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February 03, 2020


   Prayers Offered for Us by the Saints: Do you think that the Catholics view about saints offering our prayers for us is justified by scripture? [Revelation 5:8, 8:3-4].

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   Secrets Only Given to the Disciples: Why would Jesus only reveal His message of salvation to only a select few? Does He not want all to be saved? [Matthew 13:11f, 23:37, 16:24, 10:28-30, 7:6, Isaiah 6, Luke 13:34, 19:41-44, Mark 4:34, John 6:44, 12:32, Matthew].

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   Curse Under the Law: Can I tie scripture in Galatians 3 to Deuteronomy 28 regarding the curse of the Law? [Galatians 3:10-14f, 4:13, Deuteronomy 28:15].

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   God a Spirit: Is God a spirit? [John 4:24].

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   No Has Ascended into Heaven: Would you explain the verse about "no one has ascended into heaven" except Jesus? [John 3:13, Proverbs 30:1-4, Philippians 1, 2 Corinthians 5, Revelation 6,20].

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   Shroud of Turin: Wasn't the burial shroud of Jesus' in two pieces? Does that refute the Shroud of Turin? [John 20:7].

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   Apostles of Jesus: Did either of the ones up for replacing Judas have contact with Jesus? Isn't personal contact with Jesus a requirement for apostleship? [Acts 1:21-22, Luke 10]

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   Trinitarian, Binitarian, Unitarian: Why do you think that the trinitarian view makes more sense than either binitarian or unitarian view of the Godhead?

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   Lazarus & the Rich Man: Does the parable of Lazarus & the Rich Man relate to caller asking about people going to heaven?

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February 04, 2020


   Selah: What does Selah mean? [Psalm, Habakkuk 3].
Prophecy in Psalms: What do you think about the prophecy in Psalms? When David describes crucifixion, is he speaking of himself? [Psalm 22, 2 Samuel 7:12-16, Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:25, 2:15, Luke 24:44-45, Hosea 11:1].

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   Baptized with the Holy Spirit: When a believer is baptized with the Holy Spirit, is it a different spirit, or is it simply getting in touch with the Holy Spirit one already has inside? [Romans 8:16, John 7:37-39, Acts 1:8, 2:4].

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   Appointed for Eternal Life: What does it mean to be "appointed for eternal life"? [Acts 13:46-48, I Corinthians 16:15].

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   Dating something B.C.E. & C.E.: What does B.C.E. and C.E. mean?
Woman Taken in Adultery: Would you talk about the story of the woman taken in adultery in John 8 and the question of it being possibly added later? [John 8:1-12, Luke 23].

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   All Jews Saved: Could you explain why the Bible says that all Jews will be saved? [Romans 9:6, 27, 11:17-26, Jeremiah 11:16, 23:5-6]

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   The Holy Spirit as Third Person: Is it not more reasonable to think that the Holy Spirit is simply the spirit of Jesus in the believer, rather than thinking of it as some magical event that is a separate event with a third being? [John 10:18, 14:15,19, 20:22, Galatians 1, 4:6, Genesis 2;7, I Peter 3, Romans 8:9f, 2 Corinthians 3:17].

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February 05, 2020


   Giving & Stewardship: Could you talk about the gift of giving, and how the early church dealt with their finances, giving, and communal living and care for one another? [Acts 2:44, 4:34, 5:4, 11, 2 Corinthians 8:15, Exodus 16:18].
Financial Management-Descriptive or Prescriptive: Do you think that some of the financial references in scripture is more descriptive, rather than prescriptive, particularly because of special depressed circumstance? [Acts 11].

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   Double Fulfillment of Prophecy: What do you say to the suggestion that some of the prophetic passages paralleled in Mark & Matthew, are going to be fulfilled again (double fulfillment)? [Mark 13, Matthew 24].

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   Loving Food: Is loving food a "sinful desire of the flesh"? [I Peter 2:11].

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   Trinity: Is it not easy to believe that the Holy Spirit is actually just the spirit of God rather than a separate person? [John 14].
Preincarnate Jesus-The Word: Isn't the Eternal Word not really the Son until He was born in Bethleham? [John 1:1].

