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Topic: Salvation (Saved)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-17
Justification, Salvation & Sanctification: Do not justification, salvation and sanctification happen at different times, therefore disproving "eternal security"? [I Corinthians 6:11, Romans 4:19-22, Romans 5:5, Genesis 15:6, I John 3:27].



2021-06-16
Lordship Salvation: Would you define "Lordship Salvation"? [Romans 10:9, Matthew 28:18, Matthew 16:24-26, Luke 9:23].



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



2021-06-15
Suicide of an Unsaved Loved One (Addict): What do you say to someone who has lost an unsaved loved one-in this case, an addict's suicide? [Luke 12:47].



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].



2021-06-07
Salvation & One's World View: How does one sort out the problem of those who say they believe in Christ and yet follow value systems that seem to embrace ideas that are contrary to Christ's teachings? [Matthew 7:2, Galatians 1:8-9, Romans 12:2, John 15:7, John 8:36, Matthew 7:21-23, I Corinthians 6:20].
Finding Sin Acceptable in Others: If someone dismisses behaviors in another's sinful lifestyle and indicates them as acceptable (as in living as a gay), it is synonymous with preaching a different gospel?


2021-06-04
Prayer for Things and for Others: Is it wrong to feel uncomfortable when people ask me to pray for their wants, needs, and desires, as I typically just thank Him and ask to do well, and would this hesitancy indicate I might not be saved? [Philippians 4:6, I Peter 5:7, John 5:30].



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].



2021-06-04
Catholics Saved: Are the Catholics who confess to priests and bow to idols of saints, saved? [John 20:23, James 5:16].



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].



2021-05-27
Evangelical Deconstruction: If you are familiar with DC Talk's, Kevin Max, what do you think of his and other's ex-evangelical deconstruction? [Galatians 1:10].
Michael, the Buddhist: How is Michael, the Buddhist doing?


2021-05-25
What More is Required of the Jew: A Jew argued that 2 Chronicles 7:14 indicates that God doesn't require anything more of us to be saved. [2 Chronicles 7:14, Isaiah 10:21-22, Isaiah 9:6].



2021-05-21
Saved to the "Uttermost" & Eternal Security: Could you comment on this phrase; saving us "to the uttermost", and any relationship to "Once Saved, Always Saved"? [Hebrew 7:25, Matthew 1:21].
Evil Spirits or Demons: Could you expand on the concept of "demons"? [Matthew 9:33].


2021-05-11
Confessing Sins for Forgiveness & Healing: Could you clarify the verse about confessing sins, prayer, anointing, laying on of hands resulting in forgiveness and healing? [James 5:14-16, Psalm 91:10, 2 Corinthians 12:8-10].



2021-05-10
Heaven Before Judgment Day: How can we go to heaven before the judgment day, if we need to face the judgment? [John 5:24, 2 Corinthians].



2021-05-10
Dual Covanent: Could you talk about "Dual Covenant", taught by John Hagee? [Hebrews 8:13].
Saved Before Abraham: How could people be saved before Abraham? [Genesis 15:6, Romans 4, Galatians 3, James 2].


2021-05-03
"One Way" Through Jesus: If there is only "one way", through Jesus, then is there no provision for all those that never heard of this way or Jesus? [John 14:6, Ezekiel 18:32, 2 Peter 3:8-10, John 1:9-10].



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].



2021-04-30
"All Israel Will be Saved": Could you help me make sense of the verse about "in this way, all Israel will be saved"? [Romans 9-11, 1 Corinthians 12-14, Romans 9:6, Romans 11:25-29, Hosea 1:9, Galatians 6:16, Jeremiah 11:16].



2021-04-28
Jesus as Savior & Messiah to the Jew: Could you direct me, as a Jew, to more information in regard to understanding Jesus as Savior? [Psalm 110:1].



2021-04-28
Unclean Spirit & Backsliding: Is the unclean spirit in Luke about backsliding? [Luke 11, Matthew 12].



2021-04-27
Receiving the Holy Spirit Upon Salvation: Do you receive the Holy Spirit upon salvation? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:13, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesian 5:18]



2021-04-26
Salvation after the Rapture: If someone is not taken up in the rapture, can they still be saved? Recommended lecture: When Shall These Things Be? at TheNarrowPath.com [I Corinthians 15, I Thessalonians 4, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, John 6:40, John 6:44, John 6:54, 2 Peter 3].



2021-04-26
Predestination: What are your views on "predestination" and why people believe in it or not? [I Peter 1:1-2, Romans 8:28-30, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, Romans 8:22-23].



2021-04-23
Salvation-Requires the Heart, Not Just the Head: Would you comment on the saying that "you can believe with your head, but not your heart?" [Matthew 28:18].
Legalism Lecture: What lecture at your website would give more information about legalism? Recommended topical lecture, "Toward a Radical Christian Counterculture".


2021-04-23
Isaiah 62:8-Temple or Salvation: Could you help me understand what is being discussed in Isaiah 62:8 and if it is about the destruction of the temple? [Isaiah 62:8, Isaiah 60-66, John 16:33, John 10:10].



2021-04-23
"Household Salvation": Would you discuss "household salvation? [Acts 16:31, Matthew 10:21, Matthew 18:34-36].



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
God Bought Salvation from Satan: So can you explain how God had to buy salvation for us from the devil?



2021-04-14
Salvation of Jews Before Jesus: How were Jews saved in the Old Testament and before Jesus? [James 4:6-7, Revelation 13:8, Romans 3:25-26, Romans 10:4].



2021-04-13
Misunderstanding of the Gospel Truth: Is it not an unfortunate misunderstanding of the gospel to think it is anything but a universal message and there are not other ways to salvation and truth than through Jesus?



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].


2021-04-07
Properly Preaching the Gospel: As scripture warns we are to be careful not "to preach another gospel", How does one properly preach the gospel? [Galatians 1:7-9, John 6].



2021-04-07
Jesus Would Not Lose Any: What is the non-Calvinist view of the verse about Him not losing any of His own, and what is meant by that? [John 6:39, John 17:12, John 17:6, 2 Peter 3:9, I Thessalonians 4:3].



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].


2021-04-05
Crucifixion and the Resurrection Necessary: Does scripture teach that both the crucifixion and the resurrection necessary for our salvation? [Romans 10:9, Titus 2:14].



2021-04-05
Eternal Security: Once saved, am I eternally secure, or am always saved, if once saved? Caller compares through his analogy of following Christ to remaining tied to one's anchor in a storm when boating. [I John 5:11, I Timothy 4:1].



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


2021-04-01
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.



2021-03-30
Once Saved, Always Saved: Is the doctrine, "Once Saved, Always Saved" a true doctrine? [2 Peter 2:20-22, Hebrews 2:1-4, Hebrews 3:7-4:10, Hebrew 6:4-6, Hebrew 10:26-31, I Corinthians 9:24-27, Colossians 1:23, John 15:1-6].



2021-03-29
Catholic Theology Saves: Do you think if one adheres to Catholic theology all their lives, one can go to heaven when they die? [John 8:32]



2021-03-23
Loss of Fellowship and Faith: Can you help me with my failing faith, and apathy about attending church? I have fallen out of fellowship, and wonder if I am in danger of losing my salvation?



2021-03-22
Dead in Sin (Calvinism): I don't agree with R.C. Sproul's characterization of how one is saved, and that man is completely dead until the savor saves him, and has nothing to do with it? [Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 20:31].



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?


2021-03-18
Parable of the Sower: What is the application to us in the "Parable of the Sower"? [Luke 8:4-15, Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Mark 4:34, John 3:3, John 8:31].



2021-03-18
"Seeker Friendly" Churches: Are "seeker friendly" churches unbiblical?
Jesus Spoke in Parables: Why did Jesus speak to His crowds in parables, so they would not really understand? [Mark 4:34].


2021-03-17
Christians Who Commit Suicide: Do Christians who commit suicide, go to heaven?



2021-03-16
Sealing and Eternal Security: Could you talk about the "sealing" in regard to "eternal security" and how one could possibly leave Christ? [Ephesians 4:30, Ephesians 1:13, Revelation 7:3-4, Hebrews 3:12, Galatians 5:4-6, John 18:9].



2021-03-15
"Sinner's Prayer" Effectiveness: If I prayed this prayer in sincerity, (recites a prayer) can I be assured that I am saved? [Luke 18:13].



2021-03-10
The Gap Theory: Is there any evidence of a "gap theory" in scripture? [Genesis 1:1-2, Exodus 20].
Sanctification: Could you clarify if sanctification is progressive, or if it is imputed to you upon salvation? [I Peter1:15-16, I Thessalonians 5:23, Romans 8:1, 2 Corinthians 3:18, Romans 6:6].


2021-03-08
DNA Alteration Ramifications: If your DNA can be altered by vaccines, then at what point could we become irredeemable? Did not Jesus die for human, not animals?
Soul & Spirits of Humans & Animals: Isn't the spirit what separates us from the animals? [Ecclesiastes 3:21].


2021-03-02
How to be Saved: What is the best way to be saved according to scripture? [I John 5:11-12, John 6:66, John 15, John 3:3].



2021-03-02
Requirements for Belief? When does disbelief become a sin, and what standards or evidence would require one to believe? [Deuteronomy 19:15, 2 Corinthians 13:1].
Unfair Penalty for Disbelief: Doesn't the penalty of eternal torment in hell unrealistic and unfair simply because one has failed to be convinced of God?


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].


2021-02-24
Chosen for the Book of Life: Did God choose who would be faithful, or did He just know who would be, when he wrote the names in the "Book of Life"? [Revelation 3:5, Revelation 20:15, Psalm 69:27-28].



2021-02-23
Baptism Required for Salvation: Do you have to be baptized to be saved? [Acts 2:38, Matthew 28:19].



2021-02-22
Saved by Grace: Are we sinners saved by grace? [Ephesians 2:8-9].
Sinners in Heaven: Will sinners get to heaven? [I Corinthians 6:9-11].
Christians Heavenbound: Will all Christians go to heaven?

2021-02-19
Truly Saved: What do you say to someone who thinks it enough to say you have been baptized or confirmed in a Christian church? [John 10:27-28, Luke 14:27, Acts 11:26].
Hate Your Enemies: Was Jesus referring to Old Testament scripture when he said you have been taught to hate your enemies? [Matthew 5:33, Leviticus 19:18, Luke 10:25-43].


