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Plodcast Ep. 60

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Welcome plodders! This week Douglas Wilson talks about temptation and the three levels of mortification. Then he goes on to review Paul Bloom’s book, “Against Empathy”. Wrapping it up with a look at hamartia and hamartano in 1 Peter. Happy plodding!

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Show Notes:

Temptation & Mortification:

  • We are tempted by the world, the flesh, and the devil
  • Jesus was genuinely tempted in the wilderness
  • Jesus was never tempted due to his past record of sinning like we are
  • 3 levels of mortification: 1.) becoming a Christian 2.) over and done mortification 3) continuous mortification

Against Empathy:

  • Written by Paul Bloom
  • We live in a time when empathy is considered as the fundamental moral virtue
  • Bloom does a great job showing us why we should take caution with empathy

Hamartia & Hamartano:

  • Looking at hamartano in 1 Peter
  • Mentioned in (1 Pet. 2:20, 2:22, 2:24, 3:18, 4:1, 4:8)

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