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   The Day of the Lord: Is is reasonable to parallel this passage in Zechariah to "The Day of the Lord"? [Zechariah 14:1-2, Joel 2, Malachi 4]

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   Condemnation of the Heart: Should my heart be condemning me? Is there a difference between being convicted and being condemned [I John 2:1, 1:9, 3:20f, Hebrew 9:13-14].

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   Trinity Doctrine Mistaken: Isn't the spirit of truth, simply the spirit of Jesus, rather than another person? [John 14:6, 15-18, 15:1-10, 7:17, Colossians 1:27, I John 2:1].

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   Transgenderism: If transgender people have always been drawn to the interests of the opposite sex from childhood, did God make a mistake?

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February 06, 2020


   Sex Before Marriage: Where in the Bible does it say that sex before marriage, is a sin? [Malachi 2, Luke 8:21, Matthew 12:50, Mark 3:35, Exodus 22:16, Deuteronomy 22:13-30].
No Marriage License: Is it possible that some friends who have been together and have kids are married even though they don't have a marriage certificate? They do not profess to be Christians. What do you think I should share w/ them?

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   No Man Comes to the Father Except Through Christ: Scripture plainly indicates that people are saved only through Christ, so what about those who have not heard of Christ? [John 14, 2 Peter 3:18, TItus 2:14].

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   Not Forcing Our Faith on Others: How should we balance not forcing our faith on others and fulfilling the commission to go and teach everything that Jesus commanded? [John 6:44].

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   God's Domain & the Extraterrestrial Beings: Is God transcendant and apart from the heavens? Is God possibly from another planet? {Genesis 1:1, Luke 17:21, John 15:19, 17:16, Philippians 3, I Peter 2, 2 Corinthians 5, Daniel 2, ].

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   Bible Study Suggestion: What Bible books would you recommend we go to next after we just finished the epistles of John?

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   No One in Heaven Yet: Is John 14 actually telling us that no one is in heaven yet? [John 14:2, 16, 23, 16:7, Hebrews 3:6].

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   Creation Story About Only our Planet Earth: Do you think that Genesis is not really about the beginning of all things, but really about just our planet? [Genesis 1:1, 16].

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   Christian Suicide: How should we council and think about Christians who are contemplating suicide? [Galatians 5:16, 6:2, I Corinthians 12:21].

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February 07, 2020


   Judgment for What: If our sins are forgiven when we are saved, why do we need to judged later? [I Corinthians 3:10, 5:10, Titus 3:14, Romans 2:6f, 14:10, I Peter 1:17, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Matthew 16, 25:31].
Separate Judgments for Saved and Unsaved: Are there two separate judgments? One for the saved, and one for the unsaved? [Matthew 25:31].

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   Provoke Not your Children: How do I deal with a difficult teen, when we are not to provoke our children to wrath? [Ephesians 6:4].

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   Marriage of Clergy: Why are Protestant ministers allowed to marry, and the Catholic priests are not? [I Corinthians 7:9, I Timothy 3, Titus].

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   Surrendering Your Children to God: How does one balance protecting one's children with surrendering them to God?

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   Calvary Chapel Doctrines Contrasted to Bible: Can you help me sort through what the Bible actually says in contrast to how I was taught by Calvary Chapel? [Matthew 24:21, Revelation 7:14, I Thessalonians 4].

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   Ten Commandments, Sabbath, Moral Law: Can you help me understand your take on "moral law" when you discuss that we are only bound to keep the moral laws in the Ten Commandments?

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   After the Victory, Why the Fight Continues: Would you clarify your thoughts on the victory of David in Isaiah, but the necessary "mopping up" that follows?

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   Mental Illness & Medications: Caller shares her story and stands in agreement with Steve about directing a previous caller to consider spiritual causes for his angry teen.

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   Only Begotten Son & Name of Jesus: Would you explain what is meant by believing on "the name of Jesus" and the "only begotten son"? [John 1:12, 3:16-18, Acts 16:31, Ex 34:5f].

