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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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Will We Recognize Our Loved Ones In Heaven?

9/16/2019
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Episode 271 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Will we recognize our loved ones in heaven? 2. What does blasphemy of the Holy Spirit mean or entail? I hear discussions about how all can be saved. What about blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? What can a person do? 3. My son was killed. A woman was driving 100 mph, ran a stop sign and t-boned us, taking my son’s life. She was impaired. My...

Duration:00:24:59

Does God Love Some People More Than Others?

9/13/2019
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Episode 270 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Does God love some people more than others? 2. What are good reasons for Christian married couples to put off having kids? When does concern about things like finances, time, and energy in regards to having children cross the line from being wise to being unbiblical and not trusting the Lord’s provision or sovereignty over the womb? What...

Duration:00:24:10

Is God Punishing Me for Not Being a Devoted Enough Christian?

9/12/2019
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Episode 269 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. I’m trying to do family devotions with my kids before bed time. Our oldest is 4 and our youngest is 2 and a half. Right now, all I can do is read a short passage, a few verses, and then say a short prayer. Should I be trying to do more? Do you have any advice? 2. I believe in God and I believe in Jesus. I don't feel saved. I know I trust...

Duration:00:23:59

Does God Judge us for our Past Sins?

9/11/2019
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Episode 268 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. If God desires to save everyone as the Bible clearly teaches, then why does he allow people to choose hell? 2. What does it mean for Christians to be new creations? What exactly is new about us? 3. How can you tell if God is disciplining or judging a person? Does God judge us for our past sins even after we repent? 4. Where do I find a...

Duration:00:24:01

Why Does the Bible Say to Deliver Someone Over to Satan?

9/10/2019
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Episode 267 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. I’m at a new church where they recite the Lord’s prayer in the service. I have never been to a church that recited prayers. I would love to hear your thoughts about this. 2. Lately I’ve really been making the extra effort to control my lust issues. Even to the point of refusing to watch certain TV shows and deleting my Instagram. But all...

Duration:00:24:54

Can We Be Saved By Love?

9/9/2019
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Episode 266 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. What do you think about praying for the Holy Spirit’s presence? Since the Holy Spirit is given to every Christian does it make sense to pray for the Spirit to come? 2. Is the human heart good or bad? Is it bad before Christ enters us and good after he enters? 3. What did Jesus mean when he said in Matthew 5 that the law will not pass...

Duration:00:22:38

Is it Possible to Be Married in the Eyes of God, but Not the State?

9/6/2019
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Episode 265 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Did God create Jesus as the first born of all creation? I have a friend who is Jehovah’s witness and believes that God created Jesus. 2. I’m confused about the Lord’s Supper. Does the bread and wine literally become the body and blood of Christ? 3. How does a person know when they have been born again, as in John chapter 3? 4. Is it...

Duration:00:24:08

Am I Really a Christian If I Still Sin?

9/5/2019
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Episode 264 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Does it matter if a person is cremated or buried? 2. What do you think is more important for a church good preaching or heartfelt worship? 3. Since Galatians 5:24 says, “And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires,” does this mean that if a person hasn’t completely killed sin are they are...

Duration:00:24:28

What Are the Best Ways for Women to Use Their Teaching Gifts?

9/4/2019
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Episode 263 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. In Matthew 12:28 where Jesus says, “If I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom has come”? I’m confused because I thought the kingdom hasn’t come yet. 2. I know there isn’t a biblical prescription on how much married Christians should reproduce, so I would love to have some biblical principles that might guide us in this...

Duration:00:24:54

What Can I Do to Be Right With God?

9/3/2019
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Episode 262 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. How do you understand Jesus Luke 4 where he says that he came to liberate the captives, preach good news to the poor, and perform miracles? 2. What is the real Sabbath day? Is it Saturday or Sunday? 3. Can you explain Psalm 88? This seems so contrary to the New Testaments call to rejoice. Should Christians pray like it shows in psalm...

Duration:00:24:22

How do You Understand the Parable of the 10 Virgins?

9/2/2019
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Episode 261 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. If Jesus came to bring the kingdom of God, why did he allow himself to be crucified? Why didn’t Jesus just bring the kingdom? 2. Am I always called to submit to my pastor’s decision? 3. Do you think a church that sings mostly Hymns in worship can still reach out to the younger generation? 4. How do you understand the parable of the 10...

Duration:00:24:16

Why Did God Allow Satan in the Garden of Eden?

8/30/2019
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Episode 260 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. How does striving in the Christian life fit with relying on the Spirit? It seems like the more I struggle against sin the less progress I make. 2. Why did God allow Satan in the Garden of Eden and why was he allowed to tempt Eve the way he did? Why didn't God just smite Satan, before the Fall, when he rebelled in Heaven? 3. You speak of...

Duration:00:24:59

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

8/29/2019
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Episode 259 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. How does Jesus dying save people? I’m struggling to understand why Jesus needed to die on the cross for our sins. 2. What did Jesus do for three days immediately after the cross? 3. In Ephesians 2:10 it says, “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” I have a hard...

Duration:00:24:59

How Do I Have a Better Prayer Life?

8/28/2019
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Episode 258 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. What do you think can really make the difference between continual failure and gaining victory over sin? 2. What is your view on people who are narcissistic? How do you deal with them, especially if they are a family member or your husband? 3. I’m struggling with my prayer life. I don’t really pray on any sort of regular basis and I’m...

Duration:00:24:59

If Jesus is God, How Was He Still Able to Die?

8/27/2019
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Episode 257 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. What do you think about the ideas that the church has been taken captive to outrage culture? It seems like maybe there is a place for righteous anger. What do you think? 2. What’s the difference between a Major Prophet and a Minor Prophet? 3. In Jude it says, “And have mercy on those who doubt; save others by snatching them out of the...

Duration:00:24:59

Who is the Man of Lawlessness?​

8/26/2019
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Episode 256 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. When Paul speaks to the Thessalonians about the great falling away, what is he speaking of there? 2. I have a friend who used to be a Christian but now claims she is part of the Krishna Consciousness. When I try to talk to her about it, she is convinced that it's actually the same thing. That ultimately, we are all called to love God. I...

Duration:00:24:59

Should We Be Skeptical of Messages of Prosperity?

8/23/2019
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Episode 255 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. Should we be skeptical of messages of prosperity?

Duration:00:24:59

How Can You Tell the Difference Between a Faithful and an Unfaithful Pastor?

8/22/2019
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Episode 254 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. How can you tell the difference between a faithful pastor and an unfaithful pastor?

Duration:00:24:59

How Do You Define The Prosperity Gospel?

8/21/2019
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Episode 253 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. How do you define the prosperity Gospel?

Duration:00:24:59

Are Christians Still Required to Welcome Strangers & Foreigners?

8/20/2019
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Episode 252 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Key questions answered in today's show: 1. In Deuteronomy 26 where it talks about welcoming the stranger apply to us today or has this command passed away with the Old Covenant? 2. As a pastor, how can I help instill love in the members of my congregation? 3. How do you understand Hebrews 11:3: “By faith, we understand that the universe was created by the word of God so that...

Duration:00:24:59