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January 02, 2013


   Women Remaining Silent: Paul says that women need to remain silent in church. What did he mean? [1 Corinthians 14:34]

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   Mary & Joseph: Were Mary & Joseph blood-related, half-brother & sister? (The very beginning of her call is VERY quiet.)

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   Miracles during the Exodus of Egypt: Can you explain all the miracles dureing the exodus from the first time when Moses met with Pharaoh until the parting of the Red Sea? How long of a time duration was that?

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   Age of Accountability: What about people who die before the Age of Accountability? What about children being sanctified by believing parents? [1 Corinthians 7:14]

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   The Devil: You didn't believe in the literalness of Satan? [Ezekiel 28, Isaiah 14]
Jesus Addresses Satan through Human Agents: Yeah, but Steve, Jesus alludes to Peter that he is Satan, but he's actually talking to Satan & not really talking to Peter. In contrast, just like there's many types of Christs behind people.
Covering Cherubs: What about the Covering Cherubs?

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   Tattoos: The son of the caller wants to get tattoos, & what does Steve think? Should she let him? [Leviticus 19:28]

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January 03, 2013


   Witnessing & Testimony: What is the difference between Testimonies & Witnessing?

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   Birth Control: Is it okay to use Birth Control to limit the amount of children that happen in a family, especially if the father is not emotionally supportive in raising them?

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   Mary Couldn't Touch Jesus but others Could: Why was Mary prohibited from touching Jesus after the resurrection but the disciples were? [John 20:15-17, Matthew 28:9]
Augustine a Manichaean: Wasn't Augustine a Manichaean?

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   God Being Able to Multitask: How can God deal with some many people at the same time?

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   Current Events: Shouldn't things that are happening in current events change your current eschatological beliefs?

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   Prophecies in Ezekiel: Wasn't Ezekiel 38 & 39 fulfilled in the Book of Esther?

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   Anthony Norris Groves & his Book: Have you ever heard of "Father of Faith Missions: The Life and Times of Anthony Norris Groves" by Anthony Norris Groves?

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   Smoking Habit: I've taken up the smoking addiction again. I have no reason for doing this, but do you have any advice of how I should nip it in the bud?

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   Lilith: Can you tell me about Lilith that is supposedly in the Bible?

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   Jesus' Resurrection: What about the saints that rose with Jesus at His resurrection? Did they receive their resurrection bodies also? [Matthew 27:53-54]

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   Inerrant Scripture: People say we shouldn't say Scripture isn't inerrant? Is that true? [2 Timothy 3:16]

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January 04, 2013


   Confidence in Prayer: How can we have confidence in prayer when things don't seem take change when we pray? [1 John 5:14]
Working in Prayer: How do we know that things that we do every day are a result of prayer? (Steve never answers this yet...but does at........

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   Putting God in a Box: Even thought we don't believe in Calvinism, we can't put God in a box saying that He can't make people do what He wants, can we?
T. Austin-Sparks, Watchman & A. W. Tozer: What do you know about Sparks, watchman Less & Tozer? Did they believe in Christian mysticism?
Love the Sinner, Hate the Sinner: We hear all the time the phrase, "Love the Sinner, but hate the sin", but I wouldn't find myself able to love people who murder & rape people.

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   Renunciation: What do you think about Renunciation (giving up one's material possessions)? [Luke 14:33]

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   Controlling Things that happen on Planet Earth: Is this verse talking about us saints/Christians interceding to God for what happens here on earth? [Psalm 115:16]

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   Forgiveness over & over: How can God possibly forgive people with addictions, them asking for forgiveness, but then falling right back down?

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   Conspiracy Theories involving our Government: I'm getting concerned of our government & all the sins that they are committing & the Christians that are doing nothing about it, but what are we supposed to do about it?

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January 07, 2013


   God making a Rock that's too Heavy: They say nothing is impossible for God, but He can't do contradictory things such as make a rock that is too heavy for Him to lift, or make a square a circle or 2+2=5, just like He gave us free will, so He can't interfere with that.

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   Friedrich & Blumhardt's Battle: Friedrich Zuendel wrote a book about the life of Johann Cristoph Blumhardt called, "The Awakening: One Man's Battle with Darkness" by a Friedrich Zuendel, & the caller talks about spirits wanting to be set free from the Devil be able to go to God, but doesn't that take the credibility of the exorcism stories since that is wrong?

