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Topic: Bible Study

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-24
Biblical Mathematical Calculations: Isn't it realistic to think that some of the biblical mathematical calculations, such as in the 70 weeks in Daniel's prophecy and Cyrus' Decree?



2021-06-18
Steve Gregg's Bible Study Tools: What tools do you use for your Bible study? Recommended; In addition to the Bible-Interlinear Old (Hebrew) and New (Greek) Testaments, Strong's Concordance, Bible Dictionaries, Bible Commentaries by F.F. Bruce or Tyndale.
Jerusalem Council & the Law of Moses: Could you clarify what was happening at the Jerusalem Council, and if keeping the Law of Moses is still required? [Acts 15].


2021-06-15
Pre-trib Rapture: Caller shares his view that he believes in the pre-trib rapture. [I Thessalonians 4-5].



2021-06-14
Study to Show Yourself Approved: Where is the verse about needing to study to show yourself approved? [2 Timothy 2:15].



2021-06-08
Authenticity of 2 Peter: What evidence is there that 2 Peter is an authentic writing to share with someone who thinks Paul is a false apostle?



2021-06-04
Audio Bible Resources: As someone who can't see and listens to scripture, can you recommend an audio Bible that gives the references.



2021-05-28
Discussing Opposing Doctrinal Views: If someone gets too caught up in discussing doctrinal issues, such as Calvinism vs Arminianism, can it be sinful and compromise your Christian walk? [John 6:44].



2021-05-14
Eating Vegetables: What is the connection between eating vegetables and the reference to the time of day? [Romans 14:5-6].
Chapter Headings and One's Conscience: What does the chapter heading have to do with conscience? [Romans 14:5-6].


2021-03-23
Rightly Dividing the Word of God: What do you think about rightly dividing the word of God? [2 Timothy 2:15].
The Mysteries of the Church and the Rapture: Why don't churches talk about the mysteries Paul talks about? [Matthew 6, I Thessalonians 4:14-18, I Corinthians 15:51, Revelation 7:14, I Thessalonians 3:4, Matthew 16:33, John 6:39, John 6:44, John 6:54].


2021-03-16
Steve Gregg's Lecture Notes: Do you have the notes from various lectures you give, specifically the one on evolution? Rec: Matthew713.com.
Steve Gregg Debates: Where does one find your debates, particularly the ones with atheists? Rec: Matthew713.com


2021-03-10
Command to Read the Bible: Where is the command to read your Bible? [Joshua 1:8, Luke 12:48].



2021-03-10
Date of Naming the Book of Matthew, Etc.: When did the book of Matthew, and the rest of thee books, get its name?
Gospels Not Written in the 1st Person: Isn't it odd that the gospels were not written in the 1st person?
Epistles: What is an epistle?

2021-03-01
Words in Red in Revelation: Why are some parts of Revelation in red? [Revelation 1:8, Revelation 1:18].
Capitalized Pronouns in Bible: Who decided which pronouns are capitalized in Bibles?


2021-02-26
Nebuchadnezzar Literally a Beast: What happened to Nebuchadnezzar, was it literal when he was mentally degranged (eating grass, etc.)? [Daniel 4].
The Great Commission School by Steve Gregg: Would you tell me more about The Great Commission School and what led you to start it and what did you do there?


2021-02-08
Suffering in Trials: Can you give me some scripture to help me through the suffering of these really devastating past few years ? Recommended lecture: "Making Sense of Suffering." [Job, Psalms].
Going to Bible College (Seminary): Should I go to Bible college (Seminary) if I want to learn more about the Bible? [Psalm 119:99].


2021-01-28
Red Letter Bible: Caller recommends read "Red Letter Bible" to see what Jesus said to earlier caller. {Matthew 17:5].



2021-01-28
Christians Living and Encouragement: Could you give me scripture to help me live my life as a Christian? I need some structure. Recommends "The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life", by Hannah Whithall Smith. [Matthew 6:33, Psalm 1, 2 Timothy 2:15].



2021-01-20
New & Old Testament Comment: Caller comments on Bible study and relates the New to the Old Testament, and how one helps each to understand the other.
Handling Thoughtless People: How would Jesus handle really thoughtless people with whom you have to continually interact?


2021-01-20
Various Bible Translations: What is meant by, "word for word" versus "thought for thought" when speaking of the various translations of the Bible?



2021-01-15
Best Gospel to Grasp for Beginners: Which is the best gospel for beginners to grasp (Rec: Gospel of Matthew)?



2021-01-13
How to Study the Bible: What is the best way to get familiar with and study the Bible (rec: go through the Bible at TheNarrowPath.com)?
Responsibility of the Overseers: What does Acts 20:28 mean regarding the responsibility of the overseers for the church? [Acts 20:28, Matthew 20:25-27, Matthew 23:8-9].


2021-01-13
Can't Recall Scripture: As a mixed martial arts competitor, I suffered some head injury and cannot remember scripture, what should I do? [Psalm 119:11, Matthew 6:21].



2021-01-06
Biblical Fables and Sayings: Are familiar fables and sayings such as, "The Tortoise & the Hare", and "don't throw the baby out with the bath water" have a biblical basis?



2020-12-30
Study of Revelation: Do you have a treatise on the book of Revelation?



2020-12-29
Failure of the Contemporary Church: Caller comments on the failure of the contemporary church and loss of Bible literacy.



2020-12-21
Jesus the Beginning of Creation: Could you help me understand the meaning of the Greek word for "beginning" in this verse about Jesus being the "beginning of creation" in Revelation? [Revelation 3:14, John 1:1-3, Colossians 1:15-16].
Biblical Writers Use of Words & Language: Do you look at the way the Biblical authors use certain words in your study?


2020-12-09
King James Version of the Bible: How familiar should one be with the King James Version of the Bible, particularly since other Bible tools, such as concordances, are based on it?



2020-12-02
God Punishes & Disciplines Us: Does God punish us? [Psalms 103:6-12, I Thessalonians 4:6, 2 Peter 4:13, Hebrews 12:5-12, I Corinthians 11, Proverbs 13:24].
Applying Scripture to Ourselves: How does one know how to apply the Psalms, Proverbs, etc., to oneself? [1 Corinthians 11, Psalm 103:5-6, 2 Timothy 3:16].


2020-12-02
Bible Study Tools: Could you recommend Bible study tools? Rec: Blue Letter Bible, Bible Gateway, Strong's Concordance, Gesenius or Thayer's Lexicon, Vine's Expository Dictionary, Zodhiates Complete Word Study, Interlinear Testament(Greek & Hebrew).



