Category Archives: Theology/Didactic

Our call to holiness!



When the world thinks of the word holy, they think of someone who claims they are better than everyone else – its connotation is negative. But what does the Bible say about it? Are there commands in scripture to be holy? If so, how can we do it? Podcast: Play in new window | Download … Continue reading Our call to holiness!


Jesus commanded all to come to Him. He also told us that we cannot come to Him. Did He contradict Himself?



Jesus in Matthew 11:28-30 gives a command for all to come to Him so that He may provide them rest. He also declares in John 6:44 that no one can come to Him unless that Father who sent Me draws us. These verses on the surface appear to contradict each other. How do we harmonize … Continue reading Jesus commanded all to come to Him. He also told us that we cannot come to Him. Did He contradict Himself?


The Doctrine of Reprobation



What is this doctrine? Is it Biblical? Reprobation is the idea that God has rejected some sinners in eternity past to be judged by God. Unsure of what this means? Tune in to find out. This may be the most difficult doctrine in all of scripture to grasp. This episode may also produce more questions … Continue reading The Doctrine of Reprobation


Foreknowledge and Predestination



What do these words mean? it is essential that we correctly define them so that we understand them in context when reading about them in Romans 8. What does foreknowledge mean according to scripture? The term is defined in this episode so that one understands how God decided to choose those who are in the … Continue reading Foreknowledge and Predestination


Does Man Contribute to his Salvation?



Is there a part that we participate in the plan of salvation? Did Jesus fulfill a portion of the atonement when he was crucified and leave the rest up to us to complete the process by believing? Or is salvation all of God and none of us? Do we actualize salvation or does God? Tune in … Continue reading Does Man Contribute to his Salvation?


Borrowing Biblical Language



Tune in find out how using the language of the Bible is the most effective way to govern our lives, bolster any argument,  and learn what to do and what not to do based on the lives we learn about within the Bible. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:09 — 20.6MB) | … Continue reading Borrowing Biblical Language


What about luck?



Is there such a thing as good and bad luck? Do things happen by chance or all things determinative? What about providence, does that play a role in our daily lives? Please tune in to hopefully get some insight into this idea of luck. http://gospelofrepentance.blogspot.com/2018/06/i-wish-you-good-luck.html Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:05 — … Continue reading What about luck?


Can someone die and go to hell after Jesus has died for their sins?



A critical question that has to be answered. If someone has died in sin meaning they die in unbelief, have their sins been paid for by Christ even though they will perish? This episode will elaborate on this question and perhaps present a view to the listener they have not considered before. Podcast: Play in new window … Continue reading Can someone die and go to hell after Jesus has died for their sins?


Customary vs Universal Application



When it comes to the law of Moses, it is important to give clear distinctions on what laws were contemporary and applied only to the ancient Hebrews verses what in the law has universal application to us now. Click on the link to read my blog article on the subject. http://gospelofrepentance.blogspot.com/2018/05/customary-and-universal-application.html Podcast: Play in new … Continue reading Customary vs Universal Application


Are trials always a result of sin?



Hard times happen to all of us. Often times as a result of our sin – even we do not want to realize it! But what about when we are living right? Why does tribulation happen to us then? That is when we often ask the question why Lord? This episode will hopefully answer those … Continue reading Are trials always a result of sin?