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Topic: Repentance

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-15
Dying in One's Sins: Could you talk about what it means to be "dying in one's sins"?



2021-06-10
Failing God Again: Could you help me understand why those of us who have faith, understand repentance, and who truly want to please God, continue to fail Him? Recommended Lecture: "Cultivating Christian Character". [Galatians 5:17-25, Romans 12:2, Psalm 1:2, Philippians 2:13].



2021-06-10
Repent Once or Often?: Is repentance something you do only once, or do you repent every time you sin? [I John 1:9, I John 1:5-7].



2021-06-09
"Once Saved, Always Saved" or "Eternal Security": If once saved, are we always saved, or can one fall into sin and eventually apostatize? [I Timothy 4:1, James 3:2].



2021-06-04
Baptism by Mormon Priest Saves: What response would you have to a Mormon who indicates that one need to be baptized by a Mormon Melchizedek priest in order to be saved? [I Peter 3:21, Hebrews 7, Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19].



2021-05-28
Baptism Required for Salvation: Does this verse affirm that one must be baptized to be saved? [I Peter 3:21, Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19, I Corinthians 15:1-2].



2021-05-18
Changing My Evil Heart: How do I, who has backslidden and feel that evil is deeply rooted, actually change my heart? Lecture recommended lecture; Spiritual Warfare & both books, "Empire of the Risen Son". [Romans 7, Matthew 26:41].
John Owen's (Puritan): What do you think of the Puritan writer, John Owen's book, "The Mortification of Sin"?


2021-05-11
Forgiveness of Others & From God: Could you talk about the dynamics and conditions of our responsibility to forgive others and God's forgiveness of us? [Mark 11:25, Luke 17:3, Matthew 18:16, 2 Corinthians 5:19, I John 1:9, Jeremiah 17:5, Psalm 146:3-7, Luke 6:28, Matthew 5:44].



2021-05-03
Confession, Repentance & Walking in the Light: As believers, are we supposed to be confessing our sins on a daily basis? [I John 1:7-9, Matthew 6:9-13].



2021-04-21
Ask for Help or to be Forgiven?: Could you clarify what one needs to do to be saved? My Baptist pastor says I just need to ask for help, not to be forgiven, but my Catholic background teaches confession. [I John 1:7-9, Matthew 6:9-13].



2021-04-20
Odds of Not Sinning: What are the odds of not sinning for the believer?
Odds of Sinning: How how can we be held responsible for sinning if the odds of not sinning is zero?


2021-04-13
Abortion, Eternal Security & Repentance: Though I repented of my past, If I would have another abortion, under the same circumstances, I was in before, would lose my salvation?



2021-04-13
Seven Churches Warning to Us: Do churches today face the same warnings as did the seven churches in Revelation?
Wealth & Riches Cause for Concern: Regarding the church of Laodicea's warning about them being wealthy and comfortable, how do we relate to that? [I Timothy 6:6-11, Matthew 13:1-9, Revelation 3:14-22].


2021-04-09
Baptism of John & Baptism of Jesus: Could you clear up the distinction between the baptism of John the Baptist, the baptism Jesus did, before His own death and then later, baptism after His death? [Acts 19:4, Romans 6:3-5, Colossians 2:12, Hebrews 6:1-2, Acts 1:5].



2021-04-08
Repentance and Salvation: Does one repent before or after you are saved?
Smoking: What do you say about a preacher who said that if you smoke you cannot enter the kingdom of heaven? [I Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:17].


2021-04-06
Sanctified Hearts: How do we sanctify our hearts? [I Peter 3:15, I Peter 1:15-16].
Brethren as Sinners: Why do so many brethren still identify as sinners? [Galatians 5:17, Romans 7:20-23, Ephesians 2:8-9, James 4:7, I Thessalonians 5:16-18].


2021-03-19
Ask for Forgiveness-Continually or Once: Could you help me understand some of these verses in I John that seem to allow for the belief that we don't need to continue to ask for forgiveness of sin? [I John 1:7-9, I John 2:2, I John 10, John 3:17-21, James 4:2-3].
End Times View a Salvation Issue: Is one's view of "end times" a secondary issue and not an issue of salvation?


2021-03-15
Struggling with Repentance & Being Forgiven: Caller suggests that one read Acts 2:38, if they are struggling with repentance [Acts 2:38].
Lamb's Book of Life: What do you think is written on the back of the "Lamb's Book of Life"? [Revelation 5:1, Revelation 3, Revelation 6, Matthew 23:32],
Book of Life: When is the "Book of Life" opened? [Revelation 20:12].

2021-03-12
Repentance: Could you clarify what is involved in repentance? [John 5:14].



2021-03-11
Repentance After Death: Did I hear you say that one can repent in heaven after they die? Is there any scripture to support that idea? [James 3:2}.



2021-03-05
God's Forgiveness as Opposed to the State's: If someone had killed someone, and the law didn't know who did it, would that now repentant believer be required to turn himself in?
Church Responsibility Regarding Injustice: If a church recognizes and acknowledges injustices (as with racial and economic), what is their responsibility? [Micah 6:8, I Corinthians 5:12].


2021-03-01
Spiritual Interpretation of Genesis: Have you interpreted any other chapters of the Bible in a spiritual way as you did in Genesis 1? [Genesis 1, I John 3, 2 Corinthians 3:18].
Conversion at Baptism: Could you help sort out the idea of conversion at baptism, rather than at a separate time? [Ephesians 1:13].


