Erick and Daniel dive into Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians. There is much about persecution, the coming of Christ, and the man of lawlessness. The church is growing in faith and love, but it’s God doing all the verbs. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel wrap up Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. Jesus is coming for the living and the dead. Christians grieve, but they grieve differently. And sanctification is completely in the hands of God. Have a listen!
The word of God is powerful. Timothy was sent into persecution because Paul couldn’t take not knowing how the church was doing. Sanctification is the will of God And let’s all live quiet lives. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel begin Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians in this episode. Paul is thankful for the Thessalonian church and wants them to fix their eyes on Jesus but not only look for His second coming. Instead, live in a worthy manner. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel wrap up the according to Mark in this episode. Jesus has risen from the dead! This is wonderful news, and Mark seems content to leave it right there. But more is written. How do they deal with the long ending of Mark? Have a listen!
Jesus is taken away to be mocked, beaten, and crucified. Jesus is reviled by those attending His public death and refuses to drink wine when it is offered. Jesus eventually dies and the curtain of the temple is torn in two. Jesus is in the tomb, but Sunday is coming. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel recorded this episode live at Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas. Jesus is arrested and put on trial. Pilate doesn’t want to crucify Jesus, but the religious leaders would rather a murderer go free than Jesus not die. Have a listen!
Jesus celebrates the Passover with his disciples and institutes the Lord’s Supper. They are told they will soon all abandon Jesus, but Peter pushes back. Jesus prays in Gethsemane under great distress while his disciples struggle to stay awake. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Jesus continues talking about the last days and his second coming. The religious leaders plot to arrest and kill Jesus while he is hanging out with a former leper. And a woman pours a very expensive flask of ointment on Jesus’ head. Have a listen!
Jesus asks a question about who David’s son is. A widow gives an offering that makes Jesus’ point about the religious leaders. And the temple is going to be destroyed because the last days are upon us all. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen.
Jesus has been saying and doing a lot of things the religious leaders aren’t crazy about, so they try to turn the people against him through a series of tests. Jesus answers their questions in table-turning ways. And someone isn’t far from the kingdom of God. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen.
Jesus heals a blind man who has eyes of faith. People cry out “save us!” as Jesus rides into Jerusalem. The temple gets cased and then cleaned out. And Jesus curses a fig tree out of season. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Peter wants to know if doing what the rich young man would not do will get him into heaven. James and John want to sit at Jesus’ right and left hand in glory. And no one understands the theology of the cross. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
The Pharisees unsuccessfully try to trap Jesus with a question about divorce. The disciples have not yet learned that kingdom of God belongs to children. And a rich young man wants to go to heaven but thinks he is too good for it. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus foretells His death again, but the disciples are too busy arguing about who is the greatest to listen. Jesus uses a child to explain greatness in the kingdom of God. John is concerned about other people doing things in Jesus’ name. And Jesus tells everyone to start cutting off body parts. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus takes three of His disciples up a mountain and appears in glory alongside Moses and Elijah, but they don’t understand what they are being shown. Jesus finds His remaining followers unsuccessfully trying to cast out a demon. And a father believes… if Jesus can do something about his unbelief. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus uses spit again to heal another blind man. Jesus asks who people say He is, and Peter confesses Jesus is the Christ only to be rebuked as a theologian of glory when he opposes the coming cross of the Christ he just confessed. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus calls a woman a dog, but she traps Him in His words. 4000 people need to be fed and the disciples have already forgotten how Jesus works. And the religious leaders want a sign, but Jesus won’t give it to them. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus walks on the sea and the disciples think they are seeing a ghost. People are healed by touching the clothes Jesus is wearing. And the Pharisees are very upset that Jesus and His disciples eat with unbaptized hands but that isn’t the washing unclean people need. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus is rejected in his hometown. John the Baptizer is beheaded because of a foolish promise made by Herod. And Jesus is tired but can’t help but miraculously feed more than 5000 people. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus is tired and escapes the crowd with his disciples in a boat. A storm arises and the disciples think they are all going to die. Jesus is seeking out a man living among tombs. Demons are destroyed in baptism. And on his way to heal a man’s daughter, a sick woman grabs a hold of Jesus in faith. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
Jesus’ mother and brothers come to Him, but He views His family as something different. Jesus then starts telling parables about sowing, soil, a lamp, and a mustard seed. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen.
Jesus and his disciples are accused of breaking the Sabbath. Jesus asks the religious leaders if they’ve ever read the scriptures. And some blaspheme in a way that Jesus says is unforgivable. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.
A Paralytic man is lowered through a roof to get to Jesus. The Scribes are scandalized when Jesus forgives sin. Matthew is called to follow Jesus. The “righteous” don’t understand why Jesus is hanging out with sinners or what He means by new wine. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this.