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Elijah and Elisha as prophets with the same mission. Unique stature of Elijah among the prophets. Elisha as his chief heir.

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Elisha recognized as the successor of Elijah. His first miracles. The shared ministry of Elijah and Elisha.

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Elijah taken up into heaven by a whirlwind. Comparison with similar figures such as Enoch and Mary.

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Elijah commanded to prophesy the death of Ahaziah. Fate of the soldiers sent to arrest him.

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The sin of Jehoshaphat. Ahaziah, injured, prays to Beelzebub.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_13.mp3
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Battle at Ramoth-Gilead. Disguise and death of Ahab. Vessels of wrath.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_12.mp3
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Jehoshaphat and Ahab summon prophets before battle. Oracles and arrest of Micaiah.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_11.mp3
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Elijah sent to accuse Ahab. Ahab's gesture of repentance. League against Assyria.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_10.mp3
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The plot against Naboth. Jezebel's involvement. Corruption of the judicial process.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_9.mp3
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The second Syrian campaign. Ahab's pride. The plans of God.

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Ben-Hadad attacks Samaria. Israel's victory.

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Encounter with God atop the mountain. Elijah's new mission. Investiture of Elisha. 

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_6.mp3
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God's concern for the rebels and Gentiles. Jezebel's threat. Elijah's flight to the desert.

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Elijah's prayer. Fate of the prophets of Baal. Elijah races a chariot.

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The faith of Obadiah. Meeting with Ahab. The prophets of Baal.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_3.mp3
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Appearance of Elijah. The widow at Zarephath. Parallels in the Gospel.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_2.mp3
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Origins and mission of Elijah. The divided kingdom. Embrace of paganism by Israel.

Direct download: Elijah_Lecture_1.mp3
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Laws concerning inheritance by marriage. Continual rebellion of the people. The kindness of God.

Direct download: NumbersLecture28.mp3
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Religion and practices of the Canaanites. The boundaries of the Promised Land. Cities of refuge.

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A recap of the Midianite extermination, and the preparations for battling into the Promised Land.

Direct download: Numbers7a-Thurs_-_USE_THIS_-_Lecture_26.mp3
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A description of Moses' final required act from God. The process and reasoning surrounding the extermination of the midianites.

Direct download: Numbers7a-Thurs_-_USE_THIS_-_Lecture_25.mp3
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The plan of the book. Free-will offerings. General features of Jewish law.

Direct download: NumbersLecture24.mp3
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The daily, weekly, monthly, and holy-day sacrifices. Each feast has a covenantal and agricultural meaning, as well as a New Testament fulfillment. 

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A discusiion on inheritance and what it took to keep the family line alive in ancient times. As well as the transition of leadership from Moses to Joshua.

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A description of the second census and how it impacted all of the tribes (military participation, land allotment, etc).

Direct download: Numbers6aThurs__corrected_USE_THIS_Lecture_21.mp3
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Further efforts by Balaam. The faith of Phinehas. Danger of false prophets and teachers.

Direct download: NumbersLecture20.mp3
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The final oracle of Balaam. First prophecy of a Hebrew King. Fates of the surrounding nations.

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A discussion on Numbers Chapter 22 which includes a detailed account of Balaam the ancient prophet/sorcerer/shaman.

Direct download: Numbers_5a_Lecture_18.mp3
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A discussion on Numbers Chapter 21 which includes territorial disputes, an introduction to Balaam, and fiery serpents and their connection to Christ.

Direct download: Numbers_5a_Lecture_17.mp3
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Unfaithfulness of Moses at Meribah. Negotiations with Edom. Succession of Eleazar. God's unchanging standards.

Direct download: NumbersLecture16.mp3
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The sign of the rods. God reaffirms Aaron's authority. The law of the red heifer.

Direct download: NumbersLecture15.mp3
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A discussion/explanation of priestly vestments and their connection to Christ. As well as the dramatic narrative of Moses Aaron and Korah.

Direct download: Numbers_4a_Lecture_14.mp3
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The Hebrews experiencing the wilderness, and a description of the offers made to God.

Direct download: Numbers_4a_Lecture_13.mp3
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The mission of the spies. Revolt at Kadesh Barnea. Banishment of the Hebrews to the wilderness.

Direct download: NumbersLecture12.mp3
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The punishment of quails. Discontent of Miriam and Aaron.

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The morale of the Hebrews and their relationship with God and Moses.

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The marching order of the tribes, and a description of their situation and attitude.

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Celebrating Passover in the desert. God leads the nation. Demands of holiness in the modern Church.

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Sacrifices made for the dedication. Connection to modern sacrifices and offerings.

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A discussion on marriage, Nazirites, blessings, and a continuation of the theme of redemption.

Direct download: Numbers_2_Lecture_6.mp3
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A discussion on the laws found in the book of Numbers. The true meaning behind the sign of peace. A continuation of the theme of redemption.

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Census of the adult Levites. The role of priests and rabbis. Redemption as the theme of Numbers.

Direct download: NumbersLecture4.mp3
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Geography of the Sinai peninsula. Census of the infant Levites.

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A discussion on the population of Israel, the Levites, and the ancient logistics of moving two million people.

Direct download: Numbers1a_Lecture_2.mp3
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This is an introduction into the book of Numbers. The discussion revolves around the importance of the book, and the many fascinating treasures it contains.

Direct download: Numbers1a_Lecture_33.mp3
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Teaching on vows in Deuteronomy, Ecclesiastes, and the Gospels. Conclusion to the book of Leviticus. God's commands open the way of life to us.

Direct download: LeviticusLecture32.mp3
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