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February 04, 2013


   Steve Extreme on Calvinism: A Calvinist listener thinks that Steve Gregg is too harsh on the system of Calvinism.

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   Women Having Authority over a Man: What do you think about women having authority over man? [1 Timothy 2]
Women Silent in Church: What does it mean women shouldn't talk at church? [1 Corinthians 14]

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   Massah & Meribah: What are "Massah" & "Meribah" referring to? [Exodus 17:7]

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   Women having Authority over Men: Did you say that women having authority over men only applies to the churches of Corinth or of the church today? [1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 14]
Picking & Choosing in the Bible: Caller thinks it dangerous to pick & choose, & he & Steve get in a lengthy discussion about applying customs & specific things Paul said,

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   Walking with God without Human help: Caller likes having the grace to be able to walk with God no matter if you're walking by yourself or not. [1 Corinthians 7, 1 Peter 3:1-6]

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   Venerating Mary: Do people like Catholics who venerate Mary have a completely different Gospel than we do?

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   Women Ordination: What will be the long-term ramifications if the Christian continues using women in Leadership Roles?

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February 05, 2013


   Head Coverings: Didn't even Paul acknowledge that the head coverings was only referring to the church in Corinth? Even Martin Luther agreed about the importance of them. [1 Corinthians 11:2-16]

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   Going to a Psychic: What does the Bible say about consulting a Psychic?

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   Applying same Scripture Different Ways: There really is no universal way to apply the same passage of Scripture for everyone....it might mean something else to someone else. Do you think that might be true? (Spiritualizing Scripture)
God Speaking to us: Can God speak to us apart from the what He says in the Scripture? Is it possible He might ever tell us something CONTRARY to what the Scripture said?

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   Qualifications of a Deacon/Deaconess: I don't see any references to women deacons either, let alone elders or pastors. Are there women deacons in the Bible?
Streets of Gold: Are the Streets of Gold going to be in Heaven or on the New Earth?
Mansions in Heaven & Confusion: If there's physical Mansions in Heaven, why can't there be physical streets of gold in Heaven? [John 14:1-4] I've been being confused a lot the last few days of stuff I thought was clear!

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   Guns: Should Christians have guns to defend themselves or be involved in politics?

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February 06, 2013


   Entire Sanctification: Salvation is a continuing, life-long process, that you aren't just made holy by saying a sinner's prayer at an altar call.

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   Holy Spirit & the New Covenant: Did people's heart get changed in the Old Testament?
Bearing Arms in Self-Preservation: Did you say we are not allowed to defend ourselves in self-defense with guns?

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   God Space by Doug Pollock: Are you familiar at all with a book called, "God Space" or its author Doug Pollock? He's coming to speak at our church for a few days & wanted to know what you thought of him & his teachings.

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   Falling Away: Can you Fall Away & not be able to come back &/or is it also talking about feigned Christianity, who never really believed, but witnessed the Holy Spirit at work? [Hebrews 10:26-31] (unfortunately, the show end's halfway through answering this question.)

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February 07, 2013


   Hell, Annihilation: Would the death of Jesus be more grandiose if Jesus died on the cross to prevent us from being tormented forever instead of thinking that we are just going to be annihilated?
God's Glory & Judgment during Eternal Hell: Would it exemplify God's glory & judgment of people burning forever in contrast to thinking we are just going to be annihilated? [2 Thessalonians 1:9]
More Discussion on Hell: Even more dilaogue about hell. (but this was a follow-up from the previous show, but the last half of the show is missing from the day before, so we missed what they were originally talking about.)

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   Jews Never Rejecting the Gospel: What if the Jews had never become hardened to the Gospel? Would the Gentiles still have had a chance at Salvation? It seems like it was a prerequisite for the Gentiles, the Jews having unbelief. [Romans 11:19-20, Romans 11:11-12]

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   Calvinism & Election: How do I know if I'm of elect or not? I'm afraid I'm not of the elect.

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   God Loves You, He Always Has, He Always Will: Have you ever read the book by David Jeremiah called, "God Loves You: He Always Has-He Always Will"? Caller then tries to relay a story on the judgment that i also couldn't follow.

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   Glorifying God: What does it mean to give glory to God?

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February 08, 2013


   Delighting in God's Commandments: Caller has never considered the idea of "delighting" in God's Commandments until now. [Psalms 112]

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   Obeying the 10 Commandments, Pride & Reading OT: What do we take from the Old Testament to the New Testament? The 10 Commandments? [Romans 6]

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   Admiring God's Creation, but not Creator: Buddhist caller says that everything exists, no matter paradigm you live in, has merit of by its creation in itself. [Romans 1] (A lot of snap, crackling, pop going on here!)

