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Topic: Apostles

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-08
Authenticity of 2 Peter: What evidence is there that 2 Peter is an authentic writing to share with someone who thinks Paul is a false apostle?



2021-04-05
Various Views in the Jerusalem church: What are the different views of those in the Jerusalem church?
Senior Pastors in the Jerusalem Church: How did the hierarchy of the Jerusalem church compare to those that would be considered senior pastors in churches today? [Galatians 2:12, Acts 15, Matthew 23:8].


2021-03-15
Cults & Religion: What sets Christianity apart from other religions and cults? What is the evidence?
Two Disciples Were Martyrs: Aren't there only two disciples that died as martyrs? [2 Peter 2].


2021-02-11
Learning From the Disciples in Heaven: When we go to heaven, so you think that we will still be learning from Paul, Peter, and James?
Authorship of Hebrews & Paul's Humility: Do you think that Paul wrote Hebrews? Why do you think he was so humble? [2 Corinthians 12:7-10].
Book on Dispensationalism: Have you considered writing a book about Dispensationalism?

2021-02-01
Binding & Loosing in Heaven & Earth: Could you help me sort out the scripture about people "binding and loosing" things in heaven and earth, and who He was talking to? [Matthew 18:18, I Corinthians 7].
Where Two or More are Gathered: What are the implications of "where two or more are gathered in my name"? [Matthew 18:20, Ephesians 2:20].


2021-01-25
Apostle John: Could you help me fill in some missing information and gaps in his history of the apostle John?



2020-12-29
"James the Just" & "James, Brother of Alphaeus": Could you clarify if "James the Just" is the same as "James, brother of Alphaeus"?
Were Peter & Paul Intimidated by James: Were either Peter or Paul intimidated by James? [Acts 11:21, Acts 12, Acts 15, I Corinthians 9]


2020-11-25
Qualifications for Apostles: What are the qualifications for an apostle? Should I be at a church that calls some there apostles? [2 Corinthians 8:23, John 13:20, Ephesians 4:11, 2 Corinthians 12:12, Matthew 23:10].



2020-10-26
Steve Gregg to the East Coast: Do you ever get out to the east coast?
Moses, Elijah, and the Transfiguration: How did Peter know that it was Moses and Elijah during the transfiguration event? [Matthew 17:3].
Apostles and a Believers Baptism: Did the apostles have the another baptism, as believers, or did they just have the baptism of John? [Acts 19:5].

2020-10-16
Samson's Repentance & Salvation: Would Samson's salvation have been in jeopardy had he not repented? [Judges 16:28, Hebrews 11].
Judas One of the Twelve to Judge on the Thrones in Heaven: Would Judas have been one of the 12 that was to be sitting on thrones in heaven judging the tribes? [I Corinthians 15:5, Acts, Matthew 19:28, Galatians 2].


2020-10-09
Baptism Procedures: As a former Mormon, I think I want to be baptized again, could you discuss the proper way to go about this? [Acts 9, Acts 8].



2020-09-29
Jesus Seen by More than the Twelve: Do you think that Jesus was seen by more than the twelve apostles in I Corinthians 15? [1 Corinthians 15:5-7].



2020-09-25
Apostolic Succession: Would you talk about Catholic "apostolic succession" and the early church fathers? [Acts 12].



2020-09-25
The Many "James" in the New Testament: Could you help me sort out the various "James" (the less, Adelphos, brother of Jesus, etc.) in the New Testament, and the relationships of His cousins or brothers? [Genesis 13:8, Luke 2:7, Matthew 1:27].



2020-08-12
Apostles on the Twelve Thrones: Would you clarify the passages about the apostles sitting on the twelves thrones, and if it is referring to the Great White Throne of Judgment ? [Matthew 19:28, Luke 22:30, Galatians 2:7-9, Titus 3:5].



2020-08-06
Foundation Prophets & Apostles: Who were the apostles and prophets referred to by Paul as the faith's foundation? [Ephesians 2:20, I Corinthians 3, Ephesians 4:11, I Corinthians 13].



