Dale and Josh discuss the essential attributes that should be present in a local church in order to discern if that church is indeed a church you should visit. Subscribe to our podcast!
We discuss the various virtues Paul exhorts Christians to "put on" in Colossians 3:12-14, of which love serves as the binding principle. We also discuss the importance of rooting these exhortations in the gospel, as Paul is careful to do. Show Notes: "Bound Together in Love" (post by Dale) Subscribe to our podcast!
Dale and Drew discuss the concept of church life as consisting of the ordinary means of grace (word, ordinances, prayer) and fellowship as based on Acts 2:41-42. They also interact with Q/A's from the Baptist Catechism on the means of grace. [Note: There's an instance where Drew refers to the Lord's Prayer but he meant to... Continue Reading →
In this episode, Drew and Dale look at Hebrews 3:1-6, discussing the glory of Christ as the Son of God and as the Prophet, Priest, and King of his people, his brethren. They also discuss the continuity of the Church, the house or people of God, under the Old and New Covenants. Subscribe to... Continue Reading →
So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls. And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. - Acts 2:41-42 The apostle Peter had just finished preaching Christ and him crucified, resurrected, and enthroned. God... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 3:1-6 provides one of the more clear texts that we can use to discuss the unity of the Church throughout history. It is primarily aimed at providing a comparison and a contrast between Jesus and Moses in order to convince the Hebrews of Jesus' superiority, and in the course of doing that the author... Continue Reading →