Category Archives: Video

Video: Man, Woman, Deception and Authority in 1 Timothy 2

Today’s question: How do we explain 1 Timothy 2:14? On the one hand it appears to have a novel idea that Adam was not deceived in the fall. While on the other it appears to ground the submission of women … Continue reading

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Video: Call No Man Father, Castor and Pollux, Contraception

Today’s questions come from one of my Patreon supporters: 1.) How can Paul call Timothy his “true child in the Faith” (1 Tim 1:2; cf. 1 Cor 4:17, 2 Tim 1:2) when Jesus forbids calling anyone Father besides God (Matt … Continue reading

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Video: The Church and the Natural Family

Today’s question: In the past two episodes of “Mere Fidelity” there was an underlying issue which was touched on, but not fully discussed. That is the relationship between the biological family and the New Family of which Christ is the … Continue reading

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Video: Jairus’ Daughter and the Woman with the Issue of Blood

Today’s question: What’s going on with the story of the healing of Jairus’ daughter and the woman who touches the hem of Jesus’ garment? I know there are similarities between the two, but I’m not sure what to make of … Continue reading

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Video: The Cherubic Faces of Solomon’s Water Chariots

Today’s question: Why are the stands and basins of the Solomonic temple decorated with bulls, lions and cherubim? The bulls have sacrificial associations, the lions – kingly, and the cherubim just divine, I guess. But is there any specific significance … Continue reading

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Video: Being Born Again, Baptism, and the Subjective and Objective Work of the Spirit

Today’s questions: What is your understanding of what regeneration, being born again, and the new birth mean in Scripture? And how do common contemporary Christian understandings align or deviate from what Scripture means by these things? And: Really quick follow-up, … Continue reading

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Video: Peter Leithart and Me on Baptismal Efficacy

Today’s question: I just finished Leithart’s The Priesthood of the Plebs. It was one of the most stimulating books I have read in a long, long time. I also have recently watched some of your videos on baptism. How does … Continue reading

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Video: Richard Rohr on Scripture

Today’s question: I came across this post from Richard Rohr on how Jesus interpreted scripture (https://cac.org/jesus-interpreted-scripture-2017-01-10/). Here is a quote from the post: “Jesus consistently ignored or even denied exclusionary, punitive, and triumphalistic texts in his own inspired Hebrew Bible in … Continue reading

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Video: Singles Adopting

Today’s question: I am curious about your thoughts regarding the growing trend of singles in the church adopting children. More specifically- is the Biblical prohibition of sexual immorality simply a nominal command to keep sex within marriage for its own … Continue reading

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Video: Is there Meaning to be Found in the Ordering of the Books of the Bible?

Today’s question: “Do you think there is meaning to be found in the ordering of the books of the Bible?” Within the video. I reference James Jordan’s discussion of the ordering of the Old Testament books. I also reference Yoram … Continue reading

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