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Topic: Ephesians (Book)

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2021-06-24
Objections to Homosexual Marriage: Is there any other way to object to homosexual marriage, other than saying that the Bible restricts it? [Ephesians 5:22-32, I Corinthians 6:9-18].



2021-06-24
Similarity of I Peter and Ephesians: Are I Peter and Ephesians very similar?
Angels Seeing God's Plan Revealed on Earth: What does it mean that the "angels long to see" In I Peter 1? [I Peter 1:12, I Corinthians 2:6-9, Ephesians 3:10].
God's Universal Plan: Is God's plan for the whole universe, not just the earth?

2021-06-22
Tongues & the Holy Spirit's Fullness: Could you clarify how much of the Holy Spirit do you get when you get saved, and how does this relate to speaking in tongues? Recommended book; "My Heart, Christ's Home" by Robert Boyd Munger. Recommended Lecture; "Charisma & Character"/ "Tongues" [Acts 19:1-7, Ephesians 1, Ephesians 5:18].



2021-06-14
Light & Good Works for Evangelism: Does my light (life) and good works have a part in the salvation of others? [Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, Ephesians 2:8-9].



2021-06-14
Radio Expenses for The Narrow Path: Could you repeat how much it costs you to be on the radio?
The Bride of Christ: Why are we called the "Bride of Christ"? [Revelation 19:10, Ephesians 5, Matthew 19, Genesis 2:24].].


2021-06-10
Baptism of the Holy Ghost (Spirit): Is there a second work beyond being baptized into the faith, as in the "Baptism of the Holy Spirit", as scripture seems to indicate? [Ephesians 4:4-6, Acts 1:5, Acts 19, Acts 8, Hebrews 6:1-2, Ephesians 5:18].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is "Baptism in the Holy Ghost (Spirit) the same thing as being "Filled with the Spirit"? [Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4].


2021-06-04
New Creation, Old Passed Away: What is the new creation in this verse, "old things passed away, all things become new"? [Ephesians 2, 2 Corinthians 5:17].



2021-05-28
Vegetarian in the New Earth: Will humans and animals be vegetarian on the New Earth? [Genesis 1, Ezekiel 34, Ephesians 2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 65, I Timothy 4:5].
Jesus Eating Lamb: Did Jesus eat lamb at the Passover?


2021-05-25
'Four Blood Moons" & Jewish Traditions: What verses could I share with those that are really excited about the coming "four blood moons" and "Shemitah"? [Ephesians 4:14].



2021-05-19
Ephraim & Manasseh-Fathers of Many Nations: Has the promise that Ephraim & Manasseh will father many nations been fulfilled, or was it conditional? [Genesis 48, Ezekiel 37, Ephesians 2].
Abrahamic Covenant: Is the Abrahamic Covenant conditional, or is there evidence that it has been fulfilled? [Galatians 3, Psalm 2:8, Romans 4:13, Jeremiah 18:7-10].
Anglo-Israelism: Does scripture teach "Anglo-Israelism" (British-Israelims)?

2021-05-14
Fear & Fearing God: Could you comment on whether fear means the same thing throughout the Bible, in regard to fearing God? [Ephesians 5, Proverbs 9:10, Proverbs 16:6, Acts 24:25, I Peter 1:17].



2021-05-07
Conservative vs Liberal Christianity: Is conservative Christianity more representative of the true Christian worldview than is Christian liberalism?
Views of Marriage; "Egalitarian" vs "Complementarian": Could you comment on the "egalitarian" vs the "complementarian" view of marriage? [Galatians 3:28, Ephesians 5:21].


2021-04-27
Receiving the Holy Spirit Upon Salvation: Do you receive the Holy Spirit upon salvation? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:13, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesian 5:18]



2021-04-27
Predestination, Chosen, Election: Could you help me understand more about God choosing people for salvation? [Romans 8:29, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, I John 3:2, 2 Peter 3:8-10].



2021-04-26
Predestination: What are your views on "predestination" and why people believe in it or not? [I Peter 1:1-2, Romans 8:28-30, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, Romans 8:22-23].



2021-04-19
Polygamy: Could you talk about scriptural implications regarding polygamy and application for us today? [Matthew 19:8-12, Mark 10:3-12, Ephesians 5].
Spirit-filled Man & Polygamy: Is it possible that a man who says he is spirit-filled participating in polygamy at the direction of God?


