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Topic: Faith (Losing)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-04
No Longer a Believer: One of my friends is no longer a Christian, and says Jesus is not the Messiah because He did not fulfill the prophecies, and If God hated blood sacrifice, then why did He sacrifice His Son? [John 10:24].



2021-01-07
Saved without Knowing Christ: Could you help me with the concept of those that don't know Jesus may still be saved through Christ, as C.S. Lewis proposes in "Mere Christianity". [John 14:6, I Corinthians 4:5, I Corinthians 14:25].



2020-11-04
Minister's Doubt when He Doesn't Hear From God: What would you say to someone who is in ministry, who is struggling with their faith, to the point of disbelieving, because he is not hearing from God? [Isaiah 50:10, Job 13:15].



2020-10-08
Work Out You Own Salvation: What does it mean to "work out own salvation with fear and trembling"? [Phil 2:12-13].
The Just Shall Live by Faith: What does it mean to "the just shall live by faith" as it says in Hebrews 10? [Hebrews 10:38, Habbakuk 2:4, Galatians 5, Matthew 23:23].
Working Out your Own Salvation in Fear & Trembling: What does it mean to work our your faith in fear & trembling? [Philippians 2:12-13]

2020-10-02
Caller Sharing Her Experience: Caller begins to share her experience becoming a Christian for the benefit of a doubting previous caller.[John 12:29].



2020-10-02
Suffering Guilt, Temptation, and Failure to Follow Christ in Reality: Could you help me understand the concept of "dying to myself & Christ living in me" when I don't really do or obey as I should. [Galatians 2:20].



2020-10-02
Samaritan Pentateuch & Evidence for Faith: Caller suggest Haley's handbook for information about the Samaritan's Pentateuch and responds to previous caller who is doubting his faith.



2020-10-02
Evidence that Christianity is Not True: Is it not evidence that Christianity is not true since there are those that wish to feel something from the Holy Spirit and they don't? [James 1:7 Matthew 8:26].
Losing Faith: How can one continue to believe in something that they don't see evidence of?
The Resurrection isn't a Historical Fact, it's a Supernatural claim: Caller says that the resurrection isn't a historical fact, and doesn't it require more evidence to claim the supernatural?

2020-09-04
God's Sovereignty Defined: What does it mean to you to say that God is sovereign?
Fallen Away-Once Partaken of Heavenly Gift: Does God's sovereignty relate to the verse in Hebrews about one who has received the heavenly gift, but has fallen away not being able to return? [Hebrew 6:4].


2020-09-02
The Beast and an Unbeliever's Doubts: A non-believer comments on his view of the possible meaning of the beast being the internet . He also comments how the predictions of Jesus' return damaged his view. [Revelation 13].



2020-08-19
Eternal Security or Lost Faith: How do you reconcile the promise of eternal life in scripture to your view that one can lose that faith? [John 5:24, Genesis 3:23, Revelation 22:3, John 3:36, John 6:38, Galatians 5:6].



2020-07-27
Encouraging Those With Failing Faith & Marriages: Could you recommend some verses to encourage those withdrawing from the faith while their marriages are failing?



2020-07-01
Damage from My Pastor Father-Losing Faith: How do I handle the brokenness of my pastor father who has also damaged my faith?



2020-06-22
Evidence of God for the Unbeliever: How can we convince others of God's existence, if we can't do it intellectually, and if the Holy Spirit isn't in them? [I Corinthians 12:3, Romans 11:22, Hebrews 3:2-12, I Timothy 4:1, 2 Corinthians 13:5].



2020-06-19
Hyper-Grace: Would you describe Hyper-Grace? [Romans 10:9, Titus 1:16, John 1:12].
Calminian: What is a Calminian?
Steve Gregg - an Arminian Are you, Steve Gregg, an Arminian? And would you define Arminianism:

2020-03-09
Ex-Mormon's Testimony: Mike extends gratitude to Steve for helping to lead him out of Mormonism, while maintaining strong faith in Christ, instead of becoming an atheist, agnostic, or embracing other errors of the faith.



2019-10-17
Eternal Security & Faith: Concerning "eternal security" - do these verses in I Peter 1:3-5 indicate that it is God who keeps us in Him, rather than us and our faith doing it? Is the inheritance now or in the future? [I Peter 1:3-5, 2 Peter 1:10, Romans 5:2, 11:16,22, Ephesians 2:8-9, I Timothy 4:1, 2 Corinthians 13:5, Matthew 25:31, Luke 8].



