|Understanding a Passage of Scripture: Can you help me understand a chapter in Zechariah? Is it talking about the end times? [Zechariah 14]|
|The term Eternal: How can you have one definition of eternal mean really everlasting, forever, but then it not really mean eternal, everlasting in the same verse? [Matthew 25:46]|
|3 Hours of Darkness: What caused the 3 hours of Darnkness during the crucifixion of Jesus? [Matthew 27:45-53]|
Jesus going to Hell: Did Jesus go to Hell during His death?
Taking on the Sins of the World: Doesn't it say somewhere that Jesus took on the sins of the world? [Mark 10:45, 1 peter 2]
|Getting hung-up on inconsequential matters: Caller thinks people, including his pastor, get hung up on stuff that doesn't matter.|
Heaven & no Sea: Is there anywhere in the Bible, especially Revelation, that gives insight about Heaven? What about no sea or oceans in the New Earth? Is that symbolic too? [Revelation 21:1]
Loving our Brethren & protecting a believer more than an unbeliever: Do we need to have unity besides just loving one another? [john 15:12, 1 John 4:8, Galatians 6:10]
|Touch Me not: Why couldn't Mary touch Jesus after His resurrection? Doesn't that mean He wasn't in Heaven during those 3 days? [John 20:17]|
|Jesus' Birthplace: Did I hear that there was a discrepancy of where Jesus was born?|
Bart Ehrman: I've been getting my information from Bart Ehrman & was told he was a scholar. What do you think of him?
Scripture is God-breathed: I know there are 2 Scripture that says the Bible is inspired or God-breathed. Can you point me to them? [2 Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:19-21]
|Holy Spirit: I was wondering if were allowed to just say, "Holy Spirit", or if we had to say, "The Holy Spirit"? I was told that if I just say, "Holy Spirit", that it was a Mormon thing.|
|Homosexuality & the Church: How should the church deal with Homosexuality? Caller doesn't want to go to a church that is too conservative, who ignore or hate homosexuals.|
|The Bible & the Church Fathers: How did the Church Fathers view the Bible, & how did we stray from that, if we did?|
|First Fruits of the Resurrection: So you think at the Resurrection they are all raised at the same time, both the wicked & the righteous, this class & that class, but what about the firstfruit? Isn't there an order of people that are called? [1 Corinthians 15:23, 14, Revelation 14:4, Janme 1:18, 2:1]|
Reigning w/ Christ during the 1000 years: The rest of the dead did not reign until after the 1000 yrs, so how does a resurrection at the same time make sense? [Revelation 20:4-6]
|Healing & Anointing: Doesn't it say in James that if we pray for people who need to be healed, that if they are prayed over & they believe it, it will for sure happen? doesn't it say that will happen? [James 5:14]|
|Future Restoration of Israel: "In Christ, all things are fulfilled." That statement just seems too simplistic to me. Paul talks about it being a "mystery". Paul seems to think that Ethnic Israel will be re-attached. So what are your thoughts on what Paul is talking about here in this passage of Scripture? [[Romans 11:11-15, 26-29] (Steve got cutoff there.)|
|Lost Internet Connection: Steve explains what happened when he was talking to the first caller. (He even got disconnected several times as he was explaining.)|
|Steve explains what happened to yesterday's show: They had technical difficulties on yesterday's show, & Steve explains exactly what happened....no electricity.|
|Future Restoration of Israel - the Mystery of Paul: "In Christ, all things are fulfilled." That statement just seems too simplistic to me. Paul talks about it being a "mystery". He seems to think that Ethnic Israel will be re-attached. So what are your thoughts on what Paul is talking about here in this passage of Scripture? [Romans 11:11-16, 26-29] (Editor's Note: I put the exact same question from the day before because Steve was answering from the exact same question.)
