Dr. Michael Heiser joins us to discuss the Divine Council. Did God have a council of divine beings? Did this make the ancient Israelites polytheistic? What was the role of the Divine Council and how did “The Satan” fit into it? We also talk about God’s Vice-Regent and how it ties into the Trinity. Be sure to check out Dr. Heiser’s website to learn more about the Divine Council.
04:39 – What is the Divine Council?
08:45 – Scriptural evidence for the Divine Council
12:45 – Were the Israelites polytheistic?
18:24 – Getting theology from the Biblical text
23:04 – How did the Divine Council function & where did they live?
31:31 – Foreknowledge & predestination
35:59 – “The Satan” & the “Vice-Regent”
43:30 – Does the Divine Council still exist? How does it relate to the New Testament & the End-Times?
50:01 – Dr. Hieser’s “The Facade”