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Topic: Timothy (1st)

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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].



2021-06-09
Ruling One's Home as a Home: Regarding the qualifications for elders, what is meant by "ruling one's home", and when should a pastor (or elder) step down if his home is out of control in some measure? [I Timothy 3:4].
"Right in Their Own Eyes": Regarding the concept of being, "right in one's own eyes", I always thought it was a bad thing, are you saying it is a good thing? [Judges 17:6].


2021-05-28
Vegetarian in the New Earth: Will humans and animals be vegetarian on the New Earth? [Genesis 1, Ezekiel 34, Ephesians 2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 65, I Timothy 4:5].
Jesus Eating Lamb: Did Jesus eat lamb at the Passover?


2021-05-26
Simon (the Pharisee & the Leper): Is Simon the Pharisee the same as Simon the Leper? [Luke 7:36-49, Matthew 26:6].
Jesus as God, Praying to God: How does one answer the question, "If Jesus is God, then how does God pray to God?" [I Timothy 3:16, Genesis 18:1, Hebrew 7:3, John 14:9, John 10:30, I John 4:2, I Timothy 2:5].


2021-05-20
Jesus' Hard Sayings in Contrast to the Law: What do you think when it is said that the hard sayings of Jesus are primarily to show us how impossible it is to do well under the law? [Matthew 28:18-20, Matthew 7:24, I Timothy 6:3, Titus 2:11].



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.)



2021-05-04
Women to remain Quiet: Regarding the women being instructed to remain quiet in church, where is that in the law? [I Corinthians 4:34, I Timothy 2:11, Genesis 3:16, I Corinthians 11:2-16].



2021-04-22
Women in Ministry as Elders: How seriously should we be taking the scriptures about women who preach and exercise authority over men? [I Timothy 2, I Corinthians 14].



2021-04-13
Animals Had to Die as Substitute: Do you think that the animals took a substitutionary role when Adam and Eve sinned? [Exodus 24:14].



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].


2021-04-12
The Struggle in Temptation for Adam vs Paul: Could you talk more about the choices we make, the choices Adam & Eve made, and the warfare Paul describes in walking the Christian life? [Genesis 3:6, Romans 7:23, I Timothy 6:17].
Adam, Eve & the Holy Spirit: Did Adam & Eve have the Holy Spirit in them? [Galatians 5:17].


2021-04-12
Women Be Quiet: Could you talk about the scripture that says women should be quiet? [I Corinthians 11, I Corinthians 14, I Timothy 2-3].



2021-04-05
Disciples (Peter, John, Paul) Discussion of the Second Coming: Regarding the second coming of Christ, did the disciples (Paul, Peter, John) ever discuss that prophecy? [2 Peter 3:16-20, Revelation 20, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10, John 16:3, Ephesians].



2021-04-01
What if Someone Never Hears of Jesus: What happens to those that never hear the gospel, or have only heard of Jesus in a scholarly or historical way? [Genesis 22:18, Galatians 3:8, Hebrews 11:3, I Timothy 2:4-6, 2 Peter 3:5-7, Psalm 19:1, Romans 1:18]. Recommended book by Steve Gregg; Hell, Three Christian Views.



2021-03-26
Qualifications for Elders: What are the qualifications of an elder? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1, Acts 13, Acts 14, Matthew 23:8, Matthew 20:26, Mark 10:43].
Steve Gregg to Speak at Your Church: What does one do to get you to come to speak to a group?


2021-03-12
"The Good Confession" before Pilate: What was "the good confession" Jesus gave before Pilate? [I Timothy 6:13].



2021-03-11
Women Teaching Men: Could you help me with this passage about women teaching men and if it is applicable to us today? [I Timothy 2:9-12, Genesis 2-3, Timothy 3].
Elders & Overseers: Do you make a distinction between "elders" and "overseers"? [Titus 1:5], Acts 20:17-28, I Peter 5:1-2, Matthew 20:27].


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].

2021-02-01
Marijuana & Wine: Would you share insights into the uses of marijuana and wine in light of the Bible? [Psalm 31:6, Ephesians 5:18, I Timothy 5:23].



