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Have you ever wished that someone would explain theology in a way that doesn’t require a degree or a dictionary? Maybe you’ve listened to a sermon and it seemed like the pastor was speaking another language. Or perhaps you’ve thought that the notes in your study Bible could use a commentary of their own. From imputation to justification, theophany to theodicy, keeping all these concepts straight can be a challenge for any believer. This is a short podcast about long words. Every week, Barry Cooper sheds light on a different biblical or theological term, using helpful illustrations to apply it to your life. Listen to this week’s episode to expand your understanding and deepen your faith, one word at a time.

Simply Put Ligonier Ministries

    • Christianity
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Have you ever wished that someone would explain theology in a way that doesn’t require a degree or a dictionary? Maybe you’ve listened to a sermon and it seemed like the pastor was speaking another language. Or perhaps you’ve thought that the notes in your study Bible could use a commentary of their own. From imputation to justification, theophany to theodicy, keeping all these concepts straight can be a challenge for any believer. This is a short podcast about long words. Every week, Barry Cooper sheds light on a different biblical or theological term, using helpful illustrations to apply it to your life. Listen to this week’s episode to expand your understanding and deepen your faith, one word at a time.

    The Resurrection

    The Resurrection

    If you are a Christian, you don't have to feverishly tick off items on your bucket list as if "you only live once." You can give your life away for the sake of others, knowing you have a thousand lifetimes to enjoy in the life to come. Today, Barry Cooper revels in the glory of Christ's resurrection and ours.
    Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/the-resurrection/

    • 6 min
    Theodicy

    Theodicy

    Whatever questions we may have about the reason behind our pain, Christians can't possibly conclude that God is aloof from suffering, that He doesn't care about evil, or that He hasn't done anything about it. Today, Barry Cooper presents three truths that help us trust in the goodness of God when facing the darkness of this world.
    Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/theodicy/

    • 7 min
    The Day of Atonement

    The Day of Atonement

    Only once in the whole year could the high priest of Israel enter the Holy of Holies to approach the fearsome presence of a holy God: the Day of Atonement. Today, Barry Cooper explains what this day revealed about the depth of our guilt and how it pointed forward to a greater day when the sin of God's people would be dealt with forever.
    Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/the-day-of-atonement/

    • 6 min
    Temple

    Temple

    The temple was an enduring representation of the fact that the Lord, as the God of His people, will never leave them. Today, Barry Cooper points us to a greater temple that is more enduring still.
    Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/temple/

    • 6 min
    Tabernacle

    Tabernacle

    Why does the Old Testament contain exacting instructions for building a meeting place with God? Should we follow these assembly instructions today so that God may dwell with us? Today, Barry Cooper explains the role of the tabernacle and the One who has fulfilled it.
    Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/tabernacle/

    • 5 min
    Contradiction and Paradox

    Contradiction and Paradox

    God does not ask His people to abandon logic and simply accept the teachings of His Word on faith. Today, Barry Cooper helps us distinguish between a paradox and a contradiction.
    Read the transcript: https://simplyputpodcast.com/contradiction-and-paradox/

    • 4 min

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Wonderful insights

Love this podcast- Barry makes theology interesting and understandable

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Greatly Edifying

It’s a wonderful podcast that puts Theology into simple terms and understandable language.

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