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Doctrine of Grace: Unconditional Election
Jul 1 • 64 min
It is a doctrine misunderstood, it is one we rebel against. What is Unconditional Election? Does God look to the future and decide our fate? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Bible Questions Part 2
Jun 24 • 62 min
Bill and Byron come together to answer some questions about the Christian faith. What are the roles of Elders? How do you measure the success of a church? And more! —- Send in a voice message: Support this…
Doctrine of Grace: Total Depravity
Jun 17 • 61 min
Starting a new series, Bill and Byron discuss the doctrine of Total Depravity. Do we have the free-will to our salvation or is this all by the grace of God alone? —- Send in a voice message: Support this…
Reformed Radio: Question & Answer
Jun 10 • 62 min
Today Byron and Bill take a break from their study to begin answering some questions around the Christian faith. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
June 5 Podcast Announcment
Jun 5 • 2 min
Just an update why we have not published a show the past 2 weeks. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Forgiveness and Election
May 20 • 57 min
Bill and Byron close up their discussion of the Lord’s Prayer and transition into an introduction of the Doctrine of Election. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Redemption in Prayer
May 13 • 50 min
As we begin to close up our study on prayer through the Lord’s prayer, Bill and Byron discuss forgiveness and how it is provided, who is it provided for, and when it is received? —- Send in a voice message:…
(Part 2) Purpose of Prayer
May 6 • 59 min
Continuing in their discussion on prayer, Bill and Byron share thoughts on the will of God, as well as His daily provisions. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Reformed Radio: Purpose of Prayer
Apr 29 • 56 min
As we get into a new discussion, Bill and Byron talk about the purpose of our prayers, and how we are to pray to the Father. Do we pray to recognize His holiness? Or do we pray our own desires? —- Send in a voice message:…
Reformed Radio: Importance of Theology
Apr 15 • 60 min
Bill and Byron discuss the importance of [good] theology and tackle some modern “christian” ideas we have. Are they biblical? What could the possible hazard be behind them? —- Send in a voice message:…
From the Garden to the Tomb
Apr 11 • 54 min
From the Garden to the Tomb, Jesus deals with betrayal, hatred, lies, and abandonment. Today we discuss the last hours that lead up to the death of our Savior —- Send in a voice message: Support this…
Reformed Radio: Pilot Episode
Apr 8 • 57 min
COVID, judgment? Modern music, and “Stay at Home Church” —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
[Lazarus] From Death To Life
Apr 3 • 55 min
Dealing with continuous unbelief in His believers, Jesus again is “deeply moved” which moves the Lord into performing a miracle that will be the pinnacle of His ministry. It will be the greatest event recorded to help affirm the disciples in their ongoing…
Tears of Unbelief
Apr 1 • 47 min
Jesus wept. A beloved friend has recently died, there is much mourning over this loss. He sheds a tear of great sorrow, but these tears are not for Lazarus, for he will be raised to life. —- Send in a voice message:…
Death Comes Glory
Mar 31 • 39 min
A friend of Jesus is dying, His sisters send word in hopes that Jesus would visit and heal their brother. Jesus waits —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
To the Stagnent Church
Mar 28 • 58 min
Laodicea, the Complacent Church. Unfortunately we have many of these in the ranks for Christianity all across America. Some even in our own towns. How can we spot a stagnant church like this, and what should we do about it? —- Send in a voice message:…
The Spirit Filled Church
Mar 27 • 63 min
As we continue through Asia Minor, in our travels we come to the Church in Philadelphia. While all congregations have their struggles, there is such thing as the “Perfect Church”. As Christ commends this church we ask, what does this Spiritually Alive…
To the Dying Church
Mar 26 • 44 min
Though a Church plant may start our strong with a passionate zeal, over time as members come and go, it can ultimately lead to a spiritually dead church, what does a Spiritually Dead Church look like and how can we avoid it? —- Send in a voice message:…
Sin of Tolerance
Mar 25 • 55 min