2020-11-23
Partial & Full Preterism & the Historicists View: Is it possible that Doug Batchelor isn't aware of partial-preterism as opposed to full-preterism? What about the Historicist view of Revelation?
Sabbath Keeping: Is it not true that you would keep the Sabbath if you thought it was a requirement of Christians and in that case would it not be legalistic to do so? [2 Timothy 3:2-4].
Matthew713.com Matthew713.com website information (various benefits and uses).

2020-11-05
Studying the Manuscripts: Caller recommends the book, "Encountering the Manuscripts" by Philip Comfort for studying the scriptures.
Old Testament Metaphors for Evangelism: Can you find any flaw in Christians seeing metaphors of Christ in any of the Old Testament and then sharing that with unbelievers? [John 5:46, Isaiah 53].
Greg Boyd: What do you think about Reknew.org and Greg Boyd?

2020-11-05
Various Bible Manuscripts Compared: Is there a good book that consolidates all the various manuscripts to help sort out the differences?
Better Evidence Should Have Been Left to Confirm the Bible's Reliability: Does it not seem like Jesus should have left better evidence that the Bible is true?


2020-10-30
Sons of Abraham: Could you talk about the sons of Abraham by Keturah (the Midianites)?
The Book of Job: Why do we think that the book of Job is the oldest book of the Bible?
Job, son of Issachar: Is the Job, son of Issachar, the same Job as in the book of Job?

2020-10-26
Eternal Torment: Why would God use the English words such as "eternal" and "everlasting" in regard to hell, if He knew how we would understand them, if it is not as we think as they translated it in English? [2 Peter 3, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Matthew 25:46, Revelation 20:10].
King James Bible Translation: Were the writers of the King James Bible inspired?


2020-10-01
Increasing One's Bible Knowledge: If I wanted to dramatically increase my knowledge of the Bible, what plan of study would you recommend? [Psalm 1:2-3].



2020-09-21
Do Not Take Away From the Scriptures: Would you put a finer point on the passages about the Bible about "not adding or taking away from scripture"? [Revelation 22:18, Deuteronomy 4:2 & 12:32, Proverbs 30:6, Colossians 2:21, Genesis 3:3].



2020-09-18
The Complexity of the Bible: Why has God made the Bible so complex, which has resulted in so many opposing opinions and misunderstanding? [Mark 7, Luke 21].
Greek & Hebrew Necessary to Understand the Bible?: Does one have to study Greek and Hebrew to understand the Bible?


2020-09-17
Why Does God Let Children Die if He Can Do Miracles?: Why would God do miracles for certain people and let children die of starvation every day?
Bible is Not Reliable: Caller says the Bible is not reliable, because He says He is sorry He ever made mankind. [Genesis 6:6].


2020-09-15
Bible Manuscripts; Received or Majority Texts: Could share your view about the controversy between the Received and the Majority Texts? [Mark 16:9-20, John 8:1-11, I John 5:8]



2020-08-11
Why Was Israel Chosen: Why did God choose Israel to bring about New Testament restoration?
"Already, Not Yet" Hermeneutic: I don't understand the "already, not yet" hermeneutic in Progressive Dispensational thinking?


2020-08-07
Bible Reading-Focus & Context Caller comments on the need to really focus on scripture when reading it, and to consider the context. [I Corinthians 3:14-15, I Corinthians 4:6].



2020-08-05
Watchman Nee & Witness Lee: What do you think of Living Stream Ministry and Local Church (Watchman Nee, Witness Lee) and their view that the Catholic Church was apostate?
The Recovery Bible: What do you think of The Recovery Bible?
The Eucharist: Do you believe that in the Eucharist actually turns into the real body and blood of Jesus?

2020-08-05
Notes for Revelation: Do you have downloadable notes for your lecture series on Revelation?



2020-08-04
Being Critical of the Faith One Has been Taught & Determining the Non-negotiables: Would you offer some guidance about how to be critical of the faith views one has been taught, and have confidence to explore truth and know what is essential to keep?
Critically Cross-examining the Scriptures: How does one remain spiritually safe, and avoid offending God, when critically cross-examining the scriptures?
Nonsensical Scripture Resolved: If you run across some scriptures that seem nonsensical, how do you process through that?

2020-07-24
Women Teaching in Church: Could you talk about women teaching in church? [I Timothy 2:12, Acts 18:24-28].
Steve Gregg and His Radio Show: How did your find yourself teaching on your radio show? Caller is wondering about possibly to the same thing.


2020-07-21
The Narrow Path DVDs or CDs: Caller tells a bit of his testimony, then asks if there are CDs or DVDs available, since he has so little technology available to him.



2020-07-20
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness: Is "Cleanliness is next to Godliness" in the Bible?



2020-07-20
Textus Receptus Lecture: Where is your lecture regarding the Textus Receptus (The Narrow Path website: Authority of Scripture)



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].


2020-07-13
Books Removed from the Bible: Why did church leaders remove some of the books of the, such as, Enoch, and Maccabees?



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).


2020-07-07
New American Standard Version of the Bible: Why do you think the translators of New American Standard version made it so difficult to read?



2020-07-03
The Trinity: What list of things to believe would we make regarding the essentials of the faith and the "Trinity"? [I John 4:15].
Inerrancy of the Bible: How should we be view the claim that the Bible is inerrant? [I Corinthians, 2 Timothy 3:16].
Character of God in Conflict with Old Testament: Can you help me with my struggle with some of the Old Testament passages that seem to conflict with the character of God? [Luke 24:25, John 5:46].

2020-07-02
Origins of the Bible: Did The New American Bible come from the Catholics?
Easy-to-Read Bible: What is an easy-to-read Bible?


2020-06-30
The Millennium: Why is the 1000 years (the Millennium) not considered symbolic rather than literal by some, when it is clearly stated as a precise number? [Revelation 20:7].
Satan Bound for 1000 Years: How should one consider "binding the strong man" and parallel to the millennium? [Revelation 20:1-3, Matthew 2, Revelation 5:6, Revelation 17]. (Editor's Note: Answer continues after the break, in a separate call).


2020-06-26
Steve's Favorite "ology": Do you have a favorite "ology" (eschatology, soteriology, etc.)?
Romans 11:25 (Olive Tree & Israel): Would you exegete Romans 11:25 (the olive tree, Israel)? [Romans 11:25-26].
Supersessioinism: Are you a Supersessionist? Do not the Jews get a second chance as seen in Hosea? [Hosea 6:1-3].

2020-06-25
Death Angel: Is death an angel, based on Hebrew mythology?
Catholic Church & Their Traditions: Has the Catholic Church changed many things in the faith in order to gain more control?
The Apocrypha: Should one read the Apocrypha?

2020-06-24
Holman Study Bible: What do you think of the Holman Study Bible?



2020-06-23
Letters (Epistles) from the Disciples in the Bible: Should we not read the entire letter (epistles) when studying the letters from the disciples?



