On today’s Equipping You in Grace Episode, Dave Jenkins and Tim Chester discuss the Reformation and how it continues affects the Christian life and ministry today, along with his book, Reforming Joy: A Conversation Between Paul, the Reformers, and the Church Today (Crossway, 2018).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How the Reformation was a rediscovery of joy in the Lord.
  • Why it’s important that during the Reformation ultimate authority in Scripture alone was rediscovered and clearly.
  • The dangers of relativism and subjectivism inside and outside the church.
  • The significance of Luther’s discovery of the righteousness of God for his own life and for the Reformation as a whole.
  • Why the rediscovering of preaching the gospel during the Reformation was so essential, along with implications for this rediscovery in our own day.
  • Why the doctrine of adoption Is central to a robust understanding of the gospel and how Christians can grow in their knowledge of this doctrine today.
  • What it looks like in practice for Christians to walk in the Holy Spirit.
  • Connections between Galatians, the Reformation, and the Holy Spirit.

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