Exploring My Strange Bible

By Tim Mackie | Professor, Pastor, and Co-founder of The Bible Project

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Episode Date
Gold, Darkness, and Dwarves - Gospel of Matthew Part 31
00:51:53
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew!
Dec 17, 2018
Signs of the Times - Gospel of Matthew Part 30
00:59:00
In this episode, we continue to explore the Gospel of Matthew.
Dec 03, 2018
Love and the Rebirth of the Universe - Gospel of Matthew Part 29
00:54:31
We keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Nov 26, 2018
Love Poems, Vineyards, and Rocks - Gospel of Matthew Part 28
00:51:47
This week we continue exploring the Gospel according to Matthew.
Nov 19, 2018
Jesus, Prophet and Provocateur - Gospel of Matthew Part 27
00:52:34
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Nov 12, 2018
Forgiveness - Gospel of Matthew Part 26
00:57:45
We continue to explore the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Oct 28, 2018
Of Millstones and Guardian Angels - Gospel of Matthew Part 25
00:45:18
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Oct 22, 2018
Death and Taxes - Gospel of Matthew Part 24
00:46:09
We continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Oct 15, 2018
The Other Side of the Lake - Gospel of Matthew Part 23
00:50:22
In this episode, we keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Oct 08, 2018
Severed Heads & Hungry Crowds - Gospel of Matthew Part 22
00:43:57
In this episode, we keep exploring the Gospel according to Matthew.
Oct 01, 2018
Weeds and Wheat - Gospel of Matthew Part 21
00:49:20
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Sep 24, 2018
Jesus Gives Us a Sign - The Gospel of Matthew Part 20
00:49:25
We keep walking through The Gospel of Matthew in this episode.
Sep 17, 2018
One Way Road to the Grave - Gospel of Matthew Part 19
00:52:34
In this episode, we keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Sep 10, 2018
The Hammer that Heals - Gospel of Matthew Part 18
00:42:01
In this episode, we are going to keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Sep 03, 2018
An Open-Minded Faith - Gospel of Matthew Part 17
00:56:00
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Aug 20, 2018
Who Can Forgive Sins? - Gospel of Matthew Part 16
00:51:19
In this episode, we are going to keep exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Aug 13, 2018
A Jesus-Centered Community - Gospel of Matthew Part 15
00:56:24
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Aug 06, 2018
Storms and Swine - Gospel of Matthew Part 14
00:52:50
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
Jul 30, 2018
Make Me Clean - Gospel of Matthew Part 13
00:50:33
We continue exploring the Gospel according to Matthew in this episode.
Jul 23, 2018
Ask and You Will Receive - Gospel of Matthew Part 12
00:48:20
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew. This is going to be our last episode exploring the Sermon on the Mount.
Jul 16, 2018
To Judge, or Not to Judge - Gospel of Matthew Part 11
00:56:03
In this episode, we are going to continue our series in the Gospel of Matthew.
Jul 09, 2018
The Lord’s Prayer - Gospel of Matthew Part 10
00:50:22
In this episode, we cover the Lord's Prayer and what it means for followers of Jesus.
Jul 02, 2018
Love Your Enemies - Gospel of Matthew Part 9
00:48:34
In this episode, we keep going in the Gospel of Matthew, specifically The Sermon on the Mount.
Jun 25, 2018
Jesus, Truth & Spin - Gospel of Matthew Part 8
00:47:21
In this episode, we are going to keep exploring the Gospel according to Matthew and specifically camping out in The Sermon on the Mount.
Jun 18, 2018
Jesus and Sexual Desire - Gospel of Matthew Part 7
00:50:18
In this episode, we are going to continue exploring the Gospel according to Matthew. This teaching camps out in Matthew chapter 5 in the section called “Sermon on the Mount”, which is a collection of Jesus’ most famous and important teachings.
Jun 11, 2018
Jesus and the Torah - Gospel of Matthew Part 6
00:49:55
We are going to be exploring the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew chapters 5-7 for the next several episodes.