2021-04-13
Spiritual Death: Could you help me sort out the full meaning of "spiritual death"? [Ephesians 2:1, Colossians 2:13-14, Hebrews 11:12-14, Romans 4:19, Genesis 2:17].



2021-04-06
Can a Christian Have a Demon?: Is there a way to tell if you have a demon, even though you are a Christian, rather than just some sort of medical or other disorder? [I John 4:4, Luke 10:19, James 4:7, I Peter 5:8, Ephesians 6:10-18, 2 Corinthians 10:3-5].



2021-04-06
Sanctified Hearts: How do we sanctify our hearts? [I Peter 3:15, I Peter 1:15-16].
Brethren as Sinners: Why do so many brethren still identify as sinners? [Galatians 5:17, Romans 7:20-23, Ephesians 2:8-9, James 4:7, I Thessalonians 5:16-18].


2021-04-05
Calvinism's Election & Predestination Parallel to Marriage: Could you comment on a pastor making a parallel between courtship and marriage to the way God predetermining to chooses us, the church, in a Calvinist way? [2 Timothy 2, 2 Peters 3, I Peter 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 8:29-30].



2021-04-05
Disciples (Peter, John, Paul) Discussion of the Second Coming: Regarding the second coming of Christ, did the disciples (Paul, Peter, John) ever discuss that prophecy? [2 Peter 3:16-20, Revelation 20, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10, John 16:3, Ephesians].



2021-04-01
How to be Saved: What does one do to be saved? [I John 5:11-12, Romans 10:9].
Understanding God & Jesus: How do I understand the various labels for Jesus, God, and in the Trinity (Messiah, Son of God, etc.) and who should I be praying to, or addressing? [Matthew 11:29-30, Ephesians 3:14, John 14:6].


2021-04-01
Dispensationalism, the Seven Churches & the Rapture: As a Partial Preterist, could you clarify that the seven churches, [I Thessalonians 4:13-18, I Corinthians 15:51-52, Revelation 3:10, Revelation 11:4, Zechariah 4:2, Ephesians 3:15, Revelation 4-5, Daniel 9, Matthew 24:21]. Recommended Lecture; "When Shall These Things Be?"



2021-03-29
The Holy Spirit-Various Experiences: Could you give us a primer on the Holy Spirit "in", "on" and having the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 3-4, Ephesians 1:13, Acts 1:8, Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, John 7:39].



2021-03-25
Showing Love of Christ to One's Wife: How can I make the the love of Christ apparent to my wife in our struggling marriage? [Ephesians 5:25-27].



2021-03-23
Family Hierarchy: Do you think that it is better for husband and wives to make mutual decisions, rather than as scripture directs men to be the head of his household? [Ephesians 5:22, Ephesians 5:32].
Christ Submitted to the Church: Is it correct to say that Christ submitted Himself to the church? [John 13:14].


2021-03-22
Family Roles-Wives Submitting, Men Loving: Are the roles played in the family, such as a wife submitting to her husband, and man loving his wife, simply a cultural directive? [Ephesians 5:22-33, Colossians 3:18, I Peter 3:1-6].



2021-03-22
Dead in Sin (Calvinism): I don't agree with R.C. Sproul's characterization of how one is saved, and that man is completely dead until the savor saves him, and has nothing to do with it? [Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 20:31].



2021-03-19
Provoking Your Children: What does it mean to "not provoke your children to anger?" [2 Corinthians 3:17, 2 Corinthians 4:15].
Wearing Masks: Should we wear masks based on the commands to "love one's neighbor, as yourself"? [Ephesians 6:4].


2021-03-18
Does Hell Exist?: Is hell an actual place, or a state of mind, and how would you help someone that doesn't believe in hell, change their mind? [Matthew 13:42, 2 Peter 2:4-5, Revelation 20:15, James 3:6, Matthew 16:24, Ephesians 4, Luke 16:22, I Peter 3:20-21].



2021-03-16
Sealing and Eternal Security: Could you talk about the "sealing" in regard to "eternal security" and how one could possibly leave Christ? [Ephesians 4:30, Ephesians 1:13, Revelation 7:3-4, Hebrews 3:12, Galatians 5:4-6, John 18:9].



