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Topic: Violence

Episode Topic Audio

2020-10-29
Impending Civil War & Christian Involvement: What does the Bible tell us about the possible impending war, and if we, as believers have limitations or responsibilities?
Antifa Needs to be Stopped: Does a stand need to be made against Antifa and other violent offenders? Will the Holy Spirit guide us in this situation?


2020-10-08
Homosexual or Pedophilia in the Greek: Is it true that the word "homosexual" actually refers to pedophilia, not same sex relationships?
Lethal Force in Defense of Others: Would you agree that the right to defend one's family or loved ones, justifies the use of lethal force?


2020-09-22
After Noah's Flood, Yet Sin Abounded: What was accomplished by the flood if the same sin was in Noah's family, and it didn't change much afterward?



2020-08-20
Old Testament Heroes Desiring the Death of their Enemies: Could you give me your thoughts on the way some of the heroes of the Old Testament seemed to take joy in the demise of their enemies? [Jeremiah 17:18, Ezekiel 18:23, Ezekiel 33:11, 2 Timothy 4:10].
Dashing Babies Against Rocks: What about the Psalm that refers to dashing babies against rocks? [Psalm 137:9, Romans 12:19].


2020-08-18
The Crusades: Was what happened in "the Crusades" actually justified as self-defense due to Christians being persecuted and killed?



2020-07-29
When is Divorce Acceptable: Are there times when divorce is an acceptable option? [Malachi 2:16].



2020-07-28
Deadly Force in Defense: As a believer, do I have the right to defend myself and my family using deadly force? [Luke 6:29-30, Matthew 5:38-48].



2020-07-22
Difficult Current Events & the Christian Response: Do you think that our freedoms are really slipping away? If so, how should Christians react in these unprecedented times? Do we defend ourselves or instead, love exceptionally?



2020-07-02
Drug Reactions & Violence: Comment about drugs inducing violent responses.



2020-06-18
Black Lives Matter & The Christian Ethic: Considering "Black Lives Matter", does the parable of going after the one lost sheep, relate to the cause? [Luke 15].



2020-06-08
Criticism of Trump: Do you think that Trump would get more criticism is he had brought in the military to quell the riots?
Christian Evangelism to Improve Society: Should we not be more concerned about reaching out as believers to one person at a time, rather than trying to work through large protests? [Proverbs 9:10].


2020-06-08
Protests: Casting off Restraints & Poorly Recorded History: Could you comment about someone preaching how appropriate the protests are, drawing a relationship between Jesus casting out the money changers, and how warped our history books are? [Proverbs 29:18, Matthew 21:12].



2020-06-04
Black Lives Matter Movement: What is your opinion of the Black Lives Matter movement?



2020-06-04
Grounds for Divorce: Since Mark and Luke did not mention the exception that will allow for divorce that is mentioned in Matthew, does it follow that there are other unmentioned exceptions? [I Corinthians 7:10-11].



2020-06-02
Violence, Rioting & Looting: What should the Christian response be to the violence, riots and looting taking place? [Psalm 42, Isaiah 42].



2020-04-06
God Allows Rape & Intercourse: Why would God allow rape and child molestation, and could He have not made a different way to make children so that no one could be hurt in that way?



2020-01-14
Self-Defense & Non-Resistance: What is your perspective regarding self-defense and total non-resistance?



2019-12-18
Taking the Kingdom by Force: Would you talk about the passage that says "the violent take it by force"? [Matthew 11:12, Luke 16:16].



2019-12-02
Two Swords Sufficient: Why were two swords sufficient? [Luke 22:38].



2019-08-09
The Violent Take it by Force: Would you help me understand "The violent take it by force"? [Matthew11:12, Luke 16:16].



2019-01-25
Joining the Military: Is it wrong for a Christian to join the military?



2019-01-21
Sin's Consequences: Do the verses about generations suffering consequence of sin and the ones about the sword not departing from David's house? [Exodus 20:5, 2 Samuel 12:10].



2018-10-29
Reprobate Mind: It's not God fault that all this violence is happening but people turning over to a reprobate mind.



2018-08-13
Steve Gregg's Children: What caused your children going down the wrong path?
Christian's Owning Guns: What do you think about Christians owning guns?


2018-06-20
War & Passivism: What are your views about non violence but also the "just war theory"?
Gun for Self-Defense: What about having a gun to defend your home?


2018-06-15
Abuse Grounds for Divorce: What should a spouse do of an abusive spouse? Is that grounds for divorce, a violent husband?



