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Theological Sidebars

Theological Sidebars

By Benjamin Pate
Join Dr. Benjamin Pate as he explores theological topics that arise out of content from his weekly messages, current events, and pretty much anything having to do with theology or the Bible. Benjamin Pate is pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona. He is an adjunct professor in areas of biblical studies for Grand Canyon University and Wayland Baptist University. He holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Gateway Seminary.
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Theological Sidebars - Did the Jonah story really happen?
Did the Jonah story really happen? In order to ask that question we need to look at how Jesus understood the story (Matthew 12:38-42)   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA  For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
12:18
June 23, 2022
OTXNT - What happened in Anaheim (a recap from the 2022 SBC Annual Meeting)
Hear from Andrew and Ben what they experienced at the SBC annual meeting. Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
46:30
June 23, 2022
OTXNT - New stats on church attendance
What is happening with church attendance since 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic?   Is this a real trend? What are we to make of it?  https://churchanswers.com/blog/five-reasons-your-current-church-attendance-is-the-new-normal/ Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
43:22
June 02, 2022
Theological Sidebars - Haven't you read...your Bible (Matt 12:1-8)
Do Christians really read the Bible? How important is it for our spiritual growth? How does Jesus deal with the Pharisees' bad theology? Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA 
13:25
May 23, 2022
Matthew 11:25-27 - Controversial Opinion #2 - God's choice vs mine in salvation?
Does God choose or did I choose him in salvation? Does the Bible teach both? Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA 
10:26
May 16, 2022
OTXNT - Discussion on the SCOTUS Roe v. Wade Leak - part 1
Dr. Pate and Dr. Marquez discuss the SCOTUS Roe V Wade leak.  Is this a good thing? Should Christians be celebrating the possible end to Roe v. Wade? What is behind the abortion agenda in our country? This and more in part 1.    See our video, "The Bible on Abortion" - https://youtu.be/5EdMI-2_A1M Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA 
26:14
May 12, 2022
Matthew 11:27 - Controversial opinion #1 - Is Jesus the only way?
Why is it controversial to the world and sometimes in the church that Jesus is the only way to salvation? Is there any other way to be saved outside of Jesus? Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA 
08:06
May 09, 2022
Theological Sidebars - Come to me all of you who are...stressed?
In Matthew 11:28 Jesus says, "Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Is Jesus talking about coming to him and finding peace in our stress? So often we quote this verse devoid of its context and without reference to what the words meant in their canonical context.  What does Jesus really mean when he says to come to him...? Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA 
12:23
May 03, 2022
OTXNT - What to do about Disney, Pt 3 - What to do about my money.
Is it wrong to subscribe to companies that don't support my values? How do we navigate supporting or frequenting places whose values don't align with ours?  We are getting questions coming in about what Christians should be doing in light of some of Disney's recent actions in the news. Is there a Christian response? Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA 
41:54
April 28, 2022
Theological Sidebars - Do I know the stories enough to tell them?
A look at Ex 12:26 "When your children ask you..." Do you know enough about the Bible to teach others? Do you know the Gospel? Can you tie the stories together?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.    Theological Sidebars is moving to a new youtube channel! - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA
00:04
April 26, 2022
Theological Sidebars - What excuses do I make to not obey?