2021-03-04
One or Two Physical Resurrections: Could you clarify the details and differences between the 1st and 2nd resurrections? [John 5:24-29, Acts 24:15, Revelation 20:5-6, Revelation 20:13, Matthew 12:29, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Ephesians 2:1, Ephesians 2:5, Colossians 2:13].



2021-03-02
God's Guidance: Could you give New Testament examples of God guiding through wisdom and direct revelation? [James, Ephesians 5:17, Jeremiah 18:18, Ezekiel 7:26, Acts 11:27-30, Acts 21:10-11, Acts 16:9-10].



2021-03-01
Spiritual Interpretation of Genesis: Have you interpreted any other chapters of the Bible in a spiritual way as you did in Genesis 1? [Genesis 1, I John 3, 2 Corinthians 3:18].
Conversion at Baptism: Could you help sort out the idea of conversion at baptism, rather than at a separate time? [Ephesians 1:13].


2021-02-22
Saved by Grace: Are we sinners saved by grace? [Ephesians 2:8-9].
Sinners in Heaven: Will sinners get to heaven? [I Corinthians 6:9-11].
Christians Heavenbound: Will all Christians go to heaven?

2021-02-19
Provoking Our Children: What does it mean to not provoke our children to wrath? [Ephesians 6:4].
Family Not Attending Church Together: What should one do if one's spouse or children do not want to attend church with you?


2021-02-19
Jesus' Post Resurrection Appearances: Could you help me with the chronology of Jesus' post resurrection appearances? [Luke 24:49, Matthew 28:16, Acts 1, John 20-21].
Holy Spirit's Coming: How do you compare when Jesus said, "receive the Holy Spirit" and the events of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost? [John 20:22, Acts 2:4-8, Ephesians 5:18].


2021-02-11
One or Two Physical Resurrections for Believers? Is there is only one physical resurrection for believers, or are there two? [Revelation 20:5, John 5:24-29, Ephesians 2:1, Colossians 2:12-13, Acts 24:15].
Elijah & Enoch's Resurrection: Will Elijah and Enoch resurrect from the dead?


2021-02-10
Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?: Did you say that true Christians can lose their salvation?
Salvation & Sanctification: What role does God have in salvation and sanctification? If we have a part in it, doesn't it take away the glory that is His alone?
God's Sovereignty & Control Over One's Salvation: Could you help me understand God "works all things" relative to one's salvation? [Ephesians 4:1, Philippians 1:6, I John 2:19, John 17:12, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:12].

2021-02-03
Prophets Today: Do you know any true prophets today, and what evidence is there to support them as genuine? [I Corinthians 12:29-30, I John 4:1, Ephesians 2:20, Ephesians 4:11-16].



2021-02-01
Marijuana & Wine: Would you share insights into the uses of marijuana and wine in light of the Bible? [Psalm 31:6, Ephesians 5:18, I Timothy 5:23].



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].


2021-01-26
Adam & Eve's Death: Could you clear up whether Adam & Eve died spiritually or physically, on the day they ate of the tree? [Ephesians2:1-2, Colossians 2, Genesis 2:17, Romans 5:12].



2021-01-14
Literal Prophecy Fulfilled at Second Coming: If hundreds of prophecies were literally fulfilled when Jesus first came, why would some doubt the literal fulfillment of prophecy about His second coming? [Matthew 2, Isaiah 9, Hosea 11:1, Isaiah 66:7-8, Daniel 12, Revelation 12, Ephesians 2:15].



2021-01-14
Demon Exorcism: Do you think that a new technique using iron to help exorcised of demons? [Matthew 17:19, Ephesians 4:26-27, 2 Corinthians 2:11].
Prayer & Laying on Hands: Is praying for someone in another room, just as effective as laying on hands? [Acts 19:12].


2021-01-14
Critical Nature-Blessing or Curse: Can you help me sort out the blessing and curse of having a critical nature? [Ephesians 4:15, Revelation 2-3].
Worship Music & Song: What do you think about a lot of the current worship bands, music and songs, coming out now? It seems rather self-centered. [James 1:17].


2021-01-13
Satan Defeated at the Cross: If Satan was defeated at the cross then why did Paul say we wrestle against principalities in heavenly places? [Revelation 12:10, Luke, Ephesians 6:12, John 12:31, I John 3:8].



2021-01-11
Predestination: Is "predestination" biblical? [Romans 8:29-30, Ephesians 1:5-6, Romans 12:2].