2021-02-26
Does God Love Me Enough: Caller having suffered terrible abuse in marriages, that resulted divorces, asks, Does God love me enough, and I am forgiven? [I John 1:7].
Unforgiving Children and Other Christians: How do you deal with unforgiving Christians, and even your own children?


2021-02-10
Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?: Did you say that true Christians can lose their salvation?
Salvation & Sanctification: What role does God have in salvation and sanctification? If we have a part in it, doesn't it take away the glory that is His alone?
God's Sovereignty & Control Over One's Salvation: Could you help me understand God "works all things" relative to one's salvation? [Ephesians 4:1, Philippians 1:6, I John 2:19, John 17:12, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:12].

2021-02-05
Intentional Murder Forgiven: If I committed intentional murder before I was saved, how does, "no murderer shall inherit the kingdom" apply to me? [Galatians 5:21, John 9:11]. (Steve shares a story or 2 about call(s) related to this one.)



2021-01-21
Repent Only Once: What would you say about someone who counsels against ever repenting again for the same sin, claiming it is insulting to God? Would you challenge someone that says that, publicly or privately?



2021-01-19
Unless You Repent, You Will Perish: Was the scripture saying, "unless you repent, you will perish", about 70 AD or going to hell? [Luke 13:3, John 9:1].
Destruction of 70 AD Inevitable: Could the people have repented or was 70 AD an inevitable judgment? [John 5:46, Matthew 23:32].


2021-01-07
Clergy Who Forgive Sins of Others: What do you think about ministers, priests, and other clorgy, who claim to forgive the sins of others? [John 20:23].



2021-01-04
Pronunciation of Jesus' Name: Caller comments on the pronunciation of Jesus' name.
Renouncing One's Sin: Does one need to verbally renounce their mistakes and sins for us to be free from them?


2020-12-31
Forgiveness Toward Others & From God: Could you clarify if these two verses in Matthew & Ephesians about forgiveness mean the same thing, or are they different in meaning? [Matthew 6:14-15, Ephesians 4:32, James 3:2, I John 1:9, I John 2:2, Matthew 18].



2020-12-22
Having to Answer for Our Past Sins: If God instituted the new covenant, and our sins are remembered no more, are we still going to have to still answer for our sins? [Jeremiah 31:34, 2 Corinthians 5:10, I Peter 1:17, James 2:14-18, I Corinthians 11:31, I John 1:7-9].



2020-12-22
The Name Jeshua or (Yeshua): What do you make of those who think that Jeshua (Yeshua, Jesus) means Zeus?
The Importance of Pronouncing Jesus: Is the idea that God can't hear you, unless you know the proper pronunciation of Jesus (Jeshua) total nonsense?
Sin Not Always Repulsive: Why is it that sometimes I find certain sins repulsive and other times not so? [Proverbs 4:23, I John 1:9]].

2020-12-17
Be Still & Know That I Am God: What is your view of the meaning of the Psalm, 'Be still, and know that I am God?' [Psalm 46:10].
Aramaic Translation of a Psalm: Do you think that the Peshitta (Aramaic translation) might have a better translation of it as, "repent, and know God"? [Psalm 46:10].


2020-12-15
Rich Young Ruler: How does repentance fit into the story of the rich young ruler? [Matthew 19:16-30, Matthew 7:21-23].



2020-12-08
Those of Other Faiths: Do you think that people of other faiths possibly benefit from their beliefs, similarly, or even better than some Christians do? [John 1:8-9, Psalm 24:1] (A lot of static on the line.)



2020-11-30
Neither Will Your Father Forgive Your Trespasses: Could you clarify what is meant by "if you do to forgive, neither will your Father forgive you"? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:34].



2020-11-25
View of Hell-Universal Reconciliation: Could you review the arguments for and against the view of Hell called "Universal Reconciliation"? [Mark 3:29, Luke 15:24, Romans 2:7, Romans 6:23, I Timothy 6:16, I John 5:11-12, I Timothy 2:4, Romans 5:18, Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:16-20, Philippians 2:10, Isaiah 45:23].



2020-11-17
Rich Young Ruler: Why did Jesus tell the rich man that he had to sell everything when earlier all He required of others was repentance? [Luke 4, Matthew 19:21, Mark 10, Luke 18].



2020-11-16
Struggling with Sin: Since I am struggling with sin, I am wondering how God feels about our failures? [I John 2:1, I John 1:9, James 3:2, Matthew 26:41].



2020-11-03
Adding to the Word of God: Is it wrong to add words to the Lord's Prayer, as some of the translations don't have the same words?



2020-10-19
God "Gave Them Up" and "Hardened Their Hearts: When scripture says, "God gave them up" is that when God hardened their heart? Could those people still repent? [Romans 1:28].



2020-10-19
Fornicators in the Church: If fornicators will not enter the kingdom of God, what about the fornicators at local churches? [I Corinthians 6:9].
Defining the True Church: Are you defining the true church as those that actually follow Christ, and do not continue to live in sin? [Matthew 18:15-17, I Corinthians 5:9].


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?


2020-10-02
God's Promise to Heal the Land: How applicable is the verse in Chronicles about God's people humbling themselves and His healing the land to us today? [2 Chronicles 7:14].