Why does the world make excuses instead of obeying? What excuses do Christians make for not obeying? Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA  WE ARE MOVING PODCASTS NEXT MONTH  - For continued access to OTXNT and Theological Sidebars visit  https://open.spotify.com/show/6GPetXuW2skkfspybhRjPw
15:16
April 12, 2022
OTXNT - What do about Disney, pt 2 - There is an agenda
We are getting questions coming in about what Christians should be doing in light of some of Disney's recent actions in the news. Is there a Christian response?    Visit OTXNT's New Youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQf7ppCnBuWU8CsR0FHBdbA  WE ARE MOVING PODCASTS NEXT MONTH  - For continued access to OTXNT and Theological Sidebars visit   https://open.spotify.com/show/6GPetXuW2skkfspybhRjPw
41:40
April 07, 2022
OTXNT - What to do about Disney, Pt 1
We are getting questions coming in about what Christians should be doing in light of some of Disney's recent actions in the news. Is there a Christian response?  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For Dr. Pate's Youtube visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For Dr. Marquez's podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/6GPetXuW2skkfspybhRjPw?si=5cc897b76a0e4637 For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
39:59
March 27, 2022
OTXNT - Worship, Part 5: Sinner's Prayer
Have you ever said the "sinner's prayer"? Was it what you were told to say after you came to follow Jesus? What should we think of it? Does it save the person who says it? Is it something we should use in our worship service? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For Dr. Pate's Youtube visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For Dr. Marquez's podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/6GPetXuW2skkfspybhRjPw?si=5cc897b76a0e4637 For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
43:21
March 17, 2022
Theological Sidebars - A Private Faith?
Can my faith be private? When Jesus talks about us acknowledging him before others, what does he mean? How do we really acknowledge Jesus? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
10:45
March 07, 2022
OTXNT - Worship, Part 4: Altar Calls
Is there precedent for walking down the aisle in church to make a decision? Are altar calls really necessary? What should be part of our worship service? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For Dr. Pate's Youtube visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For Dr. Marquez's podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/6GPetXuW2skkfspybhRjPw?si=5cc897b76a0e4637 For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
42:50
February 24, 2022
OTXNT - Worship, Part 3: What is allowed in a worship service?
What instruments can we use in a worship service? Can we do a service with no music? no Bible? Where do we go for guidance on what is allowed for in our worship services? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For Dr. Pate's Youtube visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For Dr. Marquez's podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/6GPetXuW2skkfspybhRjPw?si=5cc897b76a0e4637 For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
45:15
February 17, 2022
Theological Sidebars - Ministers in it for the money?
What is the relationship of ministry leaders to money? What does Jesus expect of his workers when he says "Freely you received, freely give" (Mt 10:8)? Should ministers be paid? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
14:21
February 16, 2022
OTXNT - Worship, Part 2: What does the Bible say about worship music?
Why do we even sing in church? Is there a reason for the use of worship songs/music in the church? What does the Bible say about worship music? These answers and more on today's podcast. Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. Recommended Listening: Matt Boswell and Matt Papa - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_kbRjv0CLhmsj_eZUApJrN2A3NUcUMQplw Keith and Kristyn Getty - https://www.youtube.com/user/KeithAndKristynGetty Sovereign Grace Worship - https://www.youtube.com/user/SovereignGraceMusic For Dr. Pate's Youtube visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
39:32
February 10, 2022
Theological Sidebars - Is the Harvest really plentiful?
Is there still harvest out there? Are people still coming to know Jesus? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
08:36
February 08, 2022
OTXNT - Worship, Part 1: Hymnbooks
Should hymns make a comeback? Was the hymnbook really better than what we have now? Join us as we begin a discussion on worship music in the church.   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.    Recommended Listening: Matt Boswell and Matt Papa - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_kbRjv0CLhmsj_eZUApJrN2A3NUcUMQplw Keith and Kristyn Getty - https://www.youtube.com/user/KeithAndKristynGetty  Sovereign Grace Worship - https://www.youtube.com/user/SovereignGraceMusic    For Dr. Pate's Youtube visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ  For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
33:34
February 03, 2022
Theological Sidebars: Different Responses I will Receive to the Gospel
Some people will always reject. As you share the Gospel you should expect different responses.  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.    For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
09:36
February 01, 2022
Matthew 9:31 - Could you be disobeying Jesus and not know it?
