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!
Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price continue talking about the Bread of the Presence. What does it have to do with the Lord's supper, the Trinity and Holiness? They also discuss the name of God and begin looking at a tree bearing the fruit of light. Check it out.
Get ready for the Ark of the Covenant! Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk a lot about the construction of the Ark and what God is pointing to in it. They then discuss the theme of exile and return in the Bible and end with some thoughts on the Bread of the Presence. Check it out!
A whole lot about the tabernacle. What does this tell us about the incarnation and even the Lord's Supper? How does the Apostle John condense all of this down to one verse? What is holiness and how does a person, thing, time or space become holy? Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about all this and more in this episode. Check it out!
Plagues of hornets, building altars, establishing the offices of priest and prophet and the book of the covenant. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about all these things before getting to the main point at the end... and it's bloody and glorious. Check it out!
Don't be a bad witness. Don't take a bribe. Take care of the poor. Help the one who hates you. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about these instructions and how we love to apply the law to everyone but ourselves. But after a ton of Law we hear about an Angel with God's name in Him who can forgive. Who is He? Listen and find out!
There is a lot about crime and punishment in this episode. Some of these rules seem odd but there may be more going on in them than you think. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about the defense of the vulnerable, an eye for an eye and why once the law is given rules for punishment had to follow. Check it out!
The 10 Commandments may be in the rearview mirror but God isn't done speaking. Two kinds of fear? Instructions for altars. What is worship really about? Everything is religious? Rules for Old slavery. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price begin sorting through what God says following the 10 commandments in this episode. Check it out!
Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price finish up the 10 Commandments. They spend a lot of time talking about the Sabbath and why it contains almost as many words as the rest of the commandments put together. Most the the remaining commandments are in the negative (you shall not) but is there a positive flip-side to them? They talk about these things and more in this episode. Check it out!
It's time for the ten commandments! Well, it's time for the first two anyway. What does it mean to have no other God's before God's own face? Are all images forbidden no matter what? What does it mean to take the Lord's name in vain? Is God really jealous? Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about all these things. There may be more going on in the first two commandments than you think and some things not going on that you thought were. Check it out!
Mount Sinai is a freaky place. Darkness, thunder, lightening and threats of death. What are the differences between Sinai and Calvary? Moses brings the words from God to the people. We know them as the 10 commandments but is that the best way to understand them? Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about all this and more in this episode.
Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about the importance of calendars and geography for the Jews. Moses is a one-man court and his father-in-law doesn't think that is wise. And God recaps what He has done with some awesome and poetic language. Check it out!
Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about the Israelites being attacked by Amalek. What's up with Moses having to keep his arms outstretched with the Staff of God? We see one non-Israelite attack and another convert. What does this say about the vision of God for His people. They talk about it all and a little about missionary dating. Check it out!