|No Forgiveness in the Age, Nor the Next: You were recently talking about Eternal not meaning Everlasting, for eternity, all the time. What about when Jesus said, "Not Forgiven in the Age, Nor the Next"? [Matthew 12:32]|
|Adding or Taking Away from the Book: Caller used to think this was talking about the whole Bible, but it's probably just talking about the book of Revelation, so is this just a matter of sincerity or do we need to be very careful how we interpret the book, since there's so many opinions out there? [Revelation 22:18-19]|
|Good people not in Heaven: How come good people who just don't happen to accept Jesus as their Lord & Savior won't be saved? [John 3:16, Romans 10:13]|
|Adding or Subtracting Words: I don't see anything about the 7 years of tribulation in the Bible from Dispensationalists, so talk about adding words to Scripture!|
|Michael the Buddhist's Last Call: (This wasn't his last call, though....he called in more recent years as well) Michael the Buddhist called to say this would be the last time he'd be calling.|
|God won't send good people to hell: My son asked me, "If this guy on the radio is right, then why do we need to send missionaries, if good people are going to heaven anyway, because people who reject it, they are going to go to hell, but if they don't hear it, then they are okay". What do you think about that? [Hosea 4:6, James 4:17]|
Healing is reality of Future Heaven: So if we pray for healing & God heals or doesn't heal us, all we are really doing is participating in the reality that will happen when we get to Heaven since we will all be healed then. What do you think of that idea?
|Coinherence - Impeccability of Christ: Did Jesus really have Free WIll to go against what the Father wanted Him to do? He must've because otherwise how could it be that "He loved the Father"?|
|Impeccability of Jesus: Caller says that Steve almost sounds like an SDA, saying that Jesus could've sinned.|
1,000 Years: You are negating the words of Jesus when you say He didn't say it was a literal 1,000 years! That's why Michael the Buddhist never hears Jesus from you, so says the caller. [Revelation 6:1-10]
|Open Theism: What are your arguments for why you don't think Open Theism is biblical?|
|Heaven is for Real - NDE's: Are you saying the movie, "Heaven is for Real" is real because you had a friend who said she had a Near Death Experience? [Luke 16:19-31, John 11:38-44, 2 Corinthians 12:1-4]|
|3 Views of Hell: Caller is thankful for the lectures that Steve put together about the 3 view of Hell.|
Holy Spirit leading to Truth: The Holy Spirit leads us to all truth.
|Paul, his visions & vision: How did Paul become blind? Did he have a Near Death Experience? Was he ultimately healed because he seems to talk about it in past tense in Galatians? How come he couldn't write about the things he saw? [Corinthians 12:1-10, Galatians 4:15]|
|Paul's Infirmity: I always thought Paul got blind from his experience at Damascus. [Acts 9:1-31]|
|Romans 11 not Eschatological: So you don't think Romans 11 is eschatological? When would be the fulness of the Gentiles come in then? [Romans 11:25-28]|
|Jesus' Financial Support: How was Jesus financed? Judas was the treasurer. Where did they get money for the treasury?|
|John Calvin & Michael Servetus: Follow up to John Calvin having Michael Servetus burned at the stake, caller having varying information as to why he did it.|
Dispensationalism & Futurism: Dispensationalists have to be a Futurist, but does the other way necessarily ring true, does a Futurist have to be a Dispensationalist?
|Tithing: Where do we get the idea of 10% of our income for tithing because didn't they in OT they actually have to pay 33%?|
|Describing Heaven: A caller relays a story about how describing heaven is difficult as a result of reading Steve Saint's book, "End of the Spear". [Ephesians 2:7, 3:5, 3:21]|
|All the Books of the Bible Lecture on CD: Where can I get a hardcopy or CD of the lecture you had about a summarization of all the books of the Bible?|
|Water Baptism: Did you say you don't need water to be baptized?|
|Blood for Atonement: Is Blood necessary for the atonement of sins? Some say it's not necessary, so they Jesus sacrifice was null & void. What do you think? [Leviticus 5:11]|
|Computer literacy Programs: Libraries give lessons on how to use a computer.|
Skin of the animal required blood of animal: Even the animal skins that Adam & Eve got from God, that required blood from the animal.
