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Topic: New Testament

Episode Topic Audio

2021-04-06
Early Christians and the Old Testament Law: If the early Christians didn't have the New Testament, how did they know that they did not have to follow the Old Testament Law? [Acts 15].



2020-11-11
Support for the Greeks in the New Testament: Since the Philistines were Greeks and constantly attacking Israel, why does the New Testament seem to support the Greeks? [Jeremiah 47:4].
The Greek Language of the New Testament: Why was the New Testament written in Greek instead of Latin? Was that prophesied?


2020-06-19
New Testament Parallel to Hosea: Is there a New Testament verse that parallels to and explains Hosea 5? [Hosea 5:14-15, Ezekiel 37, Luke 21:20-22].
Blessed is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord: Doesn't this verse parallel Hosea 5, and therefore predict that the Jews will turn back to Christ? Matthew 23:39? [ Hosea 5:14-15, Matthew 23:39, Matthew 6, Zechariah 14].


2020-06-04
Holy Spirit Contrasted in Old & New Testaments: Would you compare the way the Holy Spirit came upon those in the Old Testament and how the Holy Spirit comes to us today? [Acts 2:16, 1:8, I Peter 2:5, Ephesians 2:19-22, John 20:22]



2020-05-08
Jesus Humor: I can think of only one verse that might refer to Jesus having a sense of humor. [John 21:25]
Numerology & the Bible: After Isaiah chapter 40, there appears more alignment with the New Testament message, & there may also be a relationship between the 39 chapters of Isaiah to the 39 books of the Old Testament. Do you think that numerology has anything to do with this? [Lamentations, Psalm 119].


2020-04-10
Proclamation: Caller shares a proclamation about the glory of God.
Identifying The Called: The words for used for "called" in Romans 8, are two different Greek words, so does that identify a particular and exclusive group of people as "the called"?[Romans 8:28-30, Isaiah 66:4, Hosea 11:4, Revelation 17:14].
Husband/ Wife vs Bride/ Bridegroom: Is there any distinction between the husband/ wife in the Old Testament and the bride/ bridegroom in the New Testament? [Isaiah 43:4, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Revelation 19:7-9].

2020-01-28
Promises for the Church Today: Are there any other promises made to the New Testament church, beyond He will "never leave or forsake" us? [2 Peter 1:4, Hebrew 8:6, 13:5, Jeremiah 31, Ezekiel 36, Matthew 6:33, Romans 8:28].
Called a Nazarene: Where is it said in the prophets "He will be called a Nazarene" as described in Matthew 2? [Matthew 2:22, Micah 5:2, Hosea 11:1]


2020-01-14
Synoptic Gospels: What are the "synoptic gospels" and why are they grouped that way?



2019-03-28
Origen: Did the church father, Origen, have access to the New Testament scriptures? What would you recommend of his books?



2019-03-13
John 2 Why is there so much repetition in John's writing [I John 2:12-14]?



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



2019-01-25
Harmonizing OT & NT, Eye for an Eye: How would we harmonize the Old Testament & the New Testament, where in the OT, it was an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, but Jesus in the NT seemed to be all about mercy. [Leviticus 24:15-22, Matthew 5:38-42]



2019-01-16
Where the Eagles are Gathered: Why are the parallels in Matthew 24, Luke 17 & 21. about "where the eagles gather" so different? [Matthew 24:28, Luke 17:37, Job 39:30].



2019-01-08
Grounds for Divorce: Is actual adultery, as opposed to carnal knowledge, desertion & physical abuse, grounds for divorce?
Date of Writing of the New Testament: Were all the books of the new Testament were written before 69 A.D.?
Reincarnation: How do you view reincarnation?

2019-01-08
New Testament Reliability: How can we be sure that the New Testament is not corrupted?



2019-01-03
Jan Markell & Jack Hibbs: Should we go listen to Jan Markell and Jack Hibbs when they are going to be in his area?
Date of Writing of the Gospels: Do you know when the four gospels were actually written?


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?



2018-12-13
Virgin Birth: Double fulfillments, one in the Old Testament & one in the New Testament. [Isaiah 7 & 8]



2018-12-10
Revelation Revealed: The NT reveals what the OT had hidden, could you say that same thing about Revelation to the NT?



