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40 Minutes In The Old Testament

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Join Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price on a weekly 40 minute quest to unearth Christ in the pages of the Old Testament.

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2 Samuel 12:1-15 (Episode 271)

June 21st, 2021


God sends the prophet Nathan to confront David about his sin. Nathan tells a story about a poor man and a lamb and David condemns himself in his reaction. Sin is admitted and forgiveness is given in one of the great …

2 Samuel 11:14-27 (Episode 270)

June 14th, 2021


Uriah won’t cooperate with David’s plan to cover up his sin, so he sends him back with a letter instructing Joab to make sure Uriah doesn’t survive …

2 Samuel 11:1-13 (Episode 269)

June 8th, 2021


Chad and Daniel discuss the beginning of the lowest part of David’s life. While his men are gone at war, David becomes idle, and watching a beautiful …

2 Samuel 10:1-19 (Episode 268)

June 1st, 2021


The king of the Ammonites dies, and David tries to deal kindly with his son, which is responded to with a grave insult. And David begins staying home …

Podcast Network Celebration Episode

May 24th, 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 …

2 Samuel 8:9-9:13 (Episode 267)

May 18th, 2021


Some of David’s sons become priests. David remembers his promise to Jonathan and wants to show the kindness of God to someone from the house of Saul. …

2 Samuel 7:18-8:8 (Episode 266)

May 10th, 2021


David sits before God and this is important. Asking God to keep His promises is a great way to pray. And David just keeps on winning. Chad and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!

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2 Samuel 7:1-17 (Episode 265)

May 3rd, 2021


David decides he wants to build God a house, but God has plans to build a different kind of house from the line of David. And the Prophet Nathan is given a word by Jesus about Jesus to tell David. Chad and Daniel …

2 Samuel 6:1-23 (Episode 264)

April 25th, 2021


David attempts to bring the Ark to Jerusalem on a “new cart”, but high anthropology causes this to go very badly. A second attempt goes better and …

2 Samuel 5:1-25 (Episode 263)

April 21st, 2021


David becomes king of Israel at 33 after a thrice anointing. Jerusalem is taken by David and there is some strange language about the blind and lame. More wives are taken, and more Philistines are defeated. Chad and …

2 Samuel 3:31-4:12 (Episode 262)

April 12th, 2021


David mourns the death of Abner and instructs his people to do the same. The people are all pleased with David, but some foolish men decide to remove …

2 Samuel 3:6-30 (Episode 261)

April 5th, 2021


After being accused of misconduct by his king, Abner goes to David with an offer too good to refuse. David wants his first wife back even though she is married to another man. And Joab lets revenge ruin everything. Chad …

2 Samuel 2:4-3:5 (Episode 260)

March 29th, 2021


David makes an early and smart political move with men loyal to Saul. The commander of Saul’s army names one of Saul’s sons king. War games result in …

2 Samuel 1:17-2:4 (Episode 259)

March 22nd, 2021


Chad and Daniel discuss the meaning of lament and why we should embrace it while looking at David’s lament over the death of Saul and Jonathan. How …

2 Samuel 1:1-16 (Episode 258)

March 15th, 2021


Chad and Daniel begin the book of 2nd Samuel. Saul is dead and a rouge Amalekite takes credit for his death to David and his men. David’s response is …

1 Samuel 31:1-13 (Episode 257)

March 8th, 2021


Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of 1 Samuel. Saul and his sons go out to battle with the Philistines and we say goodbye to all of them. The …

1 Samuel 30:1-31 (Episode 256)

March 1st, 2021


David and his men return home to find they have been raided and all their families are gone. God says they should pursue and take everything back, …

1 Samuel 28:20-29:11 (Episode 255)

February 22nd, 2021


Saul has to be convinced to eat after receiving news from the raised Samuel. The Philistines gather to attack Israel and David is among them. Some …

1 Samuel 27:8-28:19 (Episode 254)

February 15th, 2021


David leads violent raids from his new home with the Philistines. The king informs David that he must go with them to fight Israel. Saul is desperate …

1 Samuel 26:13-27:7 (Episode 253)

February 9th, 2021


David and Saul speak for the last time. Grace is found in some unlikely words from David’s lips. God isn’t in all places in the same way. And David …

1 Samuel 25:32-26:12 (Episode 252)

January 31st, 2021


David listens to Abigail. Nabal’s heart cannot handle the news of what has just happened. David “remembers” Abigail. And another opportunity to rid …

1 Samuel 25:1-31 (Episode 251)

January 25th, 2021


David provides protection to a foolish man’s flocks without being asked. The fool isn’t interested in rewarding David for this unrequested service, …

1 Samuel 24:1-22 (Episode 250)

January 18th, 2021


David has a chance to kill Saul in a cave but cuts off the corner of his robe instead. David’s conscience is struck and gives his longest recorded …

1 Samuel 22:20-23:29 (Episode 249)

January 11th, 2021


A fugitive priest joins David’s company. David comes out of hiding to fight the Philistines. Jonathan meets with David one last time. And Saul is …

1 Samuel 22:1-19 (Episode 248)

January 6th, 2021


David flees and finds refuge in a cave. Four hundred desperate men join up with him. And Saul visits the priest who helped David and the whole town …

1 Samuel 21:1-15 (Episode 247)

December 27th, 2020


David flees and makes a stop at a priest’s house and through some clever and not so clever storytelling receives food and a notorious weapon from him. This is the very event Jesus will use later when accused of …

Christmas Special: The Implications of the Incarnation

December 21st, 2020


Chad and Daniel are joined by Erick Sorensen 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. …

1 Samuel 20:1-42 (Episode 246)

December 18th, 2020


Jonathan struggles to believe that his father is trying to kill David. A test is agreed upon to determine Saul’s intentions. The king is angry, while …

1 Samuel 19:8-24 (Episode 245)

December 14th, 2020


Saul returns to madness and makes multiple attempts on David’s life. Michal helps David escape to Samuel. Saul is determined to track him down which …

1 Samuel 18:10-19:7 (Episode 244)

December 7th, 2020


Saul tries to kill David multiple times without success. David declines an offer to marry Saul’s oldest daughter but then accepts the invitation to …

1 Samuel 17:52-18:9 (Episode 243)

November 27th, 2020


Saul seeks out more information about David’s family. Jonathan and David’s souls are knit together. Saul makes David the commander of his armies. And …