It is easy to spot the sin of the men who disobey Jesus in this passage. Could it be we do something similar and not know it? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   Rooftop Ministries - https://therooftop.org/   Way of the Master - https://www.livingwaters.com/outreach/way-of-the-master/  For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
11:29
January 25, 2022
Praying with Faith and Not Doubting
In Matthew 9:18-26 we are given a view of how to approach Jesus boldly in faith. Do we really pray in faith? Or are we doubting? How can we pray and also make room for God's Will? Join us in today's episode as Dr. Pate takes on this question. Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church. For Dr. Pate's Youtube Channel visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
12:08
January 18, 2022
Matters of preference and tradition vs what we are commanded to do
In Matthew 9:14-15, the exchange between Jesus and John's disciples is telling of the approach we should take with traditions and preferences in the church.  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For Dr. Pate's Youtube Channel visit - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9JPFkD4py19zE_P8OGBVOQ For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
14:54
January 11, 2022
Santa Rant - Omniscient? Omnipresent? Omnipotent?
Looking at the lyrics to "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" sends Dr. Pate on a rant about Santa and our culture. Those characteristics are reserved for the God of the Bible alone.  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
15:26
December 22, 2021
OTXNT - What is Advent all about?
What is Advent all about? How can the church mark the Christian season better? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
28:12
December 16, 2021
OTXTN - Should Christians Celebrate Hanukkah?
Should Christians celebrate Hanukkah? What is it about? Does it have any relevance to the Church?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
21:40
December 07, 2021
OTXNT - How to deal with Old Testament laws
How should a Christian deal with Old Testament laws? Are they for us to follow still? Do we toss them out because they are part of the old covenant? Today's discussion will cover four legitimate ways to deal with Old Testament laws.    Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
41:23
November 23, 2021
Does Jesus have more authority in my life than my boss?
Does Jesus have more authority in my life than my boss? He should. (Matt 8:5-9) Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
08:15
November 16, 2021
OTXNT - Baptism for the Dead? A look at 1 Corinthians 15:29
How do we interpret 1 Corinthians 15:29?   What is Paul meaning when he says "baptized for the dead"? To hear Dr. Marquez's chapel message at Gateway Seminary: https://youtu.be/bY6_uPzA3bQ https://youtu.be/2iRk28WXh5I Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
34:01
November 11, 2021
Through the Book of Matthew - Matthew 6:1-4
The following is a message from our Sunday Morning, verse-by-verse series through the Gospel of Matthew. For more information visit us at Royalpalms.org
38:19
November 02, 2021
Through the Book of Matthew - Matthew 5:43-48
The following is a message from our Sunday Morning, verse-by-verse series through the Gospel of Matthew. For more information visit us at Royalpalms.org
43:12
November 02, 2021
Are you building your life on the rock or just pretending?
Are you really someone who is building your life on Jesus' words or just pretending? This question answered from our look at Matthew 7:24-29. Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
10:25
November 01, 2021
Two Types of False Teachers?
Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
11:43
October 23, 2021
OTXNT - A Biblical Look at Immigration
What does the Bible teach about immigration and borders? Was Jesus really an illegal immigrant?    Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.  For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
42:59
October 16, 2021
Don't Be Afraid to Be a "Narrow" Christian - Matthew 7:13-14
Don't be afraid to be considered a narrow-minded Christian.   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
08:36
October 12, 2021
When are we to judge others? Matthew 7:1-6 and 1 Cor 5:9-13
Does "judge not..." mean we never judge others?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
11:09
October 05, 2021
OTXNT - Head Coverings (1 Corinthians 11)
Is the practice head coverings relevant for today's church? Was it a cultural symbol from a different era? What does it point towards?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
43:12
September 23, 2021
OTXNT - Dealing with Anxiety - Matt 6:25-34
How worried should I be about what is headed our way?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
26:15
September 09, 2021
OTXNT - Gender Distinctions in the Church? - A look at 1 Cor. 11 (pt. 1)
Are there gender distinctions in the church? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
38:59
September 02, 2021
Should Christians Fast?
What is the biblical position on whether or not Christians should be fasting?
12:15
August 30, 2021
An Issue for Christian Conscience
Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
45:20
August 19, 2021
What does praying "Lead us not into temptation" really mean?
