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The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Part III

The Jewish and Christian faiths share a rich common legacy in a chosen people, a land of promise, the God of Abraham, the Old Testament Scriptures, and holy days instituted by God. So how Jewish should the Christian faith be in look and practice today? Join us as we venture into the Jewish roots of Christianity. You’ll deepen your understanding…

The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Part II

From the days of Moses, the Hebrew people have found a common bond in the words: “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One!” Yet, suddenly, in the first century, thousands of Jewish people began worshiping a Man who claimed to be one with the Father in heaven. How could this radical change of belief happen? Join…

The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Part I

Judaism and Christianity: Two spiritual points of view, seemingly worlds apart, yet sharing a common city, story, and Messianic hope. Discover the rich heritage of the Christian faith, which is grounded in the same Old Testament Scriptures as Judaism, and deepen your own understanding of the Scriptures. Join us as we venture into the Jewish roots of Christianity.

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Jesus the Messiah: Unlocking Old Testament Prophecy

The ancient Hebrew Scriptures predict the coming of a Messiah, who will rescue His people and bring peace and justice to the world. Throughout the centuries, Jesus’ followers have claimed that hundreds of these prophecies were fulfilled in Him.

My Search for Messiah, Part I

For Christians (followers of Christ), Jesus is at the center of everything they believe. As a Jewish young man, Michael Rydelnik refused to even consider Jesus’ claim to be the promised Messiah of the Hebrew Scriptures. But when his own mother, a Holocaust survivor, revealed to her family that she now believed in Jesus, it divided their family.

Michael, in…

What Jesus Said About The Bible: Is It Just Another Book?

Jesus often quoted the Jewish Scriptures. He used them to create curiosity, break traditions, and answer questions in a way that penetrated hearts, stirred thoughts, and even angered the religious leaders of His time. Not only did His statements about the Bible challenge their thinking then, but His words also continue to raise questions in the minds of many today.…

Jordan: Doorway to the Promised Land

Many of the most important events recorded in the Bible took place in the modern-day country of Jordan. Explore these biblical sites with Mart DeHaan and Jimmy DeYoung. You’ll hear the Old Testament stories recounted from the locations where they took place and see how God chose this land to make Himself known—not only to Israel, but also to the…

Chronicles of Promise, Power & Privilege: The Legacy of Israel's Three Kings, Part I (Saul: The King of Promise)

How does history remember Saul, Israel’s first king? Physically, he was a man who stood head and shoulders above others. But what brought about his melancholy moods and outbursts of anger? What led to his final defeat and untimely demise? Hosts Mart DeHaan and Jimmy DeYoung travel to Israel and reflect on the tragic life of Israel’s first king.

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Chronicles of Promise, Power & Privilege: The Legacy of Israel’s Three Kings, Part II (David: The King of Power)

A large portion of Old Testament Scripture is devoted to the story of Israel’s first three kings. This week we’ll investigate the life of King David...

Chronicles of Promise, Power & Privilege: The Legacy of Israel's Three Kings, Part III (Solomon: The King of Privilege)

A large portion of Old Testament Scripture is devoted to the story of Israel’s first three kings. Long known for his great wisdom and wealth, King Solomon . . .

Genocide or Judgment

For centuries many have wondered how the God of the Bible could order His chosen people to take an already occupied land and kill its residents. Today, more than ever, we are globally aware of the danger of religious points of view that cause harm to others. So how do people of the Bible explain the ancient conquest  of the…

Holy War and the Bible

Jihad--"War in the name of God." Even though all religions want to be seen as peace-loving, history shows that most wars, including the Crusades of the Middle Ages, have been fueled by the religious beliefs of competing armies. The word "Jihad" comes from an ancient Arabic word, but holy war didn't begin with the Muslims. The Bible itself contains the…

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