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Covenant and Controversy documentaries

Posted on June 21, 2017

Covenant and Controversy is a five-part documentary series by Frontier Alliance International and explores the history and theology of the enduring controversy over the Jewish people, the Land of Israel, and the city of Jerusalem.

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What is Biblical Theology? by James Hamilton, Jr.

Posted on June 21, 2017

The Bible recounts a single story—one that began at creation, encompasses our lives today, and will continue till Christ’s return and beyond. In this book, Jim Hamilton introduces us to this narrative, helping us understand the worldview of the biblical writers so that we can read the Old and New Testaments as those authors intended.

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Foolishness to the Greeks by Lesslie Newbigin

Posted on June 21, 2017

How can biblical authority be a reality for those shaped by the modern world? This book treats the First World as a mission field, offering a unique perspective on the relationship between the gospel and current society by presenting an outsider's view of contemporary Western culture.

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The Separation of Church and Faith: Copernicus and the Jews by Daniel Gruber

Posted on June 21, 2017

In the time of Nicholas Copernicus, the heavens and all that was in them revolved around the earth. This was not a belief that needed to be argued, it was simply an observable fact. People could see it with their own eyes. Scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers affirmed it. Religious doctrine did too. There was, however, one small problem. The planets, though insignificant in size, moved in continual defiance of the enshrined system. By challenging the system and finding the true center, Copernicus began a revolution that transformed life on earth. This book is about a similar...

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Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes by E. Randolph Richards

Posted on June 21, 2017

What was clear to the original readers of Scripture is not always clear to us. Because of the cultural distance between the biblical world and our contemporary setting, we often bring modern Western biases to the text. Authors Brandon O'Brien and Randy Richards shed light on the ways that Western readers often misunderstand the cultural dynamics of the Bible. They identify nine key areas where modern Westerners have significantly different assumptions about what might be going on in a text.

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Paul Within Judaism by Mark Nanos

Posted on June 21, 2017

Modern assumptions about the apostle Paul is that he abandoned aspects of Jewish living after his discovery of Jesus as the Messiah. This has led to much anti-Semitism and a rift between Judaism and "Christianity", something that Paul never intended. This collection of essays from well-respected contributors explore the implications of reading Paul’s instructions in his letters as aimed at Christ-following non-Jews, teaching them how to live in ways consistent with Judaism while remaining non-Jews.

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When a Jew Rules the World by Joel Richardson

Posted on June 21, 2017

A day is coming when Jesus, or perhaps better understood as Yeshua of Nazareth, will return to the earth and establish an everlasting kingdom in Jerusalem. In this book, Joel Richardson paints a picture of what Jesus' coming earthly reign will be like. He strongly opposes the notion that gentile Christians have "replaced" the Jews and Israel as the people of promise. Joel also details the history of anti-Semitism within the church from the very beginning in what may be the most thorough repudiation of what has become known as “Replacement Theology,” or, as Richardson calls it, “...

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Episode 156 - Overview and Concluding Thoughts

By Josh Hawkins
Posted on June 20, 2017

In 2013, I set out to produce a weekly video on the life of Jesus as narrated by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. 4 years and 156 episodes later, here is the final episode of my humble contribution to the body of Messiah. I hope this series has been an encouragement to your faith in the Lord Jesus!

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Episode 155 - The Great Commission and the Ascension of Jesus

By Josh Hawkins
Posted on June 13, 2017

At the end of His ministry, Jesus commissions His eleven apostles to continue His mission to call Israel to bear the fruits of repentance, to make disciples, and to imitate His manner of life. Jesus then ascends to the heavens on a cloud. This episode looks at a common misunderstanding of "the Great Commission" as well as the theological significance of Jesus' ascension.

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Episode 154 - Jesus' Post-Resurrection Appearances, part 3

By Josh Hawkins
Posted on June 6, 2017

After His resurrection, the Jesus appears to His disciples several times, giving undeniable proof that He has risen from the dead. This episode details the final two appearances recorded by the Gospels, including His appearance to Thomas as well as to the disciples on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Jesus' well-known, three-times repeated words to Peter, "do you love me?" are also examined.