2021-01-26
How to Pray: What does the Bible say about a protocol or posture for praying? [I Kings 8:22, I Timothy 2:8, Luke 11:2, Matthew 6:9, John 8:44].



2021-01-25
Caring for One's Parents & Liquidating Assets: What do you think if I sense that the Father wants me to liquidate my assets to care for my parents, before He is willing to take me home? [Philippians 1:22, I Timothy 5:4, Matthew 15, Mark 7].



2021-01-11
Believing Lies: Is the scripture about people believing lies applicable to our country today? [2 Thessalonians 2:11-12, I Timothy 4:2].



2020-12-29
Giving One's Tithe to Needy Family Members: What do you think about giving to one's own family members that are in need, over giving to the local church? [I Timothy 5, Matthew 15].



2020-12-17
One's Desire or One's Calling to Ministry: If scripture indicates that when it is one's desire to be a pastor, it is a good thing, then how is that contrasted to one who is called to it? [I Timothy 3:1, Titus 1].



2020-12-16
Ministry to Eldercare: Why is it so hard to get people to care for and visit the elderly as part of their ministry? [I Timothy 5:4, Matthew 25:36, Luke 6:31].



2020-12-04
Pets with Everlasting Life: What happens to our pets when they die? [Eccesiastes 3:21, Genesis 1:30, I Timothy 6:16, Ephesians 1:10].



2020-12-02
Requirements for Spiritual Leaders (Pastors, Ministers, Preachers) in Churches: Is there any requirements for spiritual leaders, if they have been divorced or formerly fallen to sin, but repented? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].



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].



2020-11-20
Eternal Security or Once Saved, Always Saved: What is your take on Romans 8 in regard to our ability to walk away from our own salvation? [Romans 8:18-39, Jude 21, I Timothy 4:1-5, I John 2:19].
Carnality & Following Jesus: Do you think that there are more teachers promoting the idea that one can't be a carnal Christian, but must take up their cross and follow Him? [Luke 9:23, I Corinthians 3:1].


2020-11-19
Are Believers Still Considered Sinners?: Once we are believers, are we still considered sinners? [Romans 3:23, I Timothy 1:15].



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].



2020-11-17
Church in the Gospels: If you say that the word "church" was only found two times in the gospels, how did we come up with our liturgy and how did they conduct church in the early church [Matthew 16, Matthew 18, Acts 2:42-49, I Corinthians 14, I Corinthians 11, I Timothy 3, Titus 1, 2 Corinthians 3:17].



2020-10-27
Seeking "The Kingdom of God": Is seeking "the Kingdom of God" the most important thing we are to do? [Matthew 6:33, Matthew 24:14].
Seeking Success in a Career: If we are disciples of Christ, should we be seeking financial success in our career? [I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, Acts 3:6, Matthew 10:8, Matthew 19:23, Ephesians 4:28, 2 Thessalonians 3:10, 1 Thessalonians 4: 11, I Timothy 6:17, I Timothy 6:9, I Corinthians 12:31].


2020-10-06
The Intro Whistling Music for The Narrow Path: Is the whistling music yours?
Healing Promised to Christians: It appears as though there is a promise about guaranteed healing that doesn't seem to work out as indicated-are we missing something? [James 5:14-15, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Galatians 4:13, I Timothy 5:23, 2 Timothy 4:20, Philippians 2:27].


2020-09-29
Can a Real Christian Vote as a Democrat: What is your opinion on whether a Christian can vote for the Democrats? [I Timothy 5:22, Romans 13:1].



2020-09-28
Hardened Hearts: Could you help me with my struggle in understanding when the Bible says God hardened people's hearts? [Isaiah 64:6].
Good Works as Filthy Rags & The Ones Who Don't Know Him: If we all deserve hell, and our works are as filthy rags, how does it work for those that have never really had any breaks or opportunity to know Christ? [Isaiah 64:6, Proverbs 15:8, Proverbs 21:27, Titus 2:14, Acts 10:34, I Timothy 2:4, 2 Chronicles 7:14, 2 Peter 3:9, Ezekiel 33:11].


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].