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   Tattoos - Cuttings in your flesh: I understand about the no tattoos in this verse, but what about the cuttings of the skin? [Leviticus 19:28] (Static on call.)
Gap Theory: Have you ever heard of "Lucifer's Flood"? (It's regarding the "gap theory".) [Genesis 1:1-2]

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   God Speaking: Caller would like insight on hearing from God, receiving special revelation of what God wants you to do. (static on call.)

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   Father, Forgive Them: Did the statement, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do" make the thief on the cross repent since he was mocking Him before?

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   King Ahaz's Sign: How was the Virgin Birth of Jesus a sign to King Ahaz since he never got to see it? [Isaiah 7:10-14, Isaiah 8]

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January 08, 2013


   King Ahaz & Double-fulfillment of Prophecy: You mentioned on yesterday's program that the "Virgin Birth" had a dual fulfillment, a contemporary prophecy about King Ahaz's child & a future one of the birth of Jesus. Why can't the same be applied to a 3rd temple being built & destroyed in the future even though one was built in the past? Why can't both be true like the virgin birth was?

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   Predestination: God might have a foreknowledge of who's going to be saved, but He doesn't predestinate them to be chosen. They have to choose themselves, isn't that right? [Romans 8, Romans 9, 1 Corinthians 3:18, 1 John 3:1-3]
Calvinism & Dispensationalism: So if you believe in Calvinism, you are a Dispensationalist?
Free Will: Don't we have Free Will? If Calvinism was right, God would be taking that away, wouldn't He be?

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   The Red Heifer and the Third Temple Prophecy: Dispensationalists think the only prohibiting Jesus coming back is the reconstruction of the Temple, but why do they think that? What Scriptures do they use to think this? [Revelation 11]
Double-Fulfillment Prophecies: What you were you saying about Double-fulfillment prophecies?
Steve's Turnabout: So when did you start changing your views & what made you start changing them?

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   Putting Away Your Wife: How do you reconcile Ezra saying to put away your wives & Jesus telling us not to? [Ezra 9-10, Matthew 5:31-32, Matthew 19:8-9]

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January 10, 2013


   Salvation: Michael the Buddhist wants to know what it is that frees people, especially the Christian, from the bondage of sin?
The Kingdom of God: The Kingdom of God is within us, isn't that what the Bible says? [Luke 17:21]

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   Satan being originally Lucifer: Did you say it's a misunderstanding to think that Satan was Lucifer who was a fallen angel? [Luke 10:18, Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28, Revelation 12:7-9, 1 Timothy 3:4-5, 1 Corinthians 11]

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   The Parable of the Steward: Can you explain the parable about the Steward who was about to be fired? What was the purpose of it? [Luke 16:1-12]

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   The Resurrection: Can you explain the similarities of Daniel & Revelation about the resurrection of the dead? [Daniel 12:1-3, Revelation 20, John 5:28-29]
Daniel's People: It says in Daniel 12 about the resurrection of "his people", Daniel's people, the Jews, so is this talking about just them or them & Christians together? [Daniel 12]
Jesus' Resurrection: Do we have any idea how many people were raised with Jesus during His resurrection? [Matthew 27:52-53]

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January 11, 2013


   God-Trinity: What is the definition of God?

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   Tzippori: Do you know anything about the town of Tzippori that is near Nazareth?

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   Visiting the Iniquities to the 3rd & 4th Generations: what does it mean that He will visit the iniquities to the 3rd & 4th generations? [Exodus 34:6, Deuteronomy 7]
Keeping His Covenant for 1000 years: God said He would keep the covenant for 1000 years. [Deuteronomy 7:9]
God Loving Israel: He chose the Jews because He wanted to make them a witness to the rest of the world? (Steve never has a chance to answer this question.....he gets cutoff for the rest of the show & an old archive is played.)

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January 14, 2013


   Understanding the God of the OT: Michael the Buddhist wants to talk about the wrath of God in the Old Testament compared the teachings of Jesus in the New Testament.

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   Speaking Engagements: Caller wanted to know about speaking engagement details.

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   Sister's Depression & Bitterness: I'm not sure what to do about helping my sister who seems rather Depressed & Bitterness.

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   Preterism View: How early did the Preterist View come about? How did it come to be as it is now?

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   Sin Unto Death: Is not believing in Jesus the "sin unto death"? What is the Sin unto Death? [John 3:18, 1 John 5:17-18]

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   Oral Roberts & Kicking Adam in the Chins: Caller heard a guy say on the radio that when he gets to heaven he's going to have a debate with Oral Roberts & the caller heard another televangelist say that he's going to kick Adam in the chins for listening to Eve.
Pre, Mid or Post Tribulation: Is Jesus coming before or after the Tribulation?
Anti Christ, Mark of the Beast & His Number: What about the anti-Christ, the mark of the beast & 666?

