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Doctrine and Devotion is a weekly podcast exploring Christian faith and practice from an experiential perspective marked by the fun and humor that characterize real friendship.

Doctrine and Devotion is a weekly podcast exploring Christian faith and practice from an experiential perspective marked by the fun and humor that characterize real friendship.
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Doctrine and Devotion is a weekly podcast exploring Christian faith and practice from an experiential perspective marked by the fun and humor that characterize real friendship.

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English


Episodes

Sanctifying Social Media

10/17/2019
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The guys talk about social media: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Why does social media bring out the worst in some Christians? The guys offer seven ways to make the best use of social media, and share some of their social media habits. Plus, Jimmy hires a french photographer and Joe blocks someone on Twitter. OUR SPONSOR Dwell is the most innovative Audio Bible app available. It is often called "the Spotify of Scripture" because of how easy they’ve made it to explore the catalog of Holy...

Duration:00:38:50

The 1689 on the Promise of Christ

10/14/2019
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The guys are wrapping on chapter 20 of the 1689 Confession to talk about the sufficiency of the word and the efficacy of God grace in converting sinners. When we lose confidence in the word of God what do we often trust in to see conversions? Is Kanye our great hope for reaching the next generation? Plus, Joe got his hands on some photos of Jimmy for all of our enjoyment. See Jimmy pre-military school and mid-military school. #themarmiondifference Our Sponsor Dwell is the most innovative...

Duration:00:27:42

Dealing with Doubt

10/10/2019
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Joe and Jimmy answer a listener’s email about his struggle with doubt and faith. Why doesn’t God always “show up” when we pray? What can we do in our seasons of doubt? Plus, Jimmy wears turquoise, and Joe does math. Our Sponsor Dwell is the most innovative Audio Bible app available. It is often called "the Spotify of Scripture" because of how easy they’ve made it to explore the catalog of Holy Scripture. To download the app and start your 7 day free trial visit www.dwellapp.io. For all...

Duration:00:30:44

Did David Rape Bathsheba?

10/8/2019
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Jimmy and Joe are dropping a bonus episode to join the freak out frenzy on the Twitter! What happened? Rachael Denhollander said something about the Bible. Then, a number of people gasped passed out. Some attacked Rachel, and others had some thoughtful responses. What is the issue? Did David rape Bathsheba in 2 Sam. 11:2-5? Joe and Jimmy break it down and offer their thoughts. For all the snow notes and links visit www.doctrineanddevotion.com/podcast/david-bathsheba

Duration:00:18:41

The 1689 on The Promise of Christ (20.3)

10/7/2019
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Joe and Jimmy discuss the 1689 Confession, Chapter 20, paragraph 3 and the spread of the gospel in different places and times and why it seems to take root and bear fruit in some areas and not others. Plus, Joe is heckled at church and Jimmy is believed to be Joe’s grandson. Our Sponsor Dwell is the most innovative Audio Bible app available. It is often called "the Spotify of Scripture" because of how easy they’ve made it to explore the catalog of Holy Scripture. To download the app and...

Duration:00:22:47

Can Men and Women Be Friends?

10/3/2019
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Today we get to hear Jimmy and Joe recap the West Coast Conference that went down last weekend. Spoiler: The conference was great, the hotel was terrible. Then the guys share the live recording of Doctrine and Devotion on the subject of friendship. The specific question is, “Can men and women be friends?” Be sure to check out Can Christian Men and Women Be Friends? by Paul Maxwell and The Church Needs Men and Women to Be Friends by Jen Wilkins. For all the links and show notes...

Duration:00:33:31

Creating a Calvinist

9/26/2019
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Jimmy and Joe share the ten books they encourage new calvinists to read in the first year or so of their investigation of Reformed Theology. Together for the Gospel is going down April 14-16, 2020 in Louisville, KY. Registration is open, and our listeners have been given a special discount code. Enter “doctrine” as a promo code on checkout and save $10. Get all the details at T4G.org. For all the books, links and show notes visit www.doctrineanddevotrion.com/podcast/creating

Duration:00:30:04

The 1689 on The Promise of Christ

9/23/2019
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Joe and Jimmy open up the 1689 Confession, Chapter 20 to talk through paragraph 2 on the extent of grace and the limits of general revelation. Why can’t general revelation lead someone to Christ? And how should this small paragraph move us as Christians? Our Sponsor Together for the Gospel is going down April 14-16, 2020 in Louisville, KY. Registration is open, and our listeners have been given a special discount code. Enter “doctrine” as a promo code on checkout and save $10. Get all the...

Duration:00:22:29

Thinking Through Suicide

9/19/2019
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Jimmy and Joe step into the subject of suicide, asking what qualifies as suicide, and why should we take it seriously? What does the Bible say about suicide? Is suicide a sin? Is it “the unforgivable sin”? Plus, Jimmy hangs out with Tom Ricketts and Joe sets off alarms at the hospital. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts please talk to your pastor, your family, or call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. Our Sponsor: Together for the Gospel is going down April...

Duration:00:35:00

The 1689 on The Promise of Christ

9/16/2019
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The JoFo is back talking The 1689 Confession, Chapter 20, paragraph 1 on The Gospel and The Extent Thereof. Following the Covenant of Works God offers the “promise of Christ” as “the means of calling the elect, and begetting in them faith and repentance.” Plus, newcomers lunch at church, Joe slept at church, and Jimmy stirs the pot. Today, the guys are recommending R.B.C. Howell’s, classic The Covenants. Our Sponsor: Together for the Gospel is going down April 14-16, 2020 in Louisville,...

