The Heidelcast

Heidelcast For April 14, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (9)

In this episode Dr Clark begins the second section of the series as the turns to Scripture and begins to make the case for the uniqueness of special revelation and what Scripture means by “signs and wonders.” The opening audio comes from Chad Vegas’ Den Dulk lecture on leading a congregation to Reformed theology, piety, and practice. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Sub-Christian Nationalism (2)

Dr Clark continues his series on Christian Nationalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: On Circumcision And The Exclusion Of Females In The Old Testament

Dr Clark answers a question about circumcision and the exclusion of females from the administration of the covenant of grace in the Old Testament. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Sub-Christian Nationalism (1)

Dr Clark begins a series on Christian Nationalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For April 7, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (8)

In this episode Dr Clark interacts with a prominent Baptist Christian Nationalist and reviews a significant volume on the theology and practice of some of the Westminster Divines concerning continuing revelation. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According To John (MacArthur) 25

Dr Clark concludes his TLDR; (too long, didn’t read) series reviewing The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Is There A Reformed View Of The Military Draft?

Dr Clark takes a phone call and answers a challenging question about the military draft. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: A Call And A Question About The Death Of God

Dr Clark takes a phone call and answers a challenging question about the death of God. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For March 31, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (7)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at what the Reformed churches confess about the doctrine of illumination. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According To John (MacArthur) 24

Dr Clark continues his TLDR; (too long, didn’t read) series reviewing The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According To John (MacArthur) 23

Dr Clark continues his TLDR; (too long, didn’t read) series reviewing The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According To John (MacArthur) 22

Dr Clark continues his TLDR; (too long, didn’t read) series reviewing The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For March 24, 2024: Reformed Covenant Theology With Dr Harrison Perkins

In this episode Dr Clark talks with Dr Harrison Perkins about his new book Reformed Covenant Theology. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Should A Christian Attend A Wedding Between A Non-Believing Relative And A Muslim?

Dr Clark answers a challenging question about a thorny ethical issue. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: A Call On The Federal Vision And A Question On Church Polity

Dr Clark takes a call on the Federal Vision and answers a question about church polity. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: A Call And Questions About Tithing And Eschatology

Dr Clark takes a call and answers questions about tithing and eschatology. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For March 17, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (6)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at what the Reformed churches confess about continuing revelation. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What To Do With The Baptists?

Dr Clark answers a question about the doctrine of annihilationism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Should We Annihilate Hell?

Dr Clark answers a question about the doctrine of annihilationism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What About Sibbes?

Dr Clark answers a question the English Reformed theologian Richard Sibbes. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For March 10, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (5)

In this episode Dr Clark discusses Calvin’s response to the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements of his day. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: May We Use Images Of Christ As Books For The People?

Dr Clark answers the question, may we use images of Christ as books for the people? Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Is The Distinction Between Law And Gospel Something To Use Only Sometimes?

Dr Clark answers the question: Is the distinction between law and gospel something to use only sometimes? Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: A Call, A Letter, And Q&A On Exclusive Psalmody

Dr Clark takes a call, reads a letter, and answers a question about exclusive psalmody. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For March 3, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (4)

In this episode Dr Clark discusses some more patristic texts regarding continuing charismata in the second century, medieval examples  of continuing revelation and the Pentecostal wing of the early Anabaptist movements and some early Reformed responses, which complicate Pentecostal and charismatic claims. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What About Paedocommunion?

Dr Clark answers a question about infant communion (paedocommunion). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: If Confessions Why Not Hymns, What About Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, And Open Theism?

Dr Clark answers a question on why, if we may use man-made confessions, why may we not sing non-canonical hymns? What the historical reliability of Foxe’s Book of Martyrs? What about so-called Open Theism? Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: On Taking Back The Mainline, Which Translation Of The Three Forms, and What About A New Reformed Confession?

Dr Clark answers questions about Operation Reconquista, the best translation of the Three Forms of Unity, and why he thinks confessional Reformed churches should form a new confession. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Feb 25, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (3)

In this episode Dr Clark discusses the major Pentecostal movement in the second century, the Montanists. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A Why Not Hymns, Why Not Monks, And What About Head Coverings?

Dr Clark explains why we shouldn’t sing non-canonical hymns in worship, why the Reformation closed the monasteries, and answers a question about head coverings. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Where To Start With Vos, Was Infant Circumcision Merely A “Positive Law,” Why Not Roman Catholic?

