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May 01, 2015


   Mark of the Beast: What does Steve think the Mark of the Beast is?

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   The Spiritual vs the Physical: What is the difference between the Spirit & the Physical? (A very convoluted question)

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   The Transfiguration: What were the Apostles seeing when they saw Moses & Elijah? Were they in their glorified bodies, in their spirits?

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   God Speaking To Us: Can God speak to us besides just the Bible? (Another convoluted question)

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   Sabbath & the 10 Commandments: Caller has a member of a small Bible study group that insists that we have to keep the Sabbath on the Sabbath day. Are we still under the 10 Commandments?

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   Celebrating Christmas: Are we not supposed to celebrate Christmas? [Jeremiah 10:2-5]
List of Essential Doctrines: Do you have a list of all the Essential Doctrines we must all agree on?

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   Sabbath & the 10 Commandments: We have to keep the Commandments of God & have the testimony of Jesus. [Revelation 12:17]

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May 04, 2015


   Gift of Prophecy: A member of the caller's church is a lady who claims to have the gift of prophecy. How accurate does she have to be to be considered having the gift of prophecy?

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   The Torah & Talmudism: Isn't Judaism & Talmudism the same thing? How can you practice one w/ out the other?

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   Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage: When a divorcee gets divorced for non-biblical reasons, if they sincerely repent, they are fine, right?

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   The Torah & the Talmud: You could sort've compare the Torah & the Talmud to the Word of God, & the "tradition", exactly like the Catholic Church.

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   2 Countries Consecrated to God: So there were only 2 countries that were consecrated to God. Shouldn't other countries do the same?

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   Mountains, literal or figurative: Is this a literal mountain or figurative, the mountains of your life, obstacles, where it says we can move mountains? [mark 11:23-24}

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   The Old Man & the New Man: What is the Old Man & the New Man & how are we to put off the Old Man? [Ephesians 4:20, Romans 6:6]

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May 05, 2015


   Catholicism: Is Catholicism Biblical Christianity? Why is or isn't it? What is their view on the Gospel of Christ?

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   The Millennial Reign: Will it be governed by the Mosaic Law or by the Law of non-aggression? How would Jesus reign on David's Throne? what about wild animals eating straw, mingling w/ the Lamb & the children? Where can I learn more about this?

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   Disagrees, but Love's the Narrow Path: The caller disagrees w/ Steve Gregg, especially the regarding the last days, when it comes to eschatology. She wants to make sure he stays on the air.

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   The Impeccability of Jesus: Was Jesus sinless because He couldn't sin or because He chose not to sin?

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   Devil Coming Has Short Time: What is this short season that Satan has or will have? When does it start & end? Are they both talking about the same event? [Revelation 12:9-12, 20:3]

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   Ahinoam: Was Ahinoam both King David's AND King Saul's wife....was this the same person?

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   Wars - Modern & Old Testament: What's Steve's perspectives on war in this day & age as opposed to the wars in the OT?

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May 06, 2015


   Baptism: Were people baptized in the Old Testament? Why was John the Baptist baptizing people? What is the reason WE get baptized, to identify w/ the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ?

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   Passover, Jesus' Death & Resurrection: How do we get 3 literal days & nights in Jesus' Death to His Resurrection? Does it have something to do w/ the Passover?
Spirit & Soul: Is there a distinction between the Spirit & the Soul? How does that relate to the Holy Spirt?

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   Jesus Abolishing the Sabbath: Wasn't Jesus just trying to break all the legalism of Pharisees centered around the Sabbath & not the actual Sabbath at all? [Genesis 2:2-3, Exodus 20:8-11, Romans 14:5-6]

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   Apostles: I thought an Apostle was only somebody who had walked w/ Jesus...including Paul.

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May 07, 2015


   Swear Words: Does God care about people using Swear Words? Are they harmful or immoral?

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   God of the OT in contrast w/ Jesus of the NT: People think there's a complete contrast between the God of the OT & the God of the NT, having character trait differences.

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   Dead Sea Scrolls - Esther: Is it true that when they found the Dead Sea Scrolls, that all the books were included except for the book of Esther?

