Blue Collar Bereans-logo

Blue Collar Bereans

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures to know truth and apply it to their lives.

The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures to know truth and apply it to their lives.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures to know truth and apply it to their lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

(570)592-5259


Episodes

Defining the Government's Authority: Part 2

2/24/2021
Opening - 00:00 Pick up where we left off - 1:50 What is good? - 2:08 Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 - 3:20 https://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/PDF/1955/0/0500..PDF We should care more about who our sheriff is - 9:00 What is a good Christian witness? - 10:47 When do we disobey the gov’t according to Romans 13 - 22:12 Big gov’t or small gov’t? - 32:23 Looking to bring some balance - 36:52 Lets keep the dialog going -...

Duration:00:46:09

Defining the Government's Authority: Part 1

2/18/2021
Opening - 00:00 Topic introduced - 2:14 Must we obey the gov’t in everything? - 3:10 Jesus is the ultimate authority - 6:09 Love your neighbor, wear a mask! - 16:54 - When science and politics buddy up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6EG3OTXZLU&list=PLBby84KboLbHiQEuvQK37IhLGlsUT67gO&index=23 When does the gov’t lose credibility? - 20:19 What does the science say? -...

Duration:00:48:02

The Continuing Election Drama: Part 2

12/16/2020
Join Nate and Scott in part 2 of The Continuing Election Drama, as they discuss how we should think, clearly and biblically, about all the accusations and all that is unfolding before us concerning the election. 00:00 - Intro 1:00 - Make sure to contact us! 1:55 - Keeping from coming to too quick a conclusion 5:51 - What Scripture say about false testimonies and accusations - Deuteronomy 19:18-19 - Exodus 20:16; 23:1 - Psalm 15:2-3 - 1 Peter 2:1 11:14 - No matter what, God is...

Duration:00:40:28

The Continuing Election Drama: Part 1

12/10/2020
The election drama continues to go on and on, yet it is very important for our nation, and should be important to the Christian. Therefore, how should we think clearly and biblically about all the accusations, court cases and all that is unfolding before us? Join Nate and Scott as they try to sort through all that is unfolding, then join us next week for part 2, as we dig into the Scriptures to see what it means to think biblically about all the accusations. 00:00 - Intro 1:13 -...

Duration:00:39:04

Reformation Celebration: Part 2

10/28/2020
In the Blue Collar Bereans' Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it matters. In part two they wrap up their discussion on the foundational issue of authority, and get into why the difference in authority matters, and the Bible's teaching on the Gospel, and specifically justification by faith alone. Intro - 00:00; Reminder to like our FB page, email us, review/rate us - 1:04; Jumping back in where we left off -...

Duration:00:45:06

Reformation Celebration: Part 1

10/23/2020
In the Blue Collar Bereans Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it matters. In part one they discuss the foundational issue of authority. Intro - 00:00; Thank you & please review/rate us - 1:16; Introducing the topic - 3:24; We are discussing this out of love - 4:34; A Little Background - 6:29; Some silly caricatures - 9:01; The foundational issue - 10:29; Who can interpret the Scriptures? - 12:37; Who made...

Duration:00:31:37

2020 and the End of the World: Part 2

10/7/2020
In this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott move on from discussing how all the crazy news articles we have seen in 2020 are not signs of the end, and they discuss what these events should remind us of, and how we should live in light of what the Bible tells us about the end and Jesus' return. Intro - 00:00 Picking up from last time - 00:35; What we are to remember - 1:05; We should expect suffering - 2:23; Our hope is not in this world - 6:45; Living in view of what’s...

Duration:00:21:52

2020 and the End of the World: Part 1

9/30/2020
With all the crazy news that has come out in 2020, thus far, some are asking if these are signs of the End-Times. On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott discuss why these are not signs of the End-Times, and what we should remember as we think about all the news that has come out over the last few months. Intro - 00:00 IT’S THE END! - 1:03; Are these End-Times Signs? - 4:15; Scott’s Confession - 5:30; Where Nate’s At - 6:26; Mark 13:1-23 - 8:03; Outro - 24:41

Duration:00:25:18

Which Faith Is the True Faith?: Part 2

9/16/2020
In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which ones are not. Intro - 00:00; Like Our Facebook Page, Give Us a Review, or Email us - 00:42 Facebook.com/bluecollarbereans - - bluecollarbereans@gmail.com Back on topic - 2:13; Common Push Back - 2:37; Can Other Religions Stand Up to the Truth Test? - 3:22 https://carm.org/how-do-we-know-christianity-true-and-we-are-not-deceived The Uniqueness of Biblical Christianity -...

