Peter Goeman

What the Bible Says about Angels and a Divine Council

Is there a divine council? In this episode we discuss the Bible texts which talk about angels being granted special authority over nations and how that should impact our understanding of how God interacts with angels. We talk about the Divine Council worldview that Mike Heiser popularized in his book The Unseen Realm. We also…

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The “Biblicism” of the Reformation (Ep 151)

This episode continues the discussion from last time about biblicism. Although last episode discussed methodology and logic of interpretation primarily, this episode discusses biblicism from a standpoint of history and specifically the Reformation. We look at Wyclif, Zwingli, Luther, and Calvin and look at some of the examples of how the Reformers were guilty of…

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Is the Bible Enough? Is Biblicism Bad? (Ep 150)

In this episode we examine the concept of biblicism. Is biblicism dangerous? Do we need creeds and confessions to tell us what the Bible means? Or, to put it another way, should we let our theological presuppositions dictate the meaning of a passage? We review a past episode of Theocast on biblicism and why there…

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Understanding Titus 1:6: Do a Pastor’s Children Need to be Believers? (Ep 149)

In this video we look at Titus 1:6 and examine elder qualifications. Titus 1:6 says that an elder (a church leader or pastor) should have “children who believe” (NASB) or “faithful children” (LSB). Which translation better conveys the qualification for a church leader? Tim Miller (Shepherds Theological Seminary) joins us to talk about this vital…

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The Holy Spirit is Female, Resurrection, Psalm Superscripts, and Other Questions (Ep 148)

We look at a variety of issues, such as the resurrection and reign of believers, whether baptism can be done in Jesus’s name, and whether the Holy Spirit should be thought of as feminine. Time stamps and topics are as follows: 00:00 Introduction 2:13 The Resurrection and Reign of Dead Saints 12:09 Being Baptized in…

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