Podcast: If Heaven is So Great, Why Did Satan Fall?
Greg discusses the nature of free will and love at the angelic level, heavy metal music, Seasonal Affective Disorder, and Satan’s dumb choices.
Is Satan just a copout for what humans should take responsibility for? http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0101.mp3
Sometimes evil is attributed to God withdrawing. Sometimes it is attributed to a scheme of Satan. We are called to respond to each differently. So, must we be able to discern which is the case in any given situation? http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0189.mp3
Since the time of Anselm (11th century), and especially since the Reformation in the 16th century, the tendency of the Western church has been to focus almost all of its attention on the anthropological dimension of the atonement, usually to the neglect of the cosmic dimension that is central to the NT. In the standard…
Greg talks knowing and not knowing, and considers eternal learning. Episode 523 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0523.mp3
If asked why Jesus had to die on the cross, most Christians today would immediately answer, “To pay for my sins.” Jesus certainly paid the price for our sins, but it might surprise some reader to learn that this wasn’t the way Christians would answer this question for the first thousand years of Church history.…
Greg considers whether Satan has the ability to heal people. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0268.mp3