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   Archeologist find - Book of Barnabas: Has Steve ever heard of them finding the book Barnabas?
Adam - Father of all Mankind: Are Adam & Eve really the first parents of the human race, or did God create humans before them, & THEN Adam? [Romans 5:12-21, Genesis 1:26-27, Genesis 2]

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   David & His Enemies: It says in the Psalms that he prayed for destruction of his enemies. Is that a NT thing to do?
Armageddon: Is Armageddon the Final Battle of the End of the World?

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   Different Races Created: Caller thinks the caller about Adam & different created beings is on to something, she agreeing w/ him & not Steve.
Creation being Millions of Years: She thinks there was a destruction of the "earth" before God created it again during the creation. She gives a litany of Bible references but they turn out to not be the ones she intended.
Disembodied Souls Before Creation: Caller also thinks there were disembodied souls before Creation.

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May 08, 2015


   Bible Authority, Biblical Interpretation: You need to use Biblical Hermeneutics or exegetical method of interpreting the Bible, a followup from Tom the Catholic.

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   Promises to the Jews fulfilled: Did you say that all the Promises of God to the Jews have been fulfilled? What about the 7 year period right before He comes back?

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   Races Starting at Tower of Babel: Caller responding to the caller of the previous show talking about races. He wants to know, what about at the Tower of Babel?

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   Church Membership: Pastor thinks that if they are going to participate in leadership roles of groups of missions, that they need actually join the church membership, & to do this, they want these people to go through a 2 month membership course instead of going to the regular church service.

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   New Apostolic Reformation & Spiritual Mapping: What can Steve say about the YWAM (Youth With A Mission) & the New Apostolic Reformation, because they linked YWAM w/ them, and wondering about Spiritual Mapping.

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   Missing Bible Verses: Why is [Acts 8:37] missing out of the Modern Translations of the Bible?

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May 11, 2015


   Kingdom Taken From the Jews: Why was the Kingdom of God taken from the Jews, because they were not experiencing Justice, Peace & Joy? [Matthew 21:43, Romans 14:17]

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   Watching Movies (Mel Brooks): Are Movies supposed to be watched in the privacy of your own home? Are you allowed to watch questionable movies?

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   Predestination: Caller wants to why so people are so confused about the word of Predestination. There's a difference between being "saved" & being "called according to His purpose". Romans 8:28-29

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   Age of the Earth, Prehistoric Age: The Age of the Stars & other things don't seem to match up w/ the Creation Account, so how do we deal w/ that? [Genesis 1 & 2, Romans 1:19-20]

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   The Book, "Pagan Christianity" Does Steve know about the book called, "Pagan Christianity", has he read it, & what does he think about it?

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   Salvation Being Conditional: If Salvation is Conditional, how do escape the suggestion that you have made salvation a matter of works?

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   Christians who are in Sin: How do we deal in a Christ-like matter those who claim Christianity but who are living in sin? [Galatians 6:1, Matthew 18:15-20]

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May 12, 2015


   Women Pastors: Steve says women are not allowed to be pastors, but what if they are gifted in that area? Does God intend to hold them down?

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   The Bible Just a Nice Set of Stories: How do you deal w/ someone who claims to be a Christian, but thinks the Bible is just a book of made up stories, & how would you share w/ them that they are wrong?

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   Understanding Revelation: Caller wants to know why all these wicked people are going to be outside the gate when we are in Heaven? [Revelation 22:14-15]

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   Books that Steve Loves: Caller would like to know the list of books that Steve has read 10 times or more.
The Koran: Does Steve have the Qua'ran on his bookshelf? Do they have different Translations like the BIble?
Pastors Being Okay w/ Homosexuality: Caller is surprised Pastors are so accepting to the homosexual lifestyle.

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   Pastors Not Following Bible: Pastors not going according to the Bible, but anything goes, for the most part, & the pastor didn't like being criticized about it. Shouldn't he be concerned w/ what he taught on Judgment Day? [James 3:1]

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   Forgiving & Retaining Sins: Catholic priest told the caller that that verse give him the authority to forgive sins....or not. [John 20:23]

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   Good Books on Evangelizing Christ: Caller would like some good books to share Jesus w/ people that are really effective.