2019-08-02
Emanuel Swedenborg: Emanuel Swedenborg, and others, have claimed that they had a special connection to the spiritual realm. What do you think about reported experiences like these?
Deconstruction of Faith: What do you think about the newer term for losing one's faith, called "Deconstruction of Faith"?


2019-02-25
Rape & losing Faith: What should a person say to a someone who says she is a Christian who was sexually assaulted, but is now losing her faith?



2019-02-14
Losing Zeal: I've lost my faith, and I want to know how to regain it.



2018-09-19
Losing Faith: Caller feels like he's lost his faith, finding it hard to go to church or read the Bible, looking for encouragement & motivation



2018-08-29
Losing Faith & Health: I'm suffering in pain & losing my faith, are we not to be given health?



2018-08-17
John the Baptist's Faith: Was John the Baptist's having a crisis of faith when he was wondering if Jesus was the Messiah? [Luke 7:18-23]



2018-07-31
Losing your Faith: Just repent, start obeying Jesus again, if you find yourself start falling away.
Acapella Music: Caller thinks it's Church History that the church didn't use musical instruments for the first few centuries, but it was just for singing & making melody in their hearts.


2018-07-23
Eternal Security: Once saved, always saved, glorified & sanctified in God



2018-07-16
Remembering the Bad Stuff in this Life: Caller doesn't think that we'll remember all the bad stuff anymore on the other side of glory, including lost loved ones. [Isaiah 65:16-18, Revelation 21:4]
Estranged Children from the Lord: Children that are not following the Lord, caller will be praying for a previous caller who's son has departed the faith.


2018-07-11
Losing Faith: Even if you do walk away from God, you could still being pursued by God/



2018-02-05
Falling Away: Caller struggling with the idea of falling away. [Hebrews 10:25, 6:4-6]



2017-10-12
Unified by the Holy Spirit: I'm also, like your previous discussion having doubts about Christianity, wondering if Christians really have the Holy Spirit, why is there so much division, why so much hypocrisy?



2017-10-12
Doubting the more I read the Bible: I'm actually having more doubts about God the more I read the Bible, not less, so what do you recommend that I should I do?



2015-07-10
The Falling Away: Frank Schaeffer discouraging Christians from their faith, homosexuality happening, apostasy in the seminaries, all kinds of weird stuff happening. [2 Thessalonians 2:3]



2015-06-29
Losing Their Salvation: Parents getting divorced, or God not healing people, can make people lose their salvation.



2015-01-30
Faith in America: Caller thinks has a theory on why so many people are having trouble w/ their faith in America, & the remedy for it.



2015-01-30
Overcome with Doubt: Sometimes I have doubts about God really existing, Jesus existing. How do I overcome that?



2015-01-28
Eternal Security: What about verses [John 10:28, 6:37] that seem to endorse eternal security?



2015-01-23
Turning away from Righteousness: Seems to be saying that those who were once righteous & turn away, their righteousness will no longer be remembered. [Ezekiel 3:20, 18:24]



2015-01-20
Loss of Salvation: Can a person come back to faith after they have apostatized? (Hebrews 6:4-6]



2015-01-20
Once Saved Always Saved refuted: You can lose your salvation…..in contrast to the 2nd to last call before this one. [Proverbs 3:1-7]



2015-01-20
Eternal Security: Jesus' sheep follow Him, He gives them eternal life, they shall never perish, is very clear to the caller [John 10:27-28].



2015-01-20
Apostasy (vs Eternal Security): Caller has a friend who at one point really loved Jesus w/ her whole heart, mind & soul, but has completely turned against it.



2015-01-19
Eternal Security: Caller has been listening to J. Vernon McGee about falling away, & wants Steve's thoughts. [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2014-04-16
Son has Fallen Away: My son, who seemed very spiritual when he was young, seems to be throwing it out, going in the opposite direction. I want to turn him back to the Lord.



2014-02-10
Dealing with Evolutionists (followup): People are often very lonely & divulge their story, even if they are evolutionists or atheists, that being the last thing on their mind, they just want a listening ear, & you then have the perfect opportunity to talk to them about your faith, because ultimately it's all God's doing anyway. [1 Peter 3:15]
Dealing with Dry Spells: How do you deal with "dry spells" that you encounter in your Christian walk, not feeling close to God sometimes?


2014-02-05
Being able to Speak in Tongues: If the caller could still speak in tongues even though he fell away from Christianity would that prove God gives the gifts no matter what, "w/ out repentance"? [Romans 11:29]



2014-02-04
Falling Away: How many times can you Fall Away & still be able to come back? [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]


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