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].

2021-02-10
Steve Gregg-Date of Salvation: What date were you born again?
Amillennialism in Scripture: Can you give two verses that support Amillennialism? Recommended lecture: "When Shall These Things Be?" [Matthew 12:26, Revelation 20:1-3, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Revelation 10:9, 2 Timothy 4:1].


2021-02-05
"What Must I Do to Have Eternal Life?" Could you explain why Jesus responded with the law of the old covenant, when the rich young ruler questioned, "What must I do to have eternal life?" [Matthew 19:16].



2021-02-03
Evangelizing Those Who Think They are Saved: How do you share the gospel with those who think they already are Christians without sounding judgmental? Rec Lecture: "How Can I know That I am Really Saved"? [I John].



2021-02-01
Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): Is the phrase, "Once saved, always saved", actually in the Bible?



2021-01-27
Remarriage to Former Spouse: Is it possible to remarry my wife, even though, she has been married to someone else in the interim? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].
Disbelief in the Virgin Birth: Can someone who doesn't believe in the virgin birth, still be a Christian?


2021-01-18
Steve Gregg in Danger of Not being Saved: Caller expresses concern because he thinks Steve is in danger of losing his salvation and is taking away from the book of the Revelation.



2021-01-18
Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): If someone was once a believer, but does gets caught up in sin and does terrible things, can he be regenerated again, or does he lose his salvation? [John 15, I John 5:11-12, Romans 11:22, I Corinthians 9:27].



2021-01-12
Lamb's Book of Life: Can one's name be blotted out of the Lamb's Book of Life? When is our name written in there? [Revelation 20:15, Psalm 69:28, Psalms 139:16, Revelation 13:8].



2021-01-11
Must Have the Holy Spirit to Go to Heaven: Where does the Bible say that you must have the Holy Spirit to go to heaven? [Romans 8:9, I John 3:24, I John 4:13].



2021-01-08
Whole Household Saved: Could you clarify the scripture reference to Caesar and his household being saved? [Philippians 4:22, Philippians 1:12].



2021-01-08
Taken Out of the "Book of Life": How can one be taken out of "The Book of Life"? [Revelation 22:19, I John 3:1-5].



2021-01-07
Saved without Knowing Christ: Could you help me with the concept of those that don't know Jesus may still be saved through Christ, as C.S. Lewis proposes in "Mere Christianity". [John 14:6, I Corinthians 4:5, I Corinthians 14:25].



2021-01-04
Pronunciation of the Name, Jesus: Some say that the accurate pronunciation of Jesus' name is important.
Prayer for Salvation: How does one have to do it, to be saved? Some say it isn't by a prayer, but by abiding in Christ.


2020-12-29
Bargaining with God: What are your thoughts on bargaining with God? [1 John 5:3].



2020-12-23
Once Saved All is Not Well: Caller shares his experience of having upheaval in his life once he came to the Lord, rather than things being easier.



2020-12-18
The Good News from Jesus: What did Jesus tell people about His sacrifice, and what the good news was?



2020-12-17
Jews Not Needing to be Saved by Jesus: Do Jews need to become Christians in order to be saved? [Hebrews 8:13, Jeremiah 31, Romans 7:1-4],



2020-12-15
The Predestined & The Elect: Could you help me understand "the predestined" and "the elect"? [John 15, Luke 19:10].
Satan Lucifer: Is Satan the Lucifer, and was he an archangel? [2 Peter 1:19].


2020-12-15
Praying with Those that Disagree: Is it wrong for a Christian to pray with those of Eastern Orthodoxy, who don't think they should pray with you?
The Trinity Option: Are there scriptures that substantiate that belief in the trinity is not necessary to follow Jesus and be saved? [Luke 10:20, John 5:24, John 14:9, John 16:3, I John 2:22, Romans 10:9].


2020-12-09
Paul on the Road to Damascus: Could you comment on Paul's conversion, and if it was on the road to Damascus? [Acts 22, Acts 9:5-6, Romans 10:9, Romans 14].



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.)



2020-12-07
No Longer Able to be Saved: If someone continually rebels against God or the Holy Spirit, does scripture indicate that one can eventually no longer be saved? [2 Thessalonians 2, Romans 1, Proverbs 29:1].



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].



2020-11-23
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].



2020-11-20
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].



2020-11-18
Examine Ourselves: Could you talk about the verse that requires we examine ourselves to see if we are in the faith? [2 Corinthians 13:5, Matthew 7:21-23, I John 3:24, I John 4:13, I Corinthians 13].



2020-11-17
Our Names Written in the Book of Life: Where does it say that when you are saved, your name is written in the Lamb's "Book of Life"? [Revelation 13:8, Revelation 17:8, Revelation 3:5, Exodus 32:33, 2 Peter 3:9].



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].



2020-11-12
Am I Really Saved: Since I still believe some eastern traditions, like reincarnation, and hell not being what some claim, etc., am I really saved? [John 5:28].



2020-11-09
Christian Who is a Drug Addict: If a true Christian gets caught up in drugs, will they die in their sins and not go to heaven? [Galatians 2, Galatians 5:16, James 3:2, Psalm 1:3, I John 4:4].



2020-11-09
Grace & Obedience for Salvation: You drew a comparison and difference between "inheriting" and "entering" the kingdom in scripture, can you speak to this relative to "free grace" (Hyper-grace)? [Luke 18:18, Matthew 19:29, Romans 10:9, Isaiah 28:13, Matthew 15:8, Luke 23:42].



2020-11-05
Second Work of the Holy Spirit for Salvation: Do you believe that there is a second work of the Holy Spirit in regard to one's salvation? [Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4, Jude 1:21, I John 5:21].



2020-11-04
Minister's Doubt when He Doesn't Hear From God: What would you say to someone who is in ministry, who is struggling with their faith, to the point of disbelieving, because he is not hearing from God? [Isaiah 50:10, Job 13:15].



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



2020-11-03
Believing in Jesus Plus...Anything Else?: If one believes that being saved requires believing in Jesus plus something else, is that mistaken?



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?



2020-10-29
Sins of the Fathers: Do the sins of fathers get judged upon the children? [Ezekiel 18:2].
Whole Church Lost in Revelation: Was the whole church that is said to be in a "fallen state", completely lost? [Revelation 2:5].


2020-10-26
Belief in Jesus: If someone believes that Jesus is the Son of God, is he saved?



2020-10-22
I Never Knew You: How do you interpret it when Jesus said, "I never knew you."? [Matthew 7:21-22].



2020-10-21
Sanctification: Regarding sanctification, is it a one time event, or a process? Does God do the sanctifying? [I Peter 1:14-15, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Peter 3:18, Philippians 2:13, I Thessalonians 5:16].



2020-10-21
The Point of Salvation: When is someone saved? What level of belief and obedience is required?



2020-10-19
Holy Spirit & Salvation in the Old Testament: How were the people saved in the Old Testament if the Holy Spirit came only upon the prophets?
Holy Spirit Not Available to those in the Old Testament: How could Nicodemus have understood the scriptures if he didn't have the Holy Spirit? [John 7:39].
Thanking God for Steve Gregg's Gift: How often to you thank God for the answer you have just provided to your listener?

2020-10-16
Hypnosis: Is the use of hypnosis for overcoming bad habits or for health reasons acceptable for Christians? [John 8:31-36, I Corinthians 6:9-11, Galatians 5:16].



2020-10-15
Jesus is God Required Knowledge to be Saved: Based on the scripture, "I am He", does one not then have to believe that Jesus is God in order to be saved? [John 8:24, John 8:58, John 9:9].



2020-10-09
Total Depravity: Do you agree with the Calvinist position regarding "total depravity"? [Colossians 2, Ephesians 2, Luke 15:11-32].
Chosen in Christ: What do you say about the verses that say we are "chosen" in Christ? [Isaiah 42, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Exodus 12, Isaiah 5].
Chosen Before the Foundation of the World: Were we not chosen before the foundation of the world? [Ephesians 1:4].

2020-10-09
Predestination: Did you say that the word "predestination" only appears in two places the New Testament? [Romans 8:29-30, Ephesians 1:5, 2 Corinthians 3:18, I John 3:2].



2020-10-08
Work Out You Own Salvation: What does it mean to "work out own salvation with fear and trembling"? [Phil 2:12-13].
The Just Shall Live by Faith: What does it mean to "the just shall live by faith" as it says in Hebrews 10? [Hebrews 10:38, Habbakuk 2:4, Galatians 5, Matthew 23:23].
Working Out your Own Salvation in Fear & Trembling: What does it mean to work our your faith in fear & trembling? [Philippians 2:12-13]

2020-10-06
Clarification on Salvation for the Muslim: Caller makes some observations about the Muslim (Islam) faith and asks for Steve's clarification about salvation for the those in Islam.



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].


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



2020-10-01
Palestine & Israel Conflict: What do you say to Palestinians who hate Israel because they took their land?
Other Religions Who Have Jesus in Their Faith: What is God gonna do about the religions and cults who have Jesus in their religions, but ignorantly don't have the same theology as we do? [Matthew 11:28-30, Matthew 16:17, 2 Peter 3:18].


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



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].


2020-09-23
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.

2020-09-23
Those That Say, "Lord, Lord, but are Not Saved": Do you think that the people who he is talking about when he says that some think they are saved, but they are not are identified in John 16? [Matthew 7:21-23, John 16:2-3].



2020-09-22
Over or Under-Confidence in One's Salvation: Some people seem almost pretentious in their salvation, and yet I don't feel that way, can you comment? [Matthew 7:13, Luke 13:24, I Peter 14:18, Matthew 7:21, Matthew 16:24-26, James 3:1].
Lord, Lord, but He Never Knew Them: How could the people do works in his name, but end up not really saved? [Matthew 7:21, I Corinthians 13, I John 3:14].


2020-09-22
if Christ Died to Atone for Sin, How Can There Still be Punishment: If Christ came to die to atone for the sins of all, how can punishment be required (universal atonement vs universal salvation)? [I Corinthians 8:10-11, 2 Peter 2:1].



2020-09-09
Why Jesus Didn't Want People to Understand His Parables: Could you clarify why Jesus indicated that he didn't want people to understand His parables, if He wants everyone saved? [Mark 4:12, Mark 4:34, Isaiah 6, Matthew 13].