2018-11-05
Old Testament & New Testament Application: Does the New Testament writings supersede the Old Testament, and if so, how do we sort it?



2018-08-31
On the Brink of Nuclear War: Caller thinks we are on the brink of War with Russia (in 2018).
Old Testament Emphasis: Caller think there's too much emphasis on OT scripture, instead of focusing on the NT & what is happening in the world today


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?


2018-03-19
The Pre-Trib Rapture: The 7th trumpet & Jesus coming on the last day, does this negate the pre-trib rapture?
Morality in the Old Testament: Is morality different in the Old Testament vs New Testament?


2018-03-14
Knowing Koine Greek: Just because you understand New Testament Greek does not mean that you know all the truth, error-free.
Eastern Orthodox Church: What do you think of Hank Hanegraaff switching over to eastern orthodox church? How can he possibly still be a legitimate host of The Bible Answer Man?


2018-03-12
Tithing in the NT I've been listening to Doug Batchelor & he quoted a verse in Matthew that talks about tithing & says that tithing is for the New Testament Christians also. What do you think? [Matthew 23:23]



2018-02-21
Grace: Has God Always Operated Under Grace?
Pluck Out Your Eye: What does Jesus mean when He says pluck out the eye?


2018-02-14
New Testament Tithing: Are pastors taking passages of scripture out of context when they claim we are to tithe?



2018-01-04
New Testament Reliability: People say we can't trust the Scriptures of the New Tesament because they were just letters all compiled together centuries later. [2 Timothy 3:16]



2017-12-21
Gnostic Gospels: What are the Gnostic Gospels & why are they not included in the New Testament?



2017-12-19
Preterism: So you don't agree with all of Revelation is the model of Preterism, relative to 3.5 year? [Revelation 10-13]
Replacement Theology: Salvation of the Old Testament was the same as the New Testament, was it?


2017-09-21
The Book of Romans: Is Romans a personal book or a theological treatise?



2017-08-31
Letters of New Testament Complete: When were all the writings of the New Testament complete?
70 Years: Is the year 70 AD Destruction of Jerusalem of any significance to 70 year captivity in Babylon?


2017-08-04
Timeline of the New Testament: Do you know a detailed reference timeline for the New Testament?



2017-07-31
Prosperity & Blessing in OT, Suffering & Persecution in NT: In the Old Testament there seems to be an emphasis that if you live a righteous life, you will prosper, be blessed, but in the New Testament, just the opposite seems to be true, that we'll be suffering more than being blessed.



2017-07-28
Indwelling of the Holy Spirit: Can you explain the difference between the new & old covenant regarding the Holy Spirit?



2017-07-24
Heaven & Hell not Addressed: In the Old Testament NOR the New Testament there's not much mention about what happens to you after you die, heaven or hell, need to love Him just because



2017-06-06
Testament & Covenant: Are "testament" & "covenant" interchangeable? [Natthew 26:28, Luke 22:8, 1 Corinthians 11, Hebrews 8]



2017-03-21
Trusting in the Lord: I was studying the word "trust" in the OT & the NT & you don't hear much about "trust in the Lord" in the NT, why is that?



2017-03-08
The Jesus Story Book Bible: Caller recommends a kids' Bible called, The Jesus Story Book Bible to the previous caller.
Typological Applications to the Bible: How come Dispensationalists are not consistent in applying prophecy to the Bible like they do to the Old Testament?


2017-01-06
Holy Spirit in the OT: Are there different relationships w/ the Holy Spirit, especially in the New Testament verses in the Old Testament?



2016-01-27
The Sabbath: Caller wants to rebutt some of the thigns Steve said about the Sabbath: God rested on it, the command was to all people, not just Jews, Jesus replaced ceremonial law only & the reason it's not mentioned in the New Testament is because it was just a given.



2016-01-15
Lists in the Bible: Are the things listed in the Bible more important by the order they are listed?
1000 Commandments in New Testament: How many Commandments are in the New Testament?


2016-01-14
Salvation in the Old Testament & New Testament: Was there any difference in the way people were saved Old Testament vs the New Testament?vove



2015-12-30
Intertestamental Period (silent years) between the OT & NT: Can you please explain the "silent years" between the OT & NT?



