King Solomon and Israel prosper until Solomon turns to the false gods of his many foreign wives. There are false idols, rebellion, and civil war.
King David avoids a coup and anoints his son Solomon as king. David dies. Solomon cleans house. Also, a discussion on Yahweh.
This week we interview Jakob about his Indiegogo project Nutty Bible Quotes. Consequently, we have a whole other week to procrastinate about reading 1 Kings. Check out the Nutty Bible Quotes project here: http://igg.me/at/nuttybible
After killing his brother for raping their sister, Absalom tries to take over Israel. Marc and Barnel also discuss the recent Ken Ham / Bill Nye debate.
Saul is dead. David becomes king. Wars are waged. David sleeps around.
Saul pursues David while David continues to be the bigger man. Throw in some suicide and necromancy for good measure.
The famous story of David and Goliath. Also, Saul grows sour on David.
Saul loses favour with God by not killing enough.
This episode we talk, corrupt priests, ark warfare, and Israel crowns a king.
Cue the New Testament foreshadowing. Ruth, a Moab, is widowed of her immigrant Israeli husband. She continues on to remarry her redeemer and ends up a great grandmother of king David.