1 Samuel 17:12-51 (Episode 242)

November 23rd, 2020


It’s all David and Goliath in this episode. David arrives at the battlefield to check on his brother and is deeply offended by the insults of the …

1 Samuel 16:14-17:11 (Episode 241)

November 16th, 2020


Saul is struggling with an evil spirit, so David is called in to play the harp for him. Saul decides to keep David around him. And the Philistines …

1 Samuel 15:30-16:13 (Episode 240)

November 11th, 2020


Samuel and Saul separate after King Agag meets a violent end. God tells Samuel he has a new king for him to anoint. Samuel is worried about Saul, so …

1 Samuel 15:10-29 (Episode 239)

November 2nd, 2020


God regrets but doesn’t regret like us. How are we to understand this? Samuel is angry with someone. And God is not pleased with Saul keeping the …

1 Samuel 14:36-15:9 (Episode 238)

October 26th, 2020


Saul doubles down on his foolish oath, putting Jonathan in jeopardy. The people get their king out of his promise. Samuel gives Saul a mission from …

The Lost Episode 21 Live from HWSS

October 21st, 2020


Chad and Daniel are joined by Erick Sorensen live from the Here We Still Stand Conference to record the long-missing episode 21 covering Genesis 15.

1 Samuel 14:1-35 (Episode 237)

October 12th, 2020


Jonathan and his armor-bearer engage with a group of Philistines. God brings about a great confusion as battle breaks out. Saul discovers his son is …

1 Samuel 13:1-23 (Episode 236)

October 5th, 2020


There is a strange statement about Saul and one year. Saul’s son Johnathan defeats some Philistines, but a larger battle is on the horizon. Saul …

1 Samuel 12:1-25 (Episode 235)

September 28th, 2020


Samuel gives a sort-of farewell address that contains a history lesson, stern warnings, and great promises. Why does Samuel make the people acknowledge he was a good leader? What are the righteous acts of God? And what …

1 Samuel 10:23-11:15 (Episode 234)

September 22nd, 2020


The newly anointed King Saul is pulled from hiding and brought before the people. Some are skeptical of him but Saul’s moment to prove them wrong is …

1 Samuel 9:26-10:22 (Episode 233)

September 15th, 2020


Saul is anointed king and has an interesting interaction with some prophets. He heads home but doesn’t recount the whole story when asked. What does …

1 Samuel 9:1-25 (Episode 232)

September 7th, 2020


We are introduced to the soon-to-be king Saul as he is on a hunt for his father’s donkeys. Things are not going well but his servant has heard of a …

1 Samuel 7:7-8:22 (Episode 231)

August 31st, 2020


Israel is under attack from the Philistines again and this time it goes very differently. Samuel is growing old while his sons have grown apart from …

1 Samuel 6:13-7:6 (Episode 230)

August 21st, 2020


The Ark is returned to Israel, but a mistake is made that costs many lives. The Ark is moved to another town without any warnings. 20 years pass and Samuel addresses a familiar problem within Israel. Chad and Daniel …

1 Samuel 5:1-6:12 (Episode 229)

August 16th, 2020


God is in the temple of Dagon and things get interesting. Echoes of Egypt are ringing through the land of the Philistines. No one wants to be in the …

1 Samuel 3:19-4:22 (Episode 228)

August 7th, 2020


Israel suffers a defeat at the hands of the Philistines. The people make a foolish and uncounseled decision to bring the Ark into battle. The things …

1 Samuel 3:1-18 (Episode 227)

August 3rd, 2020


The word of the Lord is infrequent but comes to Samuel at night. Eli isn’t the best priest but gives Samuel the right response to God. A hard word is given to Samuel to speak. And Eli isn’t as faithless as he sometimes …

1 Samuel 2:11-36 (Episode 226)

July 27th, 2020


Samuel is growing before the Lord while Eli and his sons are growing in different ways. There are practices going within the priests that God is displeased with. And a prophet is sent to Eli to bring word of God’s …

1 Samuel 1:18-2:10 (Episode 225)

July 20th, 2020


God remembers Hannah and she bears a son and names him Samuel. There are some interesting things about his name and the conversation she has with Eli as she dedicates him to the Lord. And Hannah prays a prayer …

1 Samuel 1:18 (Episode 224)

July 11th, 2020


Chad and Daniel begin the book of 1 Samuel in this episode. Elkanah’s barren wife Hannah finds herself full of anxiety and vexation. While loved by …

Ruth 3:10-4:21 (Episode 223)

July 3rd, 2020


Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of Ruth in this episode. Boaz responds to Ruth’s proposal and explains that there are some things to be taken care of before it can go forward. As things come to close we find Naomi …

Ruth 2:14-3:9 (Episode 222)

June 27th, 2020


Boaz breaks out the bread and wine and serves Ruth. He instructs his workers to leave grain behind for Ruth to gather. Naomi instructs Ruth to make a …

Ruth 1:19-2:13 (Episode 221)

June 22nd, 2020


Naomi and Ruth return to Bethlehem at the time of the harvest where Ruth begins to glean in the fields of a man named Boaz. Why does Naomi change her name? How is she viewing God in all of this? And how far does Boaz go …

Ruth 1:1-18 (Episode 220)

June 12th, 2020


Chad and Daniel begin the book of Ruth in this episode. A famine hits Judah so a man takes his wife, Naomi, and two sons to Moab. He dies, and his sons marry Moabite women. The sons also die, and Naomi hears the famine …

Judges 20:1-21:25 (Episode 219)

June 6th, 2020


Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of Judges. Israel goes to war with the tribe of Benjamin after hearing what took place with the Levite and his …

Judges 19:13-30 (Episode 218)

May 29th, 2020


Chad and Daniel wrestle with one of the darkest and most heart-wrenching passages in the old testament. The depravity of man is on full display and …

Judges 18:11-19:12 (Episode 217)

May 23rd, 2020


The men of Dan take Micah’s idols and Levite priest. Micah pursues them but quickly realizes he will not be returning home with what was stolen from …

Judges 17:1-18:10 (Episode 216)

May 15th, 2020


A man named Micah steals silver from his mother and then returns it and starts a cult at his home. He upgrades from his “priest” son to a traveling …

Judges 16:5-31 (Episode 215)

May 9th, 2020


Chad and Daniel wrap up the life of Samson in this episode. Sin is everywhere. Betrayal is everywhere. But the Christ whom Samson foreshadows has the final word. Have a listen!

