Well, it’s been an extremely busy summer for the men of TJC. But recently Nathan Eshelman and Shawn Anderson sat down with Presbycast. Click here to listen!
Can you define assurance? What is our certainty not to be compared to? How do you describe the certainty of assurance? What is the chief warrant for the Christian’s infallible assurance? Why are the promises of God helpful for our assurance? What are the “inward graces”? How does sanctification help our assurance? What is the … More Episode 18.2: An Infallible Assurance
What’s the background to this chapter? Why is it so special to us? How do you define “assurance”? What is “false hope” and “presumption”? Do you think this happens in the church more today than in history? How do people vainly believe they’re assured? How do you know if you’re being deluded? How is faith … More Episode 18.1: The Certainty of Assurance
What are the four reasons for falling into sin given in this chapter? What does it mean to grieve the Holy Spirit? How does neglecting the means of grace hinder us? How does our sin scandalize others? What consequences are there for believers who fall into sin? What comforts are there for the Christian in … More Episode 17.3: Perseverance and Seasons of Sin
Can you remind our listeners what perseverance is? Why does perseverance not depend on free will? Can you demonstrate the immutability of God’s decree? What is the Trinitrian certainty of our preservation? What is the “seed of God” that remains in believers? Is our assurance of perseverance infallible? Tune in as Nathan, Joel, Shawn, and … More Episode 17.2: The Certainty of Perseverance
Can you define the perseverance of the saints? What’s the difference between this doctrine and what is sometimes called “once saved always saved”? Why does this paragraph build on what God has done? Where do the Scriptures teach the doctrine of perseverance? Why are there warnings in Scripture about falling away? How has this doctrine … More Episode 17.1: Perseverance of the Saints
Where in Scripture do we fine unbelievers doing things God commands? Is it fair to call the works of unbelievers “good works”? What is missing from unbeliever’s works? What aspect of Roman Catholic theology does this paragraph address? Should we encourage unbelievers to do good things? Join Nathan, Joel, Shawn, and Kyle as they discuss … More Episode 16.7: The Works of the Unregenerate
What does union with Christ have to do with this paragraph? How does the ministry of the Spirit impact how we understand this teaching? If a good work isn’t unreprovable or perfect, what is it? How do we know if our sincerity is real? Tune in as Nathan, Shawn, Joel, and Kyle discuss WCF 16.6: … More Episode 16.6: Acceptable Good Works