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Topic: Abraham

Episode Topic Audio

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)?

2021-05-10
Dual Covanent: Could you talk about "Dual Covenant", taught by John Hagee? [Hebrews 8:13].
Saved Before Abraham: How could people be saved before Abraham? [Genesis 15:6, Romans 4, Galatians 3, James 2].


2021-04-28
Hagar, Mt. Sinai, Jersalem, Isaac: Could you clarify what Paul means when he draws parallels between Hagar, Mt. Sinai, and Jerusalem? [Galatians 4:24-30].



2021-03-19
Cain & Abel Afraid of People: Were there more people than Cain & Abel, since scripture indicates that they were afraid of others? [Genesis 5:4].
Isaac Married His Cousin: Did Isaac marry his cousin? [Genesis 20:12]


2021-03-08
Building Altars in the Old Testament: What did they do in scripture to build an altars?



2021-02-08
Abrahamic Promises: Could you talk about the Abrahamic promises and their fulfillment? [Galatians 3:29, Galatians 3:16, John 8:37-39, Psalm 50:16].



2021-02-04
Abraham Actually Sacrificed Isaac: Do you think that Abraham actually did sacrifice Isaac, and if not, why does it show only Abraham going home? [Genesis 22:11-16].



2021-01-21
Lineage of Christ Via Birthright: Is there any verse that says that the lineage of Christ would come through a birthright? [Genesis 49:10, 2 Samuel 8:14].
Significance of the Birthright: Is there any more significance to the "birthright" in the Old Testament, other than just taking over the family estate? [Genesis 25:25].
Jacob & Esau Produce the Messiah: Why do we assume that the offspring of Jacob & Esau would produce the Messiah?

2020-11-10
Supersessionism, the Kingdom of God & Spiritual Family in Christ: Could you give me feedback on a brief statement regarding the spiritual family we have in Christ as the church, the Israel of God, the Kingdom of God, and Supersessionism?



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?

2020-10-22
Method of Baptism: Is there only a certain way Baptism should be done?
Abraham's Sons: How was able to have more sons after Isaac if it was such a miracle to have Isaac?


2020-09-09
Free, Indeed: Could you give some context and insight into the verse about "you shall be free, indeed?" [John 8:31-38].



2020-09-04
Passing Through the Pieces of the Sacrificed Animal: Could you talk about the religious rites and symbolism of the Old Testament, such as passing through the pieces of the sacrificed animal? [Genesis 15, Deuteronomy 4:20, Jeremiah 11:4, I Kings 8:51, Isaiah 62:1].



2020-07-22
Concubines: Why did they allow concubines in the Old Testament? [Genesis 16:2].



2020-07-06
Soul Sleep: Is this verse in John a good argument against "soul sleep"? [John 8:56, Genesis 18:1].



2020-05-06
The Chosen People: Were the chosen people the Hebrews or the Jews?
Moses a Jew or Hebrew: Moses didn't call himself a Jew, but called himself a Hebrew, right? [Genesis 14:13].


2020-04-30
Promises to Abraham: What are the three main promises God made to Abraham? [Romans 4:13, Psalm 2:8]
Land of Israel Now: Why is there no significance to the land, the real estate, of Israel?
Christ Reigns in New Jerusalem: Is Christ going to reign in the New Jerusalem?

2020-04-01
Blessing Israel Fulfilled: Is the blessing referred to in Genesis 12, fulfilled in Christ? [Genesis 12, Numbers 22, Acts 3:25-26].



2020-04-01
Child Sacrifice in God's Mind: If God never thought about child sacrifice, as it says in Jeremiah 7, what about Abraham & Isaac? [Jeremiah 7:31].



2020-03-23
Jews the Only Worshippers of God: Why were the Jews the only ones to have a relationship with God? [Hebrews 11].



2020-03-17
Abraham Sacrifice of Isaac: Comment on Abraham's faith when told to sacrifice Isaac. [Hebrews 11:19].
Only 144,000 Saved: Why are there so few at the end, if only 144,000 are saved? [Revelation 7:1-8, 14:1-5, James 1:18, Ezekiel 9].


2020-03-16
Son of Abraham & Salvation: Why Jesus would say that salvation had come because one was a child of Abraham, when we understand salvation to be of faith? [Galatians 3:7, John 1, 8].



