The Bible Project

The Bible Project
The creators of The Bible Project have in-depth conversations about the Bible, theology, and history.
Day of the Lord Part 3: Solomon, the Richest Man in Babylon?
Apr 21 • 61 min
Things aren’t always what they seem in ancient Israel, and is it possible that there are Babylons among us today?
Day Of The Lord Part 2: Pharaoh vs. The Warrior God
Apr 14 • 42 min
A discussion on the role of technology in the Bible.
The Day Of The Lord Part 1: What’s The Deal With “Babylon”?
Apr 7 • 64 min
A look into how Bible authors deal with the future of the world.
Heaven and Earth Revisited: What Did The Biblical Writers Think Happens After You Die?
Mar 30 • 55 min
Tim and Jon talk about some of the confusing language in the Bible about heaven.
Word Study: Shema - “Listen”
Mar 24 • 28 min
An introduction to the Hebrew word “Shema”. What does it really mean to listen?
The Holy Spirit: Question and Response
Mar 16 • 87 min
We respond to your questions regarding The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit: Part 3
Mar 10 • 48 min
An overview of how God’s Spirit is understood in the New Testament.
The Holy Spirit: Part 2
Mar 3 • 51 min
What does it mean for man to have a spirit? How does God’s Spirit interact with man’s spirit?
The Holy Spirit: Part 1
Feb 23 • 57 min
This is our first conversation about the Holy Spirit. It’s a big theme in Scripture and often a controversial topic. Tim and Jon talk about how ancient Hebrews viewed the Spirit and the differences between ancient and modern views on the Spirit.
What is in your Bible?
Feb 14 • 70 min
Why are the books of the Bible ordered the way they are? Is there a value in reading the Bible in any other order?
The Bible as Divine Literary Art
Feb 8 • 63 min
Learn to see the Bible as an extremely sophisticated piece of literary art that has a theological message.
Story: Friend of Sinners
Jan 29 • 35 min
Harvey Turner, a youth group flunkie, grew up on the streets of Reno in the 90’s. His passion for hip-hop leads him deep into drug culture but his search for meaning brings him face-to-face with Jesus.
Luke Part 4: Jesus, Rebels, and Resurrection
Jan 6 • 62 min
We discuss Luke 9-24. What did Jesus do and talk about when he was alive? Why did his message get him in trouble? Was Jesus a rebel? How does Luke want us to see Jesus?
Luke Part 3: Good News for the Poor
Dec 13, 2016 • 56 min
Luke Chapters 1-6 ooze with references and allusions to the Old Testament to show how Jesus is the fulfillment of the story of Israel.
Luke Part 2: An Overview of Luke
Nov 22, 2016 • 28 min
Tim and I are working on a series of videos that will tell the story of Jesus as recorded by Luke in his gospel. In this episode we do a quick overview of the entire book, working through each of the sections, observing how they all fit together. Luke…
Luke Part 1: An Intro to Reading the Gospels
Oct 28, 2016 • 41 min
This episode is our preparation for making a video series that walks through the entire life of Jesus as told by Luke in his Gospel. This first episode is an introduction to what the Gospels are, and what it means to trust them as an accurate…
Wisdom of Job Part 3
Sep 10, 2016 • 59 min
This is our third and final conversation about the book of Job. First we talk about Elihu, a character that seems to pop up our of nowhere. Then we talk about chapter 28 in Job, how it stands apart from the rest of the speeches and gives us a clue as to…
Wisdom of Job Part 2
Aug 29, 2016 • 41 min
This is part two of our three part conversation on Job. The question in Job is if God is just does that mean that the universe ought to always be run by the principle of strict just compensation. In this way the book of Job is a perfect thought experiment…
The Wisdom of Job Part 1
Aug 3, 2016 • 51 min
Why do good people suffer? Why is there evil in the world? Why can’t God make it so that everyone always gets what they deserve? Many people turn to Job to learn about how to deal with suffering as it is a very realistic portrayal of someone dealing with…
Story: God and Money
Jul 14, 2016 • 62 min
In this episode of The Bible Project Podcast, Jon and Tim explore a story about two Harvard Business School Graduates who are confronted with a biblical view of money that changes their lives. John Cortinez and Gregory Baumer were young, successful…
Wisdom Series: Ecclesiastes P2
Jul 7, 2016 • 67 min
We continue our conversation on Ecclesiastes. We let “The Teacher” dismantle our perspective about the world by discussing death, time and chance, and it isn’t going to be pleasant.
