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30 Minutes In The New Testament

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Pastors Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen work their way through the New Testament 30 minutes at a time showing you Christ's work of redemption on every page.

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John 7:1-39 (Episode 264)

May 19th, 2022


Jesus’ brothers want him to go to a feast with them and provide some proof that he is who he says he is. Jesus won’t go with them but will go on his own. There is confusion on whether Jesus is a good man or a false …

John 6:43-71 (Episode 263)

May 13th, 2022


Jesus says no one can come to Him unless they are drawn by God. He claims that He will give people His body and blood to eat and drink and if you receive it you will live forever. But this promise is too much for many …

John 6:1-42 (Episode 262)

May 5th, 2022


Jesus feeds 5000 people with a boy’s lunch. The disciples find themselves in a storm but Jesus is walking on the water. And Jesus wants to give the world bread that leads to eternal life. Erick and Daniel discuss all of …

John 5:18-47 (Episode 261)

April 29th, 2022


Jesus says many things that upset the religious leaders regarding who He is and what He has come to do. If you don’t understand Moses and the law, Jesus is nothing but offensive. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. …

John 4:31-5:17 (Episode 260)

April 20th, 2022


Jesus has food the disciples don’t know about. Rumors are going around that Jesus is no average teacher. And the religious leaders don’t understand the Sabbath at all. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!

John 3:22-4:30 (Episode 259)

April 15th, 2022


John the Baptist must decrease as Jesus increases. Jesus “had” to travel through Samaria to meet a woman at Jacob’s well. Jesus knows her past but tells her something greater than Jacob has arrived. Erick and Daniel …

John 3:1-21 (Episode 258)

April 8th, 2022


Nicodemus comes to Jesus at night to ask some questions. Jesus talks about being born a second time. Is this about baptism? And Jesus delivers the most well-known verse in the Bible. Erick and Daniel discuss all of …

John 2:1-25 (Episode 257)

April 1st, 2022


Jesus and his family are attending a wedding when the feast runs out of wine. Mary asks Jesus to do something about it, but Jesus says his time has not come. But Mary knows her son and is going to get it done. And Jesus …

John 1:19-51 Live from Moundsville West Virginia (Episode 256)

March 24th, 2022

Erick and Daniel recorded this episode live from Moundville West Virginia. John is baptizing and the religious leaders want to know what he is up to. John says Jesus is the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the …

John 1:1-18 (Episode 255)

March 18th, 2022


Erick and Daniel begin the Gospel of John in this episode. The Word has always been but has now been made flesh. Darkness has not overcome the Light. And Jesus is overflowing with grace and truth. Have a listen!


Titus 3:1-15 (Episode 254)

March 11th, 2022


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s letter to Titus in this episode. Paul wants us to submit to authority. The goodness and loving kindness of God has …

Titus 2:1-15 (Episode 253)

March 4th, 2022


Paul gives instructions to the old and the young. Salvation is by grace and for all people. And belonging to God is the only way to be free. Erick …

Titus 1:1-16 (Episode 252)

February 24th, 2022


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s letter to Titus. Paul emphasizes being a father in the common faith and tells Titus to place men of certain qualities …

2 Timothy 4:1-22 (Episode 251)

February 18th, 2022


Paul charges Timothy to preach the word at all times. Paul has been poured out like a drink offering. And Lord is the source of all strength. Erick …

2 Timothy 3:1-17 (Episode 250)

February 10th, 2022


The last days are full of sinners and those that deny the power of the gospel. Christians should expect persecution. And all scripture is breathed …

2 Timothy 2:1-26 (Episode 249)

February 2nd, 2022


Paul tells Timothy that strength is found in the grace of Jesus Christ. What does it mean that God will deny us if we deny Him, yet God remains …

2 Timothy 1:1-18 (Episode 248)

January 27th, 2022


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s second letter to Timothy. Paul addresses Timothy as his child and tells him not to be afraid of preaching the gospel. …

1 Timothy 5:19-6:2 (Episode 246)

January 13th, 2022


Paul continues to give instructions for the church concerning widows. Make sure your elders are taken care of. Timothy should drink some wine for his …

1 Timothy 4:6-5:8 (Episode 245)

January 7th, 2022


Paul says that “Jesus is the Savior of all people, especially of those who believe” is a trustworthy statement. Paul doesn’t want Timothy to let …

1 Timothy 3:1-4:5 (Episode 244)

December 31st, 2021


Paul has instructions for Timothy as he appoints leaders and servants in the church. The mystery of Godliness is Jesus Christ. And some will depart …

Christmas is Scandalous

December 21st, 2021

Chad, Daniel and Erick are joined by the hosts of Theocast (Jon Moffitt & Justin Perdue) to discuss why Christmas is scandalous. We hope you enjoy this special episode. Merry Christmas!

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1 Timothy 2:1-15 (Episode 243)

December 16th, 2021


Paul wants Christians to pray for all people because Jesus died for all people. The church is called to preach the gospel. Does Paul have a problem …

1 Timothy 1:1-20 (Episode 242)

December 9th, 2021


Erick and Dan begin Paul’s first letter to Timothy. There are people who need to be corrected and others that have been turned over to Satan. The law …

2 Thessalonians 3:1-18 (Episode 241)

December 2nd, 2021


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians. Paul has confidence in the steadfastness of God. Some people want to quit working …

2 Thessalonians 1:1-2:17 (Episode 240)

November 25th, 2021


Erick and Daniel dive into Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians. There is much about persecution, the coming of Christ, and the man of lawlessness. …

1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:28 (Episode 239)

November 18th, 2021


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. Jesus is coming for the living and the dead. Christians grieve, but they grieve …

1 Thessalonians 2:13-4:12 (Episode 238)

November 13th, 2021


The word of God is powerful. Timothy was sent into persecution because Paul couldn’t take not knowing how the church was doing. Sanctification is the …

1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:12 (Episode 237)

November 4th, 2021


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians in this episode. Paul is thankful for the Thessalonian church and wants them to fix …

Mark 16:1-20 (Episode 236)

October 29th, 2021


Erick and Daniel wrap up the according to Mark in this episode. Jesus has risen from the dead! This is wonderful news, and Mark seems content to …

Mark 15:16-47 (Episode 235)

October 25th, 2021


Jesus is taken away to be mocked, beaten, and crucified. Jesus is reviled by those attending His public death and refuses to drink wine when it is offered. Jesus eventually dies and the curtain of the temple is torn in …

Mark 14:43-15:15 Live from Las Vegas (Episode 234)

October 18th, 2021


Erick and Daniel recorded this episode live at Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas. Jesus is arrested and put on trial. Pilate doesn’t want to …

Mark 14:12-42 (Episode 233)

October 8th, 2021


Jesus celebrates the Passover with his disciples and institutes the Lord’s Supper. They are told they will soon all abandon Jesus, but Peter pushes …

Mark 13:19-14:11 (Episode 232)