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Judges 15:9-16:4 (Episode 214)

May 1st, 2020


The Philistines carry out a plan to capture Samson, but the jawbone of a donkey is weaponized to thwart it. Samson visits a prostitute and takes the gates of the city with him when he leaves. And we meet the woman he …

Judges 14:9-15:8 (Episode 213)

April 26th, 2020


Samson’s wedding goes side-ways and he presents a high-stakes wager involving an impossible riddle. He then lives up to his end of the deal in the …

Judges 13:8-14:4 (Episode 212)

April 21st, 2020


Manoah asks God to send the messenger back to speak with him. The messenger returns, and they quickly discover they have seen God. Samson is born, …

Judges 12:1-13:7 (Episode 211)

April 12th, 2020


Jephthah gets in a conflict with the men of Ephraim resulting in a lot of bloodshed. Jephthah is followed by three Judges we don’t know much about …

Judges 11:12-40 (Episode 210)

April 4th, 2020


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 …

Judges 10:6-11:11 (Episode 209)

March 29th, 2020


Once again Israel ramps up its idolatry and God is not pleased and says He will not save them again and then does. How does law and gospel help us …

Judges 9:30-10:5 (Episode 208)

March 23rd, 2020


Abimelech gets word of the drunken threats issued against him and plans an ambush. Zebul’s eyesight isn’t any better than his judgment. The wrath of …

Judges 8:29-9:29 (Episode 207)

March 17th, 2020


Gideon takes many wives and has a ton of children and one son named Abimelech from a woman who was not his wife. Gideon dies, and the people take …

Judges 8:8-28 (Episode 206)

March 6th, 2020


Gideon makes a 2nd threatening promise and then follows through on both of them. We learn more about his family and what may be some additional …

Judges 7:8-8:7 (Episode 205)

February 29th, 2020


Gideon gets some reassurance from an interpretation of a very strange dream. He and his reduced force go into battle with trumpets and jars. Why are all these victories so lopsided and how does Isaiah talk about this …

Judges 6:25-7:7 (Episode 204)

February 21st, 2020


Gideon takes a group of men and destroys the altar of Baal. People want him to die but he gets a nickname instead. God has more for him to do but Gideon has some doubts and tests God with a fleece. When Gideon agrees to …

Judges 6:1-24 (Episode 203)

February 14th, 2020


To the surprise of no one, Israel engages in idolatry again and finds themselves oppressed by their enemies. Jesus calls Gideon to deliver the people …

Judges 5:1-31 (Episode 202)

February 10th, 2020


A song is sung by Deborah to cement what God has done in the history of Israel. Why does this song and others have an address to the enemies? Why is God’s interaction with creation so personal? Chad and Daniel discuss …

Judges 4:1-24 (Episode 201)

February 3rd, 2020


Israel is in trouble again, so we are introduced to a prophetess judge named Deborah. A man named Barak is unwilling to go fight without her and so God will deliverer the people’s enemy into the hand of a woman, but …

Judges 3:1-30 (Episode 200)

January 26th, 2020


Israel is becoming more and more pagan and God sells them to their enemies. A left-handed man has a short sword and a message from God for a fat king. And rest seems to be the thing everyone is after. Chad and Daniel …

Judges 2:1-23 (Episode 199)

January 17th, 2020


The children of Israel are on the fast-track to bondage. What is so tempting about foreign gods and why do the people turn to them so quickly? The …

Judges: Introduction and Chapter 1 (Episode 198)

January 10th, 2020


Chad and Daniel start the book of Judges in this episode. What is behind the name of the book? How do the tribes of Isreal begin to set themselves up for failure? And a king has his thumbs and big toes cut off. Have a …

Joshua 23:1-24:33 (Episode 197)

January 3rd, 2020


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 …

Joshua 20:1-22:34 (Episode 196)

December 27th, 2019


The cities of refuge are set up and land is allotted to the tribe of Levi. God doesn’t let His promises “fall” but fulfills them all for everyone. …

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 …

Joshua 16:1-19:51 (Episode 195)

December 20th, 2019


People remain in the land and Israel uses them as forced labor. How did it happen and is this what God wanted? Certain tribes want more land and …

Joshua 14:1-15:63 (Episode 194)

December 13th, 2019


There is a lot about Caleb in this episode. He is older but no less ready to take the land God has promised them. A strange promise is made involving …

Joshua 12:1-13:33 (Episode 193)

December 6th, 2019


Chad and Daniel get from Joshua to Revelation and spend a lot of this episode talking about Armageddon and the return of Christ. Why does God leave things for Israel (and the church) to struggle against? The Promised …

Joshua 11:6-23 (Episode 192)

November 29th, 2019


As kingdoms rise up against Joshua, we hear some language we’ve heard before concerning horses, chariots, and sand on the seashore. Why is God always stacking the odds against Israel? Were any of the cities in Canaan …

Joshua 10:22-11:5 (Episode 191)

November 23rd, 2019


We find out what happens to the five kings trapped in a cave and Chad and Daniel spend quite a bit of time discussing violence and death in the …

Joshua 10:1-21 (Episode 190)

November 15th, 2019


Five kings rise up against Gibeon and Israel rises to their defense. God gets all the credit for what happens in the battle and we are pointed back to the plagues of Egypt. Joshua asks the sun to stand still and it …

Joshua 8:32-9:27 (Episode 189)

November 8th, 2019


Joshua writes the law on tablets of stone and reads it to the people. Israel’s neighbors trick them into making a covenant with them in a strange way. How will Joshua deal with his promise when he discovers they have …

Joshua 8:1-31 (Episode 188)

November 1st, 2019


Israel makes another attempt to overthrow the city of Ai and this time is successful. God confirms again that Joshua is His appointed leader. …

Live From HWSS 2019

October 25th, 2019


This episode was recorded live at the Here We Still Stand conference. Chad and Daniel are joined by Erick Sorensen to discuss Psalms 135 and 136 and then take a look at 1 Corinthians 10. Have a listen!