2019-12-06
Abraham Hebrew or Jewish: Was Abraham Hebrew or Jewish? [Genesis 14].
Confucious Who was Confucious?


2019-06-28
Israel & Seed of Abraham: Who is Israel and the seed of Abraham? [John 8].



2019-05-17
Land of Israel: Does the New Covenant cancel the Old Covenant and the promise of the land of Israel? Who is Abraham's seed? [Galatians 3:16, Psalm 2:8, Deuteronomy 28:15, Leviticus 18:28].



2019-04-18
Abraham & Keturah: How old was Keturah? She was called a concubine. Was the miracle for Abraham & Sarah also about rejuvenation of their bodies? [Genesis 21, I Chronicles 1:32]



2019-02-06
Land of Israel Didn't God promise to give the all the land back to Israel? Is this verse in Joshua hyperbolic? [Joshua 21:43]



2018-12-28
Abraham Father of Many Nations: What does it mean that Abraham would become "the father of many nations"?



2018-12-17
Abraham Stumbling: Abraham & Sarah examples of great faith, but they doubted what God had told them in the beginning, but Paul seems to say Abraham didn't stagger at all. Why the Contradiction? [Romans 4:19-21]



2018-08-30
Seed-Single or Plural: Seed is both singular & plural, why? [Galatians 3:16]



2018-08-22
Blessing Them Which Bless You: God told Abraham, "I will Bless those that bless you and curse those that curse you", can you comment on what this means? [Genesis 12:3]
Tradition & Scripture: Is tradition in the church as important as scripture like the Catholic Church seems to suggest? [1 Thessalonians 2:15]


2018-07-30
Tithing: Abraham tithed out of the spoils of war once, never his own wealth.



2018-07-20
Abrahamic Covenant: Is the abrahamic covenant unconditional? Unconditional & conditional promises from God



2018-07-06
Paying Tithe: Abraham paid tithe to Melchizedek, so tithing is still enforced, is it not? [Hebrews 7, Matthew 23:23]



2018-06-27
All Israel shall be saved: Would Old Testament faithful be considered Israel? "all israel will be saved", does it mean the land, the man, the government, the people, believers?



2018-05-23
Mountain where Abraham & Isaac & Jesus were: Was the mountain, Mt Moriah, where Abraham was going to sacrifice Isaac, where Jesus was crucified?



2018-04-17
Abraham not good as Dead: Abraham having more children after Sarah died. I thought he was as good as dead because of how old he was? [Hebrews 11:11-12]



2018-03-06
Children of the Promise: Children of the promise, the Seed, who is that? Who is the true seed of Abraham? [Romans 9, Galatians 4]



2018-02-19
God's Knowledge: What did God mean when he told Abraham "now I know that you fear me" with regard to Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son?



2018-01-11
Moabites & King David: Moabites were not allowed to enter the tabernacle till the 10th generation, so how come David was allowed to be king or worship at the Tabernacle? So there are exceptions to Old Testament law & God was possibly just talking to legalists that everything is just not absolute exact about it? [Deuteronomy 23:3-4, Psalms 27]
Abraham & Isaac: What about God asking Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac? Doesn't that go against God's own law?


2017-11-28
Noah & Abraham: How come Noah isn't considered the father of all nations but instead Abraham?



2017-11-22
Midrash: "Not in God's Name" by Rabbi Johnathan Sacks (caller calls it, "Not in the Name of God" by Rabbi Jeremy Sacks), but the caller would like to know about the Midrash?



2017-11-22
Abraham's Genealogy: Abraham's children, disparity in the ages, is there a discrepancy in the math from when Abram was born & his father died? [Acts 7:2-5, Genesis 11:6, Genesis 12:4]



2017-11-08
The Book of Romans: Do you feel you are getting a lot more questions about romans lately since that is what is being on in BSF right now?
Messiah & Abraham: Where do you find evidence about the Messiah in the Genesis? Wasn't he promised through Abraham?


