Hitching the Old Testament to the New. Part 2: Law

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Hitching the Old Testament to the New. Part 2: Law

Pillar Old Testament faculty give their second response to a sermon series by Andy Stanley involving the relationship between the Old and New Testaments. This time, they discuss the meaning and importance of a particularly difficult law in Deuteronomy, as well as its importance for today. 

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Scapegoat, Azazel, and the Atonement

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Scapegoat, Azazel, and the Atonement

Eric, Scott, and Dan address a listener question about the function and purpose of the "scapegoat" on the day of atonement (Leviticus 16). Using a Hittite ritual and an explanation of sin offerings, they shed light on this sometimes misunderstood passage.

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Can We Roll on Shabbos?

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Can We Roll on Shabbos?

Should we keep the Sabbath? To get at an answer to these questions, the guys look at some ancient Near Eastern material to explain why Sabbath is tied to creation in the Old Testament, and also look at why it is tied to the exodus. 

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The Gospel and God's Presence in the Temple

The Gospel and God's Presence in the Temple

In this episode, we look at the issue of the presence of God in the Book of Leviticus, then show how the New Testament applies that to the Gospel and the mission of the church. This discussion builds on the episodes "Our Anemic Gospel" and "Some Background on the Word Gospel."

Are there Generational Curses?

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Are there Generational Curses?

This question comes to us from Kenya, but is a common question in America, too. Scott, Dan, and Eric look at passages that talk about "the sins of the father" and explain what's really going on.

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