Today we continue our study on the churches in Revelation with Thyatira, the Church of Tolerance, their sin was the sin they tolerated among the Christian body. When sin is in the Church, how are we to deal with it? —- Send in a voice message:…
The Church in Compromise
Mar 24 • 56 min
We often as Christians try to conform to interests of the world in order to make the church look more attractive. But this appears to be far from what Chris would desire of His church. How can we tell when our church, or our fatih is being compromised…
Blessed Suffering
Mar 23 • 47 min
We often affiliate suffering as negative. But in some cases (or most) Christ uses it as a positive outcome to the Christian. How should we respond in our times of suffering? —- Send in a voice message:…
The Great Awakening: First Love
Mar 20 • 54 min
We are in a time of great crisis. A time when nations cry out to God for healing. What we truly need is to cry out for repentance. Today, we begin an annual series over the Seven Churchs of Revelation and dig into what Jesus truly desires not just for His…
Silent to the Blind
Mar 13 • 68 min
John 9:8-41 | When to be Silent [about your faith] For the Christian, our faith is the most important and passionate thing in our lives. We want to share it with anybody and everybody. But when should we remain silent? Is there a time we should not share…
Of Sin or Glory
Mar 6 • 53 min
Why do bad things happen to good people? Is it our sin that brings calamity as punishment or just bad luck? Tonight we discuss the purpose of some of these problems mankind face. —- Send in a voice message:…
Defender of the Weak
Feb 28 • 44 min
Her sin is exposed, she is brought to shame. What are they to do with her? Condemn her to death, or have mercy? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Religion of the Devil
Feb 21 • 49 min
Man believers are under the idea that many, or all religions are the same. Can this be true? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
How to be a False Disciple (Part 2)
Feb 15 • 60 min
We meet this kind of people all the time. In some cases, it could be us. If we are to take the role of being a False Disciple, how would we go about accomplishing this? Today we cover the last 2 steps I have come up with according to John 6-7 and how we…
How to be a False Disciple (Part 1)
Feb 9 • 45 min
We meet this kind of people all the time. In some cases, it could be us. If we are to take the role of being a False Disciple, how would we go about accomplishing this? Today we cover 2 of the 4 steps I have come up with according to John 6-7 and how we…
Out of fear into Faith
Feb 1 • 56 min
Fear itself is a strong emotion that takes control of us in some of the most important and pivotal times of our life. As Christians, we are called to step out of fear, to not doubt and to have faith in God’s sovereign power. How can we overcome these…
The Divine Thirst
Jan 26 • 53 min
Jesus leaves Judea and begins to head to Galilee. On his journey, Jesus takes a shortcut through Samaria to a town of Sychar where He encounters a woman of unfaithfulness and large community disrespect. Jesus introduces her to a “Living Water” that will…
The Divine Regeneration
Jan 19 • 37 min
John 3:1-5 is often affiliated with water baptism, or perhaps a birth from the womb, and spiritual birth. But there is more to this chapter Jesus emphasizes rather than just your water baptism your physical birth. Nicodemus is in a desperate need for a…
The Divine Confrontation
Jan 18 • 49 min
There are times in our lives where how we worship does matter. 1 Samuel 15, The Lord Rejects Saul’s worship, and in John 2 Jesus drives out false worship from within the temple. How do these apply to our lives today and what do we need to do to correct…
The Divine Call
Jan 11 • 42 min
The second installment on our series of the Gospel of John. Today we discuss the divine calling Jesus places on the lives of all believers. The call to something more than what we have, more than what or who we are. —- Send in a voice message:…
The Divine Authority | John 1:1-5
Jan 1 • 44 min
John 1:1-5 We begin a study on the gospel of John, opening up with the authority of Jesus. What authority does He have and why do we NOT follow his commands? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Birth of Jesus According to Luke 2
Dec 24, 2019 • 39 min
There is so much we have in this section, its more than just a child being born in a manger. It is a King glorified, a mother in marvel, shepherds and prophets in awe. Take a moment to listen to this podcast over the birth of Jesus —- Send in a voice…
