Has the Church Lost Its Way? With Guest, Dr. Michael Horton

Episode 786 Show Notes 

From the Show

Christians who name the name of Christ and then blaspheme his name among the Gentiles—that is a serious problem. How do we get out of this? The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. We have to raise our eyes from America to the celestial city with angels and archangels, singing, “Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord of Hosts!”

–Dr. Michael Horton

Has the Church Lost Its Way? With Guest, Dr. Michael Horton

Questions in this Episode

  1. A family member is really into Q’Anon and conspiracy theories. I tried to tell her the truth but she’s very combative, so I chose not to continue responding, even though she is mixing a lot of these theories and ideas with Scripture and even the identity of Jesus and his mission. Should I just delete these kinds of people from my social media feeds even though they are my family members?
  2. How do we deal with family members who are emotionally abusive?
  3. There is a lot of division and disagreement over issues like masks and vaccines, but very little of it has to do with the Bible and doctrines. Why is the church so caught up in these kinds of things?

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Recovering Our Sanity: How the Fear of God Conquers the Fears that Divide Us by Dr. Michael Horton

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Adriel Sanchez

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 host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners' questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their four children.

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