Joshua 7:1-26 (Episode 187)

October 17th, 2019


Jericho has fallen but it isn’t all smooth sailing going forward. Someone has “broken faith” and all of Israel feels the consequences. Joshua is questioning everything. A process of elimination reveals the man …

Joshua 6:1-27 (Episode 186)

October 11th, 2019


Chad and Daniel continue discussing Joshua’s interaction with the Commander of the Lord’s army and why this is certainly Jesus. Israel is told they …

Joshua 5:1-15 (Episode 185)

October 4th, 2019


Fear strikes the hearts of the people who witness the crossing of the Jordan. Why does God command circumcision for a second time? What does the cross have to do with the Promised Land? There is an order of things …

Joshua 3:1-4:24 (Episode 184)

September 27th, 2019


Israel finally crosses the Jordan. God ensures that the people know He is with Joshua in the same way He was with Moses. What is significate about something taking three days? Chad and Daniel have a lot to say about the …

Joshua 2:1-24 (Episode 183)

September 20th, 2019


Joshua decides to send out spies and we are introduced to a prostitute named Rahab. Why did the spies go to her house? How does she know about the God of Israel? Why does she lie to save the spies? What is significant …

Joshua 1:1-18 (Episode 182)

September 14th, 2019


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 …

Episode 181 (Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12)

September 9th, 2019


Chad and Daniel wrap up Deuteronomy and in doing so finish the Torah. There are blessings spoken to each tribe of Israel. Moses dies, and God buries …

Episode 180 (Deuteronomy 31:1-32:52)

September 1st, 2019


God gives Moses some bad news, Joshua is commissioned to lead, and Moses sings a song that will remain with Israel forever. Why do things go badly so quickly after Moses is gone? What promises are in the song of Moses? …

Episode 179 (Deuteronomy 29:1-30:20)

August 23rd, 2019


The promise made to Abraham is for the whole world but neither the world nor Israel believe it. Idolatry is always the biggest issue to God. God says …

Episode 178 (Deuteronomy 27:1-28:68)

August 16th, 2019


The words of the law are to be written on stones. Why is iron not allowed to be used when building the altar? Why does God love feasts and parties? There are a lot of ways to become accursed. And we see just how …

Episode 177 (Deuteronomy 26:1-19)

August 9th, 2019


Why are Israelites told to say, “my father was a wandering Aramean” and why is it significant? God institutes offerings to remind the people who the …

Episode 176 (Deuteronomy 24:5-25:19)

August 4th, 2019


God puts some interesting laws in place regarding the first year of marriage, loaning money, kidnapping, and skin conditions. God is concerned with how Israelites treat each other in very practical ways. Someone is not …

Episode 175 (Deuteronomy 22:13-24:4)

July 25th, 2019


Things get strange if a man accuses his new wife of not being a virgin and it turns out God is not a fan of lying. There are a lot of punishments that the law allows but rarely seem to be carried out. Why is a law …

Episode 174 (Deuteronomy 21:10-22:12)

July 18th, 2019


Chad and Daniel have to deal with a bunch of odd things in this episode. What if someone wants to marry a captive woman? How does inheritance work …

Episode 173 (Deuteronomy 19:1-21:9)

July 12th, 2019


God instructs Israel to set up cities of refuge to protect people from revenge killings. Clever land stealing is prohibited and rules for witnesses …

Episode 172 (Deuteronomy 17:14-18:22)

July 6th, 2019


The fact that Israel has no king sets them apart from other nations but God knows the people will demand one eventually. What are the rules God makes …

Episode 171 (Deuteronomy 16:18-17:13)

June 27th, 2019


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 …

Episode 170 (Deuteronomy 15:12-16:17)

June 20th, 2019


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 …

Episode 169 (Deuteronomy 14:1-15:11)

June 13th, 2019


God tells the people not to do certain things for the sake of the dead and to refrain from eating different animals. Why does God command these things? What does grief have to do with this? How do we reconcile these …

Episode 168 (Deuteronomy 13:1-18)

June 6th, 2019


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? …

Episode 167 (Deuteronomy 12:1-32)

May 30th, 2019


God tells the people to destroy all the worship places in the land He has given to Israel. What exactly is He doing in this command? What is He preserving by destroying these other things? How does God placing His name …

Episode 166 (Deuteronomy 11:1-31)

May 24th, 2019


God reminds His people that He does not wink at sin. Why is it so important for us to remember all the things God has done in scripture? How do we participate in these stories now? Is it ever ok to read yourself into …

Episode 165 (Deuteronomy 9:1-10:22)

May 18th, 2019


God makes sure that Israel understands why He destroyed certain nations and why He gave them the promised land. Is the Old Testament about works while the New Testament is about grace? What does God mean that people are …

Episode 164 (Deuteronomy 8:1-20)

May 9th, 2019


God explains that He has humbled Israel for their own good. How should we view the discipline of God? What does it mean that man cannot live by bread …

Episode 163 (Deuteronomy 6:17-7:26)

May 2nd, 2019


How does the present way the Israelites speak of the exodus help us with how we understand our salvation? How do we deal with the judgment of God on entire nations of people? God tells the people not to fear but also …

Episode 162 (Deuteronomy 6:1-16)

April 25th, 2019


Chad and Daniel start chapter 6 of Deuteronomy. God tells the people to listen and to teach the word of God. What is the significance of the language of milk and honey? What does this and crossing the Jordan have o do …

Episode 161 (Deuteronomy 5:22-33)

April 18th, 2019


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 …

Episode 160 (Deuteronomy 4:32-5:21)

April 11th, 2019


God explains what His name means and contrasts Himself with every false god. Do the “10 Commandments” apply to Christians? Is “10 commandments” the …

Episode 159 (Deuteronomy 4:9-4:31)

April 4th, 2019


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 …

Episode 158 (Deuteronomy 3:15-4:8)

March 28th, 2019


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 …

Episode 157 (Deuteronomy 2:1-3:14)

March 21st, 2019


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 …

Episode 156 (Deuteronomy 1:24-46)

March 14th, 2019


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 …

Episode 155 (Deuteronomy 1:1-23)

March 7th, 2019


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 …

Episode 154 (Numbers 35:1-36:13)

February 28th, 2019


Chad and Daniel wrap up Numbers. Cities of refuge are established. There are rules and commands for “blood redeemers.” What does the Old Testament …

Episode 153 (Numbers 32:28-34:29)

February 21st, 2019


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 …

Episode 152 (Numbers 31:1-32:27)

February 14th, 2019


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 …

Episode 151 (Numbers 28:1-30:16)

February 7th, 2019


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 …

Episode 150 (Numbers 26:1-27:23)

January 31st, 2019


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 …

Episode 149 (Numbers 24:15-25:15)

January 24th, 2019


Balaam gives his final oracle. He speaks of a star and scepter rising out of Israel in the future. How do Jesus and perhaps the wise men from the east fit into this? The men of Israel start marrying the woman of Moab …

Episode 148 (Numbers 22:39-24:14)

