Category: Equipping You in Grace

Episode 109- Peter Gentry—How to Read and Understand the Biblical Prophets

Welcome to the 109th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews How to Read and Understand the Biblical Prophets (Crossway, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: Why the Prophets are so neglected in contemporary evangelicalism. How Christians should read the Prophetic books of the Bible. What contribution the Prophets make to the biblical worldview. What a covenant is and why it’s so important to understanding the Prophets. The function of repetition in Hebrew Literature. The nature of Hebrew Prophecy. What apocalyptic language is and how we should interpret such language in the Bible. How...

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Episode 108- Matthew Harmon– Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible

Welcome to the 108th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Matthew Harmon about his book Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible (Crossway, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: Matthew’s life, marriage, ministry and upcoming ministry projects. How to overcome fear and anxiety and ask good questions of the biblical text. Four key questions we should ask about the Bible. Four key questions we should ask to apply the Bible. How Matt has seen his method of biblical interpretation affect people’s Bible reading. The importance of understanding...

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Episode 107- David Vandrunen– God’s Glory Alone the Majestic Heart of Christian Faith and Life What the Reformers Taught… and Why It Still Matters

Welcome to the 107th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews David Vandrunen about his book God’s Glory Alone the Majestic Heart of Christian Faith and Life What the Reformers Taught… and Why It Still Matters (Zondervan, 2015). What you’ll hear in this episode: David’s life, marriage, ministry, and current ministry The Reformers teaching on the glory of God. The glory of God in the storyline of Scripture. Dealing with distraction. Spiritual disciplines and the glory of God. The fear of the Lord. His upcoming writing projects. Advice for Bible College and Seminary students looking...

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Episode 106- Jonathan Leeman– Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God’s People

Welcome to the 106th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Jonathan Leeman about his book Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God’s People (Moody, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: How Jonathan fights for the sufficiency of God’s Word in his own life. The unique power of the Word in the Christian life and ministry. God’s Word as an extension of His identity, purposes, affections, and power. The delight and duty of daily reading God’s Word. What Pastors and ministry leaders can do about the growing problem of biblical illiteracy....

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Episode 105- Carl Trueman– Grace Alone—Salvation as a Gift of God: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters

Welcome to the 105th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Carl Trueman– Grace Alone—Salvation as a Gift of God: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters (Zondervan Academic, 2017). What you’ll hear in this episode: A brief outline of the grace of God in Scripture. Augustine’s Confessions and the grace of God. The significance of Augustine’s battle with Pelagius. Thomas Aquinas an unexpected ally on the grace of God. Martin Luther’s discovery of justification by faith. How John Calvin and the Reformed tradition have contributed to our understanding of the grace of God....

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