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Topic: Forgiven Sin

Episode Topic Audio

2021-04-22
God Wants to Save Hitler: How do you answer why God would want to save really terrible people such as, Hitler? [Mark 2:17].



2021-03-19
Ask for Forgiveness-Continually or Once: Could you help me understand some of these verses in I John that seem to allow for the belief that we don't need to continue to ask for forgiveness of sin? [I John 1:7-9, I John 2:2, I John 10, John 3:17-21, James 4:2-3].
End Times View a Salvation Issue: Is one's view of "end times" a secondary issue and not an issue of salvation?


2021-03-12
Great White Throne of Judgment: If we are all absolved of all our sin when we come to Christ, then what is the "Great White Throne of Judgment" for? [I Corinthians 11:31, Luke 19:12].



2021-03-05
God's Forgiveness as Opposed to the State's: If someone had killed someone, and the law didn't know who did it, would that now repentant believer be required to turn himself in?
Church Responsibility Regarding Injustice: If a church recognizes and acknowledges injustices (as with racial and economic), what is their responsibility? [Micah 6:8, I Corinthians 5:12].


2021-02-05
Intentional Murder Forgiven: If I committed intentional murder before I was saved, how does, "no murderer shall inherit the kingdom" apply to me? [Galatians 5:21, John 9:11]. (Steve shares a story or 2 about call(s) related to this one.)



2021-01-07
Clergy Who Forgive Sins of Others: What do you think about ministers, priests, and other clorgy, who claim to forgive the sins of others? [John 20:23].



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].



2020-12-22
Having to Answer for Our Past Sins: If God instituted the new covenant, and our sins are remembered no more, are we still going to have to still answer for our sins? [Jeremiah 31:34, 2 Corinthians 5:10, I Peter 1:17, James 2:14-18, I Corinthians 11:31, I John 1:7-9].



2020-11-30
Neither Will Your Father Forgive Your Trespasses: Could you clarify what is meant by "if you do to forgive, neither will your Father forgive you"? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:34].



2020-11-03
Adding to the Word of God: Is it wrong to add words to the Lord's Prayer, as some of the translations don't have the same words?



2020-09-30
Judas' Repentance: Do you think that had Judas repented, he would've been forgiven?
Mind, Consciousness, Spirit: Do you think that the mind or consciousness is the same as our spirit? [Hebrews 4:12].


2020-09-21
Quandry, "Remember Sins No More", but a still a Judgment Seat: If God says He will remember our sins no more, then why do we have to stand before the judgment seat? [Jeremiah 31:31-34, 2 Corinthians 5: 10, Psalm 103:10].



2020-09-02
Christ Dying for Our Sins, Past, Present, Future: Did Christ's suffering on the cross include feeling the pain of my sins, as He actually felt them at that moment also-sort of outside of time? [Revelation 18:8].
Jesus' Amount of Suffering Due to Enormity of Sins He bore: Did Jesus suffer more on the cross because He was suffering for such an infinite number sins? [Revelation 13:8].


2020-08-18
One Person, Jesus, Justifying All: How did could one person's death (Jesus') provide the justice necessary to forgive all mankind of all their sin? [Romans 3, Ephesians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 5, I Peter 2:24, Isaiah 53:6, John 15:1-6].
Justification of All Sin by One Man: How can it be "just" to have Jesus bear all sin in His one body ?


2020-08-14
Scripture Fulfilled in Christ: Do you have any lectures or documents available on your site about the Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled in Christ?
Guilt in Scripture: What does scripture teach about guilt? [Romans 1:28, I John 1:7-9].


2020-08-12
Pastors Forgiving Sins: Caller defends pastors forgiving the congregants sins. [John 20:23].
Children's Sinfulness: Regarding a previous call about children being sinful from the beginning.


2020-08-11
Pastors Forgiving Sins in Church: Caller comments on the inappropriateness of church pastors pronouncing the forgiveness of their congregants sins. [John 20:23].



2020-07-20
Binding, Losing, Forgiving, Remitting, Retaining Sins: Could you help me understand the phrases about "forgiving, remitting and retaining sins", and "binding and losing" things on earth? [Matthew 16:19, Matthew 18:18, John 20:23].



2020-07-17
Difference in Translations: Could you clarify the difference in translation of this verse in Acts? [Acts 13:39].
Forgiveness of Sin in Old Testament: How were people forgiven of sins in the Old Testament? [Hebrews 10:4, Psalm 51:17].


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].



2020-07-08
Remitting and Forgiving of Other's Sins: Could you talk about the verse about "the remitting of sins" or the forgiving of other's sins in John? [ John 20:23].



2020-06-17
"Father, Forgive Them"-Manuscript Variance: The "Father, forgive them..." verse does not appear in all of the manuscripts, would you speak to that? [Luke 23:34].



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
Unforgivable Sin and Not for Me, but Against Me: Would you explain Matthew 12, about "who is not for me is against me" and the "unforgivable sin"? [Matthew 12:22-37].



2020-06-03
Forgiveness Required: In light of the scripture that requires that we are to be forgiving, what does it look like to forgive in a variety of situations-great to small? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:15-17, Luke 23:34].



2020-05-27
Jesus-The Propitiation: Is Jesus the propitiation for the sins of the whole world, for all time? [I John 2:2].
Gospel in a Nutshell for Evangelism: What would be the best way to put the gospel in a nutshell for evangelism?


2020-05-07
Propitiation is God Being Paid-off: If Jesus was the "propitiation", and propitiation means a pay-off, was requiring a God paid off? [I John 2:2].
Sin Already Forgiven: If our debt was paid by God, then are our sins forgiven past, present, and future, requiring no further repentance? [I John 5:12].


