But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

VIII. New Obedience; Good Works New obedience is exercised through good works. Moreover, there are good works, voluntary actions of the sanctified, which come from a pure heart, love of God, true faith in Christ, according to the law of God, for . . . Continue reading →

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How can anyone not read [the Federal Vision theology] as blatant, unvarnished sacerdotalism that stands in opposition to the gospel….

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There are few figures more central to the history of the West than Martin Luther (1486–1546). Without him there would have been no Reformation, or at least it would have looked very differently. The confessional Protestant churches, i.e., Lutherans and the Reformed . . . Continue reading...

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Sunday, 01 December 2019 20:00

Classic Reformed Theology Series

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The Reformed faith has deep roots in the patristic and medieval church, but its emergence as a distinct tradition, growing out of the Lutheran Reformation, may be traced to the early 1520s. The development of Reformed theology as distinct from Lutheranism is . . . Continue reading →

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In this episode we turn our attention from the doctrine of the Trinity to the divine attributes. Of course, in God, there are not attributes since God is what he is. Francis Turretin called the attributes “the essential properties by which [God] makes . . . Continue reading →

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Here are all the episodes of the Heidelcast. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts. Subscribe directly via RSS Call the Heidelphone anytime at (760) 618-1563. Leave a message and we may use it in a future broadcast. If you benefit from the Heidelcast please . . . Continue reading →

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J. H. Heidegger (1633–98) was a significant Swiss Reformed theologian, in Zürich, at the end of the 17th century. This volume is a clear, accessible introduction to Reformed theology. It is not technical. It was meant to be a starting point and . . . Continue reading →

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John Frame first published his essay “Machen’s Warrior Children” in 2003, in a Festscrhfit (a volume of congratulatory essays usually in honor of a 65th birthday or a retirement) for Alister McGrath. The essay was ostensibly a historical analysis of what happened . . . Continue...

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Here are all the episodes of the Heidelcast. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts. Subscribe directly via RSS Call the Heidelphone anytime at (760) 618-1563. Leave a message and we may use it in a future broadcast. If you benefit from the Heidelcast please . . . Continue reading →

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This slender volume contains four essays. One written jointly by Crawford Gribben and Chris Caughey, one by Matthew Bingham, one by D. G. Hart, and one by yours truly. Ordinarily this volume is, for its size, rather expensive. The price of the . . . Continue reading →

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It has become fashionable among some who identify as confessionally Reformed and among so-called Reformedish (i.e., Baptists who identify with aspects of Reformed theology) types to claim that the Reformed doctrine of salvation hold that there two stages to salvation: initial and . . . Continue...

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We deny that law and gospel should be considered as hermeneutics, or treated as such. We believe that any passage, whether indicative or imperative, can be heard by the faithful as good news, and that any passage, whether containing gospel promises or . . . Continue reading →

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Here is the original episode: Heidelcast 28 With Lane Keister: Does The Federal Vision Theology Lead To Rome? Here are all the episodes of the Heidelcast. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts. Subscribe directly via RSS Call the Heidelphone anytime at (760) 618-1563. Leave . . . Continue reading →

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VIII. Although our justification will be fully declared on the last day (our good works also being brought forward as the sign and proof of its truth, Mt. 25:34–40), still falsely would anyone maintain from this a twofold gospel justification—one from faith . . . Continue reading →

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 04:38

Turretin Talking Like Luther On Justification

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VII. This appears more clearly when we come to the thing itself and the controversy is not carried on coldly and unfeelingly in scholastic cloud and dust (as if from a distance), but in wrestling and agony—when the conscience is placed before . . . Continue reading →

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  I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— not that there is another one, but there are some who trouble you and want to . . . Continue reading →

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You asked for it, you got it. The Heidelcast is back after an 11-month hiatus. Did you miss me? Episode 130 was part of the series on the doctrine of God. If the Lord permits, we will get back to that series . . . Continue reading →

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Heidelcast 53: The Story Of The Meyers Case And State Of The FV Controversy (Pt 1) Resources On The Federal Vision Theology Here are all the episodes of the Heidelcast. The Heidelcast is available wherever podcasts are available. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts. . . . Continue reading →

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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 20:00

Heidelcast Minute: You Might Be A Nomist If

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Heidelcast 61: Nomism And Antinomianism (4) Thanks to Austin Olson for this clip.

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Tuesday, 12 November 2019 20:00

When The Culture War Trumps The Gospel

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The German expression, Der Kulturkampf (The Culture War), originally referred to the attempt by Otto von Bismarck (1815–98), the German politician who created the modern, unified Germany, to suppress the Roman Catholic Church in Germany because he feared that Romanism in Germany . . . Continue...

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Tuesday, 12 November 2019 00:15

Now Easier To Use: The HB Resources Page

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There are over 6,000 posts on the Heidelblog. In our never-ending quest to make the HB easier to use, we have re-designed the resources page. This page allows you, the reader, to access some of the many libraries of resources on the . . . Continue reading →

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Thanks to Austin Olson for this. Stay tuned for more Heidelgoodness. Here is Heidelcast episode #55.

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This was seconded by an observation of some men’s dangerous mistakes, who of late days have taken upon them to give directions for the mortification of sin, who, being unacquainted with the mystery of the gospel and the efficacy of the death . . . Continue reading →

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AGR’s Chris Gordon is preaching through the gospel of John. If you are an AGR listener (subscribe in Apple Podcasts or directly or use our free iOS/Android app) then you are getting these broadcasts delivered directly to your phone. The gospel of John is . . . Continue reading →...

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While we may never know the truth about his recent alleged denial of Christ’s divinity, the fact that the story was plausible witnesses to the lack of theological understanding that has characterized his pontificate from the start. Not since the glory days . . . Continue reading →

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