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Topic: Mormons (LDS)

Episode Topic Audio

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].



2021-04-30
Proving Who Has it Right Among Religious Groups: How does one sort out those various religious sects that use some of the same scriptures to prove opposite points and both find and prove the truth? [Luke 11:28, Luke 9:35, Matthew 17:5, John 21:22].



2021-04-09
Attending a Calvinist Church: Could you give me your thoughts on attending a Calvinist church, as they seem to really be off the mark in their theology? Recommended Lecture; "God's Sovereignty and Man's Salvation".



2021-02-03
Witnessing to Mormons: Caller shares her recent loss of her children in a car accident and how it has spurred her to a sense of urgency to witness to others, especially the Mormons in her community, whom she loves.



2021-01-08
Mormon Belief about Jesus: Could you help me sort what the Mormon's believe about Jesus' as Lord?



2020-12-23
Dispensationalism Delusion: How can we begin to understand Dispensationalism as an "end time delusion"?



2020-11-04
Conversion's Elation Expected to Last: As a former Mormon, as I moved away from religion, I have found in my new trust in Christ, a notable difference to the better. Should I expect this high to continue indefinitely? [I Peter 5:8-10].



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?



2020-10-09
Baptism Procedures: As a former Mormon, I think I want to be baptized again, could you discuss the proper way to go about this? [Acts 9, Acts 8].



2020-09-24
Everyone Must Die for Own Sins: Someone who is moving away from Christianity toward Judaism, is struggling with the scripture that indicates that everyone must suffer the consequences of their own sins. [Ezekiel 18:18-20, Hebrews 10:4, Hebrew 10:26, I Timothy 2:6].



2020-08-04
Being Critical of the Faith One Has been Taught & Determining the Non-negotiables: Would you offer some guidance about how to be critical of the faith views one has been taught, and have confidence to explore truth and know what is essential to keep?
Critically Cross-examining the Scriptures: How does one remain spiritually safe, and avoid offending God, when critically cross-examining the scriptures?
Nonsensical Scripture Resolved: If you run across some scriptures that seem nonsensical, how do you process through that?

2020-07-06
Doctrine of Christ: What is the "doctrine of Christ"? [2 John 1:9-11].
Greeting Those of False Religions: If a Mormon comes to our door, are we being instructed to not welcome or greet them? [2 John 1:9-11].


2020-06-12
Mormons & the Priesthood: How does the Mormon view the priesthood on earth today? [Revelation 5:10, I Peter 2:9].



2020-03-13
LDS View-Unbroken Chain: How do you respond to the very important LDS view that one must have someone lay hands on them from an unbroken chain in order to be filled with the Holy Spirit, or baptize others?
Qualifications for Church Leadership: What do you think the scriptural qualifications are for starting or leading a church? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].


2020-03-11
Book of Mormon: Have you read through the entire Book of Mormon? What do you think of its overall moral teaching and trustworthiness? [John 4:2, Matthew 7:15].



2020-03-09
Adding to or Subtracting from the Bible: Caller thinks Steve should tell the (former) Mormon caller about not adding or subtracting to the Bible, which he thinks the Book of Mormon does. [Revelation 22:18-19].



2020-03-09
Ex-Mormon's Testimony: Mike extends gratitude to Steve for helping to lead him out of Mormonism, while maintaining strong faith in Christ, instead of becoming an atheist, agnostic, or embracing other errors of the faith.



2019-12-05
Mormons & Baptism for the Dead: Would you talk about the verse regarding the "Baptism for the Dead" that is a particular belief of the Mormon faith? [I Corinthians 15:13, 29].



2019-10-22
Witnessing to Mormons: Can you recommend how to share with a close Mormon friend, particularly in light of their resistance to using the Bible as the resource? Perhaps a good book?



2019-10-15
False Prophets: Are Muslims, Jehovah Witnesses, and Mormons all false prophets? Will they go to hell?



2019-08-16
2nd & 3rd Heaven: Could you elaborate on 2nd and 3rd heaven? [2 Corinthians 12:2].



2019-07-22
Catholic Priests: What are the origins and background of religions that feature a priesthood (sacerdotal) as they do in the Catholic and Eastern church? [Philippians 1:1].



2019-07-05
Mormon Faith: What reservations do you have about the Mormon faith and their "promises to God"? [Ecclesiastes 5].