2020-06-22
The Septuagint: Should not The Septuagint have a more prominent position in the Christian world?



2020-06-19
Elders & Deacons: What is the difference between an elder and a deacon? [I Timothy 3].
Elder-Husband of One Wife: What does it mean in the qualifications for elders when it says "husband of one wife"? [I Timothy 3].
Male as Generic Descriptor in Scripture: Does the Bible use "he", the male gender descriptor, in a generic and inclusive way rather than really indicating a male is being discussed?

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].



2020-06-16
Scripture Variances in Translations: Could you clarify the variance between translations regarding Jesus as the Son? [John 1:18].



2020-06-16
Ten Commndments & Bible Contradictions: An atheist brought up contradictory lists of the Ten Commendments in Exodus. How would you respond? [Exodus 34].



2020-06-15
Sin Unto Death: What does it mean in scripture to "sin unto death"? [I John 5:16-17, Revelation 2:10].
Study Bibles: Should I get a study Bible, because I can't cross reference in my New King James Bible?


2020-06-12
Struggle in Spiritual Life: I am struggling with my spiritual life; fellowship and Bible reading, following my wife's death, can you advise? [Amos 8:11].



2020-06-10
What the Bible Says or Teaches: Is the truth compromised to indicate what the Bible teaches, rather than what it says? How would that apply to Calvinism?



2020-06-09
Rude & Opinionated Bible Teacher: If a Bible teacher is being rude, and not allowing alternate views to be considered, what would the Bible instruct?



2020-06-05
The Zohar of the Kabbahal: Should we avoid referencing the Zohar (Kabbalah), as one Terry Stone, a prophecy teacher does?



2020-05-28
Word, the Logos-the Full Meaning: Would you talk about the use of "word", how it is used, and what it means in John 1? [John 1:1, Genesis 1:1, Psalm 33:6].



2020-05-28
Jesus Speaking in Parables: Did Jesus ever speak without parables, like in Lazarus & the Rich Man? [Matthew 13:34-35, Luke 16:19-31].



2020-05-28
Why is Not More Being Written in the Bible Today: Why are God's people not still writing more to add to the Bible?



2020-05-26
The Sermon on the Mount: What should I consider when sharing "The Sermon on the Mount" with introducing someone to Christianity?
The Unity Church and the Gospels as True Historical Events: How do you affirm that the gospels are true historical events to someone being drawn to the Unity Church? [John 19, Luke 1].


2020-05-22
Revelation-Four Views: Do you have notes that would help me teach about the various views of Revelation? If so, where would I find them? May I print and distribute them?



2020-05-19
Seeing the Second Coming Through Telescopes: Do you think that it would be possible that people could see Jesus returning via telescopes before most of us would see it? [I Thessalonians 5:2, 1 Corinthians 15:52].
Someone Who Won't listen to Steve Gregg: How would you respond to someone that won't listen to you, Steve Gregg, because of his conviction that you are not obedient to scripture according to Isaiah? [Isaiah 8:20].


2020-05-15
Comforting Scriptures: Would you suggest some comforting scripture for these challenging times? [Psalms 1, 2, 19, 34, 37, 91].



2020-05-13
Dispensationalism Defended: Because the Plymouth Brethren and John Nelson Darby were the orginators of Dispensationalism, and were linquists & scholars, how can you disparage their belief system? [Matthew 11:25, Acts 4:13].



2020-05-11
Limited Negative: Where did you learn of the idiom, the "limited negative"?



2020-05-08
End Times Timeline & Dispensationalism: Why don't Dispensationalists pay attention to who the epistles were written to, and the timeline references in scripture about "this generation", "soon" and "shortly come to pass"? [Revelation 1:1-3, Revelation 22:10, Matthew 24:34].



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].


2020-05-08
Beginner's Bible Class: Where would you recommend I begin if I am going to teach a Bible study for the first time, and teach to beginners?



2020-05-05
Defining the meaning of "Last Days" by Scripture: Can you help me how the scriptures be understood differently than relative to the end times? [Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 35, Isaiah 42, Isaiah 54, Micah 4:1-4, Ezekiel 39, Joel 2:28, Hebrews l:1, I John 2:18, James 5:3, I Peter 1:20, Hebrews 12:22, I Corinthians 10:11].



2020-05-05
Steve Gregg's Shift to Amillennialism: Could you give me a couple of scriptures that helped to shift your thinking to Amillennialism?
Millennium in Revelation: Doesn't Revelation talk about the millennium pretty clearly? If so, how do you see that? [Revelation 20, Luke 10].


2020-05-04
Memorizing the Bible: Comment; Should Christians find 65 friends and each memorize a book of the Bible, then we would have it when in prison together.
The Imagination: What do you think about one using their imagination?


2020-05-04
Teaching the Book of James to Children: Is James a good book to start with when teaching children the Bible?



2020-05-04
Memorizing the Bible: Should I re-memorize books of the Bible in a newer translation?
Bible Restrictions in the Future: Do you think that one day we will need to know the scripture by heart, as we may no longer have access?


2020-04-30
Dangerous Bible Translation Differences: Would you comment on the excluded passages in some of the translations which I maintain indicate dangerous doctrines. [Luke 4:4, Deuteronomy 8, I John 5:7-8].



2020-04-29
The Value of Reading the Bible's Genealogies: As a new reader to the Bible, is it really necessary to read the laborious genealogies? [Genesis 37].



2020-04-27
Doctrines of Demons: Are the many varied translations of the Bible the Doctrine of Demons described in scripture? [I Timothy 4, 2 Timothy 3:1, Revelation}.



2020-04-27
Prayer in Biblical Inquiry: What place should prayer have in discussions when biblical questions are asked in order to gain unity? [Romans 14]



2020-04-22
Jesus' Words Recorded: How did Jesus' words actually get recorded? How could they remember His exact words and get it on paper?



2020-04-16
Bible Books Removed from the Bible: Could you talk about when some of books of the Bible was removed?



2020-04-16
Bible Stories-Untrue Fables: My 12-year-old grandson thinks that much of the Bible is not true, but fables, what would you say to him?



2020-04-14
John MacArthur's Teaching: What do you think of John MacArthur's teaching?
Paul's Thorn in the Flesh: What do you think of John MacArthur's view that Paul's thorn in the flesh was a demonic torment? [Matthew 8:17, Isaiah 53, Galatians 4:13, Acts].


2020-04-09
Bible-Chapters & Verses: When were the chapters and verses added to the scriptures and when was it universally accepted by the church with those additions?



2020-04-07
Elect Lady in 2 John: Is John talking to the church or a real lady in 2 John, when he speaks to the Elect Lady? [2 John 1:1].
Scofield Bible: What do you think of the Scofield Bible?