2020-07-15
Jesus as an Apostle: I don't normally think of Jesus as an apostle, so could you help me sort Hebrews 4:1 out? [I John 4:4, Hebrews 3:1, John 20].



2020-06-17
The Twelve Disciples: Regarding the disciples of Christ, who would be 12th, after Judas died? [Acts 1:26, Acts 2, Acts 4].



2020-06-11
Gift of Prophecy Today: If the canon of scripture is complete, then how can there be a gift of prophecy today? If so, what does it look like? [Acts 21].
Gift of Prophecy Defined: Is the gift of prophecy about making predictions? [I Corinthians 14:29, I Thessalonians 5:20-21, I John 4:4].


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:


2020-05-28
Why is Not More Being Written in the Bible Today: Why are God's people not still writing more to add to the Bible?



2020-04-14
Peter, the Rock, & Apostolic Succession: Can you clarify apostolic succession, and Peter as the Rock or foundation? [Matthew 16:18, I Peter 2:5, Isaiah 28:16, Ephesians 2:20, I Corinthians 12:28, Acts 7:54-60].



2020-03-26
Authority to the Popes to the Apostles: Do the popes have the authority of "binding and loosing" that Jesus promised to the apostles? [Matthew 16:19, 18:18, 2 Corinthians 8:23].
Mary & the Saints Perfected in Righteousness: Relative to the Catholic claim that Mary and the saints are prefected in righteousness, are we not already prefected in righteouseness in Christ? [3 John].


2020-03-04
Everlasting, Not Always Forever: Could you review what you understand about the word often translated "everlasting" (aionios, olam), not always meaning actually everlasting? [Psalm 24, Jude 7].
Defining Who the Apostles Were: Didn't the apostles have to be those that actually interacted with Jesus directly?


2020-03-04
The Last Apostle: Can we say who the last apostle was? [Ephesians 2].



2020-02-03
Apostles of Jesus: Did either of the ones up for replacing Judas have contact with Jesus? Isn't personal contact with Jesus a requirement for apostleship? [Acts 1:21-22, Luke 10]



2019-11-08
Disciples (Apostles) Baptized: Were the disciples (apostles) baptized? [John 4:1-2].



2019-10-07
Family Responsibility: Did the apostles leave their families behind? [I Corinthians 7 & 9:5, Acts 9, Matthew 19, Mark 10].



2019-09-10
Apostles Today: Are there still apostles today? [2 Corinthians 8, Philippians 2:25, Acts 8, Matthew 23:8].



2019-08-22
Only One apostle to the Gentiles: Why did Jesus have only one apostle (Paul) to the Gentiles, when the Jews had 12 apostles ministering to them?



2019-08-19
Judas's Betrayal of Jesus: Why did the other disciples not stop Judas when Jesus revealed the betrayer at the Last Supper?



2019-08-12
Apostle Paul's Credibility: How do we know that Paul really was an apostle? [John 13:20, Acts 9, 2 Corinthians 12:12, 2 Peter 3:15-16, I Timothy 6:3-4].



2019-08-07
Paul as an Apostle: Was Paul an apostle? [Acts 14:14].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wondering about Steve's view of how one receives the Holy Spirit and baptism of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, Acts 2, 4, 18, 19].


2019-07-23
What the Disciples Knew about Jesus: In light of the miracle of the calming of the sea, did the disciples know that Jesus was God? [Matthew 16:16, Psalm 107:23f].



2019-07-11
Disciples Taking Notes: Do you think that the disciples took notes while Jesus was speaking?
Holy Spirit Teaching Truth: Why do people seem to disagree on some points of scripture even though the Holy Spirit is intended to bring us into all truth? [I Corinthians 13:9, John 16:13].


2019-07-05
Apostles & Disciples Distinguished: Would you help me understand the difference between "disciples" and "apostles" [Matthew 10:1-2, Acts 11:26, Mark 3:13, Luke 6:13].
Apostles Today: Are there apostles today?