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February 11, 2020


   Traditions of the Elders: Could you enlighten me about this verse and if it suggests that Catholic emphasis on tradition might necessarily be reconsidered? [Matthew 15:6].

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   The Millennium's 1000 years: Why do you think that the 1000 years is not really 1000 years, but instead symbolic? [Revelation 5:6, 20, Matthew 12, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Psalm 90:4, 2 Peter 3].
Scripture-Symbolic or Literal: Isn't it a mistake to just randomly take whatever verses you want to as symbolic, when they might be literal? [Revelation 17].

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   The Apocrypha: Regarding the Apocrypha, isn't it more appropriate to consider it a Jewish area of expertise, rather than Catholic or Protestant? How did it's inclusion in Catholic Bible come about?

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   Man of Sin & Temple of God: Has the "Man of Sin" already come, or is it yet to happen? [2 Thessalonians 2:3-5, I Corinthians 3:16-17, 2 Corinthians 6:16, John 2, Matthew 23].

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   Jesus Fulfilled "The Law": When did Jesus fulfill "The Law"-at his birth, death, resurrection? [Mark 1:1,15, Luke 16:16, Hebrews 7:27]

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   Doctrinal Differences & Contrary Opinions: Why do we believers all have such different beliefs and convictions? How do we know we have the right opinion?

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   Faith Healing & Kenneth Hagin: Caller defends the ministry of Kenneth Hagin and his ministry of healing (contrasted to Steve's view).

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February 12, 2020


   Unsaved, Unmarried Couple Commit to Christ: An Unmarried couple who lived together (mentioned on February 6, 2020) committed to Christ and want to get married.
Salvation, Repentance, Good Works: How is the difference between "change of mind" vs "change of action or behavior" relative to repentance, salvation, and doing good works? [Galatians 5:17-18].

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   The Earth-Beyond the Last Days: Could you help me understand the demise of the earth after Jesus returns? [2 Peter 3, Revelation 21-22, 21:5].
Annihilation View of Hell: Can you help me understand the various Biblical views of hell, especially the "annihilation view"?

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   Keeping the Commandments: Do we still have to obey and keep the commandments? [Psalm 11:8, Revelation 22:14, Matthew 5:17-20, Romans 14:14].

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   Crossing Oneself in Catholicism: Is there a protestant equivalent of crossing oneself when you hear of someone's passing-like there is in Catholic tradition?

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   Gnosticism, Calvin & Election: If Paul is correcting Gnostic teaching about election to include everyone for salvation, then how can Calvinists not also be corrected? [I Timothy 2:1-6].

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   Calvinism & Irresistible Grace: Is this verse an example of God's "irresistible grace"? [John 6:44, 12:32, Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34, Jeremiah 31:3, Hosea 11:1].

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   Symbolic or Literal: If you decide to take something symbolically in the Bible are you defining your own religion?

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   God Endorsed Barbarian Behavior: What about the verses in the Old Testament that seem to endorse murder and rape and stuff like that?

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February 13, 2020


   Homosexuality: Is Homosexuality still an abomination to God and should we still stay away from it? [Matthew 19:4].

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   Revelation Alternate Views & Destruction in 70AD: Can you recommend a source that would detail more about what happened in 70AD and the horrendous events that took place? [Matthew 24, Mark 13].
Revelation:Four Views: How do you find all the books you read in researching your book on "Revelation:Four Views"?

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   Saints or Sinners: Should we have the attitude that we are saints or sinners?
Sabbath Rest: Is the rest referred to in Hebrews, why we don't still keep the Sabbath? [Hebrews 4].

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   Sin vs Temptation: If you don't actually act out a sin, but you keep entertaining thoughts of that sin, are you sinning? [James 1:15].

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   Dispensationalism & Blood Sacrifices: Does Dispensationalism teach that there will be blood sacrifices reinstituted in a new temple? [Zechariah 14].
Pre-Wrath Rapture: Is the Pre-Wrath View of the Rapture really just a twist on Dispensationalism?
Hebrew Roots & Dispensationalism: Is Dispensationalism related to the Hebrew Roots Movement?