|4 Blood Moons: What is the phenomenon or frenzy over the blood moons? Some Christians don't seem very Christian in churches.|
Prophecy in Joel: Do you think the prophecy in Joel is talking about 70 AD?
|Holy Spirit: Even when a person is walking in the Spirit, is it still possible to inflict evil on another human being?|
|Essentials of Christianity: I called the other day & asked what the Essentials of Christianity, How come you didn't say one of them was that Jesus was God?|
Fellowshipping & Jesus the Son of God: How do you fellowship w/ people who don't think that Jesus is the Son of God? or what if people don't think He came down here in the flesh?
|My way or the Highway: How do I deal w/ a family member who thinks i'm wrong for investigating & searching for what truth is?|
Losing Religion: A friend says he's losing his religion but still has faith in God. What do I say to that?
Pastor Steve: How come you don't want to be a pastor?
|Head Knowledge in relation to Personal Relationship: It is possible to have a relationship w/ the Creator of the Universe, a personal God? Head knowledge seems pretty important, too!|
|Inner Witness & Being Saved & Calvinism: Sometimes I wonder if i'm saved or not because I seem to be lacking an "inner witness", & sometimes I think Calvinism is right, that only a select few, the elect, are going to be saved, & not me. Can you comment on that? [Romans 8:16]|
|The Terms of the Trinity: Is it wrong to use the titles of, "God the Father", "God the Son" & "God the Holy Spirit"?|
|Word of Encouragement: Caller wanted to encourage the 2nd to last caller about having anxiety over being saved w/ a story about her sister & the late Bill Bright.|
|Former/Current Relationship & Addiction: Wants advice on how to get out of a relationship w/ someone who has addictive behavior & so doesn't want to enabling her to continue that practice.|
|Resurrection of Saints during Jesus' Resurrection: I'm a little confused about what happened involving the people who were resurrected during Jesus resurrection. Can you help me out? [Matthew 27:51-53]|
Apostle's Creed & Jesus 3 Days in Hell: Why does the Apostle's Creed say that Jesus descended into hell during His death? [1 Peter 3:18-20]
|There Stood a Man: Can you explain who the Person/person was that Joshua confronted in Jericho? [Joshua 5:13]|
|Addictions (first call follow-up): Advice for the first caller's g/f who is exhibiting addictive behavior.|
Face for Radio: You said you didn't have a face for radio, but I think you do.
|Doctrines of the Catholic Church: What do you think of the teachings of the Catholic Church?|
Pope: What about their Pope?
|More Reaction to First Call about Addictions: A previous caller needs to not enable his g/f, financing her ability to be able to buy her drugs & alcohol.|
Speaking Engagements by Steve Gregg: How do you determine where you will speak?
|Intimate Relationship before Marriage: Isn't it supposed to be that if you have sexual relations w/ somebody, or seduce them before you marry them, that you are supposed to marry them?|
|God "Looking" for Adam: How could God be looking for Adam since He knows everything? [Genesis 3:9, Psalm 139]|
|The term "Disciple": Did you say that the word "Disciple" always means followers of Christ, a Christian? [Acts 19]|
Receiving the Spirit Immediately upon Baptism: Aren't we supposed to receive the Spirit as soon as we are water baptized? [Acts 19]
|Mary the Mother of Jesus: What is your view of Mary the Mother Jesus?|
|Death Penalty & Dishonoring your Parents: Are Jews still supposed to be observing provision of the Death Penalty for being disrespectful to your parents in the Law of Moses? [Exodus 21:17, Leviticus 20:9, Deuteronomy 21:18-21, 27:16, Proverbs 20:20, 30:17, Matthew 15:4, Mark 7:10, Hebrews 8:13]|
Binding of New Covenant: When did the New Covenant become binding? The day of the Cross or not until the Destruction of the Temple in 70 AD?
