Doctrine & Devotion

JMac, Journaling, and Finding a New Church

BONUS EPISODE! Joe and Jimmy meet up after work to eat some gizzards and answer some listener email. What’s going on at John MacArthur’s church in California, and do we even care? Lots of email and messages have come in about journaling, so the JoFo gives some advice. And for all those asking us how to find a local “reformed church” to their area, here’s our answer.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

The First Sin

Joe and Jimmy open up their Bibles and the Baptist Catechism to talk through the sin of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. What was specifically forbidden by God? How did the serpent tempt Eve? Did the serpent look like Falkor the luckdragon from The NeverEnding Story? Plus, Jimmy one time wound up on a nude beach.Baptist Catechism Question 18Q. What was the sin whereby our first parents fell from the estate wherein they were created?A. The sin whereby our first parents fell from the estate wherein they were created, was their eating the forbidden fruit.RESOURCESThe Baptist CatechismA Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism by Benjamin BeddomeRead Beddome’s Exposition online for free here.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Dark Night of the Soul

Christians are called to “walk in the light,” (Eph. 5:8; 1 Jn. 1:7) and yet in God’s providence there are times when the faithful find themselves walking in a kind of darkness where God seems to be silent and distant. Many refer to this as a “dark night of the soul.” How is this dark night different from the more common forms of depression or affliction? And, is there a way to persevere through the night and find the light of morning?RECOMMENDED READINGFirst we have a couple free online resources for you, and then some books that can help when you’re in a dark night, or even just wrestling with depression.The Dark Night of the Soul by R.C. SproulThe Desire of the Soul in Spiritual Darkness by SpurgeonSpiritual Depression by Martin Lloyd JonesA Lifting Up for the Downcast by William BridgeThe Bruised Reed by Richard SibbesSpurgeon’s Sorrows: Realistic Hope for those who Suffer from Depression by Zack EswineChristians Get Depressed Too by David Murray(Amazon links are affiliate links that help support Doctrine and Devotion)Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

What is Sin?

It’s a new week, so we got some new pod for ya! Jimmy and Joe discuss the nature of sin, why defining our terms is so important, and the difference between the sins of commission, omission. Plus, Jimmy makes up more words.Baptist Catechism Question 17Q. What is sin? A. Sin is any want of conformity unto, or transgression of, the law of God.RESOURCESThe Baptist CatechismA Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism by Benjamin BeddomeRead Beddome’s Exposition online for free here.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Ring in the New Year

Joe and Jimmy talk through some questions to ask ourselves as we wrap up 2020 and enter into 2021. Plus, Jimmy “Nathans” Joe.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

After the Fall

Today the Jofo talk a bit about the effects of “the fall.” How did Adam’s sin impact humanity? Plus, Jimmy is the best gift giver and Joe has “meth mouth.”Baptist Catechism Question 16Q. Did our first parents continue in the estate wherein they were created? A. Our first parents being left to the freedom of their own will, fell from the estate wherein they were created, by sinning against God.RESOURCESThe Baptist CatechismA Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism by Benjamin BeddomeRead Beddome’s Exposition online for free here.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

When to Leave, When to Plant

The guys take some time to answer a couple emails. When a church be comes too political is that a good reason to leave a it? And when do we know it’s time to plant a church? Where does someone start after they sense a call? Plus, Jimmy thinks he’s big time ever since he received a text from Ronaldo Martini of The Electronic Joy, or something like that.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

A Covenant of Life

Joe and Jimmy talk about the original state of.Adam and Eve and “covenant of life” established by God in Genesis, commonly referred to as the “covenant of works” in covenant theology. What is the biblical evidence of a covenant between God and Adam? What does this mean for us today?Baptist Catechism Question 15Q. What special act of providence did God exercise towards man in the estate wherein he was created? A. When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him upon condition of perfect obedience; forbidding him to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, upon pain of death.RESOURCESThe Baptist CatechismA Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism by Benjamin BeddomeRead Beddome’s Exposition online for free here.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Lessons for Leaders and Members

Happy Thanksgiving, suckas! Tired of hanging out with the family today? Need a break from the tension and passive aggressive comments made by your relatives? Then sneak off and join the fellas as they talk about the return of James MacDonald, and the lessons we should take away for leaders and members of all churches. Of course, if you’re enjoying your “turkey-day” then give this a listen when you have the time.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Providence

This week, after a discussion of Russian bathhouses, the guys get back into “God’s works of providence” and Q. 14 of the Baptist Catechism. How are God’s works of preserving and governing different from one another? How does God’s all encompassing providence change how we think of our lives and the concept of fate?Baptist Catechism Question 14Q. What are God’s works of providence? A. God’s works of providence are his most holy, wise, and powerful preserving and governing all his creatures, and all their actions.RESOURCESThe Baptist CatechismA Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism by Benjamin BeddomeRead Beddome’s Exposition online for free here.Systematic Theology by Louis BerkhofSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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