Jun 04, 2018
A Kingdom of Blessing - Gospel of Matthew Part 5
00:55:18
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
May 28, 2018
Jesus and the Kingdom of God - Gospel of Matthew Part 4
00:47:00
In this episode, we continue exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
May 21, 2018
Testing Jesus in the Wilderness - Gospel of Matthew Part 3
01:00:20
In this episode, we are going to continue our series exploring the Gospel of Matthew.
May 14, 2018
God with Us - Gospel of Matthew Part 2
00:48:48
In this episode, we are going to continue in our series of the Gospel of Matthew.
May 07, 2018
Yahweh Saves - Gospel of Matthew Part 1
00:51:01
This is the first of a very large series where we walk our way through the entire Gospel of Matthew.
Apr 30, 2018
Love Is Not A Black Hole
00:59:01
This a short series on Corinthians 13, which is known as the love chapter among the Apostle Paul’s letters.
Apr 23, 2018
The Messianic Passover
00:59:39
In this episode, we take some time to explore the meaning and significance of The Last Supper.
Mar 19, 2018
The Meaning of Hope
00:53:53
In this episode, we explore a number of passages from the book of Isaiah in the Old Testament.
Mar 12, 2018
Jesus' Final Words
00:38:46
This is a stand-alone episode of Jesus’ last words “it is finished”.
Mar 05, 2018
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 5 - Resurrection Hope
00:57:26
In this episode, we conclude this five-part series on the book of Daniel.
Feb 26, 2018
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 4 - So Righteous
00:55:15
This is the fourth of a five-part series on the book of Daniel.
Feb 19, 2018
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 3 - Super Beast & the Son
00:53:31
In this episode, we continue to explore the Old Testament book of Daniel.
Feb 14, 2018
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 2 - The National Idol
00:55:10
In this episode, we are continuing to explore the Old Testament book of Daniel.
Feb 05, 2018
Faithfulness in Exile: Daniel Part 1 - Dreams and Idols
00:55:09
This episode begins a new series. This is the first of a five part series exploring different parts of the book of Daniel in the Hebrew scriptures.
Jan 29, 2018
Book of Hebrews Part 8 - Tale of Two Mountains
00:46:07
In this episode we finish this multi-part series that we have been doing about theLetters to the Hebrews.
Jan 22, 2018
Book of Hebrews Part 7 - What is Faith?
00:51:33
This is one of the last teachings on the letters to the Hebrews in the New Testament.
Jan 15, 2018
Book of Hebrews Part 6 - Let Us Draw Near
00:45:55
In this teaching we are going to explore Hebrews Chapter 10.
Jan 08, 2018
Book of Hebrews Part 5 - Jesus is your Priest
00:40:56
This lecture is the fifth of ten part series on the Letters to the Hebrews.
Jan 01, 2018
Book of Hebrews Part 4 - The Anchor of your Soul
00:39:48
This is part four of a series that we’re doing through the New Testament Letter to the Hebrews.
Dec 27, 2017
Book of Hebrews Part 3 - Invitation to Rest
00:47:48
This is the third part of a series that we are doing on the New Testament Letter to the Hebrews.
Dec 18, 2017
Book of Hebrews Part 2 - What does it mean to be Human?
00:43:59
This is part two of a series that we’re doing on the letters to the Hebrews in the New Testament.
Dec 11, 2017
Book of Hebrews Part 1 - Are You Listening?
00:37:02
Today we are going to begin a series on the New Testament letter to the Hebrews.
Dec 04, 2017
I am who I am Part 10: Born of the Spirit
00:57:13
This is the last of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. We’re exploring a multifaceted portrayal of God throughout the scripture.
Nov 29, 2017
I am who I am Part 9: The Spirit & The Temple
00:56:20
This is the ninth part of a ten part series called "I am who I am" about the portrait of God throughout the Bible.
Nov 27, 2017
I am who I am Part 8: The Spirit as a Voice of Love
00:52:34
This is episode eight of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. The series is about the multifaceted portrait of God throughout the scriptures.