October 1st, 2021


Jesus continues talking about the last days and his second coming. The religious leaders plot to arrest and kill Jesus while he is hanging out with a former leper. And a woman pours a very expensive flask of ointment on …

Mark 12:35-13:18 (Episode 231)

September 27th, 2021


Jesus asks a question about who David’s son is. A widow gives an offering that makes Jesus’ point about the religious leaders. And the temple is going to be destroyed because the last days are upon us all. Erick and …

Mark 11:27-12:34 (Episode 230)

September 16th, 2021


Jesus has been saying and doing a lot of things the religious leaders aren’t crazy about, so they try to turn the people against him through a series of tests. Jesus answers their questions in table-turning ways. And …

Mark 10:46-11:25 (Episode 229)

September 11th, 2021


Jesus heals a blind man who has eyes of faith. People cry out “save us!” as Jesus rides into Jerusalem. The temple gets cased and then cleaned out. And Jesus curses a fig tree out of season. Erick and Daniel discuss all …

Mark 10:28-45 (Episode 228)

September 2nd, 2021


Peter wants to know if doing what the rich young man would not do will get him into heaven. James and John want to sit at Jesus’ right and left hand …

Mark 10:1-27 (Episode 227)

August 26th, 2021


The Pharisees unsuccessfully try to trap Jesus with a question about divorce. The disciples have not yet learned that kingdom of God belongs to …

Mark 9:30-50 (Episode 226)

August 19th, 2021


Jesus foretells His death again, but the disciples are too busy arguing about who is the greatest to listen. Jesus uses a child to explain greatness in the kingdom of God. John is concerned about other people doing …

Mark 9:1-29 (Episode 225)

August 13th, 2021


Jesus takes three of His disciples up a mountain and appears in glory alongside Moses and Elijah, but they don’t understand what they are being …

Mark 8:22-9:1 (Episode 224)

August 5th, 2021


Jesus uses spit again to heal another blind man. Jesus asks who people say He is, and Peter confesses Jesus is the Christ only to be rebuked as a …

Mark 7:24-8:21 (Episode 223)

July 29th, 2021


Jesus calls a woman a dog, but she traps Him in His words. 4000 people need to be fed and the disciples have already forgotten how Jesus works. And the religious leaders want a sign, but Jesus won’t give it to them. …

Mark 6:45-7:23 (Episode 222)

July 22nd, 2021


Jesus walks on the sea and the disciples think they are seeing a ghost. People are healed by touching the clothes Jesus is wearing. And the Pharisees are very upset that Jesus and His disciples eat with unbaptized hands …

Mark 6:1-44 (Episode 221)

July 15th, 2021


Jesus is rejected in his hometown. John the Baptizer is beheaded because of a foolish promise made by Herod. And Jesus is tired but can’t help but …

Mark 4:35-5:43 (Episode 220)

July 9th, 2021


Jesus is tired and escapes the crowd with his disciples in a boat. A storm arises and the disciples think they are all going to die. Jesus is seeking out a man living among tombs. Demons are destroyed in baptism. And on …

Mark 3:31-4:34 (Episode 219)

June 30th, 2021


Jesus’ mother and brothers come to Him, but He views His family as something different. Jesus then starts telling parables about sowing, soil, a lamp, and a mustard seed. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a …

Mark 2:23-3:30 (Episode 218)

June 23rd, 2021


Jesus and his disciples are accused of breaking the Sabbath. Jesus asks the religious leaders if they’ve ever read the scriptures. And some blaspheme in a way that Jesus says is unforgivable. Erick and Daniel discuss …

Mark 2:1-22 (Episode 217)

June 17th, 2021


A Paralytic man is lowered through a roof to get to Jesus. The Scribes are scandalized when Jesus forgives sin. Matthew is called to follow Jesus. …

Mark 1:16-45 (Episode 216)

June 11th, 2021


Jesus calls His first disciples. Jesus begins healing people and casting out demons. And a leper cannot follow the instructions of Jesus after he is …

Mark 1:1-15 (Episode 215)

June 2nd, 2021


Erick and Daniel begin the Gospel According to Mark in this episode. Jesus is baptized and then tempted in the wilderness in the first 15 verses. Mark moves fast and there is a lot to discuss. Have a listen!

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May 26th, 2021


The 1517 Podcast Network is 3 years old! Chad Bird, Daniel Emery Price, Erick Sorensen, Scott Keith, and Caleb Keith sit down and have a conversation …

Colossians 3:18-4:18 (Episode 214)

May 19th, 2021


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s letter to the Colossians in this episode. Paul addresses households and work as a Christian. He wants us to walk in …

Colossians 2:16-3:17 (Episode 213)

May 12th, 2021


Paul says not to let any disqualify you for things like what you eat and drink. The law is no good at making you good. And something is going to rule …

Colossians 1:24-2:15 (Episode 212)

May 4th, 2021


Paul says he is “filling up what is lacking Christ’s afflictions” but what does he mean by that? He wants the church to have full assurance and roots …

Colossians 1:1-23 (Episode 211)

April 29th, 2021


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s letter to the Colossians in this episode. They introduce the book and provide some context for who Paul is writing to …

Ephesians 6:5-24 (Episode 210)

April 22nd, 2021


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. He talks to servants and masters about what it means to belong to Christ regardless of your …

Ephesians 5:15-6:4 (Episode 209)

April 9th, 2021


Paul tells us to walk wisely which involves a lot of submission. He addresses husbands and wives and parents and children while bringing out a …

Ephesians 4:25-5:14 (Episode 208)

April 1st, 2021


Be angry and don’t sin. Keep your mouth shut if someone doesn’t know you love them. And imitate God. These texts are hard to read if you don’t know the difference between law and gospel. Erick and Daniel discuss it all. …

Ephesian 4:1-24 (Episode 207)

March 26th, 2021


Paul says to “walk worthy of your calling” but what does that mean? What does it mean to speak the truth in love? And how does death to self result …

Ephesians 2:11-3:21 (Episode 206)

March 19th, 2021


All hostility has been killed in the cross of Christ. All people are joined together in Christ. Paul says a mystery has been revealed to him and his …

Ephesians 1:15-2:10 (Episode 205)

March 11th, 2021


All things have been placed under Christ’s feet and we have been placed in Christ. Paul has some bad news about the condition we are all born in but …

Ephesians 1:1-14 (Episode 204)

March 5th, 2021


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Paul talks about how everything God does concerning salvation and everything he gives us is in …

Galatians 6:1-18 (Episode 203)

February 25th, 2021


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Paul talks about restoring those caught in sin, bearing one another’s burdens, and not …

Galatians 5:13-5:26 (Episode 202)

February 17th, 2021


Paul explains what it means to be called to freedom and how it is opposed to biting and devouring one another? What does it mean to walk by the …

Galatians 4:21-5:12 (Episode 201)

February 11th, 2021


Paul gives a law/history lesson to show that salvation is only found through promise. The point of being set free is to be free. And if circumcision …

Galatians 4:1-20 (Episode 200)

February 4th, 2021


Paul talks about what it means to be an heir of a kept promise. Why the law and the principles of the world are the same. And what it means to be …