2018-02-14
War Time Killing: Vietnam vet wonders if the killing he did during war will condemn him to hell?



2017-11-22
Preterism: Can you please define preterism?
Calamity & Catastrophe: What about world wide disasters?


2017-10-06
Appreciates what Steve said about Pastors & Teachers: Caller appreciative what Steve just said about false teacher & Prophets.
The Massacre in Las Vegas: Caller thinks we should never forget what happened in Las Vegas.


2017-09-28
Devil doing bad things in Hell: Can the Devil rape women in hell? What about the Chaldeans & Job?



2017-08-24
Last Act is a Horrible Sin: What if your last sin a terrible sin at the very last minute of your life, what will God do with you?



2017-07-20
God taking Delight: Someone thinks God takes delight in bad things happening to people & didn't know how to respond. [Deuteronomy 28:30 & 63]



2017-06-02
Self-Defense: What do you think about Christians being in the military, of kids learning martial arts to defend themselves?



2017-03-03
Turning Over the Tables of the Money Changers: During the moneychangers turning of tables, did Jesus exhibit physical violence?



2016-04-05
Christians response to War: How should Christians feel about war?



2016-03-25
The Whole Battalion: Just how many soldiers were at the crucifixion of Christ? Did Jesus have to be deal with 600 soldiers? [Matthew 27:27]
"Perish by the Sword": It says in Matthew that those who use the sword will die by the sword, so what about people who are in the military? [Matthew 26:52]


2016-03-23
God's Wrath in the OT: I don't understand the violence in the Old Testament, especially since God is a God of love. It almost seems like what's going on with ISIS? [Joshua]



2016-03-22
Doctrinal Disagreements of Moral Significance: I was listening to your lectures on "strategy for unity" & was wondering what you thought about disagreeing with doctrinal disagreements of moral implications? What about war, divorce & remarriage, forcible resistance, heresy, & false prophets? [Romans 14]



2016-01-05
Harmonizing Scripture of Jesus' Coming: Trying to understand 2 Scriptures, & phrases like the blood of Christ, & the vengeance of Christ. [Isaiah 63:1-6, Revelation 19]
Anabaptist, non-violence: How should an Anabaptist deal with these passages in Isaiah about violence?


2015-11-05
Neighbors threatening violence: What should caller do regarding her neighbors which seems to escalating into violence?



2015-10-01
Violence taught in the Quran: Caller is concerned about violence that is instructed in the Quran.



2015-08-17
Disturbing Stories in the Bible: A concubine that was raped & cut-up seems a little disturbing. [Judges 19]
Tabernacle: Caller really enjoyed Steve's thoroughness when he answered her question about the Tabernacle.


2015-06-12
Forgiveness of ISIS: How do we forgive ISIS after they just keep on beheading people & raping women?



2015-05-05
Wars - Modern & Old Testament: What's Steve's perspectives on war in this day & age as opposed to the wars in the OT?



2014-12-31
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Can someone get remarried if they got a divorce, & it wasn't for a case of adultery?
Divorce: What about a wife who's been physically abused?


2014-05-21
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper: This verse seems to be used in all kinds of situations, but isn't it being taken out of context? Wasn't it talking directly to the Israelites? Does it refer to Christians also? [Isaiah 54:17, Romans 8:31]



2014-04-23
Daniel a Eunuch: Was Daniel a Eunuch? [Daniel 1:7]
Modern Terrorism: Could this be possibly talking about Modern Day Terrorism? [Ezekiel 32:24]
Birth Pains: What do you think of the significance of watching for the "Birth Pains" that Jesus mentioned in Matthew 24 & Luke 21? [Matthew 24:8]

2013-01-14
Oral Roberts & Kicking Adam in the Chins: Caller heard a guy say on the radio that when he gets to heaven he's going to have a debate with Oral Roberts & the caller heard another televangelist say that he's going to kick Adam in the chins for listening to Eve.
Pre, Mid or Post Tribulation: Is Jesus coming before or after the Tribulation?
Anti Christ, Mark of the Beast & His Number: What about the anti-Christ, the mark of the beast & 666?

2013-01-04
Putting God in a Box: Even thought we don't believe in Calvinism, we can't put God in a box saying that He can't make people do what He wants, can we?
T. Austin-Sparks, Watchman & A. W. Tozer: What do you know about Sparks, watchman Less & Tozer? Did they believe in Christian mysticism?
Love the Sinner, Hate the Sinner: We hear all the time the phrase, "Love the Sinner, but hate the sin", but I wouldn't find myself able to love people who murder & rape people.
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