24 – The End Times III – Resurrection

24 – The End Times III – Resurrection

 

What does the bible mean when it talks about resurrection? Is it our spirits which are being resurrected, or our bodies?

Click to play this exciting episode that will challenge you to be faithful to Jesus, even to death.

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The End Times II – Rapture

The End Times II – Rapture

 

What is the rapture? Is it to be followed by some great tribulation? Is the goal of Christianity to leave this filthy earth for heaven, or is God’s goal to have heaven be present on the earth?

Join us look into this fascinating but often confused subject that has captured the imagination of Christians and non-Christians alike.

21-OT and Hebrew Culture 2 – The Gods

So what did Ancient Near Eastern people believe about their gods? Did the Hebrews also believe in the same things about Yahweh? Why did Yahweh choose Israel?
Join us as we discuss how the culture and background of the Hebrew people affected the writing of the Old Testament, and how to be wise in reading it.

Further Reading

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament – John H. Walton

The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1 – J. Richard Middleton

20 – OT and Hebrew Culture 1 – Intro

Did you know that the not all the Psalms of David were actually written by David? Have you seen a map of ancient Israel with its neigbhours before? Do you wonder what the relationship between Israel and these neighbours were? Have you heard critics of Christianity say that Christianity and the bible is just a copy of Egyptian beliefs? Join us discover Hebrew culture and how it affects reading the OT.

Further Reading

Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament – John H. Walton

The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1 – J. Richard Middleton

 

19 – Why Did Jesus Die?

No greater question has vexed Christianity more over the centuries than the questions surrounding the significance of Jesus’s death. And yet no other questions also seems so easy to answer.

Yet there are multiple theories for explaining Jesus’s death. In this espisode, we look at all these theories and their shortcomings, and we integrate them to form a brilliant whole.

For further reading, check out the following

The Day the Revolution Began – NT Wright

The Death of The Messiah and the Birth of The New Covenant – Michael J. Gorman

The Crucifixion – Fleming Routledge

18 – Salvation as Reconciliation

18 – Salvation as Reconciliation

What does Paul mean by “God has reconciled himself to the world”? What does he mean when he says the Gospel was first preached to Abraham? Why does Jeremiah promise a new covenant?

Join us as we discuss the importance of the biblical concept of covenant to the subject of salvation. And learn why many modern Christians find it hard to maintain fellowship with one another.

Further reading on the biblical concept of covenant.

Salvation By Allegiance Alone – Matthew W. Bates

The Day The Revolution Began – NT Wright

Benefit of the Doubt – Greg Boyd