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   Murder vs Kill: In the commands of God, what is the difference between not killing and not committing murder, particularly from the view of a Veteran? [Exodus 20:13, Matthew 5:21].

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   Eternal Life Promised in Old Testament: Where in the Old Testament does it promise us the hope of eternal life, as indication in Titus? [Titus 1:2, Daniel 12:2, Revelation 22:3, Genesis 3:15, I John 3:8].

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February 14, 2020


   Religion & Politics: If religion and politics do not mix, how do you explain the references to political leaders in scripture? [Revelation 1:6, 5:10, Exodus 19:6, Luke 19, Colossians 1:13].

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   Gospel of John-Date of Writing: Do you agree that the prologue in the gospel of John, is so deep, that it indicates that it was written later?
Revelation-Date of Writing: Can you clarify your stance that the book of Revelation was written earlier than 70AD rather than around 96AD as many scholars suggest? [Revelation 19].

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   Donating Your Body to Science: Is there anything in scripture that would help sort out the ethics of donating body parts to others or to science?

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   Euthanasia: What do you think about euthanasia and how it might intersect with scripture? Is there an element of mercy to be considered? [1 Samuel 22:17].
Fixing Your Eyes on Jesus What does fixing your eyes on Jesus really mean? [Hebrews 2:9, 12:2, 2 Corinthians 3:18].

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   Baptism Again: If one has been baptized as a child, should they be re-baptized? [Acts 19].
Secular Movies: Is it acceptable to watch secular movies with some moral or other value, even though they might have swearing and sex, etc. in them? [Proverbs 25:28, Matthew 5:29].

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   Hoping to Extend your Life: Does scripture teach through the story of Hezekiah that we should not try to extend our life by appealing to God to do so? [2 Kings 20].

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February 17, 2020


   Compromised Songwriters: What are your thoughts on listening to worship music written or performed by those of groups that have some really compromised or nonscriptural doctrines or behavior? [James 1].

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   Suicide and Guilt: I am considering suicide because of guilt. I am not sure what to do? [I John 1:9, Romans 8, I John 3].

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   Guilt Over Our Past: Both my girlfriend and I suffer some guilt over our past relationships, can you advise and share some resources to help us? [I John 1:9].

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   The Widow's Mite: What do you think of John MacArthur's take on the story of "The Widow's Mite"? [Luke 21, Mark 12].

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   Christian Music for Financial Gain: Isn't benefiting from writing and performing Christian acceptable, because it is still doing something good? [Matthew 10:8].

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   Unequally Yoked in Church to Unbelievers: How does "unequally yoked" work if we are asked to bring unsaved people to church? [I Corinthians 14, 2 Corinthians 6:14].
The Kingdom of God: I love your lecture "Beholding the Glory", I wish everyone could hear it! Do you think you will write about "The Kingdom of God"?

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   Prayer for Caller: Caller encourages Clint, an earlier caller, asking that everyone pray for him as he has been contemplating suicide.

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   Satan, Lucifer (Light-Bearer): Could you enlighten me as to how it is that Satan is associated to being a "light-bearer"? [Isaiah 14:12, John 8:44, I John 3:8].

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February 18, 2020


   Tree of Good & Evil: Why did God not want Adam & Eve to eat of the "Tree of Good & Evil", since knowing good and evil clearly would be beneficial? [Genesis 2:15-17].
Tree of Knowledge Death Penalty: Why would death be the penalty for Adam & Eve Eating of the Tree of Knowledge?

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   Death Penalty vs Life in Prison: Should I be in favor of the death penalty, or should I accept life in prison sufficient? [Leviticus 4:17, Romans 13:4, 12:19, Genesis 9:6, Exodus 21:24, Acts 25:11].

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   Demon Possessed Man, Pigs & the Abyss: Was Jesus being merciful to the demons when he sent them into the pigs? What is the abyss? [Mark 5:1-20, Luke 8:26-37, Revelation 20, Matthew 12].

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   No Pyramids in the Bible: Why are there no pyramids in the Bible? Genesis 12:1-3].
Pharaoh & the Israelites: Did Pharaoh & the Israelites really exist?

