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Messages with tag - Sanctification

2015 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Thu, Jun 18, 2015
by Robert Dean
Series: 2015 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 1 hr 13 mins 20 secs

What happens if a person only trusts Jesus Christ for salvation from sin and never tells anyone? Are they only half saved or not saved at all? Will they still go to heaven when they die? Does the reception of salvation really involve two parts or maybe even three: faith in Christ, public confession of that faith, and submission to Christ’s Lordship? Many have learned a method of gospel presentation called “The Roman Road” which included Rom 10:9-10 as the key verse for how to be saved. Based on that verse many have been taught that a person must not only believe in Jesus, but also must publically confess their faith or they are not saved. And some also add that this confession specifically emphasizes submission to the authority or Lordship of Jesus.

Aside from the question of the necessity of public confession, a second popular teaching seeks support from this verse in making a distinction between a “head” belief and a “heart” belief. According to this view, a person must not only understand and affirm the gospel intellectually, a head belief, but in addition must have a heart belief, usually understood to be a commitment to Christ or something equivalent.

2016 DM2 Romans
Tue, Jan 12, 2016
by Doug Karn
Passage: Romans 3:9-20
Series: 2016 DM2 Romans
Duration: 32 mins 21 secs
Let's go to Law School. What is the Law All About? Pages 14D-17E of the Student Manual.

Speaker: Doug Karn

2016 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Wed, Mar 16, 2016
by Andy Woods
Passage: Hebrews 6:4-6
Series: 2016 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 1 hr 18 mins 4 secs
The warning found in Hebrews 6:4-6 has provoked difficulty and disagreement among Bible interpreters and exegetes. Gromacki observes that this passage is “Probably the most controversial passage within Hebrews…” As a result of this difficulty, various interpretations have arisen. Most Calvinist and Reformed interpreters insist that the warning passage is too strong to apply to believers and thus unbelievers are in view in these verses. Arminians contend that the passage is speaking of genuine believers who are at risk of losing their salvation. Others argue that these verses are speaking of genuine believers and the severe warning constitutes a mere hypothetical scenario. Still others contend that theses verses speak of believers who are in jeopardy of losing blessings. Who is right? How are interpreters to make sense of this difficult passage?
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Oct 09, 2018
by Robert Dean
Passage: Exodus 5 & Exodus 19-24
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 50 secs
What do you think of when you hear the word “holy”? Someone who is “saint-like” and perfect? Listen to this lesson to learn that holy means to be set apart and that God is set apart from all His creation and unique in His holiness. Find out why we are not able to make ourselves holy and the meaning of sanctification, starting with the necessity for cleansing. Hear about the nation of Israel and their purpose to be kings and priests. As we learn that we in the Church Age are called to be holy so we can serve God, find out how to fulfill this requirement in a way that brings glory to God and not to ourselves.
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
by Robert Dean
Passage: Exodus 5 & Exodus 19-24
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 8 mins 5 secs

Go back in time and imagine you are one of the Israelites traveling to the land God has promised. Moses, your leader, tells you to prepare yourself to be in the presence of God. Picture a smoky cloud over a quaking mountain and actually hearing the voice of God. What would your reaction be? Awe? Fear? Reverence? Listen to this lesson to learn about these events and their significance as the people were being chosen to be a kingdom of priests to proclaim God’s message to the world. Learn what sanctification meant then and the importance of being set apart to serve God in our own lives. Find out what the opposite of holy is and how we can prepare ourselves to worship God.

Dr. Dean referenced several books during his discussion on universities, including: The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization by Vishal Mangalwadi, How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin Schmidt, How the West Was Won by Rodney Stark, and The Rise of Universities by Charles Homer Haskins.

Ephesians (2018)
Sun, Nov 04, 2018
by Robert Dean
Passage: Ephesians 1:1-2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 59 mins 13 secs
“When the saints go marching in!” What is a saint in your mind? Listen to this lesson to learn how the Bible defines sainthood. Find out the distinction between being holy and being profane. See the three phases of salvation beginning at faith in Christ continuing through spiritual maturity and culminating at the point of death when believers glorify Christ. Knowing you became a saint at the moment of your salvation, make decisions to grow to spiritual maturity as you walk by means of the Holy Spirit.