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November 01, 2019


   Eternal Security & False Teachers: If you take this verse to the logical conclusion, does this not substantiate "eternal security"? [I John 2:19, Matthew 7:21-23]

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   The 7th Day (Sabbath): Is the 7th day following the creation sanctified, blessed, and set apart still significant to us today? [Genesis 1, 2:1-3, Exodus 16, 20].

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   Calvinism-Sproul: R.C. Sproul indicated that he became a Calvinist because of Romans 9. Would you share your thoughts on this passage? [Romans 9-10].

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   Keeping Promises & Vows: Where is the scripture that supports one keeping their commitments and promises? [Matthew 5:33-37, Psalm 15].

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   David & Goliath: Would you talk about David's choosing of five stones in the story of his slaying Goliath? Did it show lack of faith or planning for Goliath's brothers? [I Samuel 17, 2 Samuel 21:15-22].

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   Eternal Security (Once Saved, Always Saved): How can you justify being a Bible teacher, if you are not sure if you might fall away (apostacize)?

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   Koran (Quran) & the Bible: Does the Koran (Quran) teach the same things as the Bible, and do they believe in the same God as we do?

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   Allah & Our God: Do the Muslims believe in the same God as we do? [John 17:3].

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November 04, 2019


   Jews Returning to Their Own Land: Does the scripture in Isaiah 14 have any relevance to the Jews being returned to their own land in the future? [Isaiah 14:1-2].

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   King James Only Bible: Regarding the King James Bible's interpretation of the verse about searching the scriptures, as opposed to others-does leaving in the word "you" out, as opposed to in, change the meaning substantially? (imperative vs indicative). [John 5:39].

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   Marriage & ReMarriage: If two people divorce, but decide to remarry, what considerations are there if they had gotten involved with other, or married someone else, in the interim? [Hosea].

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   What Does it Mean to be Saved?: What happens when I die? Caller seems to not be clear on what it means to be a follower of Christ.

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   All Things Work Together for Good: Is the promise of God found in Romans 8, a promise to the individual? or to the corporate church in general? [Romans8:28]. Caller lost a child.

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   Creation-Various Views: What are your thoughts on the different views of creation, including, progressive creationism, and theistic evolution? [Genesis 1-2].

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November 05, 2019


   Federal Headship-Children Automatically in Covenent: What do you know about federal headship and how it suggests that children are brought into the covenant upon birth?

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   Predestination: What do you think about "predestination" (in Calvinism)? [Romans 8:23, 29-30, Ephesians 1:4-5, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Romans 11:22-24].
Predestination & Foreknowledge: Doesn't it follow that if God knows everything, that He has predestined each person's decisions? [Matthew 23:37].

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   As in the Days of Noah: Are we in the "days of Noah"? [Genesis 6:1-8, Matthew 24:37, Luke 17:26].

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   Kept from Hour of Trial: Would you comment on the verse about being "kept from hour of trial"? [Revelation 3:10, 2 Thessalonians 2, John 17:15, Luke 2:1, Colossians 1:6].

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   Jehovah Witnesses Saved: Do you think that Jehovah Witnesses are saved if they believe that Jesus is Lord?
Jehovah Witness-Evangelizing: What is the primary thing that one should share with a Jehovah Witness on your doorstep?

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   God Laughing: Is there anything in the Bible that says that God actually laughs? [Zephaniah 3:17].

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   Jesus Afraid: Was Jesus afraid in the Garden of Gethsemane? And what was He really afraid of? [Luke 22:44].

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November 06, 2019


   Fear of God=Wisdom: What is meant by wisdom beginning with the fear of God? [Proverbs 1, 9].

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   Ministry Duties & Burn-Out: How do you learn to balance all the needs in a ministry with your own family's needs?
Main Duty of the Church Fellowship: Is the main priority of the church to preach and teacher, or other responsibilities?

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   Jesus & Spirit not Knowing the Same Things: In Matthew 24 it is said that the son and the spirit do not necessarily know the same things, can you give me some insight? [Matthew 24:36, Acts 1:7]

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   Temple to be Rebuilt: Does a temple have to be rebuilt before Jesus comes again? [2 Thessalonians 2].

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   Visiting Gay Friends & Family Members: Is it acceptable for a Christian to attend a gay family member or friend's festivities?