2019-04-01
Mormon/LDS belief: What do I say to a Mormon who says there was a great apostasy, true Christianity was lost after the apostles died, and Joseph Smith recovered the truth?



2019-03-26
Noahide Laws: What should be done to help people who had an outreach helping Mormons come out of their church, but have themselves gone into Judaism & Noahide laws?



2019-01-09
Mormon Beliefs about Baptism: Can you talk about this discussion I had with a Mormon friend regarding what makes an evangelical saved & not saved? He believed only the Mormon/LDS was saved because of being baptized by the right people.



2018-12-28
The Book of Mormon: I had some Mormons/LDSs come to my door & said that the Bible predicts the book of Mormon coming on the scene. (eze 37)



2018-12-18
Fellowshipping with Mormons: I have family members who have just switched over to Mormonism/LDS, what do I do, & I was wondering if you could tell me about 2 John? [2 John 1:10-11]



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.


2018-10-25
Mormons & JW's: What do you think of Mormons/LDS & JWs?
Jesus going to Hell: Did Jesus really descend into hell?


2018-08-10
Let Thy Will Be Done: We say in the Lord's Prayer, "let Thy will be done". How do we know things have actually been done in His will for the last 2,000 years?
Future False Religions & Cults: Why didn't God have John specifically direct admonitions to Muslims and Mormon & Buddhists?


2018-08-10
Ex-Mormon Testimony: Ex-Mormon/LDS explaining why he left his Mormon "faith"



2018-08-09
Prophets in the Church: According to Mormons, evangelicals have a loose idea of what belongs in the Bible.



2018-06-15
Proof of Pre-existence: Does this supposedly talk about our pre-existence because the disciples thought he supposedly could've sinned himself to cause his blindness? [John 9]



2018-05-30
Mormon Caller: Mormon caller disagrees with these things Steve has said in an anti-Mormon literature & tries to debunk it with his own facts.



2018-05-23
Celestial or Terrestrial Bodies: Celestial or Terrestrial bodies, what is Paul talking about? [1 Corinthians 15:40]



2018-05-10
Mormonism - Baptism for the Dead: Is there anything in the Bible resembling baptism for dead like the Mormon church teaches? [1 Corinthians 15:29]
Mormonism & A New Name: What about getting new names when married in the Mormon Church? [Revelation 2:17, Revelation 3:12]


2018-05-03
Mormonism: Do Mormons ever try to use Psalms & John on you about why we can become gods? [Psalms 82, John 10:34-38]



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?


2018-04-20
Sabbath Debate: I watched the debate you had with Doug Batchelor, & you need to go review it at 1 hour & 22 minutes. It sums up the whole debate.
Aaronic & Melchizedek Priesthood: Is the Aaronic Priesthood parallel today with the Melchizedek Priesthood? Is there duality there?
Joseph Smith & the Melchizedek Priesthood: Wouldn't it have been blasphemous for Joseph Smith to claim that he received the Melchizedek Priesthood from God?

2018-04-19
Mormonism & the Priesthood: Mormonism believes in 2 dual priesthoods, the Aaronic Priesthood & the priesthood of Melchizedek, but what other ones are there in the Bible?



2018-04-02
Church Fathers & Becoming gods: What is your thought on what a Mormon told me, saying that even the Church Fathers said that we can become as gods like the Mormons believe, "as God is man can become, as man is God once was"? (THIS CALL IS CARRIED ON PAST THE BREAK EVEN THOUGH IT SEEMS LIKE STEVE ENDED IT IN THE FIRST HALF.)
Baptists What are the main differences between Baptists & Presbyterians?


2018-03-08
Baptizing for the Dead: Why does paul saying being baptized for the dead like the Mormons do? [1 Corinthians 15:29]



2018-03-08
Dispensationalism & Steve Gregg: What made you change your views about the pre-trib rapture?
Witnessing to Mormons: How do you convert Mormons, make them see the truth? 8, 1, 2, 83


2018-02-21
Mormonism: Does the scriptures indicate that Mormons/LDSs are not Christian?



2018-01-15
"Ye are gods": I was talking to some Mormon friends the other day, & they were pointing to me a verse in Psalms that talked about gods plural. What is being said there? [Psalms 82:6]
The Wedding Feast of Cana: Mormons have told me that Jesus married 3 people at the wedding where He made water into wine, marrying Mary Magdalene, Martha & the other Mary.