2020-04-03
The Bible - "The Message": Do you know anything about the translation of the Bible called "The Message" (paraphrases)?
Abortion Comment: Comment about the ramifications of abortion.
Life Application Bibles: What do you know about the Keen Application Bible?

2020-04-02
Irrefutable Fulfilled Prophesy: Are there some prophetic passages that are particularly convincing to the skeptic? [Isaiah 53, Psalm 22, Daniel 7-10].



2020-03-26
"The Pure Word" Translation Have you heard of the new translation called "The Pure Word, that is from the Koine Greek"?



2020-03-25
Book of Hebrews' Authorship & Credibility: The book of Hebrews' authorship is unknown, right? So why is it in the Bible? [Hebrews 13:23].



2020-03-17
New Testament Reliability: Did the Catholic church alter the New Testament? Is it still trustworthy?



2020-03-11
Zacharius & the Course of Abia: What do you know about Zacharius and the "course of Abia"? [Luke 1:15].
Serpent Seed Doctrine: What do you know about the "Serpent Seed" doctrine? [I John 3:12-15, 8:44].


2020-03-11
Word differences in two verses: Could you clarify the relationship & differences between these two verse in Ephesians & Psalms? [Ephesians 4:8 & Psalm 68:18].



2020-03-06
Translations & Interpretation to Deceive: Can Satan use Bible translations, word interpretations, Greek & Hebrew dictionaries to lie and deceive us? If so, how do I protect myself from this?



2020-03-05
Understanding the Bible: Would not the Bible be more clear if there were no poetry in it?



2020-02-27
Bible Translation Problem: Can you resolve the very unrelated wording in Hebrews and Psalm 40, where the words used for "opening an ear" are to equate to "body prepared", seemingly meant to come from the same text? How can that be? [Hebrews 10:5, Psalm 40:2].



2020-02-27
Bible-Prove to be True: If you were to pick one point to prove that the Bible is the inspired word of God? [Isaiah 44:7].



2020-02-21
Damascus: Caller shares some historical background on Damascus.



2020-02-21
Best Bible for Study: What do you think is the best Bible for study?
Tithing: Do you have any studies about tithing?


2020-02-21
The Didache & Baptism: Do you think that the Didache is reliable?



2020-02-13
Revelation Alternate Views & Destruction in 70AD: Can you recommend a source that would detail more about what happened in 70AD and the horrendous events that took place? [Matthew 24, Mark 13].
Revelation:Four Views: How do you find all the books you read in researching your book on "Revelation:Four Views"?


2020-02-06
Bible Study Suggestion: What Bible books would you recommend we go to next after we just finished the epistles of John?



2020-01-31
Study Bibles: What would be recommend as the best study Bible? And which ones should I avoid?
Approaching Church About Improving: What is the best way to inform your church leadership about your concern for heightening their ministry and help me grow?


2020-01-15
Old Testament Teaching: How profitable and applicable is it for us today to read the Old Testament?



2019-12-17
Biblical Writers Offer Their Commentary: When the writers of the New Testament appear to explain something that Jesus said, isn't it considered similar to a teacher's commentary today-as in the story of Nicodemus? [John 3:1-21].



2019-11-25
Reading Through the Bible: How often should one read through the Bible and should the emphasis be more on the New or Old Testaments?



2019-11-07
Hebrew Poetry: Would you talk about Hebrew poetry and chiasms in scripture? Is the center of the chiasm always the main point?
Latin Vulgate: Since there are 12 fruits of the spirit listed in the Latin Vulgate, would it be advisable for one use it for Bible Study? [Galatians 4:6, Hebrews 12:22, Revelation 21].


2019-10-31
Bible Translations: Which translation is the most accurate and best for Bible study? [Colossians 1:15, Romans 8:21, Hebrews 11:3].



2019-10-08
Expository Bible Teaching: What is expository teaching and why is there so much variation on how deep the teacher goes?



2019-09-17
Dake's Study Bible: What are some good study Bible recommendations (Dake's Study Bible)?



2019-09-06
Bible Figures of Speech & Idioms Caller recommended books on the Bible figure of speech and idioms (Figures of Speech, by E.W. Bollinger, Manners & Customs of the Bible by James M Freeman, Manners and Customs of Bible Lands, by Fred H. Wight).



2019-09-06
Regarding Interpreting the Bible" Why would Christ expect us to know things like what a "limited negative" is?



2019-08-20
Dispensationalist Error: Would you review how you came to conclude that the dispensational overview of the Bible and end times was incorrect? [John 6:15, 3: 3-5, Luke 17:21, Romans 14:17, Colossians 1:13].



2019-08-20
Studying the Greek: In what way would exploring the Greek texts be helpful to me while studying the Bible?
Paul, "Whatever State I am in": What was Paul saying when he used the word "state" in the phrase, "whatever state I am in"? [Philippians 4:11, I Timothy 6:8].


2019-08-08
Bible Reading Discipline: How does one get more disciplined about Bible reading, especially during the difficult times? [I Corinthians 13].



2019-08-01
Foundation of the World: Would you clear up the various perceptions about the Greek word order in scriptures, such as, "the Lamb slain before the foundation of the world". [Timothy , Revelation 13:8, 17:8, Hebrews 4:3 Ephesians 1:4, John 17:24, Luke 11:50].
Being Elect: Can you clarify the way you see Ephesians 1:4, as a more corporate group, as opposed to the way Calvinists see it. [Ephesians 1:4, Isaiah 42:1, Matthew, Romans 8:30, I John 5:11 ].
Book of Life: Would you help me understand to what "The Book of Life" refers? [Revelation 3:5, 13:8].

2019-07-30
Bible Study: Does the Holy Spirit help direct the study of the Bible in various ways-whether you are reading it for the familiarity and information, or if you are meditating on it to know the mind of God.
Guidance of the Holy Spirit: Should we rely only on the Holy Spirit for guidance in studying and understanding the Bible?


2019-07-30
The Chronological Bible: Why is our Bible not always in chronological order, and is one kind of Bible better than the other?



2019-07-22
Salvation without Bible Knowledge: Can a person be saved without knowing anything from the Bible? [John 3:16].



2019-07-09
Exegesis and Eisegesis: Can you clarify the difference between "exegesis" & "eisegesis"?
Mary: What do you think about the answer I got from a Catholic about how could Mary hear prayers of more than one person at a time?
Debating Catholics: Would you debate a Catholic radio host?

2019-07-01
Learning the Bible: What is your advice about how one can really absorb and learn more of the Bible? [Psalm 1:2].



2019-06-28
Best Translations of the Bible: What are the the best three translations of the Bible, (King James Version, New King James, New American Standard)?
Trinity or Oneness: And what do you believe about the trinity and the oneness doctrine?