Dr Clark answers questions about where to start reading Geerhardus Vos, why Baptists are wrong about “positive law,” and why one should not become a Roman Catholic. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What Is Exhorting (As Distinct From Preaching), Were Shepherds The Bottom Of The Social Barrel, And What Is Evangelism?

Dr Clark answers questions about the social status of shepherds in the ancient world, the difference between exhorting and preaching, and the nature of evangelism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Feb 18, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (2)

In this episode Dr Clark begins discusses the question of the source of the modern Pentecostal movement. Did it begin in the second century? Were all the ancient Christians “charismatic”? Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What About Hymns, The Ichthus, and Prophecy?

Dr Clark answers multiple questions in today’s episode! Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: If Parents Can Baptize Children Then May Grandparents Baptize Grandchildren?

Dr Clark answers the question: if parents should baptize children why shouldn’t grandparents baptize grandchildren? Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Should Christians Attend A Gay Wedding?

Dr Clark answers the question: should Christians attend a gay wedding? Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Feb 11, 2024: “Feathers And All:” The Scriptures Are Enough (1)

In this episode Dr Clark begins a new series exploring the history of, the biblical teaching about, theology, piety, and practice of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: On Mental Images Of Christ And Whether The Family Is Sacred Or Secular

Dr Clark answers questions about mental images of Christ and the sacred/secular distinction. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A On Romans 11 And The Blessed Virgin Mary

Dr Clark answers questions about Romans 11 and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Can The Church Bind A Christian’s Conscience Contrary To God’s Word?

In this episode Dr Clark answers a question about Christian liberty and explains what sola Scriptura means. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Feb 4, 2024: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (52)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 16:5–27, where he considers Paul’s co-workers, his exhortation, and his doxology. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What Is Regeneration?

In this episode Dr Clark answers a series of questions about the definition of regeneration. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Term Eldership Versus Lifetime Eldership?

In this episode Dr Clark answers a question about the differences between term eldership and lifetime service as a ruling elder. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Part 21

In this episode Dr Clark continues his review of John MacArthur’s The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Jan 28, 2024: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (51)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 16:1–4, where he considers Paul’s words about Phoebe and the important role of both Aquila and Priscilla in his ministry. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Part 20

In this episode Dr Clark continues his review of John MacArthur’s The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Part 19

In this episode Dr Clark continues his review of John MacArthur’s The Gospel According to Jesus. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What To Do About Images Of Christ In Reformed Churches?

In this episode Dr Clark answers a question about how to bring about Reformation in a Reformed congregation that is violating the second commandment. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Jan 21, 2024: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (50)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 15:22–33, where we see Paul’s missional desire and his prayer for the church in Rome. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Do Prayers For The Dead Do Any Good?

In this episode Dr Clark answers a question about prayers for the dead. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Against Re-Enchantment

In this episode Dr Clark explores one reason why people are attracted to Eastern Orthodoxy and why he is opposed to “re-enchantment.” Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: On What Makes A Baptism Valid Or Invalid?

In this episode Dr Clark answers questions about the 2nd and 4th commandments. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Jan 14, 2024: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (49)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 15:1–13, where Paul teaches us the nature of Christlike self-denial (mortification) and Christ, the Savior of the Gentiles. The opening features Rod Dreher from the Humble Skeptic Podcast. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A On The Second Commandment And The Fourth

In this episode Dr Clark answers questions about the 2nd and 4th commandments. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Does Rome Practice Paedocommunion And Should We?

In this episode Dr Clark answers a question about paedocommunion (infant communion). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Comedians Considering Christ?

In this episode Dr Clark plays clips from a popular podcast where two well-known comedians discuss Christ. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Jan 7, 2024: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (48)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 15:1–13, where Paul teaches us the nature of Christlike self-denial (mortification) and Christ, the Savior of the Gentiles. The opening features Rod Dreher from the Humble Skeptic Podcast. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Is Sanctification Synergistic?

Dr Clark answers a question about whether sanctification is monergistic or synergistic. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What About Lutherans Considering The Reformed Confession?

Dr Clark answers a letter asking about converts from Lutheranism to Reformed theology, piety, and practice. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 18

This is part 18 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Dec, 31 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (47)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 14:13–23, where Paul teaches us how to put our brothers above ourselves and how to preserve the peace of the church without sacrificing the purity of the church. Continue reading →

This Year’s Top Podcast Episode: Chad Vegas On Covenant And Baptism (1)

This year’s top podcast episode was part one of a six-part Heidelcast series by Chad Vegas on covenant theology and baptism. This Heidelcast series was followed by a series of articles on Recovering the Reformed Confession, which you can find here.  . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What Distinguishes Dispensationalists From Reformed Christians?

