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40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 137 (Numbers 12:1-16)

Miriam and Aaron get a little big for their britches and speak against Moses. What does this have with Moses’ Cushite wife and the fact that others are prophesying? God isn’t pleased with this at all and acts swiftly. God makes an important distinction between Moses and other prophets and Miriam becomes leprous. The one sinned against intercedes for the transgressor and God responds in mercy. Chad and Daniel talk about all of this. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 137 (Numbers 12:1-16)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 83 (Acts 21:1-22:2)

Paul is headed out, but there seems to be some contradictions concerning whether God wants him to go or not. How do we deal with these texts? James has a plan to help those “zealous for the law” accept Paul. It doesn’t go as planned. Paul ends up beaten by a mob and is almost killed. Should Paul have ever gone along with this plan? Daniel and Erick talk about all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 83 (Acts 21:1-22:2)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 136 (Numbers 11:4-35)

The “riff-raff” start complaining about the food situation in the wilderness and the people start demanding meat. What was mana like? Was it really that bad? Moses gets frustrated and asks God to kill him. God refuses and appoints 70 elders to help him instead. And God gives the people an insane about of quail as a strange form of judgment. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 136 (Numbers 11:4-35)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 82 (Acts 19:21-20:38)

Paul wants to deliver an offering to the Jewish church. He sends Timothy to the church in Corinth with a letter as a riot breaks out due to the complaints of an idol maker. The church is meeting on Sunday for the Lord’s Supper and Paul preaches a man to sleep. The man falls out of a window and dies but is raised back to life. Paul knows the end of his ministry is coming and tells the people at Ephesus that they will not see him again.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 82 (Acts 19:21-20:38)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 135 (Numbers 9:15-11:3)

The Jews are marching through the wilderness led by a cloud of fire. We get some information about the instruments used in worship. Why are trumpets blown over certain sacrifices? How is worship a sort of time traveling? Moses asks an unlikely man to go with them on their journey to the promised land. And just as things seem to be going well, the people start complaining. Chad and Daniel talk about all of this. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 135 (Numbers 9:15-11:3)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 81 (Acts 18:24-19:20)

We are introduced to Apollos. He is a good preacher who needs a certain part of his theology tweaked. What is going on with believers not knowing about the Holy Spirit? Paul’s reputation and message spreads until all of Asia hears the gospel. Handkerchiefs are being used to heal people while some men try to tap into the power of God and end up beaten and naked. Daniel and Erick discuss all of this.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 81 (Acts 18:24-19:20)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 134 (Numbers 8:1-9:14)

Chad and Daniel discuss the Levites becoming a living sacrifice and how it relates to what Paul says later. What are the implications of being part of the priesthood of all believers? They discuss the Old Testament saints writing things they didn’t fully understand. Some men become ritually unclean and are unable to celebrate the Passover and Moses goes to God for a solution. God shows His desire for people to be able to participate in His promises.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 134 (Numbers 8:1-9:14)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 80 (Acts 17:16-18:23)

Paul is busy traveling, preaching and making tents. How does his strategy change based on which group he is talking to? We hear his famous argument at Mars Hill. Is he really done with the Jews? Why do all these people and places matter? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 80 (Acts 17:16-18:23)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 133 (Numbers 6:22-7:89)

Chad and Daniel talk about the significance of hair in the Bible. They explore one of the best benedictions in scripture. Is this Aaron’s benediction or God’s? What are the Trinitarian implications in this blessing? They discuss why certain passages are well known and the power of the spoken word of God. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 133 (Numbers 6:22-7:89)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 79 (Acts 16:25-17:15)

Paul and Silas are singing in prison when an earthquake opens all the doors. A jailer wants to kill himself but ends up baptizing his family instead. They go back to the prison but Paul has a plan to put fear into the authorities and secure their release. We are introduced to a man named Jason who helps Paul and Silas escape persecution brought on by false accusations. And is the church an institution or a movement? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 79 (Acts 16:25-17:15)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 132 (Numbers 5:11-6:21)

Chad and Daniel tackle one of the stranger texts in the Old Testament. When a husband suspects his wife of adultery a ritual is put forth to find out the truth. It involves drinking dirt and ink and a curse. What is going on here? Why would God set something like this up? How does the way Jesus handles accusations of adultery help us with this text? They then move on and discuss the Nazirite Vow. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 132 (Numbers 5:11-6:21)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 131 (Numbers 3:1-5:10)

Chad and Daniel discuss the role of priests, Levites and moving of the temple. What is the connection between the Levites and the Passover? Why is the language of "firstborn" so significant in scripture? What does this tell us about the priesthood of all believers? And how do they end up at the parable of the Good Samaritan? Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 131 (Numbers 3:1-5:10)

30 Minutes in the New Testament: Episode 78 (Acts 15:36-16:24)

Paul and Barnabas separate in a dispute over John Mark. Timothy is introduced and for some reason Paul has him circumcised. God tells them not to preach in Asia. A woman is baptized along with her entire household. And casting out a demon gets Paul and the boys beaten and thrown in prison. Daniel and Erick discuss all this and more. Have a listen!

