|7 churches of Asia: If the Book of Revelation was written for the event of the Destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD, why was it written to 7 churches in Asia, churches so far away from the main event?|
|NIV BIble: What do you think about the NIV translation of the Bible?|
|Medical Marijuana: What are your views on Marijuana for medicinal purposes?|
|KJV & NIV: The NIV makes things clearer than the KJV sometimes (in reference to another call).|
Spiritualizing Scripture: When's it okay or not okay to Spiritualize or Allegorize Scripture?
|The Scroll & the 7th Trumpet: If your theory about the little scroll of Revelation 10 (& chapters 11-13) is talking about a sort've an "appendix" to Revelation, an interruption from the rest of the book, if that's the case, what about the 7th trumpet which is right smack in the middle of the book of Revelation? [Revelation 10-13, Revelation 11:15-19]|
|Youth Pastor & Calvary Church: A caller called to just chat w/ Steve Gregg about living on the same property he had lived on, talking about being a youth pastor at Calvary Chapel, & wanted some advice on how to minister to the youth & brethren at the church. |
|Future Salvation of Israel: Some of the Church Fathers taught a future salvation for Israel almost like Dispensationalists teach. [Romans 11]|
Concerning the Election: What then is your view about Romans 11:28 where Paul seems to make a distinction between ethical Israel & this supposed spiritual Israel that you say Romans 11 is talking about? [Romans 11:28, Galatians 3:28]
|"Hellbound" Documentary: Have you ever watched the documentary called, "Hellbound"? (A discussion about hell pursues for awhile & then more about the documentary.)|
|Trinity: What if a group disagrees about the Trinity of another group they want to rent a church building from?|
|Predestination: Is our behavior predestinated? Are there any Scriptures that supports that? |
Unction - Anointing: What does "unction" mean?
|Goats & Bulls & Justification by Faith: It says that the Blood of Goats & Bulls never really justified the people of the OT, so how were they justified? Still by faith also? [Hebrews 9:13-10:18, Romans 4, 1 Peter 3:18-20, Romans 3:25] |
|The (Secret) Rapture: Where are the passages of Scripture that talks about the Rapture, perhaps happening at different times? [1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, 1 Corinthians 15:56]|
|Dispensationalism: How are people going to believe in Jesus w/ out the Holy Spirit? Is it possible to be a Dispensationalist & to believe that the Holy Spirit is going to come back after the Rapture after He's supposedly taken away?|
|7th Seal: Is the 7th Seal referring to the end of the world? [Revelation 8-11]|
The Rapture of the Church: So when Jesus come back, He's going to Rapture the entire church, right? [John 17:15]
|Discipleship & Obedience: We need to become a Disciple of Christ when we become Christians, is that not right, but some just want to make sure they stay out of hell, but shouldn't we be craving to learn about Jesus as much as can, & do anything He asks? Isn't a major part of Discipleship making more disciples of Christ? Why such a minority of people wanting to do that?|
Extravagancy: What if we are living way more luxurious than we should, instead of giving to missions? [Romans 14:4]
|Jesus Emptying Himself: What does it mean that Jesus emptied Himself & became a humble Servant? [Philippians 2:7]|
|Mother Teresa: Mother Teresa seemed a little harsh to someone witnessing to a person on their deathbed.|
NIV: Able to learn much easier from the NIV, so it is profitable to use.
