On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Mark Thompson about the importance of Jesus in Scripture, deconstruction and biblical discipleship, the doctrine of Scripture, the Christian life and ministry, and his book, The Doctrine of Scripture: An Introduction (Crossway, 2022).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Why it matters that our conscience is captive to the Word of God.
  • Why understanding that Jesus is revealed in Scripture is vital to a right and sound understanding of Scripture.
  • How we can help people in our churches not deconstruct from the faith but grow in biblical discipleship.
  • Help the average Christian on understanding and appreciating the Old Testament.
  • What a red-letter Christian is, and what is concerning about this movement.
  • How a good understanding of infallibility helps strengthen our understanding of Scripture.
  • What the sufficiency of Scripture is, and why it matters for the Christian life.
  • What the clarity of Scripture is, and why it matters for the Christian life and ministry.
  • Advice for Christians on reading and studying Scripture.

About the Guest

Mark D. Thompson (DPhil, University of Oxford) is the principal of Moore Theological College in Sydney, Australia, where he has been teaching Christian doctrine for thirty years. He is the chair of the Sydney Diocesan Doctrine Commission and a member of the GAFCON Theological Resource Group. He is the author of A Clear and Present Word. Mark is married to Kathryn, and they have four daughters.

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