Galatians 3:15-29 (Episode 199)

January 29th, 2021


Erick and Daniel recorded this episode in person while in Dallas, Texas. Paul explains what it means to be a child of promise, how baptism assures …

Galatians 3:1-14 (Episode 198)

January 21st, 2021


Paul calls the Galatians foolish for believing that anything but faith in Christ contributes to justification. Why does the law bring a curse? Why is …

Galatians 2:1-21 (Episode 197)

January 15th, 2021


Paul lays out how the Apostles agreed with his message of freedom in the gospel and how Peter acted hypocritically when “men sent from James” arrived …

Galatians: Introduction and Chapter 1 (Episode 196)

January 8th, 2021


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s letter to the Galatians in this episode. They give you a little historical context and then jump right into Paul’s …

2 Corinthians 12:11-13:14 (Episode 195)

December 30th, 2020


Erick and Daniel wrap up 2 Corinthians in this episode. Paul insists that he has never been a burden to the Corinthians and doesn’t wish to be harsh …

2 Corinthians 11:16-12:10 (Episode 194)

December 23rd, 2020


Paul details all that he has suffered for the sake of the gospel. Recounts a strange heavenly experience. And begs God to remove a thorn from his …

Christmas Special: The Implications of the Incarnation

December 21st, 2020


Erick and Daniel are joined by Chad Bird as well as the hosts of Theocast (Jon Moffitt, Jimmy Buehler & Justin Perdue) to discuss the implications of God becoming flesh. We hope you enjoy this special episode. Merry …

2 Corinthians 10:1-11:15 (Episode 193)

December 17th, 2020


Paul goes all-in on defending his ministry and addressing the false apostles. The weapons of his warfare are not carnal as he seeks to take every …

2 Corinthians 9:1-15 (Episode 192)

December 10th, 2020


Paul has a lot of thoughts about giving and generosity. What does it mean to be a cheerful giver? Is it really more blessed to give than receive? And …

2 Corinthians 7:10-8:24 (Episode 191)

December 3rd, 2020


Paul contrasts worldly grief and Godly grief and explains how the latter leads to salvation. Titus has returned with good things to say about the …

2 Corinthians 6:1-7:9 (Episode 190)

November 25th, 2020


Paul argues that all he has suffered helps show the sincerity of his message. His heart is wide open, but the heart of the Corinthians has mixed …

2 Corinthians 5:1-21 (Episode 189)

November 19th, 2020


Paul says we will all stand before God and receive our due for what we have done. What does this mean? Is entrance into heaven based on good and bad …

2 Corinthians 3:12-4:18 (Episode 188)

November 13th, 2020


Paul continues talking about law and gospel using Moses as an example. Where does Christian boldness come from? And where do fragile “jars of clay” …

2 Corinthians 2:1-3:11 (Episode 187)

November 5th, 2020


Paul explains why he has not come to visit. Unforgiveness is the Devil’s game. Who is sufficient to preach this good news? And Paul breaks down law …

2 Corinthians 1:1-24 (Episode 186)

October 29th, 2020


Erick and Daniel begin 2nd Corinthians in this episode. Paul has much to say about suffering and comfort, the promises of God in Christ, and why he …

1 Corinthians 16:1-24 (Episode 185)

October 22nd, 2020


Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. Paul talks about giving, the work of the Lord, the despising of Timothy, and …

1 Corinthians 15:23-58 (Episode 184)

October 15th, 2020


Paul has a lot to say about the resurrection. How is death destroyed? What does the resurrection have to do with Adam? What will people be like when …

1 Corinthians 14:33-15:22 (Episode 183)

October 7th, 2020


Paul talks about women, the church, and good order, but the gospel remains his primary concern. Paul hinges everything on the resurrection of Jesus. …

1 Corinthians 14:1-32 (Episode 182)

September 30th, 2020


Paul has a lot to say about prophecy and tongues, but how are we to understand these things? He wants things done in good order in the church. And …

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 (Episode 181)

September 23rd, 2020


Paul writes beautifully about the primacy of love and what it looks like. How do read this passage without feeling completely loveless, should we? …

1 Corinthians 12:1-31 (Episode 180)

September 17th, 2020


Paul addresses spiritual gifts and why they are given. He has helpful words about what it means to be part of the body of Christ. And he firmly roots …

1 Corinthians 11:17-34 (Episode 179)

September 10th, 2020


This episode is all about the Lord’s Supper. Paul doesn’t like what is going at the altar in the Corinth church. How should we understand the Supper? …

1 Corinthians 10:23-11:16 (Episode 178)

September 4th, 2020


Paul is very careful not to compromise the gospel as he addresses love of neighbor. He illustrates what true freedom is. He looks to imitate Christ …

1 Corinthians 9:24-10:22 (Episode 177)

August 28th, 2020


Paul compares his ministry to a race. He pulls from the exodus to talk about the Lord’s Supper and give a warning about pride. And Paul promises that …

1 Corinthians 8:1-9:23 (Episode 176)

August 20th, 2020


The Corinthians think they know some things, and Paul explains this “knowledge” puffs up. Paul discusses how freedom includes both freedom to do and …

1 Corinthians 7:17-40 (Episode 175)

August 12th, 2020


Paul begins to talk about living in the state you find yourself. How is the servant free and the free a servant? Why is he so in favor of people …

1 Corinthians 7:1-16 (Episode 174)

August 6th, 2020


Paul moves to discussing sex and marriage while moving in and out of speaking for the Lord and giving his opinion. Should everyone get married? Is it …

1 Corinthians 6:1-20 (Episode 173)

July 30th, 2020


Paul brings up people within the church bringing lawsuits against each other. Baptism seems to be the event he is determined to root them in. And …

1 Corinthians 4:8-5:13 (Episode 172)

July 22nd, 2020


Paul continues to expose the divisions in the Corinthian church, mixing in some sarcasm. He explains his role as a spiritual father and why they …

1 Corinthians 3:5-4:7 (Episode 171)

July 16th, 2020


Paul continues to explain how division is contrary to the foundation of Christ crucified. Some who have now thought themselves wise need to look at …

1 Corinthians 1:26-3:4 (Episode 170)

July 9th, 2020


Paul explains the power of the gospel regardless of the weaknesses of its preacher. The Corinthians are Christians, but they are still infants with …

1 Corinthians 1:1-25 (Episode 169)

July 2nd, 2020


Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians in this episode. There is a lot going wrong in the Corinthian church, yet Paul begins …

Luke 24:13-53 (Episode 168)

June 25th, 2020


Erick and Daniel wrap up the gospel of Luke in this episode. Jesus explains the scriptures to two men on the road to Emmaus, but they don’t know it is him until he blesses and breaks bread. Jesus then appears to the …

Luke 23:39-24:12 (Episode 167)

June 17th, 2020


The two criminals crucified next to Jesus have very different responses to what they see and hear. Jesus breathes his last. A man involved, yet …

Luke 22:63-23:38 (Episode 166)