2019-05-14
Raising Up a Child, Not Departing: The promise, "Raise up a child in the way they should go, and they will not depart from it," doesn't seem to be true, so how can this be resolved? [Proverbs 22:6]
Prophets today: So is everyone who claims to be a prophet, really a prophet? [I Corinthians 12, 14].


2019-05-03
The Apostles: What is the difference when scripture talks about "The Twelve" and "all the apostles" Was Mathias chosen before the ascension? [I Corinthians 15].
Condolences to Non-believers: If a house of worship is of another faith, should we reach out with condolences? [Galatians 6:10].


2019-05-01
Demons: Where have all the demons gone? How would I recognize a demon possession today?
Power as the Disciples: Why do we not operate with the same kind of power as did the disciples in the 1st century?


2019-04-11
Apostles Today: How does Steve define an "apostle"? Are there apostles in the church today?



2019-04-10
The Gospel: Did Jesus & His apostles actually preach "the gospel"? Since Jesus had not yet died, nor resurrected, did the disciples even know what the gospel was? [Mark 16:20, I Cor 15:1-4] The Kingdom of God=the gospel [Mark 1:4 & 15] Is Paul reducing the gospel to only the death & resurrection of Christ?



2019-04-05
Take up your Cross: What does it mean to take up your cross? Is Jesus alluding to His own crucifixion? What did the disciples think he meant? [Luke 14:25-27]



2019-03-29
Moses & Elijah: How did the disciples know that Elijah and Moses were the people with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration? Was it revealed to them?



2019-02-28
Writers of the New Testament: Did the writers of the NT know they were writing scripture when they were writing?



2019-01-23
Book on Hell by Steve Gregg: How do I get your book on hell?
Apostles & Missionaries Today: What do you think about apostles today? And how do missionaries fit in with apostles? [2 Corinthians 8:23, 12:12, I Peter 1:1, 2 Peter].


2018-12-18
Differing Names in Apostles' List: What's the reason for the different lists of the apostles in the gospels? [Matthew 10:2-3, Luke 6:14-16, Mark 3:16-19, Acts 1:13-26]



2018-11-15
Structure of the Church: Mormon caller, structure of the church, foundation of the apostles & prophets.



2018-11-09
Contradiction about Judging in the Bible: Scripture seems to contradict itself about judging one another [John 8:15-16, John 9:39]
Apostolic Authority: Jesus & His Disciples just commanded healing & casting out demons. [John 14:12]


2018-09-13
12 Tribes: Who are the 12 tribes? Who is to rule over them in the regeneration?



2018-09-04
Apostles for Today: Are there any apostles for today? How do we know if they are genuine or not?



2018-08-15
Jesus Inaccurate about 12 Thrones: Was Jesus wrong about "the faithful sitting on the 12 thrones" because of Judas? [Matthew 19:28]



2018-08-03
Jesus & The Early Church practicing Communism: Would Jesus, His disciples & the early church be considered communists?
Apostles Written Record: How come there is not more a record written by apostles?


2018-07-20
Jesus' Words on Paper: Did Jesus know His words would be written down?
Paul's Writings: Do we rely too much on Paul's writing? Paul's insight and directives as binding? He was the chief advocate for the Gentiles?


2018-06-12
Passover Meal-Jesus' earlier one & Jewish Leaders traditional one: Jesus & His disciples appear to have eaten the Passover on the first day of unleavened bread, different than when the Jewish Leaders had theirs. Why the different times? [Matthew 26:17, Mark 14:12, Luke 22:7, John 18:28]



2018-05-24
Apostles Catholics: All the apostles were Catholics? [Genesis 15:6, Galatians 3:8, Romans 4:3]



2018-05-21
Great Tribulation: Is there going to be another Great Tribulation in the future? I know you think it happened in 70 AD, but is there going to be a future one also?
The Great Commission: At the Great Commission, Jesus' disciples went to Galilee like He said, it says that some of them doubted. Is this talking about just the 11 Disciples or others that doubted? Matthew 28:16-17


2018-03-08
Apostles: Are there other apostles besides the 12? Are there apostles today? Was Mary Magdalene an apostle?



