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Topic: Body of Christ

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2021-06-23
Pharaoh's Dynasty in Exodus: In Exodus, was it because it was a new dynasty that arose, that the Pharaoh did not know Joseph? [Exodus 1:8].
Old Testament Saints & The Body of Christ: Are the Old Testament saints part of the "Body of Christ"? [Ephesians 3:1-6, Matthew 8:11, Hebrews 11].
Ecclesia, Bride of Christ & The Church: Is the "Bride of Christ" a larger group, or synonymous for "The Church" [Acts 11].

2021-06-14
"The Israel of God": Who is "the Israel of God?" [Galatians 6:15-16, Galatians 4:28, Romans 9:6].



2021-06-10
Christ Suffers with His Body (the Church): Could you elaborate on the idea that Christ suffers when his body (the church) suffers? [Colossians 1:24, Acts 9:4, Acts 22:7, Philippians 3:10].



2021-06-08
Helpless Dependence: Could you help me to understand what you mean by "helpless dependence" in your book, "The Kingdom of God"? [I John 2:6, Psalm 127:1, Galatians 3:3].
Pre-Trib Rapture Evidence: How would you answer David Jeremiah when he indicates that because the church is not mentioned after Revelation 3, it is indicative of a pre-tribulation rapture? [Revelation 13:7, Revelation 19:6]


2021-04-21
"The Local Church" & "Recovery Bible": Could you comment on "The Local Church"(Witness Lee, Watchman Nee) and their Bible called "The Recovery Bible".
Paul Persecuting the Church or Christ: Could you clarify the relationship with how the verse about the church being persecuted by Paul relates to the church or the "Body of Christ" ? [Acts 9:4].


2021-04-13
Church Membership: Could you clarify what you think about what the Bible teaches about church membership? [Romans 16, I Corinthians 1:12, Matthew 20:26, Mark 10:43].



2020-12-31
Jesus Departs for The Holy Spirit to Come: Why did Jesus have to leave for the Holy Spirit have to come?
Holy Spirit Depart after Jesus' Return: When Jesus comes back, will we lose the Holy Spirit?


2020-11-23
God's Salvation Reaching Further Than Expected: Is God's salvation going to be extended far beyond what we may have been thinking because of genuine ignorance? Do we need to be evangelizing if everyone is made in the image of God? [John 1:9, John 3:20-21].



2020-10-23
Being a Type of Christ: So as God's children and as Christians, are we a reflection of Christ ourselves?



2020-10-20
Gift of Evangelism & The Great Commission: What would you say to those who suggest they do not have the gift of evangelism, especially in light of the "Great Commission"? [Ephesians 4:11, Matthew 28:16-20, I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, I Peter 3:15, Matthew 10:33, John 13:35, I Peter 4:10-11].



2020-10-14
The Notion of the "Body of Christ": How does our notion of the "body of Christ" parallel to other groups idea of our souls are part & parcel with God? [I Corinthians 12].



2020-08-18
Children & the Age of Accountability: How will God deal with children and is the age of accountability actually numeric? [Luke 12:47, Deuteronomy 1].
The Meaning of "In Christ" : What does it mean to be "in Christ"? [John 15, Matthew 7:21]


2020-08-18
One Person, Jesus, Justifying All: How did could one person's death (Jesus') provide the justice necessary to forgive all mankind of all their sin? [Romans 3, Ephesians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 5, I Peter 2:24, Isaiah 53:6, John 15:1-6].
Justification of All Sin by One Man: How can it be "just" to have Jesus bear all sin in His one body ?


2020-08-05
Work Out Your Own Salvation: What do you think of the claim that "working out one's own salvation" is an excuse not to attend church? [Philippians 2:12].
Working Out One's Own Salvation: Are the verbs in Greek in plural, in the verse about working out one's salvation? [Philippians 2:12].


2020-08-04
Questioning the Authority of the Pastor: Am I obligated to follow our pastor without question?



2020-07-14
Baptism: Could you explain the differences between "baptized in" and "baptized by"? [Matthew 3:11, I Corinthians 12:13].



2020-06-11
Small Church Meetings: What do you think about smaller church gatherings, attempting to emulate the early church. Is there enough time and attention on the sermon, rather than eating and visiting?



2020-05-21
The Eucharist (Communion Memorial): Could you help me sort the various views of the Eucharist (Communion), and what if I can't decide? What then, would the ramifications be of perhaps being wrong? (Acts 10).
The Eucharist (Communion Memorial): What would the ramifications and consequences being mistaken about the Eucharist?
The Eucharist & Church Membership: How can I join a church if I am not sure what happens at the Eucharist, if their statement of faith is specific about it? [I Corinthians 1].

2020-04-17
Tithing Other Than to One's Local Church: Is it acceptable to tithe to other ministries rather than only to one's own local church?