June 11th, 2020


Jesus stands before Pilate and Herod but they don‘t find Him guilty of anything. The scribes and chief priests keep applying pressure until Jesus is condemned and a murder is released. Simon of Cyrene carries Jesus’ …

Luke 22:35-62 (Episode 165)

June 4th, 2020


Erick and Daniel wrestle with a strange passage involving a pair of swords. Jesus is under extreme stress as the cross draws near. Judas betrays his …

Luke 22:1-34 (Episode 164)

May 27th, 2020


Judas is set to betray Jesus as the Lord’s Supper is instituted. The rest of the disciples move from debating who will betray Jesus to who is the …

Luke 21:1-38 (Episode 163)

May 21st, 2020


It’s almost all eschatology is this episode. Jesus talks about the temple being destroyed and what that means while telling the disciples that most …

Luke 20:1-47 (Episode 162)

May 14th, 2020


Jesus is preaching the gospel in the freshly cleansed temple when the chief priests and scribes challenge His authority. Jesus is unable to be trapped and tells a parable that fuels the anger of the religious leaders. …

Luke 19:11-48 (Episode 161)

May 7th, 2020


Jesus tells a parable about a ruler that nobody wants because He is both a giver and a thief. He then rides into Jerusalem on a donkey to pick a …

Luke 18:18-19:10 (Episode 160)

April 29th, 2020


A rich ruler wants to know what to do to get to heaven. The law does what it does, and he goes away sad. A blind man cries out for mercy and gets it. …

Luke 18:9-17 (Episode 159)

April 22nd, 2020


Erick and Daniel spend a lot of time on a parable Jesus tells to “some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt” and how everyone gets trapped in it. They end by discussing …

Luke 17:11-18:8 (Episode 158)

April 16th, 2020


Jesus is on His way to the cross but goes out of His way to encounter a group of lepers. The kingdom of God isn’t where people think it is. Jesus talks about His second coming, does what He says support the doctrine of …

Luke 16:19-17:10 (Episode 157)

April 9th, 2020


Jesus tells a parable about a rich man and a poor man named Lazarus. Is this a story about hell or something else? Why does the poor man get a name while the rich man does not? Jesus goes on to talk about temptation, …

Luke 16:1-18 (Episode 156)

April 1st, 2020


Jesus tells a parable that is one of the toughest parts of the New Testament to interpret. What is going on with the Dishonest Manager in this story? How are we to understand the commendation of what seems unjust? How …

Luke 14:34-15:32 (Episode 155)

March 26th, 2020


Jesus has some words regarding saltiness before having the Pharisees complain His choice of dinner guests. Jesus has three parables to tell about the pursuing love of God and what repentance is really all about. Erick …

Luke 14:7-33 (Episode 154)

March 19th, 2020


Jesus tells people not to exalt themselves or they will end up humbled and tells a parable about throwing banquets. The Kingdom of God continues to look more and more upside-down. God is determined to have His house …

Luke 13:18-14:6 (Episode 153)

March 13th, 2020


Jesus compares the kingdom of God to seemingly common and insignificant things. Someone wants to know how many people will be saved and Jesus responds in an interesting way. What does it mean to enter through the narrow …

Luke 12:49-13:17 (Episode 152)

March 4th, 2020


Jesus says He is distressed over a certain baptism and division will follow Him. People want to know about degrees of sinners, but Jesus blows apart …

Luke 12:13-48 (Episode 151)

February 26th, 2020


A man asked Jesus to play judge for him and He will not. Instead Jesus tells a parable where a man tries to assure his own soul. Jesus wants people …

Luke 11:37-12:12 (Episode 150)

February 19th, 2020


Jesus goes to a Pharisee’s house for dinner where He serves up a heavy portion of law. Why does Jesus erupt on His hosts? What does it mean to fear God more than man? And what happens if you deny Christ? Erick and …

Luke 11:14-36 (Episode 149)

February 12th, 2020


Jesus casts a demon out of a mute man but the response is anything but rejoicing. Jesus has strong words about associating His work with Satan. Why …

Luke 10:38-11:13 (Episode 148)

February 6th, 2020


Jesus is hanging out with two sisters and their responses to Him are very different. Jesus says one thing is required and that thing may surprise us. The disciples ask to be taught to pray and Jesus gives them a small …

Luke 10:13-37 (Episode 147)

January 28th, 2020


The disciples finally have some miracle success, but Jesus tells them to rejoice in something else. If you want to know what God is like, you have to look at Jesus. And Jesus tells a parable about a “Good Samaritan” in …

Luke 9:49-10:12 (Episode 146)

January 22nd, 2020


The disciples see someone casting out demons in Jesus’ name and try to stop him. Jesus “sets His face toward Jerusalem” but gets rejected at Samaria …

Luke 9:18-48 (Episode 145)

January 15th, 2020


Jesus foretells His death more than once and the disciples don’t understand it. Jesus says all who follow Him must take up their cross. Jesus is …

Luke 8:40-9:17 (Episode 144)

January 8th, 2020


A woman is healed by touching Jesus on His way to raise a girl from the dead. The Apostles go on a mission trip. Herod is hearing a lot about Jesus and it is making him nervous. And Jesus feeds thousands of people with …

Luke 8:16-39 (Episode 143)

December 31st, 2019


On the heels of the Parable of the Sower, Jesus says not to hide a lamp under a bed and whoever believes His words are His family. A storm threatens to destroy the disciples and we meet a demon-possessed man living in a …

Luke 7:36-8:15 (Episode 142)

December 26th, 2019


A Pharisee invites Jesus over for dinner and a prostitute shows up. How far does the forgiveness of Jesus go? How will the other guests respond? Jesus also tells a parable about a terrible sower and different kinds of …

2019 Christmas Podcast

December 22nd, 2019


Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen talk with Chad Bird about his Christmas/Communion hymn, The Infant Priest Was Holy Born. It's a conversation …

Luke 7:11-35 (Episode 141)

December 17th, 2019


Jesus is at war with death. After raising a young man from the dead, Jesus gives him to his mother. Is there any significance to this act? Why are all the people filled with fear? John the Baptist has some doubts and …

Luke 6:37-7:10 (Episode 140)

December 11th, 2019


Jesus has some things to say about judging and forgiving others. How do these words of Jesus explain the contrast between good and bad fruit? What is …

Luke 6:24-36 (Episode 139)

December 2nd, 2019


Jesus contrasts His blessings to the poor, hungry, and weeping with a warning for the rich, full, and happy. He has a long list of ethical demands …

Luke 6:10-23 (Episode 138)

November 26th, 2019


Jesus gets accused of breaking the Sabbath and uses King David and the healing of a man to turn the tables on the Pharisees. Luke’s account of the Beatitudes is a little different than Matthew’s, but is the point the …

Luke 5:17-39 (Episode 137)

November 19th, 2019


A paralytic is lowered through a roof by his friends to get to Jesus. Shocking words are spoken, and those words are then validated. Jesus calls a …