|Overview of the Books of the Bible: You recently did a Lecture of an overview of all the books of the Bible, but are you going to play it over the air? Do you know of any good books that would give a good overview?|
|Bart Ehrman & the Suffering Servant: Could Steve comment on a paragraph that the caller wants to read on something Bart Ehrman wrote about the Suffering Servant in Isaiah? [Isaiah 42:1-4. Isaiah 50-59]|
|God meeting us where we are: Does it actually say anywhere in the Bible that God will meet us where we are? [Luke 15:11-32, Matthew 18:12-14]|
|Life in Jesus: Was there a time Jesus didn't have life in Himself? [John 5:26]|
|Servant Leader: A leader of humility, what do you think of the term "Servant Leader"? Or a Servant Leader in Church Leadership verses Gentile or Civil Leadership? [Matthew 20:25-28, 2 Corinthians 1:24]|
|Lust or Natural Attraction: Caller thinks the church is too simplistic regarding lust or natural attraction of the opposite sex, and thinks that they are wrong for thinking it's a sin that one of the reasons you are dating someone is because you are looking forward to having sex with them once you are married. [Matthew 5:28]|
|By your stripes we are healed: Do you think the phrase, "By your stripes we are healed", means actual physical healing or spiritual healing? [Isaiah 53:5, 1 Peter 2:24]|
|Job & his troubles: How long was the duration of Job's suffering? [Job 1-42]|
|Job's Suffering: Caller thinks Job's suffering should take a little longer amount of time than Steve said in a recent answer to a question about Job.|
Lusting after a woman: Caller wonders if Steve agrees w/ him that it's the number of times you look at a woman as to whether it becomes lust or not, & did he mention that in a previous call?
|TV & Radio Ministers: Can Steve recommend some good tv or radio ministries to listen to?|
|TV Evangelists: Caller enjoys watching TV Evangelists just to see how they conjure people out of their moneys.|
|Websites of good bible speakers: Caller wanted to followup on where to go to listen to good tv sermons: sermonindex.net & sermonaudio.com|
|Learn Directly from the Bible: Why would you want to listen to somebody's hashed up version of what the Bible says as opposed to just reading it for yourself?|
Disagreeing Views: Caller actually enjoys listening to people of opposing beliefs than what he believes.
|Devouring the Bible: Sometimes it's better to just stay home & cook your own meal so you have it the exact way you want it, have as much as you want, verses going out to eat. Same with the Bible. Sometimes you should study it for yourself as opposed to somebody else telling you what it says, getting their version of the "meal".|
|Kingdom of God: What are some verses that the Kingdom of God is about Heaven as opposed to the Earth? [Daniel 2:44-45, 2 Peter 1:11]|
Hell - Annihilationism: Caller leans towards annihilationism.
|Printed Notes fron Lectures: Do you have any printed copies of the notes you hand out during your lectures?|
|Samaria: Why would Samaria be off-limits or castoff from the Jews since they were part of Israel? Even the woman at the well was considered inferior. Why?|
Jerusalem: Is Jerusalem going to come back into play in the end time?
|Preached to the Spirits in Prison: What did Jesus actually do during His death? What is your interpretation? [1 Peter 3:19-21]|
|Jehovah's Witnesses: I'm concerned about my son associating w/ the JW's. Am I being too concerned about it?|
JWs beliefs: What DO Jehovah's Witnesses believe?
|JWs & the Trinity: Are you telling me Jehovah's Witnesses don't believe in the Trinity?|
4 Blood Moons: Do you know anything about the 4 Blood Moons?
|Devil a Fallen Angel: If the Devil is not a Fallen Angel, then God must've had some purpose in creating him? What is the difference between temptation & testing?|
|Former Atheist: Caller likes Steve's knowledge of Christianity & being able to defend it. [1 Peter 3:15]|
5 or 6 year old accepting Jesus: How can children of a very young age understand the plan of Salvation & be able to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord & Saviour?