Conditional Immortality: He that is dead is justified from his sin, from what you gave in someone's answer about hell, you seemed to have changed your position a little bit. Is that true? [Romans 6:7]
|Shall Not See Death: When Jesus said some people listening to Him would not taste death until they saw Him coming in glory, some say that is talking about the Transfiguration. Is that what He was talking about? Matthew 16:28, Matthew 17:1-13]|
|The Dark Night of the Soul: Is the Dark Night of the Soul biblical or just anecdotal?|
|Augustine & Amillennialism: Is it true Amillennialism was influenced by Augustine?|
Calvinism: So we have no record of Calvinism pre-Augustine?
|Super-star Steve Gregg: Have you ever thought of becoming a superstar TV Preacher like a Joel Osteen or Joyce Meyer?|
|Paul talking about the Resurrection: Can you please tell me what Paul is talking about regarding the Resurrection? [1 Corinthians 15:20-28]|
|Modern Translations of the Bible: Caller was agreeing w/ most of what a speaker was saying, but then he went completely out in leftfield. A friend told him it was because he changed a few of the words, the meaning of them, & why is that happening w/ modern Bible Translations?|
|A Morsel or a Meal: It's awesome that we can call you with a question, & get sprinkled w/ information or can dive into the ocean w/ your lectures.|
Olivet Discourse - End of the Age: What did the Disciples mean when they asked, "End of the Age"? The end of the world, Jesus' Second coming? [Matthew 24:3]
|Mental Illness or Demon-Possession: How do you know if someone is Demon-Possessed or if it's Mental Illness?|
|Paul: Did Paul corrupt the gospel Jesus taught?|
Jesus & Paul differing on Original Sin: Did Jesus teach that we were almost divine, that we were basically good? But Paul taught that we were very evil? [Mark 7:20, Romans 3:10-18, Romans 5:12-21]
Greater Works: What about the passage of Scripture that says Jesus' Apostles would be able to do GREATER works that Him? [john 14:12]
|144,000 & Gregory A. Boyd: Did you ever hear anything about the 144,000 being a (spiritual) army? That's what Gregory Boyd thinks.|
|Jesus Fighting Satan for the Keys: I've heard that during the 3 days of the death of Christ, that He fought w/ the Devil to get the Keys of Death & Hades. Is this true? [Psalm 16, Revelation 1:18 , Hebrews 2:14]|
|David taking a Census: Why was God angry with David for taking a census? [2 Samuel 24:1]|
|People in Heaven: Would God rather have people in heaven of their own volition or aborted babies in Heaven?|
Thomas Jefferson: Discussion about caller's disagreement w/ Steve over Thomas Jefferson not being a Christian.
|Forcing people to go to Church: Where does it say in the Bible that we should not force people to go to church, especially children? [Ephesians 6:4, Proverbs 22:6]|
Getting Political: Right as the caller was hanging up, he quipped, "Don't get political on your show", & Steve spent a few minutes talking about politics.
|The new movie, "Noah": Are the "watchers" that were in the new movie, "Noah", biblical? (They talk about it for awhile, the 2nd question is asked, then they come back to this.)|
Fallen Angels, Jude & Genesis: Is there a connection between Jude & Genesis regarding the Fallen Angels? [Genesis 6:1-4, Jude 1:6, 2 Peter 2:4]
|Grounds for Divorce: Is Emotional Abuse grounds for Divorce?|
|Kabbalah & the movie, "Noah": What is this Kabbalah Jewish manuscript you were talking about regarding the movie, "Noah"?|
|John Calvin & Michael Servetus: Why did John Calvin have Michael Servetus burned at the stake? What is for his baptism views or the Trinity?|
|Judgment & the Last Day: Where is the Judgment placed in the Last Day? [John 12:48, John 6:39, 40, 44, 54, 2 Timothy 4:1]|
Orthodox Church: Orthodox belief system is very close to the Roman Catholic church.