2021-01-07
The Law That Was Abolished: What law was abolished? [Ephesians 2:15].



2020-12-31
Forgiveness Toward Others & From God: Could you clarify if these two verses in Matthew & Ephesians about forgiveness mean the same thing, or are they different in meaning? [Matthew 6:14-15, Ephesians 4:32, James 3:2, I John 1:9, I John 2:2, Matthew 18].



2020-12-23
Loving Oneself: Could you talk about the biblical idea of loving oneself? [Ephesians 5:29, John 15:13].



2020-12-04
Pets with Everlasting Life: What happens to our pets when they die? [Eccesiastes 3:21, Genesis 1:30, I Timothy 6:16, Ephesians 1:10].



2020-12-01
Christians Surprised by the 2nd Coming of the Lord: Will Christians be surprised at the 2nd coming of the Lord? [I Thessalonians 5:4-8, Matthew 24:43-51, 2 Peter 3:10, Matthew 25:1-13].
Watching & Losing Sleep: When "watching" is referred to in scripture, is it saying that we literally should be losing sleep as we look for the coming of the Lord? [Matthew 25:1, Ephesians 6:18].
Body, Soul, Spirit in the Lake of Fire: Will the body, soul, and spirit be thrown in the lake of fire?

2020-11-25
View of Hell-Universal Reconciliation: Could you review the arguments for and against the view of Hell called "Universal Reconciliation"? [Mark 3:29, Luke 15:24, Romans 2:7, Romans 6:23, I Timothy 6:16, I John 5:11-12, I Timothy 2:4, Romans 5:18, Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:16-20, Philippians 2:10, Isaiah 45:23].



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].



2020-11-18
Prophets Today: Are there prophets today as there were in the Old Testament, and would teaching be the same thing? [Hebrews 1:1. 1 Corinthians 14:29, I Corinthians 12:28, Ephesians 4:11].
God Unleashed the Devil on Job: Did God unleash the Devil on Job? [Revelation 2:10, 2 Timothy 2:12, Luke 4:1].


2020-11-13
Pornographic Temptation & Prayer Challenge: I am suffering extra temptation when I am praying against the whole realm of pornography, how should I react against these attacks? [James 5:16, Matthew 18:20, Ephesians 6:12]



2020-11-13
Caller Comment on His Addiction to Smoking: Caller comments about his addiction to cigarettes being not of demons. [Ephesians 4, Galatians 5].



2020-11-05
Second Work of the Holy Spirit for Salvation: Do you believe that there is a second work of the Holy Spirit in regard to one's salvation? [Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4, Jude 1:21, I John 5:21].



2020-10-29
Halloween: Could you comment on Ephesians 5:11, particularly in light of Halloween? [Ephesians 5:11, Galatians 4:10].



2020-10-27
Seeking "The Kingdom of God": Is seeking "the Kingdom of God" the most important thing we are to do? [Matthew 6:33, Matthew 24:14].
Seeking Success in a Career: If we are disciples of Christ, should we be seeking financial success in our career? [I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, Acts 3:6, Matthew 10:8, Matthew 19:23, Ephesians 4:28, 2 Thessalonians 3:10, 1 Thessalonians 4: 11, I Timothy 6:17, I Timothy 6:9, I Corinthians 12:31].


2020-10-23
Christians being Judged: Is there going to be a judgment with rewards for Christians on Judgment Day? [James 3:1, 2 Corinthians 5:10, 1 Corinthians 3:14-15, 1 Peter 1:17, Ephesians 2:8-9].



2020-10-20
Gift of Evangelism & The Great Commission: What would you say to those who suggest they do not have the gift of evangelism, especially in light of the "Great Commission"? [Ephesians 4:11, Matthew 28:16-20, I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, I Peter 3:15, Matthew 10:33, John 13:35, I Peter 4:10-11].



2020-10-20
Word of Faith-Why Not More Healing Today: The call is cut-off, but Steve continues to talk about Word of Faith movement, Kenneth Hagin, and why there is not more healing today. [Ephesians 1 & 2, Matthew 8:9].



2020-10-14
Reconciling Verses about Resurrection, Rapture & God's House: Could you help me reconcile these verses about the resurrection, rapture, and God's house? [I Thessalonians 4:14-17, 2 Corinthians 5, Matthew 5:31-46, John 14:2, John 14:23, Hebrews 3:6, Hebrews 3:13, 2 Corinthians 3, 2 Corinthians 6, Ephesians 2:20-22, I Peter 2:5].



