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.

Love

Last night I took a break in our series on Matthew to give a discourse on God’s love. Check it out on the podcast. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

The Man Who Brought Opponents Together

The Pharisees and Sadducees were not what you would call, “great friends.” They were separated on many fronts. But if there was one thing that unified them, it was their desire to put an end to Jesus. And perhaps this has more to speak to our world today than we first realize. Check out the…

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…

Fighting for Justice with Jesus

I have met the god of the conservatives and the god of the liberals and I have found neither to be Jesus. True, there are some themes on both sides that overlap with Jesus, but neither side embodies all that he stands for—and both sides are, at best, severely truncated on his teaching. And so,…