Reconciling the world: What do these verses mean in Romans about Israel & Gentiles, the riches of the world & the reconciling of the world? [Romans 11:12, 15]
|One World Religion: Do we know what the One World Religion will be? I heard it was the New Age Movement.|
Islam: If any religion is going to take over the world & be the anti-Christ, it sure seems like it's going to be Islam religion.
|The Jefferson Lies by David Barton This is a followup call to calls about Thomas Jefferson.|
Bible Contradiction: Matthew quotes from Jeremiah that 30 pieces of Silver would be used to betray Jesus, but it's actually from Zechariah 11. [Matthew 27:9, Zechariah 11]
|Many are Called, Few are Chosen: How come ALL aren't called, only MANY? [Matthew 22:14]|
|Healing & Atonement: Caller explains about his son's disabilities, the caller's experiences learning about healing, going to meetings about them, but he has learned that he just needs to trust God, if He heals or doesn't heal his son. [Isaiah 53:5-6]|
|Judging Angels: What does it mean that we will be judging angels? [1 Corinthians 6:3]|
Anti-Christ: What are your thoughts on the Anti-Christ?
|Parable of the Unjust Steward: Can you explain this Parable about the Unjust Steward, but especially explain verse 8? What is the point of the parable? [Luke 16:1-8]|
|Casting Satan to Earth: Why did God cast Satan to planet Earth right where human beings were going to be?|
|Even us, whom He had called: How come when you read this passage, which is being quoted from Hosea, you don't see it the same way I do, which is the 10 tribes of Israel? [Romans 9:22-26]|
|The 2 Beasts of Revelation 13: Are the 2 Beasts in Revelation 13 still for the future? [Revelation 13]|
Babylon: Is Babylon Jerusalem.....or Rome? [Revelation 14:8]
|Obedience: Obedience seems pretty childish, according to Michael the Buddhist.|
|Freedom to Learn: Steve could learn from Michael the Buddhist too, as well as Michael should listen to Steve.|
"Best they can": Even if Michael the Buddhist hasn't literally accepted Jesus as his Savior, at least he's trying his best.
Hell - Eternal Torment: Even though you say you don't believe in an eternal hell, & eternal torment, you actually really do.
|In My Father's House are Many Mansions: Where is God's House, Heaven, like many people think, or Earth? [John 14:1-4]|
|Earthly Father gives perception of God the Father: Picturing God as a Father of love, compassion, might be hard for someone who had a earthly father who was harsh.|
|Faith & Reason/Logic: Is it really faith when you just come to a certain conclusion because there seems to be no other conclusion?|
|Divinity of Christ, Monotheism & Dennis Prager: My father-in-law is a very intelligent man, but he doesn't believe in the Divinity of Jesus, but he believes in God & he gets a lot of his information from a Dennis Prager. Can you tell me pointers to share with him as I dialogue with him? (Lengthy discussion)|
|Heaven is for Real: What do you think about people who say they went to Heaven & back?|
Paul not allowed to reveal: Paul wasn't allowed to disclose some of the things he saw while in heaven, so why would it be okay for others to do it now? [2 Corinthians 12:1-4]
|Witnessing to the Jehovah's Witnesses: What is the best way to witness to JWs, the best things to talk about? [2 Timothy 2:24, 1 Peter 3:15]|
|Mormonism & Baptism: Going to have a dialogue with Mormons, & would like to know how to discuss the subject of Baptism with them.|
|Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Speaking in Tongues: Are tongues actual languages or are they something else? [1 Corinthians 13:1, 1 Corinthians 14]|
|Anglo-Saxon Jews: Isn't there a pure line of Jews for the last days that didn't intermingle w/ Gentiles? Caller explains why there it's important to believe that. (a very lengthy discussion.)|
|The Faith of George Mueller: Have you read of any of George Mueller of Bristol? People like him, & others, like A. W. Tozer, just seemed to have complete joy in their life, a genuine relationship with God. Not like modern people where a lot of Christians just want God to be their genie.|
|The Lord's Supper - Passover: So I've been told we aren't really supposed to eat the bread or drink the wine of the Communion, only break it, because we are all still sinners & unworthy to take it. [1 Corinthians 11]|
|The Heart: The heart is something we are supposed to guard, but it's also said to be the most deceitful thing.|
Denominations: There are so many denominations but i'd like to know what I align myself with the most, & what are the main differences between the denominations?
