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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)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 126 (Leviticus 22:1-23:22)

Chad and Daniel discuss how sanctification and holiness have always been a gift from God. Can you drive God out and lose accesses to the gift of sanctification? They then begin a conversation about Israel's calendar and Holy days. The Sabbath, The Passover, Feast of Firstfruits and Feast of Weeks are all discussed. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 126 (Leviticus 22:1-23:22)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 72 (Acts 9:1-35)

Daniel and Erick discuss the conversion of "threat breathing" Saul. A light and voice from heaven call Saul but a preacher and baptism finish the work. God destroys every theology of glory by showing Saul everything he will suffer, and it's a lot. Saul immediately starts preaching and people are amazed. Persecution ramps up and the other Apostles are unsure about Saul. All this and more is covered. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 72 (Acts 9:1-35)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 125 (Leviticus 21:1-24)

Chad and Daniel spend a lot of time talking about death, how the people of Israel viewed it and what changed once Jesus arrived. Priests have very strict rules about who they can marry and what makes them unclean. But the true and great High Priest does things very differently. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 125 (Leviticus 21:1-24)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 71 (Acts 8:1-40)

Saul is "ravaging" the church but the gospel is spreading. A magician is converted and baptized but then tries to buy the power of God. The Holy Spirit is mysteriously absent in Samaria until the Apostles arrive and Philip encounters a eunuch from Ethiopia reading Isaiah. There are some tough parts in this chapter but Daniel & Erick discuss it all. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 71 (Acts 8:1-40)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 124 (Leviticus 19:19-20:27)

Chad and Daniel spend some time talking about what the Bible says about tattoos. Does Daniel need to repent immediately? Is there any crossover between laws for Jewish and non-Jewish Christians? Why was the Holy Land Holy? Why did the land vomit out its former inhabitants? It's an interesting episode. Have a listen! 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 124 (Leviticus 19:19-20:27)

30 Minutes in the New Testament Live From Fergus Falls

This is a live episode of 30 Minutes in the New Testament recorded at Mabel Murphys in Fergus Falls Minnesota. Daniel and Erick take a break from Acts to talk about one of the most famous parables of Jesus. But don't let that stop you from listening, the Good Samaritan might just be about more than you think. Have a listen!

30 Minutes in the New Testament Live From Fergus Falls

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 123 (Leviticus 19:1-18)

Chad and Daniel discuss the laws for gleaning and taking care of the poor and strangers and how this plays out in other places in scripture even leading to the preservation of the line of Christ. What is the ultimate purpose of God choosing the nation of Israel? What does that tell us about the Israel of the Church? What does it mean to not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind? Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 123 (Leviticus 19:1-18)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 70 (Acts 6:8-7:60)

Daniel and Erick discuss the arrest, sermon and stoning of Stephen. What made the leaders so angry? How does Stephen dismantle everything in one epic sermon? People are screaming with their fingers in their ears. Stephen is praying for his murder's forgiveness. And we meet a young but respected Pharisee named Saul. Stephen is awesome so have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 70 (Acts 6:8-7:60)