2020-10-09
Total Depravity: Do you agree with the Calvinist position regarding "total depravity"? [Colossians 2, Ephesians 2, Luke 15:11-32].
Chosen in Christ: What do you say about the verses that say we are "chosen" in Christ? [Isaiah 42, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Exodus 12, Isaiah 5].
Chosen Before the Foundation of the World: Were we not chosen before the foundation of the world? [Ephesians 1:4].

2020-10-09
Predestination: Did you say that the word "predestination" only appears in two places the New Testament? [Romans 8:29-30, Ephesians 1:5, 2 Corinthians 3:18, I John 3:2].



2020-10-06
Predestination & Free Will: Can you help me with my struggle with the word, "predestination" and its implications? [Ephesians 1:5, Romans 8:29].



2020-10-01
The Elect in Christ: Is it biblical to view that Christ is the elect one, and we are "in Him", therefore also elect? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].
Corporate Election: Is viewing election as "corporate election" biblical, as to opposed to the Calvinist view? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].


2020-09-30
Homosexuality, Addiction, Abuse: Caller is attempting to come out of a lifestyle of homosexuality and addiction, having suffered abuse is looking for counsel.[Ephesians 6:12, I Peter 5:8-9, Matthew 16:24-26].
Lying Lips in Isaiah: Can you help me understand the application about "being of unclean lips" in Isaiah? [Isaiah 6:5].


2020-09-25
Isaiah, Tyre & The Prostitute: Would you help me understand what happened in Isaiah 23 when it says "she prostitutes herself" and so on? [Isaiah 23:17-18].



2020-09-18
Faith vs Works, Jesus vs Paul: How do we know where the line is between faith and works, particularly relative to the differences between Paul & Jesus' teachings (call continues after break)? [Galatians 5:6, Romans 12, Romans 14:17, Ephesians 4:32, Philippians 2:1, Matthew 5, I Corinthians 7:10-15].



2020-09-03
Controlling One's Temper: Could you give me advise on how to control my temper better?
When Anger is Not Sin: If I used my anger in a positive way, then is it no longer sinful? [Isaiah 53:7, Ephesians 4:26-30].


2020-09-02
Salvation, Powers and Principalities: Could you comment on salvation and the powers and principalities, and the relationship between them? [Titus 3:1, Hebrews 1:14, Ephesians 6].



2020-08-28
Addressing Jesus or the Holy Spirit in Our Prayers: Is it acceptable to address Jesus in prayer, or are we disobeying him to not address God directly? [John 16:23-26, Acts 4:25-30, Ephesians 3:14, Matthew 7:11, Matthew 6:9-13], Luke 11:13, Revelation 22:20, Acts 7:59, Ezekiel 37:9].



2020-08-28
"Inspiration" of Scripture: Would you talk about your view of the "inspiration" of scripture? [Luke 1:77, Ephesians 3:19, 2 Corinthians 6:17, Jeremiah 36:32].
The Incarnation: What is your view of the incarnation (Kenosis Theory)? [Philippians 2:7, Luke 4:14]


2020-08-20
Jesus Takes Saints to Heaven Before the Ascension: Did Jesus actually take the Old Testament saints to heaven before His ascension? [Ephesians 4:8-9, Psalm 68:18, Colossians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 2:14, Philippians 2:10].



2020-08-12
Different Levels of Heaven and Hell: Could you clarify the scriptural references to the different levels of heaven and hell?
Be Ye Holy as God is Holy: Is it really possible to be holy as God is holy, or to be perfect as God is? [I Peter 1:16, Leviticus 19:2, Luke 6:36, Matthew 5:48].


2020-08-10
Christians Using Vulgarity: Is being concerned about believers use of vulgarity focusing on a minor concerns or is it an offense to God? [Matthew 12:36, Ephesians 5:3-4, Ephesians 4:29, Matthew 23:24, Matthew 7:24-27].
Modesty in Clothing: Could you comment on inappropriate or provocative clothing worn by believers?


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].



2020-07-31
Anger: Would you talk about "anger" and what the Bible teaches us about it when it is sin? [Ephesians 4:26, James 2:13, I John 4:7-21, Mark 3:5, Ephesians 5:1, Luke 23:34].



