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Posted On March 4, 2019

On today’s Equipping You in Grace episode, Dave Jenkins and Flip Michaels discuss the importance of biblical truth in the Christian life and ministry, along with his book, Five Half-Truths; Addressing The Most Common Misconceptions Of Christianity (Christian Focus, 2018).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • The importance of Christian’s grounded their worldview in the authority of God’s Word and not in our opinion.
  • How sound convictions about the Word of God help Christians face challenges to the Word of God.
  • What separates biblical Christianity from every other religion.
  • How Christians balance the attributes of God’s holiness with His love and His love with His holiness.
  • What difference it makes that Jesus is fully God and fully man for our lives.
  • Understanding the balance between faith and works and it’s importance for the Christian life.
  • Flip’s personal testimony on how he came to understand the five critical biblical truths.
  • The importance of theology in the Christian life.
  • Learning to respond to those who believe lies about biblical Christianity.
  • Why Christians are not anti-intellectual.
  • The importance of standing firm for biblical truth while still speaking the truth in love.
  • How the Church has wrestled with biblical truth and provided responses to many of the current issues in the Church in the creeds.
  • The importance of the sufficiency of Christ in the Christian life.

About the Guest

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God (half-truth #2) promo: https://vimeo.com/309372490/5b444c6985

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Faith (half-truth #5) promo: https://vimeo.com/309503301/951f53242b
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