|Yeshua not Jesus: Is it wrong for us to use the name Jesus? Some say we need to only call Him by "Yeshua".|
|Tithing: We SHOULD give as much as we can because God DOES bless us! [Malachi 3:10]|
|Caller Appreciation Call: Caller really appreciates Steve Gregg & his show & has been going through all his radio archives.|
|Limited & Unlimited Atonement: Can you explain Limited & Unlimited Atonement?|
|Hell - Annihilationism: Doesn't Annihilationism take away the need for a Savior? Doesn't it take away the whole grace idea if they just get to be snuffed out?|
|New Heaven & New Earth: So we've been taught that if you are righteous you go to heaven & if you are wicked you go to hell, but then there's also a new heaven & a new earth, so who goes to Heaven & who goes to the New Earth?|
|Hebrew and Aramaic Languages: Caller was trying to make a point that calling Jesus by His Hebrew name was not important since Jesus spoke in Aramaic.|
|Duration of Jesus' Death: What was Jesus doing during His Death?|
|Non-Negotiables: "In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, and in all things charity." So what is your list of non-negotiables to be a Christian?|
|"Scattered their Bones": Can you please explain an entire certain verses in a certain chapter in Psalms? [Psalm 53]|
National Geographic & Christianity: Why would the National Geographic give such fake news about the gospel/Bible?
|Son has Fallen Away: My son, who seemed very spiritual when he was young, seems to be throwing it out, going in the opposite direction. I want to turn him back to the Lord.|
|Salvation of the Jews: Are the Jews Saved? What is your take on this verse? [Ephesians 3:6]|
|Be fruitful & multiply: Basing your life on an Eschatological Scheme can warrant such unnecessary hardships. We just need to live for Jesus, not base anything we do on when He might be coming back.|
|Ridiculing People's Lack of Knowledge: Caller thinks he was being mocked by Steve Gregg from a recent previous call he made.|
|"Lord, Save Us From Your Followers": Caller is critical of the documentary, "Lord, Save Us From Your Followers", that Steve Gregg recommended.|
|Scripture about the War in Heaven: Caller is interested in all the verses that talk about the War in Heaven with Satan. [Revelation 12:7-12]|
|Serpent on the Pole: I always thought Serpents were a personification of evil, but when the Israelites had to look up at the serpent on the pole, wasn't that symbolic of Jesus? [Numbers 21:8]|
|Street Evangelism verses Practical Needs: We need to be a little more practical than just preaching words when doing outreach. [James 2:14-18]|
|Taking some for Priests & Levites: What does this verse mean about God taking some Priests & Levites for the New Covenant? [Isaiaih 66:20-21]|
|Guard your Heart but Deceitful Heart: How can you have a deceitful heart but be told to guard your heart? How can both be true?|
|Feasts & Times: Should we ever be celebrating any Feasts or Times?|
Easter: I heard that the word Easter had Pagan Roots. IS that true? [Acts 12:4]
|Seventh Day Adventists: I need some information on the Seventh Day Adventists.|
The Right Jesus: But they do believe in the same Jesus that I believe in as a Baptist, is that right?
|God is not Dead: Colleges putting pressure on Christians, & this movie did an excellent job w/ dealing w/ that.|
|God Creates Evil: Is God the author of evil?|
|Praying in the Garden of Gethsemane: If all the Apostles were sleeping when Jesus was praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, who was witnessing it & writing it down? |