Imitating Christ
Dec 15, 2019 • 41 min
What does it look like to be Christ-like? It comes through humility, finding joy in all circumstances. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Christ in vain & the Afterlife
Dec 8, 2019 • 47 min
If Christ had not died and has not risen from the dead. All of our efforts would be in vain. They are not. For those who are in Jesus, there is a hope for a future in which we will one day be free from our sinful bodies and be raised into our glorified…
Description of Love
Nov 30, 2019 • 42 min
We all know that we are to love one another, but even the pagans can do that. What does true godly love for another look like? In this episode, I hope to explain how this agape love can look different from phileo, and from the worlds. —- Send in a voice…
Story for a king | Act 26
Nov 2, 2019 • 43 min
Paul gives his testimony to King Agrippa II, testifying to the power of God to raise a Man from the dead in hopes to see Agrippa become a Christian. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
(P2) Scenes of Missonary | Acts 17
Oct 28, 2019 • 63 min
We continue our study in Acts 17, Paul has reached Athens and no confronts a very intellectual and religious people. The city is filled with false gods and idols. Now Paul must find a way to use this to introduce Jesus as the Christ into the heart of the…
Scenes of Missionary (P1) | Acts 17
Oct 20, 2019 • 55 min
Acts 17 Part 1. Today Bernard and Bill discuss Paul’s journey through Thessalonica and Berea. Its been about 2 years since Paul spoke with the Jerusalem Council (Apostles) and he is on a mission to deliver the Gospel. First, he is hated for his words,…
Jailbreak (P2)
Oct 13, 2019 • 68 min
The Jailbreak (Part 2) | Acts 16 In our second half of Acts 16 we discuss the events of Lydia and her conversion, Paul’s experience exorcising a demon out of a little girl, his time in prison and fellowship with the newly converted jailer who almost…
The Jailbreak 1/2 | Acts 16
Oct 6, 2019 • 59 min
2.1 The Jailbreak | Acts 16 Today Bill and Bernard began discussing the significance and purpose of OT circumcision, as well as how we should respond when obstacles are in our path when it comes to serving the Lord in our ministry fields. —- Send in a…
Conversion P2 | Acts 9
Sep 29, 2019 • 56 min
Today we cover the second have of Pauls conversion. He has been ministering the Word of God, Pauls struggle was to be accepted by the Church. It has taken 14 years before they finally welcome him into the fellowship. What do we do when we feel unaccepted,…
P1 Conversion of Paul
Sep 22, 2019 • 59 min
In this video we discuss just how ruthless Paul was in his trek to destroy the Christian church and how God transformed him. In our walks, we may sometimes feel like our past makes us unworthy of God’s sovereign mercy, but even our darkest secrets can be…
TS:E1 | Importance of Studying the Word of God
Aug 27, 2019 • 58 min
In our first broadcast together, Bill and Bernard discuss one of the most important questions we can have as believers. Why is it so important for us to study the Word of God? —- Send in a voice message:…
The Complacent Church
Aug 25, 2019 • 50 min
If there is anything more dangerous in the church it could be called Complacency, Jesus makes a clear yet stern warning in the book of Revelation to the church at Laodicea for their sins. and warns them of the precautions. What does this look like? How…
Spiritually Alive Church
Aug 18, 2019 • 42 min
There is no such thing as the perfect church, at least by the world’s standards. But to Jesus the Messiah, Philadelphia is a beautiful and spiritually alive church. What did this look like? What was Philadelphia doing that we lack today? —- Send in a…
The Dead Church
Aug 11, 2019 • 48 min
The Dead Church. It is sad to see that many churches these days could fit under this category. Many claim to be faithful to Jesus, others claim that the church wouldn’t exist if God was not a part of it. Others claim the Holy Spirit is moving (Evidence is…
Thyatira: Tolerance
Aug 3, 2019 • 43 min
What would happen if we as a church began to tolerate certain issues? What if false doctrine was permitted to grow within the church? What would Jesus have to say about this? Today we talk about the church in Thyatira, a church that was plagues by pagan…
Ministry Talk: Pilot
Jul 28, 2019 • 44 min
