Love Enemies Better through Knowing the Biblical Land (Danielle Parish)

The Jewish and Christian faiths exist because of the events that happened in a particular place and time. To understand biblical texts—including issues of justice and loving strangers and enemies—we should learn something about the places where the events they describe occurred. Danielle Parish, pastor of Spark Church in Palo Alto, CA, who leads study tours in Israel, discusses the importance of the biblical land and how enjoying creation as "guardians of the Garden" can deepen our knowledge of Scripture.

Show Notes:

  • 0:25 Perspectives of God
  • 5:14 Consider the birds of the air
  • 6:23 The Importance of the land
  • 10:25 Climate and connection to the land
  • 14:07 Love your enemies
  • 21:44 Reconciliation
  • 22:59 God of rescue and resurrection
  • 24:19 Recommendation for the average church

Show notes by Dominique LaCroix

Credits for the music used in TBM podcast: hebraicthought.org/credits.

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