Bible Study #30: Evil in Canaan (WHY III)

Today we present the third possible explanation for the cleansing of the Holy Land.  It seems that the requirement for complete destruction was only directed towards those tribes that had giants in them; was this the continuation of the “war of seeds” prophesied in Genesis 3:15?  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! *** OT […]

Bible Study #29: Full Spectrum Morality (WHY II)

In this class we continue trying to understand the conquest of the Holy Land in the Old Testament.  Fr. Anthony makes the case that there is more to morality than just being nice and that we cannot understand the Old Testament if we don’t accept that violence is sometimes necessary. Check out this episode! *** […]

Parish Talk – Home is WHAT the Heart Is

We often hear that “Home is where the heart is”, and this is certainly true.  But what if the longing we felt towards home could be satisfied not by a place, but by a condition of being?  What if we could “be” in that place where we find joyful contentment at any time and at […]

Bible Study #28: TransJordan (WHY I)

In edition to finishing up the Book of Numbers, we start a three part series addressing the brutality of the cleansing and taking of the Promised Land.  It’s a tough topic.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! +++ OT Bible Study #27: The Problem of Herem I – the victories in the Transjordan Make […]

Bible Study #27: Balaam

In this episode Fr. Anthony shares the scriptures that describe why Balaam, a prophet who said things that were true, is still a false prophet of God.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! +++ OT Bible Study #27: Balaam and His Donkey Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, […]

Bible Study #26: Og of Bashan

We finish up Numbers 21 by talking about missing books of the Bible and the defeat of two giants: King Sihon of the Ammorites and Og of Bashan.  Why do we celebrate these victories every Sunday and Feast Day?  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! ++++++ OT Bible Study #24: Og of Bashan Make […]

Bible Study #25 – The Fiery Serpent

This week we have a special guest and friend of the podcast, Rev. Michael Landsman, the pastor at Zion Stone UCC in Northampton, PA.  He takes us through Numbers 21, focusing primarily on the fiery serpents and the bronze serpent God had Moses to heal their poisonous bites.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! […]

Bible Study #24 – The Rebellion of Khorah

After reviewing some of OT insights regarding the day’s feast (St Michael), Fr. Anthony uses Numbers 15-18 as a chance to talk about unintentional sin, the cost of going against God, and the epic battles of censors and wooden rods (with the winners being proven worthy of the priesthood).  What does it all mean?  Enjoy […]

Bible Study #23 – The Recon of Canaan

In this episode on Numbers 13-14 (the recon of Canaan), Fr. Anthony demonstrates what happens when a man who has a fever and can’t think straight tries to lead a Bible Study (and forgets to follow his notes).  If you want coherence, the notes are at  If you like stream of consciousness, then this […]

Bible Study – Special Ghost Episode

Special Bible Study given on Halloween (N.S.); what does the Bible say about ghosts?  You might be surprised! Check out this episode! +++ The Theology of Ghosts Bible Study for 31 October 2017 Fr. Anthony Perkins Ghost Scriptures. Giving up the ghost. Genesis 25:8. Abraham gave up the ghost. (25:17 for Ishmael; 35:29 for Isaac; […]