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   Free Will in Heaven: If angels fell, how then can we not fall, unless God removes our free will?

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   Social Gospel: What do you know about the "Social Gospel" or the "Social Gospel Church"?

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   Black Israelites: What about the Black Israelite Movement?

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   A Voice I Heard: Do you have any idea who it might have been that spoke to me while I was on the dance floor?

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   Satan Bound in the Abyss: If Satan is confined to the abyss, then how does it effect my eschatology? [Revelation 20, John 12:31, Hebrews 2:14, Matthew 12:29, Colossians 2:15].

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February 19, 2020


   Christians Eating Meat: How do Christians get around eating meat and its fat in light of the word "perpetual" in this verse? [Leviticus 3:17, 12:3, 2 Chronicles 7:16, Psalms 110:4, Hebrew 7:17, Acts 15].

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   Oldest Religion: What is the oldest religion?

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   Wine for Healing: For what ailment is wine good? [Acts 18:18].

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   Conditional Immortality View of Hell: How does the "Conditional Immorality" view of hell see Revelation 20:10? [Revelation 20:10].

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   Transfiguration-Proves Saints are Alive: Does the vision of Moses and Elijah during the transfiguration prove to us that they were alive in heaven? [Matthew 17:3-9].
Transfiguration-Don't Tell: Why did Jesus tell them not to tell anyone about the vision? Did He not heal in public? [Matthew 17:3, 16:3, John 6:15].
Saints in Heaven Praying: Who are the saints offering up prayers as incense in Revelation? [Revelation].

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   Catholic Traditions: How do Catholics respond to Romans 14, especially regarding not eating meat on Fridays? [Romans 14:1-8].

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   Old Testament Ritual Laws: Why did the Old Testament law list laws about mixing different fabrics, together?
Saints in Glorified State: Regarding the saints in heaven in Revelation, are they in their glorified state? [Revelation 6, 7, 19].

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   Oldest Religions/ Cult: Caller comments on World Mission Outreach and other religions and cults that do not hold essential beliefs or doctrines.

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   Clean & Unclean Foods: Would you discuss the question of unclean foods? [Mark 7:19, I Tim 4:3-4].

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February 20, 2020


   Apostle John's Life: Can you recommend a source that would tell us about what happened to the Apostle John as he lived out his life?

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   Bodies in Hell: Do we know what kind of bodies the wicked will have at the resurrection, and would that have any effect on one's view of hell?
Warning of Destruction in AD70: Did the warning in Revelation for the believers to flee, have any effect on the churches in Smyrna & Philadelphia? [Revelation 2:9, 3:9, John 8:44].

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   God's Harsh Punishment in Old Testament: What do you say regarding the harshness of God's punishment on his people in the Old Testament? [2 Chronicles 15:12-13].

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   Beast & False Prophet: Why do you believe that the beast and the false prophet are not individual human, but rather a political system? [Revelation 6, 8, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, Daniel 7, Matthew 25].

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   Jeremiah & the Other Jeremiah: Is the Jeremiah in the book of Nehemiah the same Jeremiah of the book of Jeremiah?
Jeremiah-Don't Marry: Why did God tell the prophet Jeremiah to not marry?
Jeremiah Buys Field: Why did Jeremiah get instructions to buy the field?

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   The Masons & Eastern Star: What do you think about the service organization Eastern Star (Masons)?

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   Key to Understanding Revelation (Dispensational Caller): Caller believes that Daniel 11 is the key to understanding Revelation in a Dispensational way. [Daniel 11].

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   Paul on the Way to Damascus: Isn't there evidence that the story of Paul on the road to Damascus is made up?

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February 21, 2020


   God's Initiating Genocide: Why would God want a genocide orchestrated against an alternate pagan people, when they are just minding their own business? [Ecclesiastes 8:11, Romans 6:23].

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   The Didache & Baptism: Do you think that the Didache is reliable?

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   Best Bible for Study: What do you think is the best Bible for study?
Tithing: Do you have any studies about tithing?

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   Cults: What do you know about the African religion called Yoruba?
Black Israelites: What about the Black Israelites?