|Cessation of the Spiritual Gifts: I've sort've accepted the view that the spiritual gifts are not for today, & people use some Scripture to show that they were indeed done away. What do you think? [1 Corinthians 13:8]|
|Calvinism & Arminianism: Even though a fellow Christian brother believes in one point of the Calvinism, but not the rest, that does not necessitate that he is a Calvinsit. Is that possible?|
Assurance of Salvation: How do you KNOW that you are saved? [James 2:19]
|Predestination & Free Will: Isn't Free Will & Predestination sort've contrary to each other, cancel each other out? Sort've polar opposites?|
|Women Preacher & an Atheist Husband: What do you think of a Woman Preacher & her husband being an Atheist?|
|Jesus Son of God but not Deity: How can someone be a Christian if you acknowledge that Jesus is the Son of God but not Deity?|
Believing "in" or Believing "Upon" Jesus: Is there a distinction between believing IN Jesus or believing upon Him?
|Parable of the Kingdom & Leaven: What was the point of the parable about the Kingdom of God & the woman & leaven? [Matthew 13:33, 1 Thessalonians 5:23, Luke 17:21]|
|No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper: This verse seems to be used in all kinds of situations, but isn't it being taken out of context? Wasn't it talking directly to the Israelites? Does it refer to Christians also? [Isaiah 54:17, Romans 8:31]|
|"To another faith by the same Spirit": Surely this faith that is listed in the Spiritual Gifts can't be talking about the initial faith to be saved, can it? It's talking about another, deeper kind of faith, right? [1 Corinthians 12:9]|
|Legalism: Does the word "Legalism" always denote a negative connotation?|
Peter & Dietary laws: My friend thinks we have to keep the dietary laws, the Sabbath, the feast days, that it's not just about love, it's about law-keeping. [Mark 7:19, Matthew 15:16-20, Acts 10-11]
|Lord's Supper - Communion - Breaking Bread: How often are we supposed to take the Lord's Supper? [1 Corinthians 11:26]|
Election - Predestination: Can you explain your thoughts about Election &/or Predestination?
Eternal Security: So you think people can lose their salvation?
|Parables of Jesus: Were the Parables of Jesus true stories?|
|All Israel shall be Saved: Can you tell me what this passage of Scripture means about all of Israel shall be saved? [Romans 11:25-29]|
|Lacking in my Salvation: How can I know I am a true Christian? [Matthew 19:16-30, Luke 9:23-24]|
|Pastors Licensed by Mail Order: What do you think about me getting a Pastor's License to preach & do marriages in all 50 states for only $180?|
Preaching to the Homeless: What if I just want a "preacher's license" to help the homeless?
|Church Tax-Exempt Status - 501c3: Why does the church desire to be under a tax-exempt status when Jesus said that we have to pay taxes? [Matthew 22:15-22]|
|Women in the Ministry: What does the Bible say about Women Pastors? Women do have a place in ministry, don't they?|
|Divinity of Christ pre-Baptism: Is it probably true that Jesus was not fully knowledgeable of who His ministry until after His baptism? [Luke 2:41-52, Matthew 3:13-17]|
|144,000: Caller thinks the 144,000 weren't raptured, & they were converted during the tribulation. They will be permanently sealed. Does Steve agree?|
|Interpreting a Passage of Scripture: Can you please help me understand a chapter in Psalms? [Psalm 82:5-7]|
|Mariam Ibrahim: Are you familiar with Mariam Ibrahim who is about to be executed for not converting to Islam?|
|Gene Robinson - a Gay Bishop: How can Gene Robinson be a leader in the Episcopal Church if he's a homosexual? [Romans 1:26-28, 1 Corinthians 6:7-11, Leviticus 18:22]|
|Forgiveness: It says in the Bible that if we confess our sins He is faithful & just to forgive our sins. What about people who don't ask for forgiveness? What about people who don't deserve forgiveness, especially since they haven't asked for it? [1 John 1:9, John 20:23]|
|The Jihad & Ancient Israel: What exactly is the difference between what Ancient Israel did destroying the Canaanite cites & what the Jihad do today against people who don't convert to Islam?|
|The Thief & Jesus in Heaven: Did Jesus & the thief on the cross go to Heaven the day they died? [Luke 23:43]|
|Follow-up to Israel Destroying Canaanite cities: Caller just wanted to add a comment why God had Israel do what they did when they were procuring the land of Canaan.|
|Advancement & Decline of the Kingdom of God: The Kingdom of God is like a Mustard Seed, but it seems like it will grow really strong for awhile, & then decline, such as in Europe, North America. How is it ever going to come to a climax if it continues like that? |
America & 3rd world Countries: Should we invest in our own country or 3rd world countries since there doesn't seem to be much fruit here lately?
