EPISODE #102: Ted asks about what cheap law means, particularly in the face of the idea of cheap grace. Rod talks about sinners’ inclination to lower the demands of the law so that we can meet those demands, and just what our real inherited ‘sin condition’ is and why we truly need rescue, and are, in reality, incapable of even…
EPISODE #99: Ted asks about what discipleship looks like in Lutheranism. Rod talks about law and the Gospel, the message we can sometimes receive from church about discipleship, and investigates it through the Lutheran doctrine of vocation and Christian liberty.
EPISODE #98: Ted asks about what God empowers believers with in the New Testament versus the Old Testament. Rod talks about what preachers and teachers should look for (and find) in both the Old and New Testaments and what their focus should on be for sinners.
EPISODE #97: Ted asks about the Lutheran position on discipleship under the Great Commission in Lutheranism. Rod talks about what the Bible is about, how churches can fail in their message, and discusses what effect teaching with a focus on law has on believers, versus teaching with a focus on Christ and His Gospel.