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October 03, 2017


   Johann Blumhardt: Can you please talk about what you were saying about Johann Blumhardt?
Credit for Good Works: Do we get credit for doing good works w/ God?

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   All Israel Saved: "All Israel will be saved", so won't all Israel be saved? [Romans 11:26]

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   Power of Satan: What was the power that Satan had prior to the cross? [Hebres 2:14-15]

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   Watch & Pray: We are about to have an all night vigil but I don't think I'll be able to stay up all night, but is that what "watch" means, staying up?

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   Temptation of Christ in the Gospels: How come there's no mention of the temptation of Jesus in the gospel of John?

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   3rd Temple Being Built: Is Ezekiel predicting a 3rd temple being built?

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   10 Commandments Were Written By: Did God write the 10 commandments or did the angels? There seems to be contradiction. [Exodus 24:12, Acts 7:52-53, Galatians 3:19, Hebrews 2]

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   Power in the Blood: Did Jesus take some of His blood w/ Him to heaven to show His Father? [Hebrews 9:6-15]

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   Satan being Lucifer: You say don't believe Satan was a fallen angel, was originally Lucifer? [Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28, Revelation 12, 2 Corinthians 11:3]

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   Living by a text of Scripture: Is this a word from God that we should also live by since it was being said by somebody who was not a follower of God? [Job 22:28]

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October 04, 2017


   Different James in the Bible: Can you help me figure out all the different "James" in the Bible?

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   Book of Revelation in Chronological Order: There's a special blessing for reading the book of revelation & it's a book of prophecy, but is the Book of Revelation in chronological order? [Revelation 1:3]

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   Pets Going to Heaven: Do pets going to heaven? Is there any evidence in the Bible that they do?

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   James Pilgrimage: Clarification about James pilgrimage.

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   Manifestation of the Sons of God: The manifestation of the Sons of God, is this going to happen, be revealed, before Jesus comes back? [Romans 8:22]

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   Canon of Scripture: There are apparently more books that should've been added to the canon of scripture. What do you think?

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   Peace & Safety: Are we in the era of peace & safety right now? [1 Thessalonians 5:3]
Soul Sleep: Where do people get the idea that death is nothing but a sleep? [Ecclesiastes 9:5, Psalm 146:4, 1 Corinthians 15:51-52, John 11:11-14]

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   Judas Iscariot: Was Judas Iscariot born the purpose of betraying Jesus? Did he repent? [Matthew 27:3]

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   Sealed by the Holy Spirit: What does it mean to be sealed by the Holy Spirit? [Ephesians 4:30, Ephesians 1:13]

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October 05, 2017


   Definition of Righteousness: What do you thinks about this definition of Righteousness, That someone does & says the right thing in every situation, is that correct?

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   Calvinism, Arminianism & Eternal Security: I want to talk about Calvinism vs Arminianism & once saved, always saved, or not saved.

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   Angels Guarding Access to Tree of the Life: Why did the angels have to guard against eating from the tree of life because didn't God have the power to stop them?

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   10 Virgins Parable: Why were there 10 virgins waiting for the bridegroom? [Matthew 25:1-13]

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   Adam & Eve: Are adam & eve in heaven?

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   Modern Israel the Same as OT Jews: How can we be certain that the people who are in Israel today are the same Jews in the OT?

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   Social Injustice: How do we deal w/ social injustices, politics, racism?

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   Proverbs & Ecclesiastes: In the books of Proverbs & Ecclesiastes, what are your favorite Proverbs?
Pursuing Wisdom: There seems to be conflict about the pursuit of wisdom, not pursuing too much.

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October 06, 2017


   Grace & Works: A nominal Christian thinks he's saved because he's under grace & not works. What would you say about that? [Ephesians 2:8-9, James 2:14-19, Galatians 6:7-10]
Varying Rewards in Eternity: Will there be different rewards for amount of work done?

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   Reincarnation: Is Reincarnation real? Does the Bible say anything about it?

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   Free Will in Romans: Discussion about free will in the Book of Romans.

