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The Moody Bible Commentary

Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik

Air Date April 4, 2015


This week, Jews around the world are celebrating Passover.  What significance does this holiday hold for Christians?  Roy Schwarcz, of Chosen People Ministries, joins Dr. Michael Rydelnik to discuss the history of this festival and the Messianic promises it holds! Then, Dr. Rydelnik will answer your questions about the Bible and the spiritual life.  

Join us for a special Passover edition of Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik this Saturday at 9 a.m. Central Time!


Roy Schwarcz

Roy Schwarcz

Roy Schwarcz has been involved in Jewish ministries since 1975. He is the Midwest Director for 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.

For more information, visit Roy's website or Chosen People Ministries.



Michael Rydelnik

Dr. Michael Rydelnik is professor of Jewish Studies at Moody Bible Institute and the Bible teacher on Moody Radio’s Open Line, answering listener Bible questions on over 200 stations nationwide across Moody Radio. The son of Holocaust survivors, he was raised in an observant Jewish home in Brooklyn, N.Y. As a high school student, Michael became a follower of Jesus the Messiah and began teaching the Bible almost immediately. He is the author of Understanding the Arab Israeli Conflict and The Messianic Hope: Is the Hebrew Bible Really Messianic? He is the co-editor of the Moody Bible Commentary, a commentary on the whole Bible by the faculty of Moody Bible Institute. Michael served on the translation team of the Holman CSB Bible and contributed to several other books and study Bibles. Michael is a regular contributor to the Day of Discovery television program and appeared in the Lee Stroebel video The Case for Christ. Michael and his wife, Eva, have two adult sons who call and write all the time. The Rydelniks live in Chicago, Ill., and enjoy leading study groups to Israel and hiking with their two collies.

For more information about Michael, please visit his website.