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Verse by Verse Bible Study with Randy Duncan

English, Christianity, 1 season, 65 episodes, 23 hours, 51 minutes
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This is a Bible study that takes you through a chapter of the Bible verse by verse. This is not your typical life-lesson Bible study! If you are interested in a deeper-dive Bible study, this is an excellent option!
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Genesis 50 | The Death of Joseph

We conclude our journey through the book of Genesis with the death of Joseph. This final chapter captures the poignant moment of Jacob's death, Joseph's deep grief, and the subsequent funeral procession from Egypt to Canaan. The embalming of Jacob, an Egyptian tradition not typically observed by the Israelites, is detailed, along with the practical reasons for this unique preparation.Witness the deep mourning that ensues, including the seven-day public lamentation and the 70-day period of grief, reflecting the profound respect the Egyptians had for Jacob. As Joseph seeks permission from Pharaoh to fulfill Jacob's final wish, we see a powerful exchange between two honorable men, showcasing the mutual trust and respect they shared.The episode explores the rich symbolism in the burial of Jacob, the intricate relationship dynamics among Joseph's brothers, and the culmination of Joseph's story in Egypt. The theme of reconciliation continues as Joseph forgives his brothers, reminding us of the power of faith and God's ultimate plan. This final chapter of Genesis provides profound insights into family, forgiveness, and the enduring promises of God. Tune in for an emotional and spiritually enriching conclusion to our study of Genesis."Support the Show.
4/28/202423 minutes, 55 seconds
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Genesis 49 | Jacob's Final Words: Prophetic Blessings and Legacy

Jacob blesses his 12 sons from his deathbedDiscover the ancient words that shaped a nation as we journey through Genesis 49, where the patriarch Jacob delivers prophetic blessings with far-reaching impact. On the brink of his final breath, he speaks of futures written in the stars for the tribes descending from his sons, entwining moral judgments with predictions that would echo through history. From Reuben's squandered birthright to the violent legacy of Simeon and Levi, we uncover the rich tapestry of narratives that Jacob's declarations weave. Joined by renowned biblical scholars, we scrutinize the enigmatic "yaboshilo" phrase, debating its connection to messianic prophecy and its fulfillment through the line of Judah—a conversation that intertwines ancient scripture with New Testament revelations, presenting a kaleidoscope of interpretations for your contemplation.As Jacob's life ebbs away, his last words to his sons crystallize into a vision of the future, imprinting upon the tribes of Benjamin and beyond, presaging conflicts and kings. We honor the complexity of his final moments—the strategic burial instructions that tether him to the promised land and the reflection on a life marred by strife but ultimately redeemed. Our dialogue traverses the emotive landscape of Jacob's narrative, from the depths of family discord to the heights of patriarchal influence, inviting you to witness the close of an epoch and the lasting resonance of Jacob's legacy in the biblical saga.Support the show
4/8/202430 minutes, 35 seconds
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Genesis 48 | Jacob Blesses Ephraim & Manasseh

Ever wondered why the younger often outshines the elder in biblical narratives? Join me, Randy Duncan, as we uncover the powerful and prophetic moment when Jacob chooses Ephraim over Manasseh, altering the course of Israel's tribes forever. Unpack the layers of this ancient drama in Genesis 48 and grasp the full weight of Jacob's blessings, his strategic choice for burial in Canaan, and the legal dance between rights and destinies. This journey through the biblical text is more than a history lesson; it's a window into the soul of a family chosen by God. As we explore Joseph's steadfast respect for his father, despite his Egyptian prominence, and the impact of Jacob's preferential blessing, we'll uncover how the echoes of these decisions resonate in our lives today. Feel the emotional gravity of Jacob's final interactions with his progeny, and let's discover together the timeless message of spiritual legacies that far outweigh earthly treasures.Support the show
2/26/202423 minutes, 10 seconds
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Genesis 47 | Jacob Settles in Egypt