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   False Teacher: How are we to judge & treat false teachers/prophets? [James 3:1]

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   Appreciates what Steve said about Pastors & Teachers: Caller appreciative what Steve just said about false teacher & Prophets.
The Massacre in Las Vegas: Caller thinks we should never forget what happened in Las Vegas.

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   Psalms about Christ: There is a lot of references in Psalms 22 about Christ, & is the possible reason that Jesus yelled out, "My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?" to remind the people that the Bible was speaking of Him? [Psalm 22, Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34]

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   Charismatic Movement: What can you say about the Charismatic movement?

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October 09, 2017


   Proper Hermeneutics: What is the basics for good hermeneutics?
Hermeneutics & the Secret Rapture: How are they misapplying hermeneutics in relation to the pre-tribulation rapture?

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   Holy Spirit: What is the Holy Spirit for? How do we get Him?

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   God Creating Us: Why did God create us? why are we here?
Lucifer Becoming Satan: Jesus said He saw Satan fall down from heaven like lightening. [Luke 10:18]

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   Book of Mormon: Have you ever read the book of Mormon?

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   Nebuchadnezzar's Dream & Image: What do you think of Nebuchadnezzar's dream about the image in Daniel 2 & the iron & clay feet?

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   Test for a Good Church: What is the perfect test of what makes a good church?
Church of the Nazarene: What do you think of the Nazarene church?

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October 10, 2017


   Traumatized Children with Anger Issues: What about people who are severely traumatized as a child & have anger issues?
Suicidal if off Meds: What about people who are suicidal if off medicine?

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   The Son of God Dying: Why did Jesus have to die?

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   Interlinear Study Bible: Is a good interlinear bible the best thing to have when studying the Bible?

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   Covetousness: Why do we as Americans covet so much even as Christians when it says it's just as bad as fornicating? [1 Corinthians 5:11, Colossians 3:5, Ephesians 5:5]

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   Steve's Giving: How & where do you give?

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October 11, 2017


   Calvinism: Every time I hear the words election & predestination, they always seem to talk about the sovereignty of God, but what does that mean?

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   Day of the Lord is at Hand: The day of the Lord is at hand, is present, how soon does that mean? [2 Thessalonians 2[

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   Self-Defense at Night: If a thief who breaks into your house at night you have the right to protect yourself, is that right? But what does it mean guilty if it happens during the day? [Exodus 22:2]

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   70 AD or Second Coming: When the disciples were asking Jesus when the signs of His coming & the end of the age be, were they asking about 2nd coming or what's about to happen in 70 AD? [Matthew 24, Acts 1:9-11]

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   Women Pastors: Can there be women in the pastoral, elder role? [1 Timothy 2:11-15]

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   Christadelphians: Do you know anything about the Christadelphians who ask why do we need to support Israel?

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   A Pastor who Serves Wine at a Bar: What do you think about a pastor who owns & serves wine at a bar? [1 Thessalonians 5:22]

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   Holy Spirit the Spirit of the Father: Is the Holy Spirit of the Spirit of the Father....and the Son?

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October 12, 2017


   Total Depravity: I'm having a Bible Study at my church to are really hitting it hard about Augustine & Calvinism & being totally depraved. Should I continue stuying with them? a[Romans 3:10-18]

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   Pastors Getting Wealthy off the Gospel: What do you think about ministers living high off the hog?

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   Church Authority: Who has the final word of what is truth? Is the pastor the "dictator" of the church?

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   Doubting the more I read the Bible: I'm actually having more doubts about God the more I read the Bible, not less, so what do you recommend that I should I do?

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   Unified by the Holy Spirit: I'm also, like your previous discussion having doubts about Christianity, wondering if Christians really have the Holy Spirit, why is there so much division, why so much hypocrisy?

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   Studying the Scriptures: So you won't be approved of God if you don't study the Bible? [2 Timothy 2:15, 1 Peter 3:15}

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October 13, 2017


   Christians helping the Poor: Aren't Christians supposed to help the needy?

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   Steve on the History Channel: Heard you on the history channel & saw a video of you playing on the guitar.
Luck: what is reality? Is there luck? Are there antithesis?

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   King David & Bathsheba: Did king David & Bathsheba only have 2 children?

