Hank Hanegraaff, the host of the Bible Answer Man broadcast and the Hank Unplugged podcast, is joined by Nathan Jacobs and Metropolitan K.P. Yohannan for the first in a series of wide-ranging roundtable discussions. A professor, artist, author, philosopher, and filmmaker—Nathan Jacobs is Scholar in Residence of Philosophy and Religion in the Religion in the Arts in Contemporary Culture Program based in Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Metropolitan K.P. Yohannan is the author of dozens of books and the founder/president of GFA World—formerly Gospel for Asia—one of the largest outreach organizations in the world that focuses primarily on the 10-40 window in India and Asia. Metropolitan Yohannan is also the head of Believers Eastern Church. In this episode, they discuss such topics as: the importance of putting our Christian faith into practice, the meaning of grace, misunderstanding salvation, how we pray, why so many Western Christians seem to be lost and more. For further information see Hank’s most recent book Truth Matters, Life Matters More, Nathan’s Jacobs Becoming Truly Human 2-disc set: 1 DVD and 1 Blu-Ray, and Metropolitan Yohannan books, Never Give Up and Revolutions in World Missions. Topics discussed include: What do Christians mean when they talk about grace? distinguishing between the essence of God and the energies of God and why that matters (2:45); the dangers of misunderstanding salvation (15:35); the Jesus Prayer, hesychasm and the significance of praying with our soul, mind and body (26:10); empty repetition (34:25); Hank Hanegraaff’s acronym of THEOSIS (38:00); why do so many Western Christians seem to be lost? (45:00).
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