January 17th, 2019


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 …

Episode 147 (Numbers 22:1-38)

January 10th, 2019


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 …

Episode 146 (Numbers 20:14-21:35)

January 4th, 2019


Israel comes to Edom and requests to travel through their land. The king of Edom refuses and threatens them. Israel moves on and Aaron dies on a mountain where the office of the high priest is transferred to his son. …

Episode 145 (Numbers 20:1-13)

December 27th, 2018


Miriam dies and is buried. A lot of time has passed and most of the generation that left Egypt has died but that hasn’t stopped the people from complaining. There is no water and Moses and Aaron are again accused of …

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 144 (Numbers 18:1-19:22)

December 13th, 2018


Chad and Daniel discuss why God commands a certain sacrifice involving an unblemished red heifer. Why does the color matter? Why do the ashes matter? …

Episode 143 (Numbers 16:36-17:9)

December 6th, 2018


The people are now angry with Moses and Aaron and come up with a very old Adam reason that everything is Moses’ fault. Moses prays but God has had …

Episode 142 (Numbers 16:1-35)

November 29th, 2018


A rebellion is organized against Moses. His response is both sorrow and anger. We see the difference between power and authority. Somebody has gone too far and God is going to decide who it is. The rebels won’t go to …

Episode 141 (Numbers 15:22-41)

November 22nd, 2018


God wants everyone to experience forgiveness and sets up ways for the non-Jews to come in. Where are examples of this happening elsewhere in the Bible? There is a certain kind of sin that stands above others. Is it …

Episode 140 (Numbers 14:20-15:21)

November 16th, 2018


God forgives Israel but there are pretty heavy consequences for their rebellion. In what way is Numbers 14 a better example of the sinfulness of man …

Episode 139 (Numbers 14:11-19)

November 9th, 2018


God asks “How long will the people reject Him?” Moses argues that the name of God will be defamed if He destroys the Jews and in a very Christ-like …

Episode 138 (Numbers 13:1-14:10)

November 1st, 2018


Spies are sent out to check out the land God has promised them. It is everything God promised but the people who live there are enormous. Caleb wants to go in and take it but the rest of the spies are terrified and …

Live From HWSS 2018 | With Guests Erick Sorenson and Michael Heiser

October 25th, 2018


This is a live recording from the 2018 Here We Still Stand Conference. Chad and Daniel are joined by guests Erick Sorenson and Michael Heiser to discuss Numbers 21:4-9. The people are complaining and God brings judgment …

Episode 137 (Numbers 12:1-16)

October 16th, 2018


Miriam and Aaron get a little big for their britches and speak against Moses. What does this have with Moses’ Cushite wife and the fact that others are prophesying? God isn’t pleased with this at all and acts swiftly. …

Episode 136 (Numbers 11:4-35)

October 9th, 2018


The “riff-raff” start complaining about the food situation in the wilderness and the people start demanding meat. What was mana like? Was it really that bad? Moses gets frustrated and asks God to kill him. God refuses …

Episode 135 (Numbers 9:15-11:3)

October 3rd, 2018


Israel is marching through the wilderness led by a cloud of fire. We get some information about the instruments used in worship. Why are trumpets blown over certain sacrifices? How is worship a sort of time traveling? …

Episode 134 (Numbers 8:1-9:14)

September 25th, 2018


Chad and Daniel discuss the Levites becoming a living sacrifice and how it relates to what Paul says later in Romans 12. What are the implications of …

Episode 133 (Numbers 6:22-7:89)

September 18th, 2018


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? …

Episode 132 (Numbers 5:11-6:21)

September 10th, 2018


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 …

Episode 131 (Numbers 3:1-5:10)

August 31st, 2018


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 …

Episode 130 (Numbers 1:1-2:34)

August 24th, 2018


Chad and Daniel begin the book of Numbers. They talk about what to expect as they work through this book. Why does Israel number their warriors? What does this have to do with the church militant and church triumphant? …

Episode 129 (Leviticus 27:1-34)

August 16th, 2018


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 …

Episode 128 (Leviticus 25:23-26:46)

August 9th, 2018


Chad and Daniel are back after being on the road for a few weeks! In this episode they discuss the Year of Jubilee, everything it is pointing to and how it's all about Jesus. They then discuss the threats, consequences …

Episode 127 (Leviticus 24:1-25:22)

July 19th, 2018


A man verbally murders God and is put to death. How does this point us to Christ? The need for witnesses is established. Does an eye for an eye …

Episode 126b (Leviticus 23:23-44)

July 12th, 2018


Chad and Daniel wrap up their discussion about the Old Testament feast days. What is the feast of trumpets? Why is everyone told to do nothing? How …

Episode 126a (Leviticus 22:1-23:22)

June 29th, 2018


Chad and Daniel discuss how sanctification and holiness have always been a gift from God. Can you drive God out and lose accesses to the gift of …

Episode 125 (Leviticus 21:1-24)

June 22nd, 2018


Chad and Daniel spend a lot of time talking about death, how the people of Israel viewed it and what changed once Jesus arrived. Priests have very …

Episode 124 (Leviticus 19:19-20:27)

June 15th, 2018


Chad and Daniel spend some time talking about what the Bible says about tattoos. Does Daniel need to repent immediately? Is there any crossover …

Episode 123 (Leviticus 19:1-18)

June 8th, 2018


Chad and Daniel discuss the laws for gleaning and taking care of the poor and strangers and how this plays out in other places in scripture even …

Episode 122 (Leviticus 18:7-30 pt 2)

June 1st, 2018


Chad and Daniel go into more detail discussing the 18th chapter of Leviticus. What does it mean to uncover someone's nakedness? Is there such a thing …

Episode 121 (Leviticus 17:10-18:30)

May 25th, 2018


"The life is in the blood." Chad and Daniel spend a bunch of time discussing this crucial verse. What does it say about the physicality of redemption and atonement, the gift nature of blood itself and why does location …

Episode 120 (Leviticus 16:1-17:9)

May 18th, 2018


Chad and Daniel discuss The Day of Atonement and why this day not only applied to people but places and things as well. Blood, goat demons, flags, …

Episode 119 (Leviticus 15:1-32)

May 11th, 2018


God has some things to say about sex in relation to idolatry. At the heart of everything is the day of atonement. What is going on in the use of two …

Episode 118 (Leviticus 12:1-14:57)

May 4th, 2018


It's all about being unclean this week. Bodily discharge, childbearing, and leprosy are discussed. Why are men and women treated differently? Why …

