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Blue Collar Bereans

The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures in order know truth and apply it to their lives.

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The Church: What Is It and Why It Matters; Part 2
00:00 - Opening Picking up from last time Proclaiming the Gospel - 1:33 Self-Examination - 3:54 Do We Actually Care If People Are Saved? - 5:55 Who Does the Ministry of the Church? - 11:08 Shouldn’t We Be Seeing Rapid Church Growth? - 20:44 Unity - 28:20 Protecting From False Teachers - 35:47 Back to Giftedness - 37:09 Benefits of Being the Church Together - 40:55 Worship - 42:52 End - 51:04
51:09 09/01/2022
The Church: What Is It and Why It Matters, Part 1
Opening - 00:00 Introducing “What Is the Church” - 1:54 - Is the Building the Church? - 3:27 - Two Aspects of the Church - 4:05 We Need to Get This Right - 7:49 An Assembly of This Called Our Group - 10:28 Biblical Doctrine By John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue https://www.gty.org/store/books/451211/biblical-doctrine-a-systematic-summary-of-bible-truth What the Church Is Should Drive How We “Do” Church - 17:39 God’s the One Who Does the Saving - 31:45 End - 42:00
42:21 08/18/2022
Abortion and What Is Just; Part 3
Opening - 00:00 Parsing Out Culpability - 1:21 God’s Word Is Our Authority - 8:05 Does the Bible Say Where Babies Go When They Die? - 20:30 End - 32:29
32:56 08/03/2022
Abortion and What Is Just; Part 2
Opening - 00:00 Can You Be Pro-Life and Pro-Death Penalty? - 1:57 More on incest as an exception - 7:14 Randy Alcorn. 2004. Why Pro-Life: Caring for the Unborn and Their Mothers. Sandy, OR: Eternal Perspective Ministries. Defining What We Are Talking About - 9:11 The Role of Government - 11:15 A Reason to Rejoice - 21:40 The Problem with the Ruling - 29:05 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/06/02/roe-abortion-congress-fourteenth-amendment End - 35:22
35:47 07/25/2022
Abortion and What Is Just; Part 1
Opening - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 1:24 What doe the foundation of truth tell us - 5:24 Settled Science - 8:14 Keith L. Moore, The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 10th edit. Philadelphia PA; Elsevier 2013 https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/christ-culture-and-abortion Randy Alcorn; Prol-Life Answers to Pro-Choice Arguments (Multnomah Books; 2000) p. 369 The ultimate authority above science - 13:41 Arguments that try to muddy the waters - 18:11      + Abortion is a privet matter - 19:10      + Many poor women cannot afford another child - 20:08      + Now women are going to die - 25:34      + A woman should not be forced to bear an unwanted child - 27:25      + What about rape and incest? - 33:20 End - 35:44
36:03 07/08/2022
The Pursuit of Sexual Purity; Part 2
We apologize that this episode was not released as planned; almost a week later than mentioned in the recording. There were many editing issues that occurred (Likely, user error :)  ...) I do apologize.   Beginning - 00:00 Intro to topic - 0:50 In Christ or Under Condemnation - 2:25 Taking up the battle - 25:06     + Run - 27:35     + Develop habits of thanksgiving - 29:45     + Scripture - 31:41     + Prayer - 33:22     + Write out the consequences - 34:39     + Pursuing and enjoying God's gift - 37:43 https://www.challies.com/articles/positive-purity/ https://www.challies.com/vlog/practical-advice-in-the-struggle-for-purity/    + But it is all meaningless without Christ - 43:52 Tom Pennington sermon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mm67hPVjOxY&t=2785s End - 45:32 Resources Finally Free by Heath Lambert https://www.amazon.com/Finally-Free-Fighting-Purity-Power/dp/0310499232/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1FZ0SOHR46L0I&keywords=finally+free+by+heath+lambert&qid=1637337458&sprefix=Finally+Free%2Caps%2C183&sr=8-2 Passions of the Heart by John D. Street https://www.amazon.com/Passions-Heart-Biblical-Counsel-Stubborn/dp/1629954020/ref=sr_1_1?crid=HAFRG6EZN8BG&keywords=passions+of+the+heart+john+street&qid=1637337601&sprefix=Passions+of+the+Heart%2Caps%2C188&sr=8-1