2019-06-27
Inerrancy & Authority of Scripture: Would you clarify the concept of "inerrancy of scripture"? What does this mean in terms of human fallibility and the authority of scripture? [Numbers 25:9 & I Corinthians 10:8, I Corinthians 1:14-16].
Variation in Manuscripts: What about the parts of the Bible that are not in some manuscripts? [John 7:53-8:12, Job 42:7-17]."


2019-06-20
Determining Intended Audience: How does one determine the intended audience meant in various scriptures? Especially in light of the views of Don Preston and Full-Preterism? [2 Thessalonians 1:4-8, Revelation 1].



2019-06-19
How Do I Learn More About the Bible: How do I get to the place where I know enough to answer questions about the Bible?



2019-06-17
The Word: What is the literal translation of "the word" [John 1:1]?
Key Word Study Bible: What do you think of the Key Word Study Bible and ESV translation of the Bible? (The Word Study New & Old Testaments).


2019-06-07
Alaskan Cruise: Steve's going on a cruise? Caller didn't think he did that type of thing.
Rewards in New Jerusalem: Can you tell me what you think the rewards and New Jerusalem will be like?


2019-05-17
Book Recommendations: Would you recommend some contemporary books for a Sunday school class to read through together?



2019-05-06
Bored Reading the Bible: Am I wrong to be bored by parts of the Bible?



2019-05-06
Book Recommendations: Would your recommend some books that are good for study? ["The Pursuit of God" (A.W. Tozer), "Imitation of Christ" (Thomas a Kempis), "Pilgrim's Progress" by (John Bunyan), "Mere Christianity" (C.S. Lewis), "The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life" (Hannah Whithall Smith)].



2019-05-06
How to Start to Reading the Bible: Would you suggest where you think one should start if they have no background in the Bible or scripture at all?



2019-04-30
Church Loyalty: Should I leave a church that seems to think that I should simply go to a church that has the same views as I do, rather than discuss the concerns and differences I hold?
Bible Study Fellowship (BFS): What do you think of Bible Study Fellowship?


2019-04-10
Knowledge of Scripture: How did you gain such knowledge of the Bible? Is there a method that might help others learn it so well? [Psalm 1:2].



2019-02-19
Best Place to Start in New Christian Experience studying the Bible: Where to begin in the word, for a new believer?



2019-01-03
Little Horn (in Daniel): Who is the "little horn" of Daniel 7? [Daniel 7:8].
Think to Change Times & Laws: What is Daniel 7:25 talking about? [Daniel 7:25].


2018-12-28
Amplified Bibles: What do you think about the Amplified Bible?



2018-12-14
Read to show yourself Approved: What happens to be people who can't physically read the Bible? [2 Timothy 2:15]



2018-12-12
Christian Scholar not necessary: I disagree w/ you on what you think qualifies someone to be a Christian, sure, you are scholarly, but just because other people aren't.



2018-12-07
Word of Faith: Commanding or asking God to give us stuff, do stuff for us, as if He is our own genie, just seems wrong. What does Steve think?
Understanding the Bible: Struggling to understand the Bible.
Being filled with the Holy Spirit: I can't quite wrap my head around the idea of being filled with the Spirit. Does He jump in & out of you?

2018-12-04
Study Bible: What would you recommend for a good study Bible?



2018-11-05
Book of Enoch: Is it wise or unwise to read the "extra" books of the Bible such as the Book of Enoch?



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?



2018-11-02
Limited Negative: How do we identify "limited negatives" in scripture? What does it mean to be "sealed" w/ the Holy Spirit?
Sealed with the Holy Spirit: What does it mean to be "sealed" w/ the Holy Spirit?


2018-11-01
Studying the Bible: I'm having difficulty sticking w/ reading the Bible, is it better to listen or read it?



2018-10-31
Paul Speaking to Whom: To whom is speaking, the apostles or us? [titus 3:12]



2018-10-23
Armor of God: What does it mean to put on the full armour of God? How do you walk in the Spirit? [Ephesians 6:10-20]
Bible Translations: What is the best translation of the Bible?


2018-10-22
Interlinear Bible: I'm looking for a good interlinear Septuagint bible that has that has hebrew, greek & English. Do you have any ideas?



2018-10-18
Studying the Bible: Is it possible studying the Bible is a bad thing? What is required when studying it?



2018-09-26
All things Made New: All things new, is this by any chance in relation to 'every knee shall bow'? Is it sort've like universalism will bow? [Revelation 21:5, Romans 14:11]
Paul's Hard Writings: What did peter mean by pauls writings being hard to understand & twisting them?


2018-09-05
Deep meaning of the words in a verse: "My God, My God, why has Thou forsaken Me?", was trying to study the deeper meaning of the scripture, & came up with a few things. [Matthew 27:46]



2018-08-31
The Book of Ecclesiastes: Would you say that Ecclesiastes was basically the life of an unbeliever?
"Much study is a weariness": In end of the matter, study will make you tired, is that he saying?


2018-08-30
Good Study Bible: Can you recommend a good study Bible?



2018-08-28
Satan the Tempter: If Satan is a tester/tempter & a deceiver, how do those two things not contradict one another?
Best Format of Bible, Paper or Electronic: Reading a Physical paper Bible over an electronic device, which is better?


2018-08-27
Lackadaisical Christians: Caller is concerned about when others don't really care what the Bible says is it because they are neglectful of study or really don't want to sort out Biblical info?



2018-07-18
Baby considered a Sinner: Why are we considered sinners as soon as we are born, even before we have a chance to sin?
Bible Study Tools: Do you have any recommendations for tools to study the Bible, like a good Interlinear Bible that you use? A lexicon?


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?



2018-06-08
Curse as a result of Adam & Eve's sin: Is there a curse as a result of adam's sin? [Genesis 3:17]
Learning about God: Is the best way to learn about God & become spiritual is to read about Him in the Bible? Read & read & read? [Romans 1, 2 Timothy 3:16]


2018-05-22
The Bible Stories: How do help someone who thinks some stories in the bible are pretty far-fetched, like Jacob & Esau. Jacob was dishonest to Esau, but yet he was the chosen one.
Incest in the Bible: Why is there so much incest in the Bible?


2018-05-21
Laymen Material (Christianity for Dummies): I enjoy your knowledge of the Bible, but do you know of any good methods of how to study the Bible using exegesis like you do?



2018-05-07
Malachi & Chronicles: Chronological order of the books of the Bible, why are they different in the jewish book vs ours?
Hebrew Language: There seems to be a limited amount of words in the Hebrew Language as compared to Greek & English.