Genesis 47 covers the pending death of Jacob, as well as Joseph's ongoing administration of the famine in EgyptDiscover the strategic genius of Joseph as he maneuvers his family's settlement in Goshen, a tale that not only reveals the savvy behind ancient biblical survival but also touches on the importance of kindness toward strangers—a theme that resonates today. As your guide, Randy Duncan, I'll lead you through the complex dynamics of Joseph's interactions with Pharaoh, their occupation as shepherds, and the profound impact of Jacob's encounter with Egypt's ruler. This narrative is more than a historical account; it's a lesson in emotional intelligence and strategic planning, set against the backdrop of a nation's transformation during a time of crisis.Witness the brilliant administration of Joseph as he steers Egypt through a severe famine, reshaping the nation's social structure and economy. The irony of history's fleeting memory is laid bare as we explore how Joseph's contributions are later forgotten by a future Pharaoh, setting the stage for Moses and the ten plagues. Your listening experience will be enriched with insights into the power of oath-taking, the significance of Jacob's burial request, and the lasting influence of blessings and curses on the destiny of nations. Through this exploration, we'll appreciate the enduring relevance of these ancient narratives.Concluding our journey, we'll contrast the temporal power of the Egyptian pharaohs with the spiritual legacy left by Jacob and Joseph. Our reflections will pivot to the eternal sustenance offered by Jesus Christ, drawing a parallel to Joseph's provision during famine. This episode offers a tapestry of legacies, from the ephemeral glory of the pharaohs to the transcendent spiritual fulfillment found in the biblical stories that have shaped our moral landscape. Join me as we traverse these rich historical and spiritual terrains, examining the imperishable impact of faith and the true nourishment that sustains us through the ages.Intro music by Toby MacOutro music by Lathan WarlickSupport the show
2/6/202433 minutes, 13 seconds
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Genesis 46 | Jacob & Joseph Reunited

Genesis chapter 46 recounts the journey of Jacob and his family to Egypt. Faced with a severe famine in Canaan, Jacob is persuaded by his son Joseph, who is a high official in Egypt, to relocate the entire family to Egypt, where there is an abundance of food.  It emphasizes the fulfillment of God's promise to make a great nation out of Jacob's descendants, and also highlights the reunion of Jacob with his beloved son Joseph after years of separation, marking a significant and emotional moment in the family's history.Support the show
1/11/202424 minutes, 46 seconds
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Genesis 45 | Joseph Reveals His Identity

Genesis 45 is a pivotal moment in the Joseph narrative. In this chapter, Joseph reveals his true identity to his brothers, who had sold him into slavery many years earlier. Overwhelmed with emotion, Joseph forgives his brothers for their past actions and reassures them that God had orchestrated these events for a greater purpose. Joseph urges his brothers to bring their father, Jacob, and their families to Egypt to escape the ongoing famine. The chapter highlights themes of forgiveness, reconciliation, and God's providence in the face of challenging circumstances.Support the show
11/16/202327 minutes, 1 second
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Genesis 44 | Joseph Tests His Brothers

Genesis 44 is a pivotal chapter which leads up to the revelation of Joseph's true identity and the eventual reconciliation of Joseph with his brothers. It highlights themes of deception, forgiveness, and the ultimate providence of God in the midst of human trials.Support the show
9/18/202321 minutes, 10 seconds
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Genesis 43 | Joseph's Brothers Return

In Genesis 43, Joseph's brothers return to Egypt with Benjamin. Joseph tests them while continuing to conceal his true identity, leading to his being overcome with emotions. Support the show
8/9/202324 minutes, 3 seconds
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Genesis 42 | Joseph Faces His Brothers

Joseph's brothers travel to Egypt, and come face-to-face with Joseph after 20 yearsIntro  -Toby MacOutro - Third DaySupport the show
7/4/202328 minutes, 53 seconds
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Genesis 41 | Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dreams

Joseph interprets dreams for Pharaoh and is made vizier in EgyptIntro music by Toby Macoutro music by Zach WilliamsSupport the show
6/10/202332 minutes, 21 seconds
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Genesis 40 | Joseph Interprets Dreams

The story of Joseph interpreting dreams for Pharaoh's cupbearer and baker while in prisonSupport the show
5/14/202321 minutes, 24 seconds
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Genesis 39 | Joseph & Potiphar's Wife

Joseph is seduced by Potiphar's wife, and after his refusal, is accused of attempted rape and imprisonedSupport the show
4/10/202324 minutes, 10 seconds
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Genesis 38 | Judah & Tamar

Judah deceives his daughter-in-law Tamar, but is soon deceived by her. What can we learn from this seemingly out-of-place story that interrupts the story of Joseph? Intro Music - Toby MacOutro Music - Zach WilliamsSupport the show
3/27/202328 minutes, 58 seconds
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Genesis 36-37 | Joseph's Dreams

Genesis chapter 37 - Joseph's dreams, Joseph sold into slavery by his brothers and taken to EgyptIntro music - Toby MacOutro music - Rob ThomasSupport the show
3/8/202331 minutes, 58 seconds
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Genesis 35 | Deaths of Rachel & Isaac

Genesis chapter 35, which includes the renaming of Jacob to Israel, as well as the deaths of Rachel and Isaac. Support the show
2/20/202326 minutes, 28 seconds
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Genesis 34 | Jacob's Daughter Raped

