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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 12:30) From ‘Til Death Do Us Part’ to ‘As Long As We Agree to Be Married’: The Radical Redefinition of Marriage Triggering the Avalanche of Our Current Cultural CrisisDivorce in the Rich World is Getting Less Nasty by The EconomistPart II (12:30 – 21:27) ‘Scromiting’, Increased Risk of Schizophrenia, and Violent Behavior: Maybe Marijuana Isn’t So Safe After AllCannabis and the Violent Crime Surge by Wall Street Journal (Allysia Finley)Part III (21:27 – 24:43) A Parable of Modern Technology: Internet Explorer Dies After 27 YearsSo Long, Internet Explorer. The Browser Retires Today by Associated Press (Richard Jacobsen)Sign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

Monday, June 20, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 08:37) ‘Go to a Playground. There Are 20% Less Children Than There Should Have Been.’: New Statistics Show 1 Out of Every 5 Pregnancies in the U.S. Ends in AbortionAbortions Increase in the U.S., Reversing a 30-Year Decline, Report Finds by New York Times (Pam Belluck)Part II (08:37 – 16:14) Radicalism of the Biden Administration on Display as It Weighs Even Unconstitutional Options in Anticipation of the Reversal of Roe v. WadeBracing for the End of Roe v. Wade, the White House Weighs Executive Actions by New York Times (Charlie Savage)Part III (16:14 – 26:15) ‘Instead of Election Day, We Should Call It Election Month’: Californians Wrestle with Issues of Mail-In Voting — With Major Risk to the Voter ConfidenceElection Night Results are a Thing of the Past by LA Times (Editorial Board)Sign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

SBC 22 Review

The Southern Baptist Convention went down in Anaheim, CA last week. Joe was there and share some highlights: the race for the Pastors Conference president, the SATF recommendations, Barber vs Ascol, and Rick Warren’s humble bragging. But first, the guys celebrate Jimmy’s 40th birthday. Big thanks to everyone who sent in cards for the Fofo. He was blown away by your thoughtfulness.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Friday, June 17, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 03:57) Are There Varying Degrees of Rewards for Saints in Heaven? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart II (03:57 – 10:13) How Do Christians Uphold Christian Doctrines with an Intersex Child? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart III (10:13 – 15:39) Is It Discriminatory Towards Homosexual Couples If We Do Not Allow Them to Marry Like Heterosexual Couples? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart IV (15:39 – 22:36) Should Married Couples Use Forms of Birth Control or Contraception? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingPart V (22:36 – 26:25) Should Secularism Be Considered a Religion Under the Constitution? — Dr. Mohler Responds to Letters from Listeners of The BriefingSign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 10:22) Join the Revolution, Or Else: The LGBTQ Message Our Government is Preaching InternationallyPride month: Kuwait Criticises US Embassy Over Pro-LGBT Tweets by BBC News (Leo Sands)Part II (10:22 – 16:55) If You Lead the Moral Revolution, It Just Might Come Back to Bite You: ECLA Denomination Calls for Resignation of First Transgender BishopELCA Presiding Bishop Releases Report Examining Removal of Latino Pastor by Bishop Rohrer by Religion News Service (Alejandra Molina)Part III (16:55 – 23:57) The Moral Revolution Barreling Towards Your Children: Eighth Grade Boys Accused of Hate Crimes for ‘Mispronouning’ ClassmateThe Progressive Pronoun Police Come for Middle Schoolers by Wall Street Journal (Rick Esenberg and Luke Berg)Sign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

Grace and Law V: Is the Law Enemy of Friend?

The way we approach an object reveals what we think of it. Consider a child approaching a plate at dinner filled with broccoli versus that same child approaching a plate with dessert on it. So how do we approach the law of God? Or, to ask a more important question: how does God want us to approach His law?
 
The first step to answering that question is to realize that the moral law is a reflection of God’s moral perfection. It gives us an expression of God’s character applied to our human experience. Consider that it also expresses God’s authority as Law-Giver.
 