2020-10-02
Suffering Guilt, Temptation, and Failure to Follow Christ in Reality: Could you help me understand the concept of "dying to myself & Christ living in me" when I don't really do or obey as I should. [Galatians 2:20].



2020-10-01
Working Your Way into Heaven: Can you earn your way into heaven by doing good works?



2020-09-30
Besetting Addict Still Saved?: Can a person have a besetting addiction, can they still be saved?



2020-09-30
Judas' Repentance: Do you think that had Judas repented, he would've been forgiven?
Mind, Consciousness, Spirit: Do you think that the mind or consciousness is the same as our spirit? [Hebrews 4:12].


2020-09-24
The Unpardonable Sin: Is the "unpardonable sin" about those who have simply gone so far that they are no longer redeemable? [Romans 1:27-29, 2 Peter 3:9].



2020-09-23
Will God Answer the Prayers of an Unsaved Sinner?: As someone that is not certain they are saved, and continues to sin, will God still answer my prayers? [I John 3:10, John 10:27].
A 65% Believer: What if I am only 65% a believer, and am not sure that Jesus did not actually rise from the dead?
Christianity Hard to Get into: Is this Christianity not a tough school to get into? The criteria is rigorous.

2020-09-21
Quandry, "Remember Sins No More", but a still a Judgment Seat: If God says He will remember our sins no more, then why do we have to stand before the judgment seat? [Jeremiah 31:31-34, 2 Corinthians 5: 10, Psalm 103:10].



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 ].


2020-09-08
Confessing Sins of One's Ancestors: In Nehemiah, it appears that God's people confessed the sins of their ancestors, so how would that apply to us today, and concerns like "Black Lives Matters"? [Nehemiah 9:3, Exodus 20].



2020-09-04
God's Sovereignty Defined: What does it mean to you to say that God is sovereign?
Fallen Away-Once Partaken of Heavenly Gift: Does God's sovereignty relate to the verse in Hebrews about one who has received the heavenly gift, but has fallen away not being able to return? [Hebrew 6:4].


2020-08-28
A Repentant Judas Hanged Himself : Could you clarify the circumstances of Judas seeing that Jesus was condemned and then hangs himself. [Matthew 27:3-10, 2 Corinthians 7:10].



2020-08-21
Forgiven for All, Then Why Judgment: If we are forgiven of all our sins, past, present, and future, then why would we have to stand before the Great White Throne of Judgment? [I John 1:7-9, Romans 6:15].
The Lord's Prayer Once a Week for Forgiveness: If you say The Lord's Prayer once a week, it that enough cover the sins you have committed during the week? [1 John 1:7].


2020-08-18
Not Under the Law, Yet Must Confess our Sins: Because I struggle with worrying about my sins, and getting God's forgivenss, could you help me sort the duality in scripture of not being "under the law" and yet we are to "confess our sins"? [1 John 1:9, Romans 6:14, I Corinthians 9:20-21, I John 3:4, Matthew 6:9-13, I John 3:4, Galatians 5:16].



2020-07-20
Divorce Without Grounds: How do I engage a fellow believer in my church who divorced his wife without grounds and remarried, and has never really seemed to have repented? [Matthew 5:32].



2020-07-10
Struggle to Live Righteously: Can you help me understand the struggle in our spiritual lives - on one hand we are not to live in sin, and yet we keep falling to it. It is scary to consider the consequences! [Romans 7:14-25, Philippians 1:6, Matthew 26:41, Galatians 5:17, James 3:2].



2020-07-10
Sinners Will or Will Not Inherit the Kingdom of God: Did you mean that no one can inherit the Kingdom of God if they fall into sin? [I Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21].



2020-07-01
Damage from My Pastor Father-Losing Faith: How do I handle the brokenness of my pastor father who has also damaged my faith?



2020-06-29
Anxiety & Guilt: Could you help me out with my anxiety and guilt, following quite an accusatory sermon? [I John 2:4, Proverbs 28:1].



2020-06-24
Replacement Theology: Can you explain Replacement Theology, regarding Israel? [Romans 9-11]
Gentiles Falling Away: Is it possible for Gentiles who fall away, to ever come back? [Hebrews 6:4-6]


2020-06-18
Jesus and His Baptism: Why would Jesus be baptized if it is for repentance, and Jesus is sinless? [John 10:4].



2020-06-12
Roman Empire & Julius Caesar: Wasn't Julius Caesar the last King?
Trinity and the Church: Can you help me sort through the theology of trinity and if the church is actually part of the trinity? [John 10:30, John 17:21-23, John 3:18, John 10:30, I John 5:5, Ephesians 1:23, Ephesians 5:30, I Corinthians 12].
Forgiving Those That Don't Repent: Can you help me sort out if we are required to forgive someone even if they don't repent? [Ephesians 4:32, Ephesians 5:1, Luke 17:3, Mark 11:25].

2020-06-03
Forgiveness Required: In light of the scripture that requires that we are to be forgiving, what does it look like to forgive in a variety of situations-great to small? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:15-17, Luke 23:34].



2020-05-26
Judgment at the Bema Seat: Regarding the Bema Seat and giving account of our sins, will we be judged on our works and not on our repented and forgiven sins? [I Corinthians 11:31, I John 1:9].
Living a Lazy Christian Life: Do you think that if we simply live an undisciplined or lazy Christian life, not necessarily living in flagrant sin, it will also be counted against us at the judgment? [Revelation 3:15, Matthew 13:37-38].