46:38 12/07/2021
The Pursuit of Sexual Purity; Part 1
In this episode Nate and Scott discuss how God has given us all sexual desires, and they are good. But outside God's plan for sex, those desires are a destructive force that leads to sin against the holy God. If we are in Christ Jesus, then God calls us to pursue Holiness. And our sanctification, including our sexual purity, is His will for us. Beginning - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 1:13 Sex and sexual desires are good within God's plan - 1:40 Warning!! Warning!! - 5:40 How does Scripture address this? - 6:49 Culture's portrayal - 20:22 God cares about what you do with your body - 23:11 Excuses Excuses Excuses - 25:30 Modesty - 32:02 Wrapping up the episode - 44:17 End - 44:55 Resources Finally Free by Heath Lambert https://www.amazon.com/Finally-Free-Fighting-Purity-Power/dp/0310499232/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1FZ0SOHR46L0I&keywords=finally+free+by+heath+lambert&qid=1637337458&sprefix=Finally+Free%2Caps%2C183&sr=8-2 Passions of the Heart by John D. Street https://www.amazon.com/Passions-Heart-Biblical-Counsel-Stubborn/dp/1629954020/ref=sr_1_1?crid=HAFRG6EZN8BG&keywords=passions+of+the+heart+john+street&qid=1637337601&sprefix=Passions+of+the+Heart%2Caps%2C188&sr=8-1
45:19 11/18/2021
Discernment In a World of Lies; Part 2
As Nate and Scott continue, they talk about discernment and the lies, straw men arguments, bias sound bites, and self-seeking agendas in our politically charged world they talk through specific examples. Beginning - 00:00 1:05 - The most unracist country 6:03 - January 6 9:56 - Down playing important issues          > 12:57 - i.e. Abortion 23:18 - Christians and politics 29:05 - End
29:29 08/04/2021
Discernment In a World of Lies; Part 1
In a world full of lies, straw men arguments, bias sound bites, and self-seeking agendas; as fueled by social media and cable news, how can Christians discern the truth? How should followers of Christ judge those who are in a different camp than they are? 00:00 - Beginning 2:22 - Introducing the topic 4:09 - Truth comes from God 5:00 - Finding faults to make ourselves feel good 10:44 - Ad Hominem 13:28 - Straw men and right judgments 19:08 - Assumptions and love 25:11 - Social media and being like Christ 34:43 - We can make a judgment about CNN 36:13 - End
36:39 07/22/2021
The Sufficiency and Authority of the Bible: Part 2
In this episode of the BCB Podcast, Nate and Scott continue to discuss the sufficiency and authority of the Bible for our lives and how this will shape our understanding of the church and our worship, and how this effects our attitudes towards the roles of men and women in the church and the home.  00:00 - Opening 1:32 - Being pragmatic vs. being principled 20:05 - The Regulative Principle vs. The Normative Principle To order the DVD Spirit and Truth go to https://shop.mediagratiae.org/products/spirit-truth-a-film-about-worship?variant=31312028139654 29:00 The sufficiency and authority of the Bible and gender roles 42:27 - End
42:50 06/30/2021
The Sufficiency and Authority of the Bible: Part 1
In this episode of the BCB Podcast, Nate and Scott discuss the sufficiency and authority of the Bible for our lives and how we too often fail to believe this in how we live and in our understanding of the church.  Opening - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 0:54 What is the sufficiency of Scripture? - 1:57 Scripture is sufficient and our authority - 5:30 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-we-trust-the-bible-part-1/id1512034834?i=1000473805076 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-we-trust-the-bible-part-2/id1512034834?i=1000473805077 A Biblical Worldview - 8:15 Four basic questions - 20:16 Sometimes we think we know better? 24:00 Being pragmatic vs. being principled - 34:46 End - 41:26
