In this episode Dr. Oberdeck introduces Dr. Brian German, new director for the Concordia Bible Institute. Together they discuss Dr. John Saleska's series as it continues through the Book of Joshua, the new podcast series to begin by Dr. German, and upcoming events and new opportunities offered by the institute.
What are the details of Jericho's destruction? What does it mean to be "devoted to the Lord" when the Children of Israel enter the Promised Land? Join Dr. John Saleska as he guides you through Joshua 5 & 6.
Dr. Saleska describes the preparations necessary before, during and after crossing the Jordan into the promised land. The exodus from Egypt included a dry-land crossing of the Red Sea. Likewise the entrance into Canaan involves a dry-land crossing of the River Jordan.
The title Deuteronomy means "Second Law" and that's what the book presents; a review of the Law given to Israel at Sinai, and a rehearsal of the history of the forty years of desert wandering. Yet, much of the book is new. Listen as Dr. Saleska explains the theological foundations for Israel in the Promised…
Dr. Saleska begins this session of Christ in Every Word by returning to Deuteronomy 18 and the prophecy about Jesus Christ. Then he takes you back to Chapter 5 and the second time Moses presents the 10 Commandments.
Join Dr. Saleska and Dr. Oberdeck as they begin the fifth and final book of Moses, Deuternonomy. In this introduction you will discover that a proper introduction to this book begins with Chapter 18, not Chapter 1!
In this episode Dr. Saleska brings the study of the fourth book of Moses, Numbers, to a conclusion. The Wilderness Wanderings are nearly over, and preparations are being made for the Promised Land. Deuteronomy soon follows.
One interesting puzzle about the account of Balaam and Balak in Numbers is figuring out the role of Balaam. Is he a true prophet or a false prophet? Dr. John Saleska draws the appropriate conclusion at the end of this podcast. You might find it surprising!
Balak, the King of Moab, wants to stop Moses and the Children of Israel. What better way than to hire Balaam, a rather shadowy figure in the Book of Numbers, to put a curse the advancing Israelites. But the move backfires in a most unexpected manner. Dr. John Saleska explains in this episode.
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