Episode 117 (Leviticus 10:12-11:47)

April 24th, 2018


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 …

Episode 116 (Leviticus 9:1-10:11)

April 13th, 2018


God is showing up with fire in this episode. Chad and Daniel discuss fire in the Bible and it's consuming nature. Two young priests get the holiness …

Episode 115 (Leviticus 7:1-8:36)

March 30th, 2018


Chad and Daniel quickly move through chapter 7 and get into chapter 8 of Leviticus. What is a "free will" offering? What is the significance of the ordination of Priests? Blood from head to toe? What is going on with …

Episode 114 (Leviticus 6:8-29)

March 23rd, 2018


Chad and Daniel talk about the word "Law" or "Torah" in the old testament and why understanding it matters. How is holiness contagious? What is Jesus …

Episode 113 (Leviticus 5:1-6:7)

March 9th, 2018


What does Leviticus have to say about sacramental nature of the sacrificial system? How does it show us God's desire that everyone be forgiven regardless of who they were? What about those who were not Jews? How does …

Episode 112 (Leviticus 4:1-35)

March 2nd, 2018


Chad and Daniel explore how God has made a way to deal with sin. What is going on in the Old Testament sin offering? What is it pointing to? What about sins you don't know are sins? Why hedging your bets on Jesus and …

Episode 111 (Leviticus 3:1-17)

February 22nd, 2018


Peace offerings, fat, and blood. That's what Chad and Daniel are talking about this week. They discuss why God asks that offerings be done a certain way and explore the common thread running through Isaiah, the Psalms …

Episode 110 (Leviticus 2:10-16)

February 9th, 2018


What is with all the different kinds of offerings? Why is the grain offering significant? Chad and Daniel talk about this and it's connection to …

Episode 109 (Leviticus 1:1-2:9)

February 2nd, 2018


Chad and Daniel start digging into Leviticus. How has God provided a way for everyone to have their sins forgiven? How do old testament passages …

Episode 108, An Introduction to Leviticus and Sacrifice

January 26th, 2018


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 …

Episode 107 (Exodus 35:1-40:38)

January 19th, 2018


Chad and Daniel make a sprint to the end of Exodus and wrap the book up. There is much about the impact of receiving God's mercy and grace and why work is good. The story of Exodus is really the story of creation and …

Episode 106 (Exodus 34:17-35)

January 5th, 2018


Chad and Daniel talk a bunch about the glory of God and the theology of the cross as they look at Moses' interaction with God that leaves his face …

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 105 (Exodus 33:18-34:16)

December 14th, 2017


Chad and Daniel get into a discussion about the theology of the cross as seen in the interaction between God and Moses. Moses wants to see God's face …

Episode 104 (Exodus 32:30-33:17)

December 1st, 2017


Chad and Daniel talk about "the great sin" and how God views idolatry as adultery throughout the Old Testament. God has separated Himself from the …

Episode 103 (Exodus 32:21-29)

November 16th, 2017


Chad and Daniel discuss the funniest passage in the old testament followed by a very difficult one. Moses questions Aaron about the golden calf. …

Episode 102 (Exodus 32:7-20)

November 10th, 2017


Before Moses smashes the 10 commandments and makes the people drink their idol, he has a strange discussion with God. Can you change God's mind? How …

Episode 101 (Exodus 32:1-6)

November 2nd, 2017


Chad and Daniel are back in Exodus. Since everyone is religious at heart the people corner Aaron in Moses' absence and demand a God to worship. Gold …

40 Minutes Live from HWSS: Episode 100

October 26th, 2017


This podcast was recorded live Here We Still Stand Conference in San Diego, California. Chad Bird, Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorenson discuss Isaiah 61 and Luke 4. The guys had a blast recording this. Have a listen! 

Episode 99 (Exodus 30:11-31:18)

October 6th, 2017


Chad and Daniel talk about the temple tax, why it was instituted and what Jesus says about it later. How do all the things going on in the tabernacle serve to comfort us now? A couple of guys with odd names are given …

Episode 98 (Exodus 29:1-30:10)

September 27th, 2017


Chad and Daniel talk about the ordination of the priests and how holiness is transferred and why it's important. Do just people need this or is there …

Episode 97 (Exodus 28:30-43)

September 22nd, 2017


What's up with casting lots and other things like that? Why is the name of God placed on priest's foreheads? How do Chad and Daniel end up in the book of Revelation? Plus a bonus bunny trail about how Apostles are …

Episode 96 (Exodus 27:9-28:43)

September 13th, 2017


What is the purpose of the ornateness of the tabernacle? What is going on with everything the priests and high priest have wear? How do all of these things point to Christ, the cross, and our redemption? Chad Bird and

Episode 95 (Exodus 26:31-27:8)

September 6th, 2017


This episode spends most of the 40 minutes talking about the veil. What was it's duel purpose? Why was it torn from top to bottom at Christ's death? …

Episode 94 (Exodus 25:40-26:31)

August 31st, 2017


It's a whole lot about trees, light and Holy Spirit this week. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price take a closer at the lampstand and discuss the …

Episode 93 (Exodus 25:23-40)

August 23rd, 2017


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 …

Episode 92 (Exodus 25:10-22)

August 16th, 2017


Get ready for the Ark of the Covenant! Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk a lot about the construction of the Ark and what God is pointing to in it. They then discuss the theme of exile and return in the Bible and …

Episode 91 (Exodus 24:9-25:9)

August 9th, 2017


A whole lot about the tabernacle. What does this tell us about the incarnation and even the Lord's Supper? How does the Apostle John condense all of …

Episode 90 (Exodus 23:21-24:8)

July 26th, 2017


Plagues of hornets, building altars, establishing the offices of priest and prophet and the book of the covenant. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about all these things before getting to the main point at the …

Episode 89 (Exodus 23:1-20)

July 19th, 2017


Don't be a bad witness. Don't take a bribe. Take care of the poor. Help the one who hates you. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about these instructions and how we love to apply the law to everyone but ourselves. …

Episode 88 (Exodus 21:12-22:27)

July 5th, 2017


There is a lot about crime and punishment in this episode. Some of these rules seem odd but there may be more going on in them than you think. Chad …

Episode 87 (Exodus 20:18-21:11)

June 28th, 2017


The 10 Commandments may be in the rearview mirror but God isn't done speaking. Two kinds of fear? Instructions for altars. What is worship really …

Episode 86 (Exodus 20:8-17)