Dr Clark answers a question asking about some of the differences between Dispensational and Reformed Christians. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Is The “Wider Hope” Of Salvation Through Natural Revelation Orthodox?

Dr Clark answers a question about the possibility of a “wider hope” of salvation through natural knowledge. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What About The Reformed Church In America?

Dr Clark answers a question on how Reformed Christians should think about the Reformed Church in America. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The St Nicholas Of History

Dr Clark tells the true story of St Nicholas. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Dec, 24 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (46)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 14:1–12, where Paul returns to the question of those who are strong in the faith and those who are weak. The opening features Pastor Mark Stromberg on Abounding Grace Radio.  Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What Should Confessional Reformed Christians Think Of Edwards?

Dr Clark answers a question on how Reformed Christians should think about Jonathan Edwards. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Is The Pope The Antichrist?

Dr Clark answers a question about whether the pope is the antichrist. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: On Regeneration And The Outpouring Of The Holy Spirit

Dr Clark answers a question about outpouring of the Spirit at Pentecost and the application of redemption by the Spirit. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Dec, 17 2023: Q&A Special

In this episode the Heidelcast looks back to some highlights from some of our many Q&A segments in which Dr Clark answers questions about difference between the Lutheran and Reformed understanding of the Law/Gospel distinction; about whether the Holy Spirit is the . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Special: On Smashing Satanic Statues

Dr Clark discusses the controversy over the placement of a Satanic altar and its destruction in the Iowa capitol building. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: David Clarkson On Public Worship

Dr Clark discusses the recent publication of a classic Reformed text by David Clarkson on worship. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: On Fencing The Lord’s Table

Dr Clark answers a question about fencing the Lord’s Table. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: What Did Ursinus And Olevianus Say About The Extent Of The Atonement?

Dr Clark answers a question about what Ursinus and Olevianus taught regarding the extent of the atonement. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Dec, 10 2023: A Federal Vision Special

In this episode Dr Clark talks to the Rev Lane Keister, who, 13 years ago was serving a dual charge in South Dakota. Today he is pastor of Momence OPC in Momence, IL and he’s currently working on a PhD. In this . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Is Denying Christ Under Persecution Unforgivable?

Dr Clark answers questions about apostasy in the face of persecution. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast Q&A: Are Professional Sports A Legitimate Vocation For Christians?

Dr Clark answers a question on the legitimacy of professional sports as a vocation for Christians. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Q&A On Baptismal Regeneration

Dr Clark answers a question on baptismal regeneration. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Dec, 3 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (45)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 13:8–14 where Paul turns his attention to how Christians ought to relate to their brothers and sisters in the congregation. The opening features Tom and Ray Magliozzi of Car Talk. This episode of the . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Q&A How Christ Fulfills The Moral Law

Dr Clark answers a question on a homeschool curriculum. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Q&A Whether Laity May Administer The Sacraments

Dr Clark answers a question on a homeschool curriculum. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Q&A On A Homeschool Curriculum

Dr Clark answers a question on a homeschool curriculum. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Nov 26, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (44)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 13:1–7 where Paul continues explaining how Christians are to relate to the pagan world around us, specifically how Christians ought to submit to the civil magistrate. The opening features Dr D. G. Hart from . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: For Turretin Justification Was Not A Cold, Academic Matter

For Turretin, justification was not a matter of cold, academic speculation. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Beza Defended Justification Through Faith Alone

Beza was a staunch defender of justification through faith alone. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Turretin On The Harmony Of Paul And James On Justification

Francis Turretin on the harmony between Paul and James on justification. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Nov 19, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (43)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 12:9–21 where Paul explains how grace affects our living. In the first part of the passage he focuses (mainly) on how we relate to one another in the church and in the second he . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Amandus Polanus On The Free Justification Of The Sinner

Amandus Polanus on the justification of the sinner before God. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 17

This is part 17 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 16

This is part 16 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Nov 12, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (42)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 12:3–8 and considers how grace makes us gracious. He answers a question from Kevin about those Dispensationalists who agree with the Reformed on Matthew 24 and being “left behind.” He answers a text from . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (81)

This is part 81 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (80)

This is part 80 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (79)

This is part 79 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Nov 5, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (41)

We are in part 3 of the book of Romans as Dr Clark works through Romans 12:1–2 and wrestles with what Paul means by “rational worship.” He takes two calls, one asking how it is that John MacArthur spends so much time . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (78)

This is part 77 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (77)

This is part 77 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (76)

