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Topic: Doctrine

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-28
Discussing Opposing Doctrinal Views: If someone gets too caught up in discussing doctrinal issues, such as Calvinism vs Arminianism, can it be sinful and compromise your Christian walk? [John 6:44].



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]



2021-03-17
Judging Doctrine: What is meant by "judging a doctrine by its fruit", particularly in light of Gay-affirming churches?



2021-03-16
Samaritans as a Rejected People: Since the Jewish race was never really pure, why were the Samaritans so disrespected because of the lack of their pureness? [John 4].
Communion-Refraining from Participating: Regarding "open" or "closed" communion, If one knows that some are in serious doctrinal error, should they continue to take communion with them?


2021-02-25
Oneness & Trinity Doctrines: Can you help me understand the differences in the "Oneness" vs the "Trinity" Doctrines? [John 1:1].



2021-02-25
Calvinism: Isn't it counterintuitive to be a Calvinist and also be an evangelist?



2021-01-06
Revelation-Four Views: Caller remarks that Steve's book on Revelation has now caused him to rethink his comfortable position.



2020-12-16
Enormity of God's Forgiveness & Universal Reconciliation: Caller comments on the enormity of some people's ability to forgive, thus, it supports the idea of God's love and Universal Reconciliation.
From the Devil or the Flesh: How does one tell what is actually of the devil, rather than one's own selfishness or flesh? [John 8:44, I Peter 5:8].


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?



2020-09-15
Bible Manuscripts; Received or Majority Texts: Could share your view about the controversy between the Received and the Majority Texts? [Mark 16:9-20, John 8:1-11, I John 5:8]



2020-09-11
Leaving Dispensationalism & Finding Fellowship: Can you offer some direction for fellowship for those of us who were only presented with Dispensationalism, and have since moved away from it?
Church at Home with Steve Gregg: Is my wife and I listening to your lectures at home the same as "church"?


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


2020-06-16
Eschatology: Can you tell me the cornerstone passages about eschatology?
Christology: What about Christology?
Most Referenced Verse: What is the most referenced verse in the Bible? [Matthew 7:1].

2020-06-10
What the Bible Says or Teaches: Is the truth compromised to indicate what the Bible teaches, rather than what it says? How would that apply to Calvinism?



2020-05-21
Calvinist Views: Could you talk a little bit your experience with and about the beliefs of the Calvinists?



2020-04-30
Dangerous Bible Translation Differences: Would you comment on the excluded passages in some of the translations which I maintain indicate dangerous doctrines. [Luke 4:4, Deuteronomy 8, I John 5:7-8].



2020-04-27
Doctrines of Demons: Are the many varied translations of the Bible the Doctrine of Demons described in scripture? [I Timothy 4, 2 Timothy 3:1, Revelation}.



2020-02-19
Oldest Religions/ Cult: Caller comments on World Mission Outreach and other religions and cults that do not hold essential beliefs or doctrines.



2020-02-11
Doctrinal Differences & Contrary Opinions: Why do we believers all have such different beliefs and convictions? How do we know we have the right opinion?



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].



2019-06-04
Eschatology Shunning: What do I do when people tend to shun me when they find that their views on eschatology differ from mine?



2019-02-06
Teaching Different Beliefs: Teachers teaching different interpretations of scripture, different ideas, how far would you allow that to go?
Charles Spurgeon: Was Charles Spurgeon a Calvinist? He was talking about getting out of being lukewarm, so why would a Calvinist be saying that?


2019-02-05
Essentials or Non-Essentials: Should there be a statement of faith, a list of things that are essential & non-essential that a church believes in? Is that a good idea?



2019-01-31
Churches in Atlanta: Do you know of any good churches in Atlanta? Are you on in any stations in Atlanta? How can I continue listening to your show?
Calvinism, Arminianism, Dispensationalism, Preterism: Can you tell me the difference between all these terms, all this terminology?


2019-01-18
Apologetics vs the Bible Alone: What is Pre-suppositional apologetics (and evidential apologetics) and isn't the Bible enough as it is? [Romans 1:16].



2018-12-27
Persecuted by the Church: The early church killed people, calvin killed people, what about luther?
False Doctrine: Throw people out who teach false doctrine (not saved if you don't speak in tongues)?


2018-12-21
The Doctrine of the Moral Government of God: What is the "moral government doctrine of God" & do you agree w/ it?



2018-11-30
Apologetics: What does apologetics mean?
Dispensationalism: What does Dispensationalism mean?
Second Earth Age: What does Arnold Murray mean by the second earth age?

2018-10-18
Differences of Opinions: How do we know how to determine when it may be acceptable to disagree and when it is dangerous?



