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February 02, 2015


   Grace & Works: At what point do you think grace is overridden by failing to do a specific work, if at all?

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   Calvinism - Election: Even though Paul was quoting from the Old Testament, which was talking about nations, Paul was talking about individuals, was he not?

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   Adulterous Pastor: What should I do if I think a pastor is committing adultery?

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   The Loosing of Satan: Why would we want to loose Satan after we have him bound up? [Revelation 20:1-3]

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   Eternal Security: Caller wants to point out that passages about Eternal Security stand out by themselves, "proving" it, that you don't need other scripture to prove it.

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   (Infant) Baptism: The Jailer & Lydia, after they got baptized, went & had their whole household baptized, including possibly infants. [Acts 16:14-15, 33]

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February 03, 2015


   Body, Soul & Spirit & the Devil: Is it possible, since the Devil is a spirit, that God can't "destroy" him, so that's why he, the beast & the false prophet will be tormented all day & night for eternity? [Matthew 10:28 Revelation 20:10]

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   The word, "Forever": Caller has a comment about the word, "forever".
2 Different Creations: Are there 2 different accounts since it seems to be saying different things about the creation story in {Genesis 1] & [Genesis 2]

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   Virgin Birth: The Virgin Birth story seems to be similar to other stories of leaders who were heroic?

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   Dispensationalism - Ethnic Israel: Is it true people don't have a true understanding of what or who Israel is, that that's why Dispensationalism is flourishing so much?

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   King David's Concubines: Did David have concubines & if he did isn't that adultery? So how come he's not considered an adulterous?

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   Interpreting Scripture & meaning of Words: What's the benefit in saying that words & verses mean something different than what they actually mean, like "forever" not meaning forever?

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February 04, 2015


   Bible Interpretation in Proverbs: Caller wondering if Steve can extrapolate on what Proverbs 30:21-23 means. [Proverbs 30:21-23]

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   Holiness Movement - Perfection: Perfected by love so much that there'll be NO desire to sin at all EVER even on this side of glory; "Entire Sanctification".
Good Trees Bearing Bad Fruit: So then even if we are good trees, occasionally we'll producing bad fruit, right?

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   Spiritual Discernment - Judging: Aren't we as Christians supposed to judge one another? [1 Corinthians 2:15, Matthew 7:1, John 7:24]

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   Day, Earth & Land: Why is "Day" capitalized? So there's a reason they chose the word "earth" instead of "land"? [Luke 21:34-36]

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   Women not qualified for remarriage: Caller's brother is going around telling their mom that she needs to divorce their stepdad or she's committing adultery, & he might be saying the same w/ the caller, his sister.

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February 05, 2015


   Homosexuality: Homosexuality is genetic, not cultivated, the caller thinks, that there's no such thing as a "recovering" homosexual.

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   Taking the Bible out of context & taking your Thoughts Captive: Caller thinks a lot of verses are taken out of context, & wants to talk about a few examples. [2 Corinthians 10:4-5]
I'm in the midst of 2 or 3: That's not necessarily saying God is going to be there more in prayer because there are more people, but it's in reference to church discipline. [Matthew 18:20]

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   Adultery: Caller trying to explain his theory of what adultery is, living w/ the consequences of, but not as a punishment.

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   Fruits of the Spirit: You can have Virtuous Acts whether you are a Christian or not.

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   Word Usage Questions (Thief): Question 1: Was the thief on the cross executed for just petty theft or does the word "thief" have a deeper meaning than that?
Word Usage Questions (Predicted - Prophesy): Question 2: Is there a difference between Predictions & Prophesy?

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   Lake of Fire & the Devil & Angels: If God just made the Devil as a "tester" as Steve surmises, why would God then punish him for doing what he was created for?

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February 06, 2015


   Polygamy: Comment about the call about polygamy that had happened recently, & Jacob was never called a polygamous.

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   Jesus Emptying Himself: Did Jesus give up Deity while He was down here? (Kenosis theory) [Philippians 2:7]

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   Church Building Expanding Project: Our church is thinking about expanding the physical church by purchasing more property, but wondering if that's a good idea since are many needy people.