2018-03-06
Gift of Ruling: The gift of ruling, how does this work, how was it done in the apostolic era? The only person I think of as my Ruler is Jesus! [Romans 12:8]



2018-03-01
Children of the Light: Who are the children of Light that Jesus is referring to? [Luke 16:8]
Charles Stanley: Do you know of & ever listen to Charles Stanley?


2018-02-20
Authority to Forgive Sins: When Jesus gives the disciples authority to forgive sins, is this just for Apostles or all believers? [John 20:23]
OT Sacrifices: Were the sacrifices in the Old Testament believed to be for forgiveness of sins at that time or just a covering for future forgiveness?


2018-01-18
Mathias: Who were the apostles? Did Mathias count? Who will be sitting on the thrones?



2018-01-09
Distinguishing an Apostle & a Disciple: What is the difference between a “disciple” & an “apostle”? Following Jesus



2017-12-20
Miracles on Demand: miracles on demand like the apostles did as opposed to just praying, is that still possible?



2017-11-29
Understanding the Scriptures: Understanding the scriptures, having the Holy Spirit to teach us, the Holy Spirit opened the understanding of the apostles



2017-11-08
God's Speaking Trumping the Bible: If God personally speaks to you, is it more important than what you get from the Bible?
The Apostles Infallible: Could the apostles have been wrong?


2017-09-14
Being Tried in the Synagogues: In the lens of a Dispensationalist, when have Christians have ever been delivered up to synagogues besides the 1st century? [Luke 21:12]
All Prophecy Fulfilled: What prophecy is excluded since it says "all prophecy" in this verse? [Luke 12:22]
Redemption Draweth Nigh: So when was their Redemption Drawing Nigh, since Jesus hasn't come back yet?

2017-09-12
Apostolic Traditions Not Found in BIble: Is there anything from the church father's that talks about doctrines that the apostles believed that's not in scripture?



2017-09-12
James, Jesus' Half Brother: Why wasn't Jesus' half brother, James, chosen as apostle? [John 7]



2017-09-07
The 5-fold Ministry: There's a lot of talk about the restoration of a "Five-fold ministry" that is talked about in the Bible, so are the apostles & prophets still for today or going to happen in the future? [Ephesians 4:11]



2017-08-10
Apostolic Reformation: Do you know anything about the apostolic reformation?



2017-06-06
Matthias a Fulfillment of Scripture: In Acts 1 it says that Matthias was a fulfillment of scripture but I looked at those verses & it just seems to be talking in general terms. [Luke 24:45]



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



2017-01-09
Judas Iscariot a Genuine Follower of Christ: I tend to think that Judas Iscariot was a true apostle, & wasn't a fraud like most thought, but let satan enter him later



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?

2016-03-15
Predestination & Faith, Apostles & Church: Caller thinks that "Calvinism" applies to the apostles, that they were predestined, given irresistible grace, & so on, but we the people of the church, it IS by Faith. What does Steve think of the idea? [Ephesians 1:13, 1 Peter 1:3-5, 2 Peter 1:4, Ephesians 1:3, 2 Peter 1:3]



2015-10-06
12 Apostles & Paul: If Jesus had the "12" apostles, why did Paul need to be one?
Peter's & Paul's Gospel: So the gospel of Paul is completely different than the gospel of Peter's, Paul's being about grace?


2015-09-30
Apostles: What about modern day "Apostles"?



2015-05-29
The Miracles Performed in Acts: Were the Miracles performed in the book of Acts only things that the Apostles could do or are they available for us to be able to perform also? [John 14:12-14, Acts 8:6, 1 Corinthians 12]



2015-05-06
Apostles: I thought an Apostle was only somebody who had walked w/ Jesus...including Paul.



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!


2015-04-15
Good Commentaries/Dictionaries: Caller called back from a few a shows ago, asking for clarification about good commentaries & good Bible Dictionaries, & wants knowledge like Steve.
Apostles in Moderns Time: Are apostles & prophets for the present time?


