We are living in a day when sound biblical preaching has been replaced by man-centered entertainment, and the church is becoming increasingly anti-intellectual, this podcast will encourage believers to think biblically and theologically.  So please join us as we, “Stop and Think About It!”  

#02 - Pelagianism - The Self Help Gospel

#02 - Pelagianism - The Self Help Gospel

 

Are people born with a blank slate or with what theologians call Original Sin?  Do unbelievers really have free will and the capacity to choose God? Are unbelievers spiritually sick and in need of rescue, or spiritually dead and in need of resurrection?  

You can find the answer to these questions and more on this episode of Stop and Think About It.  

 

Episode Navigation:

1:20 - Introduction

1:55 - Examining Dr. Tony Evans Views on Original Sin

4:40 - Definition of Original Sin

7:30 - Spiritual Death

10:15 - Break 

11:00 - Pelagius vs. Augustine (Original Sin, Free Will, Grace)

14:35 - Erasmus vs. Luther (The Bondage of the Will)

15:30 - Man is Dead, not Sick

16:40 - Council of Dort (Arminianism, Semi-Pelagianism)

17:30 - Wesley and Whitfield

18:30 - Little Boy and the Rattlesnake

19:50 - The Doctrine of Free Will?

20:30 - Arguments for Free Will

  • God Did Not Create Robots

  • God Looks Down the Corridors of Time

  • Jesus is a Gentleman

24:30 - Break

25:30 - Charles Finney's Methods

26:40 - Two Heresies from Charles Finney's Systematic Theology

  • Finney Denied Original Sin

  • Finney Denied Imputed Righteousness

27:00 - Billy Graham and The Altar Calls and Sinner's Prayer

31:40 - Seeker Sensitive Churches

36:30 - The Preaching of the Gospel Brings True Conviction

39:35 - Final Thoughts

  • The Gospel

  • Phil Sessa's Closing Comments

43:00 - Ending

 
#03 - A Christian Worldview

#03 - A Christian Worldview

#01 - Sabellius - The Great Pretender

#01 - Sabellius - The Great Pretender