Exodus 34: On YHWH’s Self-Expositional Sermon and Why We Have It Better than Radiant-Faced Moses (Bible Talk, Ep. 34)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 07.14.2021
Alex chats with Jim and Sam about the center of biblical theology.
In Exodus 26–31, Moses is on the mountain talking with God. While that was happening, what were God’s people up to?
When we get to Exodus 26–31, we’re tempted to let our eyes glaze over what seems to be an overly long list of the Tabernacle furniture and its accompanying details. Is that really the case?
In Exodus 24–25, the summit of Sinai becomes the floor of heaven. Through Israel, God is once again establishing a connection between heaven and earth.
Exodus 22-23: On Israel’s Bloated Sheep Market—and Other Jewels of Jewish Jurisprudence (Bible Talk, Ep. 30)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.09.2021
In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke, Jim Hamilton, and Sam Emadi discuss all those laws in Exodus 22–23. Why are they there? Why should Christians not just let their eyes glaze over them?
Exodus 21: On Slavery, Proportional Justice, Goring Oxen, and Other Easy Topics (Bible Talk, Ep. 29)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.26.2021
When Moses refers to slavery in the Torah, how should we understand it? What about “justice”? In this episode of Bible Talk, Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about a difficult chapter of Scripture: Exodus 21.
At this point in Exodus, we have the people of God at the mountain of God to receive the Law of God in order to engage in the worship of God.
Exodus 16–18: On the Benefits of Small Government, Good In-Laws, and a Plurality of Elders (Bible Talk, Ep. 27)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.29.2021
It doesn’t take long for the Israelites to go from singing by the sea to grumbling against God, begging him to take them back to Egypt.
Alex Duke chats with Jim Hamilton and Sam Emadi about Exodus 14–15.
Exodus 11–13: On the Presbyterian Exodus and the “Very Great” Podcast Named Bible Talk (Bible Talk, Ep. 25)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.14.2021
Bible Talk’s conversations through Exodus finally arrive at the exodus.
By the end of Exodus 10, the whole nation of Egypt is covered in total darkness—so much so that “they did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days.” It’s as if the people of Egypt were stuck in a grave.
Exodus 5–7: On Slowed-Down Wifi and Waiting in a Two-Hour Line Before Space Mountain (Bible Talk, Ep. 23)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.17.2021
By the end of Exodus 7, the Lord has brought the first plague against Egypt. But before we get there, Moses makes us wait.
Exodus 3–4: On Moses Milling about in Midian Until His Momentous Mountain Moment (Bible Talk, Ep. 22)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.10.2021
At the beginning of Exodus 3, Moses is milling about in Midian with some sheep. The God shows up in a burning bush and everything changes.
Genesis ends with Joseph’s bones in a box in the belly of the beast. Exodus begins with Israel being fruitful and multiplying under the harsh rule of a Pharaoh who knows neither Joseph nor his God.
Alex Duke hosts the “Academy Awards of Genesis,” in which he gives some superlatives and asks Jim and Sam to look back and reflect on what they’ve learned as they’ve walked slowly through Moses’ masterpiece.