2015-12-16
Grace in the OT: Was there just as much Grace in the Old Testament as there is in the New Testament? [Romans 4, Psalm 32, John 1]



2015-10-26
The Inspiration of Scripture: Paul was only talking about the OT Scriptures when he said 1 Timothy 3:16, about all the Scripture is given by inspiration, but did he have foresight & knew that the NT would be Scripture too? [2 Timothy 3:16]



2015-09-17
God of the OT & NT: Why did God seem so much harsh in the OT more than Jesus, also God, was in the NT?
Christianity & the LGBT community: Why are Christians so harsh to other people, including to the LGBT community?


2015-09-08
Chronological Order the Books of the NT: What would Steve say about the chronological order of the books of the New Testament?



2015-08-28
Hebrew Roots Movement: Doesn't Dispensationalism feed into the Hebrew Roots Movement?
New Testament Books Written after 70 AD: Were ANY books of the Bible written after 70 AD?
Old Testament Prophets: Steve believes that all the OT prophets wrote in a prophetic/symbolic/poetic language, but which ones wrote in the LEAST amount of poetic language?

2015-07-09
Canon of the NT: When was the Canon of the New Testament put together? What about the Old Testament?



2015-05-29
Saved by Faith in OT & NT: Dennis the Millennialist is suggesting that the people of the OT sort've were saved by keeping of the law in the OT, is that true?...that they HAD to obey all the law, as well as living by faith.



2015-05-27
Salvation & Heaven in OT: Did they have the conception of salvation before the cross like we do now? Did they know about Heaven like we do?



2015-05-15
Tithing: What is the Bible stance on Tithing (in the New Testament)?



2015-04-27
Old Covenant: Is there any point in reading the Old Testament since we are in the new Covenant? Shouldn't we just focus on the New Testament since we aren't under the Old Covenant anymore?



2015-03-11
Laws that we keep & don't keep: How do we know what laws to keep or not, from the OT? The 10 commandments we hold to, right?
Building Altars to Worship God: What about building little altars to worship God, extracting stuff from Old Testament stories?


2015-02-12
Abandoning the Old Testament: Since we are no longer under the Old Covenant, shouldn't be just abandon the Old Testament altogether?



2015-01-07
Finances - NT/OT version: There seems to be a completely different role of the importance of finances in the Old Testament vs the New Testament.



2015-01-07
Rewards (to the Pharisees): What did Jesus mean when He said, "...they have their reward"? [Matthew 6:5]
God of the OT vs the NT: The God of the Old Testament seems to be different than the God of the New Testament, is this true?


2014-12-24
Holy Spirit in OT & NT: What is the difference between the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament & the New Testament?



2014-10-01
Rising of the Sun & Incense being offered: Caller follows up on a call about a verse they were talking about sacrificing in a previous call. [Malachi 1:11]
Apocrypha Books: The New Testament supposedly quoting to or alluding Apocrypha Books.


2014-08-06
Red lettering of Jesus speaking in a verse: I have a red letter Bible, & so shouldn't this print be in red because isn't it Jesus speaking? [Revelation 21:3,5-6]



2014-07-21
Letters of Paul: How did the early Christians receive the instruction from Paul before the New Testament was put into the Bible & grow from it before it was?
Wrath of God revealed from Heaven: How can we make the leap from Paul addressing people in the 1st century church to it applying to us now? [Romans 1]


2014-06-25
God Sovereign & Unchanging: How can God be claimed to be Sovereign & Unchanging when you see major differences from the Old Testament to the New Testament?
Discipling Children: What is the Biblical way to disciplining your children? [Proverbs 13:24, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13-14, Proverbs 22:6]


2014-02-10
Society in the OT times verses now: Can Steve please explain the society in the Old Testament times verses how society is now? [Daniel 1-12]



2014-01-28
Paul's Writings: Was Paul speaking his own opinion most of the time even though he wrote over 2/3's of the New Testament?
God being in the OT: Was God a lot more angry in the Old Testament then He was in the New Testament, the death of His Son nullifying it?


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]



2013-01-14
Understanding the God of the OT: Michael the Buddhist wants to talk about the wrath of God in the Old Testament compared the teachings of Jesus in the New Testament.


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