2020-09-09
Steve Gregg - a Trinitarian: Are you a Trinitarian? Why or why not?
Saved if One Doesn't Believe Jesus is God?: Can someone be saved if they don't believe that Jesus is God, but still believe in Christ? [John 16:12-13, John 14:9, Matthew 7:6, Matthew 13].


2020-09-02
Salvation, Powers and Principalities: Could you comment on salvation and the powers and principalities, and the relationship between them? [Titus 3:1, Hebrews 1:14, Ephesians 6].



2020-08-28
The Ignorant or Innocent Going to Heaven: What would happen to all those that don't know of Christ if He were to come today? Would they go to heaven? [Hosea 4:6].



2020-08-25
You Whole Household Will be Saved: What do you think about Christians believing their whole household will be saved? [Acts 16:31].



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].


2020-08-19
Good Catholics-Saved or Lost?: What happened to my parents who were devoted Catholics, but not possibly not saved?
Supernatural Events: Caller shares what seems to be supernatural events and wonders what Steve thinks about it?


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]


2020-08-12
Many Are Called, Few Chosen: Does "many are called, but few are chosen" mean that God knows who is going to be saved from the beginning? [Matthew 22:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:14].



2020-08-12
Soul at the Time of Conception: Do we have a soul at the time of conception?
Baptism Requirement for Salvation: What do you think of those that indicate that just believing is sufficient for salvation, and do not mention baptism? [Acts 8].


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
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?

2020-07-30
Greek Word for faith, "pistis": Could you help me sort out the actual meaning of the Greek word for faith, "pitis" and how it relates to a gift given or our choosing to believe? [Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 11:1].
Faith-a Gift Given or Chosen by Us: Could you help me understand out much our will has to do with our salvation, the grace with which it is given, and evaluation of the evidence? [Hebrews 11:1].


2020-07-29
Depression or Mental Disorders: How does one respond to someone claiming a mental disorder or depression, when it may well be a spiritual issue, rather than a medical condition?
How to become a Christian: What does one become a Christian?
Identifying Sin in One's Life: How does one identify a crippling sin in one's life? [I John 1:7].

2020-07-28
Defining Calvinism: Many of the definitions of Calvinism (from the Reformed Calvinists) seem to disagree with your definition. Can you help me reconcile this?



2020-07-28
Sinlessness Required for the Believer: How do I get Jesus in me, especially since scripture indicates that I won't sin if I am a believer, but I still sin? [I John 1:7-9, 2 Corinthians 13:5, James 3:2, 2 Corinthians 3:18].



2020-07-27
Narrow Path vs a Magnitude Saved: How do you reconcile the implication that there is a narrow way, and few who find it and yet, in Revelation it is described as a magnitude? [Matthew 7:13, Revelation 7:9]



2020-07-24
The Destiny of Those in Cults: Where do all the devotees of the many various cults actually go?



2020-07-23
Baptism of Jesus & Baptism of Repentance: Was the baptism of Jesus and the baptism of John's repentance the same baptism?
Born Again Before the Holy Spirit Came: Were people born again before the Holy Spirit came?
Thief on the Cross - Born Again: Was the thief on the cross born again?

2020-07-21
Truth-Somewhere In-between Two extremes: Isn't it a good assessment to consider that the truth is somewhere between two extremes?
Parable of the Sower and Calvinism: Does the "parable of the sower" lend support to Calvinism? [Matthew 13:18-23].


2020-07-20
Evangelizing by Heaven & Hell: What other way should I evangelize, rather than indicate that they will avoid hell and get heaven? I don't think that preaching just that Jesus is King is enough? [Acts 2:36, Acts 17:7].



2020-07-17
Terrified into the Church: How could John MacArthur, a Calvinist, believe that people could be terrified into entering the church, if they are already elect?



2020-07-17
"Sheep" in John and Matthew: Could you explain the difference in the use of the word "sheep" in each of the two different gospels? [Matthew 25:31, John 10, Hebrews 2, Matthew 10:42].
Sheep & Goats: Are the sheep, believers, and the goats, unbelievers? [Matthew 25:31-46].


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].



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

2020-06-29
Pre, Mid, Post-Tribulation: Could you talk about the various tribulation views (pre, mid, post trib)? [John 6, I Thessalonians 4, 2 Thessalonians 1:6-8].
Living in Sin as a Christian: Will those that are living in sin still be saved - eventually? [I Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21].


2020-06-26
Steve's Favorite "ology": Do you have a favorite "ology" (eschatology, soteriology, etc.)?
Romans 11:25 (Olive Tree & Israel): Would you exegete Romans 11:25 (the olive tree, Israel)? [Romans 11:25-26].
Supersessioinism: Are you a Supersessionist? Do not the Jews get a second chance as seen in Hosea? [Hosea 6:1-3].

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


2020-06-19
Hyper-Grace: Would you describe Hyper-Grace? [Romans 10:9, Titus 1:16, John 1:12].
Calminian: What is a Calminian?
Steve Gregg - an Arminian Are you, Steve Gregg, an Arminian? And would you define Arminianism:

2020-06-18
Literal 144,000: Do you look at Revelation 7 as more literal or more symbolic regarding the identity of the 144,000 as Jews? [Revelation 7, Revelation 14].
All Jews & Gentiles are Israel: Are the people, including Jews and Gentiles, now considered Israel in Galatians? [Galatians 3:29f].
Jehovah Witnesses, Mainstream Christianity & the Elect: As a Jehovah Witness, I consider that how we read scripture is the primary difference between my faith and mainstream Christianity, particularly regarding "the elect". What do you think?

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].



2020-06-05
Grace Alone (Eternal Security): A caller (Bullingerite), claims that almost everyone in ministry is teaching a perverted gospel and that we are saved by grace alone. [I Corinthians 15:3, Galatians 1:7-8].



2020-06-05
Eternal Security: Regarding losing ones' salvation, I can't understand how one can lose their salvation (life) if they have experienced spiritual resurrection? [John 15, I John 5:11-12, Romans 11:22].



2020-06-03
The Sinner's Prayer: Why are you against saying the sinner's prayer and asking Jesus into one's heart, as I was saved by doing so?



2020-06-02
The Importance of Baptism: Can you describe the importance of baptism? [I Corinthians 1:13].



2020-06-01
Another Gospel & Accursed Gospel: What is an example of "another gospel" and a gospel that would be accursed? [Galatians 1:8].
Baptism for Salvation: Is requiring baptism for salvation considered "another gospel"? [Galatians 1:8, Matthew 28:20, I Corinthians 1, I Corinthians 10].
Baptism Required for Salvation: Is requiring baptism for salvation suggesting that Jesus' death is insufficient?

2020-06-01
Arminians Not Willing to Pray for the Salvation of Others: Could you help me refute the Calvinist argument that Arminianism undermines the motivation to pray for the unsaved?



2020-06-01
Ezekiel Prophecy Fulfilled or for the Future: Do you think that the verses in Ezekiel 39 prophesy about what has already happened, or about what will be in the future? [Ezekiel 39:28f, I Corinthians 10:1-6, I Corinthians 5:7, Luke 9].



2020-06-01
Steve Gregg's Exercise Program & High School Grades: What does your daily physical exercise consist of? What kinds of grades did you get in school?
"I Am" and its meaning: Does John 8:24 mean that you have to believe Jesus is God to be saved? [John 8:24, John 9:9].
Unitarians & Idolatry: Do the Unitarians think that worshipping Jesus is idolatry, since they don't believe that Jesus was God?

2020-05-29
Arminian & Calvinist Analogy: Could the contrasting views of Arminian & Calvinist be paralleled to the formation of diamonds and superstitious alchemy?



2020-05-29
Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): Would you talk about "once saved, always saved" (eternal security)? There are several arguments about being sealed, born and unborn, and bride of Christ or betrothed? [Ephesians 1:13, Revelation 7:3, Luke 15:11-32, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Romans 7, Revelation 19:6-9, John 15:6].



2020-05-28
Caller Attempting to Disprove Christianity: A non-believer presents his postulates about the necessity of proving ones' genealogy from David without such the fallacy of Christianity would be proven. An discussion ensues about what makes him hesitant to follow Jesus. [Matthew 1:1].
Comment on Coronavirus/ COVID-19; Non-believing caller comments on the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 pandemic:


2020-05-26
The Stigmata: Was Paul talking about the stigmata in the verse about bearing the wounds of Christ? What do you think about the stigmata? [Galatians 6:17].
Calvinists & The Thief on the Cross: How do the Calvinists explain the story of "the thief on the cross"?


2020-05-22
What is "His Will": What is doing "His will", as stated in Matthew? [Matthew 7:21, Matthew 5-7, Matthew 6:46].



2020-05-22
Eternal Security (Once Saved, Always Saved): How do you counter these common proof texts for eternal security: 1. It is a free gift, 2. You are sealed with the Holy Spirit, 3. You are adopted. [Romans 11:29, Romans 8:9, Ephesians 1:13, I John 4:13, I John 5:11, John 15:6, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-05-22
All Israel Will be Saved-Defining Israel: Could you talk about "all Israel will be saved"? [Romans 11:17-26, Romans 9:6, Isaiah 10:22, Romans 9-11, Jeremiah 11].



2020-05-19
Demonic Possessioin: Caller comments on his experience with deliverance.
Surrender for Salvation: Caller comments on the surrender required to experience salvation.


2020-05-13
Calvinism & Hyper-Calvinism: Would you talk a little bit about the various degrees of Calvinism and specifically, Hyper-Calvinism? [Romans 10:9, Joshua 24:14-15, Deuteronomy 30:19].
Calvinism & Lordship Salvation: Do Calvinists believe in Lordship and Lordship Salvation?
Dispensationalism Reviewed: Can you give a quick overview of what Dispensationalism is?

2020-05-12
Born Again & Sinlessness: I don't seem to understand what it means to be born again, because the Bible says you won't sin. Can you help me know how to accomplish this? [I John 3:9].
Confessing Your Sins to One Another: Every time we sin we are supposed to confess to our brother, so so I have to go do that all that time? [James 5:16].
Christ in Me Should not Allow Sin in Me: If I have Christ in me, how can I still sin? Am I not to overcome the devil? It is really hard! [Galatians 5:17, Philippians 3, I John 1:9, Ephesians 1:7, Matthew 23, Matthew 11:29, Matthew 26:41].

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


2020-05-07
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].


