The TŌV Podcast

The TŌV Podcast

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The TŌV (good) podcast exists to provide sound Bible teaching with a special emphasis on God’s heart and plans for Israel and the Jewish people.


Will the Dead Sea Live?
May 27 • 16 min
Levi Hazen covers some current facts about this awesome body of water. In addition, he takes a look at the Bible’s predictions about the Dead Sea’s future.
6 Forgotten Passages
May 20 • 29 min
Why should anybody care about reaching the Jewish people with the good news? After all, if you don’t hear much about it from mainstream voices then it can’t be too important, right? Why would Paul, called to be an apostle to the Gentiles (Gal. 1:16),…
A Very Strange Bible Story
May 13 • 50 min
After sharing his journey to faith, Dr. Seth Postell leads a study on the talking donkey of Numbers 22-24.
Adventures of the Digital Nomads
May 6 • 38 min
Can you imagine selling 90% of your possessions, purchasing an RV and then traveling around the country for years? The Bacons, a family of 5, are living an adventure-filled (and tiny!) life on the road.
Interview With Vida Velasco
Apr 29 • 51 min
Levi Hazen and Vida Velasco discuss the deadly pathogen of Christian anti-Semitism. From the early church fathers up until today, there has always existed a deadly strain of the world’s oldest hatred.
Interview With Dan Strull
Apr 22 • 37 min
Dan Strull grew up in a reformed Jewish home in NYC. But Dan’s life was radically changed while on the slopes in Aspen, CO. That’s where Dan met a woman who cared enough to ask him some tough questions. Questions that would eventually lead Dan to make a…
Interview with Author & Attorney Chris Bray
Apr 15 • 36 min
In this episode, Levi sits down with author and national speaker, Chris Bray. Chris is a sought after speaker on estate, gift, income tax, financial planning, and succession planning topics. His award-winning articles have appeared in a variety of…
Interview With Author Jim Melnick
Apr 8 • 37 min
Author Jim Melnick was a Soviet affairs analyst at the Pentagon. He holds a masters degree from the US Navy War College where he studied National Security & Strategic studies. Jim’s worked on the cyber field against Russian hackers and served the…
Thriving > Surviving
Apr 1 • 28 min
Amidst the difficulties of life, what does it look like to thrive? Aaron & Levi discuss the challenges, joys, and best practices for living in today’s world.
God’s Got Your Back
Mar 25 • 30 min
Aaron’s small business, Redemption Road Coffee, has been decimated by COVID-19. Join us as we discuss what it looks like to lean on God during times of crisis & uncertainty.
God’s Timeline: Return & Reign of Messiah
Mar 17 • 36 min
During such turbulent times, does the Bible provide hope for the future? What does the return & reign of the Messiah consist of? Amidst COVID-19, Levi Hazen encourages believers to dive into Scripture and learn about God’s bright future.
The Next 2 Events on God’s Timeline
Mar 11 • 25 min
Levi Hazen reviews several passages that teach about the next events on God’s timeline: the rapture and the tribulation period.
Should I Study Bible Prophecy?
Mar 4 • 24 min
Isn’t Bible prophecy something that we should just stay away from? How much of the Bible is prophecy? How should I interpret prophetic passages? Levi Hazen answers these questions and more on this special episode of the TOV podcast.
Seed & Serpent: From Eve to Noah
Feb 26 • 33 min
In this episode, Levi & Aaron cover Genesis 3 - 9. What can we ascertain from the first messianic prophecy found in Scripture? What was the Serpent’s first attempt to thwart God’s plans after he caused the fall of humanity? And what does Noah’s family…
Seed & Serpent: Why Messiah Matters
Feb 19 • 25 min
Season 3 is here. In this first episode, Aaron & Levi set the stage for the entrance of the Seed. The Seed & Serpent series will explore some crucial prophecies from the Hebrew Bible about a promised Seed.
What is the New Covenant?
Dec 11, 2019 • 20 min
What is the New Covenant? With whom is the New Covenant made? Do Gentiles get to partake of this covenant? We discuss those questions and more on this episode of TŌV!
The Land and King David
Dec 4, 2019 • 24 min
Have you ever heard of the Land Covenant? How about the Davidic Covenant? Join us as Levi and Aaron discuss the importance of these 2 covenants!
Should I Keep The Sabbath?
Nov 27, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode, we explore the Law of Moses. Also called the Old Covenant, the Law of Moses is often mingled together with the New Covenant, thereby creating confusion for believers about how to apply the Bible to their lives today.
Founding Father
Nov 20, 2019 • 25 min
Aaron & Levi discuss God’s covenant with Abraham. Is it conditional or unconditional? What are the provisions of this covenant? What role does this covenant play in our faith today? Does it impact the world as a whole? All that and more on Founding Father.
The Fallout
Nov 13, 2019 • 22 min
Aaron and Levi discuss the fallout after Adam and Eve disobey God.
Paradise Wrecked
Nov 6, 2019 • 23 min
Season two launches with an overview of the 8 covenants found in Scripture. A covenant is a bond, contract or treaty and God institutes covenants to govern humanity. Learn more as Levi & Aaron discuss the basics of a biblical covenant and then dive deep…
Season 1 Review, Season 2 Preview
Sep 19, 2019 • 23 min
In this final episode of Season 1, Aaron and Levi review the Genesis story and preview the main theme of Season 2: The Jewish Roots of Our Faith. Season 2 will officially launch on November 6th!