Duration:00:33:25

Which Faith Is the True Faith?: Part 1

9/11/2020
In this episode Nate and Scott begin to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which are not. Intro - 00:00; Apologetics - 00:44; Nate’s Personal Story - 6:39; People Innately Know - 8:21; Seeing Evidences Through Our Worldview - 13:00; Apologetics vs. Evangelism - 14:42; Why Does It Matter? - 15:39; A Biblical Worldview - 20:29; Outro - 26:51

Duration:00:27:13

Conflict: Part 2

9/2/2020
In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to deal with conflicts. Intro - 00:00 Introducing the topic - 00:42; Some recap from Part 1 - 1:21 The danger of the internet - 4:29; Conflict with unbelievers - 10:33; The necessity of humility - 13:10 - Psalm 18:27 - Psalm 147:6 - Matthew 23:12 - James 4:6-10 - James 4:1-2; Should we argue publicly? - 17:24; Our goal is to be like Christ - 22:03; Outro - 23:14

Duration:00:23:42

Conflict: Part 1

8/26/2020
In this episode Nate and Scott discuss how to deal with conflict with other Christians. Intro - 00:00; Big announcement - 00:34; Introducing the topic - 1:26; Nonnegotiables (1 Cor. 15:3-5) - 1:49; Secondary things - 11:15; Tertiary things - 13:24; Romans 14 - 16:23; Romans 14 & 1 Corinthians 8-10 - 23:05; Talk through the issue - 25:43; When we just can't agree - 28:40; Outro - 31:42

Duration:00:32:10

Christ Is the Head of the Church: Part 2

8/5/2020
Nate and Scott continue to discuss their differences on how we should apply Romans 13 in our American context, while also continuing the discussion on the statement released by John MacArthur and the elders of Grace Community Church, in Sunny Valley, CA., on why they are defying the orders of their governor.They also look at an article by Phil Johnson to help shed light on the decision by Grace Community Church.

Duration:00:38:10

Christ Is the Head of the Church: Par 1

7/29/2020
Nate and Scott discuss what they have worked through since the beginning of the COVID-19 shutdown, and where they are now. Within this conversation Nate and Scott discuss the statement released by John MacArthur and the elders of Grace Community Church, in Sunny Valley, CA., on why they are defying the orders of their governor. Nate and Scott also discuss how Romans 13, and the Christians submission to the governing authorities, should be applied today.

Duration:00:34:23

The Gospel and America's Racial Divide: Part 2

7/8/2020
In this episode Nate and Scott finish the discussion on Dr. Voddie Baucham's sermon on Ephesians 2, and discuss a few points made by Dr. John MacArthur in a sermon entitled Who's to Blame for the Riots, as they continue the issue of racism in our nation. Full sermon by Dr. Voddie Baucham - Irreconcilable Views of Reconciliation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qZdIseCkZc&t=1405s Full sermon by Dr. John MacArthur - Who’s to Blame for the...

Duration:00:37:01

The Gospel and America's Racial Divide: Part 1

7/1/2020
Today's episode talks about a sermon, on Ephesians 2, preached by Voddie Baucham, this past autumn. His sermon is on a Biblical perspective of race and reconciliation. Next week we will finish our discussion on Dr. Baucham's sermon, and also discuss a few points made from a sermon by Dr. John MacArthur. Dr. Baucham's full message, Irreconcilable Views of Reconciliation, can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qZdIseCkZc&feature=youtu.be Introduction - ; Recap of the first 5...

Duration:00:33:12

Hermeneutics - How to Read the Bible Part 2

6/24/2020
This episode continues the discussion of hermeneutics, which is the art and science of interpretation. 2 Timothy 2:15/Introduction -; Recap then the New Testament Genres - 0:34 Gospels - 1:34; Parables - 4:38; Epistles - 6:56; Revelation - 10:49; Book Summaries - 12:28; Wrap Up - 19:42; Resources - 23:38; Sources and resources Herman Who? - https://store.wretched.org/product/herman-who/herman-who Between Two Worlds by John Stott...

Duration:00:28:46

Hermeneutics - How to Read the Bible Part 1

6/17/2020
This episode discusses principles of hermeneutics which is the art and science of interpretation. Intro; What Did the original author intend to say - 1:53; Four Principles - 2:40; Written for us, but not to us - 10:17; Considering the Genre of each book - 11:59; Historical Narrative - 13:27; The Law - 15:16; Poetry/Psalms - 20:38; Proverbs - 21:43; Prophesy - 24:19; Wrap Up of Part 1 - 25:52; Sources and resources Herman Who? -...

Duration:00:26:57

Can We Trust the Bible? Part 2

5/16/2020
In part 2, of this two part episode, we address the question, “Can we trust our Bibles?” As we discuss the manuscript history, Scripture’s testimony of historical facts, the English translations, and the supernatural nature of the Bible, we conclude that, yes, we can trust the Bible. It is the very Word of God! Resources used for this episode: New Testament Reliability - by Wretched.org and Dr. James...

Duration:00:29:52

Can We Trust the Bible? Part 1

5/6/2020
In part 1, of this two part episode, we address the question, “Can we trust the Bible?” As we discuss the manuscript history, Scripture’s testimony of historical facts, the English translations, and the supernatural nature of the Bible, we conclude that, yes, we can trust the Bible. It is the very Word of God! Resources used for this episode: New Testament Reliability - by Wretched.org and Dr. James...

Duration:00:24:40