Luke 4:38-5:16 (Episode 136)

November 13th, 2019


Jesus does a lot of healing in this episode. Peter’s mother-in-law is relieved of a fever. Jesus touches a man “full” of leprosy and demons keep …

Luke 4:1-37 (Episode 135)

November 5th, 2019


Jesus is led out into the wilderness to be tempted and combats the Devil with the word of God. He then reads from Isaiah in his hometown, where a riot ensues, and a demon recognizes Jesus before being cast out. Why the …

Luke 3:1-38 (Episode 134)

October 29th, 2019


John is preaching in the wilderness and baptizing people in the Jordan River. All are called to repent, the religious leaders get blasted and Herod’s wife isn’t pleased with John’s ministry. Why is Jesus baptized? What …

Luke 2:8-52 (Episode 133)

October 24th, 2019


Jesus is born, and His birth is proclaimed to shepherds which includes good news for all of us. An older man and woman praise God as Jesus is …

Luke 1:57-2:7 (Episode 132)

October 14th, 2019


Daniel and Erick continue in Luke with the birth of John. Why is the naming of John a big deal? Zachariah finally speaks and there is much to discuss in what he says. What is significant about John going out to the …

Luke 1:25-56 (Episode 131)

October 8th, 2019


Gabriel appears to Mary with the shocking announcement that she is to be the mother of the Son of God. How should we view Mary? Have some gone too …

Luke 1:1-24 (Episode 130)

September 30th, 2019


Daniel and Erick begin the Gospel of Luke in this episode. After some introduction, they discuss the promise of the birth of John the baptizer. Why is God always working through impossible births? How does the prophet …

Philippians 4:8-23 (Episode 129)

September 24th, 2019


Daniel and Erick wrap up Paul’s letter to the Philippians. He says to focus on pure, lovely and good things. How does this help with the unity Paul …

Philippians 3:12-4:7 (Episode 128)

September 18th, 2019


Paul says he hasn’t yet obtained perfection but is certain he will, but not because of anything he has done. Paul’s says maturity is very upside-down …

Philippians 2:19-3:11 (Episode 127)

September 12th, 2019


Paul says he will send Timothy to the Philippians along with a man they had sent to him as a messenger. Paul calls teachers of certain doctrines …

Philippians 2:1-18 (Episode 126)

September 4th, 2019


Daniel and Erick are recording live from The Belmont Hotel in Dallas, Texas! Paul desperately wants unity for the Philippian church. Pride is to be …

Philippians 1:1-30 (Episode 125)

August 27th, 2019


Daniel and Erick start Paul’s letter to the Philippians in this episode. Paul lays out his affections for them in the strongest possible language. …

2 Peter 3:1-18 (Episode 124)

August 20th, 2019


Daniel and Erick wrap up 2nd Peter. Jesus seems to be taking His time coming again. Why does God’s “soon” take so long? How should we view the time …

2 Peter 1:16-2:22 (Episode 123)

August 14th, 2019


Peter explains why the things he is saying about Jesus should be trusted. He freaks out on false teachers. Argues that the atonement is for the very …

2 Peter 1:1-15 (Episode 122)

August 6th, 2019


Daniel and Erick begin 2 Peter in this episode. They spend some time discussing some of the controversy around this book and how to engage with it. Peter makes it clear that we already have everything that has to do …

1 Peter 5:1-14 (Episode 121)

July 30th, 2019


Daniel and Erick wrap up the 1 Peter in this episode. There is some discussion about ecclesiology and why Peter calls himself an elder. Peter tells …

1 Peter 4:1-19 (Episode 120)

July 22nd, 2019


What does Peter mean when he says those who suffer have ceased from sin? Do we ever become sinless? What does it mean that gospel has been proclaimed to the dead? Love is in the offensive business of covering sin and …

1 Peter 3:8-22 (Episode 119)

July 16th, 2019


Peter gives a backward and death-to-self recipe for loving life. We are encouraged to have a good apologetic for what we believe but not to engage in …

1 Peter 3:1-7 (Episode 118)

July 10th, 2019


Peter tells wives to submit to their husbands. What is the context of this statement? Can it be taken too far? What do you do when your spouse isn’t a Christian? What is going on when Peter talks about jewelry and …

1 Peter 2:13-25 (Episode 117)

July 2nd, 2019


Peter gives some examples of how to keep our conduct “honorable” before other people. These things are not easy and involve submitting to earthly …

1 Peter 2:4-12 (Episode 116)

June 24th, 2019


Peter says that Christ is the cornerstone and we are living stones being built into a house. Is everyone in that house a priest? What does it mean that people were destined to reject the gospel? What has God done about …

1 Peter 1:13-2:3 (Episode 115)

June 17th, 2019


Peter says to “prepare your mind for action” and to “be sober-minded.” What does he mean by these things? What should we focus our minds on? What is …

1 Peter 1:1-12 (Episode 114)

June 10th, 2019


Daniel and Erick begin the journey through 1st Peter. The goal of Peter is giving hope to suffering Christian. What does he root their hope in? How …

Episode 113 (Romans 16:1-27)

June 3rd, 2019


Daniel and Erick wrap up the book of Romans. Paul goes through a list of men and women, some we know and some we don’t. Why is it important for us to …

Episode 112 (Romans 15:1-33)

May 27th, 2019


Paul explains more about bearing with those weak in faith. In what ways should we look at Christ as an example? Paul tells us to remember that God …

Episode 111 (Romans 14:1-23)

May 20th, 2019


Paul gives instruction on how to deal with those with “weak faith”. How should we view Christians who are comfortable using their freedom in ways …

Episode 110 (Romans 13:1-14)

May 14th, 2019


If vengeance belongs to God how should we deal with evil? If the church deals in sin and grace how does crime and punishment work? How is the law …

Episode 109 (Romans 12:1-21)

May 7th, 2019


Paul says in view of God’s mercy we should present ourselves to Him as a living sacrifice. What does it mean to not be conformed to the world but …

Episode 108 (Romans 11:1-36)

April 30th, 2019


Has God rejected Israel? What happens when you try to obtain the promises of God through law-keeping? When God turns someone over to what they desire, does He stop reaching out to them? What is going on with people …

Episode 107 (Romans 9:27-10:21)

April 22nd, 2019


Paul says that many did not obtain righteousness because they pursued it through the law and not faith. Is righteousness ever obtained by the law? …

Episode 106 (Romans 9:10-26)

April 15th, 2019


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 …

Episode 105 (Romans 8:31-9:9)

April 8th, 2019


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 …

Episode 104 (Romans 8:18-30)

April 1st, 2019


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 …

Episode 103 (Romans 7:24-8:17)

March 25th, 2019


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 …

Episode 102 (Romans 7:1-23)

March 18th, 2019


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 …

Episode 101 (Romans 6:15-23)

March 11th, 2019


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 …

Episode 100 (Romans 6:1-14)

March 4th, 2019


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 …

Episode 99 (Romans 5:12-21)