2020-05-07
Propitiation is God Being Paid-off: If Jesus was the "propitiation", and propitiation means a pay-off, was requiring a God paid off? [I John 2:2].
Sin Already Forgiven: If our debt was paid by God, then are our sins forgiven past, present, and future, requiring no further repentance? [I John 5:12].


2020-05-05
Modern Day Israel Judged in 70AD: If God's judgment of Israel was in 70AD, how is it that they are back in the land without repentance?



2020-05-04
Hell-Conditional Immortality: Does your understanding of the Conditional Immortality allow for only a brief period of suffering?
Hell-Conditional Immortality & Universal Reconciliation (Restoration): How does the view of Conditional Immortality align or differ from the Universal Reconciliation (Restoration} view in regard to the punishment?


2020-04-22
Repentant Suicide & Forgiveness: Is there anything in the Bible that addresses the ramifications if someone asks for forgiveness just before they commit suicide? [Isaiah 29:13].



2020-04-21
Obligation to Adulterous Wife: Am I obligated to continue my relationship with my wife, who committed adultery, even if she has repented? I have forgiven her, but find it difficult to continue with her.



2020-04-20
Confession One's sins to Others: Are we always to confess our sins to others, as sometimes it may be inappropriate? [James 5:16, Matthew 5:24].



2020-04-16
Fruits of Repentance: Why did you leave out the cross reference in your Matthew study on the "fruits of repentance" to Luke? [Matthew 3:8, Luke 3:10-14].



2020-04-15
Sinner's Prayer, Repentance & Obedience: Do you think that someone who says "the sinner's prayer" but doesn't really repent or change his behavior and dishonest business practices is really saved? [Luke 19:8, Matthew 1:21].



2020-04-09
Feeling Guilty Though Repentant: What do you say to a believer who has repented, but struggles with guilt about their past sins?



2020-04-02
Take Up Your Cross: Does take up your cross mean, take up your sins? [Luke 9:23, Matthew 16:24].
One-World Religion: Do you think that we will prime for a one-world religion? [Revelation 7].
Tribulation & Sinners Repenting: Do you think that if we are in the tribulation, sinners will still be able to repent?

2020-03-19
Repentance: Comment about a song by Sister Hazel that might help hearers find "repentance" more palatable.



2020-03-19
Repentance & Salvation: How important is repentance for one's salvation? [Luke 15:11-32, 18:13, Mark 1:15, Acts 2:38].



2020-03-12
Cut-off From God: Is God always be willing to welcome you back or is there a point that He will cut you off? [2 Thessalonians 2:11, Romans 1:18, Luke 23:42, Genesis 6:7, Isaiah 55:6].



2020-03-09
Forgiven Sins-Past, Present & Future: Do you agree with Dr. Michael Brown in that only our past sin is forgiven when we are converted to Christ, and future sin requires repentance? [2 Peter 1:9, I John 7, 9].



2020-02-17
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].



2020-02-13
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].


2020-02-12
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].


2020-01-09
No Sacrifice for Sin: Were the Jews being warned not to continue in sin and rely on the sacrificial system in Hebrews 10? [Hebrews 10:18, 26, 6:4].
Impossible to Renew to Repentance: Does Hebrews 6:4-6 actually mean that you can go too far, and be unable to return to Christ? [Hebrews 5:12f, 6:4-6, James 5:19, Luke 1:37].


2019-12-30
Repenting & Forgiving: Why does Jesus say to confront a person who has sinned against you & if he repents, forgive him, in Luke, but in Matthew & Mark He just seems to say we need to unilaterally forgive them? [Luke 17:3, Matthew 6:14-15, Mark 11:25]



2019-10-23
Repentance: Is there anyone in the New Testament that could not repent, because they had gone too far? [Revelation 2, Hebrews 12:17, Acts 2:42].



2019-10-23
Repentance & the Distractions: Why is it so hard to come back to the Lord, and battle all the distractions that seem to try to keep you away? [Ezekiel 33:11, 2 Peter 3:9].



2019-10-22
Sin vs Iniquity: What is the difference between sin & iniquity? [I John 3:4]
Repentance & Restitution: Does one have to go back and publicly confess and renounce sin, and make restitution for every sin of your past?


2019-10-02
Intentional Sin & Repentance: Do people always intentionally sin, or can sin be unintentional?[Hebrews 10:26, 10:18].



2019-10-02
Bob George: Caller comment: Bob George's view of Christians not needing to repent.



2019-10-01
Second Chance to Repent: Is there a "second chance" to repent after Jesus returns? What about after the pre-trib rapture and the tribulation? [Revelation 7].



2019-09-30
Calvinist View of Holy Spirit & Conviction of Sin: What do you think about when Calvinists use this passage to support the idea that after one is saved, the Holy Spirit no longer needs to convict one of sin, and that it only is speaking of non-believers? [John 16:8-10, I John 1:9].



2019-09-17
Faith & Repentance-Gifts or Works: Should faith and repentance be consider gifts, or works? And which one comes first. [Acts 11:18, 2 Timothy 2:25, Romans 4:4-5, Mark 1:15, Hebrews 6:1-3, Acts 20:21, Hebrews 11:6].



