#222 Monergism, Roman Catholicism and the Protestant Reformation

On tonight’s show we look at a sermon preached by David Brown attacking the Reformed doctrine of monergism. What is monergism? Is it Biblical? How did the Reformers differ from the Roman Catholic Church during the time of the Reformation on this issue? What is synergism? What was the view of the Council of Trent? How do these issues affect how we see the gospel? Can we prove from the Bible that regeneration proceeds faith?

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#221 Defending Sola Scriptura: Kenneth Henley’s Views Examined

Recently Kenneth Henley, a Catholic apologist who appears on EWTN, has been writing a series of articles for Catholic Answers attacking Sola Scriptura. Kenneth Henley is a former Baptist minister who converted to Roman Catholicism in the 1990s. Are his articles accurate? What does the Bible teach on the authority of the scriptures? What does Roman Catholicism teach on this issue?

 

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#210 Joe Schimmel’s Gospel Deception

What is the doctrine of perseverance of the saints? Is 5-point Arminianism Biblical? What are the consequences of a practical denial of the doctrine of justification? What is justification? Is Joe Schimmel’s gospel Biblical? Does Joe Schimmel’s gospel presentation agree more with Rome or the Reformation?

#193 Bernie Sanders’ Visit to the Vatican: Rome’s Economics Examined

What is the significance of Bernie Sanders’ recent visit to the Vatican? What views are shared by Bernie Sanders and Pope Francis? Are the economic views of the Roman Catholic Church and Bernie Sanders similar? Does the Vatican in its official documents support capitalism, socialism or fascism? Is an increase in number of supposed human rights a good thing or a bad thing for a free society?