February 25th, 2019


Paul describes the relationship between Adam/Sin and Jesus/righteousness. Why is a clean slate not enough? How are sinners made righteous and how …

Episode 98 (Romans 5:1-11)

February 18th, 2019


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 …

Episode 97 (Romans 4:1-25)

February 11th, 2019


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 …

Episode 96 (Romans 3:9-31)

February 4th, 2019


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 …

Episode 95 (Romans 2:12-3:8)

January 28th, 2019


Paul explains how God will justly judge both Jews and Gentiles. How much of an advantage is having the law and circumcision? Why does Paul say the …

Episode 94 (Romans 1:26-2:11)

January 21st, 2019


Paul continues to expose all of humanity as sinners. He gives a few examples of God allowing people to do what they want. Parts of this text get …

Episode 93 (Romans 1:16-25)

January 14th, 2019


Daniel and Erick first spend some more time on verses 16 and 17. Why does Paul need to say that he is not ashamed of the gospel he preaches? What …

Episode 92 (Romans 1:8-17)

January 7th, 2019


Daniel and Erick continue their study of Romans. Paul is eager to get to Rome to preach the gospel to people who already believe. He wishes to impart …

Episode 91 (Romans Introduction & Greeting)

December 31st, 2018


Daniel and Erick begin their study of Paul’s letter the Romans in this episode. They lay the groundwork for the book and take a look at his greeting. …

2018 Christmas Special

December 21st, 2018


It's almost Christmas! And that means 40 Minutes in the Old Testament and 30 Minutes in the New Testament are coming together again. Daniel, Chad, and Erick take a look at the 2nd chapter of Matthew and the passages he …

Episode 90 (Advent with Jared C. Wilson)

December 17th, 2018


In week three of the Advent series, Daniel and Erick are joined by Jared C Wilson. They look at the genealogy of Christ in the first chapter of Matthew. They discuss some of the people mentioned, the revisionist history …

Episode 89 (Advent with Elyse Fitzpatrick)

December 10th, 2018


In week two of the Advent series, Daniel and Erick are joined by Elyse Fitzpatrick. They look at Luke 1:26-38 and discuss the role of Mary and other …

Episode 88 (Advent with Matt Popovits)

December 3rd, 2018


In week one of the Advent series, Daniel and Erick are joined by Pastor Matt Popovits. They discuss the relationship between Isaiah 9, John 1, light coming into darkness and God becoming flesh. And they find out what …

Episode 87 (Acts 27:1-28:31)

November 26th, 2018


Daniel and Erick wrap up Acts in this episode. Paul sets sail to Rome but it is anything but “smooth sailing.” God’s commitment to getting Paul to …

30 Minutes Live from Hillcrest Academy

November 19th, 2018


This is a live episode of 30 Minutes in the New Testament recorded at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Daniel and Erick discuss Mary and Martha hosting Jesus, what it means to abide in Christ and …

Episode 86 (Acts 25:13-26:32)

November 12th, 2018


Before Paul is sent to Rome he stands before King Agrippa. We see how politics come into play as the leaders try to figure out what to do. Paul …

Episode 85 (Acts 23:12-25:12)

November 5th, 2018


Forty men make an oath not to eat until they kill Paul and put together a plan to carry it out. The Tribune won’t go along with the plot and instead …

Episode 84 (Acts 22:3-23:11)

October 29th, 2018


Paul asks to speak to his accusers and recounts the events that led him there. He says some amazing things about baptism but when he includes God …

Episode 83 (Acts 21:1-22:2)

October 15th, 2018


Paul is headed out, but there seems to be some contradictions concerning whether God wants him to go or not. How do we deal with these texts? James …

Episode 82 (Acts 19:21-20:38)

October 8th, 2018


Paul wants to deliver an offering to the Jewish church. He sends Timothy to the church in Corinth with a letter as a riot breaks out due to the …

Episode 81 (Acts 18:24-19:20)

October 2nd, 2018


We are introduced to Apollos. He is a good preacher who needs a certain part of his theology tweaked. What is going on with believers not knowing …

Episode 80 (Acts 17:16-18:23)

September 21st, 2018


Paul is busy traveling, preaching and making tents. How does his strategy change based on which group he is talking to? We hear his famous argument …

Episode 79 (Acts 16:25-17:15)

September 13th, 2018


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. …

Episode 78 (Acts 15:36-16:24)

August 30th, 2018


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 …

Episode 77 (Acts 14:24-15:35)

August 17th, 2018


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 …

Episode 76 (Acts 13:44-14:23)

August 10th, 2018


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 …

30 Minutes In The New Testament: Live From Tuscarora

August 3rd, 2018


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? …

Episode 75 (Acts 12:6-13:43)

July 20th, 2018


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 …

Episode 74 (Acts 11:1-12:5)

July 13th, 2018


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 …

Episode 73 (Acts 9:36-10:48)

July 6th, 2018


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 …

Episode 72 (Acts 9:1-35)

June 28th, 2018


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 …

Episode 71 (Acts 8:1-40)

June 21st, 2018


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 …

Live From Fergus Falls

June 14th, 2018


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 …

Episode 70 (Acts 6:8-7:60)

June 7th, 2018


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. …

Episode 69 (Acts 5:17-6:7)

May 31st, 2018


Peter and John are thrown in prison where an angel comes and brings them out. After going right back out and preaching, they are arrested again and brought before a council where they preach monergistic repentance and …

Episode 68 (Acts 4:23-5:16)

May 24th, 2018


The Apostle's pray for boldness to keep preaching. The people of the church are selling property and giving the proceeds to the church. One couple …

Episode 67 (Acts 4:1-22)

May 16th, 2018


Daniel and Erick spend this entire episode breaking down Peter's sermon and the religious leader's response. Law and gospel are being proclaimed full …

Episode 66 (Acts 2:42-3:26)

May 10th, 2018


Daniel and Erick discuss the early church and their devotion to teaching, the Lord's Supper, fellowship and THE prayers. Peter heals a lame man and then uses him as a sermon illustration. And God is about to repent some …

Episode 65 (Acts 2:1-41)

April 26th, 2018


Daniel and Erick are in the same room for this episode. The Holy Spirit comes and the Apostles start preaching in languages they don't know. What is …

Episode 64 (Acts 1:1-26)

April 20th, 2018


Daniel and Erick begin the book of Acts. Are there two baptisms? What is going on in the ascension to "heaven?" Who chooses Apostles and do the disciples get it right? What is descriptive in this book and what is …

Episode 63 (Matthew 28:1-20)

April 6th, 2018


Daniel and Erick finish up the gospel of Matthew in this episode. They discuss the significance of the resurrection, women being the first to see the risen Christ, epic unbelief, and the great commission. They also …

Episode 62 (Matthew 27:45-66)

March 29th, 2018


Just in time for Holy Week, Daniel and Erick have come to Matthew's account of the death and burial of Jesus. What does it mean to be "forsaken by …

Episode 61 (Matthew 27:27-44)

