Simply Put

Simply Put

As a new Christian, did you ever feel “stumped” by theology? Maybe you were listening to a sermon, and it seemed like the pastor was speaking another language. Or perhaps you picked up a study Bible and realized you may need a dictionary, too. This is a weekly podcast to help you build your Christian vocabulary, one word at a time. Each week, we explain a different theological term in clear, concise language and share stories and illustrations that apply it to your life.... Show More

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August 12, 2019 7 min

When we claim the Bible is devoid of errors, we must clarify what an error actually is. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper deciphers the doctrine of biblical inerrancy. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/inerrancy-of-scripture/

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August 5, 2019 6 min

How is it possible that sixty-six distinct books seamlessly contribute to the same story? On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper traces the authority of the Bible back to its divine author. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/authority-of-scripture/

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July 29, 2019 6 min

Unlike what we may have been told, our existence is no accident. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper marvels at God's creation of all things from nothing. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/creation-ex-nihilo/

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July 22, 2019 6 min

On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper explains how Adam’s disobedience brought sin and death to all mankind. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/federalism/

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July 15, 2019 5 min

The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are not mere masks God wears, but three eternally distinct persons. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper critiques one common but unbiblical explanation of the Trinity. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/modalism/

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July 8, 2019 5 min

How would you encapsulate the Bible's teaching with both precision and beauty? On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper introduces us to a classic expression of Reformed theology: the Westminster Standards. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/westminster-assembly/

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July 1, 2019 5 min

When Christians receive the Lord's Supper, Christ Himself is present—but how? On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper explains the Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Calvinist, and Zwinglian views of the Lord’s Supper. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/four-views-of-the-lords-supper/

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June 25, 2019 6 min

Have you met one of the early church's most significant theologians? On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper introduces us to Athanasius and the creed that bears his name. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/athanasian-creed/

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June 17, 2019 5 min

Can you summarize your faith in a few brief words? On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper discusses the five solas of the Protestant Reformation and explains their relevance today. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/five-solas/

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June 10, 2019 5 min

How did the early church recognize the books of the New Testament as Scripture? On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper examines four signs of a book’s divine authority. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/canon-of-scripture/

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June 3, 2019 7 min

Just as a painting reveals the qualities of its painter, God’s world speaks powerfully of Him. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper considers God’s general revelation in nature. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/general-revelation/

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May 27, 2019 5 min

God depends on nothing and no one for His existence. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper considers the aseity of God. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/aseity-of-god/

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May 20, 2019 6 min

He’s called the tempter, the accuser, the evil one, and the god of this age. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper looks at the biblical—and very real—figure of Satan. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/satan/

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May 13, 2019 6 min

No royal wedding is more shocking than that of Christ and His church. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper explains why. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/imputed-righteousness/

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May 6, 2019 6 min

We can never be good enough to meet the demands of God’s law. On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper testifies to the One who met those demands on our behalf. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/justification/

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April 29, 2019 6 min

On this episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper considers what it means to be sanctified: to be set apart by God for a purpose. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/sanctification/

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April 22, 2019 6 min

Sin isn't just what we do; it's who we are. On this first episode of Simply Put, Barry Cooper defines the term "original sin" and explains how it became our natural state. Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/original-sin/

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April 16, 2019 44 min

Simply Put is a podcast to help you build your Christian vocabulary. Listen each week to expand your understanding and deepen your faith, one word at a time. Learn more: https://simplyputpodcast.com

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