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   Last Supper: Could you help sort the timing of The Last Supper? [

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   Damascus: Caller shares some historical background on Damascus.

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   Illumination of Conscience: What do you think of doctrine "the illumination of conscience"?
Left Behind or Taken Where?: Regarding the rapture & tribulation, particularly the verse in Matthew about "one taken" ... is it to heaven or hell? [Matthew 23, Luke 17, Psalm 91, Proverbs 2, I Thessalonians 4, I Corinthians 15].

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   Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Where is the scriptures that support the idea of "Baptism of the Holy Spirit". Is it the same as being filled? [Acts 1:5, 8, 2:4].

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   Church Discipline & Shunning: Have you ever experienced exercised church discipline, like shunning, as described in Matthew 18? [Matthew 18:17].

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   Bible Inspired by God: How can we prove that the whole Bible is true, reliable, and inspired by the Holy Spirit?

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February 24, 2020


   Law & Government: Could you review a Christian's relationship to the duties of law and government? [Romans 13:1, I Timothy 2:1-3, I Peter 2:13-14, 18, 4:19, Colossians 4, Ephesians 6].

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   Accounts of Visiting Heaven: How do accounts of the various accounts of visits to heaven, like, "Heaven is for Real", align with scripture?

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   Justification of Sin Using Biblical Examples: What do you think about someone who justifies their sinful behavior, such as, adultery, by using Bible examples and characters, such as David, who God clearly loved and forgave?

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   Antichrist is the Papacy: You said that you don't think that the Antichrist is an individual man? But don't you think that scripture says it is the papacy? [Revelation 13 & 17, I John 2:18-22, 2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 7 & 11].

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   Prejudicial Behavior: Could you help me understand more about what the Bible says about holding various prejudices? [James 2, Leviticus 34].

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   Overview of Matthew 24: Would you review Matthew 24? [Matthew 23-24, 24:3, 15, 34, Luke 21, 20:21, Mark 13].

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February 25, 2020


   Catholics-Saved or Unsaved: Can Catholics be true Christians and saved?
Infant Baptism & Salvation: If someone was baptized as an infant, as in Catholicism, could they still be saved without being re-baptized as an adult?

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   Only for the "Lost Sheep of Israel": Why did Jesus say he only came for the "lost sheep of Israel" in scripture? Didn't He come for everyone? [John 10:37, Matthew 15:21-28, 8:5-13, Romans 1:16, Acts 10-11].

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   Rapture: Is Matthew 24:31 the rapture, as is I Thessalonians 4? [Matthew 24:31, I Thessalonians 4, I Corinthians 15].

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   River Flowing & Splitting Mountain in Ezekiel: Are the verses in Ezekiel about the river "flowing out from Jerusalem" and the splitting of the mountain,literal or symbolic? [Ezekiel 47, Zechariah 14:4, 8, Joel 3:18, John 7:37-39, Hebrews 12, Isaiah 32:14-15].
Christian Discipleship & War: Would you help me understand being a disciple of Christ, and the idea that Christians should not parcipitate in war?

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   Anabaptist & Waldensians: Could you clarify the positions and relationship of the Anabaptists, and the Waldensians-particularly about baptism?
Dietary Restrictions: Why were dietary restrictions ever imposed in the laws levied on Israel? [Acts 10:15, Leviticus 11].

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February 26, 2020


   Calvinists-Sodom & Gomorrah's Repentance: Would not the passage about Sodom & Gomorrah repenting had they seen the miracles in Jesus' ministry, a good argument against Calvinists position about the elect? [Matthew 11:21-23, 13:10-17, Romans 9:18].

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   Antichrist & the Papacy: Contesting Steve's position on the Antichrist not being a specifc man, but maintains that it is the pope [I John 2:22, 2 John 7, Daniel 7].

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   Sin-Before or After Satan: Was sin made before Satan? [I John 3:8].

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   God Wanting to Kill Moses: Why did God want to kill Moses? Why was all resolved once his wife circumcised their son. [Exodus 4].

