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Topic: God (General)

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2021-06-14
God's Love=Mercy, Justice, Faithfulness: Could you direct me to your lecture where you talk about God's love being of mercy, justice, and faithfulness? Recommended Lecture: "Sermon on the Mount". [Matthew 23:23, Matthew 7:12, John 15:13, Mark 12:30-31].



2021-05-14
God Manifested Himself and Became Flesh: Where is the verse about God being made flesh and how He was made Manifest? Recommended lecture; Knowing God. [John 1:14, I Timothy 3:15, John 14:9, John 10:30]. (This is a continuation from the previous call....had to add it as another call.)



2021-05-12
Humans Created to be Unable to Sin Could God have created us unable to sin, and yet still given free-will?



2021-05-04
Atheist's Position on Morals & Ethics: Atheist calls back about defending his position about how ethics and morality can exist and work without God?



2021-04-28
Why Didn't God Create us Better?: Why didn't God create us with stronger desires to do good and more self-control?



2021-04-22
Why God Gave Free Choice to Adam & Eve: Why didn't God create Adam & Eve with more self control and more of a desire to obey Him, so they would have a more pleasant walk with Him?



2021-04-16
God as Absolute Authority in Contrast to a Friendship with Him: How do you abide in Him, in a close and loving way, when you know that you are dealing with your king and He has absolute authority over you? [John 15, Romans 8:1, Psalms 145:8, I Corinthians 13:4-8].



2021-04-09
"Classical Theism": Have you ever covered "Classical Theism" in your lectures?



2021-04-09
God Created a Flawed World: If God is all powerful and wise, why did He create such a flawed creation, and create beings that did not have the self-control to do the right thing? [Deuteronomy 30:11].
God's Foreknowledge: If God has foreknowledge, why would He bother testing us, if He already knows the outcome?


2021-04-01
How to be Saved: What does one do to be saved? [I John 5:11-12, Romans 10:9].
Understanding God & Jesus: How do I understand the various labels for Jesus, God, and in the Trinity (Messiah, Son of God, etc.) and who should I be praying to, or addressing? [Matthew 11:29-30, Ephesians 3:14, John 14:6].


2021-03-31
Disagree that God has the Right to Our Lives: I disagree with your position that because God created us, He can do whatever He wants with us?
God Torturing Us: If God can't go against His character, than can He torture us?
God's Right to Tell Us What to Do, or Suffer Consequences: Does God have the right to make people do whatever He wants them to do, or make them suffer consequences?

2021-03-30
Various Insights or Levels of Interest in God: Is what you wrote in your book about drawing near to God in various degrees a correlarry to the thoughts in Matthew 13 [Matthew 13:12].



2021-03-26
Holy Spirit as Person: Why do we describe the Holy Spirit as a person, when He is a spirit? [John 14:16].



2021-03-26
The God of the Old Testament contrasted to the God of the New Testament: Could you help me sort out the idea that the God of the Old Testament is not the same God who was the father of Jesus, because I don't think that the Pentateuch (1st five books of the Old Testament) was written by Moses and the Nag Hammadi Texts? Rec: Lecture; Intro to the Old Testament. [John 5:37, John 8:54].



2021-03-24
Secret Things: What about the "secret things" only God knows, and the revealed things, are they for everyone? [Deuteronomy 29:29, Acts 1:6, Luke 24:45].



2021-03-22
Chosen People Makes God a Racist: Is God a racist because He favor His chosen people? [I Peter 2:9].



2021-03-17
Not Doing Enough for God: As a relatively new believer, I am struggling with self-condemnation regarding how much I am doing as a Christian. What do you advise? [John 3:17, I John 3:21].



2021-03-04
A Buddhist Explains His Rejection of the Christian God: A Buddhist called explains why he can't accept the Christian God.
Why Would God Create the World with Such Suffering: Why did God just leave well enough alone instead of creating a world with terrible suffering?


2021-03-04
"God of all Gods" Contradiction: Is there not a contradiction about God's singularity in these verses in Psalms? [Psalm 136:2, Psalm 95:3, I Corinthians 10:20, I Corinthians 8:4].
Conflict of God & Jesus' Will: Isn't there a conflict when Jesus says, "Not my will, but thine", indicating that God and Jesus did not have the same mind and will? [Luke 22:42].


2021-02-24
Jesus 100% Human or Not: Was Jesus 100% human, or was He half God? [John 14].



2021-01-27
Deism: Do you think it is more reasonable to consider a Deist view since God doesn't doesn't seem to micromanage things and free will seems more prevalent? [Proverbs 21:1, Hosea 8:4].
Need for Rebaptism: If I wandered away from the Lord at one point in my life, becoming a prodigal, but returned to Him, do I need to be rebaptized?
God's Voice (God Speaking): How do you know when it is God speaking vs just having one's own thoughts? [Acts 16:6-7].

2021-01-20
Verses that Apply to Us (Bible Application): How does one know what verses apply to us today, or what was just for the Jews of the Old Testament? [Malachi 3:10, Jeremiah 29:11, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Luke 14:33, Acts 4:32, 2 Corinthians 1:20, Psalm 103].



2021-01-19
Book Recommendation: What is the name of that book you recommended about lies? ("Live Not by Lies", by Rod Dreher).
Art for God: If you were an artist, what would you create to please God?