2020-04-22
Repentant Suicide & Forgiveness: Is there anything in the Bible that addresses the ramifications if someone asks for forgiveness just before they commit suicide? [Isaiah 29:13].



2020-03-09
Forgiven Sins-Past, Present & Future: Do you agree with Dr. Michael Brown in that only our past sin is forgiven when we are converted to Christ, and future sin requires repentance? [2 Peter 1:9, I John 7, 9].



2020-02-07
Judgment for What: If our sins are forgiven when we are saved, why do we need to judged later? [I Corinthians 3:10, 5:10, Titus 3:14, Romans 2:6f, 14:10, I Peter 1:17, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Matthew 16, 25:31].
Separate Judgments for Saved and Unsaved: Are there two separate judgments? One for the saved, and one for the unsaved? [Matthew 25:31].


2019-11-19
Forgiving Other's Sins: Would you comment on the passage about forgiving other's sins? [John 20:23].



2019-10-31
Little Horn: Is the "little horn" speaking of the papacy (popes) in these verses? [Daniel 7:8, 25].
Forgive Sins-the Catholic Church: Do not Catholics commit blasphemy when they think that the priests can forgive sins?


2019-07-17
Your Sins Are Forgiven: When Jesus said, "Rise up and walk", wasn't it easier to say that, than to say "Your sins are forgiven"? [Matthew 9:5-7, Luke 5:23-25]



2019-06-07
Forgiveness & Remission of Sins: Is there a difference between the forgiveness of sins & the remissions of sins?



2019-06-05
Forgiveness: How to really forgive someone who has hurt you, and not just say that you do?



2019-05-13
Restitution: If Jesus paid it all on our behalf, do we still have to make restitution? [Luke 19, Matthew 5:25-26].



2019-01-07
Judgment vs Forgiveness: Would you harmonize the contradictory ideas that we will stand before the judgment seat of Christ & answer for our deeds, but then He said that won't remember our sins ... they will be far as the east is to the west? [Psalm 103:12, Romans14:12-13, Matthew 7:2, 12:36 2 Corinthians 5:10].



2018-07-24
Eternal Security: How come you didn't use a couple examples in the Bible in refuting the Once Saved, Always Saved Doctrine, especially the Prodigal son story? [Luke 15:11-32]
All Sins Covered by Atonement: Are all our sins, for all eternity, covered by the atonement? Charles Stanley holds the view that one cannot lose their salvation.


2018-07-05
Don't Have to Repent anymore: So once we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord & Savior we don't have to repent anymore since He forgave our Past, Present & Future sins? Is that true? [Romans 6]



2018-06-20
Elders Praying over the Sick: The elders praying for sick, & they will be forgiven, aren't you ALREADY forgiven? Aren't they 2 different things? If his sins weren't forgiven how does the elders praying over him do it? [James 5:15]



2018-06-11
Baptism: Do you have to be dunked in water in order for our sins to be forgiven? [Acts 2:38]
Baptism on same Day of Salvation: When did the practice of not getting baptized on the same day you became saved happen?


2018-04-16
Forgiveness & Baptism: I listened to most of your New Testament verse by verse, but I still have questions about forgiveness & baptism.



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?


2018-02-14
Divorced Christians: Can a person be a Christian if they are divorced? Is divorce forgivable?



2017-06-01
Taking Communion in an Unworthy Manner: A lot of churches say NOT to take Communion unworthily, but if we all did that, none of us would be fit to take it. [1 Corinthians 11:27-28]
Hyper Grace & Confession: Yes, i believe in "hyper-grace", we don't need to be continually confessing our sins, that once we do it, we are good! [1 John 1:9]


2016-03-28
Mary equal with God: Where does the Catholic church get their idea that Mary is equal with God?
Priests Forgiving Sins: Where do they get the idea that the priest can forgive sins?


2016-03-15
Godly Forgiveness: (caller from second to last question is back also) What does Godly forgiveness look like? [John 20:23]
Forgiving other People: What about forgiving people & reconciling with them?


2016-03-15
Varying Degrees of Sin: So if sins are of different degrees, do "serious" sins fall under what it says in 1 John too? [1 John 1:9]



2016-02-29
Forgiving People who don't Repent: In order to receive forgiveness we have to repent, but what about people who don't repent, but I still have to forgive them, doesn’t that make me more merciful than God?



2016-02-29
Forgiving People: So if we forgive others & their sins, even Hitler, God will forgive them? [John 20:23]



2016-02-24
Authority to Forgive Sins: Asking a priest for forgiveness, When WE forgive, or the priests forgive & the sins are forgiven, what authority does the priest have to forgive sins? [John 20:21-23]



2016-02-19
No More Repentance Required: since we are under grace, once we accept Jesus we no longer have to pray for forgiveness? Is that true?
Shedding of Blood: Why was the shedding of blood necessary?


2015-12-09
encouragement about guilt over a murder-suicide: I just wanted to call & encourage the man who had a guilty conscience about a murder-suicide his father committed.
Celebrating Christmas: comments about a previous caller about not celebrating Christmas.


2015-05-12
Forgiving & Retaining Sins: Catholic priest told the caller that that verse give him the authority to forgive sins....or not. [John 20:23]



2015-05-04
Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage: When a divorcee gets divorced for non-biblical reasons, if they sincerely repent, they are fine, right?



2014-10-29
God's Forgiveness Once God forgives us, does He really not really remember them anymore? [Isaiah 43:25, Jeremiah 31:34, Hebrews 8:2, 1 Corinthians 11]



2014-08-26
Forgiven but Judgment: Why if we are forgiven down here on earth, why do we then have to go through a judgment in heaven? [1 Corinthians 11:31]



2013-01-18
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant: What was the purpose of the Parable about the Unforgiven Servant?


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