How does this chapter on justification connect with the one on effectual calling? Can you give us a bird’s eye view of the whole chapter? What is justification and how has it theologically developed over the years? This paragraph says “not by infusing righteousness,” why is that important? What is noteworthy about this definition of … More Episode 11.1: Justification Defined
Why are there those who never believe? What is the “ministry of the Word” and what is its connection to the call? What are the “common operations of the Spirit”? What might it look like for someone to never truly come to Christ? Why is the light of nature insufficient for salvation? Tune in as … More Episode 10.4: Called But Not Chosen
Why include this paragraph in a chapter on effectual calling? What does this paragraph teach regarding the regeneration on infants? Where is this in the Bible? Are all infants who die in infancy regenerate? Who else is incapable of the outward call? Tune in as Nathan, Shawn, Joel, and Kyle pastorally discuss this sensitive topic … More Episode 10.3: Elect Infants
How does this paragraph complement the chapter on God’s decree? What is grace? Why use the adjectives “special” and “free”? How do we know the call isn’t based on something God foresees? What is monergism? What is synergism? What is the enabling power of the Spirit? Tune in as Nathan, Shawn, Joel, and Kyle discuss … More Episode 10.2: The Grace of the Call
Recently the guys from The Jerusalem Chamber joined our friends from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary on their podcast Confessing Our Hope. We discussed the events, decisions, and happenings from the RPCNA 2018 Synod. Tune in below, follow our friends at iTunes and on social media!
What is the difference between effectual calling and irresistible grace? What are the differences between the inward and outward call? Does the outward call only go to the elect? Is there sincerity in God’s outward call? To whom does the inward call go? In what ways does the effectual call change people? Does the Calvinist … More Episode 10.1: Effectual Calling
Dr. C.J. Williams is professor of Old Testament studies at the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Today he joins the guys in the Jerusalem Chamber to talk about his work in the book The Shadow of Christ in the Book of Job and God’s providence as explained in WCF 5.
What is the state of glory? How is this state prefigured in the Tree of Life? How do we define and measure the “good” which will be done in the state of glory? If immutability is a divine attribute how can our wills be said to be “immutable”? Does perfection and immutability deprive us of … More Episode 9.5: The State of Glory