2015-04-13
New Apostolic Reformation: Does Steve know anything about the New Apostolic Reformation?
Apostles & Prophets: What about the distinction between the OFFICE of an apostle or prophet verses just HAVING the Gift of Prophecy? [1 Corinthians 12 & 14]


2015-03-19
The Office of Apostles & Prophets: Are Apostles & Prophets for today, & if they, who decides that they are (aside from God)?



2015-02-13
Being Selected as an Elder: What is the proper way to be chosen as an Elder of the church? What about the laying on of hands when you choose people for leadership of the church?
The word "quickly" in Revelation: What about the word, "quickly" on both ends of the book of Revelation?


2014-12-15
Build My Rock upon this Church: What did Jesus mean by, "I will build My Rock upon this Church"? [Matthew 16:17-19]
My Father has revealed this: Jesus told Peter he was blessed because the Father had revealed it to him that Jesus was the Son of God, so could a person who is a Calvin say things have to be revealed to you before you can believe or have faith? [Matthew 16:17]


2014-07-01
Modern-Day Apostles: Caller claims he is ordained by God as an Apostle, & explains his story & explains what he thinks is the difference between Apostles & the other offices in the church or spiritual gifts. The one main difference being able to retain or remit sins.



2014-06-27
Apostles & Prophets: What do you think about the Spiritual Gifts of Apostles & Prophets for this day & age? [1 Corinthians 12:1-11, 2 Corinthians 8, Romans 12:3-8]
Foundation of Apostles & Prophets: Some think the cessation of Spiritual Gifts has happened, has stopped, because of a verse in Ephesians. What do you say? [Ephesians 2:20]


2014-05-14
Resurrection of Saints during Jesus' Resurrection: I'm a little confused about what happened involving the people who were resurrected during Jesus resurrection. Can you help me out? [Matthew 27:51-53]
Apostle's Creed & Jesus 3 Days in Hell: Why does the Apostle's Creed say that Jesus descended into hell during His death? [1 Peter 3:18-20]


2014-04-28
The Apostle's Creed: Where did we get the Apostle's Creed from? It says, "the holy catholic church" and that Jesus went to Hell for 3 days? Can you please just explain it?



2014-04-28
Judging the 12 Tribes of Israel: What did Jesus mean by His Apostles judging the 12 tribes of Israel? [Matthew 19:28]
The "Joshua" Chapter: What was being said in what is called the "Joshua" chapter in Zechariah? [Zechariah 3]


2014-04-21
Unnamed Apostle: Who was this unnamed disciple Paul was talking about? [2 Corinthians 8:18]



2014-04-18
Praying in the Garden of Gethsemane: If all the Apostles were sleeping when Jesus was praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, who was witnessing it & writing it down?



2014-03-07
Apostles' Deaths: Why did most of the original Apostles have to die such horrible deaths?



2014-03-05
Cessation of the Gifts: Is the office of Apostle still for today, or did that actually cease w/ the original apostles in the 1st century?
Israel & Peace Agreement: The start of the 7 year tribulation starts at the signing of the peace-agreement & the antichrist will be revealed. What say you? [Daniel 9:26]


2014-02-26
Apostles, Marriage & Children: Were any of the apostles married & did they have children? [1 Corinthians 9:5]



2014-02-06
Apostles for Today: You said you've never seen Apostles for today, but also don't believe in the cessation of Spiritual gifts, so what are your thoughts on this passage of Scripture? [Ephesians 4:11-13]



2014-02-04
Luke: Luke was not one of the original apostles?
Concordances: What kind've Concordance would you recommend to help me find stuff that is not directly in the Bible?


2014-01-13
Graham Cooke, David Wilkerson & modern-day Apostles: What do you think of Apostles for this day & age?
Alcohol: What do you think about drinking hard liquor?


2013-01-15
The Philips: Philip baptized the eunuch, & then Philip was an evangelist, so are these the same Philip? What about the Philip that was an apostle? [Acts 8, Acts 21:8, Matthew 10:2-4]


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