In this podcast Dr. Saleska introduces the fourth of the five books of Moses, the book of Numbers. As the book begins a census of the people is taken, and they prepare to move out toward the Promised Land.
In this episode Dr. Saleska introduces the festivals – annual worship events – described in the Book of Leviticus and connects them to the message of Jesus Christ.
In this episode Dr. Saleska takes us deeper into the theology of the Day of Atonement, and draws out the implications for New Testament theology and the Gospel message of Jesus Christ’s life, death and resurrection.
Episode 100 marks the first podcast before a live audience on November 3, 2013 at the Sunday Morning Bible Class at Trinity Lutheran Church – Freistadt, Mequon WI. For this special occasion Dr. Saleska describes the interpretive principle of “Christ in Every Word” and demonstrates the principle in Psalm 1.
The most important day in the worship life of the Old Testament community was “Yom Kippur” – the Day of Atonement. What made the day so important? – And where do we find Christ in in the Day of Atonement? (Here’s a hint – It isn’t hard to do!).
Dr. Saleska introduces the Book of Leviticus, and explains the purpose, practice and nature of the Old Testament sacrificial system.
Everything is in place for the Tabernacle to be constructed, and so it begins. With the worship center in place, the Children of Israel are about to set off for the promised land. What they don’t know is that it will be a 40 year trip! Dr. John Saleska brings the study of Exodus to a conclusion and prepares you for the entrance into the wilderness and the Book of Leviticus.
Dr. Saleska provides more background on Moses and his discussion with God on Mt. Sinai.
By the end of his time on the mountain with God, something strange happens to Moses’ countenance. In Exodus 34 He even begins to wear a veil. Why? Dr. Saleska explains what has happened to Moses in this episode of Christ in Every Word.
We have the most interesting conversation going on in Exodus 33 – Moses speaking with God, and God making promises regarding his “presence” with Moses. Listen as Dr. Saleska explains the nature of this presence, and how we also receive this presence today.