Yair ZakovitchThe Blessing and the Curse, Jeff S. AndersonInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Joseph the Suffering Servant – Genesis E8

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 44:48

    He lays down his life to save a remnant of God's people, he brings God's blessing to all nations, he forgives those who tried to kill him, and his name is … Joseph? In this episode, Tim and Jon conclude our study of the Genesis scroll with a final look at the theme of exile. See how Joseph's story becomes an important part of the Bible's depiction of the ultimate suffering servant, Jesus the Messiah.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-6:30)Part two (6:30-17:00)Part three (17:00-33:20)Part four (33:20-44:49)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Cocktail Hour” by StrehlowShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Joseph the Exile – Genesis E7

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 41:50

    Joseph is one of the Bible's most famous characters, and in the Genesis scroll, his story is a climactic moment in the theme of exile that spans the whole book. In this episode, Tim and Jon dive into the fourth and final movement of Genesis, a narrative rich with patterns, repeated words, and the presence of God even in the pit.  View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-11:30)Part two (11:30-24:45)Part three (24:45-41:51)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Directions” by Blue Wednesday X ShopanShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Wrestling God for a Blessing – Genesis E6

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 66:00

    Throughout the story of the Bible, God singles out different people, like Jacob, to be the conduit of his blessing to all humanity. But from birth, Jacob consistently acts more like the snake from the garden of Eden than a righteous chosen one of God. He lies his way into blessings that God had intended for him all along. So what will God do? In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss the theme of blessing and curse in the life of Jacob.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-17:30)Part two (17:30-28:20)Part three (28:20-45:30)Part four (45:30-1:05:57)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.You can experience the literary themes and movements we're tracing on the podcast in the BibleProject app, available for Android and iOS.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“The Great Escape” by Blue WednesdayShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Great Blessing and Great Responsibility – Genesis E5

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 62:43

    The word “blessing” brings to mind a variety of images for all of us. But what exactly does it mean when God blesses someone? And where did the curse come from? In this episode, Tim and Jon start exploring the third movement of Genesis, tracing the theme of blessing and curse.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-18:35)Part two (18:35-37:40)Part three (37:40-51:30)Part four (51:30-1:01:42)Referenced ResourcesThe Blessing and the Curse: Trajectories in the Theology of the Old Testament, Jeff S. AndersonInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Endless Beginnings” by Smile High and Teddy RoxpinShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    We'll Be Back Next Week!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 31, 2022 1:53

    Today would have been our 287th podcast episode. We haven't missed a single week in seven years! Unfortunately, we won't be able to release our next episode until a week from now, Monday, February 7th, when we will dive into the third movement of Genesis, focusing on the life of Jacob.This week take the time to explore our catalogue and listen to an episode you haven't heard before. You can also listen to the podcast in our new app and check out our new interactive podcast feature. As you listen to podcast episodes on the app, you can access additional content (videos, articles, other podcast episodes, books) that relate to that episode as they pop up in real time. You can download the app for Android and iPhone.In preparation for the next theme we're studying on the podcast, check out our series on Generosity, as well as an interview we shared a number of years ago called God and Money. It's  the story of two Harvard business grads whose understanding of money and generosity was radically transformed by the Bible.

    Trees of Testing and Blessing – Genesis E4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 65:26

    The family of Abraham is chosen by God. But despite God's promises to them, they continually act out of greed, division, fear, deception, and lack of trust in Yahweh. How does God respond to this? What will he do to make sure his blessing comes to all nations? Join Tim, Jon, and Carissa as they continue tracing the theme of the tree of life in the second movement of Genesis.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-13:50)Part two (13:50-27:45)Part three (27:45-36:30)Part four (36:30-53:45)Part five (53:45-1:05:28)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“We Must Believe in Spring” by Psalm Trees & Guillaume MuschalleShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Under the Trees with Yahweh – Genesis E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 50:23

