Small Town Theologian

STT 082 – Your Baptism Didn’t Save You, but It Should Greatly Comfort You (HC LD 27, QA 72-74)

The ecumenical creeds and Reformed catechisms greatly help us understand how to think about the Bible. They were not created or accepted by one person but rather by many discerning Christians. Millions of Christians through the centuries have confessed them. If we act like we’re the first ones to read the Bible, we’ll fall into…

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STT 081 – Your Baptism Continues to Strengthen You as You Run Your Race (HC LD 26, QA 69-71)

Do you realize that baptism is an ongoing part of how God encourages and strengthens you on your wearying road to eternal life? It will help you to slow down and think about what God is promising you in your baptism, and how He will comfort you through this divine gift. To learn more about…

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STT 080 – God’s Big Gift that Is Often Left Unwrapped Under the Tree (HC LD 25, QA 65-68)

The sacraments of baptism and the Lord’s Supper are often not as valued as they ought to be. Do you realize how important the sacraments are for your ongoing strength and growth in Christ? The sacraments are God’s big gift to you; unwrap them and benefit from them. To learn more about the sacraments and…

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STT 079 – Even Your Best Works Aren’t Part of Your Righteousness (HC LD 24, QA 62-64)

Christians do good works by God’s grace and Spirit, but do good works count toward their righteous standing before God? Is Christ our righteousness or are Christ and our good works our righteousness? Tune in for comfort for the soul. CLARIFICATION: When I say at the end of the podcast, “will reward us with grace…

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SPECIAL (005) – Our Lord’s Great Commission to His Church (Matthew 28:16-20) – Rev. Michael Brown – Milan, Italy

In this episode, Rev. Michael Brown unpacks Christ’s Great Commission to his church from Matthew 28. This message comes out of California, however, Michael is now serving Chiesa Riformata Filadelfia in Milan. He preaches in Italian. One more faithful pastor doing faithful ministry in a “small town” (or massive city) of the world. Here is…

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