On the tenth episode of the Ask Us Anything Podcast, Dave Jenkins answers Matt’s question, “Why does reading the Old Testament matter to the Christian?
What you’ll hear in this episode
- Learning to read the Old Testament.
- The promises of God and the Old Testament.
- The importance of reading and teaching the whole counsel of God.
- Church History and the Old Testament.
- The danger of unhitching the Old Testament from the Bible.
Recommended Books on Beginning to Read and Study Scripture
How to Understand and Apply the New Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology by Dr. Andy Naselli. You can also listen to an episode where I talk with Dr. Naselli on this book here.
How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Twelve Steps from Exegesis to Theology by Dr. Jason DeRouchie. You can listen to an episode where I talk with Dr. Naselli on this book here.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.