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   Jehovah's Witnesses & the Military: My nephew got out of the military to join the Jehovah's Witness cult, but godly people in the Bible had to go to war, belong to armies.

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   Futurism & other Eschatology: Dispensationalists make Futurism as definite as teachers in our learning institutions try to make evolution absolute.

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January 15, 2013


   Perspectives & Mission Connection Classes: Caller makes a couple announcements about some Christian classes happening.

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   I Never Knew You: When pseudo Christians try to defend themselves by saying they did this or that, but the Lord says He never knew them, is He talking to Christians or not? [Matthew 7:24]
Falling Away, showing Mercy & Mental Illness: So can you fall away by not being merciful? What about people who are mentally ill, schizophrenic? Could they be demon possessed?
Deliver Him to Satan: What was Paul saying when he told the church in Corinth to deliver a fornicator to Satan, what did that mean? [1 Corinthians 5:1-13]

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   Surely I Come Quickly: The last 2 chapters of still seem to be future, but Jesus says, "surely I come quickly", like He did at the beginning, but His Second come is as quick as the 70 AD destruction of Jerusalem, so how do you deal with this discrepancy? [Revelation 21, Revelation 22]

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   RFID Chips & the Mark of the Beast: The government is trying to implement the Mark of the Beast by making us have RFID chips. What do you think about that?

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   The Tribulation & the Partial Preterist: I was recently reading about the Olivet Discourse & was wondering how is the Tribulation dealt with in the Partial Preterist paradigm? [Matthew 24]
Post Millennialism in contrast to Amillennialism: What is the difference between Post Millennialism & Amillennialist? [Revelation 20:7-8]

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   The Philips: Philip baptized the eunuch, & then Philip was an evangelist, so are these the same Philip? What about the Philip that was an apostle? [Acts 8, Acts 21:8, Matthew 10:2-4]

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   Challenged By Steve's Teachings: Some churches think truth is the truth that you believe at the time.

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January 16, 2013


   Supporting Missionaries in Africa but Living back in America: What about supporting missionaries who were supposed to be in Africa but then came back to America? Do I have to continue supporting them?

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   Facing the Judgment: Why a Judgment for Christians?
Creationism, Literal days or Billions of Years: How do we reconcile what the Bible seems to say about the Creation of the earth, 6 literal days & what science says, millions & millions of years?

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   The Lord's Prayer - Lead Us Not into Temptation: "Lead us not into temptation", what did Jesus mean by this, God not leading us into Temptation?

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   Put Bibles Back in Schools: People are saying how we need to get rid of guns, but how come we never hear anything about putting the Bible back in school?

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   Propitiation & Atonement: What is the difference between "Propitiation" & "Atonement"? The number of times it has to be done? Propitiation only once & Atonement many times? [1 John 2:2, Romans 3:25]

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   No Bible Anywhere in America: It's kind've hypocritical of the American government to say we can not preach or teach the Bible, but accommodate any other religion that is not Christian such as Buddhism & Islam.
Trinity: Can you explain the Trinity?

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   Changing of Hearts & Bibles in School: Is there ever occasion when we should "force" the Bible back in schools? It's sad that they are allowed to teach all the other religions in school except for Christianity.

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January 17, 2013


   Simon the Sorcerer trying to Buy the Holy Spirit: What can we learn from Simon the Sorcerer's experience? He was apparently saved at one time, but then was not.

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   Creation verses Evolution: One reason the Bible might not teach that creation was done by evolution is teach there were no such words as "millions" & "billions".
Seventh Day Adventism: What can you tell me about the Seventh Day Adventists? Are they mainstream theology or what? Are they a cult?

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   Baptist Church: Is it okay to go to the Baptist church?
Fasting to Overcome Addictions: Is it okay to fast to overcome sin & addictions?

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   Understanding Romans: I don't understand these verse in Romans 5. Can you please help understand them? [Romans 5:13-14]
Purpose Driven Life: Our church is going through the book, "Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren, & they want all the members to go through the classes & then sign a piece of paper for membership. I don't like the idea.

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   Call No Man Teacher or Father: What did Jesus mean by calling no man father? Matthew 23:8-9

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January 18, 2013


   Praying Directly to Jesus: Is it okay to pray directly to Jesus or only God the Father?

