1. Augustine makes plain that the overarching aim of style is not to be showy; it’s to be an instrument of Spirit-led persuasion.
  2. Who’s Running the Verbs of Grace? In this episode, we discuss Augustine’s defense of God’s grace against the Pelagians, with a healthy dose of Reformation theology added for seasoning.
  3. Neither attentive note-taking, nor appreciative head-nods, nor even sympathetic tears satisfy the purpose of preaching. Only lives that are changed by the Word working in the hearts of God’s people can do that.
  4. Blind Faith Is Worthless Unless It’s Blind Faith in Us. In this episode, we discuss Augustine’s Confessions, specifically Augustine’s reflection on the Manichaeans and the effect God’s Word had on his conversion to Christianity.
  5. We cannot overstate that no person outside the Bible has been as influential to Christian theology as Augustine.
  6. Finding the balance between indifferentism and obsessiveness has never been easy, and it’s especially difficult in our environment.
  7. Following Augustine's proposition that prayer can lead to a cooperative relationship between God's will and man's, Paulson, the alternative prayer that Luther highlights with the petition "Thy will be done."
  8. Dr. Paulson discusses Augustine's turn toward a Law that does not accuse.
  9. For the next several episodes, Dr. Paulson will focus on Augustine.
  10. In writing City of God, Augustine sought to demonstrate that the events of 410 were but a glimpse of all history.
  11. Do The Doors Stay Open? John MacArthur addresses the biblical rationale for defying state mandates, and whether the state can prohibit, or put restrictions on, worship.
  12. What’s So Civil About Disobedience? A pastoral debrief that lays the foundation for a discussion about the theological implications for civil disobedience and rebellion.
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