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   Sons of God & Nephilim: Would you talk about the "sons of God" and the Nephilim? [Genesis 6:1-4].

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November 07, 2019


   End Times: Do you see the AntiChrist in Daniel 11? Caller believes that Steve is mistaken about his view of end times, so he asks many questions related to that. [Daniel 11:36f].

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   Flesh & Eucharist: What is meant by the flesh in John 6, and how does it relate to the actual flesh of the Eucharist [John 6:63],

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   Torah Observance for Christians: Can you help me understand the relationship between Old Testament laws and what Christians are to obey today?

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   Hebrew Poetry: Would you talk about Hebrew poetry and chiasms in scripture? Is the center of the chiasm always the main point?
Latin Vulgate: Since there are 12 fruits of the spirit listed in the Latin Vulgate, would it be advisable for one use it for Bible Study? [Galatians 4:6, Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 21].

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   Nebuchadnezzar's Dream: Can you help me understand the symbolism in Nebuchadnezzar's dream of the statue in Daniel 2? [Daniel 2, 7, Revelation 13, 17].

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   The High Places; What were the high places and why could Israel not simply obey God by taking them down as He directed? [2 Kings].

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November 08, 2019


   Voice of the Lord: Can you talk a little bit about "the voice of the Lord" in scripture? [Psalm 29, Hebrews 12, 10].

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   Grace or Works: Are we kept in Christ by grace or by works? [I Peter 1:5, Romans 5:2, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 3:12, 4:16, 2 Corinthians 12:9].

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   Wedding Vows & Separation: Is breaking vows (short of immorality) made at a wedding ceremony, reason to separate or divorce? And are separations acceptable?

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   Eastern Gate in Prophecy: Is the sealed eastern gate of the city of Jerusalem fulfillment of prophecy? [Ezekiel 44, 46].

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   Disciples (Apostles) Baptized: Were the disciples (apostles) baptized? [John 4:1-2].

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   First Intuition: Is the guidance that one's first instinct is correct, a reliable one?

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   Marriage & Divorce: How do I repent of my choice to divorce my drunkard, violent husband, when he had not been unfaithful?

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November 11, 2019


   Job & His Family: Why is Job rewarded with beautiful daughters if beauty is vain? And why would Job have to live without his kids and with a wife who told him to curse God? [Job 42:15, Proverbs 31].

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   Lies, Whole Truth & The Midwives: Can you help me understand why the midwives were lying and still found acceptable, and even blessed? [Exodus 1].

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   David Raped Bathsheba: Do you think that King David raped Bathsheba? [2 Samuel 11].

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   Dark Figure Appears: My wife sees a dark figure periodically, which precedes a death,and she calls it a "death angel" - what do you think of this?

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   Salvation in Old Testament & without Knowing Jesus: How were the Old Testament saints saved and justified without knowing Jesus? And can people still be saved, if they don't know about Jesus? [John 8:56, 2 Corinthians 11:4].

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   Satan's Fall: If all that Satan did was to want to be like God, how is that a wrong thing? Isn't that what we are supposed to do?

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   Calvinism & Golden Chain of Redemption: Can you help me understand the passage about foreknowledge, our redemption, and glorification? [Romans 8:18,28-30, Ephesians 2:6, 2 Corinthians 4:17].

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   When to Leave a Fellowship: How do you know when to leave a fellowship where they seem to be embracing some very questionable doctrines? [Ephesians 5:11].

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November 12, 2019


   Racial Tension Between Believers: What do you think about the racial tension between believers?

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   Satan-Literal Snake: Many think that it was actually a real snake in Eden, but I think that it was not literal - not really a snake? What do you think? [Genesis 3:1].

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   Catholic Eucharist: Is it not support for the literal body of Christ being eaten, if we parallel the body of Christ to the tree of life, and that they were to literally eat? [John 6, Revelation 21:5].

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   Obedience: If you feel led to talk to someone, and you don't do it, is this disobedience? [Acts 17:30].

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   Racism in the Church: Commenting on the previous caller's assessment of racist behavior in fellow believers.
Evangelism: Do you have any recommendations of tools and resources for evangelism?

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   Christ's Return: Many believe that the return of Christ is imminent, what do you think? [2 Thessalonians 2:3, Acts 1:8, Matthew 24:14, 28:19-20, Ephesians 4:13, 5:26-27].