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



2018-09-24
Academic Education for Ministers: Why should we trust and give authority to our ministers and other teachers when they have such varied opinions?



2018-09-07
No Unity on the Bible: Why is there so much disagreement about what the Bible says?



2018-08-28
Only Their Denomination: Why do some denominations think they are the only ones going to be saved (Catholics, for example)?



2018-08-24
Supernatural Beings: (Steve said this kid could call back in the same show; he took advantage of it.) How much influence does supernatural beings have on the natural world?
Free Will: Why didn't God plan the world to be like what heaven will be since they won't be able to sin there? Why did He allow sin?
Beliefs & Denominations: Are there some denominations that won't go to heaven? Or one denomination that will?

2018-06-21
Compromising on Truth: How do you know what or how to disagree on secondary issues? (cont. after break)



2018-04-19
Presuppositional & Evidential Apologetics: What is your opinion of Presuppositional & evidential apologetics? Just because God has foreknowledge of everything doesn't mean He can control everything. [Romans 1:19-20]
James White Calvinism Debate: I enjoyed the Debate you had with James White, & he's right in so many things but completely wrong with Calvinism!


2018-04-04
Steve Gregg's World View: What are Steve's basic tenets of his world view?



2018-03-26
Investigative Judgment: When debating Doug Batchelor, ask about the false doctrine of the investigative judgment, because if they were so wrong about that, how can they not be wrong about everything else, including keeping the Sabbath?



2018-02-07
Evidential & Presuppositional Apologetics: What is Steve's position on Evidential and Presuppositional Apologetics?



2018-01-10
Calvinism: Do you think that Calvinism is dangerous? Does it contradict God's character of love? [1 John 4:8,16]



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


2017-09-14
Cremation or Buried in Coffin: Is cremation acceptable or is it better to be buried?
Church Fathers & their Doctrine: Did the Church Fathers influence a lot of their doctrines & traditions in the church?


2017-09-12
44,001 Denominations: If the Holy Spirit leads us into all truth, why are there 44,000 different denominations, no unity in the Christian church?



2017-08-04
Disagreement or Unity Among Brethren: Can there be disagreement among believers & still be saved? What is the purpose of life, is it just to escape hell?
Purpose of Life: What is the purpose of life? Is it just to escape hell?


2017-07-26
Church Discipline: What context or when should a church ask a person not to attend the church again? [Matthew 18]



2017-07-17
Sound Doctrine: How much should we be concerned about sound doctrine?



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



2017-05-01
Indoctrination: How can I help people who have been "indoctrinated" & discussion about related topics



2017-03-21
Future Coming together of the Church: What is the future of the church as far as coming together? emergent church



2017-02-07
Apostolic Doctrine: Apostolic Doctrine related to Calvinisn & Arminianism



2016-03-17
God using Evil for Good: Even though evil isn't good, God uses it for good? [Romans 8:28]
Hardest Doctrine to Teach: What is the hardest doctrine to teach in Steve's experience?


2016-03-14
Early Church Beliefs: Did early Christians believe in life after death & did they believe we went to paradise instead of heaven. (Audio of caller is very weak.)
Tips for Teaching: Does Steve have any tips for beginner Teachers who are about to try to lead Bible studies?


2016-03-04
Holy Spirit & the Trinity: How do we deal with people who don't believe in the Holy Spirit as part of the Trinity?
Fellowship Circles: In fact, just how far can you actually fellowship with people who don't see stuff the same way you do, especially unbelievers?


2015-11-06
Pastors & Non-Essential Doctrines:: Is it sort've an obligation of the pastor to share the main views of non-essential doctrines other than just their own?



2015-10-29
Reformers, Calvinism & the Church Fathers: What was the reason for Reformation to get back to correct doctrine or get the church back from wherever the Catholic Church took it?



2015-08-31
Pressing Issue in Christianity: What is the most Pressing Issue in Christianity. (Lordship of Jesus)
Steve's Favorite subject: What is Steve's favorite subject to teach on?


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.



2015-07-06
Genuine Christians vs Feigned Christianity: How can we determine who are genuine Christians or people who have a feigned Christianity? Especially churches believing correct Doctrine.



2015-07-01
Apologetics: Caller would like Steve to recommend some entry-level information on Apologetics, where to get started, besides the Bible itself.



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



2015-04-10
Doctrine & Teaching: What is Paul saying in 1 Timothy 4:12-16 about Teaching & Doctrine? [1 Timothy 4:12-16]
The Devil having been Lucifer: Caller wants to confirm that he heard Steve say that he doesn't believe the view that Satan was at one time the fallen angel, Lucifer?