Wisdom Series: Ecclesiastes P1
Jun 18, 2016 • 51 min
The book of Ecclesiastes is a unique book in the Bible that has delighted and confused Christians throughout the years. It is our second book in the Wisdom Series. One thing that makes it unique is where scripture relies on ancient wisdom as core to…
Wisdom Series: Proverbs
Jun 8, 2016 • 48 min
This book is for understanding Proverbs and Parables and Riddles for the wise. This book claims that there is a powerful, mysterious force in the universe called Hochma, we translate into “Wisdom”. Wisdom is built into the universe principle in which the…
Intro to the Wisdom Literature
May 25, 2016 • 31 min
Tim and Jon discuss the Wisdom Literature in the Bible: the books of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job. All of these books are wrestling with a particular set of questions. We’ll talk about how we got these wisdom books in our holy scriptures We’ll discuss…
The Glory of God
May 3, 2016 • 52 min
What does it mean to glorify God? Is it simply singing songs? Does it somehow how to do with our behavior. Why is God so interested in his glory? How does this connect to the Image of God?
The Image of God Part 3
Mar 12, 2016 • 67 min
What is the chief end of man? How does being an Image of God affect me practically?
The Image of God Part 2
Feb 29, 2016 • 47 min
Being remade into the Image of God is a different Christian narrative then we usually hear. Jesus is the truly human one who represents God’s reign on earth and we are joined with him through the Holy Spirit to participate in that reign.
The Image of God Part 1
Feb 18, 2016 • 44 min
What does it mean that humans were created in “the image of God”. Jon and Tim discuss this biblical theme and its implications for Jesus followers.
Heaven & Earth Part 3
Feb 10, 2016 • 41 min
How Jesus followers saw themselves as a manifestation of God’s presence on earth. How to seek God’s Kingdom here on earth. And what happens when I die?
Heaven & Earth Part 2
Feb 4, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode we discuss why God’s space and our space was torn apart, Cherubim, the prophetic hope for New Creation and how Jesus saw himself as a new temple.
Heaven & Earth Part 1
Jan 28, 2016 • 40 min
How does the Bible talk about where God lives? Tim and Jon walk through the biblical themes of Heaven and Earth in a three part conversation.
The Kingdom of God Part 3 of 3
Nov 15, 2015 • 22 min
What does it mean for Jesus to bring the Kingdom of God?
The Kingdom of God Part 2 of 3
Nov 10, 2015 • 43 min
God’s Kingdom is introduced to us in Genesis 1 but then something goes wrong. We discuss how the Bible describes the conflict of the Kingdom of the world and the Kingdom of God and God’s plan to fix it.
The Kingdom of God Part 1 of 3
Nov 3, 2015 • 29 min
The Kingdom of God is central to Jesus’ message. It is a theme in the Bible that spans from page 1 all the way to the second to last paragraph of the Bible.
Understanding The Law Part 2
Oct 19, 2015 • 50 min
Tim and Jon discuss the metaphors used by Moses and The Prophets for why humans are incapable of obeying the law and how God plans to fix it. We discuss Jesus’ teaching on the law, the Great Command, and how his followers dealt with the law.
Understanding The Law Part 1
Oct 19, 2015 • 48 min
Tim and Jon discuss why God gave so many laws to ancient Israel in the Bible. There are 613 laws found in the Torah, the first five books of the Bible, and they were the basis of God’s covenant with Israel. What role does the laws play in relationship to…