Jesus in HD 198: Dramatic Words of a Dying Man

“Jesus said…”[display_podcast]As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, the fact of the matter is this: Jesus said seven statements, this as His life was literally dripping out of Him drop by precious drop. Each one of the seven — when considered separately — tells a most-dramatic tale. All of the seven — when considered collectively — give us an unparalleled insight into the heart of Jesus.It was, after all, Jesus who much earlier in His ministry said this: “For whatever is in your h … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: Implications of the Cross

[display_podcast]In the last program we took a look at Christ’s cross-centered mission, and in this program we want to ask what it all means. Why did Jesus have to suffer in our place, and what did his death accomplish? Why is the cross central to our redemption?As they attempt to unpack this topic, the hosts spend some time defining important words and concepts that the New Testament authors use to describe the benefits of the cross such as redemption, atonement, propitiation, and i … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: Christ’s Cross-Centered Mission

[display_podcast]Many people today seem to think that Christ came to give us the keys to the good life. While conservatives are likely to think of Jesus as the one who secures “my best life now,” liberals tend to view him as one who inspires us to have “our best society now.”Yet throughout his ministry, Jesus kept telling his disciples that his ultimate mission was not to be a helpful teacher, political philosopher, or moral example, but rather a redeemer who was called to give his life a … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: Sin & Grace

[display_podcast] How should we think about sin and repentance in a life of Christian discipleship? Do Christians continue to struggle with sin or is it possible to live a victorious Christian life? On this program the hosts will discuss what it means to be simultaneously justified and sinful by walking through chapters 6-7 of Paul’s letter to the Romans as they wrap up their series on the doctrine of Original Sin. Join us for this new edition of the White Horse Inn. Host Quote: “We basically … [Read more...]

White Horse Inn: What is Original Sin?

[display_podcast]Why is there so much evil and corruption in the world? Why do children need to be taught to behave, whereas disobedience and naughtiness come rather naturally? What exactly is sin, where does it come from, and how does it relate to our view of God’s mercy and grace in Jesus Christ?While this topic of sin is no longer fashionable to voice, the world needs to understand its plight before it comes to believe in the wonders of God’s mercy and grace in Jesus Christ. On this pr … [Read more...]

5 Minutes in Church History: What Is Reformation Day?

What is Reformation Day? To answer that question, let’s ask another question. When is Reformation Day? It’s October 31; it commemorates the events of October 31, 1517. On that day, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany. Now, why would Luther do that? To answer this question, we need to introduce a few more characters.One of those characters was Albert of Brandenburg. Albert was not old enough to be a bishop, yet in 1517, he … [Read more...]