Every good gift comes from God. An angry tongue does not produce the righteousness of God, but the implanted Word does. And what does it mean to be a doer and not a hearer only? Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel begin the epistle of James in this episode. You don’t know much about your faith until it is tested. Ask for everything in faith while asking for faith. And God doesn’t tempt anyone. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel go through the Epistle of Jude. Believers are kept by Jesus. Gnosticism results in bodily perversion. Jude loves the book of Enoch. And all glory is due to the One who keeps you blameless and sure-footed. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel go through John’s 3rd letter. John’s greatest joy is hearing that people are continuing in the faith. He wants the church to support those spreading the gospel. And someone who “puts himself first” and is “talking wicked nonsense” needs to be corrected. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel go through John’s 2nd letter. The Apostle is still telling Christians to love each other. Gnosticism destroys everything and is behind the temptation to be spiritual but not religious. And reject anything and anyone that suggests that Christ is only divine. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel finish the book of 1st John. Everyone that has been born of God overcomes the world. The spirit, the water, and the blood all testify that Jesus is the Son of God. There is a sin that leads to death. And everyone please stay away from idols. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel finish chapter four of 1st John. John heard Jesus say to abide in Him and tells us to do the same. There is no fear in love because fear involves punishment. And hiding what you need to be saved from is a bad strategy. Have a listen!
You must test the spirit of what is being said about salvation. All heresies have to do with Jesus. God is love and that love has been made manifest FOR US. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Every Christian knows what love looks like because of the cross. You can’t be a commandment keeper without saying amen to everything God says. And repentance is a gift to open often. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
How does someone become a child of God? How does hope make someone pure? What does it mean to practice sin? And why is repentance so important? Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
It is getting late and there are antichrists to contend with. John wants you to abide in Christ more than anything else. And the only way to practice righteousness is to be born of the only one who is righteous. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Sin is bad but Jesus has triumphed over it. Keep doesn’t mean do. God wants to be listened to. John writes to every stage of faith. And love the world, but only like Jesus did. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Erick and Daniel begin 1st John in this episode. The Word of Life has been made manifest. God is light and in Him there is no darkness. And if you know God, you know you are a sinner. Have a listen!
Let that brotherly love keep flowing. Contentment is a good way to stay away from idolatry. We have a better altar to eat from. And it’s ok to be outside the city as we wait for a city yet to come. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Peace requires striving. Bitterness doesn’t go away without forgiving. The blood of Jesus speaks a better word than the blood of Abel. And we belong to a kingdom that cannot be shaken. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
In light of how those before us have witnessed the faithfulness of God, we are to continue to look to Christ. If you are never disciplined, you are not a child. And Jesus is not only the author of faith, but He is also the perfecter of it. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
The author of Hebrews shows how faith has always been what God was looking for and uses the “heroes” of the Old Testament to prove his point. Faith is a gift that God is pleased with! Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
What does it mean that if we “deliberately sin” after being saved, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sin? How does someone outrage the Spirit of grace? And it turns out it has always been about faith in the promises of God. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
The death of Jesus has secured sanctification for all time. The new covenant gives forgiveness of sins forever. How does a sinner get a clean heart and conscience? And being stirred up to love and good works doesn’t happen alone. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Everything before Christ was only a copy of things to come. Jesus’ death was final and for everyone. Eternal salvation is secured. And sanctification is locked up in the work of Christ for you. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
In this special Christmas episode, Chad Bird, Erick Sorensen, Daniel Emery Price, and Scott Keith discuss the first 18 verses of the Gospel According to John. Have a listen and Merry Christmas!
Jesus is a better High Priest bringing a better covenant. What does it mean that the covenant of law is obsolete? It’s all law and gospel and forgiveness of sin in this episode. Erick and Daniel discuss it. Have a listen!
When God swears an oath, He swears by His own name. Sometimes the promises of God require patience. And what is the connection between Jesus and Melchizedek? Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
There is no moving beyond Christ but there is a need to move on from dead works. What is apostasy? Can you repent while trusting in something other than Jesus? And God sees your love but don’t trust in it. Erick and Daniel discuss all of this. Have a listen!
Rest is only entered through the door of faith but trusting in Christ alone is quite the struggle. Law and Gospel are the tools God uses to help you in this struggle. Approach the throne of grace boldly because of your Great High Priest. And Jesus is completely yours through His suffering.