Genesis 34 covers the rape of Jacob's daughter Dinah. Simeon and Levi exact revenge.Intro music by Toby MacOutro music by Zack WilliamsSupport the show
1/28/202328 minutes, 9 seconds
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Genesis 33 | Jacob Faces Esau

Jacob finally faces his brother Esau after 20 yearsSupport the show
1/9/202317 minutes, 23 seconds
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Genesis 32 | Jacob Becomes Israel

Jacob wrestles with God, and has his name changed to IsraelIntro Music by Toby MacOutro Music by NF (feat. Ruelle)Support the show
12/21/202226 minutes, 35 seconds
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Genesis 31 | Jacob Flees Laban

Jacob flees Laban and returns to his homeland.Support the show
11/28/202229 minutes
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Genesis 30 | Jacob & Laban

Jacob and Laban continued, the birth of Jacob's sonsSupport the show
11/9/202227 minutes, 51 seconds
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Genesis 29 | Jacob Marries Rachel

Genesis chapter 29 - Jacob marries Rachel.Support the show
10/2/202225 minutes, 58 seconds
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Genesis 28 | Jacob Flees Esau

This episode discusses the well-known "Jacob's Ladder"Support the show
9/7/202220 minutes, 47 seconds
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Genesis 27:18-46 | Isaac Blesses Jacob II

 Genesis 27:18-46 | Isaac Blesses Jacob IISupport the show
8/15/202225 minutes, 13 seconds
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Genesis 27:1-17 | Isaac Blesses Jacob

Genesis Chapter 27:1-17...Isaac blesses JacobSupport the show
7/19/202217 minutes, 44 seconds
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Genesis 26 | God's Promise To Isaac

Genesis chapter 26 - Isaac, Rebekah, and Abimelech. God's promise to Isaac.Support the show
5/25/202222 minutes, 30 seconds
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Genesis 25 | Abraham's Death

the death of Abraham and the birth of Esau and JacobSupport the show
4/22/202224 minutes, 7 seconds
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Genesis 24:29-67 | Isaac & Rebekah II

Isaac and Rebekah continued...Support the show
3/25/202218 minutes, 26 seconds
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Genesis 24:1-28 | Isaac & Rebekah

Isaac and RebekahSupport the show
3/8/202221 minutes, 51 seconds
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Genesis 23 | Sarah's Death

Sarah's Death and BurialSupport the show
2/21/202218 minutes, 1 second
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Genesis 22 | Sacrifice Of Isaac

The sacrifice of IsaacSupport the show
2/1/202225 minutes, 23 seconds
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Genesis 21 | The Birth Of Isaac

The birth of Isaac to Abraham and Sarah, and the treaty between Abraham and AbimelechSupport the show
1/16/202217 minutes, 43 seconds
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Genesis 19:30 - 20:18 | Lot's Daughters

Lot sleeps with his two daughters, and Abraham's confrontation with AbimelechSupport the show
1/4/202221 minutes, 16 seconds
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Genesis 19:10-29 | God Destroys Sodom & Gomorrah

The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. What was the sin of Sodom & Gomorrah? Support the show
12/11/202124 minutes, 28 seconds
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Genesis 19:1-9 |God Rescues Lot

The two angels enter Sodom and prepare for destruction of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot is rescued.Support the show
11/21/202119 minutes, 18 seconds
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Genesis 18 | Abraham Intercedes For Sodom

God prepares for the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. Abraham questions the LordSupport the show
10/31/202128 minutes, 34 seconds
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Genesis 17 | Isaac's Birth Promised

God's covenant with Abraham, the covenant of circumcision, and the promise of the long-awaited son, IsaacSupport the show
10/12/202124 minutes, 44 seconds
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Genesis 16 | Sarah & Hagar

Abraham has Ishmael born to him by HagarSupport the show
9/27/202124 minutes, 4 seconds
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Genesis 15 | God's Promise to Abraham

God's covenant with Abraham. Support the show
9/12/202125 minutes, 2 seconds
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Genesis 14 | Abraham Rescues Lot

Abraham's rescue of Lot, Melchizedek, and the king of Sodom.Support the show
8/30/202126 minutes, 3 seconds
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Genesis 13 | Abraham & Lot Separate

Abraham and Lot's separationSupport the show
8/19/202118 minutes, 54 seconds
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Genesis 12 | God Calls Abraham

Abraham  goes down to Egypt and Sarah being taken by PharaohSupport the show
8/9/202119 minutes, 32 seconds
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Genesis 11:10 -12:3 | Long Lifespans in Bible