2019-09-16
Impossible to Renew to Repentance: Would you talk about Christians falling away and whether than can be restored to faith? [Hebrews 6:1-6, 3:12, Matthew 19:24, James 5:20].



2019-09-09
Character Fixed at Death: Is character fixed at the point of death? How does this reflect on possibility that one may be able to repent after death? [I John 3:2].
Tongues (Glossolalia): Were the glossolalia or tongues (dialects) spoken at Pentecost and the tongues Paul discusses in I Corinthians different from one another, and what would the purpose be to have the second kind? [Acts 2, I Corinthians 14:13,22].


2019-09-05
Repentance-Past the Point of No Return: Is there a time when someone can no longer repent? Does the story of Jacob & Esau demonstrate that Esau could not repent? [Hebrew 12:16-17, Genesis 27:30-40].



2019-08-26
Nothing Can Separate us From Christ: What does Romans 8:38 mean? Does it mean that you can sin, and still be in Christ? [Romans 8:38, 11:22].



2019-08-07
"No More Sacrifice for Sin": I'm concerned about how this verse about "no more sacrifice for sin" and how it may apply to me. Though I have repented, have I trodden on the truth so much so, that I can't be forgiven? [Hebrew 10:26,17-18, 8:13,Jeremiah 31].



2019-07-19
Too Late to Repent: Is it too late for me, if I spent too much of my life doing my own thing, and though I want to, I can't seem to really get back on the narrow path and live like I should? [Revelation 2 & 3].



2019-07-08
Repentance and Judgment: Why do we pray for judgment of the unrepentant? [2 Peter 3, Ezekiel 33:11, Revelation 6:9-11].



2019-07-01
Arminian View of Unrepentant Sin: Is it actually an Arminian view that if a person fails to repent for a sin before they die, they lose their salvation and are consigned to hell?



2019-06-20
Forgiveness & Repentance: The Lord's prayer indicates that we need to ask God to forgive our trespasses, but He indicates that we must repent or we will perish, so how can we stop sinning completely? Can you help me understand what repentance is? [Galatians 5:16-17].



2019-06-17
Continuing in Sin: How do we sort out the difference between living a life of sin, and a believer still falling to sin?



2019-06-03
The Mark of the Beast: How can people repent if they already have the mark on them? Isn't it too late already if they have the mark? [Revelation 13 & 14:10-11, Deuteronomy 6:8].



2019-05-24
Finding truth & not traditions: How do you genuinely find the truth? [John 14:6]
Repenting over & over again: Do we have to continue ask God to forgive us once we are forgiven?


2019-05-22
The Law: Would someone have to go to court in The Law? [Romans 10:4].
Assurance of Salvation: How can one know if they are a true believer?
Repentance: What about repentance?

2019-05-22
Confession: If we confess, do we suffer less consequences (heavenly or earthly)? [I John 1:9].



2019-05-14
Salvation: What is required to be saved? [Acts 11:26, Acts 2:38].



2019-04-10
Repentance and Restitution: If one has hurt others in their past, how should one handle trying to make it up to them and make restitution?



2019-04-09
Salvation: Am I really saved? I am still struggling with sin in my life. If I am truly converted, why am I still having to do continue to struggle?



2019-03-14
Baptism: Should I be re-baptized, if I was baptized before?
Holy Spirit: How do I become baptized with the Holy Spirit?
Salvation: How do I know if I am saved?

2019-03-07
Repentance-After Death: Is there a possibility of repentance after death? What scriptural references would support this idea? [I Tim 2:4].
Christians sin: What do you say to those Christians who insist that we, as Christians, sin every day? How does one define sin? [I Corinthians 10:13]


2019-02-27
Salvation: Some people argue that if you have to do more than accept Jesus Christ as your Lord & Saviour, you're working for your salvation



2019-02-15
Born Again: What does it mean for a person to be saved?



2019-02-15
Deathbed conversion as opposed to long-term Christians losing their faith: What about a good person who was a Christian most of their life who ends up going to hell & a person who was evil most of their life who repents and becomes saved?



2019-02-13
Holy Spirit: If you don't receive the Holy Spirit are you automatically going to hell?



2019-02-13
Prayer: Is it biblical to pray for my enemies, but pray against their evil deeds?



2019-02-06
Repentance for Salvation: Isn't it a false doctrine to teach that we have to repent from our sins in order to be saved?
Paul & Modern Translations: What's that verse about all Scripture being inspired? Is Paul talking about the New Testament? New Translations of the Bible? [2 Timothy 3:16]


2019-02-01
"Leaving the Elementary Things": What does it mean, "leaving the elementary things behind"? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2019-01-29
Continuously Repenting: I was told that if we repent & accept Jesus, we no longer need to repent or ask for forgiveness anymore. Is this true?



2019-01-25
Washed Robes: "Blessed are those that wash their robes that they might have the right to the tree of life", what is this referring to? What are the robes, & how do wash them? [Revelation 22:14]



2019-01-18
Knowing That You Are Saved: What is a Biblical affirmation of one being "saved"? How does one know for sure? [I John 5:11-12, 24, Romans 10:9



2019-01-16
Suicide: Will you necessarily go to hell if you commit suicide? 2:13 [Romans 8:37-9, 2 Corinthians 5:8, John 15:6]



2019-01-14
Too Many Sins: Can one commit one too many sins, resulting in no more forgiveness? [Hebrews 12].



