Blue Collar Bereans

Blue Collar Bereans

The Blue Collar Bereans Podcast has as its goal to encourage and equip the membership of North Valley Baptist Church, and everyday Christians, to search the Scriptures to know truth and apply it to their lives.... Show More

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February 24, 2021 46 min

Opening - 00:00

Pick up where we left off - 1:50

What is good? - 2:08

Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 - 3:20
https://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/PDF/1955/0/0500..PDF

We should care more about who our sheriff is - 9:00

What is a good Christian witness? - 10:47

When do we disobey the gov’t according to Romans 13 - 22:12

Big gov’t or small gov’t? - 32:23

Looking to bring some balance - 36:52

Lets keep the dialog goi...

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Opening - 00:00

Topic introduced - 2:14

Must we obey the gov’t in everything? - 3:10

Jesus is the ultimate authority - 6:09

Love your neighbor, wear a mask! - 16:54
- When science and politics buddy up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6EG3OTXZLU&list=PLBby84KboLbHiQEuvQK37IhLGlsUT67gO&index=23

When does the gov’t lose credibility? - 20:19

What does the science say? - 26:51
https://www.dailywire.com/news/public-h...

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December 16, 2020 37 min

Join Nate and Scott in part 2 of The Continuing Election Drama, as they discuss how we should think, clearly and biblically, about all the accusations and all that is unfolding before us concerning the election.

00:00 - Intro

1:00 - Make sure to contact us!

1:55 - Keeping from coming to too quick a conclusion

5:51 - What Scripture say about false testimonies and accusations

- Deuteronomy 19:18-19

- Exodus 20:16; 23:1

- Psalm 15:2-3

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December 10, 2020 36 min

The election drama continues to go on and on, yet it is very important for our nation, and should be important to the Christian. Therefore, how should we think clearly and biblically about all the accusations, court cases and all that is unfolding before us? Join Nate and Scott as they try to sort through all that is unfolding, then join us next week for part 2, as we dig into the Scriptures to see what it means to think biblically...

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October 28, 2020 40 min

In the Blue Collar Bereans' Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it matters. In part two they wrap up their discussion on the foundational issue of authority, and get into why the difference in authority matters, and the Bible's teaching on the Gospel, and specifically justification by faith alone. 

Intro - 00:00;

Reminder to like our FB page, email ...

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October 23, 2020 28 min

In the Blue Collar Bereans Reformation Celebration, Nate and Scott discuss the differences between Protestants and Roman Catholics and why it matters. In part one they discuss the foundational issue of authority. 

Intro - 00:00;

Thank you & please review/rate us - 1:16;

Introducing the topic - 3:24;

We are discussing this out of love - 4:34;

A Little Background - 6:29;

Some silly caricatures - 9:01;

The foundational issue - 10:...

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October 7, 2020 22 min

In this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott move on from discussing how all the crazy news articles we have seen in 2020 are not signs of the end, and they discuss what these events should remind us of, and how we should live in light of what the Bible tells us about the end and Jesus' return.

Intro - 00:00

Picking up from last time - 00:35;

What we are to remember - 1:05;

We should expect suffering - 2:23;

Our h...

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September 30, 2020 25 min

With all the crazy news that has come out in 2020, thus far, some are asking if these are signs of the End-Times. On this episode of the Blue Collar Bereans, Nate and Scott discuss why these are not signs of the End-Times, and what we should remember as we think about all the news that has come out over the last few months. 

Intro - 00:00

IT’S THE END! - 1:03;

Are these End-Times Signs? - 4:15;

Scott’s Confession - 5:30;

Where Nate...

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September 16, 2020 33 min

In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which ones are not.

Intro - 00:00;

Like Our Facebook Page, Give Us a Review, or Email us - 00:42

Facebook.com/bluecollarbereans - - bluecollarbereans@gmail.com

Back on topic - 2:13;

Common Push Back - 2:37;

Can Other Religions Stand Up to the Truth Test? - 3:22

https://carm.org/how-do-we-know-christianity-true-and-we-are-not-d...

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September 11, 2020 27 min

In this episode Nate and Scott begin to discuss how to distinguish which faith/religion is true and which are not. 

Intro - 00:00;

Apologetics - 00:44;

Nate’s Personal Story - 6:39;

People Innately Know - 8:21;

Seeing Evidences Through Our Worldview - 13:00;

Apologetics vs. Evangelism - 14:42;

Why Does It Matter? - 15:39;

A Biblical Worldview - 20:29;

Outro - 26:51

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September 2, 2020 23 min

In this episode Nate and Scott continue to discuss how to deal with conflicts.

