#9. Parables of the Kingdom
This week on the Third Hour Podcast, Jesus teaches about the coming of the kingdom through parables. Join us as we discuss the parables of the sower, growing seed, tares, mustard seed, leaven, hidden treasure, pearl, and drawing in the net.
23 Feb 2019
#1. The Mistakes of Men
As we begin the second season of the Third Hour Podcast, we talk about the title page of the Book of Mormon — and what we hope to accomplish over the coming year.
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#8. The Sign of Jonah
This week on the Third Hour Podcast, Jesus answers a plea from John the Baptist, receives kind treatment from an unexpected guest, and foretells of the “Sign of Jonah.”
17 Feb 2019
#2. I, Nephi
The Third Hour Podcast goes back to the reign of King Zedekiah to discuss why someone might not want to stick around Jerusalem circa 600 BCE, the major themes of the Book of Mormon's first few chapters, and some thoughts on that elephant in the room.
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#41. The Pastoral Epistles
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#30. The Apostolic Council
As Gentile converts flood into the fledgling Christian church, questions about adherence to the Law of Moses threaten to become points of division and contention. Peter, Paul, and other leaders gather in Jerusalem to formulate a response, resulting in two very different accounts — one in Acts, the other in Paul's Epistle to the Galatians.
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As Paul completes one missionary journey and begins another, he receives distressing news from the congregation he founded in Corinth — and begins one of his most difficult epistles yet. Join the Third Hour Podcast as we investigate Acts 18-19 and the first six chapters of 1 Corinthians!
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#19. The Kingdom Is Within You
As the narrative of Luke's Gospel merges with those of Matthew and Mark, the Third Hour Podcast discusses some hard parables about wealth, the rich young man's question, and the architecture of gates in Jerusalem.
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#13. Greatness in the Kingdom
This week on the Third Hour Podcast, Jesus offers an unexpected answer to the question, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" and offers instruction on proper behavior in the church that will bear his name.
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Paul's second missionary journey takes him to Greece, where he spends some time in prison, preaches about the unknown god of Athens, and sends two epistles to the converts in Thessalonica. Join the Third Hour Podcast as we investigate the particulars of Paul's journey and the ways these epistles answer the questions of the Thessalonians — and raise a few new ones.
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#21. The Great Commandment
This week on the Third Hour Podcast, Jesus defends against multiple traps in the temple, discussing parables of authority and questions about Caesar's tax, resurrection, and the great commandment.
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#42. Hebrews, Part One: Pantocrator
Nestled within the Epistle to the Hebrews is one of the Bible's greatest mysteries. Although this represents some of the finest writing in the entire New Testament, featuring educated language, a developed Christology, and concise rhetorical arguments, the epistle itself is anonymous. On the Third Hour Podcast, we discuss the first six chapters of this landmark work, including possible authors, what it represents to Christianity and Latter-day Saints, and the ways it portrays Jesus Christ.
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Continuing the First Epistle to the Corinthians, the Third Hour Podcast discusses Paul's take on marriage, sexuality, women, unity, spiritual gifts, and resurrection.
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As Jesus begins his ministry in Galilee, he performs numerous miracles — and attracts escalating controversy in the process. Join the Third Hour Podcast as we inspect both the miracles and the discussions surrounding them.
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#27. Something Ends, Something Begins
As the Gospels conclude and Jesus ascends into heaven, the apostles must now decide how to proceed with building the church and awaiting the return of their Messiah.
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