Leonard and I discuss some of our concerns with the Christian faith, and our vision for the collective ministry as well as future shows. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Pergamum: Church of Comrpomise
Jul 27, 2019 • 39 min
Pergamum: The Church of Compromise. Much like today, Pergamum was a church that welcomed/accepted false doctrines among their people. The Lord Himself is writing (through John) warning the people to correct this concern, otherwise the Lord Jesus will come…
Smyrna: The Suffering Church
Jul 20, 2019 • 41 min
Smyrna, the suffering church. This is part 2/7 of this series. Smyrna is the first of 2 churches in which Jesus does not rebuke. In fact all Jesus has to say for these people is to be faithful, even until the end. —- Send in a voice message:…
Ephesus: The Lost Love
Jul 13, 2019 • 51 min
Ephesus was a well established church. Paul plants, and Timothy oversees, but over time they have lost sight of their first love. Christ calls this established church to repent or risk having their lamp-stand removed. How can we evaluate this in the…
Signs of a Firm Foundation
Jun 30, 2019 • 48 min
How do we know what to look for in a church? What are some things I need to look for? Today we will be going over some key points to look for within a church. Starting with its foundations, structure, functions, environment. Have you still not found a…
Entertainment Driven Church
Jun 23, 2019 • 54 min
While entertainment is not inherently sinful. When this becomes the focal point of a ministry, we have shown signs that we have already strayed away from God. What does this entertainment-driven church look like, and why is it a spiritual danger? —- Send…
The Condition of Forgiveness
Jun 19, 2019 • 54 min
We usually think of forgiveness as something that is to be done for our own condition. In past decade of so this has become the normal idea. That forgiveness is an emotion or feeling. There is no biblical indication of that. So this raises the question,…
Pardon of Sin
Jun 19, 2019 • 49 min
Matthew 18:21-35 | The Parable of the unforgiving servant is one we all know by a heart. Or do we? We may be able to recall a summarized version about it and use it to teach the importance of forgiveness in this passage. But just what else are we missing?…
Restoring a Believer
Jun 16, 2019 • 43 min
Matthew 18:15-20 | When someone sins against us, we usually want to use that at means to justify their wrongs. In the Christian community it may even be a means to justify that the offending party is not really a Christian. What does Jesus tell us to do…
Sheep that go Astray
Jun 10, 2019 • 27 min
Often times when someone leaves the church, we may feel as if its not really their thing. But what if someone within the church was the reason for them to walk away? In this episode we go over the importance of chasing after that one sheep that runs off…
Greatness of a Child
Jun 8, 2019 • 50 min
Redemption, this is an important part of the Christian life. The believers in Christ have all been restored into righteousness under the blood of Jesus. So the question stands, how do we go about restoring a brother who has sins? What if we have sinned…
Sovereign Election - P1
May 25, 2019 • 53 min
It can be really hard to grasp the idea of being “Chosen” by God, we as humans don’t like the idea of giving up control. But according to Paul, in Romans 9, that is a different story. Why is the doctrine of Election so important? —- Send in a voice…
Doctrine Police & Traits of False Teachers
May 18, 2019 • 57 min
Why the Christian community needs “Doctrine Police” and how to identify false teachers —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
No Condemnation in Life
May 10, 2019 • 38 min
Romans 8:1-11 | Regardless of what others say, life in the Spirit brings no condemnation. We have been JUSTIFIED through Christ and continue to be SANCTIFIED by Him —- Send in a voice message: Support this…
Need for New Birth
May 5, 2019 • 42 min
Need for a New Birth | John 3:1-21 Some would argue this passage is about a regeneration, about being a spiritual Christian over a Carnal Christian. But this is not at all the case. Join us today as we dig into the purpose of Jesus conversation with…
The Battle Within
Apr 26, 2019 • 50 min
Romans 7:14-25 The live of a Christian is not an easy one, one issue in particular is the struggle of sin. We as believers have been set free from sin, so why do we continue to fall? —- Send in a voice message:…
Catholicism verse Christianity
Apr 20, 2019 • 50 min
