After God appoints Moses to confront Pharaoh and lead the Israelites out of slavery, they come to Mount Sinai, where God invites them to become “a kingdom of priests.” But things do not go as planned for the Israelites. In this video, we explore the beginning of the failed priesthood and the need for the […]
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Why did God favor Abel’s offering over Cain’s? Tim and Jon collected questions after finishing The Royal Priest series and respond in a brief video. Thanks for watching! Referenced Resource: The Genealogical Adam and Eve: An interview with Dr. S. Joshua Swamidass: https://tbp.xyz/genesispodcast7
Melchizedek is one of the most intriguing characters in the Bible, first introduced in the story of Abraham. He’s a mysterious priest king who rules a city that will later be called Jerusalem, and he gives God’s blessing to Abraham. In this video, we’ll explore how Melchizedek fits into the larger biblical theme of the […]
Did you know that Israel’s tabernacle tent was designed as a symbolic garden of Eden? And did you know that Adam and Eve were proto-priests who lived and worked in the sacred space? In this video, we explore God’s plan for humanity to serve as royal priests over all creation and how the story of […]
After Jesus’ disciples receive the Holy Spirit, they become God’s temple and the physical embodiment of Jesus on Earth. The New Testament writers show us that followers of Jesus carry the responsibility to live as royal priests forward into eternity, reclaiming the lost calling God gave humanity to represent him and rule the world on […]
Why did Abraham own a slave? Tim and Jon respond to your questions from the The Royal Priest series in a Q+R video. Thanks for watching! #BibleProject #Priest Interested in more? Check out these referenced resources. Tim’s library: https://bibleproject.com/tim-mackie/ Abraham and Melchizedek video: https://bibleproject.com/explore/video/abraham-and-melchizedek/ Why Melchizedek Matters––feat. Josh Mathews: https://bibleproject.com/podcast/why-melchizedek-matters/ The Royal Priest video: https://bibleproject.com/explore/video/priests-of-eden/ […]
After humanity’s failure as the royal priests of Eden, God promises that one of their descendants will intervene on their behalf to restore the blessings of Eden. Throughout Israel’s story, God raises up leaders to be this royal priest, but they all fall short. But their stories point forward to the ultimate royal priest, Jesus. […]
By the time Israel becomes a nation, their priesthood is already totally corrupt. So the people ask for a king to lead them and God anoints David. In this video, we’ll explore David’s role as a priestly king and his failure to live up to this calling. The story of David ultimately points to the […]
This is episode 1 of an ongoing series that explores the origins, content, and purpose of the Bible. Here you’ll be introduced to a condensed history of how the Bible came into existence, and the different forms of the Bible in the Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christian traditions.
This video summarizes the overall story of the Bible as a series of crossroad decisions. All humanity, followed by the Israelites, redefine good and evil and end up in Babylon. They are followed by Jesus, who takes a different path that opens up the way to a new creation.