June 21st, 2017


Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price finish up the 10 Commandments. They spend a lot of time talking about the Sabbath and why it contains almost as many words as the rest of the commandments put together. Most the the …

Episode 85 (Exodus 20:3-7)

June 13th, 2017


It's time for the ten commandments! Well, it's time for the first two anyway. What does it mean to have no other God's before God's own face? Are all images forbidden no matter what? What does it mean to take the Lord's …

Episode 84 (Exodus 19:7-20:2)

May 30th, 2017


Mount Sinai is a freaky place. Darkness, thunder, lightening and threats of death. What are the differences between Sinai and Calvary? Moses brings the words from God to the people. We know them as the 10 commandments …

Episode 83 (Exodus 18:13-19:6)

May 17th, 2017


Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about the importance of calendars and geography for the Jews. Moses is a one-man court and his father-in-law doesn't think that is wise. And God recaps what He has done with some …

Episode 82 (Exodus 17:8-18:12)

May 3rd, 2017


Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about the Israelites being attacked by Amalek. What's up with Moses having to keep his arms outstretched with the Staff of God? We see one non-Israelite attack and another convert. …

Episode 81 (Exodus 17:1-7)

April 25th, 2017


The people of Israel are thirsty and they're not happy about it. Moses thinks his life is in danger and the people are all about testing God. It's water from rocks, putting God to the test and donuts this episode. Check …

Episode 80 (Exodus 16:1-21)

April 18th, 2017


It's all bread from heaven in this episode! Well, actually there is a massive detour in the wilderness of sin. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price end up all over the New Testament before bringing it all back around to God …

Episode 79 (Exodus 15:22-27)

April 11th, 2017


Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about how the Israelites (and us) struggle to be free. The faithfulness of God is shown again as they find …

Episode 78 (Exodus 15:1-21)

March 29th, 2017


Get ready to sing! In this episode Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price take a look the Song of the Sea sung by Moses and the people of Israel. There is much to talk about. The Lord as a warrior. Singing our identity. …

Episode 77 (Exodus 14:21-31)

March 22nd, 2017


This episode is soaking wet! It's all about crossing the red sea, the violence and peace of baptism and the theme of seas in the Bible. Chad Bird and

Episode 76 (Exodus 13:17-14:16)

March 14th, 2017


Grab the bones of Joseph it's time to leave Egypt! A pillar of cloud and fire, a pursuing angry army and a God who says "Be still and watch this!" Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about all of it in this episode. …

Episode 75 (Exodus 12:37-13:16)

March 8th, 2017


It's the final episode on the Passover. Consecration, baptism, unbroken bones and an incarnation rabbit hole. Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk …

Episode 74 (Exodus 12:13-36)

March 1st, 2017


Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price are still digging into the passover. It's all blood, lambs and unleavened bread in this episode but God is about to deliver His people. Have a listen!

Episode 73 (Exodus 11:1-12:12)

February 22nd, 2017


Gird up your loins! In this episode Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price talk about the final act God will preform to convince Pharaoh to let the Hebrews go. They also look back at the previous plagues through the lens of …

Episode 72 (Exodus 8:16-10:29)

February 14th, 2017


Chad Bird and Daniel Emery Price continue talking about the plagues God sends on Egypt. Lice, boils, flies, locusts, hail, death of livestock and darkness. They cover it all on their way to the final move God makes to …

Episode 71 (Exodus 7:8-8:15)

February 7th, 2017


The plagues are upon us! Chad and Daniel only get through the first two but spend some time talking about the reversal of good creation and why God sends the plagues He does. The Nile is turned to blood and frogs are …

Episode 70 (Exodus 6:9-7:7)

January 31st, 2017


It's almost time for the plagues but before they get there Moses brings up his poor speech again and God talks about the hardening of Pharaoh's heart. Uncircumcised lips? Making Moses as God? Chad and Daniel talk about …

Episode 69 (Exodus 5:22-6:8)

January 24th, 2017


Chad and Daniel continue in Exodus and talk about the honest and somewhat shocking way Moses and other figures in scripture talk to God, the name God gives Himself and the monergistic promise of the Exodus from Egypt. …

Episode 68 (Exodus 4:27-5:21)

January 10th, 2017


Chad and Daniel give some final thoughts on the circumcision of Moses' son before moving on to he and Aaron's first encounter with Pharaoh which …

Episode 67 (Exodus 4:18-26)

January 3rd, 2017


Chad and Daniel discuss Moses getting ready to go back to Egypt, foreshadows of things Christ will ultimately do, Zipporah circumcising their son to …

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 66 (Exodus 3:18-4:17)

December 13th, 2016


Chad and Daniel wrap up Moses' conversation with God. Compulsion and striking with miracles don't have Moses feeling great about all this but God …

Episode 65 (Exodus 3:7-17)

December 6th, 2016


This episode is all about what God tells Moses His name is. Well, there is a little about milk and honey in there too, but really this could be …

Episode 64 (Exodus 2:15-3:6)

November 22nd, 2016


Moses is on the run, he meets some women at a well (and of course marries one), God hears the cries of His people and a bush is burning but not consumed. Chad and Daniel talk about all of this and more. Check it out!

Episode 63 (Exodus 2:5-14)

November 16th, 2016


Baby Moses is found by Pharaoh's daughter and adopted. His mother gets to be involved in his upbringing. When grown, Moses comes to the defense of …

Episode 62 (Exodus 1:15-2:4)

November 8th, 2016


Pharaoh plots to have all the male babies of the Israelites killed, the midwives obey God rather than man and Moses is born and hidden. Chad and Daniel talk about all this and much more in this episode. Check it out!

