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Jul 02, 2020
175: Revelation — Ephesus and Their First LoveJuly 02, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings travel to Ephesus, hearing the first of John’s seven letters in its context.BEMA 158: Ephesians — Family MembershipJoin the BEMA Slack
Jun 25, 2020
174: Revelation — A Book for Its TimeJune 25, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings prepare for a journey through the book of Revelation, remembering the function and method of apocalyptic literature and trying to remove the “crazy” from the study.BEMA 68: Zechariah — Apocalyptic LiteratureChrist and the Caesars by Ethelbert Stauffer...
Jun 18, 2020
173: Jude — False TeachersJune 18, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the short, often forgotten, and confusing book of Jude. Just what is Jude talking about?BEMA 169: 2 Peter — The Other Side of a ConversationBEMA 156: 1 Corinthians — Broken BodyThe Book of Enoch...
Jun 11, 2020
172: 3 John — DiotrephesJune 11, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings take a brief but meaningful and reflective journey through the short letter of 3 John, hearing the apostle warn the church about those who are trying to discredit and dismantle the faith.BEMA 39: A King After God’s Own Heart
Jun 04, 2020
171: 2 John — The “Woman”June 04, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings hear the words of 2 John and toy with the question of who the woman is that John addresses his letter to.
May 28, 2020
170: 1 John — Love and TruthMay 28, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the letter of 1 John and his insistence on the role that love plays in truth—and not the other way around.Docetism — Wikipedia
May 21, 2020
169: 2 Peter — The Other Side of a ConversationMay 21, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the second letter from the Apostle Peter to see how he utilizes the Midrash to encourage the early believers to keep walking in faithfulness and not give in to the temptation to return to the cultural norms around them.SefariaThe Bible as It Was by James L. Kugel...
May 14, 2020
168: 1 Peter — Living Stones and a Spiritual HouseMay 14, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the first of two letters penned by Peter, hearing the heart of a man who had went everywhere with Jesus—including betrayal and restoration.
May 07, 2020
167: James — MitzvothMay 07, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings examine the book of James and its challenging contents. Love it or hate it, this letter often provokes very strong reactions.
Apr 30, 2020
166: Hebrews — Atonement 101April 30, 2020
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings look at the many different theories and explanations of atonement that have arisen throughout the centuries—a very critical conversation for theology in our day and how we interact with the story.A Better Atonement by Tony JonesDid God Kill Jesus? by Tony Jones...