BEMA Session 1: Torah
BEMA Session 1: Torah
Love God. Love others. Become people of the Text.
32: Session 1 Capstone
May 18, 2017 • 23 min
Conclusion of Session 1
31: Remember Where You Came From
May 11, 2017 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings bring our study of Torah to a close by exploring the book of Deuteronomy, examining its call to remember our stories.
30: Lead with Your Voice
May 4, 2017 • 46 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings wrap up the discussion of the desert and the book of Numbers with the story of Moses striking the rock and subsequently having his entrance to the Promised Land denied.
29: Images of the Desert — Wadi and En Gedi
Apr 27, 2017 • 33 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the series on images found in the desert. We will see God’s continual use of the desert to minister to us and to teach us how to minister to others.
28: Images of the Desert — Ar’ar and Tamarisk
Apr 20, 2017 • 22 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the series on images found in the desert, discussing the ar’ar and tamarisk trees and what they teach us about living in our own deserts.
27: Images of the Desert — Rotem and Acacia
Apr 13, 2017 • 24 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings continue the series on images found in the desert — the rotem and acacia trees and what they teach us about living in our own deserts.
26: Images of the Desert — Shepherd
Apr 6, 2017 • 36 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings discuss the first in a series of images found in the desert — what it means to be a shepherd in the biblical world.
25: A Kingdom of What?
Mar 30, 2017 • 40 min
Marty Solomon and Brent Billings give an overview of the book of Leviticus.
24: Creating a Space
Mar 23, 2017 • 55 min
We consider the implications of the story of the Tabernacle in our own pursuits of God.
23: Falling on Joyful Faces
Mar 16, 2017 • 23 min
We look at the construction of the Tabernacle and its call to be a place of rest, covering Exodus 24–40.
22: Under the Chuppah
Mar 9, 2017 • 40 min
We discuss Israel’s arrival at Sinai and the ensuing covenant relationship with their God, covering Exodus 19–23.
21: With All Your Soul & “Very”
Mar 2, 2017 • 40 min
We explore the next two tests of God’s people on their way to Mount Sinai in Exodus 16–17.
20: With All Your Heart
Feb 23, 2017 • 31 min
We look at the story of the Israelites crossing the Red Sea in Exodus 14, and then we dissect their first test on the way to Mount Sinai in Exodus 15.
19: A Strengthened Heart
Feb 16, 2017 • 35 min
We dive into the story of the Passover and its plagues, God’s interaction with Pharaoh, and the call of God’s rescued people.
18: A Tale of Two Kingdoms
Feb 9, 2017 • 43 min
We set up the narrative of God’s story as a contrast between empire and shalom.
17: A God Who Hears the Cry
Feb 2, 2017 • 43 min
We wrap up the introduction to God’s story and set up the narrative of the remainder of Scripture in an effort to understand what God is rescuing His people from.
16: Out of the Pit
Jan 26, 2017 • 46 min
We finish our study of the life of Joseph, covering Genesis 41–50.
15: Into the Pit
Jan 19, 2017 • 46 min
We begin our study of the life of Joseph, covering Genesis 37–40.
14: Grappling with God, Part 2
Jan 12, 2017 • 38 min
We continue our look at the life of Jacob, covering Genesis chapters 32 through 35.
13: Grappling with God, Part 1
Jan 5, 2017 • 36 min
We begin our look at the life of Jacob, starting with Genesis 25 and moving through chapter 31.
12: A Mission Realized
Dec 15, 2016 • 38 min
We cover the life of Isaac as told in Genesis 24 and 26, where we begin to see the initial realization of God’s promise to Abraham.
11: Here I Am
Dec 8, 2016 • 53 min
We continue to look at the kind of partner God has chosen in Abraham.
10: Walking the Blood Path
Dec 1, 2016 • 49 min
We work through Genesis 15–17, continuing our look at the evolving partnership between God and Abram.
9: Letting Go
Nov 17, 2016 • 40 min
We talk about Genesis 12–14: the call of Abram and his initial adventures in the land of Canaan.
8: Buried in a Genealogy
Nov 10, 2016 • 27 min
We ask the same question the Rabbis have asked over the centuries: Why did God choose Abraham?
7: The Preface
Nov 3, 2016 • 20 min
We look back over the first eleven chapters of Genesis and work to understand their significance to the greater narrative of the scriptures.
6: A Tale of a Tower
Oct 27, 2016 • 19 min
We talk about the tower of Babel and some of the observations we are able to take away from the story.
5: A Misplaced Curse
Oct 20, 2016 • 22 min
We talk about Noah’s departure from the ark and the tragedy that ensues.
4: His Bow in the Clouds
Oct 6, 2016 • 30 min
We talk about the story of Noah and the Flood, and we have a wide variety of buried treasure from the author.
3: Master the Beast
Sep 22, 2016 • 25 min
We talk about Cain and Abel and the idea of how fear and shame ruin the story.
2: Knowing When to Say “Enough”
Sep 15, 2016 • 46 min
We discuss the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and what the story might really be getting at.
1: Trust the Story
Sep 8, 2016 • 45 min
We talk about the creation story in Genesis 1 and the foundation it lays for understanding the scriptural narrative correctly.
0: Introductory Lesson
Sep 1, 2016 • 38 min
This is our introductory conversation about the world of the Bible, investigating the differences between eastern and western perspectives.
-1: What Is BEMA?
Aug 25, 2016 • 16 min
For our pilot episode of the BEMA Podcast, we talk about what we hope to accomplish with this series in the years to come.
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