2020-09-18
Faith vs Works, Jesus vs Paul: How do we know where the line is between faith and works, particularly relative to the differences between Paul & Jesus' teachings (call continues after break)? [Galatians 5:6, Romans 12, Romans 14:17, Ephesians 4:32, Philippians 2:1, Matthew 5, I Corinthians 7:10-15].



2020-09-15
Was Jesus "Fully" God & "Fully" Man?: Is there scripture that indicates that Jesus was "fully" God? [I Timothy 3:15, John 1:14, Philippians 2:6, John 14:28, Matthew 10:29].



2020-09-10
Satan-An Angel That Fell: Was Satan an angel that fell? [Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 26-31, Luke 10:18, Revelation 12, I Timothy 3:6, John 8:44, I John 3:8].



2020-08-26
Remaining in Christ: Do you think this verse indicates that "remaining" in Jesus affirms Pelagius' ideas about free will, grace, and choice? [John 15:5, James 1:17].
Adam & Eve Needing to Eat of the Tree of Life: If Adam & Eve had to eat of the tree regularly, why did they only have to eat of The Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil once to be forever cursed with death? [I Timothy 6:16, Revelation 22:3].


2020-08-24
Law Not for the Unrighteous: What does Paul mean when he says that the law is not for the righteous and how does one use the law, lawfully? [I Timothy 1:8-9, Romans 8:4, 2 Corinthians 6:14].
Ten Commandments for Witnessing: Do you think it is a good way to use "The Ten Commandments" to help people see their sinfulness when witnessing? [Romans 7:7].


2020-08-19
Eating Pork an Abomination Forever: If God said that the eating of swine would be an abomination forever, why do we think it is acceptable now? [Genesis 17:13, Matthew 15:11, Mark 7:19, I Timothy 4:1-5].



2020-08-05
Immortal Souls: Does Genesis 3 have any bearing on the question of human and their immortal soul? [Genesis 3:22-24, I Timothy 6:16].



2020-08-04
Eternal Living Soul in Man: What does the Bible say about the eternal or immortal living soul in man? [Genesis 2:7, Psalm 103:1, Luke 16:19-31, I Peter 3:20, Hebrews 4:12, 2 Corinthians 5:8, I Timothy 6:16, John 3:16, I John 5:11-12].



2020-07-24
The Holy Spirit vs The Conscience: Could you help me understand the differences between the Holy Spirit and the conscience? [I Timothy 4:2].



2020-07-24
Women Teaching in Church: Could you talk about women teaching in church? [I Timothy 2:12, Acts 18:24-28].
Steve Gregg and His Radio Show: How did your find yourself teaching on your radio show? Caller is wondering about possibly to the same thing.


2020-07-17
Love of Money, Root of Evil: Which translation of this verse about the love of money and the root of all evil do you prefer? [I Timothy 6:10, Ephesians 5:5].
Dispensationalism's Influences on Our Culture Today: How much influence do you think that Dispensationalism has had on the development of various technologies and idea about one-world government, etc.?


2020-06-24
Women as Deacons or Elders: Why does Paul allow women to be Deacons, but not Elders? [1 Timothy 3, Titus 1]



2020-06-22
Evidence of God for the Unbeliever: How can we convince others of God's existence, if we can't do it intellectually, and if the Holy Spirit isn't in them? [I Corinthians 12:3, Romans 11:22, Hebrews 3:2-12, I Timothy 4:1, 2 Corinthians 13:5].



2020-06-19
Elders & Deacons: What is the difference between an elder and a deacon? [I Timothy 3].
Elder-Husband of One Wife: What does it mean in the qualifications for elders when it says "husband of one wife"? [I Timothy 3].
Male as Generic Descriptor in Scripture: Does the Bible use "he", the male gender descriptor, in a generic and inclusive way rather than really indicating a male is being discussed?

2020-06-18
Deacon Qualifications: My church wants me to fill the role of deacon, but I am hesitant about the qualifications? [I Timothy 3].



2020-06-17
Messianic Prophecy to Come: What messianic prophecies are still to come? [Matthew 25:31-36, I Corinthians 15, Acts 1:11, I Thessalonians 4, 2 Timothy 4, Zechariah 12, Zechariah 14].



