Chad and Daniel tackle the dietary rules for Israel. Why are some animals clean and others unclean? Is it health? Is it pagan association? Is there any real reason at all? What does it have to do with holiness? And what does God declaring all things clean tell us about the New Covenant? They talk about all this and more. Have a listen!
God is showing up with fire in this episode. Chad and Daniel discuss fire in the Bible and it's consuming nature. Two young priests get the holiness of God wrong and it goes very badly. Why do we think if God showed up in power that would be enough for us? Turns out what God says is holy, is holy and what He has not, is not... including all of us. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel quickly move through chapter 7 and get into chapter 8 of Leviticus. What is a "free will" offering? What is the significance of the ordination of Priests? Blood from head to toe? What is going on with anointing oil and Aaron's beard? What does all this tell us about the priesthood of all believers? Everything is coming up sacramental. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel talk about the word "Law" or "Torah" in the old testament and why understanding it matters. How is holiness contagious? What is Jesus really doing when he heals people? How is Jesus both Word and Sacrament and how is that consistent with the old testament? Sanctification hasn't changed any more than God has. Have a listen!
What does Leviticus have to say about sacramental nature of the sacrificial system? How does it show us God's desire that everyone be forgiven regardless of who they were? What about those who were not Jews? How does having only one God and how He is described draw people in? Leviticus says a lot about being made right with God, but what about making thing right between two people? Chad and Daniel talk about all this and more. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel explore how God has made a way to deal with sin. What is going on in the Old Testament sin offering? What is it pointing to? What about sins you don't know are sins? Why hedging your bets on Jesus and anything else is a bad idea. And of course, they end up in the book of Hebrews again. Have a listen!
Peace offerings, fat, and blood. That's what Chad and Daniel are talking about this week. They discuss why God asks that offerings be done a certain way and explore the common thread running through Isaiah, the Psalms into the life of Jesus. Grab a fork and knife, God created you to eat! Check it out!
What is with all the different kinds of offerings? Why is the grain offering significant? Chad and Daniel talk about this and it's connection to holiness and the Lord's Supper. Also, what's the deal with salt in the Bible? Listen and find out!
Chad and Daniel start digging into Leviticus. How has God provided a way for everyone to have their sins forgiven? How do old testament passages color in our view of atonement? and what does Leviticus have to do with Jesus clearing out the temple? They talk about it all. Have a listen!
It's time to move on to the book of Leviticus but before they dig in, Chad and Daniel spend some time talking about the themes of Leviticus and why they matter more than many people think and how the concept of sacrifice is nothing new to us. It's probably far more interesting than you think. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel make a sprint to the end of Exodus and wrap the book up. There is much about the impact of receiving God's mercy and grace and why work is good. The story of Exodus is really the story of creation and God dwelling with His people. We hope you have enjoyed the journey.
Chad and Daniel talk a bunch about the glory of God and the theology of the cross as they look at Moses' interaction with God that leaves his face glowing. Where else do we see something like this? How have we misunderstood this passage? Is the Gospel greater than the Law? They talk about all this and more. Have a listen!
It's Christmas! And that means 40 Minutes in the Old Testament and 30 Minutes in the New Testament are coming together again. Daniel, Chad, and Erick tackle the song of Mary recounted in the first chapter of Luke's Gospel. There is a lot going on in these 10 verses and the guys have a lot of fun taking it apart. Have a listen and Merry Christmas!
Chad and Daniel get into a discussion about the theology of the cross as seen in the interaction between God and Moses. Moses wants to see God's face and glory but God will only show him His backside and goodness. How do we reconcile one of the most seemingly contradictory text's in the Bible and if we saw God's face, what would it look like? It's all in this episode. Check it out.
Chad and Daniel talk about "the great sin" and how God views idolatry as adultery throughout the Old Testament. God has separated Himself from the people and Moses argues that holiness is at stake. The guys bunny trail for a bit in Revelation before coming back around to the Christ-like work of Moses trying to restore the people's relationship with God. Check it out!
Chad and Daniel discuss the funniest passage in the old testament followed by a very difficult one. Moses questions Aaron about the golden calf. Aaron lies. God offers mercy but not everyone takes it. What does God's reaction to Isreal's idolatry tell us and where are Christ and the gospel in all of this? They talk about these things and more in this episode. Check it out!
Before Moses smashes the 10 commandments and makes the people drink their idol, he has a strange discussion with God. Can you change God's mind? How do we appeal to God? How is Moses not only a type of the Law but also a type of Christ? Chad and Daniel are talking about all of those things in this episode. Check it out!
Chad and Daniel are back in Exodus. Since everyone is religious at heart the people corner Aaron in Moses' absence and demand a God to worship. Gold is pulled off the ears of the people and the most famous idol in the Bible is fashioned. It's an odd yet common thing to have the right God's name but the wrong god altogether. There is a lot to talk about in these 6 verses. Have a listen!
This podcast was recorded live Here We Still Stand Conference in San Diego, California. Chad Bird, Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson discuss Isaiah 61 and Luke 4. The guys had a blast recording this. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel talk about the temple tax, why it was instituted and what Jesus says about it later. How do all the things going on in the tabernacle serve to comfort us now? A couple of guys with odd names are given the gift of being craftsmen and why does more talk of the Sabbath come in here? They discuss all of that in this episode. Have a listen!
Chad and Daniel talk about the ordination of the priests and how holiness is transferred and why it's important. Do just people need this or is there more to it than that? What is packed into the promise of God being "your God?" And what is going on with all the incense? All that and more in this episode. Have a listen!
What's up with casting lots and other things like that? Why is the name of God placed on priest's foreheads? How do Chad and Daniel end up in the book of Revelation? Plus a bonus bunny trail about how Apostles are called. Have a listen!
What is the purpose of the ornateness of the tabernacle? What is going on with everything the priests and high priest have wear? How do all of these things point to Christ, the cross, and our redemption? Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about these things and more in this episode. Have a listen!
This episode spends most of the 40 minutes talking about the veil. What was it's duel purpose? Why was it torn from top to bottom at Christ's death? What was being fulfilled? What to baptism and the Lord's Supper have to do with it? Chad and Daniel bounce around Exodus to the gospels to Hebrews to get the answers. Have a listen!
It's a whole lot about trees, light and Holy Spirit this week. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price take a closer at the lampstand and discuss the sevenfold Spirit of God and God's use of trees through the scriptures. Jesus says He is the light of the world. How does that statement fit in with all of this? It's an interesting episode. Have a listen!