This is part 76 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Oct 29, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (40)

We have reached the end of the second part of Romans as Dr Clark works through Romans 11:25–36 and the thorny questions surrounding Paul’s language about Jews and Gentiles in the history of redemption between the ascension of Christ and his return. . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (75)

This is part 75 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (74)

This is part 74 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (73)

This is part 73 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Oct 22, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (39)

This episode is all Romans all the time as Dr Clark works through Romans 11:11–24 where Paul explains how the stumbling of Israel was for the gracious salvation of the Gentiles, the covenantal principle administration, and how those of us who are . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (72)

This is part 72 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (71)

This is part 71 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (70)

This is part 70 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Oct 15, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (38)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 11:1–10 where Paul explains that God is indeed still saving Jews, salvation is by God’s electing grace (not race), that it is by grace, not works, and though Israel failed to obtain it, the . . . Continue reading →

Heidelcast Special: Crisis In Israel

In this special episode Dr Clark addresses the crisis in Israel.  The opening audio features evangelist Greg Laurie. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (69)

This is part 69 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (68)

This is part 68 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (67)

This is part 67 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Oct 8, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (37)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 10:14–21 as Paul turns to explain how the Holy Spirit works through the preaching of the gospel to bring his elect, Jew and Gentile alike, to new life and true faith. He takes a . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (66)

This is part 66 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (65)

This is part 65 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Preview — Great Lakes Reformed Conference

It’s a preview of the Great Lakes Reformed Conference coming up on October 14, 2023 with Harrison Perkins. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Oct 1, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (36)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 10:1–13 as Paul answers turns to answer the question, how do the elect come to new life and true faith? He answers an email from Nicolás about how to learn about Biblical textual criticism. . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (64)

This is part 64 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (63)

This is part 63 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (62)

This is part 62 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Sep 24, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (35)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 9:25–33 as Paul answers the question: why is it that not many Jews have put their trust in Jesus the Messiah? He answers a text asking whether laity should read texts from problematic authors . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 15

This is part 15 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 14

This is part 14 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 13

This is part 13 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Sep 17, 2023: Q&A On How Prayer Is A Means Of Grace, A “Ginormous” Stained-Glass Jesus, And More

It’s a Q&A episode as Dr Clark takes a call from Lyquan in Utah about prayer as a means of grace; he answers a text about what to do about a “ginormous stained glass Jesus;” he answers a text about so-called New . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 12

This is part 12 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 11

This is part 11 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 10

This is part 10 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Sep 10, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (34)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 9:14–24 and addresses the problem of evil and the sovereignty of God. He answers a call from Elijah about the status of unbaptized covenant children, reads a Heideltext asking about the rule of worship and offerings during worship, plays audio from Voddie Baucham on defining the adjective Reformed, and considers some strange audio from the Getting Hammered podcast concerning Mike Pence’s religion. The opening audio features Chad Vegas on the Bible Theory podcast. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 9

This is part 9 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 8

This is part 8 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 7

This is part 7 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For Sep 3, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (33)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 9:6–13, explains what Paul means when he says “not all from Israel are Israel,” and what Paul says about the spirituality of the Abrahamic covenant and its connections to the New Covenant in Paul’s . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 6

This is part 6 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 5

This is part 5 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 4

This is part 4 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For August 27, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (32)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 9:1–5, where Paul begins to answer the question: why aren’t Jews receiving Jesus as the Messiah? He also answers a Heideltext from Jeremy about parallels between church history and our time. The opening audio . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 3

This is part 3 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 2

This is part 2 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: The Gospel According to John (MacArthur) Pt 1

This is part 1 in our audio series on The Gospel According to John (MacArthur). Continue reading →

Heidelcast For August 20, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (31)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 8:31—39, where we see the Apostle comforts believers with the glorious truths of the perseverance of the saints and the high priestly work of Christ for us. He also  answers a questions from David . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (61)

This is part 61 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (60)

This is part 60 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (59)

This is part 59 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For August 13, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (30)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 8:28–30, where Paul explains the golden chain. Dr Clark also answers a questions asking why Reformed ministers no longer wear white robes, how does a one know that he is called to the pastoral . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (58)

This is part 58 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (57)

This is part 57 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (56)

This is part 56 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For August 6, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (29)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 8:18–27, where we see the Apostle giving us (believers) reason to persevere, grounded in eschatology, and the presence of the Holy Spirit with believers. He also analyzes a fascinating clip from the Seinfeld Show, . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (55)

This is part 55 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (54)

This is part 54 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (53)

This is part 53 in our series from Machen’s Christianity and Liberalism. Continue reading →

Heidelcast For July 30, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (28)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 8:1–17, where Paul explains what it means to for Christians to be adopted sons, in Christ, living in the covenant of grace. He reads mail from Jim, who’s becoming Reformed; from David about the . . . Continue reading →

Heidelcast For July 23, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (27)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 8:1–11, where Paul resumes his discussion of sanctification but only after he re-states the good news. The opening audio features Megyn Kelly from her podcast explaining why she is no longer using preferred pronouns. . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (52)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (51)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (50)

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Heidelcast For July 16, 2023: It’s A Q&A Palooza!