March 23rd, 2018


This week Daniel and Erick talk about the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus. What is going on with the scarlet robe and crown of thorns? Jesus is called the King of the Jews in His suffering. Why is this and the cross …

Episode 60 (Matthew 27:3-26)

March 16th, 2018


Daniel and Erick talk about Judas "repenting" for the betrayal of Jesus. The terrible response of the religious leaders and the end result of …

Episode 59 (Matthew 26:57-27:2)

March 8th, 2018


Jesus is brought before the religious leaders. People are lying about Him but it's the truth that ultimately offends everyone. How is Christianity …

Episode 58 (Matthew 26:30-56)

February 23rd, 2018


Peter is certain he will not abandon Jesus. None of the disciples can stay awake and pray when asked to. Jesus is betrayed by His friend. And why Jesus doesn't need your protection. Daniel and Erick talk about all this …

Episode 57 (Matthew 26:14-29)

February 8th, 2018


Daniel and Erick talk about Judas and the danger of mixing religion and politics and the benefits of a low anthropology. They then move on to talking …

Episode 56 (Matthew 25:31-26:13)

February 1st, 2018


Daniel and Erick discus what is probably the most famous parable concerning the final judgment, the sheep and the goats. Is Jesus telling us that we enter heaven by what we do and go to hell by what we've failed to do? …

Episode 55 (Matthew 25:1-30)

January 25th, 2018


The last few episodes Daniel and Erick have talked about tribulation and the end of all things. This week they look at two parables Jesus tells to …

Episode 54 (Matthew 24:29-51)

January 12th, 2018


It's all eschatology in this episode as Daniel and Erick wrap up Matthew 24. Skies going dark, trumpets, a thief in the night and the Pentecost. …

Episode 53 (Matthew 24:1-28)

December 29th, 2017


Daniel and Erick don't talk much about the tribulation and the end of all things but today is the day! It's all prophecy, destruction, and …

CHF Christmas Special 2017

December 22nd, 2017


It's Christmas! And that means 40 Minutes in the Old Testament and 30 Minutes in the New Testament are coming together again. Daniel, Chad, and Erick tackle the song of Mary recounted in the first chapter of Luke's …

Episode 52 (Matthew 23:23-39)

December 15th, 2017


After some non-spoiler Star Wars talk Daniel and Erick wrap up the "the woes" Jesus dished out on the Pharisees. Hypocrisy seems to be a big theme in what Jesus is saying. How and when do we judge? Is Jesus angry or …

Episode 51 (Matthew 23:1-22)

December 6th, 2017


Jesus is about to go after those who sit in the seat of Moses. What does that mean and why does Jesus tell the people to listen to them but not …

Episode 50 (Matthew 22:15-46)

November 17th, 2017


Jesus is put to the test in a series of questions about taxes, the resurrection of the dead and the greatest commandment. What does His answer about money tell us about who we are? What does His answer about the …

Episode 49 (Matthew 21:33-22:14)

November 3rd, 2017


Jesus tells two stories foreshadowing Israel's rejection of Him and His death. There is much about vineyards, dead Prophets, wedding feasts and imputed righteousness going on and the scandal of God's plan to save the …

Episode 48 (Matthew 21:18-32)

October 27th, 2017


A cursed fig tree, faith to do anything, mounts being thrown into the sea and the rejection of John the Baptizer. How are all of these things connected? Daniel and Erick are back from the conference in San Diego and …

Episode 47 (Matthew 20:29-21:17)

October 13th, 2017


Two blind men see without sight. People shout "Hosanna" as Jesus rides into Jerusalem. Why is this text so important and what is going on behind that strange word? Jesus makes His way to the temple and things get shaken …

Episode 46 (Matthew 20:1-28)

October 6th, 2017


Jesus tells a Parable about a master calling workers into His vineyard. What is the point here? How is "begrudging God His generosity" a problem for all of us? Jesus tells His disciples why he must go to Jerusalem on …

Episode 45 (Matthew 19:13-30)

September 29th, 2017


People are bringing children to Jesus and He has to again explain to the disciples why this is not just ok but good. What does it tell us about children and Jesus? Then a young rich man asks Jesus what good thing he …

Episode 44 (Matthew 19:1-12)

September 15th, 2017


The Pharisees try to test Jesus with a question about divorce. There is a lot cultural context needed to explain the motivation of the question and …

Episode 43 (Matthew 18:21-35)

September 8th, 2017


In this episode Daniel and Erick cover Peter asking Jesus how many time he must forgive someone. Jesus gives an answer more extreme than Peter would …

Episode 42 (Matthew 18:7-20)

September 1st, 2017


Cutting off body parts to avoid sin? Jesus has some strong words about temptation and the horrors of sin this week. But He follows it with a …

Episode 41 (Matthew 17:22-18:9)

August 25th, 2017


Jesus talks more about His death and resurrection. The disciples are still distressed. Why does the resurrection seem to be completely missed by them? What is the temple tax and what's up with money in a fish mouth? …

Episode 40 (Matthew 16:24-17:20)

August 18th, 2017


What does Jesus mean by "Taking up your cross and following Him?" Where is it that we die? Some will not see death until they Jesus in His glory. Is …

Episode 39 (Matthew 16:13-23)

August 11th, 2017


Peter confesses Jesus is the Son of God. Jesus says this confession is a gift from God and He will build His church on that rock. Is He talking about Peter or something else? What's up with the gates of hell not …

Episode 38 (Matthew 15:21-16:12)

August 4th, 2017


Did Jesus call a woman a dog? What does "great" faith look like? Jesus continues to feed thousands of people with a little food. Why is bread so important and what is up with the leaven of the Pharisees and their …

Episode 37 (Matthew 14:22-15:20)

July 28th, 2017


Jesus still can't get any alone time. The disciples are in a storm and Jesus comes walking on the water. Peter has a not so brilliant idea. The Pharisees are upset about unwashed hands. And Jesus lays to waste any …

Episode 36 (Matthew 13:53-14:21)

July 21st, 2017


A prophet is without honor in his hometown and Jesus doesn't do many miracles where they don't believe Him. Why is that? John the Baptist is beheaded and Herod is haunted by him. Jesus finds out and tries to be alone …

Episode 35 (Matthew 13:44-52)

July 14th, 2017


In this episode Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen get excited about the straight shot of gospel found in the parable of The Treasure in the Field. Then another parable about preaching the gospel liberally, this time …

Episode 34 (Matthew 13:24-43)

July 6th, 2017


It's more parables in this episode. There more be a lot more going on between the weeds, the wheat and God than you think. Why are we always trying …

Episode 33 (Matthew 12:46-13:23)

June 22nd, 2017


Who are Jesus' brothers, sisters and mother? Are there greater realities than what we see with our eyes? Jesus tells a story about poor farming practices and good seed and bad soil. Is it up to us to become good soil? …

Episode 32 (Matthew 12:33-45)

June 15th, 2017


This week Jesus continues to go after the Pharisees. Bad trees and bad fruit. Little devils. Being justified and condemned by your words. The sign of Jonah. And evil spirits roaming around waterless places. Daniel Emery …

Episode 31 (Matthew 12:9-32)

June 9th, 2017


The Pharisees are trying to trap Jesus on the Sabbath but made up law doesn't stop Jesus from showing mercy to bruised reeds and flickering wicks then or now. The Pharisees then double-down and attribute the works of …

Episode 30 (Matthew 11:16-12:8)

June 2nd, 2017


Jesus has some hard words for those who call Him a 'drunkard' and say John the Baptist has a demon. He makes Himself the subject of Proverbs 8 while condemning all those who reject Him. But there is good news as He …

Episode 29 (Matthew 10:34-11:15)

May 25th, 2017


Jesus has not come to bring peace but a sword? What does He mean by setting mothers and fathers against sons and daughters? What does this have to do with why the church is important? Is John the baptist doubting?