2020-05-06
Jesus' Murder as an Offering & Salvation: The idea that Jesus had to be murdered in order to make salvation a way for us, doesn't make sense. Can you defend that?



2020-05-04
Baptism Required: The book of Mark seems to suggest that believers must be baptized, so is it required for salvation? [Mark 46:9-20].



2020-04-29
Preterists & the Second Coming: What do Preterists believe about the future events surrounding the second coming?
Church of Christ; Full Preterism & Baptism: What do you think about those in the Church of Christ who believe in Full Preterism and that baptism being required for Salvation?


2020-04-22
No Choice to be Sinner, but Required Choice to be Saved: Why do I have no choice in being born a sinner, but I have to make a choice to be saved? [Romans 5:18-19, Isaiah 7:16, Mark 10:15, Luke 18:16].



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
Old Testament Salvation: How could the people of the Old Testament be saved, since Jesus had not yet come as the mediator? [Genesis 15:6, Hebrews 11].
Faithful Non-Christians, Who Just Don't Know: What happens with those that are the committed and faithful, but not a Christian, like the religious Jews?


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].



2020-04-14
Gift of Faith and Saving Faith: Is there a difference between the gift of faith and a saving faith? [I Corinthians 12, Ephesians 2:8-9].



2020-04-14
Judgment Different for Jews & Gentile: Is there a different level of judgment for Jews and gentiles? [Matthew 10:15, 11:24, Romans 2:6].
Questioning the Description of Hell in Daniel: You indicated that this verse in Daniel 11 & 12, doesn't apply to hell, can you clarify your position? [Daniel 2, 9, 12:2, Ezekiel 37, John 5:28, Luke 2:34, Matthew 5:24, I Peter 1:10-12].


2020-04-10
Giving Men for You: What does it mean to say He "will give men for you"? Does it mean some will be sacrificed for the salvation of others? [Isaiah 43:4].
People Sacrificed for Others: Is there any place in the Bible that indicates that some people will be sacrificed for another's salvation?


2020-04-09
Who are the Nations That are Saved: Who are the "nations of those who are saved"? [Revelation 21:23-24].
Reign Over Whom?: Who will we reign over in the New Jerusalem/ new earth? [Revelation 21:24, 5:10, 2 Timothy 2:12}.


2020-04-08
Saved from Our Sins: Didn't Jesus come not only to save us from our sins, but from the penalty of sin? You implied we can be sinless? [Matthew 1:21, I Corinthians 10:13, Romans 6, I John 3:10].



2020-04-08
Saved from What: What did Jesus come to save us from? Is He interested in us only while on earth? [Matthew 1:21].
Heaven Eternal: If heaven is eternal, then why would hell not be eternal?


2020-04-03
Blot Name Out of the Book of Life: What does it mean regarding the overcomers and the threat - "blot his name out of the book of life"? [Revelation 12:11,13:8, 17:8, John 16:33].
Sowing Seed on the Various Soil Parable: Would you explain the parable about the seed on the different soils?
Cut-off of the Olive Tree: When one is cut-off, after being grafted into the olive tree, does that mean one is longer longer a child? [Romans 11:24].

2020-04-01
Saved Without the Holy Spirit: Is it possible to be saved without the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:2, Ephesians 5:18 ].
Laying on of Hands: Is it necessary to have hands laid on you in order to have the Holy Spirit? Acts 8, 10, I John 4:2, Ephesians 5:18].
No Feeling of the Holy Spirit's Presence: Sometimes I have strong feelings that I suspect is evidence of the presence of the Holy Spirit, other times, not so much, am I doing something wrong?

2020-04-01
Test & Temptation in the Lord's Prayer: Is the word used in the Lord's Prayer for "temptation" the same as "test"? [Matthew 6:9-13].
Lord's Prayer -Thy Kingdom Come: What does it mean in the Lord's Prayer, "thy kingdom come"? [Matthew 6:9-13, 12:28, 16:24-26, Exodus 19:6, Daniel 2:44, Mark 1:15, Luke 17:21, 9:23, Colossians 1:13].


2020-04-01
Baptism Requirements: Would you comment on a church that requires re-baptism in their own church with their stipulations on how to do so? [Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19-31, I Peter 3:20].



2020-03-31
Lord and Savior - or Not: What do you think about the idea that someone can ask for Jesus to be your savior and later you can become a disciple? [Luke 14:26, 33, Acts 11:26, Romans 10:9, Luke 2:11].



2020-03-31
The Age for Christian Commitment: At what age do you think kids are able to actually make a serious decision for the Lord and be baptized?



2020-03-30
Best Evidence for Christianity: What is the best reason to be a Christian and follow Jesus?



2020-03-30
Church Leaders - Not Exhibiting Love: What do you think about a worship leader in our church who indicates he just doesn't like some people and avoids them? [I John 4:7-8, John 13:34, Romans 8:9, I Corinthians 13].
Mean Christians Sharpen Us: Could it be that unloving or mean people are there to sharpen us, like the scripture says? [Proverbs 27:17].


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].



2020-03-24
Angels & Heirs of Salvation: Does Hebrews indicate that people, referred to as the "heirs of salvation",receive the ministering of angels even before they are saved? [Hebrews 1:14, Romans 8:17].
Angel Identity and Tasks: Does Hebrews 1:14 shed any light on how to understand Daniel 11:1 and the task and identity of angels? [Daniel 1, Hebrews 1:14].


2020-03-23
Jews the Only Worshippers of God: Why were the Jews the only ones to have a relationship with God? [Hebrews 11].



2020-03-20
Coronavirus: What do you think about the Coronavirus and its ramifications?
Can One Lose Their Salvation: Do you think someone can lose their salvation? [2 Thessalonians 2, Hebrews 3:1, 12, I John 5:11, Luke 15].


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].



2020-03-16
Son of Abraham & Salvation: Why Jesus would say that salvation had come because one was a child of Abraham, when we understand salvation to be of faith? [Galatians 3:7, John 1, 8].



2020-03-13
Amillennial vs Premillennial: Would you clarify how the Amillennial view would not cause fewer people to be saved? [I Peter 1:18, Galatians 1:4, Matthew 1:21].



2020-03-11
Christianity Not a Religion: As an unbeliever, I find that the argument that Christianity isn't a religion, annoying, can you tell me more about how that is defended?



2020-03-10
Not Really Saved (I Never Knew You): How could people prophesy and do miracles in Jesus name and yet they might not have really been saved? [Matthew 7:22, I Corinthians 13].



2020-03-09
No Longer a Slave to Sin & Walking in the Spirit: If we have the capability of not being a "slave to sin" does that mean that we have the power, by grace, to not sin? What if we stumble?[Romans 6:6, 7:14, 24-25, 8:1, 4, Galatians 5:16, Luke 15:11-32, James 3:2].



2020-03-09
Jesus as the only Way: Can we absolutely prove that Jesus is the ONLY way to heaven amidst all the world religions that are out there?



2020-03-03
Choosing Salvation for our Children: Is this verse saying that the children of Christians will be saved, if we choose life for them? [Deuteronomy 30:19]
Blue Ribbons, Fringe, & Black Israelites: As a particular religious sect suggests, do we still have to wear Blue Ribbons and fringe, since scripture says, "from generation to generation"? [Numbers 15:38].


2020-02-28
Defining "The Gospel" & "The Kingdom of God": What is the gospel, and why is it "the power of God unto salvation"? [Romans 1:16, Mark 1:14-15, Exodus 19:5-6, Acts 1:6, 17:7, Colossians 1:13, Matthew 28:18, 13:31-33, John 8:31, Hebrews 4:12].



2020-02-26
A True Disciple of Christ: After listening to your lecture, "Toward a Radically Christian Counterculture", I am feeling convicted about whether I am a real Christian-a true disciple of Christ-and am wondering that if my previous walk has been weak and compromised, where does that leave me? [Titus 2:10].



2020-02-25
Only for the "Lost Sheep of Israel": Why did Jesus say he only came for the "lost sheep of Israel" in scripture? Didn't He come for everyone? [John 10:37, Matthew 15:21-28, 8:5-13, Romans 1:16, Acts 10-11].



2020-02-25
Catholics-Saved or Unsaved: Can Catholics be true Christians and saved?
Infant Baptism & Salvation: If someone was baptized as an infant, as in Catholicism, could they still be saved without being re-baptized as an adult?


2020-02-17
Unequally Yoked in Church to Unbelievers: How does "unequally yoked" work if we are asked to bring unsaved people to church? [I Corinthians 14, 2 Corinthians 6:14].
The Kingdom of God: I love your lecture "Beholding the Glory", I wish everyone could hear it! Do you think you will write about "The Kingdom of God"?


2020-02-12
Gnosticism, Calvin & Election: If Paul is correcting Gnostic teaching about election to include everyone for salvation, then how can Calvinists not also be corrected? [I Timothy 2:1-6].



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].


2020-02-07
Judgment for What: If our sins are forgiven when we are saved, why do we need to judged later? [I Corinthians 3:10, 5:10, Titus 3:14, Romans 2:6f, 14:10, I Peter 1:17, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Matthew 16, 25:31].
Separate Judgments for Saved and Unsaved: Are there two separate judgments? One for the saved, and one for the unsaved? [Matthew 25:31].


2020-02-06
Christian Suicide: How should we council and think about Christians who are contemplating suicide? [Galatians 5:16, 6:2, I Corinthians 12:21].



2020-02-06
No Man Comes to the Father Except Through Christ: Scripture plainly indicates that people are saved only through Christ, so what about those who have not heard of Christ? [John 14, 2 Peter 3:18, TItus 2:14].



2020-01-22
Saved in Christ: Is there a distinction between being saved as a Jew versus a gentile? [Revelation 19:7-9, Psalm 2:8, I John 5:12, Romans 22:8-9].



2020-01-13
Assurance of Salvation: How can anyone be assured of their own salvation in light of what Jesus said in Matthew 7? [Matthew 7:21-23, 12:50, I John 4:1, Acts 19, Deuteronomy 13, 2 Thessalonians 2, Luke 6:46, Exodus 34:6-7, Psalm 103:10, John 8].



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].


2020-01-08
Proselytes: Why was Peter unaware of the acceptance of proselytes when dealing with Cornelius?
Salvation Coming to the Gentiles: Why did Paul say, that salvation came to the gentiles, because the Jews rejected Him? [Romans 11:30].


2019-12-19
Altar Call Salvation: Will an altar call save you?