|Feast Days: Weren't the feast days fulfilled once Jesus was in Heaven"|
4 Blood Moons: Is there any spiritual significance to the 4 Blood Moons?
|Serpents eating Dust, Human made out of Dust: So do Serpents eat people?|
|Being Born-Again: What does it mean to be born-again?|
|It is Finished: What did Jesus mean when He said, "It is Finished!"?|
Satan being Bound: So you say Satan is bound. If that is true, what was Peter talking about the Roaring Lion then? [1 Peter 5:8]
|Daughter & Son-in-Law Divorce: Sad situation about daughter & son-in-law getting a divorce.|
|Unnamed Apostle: Who was this unnamed disciple Paul was talking about? [2 Corinthians 8:18]|
|Theophany & Christophany: Shouldn't any Theophany in the OT actually be a Christophany?|
|The Beast & the False Prophet & the Millennium: How can the Millennium be part of the church age if the Beast & the False Prophet & Satan are all cast into the lake of fire BEFORE the Millennium?|
|Sabbatical Year: What did the farmers do during the 7th year when they let the land rest? [Leviticus 25]|
|Near Death Experiences: Near Death Experiences don't seem to happen in the Bible. Is that true? [1 Corinthians 12:1-4]|
|Dispensationalism: Can you explain to me about Dispensationalism?|
Old Covenant & New Covenant: Would you say in Dispensationalism there's a separation between the Old Covenant into the New Covenant or is it going back to the old?
Majoring in the Minors: Would you say that Dispensationalism is just majoring in the minors, or is it something major?
|Easter: Is Easter a Pagan term? [Acts 12:4]|
|Church Fathers & Spiritualizing Scripture: When did the Church Fathers start taking the spiritualizing scripture approach more than taking it literally?|
|Pestilences, Famines & the Law of God: What would the Israelites motivation be for keeping the law if God just sent them bad stuff all the time, such as pestilences & famines, because doesn't the law put you in bondage to sin?|
All thing through Christ: It says that we can do ALL things through Christ. Does that mean we can stop sinning? [Philippians 4:13-17, Galatians 5:16]
|Killing innocent children during the Flood: An Atheist's biggest hang-up with believing the Bible is God murdering all those innocent children during the Flood (which he doesn't really believe in anyway).|
|Going to church in modern Times: When did going to church start becoming such a formality?|
|God being Seen: It says in the Bible that we can't see God, but what about all these Christophanies? [John 1:18, Revelation 20:11]|
|Unequally Yoked: Is it okay for an unbeliever to be married to a believer? [2 Corinthians 6:14-18]|
|Daniel a Eunuch: Was Daniel a Eunuch? [Daniel 1:7]|
Modern Terrorism: Could this be possibly talking about Modern Day Terrorism? [Ezekiel 32:24]
Birth Pains: What do you think of the significance of watching for the "Birth Pains" that Jesus mentioned in Matthew 24 & Luke 21? [Matthew 24:8]
|Jesus' name in Aramaic: Do you know what Jesus' name in Aramaic?|
Inner Healing: What should I be cautious of regarding inner healing?
|Joy to the World & Lordship: If Jesus isn't already King, how can we tell people to obey Him right now then?|
|Israel being a part of Church: What are the main Scriptures you'd use in Romans & Galatians & elsewhere where it says that Israel is not separate, but incorporated w/ the church now? [Romans 9-11, Galatians 3:26-29]|
Richard Foster & Christian Disciplines: What do you think about Richard Foster & his disciplines such as prayer, fasting, meditation, simplicity, solitude, submission, service, confession, worship & guidance?