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   Give unto Caesar: Give unto Caesar, Jesus wasn't necessarily saying to pay taxes but was being evasive answering questions like He did elsewhere. [Mark 12:17, Mark 11:33]

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   Once Saved, Always Saved: Why is the Bible so ambiguous about whether someone has eternal security once they become saved?

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   The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant: What was the purpose of the Parable about the Unforgiven Servant?

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   N.T. Wright & the New Perspective on Paul: Have you ever read or know about N. T. Wright's book on the New Perspective of Paul?

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   Coming of Lord: Why did John send the book of Revelation to people way outside the region of Jerusalem?
Date of the Book of Revelation: When do you think the Book of Revelation was written?

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January 21, 2013


   Jesus Teaching the Trinity: Why didn't Jesus teach the Trinity Himself why He was down here? [Matthew 13:16-18]

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   John the Baptist: How did God know John the Baptist was going to be what God needed to him to be?

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   Special Revelation to offset such Violent Persecution: It's as if because people like John the Baptist & the Apostle Paul suffered such persecution, that God offset that by giving them special Revelation to keep them going. [Luke 12:48]
Timeline of Daniel being a Problem: Daniel & his companions were in a 3 year training program, so how could Daniel give insight to Nebuchadnezzar in only his second year of training? Is that why Nebuchadnezzar didn't originally call on them in the first round? [Daniel 1:1, Daniel 2:1]
Speaking in Aramaic & The King of the Statue: Why did the Chaldeans speak in Aramaic? [Daniel 2:4] The 4 Kingdoms of Daniel 2, the way my Bible has the subnotes identifying them, are they correct? [Daniel 2:36-39]

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   Doubting Thomas & Spiritual Realities: Doubting Thomas believed after he had evidence, but we have to believe by faith, & we get to see the whole picture now of Salvation unlike the people of the Old Testament.
Knowing God's Will even through Adversity: How are we supposed to know if it God's will or not to do something when we might be encountering roadblock after roadblock & not clear open doors?
Obedience: We need to obey what we the Holy Spirit is telling us to do is the key thing.

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   Israelites finding against the Tribe of Benjamin: Israelites were told by God to fight against the Tribe of Benjamin, but 38,000 people died, so was it some type of judgment of God? [Judges 20]

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   Paul Waited: Paul was doing God's will because he'd wait & then go.

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January 22, 2013


   Apocalyptic Language: Can you explain about the apocalyptic language of the sun & moon going dark & so on? (a lot of crackling noise happening.)
Satan Falling like Lightning: Why was Jesus saying this in the first place & what was He meaing by it, Satan falling like lightning from Heaven? [Luke 10:18]

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   Satan Accusing Us: Can Satan still access Heaven & accuse us to God?
Christ making Intercession for us: [Romans 8:33-34]
Revelation-4 Views: I'm really enjoying your book, "Revelation-4 Views".

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   Twinkling of an Eye & Left Behind: Is the "Twinkling of an eye" the same thing as the people who are Left Behind in your view? [1 corinthians 15:52-54, 1 Thessalonians 4, Luke 17:26-37, Matthew 24:37-44]

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   Accusing of the Brethren: Satan can falsely accuse you in the court of law.

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   Steve's Itinerary: When are you going to be in San Cruz again?
Enjoying a Read-in-a-Year Bible: Really enjoying a Bible that I can read in a year, & have a lot of questions in the margins but can't find them.
Knowing God's Voice: How do we know God's Voice because I am in a bad marriage of a husband who is a sheep in wolves clothing. How do you know you are living in God's obedience?

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   David Bercot's book, In God We Don't Trust: Have you ever heard of "In God we Don't Trust?" by David Bercot, which is about the American Revolution?

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   Sodom & Gomorrah's Sins: What was Sodom & Gomorrah's sin that they had a fiery judgment? [Ezekiel 16, Jude 1:7]

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January 25, 2013


   Joining the Military: Caller doesn't think there's anything wrong with joining the army or bearing guhs.

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   Be fruitful & Multiply: How can "be fruitful & multiply" apply to Adam & Eve? [Genesis 1:28]

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   A Stiff-necked People: Can you explain these verses in Exodus to me? God wanted to destroy them, but Moses changed God's mind. [Exodus 32:9-14]

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   The Perpetual Sabbath: Don't these verses seem to support the necessity of keeping the Sabbath? Isn't it a perpetual covenant? Doesn't the first verse prove that Jesus still expected them to be keeping the Sabbath? [Matthew 24:20, Matthew 5:18-20, Exodus 24:4, Exodus 31:16]

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   Dog Returning to its Vomit: What does this mean that a dog returns its vomit? [Proverbs 26:11, 1 Peter 2:22]

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January 28, 2013


   Jesus' Early Life: Is there something that stopped Jesus from sinning when He was a child? (the impeccability of Jesus Chrsit.)