2021-01-18
Same God (Allah) for Muslims & Christians: What do you think of this premise; the God that Christians pray to, is the same God that Muslims pray to? [John 8:54].



2021-01-08
Calling God by His Actual Name: Caller suggests that one needs to address God by His actual name, and because we are not doing so, we may be seeing His spirit departing from us.



2021-01-05
Yahweh, Instead of God: Why don't we used the correct word for God, "Yahweh" (YHWH), instead of "God"?



2020-12-30
The Difficulty of Knowing God: Why does God make it so difficult to get to know Him, if the whole reason we were created was to have a relationship with Him (Rec lectures: Genuinely Following Jesus, How can I Know I am Really Saved?)?



2020-12-30
Tozer's Refection on God and "I Am": Can you talk about Tozer's reflection upon, "I am" and going "into" our God, rather than out to God? [Romans 8:16].



2020-12-30
God's Activity before Creation: What was God up to before He created this universe?



2020-12-10
Jesus Not Necessarily the Eternal God: Is it possible that scripture doesn't necessarily affirm that Jesus is actually exactly the same as the eternal God? [John 1:1-3, John 8:58, Revelation 1:8].



2020-12-07
Jesus May Not be God Himself: Based on these scriptures, is it possible that Jesus might not actually be God, but could be acting on God's behalf instead of actually being God Himself? [Exodus 7, Revelation 1, John 1, Isaiah, 2 Corinthians 5].



2020-11-20
Bible That Doesn't Translate all the Greek Words for Hell: Is there a Bible translation that actually uses the proper Greek words, like Tartarus and Gehenna, instead of "hell" for all them?
Image of Fire & Torture in Hell: Whenever we hear the word hell, we all envision torture in a fire, why is that? [Revelation 20:15, Revelation 10, Matthew 25:41]
God Didn't Translate His Word Very Well: Is there a case to be made that God didn't do a very good job of translating His word and getting His message across to us? [Psalm 92:15].

2020-11-19
Jesus Not God (Questioning the Trinity & Oneness Doctrines): What about those that don't think Jesus is actually God, so they are neither Oneness or Trinitarian? Lecture recommended; Knowing God. [I Timothy 3:16, John 1:1, I John 2:22, I John 4:3, John 14:9, John 1:14, Philippians 2:6, Acts 17:28, John 14:9, ohs 14:28].



2020-11-11
Regional Flood in Genesis: Does this verse indicate a regional flood, rather than a world-wide flood? [2 Peters 3:6].
How Much Did Jesus Know About God, the Father?: How much did Jesus know about God, the Father? If He did not know every thing, then how could He know about creation [Genesis, Matthew 19, Matthew 24, Luke 11].


2020-11-03
Knowing God More Deeply: Do you not think that just providing lip service to one's belief in God is not sufficient, as one must know God more deeply?



2020-10-30
Burning Bush: Why did God show Himself in the burning bush?



2020-10-29
Jesus is God: If someone believes that Jesus is the son of God, but fails to see that He was God, are they lost?



2020-10-27
God Hiding From Us: Why does God hide from us? Is it to humble us? [Isaiah 50:10].



2020-10-27
The Trinity: Does my view of The Trinity as a board of directors, adequately represent it? [John 17:21, I Corinthians 11:3].
"Godhead" for "The Trinity": What do you think of the word, "Godhead" in describing the trinity and the relative implied authority? [Colossians 2:9, Matthew 28:18].


2020-10-19
Repent: What does it mean to repent, when Jesus said, "Repent the Kingdom of God is at hand"? [Matthew 4:17, Matthew 28:18].
Does God Think: Does God think?


2020-09-28
Overthrow God-Don't Submit: Should we not be more interested in over-throwing God than submitting to Him, since He cannot fairly distribute justice? (Rec Lecture:Three Views of Hell)



2020-09-21
Praying to Another God: Don't you think it would be an insult and sin to pray to anyone but God?
Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Would you comment on the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg?


2020-09-17
Why Does God Let Children Die if He Can Do Miracles?: Why would God do miracles for certain people and let children die of starvation every day?
Bible is Not Reliable: Caller says the Bible is not reliable, because He says He is sorry He ever made mankind. [Genesis 6:6].


2020-09-16
God Should Not Repent: What does it mean that God is not a man that He should repent? [Number 23:19].
Dead to Sin: What does it mean that we should be "dead to sin"? [Romans 6:11, Romans 5:16-21 ].


2020-09-09
Why Does God Make Any That Will Not Believe?: Since God knows who will accept Him, why would He still make people if they will be consigned to hell?



2020-09-09
God Suffering the Death of His Child: Did God suffer like we do when we have to put our children in the ground? [2 Corinthians 5].
God Separated From Jesus at the Cross: Was God really separated from Jesus at the cross when He died? [2 Corinthians 5:21, Psalm 22:1, Psalm 22:24].


2020-08-31
Heirarchy or Co-equal Persons in Trinity: Is God, the Father, at a higher position than Jesus and the Holy Spirit, even though the "Trinity" is typically considered co-equal? [Philippians 2:5-11, John 14:8, Romans 15:6].



2020-08-28
Addressing Jesus or the Holy Spirit in Our Prayers: Is it acceptable to address Jesus in prayer, or are we disobeying him to not address God directly? [John 16:23-26, Acts 4:25-30, Ephesians 3:14, Matthew 7:11, Matthew 6:9-13], Luke 11:13, Revelation 22:20, Acts 7:59, Ezekiel 37:9].



