Kitchen Table Theology
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The Bible Overview Series
Overview of each of the 66 Books of the Bible
One of Pastor Jeff's original purposes for starting Kitchen Table Theology was to help combat the biblical illiteracy that is in our churches and among Christians today. With that in mind, and with the goal of knowing what the Bible says, we are beginning this Bible OVerview series. Take the quiz and you could win a KTT coffee mug!
As we begin the series, Pastor Jeff discusses the structure and contents of the Bible. Learn about the Old Testament's five components and how the New Testament can be broken down into four sections, the Gospels, the historical book of Acts, the epistles, and Revelation.
Join Pastor Jeff Cranston as he explores the book of Genesis, discussing God's sovereign will, the theme of blessing, and how it relates to God's grace and love for his people. Learn about the unique family line of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and uncover the impact of sin in the theme of blessing throughout the book.
In this episode, we learn about the Gospel of Matthew, the longest book in the New Testament with 28 chapters, and explore its backstory, including the authorship, theme, and prophecies leading to Jesus. See how the Gospel of Matthew paints Jesus as the climax of Israel's narrative in the Old Testament.
In this episode of Kitchen Table Theology, Pastor Jeff and Tiffany explore the book of Exodus, its characters, and theological themes. They confirm Moses as the author, Jesus' attribution of Exodus to Moses, and the book's importance in understanding the Old Testament. The characters discussed include God, Moses, Aaron, and Pharaoh. The theological themes of redemption, covenant, omnipresence, and law are explored with valuable lessons learned.
The Gospel of Mark emphasizes Jesus as a servant who shows compassionate service to people through his miracles. Jeff and Tiffany discuss why the book was written and provide some background on its author, John Mark, whose style differs from other biblical authors in that he emphasizes action rather than words. They also highlight how the central unifying element in the mosaic of Mark's gospel is Christ himself, and its overall theme is to call Christ's followers to faithfulness and perseverance in the face of suffering and persecution.
The book of Leviticus is often seen as a difficult book to understand, but with our conversation today, we hope to provide a better understanding of its importance and how it points to Jesus as the ultimate sacrifice. We explain how under the Old Testament law, people were kept from God due to their sinfulness and uncleanliness. Yet, God does not giving up on his people and continually works to draw them near. We will learn more about the symbolism behind blood throughout Leviticus, which serves as a reminder of our own sinfulness before God yet also speaks of Jesus.
This podcast episode explores the Gospel of Luke, one of the longest books in the New Testament. Pastor Jeff and Tiffany give a little background on the author, Luke, believed to be a Gentile, the receipient of this gospel letter, and the impact his gospel has had on Christians for centuries.
The book of Numbers tells the story of the Israelite's long journey through the wilderness - millions of complaining people wandering for 40 years. What can we learn from the Israelites? Listen as Pastor Jeff gives us some practical theological applications for our own lives, including remembering God's faithfulness in our story.
Have you ever pondered the true identity of Jesus, the Son of God, and how His divine love has the power to transform lives? Join Pastor Jeff and Tiffany in this overview of the Gospel according to John and see how well do you really know the Gospel according to John?
Unraveling the layers of Deuteronomy, host Tiffany Coker joins Pastor Jeff Cranston to shed a litle bit of light on Moses' prophetic words, which foreshadowed Jesus' ultimate sacrifice on the cross. They explore the importance of remembering God, recognizing the significance of obedience preceding blessing, and fostering a loving relationship with God through Christ.
Have you ever wondered about the origins of the Christian Church, or how Christianity spread from Jews to Gentiles? In this episode, we dive into the Book of Acts! Written by Luke, Acts offers a captivating journey into the evolution of the early church, beginning from the day of Pentecost to Paul's arrival in Rome. We dive deep into a 30-year transition of the Christian church and its theological themes.
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