Q&A #6 with Bill, John, and Josh

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Bill, John, and Josh tackle your questions in this sixth Q&A episode.  Topics include enjoying life within an apocalyptic view of the world, the meaning of “ekklesia”, the messiah’s relationship to the day of the Lord, the parable of the wineskins, revivals within an apocalyptic view, and how to weed through various competing theological narratives. 

Show notes:

  • How does love and joy fit into the gospel? (2:12)
  • What does ‘ekklesia’ mean if it doesn’t mean ‘church’? (13:54)
  • How do first century Jews relate the Messiah and the Day of the Lord? (20:46)
  • Do you believe in a dispensational or apocalyptic view of the temple in Ezekiel 40-48? (24:23)
  • How do I explain to someone that the cross is so much more deep than personal salvation? (25:55)
  • If you could recommend only three scholars or books to read, what would be your go to? (34:21)
  • In Matthew 9, what does Jesus mean when he talks about wine and wineskins? Is he talking about old Judaism vs. new Christianity? (36:33)
  • What are your thoughts on revivals? (40:25)