16 episodes

Do you ever wonder about the stranger parts of the Bible? Do you wonder about what's in the nooks and crannies of the Bible, the parts we don't put on memes and post on social media? The Bible Explorer is a podcast, hosted by pastor Matt Morton, about those misunderstood, unusual, and little-known aspects of the Bible.

The Bible Explorer Matt Morton

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0, 22 Ratings

Do you ever wonder about the stranger parts of the Bible? Do you wonder about what's in the nooks and crannies of the Bible, the parts we don't put on memes and post on social media? The Bible Explorer is a podcast, hosted by pastor Matt Morton, about those misunderstood, unusual, and little-known aspects of the Bible.

    Bible Explorer 15: Different Kinds of Angels

    Bible Explorer 15: Different Kinds of Angels

    The Bible talks about many different kinds of angels. They serve God, fight for God, protect God's people, and announce important information about His plans. On this episode, we'll look at a few of the different angels in the Bible and who they are.

    • 22 min
    Bible Explorer 14: Shakespeare or the Bible?

    Bible Explorer 14: Shakespeare or the Bible?

    Many popular expressions and idioms come from the Bible. But many also come from Shakespeare! Take this fun quiz and see how well you know the difference!

    • 12 min
    Bible Explorer 13: Peter, Do You Love Me?

    Bible Explorer 13: Peter, Do You Love Me?

    Jesus asked Peter three times, "Do you love me?" And Peter replied that he did love Jesus. But he used a different word for love than Jesus used! Does that matter? What should we think about the way John records this conversation, and why is it important for us today?

    • 21 min
    Bible Explorer 12: Right In Their Own Eyes

    Bible Explorer 12: Right In Their Own Eyes

    The final chapters of the book of Judges are some of the most difficult and disturbing in the Bible. They are not for the faint of heart: violence, sexual assault, idolatry, and even kidnapping. What's going on with God's people? We'll discuss Judges 17-21 in this episode.

    • 19 min
    Bible Explorer 11: The Virgin Will Conceive

    Bible Explorer 11: The Virgin Will Conceive

    Matthew 1:23 says that Jesus was born of a virgin. Matthew was quoting Isaiah 7:14. But when you read Isaiah 7, it doesn't seem like he was talking about Jesus, or even about some future baby who would be born to a virgin! So what's going on? Is Matthew misusing the Old Testament? We'll explore that in detail in this episode.

    • 19 min
    Bible Explorer 10: Go On Up, Baldy!

    Bible Explorer 10: Go On Up, Baldy!

    Why did the prophet Elisha summon two vicious bears to maul 42 boys, when it seems like their only crime was making fun of his baldness? Was he especially sensitive about his appearance? Was this a disproportional response to a relatively minor offense? We'll explore this incident from 2 Kings 2:23-25 in this week's episode.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Nikki Klinglesmith ,

MUST listen!!!

This is a MUST listen kind of podcast. Matt Morton is such a gifted teacher and communicator of the Word. I am so grateful that he is taking the time and energy to share what he has learned with us!

RxAggie02 ,

Great off the beaten path biblical fun!

Matt Morton digs deep to explore the Bible via questions he has he and others have raised to him. History, theology, and straight up truth flowing through this fun insightful podcast. Subscribe, enjoy, and thank me later;)

Gcoupin ,

Informative and Light-Hearted

Matt is one of the best teachers of the Bible that I know. He is able to handle the Word of God seriously, without taking himself too seriously. He has a great sense of humor that pairs well with his knowledge and ability to teach. Anyone listening to this podcast will learn with a smile on their face!

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