2020-04-15
Bound & Loosed in Heaven: Could you clarify the ramifications of the passage in Matthew 18 and what is bound in heaven? [Matthew 18:18].
Two Agree and it is Done & Brothers Sinning: What does it mean when it says where two agree, it will be done in Matthew 18 and does it relate to the preceding verses? [Matthew 18:15-20].


2020-03-31
Second Coming of the Lord: Does Luke 17 & 2 Thessalonians passages refer to the same thing - the coming of the Lord? [Luke 17:32, 2 Thessalonians].
Judgment of the Wicked: Is the same word used for "body" in where the eagles are, the same word for body in the body of Christ? [Luke 17:32, Job 39:30, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Psalm 91:10].


2020-03-27
Kingdom of God Enacted: Are we at that place in God's timeline suggested in Genesis 3, where the kingdom of God is enacted and progressing-in the crushing of Satan's head? [Genesis 3:15, Romans 16:20, Psalms 47:3,
Kingdom of God: Who is being grafted into the kingdom - is it now primarily gentiles, rather than the Jews? [Romans 11:11f].


2020-03-27
How Many Are Truly Saved Today: What kind of percentage of people today do you think are truly committed, or true disciples of Christ? [Matthew 7:22].



2020-02-06
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].



2019-08-23
False Teachers: How does the Bible define as a false teacher? [2 Peter 2, Acts 18:24-28, Galatians 2:4].
Causing Division: Would you elaborate on the sinfulness of believers dividing the body of Christ? [Romans 14:5, Acts 1:12-26, Proverbs 6:16-19, John 17:20-23].


2019-06-28
Israel & Seed of Abraham: Who is Israel and the seed of Abraham? [John 8].



2019-06-20
Determining Intended Audience: How does one determine the intended audience meant in various scriptures? Especially in light of the views of Don Preston and Full-Preterism? [2 Thessalonians 1:4-8, Revelation 1].



2019-04-08
Divisions in the Church: Why so much division within the Christian body? [Romans 14, 1 Corinthians 3]



2018-07-05
Our Resurrected Bodies in Psalm 23: Is the temple possibly be talking about our resurrected body in Psalms? [Psalms 23:6b]



2017-11-16
Betrothed or the Bride of Christ: Is the Body of Christ, the church, a betrothal or the actual bride of Christ right now? [Matthew 26:29]



2017-10-19
Closed Communion: Hos is closed communion in churches that you visit even biblical?



2017-04-27
The 12 Tribes:
Body of Christ: "ekklesia", meaning church, a body of believers


2017-04-26
Body of Christ, Bride of Christ being the Church: The "Body of Christ", the "Bride of Christ" & all these other metaphors you hear in the Bible, can you talk about all these metaphors in the Bible? [Ephesians 5:31-32, Genesis 2:24]



2017-02-16
Prayer & Disagreement: Asking for prayer & disagreement among the body of Christ in secondary issues



2016-04-01
The Word "Disciple": Why is the word "disciple" only used in the gospels & the book of Acts & not in the rest of the New Testament?
Son of God Pre-incarnation: Was Jesus the Son before the incarnation? [Romans 8:3, John 1:1-4, Hebrews 1:6]


2016-03-09
Baptized into one Body What does it mean to baptized into one body by the Spirit? [1 Corinthians 12:13]
Joining a Local Church Community: Do we have to join a local church in order to be a true Christian??
No More Sacrifice for Sin: What does it mean in Hebrews no more sacrifice for willful sin once we have received Christ? [Hebrews 10:26]

2016-02-22
The Eucharist: The bread & wine turning into the body & blood of Jesus, the only way you can tell is by the way of a bell.
Nero being the Anti-Christ or Beast: Would you consider Nero to be the antichrist? [1 John 2:18-22, 1 John 4:3, 2 John 1:7]


2016-01-07
Literally Eating & Drinking Jesus' Body: Can you explain why we are not literally eating & drinking the literal body of Christ, why it's not correct? [john 6:53]



2015-06-01
Presence of God & Assembly of People: How do we know when it's a real genuine presence of God, & the Holy Spirit at work in an Assembly of People or if it's just people being emotional, trying to contrive something?



2015-05-04
The Old Man & the New Man: What is the Old Man & the New Man & how are we to put off the Old Man? [Ephesians 4:20, Romans 6:6]



2015-03-18
Body of Christ Speaking in Tongues: How should we speak in tongues when in the Body of Christ, or even privately? [1 Corinthians 14]



2014-04-29
Church is the Womb: The Church is the womb through which God brings forth his sons, so you remember saying that? When does it come to maturity? [Galatians 4:19]
Children of Promise: So the Promise is Christ? [Galatians 4:28]
The Mystery of God is accomplished: Is the mystery of God that is accomplished, is that when the Body of Christ is mature, or fully born? [Revelation 10:7]
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