Is Predestination a Core Doctrine?

Episode 814 Show Notes 

From the Show

Sometimes when we are growing in our understanding of a articular doctrine or tradition we can get over zealous—some people refer to it as the cage-stage where you are going around obnoxiously telling everyone about it.

Adriel Sanchez

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Questions in this Episode

  1. What do I do when I don’t feel saved?
  2. My friend is saying that you have to believe in election and predestination to be a true Christian. What do you say to that?
  3. In Leviticus 16, the sacrifice of the scapegoat is mentioned. God commands the Israelites to send the scapegoat out to “Azazel.” All of the research I have done makes it seem like Azazel is a demonic spirit. If that’s right, why did God command Israel to make a sacrifice to Azazel?
  4. Were any of the people in the flood believers, and if so, what happened to them?

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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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