Sam Emadi

Leviticus 8–10: On What the Deaths of Nadab and Abihu Have to Do With Church Membership and Discipline (Bible Talk, Ep. 37)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 09.22.2021

At the end of Leviticus 9, it’s almost as if we’ve fixed the problem of sin. But in the very next chapter . . .

Leviticus 1–7: On the Difference Between Being the Quarterback and Tailgating Outside the Stadium (Bible Talk, Ep. 36)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 09.15.2021

The book of Leviticus isn’t just a bunch of random rules. It provides an answer to the problem that’s been swirling over God’s people since Genesis 3: How can a sinful people dwell in the midst of a holy God?

Bible Talk Celebrates Its First Birthday

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 08.04.2021

Alex Duke, Sam Emadi, and Jim Hamilton share how Bible Talk began—and how it’s going so far.

Don’t Do Weird Stuff

By Sam Emadi | 9Marks Journal: The Ordinary Means of Grace—Or, Don’t Do Weird Stuff | 07.26.2021

For years, 9Marks has been standing with historic Protestantism advocating the ordinary means of grace. There’s nothing radical about this proposal.

Exodus 35–40: On How It Started, How It’s Going, and the Beautiful End of Exodus (Bible Talk, Ep. 35)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 07.21.2021

By the end of Exodus, our story has come full circle: humanity has been exiled since the Garden but now he dwells in the midst of his people.

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.

Exodus 32–33: On Worshiping YHWH in a Carnival Mirror (Bible Talk, Ep. 33)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 07.07.2021

In Exodus 26–31, Moses is on the mountain talking with God. While that was happening, what were God’s people up to?

Be Like Batman: Guard the Gospel (with Sam Emadi)

By J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 07.01.2021

SHOW NOTES Article: Be Like Batman: Guard the Gospel, by Sam Emadi

Exodus 26–31: On Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Tour through the Furniture of Faith (Bible Talk, Ep. 32)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.30.2021

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?

On Why Is the Lord’s Supper So Important? (with Aubrey M. Sequeira & Sam Emadi) | Pastors Talk, Ep. 174

By A. M. Sequeira, J. Leeman, S. Emadi | 06.29.2021

Why is the Lord’s Supper so important? What should ordinary Christians know about it?

Exodus 24–25: On the Floor of Heaven and the Feet of God (Bible Talk, Ep. 31)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 06.23.2021

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.

Exodus 19–20: On Thoughts, Words, Deeds, Deeds, Words, Thoughts (Bible Talk, Ep. 28)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.19.2021

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.