Episode 101: The Hard Books Of The Bible Episode

This week, Jaquelle and Sean talk about what to do when you reach difficult books in the Bible (like Leviticus or Ezekiel). They also talk about Jaquelle’s recent trip to South Carolina, what makes a good hamburger, and the size of Jaquelle’s mouth.

Episode Highlights

01:08: Recapping Jaquelle’s trip to South Carolina.
03:39: What makes a good hamburger?
07:26: Transitioning to this week’s topic.
09:51: We get it: the struggle is real.
12:03: Why Sean loves Leviticus.
15:03: Jaquelle’s experience with the major prophets (and how Jeremiah has changed her life)
19:18: Our tips to enhance your engagement with hard books of the Bible.

Recommended Resources

+Episode 6: The Last Episode of 2016 (Where We Talk About Bible Reading)
+ESV Study Bible
+CSB Study Bible
+How To Read the Bible Book by Book by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart
+An Introduction to the New Testament by D.A. Carson by Douglas Moo
+An Introduction to the Old Testament by Tremper Longman III and Raymond B. Dillard

6 thoughts on “Episode 101: The Hard Books Of The Bible Episode”

  1. Hey Sean and Jaquelle! I was wondering how you guys interpret and apply verses and chapters of the Bible that are about cubits, lengths, cloths, and materials. Obviously, God would not have these verses in the Bible without a purpose. What is that purpose, and how can we apply them?

  2. Hello Mr. Sean and Jaquelle!

    Another amazing and thought-provoking episode! I absolutely love these!

    I have a question. I’ve been reading the book of Exodus and there are a lot of chapters talking about the construction of a tabernacle and sanctuary. I kind of found those chapters a tad boring and difficult to read. I honestly don’t see the point of them in the Christian walk. Like, how do these apply to me when I am not a builder or as the Bible says, “skilled in craftsmanship”? Can you please explain these?

    Yours Truly,


    1. Hey Grace. This is a wonderful question. And we’d like to answer it in an upcoming Mailbag episode. So stay tuned… =)

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