    Blessing, testing, failure, success, God's plan for the nations—you'll find all these themes woven through the story of the Bible, often accompanied by … trees? While it might not seem obvious, trees play an important role in the Bible and, notably, in the life of Abraham. In this episode, join Tim, Jon, and Carissa as they dive into the second movement of Genesis and trace the theme of trees through the story of Abraham.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-08:25)Part two (08:25-20:26)Part three (20:26-27:28)Part four (27:28-38:00)Part five (38:00-50:20)Referenced ResourcesThe Tabernacle Pre-Figured: Cosmic Mountain Ideology in Genesis and Exodus, L. Michael MoralesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Invisible” by Philanthrope and mommyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    God's Spirit in the Flood Narrative – Genesis E2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 59:45

    When we think of God's Spirit, judgment is probably not what comes to mind. But the biblical authors saw God's Spirit as the one who gave life and took it away—the one who could create, de-create, and recreate. In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa follow the theme of God's Spirit through the second half of the first movement of Genesis.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-10:20)Part two (10:20-29:00)Part three (29:00-35:00)Part four (35:00-43:30)Part five (43:30-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Meraki” by Juan RiosShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    BibleProject in 2021 and Beyond

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 18:35

    In the final episode of the year, Tim, Jon, Carissa, and the CEO of BibleProject, Steve, reflect on our journey together in 2021 and look forward to some exciting plans for 2022 and beyond. Thank you to all of our listeners and supporters for your generosity and for joining us as we experience the Bible together.View full show notes from this episode →Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Applying the Paradigm: Movements and Links

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 57:23

    How do we apply the biblical paradigm to our own Bible reading? It starts with reading the Bible in movements—the thematic patterns in which the biblical authors organized their ideas long before chapters and verse numbers were printed. In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa introduce us to biblical movements and walk through how to identify and trace biblical themes on our own.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0:00-14:00)Part two (14:00-19:45)Part three (19:45-29:30)Part four (29:30-37:45)Part five (37:45-48:00)Part six (48:00-57:21)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Into the Past” by CYGN“Me.So” by Mind Your Time“Invisible” by Philanthrope & mommy“Alive” by OuskaShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    God's Spirit in Creation – Genesis E1

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 56:18

    Why does the author of Genesis make a point to name God's Spirit in Genesis 1 and 2? In this week's episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa embark on a new journey for the BibleProject podcast—reading the Bible in thematic movements, starting with a close look at the Holy Spirit's role in the book of Genesis.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-10:00)Part two (10:00-23:00)Part three (23:00-39:00)Part four (39:00-50:00)Part five (50:00-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Wanderlust” by MakzoShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Is the Bible Trustworthy? – Paradigm Q+R #2

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 68:29

    How do we teach the Bible to our children? How can a book written by humans be divinely authoritative? Is the Bible historically accurate? In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa wrap up the Paradigm series by responding to your questions!View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps How Do We Teach the Bible to Our Children? (1:01)Are the Epistles Meditation Literature? (15:54)Can Anyone Understand the Bible? (25:45)How Do We Help Our Churches Learn How to Read the Bible? (32:32)How Can a Book Written by Humans Be Divine? (41:44)Is the Bible Historically Accurate? (51:32)Referenced ResourcesThe Jesus Storybook BibleWestminster Confession of Faith (Section 1.7 is referenced in this episode.)Interested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    How (Not) To Read the Bible – Feat. Dan Kimball

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 56:27

    What do we do with the passages in the Bible that are really difficult? Violence, slavery, the treatment of women—what the Bible has to say about these topics has, at times, been misinterpreted and misused. Join Tim, Jon, Carissa, and special guest Dan Kimball as they discuss his book, How (Not) to Read the Bible, and explore how any topic in the Bible looks different when we see it as part of a unified story.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-15:20)Part two (15:20-26:40)Part three (26:40-44:00)Part four (44:00-57:14)Referenced ResourcesHow (Not) to Read the Bible: Making Sense of the Anti-Women, Anti-Science, Pro-Violence, Pro-Slavery, and Other Crazy-Sounding Parts of Scripture, Dan KimballGregory KouklJohn H. WaltonMere Christianity, C. S. LewisA History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Karen ArmstrongInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Cycles” by SwuMShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    The Last Pillar: Communal Literature – Paradigm E11

