PAUL D. WEAVER
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Learn the Word Podcast

A conversation with Bible scholars in which you will be challenged to grow in your knowledge of the Word of God and your relationship to the God of the Word. In each episode, we will discuss issues of interpretation as well as subjects of practical application. The podcasts are hosted by Paul, and his guests are the highly esteemed guest lecturers and resident professors of the Word of Life Bible Institute.

Episode 16 - Galatians: Getting the Gospel Right - with Dr. Ray Pritchard

  
Dr. Ray Pritchard, President of Keep Believing Ministries joins this edition of the Learn the Word Podcast to discuss the book of Galatians. He explains the historical context in which Paul writes this epistle, he explains who the Judaizers were, what they taught, and explains the importance of getting the Gospel right.
  

Episode 14 - Genesis: In the Beginning - with Professor Strout - Part 2

Episode 15 - 2 Timothy: The Apostle's Parting Words - with Pastor Moser

  
In this week’s podcast, we sit down with Pastor Phil Moser to discuss the Apostle Paul’s last instructions to Timothy. We discuss interpretive issues in 2 Timothy such as, what it means that “all who desire to live godly lives will be persecuted,” how we should understand “the last days,” and what Paul means that he is being “poured out as a drink offering.”
  
For this second of a two-part conversation on the book of Genesis, we continue a discussion with Mark Strout, Executive Dean of the Word of Life Global Bible Institute. We will answer important questions like: what does it mean to be created in the image of God, and what was God’s purpose for humanity?

Episode 12 - Romans: The Gospel of God - with Dr. Marshall Wicks - Part 2

Episode 13 - Genesis: In the Beginning - with Professor Strout - Part 1

Dr. Wicks, Professor of Bible and Theology at the Word of Life Bible Institute Florida campus helps us better understand key passages found in the book Romans. He explains the mystery surrounding the founding of the church in Rome, discusses what condemns Jews and Gentiles alike, explains what justification entails, and answers the question: is God done with Israel?
Mark Strout, Executive Dean of the Word of Life Global Bible Institute, joins us for this first of a two-part series on the book of Genesis. We will discuss why the book of Genesis is so foundational to all of Scripture, why a literal 6-day creation is important to maintain, and how your literal interpretation of Genesis 1 and 2 has implications on the rest of Scripture.

Episode 11 - Romans: The Gospel of God - with Dr. Marshall Wicks - Part 1

Dr. Wicks, Professor of Bible and Theology at the Word of Life Bible Institute Florida campus helps us better understand key passages found in the book Romans. He explains the mystery surrounding the founding of the church in Rome, discusses what condemns Jews and Gentiles alike, explains what justification entails, and answers the question: is God done with Israel?

Episode 10 - Leviticus: The Holiness of God - with Chris Katulka

Chris Katulka, Radio Host for The Friends of Israel Today, and an Old Testament specialist, discusses the significance of the book of Leviticus. Chris explains how this often neglected, Old Testament book is significant to our understanding of the New Covenant and our Great High Priest, Jesus Christ.

Episode 8 - Apologetics: The Theology of Evangelism- with Dr. Tom Davis

Episode 9 - Hebrews: The Superior High Priest, Jesus Christ - with Professor Payne

Dr. Davis, Distinguished Professor of the Word of Life Bible Institute joins us in the studio to discuss the topic of Apologetics. What is apologetics? What are the best arguments for Christianity? How does apologetics help evangelize unbelievers and strengthen the faith of believers? In this week’s podcast, Dr. Davis will answer these questions and many more.
Professor Payne, a Professor at Trinity College of Florida joins our podcast to discuss the remarkable book of Hebrews. He will explain the highly debated “warning passages,” explain the significance of Jesus Christ as our High Priest, and help us better understand the mysterious character known as Melchizedek.

Episode 6 - The Gospel of Matthew: The Messiah, Son of David - Part 1 - with Bruce Scott

Episode 7 - The Gospel of Matthew: The Messiah, Son of David - Part 2 - with Bruce Scott

  
Bruce Scott, Director of Program Ministries with The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, joins us to dive into the Gospel of Matthew. In this first part, of a two-part series, we discuss the significance of 4 gospels rather than 1, why the Gospel starts with a genealogy, and how a literal interpretation to the Gospel of Matthew is so crucial.
 
  
In this second of a two-part series, we continue a discussion with Bruce Scott on the Gospel of Matthew. We will discuss several intriguing passages, including Matthew 24 that speaks of the Anti-Christ and the “abomination that causes desolation.” You will not want to miss it!
  
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Episode 4 - The Passion of Christ: Jesus' Last Days on Earth - Part 1 - with Dr. Doug Bookman

Episode 5 - The Passion of Christ: Jesus' Last Days on Earth - Part 2 - with Dr. Doug Bookman

  
Dr. Doug Bookman, Professor of New Testament Studies at Shepherd’s Theological Seminary, joins us to discuss the last week of Jesus Christ’s life. In this first part, of a two-part series, Dr. Bookman provides an overview of the events of the passion week of Christ and describes political enemies who became allies in order to attempt to discredit and ultimately crucify Jesus Christ.
  
 
In this second of a two-part series, we continue a conversation with Dr. Doug Bookman, an expert on the Passion Week of Christ. In this episode, we discuss the sinister agenda of Annas and Caiaphas, the reluctance of Pontius Pilate, as well as the post-resurrection appearances of Christ.
  

 Episode 3 - Ezra: The Scribe and His Message ​​
with Dr. Daniel Anderson

 
Dr. Daniel Anderson, President of Appalachian Bible College, joins us in the studio to discuss the Book of Ezra. Stay tuned to learn about Ezra the Scribe, the Persian King Cyrus, the historical situation in which the book of Ezra takes place, key themes of the book of Ezra and the practical implications of Ezra for our Christian living.
  

Episode 1 - Christian Leadership: A General’s Guide to Serving and Leading – Part 1 – with General Loren Reno

Episode 2 - Christian Leadership: A General’s Guide to Serving and Leading – Part 2 – with General Loren Reno

  
Retired Lieutenant General Reno, who served for 38 years in the United States Air Force, joins us for this edition of Learn the Word. He discusses principles of Christian Leadership as well as his own personal leadership experiences both in the United States Air Force and as a Vice-President at Cedarville University.   
  
 
In this second part of a two-part series, we continued the discussion of Christian Leadership with Retired Lieutenant General Reno. We discuss several chapters from his book, 10 Leadership Maneuvers: A General’s Guide to Serving and Leading, including chapters entitled, “The Greatest is the Servant,” and “Share credit, shoulder blame.”