The Bible's Most Famous City • The City Ep. 7

Jerusalem is the Bible’s image of what a city of God should be. But from the earliest moments of its founding, it's clear that even this city has problems. What will it take for a city to truly become like the garden of Eden? In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss the founding of Jerusalem and what it will take for God and humans to dwell together.

Where did the first anointing happen in the Bible?

The practice of anointing with oil is an ancient ritual that marked people and places as bridges between Heaven and Earth. #shorts #BibleProject #biblevideo #bible

Reading the Bible Aloud in a Community? • How to Read the Bible Ep. 1

This is our first episode in our series "How To Read The Bible." Tim and Jon discuss the differences in ancient and modern ways of reading scripture, including why the Hebrew people would read scripture together as a group. The guys also talk about how challenging it can be to read the Bible by yourself.

Can a City Be Good? • The City Ep. 6

At last, there’s a positive example of a city in the Bible, the capital city of Egypt under the rule of Joseph. In this episode, join Tim and Jon as they explore how a city—usually a perpetrator of death and violence—can become a source of life under the leadership of a wise human image of God.

What caused Jesus to confront leaders?

In the Bible, Jesus challenges Israel's leaders for abusing their power. These leaders are using their authority to benefit themselves at the expense of others, but Jesus redefines authority as serving others and power as love. #shorts #BibleProject #biblevideo #bible

Jesus, Rebels, and Resurrection • Luke-Acts Ep. 4

In the fourth part of their discussion on the gospel of Luke, Tim and Jon talk about the strange story in Luke 9 of the transformation of Jesus on the mountain. In this travel section, we find many parables of Jesus, and the banquets and parties he attended. Jesus is fascinated with parties, and he even used them to talk about what the Kingdom of God is like. These stories continue to reinforce that Jesus’ mission was first for the outsiders, a message that gets him into trouble with religious leaders of the day.

The Meaning and Purpose of Anointing in the Bible

What is the purpose of anointing? Watch our theme video to understand this ritual throughout the Bible and how it relates to Jesus and his followers. In this video, you'll learn... 1. Where the first anointing took place in the Bible 2. What anointing oil symbolizes 3. Specific examples of anointing in the Bible 4. The meaning of "Christ" 5. How Jesus' anointing spreads out into the world

How does Jesus redefine power?

Jesus claimed that God's power was arriving on Earth through him. But he redefined power as love and taught that if you want to be first, you need to become last. #shorts #BibleProject #biblevideo #bible

Sodom and Gomorrah • The City E5

If Babylon is the worst city in the Bible, then Sodom and Gomorrah are a close second. The injustice and oppression in Sodom and Gomorrah are so pronounced that God sends a flood of justice to completely wipe out these two cities. In this episode, Tim and Jon discuss the theme of the city and the darkest parts of human nature. Content warning: Today's episode contains some mention of sexual abuse, rape, and incest.

Who does God regularly choose instead of the firstborn?

In the story of the Bible, we consistently see God choosing the second-born or latecomer to receive his blessing. God disrupts cultural norms by overturning human power systems and lifting up the ones without authority or status. #shorts #BibleProject #biblevideo #bible

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