Beginning of God's call of Abraham. Long lifespans in Bible is addressedSupport the show
7/21/202120 minutes, 40 seconds
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Genesis 10:1 - 11:9 | Tower of Babel

What exactly was the Tower of Babel? Why did God confound languages?Support the show
7/1/202123 minutes, 20 seconds
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Genesis 9:18-29 | Noah Gets Drunk

A discussion of Noah getting drunk, and the curse on Canaan.  Support the show
6/8/202120 minutes, 34 seconds
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Genesis 9:1-17 | God's Sign of Rainbow

Noah exiting the ark, the rainbow as a sign, the death penalty, God allowing the consumption of meat, and more...Support the show
5/28/202122 minutes, 8 seconds
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Genesis 8 | Noah's Flood II

Noah and his family exit the arkSupport the show
5/16/202116 minutes, 46 seconds
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Genesis 7 | Noah's Flood

Noah's Flood. Was the flood global, worldwide, or universal? Support the show
4/1/202125 minutes, 23 seconds
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Genesis 6:11-22 | Noah's Ark

A discussion of  Noah's ark. How big was the ark? How many animals could it hold? How long did it take to build?Support the show
3/21/202117 minutes, 29 seconds
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Genesis 6:5-10 | Why God Floods Earth

Noah, rampant evil, and God's decision to wipe out humanity. Why does God flood the earth?Support the show
3/11/202119 minutes, 20 seconds
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Genesis 6:1-4 | The Nephilim

The Nephilim are one of the most interesting and mysterious topics in all of scripture. Who were the Nephilim? Fallen angels? Demons?  Aliens?Support the show
3/4/202121 minutes, 40 seconds
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Genesis 5 | Long Lifespans In Bible

A discussion of the long lifespans listed in Genesis 5.Support the show
2/25/202123 minutes, 13 seconds
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Genesis 4:15-26 | Cain's Wife

"Where did Cain get his wife?" Were there other people alive on the arth?Support the show
2/18/202116 minutes, 36 seconds
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Genesis 4:1-14 | Cain & Abel

Adam and Eve outside of the Garden, the first murder in the Bible, and more.Support the show
2/11/202116 minutes, 9 seconds
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Genesis 3:14-24 | Adam & Eve Punishment

Punishments of Adam & Eve, the serpent, and the banishment from the Garden of EdenSupport the show
2/4/202122 minutes, 26 seconds
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Genesis 3:7-13 | Adam & Eve Hide

Adam and Eve attempt to cover themselves and hide from God, and God's confronting themSupport the show
1/26/202115 minutes, 9 seconds
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Genesis 3:1-6 | Adam & Eve Sin

Adam and Eve sin, the serpent, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and EvilSupport the show
1/21/202117 minutes, 53 seconds
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Genesis 2:10-25 | Garden of Eden

The garden of Eden, the creation of Eve, and more.Support the show
1/13/202119 minutes, 53 seconds
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Genesis 2:1-9 | God Creates Man

God resting, the garden of Eden, and the creation of AdamSupport the show
1/6/202117 minutes, 50 seconds
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Genesis 1:24-31 | Creation Day 6

Genesis Creation Day 6, including the appearance of land mammals and humans. What is meant by the "kinds" of animals? What does it mean to be created in the image of God?  The command to subdue the earth. Were humans originally vegetarians?Support the show
12/24/202014 minutes, 33 seconds
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Genesis 1:20-23 | Creation Day 5

Creation Day 5. Sea animals and birds introduced. Does the biblical account agree with  modern science? Support the show
12/15/202011 minutes, 34 seconds
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Genesis 1:14-19 | Creation Day 4

Creation day 4. The appearance of the sun, moon, and stars. The zodiac, or Hebrew Mazzeroth.Support the show
12/1/202014 minutes, 8 seconds
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Genesis 1:6-13 | Creation Days 2 & 3

Creation days 2 and 3. The creation of the water cycle, dry land, and vegetation. Discussion of the Canopy Theory and plate tectonics.Support the show
11/25/202014 minutes, 50 seconds
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Genesis 1:3-5 | Let There Be Light

Day 1 of creation, including "Let there be light", Young Earth/Old Earth perspectives, and the meaning of the Hebrew word for day, "yom".Support the show
11/17/202017 minutes, 2 seconds
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Genesis 1:2 | Earth Without Form

What does the "earth was without form and void" mean? Why was the earth dark? The spirt of God hovers over the waterSupport the show
11/5/202010 minutes
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Genesis 1:1 | In The Beginning

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth".  What exactly does this mean? What about the Big Bang? Support the show
11/5/202011 minutes, 52 seconds