2019-12-10
Salvation in Old Testament: Was there any salvation in the Old Testament? [Hebrews 11, 10:6, Jeremiah 31:33, Romans 4, Psalm 32].



2019-12-10
Saved by Faith or by Works: Are we saved by works or faith? Salvation [Galatians 5:6,16, Titus 2:14, I Corinthians 6, James 2:14-26, 3:2, Luke 10:27, Romans 8:16, John 5:10].



2019-11-20
Rich Man Saved by Grace: Does the story of the rich man seeking eternal life illustrate that it is actually by grace that we are saved? [Matthew 19:20f].



2019-11-15
Saved in Childbirth: When Paul says that women will be saved in childbirth, what does he mean? [1 Timothy 2:15, 3:1, 1 Corinthians 7].



2019-11-11
Salvation in Old Testament & without Knowing Jesus: How were the Old Testament saints saved and justified without knowing Jesus? And can people still be saved, if they don't know about Jesus? [John 8:56, 2 Corinthians 11:4].



2019-11-04
What Does it Mean to be Saved?: What happens when I die? Caller seems to not be clear on what it means to be a follower of Christ.



2019-10-31
Losing One's Salvation: Does one lose their salvation when they sin?



2019-10-30
Bare Minimum to be Saved: What is the bare minimum one needs to do to be saved? [Luke 14:33, I John 5:12, Proverbs 24:16].



2019-10-22
Hierarchy on the New Earth: Are there two levels of Christians on the new earth?
Kingdom of God: Is entering the Kingdom of God the same as being saved?


2019-10-11
Salvation in the Old Testament: How were people saved in the Old Testament? [Genesis 15, Romans 4, Hebrews 11].



2019-10-03
Trinity: If someone doesn't believe in the trinity, are they not really Christians?
Tongues: Must one speak in tongues to be saved?


2019-09-17
Faith, Salvation, Grace: If faith, grace, and salvation are gifts, that doesn't support the Calvinist position, right? [Ephesians 2:8].



2019-09-17
Saved - What Does it Mean?: What does it mean to be saved? And what are we being saved from ... hell? sin? suffering? [Matthew 1:21, Titus 2:14, Galatians 1:4, I Peter].



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].



2019-08-26
Calvinism: How can a Calvinist be a good Christian if they believe that some people cannot be saved? [I Corinthians 13:9-12, Matthew 16:27, Romans 2:6-10, 2 Corinthians 5:10, I Peter 1:17, Revelation 20:12-13].



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].



2019-08-23
Satan's Redemption: Is there any chance that Satan could be saved, or redeemed, at the last minute? [Origen, Anton LaVey].



2019-08-12
Salvation vs Judgement: If one is already saved, then why would there be a judgment to follow? Or if unsaved, what would the judgment be about? [Luke 12:47-48, Matthew 5:16, 16:27, Titus 2:14, I Peter 1:17].



2019-08-08
Simply Believing: Are there other examples of people being saved just by a simple belief, without the evidence of their works and what followed?



2019-07-30
Once Saved, Always Saved: Can you give me a little background to when the idea of "Once Saved, Always Saved" first came into mainstream Christianity?



2019-07-26
Saved Again: Does scripture teach that once you are saved, but have fallen away, you cannot ever be saved again? [Hebrews 6:4-6, James 5:19-20, Luke 15:11-32, Hebrews 2:5, Matthew 19:20, Luke 1:37].



2019-07-22
Salvation without Bible Knowledge: Can a person be saved without knowing anything from the Bible? [John 3:16].



2019-07-05
Church replacing Israel: If the church was to replace Israel, why is it not mentioned in the Old Testament (old vs new covenants? [Jeremiah 11:16, Galatians 3: 14-16].
Old Testament Saved by Works: In the Old Testament, were the faithful saved by works rather than grace? [Hebrews 11, Micah 6:6-8, Psalm 51:17, Psalm 40:6-8].


2019-07-02
Impossible to Renew: What does it mean that "it is impossible to renew them"? [Hebrews 6:4-8, Luke 1:37].
No More Sacrifice: Isn’t Jesus the final sacrifice, so people should not be reinstituting sacrifices? [Hebrew 10:26].


2019-07-02
The Law Reveals Sin: Does The Law of Moses identify and reveal what sin is?
Confessing Jesus: Is it necessary to confess Jesus as Lord to be saved? [Romans 10:9 & 13]
The Subconscious Mind: Does the subconscious mind and dreams dictate what you do?

2019-06-28
Unconditional Election (Calvinism): Are we unconditionally chosen or elected to be saved? If so, how then, could God be upset if we didn't make the choice? [Ephesians 1:4, Acts 17:30].



2019-06-17
The Narrow Path Few & Saved Multitudes Contradiction: Is there a contradiction between the scriptures about "the narrow path" and the "few who find it", and the multitudes that come to Christ described in Revelation? [Matthew 7:13, Revelation 7:9].



2019-06-07
Parenting, Communion, Baptism: Concerned that his kids may just going through the motions of baptism but not really meaning it, and wondering if they shouldn't take communion until they are baptized.



2019-06-06
Do Christians Need to Ask for Forgiveness: Does this verse actually apply to non-Christians, particularly since this seems to be written to unbelievers? Do we need to continue to ask for forgiveness of sins, once we have been saved? [I John 1:8, 9, 2:1, 18, Matthew 6:9-13].



2019-06-03
Authentic Salvation: Are the people described in these scriptures authentic Christians? [Matthew 7:21-23, John 11:49-50, II Thessalonians 2].



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?

2019-05-20
Salvation & Filling of the Holy Spirit: What is the distinction between receiving the Holy Spirit upon salvation and being filled with the Holy Spirit? [Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4-5, Acts 1:5, Acts 19:6, Acts 8:17].



2019-05-16
Esau's Birthright & Salvation: Did Esau lose his salvation because he sold his birthright? [Hebrews 12:16, Deuteronomy 21].



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



2019-05-13
Essentials of Salvation: What are the essentials of salvation?



2019-05-02
Salvation: Since I think that you said that just belief in Jesus, is insufficient for salvation, do you believe that confessing belief in Jesus enough?



2019-04-26
Salvation: When Jesus said, 'Father, forgive them for they know not what they do", doesn't that indicate that all will be saved? The parable of the prodigal son [Luke 15:11-32, 23:34]



2019-04-25
Believing in Jesus: Is believing that Jesus is the son of God enough to be saved? What is high Christology? [Romans 10:9]



2019-04-22
Assurance of salvation: Gramma was saved recently, and is in the hospital, what can I do to make sure she is saved?



2019-04-18
Arminius, Arminianism: Can man save himself? Did you say that Paul didn't know that he was saved? Doesn't God initiate man's salvation? The use of the word used for “disposed” (“appointed”) Should we consider Arminius a heretic? [I Corinthians 16:15, Act 13:48, Romans 7:14-15].



2019-04-16
Salvation by Confession: Can you explain this passage [Romans 10:9-15]? If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, are you saved? [Isaiah 29:13] What does it mean to be saved?
Relics: Are some of the relics (sliver of the cross) authentic? Catholic traditions and superstitions (indulgences, etc.).



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?



2019-04-02
Once Saved, Always Saved: How does one lose one's salvation? How are you able to leave Jesus Christ?



2019-03-28
Reprobate Mind: Can those with a reprobate mind, still be saved [Romans 1:28, 2 Corinthians 13, 1 Corinthians 9]?



2019-03-25
Salvation: What do we have to do to show God that we have enough faith to be saved? What is the evidence?



2019-03-22
All Things to All Men: What does it mean to become all things for all men [I Corinthians 9:22]?
Ten Commandments: Are we required to obey the Ten Commandments? Is it part of salvation? Should we be under the law? How did Jesus fulfill the Law? [Matthew 5:17-20]. 22 1 2 99


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?

2019-03-06
Once Saved, Always Saved: Is it dangerous to stay in a church that believes the extremes of either position; one cannot lose their salvation vs one can never lose their salvation?



2019-03-06
Signs of Salvation: What are the necessary signs of salvation? Do you have to be baptized or speak in tongues in order to be saved? What does being saved actually mean?



2019-03-06
Once Saved, Always Saved: Can we lose our Salvation? Is there not eternal security? [John 17:12, John 6].



2019-03-05
Once Saved, Always Saved?: Are we born sinners? Once saved, always saved? What is the significance to remaining attached to the vine? [Hebrews 3:12, John 15:6, Romans 11:22, Luke 8:13].



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



2019-02-18
Salvation through the Gospel of John: Can an unbeliever become a believer by just reading the book of John?



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?



2019-02-14
Losing your Faith: Asking if Steve agrees about a statement she says about losing our salvation (inspired from a previous caller).



2019-02-14
Working out your own Salvation: What does it mean to "work out your own salvation"? [Phillipians 2:12]



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



2019-02-04
Must Hear the Gospel: In a book by John Piper called,"Jesus: The Only Way to God", he says that people must hear the Gospel in order to be saved or they can not be saved. Is this true?



2019-01-23
Call of God for Only the Elect: Is the calling to come to God only come to certain people, or to all? [John 12:32, John 1:9, Psalm 19].



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



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



2019-01-11
Redemption for Murder: Is there redemption if you kill someone?



2018-12-31
Holy Spirit: (followup from many previous calls she has made) Does everyone have the Holy Spirit in them or not? am I saved or not?



2018-12-31
Not Making your needs known: What do you mean by not availing, disclosing what your burdens are, to the body of Christ? [Galatians 6:2, Romans 12:15]
Calvinism & Arminianism: Calvinism & Arminianism, elected to being saved before someone asking God in their heart, I heard you saying is what Calvinists believe.


2018-12-28
An Unbeliever, an Apostate & a Reprobate: Is there a difference between an unbeliever, an apostate and a reprobate?
A Self-Deceived Person: What about a self-deceived person?
One Thinks they are Saved: What about thinking you are saved, & they really arent?

2018-12-26
Saved w/ out Knowledge of Jesus: People who were never Christians, who have never heard of Christ, can be saved despite this verse? [Acts 17:30]



2018-12-05
Eternal Security: Can you lose your salvation?
Giving to the Narrow Path Ministry: Can I give to your ministry instead of my church?


2018-11-26
Predestined for Salvation: Calvinism suggests a preselected number of saved, & that since they are saved, they can sin & be saved no matter what.



