Does it bother you when things happen “out of order?” Sometimes we see events “out of order” in the Bible, but Dr. Jim Coakley reassures us that this is not a mistake. Jim shares Biblical examples along with how this technique is a way for the writer to stress something important about the nature and work of God.
Where do you go when you have a question about something you read in the Bible? At Moody Radio we dial up beloved MBI professor and host of Open Line Dr. Michael Rydelnik! Dr. Rydelnik visists with Ken and Deb to introduce you to his latest project where you can find answers to the 50 most important questions people have about the Bible. Listen in as we hear a few of the answers to these common questions.
Dr. Jim Coakley has taught for sixteen years as professor of Bible at Moody Theological Seminary specializing in Old Testament and Biblical Languages. Prior to Moody he was involved in pastoral ministry for thirteen years. He has traveled to Israel multiple times as a tour leader and has also toured throughout Turkey. Jim is married to Gayle and they have two grown children and two grandchildren. He was a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and is working on a second doctoral degree through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. He also has a special interest in how the use of technology intersects with Biblical studies and has written articles and spoken at conferences on that topic.
Dr. Michael Rydelnik is professor of Jewish Studies and Bible at Moody Bible Institute and the Host/Bible teacher on Moody Radio’s Open Line with Dr. Michael Rydelnik. The son of Holocaust survivors, Michael was raised in an observant Jewish home in Brooklyn, New York. He became a follower of Jesus the Messiah as a high school student and began teaching the Bible almost immediately. He is the author of several books and is the co-editor of and contributor to The Moody Bible Commentary. Michael and his wife, Eva, live in Chicago and have two adult sons.