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Topic: Perfect (Perfection)

Episode Topic Audio

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


2021-05-21
Different Levels in Hell: Are there different levels of punishment in hell? [Luke 12:47].
"Total Depravity": Does "Total Depravity" imply that the unsaved can do no good thing, or is it that they can do good things, but still fall short of the glory of God? [Luke 19:16-25, Matthew 19:16-26, Romans 8:8, Acts 10].
Doing Perfect Things: Can Christians do perfect things?

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].



2020-05-01
Elementary Principles of the Faith & Going On to Perfection : What is meant by the word "perfection" in the discussion in Hebrews 6 (about the priesthood, maturity, and the elementary principles of the faith)? [Hebrews 6:1, Hebrews 5:12-6, Colossians 3:14, 1 Corinthians 3:1-10].



2019-07-02
Sinlessness: Do you believe that no one walks in the spirit all the time? Is it possible to be sinless? [I Corinthians 10:13, Romans 8:4, Galatians 5:16].



2019-05-31
Be Perfect [Matthew 5:48]: How would interpret the last verse in Matthew 5 about being perfect as God the Father? [Matthew 5:48, Luke 6].



2019-05-06
Sinlessness: Do you know Jesse Peterson? He says that people cannot sin once they have been born again. [I John 3:8, I john 2:, I John 1:7, Galatians 5:17,]



2019-01-23
Sinless Perfection or Entire Sanctification: Would you talk about the doctrine of "sinless perfection" (or "entire sanctification), and why is it a heresy? [Galatians 5:17-25, I Corinthians 10:13].



2018-11-16
Jesus & His Siblings Growing Up: What kind of challenge did Jesus provide for His siblings since He was so righteous as a kid?



2018-05-25
King Asa: It says Asa was pleasing to the Lord all the days of his life, but he did a few things in his life where he wasn't pleasing to the Lord. [2 Chronicles 16:12]



2018-03-13
Walking in the Light: Walking in the light & living a sinless life, is he talking to Christians or non-believers? [1 John 1:9]



2018-03-06
Perfect as God: Jesus wants us to be as perfect as the Father in heaven, is that possible to attain? [Matthew 5:48]



2018-02-26
Exegesis & Eisegesis: Can you explain exegesis and eisegesis?
"Go and Sin No More": When Jesus said, "Go & sin no more", was he telling her to literally never sin again?
The Woman in Revelation: Is the woman in Revelation the church or the mother of Jesus?

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



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



2017-07-05
God Bringing Good & Bad: Does God create good & bad, create terrible things & cause them to happen? [Jeremiah 29:11-12]
Knowing God's Ways: We can't know God ways, is that true?


2017-03-16
The Perfect Raptured & the 144,000: who will be raptured? Only those who are perfect? What about the 144,000? [1 Thessalonians 4, Revelation 7, Revelation 14]



2016-02-26
Perfection: What does Jesus mean to be "perfect"? [Matthew 5:38]
People Chastised for Good Works: Why are the people who say, "Lord, Lord" being chastised for doing good works? [Luke 6:46, Matthew 7:21-22]


2016-02-12
"Be ye Perfect": What does Jesus mean by being as perfect as our Father in heaven is perfect? [Matthew 5:48, Luke 6:34-36]
God Speaking or the Devil Speaking: How would you discern if it's the devil or God talking to you?


2015-06-02
Jesus Starting His Ministry at 30: Why did Jesus start His ministry the age of 30? He was perfectly perfect before that, so why THAT age? Why did He maintain a low profile until then by being a Carpenter? [Luke 3:23]



2015-04-16
Adam & Eve Sinning: If Adam & Eve were "perfect", why did they sin? [Genesis 1:31]



2015-02-04
Holiness Movement - Perfection: Perfected by love so much that there'll be NO desire to sin at all EVER even on this side of glory; "Entire Sanctification".
Good Trees Bearing Bad Fruit: So then even if we are good trees, occasionally we'll producing bad fruit, right?


2015-01-28
Mary's Conception: Was Jesus any part of Mary? Did God just use Mary's womb as an incubator?
Jesus as a Child: Was Jesus aware of who He was when He was a kid (younger than 12)?
Becoming Sinless: Can we become sinless?

2014-10-02
Replacement Theology (Supersessionism): Is what you were just talking about to the previous caller, would you call that Replacement Theology? What would be the opposite of that then, Dispensationalism? How would John Hagee deal w/ the verse in Hebrews you were just talking about? [Hebrews 8:6-13]
Go & Sin No more: How is it possible to sin no more like Jesus told the woman caught in adultery? [John 5:14, 8:11]
Fire from the Holy Spirit: How can I re-ignite the fire from the Holy Spirit like I used to have?

2014-07-24
Prayers an Abomination: I heard a preacher recently say that if we have any sin in our heart, God will not answer us. Is that true? [Psalms 66:18, Proverbs 28:9]
The Perfect Christian: Some people seem to have a wrong idea of what being a Christian is. It doesn't mean you are PERFECT at all times.
Satan tempting: Does Satan try to get us to think we are the only ones going through a sin/temptation & that it's okay to succumb to it? [1 Peter 5:8-9]

2014-07-16
Walk according to this rule: What is this "rule" that Paul was talking about? Was it talking about being a New Creature in Christ? [Galatians 6:14-16]
Perfect in Christ Jesus: What does it mean to be "perfect in Christ"? [Colossians 1:28]


2014-07-14
Spiritual Gifts & love followup: So the gifts will just be perfected in love then, & so it's not the gifts that will disappear, but the immaturity of not having love in them? [1 Corinthians 12-14]
Jesus Broke the Sabbath: So you think Jesus actually broke the Sabbath? [John 5:17, Matthew 5:17-19, Colossians 2:14-18]


2014-07-14
Perfect Love & Spiritual Gifts: Doesn't a "perfect love" for your brethren in Christ trump any spiritual gift you might receive, or, is it saying in order to be able to perform a spiritual gift you have to have a perfect love? [1 Corinthians 12-14]



2014-04-22
Pestilences, Famines & the Law of God: What would the Israelites motivation be for keeping the law if God just sent them bad stuff all the time, such as pestilences & famines, because doesn't the law put you in bondage to sin?
All thing through Christ: It says that we can do ALL things through Christ. Does that mean we can stop sinning? [Philippians 4:13-17, Galatians 5:16]


2014-03-14
"Better Thing for us": What does Hebrews 11:40 mean, a better thing for us, & without us they won't be "perfect"? [Hebrews 11:40]
Gentiles brought in: Once the all the Gentiles have been brought in that will, the number will be complete? His second coming?


2013-01-28
Jesus' Early Life: Is there something that stopped Jesus from sinning when He was a child? (the impeccability of Jesus Chrsit.)


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