41:50 06/16/2021
Purity Culture: Part 2
On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Scott and Nate continue to tackle the good, the bad and the ugly of the Purity Culture. Yet they make it clear that even if there were some issues, that doesn’t mean we throw the whole thing out. We should do nothing to undermine the authority of God’s Word in our lives, which definitely calls us to purity. Intro - 00:00 Enter to win a BCB t-shirt — 1:57 Jumping back into the discussion - 3:04 We can’t undermine the Scriptures - 3:17 “The Gospel didn’t work for me” - 5:05 The Gospel brings about a life change - 9:16 The Bible calls us to purity - 13:18     - WWUTT       www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQd-_G7Kxq8 A legalistic mindset - 27:12 1 Thessalonians 4 - 34:12 End - 40:27
41:15 05/19/2021
Purity Culture: Part 1
On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Scott and Nate begin to tackle the good, the bad and the ugly of the Purity Culture. Yet they make it clear that even if there were some issues, that doesn’t mean we throw the whole thing out. We should do nothing to undermine the authority of God’s Word in our lives, which definitely calls us to purity. Opening - 00:00 HAPPY BIRTHDAY BCB - 0:52 Introducing the topic - 1:37 Defining the Purity Culture - 2:41 Defining Purity - 7:48 Tim Challie’s article https://www.challies.com/articles/positive-purity/?fbclid=IwAR2cDW8Munw9rGgdvJW5WGAD9dt_0tGWz_qc0VW2tZOoNE6B_UY-0LLVsd4 Shame and Guilt - 9:22 Issues in the Purity Culture - 12:40      + Matt Chandler’s Rose illustration - 28:44 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLgIecL1IdY Without the Gospel we’ll fall into legalism - 33:26 The issues do not mean we throw it all out - 38:36 End - 40:20
40:58 05/05/2021
Leading Your Family: Part 2
Here in part 2 of Leading Your Family, Nate and Scott discuss the importance of leading our homes in such a way that we are raising our kids and teaching them the ways of the Lord, preaching the Gospel to them and regularly sitting down and teaching them from God's Word. 0:00 - Opening 1:26 - Jumping back into the discussion 1:46 - Ephesians 6:4 Do not provoke your children 6:06 - We must look to the Gospel 9:41 - How we need our wives 11:58 - The issue of the heart 18:12 - What is your priority? 30:44 - Some examples for teaching your kids the Bible 32:23 - Trust God in whatever your family situation is 36:46 - Comments from Mike Abendroth 39:21 - End  Brave Dad by John MacArthur https://www.amazon.com/Brave-Dad-Raising-Your-Follow/dp/0736965246/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Brave+Dad&qid=1617206992&sr=8-1 Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp https://www.amazon.com/Shepherding-Childs-Heart-Tedd-Tripp/dp/0966378601/ref=sr_1_1?crid=84MZWSEDRBIO&dchild=1&keywords=shepherding+your+childs+heart+by+tedd+tripp&qid=1617207265&sprefix=Shepherding+Your+Chil%2Caps%2C168&sr=8-1 (MP3) Drive by Parenting with Todd Friel and Tedd Tripp https://store.wretched.org/product/drive-by-parenting/drive-by-parenting Expository Parenting by Josh Niemi https://www.amazon.com/Expository-Parenting-Josh-Niemi/dp/1976238145/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Expository+Parenting&qid=1617207454&sr=8-1 Give Them Grace by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson https://www.amazon.com/Give-Them-Grace-Dazzling-Jesus/dp/1433520095/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Show+them+Grace&qid=1617207514&sr=8-1
39:43 04/07/2021
Leading Your Family: Part 1