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   Steve's Background: Caller wants to know Steve's education because his answers are so informative, so well-rounded.

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   Prophetic Events Happening: Are prophecies being fulfilled in these last days as we speak?
Islam: How did Islam get started, by Abraham?

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   70 Years & 70 Weeks: Is the 70 years in [Jeremiah 25] the same as the 70 years in [Daniel 9]? So what does this have to do the Dispensationalists view about the 70th week?

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   Total Depravity - Regeneration: Lydia was a worshipper of God before God opened her heart to Paul's preaching, so what to do about Calvinists have to say about this regarding their doctrine of total depravity? [Acts 16:14]

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   God's Plan of Salvation: Someone can't take someone else's place for their crime, but Jesus was able to.

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February 09, 2015


   Grace over the Law: Are we still supposed to be absolutely obedient to Christ even though we are under grace, which Martin Luther believed we were under.
God being Unisex: So He made Adam unisex until God separated Eve out of him, & both were equal, until the curse, then man took headship, until the resurrection of Jesus.

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   Wesleyanism - Wesleyan Theology: What are the distinctives of the Wesleyan Church? I know they believe in they believe "Total Sanctification", & they ordain women; what else?

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   Righteousness exceeding Pharisees: Whoever breaks the LEAST of the commandments will be the LEAST in the Kingdom of God & exceeding the Pharisees. [Matthew 5:19-20]
Overcoming Drunkenness: Caller has been struggling w/ intoxication, & wonders what he should do.

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February 10, 2015


   Dragon or Beast in Revelation 13: In some versions of the Bible it says in Revelation 13:1 that the Beast is a "beast" & some versions say it's a "dragon". Which is it?

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   Calvinism - The Elect - Work Ethic: Did Calvinist develop a Work Ethnic to make sure they were part of the Elect, & is it what prompted Capitalism in this country?

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   Adam & Eve & the Fall: If Adam & Eve hadn't succumbed to the eating of the Tree of the Knowledge, isn't it possible that someone eventually would have?

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   King of Tyre or an Angel (Lucifer): It seems it is talking about an angel in the latter part of [Ezekiel 28].

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   A. W. Pink & Calvinism: What can you tell me about AW Pink? Was he a Cessationist, & was his book, "Sovereignty of God" strongly Calvinistic?

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   Symbology & People in the Bible: Even though they are not written to us, we can relate to stuff that happened to other people in the Bible, Christians or men of God & not.

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   Miracles & People's Lack of Belief: Jesus DIDN't do miracles or COULDN't do miracles because of people's unbelief, is that true? [Matthew 13:58]
Coming in the Clouds of Heaven: Son of Man of coming in the clouds of heaven. [Luke 21:27]

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   Tithing: Is it unbiblical to divvy out the 10% to different churches instead of just one church?- storehouse tithing.

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   Pastor Father & Son Relationship: Caller feels very alone, that he can't even talk to his father who is a pastor, & trying to figure out why.

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   Baptism: Is it necessary to be baptized in order to go to heaven?

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   "Heaven is for Real": Does Steve give credence to the movie, "Heaven is for Real"?

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February 11, 2015


   Angels Ascending & Descending: Is there a record of this actually happening, Nathaniel seeing angels ascending & descending on the Son of Man? [John 1:47-51, Genesis 28:12]

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   Binding & Loosing: Does binding & loosing have to do w/ more than just church discipline? Matthew 16:18-19]

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   Final Judgment - White Thone: Is there ONE judgment, for both the righteous & the unrighteous? Wouldn't it take forever & forever to go through millions or billions of people? [John 5:28]

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   Heaven: What is Heaven, where is Heaven & what will we do there?

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   Salted w/ Fire: Does this make sense, being "Salted w/ Fire"? [Mark 9:42-49]

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   Capital Punishment: Did Jesus abolish capital punishment since they stopped stoning for a whole score of offenses that you'd get stoned for in the OT?

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   Hell - Eternal Separation: How can Steve not know the answer to, "How can we be in Heaven worshipping God if our loved ones are being tortured by Him?"

