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  • Inheritance of the Birthright

    22/07/2021 Duración: 22min

    Dr. Anne Davis goes into detail on the importance of inheritance and the birthright in the Old Testament and that will show the deeper meaning in Paul's message in Galatians 3:29.

  • Paul's Startling Markers

    01/07/2021 Duración: 22min

    In Galatians 4:24, Paul uses startling makers to lead us to the Hebrew Scriptures, pointing to the story of Hagar and Sarah. What is Paul up to when he is leading us to the Old Testament in this way?

  • Sons of God

    17/06/2021 Duración: 11min

    Dr. Anne Davis continues unraveling the chiasm in Galatians 3:25-29 where Paul uses the term "sons of God".

  • 2nd Chiasm Associates Life with Righteousness

    27/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    Without recognizing chiasm in Scripture there will unfortunately be interpretations that are misleading at best and sometimes incorrect. We will explore Paul’s second chiasm which instructs us how to find true life in Christ.

  • Christ the Singular Seed

    20/05/2021 Duración: 20min

    There is no way to understand Paul’s words that seem to replace the seed of Abraham with a singular seed that is Christ without an understanding of Hebrew, which will be the discussion in this podcast.

  • Paul's Midrash about the Curse of the Law

    13/05/2021 Duración: 23min

    We will continue to address the second midrash in Paul’s letter to the Galatians. which speaks of “the curse of the law”. My heart grieves to think of all the teaching that is based on a literal interpretation. Paul’s meaning is in the midrash!

  • Paul's Midrash in the A-chiastic Lines

    07/05/2021 Duración: 11min

    We will continue to address Paul’s second midrash in Galatians, which he presents in a chiastic construction. To understand why Paul refers to “the curse of the law”, we must first perceive the chiasm. We will learn in the next podcast that the Law is not a curse!

  • Paul's Continuing Midrash

    30/04/2021 Duración: 21min

    In his second midrash in his letter to the Galatians the apostle Paul uses the term “curse of the law”.  However, he does not mean that the law is a curse! This podcast is an introduction to this midrash on the curse of the law.

  • Paul's First Midrashic Reasoning

    23/04/2021 Duración: 21min

    In Galatians 3:6-9, Paul cites from the Hebrew scriptures and follows it with a conclusion two times. The conclusions are almost identical and we can see that both of his citations are about Abraham but there must be something more that connects these verses that makes them conceptually similar in order to generate a legal conclusion that Paul declares twice.

  • Introduction to Midrash

    16/04/2021 Duración: 25min

    Midrash was in use in the second temple period, which includes the writings of Paul. They were methods of ancient exegesis that uncovered previously hidden meaning from the Hebrew Scriptures. Are you ready to hear something that challenges your previous beliefs?

  • The Artistry of the Hebrew Language

    09/04/2021 Duración: 11min

    Paul commonly used the artistic patterns of the Hebrew language that can help us find deeper meaning in his letters. Dr. Davis introduces the 4 steps to decode the patterns used by the apostle Paul whenever he says something puzzling.

  • How Paul Challenges Tradition

    02/04/2021 Duración: 20min

    In modern times, Paul's words in Galatians 2 have been taken literally. Dr. Anne Davis gives evidence that he is speaking with sarcasm, which was acceptable during heated debates in ancient times. How does this change the message written in Galatians 2 and how does that challenge our own traditions?

  • Paul's Methods of Persuasion

    26/03/2021 Duración: 23min

    Dr. Davis takes a look into Paul's methods of persuasion: he used both Greco-Roman rhetoric and the artistic use of patterns in the Hebrew language. What did Paul really mean when he used the phrase "Works of the Law" in Galatians 2?

  • The 4 Interpretations of Paul's letter to the Galatians

    12/03/2021 Duración: 21min

    There are four traditional interpretations of Paul's work in Galatians. Paul is trying to tell us something about the law and the works of the law and that has generated significant confusion despite four common interpretive positions. Which one do you agree with? Which interpretation is the right one?

  • Paul's Return to Tarsus

    05/03/2021 Duración: 19min

    After three years in Damascus, Paul appeared in Jerusalem to engage in discussion with Paul and James, who then sent Paul to his hometown of Tarsus. Paul responded to this crisis (as he responded to many other crisis throughout his ministry) by seeking God for direction and searching the scriptures for deeper meaning.

  • Paul's Return to Damascus

    26/02/2021 Duración: 15min

    After Paul returns from Mount Sinai to talk with God, he returns to Damascus for 3 years, giving him enough distance from the intense scrutiny from the Christian leadership in Jerusalem as well as learning a tent making trade that would help fund his travels.

  • What did Paul do at Mount Sinai?

    19/02/2021 Duración: 21min

    Before going into Paul's teachings and use of midrash, it is important to understand Paul's history. Dr. Anne Davis chronicles Paul's early travels shortly after his encounter with Yeshua on the road to Damascus.

  • Paul's Involvement in Stephen's Execution

    12/02/2021 Duración: 19min

    Dr. Anne Davis goes into detail of Stephen's trial and execution as noted in the Bible. Witnesses who accused Stephen of blasphemous words against God and the law laid aside their robes at the feet of Paul (then known by his Hebrew name, Saul). As a young legalistic fanatic under the direction of the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem, Saul approved of the stoning that led to Stephen's death. 

  • Why is Paul so Hard to Understand?

    05/02/2021 Duración: 23min

    Dr. Anne Davis gives some examples of Paul's letters that many theologians have taken literally, causing a devastating effect through history as his words have been assumed as anti-Semitic. Dr. Davis offers significant evidence that Paul uses linguistic devices to provoke a much deeper concept in his writings.

  • The Great Tribulation & the End of Time 4: Resurrections 2-6

    25/01/2021 Duración: 28min

    When it comes to the end of time, there is a lot of misinformation and confusion surrounding on what exactly will happen. The purpose of this special podcast series is to give you a clear and vivid picture of what is going to happen during the period explained in the book of Revelation. Knowing the “hope”, which is an understanding of the future, is essential if you intend to stand for God. After all, Paul tells us to rejoice in hope so we can persevere in tribulation (Rom 12:12). Do you have a clear understanding of the hope?

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