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   Bible Translations: Which Bible is best to use?
New Age Bible Translations: Can you talk a little about the "new age" Bible translations?

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November 13, 2019


   Times of the Gentiles: When do you think that the "times of the gentiles will be filled" [Luke 21:24, Romans 11:26]

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   John Nelson Darby & Dispensationalism: How do you find the truth about John Nelson Darby and the origins of the Dispensational view of end times?

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   False Prophets: Does this verse about the dangers of false prophets mean that believers can be deceived? [Matthew 24:24].
Royal Priesthood: Are those that are "the royal priesthood" mentioned here, Christians or Jews? [I Peter 2:9-10, 4:3, Hebrews 8:13].

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   Resources to learn about Eschatology: My pastor doesn't really teach about the end times, so where do I go to learn more about it? [Acts 1:7].

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   The Tomb & Spice Embalming: Why would the women bring spices to the tomb of Jesus, if He was already buried? And how did they expect to roll the stone away? [John 19, Mark 16:1-3, Luke 7:46].

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   Punishment in Heaven: How do we know that we won't be punished in heaven for or sins, or the things we have neglected, such as not casting out demons?

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   The Generation to See Jesus' Return: Isn't there a generation that will see the return of Christ, so they should be studying about it? [Matthew 24:44].

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November 14, 2019


   False Teachers: Can you talk about the false teachers who fall away in I John? [I John 2:19, Hebrews 3:1,12, 2 Peter 2, I Corinthians 8:11, I Peter 1:5].

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   Churches in Revelation: Why were there only seven churches addressed in the book of Revelation? [Revelation 1:4-17].
Second Coming: Could you help me with understanding the second coming of Christ?

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   Birth Control & Fertility Intervention: How would you respond to those that might question why we did not trust God with having children, if we went to a fertility clinic? And then how do you parallel that to going to the doctor for any reason?

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   PTSD healing: How do I get past some of the abuse and stress of PTSD and get involved and contribute to a body of believers? [I John 3:24-26].

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   Kept in Christ (Eternal Security): When Peter denied Jesus, Jesus prayed that Peter's faith would not fail, so does that not mean that he would be kept in the faith? [Luke 22:32, I Corinthians 10:13, Isaiah 65, Matthew 23:37].
Health up to God: Doesn't God actually determine how healthy he wants us to be?

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   Baptism in Water vs. Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Can you explain the difference between water baptism and baptism of the Holy Spirit? [Acts 19:1-7, Acts 8].

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   Noah's Drunkeness: So what happened in Noah's tent after he got drunk?

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November 15, 2019


   The Lord's Prayer: Why doesn't Jesus mention thankfulness to God in His example in the Lord's prayer? [Philippians 4:13].

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   Gay Daughter Doubts God's Love: How do I respond to my newly revealed gay daughter when she doubts that God still loves her. And how do I handle my own disappointment in God?

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   Woman Taken in Adultery: Regarding the story of the woman taken in adultery, some claim that it is not a true story, what do you think about it? [Matthew].

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   Saved in Childbirth: When Paul says that women will be saved in childbirth, what does he mean? [1 Timothy 2:15, 3:1, 1 Corinthians 7].

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   Prayer & Supplication: Can you sort the differences between prayer and supplication? [Philippians 4:6].

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   Old Testament Law: How does one break from the Old Testament law? [John 13:34, Galatians 5:22-23, Romans 13, James 1].

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   Tower of Babel: Would you comment on the building of the Tower of Babel? [Genesis 11:3-6, 9:1, 10:9-10].
Turn the other cheek and self defense: What does it mean to turn the other cheek relative to self-defense? [Matthew 5:38-48].

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November 18, 2019


   Disappointed in One's Self: When a believer is disappointed with one's own choices, rather than God, how should one process and apply what is to be learned?

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   Obama & Racism: Caller claims that Steve said that Obama caused more racial tension, and he disagrees with that.

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   Sacrificial Rituals: What did it look like in New Testament times, what did the sacrificial ritual look like? Are the sacrifices in China similar today? [I Corinthians 10:28].

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   Sinless Perfection: How do I handle a wife who is thinking that we can obtain true sinless perfection? [Hebrews 6:1, Matthew 5:45-48, Luke 6:36, Colossians 2:10, I Corinthians 10:13, 2 Peter 3:18, Philippians 3:12-16].