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   Holy Spirit - Interpretation of Bible: How can there be SO many interpretations of certain Scripture verses, & them all claiming to have the same Holy Spirit in them?

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February 12, 2015


   God Creating Humans: So God took a gamble by creating us, not knowing if we were going to not pass the test of not eating the forbidden fruit?

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   Tribulation & Rapture: Are Christians going to go through the Tribulation or part of it before the Rapture happens?

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   Calvinism - Repenting: If someone has the power to repent & another doesn't, doesn't that mean you are a better person than them or taking glory in your repentance?

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   "The Way of the Master": What does Steve think of using "The Way of the Master" method in witnessing?

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   Forgiving: Do I still have to forgive someone who never repents?

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   Tithing: We still have to tithe, don't we, so what about all the other law & commandments of the OT?

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   Attire in Church: Does it dishonor God to come to church in casual clothing? Is it biblical that we have to come in our best clothes?

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   Abandoning the Old Testament: Since we are no longer under the Old Covenant, shouldn't be just abandon the Old Testament altogether?

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February 13, 2015


   Pastor's Family: Should the entire family (wife, children) of the Pastor be saved, or can they be reckless, just as long as he's saved? [1 Timothy 3:1-7]

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   Pastors, Elders & Overseers: We hear about appointing Elders & Overseers, but what about Pastors? [Ephesians 4:11] is the only place it talks about them.

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   Calvinism: God wonders why people do bad instead of following Him, so people can decide to do good or bad. What verses do you have that debunks Calvinism?

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   Being Selected as an Elder: What is the proper way to be chosen as an Elder of the church? What about the laying on of hands when you choose people for leadership of the church?
The word "quickly" in Revelation: What about the word, "quickly" on both ends of the book of Revelation?

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   Jesus' Resurrection: What day of the week was Jesus crucified if He was supposed to not have risen until the 3rd day, which most people believe to be Sunday morning?

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   Pastors: Is Steve suggesting that having one Pastor for a church is wrong?

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February 16, 2015


   Old Nature vs New Nature: So if you have the Holy Spirit in you once you accept Jesus as your Lord & Savior, what makes a person still sin? [Galatians 5:17]

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   Holiness & Sanctification Process: Every 5 years members of a church has to go through the process of elders asking them questions about your personal life.

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   Governing of Man: The Government making up laws that are not biblical, is that okay?

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   The book of Philemon: Can Steve explain the book of Philemon, especially in relation to slavery, and also explain verse 6? {Philemon 1]

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   Head Coverings: A woman caller thinks her conscience is telling her that she should wear head coverings. [1 Corinthians 11:3-10].

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   Head Coverings: Isn't the head covering the actual hair itself?

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February 17, 2015


   Judging: Caller wants all the verses she heard on a recent show about judging. [Matthew 7:1-5, John 7:24,

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   Free Love: During the 1960s it seemed to go completely against the Bible, that if you hadn't had a sexual relationship before you were married, you were insane.

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   King David - Polygamy: The other day caller heard Steve saying how there was no commandment against Polygamy in the Old Testament, but he cites this passage [Deuteronomy 17:16-17]

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   Fellowship & Doctrines: It doesn't seem to be about fellowship, but it seems to be about differences (of doctrine) in the church nowadays. Why are we so divided?

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   Interpreting the Bible: How do we interpret the Bible? Using the Bible for current Social Issues.

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   Possible Fulfillment: Is Matthew 27:52-53 a fulfillment of Ezekiel 37:12? [Matthew 27:52-53, Ezekiel 37:12]

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   Biblical Interpretation - Coming Messiah: What is the meaning of Isaiah 32:2? [Isaiah 32:2]

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February 18, 2015


   Let Nays be Nay & Yeas be Yea: What did Jesus mean by saying, "Let your nays be nay & your yeas be yeas"? Was He being strict, saying to be honest? {Matthew 5:37]

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   Sabbath under the New Covenant: Is the Sabbath obsolete under the New Covenant?

