In this episode Jason veers off of the apologetic path and talks about a topic that has befuddled Christians for centuries. Jason goes into Genesis 6 and discusses the passage. What are the Nephilim and who were the Sons of God? What does the New Testament say and how did the Jews and the early Church fathers look at this passage? All these are questions that Jason attempts to answer in this episode.
Is the atheist making a coherent claim when he says that he has a lack of belief in a god? Today Jason goes into this question and examines it to see if there is any justification to the claim. Jason also goes into the meanings of the terms “atheist” and “agnostic”. We examine if atheists consistently use these terms. Jason examines what Scripture says about whether people know that God exists and what the Bible says about the faith a Christian has.
In this episode Jason goes over the discussion of women in positions of authority and teaching in the assembled people of God. Can a woman Biblically be a pastor? The scriptures on this topic are examined and Jason goes over multiple arguments he has encountered from those who claim women can be pastors.
In this episode Jason goes over an article he recently wrote on A Biblical Response to “50 Reasons Why I Don’t Drink”. Jason discusses this article for a bit and then goes into the topic of what the Bible says about self-defense. We discuss the importance of the Old Testament and Jesus and the apostles use of the Old Testament Scripture.
Jason first discusses recently joining Andrew Rappaport on his Google+ hangout, Jason then discusses whether Christians, Muslims and Jews worship the same God. We examine Surah in the Quran to see what Islam says about the God of the Bible. We look into what the Bible says about those who deny the deity of Christ. We look into the types and shadows of the Trinity in the Old Testament.
In this episode Jason finishes up the topic last week on postmodernism and its impact on the Church. Jason then goes into the topic of how unbelievers borrow from the Christian world view. Unbelievers will by necessity have to borrow meaning, purpose, objective morality, uniformity, rationality, human value and dignity, universal laws, objective truth and consciousness from Christianity even though they deny the truthfulness of Christianity.
In this episode Jason goes into the problem of postmodernism in Church. The impact it has on the proclamation of the Truth of the Gospel. Jason analyzes a comment made on Facebook and addresses it from a Biblical perspective. He goes into the argument that Christianity is not a religion but a relationship.
In this episode Jason goes over what is true forgiveness and why the deity of Christ is a requirement for true forgiveness. Jason then goes into the Gospel. We go into the bad news first and then into what is the good news (Gospel). All of the Gospel, both the justice and mercy of God, flows from the perfect goodness of God.
In this episode Jason goes over the Transcendental Argument for God (TAG) from within the Presuppositional Apologetic. TAG is a specific argument to address atheism. We go over multiple formulations of TAG. At then end a small portion of a debate between William Lane Craig vs Lawrence Krauss is reviewed to demonstrate the differences between evidential and presuppositional apologetics.
In this episode Jason continues the series that discusses the Doctrines of Grace. We begin this episode with a discussion of the terrorist acts in France and the inability of the secular worldview to deal with this. We then go into a discussion of the the doctrine of the Perseverance of the Saints. This doctrine teaches that God will persevere all of his elect to the end. It teaches that the elect of God will continue in the faith till the end of their life because their faith is a gift from God and Christ is mediating and interceding for them.