Dale and Drew discuss the Trinitarian nature of the Christian faith and life. They look at a definition of the Trinity, explain the progressive revelation of this doctrine, and look at several key Scriptures in both Old and New Testaments. Show Notes: "The Trinitarian Nature of the Christian Faith and Life" (post by Drew) ... Continue Reading →
Dale and Drew joined Justin and Brandon on Two Thieves Podcast to discuss 1689 Federalism (aka, Baptist Covenant Theology). Subscribe to our podcast!
We discuss how "the light of nature in man and the works of God plainly declare there is a God; but His word and Spirit only do it fully and effectually for the salvation of sinners." Show Notes: Ep. #19 Baptist Catechism Q1: Who Is the First and Chiefest Being? Ep. #21 Baptist Catechism Q2:... Continue Reading →
We start by discussing how God manifests his glory in and through his creation, then move into the focal point of our discussion as found in Genesis 3 (especially vv. 15 and 21). This theme of God's glory in salvation through judgment is a central theme that unfolds throughout the Scriptures, culminating in the cross... Continue Reading →
We discuss how Christ's resurrection ensures our regeneration, justification, and future resurrection. We also discuss the moral implications of Christ's resurrection for our lives. Subscribe to our podcast!
We discuss the recent Ligonier Conference on the theme of Awakening. We discuss some of the emphases in the sessions and then take a quick tour of awakenings in the Bible, especially the book of Acts. Show Notes: Ligonier Conference: Awakening (2018) Dispatches from the Front (DVD's with Tim Keesee) "This My Soul" (song by... Continue Reading →
Theme: The gospel of the kingdom expands throughout the world as King Jesus had foretold. The book of Acts is a very special book in the New Testament. It is a historical narrative that supplies us with background information for the epistles. It serves as a bridge, so to speak, from the Gospel accounts (Matthew-John)... Continue Reading →
We answer the question, "What is the gospel?," by walking through a biblical framework, one that the apostles themselves utilized in their evangelistic messages: God, man, Christ, and response. Show Notes: What Is the Gospel? (book by Greg Gilbert) "Gospel Pillars: God, Man, Christ, Response" (post by Drew) The Gospel (page) Subscribe to our... Continue Reading →
The gospel is the good news about what God has done in and through Jesus Christ to reconcile sinners to himself. The following framework, what I like to call “gospel pillars,” presents doctrinal truths by which we may rightly understand and receive the promises and blessings of the gospel. While the section on Christ consists... Continue Reading →