|AA Meetings: What if, even though not believing in Christ, places like AA are able to tap into the "power of God"? Is that possible?|
|Evangelizing the USA/Inner Cities over 3rd World countries: There's always a lot focus of evangelizing 3rd world countries but how come no emphasis in our own backyard, our own country, our own inner cities?|
The Tommie Scott Story: Be sure to tell your listeners about the Tommie Scott story.
|The Rod & the Staff: Is there a difference between the rod & the staff? We aren't supposed to be beating our children w/ a rod, but it does say to use it, "he who spares the rod, hates his child". However, it's hard to punish your children biblically in this day & age. [Proverbs 13:4, 23:13]|
|Recovering Alcoholic Testimony: Caller is on fire for the Lord, & says that Steve is right about depending on AA & the 12-step programs. He thinks it might even be an occult.|
|Mary, Jesus & turning the water into wine: Did Mary know Jesus could do this type of miracle because of things she had possibly seen Him do before the "first" miracle of turning water into wine? [John 2:1-10]|
Noah cursing Canaan: So if Ham was the one who saw Noah's nakedness, why was Canaan cursed by Noah & not Ham? [Genesis 9:25]
|Being in the Last Days: How do we know that we are in the last days? What is your opinion of if we are or not?|
|Michael the Buddhist: Caller sad that Michael the Buddhist won't be calling anymore. He was learning some valuable insights from his discussions w/ Steve.|
|Elijah House Ministry: Is Steve familiar w/ the Elijah House Ministry?|
|Aggressive Driving & glorying in Justice: Is it okay to rejoice when you see someone who had been aggressively driving pulled over by a cop later on up the road?|
Death of an Evil Leader: What about rejoicing over the death of someone who was evil?
|Advancing the Kingdom of God: The church IS growing fast in other parts of the world even though not so much in other places.|
|Jesus Breaking the Sabbath: Caller doesn't think John says that Jesus actually broke the Sabbath, that it was just their (the Pharisees) perspective that He did. [John 5:18, Matthew 12:1-8]|
Jesus Healing a blind man on Sabbath: Why did they accuse Him of working on the Sabbath for spitting dirt in the mud & healing a blind man? They were accusing of Him breaking it, too, weren't they? [John 9]
|An alcoholic & drug addicted Dad: How am I supposed to honour my father who is drunk all the time & addicted with drugs?|
|Hebrew English Interlinear Bibles: Caller is looking for a Hebrew English Bible that has the word "Lucifer" instead of "Shining/Morning Star". Is there such a source?|
1000 years in Revelation: So ifSatan has been bound up for 1,000 years, is this the millennial reign we're talking about, & is he currently bound right now? [Revelation 20:2]
|Take My Yoke upon you & Resting in Jesus: What does Jesus mean to take His Yoke & rest in Him? [Matthew 11:29-30]|
Suffering: You said something profound once regarding suffering, that there's more of it than we can possibly know, but it's just that some of it gets sensationalized & some ignored.
|Appointed once to die: If we are only supposed to die once, what about cases like Lazarus & other people who were resurrected? [Hebrews 9:27-28]|
|Steve's View of End Time Events: What is Steve's view of what happens in the End Times?|
3 Different Views of Hell: Caller's friend doesn't believe in an eternal hell forever, so was wondering about Steve's view about hell as well.
|Size of God: Was God a Giant? |
Worshipping on Sunday: Are SDAs the only ones that get it right regarding worshipping on the Sabbath? [Romans 14:5-6, Colossians 2:14=17, Galatians 4:8-10]