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   A True Disciple of Christ: After listening to your lecture, "Toward a Radically Christian Counterculture", I am feeling convicted about whether I am a real Christian-a true disciple of Christ-and am wondering that if my previous walk has been weak and compromised, where does that leave me? [Titus 2:10].

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   Soul vs Spirit: What is the difference between your soul and your spirit? [I Corinthians 14, Romans 8].

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   Calvinism, Sovereignty & Free Will: If Jesus died for everyone, and gives man free will, then what if no one chose to follow Him? Does this option not give man more sovereignty than God? [John 17].

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   Gender Affirmation: What do you think about gender and affirming churches?

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February 27, 2020


   Bible-Prove to be True: If you were to pick one point to prove that the Bible is the inspired word of God? [Isaiah 44:7].

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   Origin of Satan: If Satan was created to be a tester, then why would God send him to be tormented forever in the lake of fire, just for doing that for which he was created? [Revelation 20:10].
Book-Before Dispensationalism: Are you familiar with the book, "Dispensationalism Before Darby" by William C Watson?

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   Praying for the Dead: I told my daughter to not pray for my dead sister. Can you help me support that decision with scripture? [I John 5:16].
Lighting Candles: Is the practice of lighting candles for spiritual reasons toying with witchcraft?

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   Prophecies in Timothy: I can't find the prophecies regarding Timothy discussed in I Timothy, can you help me? [I Timothy 1:16].
Paul's Age: Do you have any idea how old Paul was when he was writing? [Acts 7].

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   Sin-Eternal Offense to God: Regarding hell, does sin rack up an eternal offense, therefore must require eternal punishment from God?
Sin's Annihilation-God Wins: If people live in hell eternally, then doesn't it mean that sin is never really done away with and God never really annihilates sin?

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   Revelation: Locust Are Helicopters: Are the locust in Revelation 9 really referring to helicopters used in the war in the 90s? [Revelation 9:1-12].

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   Divorce-God's Will: Do you think that God would cause a marriage to fail in order to get a woman to take her family off a pedestal and focus more on God?

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   Bible Translation Problem: Can you resolve the very unrelated wording in Hebrews and Psalm 40, where the words used for "opening an ear" are to equate to "body prepared", seemingly meant to come from the same text? How can that be? [Hebrews 10:5, Psalm 40:2].

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   Eternal Fire of Hell: What do you think about the words "eternal fire" in Matthew [Matthew 25:41].

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February 28, 2020


   Marriage Without Intimacy & Overt Anger: How do you handle marriage conflicts according to Matthew 18, especially when one partner is withholding intimacy or have a bad temper? [Matthew 18, I John 4:19].
Justification for Withholding Sex in Marriage: Is it justifiable to withhold sex, if the partner is not loving, using i John 4:19 to justifiable? [I John 4:19].

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   Fruit of the Spirit: Are these scriptures referring to "fruit of the spirit" in Timothy and Matthew? [I Timothy 1:7, Matthew 13:8,Galatians 5:22-23, Matthew 21, Isaiah 5:7, Ephesians 5].

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   Adam, Eve & Evolution: Where do I stand before God, if I don't think that Adam & Eve were the first two people, and I believe in evolution?

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   Defining "The Gospel" & "The Kingdom of God": What is the gospel, and why is it "the power of God unto salvation"? [Romans 1:16, Mark 1:14-15, Exodus 19:5-6, Acts 1:6, 17:7, Colossians 1:13, Matthew 28:18, 13:31-33, John 8:31, Hebrews 4:12].

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   Proof of God's Existence: How do I know that God exists?
Homosexuality: How do your resolve God's love for the Homosexual and His view of the sin of practicing homosexual acts as an abomination?
Life on Other Planets: Don't you think it impossible that there is life on other planets, because their redemption would require that Jesus die again, and scripture says He died once for all?

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   Call Incomplete-The Pope: Repeat caller about trying to indicate that the beast is the pope. Steve ends the call.

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   Science vs Scripture: Your earlier caller that doubts that Adam and Eve were not the first two people, would that not require Jesus to correct Genesis? Are we not to listen to scripture rather than scientists? [Genesis 1:1, Matthew 17:5, James 4:17].

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