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   Idols in One's Life: How do you know when something has become an idol in your life?

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   Trials & Suffering: Caller shares thoughts about suffering and trials being part of God's pruning us? [John 15].
Dinosaurs & Death: How could death come into the world through Adam & Eve if dinosaurs lived longer ago and death existed before that? [Romans 5, I Corinthians 15].

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   Good Samaritan: Incomplete call

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November 19, 2019


   Self-defense & Pacifism: Why is the west so quick to use self-defense when it doesn't seem to have been commonly practiced in the early church?

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   Holy Kiss: Regarding the "holy kiss" in the Bible, some say that we should do the same tradition, otherwise we are in danger of dropping other biblical examples. What do you think of this? [Romans 16:16, 2 Corinthians 13:12, 1 Peters 5:14, I Timothy 2:8, Mark 12:30-31].

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   Forgiving Other's Sins: Would you comment on the passage about forgiving other's sins? [John 20:23].

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   Biblical Inerrancy: I don't think there is any reason to call the Bible "inerrant", as it doesn't say that it is ... what do you think? [I Corinthians 1].

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   Marriage Vows: Would you comment on marriage vows and traditions in contrast to those in Biblical days?

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   Love Your Neighbor As Yourself: Jesus said He was giving a new commandment, "to love your neighbor as yourself", but since it was already in the law, what was new about it? [Romans 12:10, Philippians 2:3-4, I John 3:16].

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   Creation Story in Genesis: May I get your feedback on my pastor not taking the story of creation literally? [Judges 9, Genesis 1].

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November 20, 2019


   Unpardonable Sin: Can you explain the "unpardonable sin" described in scripture? [Matthew 12:21-32, Luke 12:10, John 16:12].

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   Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Would you comment on the confusing line in The Lord's Prayer, that says, "lead us not into temptation"? [Luke 17:1, Matthew 4:1, 6:13].

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   Helping the Homeless: I have a concern for the homeless, but am not sure how to best help, considering that some may be dangerous. Should we bring them home with us, as The Good Samaritan story seems to suggest? [Luke 10:25-37].

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   Laws for Healthy Eating: Knowing that eating scavengers is not the healthiest thing to eat, can we think of these laws as suggestions for our health? [Leviticus 4].

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   Rich Man Saved by Grace: Does the story of the rich man seeking eternal life illustrate that it is actually by grace that we are saved? [Matthew 19:20f].

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   Medication Withdrawal: Is it possible that I am encountering the Holy Spirit because I have withdrawn all my medications and am doing great? [Acts 2:17-21].

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   Parental Respect/ Rebellious Child: Can you advise regarding a young person who is mistreating their parents? [Ephesians 6:3].

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November 21, 2019


   Seeing God in Heaven: What do you expect to see when you stand before the Lord? What kind of image? Will He return in a material body? [Daniel 7, Revelation 4-5, 4:2, Acts 1:11, I Corinthians 15].

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   Eucharist or Communion: Do you believe that the Lord's Supper is a sacrifice? [Malachi 1:11, I Corinthians 8-10:14-21].

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   Race & Skin Colors in Heaven: Will there different races, or skin colors, in heaven?
Touching Each Other in Heaven: Will we be able to touch one another in heaven? [Philippians 3:21, I Corinthians 15:43].

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   Others Who Look Down on You: What can I do to help those see me in better light, when they now see me with contempt, because I am not successful and without a job?

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   Jewish Wedding Rapture: What is this about the rapture paralleled to a Jewish wedding feast in the second coming of Christ? [John 6:39-40, 44, 54, 12:48, Matthew 25:31f].

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   Chronology of Death, Judgment, Hell, New Earth: Can you help me sort out the going to heaven, the judgment, living on earth, when people go to hell, and how all that fits together? [2 Corinthians 12:3, 5:8, Philippians 1, I Thessalonians 4:14, Revelation 3:20].
Dying & the Bright Light: What do you think about when people talk about their experience of dying and coming back?

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   Satan Loosed: Will we know when Satan has been loosed? [Revelation 20:7-9].

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   Women as Pastors: Where is the scripture that says women can become pastors? [I Timothy 2:12-3:7, Titus 1, Galatians 3:28].

