Melchizedek

Melchizedek shows up briefly in Genesis 14, but then becomes an important character in the Psalms and later Jewish writing. Why? That is the question we address today with Hebrews’ answer. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

The Return of the Giants

While the Nephilim don’t get mentioned again until Numbers 13, the Bible in its entirety show us that there are clans of giants mentioned by other names as early as Genesis 14—just a few chapters after their origin story in Genesis 6. Seeing this requires us to pay close attention to sections of the Bible…

The Undertones of Lot’s Decision

Abraham and Lot decide to separate and a new scenario is written that harkens back to Eden, the flood, and Babel. Check it out in this week’s podcast. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

A Trilogy of Half-Lies

A strange story repeats itself three times throughout Genesis—twice in Abraham’s life and once in Isaac’s. In reading it, we can’t help but feel like the forefathers missed the mark. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

When God “Appears” to Abraham

God has a weird way of just walking up to Abraham and talking with him. But since the Bible says you can’t see God and live, what on earth is going on in these stories? In today’s podcast, we look at an answer some scholars have proposed that make sense of these strange passages. But…