2018-11-16
John the Baptist baptizing & getting Baptized: John the Baptist baptizing Jesus, & John getting baptized, & people in heaven, people in earth (I frankly have to idea what the caller is getting at.)



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]



2018-11-16
Continuing in Sin: When sin seems to keep winning when does God finally give up on you?



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?



2018-11-01
Heaven & Hell in the OT: Heaven & Hell in the Bible, different words & meanings for those terms? Sheol
Salvation for people in OT: How did people get saved in the OT, just obeying the law?


2018-10-29
Pornography: I've been struggling with fear & purity because I keep continuing with the temptation of pornography



2018-10-18
Eating, Drinking, & being Merry: Why would God allow so many people to not be saved? Only a few people are going to be taking the Narrow Path, why does satan's way seem more appealing?



2018-10-18
Salvation in the Old Testament & Samson: How were people saved in OT times? was samson saved? Is Jesus on the white horse or do we meet Him in the air?
Jesus Second Coming: Is Jesus on the white horse or do we meet Him in the air?


2018-10-15
Lamb's Book of Life: How can someone know they are saved?
God Speaking: God spoke to Samuel.


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



2018-09-27
Getting Germans to understand the Gospel: How do we get Germans to get going on the right path?



2018-09-25
Salvation without Works....but Works: How does salvation w/ out works coincide with the required works?



2018-09-19
Salvation: Can someone who has never heard of Christ be saved? Can satan be saved?



2018-09-19
Losing Faith: Caller feels like he's lost his faith, finding it hard to go to church or read the Bible, looking for encouragement & motivation



2018-09-19
Calvinism: If calvinists believe in once saved always saved, or they are predestined to be saved, what is the point in evangelizing?
Appreciation Comment: Caller just wanted to say Thank you for Steve Gregg & his radio show.


2018-09-06
Homosexual Lifestyle & Salvation: My family members & I are having some debate about my wife's brother who died after his homosexual lifestyle & wonder about his position before the Lord.



2018-09-06
Thief on the Cross: If the thief on the cross had been able to come off the cross & continued his occupation, wouldn't that show that he really hadn't been genuine? What about if he started up 10 yrs later?



2018-08-21
Two Judgments: Are there more judgments than just the one at the end? Judgment for salvation vs judgment for works? [john 3:16-18]



2018-08-16
Assurance of Conversion: How do you know that you are born again?



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.


2018-07-31
Born Again....& Again: You can't be born again & again & again & again, so you shouldn't really be able to lose your Salvation.



2018-07-31
Spouse Saved by Default: Is paul saying that the unbelieving spouse is saved by default? [1 Corinthians 7:12-16]



2018-07-30
Being Drawn by God: It says you have to be drawn by God? How do I know I'm being drawn?



2018-07-27
Steve Gregg's Children: Do your children ever attend your meetings?
Going on the Narrow Path: The "narrow path", does that mean only a few people are going to be saved?


2018-07-26
Being Transformed: you change your thought processes by reading the Bible & focusing on Jesus, right? Saul becoming paul, he seemed to never have another relapse



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



2018-07-11
Free Will & Being Born Again: So according to the Gospel of John we can't choose to be born again, so we don't really have free will? Is that right? [John 1:13]



2018-06-29
Assurance of Salvation: Could I have some scripture verses on their assurance of their salvation? [1 John 1-5]



2018-06-26
Adultery: Even people who commit adultery who are already saved won't inherit the kingdom of God like it says in Galatians? [Galatians 5:19-21]



2018-06-13
Noah & the Flood a type of Baptism: Was noah & the flood some type of baptism, preserving the righteous?



2018-06-12
Faith & Grace: Are we saved by grace or faith? Is faith a gift God gives us or do we have to find it? [Ephesians 2:8-10]



2018-06-08
AA Meetings & Salvation: Can a person who doesn't drink anymore but who goes to AA & says that he is an alcoholic, can he be saved?



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?



2018-05-29
Praying God's Will: Sometimes prayers are not answered because they are not God's will, but what if you pray that you really want to be saved, & other people are praying for that same person, does He answer that?



2018-05-24
Salvation & Baptism: My Church of Christ says we are not saved until we are water baptized. Is that true? [Acts 2:38]



2018-05-07
0ne Sin Too Many: If it's possible to lose your salvation, just how many sins does it take to do so?



2018-05-01
Inclusivism: Caller is weighing in about inclusivism, that God will save who He will save.



2018-04-26
Dinosaurs: Were do the Dinosaurs fit into the Creation timeline?
Belief in Christ (John 3:16): Isn't it true that it doesn't really matter what religion/denomination we are, just as long as we start at John 3:16, we really that?


2018-04-24
Vision of a Dead one with Dementia: I've been seeing a vision of a dead loved one, could she have accepted Christ with dementia?



2018-04-16
Taking Bible Stories Literal-Noah & Jonah: Do you take the stories of the Bible literal or figurative, especially Noah & the flood & Jonah?
Catholic Confirmation: Does catholic confirmation count as being saved? What about Infant Baptism?


2018-04-02
Not Willing that any should perish: Not willing that anyone perish, God is 'being patient waiting for us' to evangelize the world, what does Steve say about that in contrast to how John MacArthur would answer it? [2 Peter 3:9]



2018-03-26
Saved but Excluded: Can you still be saved & not inherit the "kingdom of God" like it says in Galatians? [Galatians 5:19-21, 1 Corinthians 6:9-10]



2018-03-16
Calvinism: This passage of Scripture in Acts seems to support Calvinism. What do you say about it? [acts 13:48]



2018-03-06
Children with Special Needs: How accountable are people/kids with disabilities in the judgment? How do I raise them? What is the purpose for people w/ autism?



2018-03-02
God Drawing Everyone: It says in the Bible that God is not willing that any should perish, but only the ones that are drawn can come so how come He doesn't draw everyone? [Matthew 23:27]



2018-03-02
Choosing God: Knowing & accepting Jesus by our own choosing. [Matthew 16:16-17]



2018-03-01
Paul Losing his Salvation: Where does it say that Paul thought he could lose his salvation? [1 Corinthians 9:27]
Catholic Priesthood: Isn't the Catholic priesthood null & void? Aren't they like a cult? [Hebrews 10:10]


2018-02-28
Images of God: People thinking God (Jesus) needs to look a certain way.
Parable of the Sower: In the parable of the sower, are they all Christians being talked about?
Tribulation: Is there going to be great tribulation in the last days? (I think Steve forgets to answer it.)

2018-02-19
Salvation through Christ: Can you resolve perceived tension between the following biblical statements: salvation is through Christ alone, the only way you can come to Christ is to be drawn [John 6], God is seeking people to worship him in spirit and in truth [John 4]?



2018-02-01
Salvation: How much does one need to know about Jesus in order to be saved?



2018-01-30
Saul on the road to Damascus Was Saul saved at the very point of his experience on Damascus? Or was it not until he was baptized? [Acts 22:1-21]



2018-01-22
Abortion: Can people who've had abortions, & another person who enabled it to happen, can they still be saved?
Sex Offenders: Can sex offenders be saved?
Death: What happens after we die?

2017-12-21
Make your Election Sure: "Make your calling & election sure", can you lose your salvation? [2 Peter 1:10]



2017-12-20
Fellowshipping: Is not going to church affecting my salvation? [Hebrews 10:25]



2017-12-19
No Salvation Apart from Catholicism: Not being a Catholic will prevent me from being saved, someone has told the caller. What does Steve say?



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"?


2017-12-19
Preterism: So you don't agree with all of Revelation is the model of Preterism, relative to 3.5 year? [Revelation 10-13]
Replacement Theology: Salvation of the Old Testament was the same as the New Testament, was it?


2017-11-22
Salvation after Death: Do you believe about the possibility of salvation for people after death? So isn't that why they pray for the dead, believe in purgatory.



2017-11-20
Once Saved, Always being Saved: Can a Christian lose their salvation once they are saved, & if they can, how can they?



2017-11-17
Not Being Completely Cleansed: People who have not been properly cleansed, not saved, how does this apply to people now who don't do it all right? [2 Chronicles 30:17-19]



2017-11-16
Being a True Follower of Christ: The essentials of Christianity, what does it take to be recognized as a believer by God?



2017-11-09
Lordship Salvation: What is Lordship salvation? [Ephesians 2:8-10, Romans 10:9]
License to Sin: What about a person who said the sinner's prayer in their youth, yet have lived a sinful life & think they are still saved?


2017-11-01
Daniel & Nebuchadnezzar: Nebuchadnezzar's account that is told in Daniel, how could Daniel record it? Did Nebuchadnezzar write it himself? Was he ultimately saved?



2017-10-24
Calvinism & Eternal Security: A calvinist caller calls to debate a little bit about eternal security, defining the sovereignty of God, defining free will, free choice.



2017-10-24
God Not Losing Anything: I don't believe in once saved always saved, but there seems to be conflict when Jesus says He won't lose anything that are His.
John the Baptist & Rewards in Heaven: If there was none greater than John the Baptist, yet he was least in the kingdom of God, so how our are rewards going to work?


2017-10-18
Responsibility for Salvation: Who's ultimately responsible for our salvation, us or the Holy Spirit?



2017-10-05
Adam & Eve: Are adam & eve in heaven?



2017-09-29
Inherit Salvation in Future: In Hebrews it says that our inheritance of Salvation is future, but there are a few future aspects of it anyway, Justification, sanctification, glorification, transformation. [Hebrews 1:14]



2017-09-28
Lordship Salvation & Free Grace: What is the difference between Lordship Salvation & Free Grace?



2017-09-26
Messing up, Wondering My Salvation: Wondering if I'm really saved, & I've failed God by marrying the wrong person. Will He forgive me anyway?



2017-09-26
Assurance of Salvation: I used to be in the Music business, but I developed problems with my ears, & can't do that anymore, but I've been looking at end time events seeming to fall in place, & I'm questioning my salvation & wondering what to do?



2017-09-19
Douglas Wilson or James White Debate: Which is the better debate to listen to, Douglas Wilson or James White?
God Directing Salvation for People to His Glory: If God is really the only one determining who is saved or not, why didn't He give people like me understanding so i could comprehend it?
College Education: College Education can very often be a liablitity. [Act 4:13]

2017-09-11
Discrepancies about the Manna: There seems to be some discrepancies about the manna in the wilderness, Moses making manna happen from Heaven in Exodus, but then Jesus said Moses didn't in the gospel of John, & that they who ate it would live, but they died, but did Moses give them bread from Heaven or did Jesus? [Exodus 16:4, John 6:32, John 6:50-51]



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



2017-09-07
Blotted out of the Book of Life: Can someone really lose their salvation, be blotted out of the book of life?



