Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 2 Thessalonians 2:6-8

Rev. Brent McGuire discusses the Evangelical use of 2 Thessalonians 2:6-8 to support a secret rapture of the Church.

2 Thessalonians 2:6-8 – (6)And now you know what is holding him back, so that he may be revealed at the proper time. (7)For the secret power of lawlessness is already at work; but the one who now holds it back will continue to do so till he is taken out of the way. (8)And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will overthrow with the breath of his mouth and destroy by the splendor of his coming.

Guest: Rev. Brent McGuire
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 2 Thessalonians 2:6-8
Original Air Date: February 29, 2008

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Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Isaiah 45:22

Rev. Steven Parks discusses the Evangelical use of Isaiah 45:22 to support the notion that you cooperate with God in your salvation.

Isaiah 45:22 – “Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other.

Guest: Rev. Steven Parks
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Isaiah 45:22
Original Air Date: February 28, 2008

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Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Matthew 3:16

Rev. Steven Parks discusses the Evangelical use of Matthew 3:16 to support immersion as the proper form of baptism.

Matthew 3:16 -As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him.

Guest: Rev. Steven Parks
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Matthew 3:16
Original Air Date: February 7, 2008

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Matthew 28:6 (mp3)

Note: Thanks to Nathan Beethe for editing this episode.

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Daniel 9

Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of Daniel 9 to support the premillennial dispensational view of the end times.

Guest: Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Daniel 9
Original Air Date: February 27, 2008

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Note: Thanks to Nathan Beethe for editing this episode.

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Matthew 28:6

Rev. Steven Parks discusses the Evangelical use of Matthew 28:6 to deny the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper.

Matthew 28:6 – He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.

Guest: Rev. Steven Parks
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Matthew 28:6
Original Air Date: February 21, 2008

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Note: Thanks to Nathan Beethe for editing this episode.

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: James 2:20

Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of James 2:20 to deny faith alone.

James 2:20 – You foolish man, do you want evidence that faith without deeds is useless?

Guest: Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: James 2:20
Original Air Date: February 20, 2008

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Note: Thanks to Nathan Beethe for editing this episode.

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Revelation 20:5-6

Rev. Brent McGuire discusses the Evangelical use of Revelation 20:5-6 to support a 1000 year reign of Christ on Earth.

Revelation 20:5-6 – (5)(The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended.) This is the first resurrection. (6)Blessed and holy are those who have part in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.

Guest: Rev. Brent McGuire
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Revelation 20:5-6
Original Air Date: February 6, 2008

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Note: Thanks to Nathan Beethe for editing this episode.

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of 1 Corinthians 9:22 to justify seeker sensitive churches.

1 Corinthians 9:22 – To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some.

Guest: Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 1 Corinthians 9:22
Original Air Date: January 7, 2008

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: 1 Corinthians 9:22 (mp3)

Note: Thanks to Nathan Beethe for editing this episode.

Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Revelation 3:20

Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller discusses the Evangelical use of Revelation 3:20 to derive decision theology.

Revelation 3:20 – Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.

Guest: Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller
Topic: Responding to Evangelical Proof Texts: Revelation 3:20
Original Air Date: November 19, 2007

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