2020-07-30
Satan, God of this Age: From an Amillennial view, is the reference to Satan being "the "God of this age, refer to this age or the age ending in 70 AD? [2 Corinthians 4:4, Ephesians 2:2].



2020-07-30
Greek Word for faith, "pistis": Could you help me sort out the actual meaning of the Greek word for faith, "pitis" and how it relates to a gift given or our choosing to believe? [Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 11:1].
Faith-a Gift Given or Chosen by Us: Could you help me understand out much our will has to do with our salvation, the grace with which it is given, and evaluation of the evidence? [Hebrews 11:1].


2020-07-23
By His Stripes We Are Healed: You indicate in your lectures that the verse in Isaiah about "by stripes we are healed" was really about the spiritually sick Israel, yet in Matthew, it is a physical healing. Can you reconcile that for me? [Matthew 8:17, Isaiah 53:4, I Peter 2:24, Matthew 12:28, Romans 5:1, Luke 11:20].
Jesus' Ability to Do Miracles After the the Spirit Fell Upon Him: Was Jesus able to do miracles before the Holy Spirit fell upon Him? [John 2, I Corinthians 12:7, Romans 12, I Peter 4:10-11, I Peter 4:10-11, Ephesians 4:11-13].


2020-07-21
Advice for Marriage and Raising Children: Since you have some unique and extensive experience in marriage and raising children, what can you advise me? Recommendation at website under topical lectures; "How to Love your Wife as Christ Loved the Church" [Proverbs 22:6, Proverbs 15:1, Ephesians 5:25]



2020-07-17
Love of Money, Root of Evil: Which translation of this verse about the love of money and the root of all evil do you prefer? [I Timothy 6:10, Ephesians 5:5].
Dispensationalism's Influences on Our Culture Today: How much influence do you think that Dispensationalism has had on the development of various technologies and idea about one-world government, etc.?


2020-07-15
Be Angry or Don't Be Angry: Could you explain why the scripture says to be angry, but also not be angry? [Matthew 5:22, Ephesians 4:26, Mark 3:5].



2020-07-13
Power No Longer Manifested in the Church: Is not the church not manifesting the power of God today as it should be? [Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4, I Corinthians 4:20].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is the power lacking in the church today because many may not have experienced the "Baptism of the Spirit"? [Acts 10, Acts 19].
Believers Not Experiencing the Power of the Holy Spirit: What do you say to a believer who has not experienced the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives?[Hebrews 8:10, Ezekiel 36:25, Ezekiel 11:19, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18].

2020-07-02
Politics & the Pulpit: How much should politics be presented from the pulpit? [Ephesians 6:13].



2020-07-01
Many Mansions & Heaven: Is the verse about the many mansions talking about heaven? [John 14:2].
Heaven, Many Mansions & the Holy City: Is the verse about "many mansions" referring to the same thing as the "holy city" in Revelation 21:2 [John 14:2, Revelation 21:2, I Corinthians 3:16, I Peter 2:5, Ephesians 2:19-21].].


2020-06-26
Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Word of Faith: Is there a connection between the "Word of Faith" and the "Baptism of the Holy Spirit"? [Ephesians 1, Ephesians 5:18].
Word of Faith: I sense that you have some hesitancy about the Word of Faith teaching. Could you elaborate as to what you think is wrong with it? [Galatians 3:13, Deuteronmy 28].


2020-06-22
Proving Genesis' Story of Adam & Eve: Is there proof of Adam & Eve's existence in the Genesis story? (Authority of Scripture Series recommended) [Matthew 19, Matthew 24, Matthew 23, Ephesians 5].



2020-06-12
Roman Empire & Julius Caesar: Wasn't Julius Caesar the last King?
Trinity and the Church: Can you help me sort through the theology of trinity and if the church is actually part of the trinity? [John 10:30, John 17:21-23, John 3:18, John 10:30, I John 5:5, Ephesians 1:23, Ephesians 5:30, I Corinthians 12].
Forgiving Those That Don't Repent: Can you help me sort out if we are required to forgive someone even if they don't repent? [Ephesians 4:32, Ephesians 5:1, Luke 17:3, Mark 11:25].