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 62:26

    Are there ways to read the Bible other than a private quiet time? For most of Church history, followers of Jesus read the Bible out loud in groups and passed along its message verbally. In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa talk about what it means for the Bible to be communal literature and how knowing that might just change the way we experience it today.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0:00-19:15)Part two (19:15-13:50)Part three (13:50-21:30)Part four (21:30-31:30)Part five (31:30-47:30)Part six (47:30-55:30)Part seven (55:30-1:02:25)Referenced ResourcesEarly History of the Alphabet, Joseph NavehThe JPS Torah Commentary: Deuteronomy, Jeffrey H. TigayScripture and Its Interpretation: A Global, Ecumenical Introduction to the Bible, Michael J. GormanInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Uncut Gems” by Mezhdunami“Dreams (Instrumental)” by Xander“Like the Sky, or Something Else” by Sleepy Fish“Life” by KVShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Zach McKinley, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    What the Bible's Authors Took for Granted – Paradigm E10

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 70:38

    Have you ever figured out halfway through a conversation that you and another person were on totally different pages? Reading the Bible can feel like this at times. We're all products of our cultures, families, and environments, and it affects how we understand others. In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa prepare us for a cross-cultural conversation with the Bible by discussing the cultural values of the biblical authors.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-13:20)Part two (13:20-25:30)Part three (25:30-41:15)Part four (41:15-48:00)Part five (48:00-59:45)Part six (59:45-1:10:33)Referenced ResourcesThe Biblical Cosmos: A Pilgrim's Guide to the Weird and Wonderful World of the Bible, Robin A. ParryApostle of the Crucified Lord: A Theological Introduction to Paul and His Letters, Michael J. GormanPaul and the Gift, John M.G. BarclayInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Scream” by Moby“Euk's First Race” by David Gummel“Where Peace and Rest Are Found” by Greyflood“Mood” by Lemmino“A New Year” by Scott BuckleyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, Zach McKinley, and Frank Garza. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    The Bible Wasn't Written in English – Paradigm E9

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 58:38

    What makes the biblical languages so important? Because the Bible was written in another time and culture, we need to honor its ancient historical context and original languages as we read and study it. In this week's podcast episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa explore why an awareness of the Bible's culture––and our own––can help us be better interpreters of the Bible.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-15:00)Part two (15:00-20:30)Part three (20:30-33:15)Part four (33:15-44:45)Part five (44:45-58:37)Referenced ResourcesThe Epic of Eden: A Christian Entry into the Old Testament, Sandra L. RichterMisreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible, E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O'BrienMisreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes: Patronage, Honor, and Shame in the Biblical World, E. Randolph Richards and Richard JamesA Theory of Semiotics, Umberto EcoReading the Bible Intertextually, Richard B. Hays, Stefan Alkier, Leroy A. HuizengaInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Imagination” by Montell Fish“Smith the Mister” by Ohayo“Two for Joy” by Foxwood“Bloc” by KVShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Wisdom for Life's Complexity – Paradigm E8

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 61:49

    As followers of Jesus, how can we know we are making the “right” choice in situations the Bible doesn't address? How can we know the difference between what's good and bad? In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa talk about the Bible's purpose as wisdom literature designed to reveal God's wisdom to humanity––even for complex circumstances it doesn't explicitly address.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0-13:20)Part two (13:20-19:45)Part three (19:45-31:00)Part four (31:00-43:15)Part five (43:15-55:20)Part six (55:20-1:01:50)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Loving Someone You Lost” by The Field Tapes“Vexento” by Yesterday on Repeat“Everything Fades to Blue” by Sleepy FishShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Inspiration, Quiet Time, and Slaying Your Giants – Paradigm Q+R #1