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   Having Assurance of Faith: Some of the things Jesus says is pretty difficult & caller is wondering if she's living up to what He wants. [John 6:37 Ephesians 5:5]

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   Avenging our Blood & Beheading: Are the beheadings that happen in the last part of Revelation by any chance what they are asking about when they ask, "When will our blood be avenged?" [Revelation 20:4, Revelation 6:9-11]
Jesus' Second Coming: What are the things that must still be fulfilled before Jesus comes back? Could He come back today?

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   No Idols or Castings: Doesn't it say somewhere in Matthew about not having any idols, castings, so are we allowed to have jewelry of crosses, churches having crosses?

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   People Worshipping Themselves: It almost seems like people have made idols/images of themselves when they lose sight of God. [Acts 17:29, Romans 1:21-23]
Holy Spirit-Interpreting Scripture: Holy Spirit is somewhat subjective, but God Spirit bears witness w/ our spirit that we are the children of God, but some don't show evidence.

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February 19, 2015


   Replenishing the Earth: Why does it say "replenish" the earth? That implies that something was there before. That's true about Noah, but what about Adam? {Genesis 1:28, 9:1]

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   Calvinism vs Arminianism: What is the difference between Calvinism & Arminianism?

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   Cloning & DNA: Caller is wondering what Steve thinks about cloning w/ DNA, Embryonic Stem Cell Research. Isn't it demonic? [Ephesians 6:12]

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   Intercession, Mary, & Psychics: Is intercession through Mary, like Catholics do, is that sort've like psychics talking to the dead, which the Bible forbids? [Deuteronomy 18:10-12]

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   Divorce: The Catholic Church granted me an annulment, but I had 2 children, so does that mean they are considered illegitimate?

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   New Jerusalem: Can Steve explain New Jerusalem & how we get in there, since it's at a different level than just heaven.

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   Jesus Knowing who He was: When did Jesus know who He was? Did Mary have an understanding of who He was? [Luke 2:52]

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February 20, 2015


   Witnessing: How would you witness to the average American nowadays?
Responding to the Gospel: Suppose they do accept the Gospel, what I share w/ them, what is the next step?

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   Apostasy & Strong Delusion: When is the Apostasy & what is the Strong Delusion that are mentioned in [2 Thessalonians 2]?
Catholic Church: Could the Catholic Church get more evil (again) as we get closer to the end time?

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   Reconciling some specific Scripture (Wisdom): Caller is having trouble reconciling 2 particular Scriptures. [Jeremiah 15:16, Ecclesiastes 1:18]

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   Let There Be Light & the Sun: What was the Light for 3 days before the Sun was created? [Genesis 1:3-5, 14-19]
Christmas Trees: Is Jeremiah 10 talking about not having a Christmas Tree? [Jeremiah 10:1-5]

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   Babylonian Captivity: Caller has been reading in the book of Nehemiah & wants to know exactly how many times Israel was held in captivity by Babylon?

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   Christian Morality in Law & Politics: Can you clarify Christian responsibility toward morality, law, and politics?

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   God is in Control: Caller has never been worried about what's happening in the world, because God does what He wants. [Romans 13]

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   Seven Spirits: Who are the 7 Spirits in [Revelation 1:4]?

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February 23, 2015


   Universalism: If Adam sinned & caused everyone else to sin as a result of his sin, then Romans 5:18 seems to be saying everyone has justification of life. [Romans 5:18]

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   Marijuana & Prescription Drugs: Caller has been using marijuana & legal drugs for quite sometime, & wondering if they are okay to use.

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   Alcohol & Drugs: Caller comments on previous call about drugs & alcohol.
Annihilationism: Comments about the first call regarding hell, but not universalism, but annihilationism.
Evolution for Creation: Can you combine both Creation & Evolution, God using Evolution for Creation?

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   God's Foreknowledge: No matter if God was able to control it or not, but it would seem cruel that God made us if He knew we were going to fail (Michael the Buddhist)

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February 24, 2015


   Charging for the Gospel: There is a difference between charging for talent, but what about charging for the gospel, to hear the actual gospel? I never thought I'd see the day.

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   Earth Never Passing Away & No Hell: A co-worker who was talking to a Jehovah's Witness says the earth will never pass away & that they don't believe in Hell.

