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A Few Opening Thoughts then Open Phones

Pretty much open phones today with good questions like “Did Augustine really have the gospel?” and “How central is the issue of credobaptism vs. infant baptism?”  Last US DL for a few weeks as I will be overseas, but we do intend to sneak a few programs in (probably in the mornings here in the US) as time permits.

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“Those Who Hate Me Love Death.” —Godly Wisdom

The news is filled with stories of the world expressing its hatred toward the faith and its express intention to take away the liberties and freedoms of anyone who will not bow the knee to Caesar (in our day, celebrate homosexuality, profane marriage, admit that women are men and men are women, abuse children, and, of course, murder children in the womb). This is our culture’s way of demanding that pinch of incense upon the altar. This is our “mark of the beast,” to be sure: obsequious obedience to Caesar’s moral rebellion against God’s law.

It is easy to become angry, and bitter. But we must remember: the world’s hatred of God’s law, resulting in their hatred toward we who represent that law (as we live in submission to the Lordship of Christ), is truly nothing more than the hatred of the rebel creature against the sovereign Creator. The wisdom writer said it long ago:

Whoever finds me finds life, and obtains favor from Yahweh;
But the one who fails to find me destroys himself;
All who hate me love death.
(Proverbs 8:35-36)

Were it not for the grace of God, we too would be vomiting forth our hatred of His ways to our own destruction. Always remember you have been graciously rescued before your righteous indignation carries you across the line into sin.

James White and Jason Robinson Discuss Romans 8:28-34

Pastor Jason Robinson from West Virginia joined us on the program today to offer competing (and conflicting!) interpretations of this key soteriological text.  30 minutes of exegesis then 30 minutes of cross-ex, with ten minutes of closing statements. We developed connection issues during the cross-examination and had to go to the phone to finish things up.  Jeff Durbin joined me after the debate to discuss some of the issues raised in the program.

Here is the YouTube link:
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The Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and browse it to see if there is something there of interest to you. If you are looking for the next upcoming show be sure to subscribe to the blog as we post show announcements the morning of the show.

Responding to the IFB/KJVOs: James White and Jeff Durbin

Did a two part program today. The first (this portion) is a discussion between James and Jeff on the issues raised by a spate of IFB/KJVO videos coming out of the Steven Anderson wing of the IFB movement.  We discuss the gospel and the key issues that followers of this movement need to consider.   Nearly two hours of conversation!

Here is the YouTube link:
Live Video Stream
The Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and browse it to see if there is something there of interest to you. If you are looking for the next upcoming show be sure to subscribe to the blog as we post show announcements the morning of the show.

Catching Up on Recent Events Before Leaving Town

Caught up on a number of articles I had saved before I leave tomorrow for St. Charles and other locations (see the banner ads for details).  Right before the program started Dr. Michael Brown published an article about Twitter’s banning (ready for this?) “deadnaming.”  Yeah.  Deadnaming.  That’s like when you call Bruce Jenner…Bruce Jenner instead of “Caitlyn.”  So, in other words, it is Twitter demanding you bow your knee to the insanity and join in! It’s only going to get worse, folks, believe me.  Anyway, we talked a bit about an article warning about “interfaith dialogues,” we talked about the upcoming pre-conference at G3 on Social Justice, and I finished off discussing the fact that I joined the membership of Apologia Church (Pastor Jeff Durbin) on Sunday, and intend to do what I can to edify the saints there (and through that work many others, since Apologia definitely has a focus upon wide distribution of the preached and taught Word). Obviously, this will not change the mission or focus of Alpha and Omega Ministries, it will only mean I am teaching and preaching and fellowshipping in a different location on Sundays.

Here is the YouTube link:
Live Video Stream
The Dividing Line is on YouTube video. Our YouTube channel also provides videos of most of the debates that Dr. White has done over the years. Take some time and browse it to see if there is something there of interest to you. If you are looking for the next upcoming show be sure to subscribe to the blog as we post show announcements the morning of the show.