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

Posted On July 24, 2017

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.
  • A brief outline of how the grace of God relates to the doctrine of the church.
  • Why the preaching of the Word of God is the primary means of God’s grace.
  • How the grace of God shaped the Reformers understanding of baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
  • Prayer as both a response to God’s grace and a means of God’s grace.
  • The ten points of a church shaped by Sola Gratia.

About the Guest:

Carl Trueman is professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, including The Creedal imperative: Histories and Fallacies; Goods Rush in Where Monkeys Fear to Tread; Republocat: Confessions of a Liberal Conservative; Reformation Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; John Owen: Reformed, Catholic, Renaissance Man, Minority Report; and The Wages of Spin. Trueman is also a contributor to Reformation21 where he writes from a Reformed vantage point.

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