Under God's design parents are responsible to raise their children to know and love the Lord, though salvation is always dependent on God, alone, and His work in the heart of our children. Also, our Lord has laid on husbands and fathers, specifically, the responsibility to lead their wives and children. This is a great and awesome responsibility. One we did not ask for, yet none the less one we have. Join Nate and Scott as they discuss the importance of leading our homes.  0:00 - Opening 0:25 - Beard oil and Nate vs. John Cooper 1:22 - Introducing the topic 4:10 - God's designed order for the home 13:27 - The man is responsible for the provision for the home 19:16 - The Scriptural mandate for parents  23:50 - What about when I fail? 24:52 - Proverbs 22:15 30:59 - The first step 44:22 - End Brave Dad by John MacArthur https://www.amazon.com/Brave-Dad-Raising-Your-Follow/dp/0736965246/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Brave+Dad&qid=1617206992&sr=8-1 Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp https://www.amazon.com/Shepherding-Childs-Heart-Tedd-Tripp/dp/0966378601/ref=sr_1_1?crid=84MZWSEDRBIO&dchild=1&keywords=shepherding+your+childs+heart+by+tedd+tripp&qid=1617207265&sprefix=Shepherding+Your+Chil%2Caps%2C168&sr=8-1 (MP3) Drive by Parenting with Todd Friel and Tedd Tripp https://store.wretched.org/product/drive-by-parenting/drive-by-parenting Expository Parenting by Josh Niemi https://www.amazon.com/Expository-Parenting-Josh-Niemi/dp/1976238145/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Expository+Parenting&qid=1617207454&sr=8-1 Give Them Grace by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson https://www.amazon.com/Give-Them-Grace-Dazzling-Jesus/dp/1433520095/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Show+them+Grace&qid=1617207514&sr=8-1  
44:46 03/31/2021
Defining the Government's Authority: Part 2
Opening - 00:00 Pick up where we left off - 1:50 What is good? - 2:08 Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 - 3:20 https://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/PDF/1955/0/0500..PDF We should care more about who our sheriff is - 9:00 What is a good Christian witness? - 10:47 When do we disobey the gov’t according to Romans 13 - 22:12 Big gov’t or small gov’t? - 32:23 Looking to bring some balance - 36:52 Lets keep the dialog going - 44:00 bluecollarbereans@gmail.com Facebook.con/bluecollarbereans https://gab.com/groups/33407 End - 45:42 https://www.dailywire.com/news/public-health-and-the-economy-shapiro-interviews-three-experts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikoqBWBiUMU https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/10/14/cdc-study-85-of-coronavirus-patients-reported-wearing-masks-always-or-often/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-MbkpRfEF8&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_IkIgvGAtk&feature=youtu.be
46:10 02/24/2021
Defining the Government's Authority: Part 1
Opening - 00:00 Topic introduced - 2:14 Must we obey the gov’t in everything? - 3:10 Jesus is the ultimate authority - 6:09 Love your neighbor, wear a mask! - 16:54 - When science and politics buddy up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6EG3OTXZLU&list=PLBby84KboLbHiQEuvQK37IhLGlsUT67gO&index=23 When does the gov’t lose credibility? - 20:19 What does the science say? - 26:51 https://www.dailywire.com/news/public-health-and-the-economy-shapiro-interviews-three-experts https://fee.org/articles/new-danish-study-finds-masks-don-t-protect-wearers-from-covid-infection/ 85% of those who wore masks still got sick https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/10/14/cdc-study-85-of-coronavirus-patients-reported-wearing-masks-always-or-often/ Glenn Beck and the Frontline Doctor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikoqBWBiUMU Biblical Science Institute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-MbkpRfEF8&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_IkIgvGAtk&feature=youtu.be End - 40:25
40:39 02/17/2021
The Continuing Election Drama: Part 2