2018-04-30
Moral Lesson from Acts 25: I'm going to be teaching on Acts 25, but I was wondering if you knew, because I don't, what is the main moral lesson of Acts 25 that we can draw from? [Acts 25]



2018-04-05
Which book was it?: (followup) You were recently asked if you could only have ONE book of the Bible, what would it be? What was the answer? (Matthew)



2018-04-05
Hermeneutics & the Olivet Discourse: You say we have to compare scripture with scripture, so if Matthew was written first, & was written to the Jews, how were they able do that, compare Scripture w/ Scripture since the other Gospels, or the other books of the Bible, weren't accessible yet? Which book was written first, Matthew or Mark? [Luke 17 & 21, Matthew 24]



2018-03-21
Bible literally: Is it better to take the Bible literally?



2018-03-16
Studying the Bible & Smoking Marijuana Simultaneously: Is there anything with reading the Bible & smoking marijuana at the same time?



2018-03-14
Limited Negatives: Could Matthew 5:17 be considered a Limited Negative? [Matthew 5:17, Ephesians 2:14-15]



2018-03-06
Missing Text: Why is verse 4 there in some bibles & not others? [John 5:4]



2018-02-27
Sola Scriptura & Relevancy of Scripture: Do you believe in sola scriptura and no tradition at all? Is any scripture outdated?



2018-02-14
Reading the Bible: What should I do about my mind wandering too much when reading the Bible?



2018-02-13
Gerhard Kittel: What is your opinion on Gerhard Kittel's theological dictionary of the New Testament?



2018-02-12
Properly Reading the Bible: Determining context and chronology of accounts in the gospels.



2018-02-09
Bibles: Is there any place I can go that provides bibles in different languages to buy to give out in different languages?



2018-01-30
Studying the Bible: Should we read the Bible every day?



2018-01-09
Beginner's start in the Bible Where is a good place to start as a new Christian reading the Bible?



2017-12-28
Spiritualizing Scripture: Dispensationalists try to say we shouldn't spiritualize Scripture, & we should take it literally, but they don't themselves!



2017-12-20
KJV only Advocate: (lively discussion) Bible translation, KJV ONLY? Are other versions corrupted? Are those that read other version going to hell?



2017-12-19
Doubting the Bible: Listener is doubting his faith, doubting the reliability of the Bible, & he needs assurance about the authority and integrity of it.



2017-12-13
Remembering the Verse References: How important is it to remember Bible verses & references?



2017-11-30
Good Commentaries: What commentary would you recommend?



2017-11-10
Trinity Found in the Bible: Is Trinity in the Bible?
Attending a Church to be a Christian: Do you have to go to a church in order to be a Christian? [Hebrews 10:25]


2017-11-08
Dake's Study Bible: What do you think about the Dake's Study Bible?
The Reformation: What do you think about the reformation? Who was more correct, Luther or Calvin?


2017-10-25
Good Bible Websites: Finding good Bible Websites online. Blueletterbible.com & BibleGateway.com



2017-10-13
Good Translations of the Bible: What Bible Translations do you recommend?



2017-10-13
Always Studying End Times: End times, end times, end times! that's all we seem to be studying! Where's the edification in that? Shouldn't we be learning about Discipleship?



2017-10-12
Studying the Scriptures: So you won't be approved of God if you don't study the Bible? [2 Timothy 2:15, 1 Peter 3:15}



2017-10-10
Interlinear Study Bible: Is a good interlinear bible the best thing to have when studying the Bible?



2017-09-27
Interlinear Greek Bible for both Manuscripts: Is there an interlinear Greek for both Alexandrian & Textus Receptus?
The Devil Understanding the Plan of Redemtion: "things which angels desired to look into", why did Jesus call Peter Satan? Satan not knowing God's plan for redemption, yet he tried to prevent Satan Jesus from going to the cross? [1 Peter 1:12, 2 Corinthians 2:8]


2017-09-15
The Promises in the Bible: How much of the promises in the Bible can be applied to us? [Joshua 1:9]
Psalms & Proverbs: What about the advice or information from Proverbs? Are they true & appicable?


2017-09-12
44,001 Denominations: If the Holy Spirit leads us into all truth, why are there 44,000 different denominations, no unity in the Christian church?



2017-09-11
Private Interpretation of Scripture: Catholic church says there can be no private interpretation of scripture. What do you say about that? [2 Peter 1:20]



2017-07-31
Yoke is Easy & Burden Light, but is Hard Contradiction: My yoke is easy, My burden is light, but in other places He seems to make it hard, so which is it [Luke 14, Matthew 11]



2017-07-25
NIV & NASB Translations of the Bible: Caller gives a couple verses as examples of how they have a completely different meaning in the NIV & NASB compared to the KJV. [Isaiah 59:19 Proverbs 3:25]



2017-07-21
Definition of First Word Mentioned in Bible: Joseph Prince said that the meaning of a word defined by the first time it is used in the Bible will always mean the same thing the rest of the time in the Bible. What do you say about that? (leaven is an example that this is not the case.)



2017-07-12
The Word of God: Is the Bible really the Word of God?



2017-07-07
Pearl before Swine: Should we vigorously attempt to witness our hope? [1 Peter 3:15]
Unequally Yoked Potential: A Christian friend is contemplating becoming involved w/ a non-Christian, but he fears she may just feign Christianity to win his heart, & then leave Christianity.


2017-06-05
Greek Bible Book: Did you say something about being able to read references that you can read along w/ the Bible? (followup, call cuts in & out)



2017-05-30
Jesus & God in comparison to the Bible, The Bible is not a complete, some claim, not the same as just believing in God.



2017-05-19
Studying the Bible: What is the proper way to study the Bible?



2017-05-19
Confessing our Sins & Being Cleansed: Confession of sins & staying in communion w/ the Lord being cleansed, [1 John 1:9]
Hunger for the Word: We need to be infilling of the Holy Spirit, Study the Scriptures & obey them. [2 Timothy 2:15-22, James 4:8, 1 Peter 2:2]


2017-04-11
Textus Receptus or Alexandrian Text: What text do you think is better for the bible, textus receptus or that alexandrian text?
Best Bible Reading Plan: What do you think is the best Bible reading plan?


2017-03-22
Thomas Jefferson & His Bible: 3rd discussion about Thomas Jefferson, this caller thinks he WASN't a Christian



2017-03-21
Thomas Jefferson Bible Rebuttal: I want to disagree w/ you about what you said yesterday about thomas jefferson & the jefferson Bible.



2017-03-20
The Thomas Jefferson Bible: What do you think about the Jefferson Bible? How could he take all the miracles of Jesus out of the Bible? How do you counter it?



2017-03-09
Interlinear Bible: What do you think of the interlinear bible by JP Green Sr, who uses the received text (textus receptus)? But there's a discrepancy in using it in a verse? [1 john 5:18]



2017-03-08
Bible books & Training Children: what would be a good bible series book for a young child & how do I train my child to love Jesus?



