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Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California (Escondido, California) and host of the Core Christianity national radio broadcast. He is the author of many books, including Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story. Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a co-host of the Core Christianity national radio broadcast.

Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California (Escondido, California) and host of the Core Christianity national radio broadcast. He is the author of many books, including Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story. Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a co-host of the Core Christianity national radio broadcast.
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Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Seminary California (Escondido, California) and host of the Core Christianity national radio broadcast. He is the author of many books, including Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story. Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a co-host of the Core Christianity national radio broadcast.

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Episodes

What Does It Mean To Be Baptized In The Holy Spirit?

1/18/2019
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Episode 100 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Is hell really a lake of fire? 2. Does God hear the prayer of unbelievers? 3. Are there new apostles today? 4. What does Paul mean in Ephesians 5 when he tells women to submit to their husbands? 5. How should I go about finding God’s perfect plan for my life? 6. What does it mean to be baptized by the Holy Spirit?

Duration:00:24:59

Does It Matter Which Day We Gather to Worship God?

1/17/2019
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Episode 99 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. In Jeremiah 15:19 it says, “If you repent, I will restore you that you may serve me; if you utter worthy, not worthless, words, you will be my spokesman. Let this people turn to you, but you must not turn to them.” How might this apply to the church today? 2. Did the Roman Emperor Constantine switch the day of worship from Saturday to...

Duration:00:24:59

How Should We Understand The Transfiguration?

1/16/2019
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Episode 98 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Is it okay for a Christian to practice yoga? 2. Ephesians 1 says that Jesus has a plan to unite all things to himself. Will this include all people, even people in hell? 3. What is the difference between being predestined for adoption and predestination in general? 4. If Jesus was God, why did he not want to go to the cross while in the...

Duration:00:24:59

What It Means To Fix Our Eyes On Jesus

1/15/2019
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Episode 97 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. What does it look like to fix my eyes on Jesus? 2. If Jesus is the son of God how can he also be God? 3. How do you think Christians should be involved in or think about problems surrounding the environment? 4. Do you think Christians can learn important truth from Jewish Rabbis? 5. Should we wait for sanctification or strive to be...

Duration:00:24:59

How Do We Crucify The Flesh?

1/14/2019
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Episode 96 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. What does it mean in Mark 6:4-6 where Jesus marveled at unbelief? 2. How do we crucify the flesh? 3. Is it possible to be a Christian-Buddhist? 4. What is the difference between legalism and love?​ 5. How should we think about transhumanism, the idea that somehow technology can help humanity ascend beyond what we currently are?​

Duration:00:24:59

How Should We Celebrate the Lord's Supper?

1/11/2019
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Episode 95 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. John 6:56, When Jesus said, “Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him,” was he speaking literally? 2. How can I learn to encourage people with the gospel? 3. What advice do you have for Christians today who continue to feel that there is such an attack on religious liberty? How should local churches and...

Duration:00:24:59

Can We Stop Sinning Once and For All?

1/10/2019
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Episode 94 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Who is the abomination of desolation? 2. If God is sovereign and Satan is under God’s control, then why does God allow Satan to tempt us? And why does God blame us for giving into temptation if we don’t have a choice? 3. Where in the Bible does it teach that hell lasts forever? 4. Why did Jesus leave the earth after his resurrection?...

Duration:00:24:59

Should Christians Practice Spiritual Disciplines?

1/9/2019
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Episode 93 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. I didn’t grow up Christian and through the help of some friends, I have come to believe that salvation is all of grace and not based on our works because of Jesus Christ’s sacrifice on the cross. But I have this question: If the gospel is about what Jesus has done, and has nothing to do with us, then why should we bother doing good...

Duration:00:24:59

What Happened When Jesus Died on the Cross?

1/8/2019
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Episode 92 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. I have a question about the resurrection of the saints in Matthew 27:51–54. What does the Bible mean here? 2. I have heard you say this before but I’m not sure I understand it. What does it mean that Jesus was raised for our justification? 3. If God is not the author of sin, how do you understand Isaiah 45:7 which says, "I form the...

Duration:00:24:59

What Does It Mean to Take Up Our Cross?

1/7/2019
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Episode 91 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Was Jesus raised from the dead with a body or was his resurrection only spiritual? 2. What happens to infants who die? Do they go straight to heaven because they haven’t committed sin yet? 3. What does a person really need to know to be saved? I’m asking because I want to better know how to share the gospel and I worry about a too...

Duration:00:24:59

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?

1/4/2019
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Episode 90 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. In John 15:19 Jesus says, “If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.” Is Jesus is saying that being hated by people is a sign of being a true Christian? 2. How would you encourage a person who finds prayer to be...

Duration:00:24:59

Do Miracles Still Happen Today?

1/3/2019
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Episode 89 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. So the Bible says Jesus is the Son of God, but I don't understand how God could become a human being. Did he just take over someone's body? How did it happen? 2. Do miracles still happen? I believe that miracles happened in the ancient world, but I wonder about today? Should we still see miracles like healing, prophecy, and signs from...

Duration:00:24:59

What Jesus Meant by "On This Rock I Will Build My Church"

1/2/2019
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Episode 88 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. What is grace? 2. Is Peter and his writing more important than the other apostles? 3. Why doesn’t God protect his people from mass shootings and natural disasters? Isn’t God supposed to keep his people safe? 4. Is it okay to pray the Lord’s Prayer? Is it better to pray in our own words? 5. How does a person become holy? Are there...

Duration:00:25:01

Top Questions and Answers of 2018

1/1/2019
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Episode 87 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Does God really work all things together for good? 2. What do you think is really important for making progress in holiness. What do you think I should really focus on? 3. My husband is addicted to pornography and I can't get him to stop. What should I do to save my marriage? 4. I have heard that “God will never give you more than you...

Duration:00:25:01

Should Christians Expect Powerful Spiritual Experiences Today?

12/31/2018
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Episode 86 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Should Christians seek to imitate Christ’s love? Does this mean we should take vows of poverty? 2. How best can a single woman serve Christ? 3. Some Christians are so confident that they are saved that they don’t feel any need to do good works while others are so worried about their salvation and doing good works that they can fall into...

Duration:00:25:01

How Christians Should Think About Cremation

12/28/2018
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Episode 85 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. How important is it for church to be exciting? 2. Why do you think studying theology is practical? 3. How can I have a close relationship with God? 4. Does the Bible have anything to say about cremation? 5. I have heard it said that some people are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good. Is this a real danger, in your opinion?

Duration:00:25:01

Special Conversation with Senator Ben Sasse

12/27/2018
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Episode 84 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com

Duration:00:24:59

How to Confess Your Sins to One Another

12/26/2018
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Episode 83 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. I have a college professor that says that God created the world out of pre-existing matter, that God used stuff that already existed to form and shape the world as we know it. I’m a little confused, is this the normal Christian view? What should I believe about how God created the world? 2. What does the Bible means in James 5 when it...

Duration:00:24:59

The Gospel According to Mary

12/25/2018
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Episode 82 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Matthew 2:15 quotes Hosea 11:1 “out of Egypt I called my Son.” I’m wondering how does this fit the context and what does this have to do with Jesus’ birth and the Christmas story?​

Duration:00:24:59

Worshipping the King Born on Christmas Day

12/24/2018
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Episode 81 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Christmas today seems to be so caught up in consumerism today. How should we as Christians celebrate Christmas without getting caught up in the materialism of the season? 2. I struggle with being content. Philippians 2:14 says that I should do all things without grumbling or disputing. Yet, in the Psalms, David is often grumbling and...

Duration:00:24:59