Jun 14, 2021

The Fifth Commandment and Spiritual Family

The fifth commandment to honor our father and mother is often characterized as simple obedience to our parents, but its application reaches far beyond the young, unruly children we imagine and familial relationships altogether. Listen along as we break down the fifth word, what it meant to its original audience, and how Jesus transforms its meaning today.

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Bible & Stuff is a podcast about the Bible—and stuff. Hosts Tanner and Glen discuss the Bible, theology, and Christian history in a fun, approachable way.

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