2020-08-27
God's Omniscience & Grief: Caller comments on previous and indicates that God is grieved clearly grieved over His children.
God Made us Flawed: Caller suggest that God made us with flaws:


2020-08-27
God Knows Past, Present & Future: If God knows all things, the beginning and the end, then, how can He regret the choices people make? [Isaiah 46:10, Genesis 3:9, Genesis 4:9, Genesis 18:16-33, Genesis 22:12].
God's Preordaining Everything: Does God not knowing some things throw a monkey wrench into the concept of God preordaining everything (Calvinism)?
Making a Donation: Do you have a phone number to make donations to? How do you spell Temecula?

2020-08-21
God No Longer Heeds the Voice of Man: Could you help me understand the phrase, God "no longer heeded the voice of man"? [Joshua 10:14].



2020-08-21
God Divorced: Does it seem that God was divorced in Jeremiah? [Jeremiah 3].
Idolatry and Adultery in the Old Testament: Is idolatry and adultery virtually the same thing in the Old Testament? [Jeremiah 3]


2020-08-14
God Created All, though He Knew it Would be Bad: Why would God make everything if He knew it was going to turn out so badly?



2020-08-10
God Created Evil: What do you say about the verse about God creating evil? [Isaiah 45:7].
You are gods: How do you explain the verse where Jesus says, "you are gods"? [Ezekiel 28:2, John 10:34].


2020-08-03
Satan Created and Not Omnipresence: Where does it say in scripture that Satan is a created being that cannot be everywhere at once? [Job 1-2].



2020-07-29
Day of Rest Continues: Is the day of rest (the 7th day) referred to in Hebrews 4, still continuing even until today? Can you reconcile that wilt John 5:17? [Hebrews 4, John 5:17, Genesis 2:1-3].
Teaching in Public School: What do you think about a committed Christian taking a job as a teacher in a public school?


2020-07-16
Law of the Torah Before Moses: Were the Laws of the Torah known before Moses? [Luke 11:50-51].
Solomon's Request for Wisdom: Why didn't Solomon ask to see God face to face, rather than ask for wisdom? [2 Chronicles 1:11].


2020-07-16
God Singular to Multiple: If God was singular initially, why did He then create the multiplicity (as in, trinity) in the universe? [Genesis].



2020-07-10
God's Sovereignty: Isn't God completely sovereign? If God wants a child to be born, is there anything we can do to prevent that? [Matthew 10:29, Genesis 50:20, Acts 2:23].



2020-07-10
If We Fail God in Helping Another Come to Christ: What would God do with us, if we were responsible for someone's salvation, and we didn't do what we needed to do? [Matthew 18:6, Luke 17:2].
God Loves Me More than Anything: What verses would you say would be the best support the idea that God loves us and really wants us to be saved more than anything? [John 3:16, I John 3:16, Romans 5:8-10].
Great and Terrible Day of the Lord: What is the "great and terrible day of the Lord" in Malachi? [Malachi 4:5-6, Deuteronomy 28, Leviticus 26, Joel 2:31, Acts 2, 2 Peter 3:10-12].

2020-07-08
Why Did God Create the Evil Realm: If God is so good and all-powerful, why would He create a evil realm, its consequences, and competition for righteousness?



2020-07-08
Counsel of the Gods & Michael Heiser: What do you think of Michael Heiser's ideas, especially the "counsel of the gods"? [Psalm 82].



2020-07-06
Preference to Jews: Though God is not a racist, isn't He giving some preference to ethnic Jews in Revelation 12? [Revelation 12].



2020-07-03
Characterizations of Calvinism: Do you agree with the suggestion that the Calvinist view and characterization of God, is like He intervenes to assist someone who is mentally ill and cannot make a decision?



2020-07-03
The Trinity: What list of things to believe would we make regarding the essentials of the faith and the "Trinity"? [I John 4:15].
Inerrancy of the Bible: How should we be view the claim that the Bible is inerrant? [I Corinthians, 2 Timothy 3:16].
Character of God in Conflict with Old Testament: Can you help me with my struggle with some of the Old Testament passages that seem to conflict with the character of God? [Luke 24:25, John 5:46].

2020-06-26
God is Not a Racist - Insufficient: Isn't saying that "God is not a racist", an insufficient response to clarifying why God doesn't choose any racial group for carrying out His will? [Romans 2:5-10].
Calvinism-We Are Not Robots: Is it not insufficient to say that "we are not robots" in your argument regarding Calvinism and the matter of free-will and predestination?


2020-06-22
Hearing and Audible Voice of God: Did the Old Testament characters (Joshua, Gideon, Abraham, etc.) audibly hear God?
Melchizedek Isn't Melchizadek actually God?


2020-06-22
Believing in God-Without Doubt: Should we not know that God is real with every fiber of our being, rather than related to the saying, "I would rather live as if there is a God and be wrong ..."?
The Value of the Church Fathers: Why are the church fathers important to us, since we are all fallible?


2020-06-17
God Limited by Lack of Faith: Is God's ability and power limited by lack of faith? [Mark 6:5-6, James 4:2-3].



