Dave Jenkins, host of the Equipping You in Grace podcast, has been interviewing each of the contributors to The 5 Solas Series (Zondervan), edited by Matthew Barrett. Here are the interviews below with a breakdown of the questions asked. You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher.

Sola Scriptura: Matthew Barrett


Welcome to the 104th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Matthew Barrett on his book God’s Word Alone—The Authority of Scripture: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters (Zondervan Academic, 2016).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

What is Sola Scriptura?

Why Reformation around biblical authority was needed in the 16th century.

The modern shift in authority and how it affects biblical interpretation today.

How the Bible is under attack today.

How Christians should respond in love to attacks to the Bible.

How God has spoken in covenantal words.

The inspiration of Scripture.

The inerrancy of Scripture.

The sufficiency of Scripture.

The clarity of Scripture.

About the Guest: Matthew Barrett (Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Associate Professor of Christian Theology, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as the executive editor of Credo Magazine. He is the author of several books, including God’s Word Alone, Owen on the Christian Life, and Salvation by Grace, and the series editor of the 5 Solas Series. You can read more about him at matthewmbarrett.com.

Christ Alone: Stephen Wellum
 

Welcome to the eighty-ninth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave interviews Dr. Stephen Wellum, Christ Alone—The Uniqueness of Jesus as Savior: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters.

What you’ll hear in this episode:

Dr. Wellum’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects.

The significance of the exclusivity of Christ for today.

A brief outline of the sufficiency of Christ’s finished work.

How Jesus’ ministry as High Priest is neglected today.

How Christians should respond to attacks on penal substitionary atonement.

How Reformed believers differ with Rome on the sufficiency of Christ’s work.

How Reformed Christians should respond in love to differences between Reformation theology and Catholic teaching.

How the exclusivity of Christ is under attack today and how Christians should respond in love to these attacks.

His recommended books for learning more about the person and work of Jesus Christ.

About the Guest: Stephen Wellum is Professor of Christian Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of Kingdom through Covenant (Crossway). He is also writing a systematic theology that will be published around 2017 (B&H Academic).

Grace Alone: Carl Trueman
 

Welcome to the 105th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Carl Trueman– Grace Alone—Salvation as a Gift of God: What the Reformers Taught…and Why It Still Matters (Zondervan Academic, 2017).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

A brief outline of the grace of God in Scripture.

Augustine’s Confessions and the grace of God.

The significance of Augustine’s battle with Pelagius.

Thomas Aquinas an unexpected ally on the grace of God.

Martin Luther’s discovery of justification by faith.

How John Calvin and the Reformed tradition have contributed to our understanding of the grace of God.

A brief outline of how the grace of God relates to the doctrine of the church.

Why the preaching of the Word of God is the primary means of God’s grace.

How the grace of God shaped the Reformers understanding of baptism and the Lord’s Supper.

Prayer as both a response to God’s grace and a means of God’s grace.

The ten points of a church shaped by Sola Gratia.

Carl Trueman is professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, including The Creedal imperative: Histories and Fallacies; Goods Rush in Where Monkeys Fear to Tread; Republocat: Confessions of a Liberal Conservative; Reformation Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; John Owen: Reformed, Catholic, Renaissance Man, Minority Report; and The Wages of Spin. Trueman is also a contributor to Reformation21 where he writes from a Reformed vantage point.

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