Mythbusters
Sep 11, 2019 • 16 min
Levi Hazen addresses several popular, but completely false, myths about the Jewish people.
The In-Between Time
Aug 28, 2019 • 25 min
Levi Hazen is in Hong Kong where daily unrest is occurring among discontented residents. Covering a plethora of passages, Levi answers the question: How do we relate to the people of Israel between the Messiah’s first and second comings?
Leadership Nuggets from the GLS
Aug 21, 2019 • 51 min
Every year a leadership conference takes place called the Global Leadership Summit. High profile ministry leaders and business execs share their secrets of success to hundreds of thousands watching throughout the world. Levi and Aaron take a break from…
Zoom Out
Aug 14, 2019 • 29 min
Joseph is a great example of what it means to remember the sovereignty of God in our daily lives. How do we benefit when we zoom out and remember that God has a bigger plan for our lives? What happens when we fail to zoom out? All that and more on this…
The Compassion Test
Aug 7, 2019 • 23 min
Will Joseph’s brothers pass his final test? Aaron and Levi discuss Genesis 44 and the humble leadership of Judah.
The Character Test
Jul 31, 2019 • 24 min
In “The Character Test”, Joseph wisely tests his brothers a second time. Levi and Aaron continue their discussion of the life of Joseph as they study Genesis 43 together.
The Conscience Test
Jul 24, 2019 • 25 min
Aaron & Levi continue to explore the life of Joseph. As his brothers arrive in Egypt, Joseph evidences a lot of wisdom as he tests them to see whether they are changed men. How do we know if/when to trust people? And what happens when someone breaks our…
Joseph’s Inner Resolve
Jul 17, 2019 • 27 min
Levi & Aaron discuss the courageous humility and faith of Joseph.
Jeremiah Ch. 31 and the New Covenant
Jul 4, 2019 • 21 min
What is the New Covenant? How is it different from the Mosaic Covenant? Is Israel a part of the New Covenant? All those questions and more are part of the discussion on this episode of TŌV.
When the Messiah Comes
Jul 1, 2019 • 23 min
Looking for some encouragement today? In this episode of TOV, Levi Hazen walks through some hopeful descriptions of the future Messianic Kingdom from the Book of Isaiah.
Feeling Forgotten?
Jun 19, 2019 • 24 min
We’ve all been, or at least felt, forgotten at some point. Chapter forty informs us that Joseph was forgotten in prison. In “Feeling Forgotten?” the story of Joseph’s faith-filled, crazy adventure continues. Aaron and Levi discuss Joseph’s difficulties…
Sordid Seduction
Jun 12, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode, Aaron and Levi discuss the crazy, faith-filled life of Joseph and the false accusation made against him. In light of Joseph being kidnapped and sent to prison, what does it mean for God to be “with us?” Does a close walk with God always…
A Parley in Paris
Jun 5, 2019 • 26 min
Levi Hazen is in Paris. While there, he sets down with Philippe, a Jewish believer in Jesus and native Parisian. Levi & Philippe discuss a range of topics, including Philippe’s journey of faith and anti-Semitism.
The Coat & the Kidnappers
May 29, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, Aaron and Levi discuss the kidnapping of Joseph and the wicked behavior of his brothers. What did Joseph’s coat really signify? Aaron & Levi’s discussion sheds some light on an old, but still relevant story.
Middle East Wrestling Match
May 22, 2019 • 22 min
In this episode, Aaron Harsch and Levi Hazen discuss the story of Jacob’s wrestling match with God. What does it look like for us to wrestle with God today?
Israel Under Fire II: Valley of Dry Bones
May 15, 2019 • 18 min
In Israel Under Fire II, Levi Hazen explores Israel’s future as told by Ezekiel & Zechariah.
Israel Under Fire: What The Bible Says About The Future
May 8, 2019 • 30 min
In this special episode, Levi Hazen discusses Hamas’s stated goal to obliterate Israel and the likelihood of that happening given the Bible’s promises about Israel’s future.
The Labans in Our Lives
May 1, 2019 • 26 min
After Jacob deceives his father, his brother wants to kill him and his mother sends him far away. Jacob has no idea what awaits him over the next 20 years. From unwanted marriages to more deceptions, Jacob is in for some surprises.
Daring Deceptions
Apr 24, 2019 • 33 min
Daring Deceptions focuses on the story of Jacob and Esau. Aaron and Levi discuss the daring deceptions and the sovereignty of God. What lessons does this story teach us about​ our lives today?
Parallel Progeny
Apr 17, 2019 • 30 min
Aaron and Levi discuss Genesis 26, where Isaac’s journey reveals uncanny parallels to his father’s journey.
What is Passover?
Apr 3, 2019 • 21 min
Aaron and Levi discuss the importance of Passover and its many connections to the NT.
Is The OT Worth Reading?
Mar 27, 2019 • 28 min
After receiving some feedback from listeners, Aaron and Levi discuss the importance of reading and understanding the OT.
A Faith Journey
Mar 12, 2019 • 18 min
In Genesis 22, God asks Abraham to sacrifice his long-awaited, unique son.
Land, Seed & Blessing
Mar 6, 2019 • 25 min
Aaron and Levi discuss Abraham’s journey of faith.
A Bloody Mess
Mar 5, 2019 • 21 min
There is blood everywhere. It smells like rotting carcasses. And yet, Abraham is asleep. God is making a serious blood covenant with Abraham and his descendants in Genesis 15. Living more than 4000 years later, is there any relevance to our lives today?