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November 22, 2019


   Death, Resurrected Bodies & Soul Sleep: Scripture never supports the idea of re-energized resurrected bodies after we die, so why to you suggest that? [I Corinthians 15:20-24, Job 14, 19, Psalm 173:4, 146:4, Daniel, Ecclesiastes 9:5, II Kings, Revelation 6, 20,John 11:17-44, 5:24, 2 Corinthians 5:8, Philippians 1:23].

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   Yoga Taught in Public School: What do you think of our daughter's public school teaching yoga?

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   Demon Possession & Exorcism: What do you think about the church's avoidance of dealing with demon possession? Do you have any particularly good resources for deliverance ministries, etc.?

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   Capitalism, Wealth & Competition: What do you think about the capitalistic notion of competition, wealth, and beating out competitors?

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   Public Schools: What are your thoughts on NOT pulling your children out of public schools but using them as an effective witnessing tool IN the school system?

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November 25, 2019


   Reading Through the Bible: How often should one read through the Bible and should the emphasis be more on the New or Old Testaments?

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   Baptized in Water & Spirit: Do you still need to be baptized in public and does it need to be water baptized, if we are already baptized with the spirit? [Luke 3:16, Acts 2:38, Acts 10].

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   Sabbath Nullified: Did Jesus nullify the Sabbath? [John 5:17f].

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   Shift from Evangelical Churches to Liturgical Churches: Would you talk a little bit about many Christians moving into more formal & liturgical denominations, like Eastern Orthodoxy & Catholicism?

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   The First Relationships with God: Where did relationships with God begin? [Hebrews 11, Romans 8:14].
Roots of Relationships with God: Where did Christianity and relationships with God actually begin? [Hebrews 11].

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   Healing with One's Tongue: What do you think about someone who claims to heal by putting their tongue in another's mouth in order to heal?

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   Full-Preterist & Don Preston: Would you talk a little bit about Don Preston, your debate with him, and Full-Preterism? Do you think it is a heresy? [Revelation 21, Matthew 24].

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November 26, 2019


   Communion-a Sacrifice & Passover: Do you not think that scripture supports the idea that the communion meal is a sacrifice? [I Corinthians 14:10f, Ezekiel 41:22, 44:16, Malachi 11, 1:7, 12].

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   Heaven Coming Down: Do you think that the description of heaven coming down to earth is a literal event? [Revelation 21, Matthew 24].

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   Our Faith Heals: Can we appropriate healing by faith?

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   Time of Crucifixion: Caller suggests how to determine Wednesday as the day of the crucifixion. [Daniel 9:27, John 19:31].

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   Keeping the Sabbath-on Sunday: Why would the requirement to keep the Sabbath not be continued into Christianity? [Matthew 5:20, 23:23, I Corinthians 14, Romans 14:5].

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   Hard Working Poor People: Is it possible for people to work really hard and still be poor? Isn't it reasonable for us to expect an average lifestyle provided by God? [James 2:5, Luke 6:24-26, 12:13-21, Matthew 6:33].

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November 27, 2019


   "Dang it": Are minced oaths, like "dang it," blasphemous?

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   Demons, Extra-Terrestrials & UFOs: What do you think about the possibility of extra-terrestrial beings and UFOs? Are they possibly demons?
Angel's Ministry: Would you talk about the ministry of angels and their tasks in our behalf? [Hebrews 1:14, Psalms 34, 91:11-12, Matthew 26:53, Isaiah 37:36, 2 Kings 19:35].

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   Sexual Sin Door to Demons: Is sexual sin a doorway that opens one to demons? [Hosea 5:4, I Corinthians 5].

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   Shekinah Glory: What can you tell me about the Shekinah?

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   Communion or The Lord's Supper: Do you think that regular shared meals with Christians is actually communion as practiced in the Bible? [I Corinthians 11:24-25].

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   Homosexual Elder: How do I think about my church electing an elder that is a man married to another man? [Matthew 19, I Corinthians 5, Romans 12:2].

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   Religious Practices-Eastern Orthodox & Catholic: Is there much of a difference between Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic practices and then how do those relate to the original Biblical practices?

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   Priesthood: What is the word for religions that have a priesthood (Sacerdotal).

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   Paul-an Imposter: Was Paul really a fake trying to infiltrate and damage the faith, as some claim? [Acts 15, 2 Peter 3:15-16].

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