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40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 161 (Deuteronomy 5:22-33)

Chad and Daniel continue discussing the “Ten Commandments”. What does it mean to take the Lord’s name in vain? What does it mean to “keep” the Sabbath? What does coveting have to do with Eve in Eden? Israel is surprised that God speaks to them and they don’t die. What is the motivation behind the “10 Commandments”?

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 161 (Deuteronomy 5:22-33)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 106 (Romans 9:10-26)

How are we to understand election in Romans 9? What does it mean that God loved Jacob and hated Esau? Is this talking about individual salvation? How is Esau actually a type of Christ? Who does God have mercy on? Does God make people to destroy them? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 106 (Romans 9:10-26)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 160 (Deuteronomy 4:32-5:21)

God explains what His name means and contrasts Himself with every false god. Do the “10 Commandments” apply to Christians? Is “10 commandments” the right way to view these words from God? Should the church “unhitch itself” from the old testament? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 160 (Deuteronomy 4:32-5:21)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 105 (Romans 8:31-9:9)

All views of election and predestination are not equal. These are doctrines meant to comfort and provide assurance. Can anyone condemn a Christian? What can separate you from the love of God? Anything at all? What about when the love of God feels far off? How does the nation of Israel fit into election? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 105 (Romans 8:31-9:9)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 159 (Deuteronomy 4:9-4:31)

We are told to fear God. Does that mean we are to live our whole life being afraid of God or is something else going on? What is the difference between listening to God and obeying Him? What is the connection between the fire at Sinai and the New Testament Pentecost? What prophecy is given in the prohibition to make images of God?

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 159 (Deuteronomy 4:9-4:31)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 104 (Romans 8:18-30)

Paul says that all his suffering doesn’t compare with the glory that is coming. How is this an encouragement to us? What does it mean that all of creation must be restored? Why is the redemption of the body such an important thing? What does it mean that the Spirit intercedes for us? What does it mean that all things work together for good? Daniel and Erick talk about all this and more.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 104 (Romans 8:18-30)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 158 (Deuteronomy 3:15-4:8)

Moses continues addressing the people. He recounts how God has fought for Israel and how he pleaded with God a final time to let him enter the promised land. Why does Moses think he can change God’s mind and how does he try to do it? Who does Moses blame for God’s denial of his request? How does Moses talk about the law and why does he think it’s important for the nation?

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 158 (Deuteronomy 3:15-4:8)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 103 (Romans 7:24-8:17)

Daniel and Erick breakdown what it means to be both sinner and saint. How do we deal with the fact that we desire to do what is good but struggle to carry it out? Where does Paul direct us for hope and comfort? If there is no condemnation for those in Christ, how do you know you are in Christ? What does it mean to have the Spirit and what is His role? What does it mean to be an heir with Christ. It’s all discussed in this episode.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 103 (Romans 7:24-8:17)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 157 (Deuteronomy 2:1-3:14)

Moses recounts wandering around the wilderness for 38 years. God puts prohibitions on who Israel is allowed to engage in conflict with. Why is God good to the children of Esau? What does God’s gifting nature to other nations tell us about Him? What does it mean for God to hate someone? What is going on with nations of giant people? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 157 (Deuteronomy 2:1-3:14)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 102 (Romans 7:1-23)

Paul roots the Christian’s death to the law in baptism and makes a scandalous claim that the law arouses sin in people. What does it mean to be released from the written code of the law and to obey in spirit? How does the law increase sin? What does it mean that sin uses the law to deceive us? Is Romans 7 talking about pre or post conversion? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 102 (Romans 7:1-23)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 156 (Deuteronomy 1:24-46)

Moses recounts the people’s refusal to trust God when the report comes back from the promised land. A crazy accusation is made against God. Moses reminds the people how God has acted as a Father to them and carried them along. Why do we refuse to trust the promises of God? Why are we so forgetful of His faithfulness? Is it a good thing when God gives people what they want? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 156 (Deuteronomy 1:24-46)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 101 (Romans 6:15-23)

Should we sin because we are not under law? How do you talk about the law, the gospel and grace in light of the fact that we still sin? What does it mean to be a slave to God or sin? What does it mean to be obedient from the heart? What is going on with sanctification? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 101 (Romans 6:15-23)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 155 (Deuteronomy 1:1-23)