2017-11-28
Pearls to Swine: What does that verse mean? Does this mean not sharing with those of alternate beliefs, like the Jehovah Witnesses & Mormons? [Matthew 7:6]



2017-11-15
Jehovah's Witnesses & Mormonism: Can you address cults such as Jehovah's Witnesses) & Mormons/LDS's?



2017-10-25
Bible Completion: When was the Bible completed & compiled?
Apologetics & Mormonism: Have you ever heard of Norman Geisler? He says there's NO WAY Mormons/LDS can be Christians when they go against so much of Christianity & tell Christians to join them, so don't you think that is true?


2017-10-17
Full Maturity of the Church: What do you think it will look like when the church matures? [Ephesians 4:11-13]
Mormons & Jehovah's Witnesses: Why do Mormons/LDS & JWs consider themselves Christians yet want to be apart from other believers & in fact only believe they are Christians?


2017-10-09
Book of Mormon: Have you ever read the book of Mormon?



2017-09-27
Exchanging Testimonies with Mormons: Mormon sharing their testimonies or sharing your testimony.
Correct Revelation Model of Interpretation: Caller doesn't think it needs to be either-or of a certain model of Revelation to believe.


2017-09-26
Mormonism: Mormonism, LDS discussion, the only way to convert a Mormon is on the spiritual level, but also trying to create doubt, & a true prophet would always be right, otherwise they are false prophets.
Figuring out God's Will every Decision: How do we determine what decisions to make as a Christian when it's not clear from the Bible?


2017-09-26
Peter's Name Peter's name Cephas, stone, rock. [John 1:42]
Mormons/LDS, council of gods: What is the most effective way to witness to a Mormon?


2017-09-05
Faith & Good Works: Good works vs faith, & caller's Mormon friend appreciated it (but was wrong w/ what he agreed). [Ephesians 2:8-9, James 2:26]



2017-05-30
Mormons Want to take Children: I need legal counsel/advice on what to do about Mormon officials trying to take my children.



2017-05-16
Family Reconciliation: People eating together with no reconciliation.
Eating with Unbelievers or Different Doctrine: What about letting people associate w/ you, dine w/ you, who you [2 John]


2017-05-09
A False Christ: Would disproving Catholicism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, & Adventists have a false Christ endanger your salvation? (The person called several times seeming to have a vendetta against SDAs.)



2017-03-23
Flat Earth: Four corners of the earth, people think Christians are funny for believing the Bible which supposedly teaches a flat earth. [Isaiah 11:12]
Trinity: Talking to Mormons about the Trinity.


2017-03-16
Paul Going to the 3rd Heaven: When Paul said he went to the 3rd heaven, what was he talking about? [2 Corinthians 12:1-4]



2017-03-13
Witnessing to Mormons: What do you recommend when witnessing to w/ Mormons?



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?

2017-02-09
Having a Different Gospel: What are modern versions of this besides Mormonism/LDS, JWs, etc? what IS the gospel? [Galatians 1:6-9]



2017-01-23
Sincere, but Sincerely Wrong: What about those who are sincere in what they believe, in seeking God, but are sincerely wrong?



2016-03-24
Sharing the Gospel with Mormons: I've been working with some Mormon missionaries, so what is your approach when talking to Mormons, & how to you talk to them on their level?



2016-03-10
Mormonizing of America: Caller wanted to recommend a book about about Mormons called, "Mormonizing of America" by Steve Mansfield.
Understanding Cults: Caller also says people need to do research on cults, offering some resources.


2016-02-23
Witnessing to Mormons: It says in the Bible that no one can become gods, & the caller gives Scripture to counter the Mormon claim that we can. [Isaiah 43:10, Isaiah 44:8, Deuteronomy 4:39-40, Jeremiah 10:11]
Testing a Prophet-Especially Joseph Smith: How do you test a prophet?


2016-02-22
Witnessing to Mormons: Caller thought he presented a pretty good presentation on Christianity to some Mormons, but the Mormons presented why their church was right.



2015-12-10
Election: what is the honest & right view of "election" (chosen)? [Ephesians 1:4]
Jehovah's Witnesses: You had a wonderful lecture on Mormonism, but do you have any lectures on JW's & do you know of false prophecies they specifically made?