2020-06-15
Book of Job: Could you help me with the implications of the story of Job? Does God have to give permission to Satan to inflict us? [Job, Psalm 34:7, Psalm 91:11-12, Romans 8:28, I Peter 1:7].



2020-06-11
God Loves Unconditionally: Dennis Prager says that God cannot love unconditionally? What do you say to that?
God Who Punishes, but Loves Unconditionally: In light of the idea that God loves unconditionally, but chooses to punish the sinful, doesn't make sense to me. We seem to unnecessarily ascribe human characteristics to Him. Can you clarify?


2020-05-13
Trinity Doctrine Defines Christianity: I thought that believing in the Trinitarian doctrine is what made someone a Christian? [Acts 11:26, John 14:8, John 16:12-13, Matthew 8:27, Mark 4:41, 2 Peter 3:18].



2020-05-13
Who Do You Worship: Who do you pray to, and who do you worship? [Ephesians 3:14, Matthew 6:9-13].
God's Name-Jehovah: Is it important that we know that God's name is Jehovah?


2020-05-13
God Authored Evil: I understood that John MacArthur said that God is the author of evil, can you comment?



2020-05-11
The Chosen of God, the Elect: Why do you believe that we are not chosen as the elect by the Holy Spirit?
A Sovereign God That Allows Evil in the World: If God is sovereign, why does He allow so much evil in the world?


2020-05-07
God Seems Evil in the Old Testament: Some Old Testament passages make God sound really evil, particularly when he has people massacred or annihilated. How come God just doesn't do it himself?
God Not Good All the Time: Is it legitimate to say that "God is good all the time" in light of all the terrible judgments in the Old Testament? [I Samuel 15].
God Sends Evil Spirit: When the Bible says that God sent an evil spirit, how do you understand that and harmonize that with a good God? [I Kings 22:22, Job 1, I Samuel 16, Judges 6-9, Judges 9:23].

2020-04-20
In the Love of God: What does it mean in the book of Jude to "keep yourselves in the love of God"? [Jude 1:21, 2 Peter 3:9, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-04-16
The Trinity: Can you help me understand the "Trinity" in light of scripture that seems to indicate only one God? [John 17:3, 8:58, 1:1, Revelation 1:8, 22:13, I Timothy 3].



2020-04-15
God's Comfort & Being With Us: Could you clarify how God will be with us, and what the comfort of God is? [2 Corinthians 1:3-5].



2020-04-10
Proclamation: Caller shares a proclamation about the glory of God.
Identifying The Called: The words for used for "called" in Romans 8, are two different Greek words, so does that identify a particular and exclusive group of people as "the called"?[Romans 8:28-30, Isaiah 66:4, Hosea 11:4, Revelation 17:14].
Husband/ Wife vs Bride/ Bridegroom: Is there any distinction between the husband/ wife in the Old Testament and the bride/ bridegroom in the New Testament? [Isaiah 43:4, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Revelation 19:7-9].

2020-04-10
Separated from the Love of Christ: Could it be that Paul is really referring to us being separated from the love of Christ in us, rather than for us from without (His love for us}? [Romans 8:35-39, 11:22].



2020-04-06
God Withdrawing From Hezekiah: Could the event of God withdrawing from Hezekiah be applied to us and related to the tests we go through? [2 Chronicles 32:31].



2020-03-27
Angry with God: When a believer is disappointed or angry with God, Is it always sinful, or does God actually welcome our feelings? [Job 13:15].
Psalms, Prayer & the Human Heart: Do you think that God put the Psalms in scripture to just give an example of the human heart?


2020-03-18
Trinity, Oneness, or What? How would you define my view of the trinity or the oneness doctrines? [John 14, Revelation].



2020-03-11
Eliphaz & Job: Could you help me understand what point Eliphaz was making in this verse in Job 4? [Job 4:17].



2020-02-28
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?

2020-02-21
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].



2020-02-20
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].



2020-02-03
God a Spirit: Is God a spirit? [John 4:24].



2020-01-13
Jesus Equal to God Proof: What are the best verses for proving the deity of Jesus to a Muslim? [Genesis 18, John 14, 16:12-13, Revelation 1:8, 11, 17-18, Colossians 1:15, John 8:58, Philippians 2:5-11].



2019-11-25
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].


2019-10-31
Life of Jesus: Can you talk about the missing years of Jesus [Luke 2, Matthew 13:55, John 19:26].
Jesus in Hell: Would you talk about where Jesus went, or what happened to Him, when he was dead for 3 days? [I Peter 1:10-12, 3:19].
God's Appearance: Does God actually look like a human being.

2019-09-04
Questioning God: Is it wrong to question God?



2019-09-04
God's Time vs Our Time: Does God have a different time schedule than we do? Is God outside of time? [Jeremiah 1:5, 2 Peter 3:9-12, Revelation 13:8].



2019-08-23
Do We Owe God: Do we owe anything to God? [I Corinthians 6:19-20, 2 Corinthains 5:14-15, Romans 13:8].
What is Judged at the Judgment: What is to be judged at the judgment - if our names are in the Book of Life or our works, or what? [Matthew 16:28, 28:20, Revelation 20:12-13, I Peters 1:17, John 5:45-47, 12:48, 8:31].


2019-07-30
Answers to Prayer: How do we recognize when and how God is answering our prayers? [Philippians 2:13, I Peter 5:7].