2017-03-03
Blue Letter Bible Website: Blue Letter Bible Website Endorsement.
Slapping on the right cheek: Slapping on the right cheek. [Matthew 5:39]


2017-02-14
A Good Study Bible: What is a good study Bible?



2017-02-13
An easy to read but in-depth Bible: Trying to find a bible that is easy to understand but that is also comprehensive.



2017-01-23
Word of God: Can you explain this in studying the Word of God? [2 Corinthians 4:4]



2017-01-16
Exegesis of Scripture & Proper Bible Study: Can you tell me about proper biblical exegesis of Scripture? How do you begin studying the Bible?
Eternal Security & the Prodigal Son: Do you believe in once saved, always saved? What about the Prodigal Son? [Luke 11:11-32]


2017-01-09
12 Week Program on Dispensationalism: My church is putting on a 12-week study on end times, especially the pre-trib rapture, & I'm wondering if i should attend?



2017-01-06
Being gods: Why in scripture does it call people "gods"? [John 10:34-35, Psalms 82:6]
Steve Gregg's Devotion Life: What does your daily devotion look like?


2016-04-06
Inspiration of the Bible: What does that mean, the inspiration writings of the Bible? Are the books as a collection inspired?



2016-04-06
Translations of the Bible: What is Steve's opinion about all the different translations of Bible (that try to help you understand the Bible better)?



2016-04-04
Olivet Discourse with Book of Revelation: Can we compare Matthew 24 with Revelation 6? What about Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21 also?
Studying the Bible: Does the Bible tell you how to study the Bible?
Memorizing or Meditating on the Scripture: Are we supposed to meditate &/or memorize the Bible?

2016-03-21
Not being Confused: Comment about not being confused.



2016-03-16
Reading & Relying on Commentaries: I had a person tell me Matthew was only for the Jews, but anyway, i read a lot of commentaries. It is okay to rely on a good commentary?



2016-03-14
Early Church Beliefs: Did early Christians believe in life after death & did they believe we went to paradise instead of heaven. (Audio of caller is very weak.)
Tips for Teaching: Does Steve have any tips for beginner Teachers who are about to try to lead Bible studies?


2016-03-10
Reading the Bible: How should we read the Bible? What mindset? A Systematic Theology or a story-like narrative?



2016-03-02
Taking Parts of the Bible Literally: How do we know what to take literal, especially numbers in Revelation?



2016-02-15
Minor Prophets: Do you have anything you'd recommend about the minor prophets & how & when they existed wit everything else?



2016-02-05
Calling Evil Good & Good Evil: Is there a verse that says they'll call evil good & good evil? [Isaiah 5:20]



2016-01-08
Red Letter Edition of the Bible: Michael the Buddhist wants to know what the best translation is & especially a red letter edition of Jesus' words.
The Doctrine of Purgatory: Is Catholicism the only belief system that believes in the doctrine of Purgatory? Is it another view of Hell?
C.S. Lewis' belief in Purgatory: What C.S. Lewis? Did he believe in Purgatory?

2016-01-07
Understanding Greek using Lexicons: Caller wants to be able to understand the Greek language, using the different forms of tenses, using a Lexicon.



2016-01-05
Allegorizing or Spiritualizing Scripture: Why do Dispensationalists think you need to "allegorize" Scripture involving prophecy? What is the difference between allegorizing & spiritualizing Scripture?



2015-12-28
Reading the Bible: What is the best way to read the Bible?



2015-10-16
Reading & Understanding the Bible: What is the best way to read the Bible?



2015-10-13
Follow-up to Zechariah Lectures: Steve comments on the Zechariah lectures they had talked about the day before, that they are up on the website.



2015-10-12
Zechariah Lectures: Where are they?



2015-10-12
Steve's Mom, A. Wetherell Johnson & Bible Study Fellowship (BSF): So Steve's mom learned under A Wetherell Johnson's teaching in BSF?
Preterism, Church Fathers & John at Patmos: Eusebius says that John the Revelator was exiled at Patmos in 95 AD, so wouldn't that put a damper in the book of Revelation being written before 70 AD? [Revelation 1:9]
Dating of the Book of Revelation: So you use both external & internal evidence, & one of those categories gives more evidence for a late date, but the other one gives more evidence for an early date, is that right?

2015-09-25
Women Preachers: At the end of the program yesterday, a caller had asked about women preachers, but Steve never had a chance to answer it, & another caller was interested in it herself. [1 Timothy 2:12-14]
BSF (Bible Study Fellowship): What does Steve think of that group? Would they be Dispensationalists?
Dispensationalism: Can Steve please give a brief summary of Dispensationalism.

2015-08-31
The Bible Study Fellowship: Caller thinks the best church to go to when people ask about where is the best church to go to is, The Bible Study Fellowship.



2015-07-29
Earth/Land Confusion: Not sure what he's asking. [Genesis 32:30]



2015-07-10
Word, Logos, Rhema: Caller gives a little bit of his insight & gives a little interesting Bible study about Hebrews 4:12, but thinks that after Hebrews 4:1-11 take a dynamic shift in verse 12. [Hebrews 4:1-12, Mathew 10:34, Chronicles 28:9, Romans 8:27]



2015-06-02
"Sliding Away Backwards": Where can I find that phrase in Isaiah, "Sliding Away Backwards"? Turn away backwards! [Isaiah 1:4]
"It Is Written": Does Steve have a count of how often the phrase, "It is Written" is used in the Bible?


2015-05-15
Studying the book of Psalms: How does Steve apply Psalms to his life, how does he study them, interpret them?



2015-03-30
In-depth Bible Study: Caller wants an in-depth Bible Study, something like Steve Gregg has. (more clicking last call didn't have it even though the previous call before that did.)



2015-03-13
Getting a New Bible: Considering getting a E. W. Bullinger Companion Bible, would Steve recommend him? What is a good one?
Genesis 5 genealogy: Cain is not in the genealogy of Genesis 5. Why not?


2015-03-06
The Book of Nehemiah & Joy: How do you apply "the Joy of Lord is my strength", we get strength from His joy? [Nehemiah 8:10]
Manasseh killed Isaiah: Is it true Manasseh killed Isaiah? [Isaiah 9:21, 2 Chronicles 33:13]
Not loving Jesus most: Where is it in the Bible where Jesus says if people love their mother or father more than Him, is not worthy of Him? [Matthew 10:34-38]

2015-03-05
"You are gods": "You are God's" in the possessive sense, is that possible? [Psalm 82:6]
A good commentary: Do you know of good commentaries that you'd recommend?


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?



2015-02-11
Holy Spirit - Interpretation of Bible: How can there be SO many interpretations of certain Scripture verses, & them all claiming to have the same Holy Spirit in them?