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   Irvin Baxter: Are you familiar with an Irvin Baxter? Eschatology discussion

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   Faith Proceeding Regeneration: Did I hear you say that Faith has to proceed Regeneration, but Calvinism believes that you are regenerated before you have to have faith but that is wrong?

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   Always Studying End Times: End times, end times, end times! that's all we seem to be studying! Where's the edification in that? Shouldn't we be learning about Discipleship?

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   Praying for the Souls of the Dead: Praying for the souls that dead? [1 John 5:16-17]

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   Good Translations of the Bible: What Bible Translations do you recommend?

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October 16, 2017


   Church Father's belief of End Times: What were the Church Father's view of end times & millennium?

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   Women in Ministry I would like to know the reasons why a woman is not allowed to be a pastor or elder. Do you know the reasons? [1 Timothy 2:11-15]
Church Traditions & Customs & Head Coverings: What can you tell me about church traditions & customs, especially involving head coverings for women? [1 Corinthians 11:2-16]
Communion & Agape Feasts: The Early Church had real agape feasts for communion instead of just a token bread & wine like nowadays.

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   Secret Rapture: Is the rapture going to be pre-trib, mid trib or post trib?

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   Rejoicing: What does it mean to rejoice? [Philippians 4:4]

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   Renewing to Repentance: Is it impossible to come back to repentance after falling away? [Hebrews 6:4-6]

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October 17, 2017


   Why a Christian: You asked the other day a hypothetical question, Why be a Christian? Why believe in God? & I'd like to answer. [2 Timothy 2:15, Philippians 4:7-9]

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   Cessation of the Spiritual Gifts: what is Cessationism? What Scriptures do they use to support this idea? When do they think the gifts came to an end?

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   Separation of State & Church & the Anabaptists: What do you think about the separation of church & state, especially in relation to Anabaptists? (Steve continues answering this question after break even though he doesn't indicate that he will before break.)

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   Full Maturity of the Church: What do you think it will look like when the church matures? [Ephesians 4:11-13]
Mormons & Jehovah's Witnesses: Why do Mormons/LDS & JWs consider themselves Christians yet want to be apart from other believers & in fact only believe they are Christians?

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   Jesus Second Coming already: What is the strongest support that Jesus did NOT come back yet?
Full Preterism: What makes Full Preterism even a possibility?

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October 18, 2017


   Responsibility for Salvation: Who's ultimately responsible for our salvation, us or the Holy Spirit?

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   Gifts of the Spirit not for Today: I attended a church that said that the Gifts of the Spirit are not for today, so is that right?
Transgenderism: Do you have a lecture on transgenderism?
Discipleship: Do all the believers have to physically go out & make disciples of Jesus? [Romans 12:3-8]

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   Receiving the Holy Spirit: When do you officially receive the Holy Spirit? with the laying on of hands?
Melchizedek: Who is Melchizedek & his priesthood?

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   Church Embracing Homosexuals & Lesbians: What are we do to about churches allowing gays & lesbians in with open arms?

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   Westminster Catechism: What do you think about the Westminster catechism?

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   Lectures to start with: What lectures do you recommend that I start listening to?
Driven by Eternity: Are you familiar w/ a book "Driven by Eternity" by John Bevere? He says we need to really focusing on our Eternal Destiny.

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October 19, 2017


   AA Celebrity Recovery: Is AA Celebrity Recovery for the Christian?

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   Music being a Gift: Is being a musician a (spiritual) gift?

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   New Apostolic Reformation: Any information on the new apostolic reformation bethel church in Redding, CA.

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   12-Step Program, AA Celebrate Recovery: Caller relates about a person who went to a church that had the 12 step program.

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   Closed Communion: Hos is closed communion in churches that you visit even biblical?

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   Celebrating Halloween: I'm doing alternatives for Halloween.

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   Swedish Baptist: What can you tell me about the Swedish Baptist?
Bible Camp Meetings: What do you think about Bible Camps? Have you ever heard anything negative about them?

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October 20, 2017


   Hearing from God: People tell me all the time God spoke to them, but I never hear from Him. Why not?

