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Do you want an entertaining daily dose of Biblical inspiration, taught with depth and erudition? Start your weekday with David Nekrutman and Scott Kahn on MORNING DRIVE BIBLE for a look at the Hebrew Scriptures that combines serious scholarship with comedy and a good cup of coffee. Download it every Monday-Thursday morning!

Do you want an entertaining daily dose of Biblical inspiration, taught with depth and erudition? Start your weekday with David Nekrutman and Scott Kahn on MORNING DRIVE BIBLE for a look at the Hebrew Scriptures that combines serious scholarship with comedy and a good cup of coffee. Download it every Monday-Thursday morning!

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Israel

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Do you want an entertaining daily dose of Biblical inspiration, taught with depth and erudition? Start your weekday with David Nekrutman and Scott Kahn on MORNING DRIVE BIBLE for a look at the Hebrew Scriptures that combines serious scholarship with comedy and a good cup of coffee. Download it every Monday-Thursday morning!

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@BibleDrive

Language:

English


Episodes

(128) Jesus IS a Jew or Jesus WAS a Jew: An Approach to Fighting Antisemitism

1/9/2020
Do Christians believe that Jesus was a Jew, or that Jesus is a Jew? The difference is more than semantics, and might provide an opening to help people of good will combat antisemitism. Join David and Scott for a crucial discussion about what you can do to help the Jewish people. ...

Duration:00:11:16

(127) Antisemitism in America – Left and Right

1/8/2020
Antisemitism isn’t a disease of either side of the aisle; no matter your political persuasion, you can find it on your side. Join David and Scott for a disturbing yet important discussion about the latest antisemitic attacks in New York.

Duration:00:06:02

(126) Progressive Values Gone Crazy

1/7/2020
Progressive values can be beautiful and moral; however, there are some people who, in their zeal for progressivism, create moral equivalencies which are outrageous. Join David and Scott in a further discussion about antisemitism and the reactions to Trump’s strike against Qassam Soleimani.

Duration:00:08:02

(125) Qassam Soleimani, Antisemitism, and the Threat to Israel

1/6/2020
The American strike against Qassam Soleimani was a strike against a terrorist mastermind with the blood of thousands on his hands. But what does the world’s reaction to it tell us about antisemitism?And is Israel in danger? Join David and Scott for an important discussion.

Duration:00:05:30

MORNING DRIVE BIBLE CLASSIC: In the Beginning… or Not?

12/19/2019
“In the Beginning G-d created the heavens and the earth.” It’s perhaps the simplest verse in the Bible – and David and Scott are already arguing over the correct translation. Join them for an eye-opening episode!

Duration:00:02:36

MORNING DRIVE BIBLE CLASSIC: Water from the Air

12/18/2019
David and Scott begin an investigation of the Spirit of G-d mentioned in the second verse of the Bible… after first discussing another modern miracle taking place in the State of Israel.

Duration:00:02:21

(124) The Importance of Humility

12/17/2019
As we conclude our journey through the five verses of repentance, David explains why “walking humbly with G-d” is a key component of return.

Duration:00:03:31

(123) Combatting Moral Relativism

12/16/2019
The verse in Proverbs 3:6 states, “Know Him in all your ways.” David and Scott explain how this is an important ingredient in the fight against moral relativism.

Duration:00:03:37

(122) Loving Your Neighbor as a Key to Repentance

12/12/2019
David continues his explication of the five verses that present the keys to repentance with “Love your neighbor as yourself.” It’s a very important idea, but how is it related to our return to G-d?

Duration:00:03:45

(121) The New Creation of Me

12/11/2019
“I place the Lord before me always” – a beautiful sentiment. But why is it a key idea in repentance? And what does it teach me about the possibility of gaining confidence in myself?

Duration:00:03:18

(120) Choose Mapquest, Not Waze

12/10/2019
Who would ever use Mapquest instead of Waze?! Why, Waze helps you avoid problems that you didn’t even anticipate, whereas Mapquest doesn’t let you avoid anything! But David argues that in our journey to G-d, Mapquest is the way to go – and is the means to achieve authentic spiritual growth.

Duration:00:03:48

(119) The Bible’s Two Lists of the Thirteen Attributes

12/9/2019
The Bible offers two lists of G-d’s thirteen attributes of mercy: one in Exodus, and one in the Book of Micah. How do they correspond to each other? Join David and Scott to find out.

Duration:00:02:45

(118) Is the Name of G-d an Attribute of Mercy?

12/5/2019
The thirteen attributes of divine mercy that appear in Exodus 34 begin with the name of G-d mentioned three times – the Tetragrammaton twice, and then the Hebrew word for “G-d.” Are these all counted among the thirteen, and if so, what do they mean? Listen to David and Scott duke it out in today’s...

Duration:00:04:33

(117) Formulaic Prayer: Magic Words or Something Deeper?

12/4/2019
G-d informs Moses that whenever Israel recites the thirteen attributes of mercy, He will forgive them. Doesn’t this sound like a type of magic trick? Isn’t prayer supposed to be about building a relationship with G-d, rather than the mindless recitation of a formula? Join David and Scott as they tackle this difficult question and,...

Duration:00:02:59

(116) The Time G-d Taught Moses How to Pray

12/3/2019
G-d recites the thirteen attributes of mercy before Moses… and Jewish tradition says that G-d metaphorically appeared as a prayer leader when He did so. What does this teach us about the reason that the Bible relates G-d’s praises?

Duration:00:02:35

(115) Interacting with our Teachers: The Greatest Education

12/2/2019
Book learning is wonderful, but nothing compares to actually witnessing the actions of our great teachers. Join David and Scott as they discuss this idea, and how it relates to Moses’ breaking of the Tablets of the Law.

Duration:00:02:49

(114) Thanksgiving: Thanking G-d for America

11/28/2019
David and Scott offer a history lesson about Thanksgiving, and explain why all people of faith should be grateful to G-d for the gift of America. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Duration:00:04:06

(113) Chaos in Israel and the World… Leading to the Final Redemption?

11/27/2019
New elections – again – in Israel, and a prime minister under threat of indictment. Impeachment hearings in the United States. Brexit throwing the United Kingdom into turmoil. The whole world feels enveloped in chaos. While every country is involved in its own problems, what is G-d’s plan?

Duration:00:04:33

(112) The Covenant Versus the Bank Account

11/26/2019
On the one hand, Jewish tradition says that the merit of the forefathers was used up during the First Temple period; on the other hand, our ancestors are mentioned to this day in Jewish liturgy, and we see their merit hinted at in the Bible even after the First Temple’s destruction. Join David and Scott...

Duration:00:02:36

(111) Can the Merit of the Forefathers Run Out? It’s a Complicated Question

11/25/2019
There is an ancient Jewish tradition that claims that the merit of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob can be used up – and, in fact, was used up many years ago. Yet Jewish liturgy constantly invokes the merit of the fathers, as well. What’s going on?

Duration:00:02:17