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2013-5-20 Appointed Elders: Catholic caller disagrees with Steve about the hierarchy of elders and the appointments to offices. [Titus 1:5, John 20:21].
2013-5-20 Catholic: "Petra" vs "Petros": Catholic caller shares the meanings of the Greek word for "rock" or "stone" (Petra vs Petros). [Matthew 16:15-18, James 3:1, Titus 1:5].
2013-5-20 Penalty "Fine" & the Pregnant Woman: Why would there be a "fine" penalty relative to hurting the pregnant woman in Exodus? [Exodus 21:22].
2013-5-20 "Eternal Father" & The Trinity: Why do people have problems with the title of "Eternal Father" for Jesus relative to the Trinity? [Isaiah 9:6, John 10:30].
2013-5-20 Praying to "Jesus" Rather than "God": Regarding praying to "Jesus" rather than "God", don't you think that His sitting at "the right hand of the Father" as indication of authority rather than literal?
2013-5-20 "Count the Cost" & "Total Surrender": Why would someone want to "count the cost" when they are in "total surrender?" Why does one's personal testimony often neglect the trials of surrender and spiritual warfare? [Luke 14:28-31].
2013-5-20 Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit: Why is blasphemy (speaking) against the Holy Spirit an unforgivable sin? [Matthew 12:31].
2013-5-20 Unjust Steward: Could you comment on the parable of the "Unjust Steward" and the reference to "everlasting habitations"? [Luke 16:1-13].
2013-5-20 Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit: Caller comments on previous call about the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.
2013-5-20 Tithing Penalty Tax: Does God take away the "tithing" penalty tax?
2013-5-16 Atheist Ex-Mormon-Evolution: Atheist Ex-Mormon offers to answer Steve's questions about evolution in response to his challenge that there is no real evidence for evolution.
2013-5-16 Samson: Was Samson saved? In light of his last prayer, it seems not, and yet he is considered a hero of the faith? [Judges 16:28, Hebrews 11:32, Matthew 7:23].
2013-5-16 Jesus Was Oriental: Could you explain what you said about Jesus being "oriental?"
2013-5-16 The New Israel (Jew & Gentile): Could you share some scriptures that indicate that we, the Body of Christ, are the "New Israel"? Recommended; topical lecture: "what are We to Make of Israel?" [Romans 11, Jeremiah 11:16, Romans 2:28-29, Galatians 3:16, Galatians 3:7-9, Galatians 3:28-29, John 8:39, I Peter 2:9-10, Ephesians 2, Matthew 21:43].
2013-5-16 Mary's Care After Jesus' Death: Why did Jesus commit his mother Mary's care to John, rather than one of her other children, after his death? [Acts 1, John 7:5].
2013-5-16 Divorce: If someone did not devulge her Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs) before our marriage, how can having divorced her be justified in scripture? Do I need to remain single? [Psalm 15:4].
2013-5-15 Early Church Authority & Hierarchy: Do you understand that, in contrast to the hierarchy of the Catholic Church, we really should not have any hierarchy or authority, except in scripture and the Holy Spirit? [I Timothy 3:1, Titus 1:5, Acts 20, Acts 1:20, I Timothy 2:12, Matthew 20:25, 2 Timothy 2:2].
2013-5-15 Recommended Article: At (of May 2013) there is an article on the way we do church that is very valuable.
2013-5-15 Church Hierarchy & Authority: Doesn't the protestant church have a kind of authority, though unlike the Catholic church, a hierachy in measure? Have we not thrown the baby out with the bath water?[Ephesians 4:13].
2013-5-15 Various "Causes" & Exaggeration: Caller shares his concerns about Christians greatly exaggerating and how we get so sidetracked. How do we find balance, get involved, and not get distracted? [I John 2:22].
2013-5-15 The Trinity: (Don't post, hard to follow) Does Genesis clearly depict the three persons of the Trinity? [Genesis 1, Genesis 3:8ff].
2013-5-15 Gifts of the Spirit-Tongues: Though I am going to an Assembly of God church, I am not sure that the gift of "tongues" is legitimate today, because I have not seen it in a convincing way? [Matthew 7:15-20].
2013-5-15 Snake-handling: What about the scripture about "snake-handling"? [Mark 16:17-18].
2013-5-15 David's Anger: Can you help me figure out the anger of David in 2 Samuel? Why was David lauded over story of the death of Abner? [2 Samuel 4:10].
2013-5-15 Date of the Writing of Revelation: What date of writing do you support, and what are some of the most important points to consider? Recommends book by Steve; "Revelation-Four Views." [Revelation 11:1-2].
