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Sep 20, 2021

Ted asks about how we hear the Good News that Jesus brought to us when the model in our earthly fathers is a dark one. Rod talks about the substantial, even if imperfect, grace we can receive from good men and women around us which lifts us up and shows us a significantly different model, pointing toward Him Who is...


Sep 13, 2021

Ted asks about the idea that after conversion to the Christian faith, the believer doesn’t need the Gospel anymore. Rod talks about the law, and how it has nothing in itself to help the sinner satisfy it, and the paradox of those who struggle with their sin being closer to Christ than those who seem to be...


Sep 6, 2021

Ted asks about defending the truth of Christianity from one’s own experience and heart. Rod talks about the ‘apologia’ Christians are called in Scripture to be prepared to give, what that means, and how emotional responses to questions about the truth of Christianity can come across to unbelievers. There is...


Aug 30, 2021

Ted asks about pastors who aren’t overtly preaching legalism, but aren’t focused on the Gospel, either. Rod talks about how the law is in us sinners by nature, and the Gospel isn’t and sounds strange to our ears and is harder to accept, and the seduction of using our improvement as a ‘test case’ proving the...


Aug 23, 2021

Ted asks about what it means that we continue in our sins in the face of the law. Rod talks about where the verification of the Christian faith comes from and where to look, and what power the law has to improve sinners, and what value improvement has for Christians.

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