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   Ananias & Sapphira Did God strike down Ananias & Sapphira to bring fear to the church? [Acts 4:32 – 5:11]

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May 13, 2015


   Rebuilding of the Temple: Is it true that they are in the process of rebuilding the Temple like everyone is predicting?

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   Blood Moons: What does Steve think of the Blood Moons that are being talked about?

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   Church Growth in Dark Ages: How was the church growing in the Dark Ages during the monopoly the Catholic Church had on the Bible, on the Truth? [Matthew 13:31-32]
Materialism: Western Society seems to have lost their way, the husband & the wife both working, undermining the family by being taught by schools & daycares, ignoring Christianity.

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   Binding of Satan: Where does it say in the Bible that JESUS is going to be the one that actually binds Satan? [Revelation 20:1-3, Matthew 12:29]

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   Jesus Doing Away w/ the 10 Commandments: Jesus didn't do away w/ the 10 Commandments, but as a matter of fact, ENHANCED them, made adultery even MORE than just the act.
Binding of Satan: All the Binding of Satan is is him being alone for 1000 years by himself. [Revelation 20:1-3]
Hell not being Forever: Caller believes that we don't burn forever, but are annihilated.

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May 14, 2015


   Qualifications for an Elder: Caller is responding to a caller that was concerned about the response of a Pastor, & wants to point out how he probably wasn't following the protocol of being an elder. [1 Timothy 5:19, Titus 1:6, 1 Peter 5:1-4]

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   Blood Moons, Shmita, the Jubilee: Does Steve give any credence to the Jewish Feasts, the Jubilee, the Shmita, the Blood Moons, that the economy is going to collapse in September 2015? Can we consider them "markers" that we are in the end of the world?

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   Reigning w/ Christ: Will we reign w/ Christ in heaven, & what's going to be different before the New Heavens & the New Earth & after?

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   Islam/Muslims: Calle had a friend who said he would never eat w/ a Muslim if invited by one. Caller wants to know if Steve has ever heard of Christians taking a stance like that? He'd invite them into his house to eat, but he'd never go w/ them.

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   Understanding Prophecy: Caller is advising Steve that in order to understand prophecy, especially concerning the Beasts. Then they discuss historicism.

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May 15, 2015


   Studying the book of Psalms: How does Steve apply Psalms to his life, how does he study them, interpret them?

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   Abraham, Isaac & Jacob: What is the 7-fold Blessing to Abraham & where can you find it? The Promise of Abraham's Seed was promised to him the number of the Stars & the Sand of the sea, to Isaac only the Stars & to Jacob only the Sand, was there a significance to omitting both to Jacob & Isaac? [Genesis 12:1-3]

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   Tithing: What is the Bible stance on Tithing (in the New Testament)?

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   Marriage: When does a marriage become official in God eye's (w/ out a marriage license perhaps)?

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   Amillennialism & the Tribulation: How can the Tribulation fit within the 1000 years?

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   Biblical Definition of Faith: What is the Biblical definition of Faith? I'm aware of it says in Hebrews 11, but WHAT is it, so you know you aren't following the Word of Faith mentality? [Hebrews 11:1]

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May 18, 2015


   Israel - 6 Day War: How does the 6 day War impact different areas about Israel, Dispensationalism & Preterism?

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   Curses: What is the explanation of the way the word "curse" is used in the Bible? For instance, stoning children for cursing their parents, or Job's wife saying he needed to curse God?

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   "All These Things be Fulfilled": "When Shall These Things Be?": Caller knows He's talking about 3 different things that need to be fulfilled, but he's thrown off by "This generation shall not pass 'till all these be fulfilled'", & what will be the sign of His coming & the End of the Age? Matthew 24:3, 34

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   Biblical Definition of Faith: Caller called back from previous show asking about the biblical definition of Faith since they ran out of time.

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   Mary, the Mother of Jesus: How old was Mary when she had Jesus, & did she have anymore children?

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May 19, 2015


   Pastoral Income: How should Pastors derive at their income? Should they all make tents like Paul did?

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   Absent from the Lord, Present w/ the Lord: How can we be w/ God, if we still require a resurrection? [Philippians 1:21-23]

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   God Loves Us, but Proof Needed: The caller knows that God loves us, but he needs encouragement because he & his family have been suffering both financially & physically.

