Small Town Theologian with Jonathan Shirk

Hosted ByJonathan Shirk

Allowing the Biblical truths of the Heidelberg Catechism to shape our theology and Christian living.

STT 069 – Menno Simons, Rob Bell, & Comfort in the Incarnation (HC LD 14, QA 35-36)

This episode is about how necessary and comforting the incarnation and two natures of Jesus Christ are for us Christians. Once again, theology matters and is inseparable from our comfort and joy.

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DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR FAMILY WORSHIP: (1) What advantages are there to being confessional? (2) Are there disadvantages to being confessional? (3) What about Christianity is lost when saying Jesus Christ had a “celestial flesh” and not true human flesh and blood from Mary? (3) Why does the gospel crumble if Jesus had an earthly father named Larry? (4) Can someone truly trust in Christ and love God if they reject essential truths of the Christian faith? (5) How do HC QAs 14-18 connected to QAs 35-36?


Books: The Heidelberg Catechism: True Comfort for Life & Death & Predestined for Joy: Finding Comfort in a Controversial Doctrine

Associations: Society of Reformed Podcasters & Christian Podcast Community.