2013-5-14 Elder Under Church Discipline: Can you help me sort out the situation our church is in regarding an elder that has been put under church discipline for divisiveness? [Titus 3:10, Matthew 18:15-17, Proverbs 13:10].
2013-5-14 "Fig Tree Nation": Could you explain "fig tree nation"? [Matthew 23:32, Mark 13:28, Luke 21:29-30, Jeremiah 24].
2013-5-14 Church Discipline & Disagreements: Caller comments on the need for church discipline, but encourages good behavior to avoid damage and hurt.
2013-5-14 Heaven without Jesus: Can Romans 2 be used support the idea that people don't need Jesus to go to heaven? [Romans 2:14-15, Jeremiah 31:33, Romans 8:4].
2013-5-14 Unlicensed Church Weddings Could you provide some insight to something many of us are very uncomfortable with-our pastor is performing church weddings without state licenses?
2013-5-14 God "Grants" Access: Could you explain the term "grant" in “For this reason I have told you that no one can come to Me unless it has been 'granted' him from the Father.”? [John 6:65, Matthew 13:11, John 3:27, John 6:44-45, John 8:31-32, I Peter 5:5-6].
2013-5-13 Homosexual Christians-Suppressing the Truth: Is there a high possibilty that there are true Christians who who suppress the truth and are homosexuals and lesbians? [Romans 18:28, Romans 1:18-37, Jeremiah 17:9-10, Jeremiah 13:23].
2013-5-13 70 Weeks of Daniel: Could "the prince" in Daniel 9 be referring to Jesus? [Daniel 9: 25-27].
2013-5-13 Education-Not Indoctrination: Caller shares the importance of learning to think about scripture and challenge some of what we are taught.
2013-5-13 Charitable Organizations (501c3): Do you think the tax exemption (501c3) has effectively silenced the church from speaking of some of the atrocities, such as the Gosnell case?
2013-5-13 Charitable Organizations (501c3): Comment regarding what is allowed under 501c3 (charitable organizations) and how the government will shut a church down that talks about the antichrist and Jewish gangsters. [1 John 2:22, Revelation 2:6].
2013-5-13 The Rapture: Could you expound on "The Rapture"-whether there really will be one, and comment on all the various views of it? [1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, I Corinthians 5:15:49-53, John 6:39-40, John 6:54, John 6:44, John 6:54].
2013-5-13 God withdraws the Holy Spirit from Saul: Why is God still answering Saul when the Holy Spirit had left him? [1 Samuel 16:14].
2013-5-13 Holy Spirit in Saul: Is there a parallel between the Holy Spirit coming upon and Saul the gift of the Spirit for us today?
2013-5-13 Saul Given a Another Heart: If Saul was given a new heart by God, what made him go astray? [I Samuel 15:17-26]
2013-5-10 Melchizedek's Origins: Can you explain from where Melchizedek came, in light of scripture's reference to him having no geneology, mother or father? [Hebrews 7:3, Genesis 14:18, John 8:56, Genesis 18:1].
2013-5-10 Prophets: What is a prophet? [1 Corinthians 12:28, 1 Corinthians 14:29, Ephesians 4:11, Ephesians 4:29-31].
2013-5-10 The Lord's Supper: Could you explain the warning "if anyone drinks unworthily" during the Lord's Supper ... as I often disappear during that part? [I Corinthians 11:27-29, I Corinthians 11:21-22].
2013-5-10 Buddhist View-Self: Buddhist considers the Buddhist and Christian views of "self?" [Job 5:7, John 16:27-28].
2013-5-10 The Kingdom Has Come: When Jesus said, "the kingdom is here," how did the apostles and other listerners understand it? [Exodus 19:5-6, Colossians 1:13, Luke 17:21, Luke 11:20, Matthew 12:28, Acts 17:7].
2013-5-10 Ex-Buddhist Responds to Previous Buddhist Caller: Former Buddhist responds to and corrects previous Buddhist caller and clarifies how mistaken he is about the similarities between Buddhism & Chrisitanity. Recommnds book by Ellis Potter.
2013-5-10 The "Days" in Daniel: Can you help me make sense of the "days" in Daniel 12? [Daniel 12:9-13].
2013-5-09 Josephus-Historian: Was Josephus a good historian? Did he write any scripture?
2013-5-09 Heaven-Immediately or Later: When someone dies, do they go immediately go to heaven, or do they lie in the grave for years? [Luke 23:43, Luke 16:19-31, Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Revelation 6:9].
2013-5-09 Socialism: Disagreeing caller comments on the value of Socialism.[Mark 10:25, Matthew 19:24, I Timothy 6:8].