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Join Dawn and Steve in the Morning for a devotional from Blackaby Ministries International about the miracle of God's mercy.
For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Corinthians 5:21
In addition, author Jon Bloom talks with us about his book True to His Word: 100 Meditations on the Faithfulness of God. Jon serves as co-founder and teacher at Desiring God. He is the author of three books, Not by Sight, Things Not Seen, and Don't Follow Your Heart, as well as hundreds of articles, all of which can be accessed at www.desiringgod.org. Jon and his wife, Pam, have five children and two grandchildren and make their home in the Twin Cities.
Melissa Briggs, our resident Hebrew expert, discusses the Hebrew word, Goel.
Melissa is an experienced Hebrew teacher passionate about making the language of the Scriptures accessible to everyone. Born in the USA, Melissa studied Hebrew in Jerusalem, then taught in England for over a decade. She now lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and two children. She loves helping students to achieve their goals of reading the Bible in the original language, or learning to converse in Modern Hebrew.
Dr. Jeremiah Johnston will give us insight into his book Body of Proof: The 7 Best Reasons to Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus - and Why It Matters Today.
Jeremiah J. Johnston, PhD, MA, MDiv, BA, is a New Testament scholar, pastor, author, nationally syndicated radio host, Bible teacher, and apologist, and he ministers internationally as president of Christian Thinkers Society. Jeremiah loves the local church and also serves as pastor of apologetics and cultural engagement at Prestonwood Baptist Church and dean of spiritual development at Prestonwood Christian Academy.
Jeremiah has distinguished himself speaking in churches of all denominations and has authored articles in both popular magazines and scholarly books, journals, and media programs. As a theologian who has the unique ability to connect with people of all ages, and as a culture expert, he has been interviewed numerous times, and has reviewed and contributed articles across a spectrum of national shows, including Fox News, Publishers Weekly, CNN, CBS This Morning, Vanity Fair, Premier Christianity magazine and Premier radio, RELEVANT magazine, DECISION magazine, the Christian Post, the Moody Radio Network, and the Salem Radio Network.
As a New Testament scholar, Johnston has published with Oxford University Press, E. J. Brill, Bloomsbury T & T Clark, Macmillan, and Mohr Siebeck. He completed his doctoral residency in Oxford in collaboration with Oxford Centre for Missions Studies and received his PhD from Middlesex University (UK). He has also earned advanced degrees in theology from Acadia University and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeremiah is married to Audrey, and they are parents to five children—Lily Faith, Justin, and the triplets: Abel, Ryder, and Jaxson.