Duration:00:31:41

Black and White Experiences

9/12/2019
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Sit down and get comfortable, or uncomfortable, as three friends talk about some sensitive issues. Joe and Jimmy are joined by Travell Rounds for an hour long episode where Travell shares his recent run-in with the cops, and this becomes the start of a conversation on differing experiences of blacks and whites within the same city. Conversations like this can help us learn how to listen to each other and understand one another’s experiences. Joe predicts 1.2% of our audience will unsubscribe...

Duration:00:54:35

The 1689 on God's Law (19.7)

9/9/2019
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Jimmy and Joe are chaperoned on this episode by Travell Rounds. Travell is a member of and frequent preacher at Redeemer Fellowship. The guys get into the final paragraph of Chapter 19 of the 1689 on God’s law, and discuss the relationship between law and gospel, and how God uses the law in our dailty Christian lives for our spiritual growth. Our Sponsor Together for the Gospel is going down April 14-16, 2020 in Louisville, KY. Registration is open, and our listeners have been given a...

Duration:00:27:32

Managing Miscommunication

9/5/2019
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The guys are back and decide to talk through the issue of miscommunication. Where do we typically fail in communication in the church and ministry? How does it happen, and how can we do better in our communication? Our Sponsor Together for the Gospel is going down April 14-16, 2020 in Louisville, KY. Registration is open, and our listeners have been given a special discount code. Enter “doctrine” as a promo code on checkout and save $10. Get all the details at T4G.org. For all the links...

Duration:00:35:19

The 1689 on God's Law (19.6)

9/2/2019
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Joe and Jimmy are back to talk about the Law of God from the 1689 Confession (Chapter 19, paragraph 6). What does it mean when we say we are “not under law but under grace,” and how does this relate to the use of the law in the life of the Christian? Does a Christian have to keep the law? Plus Joe doesn’t know how to do Labor Day. To get into the Ten Commandments we encourage our listeners to check out Thomas Watson treatment of the Big Ten here. Our Sponsor Together for the Gospel is...

Duration:00:25:59

Spirit and Truth

8/29/2019
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Jimmy is back from Jamaica, and Les Lanphere is back on the mic with the guys to talk about his upcoming documentary, Spirit and Truth. Joe and Jimmy ask Les about “Reformed worship”, the problems in many evangelical worship services, and a lot more. Plus, Les looks like Kirk Cameron, and Jimmy gets water in his ear and is rushed to the hospital. If you haven’t seen his first documentary, be sure to check out Calvinist. And as we wait for his new doc, Spirit and Truth, to be released sign...

Duration:00:45:34

The 1689 on God's Law (19.4-5)

8/26/2019
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The guys are back in The 1689 Confession, Chapter 19 paragraphs 4 and 5, discussing the Law of God. This time Joe and Jimmy hit the civil laws of the Old Covenant and go back to the moral law as perpetually blinding for the church, even under the New Covenant. Plus, does Jimmy fly in First Class while his wife and kids fly among the commoners? To go deeper into the moral, civil, and ceremonial divisions of the law, pick up From the Finger of God: The Biblical and Theological Basis for the...

Duration:00:23:51

You're Not The Hero

8/22/2019
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Jimmy brings up one of Joe’s tweets related to contending for the faith, and they spend some time discussing the meaning behind it. Too often we think of ourselves as the hero in the midst of conflict, which can lead us to think of opponents as villains, and excuse our methods or approach even if wrong. Those who think of themselves as the hero will lack the humility needed to honor the Lord.

Duration:00:24:29

The 1689 on God's Law (19.3)

8/19/2019
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The guys step into paragraph 3 of Chapter 19 of the 1689 Baptist Confession, focusing on the ceremonial law of the Old Covenant. Why don’t we keep the ceremonial laws today? How did they prefigure Christ? Joe and Jimmy take a look at the tabernacle and how it ultimately points to Jesus Christ. To go deeper into the moral, civil, and ceremonial divisions of the law, pick up From the Finger of God: The Biblical and Theological Basis for the Threefold Division of the Law by Philip Ross. For...

Duration:00:26:17

A Back to School Prayer

8/15/2019
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The guys are back, school is in session, and Joe doesn’t know Roman numerals. On this episode the guys talk through John Calvin’s Prayer on Preparing to Go to School. It’s a beautiful and helpful prayer that can guide both students and parents in praying through the beginning of the school year. You can read the prayer below in its entirety, and you can order the seven volume set of John Calvin’s Tracts and Letters by Banner of Truth here. Prayer on Preparing to Go to School O LORD, who...

Duration:00:30:20

The 1689 on God's law (19.2)

8/12/2019
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The guys are back on the 1689 in Chapter 19, paragraph 2, talking about the law of God written on the heart of man and its subsequent revelation on Mt. Sinai. Before they get into the three-fold division of the law and the three uses of the law (next week), Jimmy and Joe remind us that all are guilty for their disobedience to God’s commands, whether they received them at a mountain, were taught them by their parents, read them in the bible, or never had them articulated to them by anyone in...

Duration:00:26:48