Join Nate and Scott in part 2 of The Continuing Election Drama, as they discuss how we should think, clearly and biblically, about all the accusations and all that is unfolding before us concerning the election. 00:00 - Intro 1:00 - Make sure to contact us! 1:55 - Keeping from coming to too quick a conclusion 5:51 - What Scripture say about false testimonies and accusations - Deuteronomy 19:18-19 - Exodus 20:16; 23:1 - Psalm 15:2-3 - 1 Peter 2:1 11:14 - No matter what, God is sovereign - Romans 12:19 - Romans 13:1-7 13:11 - Are we repeating history? 28:11 - How should we respond to whatever the outcome is? 36:38 - Thanks for listening 36:51: Outro
37:17 12/16/2020
The Continuing Election Drama: Part 1
The election drama continues to go on and on, yet it is very important for our nation, and should be important to the Christian. Therefore, how should we think clearly and biblically about all the accusations, court cases and all that is unfolding before us? Join Nate and Scott as they try to sort through all that is unfolding, then join us next week for part 2, as we dig into the Scriptures to see what it means to think biblically about all the accusations.  00:00 - Intro 1:13 - Introducing the topic 2:29 - Should we be patriots? 10:33 - Thinking through the election disputes 24:20 - Are we prepared to suffer? 27:00 - Coming to definite conclusions 34:18 - Wrapping up part 1 35:32 - Outro
36:04 12/10/2020
Reformation Celebration: Part 2
In the Blue Collar Bereans' Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it matters. In part two they wrap up their discussion on the foundational issue of authority, and get into why the difference in authority matters, and the Bible's teaching on the Gospel, and specifically justification by faith alone.  Intro - 00:00; Reminder to like our FB page, email us, review/rate us - 1:04; Jumping back in where we left off - 2:10; Review from last time - 2:18; What does Jesus think about traditions - 3:18; Scripture is our infallible authority - 8:03; Why does it matter? - 10:48; Justification by faith alone - 18:28; + 2 Corinthians 5:21 - 19:52; + Isaiah 53:5, 11-12 - 20:08; + Ephesians 2:8-9 - 22:06; + God will not share His glory - 26:54; + Romans - 27:17; + But what about James 2:24? - 30:27; We want you to believe the Gospel - 38:57; Outro - 39:57 Sources: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/series/roman_catholicism/scripture-and-tradition/ The Roman Catholic Controversy written by Dr. James White https://www.amazon.com/Roman-Catholic-Controversy-James-White/dp/1556618190/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3S93X2QM0UJ4J&dchild=1&keywords=roman+catholic+controversy&qid=1603501245&sprefix=Roman+Catholic+Contr%2Caps%2C166&sr=8-1 Preparing for Eternity written by Mile Gendron https://www.amazon.com/Preparing-Eternity-Mike-Gendron/dp/0615921248/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2S65XDGKX0VRX&dchild=1&keywords=preparing+for+eternity+mike+gendron&qid=1603501299&sprefix=Preparing+For+Ete%2Caps%2C260&sr=8-1 This AOMin episode came out the day after we recorded and fits perfectly with this episode of the BCB . https://www.aomin.org/aoblog/general-apologetics/responding-to-tim-staples-on-catholic-answers-live-on-sola-scriptura/ Podcast - Luther: In Real Time https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/luther-in-real-time/id1533005518 Related content from Ligonier Ministries https://www.ligonier.org/learn/topics/sola-scriptura/ https://www.ligonier.org/learn/topics/justification/ https://www.ligonier.org/learn/topics/roman-catholicism/ Justified In Christ edited by K. Scott Oliphint https://www.amazon.com/Justified-Christ-Gods-Plan-Justification/dp/1845502469/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Justified+In+Christ&qid=1603897457&sr=8-1 Good News written by Dr. John MacArthur https://www.amazon.com/Good-News-Gospel-Jesus-Christ-ebook/dp/B078XHXZ1K/ref=sr_1_2?crid=35V9YD1UWXPXT&dchild=1&keywords=good+news+john+macarthur&qid=1603897525&sprefix=Good+News+John%2Caps%2C175&sr=8-2 