30 Minutes in the New Testament: Episode 78 (Acts 15:36-16:24)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 130 (Numbers 1:1-2:34)

Chad and Daniel begin the book of Numbers. They talk about what to expect as they work through this book. Why does Israel number their warriors? What does this have to do with the church militant and church triumphant? How does the beginning of Numbers point to the incarnation? Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 130 (Numbers 1:1-2:34)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 77 (Acts 14:24-15:35)

The early church battles legalism as the Gentiles are brought in. A council is formed and Peter takes a stand. James agrees but has some "lesser requirements." Did they get it right? Did Paul correct it later? How does the culture of the day play into this? Is it really safe to add anything to the gospel? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 77 (Acts 14:24-15:35)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 129 (Leviticus 27:1-34)

Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of Leviticus. It seems like a strange ending but there are things to learn. How did the end of this book play out in the early church? How do they end up at Ananias and Sapphira? Thanks for joining us for this book and get ready for Numbers!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 129 (Leviticus 27:1-34)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 76 (Acts 13:44-14:23)

Paul and Barnabas continue preaching and while the message is spreading, so is the persecution. A man lame from birth is healed and the people think Paul and Barnabas are Gods. Paul blows up any idea that there is more than one God and the Jews come in and convince the people to stone him. Paul recovers and sets up elders in the churches he has planted.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 76 (Acts 13:44-14:23)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 128 (Leviticus 25:23-26:46)

Chad and Daniel are back after being on the road for a few weeks! In this episode they discuss the Year of Jubilee, everything it is pointing to and how it's all about Jesus. They then discuss the threats, consequences and promises of God. What happens when we reject God and disregard His promises? Exactly how long will God work to bring His people back? Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 128 (Leviticus 25:23-26:46)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Live From Tuscarora

Daniel and Erick discuss the woman caught in adultery in a live recording from Tuscarora Conference Center. How does this trap set for Jesus work? Where is the man? What did Jesus write in the dirt? How does Jesus make the crowd leave? What is His word to sinners? Have a listen! 

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Live From Tuscarora

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 75 (Acts 12:6-13:43)

Peter is miraculously freed from prison. The church had been praying for it but doesn't believe it when it happens. Herod freaks out and kills a group of guards. The people treat Herod as a God and God makes him worm food. There is a huge emphasis on the word of God being the means of faith. Paul and Barnabas are sent out. Paul rebukes a man harassing them and he is struck blind. And people are astonished at the word of God. Daniel and Erick talk about it all. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 75 (Acts 12:6-13:43)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 127 (Leviticus 24:1-25:22)

A man verbally murders God and is put to death. How does this point us to Christ? The need for witnesses is established. Does an eye for an eye really make the whole world blind? The good news that God doesn't just declare us "not guilty." There is a sabbath for the land every seven years and every fifty years everything resets. Chad and Daniel talk about all of this. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 127 (Leviticus 24:1-25:22)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 74 (Acts 11:1-12:5)

More Gentiles believe and we are introduced to the circumcision party. Peter recounts his vision and while we find their theology isn't perfect, they understand repentance. Believers begin being called Christians. Herod makes a political move and kills James and throws Peter in prison and the church starts praying. Daniel and Erick talk about all this and more. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 74 (Acts 11:1-12:5)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 126 (Leviticus 23:23-44)

Chad and Daniel wrap up their discussion about the Old Testament feast days. What is the feast of trumpets? Why is everyone told to do nothing? How does the day of atonement work? There is a lot of talk about worship, church and living water in this episode. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 126 (Leviticus 23:23-44)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 73 (Acts 9:36-10:48)

Healing continues to follow the Apostles. Peter stays with a tanner while a gentile receives a message from an angel to send for the Apostle. Peter has a profound vision involving unclean animals being called clean. Peter leaves and preaches the gospel. The word works and baptism comes up again. Daniel and Erick talk about all this and more. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 73 (Acts 9:36-10:48)