2015-02-05
Word Usage Questions (Thief): Question 1: Was the thief on the cross executed for just petty theft or does the word "thief" have a deeper meaning than that?
Word Usage Questions (Predicted - Prophesy): Question 2: Is there a difference between Predictions & Prophesy?


2015-02-05
Taking the Bible out of context & taking your Thoughts Captive: Caller thinks a lot of verses are taken out of context, & wants to talk about a few examples. [2 Corinthians 10:4-5]
I'm in the midst of 2 or 3: That's not necessarily saying God is going to be there more in prayer because there are more people, but it's in reference to church discipline. [Matthew 18:20]


2015-01-08
Easton's Bible Dictionary: Does Steve know where you can find an Easton's Bible Dictionay?



2014-10-30
Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth: There are so many Bibles out there, how do we know which Bible is correct when comparing them w/ the KJV of the Bible? [2 Timothy 2:15]



2014-10-29
Steve's Apocalyptic Interpretation vs Bible Scholars: Caller contends most Bible Scholars disagree w/ Steve Gregg on Apocalyptic Language, & Steve seems to be too dismissive of it.



2014-10-13
Bible Scholars: Who are all these Bible Scholars that you keep mentioning?



2014-09-23
Studying Prophetic Scriptures: Did you say there is no value in studying Prophetic Scripture? What if the futurist paradigm was correct, would there be value in studying them? Why isn't there any value in what the Church Fathers believed about a future antichrist, a future temple.



2014-09-23
Christian Science & the Interpreter's Bible: Do you know anything about the Interpreter's Bible?



2014-09-10
Steve's Wonderments: Do you have any questions you need answered to? Where do you go for your answers?
Studying the Bible: What are some good resources for the studying the Bible?
Starting point: Where's a good point to start studying the Bible?

2014-08-05
Knowledgeable in Spiritual Matters: What is the best way to become as enlightened as you? What kind of Study Bible, etc.?
Jehovah's Witnesses: Jehovah's Witnesses are not wrong about EVERYTHING! They are right about SOME things!


2014-07-01
Roman Catholic Church & the Bible: It's true that the RCC claims they believe in the Bible, but they need to READ the Bible & learn & do what it says.



2014-07-01
Divinity of Jesus & 2nd Godhead of Trinity: Don't you believe in the Divinity of Jesus & that He's the 2nd part of the Godhead?
Self-interpretation of the Bible: Isn't it sort've scary to have self-interpretation of the Bible since you can be learning about the wrong Jesus? Isn't the Church a pillar of the truth? [2 Peter 1:20]
Being anathematized & not using Study Bibles: Martin Luther was anathematized because he left the church, & you say we shouldn't be using Study Guide Bibles.

2014-06-06
Studying "Logos" & other words: What is the best source to go to do deep word studies?



2014-06-05
Textus Receptus over the Alexandrian Text: Why do you prefer the Textus Receptus over the Alexandrian Text, if you do?
Learning about Christ - Christianity: Where would you recommend that a newly converted Christian or an unbeliever start reading the Bible to learn about God in the best way?


2014-06-03
Dispensationalism (last call): Dispensationalism seems to go against Scripture so much. Isn't there a danger to that?
Tithing: Is there ANYWHERE in the NT that says we MUST tithe? [Matthew 23:23]
Steve's Ministry: Your ministry, especially your website, is very informative, has a vast amount of knowledge on it.

2014-05-28
Hebrew English Interlinear Bibles: Caller is looking for a Hebrew English Bible that has the word "Lucifer" instead of "Shining/Morning Star". Is there such a source?
1000 years in Revelation: So ifSatan has been bound up for 1,000 years, is this the millennial reign we're talking about, & is he currently bound right now? [Revelation 20:2]


2014-05-16
Devouring the Bible: Sometimes it's better to just stay home & cook your own meal so you have it the exact way you want it, have as much as you want, verses going out to eat. Same with the Bible. Sometimes you should study it for yourself as opposed to somebody else telling you what it says, getting their version of the "meal".



2014-05-16
Learn Directly from the Bible: Why would you want to listen to somebody's hashed up version of what the Bible says as opposed to just reading it for yourself?
Disagreeing Views: Caller actually enjoys listening to people of opposing beliefs than what he believes.


2014-02-26
Commentaries: How come you didn't like a certain commentary a previous caller mentioned?
Sunday Worship: Following what you just said about not being influenced by outside sources other than the BIble itself, where do people get the idea that Sunday Worship is mandated?


2014-02-24
Study Bibles: Caller wants to recommend some good study Bibles.



2014-02-19
A Good Bible Translation: Caller wants an excellent modern translation of the Bible that's easy to understand,
Concordances: He also wants to know about Concordances.
NKJV: Is the New King James Version translated from a good Greek text?

2014-02-07
Most Accurate Translation of the Bible: What do you think are the best Bible Translations out there?
The Amplified BIble What is your opinion about the Amplified Bible?
Best Source for Origin of Words (or word usage): Can you tell me a good source to use such as a concordance or lexicon that will give me the best origin of the word?

2014-02-04
Good books to help understand the Bible: Followup to the gentleman who called about a good resource or concordance to help supplement understanding the Bible.



2014-02-04
Luke: Luke was not one of the original apostles?
Concordances: What kind've Concordance would you recommend to help me find stuff that is not directly in the Bible?


2014-01-16
Study Bibles & too much Doctrine: Sometimes you just need to sit down & read the Bible & let the Holy Spirit just take over. What is the best study Bible, though?



2014-01-06
Study Bible: What Study Bible do you use when you are in-depth study?
Keys of the Kingdom: How can we show that Jesus wasn't necessary talking to just Peter when He gave the Key of the Kingdom? [Matthew 16:19, 18:18]


2013-02-05
Applying same Scripture Different Ways: There really is no universal way to apply the same passage of Scripture for everyone....it might mean something else to someone else. Do you think that might be true? (Spiritualizing Scripture)
God Speaking to us: Can God speak to us apart from the what He says in the Scripture? Is it possible He might ever tell us something CONTRARY to what the Scripture said?


2013-01-28
Walking in the Spirit: Suggestions on ways to walk in the Spirit.
The Movie, Harvey: Have you ever seen the movie called, "Harvey"? It's an object lesson to how to be able to "walk in the Spirit" practically.


2013-01-22
Steve's Itinerary: When are you going to be in San Cruz again?
Enjoying a Read-in-a-Year Bible: Really enjoying a Bible that I can read in a year, & have a lot of questions in the margins but can't find them.
Knowing God's Voice: How do we know God's Voice because I am in a bad marriage of a husband who is a sheep in wolves clothing. How do you know you are living in God's obedience?

2013-01-18
Once Saved, Always Saved: Why is the Bible so ambiguous about whether someone has eternal security once they become saved?


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