Music has a special place in my heart. I played alto saxophone in my school band from fourth grade all the way through high school. I had to learn hermeneutics even from that young age. I had to learn how to read sheet music. I had to learn scales. I had to learn that 4/4 … Continue reading The Music of Interpretation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhORtkB0hDo Pastor Josiah Nichols preaches on God creating a day of rest and uses it to prove God, reliability of the Bible, and the gospel of Jesus.
MacArthur, John. Dr. Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 Essential Convictions for Every Pastor Crossway 2019. amazon.com $5.35. Biological Sketch of Author Dr. John Macarthur is the Pastor Teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley California. He has faithfully taught the Bible for over 50 years. He is the Chancellor of the Masters College and … Continue reading Remaining Faithful in Ministry Booklet Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOuxjjD-KNo Pastor Josiah Nichols unpacks 4 objections to the gospel according to Paul and the Bible's answers for them. (Romans 3:1-8). They are the same attacks liberals (political and theological) use still today: 1. Misrepresent the Message. 2. Entrap the response to the misrepresentation. 3. Elevate sin. 4. Justify sin. The Bible's response is to … Continue reading Objections Revealed
1 Timothy 2:8-10, ESV: "8 I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling; 9 likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, 10 but with what is proper for women who … Continue reading Body Shaming and True Beauty
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9khpgsM478 Pastor Josiah Nichols preaches on God's stamp on creation, mankind. He shows how the creation account makes sense of man's origins and our responsibility to our creator.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehnaj-_em0A Pastor Josiah Nichols preaches on how external religious acts do not save you by explaining Romans 2:25-29. Paul shows how circumcision did not save the Jew from God's judgement if it was not backed up with a godly life. In the same way people who have not repented and trusted in Jesus will not … Continue reading External Religiosity Revealed