Episode 61 (Exodus 1:1-14)

November 1st, 2016


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. …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 60

October 25th, 2016


You get five extra minutes in this episode as Chad and Daniel wrap up the book of Genesis. Blessings are given, Jacob dies, forgiveness is everywhere and our teeth are white with milk. Check it out!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 59

October 13th, 2016


Chad and Daniel discuss Jacob on his deathbed. The oath he makes Joseph swear to him and a radical twist of blessing and adoption. Check it out! 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 58

October 6th, 2016


Chad and Daniel discuss Jacob and Joseph being reunited with many tears, Pharaoh accepting Israel into Egypt and there is a whole lot of talk about …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 57

September 29th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about the last time God will speak for 400 years, eating holiness and the silence of God during exile. Check it out!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 56

September 15th, 2016


Chad, Daniel and Brandon talk about Joseph sending his brothers back to get their Father and Jacob's response. The pictures of our own reconciliation are vivid. Have a listen.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 55

August 11th, 2016


Chad and Daniel continue in Genesis. Judah steps forward to take Benjamin's place and Joseph reveals his identity. This episode is loaded with pictures of Christ, forgiveness and grace. Check it out.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 54

July 28th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about Joseph's brothers returning to him, everyone getting drunk, Benjamin's special treatment and Joseph's master plan. The wine is flowing, cups are being planted and grace is about to abound when …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 53

July 14th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about Joseph's interaction with his brothers and their interaction with Jacob. Money is given back, people are panicking, …

40 Minutes in The Old Testament: Episode 52

July 5th, 2016


Daniel and Chad talk about Joseph's rise to power and lying to himself about forgetting his family. Famine has struck and the craziest family reunion ever is happening. "Old guilt gathers no rust."

Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 51

June 23rd, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about Joseph's time in prison, who he meets there, the dreams they have and what it means when God remembers. It turns out there are two ways to have your head lifted. 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 50

June 2nd, 2016


Chad, Daniel and Brandon talk about Joseph getting hit on by his boss's wife, how he handled it and how sin turns us in on ourselves. No good deed goes unpunished in this episode. Check it out! 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 49

May 26th, 2016


Chad, Daniel and Brandon tackle a story full of death, polygamy, spilling seed and playing the harlot. And yet, somehow it all ends with the …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 48

May 18th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about what Joseph's brothers decided to do to him and how it pre-figures Christ along with some stories about how brothers treat each other.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 47

May 5th, 2016


Bad parenting, bad reports, one colorful coat and two dreams you should keep to yourself. Chad, Daniel and Brandon dig into the first part of …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 46

April 28th, 2016


Chad, Daniel and Brandon talk about Jacob's weak attempt to destroy idols, the birth of Benjamin, the death of Rachel and the worst way to make …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 45

April 14th, 2016


After a positive episode of reconciliation last week everything falls apart. Rape, vengeance, trickery and murder are everywhere. What can we learn from those who take justice into their own hands? Have a listen.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 44

April 7th, 2016


This episode is all about brothers being reconciled and how it looks like God. Join Chad and Daniel as they unpack this incredible story.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 43

March 29th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about praying badly, assuming the worst about someone and the God who lets you beat Him.

Check it out!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 42

March 10th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about Jacob bailing out on Laban. Rachel stealing her father's idols and how getting what you don't deserve offends everyone. 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 41

March 3rd, 2016


Chad and Daniel discuss childbearing competitions, mandrakes, sacramental sticks and the remembering of God. It's all a little weird... but God wrote what He wrote. Have a listen!  

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 40

February 10th, 2016


In this 40th episode Chad and Daniel discuss the events leading up to Jacob finally meeting his match in the art of deception. The house of God, more women at wells, rock moving, drunkenness and trickery abound. Have a …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 39

January 28th, 2016


Chad and Daniel talk about how much Esau's mother hates him and how she justifies it. Jacob seeing a ladder from heaven and what it says about Christ. And Daniel tries to think like a sinner. Have a listen!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 38

January 20th, 2016


Chad, Daniel and Brandon discuss Jacob and Rebekah coming up with and executing a plan to deceive Isaac and steal from Esau. What do the victims of this plot show us about God and Christ? And what do the perpetrators of …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 37

January 13th, 2016


Chad and Daniel discuss Issac acting just like his Father in the worst ways, the significance of altars and Esau marrying girls from the wrong side of the tracks.

Check it out!

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 36

January 7th, 2016


Jacob, Esau, Birthrights, Lentil Soup, the same sins again and how hard is it to kill Uriah. Have a listen.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 35

December 30th, 2015


Chad, Daniel and Brandon are back to talk about Abraham dying but not before getting married again, Jacob and Esau coming together for the funeral and Rebecca finally getting pregnant but there is a war inside her womb.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 34

December 17th, 2015


The guys talk about the old school way to find a wife that involves camels, wells and putting your hand in strange places.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 33

December 9th, 2015


Daniel and Chad talked about the death of Sarah and the purchasing of the land to bury her. This sparks conversations about death, resurrection, …

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 32

December 2nd, 2015


Chad and Daniel finish looking at the almost sacrifice of Isaac which spurs conversations about the sacrificial system, dark hymns and storming the gates of hell. Enjoy.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 31

November 24th, 2015


The guys finish up Genesis 21 and then get into 22 where God tells Abraham to sacrifice Isaac. The Gospel is everywhere in this narrative.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 30

November 11th, 2015


The birth of Isaac, the resurrection of Lazarus and the life of Abraham as the history of Israel. 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 29

November 4th, 2015


A bunch of bunny trails and Abraham making the same mistakes again. It's not a half bad episode. Have a listen.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 28

October 21st, 2015


In this episode the guys discuss two of the worst plans that have popped into the heads of mankind and how God uses them.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 27

October 7th, 2015


We finally get out of Sodom but discover a lot about ourselves on the way.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 26

September 23rd, 2015


Chad, Daniel and Brandon continue their discussion about Lot and Sodom and Gomorrah. There may be a lot more Gospel in this story than you think.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 25

September 9th, 2015


Chad, Daniel and Brandon discuss Lot, Sodom and Gomorrah and Abraham's prayer. Have a listen.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 24

August 25th, 2015


Chad, Daniel and Brandon discuss the significance of the 8th day, Abraham's three visitors and Sarah's laughter. Have a listen.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 23

August 11th, 2015


God introduces circumcision. Why does He do that and what does it say about Him, us and Jesus? More than you might think. Listen and find out.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 22

July 24th, 2015


Abraham, Sarah, Hagar and a whole lot of sin. 

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 19

June 16th, 2015


Lot chooses Sodom and something about "blessed feet".

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 18

June 9th, 2015


Abraham the sinner. Pharaoh the righteous?

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 8

March 10th, 2015


The murder of Able and God's conversation with Cain.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 7

March 4th, 2015


The guys talk about Adam and Eve being driven out of Eden and Cain and Able.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 3

February 3rd, 2015


Chad and Daniel discuss Sabbath and Sanctification.

40 Minutes In The Old Testament: Episode 2

January 27th, 2015


Chad and the guys shed some light on the first words spoken by God in scripture..."Let there be light."

40 Minutes in the Old Testament: Episode 1

January 21st, 2015


An introduction to the podcast and the Old Testament.

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