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 79:00

    How were the books of the Bible selected? What should we do if we have a hard time reading the Bible? How does the Bible apply to daily life? In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa respond to your questions from the Paradigm series so far. Thanks to our audience for all your incredible questions!View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Do Christians Need To Have a Daily Quiet Time? (0:38)What's the Difference Between Inspired and Inerrant? (9:57)What Bible Did Jesus Use? (31:09)Should We Call the Bible the Word of God? (37:14)Should the Apocryphal Books Be in the Protestant Bible? (45:40)What About the JEDP Theory? (55:52)How Should We Apply Scripture to Our Lives? (1:03:30)What Do You Do if the Bible Was Used Against You? (1:09:20)Referenced ResourcesThe Chicago Statement on Biblical InerrancyFive Views on Biblical Inerrancy (Counterpoints: Bible and Theology), J. MerrickThe Pentateuch: International Perspectives on Current Research, Thomas DozemanParadigm Change in Pentateuchal Research, Matthias Armgart“Was the Documentary Hypothesis Tainted by Wellhausen's Antisemitism?,” Alan T. LevensonInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTSShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    In the Beginning – John 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 61:11

    The apostle John is the most poetic of the Gospel storytellers, but what is he really communicating with his beautiful, imagery-laden language? Join Tim, Jon, and Carissa for a closer look at John 1 and discover how John incorporates elements of the Genesis and Exodus narratives to form a portrait of how God responds to rebellious people.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0-13:15)Part two (13:15-24:45)Part three (24:45-37:30)Part four (37:30-48:00)Part five (48:00-54:00)Part six (54:00-1:01:17)Referenced ResourcesDavid Andrew Teeter, Hebrew Bible scholarWilliam Arthur Tooman, Hebrew Bible scholarGod Dwells with Us: Temple Symbolism in the Fourth Gospel, Mary L. ColoeJohn (Word Biblical Commentary Volume 36), George R. Beasley-MurrayThe Jewish Temple: A Non-Biblical Sourcebook, C. T. R. HaywardInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Day and Night” by Aiguille“Movement” by FeltyShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Literature for a Lifetime – Paradigm E6

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 55:11

    What's the ideal way to study the Bible? Is it 20 minutes of reading every morning or larger blocks of time throughout the week? In this episode, join Tim, Jon, and Carissa as they discuss what it means for the Bible to be ancient Jewish meditation literature. The biblical authors never intended for it to be understood in one sitting, but over the course of a lifetime of re-reading.View full show notes from this episode →TimestampsPart one (0-19:30)Part two (19-30-32:00)Part three (32:00-46:00)Part four (46:00-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.David Andrew Teeter, Hebrew Bible scholarShow Music“Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Acedotes” by MakzoShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder.Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Who Is the Bible About? – Paradigm E5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 55:44

    Is the story of the Bible about humans or God? Because the Bible is about the Messiah—the God who became human—it's about both God and humans. In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa discuss how the story of the Bible and all of its main themes come to their fulfillment in Jesus, making it a story that's personal but not private, a redemption story for all of us.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00 - 16:45)Part two (16:45 - 31:00)Part three (31:00 - 46:30)Part four (46:30 - End)Referenced ResourcesThe Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1, J. Richard MiddletonDavid Andrew Teeter, Hebrew Bible scholarInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“On a Walk” by FantompowerShow produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    How the New Testament Came To Be – Paradigm E4

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 52:39

    At first glance, the New Testament can seem wildly different from the Old Testament––but is it? Jesus saw himself as the fulfillment of the Hebrew Scriptures and the climax of the story that began thousands of years before his birth. In this episode, join Tim, Jon, and Carissa as they explore the unity of the New Testament and the intricate yet consistent storyline of the Bible.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00-10:40)Part two (10:40-23:30)Part three (23:30-34:50)Part four (34:50-End)Referenced ResourcesThe Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance, Bruce M. MetzgerThe Question of Canon: Challenging the Status Quo in the New Testament Debate, Michael J. KrugerAll Things New: Revelation As Canonical Capstone, Brian J. TabbThe Oxford Handbook of ChristologyInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Day One” by Deric Torres“Day Two” by Deric Torres“Temple Garden” by BVGShow produced by Cooper Peltz, Dan Gummel, and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    The Bible had Editors? – Paradigm E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 58:05

