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The creators of BibleProject have in-depth conversations about the Bible and theology. A companion podcast to BibleProject videos found at bibleproject.com

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The creators of BibleProject have in-depth conversations about the Bible and theology. A companion podcast to BibleProject videos found at bibleproject.com

    The Crisis of Decision – Parables E4

    The Crisis of Decision – Parables E4

    The parables of Jesus force a choice for his listeners. Will they embrace the upside-down value system of the Kingdom of God, or will they refuse to participate in the party? In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss two additional themes of the parables.

    • 52 min
    Parables as Subversive Critique – Parables E3

    Parables as Subversive Critique – Parables E3

    Jesus often used parables as a means of indirect communication to critique and dismantle his listener’s views of the world in order to show them the true nature of God’s Kingdom. In this episode, Tim and Jon talk about the role of the parables in persuading listeners through subversive critique.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Jesus and the Parables of the Prophets – Parables E2

    Jesus and the Parables of the Prophets – Parables E2

    Many of Jesus’ parables sound oddly similar to the parables of the prophets. This isn’t coincidence. Jesus saw himself as fulfilling the role of a prophet to Israel’s leaders. In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss the parables as part of Jesus’ prophetic role to Israel.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Taking God’s Name in Vain? - feat. Dr. Carmen Imes

    Taking God’s Name in Vain? - feat. Dr. Carmen Imes

    In this interview with Dr. Carmen Imes, Tim and Jon discuss the command, “Do not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.” What does this mean? Carmen discusses how many people miss the point of this commandment all about who we are and what we’re called to do.

    • 56 min
    The Purpose of Parables – Parables E1

    The Purpose of Parables – Parables E1

    Parables are a common tool, even today, for teaching morals through short stories. But is this how Jesus used them? In this first episode of a new series, Tim and Jon talk about what parables are and how Jesus used them in surprising ways.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Is the Tree of Life Practical? Tree Q+R 2

    Is the Tree of Life Practical? Tree Q+R 2

    We are concluding our Tree of Life series with a question and response episode. In this episode, Tim and Jon respond to audience questions on the theme of the Tree of Life in the Bible. Thank you to everyone that submitted questions!

    • 1 hr 4 min

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