2019-07-29
Nature(s) of God: Do the various views of the nature of God-whether unified, or separate (re: hypostatic union) make one idea or another heretical?



2019-07-24
Bearing Our Cross: Do we have to bear the cross of God turning his back on us, like He did with Jesus? [Joshua 1, Hebrews 13:5].



2019-07-16
God's test for Job: Can you explain the conversation and test in the book of Job between God and the devil? [Job 2:3].



2019-07-09
Loving God: What does it mean when it says love your God with all your heart? [Like 10:27, John 14:15, Matthew 7:12, I John 3:18, Colossians 3:17]



2019-05-03
Foreknowledge & Freewill: If God knows everything we will do, how is that freewill? Open theism discussed.
Two Witnesses (Revelation): Did Jesus know everything? Can we know absolutely who the two witnesses were in Revelation?


2019-04-23
Savior: Is God the Father my savior, or is He my Creator, & Jesus my Savior?



2019-04-22
Origin of God: How did God come into existence? When did He begin? Who created God? How is God outside of time? The creation relative to the Law of Thermodynamics.
Earth's age: How old is the planet earth?


2019-03-15
God as 2 Persons: Does scripture seem to indicate that there are two different entities; the King of Israel & His Redeemer, the first & the last [Isaiah 43:1, 44:6]?



2019-03-08
God's Omnipresence: Is God is present at every moment of time? Are there any other dimensions mentioned in the Bible?



2019-03-08
Is God in Control?: Is God really in control, or has He given control to man? Is He protecting His people? [Psalm 91:11, Psalm 34:7].



2019-02-04
Holy Spirit: Is it true that God forgives & Jesus forgives, but the Holy Spirit doesn't, is that right? [Matthew 12:31-35]



2019-01-21
God Wants to Kill Moses: Why does God want to kill Moses? [Exodus 4:24].
"The Blessing" in the Old Testament: Why was "the blessing" so important in the Old Testament?


2019-01-18
All Sin Equal in the Site of God: Is all sin equal to God? [Matthew 10:15, 11:24, 26:41, James 3:2]



2019-01-10
Does God Hate: Are there certain people that God hates?



2019-01-07
Guidance from God: How do we seek and recognize guidance from God?



2019-01-02
Seeking the Kingdom of God: How do people seek the Kingdom of God? [Colossians 1:13, Matthew 5:16].
Loving God: How do we love God with all our hearts, soul, and mind? [James 1:17, I John 4:19].


2018-12-21
The Doctrine of the Moral Government of God: What is the "moral government doctrine of God" & do you agree w/ it?



2018-12-21
God Trusting People: Does God trust people?



2018-12-11
God referred to as a Female: Genders of God.



2018-12-07
Trinity: Involving the Trinity, is God an individual Being or 3 Beings that make one God? [John 20:17]



2018-12-04
The Priesthood: Does it say that the priesthood is not transferrable? [Hebrews 7:24]
God not always God in Eternity: God has not been there all eternity.


2018-11-28
Seeing God the Father in the New Earth: Jesus was fully human & fully God? Are God and the Lamb the light of the new city? Will we be w/ God the Father on earth? [Revelation 22:5]



2018-11-09
God before Creation: What was God doing before creation? What's it going to be like in heaven? Resurrection in a different mode?



2018-10-15
Jesus Being God: I'm trying to figure out how God can become God in the Flesh, like the Jehovah's Witnesses don't think they do. [Revelation 4, Philippians 2:6]



2018-10-15
God Ordaining: I know you don't believe God doesn't ordain all things, but what about Exodus 11 & 12 & the first born, where He ordained all the first born to be killed.
God having 2 different Wills: Does God have 2 different wills? Because God says not to murder, but then He sanctions Jesus to be killed.


2018-09-17
The Voice of God: How do we discern the Voice of God?



2018-09-13
Seeing God in Heaven: Will we see God the Father & the Holy Spirit or only Jesus? Will He have a Spirit body like us? [Matthew 18:10]



2018-09-04
God the Father: Is God the actual Father of Jesus or is it just figurative?



2018-08-15
Existing in the First Place: If God knows we won't live for Him or if He knows everything we are going to do, then why would we exist at all?



2018-08-08
The God of Muslims & Christianity: Is God the same God as Christianity & the Muslim?



2018-07-18
Good because God Says it is or Because it is Good: Is something good because God is the one that decides what is good, or does God call it good because it is Good?



2018-07-06
Privacy from God: Does God know everything that is going on in our private lives? Are we not allowed some privacy?
Exorcisms: What happens if someone wants you to do an exorcism? is it immediately effective or not?


2018-07-02
God Ordaining Ever Step: Does God ordain every step of our life?



2018-06-29
God Hates People: What does it mean that God hates evil doers? [Proverbs 6:16-19, Romans 9:13]



2018-06-25
Jesus Having a God: How can Jesus have a God? [John 20:17]



2018-04-30
Unitarian vs Trinitarian: Does Father equal Holy Spirit? Why is it important to believe that Jesus was actually the Son of God Incarnate? The Old Testament people didn't know that! Why isn't the Holy Spirit the Father since it was He overshadowing Mary instead of the Father?
JWs, Mormons & the Trinity: You just explained that Christians believe the Trinity differently, but yet the JWs & Mormons are called a cult because they believe it differently. Why?


2018-04-25
Trinity: Is the Holy Spirit God's errand Boy? Can you please just address the Trinity?



