Mourning ‘beyond the Jordan’

July 19, 2020

JACOB WAS buried at the Cave of Machpelah in Hebron. So, why did Joseph and his brothers take his body all the way around the other side of the Dead Sea and mourn for seven days at a threshing floor in the ruined city of Sodom?

From Abraham to Jacob

May 3, 2020

WE REACH the end of Abraham’s time on earth this week. We discuss the death of Sarah, Abraham’s purchase of the cave of Machpelah, the marriage of Isaac, the birth of Esau and Jacob, and the short-sightedness of Esau.

The War of Nine Kings

March 22, 2020

A WAR fought near the Dead Sea nearly 4,000 years ago is the focus of this week’s study.

The land that I will show you

March 1, 2020

GOD BEGINS a new phase of His plan to redeem humanity in this week’s study, as Abram is called from his homeland to journey south into Canaan.

‘I know that my Redeemer lives’

December 15, 2019

JOB’S UNDERSTANDING of the afterlife was a reflection of the culture around him. But even with that, Job knew that his Redeemer lived, “and at the last he will stand upon the earth.”

SciFriday: Petra, Sodom, and Science

January 11, 2019

Modern archaeological science is revealing startling things about the role of Petra in the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and may have pinpointed the location of the biblical city of Sodom.

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