Nov 27, 2017
I am who I am Part 7: The Spirit, Suffering, and Prayer
00:47:43
This is part seven of a ten part series called "I am who I am" where we’re exploring different facets of the portrait of God throughout the scriptures.
Nov 22, 2017
I am who I am Part 6: The Spirit and the Fruit
01:02:56
This episode is the sixth of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. The series explores the vast portraits of God presented by the scriptures.
Nov 20, 2017
I am who I am Part 5: Spirit as a Life Giver
01:00:31
This is part five of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. We explore the portrait of the spirit in these latter episodes.
Nov 20, 2017
I am who I am Part 4: Who Can Forgive Sins?
01:05:33
This is the fourth of a ten part series that dives into rediscovering God’s character as told in the Bible.
Nov 15, 2017
I am who I am Part 3: Jesus' Family Story
00:55:35
This is the third of a ten part series about the character and identity of God.
Nov 15, 2017
I am who I am Part 2: Yahweh is our Gracious Judge
00:56:26
This is the second of a ten part series called I am who I am. We’re exploring the fundamental biblical portrait of God’s character and identity.
Nov 13, 2017
I am who I am Part 1: Yahweh Is Our God
00:57:01
This is the first of a ten part series called “I am who I am”. Essentially, it is a whole bunch of teachings that explore all of the portraits of God.
Nov 13, 2017
Ephesians Part 5: A Household of Gospel
00:51:37
This is the fifth of a five part series that we’ve been doing on Paul letter to the Ephesians.
Nov 08, 2017
Ephesians Part 4: Be Filled with the Spirit
00:42:10
This is part four of a five part series exploring Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Nov 06, 2017
Ephesians Part 3: A New Humanity
00:53:49
This is part three part of the series exploring key themes in Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Nov 01, 2017
Ephesians Part 2: A New Family
00:57:51
This is episode two of a five part series we are doing about Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.
Oct 30, 2017
Ephesians Part 1: Prayer for Power
01:07:06
This episode is the first of a five part series exploring different sections of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is a masterpiece.
Oct 30, 2017
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 4: Praying Through Doubt
00:51:20
This is part four of a four part series that we’ve been doing through the Book of Psalms, learning how to adopt the language of these ancient poems and prayers as teaching us how to pray.
Oct 25, 2017
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 3: A Prayer of Confessions
00:45:55
This is the third of a four part series about the Book of Pslams. In this teaching we explore Psalm 32.
Oct 25, 2017
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 2: Praying Through Our Pain
00:48:44
This is part two of a four part series in the Book of Psalms. The Book of Psalms contain a wide diversity of people and their different emotional experiences.
Oct 23, 2017
Psalms - The Language of Prayer Part 1: Praying Through Our Fears
00:48:12
This is going to be the first of a four part series on the podcast. These are teachings that I did on the Book of Pslams. The Book of Psalms teaches us how to pray and how to talk to God.
Oct 23, 2017
Language of Faith Part 3: Covenant
00:50:19
This is the third of a four part series where we took some of the most common words in the bible and words that are also at the same time really misunderstood or under-used in our culture.
Oct 18, 2017
Language of Faith Part 2: Glory
00:53:22
This is part two of a four part series on the language of faith.
Oct 16, 2017
Language of Faith Part 1: Holiness
00:54:49
This is the first of a four part series about the most common vocabulary words used in the bible.
Oct 16, 2017
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 5: All Things New or All New Things?
00:43:00
This is the final (fifth) podcast on the five part series that we’ve been doing on Resurrection as a Way of Life. We’ve been exploring the key role of the hope of new creation and resurrection.
Oct 11, 2017
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 4: Acorns of Fire
00:49:12
This is part four of a five part series called Resurrection as a Way of life. The series explores the ideas of the resurrection and the new creation and what that hope means. These are very crucial features in Jesus's followers world view.