As we consider our approach the the law, we have to be aware of some ditches we can fall into. For example, we can fall into the ditch of divorcing the law and the gospel. We are tempted to put a deep division between the two. But we must realize it was God the Father, as much as God the Son and the Holy Spirit, who delivered the 10 Commandments to Moses. The law and the gospel are not opposed, though they do have different roles in redemption.
 
The Grace of Law: A Study of Puritan Theology: https://www.amazon.com/Grace-Law-Puritan-Theology-Puritanism/dp/1877611638
The Law and the Gospel by Ernie Reisinger: https://press.founders.org/shop/the-law-and-the-gospel/
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 07:34) The Birth of the New Left in the United States: 60 Years After the Port Huron StatementPort Huron Statement by Students for a Democratic SocietyPart II (07:34 – 14:14) The Long March Through the Institutions and Hollywood: Tom Hayden, Jane Fonda, and Cultural Marxism’s Trickle Down from Port Huron into the CulturePart III (14:14 – 19:30) ‘We Want the Universe to Hold Our Hand — Without Bossing Us Around Too Much’: The Loony Theological Left and the Shift from Witches to Life Coaches in America400 Years Ago, They Would Be Witches. Today, They Can Be Your Coach. by New York Times (Molly Worthen)Part IV (19:30 – 25:49) Nancy Brophy and Agatha Christie: Murder Mysteries, the Christian Worldview, and Vexing Questions‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Writer Convicted of Murdering Husband by New York Times (Mike Baker)Sign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 09:37) Where Do We Look Find the America’s Continental Divide on Abortion? Just Compare California and Oklahoma — Whose Argument Will Win in the End?California Leaders Move to Enshrine Abortion, Contraceptive Rights in State Constitution by LA Times (Melody Gutierrez)Part II (09:37 – 18:15) The Awkward Pinch of the N.C.A.A.: Should It Virtue Signal Over Abortion As It Has LGBTQ Issues?Oklahoma’s Abortion Law Raises Questions About N.C.A.A.’s Softball World Series by New York Times (Billy Witz)Part III (18:15 – 23:35) Report Announces Major Rise in Transgender Youth: Evaluating the Sexual Revolution’s Influence on Young People in the U.S.Report Reveals Sharp Rise in Transgender Young People in the U.S. by New York Times (Azeen Ghorayshi)Part IV (23:35 – 26:08) Two Affirmations for Christians in the Wake of the Transgender Revolution: The Importance of Parents and the Church in the Raising of Faithful Young PeopleSign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

SBC 2022

This week will be light for our regular listeners. The annual Southern Baptist Convention is going down this week, so we are tied up in prayer and cooperation for the gospel and the mission of the church. However, our All Access members will get their exclusive content on schedule, including Weekday Wisdom and Banter of Truth.Watch the SBC livestream here.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/doctrine-and-devotion/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Monday, June 13, 2022

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.Part I (00:13 – 14:28) ‘The Enlightenment Consigned Religion in America to the Private Realm of the Individual’: The Secular Arguments Banishing Religion from the Public SquareShould Religion Influence Abortion Policy? by Religion News Service (Jeffrey Salkin)Part II (14:28 – 20:22) ‘China Harvests Organs from Death-Row Prisoners and Prisoners of Conscience’: Wall Street Journal Study Reveals Chinese Surgeons Turned ExecutionersIn China, New Evidence That Surgeons Became Executioners by Wall Street Journal (Jacob Lavee and Matthew P. Robertson)Part III (20:22 – 24:09) Could the Unethical Organ Procurement in China Come to the United States?: That Reality Lies Closer Than What Might Seem Possible to AmericansSign up to receive The Briefing in your inbox every weekday morning.Follow Dr. Mohler:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTubeFor more information on The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, go to sbts.edu.For more information on Boyce College, just go to BoyceCollege.com.To write Dr. Mohler or submit a question for The Mailbox, go here.

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