    How can a collection of ancient manuscripts written by numerous people over thousands of years tell one unified story? In this episode, Tim, Jon, and Carissa dive into how the Bible was written and how such a diverse collection of authors, literary styles, and themes can form one divinely inspired, unified story.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (00:00 - 13:30)Part two (13:30 - 22:00)Part three (22:00 - 36:00)Part four (36:00 - 45:40)Part five (45:40 - end)Referenced ResourcesThe Shape of the Writings (Siphrut: Literature and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures), Julius Steinberg and Timothy J. StoneThe Journey from Texts to Translations: The Origin and Development of the Bible, Paul D. WegnerLee Martin McDonald's collected worksDominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible, Stephen G. DempsterThe Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible's Grand Narrative, Christopher J. H. WrightInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS"Aftersome" by ToonorthShow produced by Cooper Peltz, Dan Gummel, and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Who Wrote the Bible? – Paradigm E2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 52:28

    How does God work in the world and communicate with humanity? In this episode, Tim and Jon explore God's relationship with his creation and the relationship between the Bible's divine and human origins. They also discuss how God uses human words to communicate his divine word.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0:00-16:30)Part two (16:30-31:30)Part three (31:30-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Birth” by Mr. Käfer“Tending The Garden (feat. Kennebec)” by Stan Forebee Show produced by Cooper Peltz. Edited by Dan Gummel, and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    How Do You Read the Bible? – Paradigm E1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 64:58

    Have you ever read the Bible and felt like you're not “getting it” or that you're not connecting with God? In this episode, Tim and Jon take a look at the (often unhelpful) paradigms through which we interact with Scripture. They explore how seeing the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus not only gives the Bible space to do what it was created to do, but frees us up to be transformed by the story it's telling.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0:00-15:00)Part two (15:00-27:00)Part three (27:00-39:00)Part four (39:00-52:00)Part five (52:00-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.A Greek-English Lexicon, Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott, edited by Henry Stuart JonesShow Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Evil Needle” by Sound EscapesShow produced by Cooper Peltz, Dan Gummel, and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Hyperlinks and Patterns in Jonah – Jonah E3

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 54:37

    What makes a person worthy to be chosen by God to do his work? In the story of the Bible, some of God's choices seem obvious, people with lots of merit. Other times, his rationale is less clear to us––as with Jonah, a chosen one who might be worse than the people he was supposed to help. In this episode, listen in as Tim describes the biblical design pattern of the chosen righteous intercessor. This is a sneak peek into our free graduate-level course on Jonah, which will be featured in the new Classroom resource available in 2022. View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0:00-16:35)Part two (16:35-22:30)Part three (22:30-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Jonah class session notes, including the handout “How to Read a Text Like the Hebrew Bible” (page 5)Jonah: A Literal-Literary Translation, Tim MackieShow Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Keep an Open Mind” by Olive MusiqueShow produced by Cooper Peltz, Dan Gummel, and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

    Jonah's Literary Context – Jonah E2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 53:49

    The Hebrew Bible contains one story of human failure after another, leaving us with no doubt in our minds: humanity desperately needs a leader. In this episode, Tim walks us through the structure of the Hebrew Bible and how it shows us Jonah is an anti-leader, the opposite of what humanity needs, whose failure prepares us for the ultimate leader and Savior, Jesus. This is a sneak peek into our free graduate-level course on Jonah, which will be featured in the new Classroom resource available in 2022.View full show notes from this episode →Timestamps Part one (0:00-19:40)Part two (19:40-27:30)Part three (27:30-42:30)Part four (42:30-end)Referenced ResourcesInterested in more? Check out Tim's library here.Jonah class session notes, including the handout “How to Read a Text Like the Hebrew Bible” (page 5)Jonah: A Literal-Literary Translation, Tim MackieThe Wisdom of Ben Sira (which Tim mentions in part one) is a deuterocanonical work of biblical theology written shortly before the Maccabean Revolt.Show Music “Defender (Instrumental)” by TENTS“Keep an Open Mind” by Olive MusiqueShow produced by Cooper Peltz, Dan Gummel, and Zach McKinley. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Powered and distributed by Simplecast.

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