October 25, 1555 Charles V shocked the world by stepping down. Publicly done in front of the people of the Netherlands, we get a good view of how the kingdom of man changes, but the kingdom of God lasts forever.
Hosea keeps making his plays on words and continues to show us our need for Jesus Christ. Revs. Powell and Mosley join me in dissecting the last section of Hosea chapter 8.
During the trouble over Servetus in Switzerland, England switches hands as well as religions. Enter onto the scene Bloody Mary, the new Queen of England.
Rev. Powell and I discuss sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind and other bad ideas given to us by Hosea.
Basel reacts against Calvin after Servetus, but why? What changed to make the church in Basel begin to drift? We examine it and discover a few principles for our churches today.
Pilgrim Talk Podcast: Hezekiah and Assyria
What is Judah doing during the destruction of the Samaria and the preaching of Hosea? Well, see what happens with Assyria and Judah in this podcast.
The burning of the heretic Servetus is a major talking point for opponents of Calvin today. But what about during his own day? How did this work fit into what was going on in Basel and what does it teach us?
While the gang gets a rest, I take a look at 2 Kings 17 and power of self deception of sin. The warnings of Hosea are for us today, and 2 Kings can help us remember that fact.
Simon Sulzer is back and so too is a man named Castillio. Trouble is brewing and you need to get the beginning of it here. Don’t miss out on the beginning of an internal struggle in the Reformed Church that will last decades!
The Book Review podcast returns with two books to review, and one website full of 18th and 19th century Presbyterian writings! I mean you know you want to listen now!