What are the previous laws we’ve talked about? What did the assembly mean by “body politic”? What does it mean that those laws expired with that people? What is general equity? Are you a theonomist? How is the Westminster Assembly’s “general equity” different than Christian Reconstruction or Theonomy? What’s important about the word “may”? Often … More Episode 19.4: The Judicial Law
The three-fold division of the law has come under a lot of criticism, can you briefly defend it from the Bible? Why does the Confession speak of the ceremonial law as being given to Israel “as a church”? What does the Confession mean by “church under age”? What is meant by the word “typical”? What … More Episode 19.3: The Ceremonial Law
Will Shawn remember his name? What is the use of God’s law to us in our fallen state? Why did God deliver this law on Mount Sinai? What is the significance of the law being written on two tablets? How are these commands united to one another? Why are most of the commands stated negatively? … More Episode 19.2: The Ten Commandments
Why is it necessary for Adam to be a historical person? What is the law that is given to Adam? How will Kyle contest Shawn’s answer? Who is the Prolocutor in this episode? Back to the original programming…Can you define the Covenant of Works? What are the covenants we find in Scripture? Is it “fair” … More Episode 19.1:God’s Law to Adam
What does negligence of assurance look like and are there biblical examples? What is “special sin”? What does it look like when God withdraws his light? How is assurance revived? How is the Christian supported from “utter despair”? Tune in as Nathan, Shawn, Joel, and Kyle discuss WCF 18.4: True believers may have the assurance … More Episode 18.4: Assurance Shaken and Diminished
What is meant here by the words “infallible assurance”? Will you discuss how some people distinguish between the Westminster’s understanding of assurance and the Three Forms of Unity? Do you think the difficulty and conflict of full assurance is true to the experience of a “normal” Christian? What are some of the difficulties and conflicts … More Episode 18.3: Difficulties and Conflicts
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