ohn Gresham Machen was born into a loving Christian family in 1881. “Gresham”, as he was called, respected his father but was closest to his mother, Minnie. She would spend tireless hours teaching him and his two brothers all she knew. Central to their learning was the Bible, which Gresham knew better at the age of twelve than most adult scholars in his day. After graduating from Princeton in 1905, Machen would travel overseas to further his education. His first stop would be to the University of Marburg, where he would receive instruction from the famed scholar Wilhelm Hermann. But biblical studies in Germany was nothing like it was in America. German universities, embedded in liberal theology, were hotbeds for … Read More
Program Segments: [ 02:11 ] Jesus is all over the place in the Old Testament. In fact, the Bible is one long scarlet thread that talks about Jesus. [ 16:17 ] The sinner’s prayer has sent more people to hell than anything else in the modern age. What does the Bible have to say about how one gets saved? [ 58:11 ] Verse of the Day: Romans 8:28 does not apply to just anybody.
Hebrews 5:11-14 [ESV] “About this we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food, for everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child. But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.” he Bible is a double-edged sword and it can piece the heart. However, when stripped of its context and mangled and twisted in order to … Read More