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The Land and the Book

Air Date October 4, 2014


Parts of this week’s program were recorded during our recent Land and the Book Live event at West Suburban Community Church just outside Chicago. This weekend falls on an important date for the Jewish calendar: Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement…the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. And this week’s guest is Roy Schwarcz, who will help us understand the historical and prophetic significance of this special day.

Then in our devotional time we’ll travel to Jerusalem with Charlie to explore Zechariah 12–13…God’s ultimate Yom Kippur.


Roy Schwarcz

Roy Schwarcz
Roy Schwarcz has been involved in Jewish ministries since 1975. He serves with Chosen People Ministries, and currently pastors one of the oldest Messianic congregations in the United States. In addition, he also leads weekly Bible studies in the Chicago business community.


Dr. Charlie Dyer and Jon Gauger

Charles Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer

Dr. Charlie Dyer is professor-at-large of Bible at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill. Dyer is an Old Testament scholar as well as an authority on Middle Eastern history and religion. As a licensed guide to Israel, he has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East over the last two decades. Dyer has authored and co-edited many books and articles on the Middle East and the Old Testament. His articles have been published in Bibliotheca Sacra and Michigan Theological Journal. Dr. Dyer’s books include The Rise of Babylon, What’s Next?, The New Christian Traveler’s Guide to the Holy Land and Strike the Dragon.

Jon Gauger

Jon Gauger  

Jon Gauger has been with Moody Radio nearly three decades and works with special projects. In addition to being the announcer for Dr. Paul Nyquist's weekly teaching program, Moody Presents, Jon is hosting and producing The Land and the Book. He writes and produces a weekly commentary, creates special documentaries, and has traveled to 30 countries covering stories for Moody Radio, or doing training work with international broadcasting partners. Jon is married to Diana, and they have two grown children—all of whom are Moody graduates. An avid photographer, videographer and reader, Jon also enjoys camping and freelance voice-over work, including audiobook projects.