Chad and Daniel begin the journey through Deuteronomy. After some introduction to the book, we see Moses start addressing the second generation of Israel and take a shot at those who came before them for the journey taking so long. Why is the Holy Land Holy? Who does it belong to? Why does Moses appoint Judges? Why is showing partiality so frequently spoken against? All this and more is discussed in this first episode in Deuteronomy.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 155 (Deuteronomy 1:1-23)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 100 (Romans 6:1-14)

Paul sees an objection to the gospel he just laid out in chapter 5 coming and gets in front of it. Should we sin to increase grace? What does it mean for sin to not have dominion over us? Where and when did we die to sin? What does it mean to walk in newness of life? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 100 (Romans 6:1-14)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 154 (Numbers 35:1-36:13)

Chad and Daniel wrap up Numbers. Cities of refuge are established. There are rules and commands for “blood redeemers.” What does the Old Testament concept of being a brother tell us about Jesus. What is going on with commanded polygamy? All this is discussed as Numbers comes to an end. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 154 (Numbers 35:1-36:13)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 99 (Romans 5:12-21)

Paul describes the relationship between Adam/Sin and Jesus/righteousness. Why is a clean slate not enough? How are sinners made righteous and how many of them are? What is objective justification? What is the purpose of the law? Does grace really out-abound sin? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 99 (Romans 5:12-21)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 153 (Numbers 32:28-34:29)

What does the common old testament phrase “before the Lord” really mean? God is everywhere, but is He everywhere in the same way? Why does Moses insert a travel log toward the end of Numbers? God commands that all the false gods and worship sites be destroyed before they settle in a land. And we are introduced to the phrase “a thorn in your side.” Chad and Daniel discuss all of this.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 153 (Numbers 32:28-34:29)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 98 (Romans 5:1-11)

Paul starts detailing what it means to be justified. He doubles down on the role of grace. What if we mess the Christian life up? How does grace give us a reason to hope? What does it mean to have the of God “poured” into our hearts? We might be willing to die for a good person but Paul says this is not what Jesus does. Where is the wrath of God located? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 98 (Romans 5:1-11)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 152 (Numbers 31:1-32:27)

Moses is going to die soon, but first the Israelites must go to war with Midianites. Many people are killed, including woman and children, as well as Balaam. How are we supposed to understand battles like this? What is all this judgment and death pointing to? Texts like this are hard but Chad and Daniel do their best to get you to the cross of Christ. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 152 (Numbers 31:1-32:27)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 97 (Romans 4:1-25)

Paul moves to talking about Abraham and how he was justified. Was it by works or faith? Before or after circumcision? What is it that Abraham believes about God and the ungodly? What about David? What kind of God did he believe in? The entire argument is to show that God justifies ungodly people. Daniel and Erick discuss all of this. Have a listen!

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 97 (Romans 4:1-25)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 151 (Numbers 28:1-30:16)

Chad and Daniel discuss the feast days and calendar of Israel. Why does God give people days to observe? What does it mean to participate in holy days then and now? Moses instructs the people on making oaths and being a people who do what they say. How does this fit with what Jesus says about making oaths? Does God want us to trap Him with His own words?

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 151 (Numbers 28:1-30:16)

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 96 (Romans 3:9-31)

Paul wraps up his exposing of mankind. Did having the law help the Jews at all? Is anyone righteous? How does our unrighteousness play out? What is the ultimate purpose of the law? So where does righteousness come from? What does it mean that righteousness is apart from the law? Is there any room for boasting in our salvation? Who is really trying to undermine the law? Daniel and Erick discuss all of this.

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Episode 96 (Romans 3:9-31)

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 150 (Numbers 26:1-27:23)

Chad and Daniel discuss the purpose of genealogies and how the promised land relates to Eden, the great commission and the new heavens and new earth. Why are the Levites scattered throughout the land? What happens when a man dies and he has no sons to inherit his possessions? Moses cannot enter the promised land, so who will lead the people when he is gone?

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 150 (Numbers 26:1-27:23)