Peter Leithart, James Jordan, and I answer three questions sent in by listeners: 1. why weren’t the Israelites circumcised in the wilderness? 2. What is the meaning of the second sign of leprosy given to Moses? 3. Is the strong man of Jesus’ teaching to be connected with Goliath?
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In this, the final part of my series on the story of the family of Abraham, I discuss what relevance it might have for us today.
Today, I discuss a few of the echoes of the Genesis narrative in later stories in Scripture.
Chapter 50 of Genesis gives a lot of attention to the embalming and burial of bodies. Within this episode I explore why this is.
Within this episode, I reflect upon the significance of the dimensions of Noah’s Ark.
I discuss Genesis 33 and the reconciliation of Jacob and Esau.
Today, I discuss Genesis 32, where Jacob prepares to encounter Esau and wrestles with God at the Jabbok.
I discuss Genesis 31, where God appears to Jacob, Jacob flees from the house of Laban, Rachel takes Laban’s teraphim, and Laban and Jacob make a covenant.