What Do We Do With God’s Unshared Attributes?

This episode centers on a discussion which my wife Julie and I had about a question from one of her Bible Study women. They read Jen Wilkin’s book “None Like Him” about God’s attributes He does not share with us (Omni-present, omniscient, etc). Julie got a question from someone in her study asking, in essence: “Now that I know about these, what do I do with them?”

Link to Jen Wilkin’s book “None Like Him”

https://us.10ofthose.com/none-like-him-10-ways-god-is-different-from-us-and-why-thats-a-good-thing-9781433549830/

Reflections on the Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds

Episode 119 centers on a discussion of the Lord Jesus’ parable of the wheat and the weeds found in Matthew 13:24-30 as well as the explanation given by the Lord in Matthew 13:36-43.

Two specific applications look at the question: “Why doesn’t God remove evil from the world?” as well asking us to expand our focus beyond the evils of our world.

Taking Advantage of a Great Grace

Audio-Post-11 is a reading of an article on my original blog School of the Solitary Place. In this post, I discuss several graces available to us in our time and place, particularly, for English speakers, the grace of having multiple translations of the Bible available to us in English.

The article can be found at https://schoolofthesolitaryplace.blogspot.com/2018/03/taking-advantage-of-great-grace.html

Be Wary of a Christ-Absent Mindset

Episode 117 centers on how our culture’s collective mindset is largely Christ-absent. The influence of Christ would largely be seen as irrelevant to our real-world, everyday lives. The episode also feature a discussion of several biblically-based, purposeful practices which a follower of Christ can do to keep Christ in our thoughts.

Living A Christ Focused Life – Episode 116

Finding Hidden Treasure returns after a long absence. Episode 116 is a discussion of how easily we are distracted. The 17th century theologian and philosopher Blaise Pascal observed how we are distraction-seekers, even to our own hurt. The discussion looks at some modern examples of this. It concludes by encouraging us to recognize our capacity for self-distraction and to seek to live a Christ-focused life.

This podcast is also in video format. It can be found at the Finding Hidden Treasure You Tube channel. The video can be found here.

The link to the article “What Is the Gospel?” from Ligonier Ministries can be found here.

The free English Standard Bible app from Crossway can be accessed from https://www.esv.org/resources/mobile-apps/