2020-06-12
Commands About Living the Christian Life and Salvation: Are these scriptures commands in the Greek; "work out your own salvation", and "fight the good fight"? [Philippians 2:12, I Timothy 6:12].



2020-06-08
Spitting Reptiles: Caller comments on spitting reptiles of some sort relative to the Bible and the previous caller.
Tree of Knowledge & Modern Gender Roles: Is there a parallel between the directives regarding the roles of men and women and Adam informing Eve to not eat of the tree? [I Timothy 2].


2020-06-05
Humans Have Immortal Souls: I am doing a Bible Study by Max Anders, and he makes a statement that we have an immortal soul. Should I bring that into the study?. [I Timothy 6:16].
Fall of Man or Adam: When it is often referred to as the "Fall of Man", isn't it actually "The Fall of Adam"?


2020-06-04
Word of Faith and Wealthy Ministers: What is wrong with the Word of Faith (Name it and Claim it, Health & Wealth) ministers making a lot of money, like Benny Hinn, and Kenneth Copeland, etc.? [Luke 12:48, I Timothy 6, Acts 3:6].



2020-05-21
Dispensationalists View of Paul's Epistles: One of my Dispenationalist friends thinks that Paul's epistles are the only books that really apply to us today. Is that typical of Dispensationalists? [Matthew 7:24-27, I Timothy 6:3].



2020-05-13
Hyper-Dispensationalist Bullingerite Calls Steve a Heretic: Caller (Hyper-Dispensationalist Bullingerite), insists that Steve is a heretic and not following Jesus. [I Corinthians 11, Acts 9, Acts 28:30-31, 2 Timothy 2:7-8, I Timothy 1:16, I Timothy 6:3-4, Mark 16, Galatians 2, Matthew 10, Matthew 15, Romans 2:16, Matthew 24].



2020-05-12
Parable of the Unjust Steward: What are we being taught in the parable of the unjust steward, and his manipulating the funds of his employer after getting fired? [Luke 16].
Women Not Above Men: What does the Bible mean when it talks about women not being above a man? [I Timothy 2].


2020-05-08
Gift of Healing Today: If the gift of healing is still applicable today, as promoted by many Pentecostals, why do we not see it happening today? [Romans 2:16, I Timothy 1:16, Mark 10, Mark 16:17-18, 2 Corinthians 12:12, Acts].



2020-05-07
Seared Conscience: When scripture speaks of people who are seared, are they believers? [I Timothy 4:2].
Quenching and Grieving the Holy Spirit: Would you talk about the meaning of quenching and grieving the spirit?[Ephesians 4:30, I Thessalonians 5:19, Isaiah 63:10]


2020-02-27
Prophecies in Timothy: I can't find the prophecies regarding Timothy discussed in I Timothy, can you help me? [I Timothy 1:16].
Paul's Age: Do you have any idea how old Paul was when he was writing? [Acts 7].


2019-10-24
Enduring with Christ: Can you clarify 2 Timothy 12 and the references to dying and living with Him, and enduring and denying Him? [2 Timothy 12:11-13, Galatians 6:12-15, Titus 1:2].



2017-07-13
Mystery of Godliness: "Mystery of Godliness" what does this mean, God becaming Man? Caller gives a couple of his idea of what it might mean [1 Timothy 3:16]



2016-01-25
Laying Hands Suddenly on No Man: "Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep thyself pure", what exactly is this saying? [1 Timothy 5:22]



2015-12-03
Jesus ruling from the Throne of David: Is this passage of Scripture in 1 Timothy 6 talking about Jesus more than the Father? [1 Timothy 6:14-16]



2014-06-11
1 & 2 Timothy: A friend of my friend started saying that he didn't think 1 & 2 Timothy was actually written by Paul, & even if it was, there are some problems that w/ what Paul wrote. Can you help me out?



2013-02-04
Women having Authority over Men: Did you say that women having authority over men only applies to the churches of Corinth or of the church today? [1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 14]
Picking & Choosing in the Bible: Caller thinks it dangerous to pick & choose, & he & Steve get in a lengthy discussion about applying customs & specific things Paul said,

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