The Theology of Genesis 1-11

The first eleven chapters of Genesis set the scene for the entire Biblical narrative. It would be hard to overstate the importance of rightly understanding these chapters. Kevin Hall provides a concise theological framework for reading and understanding these chapters. The Theology of Genesis 1-11

“Everyone whom the Father gives” John 6:37

I love passages of Scripture that interpret themselves. Sometimes we will read something “difficult,” or hard to understand, but the Bible itself will provide us with the correct interpretation. Perhaps, you have heard people say, “Let the Bible interpret the Bible.” The Bible Geek in me comes out when we find passages like this. IContinue reading ““Everyone whom the Father gives” John 6:37″

If Jesus died for the world’s sins, why do people still go to hell?

Well, if you believe in a limited atonement, the answer is easy: Jesus didn’t die for the world’s sins, he only died for the elect. However, if you have followed my writing, you’ll know that I am not a Calvinist and believe in an unlimited atonement, as even John Calvin did! Consider the following verses:Continue reading “If Jesus died for the world’s sins, why do people still go to hell?”

Why is Sin so Bad?

Why is sin so bad? We have a tendency to down play the seriousness of sin. In fact, I would say that a lot of people don’t see the need to repent of their sin and place their faith in Jesus because they don’t see a need to repent. We say things like, “Well, I’mContinue reading “Why is Sin so Bad?”

Ep 48 Michael Jones (Inspiring Philosophy): What is Hell?

Michael Jones from Inspiring Philosophy joins the show to discuss the topic of Hell. To watch the bonus segment, follow the Patreon link below. Links Bonus Segment/Support our Ministry: https://www.patreon.com/helpmebelieve Inspiring Philosophy Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Inspirin… Support Inspiring Philosophy: https://www.patreon.com/inspiringphil… Haden’s Books: https://amzn.to/2sO5PFO Podcast: https://helpmebelieveblog.com/podcast-2/

No Real Jesus Without the Trinity

How important is it to believe in the Trinity? Some would argue that believing the right things is not what saves you. But if you get the doctrine of God wrong, how can you say we believe in the same God? This author lays out the importance of getting the Trinity right. No Real JesusContinue reading “No Real Jesus Without the Trinity”

Ep 42 Leighton Flowers: Calvinism and Romans 9

Dr. Leighton Flowers is the host of the Soteriology 101 Podcast, author, professor, and director of evangelism and apologetics. He joins the show to discuss Calvinism and Romans 9. Links Bonus Segment/Support our Ministry: https://www.patreon.com/helpmebelieve Soteriology 101: https://soteriology101.com/ The Potter’s Promise: https://amzn.to/2XIBAls

Ep 40 Which Came First: Faith or Regeneration?

Haden looks at the question Which came first: faith or regeneration? Some Calvinists tend to believe that if faith precedes regeneration then people are essentially earning their salvation. Is this true? Links Support our Ministry (Patron-Only eBook Included): https://www.patreon.com/helpmebelieve

You Can’t Just Read the Bible

D. A. Carson explains the potential dangers of reading your Bible without assistance. Of course, no one is saying that you can’t understand the Bible by yourself, only that there is much to be avoided and much to be gained by seeking assistance through the Scriptures. You Can’t Just Read the Bible | D. A.Continue reading “You Can’t Just Read the Bible”