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Episode 1019

Should We Baptize the Dead?

Topic: Baptism & Membership, Death & Dying
Baptism demonstrates and symbolically reenacts our spiritual death, burial, and resurrection in Christ. But it does not save anyone.
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Episode 1018

I’m Confused — Are We to Pray with Few Words or Without Ceasing?

Topic: Prayer
Pray to God at all times, but don’t think you can twist God’s arm by repeating your requests. He seeks heartfelt, authentic fellowship.
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Episode 1017

How Can My Difficult Marriage Glorify Christ?

Topic: Marriage
A faithful, covenant-keeping spouse can display the truth of Christ’s covenant with us — even after a failed marriage.
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Episode 1016

Do We Really Need Musical Worship?

Topic: Corporate Worship
Qualified leaders should help God’s people come together to express his infinite value by lifting their voices and hearts in song.
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Episode 1015

When Should Christians Use Satire?

Topic: Speech
While satire, irony, sarcasm, and ridicule all have their place in exposing evil and harm, Christians should patiently seek to win others in love.
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Episode 1014

Why Does the New Testament Cite Extrabiblical Sources?

Topic: Inspiration & Inerrancy of the Bible
Sometimes biblical authors drew in material from outside the Bible in order to strengthen their points for their audience.
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Episode 1013

What Is Revival and Where Do We Find It?

Topic: Revival / Awakening
Revival is a concentrated work of God where Christians in various churches earnestly desire more of Christ, boldness in witness, and commitment to missions.
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Special Episode

The Benedict Option and American Politics

Topic: Evangelism, Culture, Government
Christians are called to be different from the world, but engaged with the world. That’s not comfortable, but it is essentially Christian.
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Episode 1012

Why I’m Baptist

Topic: Baptism & Membership, Christian Unity
First, be a Bible-guided Christian. Second, embrace the Bible-rooted doctrines of grace. Third, come to your convictions on baptism.
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Episode 1011

My Prodigal Left Home — Should I Give Him Money?

Topic: Parenting
If you have a prodigal, immerse yourself in the Bible and pray with your spouse for wisdom, love, boldness, and joy.
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