Episode 1383

Are God’s Providence and God’s Sovereignty the Same?

Topic: The Sovereignty of God
God’s sovereignty is his right and power to do whatever he pleases. God’s providence is his wise and purposeful sovereignty.
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Episode 1382

When to Stop Listening to This Podcast

Topic: The Church, Technology
If God has given you elders in your local church and brothers and sisters in Christ, then why should you bother seeking wisdom from this podcast?
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Episode 1381

How Do I Follow God’s Will in the Face of Two Good Options?

Topic: Knowing God’s Will, Education & Ministry
God may not reveal every detail we want to know about our future, but he does promise to walk with us and direct our steps.
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Episode 1380

What Does the Bible Say About ‘National Coming Out Day’?

Topic: Homosexuality
Our culture may celebrate sin and stifle truth, but that doesn’t mean we should lose hope. God can still grant an awakening.
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Episode 1379

How Do We Respond When a Pastor Leaves the Faith?

Topic: Perseverance of the Saints
If we believe in the sovereignty of God, then how do we explain friends or prominent leaders who turn their backs on Jesus?
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Episode 1378

How Much ‘Lover’ Language Should We Use in Worship Songs?

Topic: Corporate Worship
Our song choices influence our churches nearly as much as our sermons. If we don’t choose our music with care, we aren’t shepherding well.
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Episode 1377

Should We Call Out False Teachers or Ignore Them?

Topic: False Teaching
False teachers threaten churches all over the world. Every Christian, and especially pastors, should know how to respond to their danger.
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Episode 1376

How Do I Submit to My Unbelieving Husband?

Topic: Manhood & Womanhood, Marriage
A wife’s submission to her husband is qualified submission. She follows Jesus first, and then does whatever she can to honor her husband’s leadership.
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Episode 1375

Is Everyone Punished the Same in Hell?

Topic: Heaven & Hell
The Bible describes degrees of happiness for the saints in heaven. Does that mean there are degrees of despair in hell?
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Episode 1374

John Piper’s Most Bizarre Moment in Preaching

Topic: Joy, Preaching & Teaching
If John Piper wants Christians to find their ultimate happiness and joy in God, why hasn’t he ever told a joke from the pulpit?
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