The Difference Between Good and Bad Kings: David and Saul (Story of Scripture 10)

Listen to the newest podcast here, as we dive into Saul and David! Last week we saw Israel reject God as their king and ask Samuel to give them a human king like all the other nations have. This was both a rejection of God as their king and a rejection of their purpose to…

Give us a King! (Story of Scripture 9)

Listen to the podcast here. We are continuing our story this week, getting into the kings of Israel, after taking a brief detour last week to discuss divine violence. So far in our story we have moved through creation and the fall, to the call of Abraham to bring blessing to the nations. Abraham’s family…

Is God Violent? Reading the Bible Through a Jesus-Shaped Lens (Story of Scripture 8.5)

Listen to the podcast. Its my longest one so far (29 minutes!) and probably more fun to listen to than to read. But if you’d rather read, here’s the script: Intro Hello and welcome to the Ancient Pathways Podcast. We are going through the story of scripture, from God’s creation through to the call of…

The Conquest of the Land (Story of Scripture 8)

Check out the latest episode of the podcast: Conquest of the Land. You can find the podcast on Spotify, ApplePodcasts and Stitcher. Or go right to the website here: https://ancientpathwayspodcast.buzzsprout.com/ Pause: Do you think God has ever ordered the death of people? If so, do you think God still does today? Is your view of…

God’s Law Part 2 (Story of Scripture 7)

Check out the latest episode of the podcast: God’s Law Part 2. You can find the podcast on Spotify, ApplePodcasts and Stitcher. Or go right to the website here:https://ancientpathwayspodcast.buzzsprout.com/ Pause: Do you think the Bible is easy to understand? Should it be? What are the toughest questions people have asked you about the Bible? Last…

God Gives the Law (Story of Scripture 6)

Listen to the podcast here. This week we are diving into the Law! Our story began in the beginning, with God’s good creation. This good creation was broken through human sin. God launched a rescue operation, calling Abraham to bring blessing to the nations. Abraham’s descendants, Israel, ended up enslaved in Egypt and God liberated…

God Dwells (The Story of Scripture)

Listen to the podcast here. Recap - Let’s do a brief recap to remind us of where we are in the story. God created a good world and placed human in it as God’s image bearers. Humans were created with a purpose: to care for God’s good creation and to be creators as well, bringing…

The Exodus (Story of Scripture 3)

Listen to the Podcast: God Saves Abraham’s Descendants (Story of Scripture) Recap So far in our story, we have learned about how God made a good and beautiful creation. Into this creation, God placed humans, made in God’s image. Serving as image-bearers, the humans were to continue the work of creation, caring for and cultivating…

The Call of Abraham (Story of Scripture 2)

Listen to the Podcast: The Call of Abraham (Story of Scripture Episode 2) Let’s start with a question: How have you understood the story of the Bible? Do you move right from the fall of humanity in Genesis 3 to the coming of Jesus? There are hundreds of pages and years between Genesis 3 and…

Story of Scripture 1 – Beginnings

To listen to this podcast, go to Ancient Pathwayss - The Story of Scripture 1 Genesis 1:1-5 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3 And God said,…