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   Agape Feasts: Shouldn't we have Agape Feasts for Communion like they did in an early church? [1 Corinthians 11]
Frequency of Communion: Is there instruction of how often we are supposed to have communion?

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   Yeshua: A friend telling me we shouldn't call Jesus "Jesus" but we need to call Him Yeshua, sacred names movement

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   The Reformation: Do you believe the Reformation was inevitable?

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   Septuagint & the Vulgate: Caller wants to know if his facts about Septuagint & the Vulgate are right or not.

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   Not Being Contentious: Being Contentious, caller gives his interpretation of a Scripture. [1 Corinthians 11:16]

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   The Samaritan Text & the Dead Sea Scrolls: Is the Samaritan Text even real & did it proceed the dead sea scrolls?

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October 23, 2017


   Daughter being Gay: Christian parents struggling with the fact that their daughter said she was gay, & the daughter has self-destructive behavior.

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   Dispensationalism: What are your thoughts about Dispensationalism because they seem to be making sense?

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   The 6th Month: What is the "6th month" referring to, the 6th month of the year? the 6th month of Elizabeth's pregnancy? [Luke 1:36]

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   Signs of the Stars: The stars signs that was supposed to happen on September 23, 2017, what do you think about that?

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   Appreciation Call: Just wanted to say thank you for your good answers, especially the last one.

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   God Holding us Responsible for Adam's Sin: How can God hold the whole world responsible for Adam's sin? [Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, Romans 5:12-21]

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   Mental Illness & Drugs: What can you tell me about mental illness & taking drugs to manage them?

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October 24, 2017


   God Not Losing Anything: I don't believe in once saved always saved, but there seems to be conflict when Jesus says He won't lose anything that are His.
John the Baptist & Rewards in Heaven: If there was none greater than John the Baptist, yet he was least in the kingdom of God, so how our are rewards going to work?

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   Jesus going to Hell: Did Jesus go to hell for 3 days after He died?

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   Enoch & Elijah: Elijah & Enoch, what happened to them, because Enoch was not & Elijah was translated?
Elijah Writing a Letter after He was Gone: Elijah wrote a letter after he was gone? Was it possibly a different Elijah?
No one has Ascended to heaven & Elijah's Spirit: No one ever came back from Heaven to give a testimony of their experience, is that right, & what does it mean that Elijah is to come in John the Baptist? [John 3:13, Malachi 4:5, Luke 1:17, John 1:19-25]

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   Calvinism & Eternal Security: A calvinist caller calls to debate a little bit about eternal security, defining the sovereignty of God, defining free will, free choice.

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October 25, 2017


   Jesus on White Horse: Jesus on White Horse and its symbolism, but who are the armies that are following him? [Revelation 19]

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   Good Bible Websites: Finding good Bible Websites online. Blueletterbible.com & BibleGateway.com

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   Bible talking about China: terre cotta soldiers, some friends just saw them, but it got me to thinking, why doesn't the Bible talk about China & anything east of that?

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   The Ladder of Divine Ascent: Has Steve ever heard of the book called, The Ladder of Divine Ascent (caller calls it letter of divine ascension)?
Gnosticism & Asceticism: There's a lot of talk about Gnosticism in the Bible, but Christians don't have to practice Asceticism, even though people like John the Baptist & Paul seemed to practice asceticism, since Jesus didn't, & we are supposed to follow His example!

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   Gift of Giving: Gift of giving & other spiritual gifts. [Romans 12:3-8]

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   Jews Wearing the Gospel on the forehead & Hands & Mark of the Beast: The Jews wearing the gospel on their forehead & hands, is that any relation to Revelation 13 & the Mark of the Beast? [Exodus 12, Exodus 13, Exodus 13:9-13 & Deuteronomy 6, Revelation 13]

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   Bible Completion: When was the Bible completed & compiled?
Apologetics & Mormonism: Have you ever heard of Norman Geisler? He says there's NO WAY Mormons/LDS can be Christians when they go against so much of Christianity & tell Christians to join them, so don't you think that is true?

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October 26, 2017


   The "ites" at the end of a Word: What does the "ites" mean at the end of a people such as the Edomites, Israelites?

