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The Bible Burrito

By Curt & Kreig

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Curt King and Kreig Durham are two Christians and nerds with a passion for studying and sharing the Word of God. Join them as they study through books of the Bible, diving into the Truth of the Word and injecting their own quirks and humor along the way!
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1 John 3:11-24: Love is (Not) a Dagger

The Bible BurritoOct 07, 2021

1 John 3:11-24: Love is (Not) a Dagger

1 John 3:11-24: Love is (Not) a Dagger

Chapter 3 of 1 John concludes with a case study of love. What is love? What does it look like? We dive into the second major theme of this letter: God is love. And because God is love, He expects His children to be examples of true love. From extreme examples of hatred like Cain to more reassurances about our relationship with God, we explore this fascinating passage.

Oct 07, 202101:13:20
1 John 2:28-3:10: God's Children
Aug 27, 202101:10:27
1 John 2:15-27: Love not the World

1 John 2:15-27: Love not the World

(Originally recorded in May 2021)

John's letter continues with a well-known passage about not loving the world or the things in the world. But what does that even mean? This section of the book deals heavily with the spiritual attacks on the faith and the deity of Christ that Christians were enduring in that time.

Jul 21, 202101:20:45
1 John 2:3-14: The Old New Commandment

1 John 2:3-14: The Old New Commandment

John's letter deals a lot with our duties as Christians. What should a believer in fellowship look like? Who should she be? A large part of this answer revolves around loving "the brethren" (aka, the church). Our ability to love other believers is extremely foundational to our faith. In fact, 1 John explains that those who are incapable of loving other Christians are probably not even saved. We end this section of the book going over John's beautifully worded statements about the Christians he was writing to.

In the nerd corner, we talk about Superman & Lois as well as The Falcon and the Winter Solider and how exactly superheroes make money. Hit us up with that #tfatws!

Apr 02, 202159:54
1 John 1:1-2:2: Fellows in a Ship

1 John 1:1-2:2: Fellows in a Ship

1 John has a lot to say about fellowship. In fact, it's one of the underlying themes of the whole book! John the Apostle was writing to remind Christians of the great fellowship we share with Jesus and with each other. It's this two-fold fellowship that is so necessary to understand the book as a whole. God created us to be in relationship with Him, and then to be in community with others who worship Him. This original design is reinstalled in us by Christ as salvation, and it's essential to a healthy Christian life. This letter also speaks a lot about the relationship between the believer and sin. Reckless interpretation of these passages has led to some fairly dangerous false teachings about sinless perfection and other ridiculous things, which we get into in the episode.

As always, we start off by talking about WandaVision, though. And "OG YouTube" gets a special mention as well as we reminisce about the wild west days of YouTube back in 2009.

Mar 19, 202158:13
1 John Overview: Confidence in Christ

1 John Overview: Confidence in Christ

Season 3 of the podcast starts with a brand new study through the letters of John the Apostle. As we look at 1 John, we talk about the overarching theme of assurance of salvation and how that confidence shapes our walk with Jesus. John wrote this first letter in a very unusual format, which can make it seem hard to follow and understand. But over the course of our study, we'll see how John's unique style emphasizes and elevates his message about confidence in the person and the work of Jesus Christ.

We also talk about how light and darkness are not a balance, but two opposing forces and that leads into talking about Star Wars, naturally. Light spoilers for episodes 1-7 of WandaVision also happen, so you've been warned!

Mar 05, 202156:11
Esther (Part Six): The Salvation of God's People

Esther (Part Six): The Salvation of God's People

We conclude the study of the book of Esther by examining how Esther and Mordecai dealt with the impending "kill" order that Haman had gotten written into law. Through this last section, we see God's ultimate justice and His salvation and care for His people. As His church, we can take heart knowing we share in the victory that Christ has already won and that God will one day right all the wrongs that plague the world now.

Feb 22, 202146:57
Esther (Part Five): Haman and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Esther (Part Five): Haman and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The book of Esther is ramping up quickly now as Haman's grand, evil plans unravel at a breakneck speed. In the span of 24 hours, Haman goes from living his best life and feeling like royalty to seeing his plans foiled and his life taken. Irony dominates this part of this historical narrative, and God's providence again is plainly seen.