2015-12-01
David Bednar - Mormonism: Are you familiar with David Bednar?
Mortal & Resurrection bodies: What is the difference between the glorified body, the celestial body & the terrestrial body? [1 Corinthians 15:40-50]


2015-11-24
Baptizing for the Dead: What did Paul mean by baptizing for the dead? We don't practice that but some Mormons told me about it, & I didn't know what to think. [1 Corinthians 15:29]



2015-11-10
"Throw it all out": Doesn't it say somewhere in the Bible that if a portion of the Bible is bad to throw it all out?
Mormonism & Fallacy of the Bible: That's what the Mormons say, that some of the Bible is wrong, because, for example, it says "repented" of the evil He was going to do to the Israelites for worshipping other gods. [Exodus 32:14]


2015-10-30
Polygamy: Under the Banner of Heaven, by John Krakauer. How did Abraham, David & Solomon & others not see that this was adultery & degrading of women? Why did God permit it?



2015-10-27
Mormonism: I appreciate the Mormons zeal to share their gospel, even though it's in error. You should have a debate w/ Mormonism because the contrast of the debate comes out on both sides, & it would with all these other religions. [Galatians 1:8-9]



2015-10-08
Mormonism - Spirit Prison: Everyone that dies will go to one of 3 Heavens, & they believe in a somewhat Spirit Prison, & that they can get baptized out by living people. What do you think about this? [1 Peter 3:18-20, 1 Corinthians 15:29-30]



2015-07-15
Mormonism (Mormon Caller): Caller wanted to correct Steve that he was wrong that Mormons don't believe Jesus Christ was God, that he must be confused w/ JWs, who are the ones who actually don't.



2015-07-14
The Trinity in relation to the Mormon/LDS church: The caller wants Steve to extrapolate the Trinity when it comes to the Mormon/LDS church. [Matthew 3:16]



2015-04-06
Countering Mormon Thought: Jesus & God being 2 men, otherwise what Jesus was saying could not be true. And that the doctrine is not of Jesus but of God. [John 8:16-18, 7:16-17]



2015-03-24
The Book of Mormon Origins: How did we get the book of Mormon? No one could account for it, so it either came from God or from Satan, a Mormon friend told the caller.



2015-03-17
The Book of Mormon: Does the Book of Mormon talk about the Native Americans & all these ancient people that it proclaims to talk about?



2015-02-25
Mormonism - 3 Levels of Heaven: Mormons believe in 3 levels of Heaven right? Mormons might have a lot truth, but even a little leaven could ruin all that, isn't that right?



2015-01-19
Cults not believing Gifts of the Spirit: Is it true that cults don't believe in the Gifts of the Spirit, don't get messages from God? Do Muslims ever hear from God?



2014-12-09
Catholicism & Christianity: How do Catholicism & Christianity (Protestantism/Evangelicalism) differ from each other?
Mormonism & Christianity: What is the difference between Mormonism & Christianity?


2014-09-19
Understanding the Bible in a new lens: I appreciate you teaching me how to study the Bible in a different lens than Evangelical Traditionalism.
Polygamy & the Mormon Church: Polygamy in the Old Testament, why did God permit it? There was polygamy in the Mormon Church, & they don't like having it in their history.


2014-08-05
Deification (becoming gods): So we can become gods? I have an LDS background, & Paul seems to agree w/ that idea, didn't he?



2014-07-16
Becoming Active in the church (LDS): Caller was wondering how to become more involved in his church, which is the Mormon/LDS church.



2014-07-14
Dispensationalists: What do Dispensationalists believe?
Adding or taking from the prophecy of this book: Would Dispensationalists be guilty of the curse at the end of the book of Revelation? [Revelation 22:18-19]
Mormons & JWs: Would you say Mormons or Jehovah's Witnesses are guilty of adding & subtracting Scripture? [Revelation 22:18-19]

2014-06-27
Christian Martyrdom: What is the best book on Christian Martyrdom?
Steve Gregg Debates: Have you ever debated Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses or Muslims?


2014-04-11
Mormonism & Baptism: Going to have a dialogue with Mormons, & would like to know how to discuss the subject of Baptism with them.



2014-03-11
Loving our Neighbors: We need to love our neighbor more than ourselves, so the woman who's going to dialogue w/ Muslims, that's great!



2014-03-11
Mormons & Salvation: Do you say that even Mormons might be genuine followers of Jesus even though mistaken in what they believe?
Legalism & Pharisees (followup): In that case, what about the Pharisees in Jesus' day? Even though they were legalistic & Jesus had a lot to say to them negatively, could they still be saved?

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