In this episode, part one of two, Brett and Jason discuss the Fourth Commandment according to Luther's small and large catechisms. The Fourth Commandment establishes authority and prohibits anarchy and is crucial to understanding the second table of the Law where God shows us how to love our neighbor. Included... read more →
In this episode, Brett and Jason explore the concept of rest in the Third Commandment. Solid, true, biblical teaching (orthodoxy) is a fulfillment of the Third Commandment because it comforts consciences and provides rest.
In this episode, Brett and Jason do a Bible study on 1 Timothy 1:3-11 and explore the nature of the Third Commandment and how it prohibits heresy. Heresy is especially dangerous, because it robs us of the comfort and rest provided in the Gospel.
In this episode, Brett and Jason discuss the nature and spiritual principles of the Third Commandment. The Third Commandment is more than simply avoiding work on Sunday. It is about resting in the promises of God's Word fulfilled for us in Jesus Christ.
Brett & Jason take a break from the Ten Commandments and the catechisms to answer some e-mail questions from listeners about direct revelation from God, the nature of Holy Communion, and Christ's descent into hell.
In this episode, Brett and Jason examine the nature of prayer as the fulfillment of the Second Commandment by doing a Bible study on 1 Timothy 2:1-8. Prayer is closely tied to our responsibility as truth-tellers under the Second Commandment because it is the proper use of God's name.
In this episode, Brett and Jason look at the Biblical account of Ananias and Sapphira from Acts 5:1-11 through the lens of the Second Commandment. In this study, they discuss how the Second Commandment prohibits blasphemy. Christians are to be truth-tellers, pointing out the ugliness and reality of sin and... read more →
In this episode, Brett and Jason take up the Second Commandment according to Luther's Small and Large Catechisms. They discuss the difference between the Second Commandment in the Lutheran and Reformed traditions and explore how blasphemy and prayer are related to God's instructions to us in the Second Commandment.
In this episode, Brett and Jason discuss the nature of faith in God as opposed to idolatry. They examine the different ways to talk about faith, and then move to a Bible study on Rom. 4:1-12.
In this episode, Brett and Jason turn to the Scriptures to study the concept of idolatry as prohibited by the first commandment. In looking at the "Parable of the Rich Fool" from Luke 12:13-21, they discuss covetousness as idolatry, idolatry of... read more →