2017-09-05
No Repentance after taking the Mark of the Beast: If you receive the mark of the beast, that's it, right, lights out?



2017-08-31
Context of Scripture & Cherry Picking: What can you say about people saying you are are just saying take the Bible in Context so they can skillfully cherry pick from the Bible, but not really taking it in context? Exegesis over proof-texting.
Once Saved, Always Saved: So you say people can lose their salvation? What about people who go through a rough period of time, & go out & perform willful sin? Are they lost during that period of time?


2017-08-31
Eternal Security: Can you lose your salvation?



2017-08-22
Nicodemus' Salvation: Can we say if Nicodemus was saved or not?
Not Accepting Jesus: What if people don't accept the Man Jesus, but live by the Light they have, isn't that good enoug?


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?

2017-08-18
A Different Plan of Salvation: Why didn't God do it differently than needing a Saviour for the entire human race, like quarantine Adam & Eve & redoing it?



2017-08-03
No Redemption Message in EO or RC: I'm wondering how we should feel w/ the Eastern Orthodox & Roman Catholic church since they have no message of redemption?



2017-07-24
Being Religious but Not a Christian: Wondering if you could have the characteristics of a Christian & still not be saved? What if you can't overcome a sin? [Matthew 7:24-25]



2017-07-19
Calvinism & Once Saved, Always Saved: How can intelligent people really believe in Calvinism? Does it really matter? Is it important? Are they the ones associated with once saved always saved?



2017-07-14
Pentecostal View of Baptism of Holy Spirit: Being baptized in the Holy Spirit, & if you've never spoken in tongues, are you saved?



2017-06-26
Striving, but then Easy: These 2 verses seem contradictory to each other, one saying we have to Strive to enter the Kingdom of God, but then it says that His yoke is easy. Which is it? [Luke 13:34, Matthew 11:30]



2017-06-23
2 Ways of Salvation: Only one way of salvation, but some say 2 different ways, saved by grace according to Paul or the kingdom of God. [Acts 15:11]



2017-06-02
Once Saved, Always Saved: I tend to believe that once you are saved, you're always saved, but how can you tell if someone was ever saved or not? [John 10:28] (followup)



2017-06-01
Once a Christian, Always a Christian: I truly believe in "once saved, always saved", eternal security!



2017-05-24
Catholic Relatives: My parents are in the catholic church & so are concerned about some siblings who died who weren't in it are lost, but they believed you have to do the rosary & so on.



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.



2017-05-19
Jailer & Household Salvation: What did Paul mean by, "...& your household" will be saved? Is that saying that by his one act in this instance not only he would be saved by his whole household? [Acts 16:31]
Elisha Asking for a Double Portion: What did it mean Elisha by asking for a double portion of the Holy Spirit from Elijah? [2 Kings 2:9]


2017-05-18
Baptism Essential: Is being baptized an essential part of salvation? [Acts 2:38]



2017-05-10
Romans Road to Salvation: I was reading a book by N. T. Wright, & he talks about the "Romans Road to Salvation", & just wondering if you agree w/ his stance?



2017-05-10
Calvinism & Predestination: Regarding Calvinism & Predestination, with the Sovereignty of God, can't He choose whom He will save & whom He will not?



2017-05-02
Theology, Doctrine & Apologetics or Relationship with Jesus Christ: Theology, apologetics & doctrine vs a Relationship with Jesus, which is more important?



2017-05-02
Arminianism, Calvinism, Sanctification & Salvation: Arminianism vs Calvinism, especially in relation to Sanctification & Salvation. Can you talk about how they all relate to each other & which one is the most accurate?



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



2017-03-23
No one has Ascended into Heaven: I was told by a pastor that not a soul has ascended into heaven yet.
Salvation of People in the Old Testament: How were people saved before Jesus came?


2017-03-02
Eternal Security: Can you really lose your salvation? Isn't it once saved, always saved?



2017-02-23
Assurance of Salvation: I've squandered my life, ruined it, now I'm a believer & wondering where I stand; how can I know that I'm saved?



2017-02-06
Baptism for Salvation: Do you have to be baptized, because isn't it just symbolic of our inner life?
Apologetics: I'd like some good books on apologetics.


2017-01-25
All Israel Being Saved: All Israel will be saved, what scriptures do people use to prove this, or what does "saved" mean? [Romans 11]



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



2017-01-10
Power in Christ: Our "authority" in Christ, being saved, prayer, word of faith



2017-01-05
Jesus' Resurrection: Why did Jesus have to be resurrected? To conquer both spiritual & physical death?
Jews & Isaiah 53: If Jews don't believe that Jesus was Messiah, how do they interpret scriptures like Isaiah 53? [Isaiah 53]
Saved by Animal Sacrifice in the OT: Were the Jews saved by Animal Sacrifice in the Old Testament?

2016-03-31
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Do we receive the Holy Spirit immediately upon receiving salvation/conversion or not until later? [Acts 19, Romans 8:9, Acts 2:4]



2016-03-17
Conversion without Baptism: If someone on their deathbed receives Christ but are not baptized, are they still saved? [Luke 23:42-43]



2016-03-15
The Deep Things of God: Does 1 Corinthians 2 talk about salvation, being saved, rather than unity, a Calvinist issue? [1 Corinthians 2:10]



2016-03-15
Fear & Trembling: It says in the Bible that we need to work out our salvation with fear & trembling. (gets cutoff but able to answer question) [Philippians 2:12-13]



2016-01-26
Lordship Salvation: Why do Dispensationalists consider "Lordship Salvation" a heresy?



2016-01-14
Salvation in the Old Testament & New Testament: Was there any difference in the way people were saved Old Testament vs the New Testament?vove



2015-12-18
KJV only Advocates: KJV advocates say that if people read the King James Version of the Bible, & struggles to understand it, it means they are not saved because "My sheep hear my voice" & understand it.
Most loved verse of the Bible misunderstood: God only loves those who love Him, & we shouldn't preach the gospel of love to unbelievers. [John 3:16]


2015-12-03
Scroll & the 7 Seals: Isn't the Scroll & the 7 Seals more talking about the redemptive plan of salvation more than a judgment? [Revelation 5-7]



2015-11-24
Formula for Salvation: What do you think about the Acts 2 formula for salvation? What about being baptized in only Jesus' name verses God the Father, God the Son, & God the Holy Spirit? [Acts 2:38, Matthew 28:17]



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]



2015-11-13
Alcoholism: What if somebody died as a drunkard, could they still inherit the Kingdom of God? [1 Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21]



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



2015-10-27
Calvinism: God provided the red heifer & the ashes to get ceremonial clean, but THEY had to actually do something to get clean. Isn't that the right way to think of our salvation, that God does provide everything for us to be able to receive Him, but it's ultimately up to us? [Numbers 19:9,13,10,21; 31:23]
Two or three gathered together: Is this passage of Scripture taken out of context, most thnking that where 2 or 3 people are gathered together, Jesus is there, but isn't this actually talking about church discipline? [Matthew 18:20]


2015-10-21
Buying & Selling: Not being able to buy or sell is proof that you haven't taken upon you the Mark of the Beast.
Eternal Security: Do you think someone can actually lose their salvation once they have genuinely saved?


2015-08-31
Marriage & Salvation: Caller is concerned about his Marriage, & also wonders if he has had such a true conversion experience since he's having so much trouble w/ his marriage.



2015-08-26
Salvation Clear, but Complicated: Salvation is clear, what it takes to be saved, what the gospel is, but all this other stuff is so hard to understand, eschatology, Calvinism/Arminianism, whether we can drink alcohol or not.



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?



2015-07-23
Believing Everything Has Been Fulfilled: Caller thinks that believing most everything has been fulfilled except for the actual coming of Jesus is vitally important because it lets us focus on preparing for His coming by consecrating ourselves to Him & in His Word.
Hosea & Gomer: Did Gomer truly repent? Was she sanctified because of Hosea? Did she become worldly in the end & come back to God? {Hosea 1 & 3]


2015-07-20
Faith (Grace) & Works: There's a disagreement among the elders of the church, but one says that it's our faith that saves us, but it's our works that justifies our faith, but the second elder says that when it says, "Can such a faith save him?", that it's not talking about Salvation but our Physical life or something, what does Steve think about that? Zane Hodges, Absolutely Free, Lordship salvation, the second elder handed to him to read. [James 2:14]



2015-06-29
Losing Their Salvation: Parents getting divorced, or God not healing people, can make people lose their salvation.



2015-06-12
Dementia: Is it possible the caller's sister is still there, in the spirit, even though she has dementia? He's hoping she started going in God's direction before she started having dementia.



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.



2015-05-27
Salvation & Heaven in OT: Did they have the conception of salvation before the cross like we do now? Did they know about Heaven like we do?



2015-05-21
Obedience Necessary for Salvation: is Obedience necessary for Salvation, or does the make Salvation a reward for Good Works?



2015-05-11
Salvation Being Conditional: If Salvation is Conditional, how do escape the suggestion that you have made salvation a matter of works?



2015-04-28
Becoming Spiritually Dead: If you become a born-again, having gone through the new birth experience, how can you become unborn again? How can you lose your salvation?
Battle of Gog & Magog in Ezekiel: What is or was the fulfillment of the Battle of Gog & Magog in [Ezekiel 38 - 39]?


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]



2015-04-24
Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem: Shouldn't we be actually saying "Pray for the Salvation of Jerusalem"? [Psalms 122;6-9]



2015-04-24
Trinity: How important is it for Salvation that we believe in the Trinity?



2015-04-22
Spouse Saved by Default: If a husband is saved, he justifies the wife, or if the wife is saved, she justifies the husband, is that the way it works? [1 Corinthians 7:14, 1 Peter 3:1-6]



2015-04-16
Salvation from the Bible: Taking our Salvation only from the Bible, Tom the Catholic disagrees. Baptism saves. [Matthew 19:25, 10:22, 24:13, Mark 16:16, John 6:50]
Church is built on Apostles: Church is gone, invisible!