2018-04-20
God a Person: Is God a Person or a Spirit? [John 10:30, John 14:9, John 4]



2018-03-28
Light before Sun: where was the light coming from before the sun? [Genesis 1:3-5, Genesis 1:14-19]
God's Omnipresence: Is God everywhere?
Nephilim, Giants, Angels having sex w/ Women: Is that what Genesis 6 is saying, Angels having sex with women?

2018-03-23
God Preordaining everything & Prayer Changing it: Does God preordain everything? But does Prayer sometimes change it?



2018-03-12
Jacob Wrestling with God: How could Jacob wrestle w/ a Man for such a long time? How could he possibly win against God? [Genesis [32:24-30]
Seeing God: There seems to be a contradiction in Scripture here because it says that Jacob saw God face-to-face, yet when Moses encountered God, God told him no one can see Him & live. [Genesis 32:30, Exodus 33:20]


2018-01-10
Doubting God: James says not to doubt when you pray for something, that a person who doubts is like a person who is being tossed by the ocean, a double-minded person, but everyone has a crisis of faith once in awhile, questioning events and why God is allowing something, even John the Baptist did, so what exactly is James saying here? [James 1:5-7, Matthew 11:3, Ephesians 6:16]



2017-12-28
Human Pawns to God: Are we simply pawns being arranged by God? Are we being tested just to see if worthy opponents? Isn't that a little bit unfair? [Ephesians 2:6-7, Ephesians 3:10]



2017-11-09
The Size of God: How big is God & why does He care about something so small? Does moral character, moral laws apply to other worlds?



2017-11-08
God's Mercy & Forgiveness: God is infinite in forgiveness, but people still have to be held accountable who scorn Him.



2017-11-01
God in the Pillar of the Cloud: Wasn't God already in the pillar of cloud, the tabernacle, etc?



2017-10-12
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}



2017-10-09
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]


2017-09-27
God Not being able to be Tempted: Why does it say that God can't be tempted, but Jesus was tempted, can you clear up this conflict?



2017-09-22
Allah: Who is Allah? Is he/He the same God?



2017-08-18
Praying to Jesus or the Father: Should we pray to Jesus or to God the Father?



2017-08-17
A Different Take on the Trinity: Is the reason Jesus couldn't do anything apart from the Father & the Father can't do anything apart from the Jesus, & the Holy Spirit?



2017-08-14
God Allowing Suffering: Why does God allow suffering for His children?



2017-07-28
God being a Male & Female: Someone I know thinks God is male & female. Can you tell me about these verses related to that? [Psalm 19:5, Galatians 4:26]



2017-07-11
Jews coming out of Egypt: When the Israelites came out of Egypt, isn't that sort've representative of spiritual Israel now where we have are struggling for obedience to God? [1 Corinthians 10:1-11]
God's Jealousy in His Glory: God being a jealous God in His glory. [Exodus 33:18]


2017-07-03
God Creating Humans: Why did God create us?
Satan's Origins: Why & when was Satan created?


2017-06-07
God Creating Evil: Why did God create evil? It seems to say that in Isaiah. [Isaiah 45:7]



2017-06-02
First Begotten into the World: "First begotten into the world", angels worshipping Him, is it talking about the first coming or second coming or just Jesus being superior to angels? [Hebrews 1:6, Hebrews 1:9]
Anointing with Gladness: Anointing Thee with gladness, what does this mean? [Hebrews 1:9]
Even Thy God, What does that mean? God calling Jesus God?

2017-04-12
Seeing God's Full Glory: People can't see the full glory of God until we are in our new bodies?



2017-01-09
Evidence of God: Can you give me some wisdom on what to do w/ doubt or lack of evidence of there being a God, etc.?



2017-01-09
Seeing God & Living to Tell about it: How come some people got to see God & live when it says that if you see Him die?
God "trying" to Kill Moses: Why did He "try" to kill Moses? [Exodus 4:24-26]


2017-01-03
Cain's Relationship with God: "I will be hidden from your presence", Cain said. So did Cain & God have a regular conversation with each other like God did with Adam & Eve? [Genesis 4:13-15]
Cain's Age when He slew Abel: So Cain & Abel were in their 100's when he killed Abel?
Seth: And how many children between Cain, Abel & Seth?

2016-03-18
Communicating with the Father, Son or Holy Ghost: Is it okay to communicate to the Father, Son & Holy Spirit interchangeably?



2016-03-03
Catholics & Protestants Believe in Same God: Catholics & Protestants might get their information from different sources, but they believe in the same God. But the question is, if you say some books aren't part of the Bible, aren't you also following tradition?



2016-03-01
God Making Himself Known: Why doesn’t God reveal Himself in a way that can’t be refuted?



2015-12-23
Rap Music: Not all Rap Music is bad, according to the caller.
"...Make Man in OUR Image": Who is the "our" when God said, "Let us make man in our image"? [Genesis 1:26-27]


2015-12-03
God being a Spirit: Though God the Father is a spirit, does He have some type of spiritual body? [John 4:23-24, Matthew 18:10, Revelation 5:7]



2015-11-18
In the Father, In Christ & In the Spirit: What is the difference between being In the Father, In Christ or in the Spirit? [Romans 8:9, 14:17]



2015-11-13
Evil: Does God actually create evil? I thought God was a God of love & good? [Isaiah 45:7]



2015-11-04
Trinity: My friend doesn't believe in the Trinity because it can't be found in the Bible the word itself also. [John 1] (the audio skips a little bit here...it seems to be only limited to this Q, & the previous)
Jesus being fully God & Man: One problem He has is Jesus being 100% human/man, & 100% God. How can that be possible? [Philippians 2:5-8]


2015-10-26
Character of God: Was wondering if you could sum of the Character of God?



