Killer-Comforter-Praying Spirit. We conclude our reading and discussion of Johan Hamman’s London Writings. In this episode, we focus particularly on the Advocate and prayer.
How God Made Mary a Theologian of the Cross
The point Luther made, again and again, was that distance between God and sinners is collapsed when the crucified Christ himself comes to sinners through a preacher.
251: Hamann - The Hostility of the Serpent's Offspring against the Blessed Offspring of the Woman
It’s What You Can’t See That Can Kill You. We continue our reading and discussion of Johann Hamann, The London Writings, focusing primarily on spiritual warfare and how it manifests in daily life and pastoral ministry.
250: Hamann - Interpreting the Sacred Scriptures
Two Books, One Condescending God. In this episode, we discuss the exegesis of Johann Hamann. What are the implications for Christians when God’s Spirit and Word translate us into the church and the world?
249: Hamann - The Most Interesting and Radical Thinker in the Ranks of Lutheran Orthodoxy
How long? Not Long.In this episode, we introduce the works of Johann Georg Hamann, specifically the London Writings: The Spiritual & Theological Journal of Johann Georg Hamann.
248: Grothe - Help for Hopeful Pilgrims
You’re Elected! As we conclude our conversation of The Justification of the Ungodly By Jonathan F. Grothe, we read the conclusion to chapter eight of Paul’s letter to the Christians in Rome. In this episode, we talk about what God’s…
247: Grothe - How to “Save the World”
He’s Got The Whole Futile World in His Hands!We continue our series on The Justification of the Ungodly By Jonathan F. Grothe. In this episode, the old and new creation, the futility of the world, and new hope.
245: Grothe - Effect of Law on Adamic Humanity
There’s no "I" in team, but there is an "I" in simul.We continue to read and discuss The Justification of the Ungodly By Jonathan F. Grothe. In this episode, the simul, old-world heroism, and the trouble with justification.
243: Grothe - The Change of Lordship in the Christian’s Experience
Hurry Up And Die so that You Can Live. We continue our reading and discussion of The Justification of the Ungodly By Jonathan F. Grothe. In this episode, what happens when God sends us a preacher, baptizes, and sets us…
242: Grothe - The Justification of the Ungodly
Holy Watered. This week on the podcast, we begin our series on The Justification of the Ungodly By Jonathan F. Grothe. In this episode, we focus on Romans 6, baptism, sanctification, and the “simul.”
241: Sasse - There is no Christian state
Old Adam Creates Six Alternate Legal Theories. In this episode, we conclude our discussion of Hermann Sasse - What is the State? What’s the relation of the state to the church as regards authority, law, justice, and morality?
239: Bayer - The grace of God opens eyes and ears and hearts and mouths and hands
A Very Merry Apocalypse! In this episode, we conclude our reading of Living By Faith: Justification and Sanctification by Oswald Bayer. We discuss the old world and new creation, death and new life, God unpreached and preached, and much more!
238: Bayer - Faith is wholly and entirely God’s work
We Don’t Progress, We Die… And Live Anew. In this episode, we read and discuss Living By Faith: Justification and Sanctification by Oswald Bayer. What’s the impact of distinguishing between God unpreached and preached? Why does God attack and kill…
237: Paulson - Genesis is either the preached God speaking, or is the myth/science of the unpreached God
No Weaklings in The Gene Pool! In this episode, we conclude our discussion of Darwin’s Origin of Species. What is so appealing to Darwin about Genesis 1? Why would one choose death by the law to the Gospel? How does…
234: Paulson - Life without a Preacher… Darwin’s Origin of Species
Darwin’s Unseen Breeder.Why does Darwin run away from God’s preacher? How does Origin of Species rely on the doctrine of predestination for its evolutionary mooring? How do Christians at present uncritically accept Darwin’s philosophy?
233: Dreher - The Power of the Powerless Church
Power Up, and Put Down The Hopium. In this episode, we finish our reading of "Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents" by Rod Dreher - courage, hope, and the power of Christ to convert and create dissent.
231: Dreher - Small Communities Can Rescue the Lone Individual
Small Is Beautiful! In this episode, we continue our reading and discussion of Live Not by Lies: A Manual for Christian Dissidents by Rod Dreher. This week, small faith communities are the basis for a strong Church and the opposition…