Rank #1: Joshua 1:1-18 (Episode 182)
Chad and Daniel begin the book of Joshua in this episode. Moses is dead, and Joshua is about to lead the people into the promised land. How should we view Joshua? Is he a prophet, a general, a king? What does God mean when He says to be “strong and courageous”? And how is meditation different for the people of Israel? Have a listen!
Sep 14 2019
Rank #2: 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!
Sep 10 2018
Rank #3: 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. Have a listen!
Mar 07 2019
Rank #4: 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!
Sep 18 2018
Rank #5: Episode 168 (Deuteronomy 13:1-18)
God says not to trust people or prophets if their words don’t line up with what God has spoken. But what if they perform signs and wonders? Does that validate what they say? Is the revelation God has given sufficient? Why is God so harsh with idolatry and why does His judgment seem to extend so far? How does this point us to Christ? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jun 06 2019
Rank #6: Episode 108, An Introduction to Leviticus and Sacrifice
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!
Jan 26 2018
Rank #7: Judges: Introduction and Chapter 1 (Episode 198)
Jan 10 2020
Rank #8: 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?
Aug 31 2018
Rank #9: 40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 3
Chad and Daniel discuss Sabbath and Sanctification.
Feb 03 2015
Rank #10: 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!
Aug 16 2018
Rank #11: Episode 93 (Exodus 25:23-40)
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.
Aug 23 2017
Rank #12: Episode 170 (Deuteronomy 15:12-16:17)
God says there shouldn’t be “poor” people but then tells the people how to treat the poor. What is going on there? What is the sabbatical year and what does it and voluntary servitude tell us about the freedom we’ve been given in Christ? The people of God have to act with haste but a time is coming when that will no longer be the case. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jun 20 2019
Rank #13: Episode 117 (Leviticus 10:12-11:47)
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!
Apr 24 2018
Rank #14: 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!
Feb 28 2019
Rank #15: Episode 61 (Exodus 1:1-14)
After 60 episodes in Genesis Chad and Daniel begin the book of Exodus. They spend a while laying some groundwork and talking about how we never really move past what happens in the Exodus of Israel from captivity. Joseph is dead but the Jews are multiplying and the new Pharaoh is getting worried... check it out!
Nov 01 2016
Rank #16: Judges 11:12-40 (Episode 210)
Jephthah sends messengers to the king of Ammonites, who it turns out is not interested in peace or a history lesson. Jephthah makes an ill-advised vow to God before going into battle and then tragically fulfills it. Does God approve of this vow? Does Jephthah actually do what it seems to say he does? Where is Christ in all of this? Chad and Daniel spend eight extra minutes discussing all of this. Have a listen!
Apr 04 2020
Rank #17: Episode 148 (Numbers 22:39-24:14)
Balaam has Balak build seven altars to make sacrifices on before he goes to speak for God. Balak is not pleased with the word that Balaam gives him and decides to repeat the cycle two more times. Why seven altars? Is Balaam operating in faith or fear? Does God put true things in the mouths of false prophets? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jan 17 2019
Rank #18: Episode 147 (Numbers 22:1-38)
We are introduced to a strange character named Balaam. Out of fear of their numbers, king Balak summons Balaam to curse Israel. Balaam asks God twice if he should go. God is angry and sends an angel to stand in Balaam’s way. Balaam’s life is saved by his talking donkey. It’s a very odd and funny passage, Chad and Daniel discuss it all. Have a listen!
Jan 10 2019
Rank #19: Joshua 23:1-24:33 (Episode 197)
Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of Joshua. There is a lot of talk about idolatry and the “good words” of God. Joshua dies but before he does he says his most famous words. Does “choose this day who you will serve” mean what we have come to think it means? Have a listen!
Jan 03 2020
Rank #20: Episode 171 (Deuteronomy 16:18-17:13)
God is concerned with justice so He puts rules in place for Judges. How does the belief in ONE God separate Israel from the rest of the world? Why were early Christian called atheists? Why is the penalty for proven idol worship so severe? Why is there so much capital punishment in the law of God? Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jun 27 2019