Intro - 00:00

Introducing the topic - 00:42;

Some recap from Part 1 - 1:21

The danger of the internet - 4:29;

Conflict with unbelievers - 10:33;

The necessity of humility - 13:10

- Psalm 18:27

- Psalm 147:6

- Matthew 23:12

- James 4:6-10

- James 4:1-2;

Should we argue publicly? - 17:24;

Our goal is to be like Christ - 22:03;

Outro - 23:14

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August 26, 2020 32 min

In this episode Nate and Scott discuss how to deal with conflict with other Christians.

Intro - 00:00;

Big announcement - 00:34;

Introducing the topic - 1:26; 

Nonnegotiables (1 Cor. 15:3-5) - 1:49;

Secondary things - 11:15;

Tertiary things - 13:24;

Romans 14 - 16:23; 

Romans 14 & 1 Corinthians 8-10 - 23:05;

Talk through the issue - 25:43;

When we just can't agree - 28:40;

Outro - 31:42

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Nate and Scott continue to discuss their differences on how we should apply Romans 13 in our American context, while also continuing the discussion on the statement released by John MacArthur and the elders of Grace Community Church, in Sunny Valley, CA., on why they are defying the orders of their governor.They also look at an article by Phil Johnson to help shed light on the decision by Grace Community Church. 

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Nate and Scott discuss  what they have worked through since the beginning of the COVID-19 shutdown, and where they are now. Within this conversation Nate and Scott discuss the statement released by John MacArthur and the elders of Grace Community Church, in Sunny Valley, CA., on why they are defying the orders of their governor. Nate and Scott also discuss how Romans 13, and the Christians submission to the governing authorities, s...

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In this episode Nate and Scott finish the discussion on Dr. Voddie Baucham's sermon on Ephesians 2, and discuss a few points made by Dr. John MacArthur in a sermon entitled Who's to Blame for the Riots, as they continue the issue of racism in our nation. 

Full sermon by Dr. Voddie Baucham - Irreconcilable Views of Reconciliation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qZdIseCkZc&t=1405s

Full sermon by Dr. John MacArth...

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Today's episode talks about a sermon, on Ephesians 2, preached by Voddie Baucham, this past autumn. His sermon is on a Biblical perspective of race and reconciliation. Next week we will finish our discussion on Dr. Baucham's sermon, and also discuss a few points made from a sermon by Dr. John MacArthur. 

Dr. Baucham's full message, Irreconcilable Views of Reconciliation, can be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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This episode continues the discussion of hermeneutics, which is the art and science of interpretation. 

2 Timothy 2:15/Introduction -; 

Recap then the New Testament Genres - 0:34

Gospels - 1:34;

Parables - 4:38;

Epistles - 6:56;

Revelation - 10:49;

Book Summaries - 12:28;

Wrap Up - 19:42;

Resources - 23:38;

Sources and resources

Herman Who? -
https://store.wretched.org/product/herman-who/herman-who

Between Two Worlds by John Stott...

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This episode discusses principles of hermeneutics which is the art and science of interpretation.

Intro;

What Did the original author intend to say - 1:53;

Four Principles - 2:40;

Written for us, but not to us - 10:17;

Considering the Genre of each book - 11:59;

Historical Narrative - 13:27;

The Law - 15:16;

Poetry/Psalms - 20:38;

Proverbs - 21:43;

Prophesy - 24:19;

Wrap Up of Part 1 - 25:52;

Sources and resources 

Herman Who? - h...

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May 16, 2020 29 min

In part 2, of this two part episode, we address the question, “Can we trust our Bibles?” As we discuss the manuscript history, Scripture’s testimony of historical facts, the English translations, and the supernatural nature of the Bible, we conclude that, yes, we can trust the Bible. It is the very Word of God! Resources used for this episode:

New Testament Reliability - by Wretched.org and Dr. James Whitehttps://store.wretched.org...

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May 6, 2020 24 min

In part 1, of this two part episode, we address the question, “Can we trust the Bible?” As we discuss the manuscript history, Scripture’s testimony of historical facts, the English translations, and the supernatural nature of the Bible, we conclude that, yes, we can trust the Bible. It is the very Word of God! Resources used for this episode:

New Testament Reliability - by Wretched.org and Dr. James Whitehttps://store.wretched.org/...

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