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   Time & Sequence of John's Writings: When was John's experience at Patmos, & when did he write his gospel & his epistles?

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   Rapture: Steve believes there's only one Rapture, but what about the people being pulled off the earth, & what about Heaven coming down here?

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   Head covering because of Angels: What did Paul mean by head coverings because of the ANGELS? Why didn't he say God? [1 Corinthians 11:10]

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   Michael the Buddhist: Michael the Buddhist has been calling for years, & doesn't he need to just make up his mind? He seems to be wavering.

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   Calvinism's Devotion to its Doctrines: Do Calvinists tend to be overly devoted to their particular doctrines because they feel like it presents a more powerful God? [Luke 17:10].

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   Extra Days, 8th day & 9th day: 8th day was Noah, 9th day was the New Earth & New Heaven (Very Weird Call)

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   Calvinism & Arminianism: What was the name of the lectures on the Narrow Path's Website about Calvinism & Arminianism?

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February 25, 2015


   Perfect Law of Liberty: What did James mean by the Perfect Law of Liberty back then, & what does it mean for us today? [James 1:25, James 2:8, Galatians 5:1]

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   Humanism: The Christian standard of "Love one another" is a much higher standard than just Humanism.

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   Lucifer being Queer: I almost don't want to highlight this call.

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   Mormonism - 3 Levels of Heaven: Mormons believe in 3 levels of Heaven right? Mormons might have a lot truth, but even a little leaven could ruin all that, isn't that right?

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   Love Your Neighbor as Yourself: Caller commenting about call about loving your neighbor as yourself, & it means putting other people's interest equal to or above your own.

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   Two Witnesses & 666: Has Steve ever heard of 666 being the WWW? (World Wide Web)

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   Demons: Some people don't believe in demons, that there are just evil people. Does Steve have any information on outside sources of them?

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February 26, 2015


   Parable about the Vineyard: What's is Steve's take on the parable about the Vineyard, & has he ever heard of God's justice being God's love? Universal Reconciliationists. [Matthew 20]

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   Blaspheming the Holy Spirit: Caller laughed at people who were speaking in the tongues, even though he knew what they were doing was good. Did he commit the unpardonable sin?

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   Going off meds: What made the students go off the meds that were at a school that Steve taught at?

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   Apocrypha: Is the Apocrypha inspired Scripture since they were in the Septuagint?

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   Jesus' Sayings while He was on the Cross: "My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken Me?" "Father, I commend unto you My Spirit." "It is finished!" What did Jesus mean by these sayings, didn't He know what He was doing the whole time?

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   Hiding the Gospel from People: So aren't the Calvinists right because it seems like God only wants certain people to know Him? [Luke 10:22b]

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   Words of Jesus on the Cross: Caller wants to comment on a previous call about Jesus' words on the cross.

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   Lucifer (the Devil): Lucifer fell out of Heaven after he was tempted, so does that suggest that we could be still tempted even once we get there?

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February 27, 2015


   Divorce: Caller just accepted Jesus & has been learning about what Jesus said about divorce & wants makes to sure he's doing right.

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   Angels long to look at our Salvation: What was so fascinating about our salvation that angels would be looking on at it, & why would God permit suffering & death? [1 Peter 1:10-12]

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   1/2 Hour Silence in Heaven: What is the 1/2 hour of silence in Heaven? [Revelation 8:1-3] Has numerous questions in Revelation but different paradigms, so didn't really answer.

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   Descending Into Hell: Did Jesus actually go to hell when He "descended to the lower parts of the earth"? [Ephesians 4:9]

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   Love, Faith & Hope: Are we going to need faith & hope in Heaven? [1 Corinthians 13:12-13]

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   Parables Meaning Hidden even for Today?: So are these parables that are in the gospels now supposed to be understand by everyone now or only by spiritually discerning people? [Matthew 13:13-14]

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   Rewards in Heaven: In some places of the Bible it makes it seems the rewards will be the same for everyone, but then there's ones about Storing up Treasures in Heaven.

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   Israel in Romans 9: What does Paul mean by, "For they are not all Israel which are of Israel"? [Romans 9:1-8]

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