2015-04-08
Joseph Prince - Grace Message: Caller wondering about the Radical Grace Message that Joseph Prince teaches, Grace, Faith & Works.
Losing One's Salvation: Caller would like Steve to talk about the possibility of losing one's salvation."


2015-03-31
Righteous Salvation & Being Justified: How do we merge all these words together? Being saved, justified, righteous, having faith [Romans 10:9-10, James 2, Hebrews 11:1]



2015-03-19
Not all Israel, are Israel: Would you help me sort through the context and meaning of the 'hardening in part' of Israel and 'not all are Israel, who are Israel'? Who is the 'olive tree'? Who is the 'all that will be saved'? [Romans 9-11, 9:6, 9:27, 11:7, 11:25-26, 11:5, I Kings 19:18, Isaiah 10:22].



2015-03-18
Personal Prophecy: 2 Pastors told the caller that her family will be saved, but she doesn't feel that.



2015-03-17
Lordship Salvation: What is Lordship salvation & why is it considered a heresy?



2015-02-27
Angels long to look at our Salvation: What was so fascinating about our salvation that angels would be looking on at it, & why would God permit suffering & death? [1 Peter 1:10-12]



2015-02-18
Having Assurance of Faith: Some of the things Jesus says is pretty difficult & caller is wondering if she's living up to what He wants. [John 6:37 Ephesians 5:5]



2015-02-13
Pastor's Family: Should the entire family (wife, children) of the Pastor be saved, or can they be reckless, just as long as he's saved? [1 Timothy 3:1-7]



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?



2015-02-10
Baptism: Is it necessary to be baptized in order to go to heaven?



2015-02-06
God's Plan of Salvation: Someone can't take someone else's place for their crime, but Jesus was able to.



2015-02-02
Eternal Security: Caller wants to point out that passages about Eternal Security stand out by themselves, "proving" it, that you don't need other scripture to prove it.



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.



2015-01-13
Children going to Heaven: Do children go to Heaven if they die?



2015-01-13
People who never heard gospel: Caller wanted to followup on can people be saved who had never heard the gospel, & wants to cite Romans 2:11-15.



2015-01-12
Once Saved Always Saved: Caller trying to figure out what is right, once saved always saved or not, especially in light of [Matthew 7:21-23].



2015-01-12
Never Hearing the Gospel: Will people who go to hell who have never heard the gospel?



2014-12-31
Discipleship, Salvation & Sanctification: How do you forsake everything? [Mark 10:17-31, Matthew 19:16-30, Luke 18:18-30, Luke 14]
Baptism regarded as not important: Isn't the importance of Baptism sort've watered down nowadays?


2014-12-17
Unequally Yoked: What does the word "sanctified" mean in the famous unequally yoked verse? That the spouse & children of a spouse that is saved are automatically saved? [1 Corinthians 7:13=16]



2014-12-08
Salvation Transaction: To some people Salvation is like a Transaction, that once you cash in, you are set for life, for eternal life.
Salvation via other Religions: There's a lot of Religions that seem to have the same idea/experiences as what happens in Christianity, so is it possible that God just uses them to get people to come to Him?


2014-12-08
Rewards - Prizes: Most people think that the rewards you receive is your faithfulness while we were down here on earth. Do you agree with that? [1 Corinthians 9:4, Philippians 3:7-11]
Eternal Security: God won't leave you once you belong to Him, isn't that right?


2014-12-03
Radio Programs & the Narrow Path: There are some radio shows that just seems to disagree with your teachings.
Date of the Book of Revelation: Wife & I debating the dating of the book of Revelation, my wife thinks way after 70 AD, i think before 70 AD.
Baptism: Is water baptism necessary for salvation?

2014-11-25
Feeling Saved: You don't always feel saved, you have ups & downs, but you still might be saved!
3 Views of Hell: What is your view of Hell, Traditional, Annihilationism, & Universal Reconciliationism?


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.



2014-11-24
Saved by Faith & Not Works: We are saved by faith, but not works, but I've always struggled w/ that because then a person thinks they can live a life of sin, & just have faith. What do you say? [James 2:14-15]
Death-bed Conversion: So if we repent right before we die, no matter if it's a deathbed confession or not, we are saved. What about someone like Adolph Hitler?


2014-11-20
Sinners or Sins: Did Jesus die for our sins or did He die for us? [1 Corinthians 15:3]



2014-11-20
All Saved & Hardening of the Heart: There seems to be a contradiction that God wants everyone to be saved, but that He's also hardened people on purpose, such as Pharaoh. Why? Is this a contradiction?



2014-11-18
Jesus Christ the Only Way: Only people who have accepted Jesus Christ can make it into the New Jerusalem, isn't that right?
Tithing: Do we have to still tithe?


2014-10-31
Sozo Salvation: Sozo is all about Inner Healing, Soul ties, Generational Curses, just wanted to tell you that since you had a call about it yesterday.



2014-10-30
Sozo (Salvation): What does Steve know about Sozo classes?



2014-10-28
Sanctification & Salvation: What is the difference between Sanctification & Salvation?
Quitting Smoking: Should I quit smoking? Is it a sin?


2014-10-27
Calvinism & God's Sovereignty: What do Calvinists think of people who are saved who are not Calvinists?



2014-10-09
Redemption Draweth Nigh & False Christs: Are the verses 25 & after in Luke 21 talking about the actual physical coming of Christ or do you think it's still talking about the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD? Don't believe in False Christs....He's going to come w/ power & great glory. [Luke 21]
Final Judgment, End of the World & Signs: Did Jesus ever speak of a the end of the world, a final judgment? Are there going to be any signs of His coming?
Times & Seasons & Restoring the Kingdom: Didn't Jesus say it wasn't for us to know the times or seasons or the restoration of the Kingdom of God? [Acts 1:6-7, 1 Thessalonians 5:1]

2014-10-07
Book of Romans: You say that the first section of the book of Romans was specifically written to the Jews, & so that "Romans Road to Salvation" is not really applicable. [Romans 3:23, 3:10, 5:8,12, 6;23, 10:9-10]



2014-08-26
Sinners in the OT: How were people of the OT forgiven, like Adam, Eve or even Cain, if he was? Are they in heaven right now?



2014-08-11
Emphasizing Healing: What do you think about emphasizing the need for healing over Salvation? Could people w/ problems such as blindness, deafness, being mute, have to do w/ demon-possessed, & so they need to be delivered before Salvation can happen?



2014-07-29
Trinity & Sound Doctrine: Believing Sound Doctrine is important such as the Trinity, but it isn't dependent upon salvation. [2 Peter 3:15-16]
Perseverance of the saints: Caller believes once-saved-always-saved, eternal security, once we belong to Christ, otherwise he thinks it's a salvation by works.
Intercessory Prayer: Doesn't it say somewhere like in Romans that Jesus is always making intercessory prayer for us so we are always abiding in Him? [Romans 8:26-27]

2014-07-25
Salvation is of the Jews: What did Jesus mean when He told the Samaritan woman that "Salvation is of the Jews"? [John 4:22]



2014-07-14
Baptism necessary for Salvation: Would you say it's not necessary to get baptized for Salvation?



2014-06-02
Oneness Pentecostals: So if you don't believe in the correct Trinity like the Oneness Pentecostal people don't, you aren't a Christian?



2014-05-22
Lacking in my Salvation: How can I know I am a true Christian? [Matthew 19:16-30, Luke 9:23-24]



2014-05-21
All Israel shall be Saved: Can you tell me what this passage of Scripture means about all of Israel shall be saved? [Romans 11:25-29]



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]


2014-05-19
Former Atheist: Caller likes Steve's knowledge of Christianity & being able to defend it. [1 Peter 3:15]
5 or 6 year old accepting Jesus: How can children of a very young age understand the plan of Salvation & be able to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord & Saviour?


2014-05-13
Word of Encouragement: Caller wanted to encourage the 2nd to last caller about having anxiety over being saved w/ a story about her sister & the late Bill Bright.



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]



2014-05-07
God won't send good people to hell: My son asked me, "If this guy on the radio is right, then why do we need to send missionaries, if good people are going to heaven anyway, because people who reject it, they are going to go to hell, but if they don't hear it, then they are okay". What do you think about that? [Hosea 4:6, James 4:17]
Healing is reality of Future Heaven: So if we pray for healing & God heals or doesn't heal us, all we are really doing is participating in the reality that will happen when we get to Heaven since we will all be healed then. What do you think of that idea?


2014-05-06
Good people not in Heaven: How come good people who just don't happen to accept Jesus as their Lord & Savior won't be saved? [John 3:16, Romans 10:13]



2014-04-24
Different Perceptions of God: Why can't everyone be right with their own version of what truth is?



2014-04-16
Salvation of the Jews: Are the Jews Saved? What is your take on this verse? [Ephesians 3:6]



2014-04-03
Discipleship & Obedience: We need to become a Disciple of Christ when we become Christians, is that not right, but some just want to make sure they stay out of hell, but shouldn't we be craving to learn about Jesus as much as can, & do anything He asks? Isn't a major part of Discipleship making more disciples of Christ? Why such a minority of people wanting to do that?
Extravagancy: What if we are living way more luxurious than we should, instead of giving to missions? [Romans 14:4]


2014-04-02
Future Salvation of Israel: Some of the Church Fathers taught a future salvation for Israel almost like Dispensationalists teach. [Romans 11]
Concerning the Election: What then is your view about Romans 11:28 where Paul seems to make a distinction between ethical Israel & this supposed spiritual Israel that you say Romans 11 is talking about? [Romans 11:28, Galatians 3:28]


2014-03-10
Unsaved loved ones & friends: What's our memory going to be like of people who did not make it, lost loved ones & friends?
Never hearing the Gospel: What about the people who have never heard the gospel? What's going to happen with them?


2014-01-02
Faith & Reason: What is the relationship between faith & reason? [Hebrews 11:1, 1 Peter 3:15, Romans 1:19-20]
Salvation of non-Jews in OT times: How is God going to judge people who did not follow the system of Judaism in Old Testament times? [Job 1-29, Acts 10]


2013-01-29
Book of Hebrews-Unbeliever or Believer: Is the Book of Hebrews for the Believer or for the Unbeliever? [Hebrews 8-10, Hebrews 3:1]
Things Can't Separate us from God: Caller thinks that NOTHING can separate us from God of outside of elements, nothing except ourselves. [Romans 8:38-39]

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