Category Archives: Soteriology

Podcast: Felix Culpa

On the latest Mere Fidelity episode, Derek, Matt, and I put on our theology nerd hats and discuss the concept of the felix culpa. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and … Continue reading

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Video: The Trinity in the OT, the Faith of OT Believers, the Angel of the Lord

Today’s question: A number of years ago there was a lot of debate in certain circles in the UK revolving around these topics: the degree to which Christ/the Trinity is explicitly present in the OT; the nature of the Angel … Continue reading

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Video: Legal and Natural Consequences of Sin

Today’s question: What is your understanding of the legal and natural consequences of sin? Should we separate the two? Is there any difference between God’s judgement/wrath and the natural consequence of being handed over to sin/the powers? If you have … Continue reading

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Video: Why Did Satan Enter into Judas to Betray Jesus if He Knew the Cross Would Defeat Him?

Today’s question: “How should we understand Satan entering into Judas and his ensuing plan to betray Jesus (Luke 22:3-6)? The wilderness temptations, the rebuke of Peter (Matt. 16:21-23), Christ’s agony in the garden, and even the calls to him to … Continue reading

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Video: Does Baptism Save Us?

Today’s question: “In Q&A#46, you seem to say that baptism (with water) is necessary for salvation. Am I interpreting your perspective correctly, and if so, what do you think about the man on the cross next to Jesus going to … Continue reading

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Video: How Can Peter Describe False Teachers as Having Been ‘Bought’ By Christ?

Today’s question: “Why does Peter say that the Lord “bought” false teachers in 2 Peter 2:1? How can Christ be said to have “purchased” or “bought” those who are unsaved?” If you have any questions for me, please leave them … Continue reading

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Podcast: Incarnation Anyway?

  Merry Christmas, everyone! As a special Christmas episode—and our final episode of 2016—this week Derek, Matt and I discuss the Incarnation. In particular, we ask whether, if humanity had not sinned, Christ would still have come. Much theological nerdiness … Continue reading

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