Pr. Bruss and Pr. Kerns listen in on some bad sermons.
Andrew Farley wants to talk about the Law. Great! Even though he starts out fine, he makes a big mess of things. Listen to Pr. Bruss and Kerns critique his sermon and try to stabilize this Jenga tower he creates.
Pr Bruss and Kerns examine the Epitome of the Formula of Concord discussing Article 5 on the Law and Gospel.
Production Note: Our sound engineer discovered something amiss five minutes in.
Even though Andrew Farley presents arguments for his case, they are not good arguments. You be the judge. Who is telling the truth?
Without Pr. Bruss, I enlisted the help of my friends at The Sacramentalists Podcast. I analyze a guy speaking about Holy Baptism, comparing what he says to those who truly believe the Scriptures that Holy Baptism does something.
No one wants to admit the Pastor they sit under is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. No one! But how do you know?! Just because he makes you laugh, cry, is entertaining or kool does not make him legitimate. Moreover, what are you to do when you realize he’s a wolf? Yikes! You gotta do something…
For one of the sermons we critique in its entirety, copy and paste this in your browser: https://subsplash.com/lifepointnow/messages/mi/+39njj3y But trust me, you’re not missing anything.
What is the result of Article 3? How about Article 4?! Pr Bruss and Kerns examine the Epitome of the Formula of Concord discussing Article 4 on Good Works.
Finally…some good news! Pr Bruss and Kerns examine the Epitome of the Formula of Concord discussing Article 3 on the Righteousness of Faith before God.
Pr Bruss and Kerns examine the Epitome of the Formula of Concord discussing Article 2 on Free Will. Everybody these days thinks they have mounds and mounds of Free Will. Yet ask yourself, can one will themselves out of being sick? No. Can one will themselves out of dying? No. Something is amiss in our knowledge of Free Will. Which leads to this bit of knowledge: Whenever Rush Limbaugh or Bill O’Reilly talk about Free Will–they are not theologians–do not get your theology from them.
Pr Bruss and Kerns examine the Epitome of the Formula of Concord. They discuss Article 1. Original Sin