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Interlocked (2023)

Interlocked (2023)

May 2023 - July 2024

Dr. Dean is teaching the Interlocked series, developed by Amos and Jen Kwok, and based on Charlie Clough’s Bible Framework. Please click on the Interlocked link to access the training materials.

Additionally, the Interlocked - Children's Edition training materials have been designed for 10–12 year olds, but are also used with children as young as seven.

The Interlocked lessons developed by the Kwoks can be found in the Text: notes links below.

The Institute for Creation Research ( and and Answers in Genesis ( and have a wide range of excellent training materials for children.

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 11 mins 22 secs
Why is there evil, sin, and suffering in the world? Listen to this message to learn that God allows evil in the world that is brought about by man's own actions. See that God is always the invisible factor in all events and He uses suffering to fulfill His own plan for the good of those who trust in Him. Hear a number of direct causes of suffering and how believers are commanded to be thankful for their suffering.
Tuesday, July 02, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 30 secs
Do you understand the importance of spiritual growth after you have believed in Christ? Hear four things this growth is not and how to run the race that is set before each of us. See that we need to focus on how Christ lived His earthly journey and find out that it is through learning the Scripture and walking by means of God the Holy Spirit that we are matured.
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 34 secs
What does the conquest of the Land and the destruction of evil in the Old Testament teach us about the spiritual growth of believers in the New Testament? Listen to this lesson to hear how the Israelites were told to destroy evil as they possessed the land. Learn that this is not something we can do in our own power, but the battle is the Lord's. See the importance of learning the Word of God so we can learn obedience and to trust in God.
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Passage: Joshua 7 & Joshua 9-10
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 9 mins 57 secs

Events #5–7:

5) Defeat at Ai;

6) The Longest Day;

7) God Postpones the Kingdom at Bochim

Why did the Israelites constantly get into trouble during their conquest of the land? Listen to this lesson to hear about several times when they disobeyed God and disaster occurred, beginning with Achan and the conquest of Ai. Hear how his punishment affected his whole family. Learn about the longest day in the Bible when Joshua was tricked by the Gibeonites and God slowed down time for a day. Understand that incomplete obedience to God is the same as disobedience.

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Passage: Joshua 6
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 34 secs

Events #2–4:

2) Declaration of Judgment War

3) Rebellion at Kadesh-Barnea

4) Victory at Jericho

Why did God tell Moses to utterly destroy the evil Canaanites? Listen to this message to learn that extreme evil must be isolated and removed. See that this is a preview of God’s judgment on all who reject Him because sin must be dealt with. Hear about incidents at Kadesh-Barnea and Jericho and how they teach us we must trust God and not lean on our own understanding.

Tuesday, June 04, 2024
Passage: Exodus 32
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 14 mins 24 secs
How should a redeemed people live? Listen to this message to learn that God gave the Mosaic Law to instruct the Israelites how they were to live spiritually. Hear seven events that show God's judgment on evil, beginning with the covenant breaking at Sinai. See the difference between physical circumcision and circumcision of the heart and between positional and experiential righteousness.
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 13 mins 58 secs

• Foreshadowing of the Final Judgment;

• How Can a Loving God Judge so Harshly?

• The War on God's History and Truth

Does God play racial favorites? Listen to this lesson to learn that God favors those who believe in Him, regardless of their ethnicity. Find out events that happened during the conquest of the Land. Learn how God shows His grace to a Canaanite woman and a Moabite woman who believed in Him and were included in the line of the Savior, Jesus Christ. Understand why God ordered the Canaanite peoples to be destroyed.

During this lesson Dr. Dean mentioned the book The Escape Artist.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 17 mins 1 sec

• Total Destruction was Necessary;

• Total Destruction in God’s War;

• God’s War Foreshadows Eternal Judgment

Why did God command the Israelites to kill every man, woman, and child in the Canaanite people groups? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Canaanites worshiped idols and even sacrificed their own children alive in fire. Hear how God gave them 400 years of grace to change their minds, but they continued to become ever increasingly evil until they had to be destroyed. Understand this foreshadows God’s final judgment on all evil.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 14 mins 13 secs

• Biblical Faith is Related to Gods' Revelation

• Rebellion: The Israelites' Response at Sinai and How God Used it

How did the Israelites react when God gave the His law for them to Moses? Listen to this message to learn how the people grew bored and restless waiting for Moses. As a result they rejected God’s leadership and rebelled against Him. They convinced Aaron to build an idol for them. Find out what a furious Moses did as punishment when he heard this. Then find out how he became an intercessor for the people.

Tuesday, April 09, 2024
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 55 secs
How did God communicate what the human race needed to know to live and serve Him? Listen to this message to learn that from Genesis we learn that He spoke, using language that we could understand. Find out that He established memorial days and feasts for the people to observe. See that the creation itself is a form of non-verbal communication of God’s existence. Understand the role the prophets played and see how Israel was to be the custodian of Scripture and spread God’s Word to others.