Oct 09, 2017
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 3: Groaning and Liberation
00:43:16
This is the third of a five part series on the idea of resurrection and new creation in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
Oct 04, 2017
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 2: A Living Hope
00:49:39
This is the second of a five part series on the idea of resurrection and new creation in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
Oct 02, 2017
Resurrection as a Way of Life Part 1: A New Vision
00:48:48
This episode is the first of a new 5 part series on the idea of resurrection and new creation in the teachings of Jesus and the Apostles.
Oct 02, 2017
Why Church Matters Part 2: Sharing Grace
00:53:24
This is the second of a two-part series that reflects on the portrait of the church in the book of Acts chapter 2.
Sep 27, 2017
Why Church Matters Part 1: A Life of Learning
00:55:55
This is the first of two part series that reflects on the portrait of the early church in the book of Acts chapter 2. What can we learn about the nature and mission of the church in our own day?
Sep 25, 2017
Heaven & Hell 4 - A Renewed Creation
00:53:36
This is the 4th of a four lecture series I did on the concepts of heaven and hell in the Bible.
Sep 20, 2017
Heaven & Hell 3 - Divine Judgment and Resurrection Hope
00:27:32
This is the third of a four-part series that I did several years ago about heaven and hell. In this episode, we talk about Jesus’s return.
Sep 20, 2017
Heaven & Hell 2 - Heaven and Zombies
00:45:26
This is the second part of a four part series of reading and reflecting on what the bible is trying to tell us about these ideas of heaven and hell and eternal life and eternal death. Make sure you go back and listen to the first episode of this series if you haven’t already!
Sep 18, 2017
Heaven & Hell 1 - Life and Death in Genesis 1-3
00:48:28
This is the first of a 4 part series on Heaven and Hell. There are a lot of misconceptions about heaven and hell in media and popular culture. You might be surprised to learn that in the Bible, the opposite of heaven is not hell… it’s earth!
Sep 18, 2017
Practicing Faith Part 3: Praying & Acting
00:53:16
This is the third of a three part series about important spiritual practices that have marked the lives of followers of Jesus throughout history and in all different traditions of the church.
Sep 13, 2017
Practicing Faith Part 2: Feasting & Fasting
00:43:25
This is the second of a three part series about important spiritual practices that have marked the lives of followers of Jesus throughout history and in all different traditions of the church.
Sep 11, 2017
Practicing Faith Part 1: Solitude & Community
00:51:34
This is the first of a three part series about important spiritual practices that have marked the lives of followers of Jesus throughout history and in all different traditions of the church.
Sep 11, 2017
A Renewed Heavens & Earth: New Testament Themes Part 6
00:51:13
This is episode six of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.
Sep 06, 2017
A Community of Good News: New Testament Themes Part 5
00:52:09
This is episode five of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.
Sep 06, 2017
A Generous Gospel: New Testament Themes Part 4
00:55:35
This is episode four of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.
Sep 06, 2017
Protecting the Witness: New Testament Themes Part 3
00:50:00
This is episode three of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.
Sep 04, 2017
The Cost of Following Jesus: New Testament Themes Part 2
00:43:16
This is episode two of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.
Sep 04, 2017
God's Kingdom Has Arrived: New Testament Themes Part 1
00:50:31
This is episode one of a six part series. Several years ago when I was a pastor at Door of Hope church we challenged the entire church to read the whole New Testament in 90 days. These teachings were my attempt to guide people through the big ideas and theological themes of the New Testament.
Sep 04, 2017
A Theology of Work Part 2 - A Future for My Work
00:48:02
This is the second of a two part series that I did about work and vocation from a Christian perspective.
Aug 30, 2017
A Theology of Work Part 1 - A Story about Work
01:00:33
This is the first of two episodes about a Christian view of work and vocation. I gave these teachings while I was a pastor at Door of Hope Church. In this season, the church was mostly made up of young 20-somethings, many of whom were new followers of Jesus and most of whom were either starting or still discovering their careers. These messages were an effort to help guide them to a fully integrated life where one's career becomes another expression of devotion to Jesus.