2018-12-31
Repenting from your Sinful Ways: "Repent from your sinful ways" this caller says he heard steve Gregg say this, so wanted to know what he meant by it. Do you repent when you come to Christ or is it a sanctification process?



2018-12-28
Repenting God Made Man: Someone was asking me about God grieving (repenting) for making man & trying to figure out what to say to him. [Genesis 6:6]



2018-12-21
Repentance after Conversion: If we repent & accept Jesus as your Lord & Saviour, do you need to continue to repent in the future?



2018-11-16
"He Cannot Sin": Practicing sin or continuing to sin without the fight against it, His seed being in us so we can't sin. [1 John 3:9, 1 John 2:1, Romans 6]



2018-11-06
Degrees of sin & Salvation: Is it possible to inherit the kingdom of God no matter how badly they have sinned as long as they have repented?



2018-11-06
Demons Repenting: Can demons repent?



2018-10-15
Assurance of Salvation: How do I know I'm saved?



2018-09-26
Repenting for saying Sinner's Prayer" Why would pastors tell people to repent for saying the sinner's prayer?



2018-09-17
Repentance: What is the true meaning of repentance?
Losing Faith After College Education: Is my son still possibly saved even if they have been drawn away after college?


2018-08-27
Forgiveness a Prerequisite for Repentance: Is forgiveness required for repentance?



2018-08-14
Being Born Again: If someone who is born again they can not sin, is that right? God doesn't change, so once someone has accepted Jesus, it's unchangeable, so someone can't loses their salvation, right? [1 John 3:9]



2018-08-14
Lost Faith: Caller feels he might be disqualified to getting back in the faith (a little bit disconnected)



2018-08-01
Transforming your Mind: We need to completely transform our mind from sin and think about God. [Matthew 7:13-14]
Deathbed Conversion: Can an Adolph Hitler type person really be saved in a deathbed conversion if they really repented?


2018-08-01
Hyper-Grace & Repenting: Hyper-grace people are going to have a rude awakening if we don't take account of our sins as we go along, repenting for them. What do you think?



2018-07-31
Losing your Faith: Just repent, start obeying Jesus again, if you find yourself start falling away.
Acapella Music: Caller thinks it's Church History that the church didn't use musical instruments for the first few centuries, but it was just for singing & making melody in their hearts.


2018-07-24
Coming Back to Christ: So you say you can lose your salvation, but can you come back under any circumstance?



2018-07-19
Calling a church to Repentance: Preaching against sinners in church, accusing people in the church about their sin, is that right to do?



2018-07-17
Concerned Salvation: Caller is questioning her salvation & concerned that she is not long for this world, & wondering what to do.



2018-07-05
Doing God's Will, Always Repenting, & Chronic Pain: I'm trying to always conform to God's will & not my will, but i'm always continually repenting, but always in chronic pain.



2018-07-05
Don't Have to Repent anymore: So once we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord & Savior we don't have to repent anymore since He forgave our Past, Present & Future sins? Is that true? [Romans 6]



2018-06-22
Marriage, Divorce, Adultery & Repentance: What happens after a divorce & remarriage, & then repent? What about restitution?



2018-05-29
Esau & being Profane (Unable to Repent): Concerned about Esau losing his inheritance, does that apply to us because of sin, or what was it saying about Esau?



2018-05-04
The Woman at the Well: How come Jesus didn't tell the woman at the well to repent? [John 4:17-18]



2018-04-18
Prophecy: Soes the Bible have a definition of prophecy? Does 1 Corinthians 14:3 define it? [1 Corinthians 14:3]
Samson: Did Samson repent?


2018-04-16
Forgiveness & Baptism: I listened to most of your New Testament verse by verse, but I still have questions about forgiveness & baptism.



2018-02-23
Continual Confession for Stumbing into Sin: Do we have to continue to confess when we stumble into sin after we are saved?



2018-02-20
Forgiveness: If someone doesn't repent, you don't have to forgive?



2018-01-25
Repentance, Conversion & Baptism: Being a Christian, repent before baptism, serious commitment



2018-01-10
Questioning Conversion: How do I know if I am a Christian if i keep struggling with sin?



2017-12-27
Peter given Keys to the Kingdom: Peter was given the keys of the kingdom, so were the keys what he said in Acts about repenting & being baptized, and you'll be given the Spirit of God? [Acts 2:38, Matthew 16]



2017-12-19
Falling Away: Departing from Christ, Falling Away & Judaism, what do these Scripture mean about Falling away & going to Judaism? means in scripture? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]
Not Laying Again the Foundation: What does it mean, "not laying again the foundation of repentance"?


2017-11-28
Meaning of Repentance: Repentance, what does it really mean? Do we continue to sin even after we do repent?



2017-11-27
Jacob, Esau & the Birthright: Is this saying Esau was incapable of receiving salvation through repentance? [Hebrews 12:15-17]



2017-10-27
Not being able to come back to Christ according to Hebrews: Can't come back to Christ. [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]



2017-10-26
No Repentance after Falling Away: Can someone lose their salvation because of sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-10-16
Renewing to Repentance: Is it impossible to come back to repentance after falling away? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-10-04
Judas Iscariot: Was Judas Iscariot born the purpose of betraying Jesus? Did he repent? [Matthew 27:3]



2017-09-22
Unknown Name: Ignorantly worshipping an unknown God. [Acts 17]
The Man Job: Was Job a righteous man? If he was, what was he repenting for? [Job 42:3-6]


2017-09-19
Righteousness is a Gift: Caller thinks righteousness is a gift.