Oct 26, 202055:14
Esther (Part Four): Esther and Mordecai

Esther (Part Four): Esther and Mordecai

Chapters 4 and 5 of the book of Esther include some of the most pivotal moments of the whole story. Mordecai and Esther discuss Haman's horrific plan, and Mordecai pleads with Esther to do something about it. In an awesome move, Esther takes ownership of her faith and the fate of the Jews of Persia and decides to attempt to fix things. Major themes in this section include faith and prayer. We also analyze how Esther's plan to delay her request by inviting the king and Haman to feasts was brilliantly strategic.

Oct 09, 202001:14:34
Esther (Part Three): Haman Hatches a Heinous Plan

Esther (Part Three): Haman Hatches a Heinous Plan

This week, we finally meet the human villain of the story of Esther: Haman the Agagite. Haman was a pretty bad dude (Hitler-level bad, honestly), and in this episode, we see how Mordecai's decision to stand up to Haman set off the rest of the chain of events in the book. A master of the silver tongue, Haman knew just what to tell King Xerxes to get him to sign off on the total genocide of the Jewish population of Persia. Just what pushed Haman to this psychotic rage, as well as what Mordecai was taking a stand for exactly, are not fully known, but Haman's ancestors and the once-whole nation of Israel had enough history to make plenty of educated guesses.

We also dive into the topic on everyone's minds: did Kreig finally watch Stargirl??

Sep 25, 202056:08
Esther (Part Two): The Bachelor, Medo-Persian Edition

Esther (Part Two): The Bachelor, Medo-Persian Edition

As the study of the book of Esther continues, we examine Mordecai's and Esther's entrances into the story. Xerxes loses a war, Esther enters the ancient world version of The Bachelor, and Mordecai saves the king's life. Taking a fresh look at this part of the story, you'll find that Mordecai and Esther weren't particularly "good Hebrews" in the sense of obeying the commands and instructions set forth in the Jewish law by God. But in spite of their hidden faith and questionable morals, God set them both in prominent positions for greater plans. God doesn't create evil or sin, but when humanity errs, He works through/in spite of those events to bring about ultimate Good.

Sep 11, 202054:56
Esther (Part One): The Demise of Queen Vashti

Esther (Part One): The Demise of Queen Vashti

We're kicking off a new book study on the BBP: Esther! Unlike previous, books, this won't necessarily be a verse-by-verse study, but rather a section-by-section study, looking through each major breakdown the book. The book of Esther is a historical and narrative book, so we have to take a wider look at the sections of Scripture here.

The book of Esther is one of our favorite books. We explore the historical and scriptural context, some of the major themes, and start right into the first chapter of the book. Unlike most books of the Bible, the name of Jehovah God is not actually mentioned, yet His presence and workings are undeniable throughout. In this first section, we see how Queen Vashti stood her ground against an immoral King, and how that set the stage for the rest of the story.

Aug 28, 202050:35
Colossians 4: The Long Goodbye

Colossians 4: The Long Goodbye

Our study in Colossians concludes with a look through chapter 4. After a few verses continuing to dive deeper into the implications of Christ's preeminence in our personal lives, Paul wraps up the letter. He walks through a list of his fellow-workers and talks about his wishes for the church at Colossae. Paul accomplished a lot for the kingdom of God, but he rarely did it alone. The mission of the church is a group endeavor where every member has something to contribute. This end section also contains a lot of interesting connections to other people and books in the Bible. Curtis also riles Kreig up about the newest season of Doctor Who, but we're not talking about that right now...
Aug 14, 202056:01
Colossians 3:12-4:1: Love That Works

Colossians 3:12-4:1: Love That Works

We finish Colossians 3 by talking about the "put on" part of Paul's "put off, put on" analogy. Just as we were told to put off sinful behavior, we are shown how, by the power of Jesus, to "put on" virtuous behavior. When you try to leave behind something bad, you have to put something good in its place. Colossians 3 also shows us that selfless, unconditional love, is supremely important to the life of a believer, and how that love pushes us to action.

Jun 27, 202001:03:17
How Teenagers Engage With Scripture (With Guest Co-Host Joemel Delossantos)

How Teenagers Engage With Scripture (With Guest Co-Host Joemel Delossantos)

This special episode marks one year since The Bible Burrito launched! We've got a new theme song and some new ideas on the way. To celebrate, we brought in a good friend of ours to talk about a topic familiar to all 3 of us: youth ministry. Joemel Delossantos serves as the Youth Pastor for First Baptist Church of Spring Valley as well as working part-time for Urban Youth Collaborative of San Diego. Recently, UYC has launched a podcast/show geared specifically to youth pastors, talking about a wide range of topics and delivering plenty of laughs. Joemel is co-host and producer for the UYC Show which you can check out on YouTube!