The Gospel According to Jesus written by Dr. John MacArthur https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-According-Jesus-Authentic-Faith-ebook/dp/B0016H97GO/ref=sr_1_3?crid=I2UBVQ5XQ8VK&dchild=1&keywords=the+gospel+according+to+jesus+john+macarthur&qid=1603897563&sprefix=Gospel+according++john+macarthur%2Caps%2C214&sr=8-3 The Gospel According to Paul written by Dr. John MacArthur https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-According-Paul-Embracing-Teachings/dp/140020349X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1603897620&sr=8-3
40:22 10/28/2020
Reformation Celebration: Part 1
In the Blue Collar Bereans Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it matters. In part one they discuss the foundational issue of authority.  Intro - 00:00; Thank you & please review/rate us - 1:16; Introducing the topic - 3:24; We are discussing this out of love - 4:34; A Little Background - 6:29; Some silly caricatures - 9:01; The foundational issue - 10:29; Who can interpret the Scriptures? - 12:37; Who made the Canon? - 18:36; What came out of the Reformation - 20:45; Traditions - 22:25; Outro - 27:39 Sources: https://www.ligonier.org/learn/series/roman_catholicism/scripture-and-tradition/ https://www.amazon.com/Roman-Catholic-Controversy-James-White/dp/1556618190/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3S93X2QM0UJ4J&dchild=1&keywords=roman+catholic+controversy&qid=1603501245&sprefix=Roman+Catholic+Contr%2Caps%2C166&sr=8-1 https://www.amazon.com/Preparing-Eternity-Mike-Gendron/dp/0615921248/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2S65XDGKX0VRX&dchild=1&keywords=preparing+for+eternity+mike+gendron&qid=1603501299&sprefix=Preparing+For+Ete%2Caps%2C260&sr=8-1 This AOMin episode came out the day after we recorded and fits perfectly with this episode of the BCB . https://www.aomin.org/aoblog/general-apologetics/responding-to-tim-staples-on-catholic-answers-live-on-sola-scriptura/ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/luther-in-real-time/id1533005518
28:06 10/23/2020
2020 and the End of the World: Part 2
In this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott move on from discussing how all the crazy news articles we have seen in 2020 are not signs of the end, and they discuss what these events should remind us of, and how we should live in light of what the Bible tells us about the end and Jesus' return. Intro - 00:00 Picking up from last time - 00:35; What we are to remember - 1:05; We should expect suffering - 2:23; Our hope is not in this world - 6:45; Living in view of what’s to come - 7:52; If this is not your hope, why? - 17:53; This hope effects how we live -19:30 Outro - 22:01
22:31 10/07/2020
2020 and the End of the World: Part 1
With all the crazy news that has come out in 2020, thus far, some are asking if these are signs of the End-Times. On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott discuss why these are not signs of the End-Times, and what we should remember as we think about all the news that has come out over the last few months.  Intro - 00:00 IT’S THE END! - 1:03; Are these End-Times Signs? - 4:15; Scott’s Confession - 5:30; Where Nate’s At - 6:26; Mark 13:1-23 - 8:03; Outro - 24:41
25:09 09/30/2020
Which Faith Is the True Faith?: Part 2
In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which ones are not. Intro - 00:00; Like Our Facebook Page, Give Us a Review, or Email us - 00:42 Facebook.com/bluecollarbereans - - bluecollarbereans@gmail.com Back on topic - 2:13; Common Push Back - 2:37; Can Other Religions Stand Up to the Truth Test? - 3:22 https://carm.org/how-do-we-know-christianity-true-and-we-are-not-deceived The Uniqueness of Biblical Christianity - 5:30; Why Are There So Many Flavors of Christianity? - 7:36; What About the Books Left Out of the Bible? - 15:02 https://www.amazon.com/Canon-Revisited-Establishing-Authority-Testament/dp/1433505002/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+canon+revisited&qid=1600132120&sr=8-1 https://www.ligonier.org/store/the-new-testament-canon-dvd/ https://www.ligonier.org/store/the-question-of-canon-paperback/ How Can We Tell What Is True Christianity With All the Varieties Out There? - 24:10 https:www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBscIEWc9i8 Outro - 32:58