2015-10-21
God Manifesting Himself: Why does God hide Himself & make it hard to know who He is? [Romans 1:19-20, 16:25-26]



2015-10-16
Prayer: Are we allowed to pray directly to Jesus or the Holy Spirit? [Luke 11:1-4]



2015-10-08
Praying directly to Jesus: Can we talk directly to Jesus when we pray? [1 John 5:14-15, Matthew 6:9-13, John 16:16]



2015-10-07
Yahweh, the Father, the Son, & the Trinity: Discussion about the Name Yahweh for God.
KJV Translators & Colossians: Why did the KJV translators translate Colossians 1:16 incorrectly?


2015-09-23
The Deity of Christ: A person said that Jesus did NOT have to depend on His Father because of His own Deity, that He had His own power of performing miracles, healing & resurrections, while He was here on earth, is that true? Jesus was a 100% God & 100% man at the same time, but didn't rely on His Father. [John 14:10, 5:19, Matthew 12:28, Acts 1:2]
Jesus' 2 Natures: So WAS Jesus 100% God & 100% Man like most people think?


2015-09-09
God Creating Us: How long was God waiting in Heaven before He created us?



2015-09-02
God Killing Innocent People: Caller has some friends who went from Christian to Atheist & want to know why did God kill innocent life when Israel came out of Egypt to take over the land of Canaan if He doesn't want people to go to hell?



2015-08-12
Believing Existence of God: Listener really wants to believe in God but needs more evidence, especially when a lack of answered prayer & miracles happen.



2015-07-30
God Hates People: God hates SIN, so why can't He also hate people? [Malachi 1:2-3, Romans 9:13]



2015-07-29
"Jacob Have I loved, but Esau have I Hated": If God can hate Esau, why can't we hate people? [Malachi 1:2-3, Romans 9:13]
Solomon: Why is Solomon in the Bible since he had so many concubines?


2015-07-01
God the Father (Trinity): Are the places where it talks about God, is it always referring to God the Father, or, is it sometimes one of the other 2, Jesus or the Holy Spirit or all 3?



2015-06-25
Creation of God: Who created God?
Cessationists: Who are Cessationists?


2015-06-11
Praying to 3 Persons: We see a person as one individual, but even though Jesus is one Person, it almost seems like we are talking to 3 People, does that make sense?



2015-06-11
"Sons of God": In Genesis 6 it says "Sons of God" plural, but there's only One Jesus, so why plural? [Genesis 6:1-2]



2015-05-19
"Esau Have I hated, but Jacob have I Loved": God loves EVERYONE, so why does it say in Romans that He hated Esau? [John 3:16, Romans 9:13
Animal Sacrifices: If the Jews don't believe that Jesus is Messiah then how come they no longer perform animal sacrifices?


2015-05-07
God of the OT in contrast w/ Jesus of the NT: People think there's a complete contrast between the God of the OT & the God of the NT, having character trait differences.



2015-04-28
God a Creature: Caller is having confusion w/ it says God is a creature, & He's not a creature! [Colossians 1:15, Colossians 2:15]



2015-04-20
God the Genuine Article: Even if one could prove that God existed how would we know we found the right one?



2015-04-09
Ishmael: God blessed Ishmael, but He said say he would be like a wild ass, being against every nation? What did He mean by that?
Purgatory: A comment about Purgatory.
David: David being a man after a God's own heart.

2015-04-01
Apologetics: The caller said that an atheist said that if God exists, He is a perverse since He's responsible for so much evil.



2015-03-30
Time: What do we know about time? God lives outside of time?



2015-03-16
The word "God": What does the name/ word "God" exactly entail?
Jesus the Son before Incarnation: So did Steve say Jesus was not the Son of God before the Incarnation in one of the lectures the caller heard?


2015-03-02
Michael the Buddhist: Michael the Buddhist is a popular fellow of late, people wondering about him (a call was about him last month also).
Size of the Universe: Why did God make the universe so big? Are there possibly other planets like ours, other "experiments" God has out there?


2015-02-12
God Creating Humans: So God took a gamble by creating us, not knowing if we were going to not pass the test of not eating the forbidden fruit?



2015-01-23
God being Cryptic: Why was God so cryptic in the Bible instead of just spelling it out?



2015-01-22
Power of God: How can or does a person rely on the Power of God?



2014-12-29
You shall surely die: What did God mean when He told Adam he would die? [Genesis 2:17]
Outside the Gate Liars: When Revelation talks about people outside the gate, especially liars, doesn't that mean an eternal state?
God so loved the world: Does God no longer love the people who are outside the gate? [John 3:16]

2014-11-25
Knowing God: How do you really get to know God?



2014-11-20
God's Love & Power: It's hard to see God's love when you see all this evil around you.