Episode 28 (Matthew 10:16-33)

May 18th, 2017


Jesus has some strong warnings for his disciples. How much of it applies to us and in what way? Hell and the destruction of the soul comes up as well …

Episode 27 (Matthew 9:32-10:15)

May 11th, 2017


Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen talk about why don't we see demon possession the same why they did in the Gospels. The epic unbelief of the …

Episode 26 (Matthew 9:18-31)

May 4th, 2017


Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen talk about Jesus calling death "sleep" and His compassion for children. An outcast woman with a 12 year blood issue touches Jesus and is made well and blind men receive their sight. …

Episode 25 (Matthew 9:9-17)

April 27th, 2017


Jesus calls Matthew the tax collector and then ruffles some feathers by eating with sinners. The disciples of John the Baptist don't understand why …

Episode 24 (Matthew 8:28-9:8)

April 20th, 2017


It's all about the authority of Jesus in this episode. It's shown in stories involving demons, pigs, forgiveness of sins and baptism. There is a lot …

Episode 23 (Matthew 8:18-27)

April 6th, 2017


Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson tackle Jesus' odd responses to those who desire to "follow Him" and how He is isn't into your promises. Then …

Episode 22 (Matthew 8:1-17)

March 30th, 2017


The sermon on the mount is over but the crowd is still following Jesus. It's all about healing this episode as Jesus shows mercy on lepers, Roman …

Episode 21 (Matthew 7:15:29)

March 16th, 2017


False teachers, trees and fruit and building your house on the rock. Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen talk about all these things as they wrap up the sermon on the mount. Check it out!

Episode 20 (Matthew 7:7-14)

March 9th, 2017


Ask, seek and knock and God will take care of it. What exactly are we being promised here? Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson talk about it and …

Episode 19 (Matthew 7:1-6)

March 3rd, 2017


It's all about judging in this episode! Judge not lest you be judged, specks and planks in the eye and casting pearls to the swine. Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson talk about all of it!

Episode 18 (Matthew 6:25-34)

February 24th, 2017


It's time to seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness. But don't worry, there is nothing to be anxious about. Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson continue their study on the sermon on the mount. Check it …

Episode 17 (Matthew 6:14-24)

February 16th, 2017


Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson continue working through the sermon on the mount. Forgive to be forgiven? Public fasting? What are those things about? They also tackle storing up treasures on earth and serving God …

Episode 16 (Matthew 6:11-13)

February 10th, 2017


Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen finish up the Lord's Prayer. They talk a lot about repentance, forgiveness, temptation, bitterness and bread meaning more than bread. Check it out!

Episode 15 (Matthew 6:9-10)

February 2nd, 2017


Daniel and Erick start the Lord's Prayer in this episode! They only get through the first two verses but have a lot to say about the words "our …

Episode 14 (Matthew 6:1-8)

January 26th, 2017


Daniel and Erick have finally made it out of Matthew 5 but they're still in the sermon on the mount and Jesus is talking about "practicing your righteousness before men". Giving, prayer and sounding trumpets, they cover …

Episode 13 (Matthew 5:38-48)

January 19th, 2017


Daniel and Erick finish up Matthew 5 in this episode. An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, love your enemies, give to those who ask... they talk about all of it and how it throws us on Christ. Check it out!

Episode 12 (Matthew 5:27-37)

January 12th, 2017


Lust, adultery, divorce, oaths, Daniel and Erick talk about it all as they continue to look at Jesus' sermon on the mount. There is a bunch of …

Episode 11 (Matthew 5:17-26)

January 5th, 2017


Daniel and Erick spend this episode discussing the Law of God, what Jesus says about it and what His relationship to it is. Jesus is cranking the Law up but it's all to drive us to Himself. Check it out!

Episode 10 (Matthew 5:10-16)

December 29th, 2016


Daniel and Erick spend this episode talking about what it means to be "persecuted for righteousness" and how Christians are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. There is a lot to say and some of it may not …

CHF Christmas Special

December 21st, 2016


40 Minutes in the Old Testament and 30 Minutes in the New Testament have come together for the Christ Hold Fast Christmas Special! Join Daniel Emery …

Episode 9 (Matthew 5:1-9)

December 15th, 2016


This week Daniel and Erick start making their way through the sermon on the mount. The blessedness of the poor in spirit, the mourning, the meek, …

Episode 8 (Matthew 4:12-25)

December 8th, 2016


Daniel and Erick talk about Jesus picking up the message of John after his arrest, the strange place He starts His ministry, the calling of the first disciples and somehow bring this all around to tipping at …

Episode 7 (Matthew 4:1-11)

December 1st, 2016


Daniel and Erick talk about Jesus being led into the wilderness to be tempted, the way the Devil goes about it and how Jesus overcomes it. The Devil is being disarmed and the temptation of Jesus is actually very good …

Episode 6 (Matthew 3:13-17)

November 24th, 2016


Daniel and Erick explore the Baptism of Jesus. Why was He baptized? Why is righteousness at stake? What does it say about our repentance. These questions and more are addressed in this jam-packed 30 minutes. Check it …

Episode 5 (Matthew 3:1-12)

November 17th, 2016


John the Baptizer is preaching in the wilderness, tons of people are getting baptized, the mountains are being laid low and John tells the religious leaders about one who will baptize with fire. Daniel and Erick talk …

Episode 4 (Matthew 2:13-23)

November 10th, 2016


Daniel and Erick wrap up Matthew chapter 2 talking about Jesus in Egypt, the slaughter of the Jewish infants and what it means to grow up in Galilee. Check it out! 

Episode 3 (Matthew 2:1-12)

November 3rd, 2016


Daniel and Erick are back! How wise were the wise men? What's up with gold, frankincense and myrrh? God supernaturally preserves Jesus. They talk …

Episode 2 (Matthew 1:18-25)

October 27th, 2016


Daniel and Erick are back to finish up the first chapter of Matthew. Mary conceives by the Holy Spirit, Joseph is called 'just", a name is given and …

Episode 1 (Matthew 1:1-17)

October 18th, 2016


In this first episode Daniel and Erick talk about the goal of the podcast, when and who wrote the gospel of Matthew and the redemptive significance of Jesus' genealogy. Take a listen!  

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