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   Eastern Orthodoxy: What can you tell me about the Eastern Orthodox church as I've been hearing a lot about it since Hank Hanegraaff moved over to it?

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   Ark of the Covenant: Where is the Ark of the Covenant? Do you think it really exists? Should we even care about it?
The Pope, Capital Punishment & Homosexuality: Even Catholic laymen seem to be getting mad at their pope because he's being anti-capital punishment & embracing Homosexuality & other liberal agendas.

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   Harlot of Revelation: Is the harlot describing the catholic church like a lot of people think it is? [Revelation 17]

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   Demonic Activity: Demonic activity has really been running rampant lately in this country, what can/should we do about it?

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   The Temptation of Jesus: How was the devil able to Jesus all the Kingdoms of the world in a "moment of time" during the temptation? [Matthew 4:1-11, Luke 4:1-13]
Water Baptism or Baptism of Holy Spirit: Is this walking about water baptism or the Holy Spirit? [Romans 6:3-4]

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   Predestination Exists: Caller thinks predestination exists because God knows everything.
Doctrine of Hell: Where does the doctrine of hell come from?

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   No Repentance after Falling Away: Can someone lose their salvation because of sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]

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October 27, 2017


   Can't Lose Your Salvation: I don't believe you can REALLY lose your salvation, it's eternal & everlasting. Judas, the caller thinks, is a good example of not being a true follower of Christ. [John 17:12]

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   Islam/Muslims: Islam is a religion of Satan, what happens to a suicide bomber after he dies?

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   Parallels in Jesus, Adam & Barabbas: There seems to be parallels in the Garden of Eden & Garden of Gethsemane, the guards spear in Jesus' side & water & blood came out, & seeking a counterfeit "son of the father" in selecting Barabbas instead of Jesus. [John 18, John 19]

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   Women Pastors: Caller who is a woman, even though she's been a teacher for 34 years, thinks people are right that women should not be pastors in the church, but that there's many leadership roles they can be in.

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   Not being able to come back to Christ according to Hebrews: Can't come back to Christ. [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]

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October 30, 2017


   Dietrich Bonhoeffer & Adolf Hitler: What do you think about Dietrich Bonhoeffer's involvement in Hitler's assassination attempt?

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   Lucifer Not being Satan: Satan was in charge of angels, was a musician in heaven before his fall, how are we supposed to counter that? [Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28, Revelation 12, 2 Corinthians 11:14]

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   Satan Oppression or Just Bad Luck: How do we know when it's Satan attacking us or it's just bad luck, & is it important to know the difference between the 2?

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   The 3 Views of Hell: How would you try to explain that there are 3 viable views of what hell is & not just the one traditional torment view?gheg

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   Marriage & Divorce & Remarriage: Can you talk about marriage & divorce, marriage rights, etc. that has been being discussed on the Narrow Path Forum? Have you been following it?

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   The Good Samaritan: I'm going through a program called, "Rooted" w/ my church, & we are currently studying about the Good Samaritan, & they are saying that the person who was left behind was a Jew. Is there any more sources that says that it was?

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October 31, 2017


   Messing Up Life: I lost my first love, faith, went back into a life of sin & wondering what to do & how to deal w/ the ramifications of marriage & divorce & committing adultery.

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   The Prince in Daniel: Who is the Prince/prince in both verses of Daniel? [Daniel 9:25-26]

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   Raptura & Rapture: raptura that appears in the vulgate catholic bible, is that the same as rapture? When is the Rapture going to take place, pre-trib, mid-trib or post trib?

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   Charismatic Movement & Pentecostal Movement: Can you describe the "Charismatic Movement" & how it compares to the Pentecostal Movement?

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   Prophets & Teachers of the Bible: Regarding Prophets & Teachers of the Bible, what makes him a prophet or what disqualifies him?

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   Burning for Eternity: Someone is holding up on becoming a Christian because he doesn't believe that non-Christians are going to burn for eternity.

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   Fundamentalism: What is Fundamentalism? Is it a form of Evangelicalism?
Literalism: I guess i'm just asking about Fundamentalism because some say we need to take all the Bible literally.

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