Category Archives: OT Theology

Video: Echoes of Exodus in the Great Commission?

Today’s question: Do you see any parallels between the great commission and the exodus? I don’t want to get Echo-crazy. Just from a surface level, there some to be some connections: confrontation with “the name,” a sending out, baptism, and … Continue reading

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Video: Elisha and the She-Bears

Today I discuss the troubling passage at the end of 2 Kings 2, where forty-two are killed after ridiculing the prophet Elisha. This discussion was prompted by Jonathan Pageau’s discussion of this passage. If you have any questions for me, … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost (Shepherding the Wind)

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost: Ecclesiastes 5:10-20, Hebrews 4:1-16, Mark 10:23-31. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can read … Continue reading

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Video: Were Rebekah and Jacob Justified in Deceiving Isaac?

Today’s question: Having read Jordan’s Primeval Saints I find that he interprets the life of Jacob through a different lens from a more recent reformation reading. Specifically in the story of Jacob “stealing” the birthright, Jordan posits that Rebekah and … Continue reading

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Video: Did Jephthah Kill His Daughter?

Today’s question: “Jephthah? Human sacrifice or something else?” For more on this question, see John Barach’s lectures on Joshua, Judges, and Ruth and James Jordan’s commentary on Judges. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 2:18-25, Hebrews 2:1-13, Mark 10:2-16. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can read … Continue reading

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Video: How Should We Understand the Weird Circumstances Around the Circumcision of Gershom?

Today’s question: “What is happening in Exodus 4 where the Lord seeks Moses’ life, but Zipporah circumcises Gershom and touches Moses’ feet with the foreskin to make him a “bridegroom of blood”?” I reference James Jordan’s Law of the Covenant … Continue reading

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