By Dan Franklin
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A weekly podcast inviting people away from common misconceptions and to the true Gospel of Jesus.
||Gods and Kings||Saul is the first king of Israel. In the book of 1 Samuel we read of Saul's promising beginning and then his tragic, failing end. More than this, though, we read of the people of Israel longing for a king to judge them and to fight their battles for th...||2 10 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Who Says?||"I don't disagree with the Bible. I just disagree with your interpretation of it." Ever heard this? Ever said it? It is pretty hard to combat this statement. After all, who is to say who's interpretation of the Bible is right?||25 9 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Disagreeing with God||What happens when we realize that we disagree with God? If we are honest, even those of us who are Christians will admit that we sometimes don't agree with something that God says in his Word. What do we do when we realize that we have this disagreement?||4 9 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rebuilding: Jesus and Nehemiah||In the middle of the Old Testament there is the obscure story of Nehemiah coming back from exile to help rebuild Jerusalem. How does this story tell Jesus' story and give us a preview of the gospel?||28 8 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Who’s the Wise Guy?||If the whole Old Testament is ultimately telling the story of Jesus, what do we do with the wisdom literature, like Proverbs and Ecclesiastes? Are these simply books with truisms or some moral code? Dan talks about how the wisdom of Solomon points forw...||21 8 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Faith Greater than Abraham’s||Dan walks through Genesis 12 and the call of Abram (who later became Abraham). How does Abraham's great faith instruct us about our own lives, and also about the greater one who came after him?||8 8 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||How Israel Plundered Egypt||As God delivered the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, they walked away with the spoils of God's victory. How does this strange event reflect its ultimate fulfillment in the good news about Jesus?||31 7 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Forgive You. . .As Long As||When can a person be forgiven? Dan talks about some groupthink related to forgiving and being forgiven, claiming that forgiveness is NOT based on: (1) the offense being no big deal, (2) the offense being accidental, or (3) the offense not being repeated.||17 7 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Joseph: Betrayal, Suffering, Glory||Dan explores the story of Joseph (Genesis 37-50). One grid is to see him as a great example of leadership, purity, and forgiveness. Another is to see him as God's agent in bringing salvation to a condemned people.||10 7 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Esther: The People’s Rep||Dan walks through the story of Esther and talks about how it reflects the Gospel of Jesus, especially as it relates to Jesus being the new representative for his people.||4 7 11||Free||View In iTunes|