Numbers 5–8: On How Moses’ Test for Adultery Is Different Than Monty Python’s Test for Witches (Bible Talk, Ep. 44)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 12.01.2021
In Numbers 5–8, Israel is still revving its engine, preparing to enter the Promised Land. For now, we read about a strange test for adultery, the genesis of the Nazirite vow, and Aaron’s blessing, one of the most well-known passages in the whole Bible.
Every pastor knows they should apply the text. How should we do it well? How can we do it better?
In this episode, Mark interviews Jonathan about our new Journal—Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry—and, in particular, his very long Editor’s Note, which focuses on the problems of the “deconstruction” project.
Jonathan Leeman reflects on the recent and popular project of “deconstructing” evangelicalism.
Don’t “Waffle House” your preaching text.
Editor’s note: We asked the question, “What songs should churches sing that teach their people sound doctrine?” Below, we’ve recorded several responses. * * * * * Matt Merker “Hark! The Herald … keep reading…
The Trinity is one of the most central and crucial Christian doctrines; it is also one of the least prooftext-able.
When we pit doctrine against devotion to Christ, we pit Christ against himself.
When I say we need pastor-theologians in the church, I mean that every pastor must conduct his ministry with an eye to declaring theological truth, diagnosing theological error, and discipling his congregation to be theologically informed and articulate.
Scripture establishes pastors as the theological leaders of the church, however much they might think they have delegated this responsibility to the academy
We should prioritize our King’s priorities with his finances by discipling the members of our local churches and evangelizing the nations until he returns.
Week after week, across the globe, the vision of Revelation 4–5 is fulfilled as congregations praise one God in three persons, our Maker, our Redeemer, our Reward.
Though we intuitively think of prayer as something we do to God, the trinitarian dynamics of prayer tell us just the opposite; more than anything, prayer is something God does to us.
“Jesus is not who you think he is.”
For a while now, Jim and Sam have been saying that Leviticus 16—the Day of the Atonement—is the theological center of the Torah. In this episode, they finally defend their case.