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Topic: Idols (Idolatry)

Episode Topic Audio

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].



2021-05-27
Wearing Crosses: Do you think that those who wear crosses are caught up in idolatry?



2021-01-28
The "Sins of the Father": Could you help me understand the concept of "the sins of the father" being visited upon one's children? [Ezekiel 18, Numbers 14:18, Exodus 20, Deuteronomy 24:15].



2020-12-07
Pagan Christmas and Christmas Trees: Is Christmas pagan and scripture referring to Christmas trees in Jeremiah? [Jeremiah 10:1-5, Isaiah 44:15-17, Isaiah 46:6].



2020-11-04
Drifting Away of the Church: What factors may have affected the drifting away of one church over the other (as with the Galatians and Thessalonians) in scripture? [Acts 14, Acts 17, I Thessalonians 1:9].
Elders in an Immature Church: Was Paul going against his own advice when he appointed elders in the immature church in Acts 14? [Acts 14:23].


2020-10-16
Statues of Today & Idols: What parallel do you see between statues today being torn down, and idols that God commanded not to erect?
Taking Oaths: Would you talk about the scriptures against taking oaths and the oaths we take today? [Matthew 23:16, Matthew 5:37, James 5:12].


2020-10-08
Bringing Out the Best in Yourself: Is the Landmark Forum Education program about "bringing out the best in your self" align with Christianity? [I Corinthians 6:11, Luke 9:23].
Jesus's Conception Date 9/11: Why is there not more discussion of the possible date of Jesus' conception, aligning with 9/11?


2020-09-14
Statue of Buddha: Is having a statue of the Buddha in your home idolatry?



2020-08-21
God Divorced: Does it seem that God was divorced in Jeremiah? [Jeremiah 3].
Idolatry and Adultery in the Old Testament: Is idolatry and adultery virtually the same thing in the Old Testament? [Jeremiah 3]


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].



2020-07-16
Wearing a Cross: Caller shares why he wears a cross.



2020-07-15
Crucifixes Do you think that the crucifix belongs in our churches and faith?



2020-07-08
Prophets & Idol Worship in Church Today: Regarding prophets and idol worship in the church today-how does it look and how does one judge them? [I John 4, Deuteronomy 18, Deuteronomy 13, Jeremiah 28, Acts 11, Acts 20, 2 John 1:7].
Bible Commentators: Would you recommend some authors of Bible Commentaries (Derek Kidner, F.F. Bruce, Tyndale series).


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?

2020-04-28
Saved Heads: Based on this verse in Amos, is God not too happy with people who shave their heads? [Amos 8:10].



2020-03-19
Idolatry: What is idolatry? [Matthew 10:37, Ephesians 5:15, Colossians 3:5].



2019-11-18
Idols in One's Life: How do you know when something has become an idol in your life?



2019-11-07
The High Places; What were the high places and why could Israel not simply obey God by taking them down as He directed? [2 Kings].



2019-09-13
Idolatry, eating food that were sacrificed, meat that was strangled: In China, one still often gets their goods given to them at the stores in little idols. Is that a concern for the Christian?
Eating Blood: What about eating blood and the law for Christians today?


2019-08-26
Catholic Traditions-Praying to Mary, Forgiven by Priests, Holy Water: Is it really sin, or idolatry, when Catholics pray to Mary, instead of to God? What about when they say you have to go to a priests to get your sins forgiven [Acts 8, James 2].



2019-03-11
Catholic traditions: So you think that some of the traditions in the Catholic Church seem to be bordering on idolatry?



2018-08-21
Generational Curse: How does one break the generational curse? [Exodus 20:5-6, Deuteronomy 5:9, Numbers 14:18]



2018-08-15
Not Worshipping Graven Images: Caller calls right back from the same show to clarify what the catechism says about graven images.



2018-08-15
Catholic Catechism & Graven Images: Caller doesn't think Steve Gregg is right about catholic church leaving out graven images in the catechism. (followup from 8/13, 3rd Q)



2018-07-25
Idolatry: What is idolatry? [1 John 5:21]



2018-07-06
Child punished for Parent's Sin: Can a child be punished or suffer for the parent's sin? {Ezekiel 18, Exodus 20:5]



2018-04-05
Idolatry & Television: I heard you talking about idolatry earlier, couldn't watching too much TV be an idol, how you conduct your time?



2018-04-05
Jewelry: What is your belief about wearing jewelry of crosses & the like?



2018-03-16
Idolatry in Restaurants: What is your take in eating in restaurants with Idols & Statutes in them?