|Street Preaching & the "Lord, Save us from Your Followers" Movie: Follow-up comments are about Street Peaching & the documentary Steve has been recommending. Most Street Preachers are going to places where people don't really want them, thus sometimes doing more harm than good. [Isaiah 42, Matthew 12]|
The Elect being deceived: Is that possible, the elect could be deceived? Did Jesus bind satan, & the gospel can go out, but then he'll be able to deceive the nations again after he's loosed. [Matthew 24, Revelation 12]
|Different Perceptions of God: Why can't everyone be right with their own version of what truth is?|
|Last Minute Christianity: How can someone who has been a Christian all their life be happy about someone who made it in the last 5 minutes of their life, getting to have eternal life? [Matthew 20:1-16, Luke 15:25-31]|
|Judging the 12 Tribes of Israel: What did Jesus mean by His Apostles judging the 12 tribes of Israel? [Matthew 19:28]|
The "Joshua" Chapter: What was being said in what is called the "Joshua" chapter in Zechariah? [Zechariah 3]
|The Apostle's Creed: Where did we get the Apostle's Creed from? It says, "the holy catholic church" and that Jesus went to Hell for 3 days? Can you please just explain it?|
|Michael the Buddhist vs Steve Gregg Viewpoints: Long Discussion about what Michael thinks Steve sees him for since he's not embracing the Christian religion, but that Steve's wrong in his perception.|
|Books on Apologetics: What are the best apologetics books?|
|Jesus' Death 3 Days: How can it be 3 literal days that Jesus was in the tomb from Friday to Sunday? The math does not compute. Where does it say, "He will rise on the 3rd day"? [Matthew 16:21, 17:23, 28:63]|
Preaching to the Spirits in Prison: What does it mean that Jesus went & preached to the souls that were being held captive? I thought Jesus' death was good enough for the penalty of sin. [1 Peter 3:19-21]
Getting a Handle on the Truth: Since teachers are to be held more accountable than the average person, I want to make sure i'm teaching truth, so how do I know i'm interpreting the Bible right? [Janes 3:1, 1 Corinthians 5:9]
|4 Blood Moons: Is there any Scripture that supports what happened w/ the moon turning to blood, especially since it happened right around Passover? It must've been significant since everyone could see it around the world.|
|Vashti: Vashti was asked to where the crown & come to him & she refused, it that true? Was she an exotic dancer (dancing in the nude)?|
3 literal Days: How could Jesus have been in the grave 3 literal days?
Relying on Theologians: Can we get everything we need to be a Christian from the Bible, or do we need a good theologian every now & then to guide us?
|Church is the Womb: The Church is the womb through which God brings forth his sons, so you remember saying that? When does it come to maturity? [Galatians 4:19]|
Children of Promise: So the Promise is Christ? [Galatians 4:28]
The Mystery of God is accomplished: Is the mystery of God that is accomplished, is that when the Body of Christ is mature, or fully born? [Revelation 10:7]
|Eschatological Differences: I skype w/ my pastor every week. Is it worthwhile to bring up eschatological things to him, things that I disagree w/ them?|
|Early Church Beliefs: Where is the BEST source I can go to find what the Church Fathers taught?|
|3 days & 3 nights Jesus in the Tomb: Caller wants to comment about the questions he heard about 3 days & 3 nights Jesus being in the grave, & give his theory.|
|Israel being a special people: Someone doesn't seem to think that it was right or fair that Israel got to be elevated above everybody else.|
|David Bercot - Will the Real Heretic stand up: A caller calls to reply to a previous caller of good resources, & David Bercot would be a good one with some of his books, but especially his encyclopedias. (scrollpublishing.com)|
|Dispensationalism: In your lectures do you have a SPECIFIC place you learn about Dispensationalism? Do they teach more than just eschatology? Is once saved always saved pretty much Dispensational?|
|Financial responsibility to Church Leadership: Is it the responsibility of the Body of Christ to financial support everything that goes on in the church such as the church building, the pastor's salary income, maintenance workers?|
|Healing: Is it God's will to heal us every time we ask Him if we claim it?|
Praying for Healing: What is a specific kind've prayer one should pray for healing?
|Radio Station having problem carrying show: Caller thinks radio station he is listening to has been preempting Steve Gregg's show.|
|A Know-it-all: What do I do about a family member that just think they know it all, are always right, & I have to bridge the gap of our relationship in the end? [Luke 17:4]|
|Reasons to Believe - Hugh Ross What do you think of Hugh Ross & the Reasons to Believe his ministry?|
|The Daily Bible (Chronological Bible): Have you ever heard of the chronological Bible called, "The Daily Bible"?|