2017-09-12
Repentance in the Bible: Is repentance in the Bible turning from sin?



2017-09-11
Sinner even though a Christian: We realize are sinners, accept Jesus, repent, but then awhile later we realize we are still sinners



2017-08-21
Being Saved: What does it mean to be saved?
Requirements for Salvation: What is required to be saved?
Belonging to God: What does the Bible say about those who belong to God?

2017-08-16
Falling Away & No Repentance: I'm having trouble with these passages of Scripture. Can you explain them to me? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-07-27
A Day as a 1000 years: Is it possible each "day" in prophecy an actual 1,000 years like it seems to indicate in the Bible? [Psalm 90:4, 2 Peter 3:8]



2017-07-24
License to Sin By Grace: So a minister thinks that because of grace one can you live any way they want & still be a Christian, is this true?



2017-07-06
Insignificant Sins Unreptented of: We need to repent, but what about sins that we deem insignificant such as traffic laws, etc?



2017-06-06
Bright & Morning Star: Who is the bright & morning star? Is it Jesus or David? [Revelation 22:16]
Wicked cutoff from the Land: In Proverbs where it says the wicked cut off from the land, is this talking about end time events? [Proverbs 2:21-22]
People who Commit Suicide: Can't God forgive people for suicide?

2017-06-01
Taking Communion in an Unworthy Manner: A lot of churches say NOT to take Communion unworthily, but if we all did that, none of us would be fit to take it. [1 Corinthians 11:27-28]
Hyper Grace & Confession: Yes, i believe in "hyper-grace", we don't need to be continually confessing our sins, that once we do it, we are good! [1 John 1:9]


2017-05-26
Forgiveness: My cousin, who is very well-versed in the Bible, says forgiveness can not really happen unless there is repentance by the offender. I say we have to forgive them if they ask or not. What do you think? [Luke 15]



2017-05-19
Repenting from Suicide: You have to repent from your sins in order to go to heaven, but that's hard to do if you commit suicide.



2017-04-27
Repentance & Salvation: What is repentance & how important is it to salvation?



2017-04-11
Freed from Babylon: Was the return from Babylon a type of repentance?
Praying for the Downfall of Your Enemies: Praying for downfall of your persecutors.


2017-02-27
Adam & Eve: what happened to Adam & Eve? Did they repent?
Soul & Spirit & Death: What's the difference between the soul & the spirit? What happens after you die?
Mormonism: What do you think of Mormons?

2017-02-08
Coming to Jesus: Coming to Jesus just as you are, w/ your baggage & everything



2017-01-20
Genuine Sorrow & Regret: I'm trying to deal w/ past mistakes & regrets, how do I do that? [2 Corinthians 7:10]



2017-01-06
Bible Interpretation in Hebrews about Willful Sin: Could you elaborate more on Hebrews 10:26? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4]



2016-04-07
Godly Sorrow & World Sorrow: What's the difference between godly sorrow & worldly sorrow? [2 Corinthians 7:10]



2016-03-15
Godly Forgiveness: (caller from second to last question is back also) What does Godly forgiveness look like? [John 20:23]
Forgiving other People: What about forgiving people & reconciling with them?


2016-03-03
Forgiving an Unrepentant Person: What about forgiving someone who hasn't repented to you? [Luke 17:3-4, Matthew 18:21-35, Revelation 6:9-10]
Informing the Guilty Party: What if the guilty person doesn't know they they need to ask for forgiveness, repentance?
Sacrificing for your Enemies: So you'd sacrifice yourself for ISIS?

2016-02-19
No More Repentance Required: since we are under grace, once we accept Jesus we no longer have to pray for forgiveness? Is that true?
Shedding of Blood: Why was the shedding of blood necessary?


2016-02-11
Grace Movement What do you think about the "hyper-grace" movement that says we only need to repent once & we are good to go? [1 John 1:9]



2016-01-26
John the Baptist Baptizing Jesus: Why did John the Baptist need to baptize Jesus since he was baptizing for Repentance & Jesus didn't require repentance?



2015-12-16
Fair warning before death: Will God give us fair warning before we die or before He comes back?



2015-12-09
Forgiveness: Should you forgive someone who hasn't repented or asked for forgiveness?



2015-11-13
Accepting Christ & Teachers being accountable: Isn't it the Teachers responsibility to teach correctly so someone would know how to accept Jesus in their heart (repent)? [James 3:1]



2015-11-06
Eternal Security & Habitual Sin: Am I still saved if I continual fall in the same habitual sin?



2015-08-13
Salvation Assurance: Extravagant (Hyper) Grace teaches that once we have Jesus we never have to repent again. What does Steve think about this?



2015-07-29
Being Wronged: If person does something against a person that is wrong, is the person that is wronged obligated to point this out to the person or should they should just pray for them? [Matthew 5:23-24, Luke 17:3, Matthew 18]



2015-07-28
Garden of Eden 2: End of Time being like the Garden of Eden, is there a verse that says that? [Revelation 21 & 22]
Being Born-Again: The Bible doesn't really say anything about accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord. So how does a person become a member of the Kingdom of God, a Christian?
Kingdom of God: When was the Kingdom of God established? At time of John the Baptist or at Pentecost?