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   Eternal Punishment verses Eternal Punishing: Don't Annihilationists have a problem with this passage of Scripture, because whatever you are applying to the term, "aiōnios", when you apply it to the righteous, don't you have to apply it to the wicked? [Matthew 25:46]
Death a Punisment: Is death a punishment or a penalty, consequence of sin, the curse of sin? [Genesis 2, Romans 8:18-22]

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   Donating: Donating to Steve Gregg personally & donating to the Ministry, how does he do both?
Apostle Smith: Apostle Smith wants to charge for the gospel.

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   A Serpent Speaking: How come Eve wasn't shocked that a Serpent was talking to her?

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   Universalism: What exactly does the word, "Universalist" mean? Is it similar to Purgatory?

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February 11, 2013


   Tax Loop Holes: You buy a car from private party, & they say that you paid a lower price than you actually did so you don't have to pay as much tax on it as you otherwise would, is that being dishonest, & should Christians participate in it?

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   David & Jesus Regarding Enemies: Why did David curse or say bad things about his enemies, but Jesus said to forgive & love your enemies?
Blessings for doing Good, Cursing for doing Bad: How come in the Old Testament is says evil will happen if you sin, & good if you obey, or blessings & cursings for doing good or bad? [Job, Deuteronomy 28]
Legalizing Abominations: Does a nation that legalizing abominations be in trouble & receive the judgment of God?

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   Pray for our Leadership of our Country: How do we pray for the leadership of our country when they are passing laws of abominations, yet will single out the righteous people?
Mark of the Beast: Is it true that once we accept the Mark of the Beast, that we are lost forever?

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   Steve's Lectures & Books about Eschatology: Do you say the same stuff in your book about the 4 views of Revelation that you say in your 14 lectures, When Shall These Things Be? Do you have any more books written besides that one? (Answer: 3 views of Hell & 2 books on the Kingdom of God.)
70 Week Beginning: When does the 70th week begin? At the beginning of His ministry or the right before His crucifixion? [Daniel 9:27]
Fleeing from the 70 AD Siege: If all the people fled there'd be none left, all Israel & Christians leaving. Do you & Hank agree with each other about the events of 70 AD?

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   Rituals of the Priesthood for the Clean & Unclean: Were the instructions of how the priesthood handled the clean & unclean which are in Leviticus from God or did they do it on their own? [Leviticus]

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   Greg Boyd & Open Theism: I was wondering what your thoughts about Greg Boyd's view on Open Theism.

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   Appreciates Steve's Teachings of the Law: Caller appreciates Steve's teachings about the Law of God.

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   Hell & Conditional Immortality: It doesn't seem like God would perpetuate sin forever by letting people be tormented forever instead of annihilated. [Revelation 21:4]

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February 13, 2013


   Calvinism & Predestination: Caller disagrees that Paul is asking rhetorical questions in Romans 9-11 & Romans 6, that he's actually being literal that some will resist God's will, are predestined to do that. A long lengthy explanation of what Paul is really saying ensues. [Romans 6, Romans 9-11]

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   Remarks about Calvinism: Caller makes a few short comments on Calvinism as a result of the previous call.
Adam Understanding Concept of Death: Was there already forms of death in the Garden of Eden before the Fall that Adam could relate to so he knew what God was talking about when He said he'd die if he ate from the Tree of Knowledge? [Genesis 2:17]

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   All Believe Justification by Faith: Even all the Reformers believed in Justification by faith, Sola Fide, isn't that true? Whether we are predestined or not, we have to have faith, & we get salvation from having faith, isn't that right? [Romans 9-11]
Names in the Book of Life from the Foundation of the World: Don't you agree that people's names are already written the Book of Life before the Foundation of the World? [Revelation 13:8, Revelation 17:8]
Election & Free Will: Our Free Will & Election are 2 separate things, because our Free Will inclines us to sin & our election brings us closer to God.

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   Elohim - Elohiym: Is the word "Elohim" plural, & is it referring to the Trinity?
Shama: The Lord God is one & your God alone, can you explain this about? He's only one? [Deuteronomy 6:4, 1 Corinthians 8:5]
Allah: Is the word, "Allah" referring to the same God as the Judeo-Christian God?

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