Why the need to qualify that there’s only two sacraments? Are there any who say there’s less than two? What’s the relationship between this paragraph and the former one? What do we need to understand in order to get the point of a “lawfully ordained minister”? What impact did this paragraph have on the Covenanters? … More Episode 27.4: Only Two Sacraments
Can you address the errors of grace being conferred through the sacraments by the power within them, the piety or intention of the administrator? What biblical wisdom is there in making these distinctions? Is there evidence that one can be an unbeliever and receive the sacraments? Are there proof texts against this? What is the … More Episode 27.3: Grace Exhibited and Conferred
Can you remind our listeners what a “sign” and “seal” are? What is meant by the “thing signified”? How is this sacramental union representative and instrumental? What are the grounds for the union? Can you give examples of the way each is attribute to the other? What happens if we conflate the sign and the … More Episode 27.2: The Sign and the Thing Signified
Where does the word “sacrament” come from? How are sacraments “signs”? Why the qualifier “holy”? How are sacraments “seals”? Why is it important that they’re immediately instituted by God? What are other popular views of the sacraments? What do the sacraments accomplish? Tune in as Nathan, Shawn, Joel, and Kyle discuss WCF 27.1: Sacraments are … More Episode 27.1: What is a Sacrament?
What is the spectrum of belief regarding divinization? What do we get wrong about partaking in the divine nature? How is this wrong thinking blasphemous? What is some of the communal living being described here? How do we know the Bible permits the owning of private property? How would communalism rob us of a significant … More Episode 26.3: What Communion Is Not
What is significant about the words “saints by profession”? What biblical passages and imagery is used to explain the communion of saints? How does a biblical understanding of the communion of saints differ from the Roman Catholic view? How does worship help us maintain a “holy fellowship”? What is some of the New Testament’s “spiritual … More Episode 26.2: Fellowship With One Another
Why place this chapter here? What’s the significance of the name “saints”? This is one of the first places where we read of “union with Christ,” what is that? How do we have fellowship with Jesus in his graces, sufferings, death, resurrection, and glory? Why is our union with each other one of love? How … More Episode 26.1: Union and Communion
Why does this paragraph repeat the claim that Christ is the only Head of the Church? What is the biblical significance of Christ’s Headship over the church? What is the Roman Catholic doctrine on the Pope? Are there any others who make the claims that the Pope does? Why are these claims contrary to Scripture? … More Episode 25.6: Antichrist