On today’s Equipping You in Grace show Dave and Guy Waters discuss the importance of having a sound understanding of the doctrine of Scripture to the Christian life and ministry, how to respond to the idea the Bible is full of errors, along with his book, For the Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken: The Doctrine of Scripture (Christian Focus, 2020).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- The importance of having a good understanding of revelation.
- What verbal plenary inspiration and why it is so important.
- Why inerrancy is and why it is so important.
- How Christians should respond to the idea the Bible is full of errors.
- How a good understanding of the canon helps Christians.
- What the sufficiency of Scripture is and why it matters for the Christian life and ministry.
- Why Karl Barth’s understanding of Scripture is so influential.
- How Christians should respond to the views of Peter Enns.
About the Guest
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.