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Jun 17, 2017

On today's program, I addressed the teaching of objective justification. I responded to some false understandings of this idea, and also responded to some criticisms. I overviewed some of the basic arguments for the teaching, and read citations from Lutheran theologians in the past on the issue.


Mar 2, 2016

Don't worry, I have not suddenly abandoned sola fide, but on today's program I discussed some problems with James White's recent comments on the doctrine of justification in Genesis 12-15. White purports that Abraham was not justified until the covenant cutting ceremony of Genesis 15 in light of his interpretation...


May 27, 2015

On today's program, I played my lecture from the Imago Dei conference on the doctrine of justification by faith. This lecture contrasts a Lutheran and Reformed approach to sola fide.


Apr 9, 2015

This is a lecture I gave at the 2015 AALC Eastern Regional Conference on passive righteousness. The full title of the lecture is Equipping the Saints to Live Coram Deo. In the lecture, I explain the difference between active and passive righteousness, and how passive righteousness defines the Christian life before God,...


Mar 19, 2014

I responded to a recent lecture by Steve Lawson on sanctification and talked about why justification is at the center of the Christian life.