33:25 09/16/2020
Which Faith Is the True Faith?: Part 1
In this episode Nate and Scott begin to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which are not.  Intro - 00:00; Apologetics - 00:44; Nate’s Personal Story - 6:39; People Innately Know - 8:21; Seeing Evidences Through Our Worldview - 13:00; Apologetics vs. Evangelism - 14:42; Why Does It Matter? - 15:39; A Biblical Worldview - 20:29; Outro - 26:51
27:13 09/11/2020
Conflict: Part 2
In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to deal with conflicts. Intro - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 00:42; Some recap from Part 1 - 1:21 The danger of the internet - 4:29; Conflict with unbelievers - 10:33; The necessity of humility - 13:10 - Psalm 18:27 - Psalm 147:6 - Matthew 23:12 - James 4:6-10 - James 4:1-2; Should we argue publicly? - 17:24; Our goal is to be like Christ - 22:03; Outro - 23:14
23:42 09/02/2020
Conflict: Part 1
In this episode Nate and Scott discuss how to deal with conflict with other Christians. Intro - 00:00; Big announcement - 00:34; Introducing the topic - 1:26;  Nonnegotiables (1 Cor. 15:3-5) - 1:49; Secondary things - 11:15; Tertiary things - 13:24; Romans 14 - 16:23;  Romans 14 & 1 Corinthians 8-10 - 23:05; Talk through the issue - 25:43; When we just can't agree - 28:40; Outro - 31:42
32:10 08/26/2020
Christ Is the Head of the Church: Part 2
Nate and Scott continue to discuss their differences on how we should apply Romans 13 in our American context, while also continuing the discussion on the statement released by John MacArthur and the elders of Grace Community Church, in Sunny Valley, CA., on why they are defying the orders of their governor.They also look at an article by Phil Johnson to help shed light on the decision by Grace Community Church. 
32:15 08/05/2020
Christ Is the Head of the Church: Par 1
Nate and Scott discuss  what they have worked through since the beginning of the COVID-19 shutdown, and where they are now. Within this conversation Nate and Scott discuss the statement released by John MacArthur and the elders of Grace Community Church, in Sunny Valley, CA., on why they are defying the orders of their governor. Nate and Scott also discuss how Romans 13, and the Christians submission to the governing authorities, should be applied today.  
29:07 07/29/2020
The Gospel and America's Racial Divide: Part 2
In this episode Nate and Scott finish the discussion on Dr. Voddie Baucham's sermon on Ephesians 2, and discuss a few points made by Dr. John MacArthur in a sermon entitled Who's to Blame for the Riots, as they continue the issue of racism in our nation.  Full sermon by Dr. Voddie Baucham - Irreconcilable Views of Reconciliation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qZdIseCkZc&t=1405s Full sermon by Dr. John MacArthur - Who’s to Blame for the Riots? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2TbhCwBbOg Introduction - 0:00; Recap - 0:51; Picking up where we left off - Christ is our peace - 2:23; It is not "them vs. us" - 6:37; the Bible is sufficient to deal with people's problems - 8:51; Dr. John MacArthur addresses the problem through a Biblical understanding of mankind - 14:03; Dr. MacArthur teaches on Romans 3 and the sinfulness of mankind - 15:14; An inconsistent sense of justice - 18:17; Whoever repents and trusts in Jesus alone will be saved - 22:50; Dr. MacArthur addresses Romans 1 - 24:09; Four restraints to combat evil - 30:08; Ending - 36:37
37:01 07/08/2020