With Joemel, we discussed the unique ways in which teens engage with Scripture. Teenagers are blunt and brutally honest, and sometimes a bit fickle in their interests, but all of that combines into a very fresh way of doing ministry. As adults, we can quickly forget and belittle the experiences that students in youth ministry go though, so it's vital the older generations take the time to understand and hear from this integral part of the church.

Link to Joemel's YouTube show:

Jun 12, 202055:46
Colossians 3:1-11: Living For Eternity
May 20, 202001:02:20
Philemon: Radical Love
May 07, 202001:14:06
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Mega-minisode) - Pop Quiz!
May 04, 202027:47
Colossians 2:10-23: Victory in Jesus
Apr 23, 202001:05:03
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) - What Does the Bible Say About That?
Apr 20, 202017:50
Colossians 2:1-10: Complete in Christ
Apr 09, 202053:32
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Fantastic Foods and Where to Eat Them
Apr 04, 202015:52
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Different Strokes
Apr 01, 202009:52
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Memory Lane Monday
Mar 31, 202019:56
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Super Smash Psychology
Mar 27, 202015:13
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – Of Prophets and Pants
Mar 26, 202011:41
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – The Bellybutton Conundrum
Mar 26, 202022:29
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – What Are We Up To?
Mar 24, 202012:10
Chips & Salsa (Stay at Home Edition) – The Goof-Off Episode
Mar 24, 202014:49
Colossians 1:23-29: A Christ-Centered Ministry
Feb 26, 202042:41
Colossians 1:14-22: Jesus Is…
Feb 12, 202044:35
Colossians 1:1-13: Welcome to Colossae!
Jan 31, 202041:53
Chips & Salsa – Why Did People Live So Long in Genesis?
Jan 22, 202022:34
Colossians Overview: Christ Above All

Colossians Overview: Christ Above All

Note: To hear Curt’s 30-second recap of the life of Paul, check out our Titus Overview episode!

It’s a new year, a new season, and new study! We’re launching into another book of the Bible as we kick off season 2 of the BBP. This time around, we talk about Colossians. The overview takes us through who wrote it, how it connects to history and Scripture as a whole, and what the purpose of the book is. Colossians is deeply theological book that declares the deity and glory of Jesus Christ at every turn. Paul the Apostle was writing to combat the heresy of the Gnostics at Colossae and their love of mysticism, so he comes right out of the gate swinging.

Of course, it wouldn’t be The Bible Burrito without a few tangents. We talk proper burrito technique,  VeggieTales, and more!
Music Info: AShamaluevMusic – Happy Morning.

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Jan 15, 202036:39
The Holiday Special: Curtis & Kreig Ruin Christmas
Dec 24, 201950:22
Titus Chapter Three: Living in an Ungodly World
Nov 20, 201956:09
Chips and Salsa 7: Zombies!
Nov 13, 201915:29
Titus Chapter Two (Part Three): Why Bother?
Nov 06, 201934:43
Chips and Salsa 6: Jeremiah and Suffering w/ Pastor Curtis King
Oct 30, 201918:37
The Gospel in the Book of Titus – With Guest Co-Host Pastor Curtis King
Oct 23, 201938:57
Chips and Salsa 5 with Guest Nathan Birt
Oct 09, 201916:50
Guest Episode with Nathan Birt: Titus 1, The Qualifications of a Pastor
Oct 02, 201950:60
Titus Chapter Two (Part Two): Disorder in the Home
Sep 25, 201927:55
Chips and Salsa 4: Kreig’s Favorite Bible Character
Sep 19, 201915:02
Titus Chapter Two (Part One): Lead By Example
Sep 11, 201928:21
Chips and Salsa Minisode 3: Curt’s Life Verse
Sep 04, 201923:05
Chips and Salsa Minisode 2: Hearing from God
Aug 21, 201916:56
Chips and Salsa Minisode 1: Who Was Nahum?
Aug 07, 201916:30
Titus Chapter One (Part One): Organize, Mobilize, Stabilize
Jul 24, 201940:13
Titus Overview: Out of Order
Jul 10, 201929:06