Aug 30, 2017
Ecclesiastes Part 3 - The Limits of Labor
00:47:10
This is the final episode of a three-part series on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes, a truly unique book of the Bible. It contains some of most skeptical wisdom in all of the Scriptures, sometimes scandalous and always fascinating. In this book the teachers shows how most of our daily time and energy is spent on things that are totally meaningless, which should motivate humility, integrity, and enjoyment of the simple things in life.
Aug 28, 2017
Ecclesiastes Part 2 - The Gift
00:45:15
This is the second in a series of three episodes on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes, a really unique book of the Bible. It contains some of most skeptical wisdom in all of the Scriptures, sometimes scandalous and always fascinating. In this book the teachers shows how most of our daily time and energy is spent on things that are totally meaningless, which should motivate humility, integrity, and enjoyment of the simple things in life.
Aug 28, 2017
Ecclesiastes Part 1 - Hevel
00:47:10
This is the first in a series of three episodes on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. This is a really unique book of the Bible. It contains some of most skeptical wisdom in all of the Scriptures, sometimes scandalous and always fascinating. In this book the teachers shows how most of our daily time and energy is spent on things that are totally meaningless, which should motivate humility, integrity, and enjoyment of the simple things in life.
Aug 28, 2017
Making of the Bible Part 3 - A History of New Testament Manuscripts and English Translations
00:51:01
This is the third of a three part series on the making of the Bible, and we'll explore the manuscript history of the New Testament. . If you haven’t listened to the other two episodes, I recommend listening to those first.
Aug 23, 2017
Making of the Bible Part 2 - Old Testament Manuscripts & The Making of the New Testament
00:45:54
This is the second part of the three part series on the making of the bible. In this episode we look at how the books of the New Testament were written and collected. If you haven’t listened to the first part, I highly recommend going back and listening to it.
Aug 23, 2017
Making of the Bible Part 1 - The Making of the Old Testament Books
00:52:49
This is the first of a three part series about the making of the bible. This first lecture is about the making of the books of the Old Testament and how much we know from the Bible itself about how it came into existence.
Aug 23, 2017
Torah Crash Course Part 3 - The Old Testament Laws and the Hope of a New Covenant
00:47:27
This is Part three of a three part series called the Torah Crash Course. If you haven’t listened to Parts 1 and 2, I highly recommend it. We finish by exploring the books of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy and how they develop the storyline that Jesus believed he was bringing to fulfillment.
Aug 21, 2017
Torah Crash Course Part 2 - The Exodus and Mt. Sinai
00:58:47
This is part two of a three part series called Torah Crash Course. This episode explores the important stories of the exodus and giving of the law at Mt. Sinai.
Aug 21, 2017
Torah Crash Course Part 1 - Genesis
01:02:07
This is the first of a three part series called the Torah Crash Course, exploring the book of Genesis. This important biblical book sets the basic plot line and core themes of the entire biblical storyline.
Aug 21, 2017
Science & Faith
00:54:41
In this episode we focus on the apparent tension between science and faith.
Aug 16, 2017
The Amazing Jonah Part 5: When God Loves Your Enemy
00:46:18
This is the last of a 5 part series in the book of Jonah, and this section is one of the most puzzling parts of the book.
Aug 14, 2017
The Amazing Jonah Part 4: Thrones & Ashes
00:55:16
We are exploring part 4 and 5 of this teaching, but we are diving into Jonah chapter 3.
Aug 14, 2017
The Amazing Jonah Part 3: A Severe Mercy
00:46:36
We are going to continue on in this teaching series exploring Jonah in chapter 2 this week.
Aug 14, 2017
The Amazing Jonah Part 2: Asleep at the Wheel
00:48:46
In this episode we begin chapter 1 in the book of the ancient prophet Jonah.
Aug 14, 2017
The Amazing Jonah Part 1: Running From Your Life
00:48:26
Many of us know the story of Jonah as the one about the guy who got swallowed by a whale. And while that did happen, it’s only a couple sentences of the story!
Aug 14, 2017
Introducing Exploring My Strange Bible
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Introducing Exploring My Strange Bible
Aug 11, 2017