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   Pre-historic Animals: In what part of the timeline would you place the prehistoric animals? Prior to man? During Adam's creation?
Drawings of Animals & People in Caves: What about all the drawing of animals & people in caves?

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   Walking in the Spirit: If you walk in the Spirit, you won't gratify the carnal nature, but how do you put that in practical terms?

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   A New perspective of Genesis 1: Caller was listening to a program that says the reason Genesis 1 is there is not to give a literal interpretation of Creation, but that there's only one God, & He is it. [Genesis 1]

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   Walking in the Spirit: Suggestions on ways to walk in the Spirit.
The Movie, Harvey: Have you ever seen the movie called, "Harvey"? It's an object lesson to how to be able to "walk in the Spirit" practically.

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January 29, 2013


   Jesus Preaching to the Souls in Hell: Did Jesus go preach to the lost souls in Hell? Universal Reconciliation doesn't agree with evangelical doctrine. [1 Peter 3:18-20]

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   Son or Father Not Responsible but 3rd & 4th Generation: There seems to be somewhat a contradiction between what God says in Ezekiel that the father nor the son are responsible for each other's sin, but yet then it says the iniquity of the fathers will be visited to the 3rd & 4th generation. How do you harmonize these? [Ezekiel 18:20, Deuteronomy 5:9, Exodus 20:5]

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   Judgment of things done in the Body: Can you explain this passage of Scripture? That we are going to be judged for things in this life. So how can there be post mortem repentance (universal reconciliation)? [2 Corinthians 5:10-11]
A book on 3 Views of Hell: Do you know of a good source that explains the different views of Hell?

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   Steve's Disqualifications from being Pastor: So what are the Biblical disqualifications as to why you can't be a pastor or an elder?

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   Book of Hebrews-Unbeliever or Believer: Is the Book of Hebrews for the Believer or for the Unbeliever? [Hebrews 8-10, Hebrews 3:1]
Things Can't Separate us from God: Caller thinks that NOTHING can separate us from God of outside of elements, nothing except ourselves. [Romans 8:38-39]

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   Things Done in the Body: Christians are going to be judged for rewards, & we have to make sure our works are for the right motivation. [1 Corinthians 5:10, 1 Corinthians 3:11-15]

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   Critiquing Church Leaders: Do you have anything in your archives about what to do about church leadership with shady characters?

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January 30, 2013


   Christian Science: Concerned about people who have joined Christian Science. What can you tell me about them?

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   Calling People Fools: (Phone cuts in & out) What did Jesus mean by calling people fool & being in danger of Hellfire yet people are called fools in the Bible. [Matthew 5:22]
Pentecost a Fulfillment of Joel: Caller doesn't think Pentecost was a fulfillment of Joel, but Steve explains that it was. [Acts 2, Joel 2]

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January 31, 2013


   A Fool has no Heart for Wisdom: What does this verse mean about a fool not having a heart for wisdom? [Proverbs 17:16]

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   Alcohol: I gave up alcohol, but my family & friends are saying there is nothing wrong with consuming alcohol. What do you think? [John 2:1-11, Proverbs 20:1, Proverbs 23:30-33]

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   Jesus in His Early Life: The other day when you were talking about Jesus & His sinless childhood, it got me to thinking that John the Baptist was filled with the Holy Spirit from birth. I thought the same was with Jesus, but then He received the Holy Spirit after His baptism. [Luke 1:15, John 1:32]
Use of Logic: I was listening to "Focus on the Family" the other day, & he was saying it's okay to use logic an evangelistic tool when witnessing. (They figure it out at just about the end of the conversation that the caller had heard this on Focus on the Family.)

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   Word of Faith: Words creating things, what do you think of about idea, calling those things which be not as though they were? [Romans 4:17]

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   Generational Curses: A ministry wants to pray for any generational curse i might have to break it from happening, like alcoholism. Is that necessary?
Adam & Eve's Curse: We are all condemned & guilty because of Adam & Eve, so is that a big generational curse?

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   With His Stripes We are Healed: My Pastor says we will be healed if we claim this verse. What are your thoughts? [Isaiah 53:5]

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   Messianic Movement: Caller thinks the Christian church needs to turn back the Jewish Roots.

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