2018-01-16
Meat Sacrificed to Idols: I would like you to expound on these 2 particular verses in 1 Corinthians 8 regarding making your brother weak involving meat sacrificed to idols. [1 Corinthians 8:11-12]



2018-01-11
Idolatry, Judah & Israel: Judgment falling on Judah or Israel, but not by bow or sword? [Hosea 1:7]



2017-11-06
Not Celebrating the Holidays: I don't think we should celebrate Holidays because of pagan roots & it comprises the faith, so I don't celebrate them.
The Christmas Tree: Jeremiah seems to be talking about the Christmas tree & idol worship, don't you think? [Jeremiah 10:2-5]


2017-10-10
Covetousness: Why do we as Americans covet so much even as Christians when it says it's just as bad as fornicating? [1 Corinthians 5:11, Colossians 3:5, Ephesians 5:5]



2017-09-29
Worshipping supernatural or famous things: Bronze serpent, the lady touching the hem of Jesus' garment. People think they can have supernatural experiences by touching or worshipping relics or artifacts, people having wishing thinking.
Talking to the Dead: Are there any examples of talking to dead saints & other dead people? [1 Samuel 28]


2017-08-29
Sabbath Observance a form of Idolatry: Is it insubordination to insist on worshipping on the Sabbath?



2017-08-25
Eating Meat Sacrificed to Idols: What were the ramifications for eating meat from idols?



2017-08-17
Owning a Japanese Sword: Do you think it's okay to own a WWII Seme Japanese sword?



2017-08-14
Playing Guitar During Spare Time: I've been playing guitar & using an inordinate of time to play it, & wondering if I'm wasting my time?



2017-08-08
Hindu god Statues: We are getting ready to have some remodeling done & a company we are considering using has a Hindu statue in their showroom. Should we use them?



2017-07-19
Fornication, Idol Worship, Strangled Animals & Blood: In Acts it talks about fornication, idol worship, no strangled animals & abstaining from blood, & I can understand not doing 2 of them but what about no blood & no strangled animals? What does that have to do with the Gentiles? [Acts 15]
The Millennium: What are the differing views about the Millennium? What are yours? I understand you are an Amillenialist?


2017-05-18
Vision of Joshua in Zechariah: Can you talk about a vision Joshua had in Zechariah? [Zechariah 3]



2017-05-17
The Sin Unto Death: "sin unto death", what does that mean? what do you think the modern version of idolatry is today? [1 John 5:16



2017-01-03
Pornography Addiction: Are addiction problems biblical or is it referring to people who are just out of control?



2016-02-23
Modern Day Idolatry: What constitutes an idol for the modern-day Christian? [1 John 5:21, Ephesians 5:5]



2015-12-31
Reconciling Scripture [Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 4:11]: How do we reconcile Jesus saying He'll provide everything we need, but then Paul saying we might go hungry & be beaten & so on? [Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 4:11]
Reconciling Scripture - Meat Sacrificed to Idols: In Revelation it seems to be a big deal about eating meat sacrificed to idols, but not a very big deal to Paul. How do you reconcile those 2 things? [Revelation 2:14, 1 Corinthians 8:9-13]


2015-12-04
Contradiction in the Bible: In Acts 15 it said that even Gentiles couldn't eat meat sacrificed to idols, but the in Corinthians it says it's nothing to be worry about. Why is that? [Acts 15:20-21, 1 Corinthians 10:27-30]



2015-09-14
Graven Images & wearing a cross on a necklace: Is wearing a cross on a necklace considered worshipping a "graven image"?
Prepping or Storing Food: Are you a believer in storing/prepping of food, etc. for a time of trouble?


2015-08-12
Prophet Killed By Lion: What is the whole story about the Prophet of God being killed by a lion? He prophesied against the Golden Calf. The older prophet lies to the younger one, making him sin. The Lion kills the younger prophet, but was still honored. [1 Kings 13].



2015-02-20
Let There Be Light & the Sun: What was the Light for 3 days before the Sun was created? [Genesis 1:3-5, 14-19]
Christmas Trees: Is Jeremiah 10 talking about not having a Christmas Tree? [Jeremiah 10:1-5]


2015-02-18
People Worshipping Themselves: It almost seems like people have made idols/images of themselves when they lose sight of God. [Acts 17:29, Romans 1:21-23]
Holy Spirit-Interpreting Scripture: Holy Spirit is somewhat subjective, but God Spirit bears witness w/ our spirit that we are the children of God, but some don't show evidence.


2015-02-18
No Idols or Castings: Doesn't it say somewhere in Matthew about not having any idols, castings, so are we allowed to have jewelry of crosses, churches having crosses?



2014-12-29
Christmas Tree: The Christmas Tree is an idol!



2014-11-03
Generational Curses/Sin: Word of Faith people seem to believe in Generational Curses, but is there any other places that talk about Generational Sin/Curses besides in the 10 Commandments? [Exodus 20:5, Ezekiel 18:20]


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