Biblical Narratives Podcast

Biblical Narratives Podcast

Latest Episodes

BNP #119: Need More Timothys (Paul back to Macedonia)
July 24, 2022

Paul, Gaius, and a sickly Aristarchus flee from Ephesus after a brief farewell to the likes of Priscilla, Aquila, Epaphras and some of the other young Ephesian leaders.Acts 20:1-2; 2 Corinthians 1:8-10Read Transcript

BNP #118: Two Hours (Paul in Ephesus)
April 18, 2022

Ephesus nearly riots and gathers in the Theater to protest Pauls ministryActs 19:28-41; 2 Timothy 4:5-8; Philippians 1:20-24; 1 Corinthians 15:30-31Read Transcript

BNP #117: Marked (Paul in Ephesus)
March 27, 2022

Dimitrius hosts a banquet for his trade guild, where he motivates his colleagues to arrest Paul and his followers to face an angry Ephesian crowd.Acts 19:23-34; Matthew 11:11-14, 18-19Read Transcript

BNP #116: Jesus Is Offensive (Paul in Ephesus)
March 06, 2022

Jewish leaders send Alexander as their representative to the city officials in an effort to separate themselves from the rapidly growing church. Dimitrius begins to beat the war drums against the Teacher from Syria. Timothy and Erastus arrive in Macedonia

BNP #115: Incompatible (Paul in Ephesus)
February 06, 2022

Dimitrius conducts reconnaissance of the rapidly growing Christ community; Paul sends Sosthanes back to Corinth with important instructions. Aquila encourages Epaphras to minister in Colossae.Acts 19:21-24; Galatians 4:19-29; Acts 21:18-21; Philippians 3

BNP #114: It's Jesus that Matters (Paul in Ephesus)
January 11, 2022

Eliezer turns away from his magical practices; Paul and Sosthanes begin writing First Corinthians; Ephesus turns away from its magic practices.Acts 19:17-20; Matthew 10:34-39; James 3:1-5; James 3:13-18Read Transcript

BNP #113: Spirit Realm (Paul in Ephesus)
December 19, 2021

Immer and Yedaiah, two of Scevas sons, wish to harness Pauls power for their own exorcism practice. Eliezer has a moment of reckoning.Acts 19:17-20; Deuteronomy 18:9-14; Ephesians 6:10-18Read Transcript

BNP #112: Wielding God's Power (Paul in Ephesus)
December 05, 2021

The Seven Sons of Sceva underestimate a demon possessed man and come to realize a world much larger than theyve known.Acts 19:11-15; Matthew 16:24-28; John 3:18-21; Colossians 1:11-14; James 5:13-16Read Transcript

BNP #111: Relentless (Paul training in Ephesus)
November 14, 2021

The Seven Sons of Sceva are in over their heads as they come across something far more heinous than theyve encountered so far. Eliezer learns that witchcraft doesnt necessarily pan out as he originally thought it would. Sosthanes discovers Pauls work i

BNP #110: Proclaim and Train (Paul in Ephesus)
October 31, 2021

Acts 19:9-10; Matthew 28:18-20Paul is in full training mode at the Hall of Tyrannus in Ephesus. The seven sons of Sceva are making progress in their new career as exorcists. The businessmen of Ephesus are becoming nervous about Pauls progress. Paul rece