What are things I need to be thinking about as I pray "lead me not into temptation"? What did Jesus mean? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
09:27
August 16, 2021
Back to School - What should parents be thinking about?
What should parents be thinking about as their kids go back to school?  What are your plans to grow spiritually this year?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
32:12
August 12, 2021
About Forgiveness... Matthew 6:12, 14-15
A few ramblings on the topic of forgiveness based on Matthew 6:12, 14-15 Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
11:55
August 10, 2021
Work and God's Provision - Give us today our daily bread
What does it mean to pray for our daily bread (Matt 6:11)? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
16:08
August 02, 2021
What is the will of God? (Part 2: The Wishes/Desires for His Creation)
Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
11:31
July 26, 2021
What is the will of God? (Part 1: The Sovereign Will of God)
Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.  For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
09:01
July 26, 2021
OTXNT - Sermon Plagiarism?
Dr. Marquez and Dr. Pate take on the question of whether or not pastors should be preaching other pastor's sermons.    Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
34:09
July 20, 2021
How to honor the name of the Lord (Matt 6:9)
What does it mean to honor the name of the Lord? What is Jesus saying when he says, "your name be honored as holy"? Is it more than just praising God in worship?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
11:28
July 19, 2021
OTXNT - Divorce and Remarriage (Part 4 - Discussion on when remarriage is permitted)
When is remarriage permitted? Can anyone remarry after divorce?  Join Dr. Ben Pate and Dr. Andrew Marquez in their discussion on this topic today in another OTXNT episode - "Divorce and Remarriage (Part 4)"   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
35:24
July 15, 2021
Why you might babble in prayer...
Jesus warns against those who babble and go on in prayer (Matt 6:5-8)? Do you babble in prayer? Why? What is behind that?    Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
09:20
July 12, 2021
How can anonymous giving glorify God?
What happens when I give anonymously? How is God glorified in that?   Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
08:23
July 08, 2021
Are you a generous and charitable Christian? (Matt 6:1-4)
Are you a Christian who gives beyond the minimum? What is your plan to be a charitable giver? Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
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July 08, 2021
Theological Side Bars - "You have heard it was said...But I tell you" - Do I Submit My Opinions to Jesus?
Are we truly open to submitting our opinions and theological positions to Jesus? Is there room for him to correct us and tell us what we are missing, through His word?  Bible Studies and Discussions from Ben Pate (PhD, Biblical Studies), Pastor of Royal Palms Baptist Church.   For more on Royal Palms visit https://www.Royalpalms.org  Visit Royal Palms' Youtube Channel to watch live and archived worship services - https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalPalmsBaptistChurch
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June 29, 2021
OTXNT - Divorce and Remarriage (Part 3 - Discussion on 1 Cor 7: Abuse and Abandonment)
What does the Bible's teaching on divorce mean for Christian marriages? Is abuse or abandonment grounds for divorce? Join Dr. Ben Pate and Dr. Andrew Marquez in their discussion on this topic today in another OTXNT episode - "Divorce and Remarriage (Part 3)"
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June 21, 2021
OTXNT - Divorce and Remarriage (Part 2 - Implications for Marriage)
What does the Bible's teaching on divorce mean for Christian marriages? Join Dr. Ben Pate and Dr. Andrew Marquez in their discussion on this topic today in another OTXNT episode - "Divorce and Remarriage (Part 2)"
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June 14, 2021
Divorce and Remarriage (Part 1)
What does the Bible teach on divorce? Is divorce an option for the Christian? Join Dr. Ben Pate and Dr. Andrew Marquez in their discussion on this topic today in another OTXNT episode - "Divorce and Remarriage (Part 1)" 
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June 11, 2021
OTXNT - Are All Sins Equal?
Are all sins equal in God's eyes? Are there degrees or levels of sin? Dr. Andrew Marquez and Dr. Ben Pate discuss this question on today's episode.
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May 27, 2021