What does the Roman Catholic Church believe today? Are they truly a Christian denomination or something worse? LINKS: Catechism of Catholicism Jesuit Oath —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Slaves to Rightouesness
Apr 19, 2019 • 49 min
Romans 6:15-23 | Some times we think, that because we are saved by the grace of God, that should be enough to merit the sin we chase after. God will forgive us right? But digging deeper into this idea, we need to realize that first and foremost, we are to…
Evidence: Text and Discoveries
Apr 13, 2019 • 45 min
We live in a world where people are skeptic by nature. We have some many against the bible, or even questioning the validity. How do we know the bible today as we know it can be trusted? What proof do we have? —- Send in a voice message:…
Dead to Sin, Alive to God
Apr 12, 2019 • 54 min
Romans 6:1-14 | We have died to sin and now live in Christ. We must now live our lives as holy. Consider ourselves dead to sin, and Present ourselves to God as one who was brought from death into life. —- Send in a voice message:…
Why Theology Matters
Apr 6, 2019 • 42 min
Why our Theology Really does matter “Don’t get lost in theology; just get into a close personal relationship with Jesus. is this a valid argument? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Jesus of Many Faces
Apr 6, 2019 • 52 min
We have all heard it said, ” it doesn’t matter what you believe, as long as you focus on Jesus” But what does this really mean? Why is this phrase something that is dangerous to speak? Is it true, or does it really matter? —- Send in a voice message:…
Justified by Faith
Mar 30, 2019 • 49 min
Romans 4:1-8 | In the early cultures, as well as even in some religions today, we see the concept of works based righteousness. Today we explain how even Abrahams righteousness was not based on works, but that our righteousness is by faith alone. —- Send…
From Sinner to Saint
Mar 22, 2019 • 51 min
Romans 3:21-26 | Beginning a new segment that discusses the justification provided by God’s righteousness, we now get into the idea of being called Saints. A royal priesthood, one guilty criminals now called innocent and holy. —- Send in a voice message:…
None Are Worthy, Not One
Mar 15, 2019 • 49 min
We often assume that by our own doing we have accepted Gods forgiveness, by some miracle it was our good deed(s) that is merit. The bible is clear that there is not one who is righteous or “good enough” apart from Gods work in them. —- Send in a voice…
Hypocrisy of False Converts
Mar 8, 2019 • 47 min
Romans 2:17-24 - We are bound to come across them, especially in the church we call home. Sometimes its the believer in the pews, but how dangerous could this be if it was the shepherd to the flock? —- Send in a voice message:…
Goodness of Gods Judgment
Mar 2, 2019 • 48 min
Romans 2:1-5 Why does God judge and punish others? How is this loving to do? Today in this episode we look into the purpose of Gods judgment as well as how we see in a righteous standard how it can be defined as “good” —- Send in a voice message:…
Reasons of Wrath
Feb 17, 2019 • 53 min
Romans 1:19-23 The Wrath of God is the reality of His divine nature. Why would a loving God still produce wrath? What is the cause? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Wrath of God
Feb 10, 2019 • 38 min
(Part One) Romans 1:18 What does the bible have to teach those who are a part from Gods Children? Are we still under grace or subject to His wrath? Why don’t we talk about this in church anymore? —- Send in a voice message:…
Not Ashamed
Feb 4, 2019 • 27 min
(Part 1) Romans 1:16-17, why exactly should the Christian not be ashamed of the gospel? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Identity in Christ
Jan 27, 2019 • 39 min
Answering the Call —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
P3: Identity in Righteousness
Jan 20, 2019 • 66 min
Righteousness is more than just a prideful mindset, righteousness is given to the Christian upon their repentance and rebirth as a Child of God, as well as an ongoing process into righteousness (Sanctification) through the works of the Spirit within us.…
Identifying Wickedness
Jan 13, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode we go over some attributes of a wicked person. How can we identify them? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
E:1 Convictions and Resolutions
Jan 6, 2019 • 60 min
The very first episode of Christian Cornerstone! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: