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Topic: Love

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-16
Gay Pride Month: Why does God allow Gay Pride month?
LGBTW Marriages: Why are people caught up in the LGBTQ movement and so many are marrying each other?
God Helping Homosexuals: Why doesn't God help gay people better so they can please Him? [Romans 12:2, Matthew 11:29-30, Matthew 7:13-14, Psalm 14:1, Proverbs 9:10, John 8:31-34].

2021-06-10
Failing God Again: Could you help me understand why those of us who have faith, understand repentance, and who truly want to please God, continue to fail Him? Recommended Lecture: "Cultivating Christian Character". [Galatians 5:17-25, Romans 12:2, Psalm 1:2, Philippians 2:13].



2021-05-11
Forgiveness of Others & From God: Could you talk about the dynamics and conditions of our responsibility to forgive others and God's forgiveness of us? [Mark 11:25, Luke 17:3, Matthew 18:16, 2 Corinthians 5:19, I John 1:9, Jeremiah 17:5, Psalm 146:3-7, Luke 6:28, Matthew 5:44].



2021-05-03
Church Discipline is Unloving: Isn't church discipline unkind and unloving to execute in today's Christian culture? [I Corinthians 5, 2 Thessalonians 3, Romans 16, I Corinthians 11, Revelation 2].



2021-04-12
Love Your Neighbor Even When They are Bad: How does one apply "love your neighbor" if they are trying to rob you or run up your debt, or such? [Luke 10:27, Matthew 5:43-48, I John 4].



2021-02-23
Christian Obligations (Law of Moses & Good Works}: What do you think about the idea that we should keep the Law of Moses and the necessity of doing good works? [Romans 4, Galatians 5:6, James 2:8, John 13:34, Titus 1:16, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, James 2:14-26, I Corinthians 6:9-10].



2021-02-04
God's Desperation: Is God desperate for a relationship with us?



2020-12-14
Vaccine: What do you think about taking the vaccine, as I am afraid I might not be able to work if I don't take it?
Genesis Bible School: Are you familiar with Genesis Bible School out of Santa Rosa, California?
Government Interference with Church Gathering: What do you think about the government not allowing us to gather so that we can love on each other?

2020-12-10
Religious Rules & Offenses: Would you comment on the idea that Christopher Hitchens promoted "religion poisons everything"? [I John 4:7-21].



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].



2020-10-30
Hating our Enemies: Is there any circumstance under which Christians should hate their enemies? [I John 3:15, Matthew 5:43-48, Luke 6:27-36].



2020-10-30
Christians Unloving to One Another: How do I handle my grief over Christians being unloving to one another and demonizing each other's denominational views? [Luke 14:26, Matthew 16:24-25].



2020-10-27
Blessing Our Enemies: How do we love our enemies? [Matthew 5:38-46, Luke 6:27-28, Luke 15:32, Exodus 23:4-5].



2020-09-30
Oral Sex Acceptable with One's Wife: Is it a sin to engage in oral sex with one's wife?
Lusting After Your Own Wife: Is it acceptable to lust after one's own wife?


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].


2020-09-04
Getting on the Narrow Path: Contemplating on the verse about "the narrow path", I am concerned that myself and some of my friends are not really on it. Can you help direct me? [Matthew 7:13-14, Matthew 26:41, James 3:2, Matthew 16:24, I John, Revelation 7:9, John 13:35].



2020-09-02
Who Shall Separate Us from Christ?: Is Paul arguing that our love for God is what would prevent us from ever separating from God, and perhaps not just God's love for us? [Romans 8:31-39].



2020-08-27
Defining Love: Can you help me understand the full definition of love? [John 14:15, John 15:13]



2020-08-13
Commandments of Jesus: What are all the commandments that we are supposed to obey from Jesus? [Matthew 28, Acts 2:42, Galatians 5:14].



2020-08-11
Christians Hating: How bad is it now, as we Christians seem to hate each other within the church, much less outside the church? [I John 3:15].



2020-08-06
Losing One's Passion For the Lord: I haven't been as passionate about the Lord, lately, can you help? [Psalm 1:3].



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].

2020-06-11
God Loves Unconditionally: Dennis Prager says that God cannot love unconditionally? What do you say to that?
God Who Punishes, but Loves Unconditionally: In light of the idea that God loves unconditionally, but chooses to punish the sinful, doesn't make sense to me. We seem to unnecessarily ascribe human characteristics to Him. Can you clarify?


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].



2020-04-20
In the Love of God: What does it mean in the book of Jude to "keep yourselves in the love of God"? [Jude 1:21, 2 Peter 3:9, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-04-10
Separated from the Love of Christ: Could it be that Paul is really referring to us being separated from the love of Christ in us, rather than for us from without (His love for us}? [Romans 8:35-39, 11:22].



2020-04-09
Law of Liberty & The Ten Commandments: Is the "law of liberty" in James the same as The Ten Commandments? [James 2:11-12, I John 4:8, Galatians 5, Matthew 5].



2020-03-23
Demons: Can demons be something more broad, like a worldview, or attitude, or something similar? [John 8:31-32].
Love One Another to Unarm Demons: If we just love one another, would that sufficiently render demons ineffective? [John 8:31-32].


2020-03-03
Counterfeit Agape Love: Can Satan counterfeit "agape love"? [1 Corinthians 13, I John 3:9, 4:7, Matthew 16:24-25, Luke 9:23]



2019-10-18
Loving Others & Oneself: Is it correct to love my fiance more than I love myself.
Being the Best Husband: What are the best scriptures to study to help me become the best husband I can be? [I Corinthians 13, I Peter 5, Matthew 20:25-28, Ephesians 5].


2019-10-17
Loving Mean or Evil People: How are we supposed to love everyone, when there are so many mean, terrible, or evil people in the world? [Matthew 5:43-48].



2019-10-04
Love-Believer vs Unbeliever: Since love is an attribute of God, can unbelievers love in the way believers can? [I John 4:7-8, 2 Peter 1:4].



2019-08-23
Do We Owe God: Do we owe anything to God? [I Corinthians 6:19-20, 2 Corinthains 5:14-15, Romans 13:8].
What is Judged at the Judgment: What is to be judged at the judgment - if our names are in the Book of Life or our works, or what? [Matthew 16:28, 28:20, Revelation 20:12-13, I Peters 1:17, John 5:45-47, 12:48, 8:31].


2019-08-15
Addressing the Transgender: How should Christians deal with some of the awkwardness of mistaking the gender, or addressing a transgender? [Jeremiah 8:9].
Identity in Christ: What does it mean to have "identity in Christ"? [I Corinthians 3:4].


2019-08-06
Biblical Joy: How would you describe biblical joy ... is it a fact, feeling, emotion, and similar to happiness? [Acts 5:41].



2019-07-12
Being like Christ: How are we to be "Christians" or like Christ, if there is "none like Jehovah"? [2 Corinthians 3:18, Ephesians 5:1].



2019-07-09
Loving God: What does it mean when it says love your God with all your heart? [Like 10:27, John 14:15, Matthew 7:12, I John 3:18, Colossians 3:17]



2019-05-28
Esteeming Other Above Ourselves: When the Bible says, "esteem others better than ourselves", how are we to do that when we see criminals, etc. all around us? [Philippians 2:3, Romans 12:10, John 13:1-17 ].



2019-05-06
Homosexuality: How do we show love and acceptance of homosexuals, without compromising Christian values? [Matthew 11:16-19].



2019-04-24
All have sinned: If you love one another, does that cancel out 'all have sinned'? {Romans 3:23]



2019-04-18
God's Anger & Vengefulness: How does one understand and align the anger of God relative to the gentleness of Jesus? [Genesis 9:6, John 18:36]
Death Penalty-Justice: How can one justify putting to a criminal to death, but not be supportive of abortion, with the 'right to life' reasoning?


2019-04-17
Peace: In Woodstock, was not there a similarity between its intent, and what Christ brings and what Christians are looking forward to? The ushering in of peace, joy, and love?



2019-04-04
Prodigal Son: Is the prodigal son symbolic of "Antinomianism", his brother of "legalism", and the father, a higher form of love? [Luke 15:11-32].



2019-02-14
Encouraging a Previous Caller: Caller wanted to call & encourage a orevious caller who wants to re-gain his faith.



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



2019-01-28
Husbands Love your Wives: What is the meaning of this, loving your wife? [Ephesians 5:25]



2019-01-22
Command Love-Fruit of the Spirit: Why would God direct us to love, if love is given in the gift of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 5:5, Galatians 5:22, Luke 6, Matthew 7:12, Hebrews 10:16].



2019-01-02
Seeking the Kingdom of God: How do people seek the Kingdom of God? [Colossians 1:13, Matthew 5:16].
Loving God: How do we love God with all our hearts, soul, and mind? [James 1:17, I John 4:19].


2018-12-27
Owe Nothing to any man: We no man ANYTHING except to love one another, what does that mean? (no debt of any kind?) [Romans 13:10]



2018-12-17
God in the Old Testament & the New Testament: How do we balance the things we see as harsh in the OT w/ the true love of God?



2018-12-07
Non-Calvinists Hating God: People of other religions don't actually ALL hate God like Calvinism suggests, do they?



2018-12-06
God loves but Sinner's in God's Wrath It says that God loves us but it also says that all the sinners are in God's wrath



2018-12-04
Loving your Wife: How do we love our wives if we don't please our wives? [1 Corinthians 7:33-34]



2018-11-30
Loving your enemies: It concerns the caller that God would send people to hell because He Himself said to love your enemies, that reincarnation seems like a better option.



2018-11-15
Praying for your Enemies: Praying for your enemies, does that include satan?



2018-11-14
Heaping Coals of Fire: Heaping coals of fire on our enemies, what does this mean? [Romans 12:20]



2018-11-13
Jesus' actual Commandments: What are Jesus' actual commands?



2018-11-01
Freezing Debt: Is it ok to freeze the growing debt owed to someone to avoid bankruptcy?
Housing Illegal Immigrants: We need to open our home to sojourners, does this apply to the immigration issue?


2018-11-01
Never heard the Gospel: What about people who have never heard the gospel? [Romans 2:14]



2018-09-26
Speaking the truth in Love: So we need to always speak the truth in love? [Ephesians 4:15]



2018-09-20
God of OT & NT: How does the angry, wrathful God of the Old Testament transition into a merciful, loving Christ?



2018-09-20
Agape Love: Isn't it unrealistic to love everyone? Benevolent, Charity.



2018-09-12
Discipline & Kindness Do unto others as you'd want them to do to you, the Golden Rule. But what are we supposed to do to people who take advantage of us?



2018-09-12
Love, Affection & Feelings: How do you think most people in society define "love"? affection & feelings being tied to love.



2018-08-28
Heaping Coal of Fire: Heaping coals of fire on his head, don't avenge yourselves, giving place to God's wrath, are we trying to win people over by doing that or what? [Romans 12:20, Proverbs 25:21]



2018-08-27
Forgiving Others: I'm finding it hard to forgive others, struggling w/ the Lordship of Christ & the degree of commitment & complete submission



2018-08-07
Spirit Gifts: How do I find my spiritual gift, such as loving others, the gift of evangelism.



2018-06-18
Theophilus: Theophilius, which means "lover of God", is this referring to a specific person?



2018-06-13
Doing Good & being Holy: Doing good & being holy, is there a difference?



2018-05-23
Avoiding People, but not Forgiving Them: Why does Paul say in 1 Timothy to avoid people but Jesus says to also forgive people? How do you reconcile the 2? [2 Timothy 3:5, 1 Timothy 6:20, Matthew 5:43-48]



2018-05-21
Loving your Enemies: How far do we actually go into loving our enemies? What exactly does that mean? Just to let them walk all over you or what?



2018-03-13
Loving your neighbor as much or more than yourself: Paul says to love others MORE than ourselves, but Jesus only said to love others as MUCH as ourselves [Romans 12:10, John 13:34, Philippians 2,3,4]



2018-02-27
Pentecostal/Apostolic Attitude: Why are so many Pentacostal/Apostolic people so mean and defensive? Are we not supposed to love?



2018-02-13
Love Bears All Things & Forgiveness: Can you clarify what "bear all things" with respect to love? Do you have to be around a person in order to show that you really forgive them? [1 Corinthians 13:7]



2018-01-08
Christian Boundaries: What are the boundaries a Christian should have regarding abuse from others?



2018-01-03
God Saving Man?: Why would an omnipotent God have to come to save mankind?



2017-12-18
Loving like a Christian: We shouldn't just love as a surface issue, but doing good works & loving like a Christian.



2017-11-08
God's Eternal Mercy: Caller is fearful that he may be hell-bound, even though he knows God had infinite mercy.



2017-11-01
Moral law over Ceremonial Law: I'm confused about God summarizing loving God with your whole heart mind & soul, & love your neighbor as yourself & the moral law seems to be divided to those 2 commandments. We still need to keep the moral law, don't we? (Very convoluted question.)



2017-10-13
Christians helping the Poor: Aren't Christians supposed to help the needy?



2017-09-11
Witnessing to a Unitarian: Caller has been trying to share the gospel to a Unitarian, & he said it's all about love, but should I use the 9/11 tragedy as good example of non-loving event?



2017-09-01
Illegal Immigration: Should we have compassion on Illegal Immigrants?



2017-08-21
Commenting on Atheist Listeners: The caller appreciated the information about the atheists.
Jesus Rebuking but Being for Christians: "I have this against you," Jesus said to several churches in Revelation, but then Jesus says He's for us. [Revelation 2, Romans 8:31]


2017-08-16
Understand How Christ Loves: A new commandment, to love one another & love God, & Christ showed me how.



2017-08-14
Rose of Saron: Jesus is the Rose of Sharon, is that in the Bible somewhere? Song of Solomon 2:1, Isaiah 35:1, 1 Chronicles 27:29]



2017-08-02
Loving Ourselves: Where does it say in the Bible besides Matthew that we should love ourselves? [Matthew 22:37-39]



2017-07-21
Christians Insulting People: Does Christianity allow for insulting one another?



2017-07-11
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wfhat is the proof of being baptized by the Holy Spirit?
Addictions: Can someone who is filled with the Holy Spirit still have trouble trying to overcome addictions?


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]



2017-05-22
Dead Sea Scrolls: I heard that the Dead Sea scrolls were missing Esther, is that true? when it says to love your wife is that talking about "agape" love?
Loving Your Wife: When it says to love your wife is that talking about "agape" love? [Ephesians 5:25-33, Colossians 3:19]


2017-05-03
Woman Pastor: My daughter says she wants to be a pastor when she grows up, but people have told her that she can't, so what do you say? [1 Timothy 2:12-15]
Hating Oneself: My other daughter wonders if she has to hate herself in order to love others? [Matthew 22:39]


2017-04-12
King James Version of the Bible: The King James Version (KJV) translation the best version?
Agape, Agape, Phileo Me: When Jesus was asking Peter if He loved Him, it was different the 3rd time?


2017-03-15
Loving your Enemies: What's enemies is Jesus talking about when He says to love your enemies? [Matthew 5:44]
Divorced People: Are divorced people living in sin?


2017-03-07
Jesus Coming up with a New Commandment: Why did Jesus come up w/ this "new" commandment about loving your neighbour as yourself? [Matthew 22:39, John 13:34, Romans 12:10, Philippians 2:1]



2017-02-27
Golden Rule: Self-love, & love for your neighbor (agape), & in john 13, & is this only to be given to believers or everyone? (follow up to a call he heard earlier.)



2017-02-27
Loving God & your Fellow man, & loving Self: loving God w/ your whole heart, mind & soul & loving others, self-love?



2017-02-07
God's Love: Is God's love unconditional? [John 3:16]



2017-02-03
True Christianity: What is the true way to be a Christian, because Buddhists seemed more Christ-like than Christians?



2017-01-31
God's love for Mankind: Does He really love EVERYBODY or only Israel? [John 3:16]



2017-01-23
A Form of Godliness: Having a FORM of godliness but denying the power thereof, what is the power he is talking about? [2 Timothy 3:5]



2017-01-19
Loving your Enemies: It says to love your enemies, but who is this referring to?



2017-01-18
Buddhist Falling for Jesus: Even though a buddhist, he feels like he's beginning to fall in love with Jesus



2016-04-07
Godly Sorrow & World Sorrow: What's the difference between godly sorrow & worldly sorrow? [2 Corinthians 7:10]



2016-03-21
Faith & Works: "Faith without works is dead", so what are some of the kinds of works are we supposed to do in order to be exhibiting that we are Christians? [James 2:14-25, Galatians 5:6]



2016-03-16
Overwhelming Presence of the Holy Spirit (about Michael the Buddhist): Caller thinks Michael the Buddhist needs to release his grip on Buddhism & firmly grip Christianity so he can really feel the presence of the Holy Spirit, which he had called & talked about in a previous show.
The Early Church in Jerusalem: In following God’s will & serving Him, what did the church in Jerusalem look like? Were they zealous for the law? Was it an underground church? [Acts 21:18]
Home Church Requirements: Are overseers or pastors required in a home church? Do you have to have apostolic leaders & titles?

2016-03-16
Felt Christian Love: Michael the Buddhist touched by Christian’s presence & likes the fellowship or relationships with Christians but does God fulfill the need for love from others?



2016-03-08
New Covenant Law: Is there such thing as "new covenant" law?
Ezekiel's Temple: Has Ezekiel's Temple yet come to be?


2016-03-03
Catholics & Protestants Believe in Same God: Catholics & Protestants might get their information from different sources, but they believe in the same God. But the question is, if you say some books aren't part of the Bible, aren't you also following tradition?



2016-03-03
Forgiving an Unrepentant Person: What about forgiving someone who hasn't repented to you? [Luke 17:3-4, Matthew 18:21-35, Revelation 6:9-10]
Informing the Guilty Party: What if the guilty person doesn't know they they need to ask for forgiveness, repentance?
Sacrificing for your Enemies: So you'd sacrifice yourself for ISIS?

2016-03-02
Forgiving Others & Unconditional Love: Unconditional love, forcible resistance,
Forgiving ISIS: What about unconditionally forgiving ISIS?


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?


2016-02-11
Christian Having Joy, Peace & Love: They say you are supposed to have joy, peace & love all the time as a Christian, so I'm beginning to question my faith now.



2016-02-03
The Love Chapter: Caller trying to find the chapter about love in the Bible but can't find it. [1 Corinthians 13]



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]


2015-12-16
Marriage, separation, divorce situation: Concerned about not putting my wife's need ahead of mine even though she wants to separate for me.



2015-11-13
Evil: Does God actually create evil? I thought God was a God of love & good? [Isaiah 45:7]



2015-11-10
Marriage & Children: Love toward wife more important than children, is that true? [Matthew 19:5-6]



2015-11-09
Homosexuality: What do I do about relatives who profess Christianity but live in a fornication/homosexual lifestyle? [1 Corinthians 5:11-12]
Love but not Approve: Jesus loves us, & we are to love others, but He didn't, & we don't have to, approve their behavior.


2015-11-05
Christian Persecution: Are we supposed to help prevent persecution of Christians or just accept it as a reality of being a Christian? [Romans 8:35]



2015-11-03
Getting Angry: Is getting angry a sin? Are we justified to get angry at times? [Mark 3:5, Matthew 21:12]



2015-10-30
Peter loving Jesus: Did Peter actually have the ability to love Jesus as much as he did AFTER the Pentecost since he got filled w/ the Holy Spirit then?



2015-10-30
Reading the Gospels: Young Christians probably shouldn't start w/ the Gospel of John.
Agape, Agape, Phileo Me: Jesus asked Peter 3 times if He loved Him, 2 times agape love, the 3rd time, do you phileo Me? [John 21:15-19, John 18:15-27]
Caller's Illness: Prayer because of a mysterious illness.

2015-10-28
Forgiveness: Is the main reason we forgive is so we don't be so toxic, bitter, or do you need to forgive to be unified? [Mark 11:25]



2015-10-23
Grace & Law: Can we live under Grace without defining the aspects of the law?



2015-10-22
The Golden Rule: What is the origin of the Golden Rule? Did Jesus actually say that? Did He say it on the Sermon on the Mount? [Matthew 7:12]
Reincarnation: If reincarnation isn't real, why is there such disparity in humans, even among family members? We don't really know why from a Bibilical perspective? [Matthew 25:14-30]


2015-09-01
Forgiving & Loving Your Brothers & Sisters: It's sort've hard to go to church if they are having a hard time forgiving & loving a particular member of the church.



2015-09-01
The person Job Getting a New Wife: Did Job get a new wife at the end of his latter days?
Chastised by the Lord or Being Attacked by Enemy: How can we know if we are being chastening by the Lord or being attacked by the Devil? [Hebrews 12]


2015-08-05
Loving Your Enemies: God was pretty severe w/ His own people, let alone His own enemies, but how do we reconcile the way He is in the New Testament?
God forgets our Sin: God forgets our sins, it says in the Old Testament, the Sea of Forgetfulness, but it also says every idle word will be held against us? [Micah 7:9, Matthew 12:36]


2015-07-30
God Hates People: God hates SIN, so why can't He also hate people? [Malachi 1:2-3, Romans 9:13]



2015-07-29
"Jacob Have I loved, but Esau have I Hated": If God can hate Esau, why can't we hate people? [Malachi 1:2-3, Romans 9:13]
Solomon: Why is Solomon in the Bible since he had so many concubines?


2015-07-29
Deny Yourself & Pick Up Your Cross: "Deny Yourself, pick up your Cross, & follow Me", what did Jesus mean by that? [Matthew 16:24-25]



2015-07-16
Not Being Loving Toward Unbelievers: A friend of the caller said that we shouldn't love anybody who is not a Christian. [Galatians 6:10]



2015-07-09
The Sheep & Goats: People making it to the Kingdom just by default, helping other Christians of human beings in general even though not Christians themselves? [Mathew 25]



2015-06-30
Reading the Bible Out Loud: Would Steve ever consider reading the entire Bible for audio?
Speaking the Truth (in love): John the Elder, the loved Disciple of Christ, is not loving because of the negative things he said about the anti-Christ.


2015-06-30
Same-Sex Marriage: Secular people saying Homosexuality is okay, but CHRISTIANS thinking it's okay, the caller has a problem w/ that!



2015-06-29
Being in the Faith: Determining if people are really in the faith or not but you aren't supposed judge someone's heart.



2015-05-19
"Esau Have I hated, but Jacob have I Loved": God loves EVERYONE, so why does it say in Romans that He hated Esau? [John 3:16, Romans 9:13
Animal Sacrifices: If the Jews don't believe that Jesus is Messiah then how come they no longer perform animal sacrifices?


2015-05-19
God Loves Us, but Proof Needed: The caller knows that God loves us, but he needs encouragement because he & his family have been suffering both financially & physically.



2015-05-07
God of the OT in contrast w/ Jesus of the NT: People think there's a complete contrast between the God of the OT & the God of the NT, having character trait differences.



2015-04-09
Ishmael: God blessed Ishmael, but He said say he would be like a wild ass, being against every nation? What did He mean by that?
Purgatory: A comment about Purgatory.
David: David being a man after a God's own heart.

2015-03-23
Assyrian Christians being persecuted: Is there anything we can do for the Assyrian Christians being killed in Iraq by ISIS?



2015-03-18
Different Crowd Reactions to Jesus: Why were they angry & why were they amazed? Caller is stumped by Luke 4:22-32. [Luke 4:22-32]



2015-03-06
The Book of Nehemiah & Joy: How do you apply "the Joy of Lord is my strength", we get strength from His joy? [Nehemiah 8:10]
Manasseh killed Isaiah: Is it true Manasseh killed Isaiah? [Isaiah 9:21, 2 Chronicles 33:13]
Not loving Jesus most: Where is it in the Bible where Jesus says if people love their mother or father more than Him, is not worthy of Him? [Matthew 10:34-38]

2015-02-27
Love, Faith & Hope: Are we going to need faith & hope in Heaven? [1 Corinthians 13:12-13]



2015-02-25
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself: Caller commenting about call about loving your neighbor as yourself, & it means putting other people's interest equal to or above your own.



2015-02-25
Humanism: The Christian standard of "Love one another" is a much higher standard than just Humanism.



2015-02-17
Free Love: During the 1960s it seemed to go completely against the Bible, that if you hadn't had a sexual relationship before you were married, you were insane.



2015-01-14
God Hates the Sin, Loves the Sinner: We've heard the saying, God hates the sin, but loves the sinner, but there are places where it says in the Bible that God hates the wicked person.



2014-12-29
You shall surely die: What did God mean when He told Adam he would die? [Genesis 2:17]
Outside the Gate Liars: When Revelation talks about people outside the gate, especially liars, doesn't that mean an eternal state?
God so loved the world: Does God no longer love the people who are outside the gate? [John 3:16]

2014-12-12
"In Essentials, Unity, in Non-Essentials, Liberty, in all things, Charity": Who coined that phrase? What are the essentials? Can they boiled down to the fact that they are the Word of God & the Truth?



2014-11-25
Knowing God: How do you really get to know God?



2014-11-24
Feeling God's Presence: What does the Bible say about "feeling good" at a church service, like a tingling, goosebumps type feeling?
Anointing of God: What does the Bible say about the Anointing, that you have to pay price to receive an anointing?


2014-11-20
God's Love & Power: It's hard to see God's love when you see all this evil around you.



2014-11-12
Affection for Others: If there's love in the Christian Church, why is there so much division? [1 Corinthian 3:1-3]



2014-10-10
Organized Religion: How do you talk to somebody who doesn't believe in God anymore because of bad experiences from Organized Religions?



2014-10-09
Martin Luther: Caller thinks Martin Luther lost his first love.
Liberty & Child-bearing: It's your prerogative if you want to have children or not when you are having sex.


2014-10-06
"God is not Loving, God is Love": There is a quote in a church's statement of faith that reads, "God is not loving, God IS love". That sort've rubs me the wrong way. What do YOU think of it? [1 John 4:8,16]



2014-09-30
Love One Another & the Good Samaritan: What is the balance of giving to the poor & having enough for yourself, & doing it w/ the motivation of love? [Galatians 6:10, Luke 3:11]



2014-09-22
God's Love for us: Why does God love us?



2014-09-22
Love is Inclusive: Love is inclusive, you'd think, so why all this criticalness of one group bashing another group because of their beliefs?



2014-07-31
Love God, Love Neighbor & Love Yourself: How do we know that are not loving ourselves?



2014-07-18
Lack of Emotion/Love: Listener is not sure if it's a result of a brain defect or personal trauma, but he has no emotion for people, no love for people. [1 Corinthians 13]



2014-07-17
Song of Solomon: What exactly is book of Song of Songs or Song of Solomon? Love letters, a love poem, just what exactly is it? [Songs of Solomon]
The Book of Hebrews: Who wrote the Book of Hebrews?


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]



2014-07-01
Witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses: I've engaged in conversation w/ JW's....they seem to have a lot of knowledge even though misguided.
Being a Disciple of Christ: You are only a Disciple of Christ if you have LOVE for one another, isn't that right? What are you if you are NOT truly a disciple of Christ?


2014-06-26
Hell: Caller comments his version of why it has to be eternal hell fire, because of the Light of God radiating.
Forgiving Others: We aren't supposed to forgive people who don't forgive others, isn't that right? [Ephesians 4:32, Matthew 18:23-35]


2014-06-25
Breaking one point of the law, guilty of all: What if we fail to love? is that a greater sin? [James 2:10]



2014-06-23
Dating: What do you do instead of Dating since you are against dating?



2014-06-03
God Punishing or Disciplining: Is God Punishing or Disciplining sinners? [Hebrews 12, Ephesians 6:1-4, Proverbs 22:6, 13:24]



2014-05-21
Legalism: Does the word "Legalism" always denote a negative connotation?
Peter & Dietary laws: My friend thinks we have to keep the dietary laws, the Sabbath, the feast days, that it's not just about love, it's about law-keeping. [Mark 7:19, Matthew 15:16-20, Acts 10-11]


2014-05-16
Lust or Natural Attraction: Caller thinks the church is too simplistic regarding lust or natural attraction of the opposite sex, and thinks that they are wrong for thinking it's a sin that one of the reasons you are dating someone is because you are looking forward to having sex with them once you are married. [Matthew 5:28]



2014-05-15
God meeting us where we are: Does it actually say anywhere in the Bible that God will meet us where we are? [Luke 15:11-32, Matthew 18:12-14]



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
Head Knowledge in relation to Personal Relationship: It is possible to have a relationship w/ the Creator of the Universe, a personal God? Head knowledge seems pretty important, too!



2014-05-01
Getting hung-up on inconsequential matters: Caller thinks people, including his pastor, get hung up on stuff that doesn't matter.
Heaven & no Sea: Is there anywhere in the Bible, especially Revelation, that gives insight about Heaven? What about no sea or oceans in the New Earth? Is that symbolic too? [Revelation 21:1]
Loving our Brethren & protecting a believer more than an unbeliever: Do we need to have unity besides just loving one another? [john 15:12, 1 John 4:8, Galatians 6:10]

2014-04-24
Last Minute Christianity: How can someone who has been a Christian all their life be happy about someone who made it in the last 5 minutes of their life, getting to have eternal life? [Matthew 20:1-16, Luke 15:25-31]



2014-04-16
Non-Negotiables: "In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, and in all things charity." So what is your list of non-negotiables to be a Christian?



2014-04-02
Trinity: What if a group disagrees about the Trinity of another group they want to rent a church building from?



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



2014-02-26
Judging Brother & the Law: What does it mean not to Judge your Brother otherwise you are speaking evil of the law & judging it? [James 4:11-12, 2:8, 1 John 4:20-21]



2014-02-21
Patience: You seem to have a gift in Patience. Can you give me some advice on how to be patient?



2014-01-27
Feeding & Clothing the Poor: We need to have Christ-like behavior towards our fellow man according to this passage of Scripture, feeding & clothing the poor & so on? [Matthew 7 & 25]
High Priest Annas & Caiaphas: Comments about the High Priests of Annas & Caiaphas.


2014-01-14
Keeping His Commandments: If you don't LOVE doing Jesus' commandments, you might not really love Him, but are in fact a legalist. [1 John 5:3]



2013-02-11
David & Jesus Regarding Enemies: Why did David curse or say bad things about his enemies, but Jesus said to forgive & love your enemies?
Blessings for doing Good, Cursing for doing Bad: How come in the Old Testament is says evil will happen if you sin, & good if you obey, or blessings & cursings for doing good or bad? [Job, Deuteronomy 28]
Legalizing Abominations: Does a nation that legalizing abominations be in trouble & receive the judgment of God?

2013-02-08
Obeying the 10 Commandments, Pride & Reading OT: What do we take from the Old Testament to the New Testament? The 10 Commandments? [Romans 6]



2013-02-08
Delighting in God's Commandments: Caller has never considered the idea of "delighting" in God's Commandments until now. [Psalms 112]



2013-01-30
Calling People Fools: (Phone cuts in & out) What did Jesus mean by calling people fool & being in danger of Hellfire yet people are called fools in the Bible. [Matthew 5:22]
Pentecost a Fulfillment of Joel: Caller doesn't think Pentecost was a fulfillment of Joel, but Steve explains that it was. [Acts 2, Joel 2]


2013-01-04
Renunciation: What do you think about Renunciation (giving up one's material possessions)? [Luke 14:33]



2013-01-04
Putting God in a Box: Even thought we don't believe in Calvinism, we can't put God in a box saying that He can't make people do what He wants, can we?
T. Austin-Sparks, Watchman & A. W. Tozer: What do you know about Sparks, watchman Less & Tozer? Did they believe in Christian mysticism?
Love the Sinner, Hate the Sinner: We hear all the time the phrase, "Love the Sinner, but hate the sin", but I wouldn't find myself able to love people who murder & rape people.
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