Just and Sinner Podcast

On today's program, I discussed water as a Biblical theme. I began with the Spirit hovering over the water in Genesis 1, and then discussed the flood, the crossing of the Red Sea, and Levitical washings. I demonstrated that all of these ideas are fulfilled in Holy Baptism. 

Direct download: The_Biblical_Theme_of_Water.mp3
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On today's program, I addressed a bunch of listener questions on a multitude of topics. Among these were: the theology of St. Augustine, the distinction between law and gospel, fellowship between Lutherans and Anglicans, and a rant about how obnoxious the anti-Lent facebook posts are.

Direct download: Q_A_March_2017.mp3
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On today's program, I continued my discussion of the Augsburg Confession with Articles III, "Of the Son of God." I discussed Christological heresies, the two natures of Christ, the catholicity of the Lutheran reformation, and the connection between Christology and soteriology.

Direct download: Of_the_Son_of_God.mp3
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On today's program, I continued our discussion of the Augsburg Confession with Article II on the topic of original sin. I also discussed the nature of free will in connection to original sin.

Direct download: Original_Sin_Free_Will.mp3
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On today's program, I began my exposition of the Augsburg Confession with Article I on the doctrine of God. Along with this, I discussed some of the most valuable resources in studying the Lutheran confessions.

Direct download: Doctrine_of_God_Article_I.mp3
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On today's program, I continued my discussion of the Lutheran Confessions with the Formula of Concord.

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On today's program, I continued looking at the Lutheran Confessions with an overview of the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, Smalcald Articles, and Luther's Small and Large Catechisms. 

Direct download: Apology_Smalcald_and_Catechisms.mp3
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On today's program, I continued my introduction to the Lutheran Confessions. I discussed the history and theology of the three ecumenical creeds, and spoke about the importance of the Augsburg Confession for the Lutheran tradition. 

Direct download: Ecumenical_Creeds_and_Augsburg.mp3
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On today's program, I began a new series on the Lutheran Confessions. In this first episode, I discussed the importance of confessions of faith, and the history of their use in the Christian church. I then briefly introduced the Lutheran Confessional documents. 

Direct download: ConfessionalChristianity.mp3
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On today's program, I spent time answering listener questions on a variety of topics. This included: the third use of the law in the Lutheran and Reformed traditions, Luther's opinion of the book of James, my favorite Psalter, my opinion of Rogue One, and many other topics!

Direct download: QA_Dec_2016.mp3
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