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]



2020-06-03
Two Resurrections & Premillennialism: How many resurrections are there and do the Premillennialists use this to support their position? [Revelation 20, John 5:24-29, Acts 24:15, Ephesians 2:1].
Hour May Not Mean an Hour: Does the word used for "hour", always have to mean an hour, exactly or can it not mean "time"? [John 5:25].


2020-05-29
Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): Would you talk about "once saved, always saved" (eternal security)? There are several arguments about being sealed, born and unborn, and bride of Christ or betrothed? [Ephesians 1:13, Revelation 7:3, Luke 15:11-32, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Romans 7, Revelation 19:6-9, John 15:6].



2020-05-22
Eternal Security (Once Saved, Always Saved): How do you counter these common proof texts for eternal security: 1. It is a free gift, 2. You are sealed with the Holy Spirit, 3. You are adopted. [Romans 11:29, Romans 8:9, Ephesians 1:13, I John 4:13, I John 5:11, John 15:6, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-05-20
Gifts Remain for Believers Today: Could you provide a verse that proves that the gifts still remain for us today? [I Corinthians 1:7, I Corinthians 13:9-10, Ephesians 4:11-13].



2020-05-13
Who Do You Worship: Who do you pray to, and who do you worship? [Ephesians 3:14, Matthew 6:9-13].
God's Name-Jehovah: Is it important that we know that God's name is Jehovah?


2020-05-12
Born Again & Sinlessness: I don't seem to understand what it means to be born again, because the Bible says you won't sin. Can you help me know how to accomplish this? [I John 3:9].
Confessing Your Sins to One Another: Every time we sin we are supposed to confess to our brother, so so I have to go do that all that time? [James 5:16].
Christ in Me Should not Allow Sin in Me: If I have Christ in me, how can I still sin? Am I not to overcome the devil? It is really hard! [Galatians 5:17, Philippians 3, I John 1:9, Ephesians 1:7, Matthew 23, Matthew 11:29, Matthew 26:41].

2020-05-07
Seared Conscience: When scripture speaks of people who are seared, are they believers? [I Timothy 4:2].
Quenching and Grieving the Holy Spirit: Would you talk about the meaning of quenching and grieving the spirit?[Ephesians 4:30, I Thessalonians 5:19, Isaiah 63:10]


2018-12-26
"Without God in the World": Can you explain a passage of Scripture for me in Ephesians? [Ephesians 2:12]
The Thief: Who is the thief in John & what is Jesus talking about? [John 10:10]


2018-09-11
Biblical Interpretation: The Gift is Faith or Salvation? What is "that" in "that is not of yourselves" referring to? [Ephesians 2:8-9]



2018-06-12
Paul's thought process in Ephesians: So in Ephesians 3:1-13, from verses 2-12, it all seems to be parenthetical, & then he talks about his original thought in verse 1, is that true?



2018-04-13
"He Led Captivity Captive": What is the meaning of Ephesians 4:8, "led the Captive captive"? [Ephesian 4:8, Psalm 68:18]



2017-12-28
Human Pawns to God: Are we simply pawns being arranged by God? Are we being tested just to see if worthy opponents? Isn't that a little bit unfair? [Ephesians 2:6-7, Ephesians 3:10]



2017-07-18
Judged by Your Knowledge: Are you judged according to the light you have?
Paul's Gospel Different than James: Paul seems to teach a different gospel than James, where Paul says faith alone, but James says faith & works. [Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 3:19-23, James 2:1426]


2017-07-12
Faith, Choice & Belief: distinguish between faith, choice & belief, is faith a gift of God? [Ephesians 2:8-9]



2017-03-14
Seal of God: (followup from yesterday) Seal of the Holy Spirit, when does that happen? [Ephesians 1:13]



2017-03-13
Seal of God: When does the Seal of the Holy Spirit happen? [Ephesians 1:13]



2017-01-26
Calvinism & Arminianism: Calvinism & Arminianism, doesn't that famous passage in Ephesians & a verse in 1 Peter just by themselves prove Irresistible Grace & Calvinism? [Ephesians 2:8-9, 1 Peter 1:5]



2015-09-22
"According to the power that worketh in you": The caller loves a particular verse in Ephesians, but doesn't understand the phrase, "...according to the power that worketh in you" which is in the verse. [Ephesians 3:20]



2015-02-27
Descending Into Hell: Did Jesus actually go to hell when He "descended to the lower parts of the earth"? [Ephesians 4:9]


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