It’s 90 minutes of calls, texts, emails, comments, and questions. Did the Reformed (e.g., Calvin) hold to a continuationist view of the gifts? Did the Reformed hold to common grace and the free offer of the gospel etc? How do we read . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (49)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (48)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (47)

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Finding The Heidelcast On Google Podcasts

There has been some confusion among Google Podcast listeners as to how to find the Heidelcast on Google Podcasts. The Google feed changed several months ago. It is now here. Subscribe here. All the Episodes of the Heidelcast Subscribe To the Heidelblog  . . . Continue reading →

Heidelcast For July 9, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (26)

In this episode Dr Clark works through with Romans 7:15–25, where Paul continues to meditate on the problem of the Christian’s experience in sanctification. For more on these see the resources in the show notes. The opening audio features Chad Vegas from . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (46)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (45)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (44)

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Heidelcast For July 2, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (25)–Updated

In this episode Dr Clark picks up with Romans 7:4, where Paul is explaining our new relation, in Christ, to the covenant of works and then turns to the problem of the Christian’s experience in sanctification. For more on these see the . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (43)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (42)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (41)

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Heidelcast For June 25, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (24)

In this episode Dr Clark works through Romans 7:1–7, where Paul turns to our new relation to the covenant of works now that we are in Christ. For more on these see the resources in the show notes. He answers mail from . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (40)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (39)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (38)

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Heidelcast For June 18, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (23)

In this episode Dr Clark works through Romans 6:12–23, continuing to consider Paul’s teaching about the union of the believer with Christ’s death to sin and his union with Christ’s resurrection life. What does it mean when Paul says that “sin shall . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (37)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (36)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (35)

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Heidelcast For June 11, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (22)

In this episode Dr Clark works through Romans 6:2–11, considering Paul’s teaching about the union of the believer with Christ’s death to sin and Christ’s resurrection life. He touches on differences between the covenants of works and grace and on the nature . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (34)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (33)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (32)

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Heidelcast For June 4, 2023: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (21)

In this episode Dr Clark turns to Romans 6:1 where he considers Paul’s answer to the question: should we sin that grace may abound? He also answers questions about eschatology (already and not yet), on whether Thomas Aquinas was a believer, whether . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (31)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (30)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (29)

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Heidelcast Q&A For May 28, 2023 On The Holy Spirit In The Old Testament, “General Equity Theonomy,” Baptismal Regeneration And More

In this episode Dr Clark returns to Romans 5:12–21 and answers emails about Romans 11 and question from a Baptist listener who asks, in effect, what the Reformed think that baptism does in Canons of Dort 1.17 (and in 1 Cor 7:14).  The opening audio is from the Theocast podcast. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (28)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (27)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (26)

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Heidelcast: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (20)

In this episode Dr Clark returns to Romans 5:12–21 and answers emails about Romans 11 and question from a Baptist listener who asks, in effect, what the Reformed think that baptism does in Canons of Dort 1.17 (and in 1 Cor 7:14).  The opening audio is from the Theocast podcast. Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (25)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (24)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (23)

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Heidelcast For May 14, 2023: Q&A: Can Baptists Be Reformed? On Confirmation, Sanctification and the Fear of God, the Nature/Grace Distinction

In this episode Dr Clark interrupts the Romans series to take calls and answer questions on whether Baptists can be Reformed, on the history of confirmation, on growing in sanctification and the filial fear of the Lord after a period of sin, . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (22)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (21)

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Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (20)

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Heidelcast: Sin, Salvation, & Service: The Threefold Truth Of Romans (19)

In this episode Dr Clark looks at Romans 5:12–21 on Paul’s federal (i.e., covenant) theology and answers a question asking for recommendations of some good commentaries on Romans for laymen and a question whether the regulative principle of worship is a Westminster . . . Continue reading →

Heidelminicast: Machen On Christianity & Liberalism (19)

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