2015-07-23
Ruin & Destruction & Relents from Sending Calamity: Is God a good God? In one passage it says He'll have no qualms about making ruin & destruction happening but then in other places He relents from causing calamity. Can Steve explain the contradiction? [Deuteronomy 28:63, Jonah 4:2]



2015-07-21
Every Idle Word Spoken: We'll have to give an account for every idle word, Jesus says, but then it also say in the bible that God won't remember our sins as east is from the west. [Matthew 12:36, Psalm 103:12, 1 Corinthians 3:12]



2015-07-10
Forgiving: Going to hell for not being able to forgive someone, caller is concerned about it.



2015-07-09
Slavery: Isn't God against Slavery? How can we repent for this deed of our past? Blacks being sent to jail falsely or improportionately.



2015-07-06
Genuine Christians vs Feigned Christianity: How can we determine who are genuine Christians or people who have a feigned Christianity? Especially churches believing correct Doctrine.



2015-06-02
Salvation (by Works): There's a required preconditional work, like saved by faith, but you have to have Fear of the Lord for instance.



2015-05-04
Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage: When a divorcee gets divorced for non-biblical reasons, if they sincerely repent, they are fine, right?



2015-04-27
Confessing our Sins: Do we have to continually confess our sins? Do we have to confess every sin we've ever committed? [1 John 1:9]



2015-04-22
Falling Away & Can NOT Repent: Can Steve please explain the 2 scary texts in Hebrews about falling away? [Hebrew 6:4-6, 10:26-27]?



2015-02-12
Forgiving: Do I still have to forgive someone who never repents?



2015-02-12
Calvinism - Repenting: If someone has the power to repent & another doesn't, doesn't that mean you are a better person than them or taking glory in your repentance?



2015-01-27
Lordship/Repenting (Continually): Some say you don't have to repent from sins, but from unbelief & that we don't have to keep repenting once you are saved.



2015-01-15
Bible Thumper/Gently Correcting: How can you not come across as Bible thumping as opposed to be gently admonishing someone who's doing wrong? [2 Timothy 2:24, Galatians 6:1]



2015-01-05
Calvinist/Regeneration: How can a person who is dead in trespasses & sins repent to God, if God didn't call them?



2014-12-11
Guilt & Shame: The Christian message is pure, meaningful, that when it tells you to repent, it makes no bones about it, you need to repent & change your mind.



2014-12-10
Death unto Life & Gave He power: Are these statements a little bit contradictory? So to become Sons of God, all we have to do is believe, & repent & become born-again? [John 5:24, John 1:12, 1 Peter 1, 1 John 3:2]



2014-11-25
Assurance of Salvation: I keep having a besetting then that I keep falling into, & so wonder if i'm saved or not.



2014-11-03
Generational Curses/Sin: Word of Faith people seem to believe in Generational Curses, but is there any other places that talk about Generational Sin/Curses besides in the 10 Commandments? [Exodus 20:5, Ezekiel 18:20]



2014-10-08
Forfeiting Grace: This seems like a profound verse, but doesn't seem to be out of place where it's put in Jonah's prayer? [Jonah 2;8]
Nineveh Repenting: Why did the Ninevites turn so quickly to repentance as a result of what Jonah said? Was there a previous event that warmed them up to it?


2014-09-12
Granting Repentance & Arminian: How would an Arminian address the idea that God might Grant Repentance, which seems so go hand & glove w/ what Calvinists believe? [2 timothy 2:24-25]



2014-07-30
Turning to Christianity: Can Steve explain why should a person turn to Christianity in a couple/few sentences?



2014-06-30
Marriage & Divorce: If you marry, get divorced, get remarried & then repent, how can you be remain in the 2nd marriage if you truly repent & your first spouse is still alive? Wouldn't you be guilty of adultery? [Mark 10:1-12]



2014-06-06
Jesus dying for Original Sins: Caller heard that Jesus only died for original sin, but our on going sins we have to ask forgiveness for at least once a year or they carry over.



2014-05-23
Forgiveness: It says in the Bible that if we confess our sins He is faithful & just to forgive our sins. What about people who don't ask for forgiveness? What about people who don't deserve forgiveness, especially since they haven't asked for it? [1 John 1:9, John 20:23]



2014-05-20
Calvinism & Arminianism: Even though a fellow Christian brother believes in one point of the Calvinism, but not the rest, that does not necessitate that he is a Calvinsit. Is that possible?
Assurance of Salvation: How do you KNOW that you are saved? [James 2:19]


2014-05-13
Inner Witness & Being Saved & Calvinism: Sometimes I wonder if i'm saved or not because I seem to be lacking an "inner witness", & sometimes I think Calvinism is right, that only a select few, the elect, are going to be saved, & not me. Can you comment on that? [Romans 8:16]



2014-04-18
Being Born-Again: What does it mean to be born-again?



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]

2014-02-10
Forgot First Love or Repent: How do you know if we have left our first love & just need to come back to Christ or if you are Lukewarm, indifferent? [Revelation 3, 1 John 5:2]



2013-01-07
Father, Forgive Them: Did the statement, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do" make the thief on the cross repent since he was mocking Him before?



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.
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