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   Marriage: You are supposed to stay married except for biblical grounds, but if you were in a very volatile marriage wouldn't it at some point be more beneficial to just get out so you could glorify God?

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   5013C's: Are there prohibitions that churches/ministries have to obey if they have a 5013c, especially politically?

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   "Esau Have I hated, but Jacob have I Loved": God loves EVERYONE, so why does it say in Romans that He hated Esau? [John 3:16, Romans 9:13
Animal Sacrifices: If the Jews don't believe that Jesus is Messiah then how come they no longer perform animal sacrifices?

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May 20, 2015


   Bible Interpretation only for the Clergy: Is the Bible, or interpreting the Bible, only for the Clergy? [Psamlm 131, 139]

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   Legalism & Tithing: What is Legalism, especially when it comes to Tithing?

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   "Turning the other Cheek": Where is that found, where Jesus said to Turn the Other Cheek? But at some point you need to take action. Is that true? [Matthew 5:38-39]

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   Jesus Knowing When We Die: Does it say somewhere in the Bible that Jesus knows when we are going to die? But He does KNOW when we ARE going to die, is that right?

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   Head Coverings: Why is the decorum about Head Coverings such a big deal in the Bible? And what is the talking about the Angels about? [1 Corinthians 11:3-16]

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   Tithing: Caller heard a few calls back about no Tithing commanded in the NT? She wants to contest that, that our Righteousness needs to EXCEED the Pharisees Righteousness, so don't WE need to Tithe? [Matthew 5:20, 23:23]

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May 21, 2015


   Obedience Necessary for Salvation: is Obedience necessary for Salvation, or does the make Salvation a reward for Good Works?

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   Reimagining Church by Frank Viola: This book suggests no Pastors/Elders in the Church, but completely led by the Holy Spirit? It's a solid, NT church, it says. Does Steve think that is a LITTLE extreme? [1 Corinthians 14:26]

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   New Revised Standard Version: What does Steve think of the NRSV, the New Revised Standard Version?

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   Molinism: - (Middle Knowledge) Caller remembers Steve talking to someone about Molinism (Middle knowledge) & since Steve said he didn't know much about it, caller wanted to explain, like Steve said someone could if they wised.

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   Tithing: Caller wanted to followup on a call about Tithing that Steve had recently...…..you need to be a cheerful giver, not a legalistic giver.

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   10 Virgins Parable: What does the Oil represent & just a breakdown of the Parable of the 10 Virgins. [Matthew 25:1-13]

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May 22, 2015


   Molinism (Middle Knowledge), Calvinism, Arminianism: Dr. Michael Brown suggesting Calvinists are smug, did Steve hear about that? One major problem w/ all these systems is that God is not a theory, a philosophy, a system, but a real Person.

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   Suicide: Is there anything in the Bible that talks about Suicide?

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   SAINT Jesus?: Someone referred to Jesus as Saint Jesus, & caller was wondering Steve's thoughts about that.
We are the Temple of God: We are the Temple of God, can't kill ourselves, have to be careful what we put in it, & asks Steve about that. [1 Corinthians 3:16-17]

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   Turning the Other Cheek: Love everyone & don't condone violence/revenge against people sinning against you, insulting you, type thing, but not real violent crime against you, that you can defend against that?

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   Tribulation & the Rapture: Steve thinks the Tribulation already happened? But he doesn't think the Rapture has happened yet?

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   Many Interpretations of End Times: Why is the Bible written in such a way that there are SO many theories about what happens in the End Times?

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May 26, 2015


   Lifespan of Humans Before Flood: What is the most satisfactory explanation Steve knows of for people living so long before the Flood but suddenly shorter lives a while after the Flood?

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   Messianic Jews (Hebrew Roots): (Caller is referring to a show we no longer have the archive for because it was a best of & it was never posted) Her view is they are apostate if they put all this stuff over Jesus.

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   Transubstantiation: Is this biblical?

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   Speaking in Tongues: Is there a private language when speaking in Tongues? I'd rather have the Fruit of the Spirit more than being able to do that.

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   The Israel of God: In [Galatians 6:16], is this talking about literal, ethnic Israel, or the Christian Church itself, when Paul says, "the Israel of God"?