2015-03-27
Essential Doctrines & Behaviors: What are the Essential Doctrines & Behaviors of being a Christian?



2015-03-12
Strange Doctrine: People comes up w/ all kinds of strange doctrine.



2015-02-24
Calvinism's Devotion to its Doctrines: Do Calvinists tend to be overly devoted to their particular doctrines because they feel like it presents a more powerful God? [Luke 17:10].



2015-02-17
Fellowship & Doctrines: It doesn't seem to be about fellowship, but it seems to be about differences (of doctrine) in the church nowadays. Why are we so divided?



2015-01-05
Sound Doctrine: There are some doctrines that are VERY important, & this caller goes to a church where they can discuss doctrine they don't agree with



2015-01-05
Sound Doctrine: Church takes a strong stand on Sound Doctrine, but how much doctrinal purity is important over just a relationship w/ Jesus?



2014-11-10
Sound Doctrine: What does Paul mean by "sound doctrine"? [Titus 2:1, Matthew 28:19-20]



2014-10-02
Apologetics & Pantheism: What do you think about the idea that we are just part of the universe, & that we can make our own reality, & no consequences, & what is it called?



2014-09-24
Theology (Apologetics) verses Christian Living: Discussion about Christian living over knowing Theology, Apologetics.
Institutional Church, Chaos & Early Church: Caller thinks institutional is sort've on its way out but doesn't want chaos but should go back to early church ways.


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?



2014-08-15
Beliefs Separate People: Michael the Buddhist called to followup on a call he had made a few days before & point out that beliefs separate people.



2014-07-31
Strange Doctrine & Deception: What can we do to make sure people don't become deceived & accept strange doctrine?



2014-07-29
Going off on tangents: People get caught up in weird tangents all the time, but the main, plain thing is believing in Jesus [John 3:16]



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]

2014-07-24
Evangelical Covenant church: Do you know anything about the Evangelical Covenant church?
Doctrinal Differences: How do learn to be edified from a teacher who you disagree with doctrinally?


2014-07-15
Sin Nature & Calvinism: Do babies go to hell when they die? [Psalms 51:5]
Presuppositional Evidence & Calvinism: Some Calvinists think having evidence to prove there is a God is heretical.


2014-06-11
Apologetics: Should Apologetics be taught in Church?
Presence of Jesus: What does Jesus mean that He'll be in the presence of us? [Matthew 18:20]


2014-06-11
Trinity: Do we need to understand the Trinity or does it matter?
Immaculate Conception - Original Sin: So you think everyone is Immaculate Conceived (like Mary was) from Adam's original sin?


2014-06-03
Believing in Jesus if born today: Caller rehashing the call that happened the day before about if Jesus was born today, coming up w/ a theory of what the caller meant.



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?



2014-05-14
Doctrines of the Catholic Church: What do you think of the teachings of the Catholic Church?
Pope: What about their Pope?


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!



2014-05-13
Essentials of Christianity: I called the other day & asked what the Essentials of Christianity, How come you didn't say one of them was that Jesus was God?
Fellowshipping & Jesus the Son of God: How do you fellowship w/ people who don't think that Jesus is the Son of God? or what if people don't think He came down here in the flesh?


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]

2014-04-29
Vashti: Vashti was asked to where the crown & come to him & she refused, it that true? Was she an exotic dancer (dancing in the nude)?
3 literal Days: How could Jesus have been in the grave 3 literal days?
Relying on Theologians: Can we get everything we need to be a Christian from the Bible, or do we need a good theologian every now & then to guide us?

2014-04-28
Books on Apologetics: What are the best apologetics books?



2014-04-14
The Heart: The heart is something we are supposed to guard, but it's also said to be the most deceitful thing.
Denominations: There are so many denominations but i'd like to know what I align myself with the most, & what are the main differences between the denominations?


2014-03-27
7,000 men: How did God reserve to Himself 7,000 men who have not bow the knew to Baal? [1 Kings 19:18, Romans 11:4]
Arminianism & Semi-Pelagianism: What is the difference between Armininianism & Semi-Pelagianism?


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


2014-01-16
Holy Spirit & Interpreting Scripture: How come if we all have the same Holy Spirit we see things so differently doctrinally?



2014-01-16
Study Bibles & too much Doctrine: Sometimes you just need to sit down & read the Bible & let the Holy Spirit just take over. What is the best study Bible, though?



2014-01-16
Truth verses Doctrine: Shouldn't Truth (Jesus) trump Doctrine?



2013-01-15
Challenged By Steve's Teachings: Some churches think truth is the truth that you believe at the time.


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