Culture Matters
Culture Matters
Jun 8, 2020
Black Lives Matter
Play • 16 min

We have a short special episode to reflect on the life of George Floyd and to communicate loudly and clearly that black lives matter. We discuss the challenges, realities and opportunities of our cultural moment. 

Knowing Faith
Knowing Faith
Training The Church
#102 – Abrahamic Covenant
In this episode Jen Wilkin, JT English, and Kyle Worley take a look at Genesis 15 and discuss the Lord’s covenant with Abraham. Questions Covered in This Episode: * What does God tell Abraham he is going to do? * What is Abraham's hang up with this? * Let's talk about Genesis 15:6 “he believed the LORD, and he counted it to him as righteousness.” * What was the role of sacrifice in covenant ceremonies? Why the blood? * Are Christians participants in the covenant with Abraham? Helpful Definitions: * Covenant: A promise in which God obligates himself. * Faith: Ongoing belief in the promises of God despite the disparity between what God has said and our current circumstances. Resources Mentioned in This Episode: * Genesis 15, Genesis 12, Romans 4, Exodus 3:14, Genesis 3:15, Galatians 3:8-9, Matthew 25-28, Galatians 3:28-29 * “Echos of His Presence” by Ray Vander Laan Amazon affiliate links are used where appropriate. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases, thank you for supporting Knowing Faith. Sponsors: To learn more about the Southern Seminary PhD mentioned in this podcast, please click this link. THE COURAGE TO STAND In _The Courage to Stand_, bestselling and award-winning author Russell Moore calls us to a Christ-empowered courage by pointing the way to real freedom from fear—the way of the cross. Learn more: https://www.russellmoore.com/courage-to-stand/ Unravel confusing Old Testament stories for a deeper understanding of God’s love in Lauren Chandler’s new Bible study, _With Us in the Wilderness: A Study of the Book of Numbers_. Follow Us: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Website Support Knowing Faith and Become a Patron: patreon.com/knowingfaith
25 min
Help Me Teach The Bible
Help Me Teach The Bible
The Gospel Coalition, Nancy Guthrie
Mike Bullmore on 2 Chronicles (Re-release
On this episode, Nancy Guthrie talked with Mike Bullmore about what may be one of the least-studied books in the Bible. The book of 2 Chronicles is rich in story and encouragement to trust God to be faithful to his promises. Bullmore is senior pastor of CrossWay Community Church in Bristol, Wisconsin, and author of _The Gospel and Scripture: How to Read the Bible_ (Crossway, 2011). Topics include: * Why study 2 Chronicles? * How do we prepare people to understand the two histories of 2 Chronicles? * What is the purpose of 2 Chronicles? * What is the difference between 1–2 Kings and 1–2 Chronicles? * What is the divine promise 1–2 Chronicles is arguing God will be faithful to? * What is the angst of the situation in Judah? * How does the chronicler’s record of Solomon reveal his purpose in writing? * How does the theme of temple run throughout this book, and, in fact, through the whole Bible? * How is Christ anticipated in 2 Chronicles? * How should teachers bring content from the prophets into teaching 2 Chronicles? * What kind of moral instruction is in 2 Chronicles? * How do we teach 2 Chronicles 7:14 rightly? Additional audio resources : * Sermons on 2 Chronicles by Mike Bullmore * Sermons on 2 Chronicles by Richard Pratt Recommended print resources: * Word Biblical Commentary Vol. 15, 2 Chronicles by Raymond B. Dillard * 1 and 2 Chronicles, The Mentor Commentary by Richard Pratt * 1 and 2 Chronicles, The NIV Application Commentary by Andrew Hill * The Message of Chronicles by Michael Wilcock
55 min
Life and Books and Everything
Life and Books and Everything
Kevin DeYoung, Collin Hansen, Justin Taylor
Stephen J. Nichols on R.C. Sproul
Stephen J. Nichols is President of Reformation Bible College, Chief Academic Officer for Ligonier, and host of the 5 minutes in Church History podcast. He’s the co-editor of Crossway’s Theologians of the Christian Life series, and the reason he joins us for this episode is his new biography of R.C. Sproul. Life and Books and Everything is sponsored by Crossway, publisher of Journey to the Cross: A 40-Day Lenten Devotional by Paul David Tripp.   Best-selling author Paul David Tripp invites us to set aside time from the busyness of our lives to focus on the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus. Each of the short readings in Journey to the Cross encourages us to abide in the abundant joy found in Christ as we encounter the Savior more fully and follow him more faithfully during this Lenten season.  For 30% off this book and all other books and Bibles at Crossway, sign up for a free Crossway+ account at crossway.org/LBE.  Timestamps:  Recommended Devotional for Lent [0:00 – 1:17]  Not THAT Stephen Nichols [1:17 – 4:05]  Meeting R.C. Sproul [4:05 – 11:12]  Shaping Influences on R.C.: Pittsburg, Gerstner, Berkouwer, Vesta [11:12 – 16:57]  Gravity and Gladness [16:57 – 23:21]  Ligonier Valley Study Center [23:21 – 30:31]  The Big Break [30:31 – 36:56]  Controversies [36:56 – 39:31]  Jim Boice [39:31 – 42:44]  Evangelicals and Catholics Together [42:44 – 49:04]  Classical Apologetics [49:04 – 53:59]  Favorite Book of R.C. Sproul [53:59 – 56:13]  Quick Questions [56:13 – 1:06:49]  Books and Everything:  Journey to the Cross: A 40-Day Lenten Devotional, by Paul David Tripp  R.C. Sproul: A Life, by Stephen J. Nichols  The Holiness of God, by R.C. Sproul
1 hr 7 min
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