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   Spirit vs the Brain: Even if the caller's sister has dementia, no cognitive reasoning, the spirit still knows what is happening, doesn't it?

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May 27, 2015


   Original Sin & Total Depravity Lecture: Listener really enjoys all the websites, & some of the lectures he's found on them.

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   Making a New Lecture about Israel: Caller heard that Steve is re-doing some lectures on Israel. Are they going to be put on the website?
New Covenant Theology: What does Steve know about "New Covenant Theology"?

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   Speaking in Tongues: Were Tongues human languages or something else? Are they still for today? Caller wants to talk about his personal experiences about being filled w/ the Holy Spirit & speaking in Tongues.

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   Salvation & Heaven in OT: Did they have the conception of salvation before the cross like we do now? Did they know about Heaven like we do?

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   Church Building Project Followup: Caller had called before talking about the new building project her church wants to do. It is failing, & people are being told they are not following the Spirit of God for not pledging to help. Congregation needs to be in "one accord", according to the pastor. [Acts 2:46]

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   Angel of the Lord & Son of Man: Is the Angel of the Lord always talking about Jesus or also angels of God? Jesus is also called the "Son of Man". Can that be talked about?

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   Glory of God & Character: It says in Isaiah that God does not share His glory w/ anyone else, how does that harmonize w/ that we are supposed to share in the glory? [Isaiah 42:8, Israel 48:11, 2 Thessalonians 2:14]

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May 28, 2015


   The State of Israel: Why does Israel get a pass for all the things happening in the Middle East, everyone blaming the Muslims, Pakistan, & so on. Can Steve please explain the correct view about Israel in relation to Romans 11?

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   Calling & Election Sure: Does Calling & Election mean you are not really saved until you do all the works in the Sermon on the Mount? Steve explains what it really means. [2 Peter 1:10]
ISIS & Islam in Prophecy: Where does ISIS & Islam fall into Prophecy, if anywhere?

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   Blessing & Cursing Israel: The Bible says that those who bless Israel will be blessed & those who curse Israel will be cursed! [Genesis 12:3]
We Are the Temple of God: Caller agrees w/ Steve's assessment of 1 Corinthians 3:16 when he was talking to another caller, but wonders why he didn't go to 1 Corinthians 6:19, that we are the Temple of the Holy Spirit. So his opinion is that we need to be VERY careful w/ what we put in it. [1 Corinthians 3:16, 1 Corinthians 6:19]

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   The Church of Firstborn: Has Steve ever heard of the church called, "The Church of the Firstborn"?
[Romans 7], Paul's pre or post Conversion: Is Romans 7 referring to Paul's experience before or after his conversion? [Romans 7]

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   Cremation: Does getting Cremated prevent God from being able to resurrect us?

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May 29, 2015


   Asking Money for Radio: Caller thinks Steve contradicts himself by saying he never "begs" for money, that if God is not blessing the ministry on its own merit, it will fail, otherwise He will bless it by funding it, w/ out asking/begging for money.

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   Marriage & Consummation: I'm getting "married" in a ceremonial wedding at a church, but we won't ACTUALLY be married until a few days later in a civically w/ an official license. Are we allowed to consummate the marriage the night of ceremonial wedding or not until the civic one?

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   Happy Birthday Steve & Asking For Money: Caller just wanted to wish Steve Gregg a Happy Birthday, & wants to say he DOESN'T manipulate people to give money.

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   The Parables of the Mustard Seed & Unleavened Bread: Caller heard the Parables of the Mustard Seed & the Unleavened Bread are talked about in a negatie connotation. He would like Steve to explain both views of them. [Matthew 13:31-3]

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   The 7 Trumpets: How does Steve interpret the 7 Trumpets, not a blade of grass was left standing & so on. Caller has been listening to Irwin Baxter, & he has a pretty good explanation of what it means. [Revelation 8:2,6]

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   The Miracles Performed in Acts: Were the Miracles performed in the book of Acts only things that the Apostles could do or are they available for us to be able to perform also? [John 14:12-14, Acts 8:6, 1 Corinthians 12]

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   Saved by Faith in OT & NT: Dennis the Millennialist is suggesting that the people of the OT sort've were saved by keeping of the law in the OT, is that true?...that they HAD to obey all the law, as well as living by faith.

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