2014-11-03
God's Favoritism: Does God show Favoritism? [1 Samuel 2:30, Proverbs 3:34, James 4:6,1 Peter 5:5]



2014-10-06
"God is not Loving, God is Love": There is a quote in a church's statement of faith that reads, "God is not loving, God IS love". That sort've rubs me the wrong way. What do YOU think of it? [1 John 4:8,16]



2014-10-06
Appreciates Show: Thank you for your very awesome show!
Intellectual & Personal Knowledge of God: How do I apply this passage of Scripture to my life, not worrying about our temporal life, but keeping our eyes on something we can't see & making it real, not just having an intellectual knowledge about God but a personal, deep one? [2 Corinthians 4:16-18]


2014-09-22
God's Love for us: Why does God love us?



2014-09-05
God changing Laws: Can God change His own laws? Can He all of a sudden say stealing is good & not evil? Do you believe in a personal God?



2014-08-11
Seeing God: How could the Israelites have seen God as a sapphire stone if people can't see God? [Exodus 24:10]



2014-07-25
The land of Israel: Even though Israel owns the land right now, they haven't always owned it, but God promised them that they'd own it foever, & God promised Abraham that his seed would be as the dust of the earth, the stars of the sky. [Genesis 28:14, Genesis 13:16, Galatians 3:16, Romans 4: , Psalm 2:8]
The Jews Flourishing: If Satan could stop the flourishing of Israel, would he be making God out to be a liar?
Killing the Jews: There is no rhyme or reason as to why people would want to kill the Jews, including the Muslims.

2014-07-18
Gift of Discernment: Caller would like to know about the Gift of Discernment.
Praying to Jesus or the Holy Spirit: Can we pray directly to Jesus or the Holy Spirit instead of just God the Father?


2014-07-14
God Creating Humans: Why did God make the human race? What is the point of making us?
God & Man: Why did God create us on a less level than Him, a lesser tier?
Flawed Humans: Why did God make us flawed? [Psalms 139:14]

2014-06-25
God Sovereign & Unchanging: How can God be claimed to be Sovereign & Unchanging when you see major differences from the Old Testament to the New Testament?
Discipling Children: What is the Biblical way to disciplining your children? [Proverbs 13:24, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13-14, Proverbs 22:6]


2014-06-05
Textus Receptus over the Alexandrian Text: Why do you prefer the Textus Receptus over the Alexandrian Text, if you do?
Learning about Christ - Christianity: Where would you recommend that a newly converted Christian or an unbeliever start reading the Bible to learn about God in the best way?


2014-06-02
Unpardonable Sin: Why is the Holy Spirit singled out when it comes to the unpardonable sin? Why isn't God the Father or Jesus also included about speaking against? [Matthew 12:32]



2014-05-30
Size of God: Was God a Giant?
Worshipping on Sunday: Are SDAs the only ones that get it right regarding worshipping on the Sabbath? [Romans 14:5-6, Colossians 2:14=17, Galatians 4:8-10]


2014-05-15
God meeting us where we are: Does it actually say anywhere in the Bible that God will meet us where we are? [Luke 15:11-32, Matthew 18:12-14]



2014-04-18
God Creates Evil: Is God the author of evil?



2014-04-17
Taking some for Priests & Levites: What does this verse mean about God taking some Priests & Levites for the New Covenant? [Isaiaih 66:20-21]



2014-04-10
Earthly Father gives perception of God the Father: Picturing God as a Father of love, compassion, might be hard for someone who had a earthly father who was harsh.



2014-03-05
Hinduism verses Christianity: Does God seek us or do we seek Him?
Becoming a Christian: How do we become a Christian? [John 3]
Incognito Christian & not understanding everything: If we are threatened w/ death for being a Christian, can we pretend we are not, even though we are? What if I don't understand everything as a Christian? [Luke 17:33, Matthew 10:39, Matthew 16:25 25, John 12:25 25, Mark 8:35 35, Luke 9:24]

2013-02-08
Admiring God's Creation, but not Creator: Buddhist caller says that everything exists, no matter paradigm you live in, has merit of by its creation in itself. [Romans 1] (A lot of snap, crackling, pop going on here!)



2013-02-07
Glorifying God: What does it mean to give glory to God?



2013-01-28
A New perspective of Genesis 1: Caller was listening to a program that says the reason Genesis 1 is there is not to give a literal interpretation of Creation, but that there's only one God, & He is it. [Genesis 1]



2013-01-25
A Stiff-necked People: Can you explain these verses in Exodus to me? God wanted to destroy them, but Moses changed God's mind. [Exodus 32:9-14]



2013-01-11
God-Trinity: What is the definition of God?



2013-01-07
God making a Rock that's too Heavy: They say nothing is impossible for God, but He can't do contradictory things such as make a rock that is too heavy for Him to lift, or make a square a circle or 2+2=5, just like He gave us free will, so He can't interfere with that.



2013-01-04
Putting God in a Box: Even thought we don't believe in Calvinism, we can't put God in a box saying that He can't make people do what He wants, can we?
T. Austin-Sparks, Watchman & A. W. Tozer: What do you know about Sparks, watchman Less & Tozer? Did they believe in Christian mysticism?
Love the Sinner, Hate the Sinner: We hear all the time the phrase, "Love the Sinner, but hate the sin", but I wouldn't find myself able to love people who murder & rape people.

2013-01-03
God Being Able to Multitask: How can God deal with some many people at the same time?


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