Antinomianism and Legalism with John Fonville Part 2

Antinomianism and Legalism with John Fonville Part 2

This week is part two of a two part series with John Fonville. In part one we focus on the gospel and law and gospel. In part two we discuss antinomianism and nomism. 

Episode Resources:

What is the Gospel? with Pastor John Fonville – Part one of Theology Gals episode 

Paramount Church (you can find John’s sermons here) 

The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification by Walter Marshall

Assumed Evangelicalism: Some Reflections En Route to Denying the Gospel by David Gibson

Lordship Salvation with Pastor John Fonville – Theology Gals Episode 

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Lordship Salvation with Pastor John Fonville | Theology Gals | Episode 35

Lordship Salvation with Pastor John Fonville | Theology Gals | Episode 35

On this episode of Theology Gals, Marissa Namirr joins Coleen to discuss Lordship Salvation with John Fonville, Pastor of Paramount Church. You can listen to John on Proclaim Radio also listen to his sermons here.

Episode Resources:

Christ the Lord: The Reformation and Lordship Salvation (You can read the preface here)

Lordship Salvation – Theocast

Antinomianism and Lordship – Theocast

Lordship Controversy – Michael Horton

Reformation Happens – Heidelcast podcast (John Fonville is a guest)

Sanctification with Gary Edwards Theology Gals

Can we have ASSURANCE? Theology Gals

Recommended by John:

The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification by Walter Marshall

The Christian Faith by Theodore Beza

Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin (You can download a free version here)

The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges

Heidelberg Catechism

Westminster Shorter Catechism

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What is the Gospel? with Pastor John Fonville

What is the Gospel? with Pastor John Fonville

This week is part one of a two part series with John Fonville. In part one we focus on the gospel and law and gospel. In part two we discuss antinomianism and nomism. 

Episode Resources:

Paramount Church (you can find John’s sermons here) 

The Gospel Mystery of Sanctification by Walter Marshall

Assumed Evangelicalism: Some Reflections En Route to Denying the Gospel by David Gibson

Lordship Salvation with Pastor John Fonville – Theology Gals Episode 

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Essential Doctrines: Series Wrap Up

Essential Doctrines: Series Wrap Up

This week Coleen and Rachel wrap up the current season on essential doctrines with an overview of the series. 

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Theology Gals Episodes From the Series:

Creeds and Confessions 

The Trinity – Eternal Functional Subordination with Glenn Butner

Federal Vision: A Gospel Issue

Part 2 Federal Vision: A Gospel Issue

The Humanity of Christ

The Importance of Understanding Law and Gospel

Understanding the Law 

What is the Gospel? with Pastor John Fonville

Antinomianism and Legalism with John Fonville Part 2

Assurance 

The Work of the Holy Spirit 

Good Works 

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Understanding the Law

Understanding the Law

This week Coleen and Rachel discuss the division and uses of the law. 

Episode Resources:

Which Laws Apply? by R.C. Sproul

The Place of the Law by Guy Waters

God’s Law in Old and New Covenants OPC Q&A

Are Believers Under The Law As A Schoolmaster? R. Scott Clark 

The Reformed confessions teach that the pedagogical (second use) use of the law never disappears. Question 115 of the Heidelberg Catechism asks, “No one in this life can obey the Ten Commandments perfectly: Why then does God want them preached so pointedly?” Here is the answer: “First, so that the longer we live the more we may come to know our sinfulness and the more eagerly look to Christ for forgiveness of sins and righteousness.” Likewise, the Westminster Confession of Faith (19.6) states that the second use of the law remains of great use to the believer. The law helps believers to discover “the sinful pollutions of their nature, hearts and lives, so as, examining themselves thereby, they may come to further conviction of, humiliation for, and hatred against sin, together with a clearer sight of the need they have of Christ, and the perfection of His obedience.”” John Fonville 

“all three uses of the law (i.e., civil, pedagogical and normative) are always present in the believer’s life. However, these three uses do not function the same. To begin with, for unbelievers, the second use of the law is primary and the third use of the law does not even apply. For believers, the third use of the law becomes primary. In this sense, the law functions as a rule of life—guide of gratitude—providing the norms for the Christian life.” John Fonville 

“the law as a rule of life should be preached to guide believers in their gratitude (e.g., Titus 1:5-9; 2:2-10; 3:-12; 8-14). However, the law must never be preached to believers as a condition of life (i.e., a covenant of works: “Do this and live or else be cursed”).” John Fonville 

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