Jon and Justin deal with common objections to "faith alone" and "Christ alone."
The guys talk about pietistic, emotionally-based preaching, as well as the armor of God and the Lord's Table.
The guys give advice to those who are stuck in a pietistic context.
There are a number of things discussed in the church as though they are part of the gospel–things like faith, repentance, obedience, and surrendering all to Jesus. But are these things the gospel? The guys have that conversation.
The guys have a lively conversation about how spiritual disciplines are highly individualized–and how the corporate realities of life in the church are what matter.
Spiritual disciplines are a big deal in our modern church context. Where did they come from? Are they biblical? How is it that we are sustained and grown in the Christian life? Jon and Justin consider all these things.
Jon and Justin consider why we would interpret the Bible in any other way than a redemptive-historical fashion with Jesus at the center.
Members Podcast: Jon and Justin talk pastorally and personally about the fallout of evangelical confusion over justification and sanctification.
The guys continue the conversation on assurance by considering good works, the ongoing struggle with sin, and the work of Christ.
So many of the questions we get at Theocast come down to the issue of assurance. How do we know we will be finally saved? How is it that we have peace before God- now and in the future? We talk personally of our own experiences, make some observations about evangelicalism, and then point people to Christ and his sufficiency
How acceptable are our good works? We all have bad days, but on our best days what does the Father think of our obedience? Is He only concerned with sincerity of heart? Does He approve of those who give their best effort? The answer: Scripture tells us that our best attempts at holiness are so […]
Our Father is continually watching over us with a holy and righteous gaze. What does He see? Adopted children who have received His unmerited acceptance and unconditional love. A powerful love that transforms His beloved into the likeness of His Son. A secure future resting in His presence enjoying the outflows of His glorious beauty…....
Over the last 400 years Christianity has slowly slipped away from a reformed understanding of sola fide, or a life lived by faith alone in Christ, as it concerns our sanctification and have embraced a hybrid of Roman Catholic theology and Evangelicalism. It is commonly believed that we are saved by grace through faith alone,…...
A quote by Sinclair Ferguson on how we have been improperly taught to read the Bible. The following paragraphs were taken from "A Preacher's Decalogue" under point three, "Don’t Lose Sight of Christ."
Let’s take a quick simple survey:
Can you name five spiritual disciplines? What do you believe is the most important discipline? What do you believe is the purpose of the disciplines?