2017-11-07
Abraham going for the Promise Land: Did Abraham leave for the promise land like it seems to say in Genesis 12? [Genesis 11, Genesis 12, Acts 7:2-5]
Promises made to Abraham: Were the promises made to Abraham conditional or unconditional? [Jeremiah 18:7-10]


2017-09-20
Lectures on Covenants: Do you have any lectures dealing w/ the covenants?
Different Kinds of Covenants: What can you tell me about the different kind of covenants right here & now?
Mosaic Law: People say that the Mosaic law reveal the character of God.

2017-09-13
The Covenants made with Abraham: Who were the covenants for, Israel or all believers?



2017-08-08
The Sonship of Abraham: A series of questions about Isaac, Ishmael, & the other 6 sons.



2017-04-12
Jesus & Marriage, Moses & the Burning Bush: Discussion about when people asked Jesus about marriage. [Mark 8, Exodus 3:15-16]



2017-02-13
Tithing: I've heard pastors say you can't afford NOT to pay tithe



2016-03-30
Abraham Blessed: Why do you think Abraham was so blessed?
We Becoming Blessed: Is there any way we can become blessed like Abraham was blessed by God?


2016-03-24
Paul & James' Gospel of Faith & Works: There seems to be contradiction in the conclusion of what actually saves us, Paul saying in Romans that it's completely by faith, but James says it's both Faith AND Works. So is it POSSIBLE that just like the Church Fathers had a lot of latitude in what they believed, is it possible that the apostles did too? [Romans 4:1-4, Romans 2, Romans 5:6, Romans 5:1, James 2:24]



2016-02-12
The Promised Land: What is the promised land & did the Israelites ever obtain it all?
Covenant with Abraham Involving the Land: Was Israel given the land forever?


2016-02-09
Abrahamic Covenant & the Land of Israel: Since there types & anti-types couldn't the land of Israel could still be fulfilled physically, even if it was already fulfilled spiritually under the Abrahamic Covenant?



2016-02-03
A Show Dedicated to Unbelievers: Whatever happened to one day per week for just non Christians & atheists calling into your show?
God Testing Abraham with Isaac: Unbelievers want to know how God telling Abraham to sacrifice Isaac was a moral test? (Steve's connection gets interrupted but he is able to finish answer.)
Doing things wrong ignorantly: Will God judge us if we are doing things ignorantly?

2015-12-16
Grace in the OT: Was there just as much Grace in the Old Testament as there is in the New Testament? [Romans 4, Psalm 32, John 1]



2015-11-13
Covenant: God is love, so how can a prenuptial agreement be considered an expression of the involving both covenants? [1 John 4:8, 16, John 3:16]
Abrahamic covenant: What if Abraham had been disobedient in his own covenant w/ God, what would've happened then?


2015-11-11
Abraham paying tithe to Melchizedek: what does this all mean, Abraham paying tithe to Melchizedek, including for Levi before he even was born? [Hebrews 7:4-10]



2015-11-05
Abraham's Blessing to All: Would you help me understand the controversy about interpretation of the Abrahamic blessing- does it mean that, “through Abraham all will be blessed?” or does it mean that “all people will bless themselves through Abraham”? [Genesis 12:3, Galatians 3:8].



2015-10-30
Polygamy: Under the Banner of Heaven, by John Krakauer. How did Abraham, David & Solomon & others not see that this was adultery & degrading of women? Why did God permit it?



2015-10-21
Mark of the Beast: You'd have to be a willing participant to get the Mark of the Beast, you couldn't be deceived into it, isn't that right? [Revelation 13:11-18]
Span between Adam (Noah) & Abraham: Is there something missing there between the Fall of Adam & Eve until Abraham of how men lost sight of God?


2015-07-28
Land Promised to Abraham NOT Fulfilled: Caller has a Millennian friend who says the Land Has never been given to Israel yet. What does Steve think about that? [Genesis 15:18, 1 Kings 4:21, Joshua 21:43].



2015-05-29
Saved by Faith in OT & NT: Dennis the Millennialist is suggesting that the people of the OT sort've were saved by keeping of the law in the OT, is that true?...that they HAD to obey all the law, as well as living by faith.



2015-05-15
Abraham, Isaac & Jacob: What is the 7-fold Blessing to Abraham & where can you find it? The Promise of Abraham's Seed was promised to him the number of the Stars & the Sand of the sea, to Isaac only the Stars & to Jacob only the Sand, was there a significance to omitting both to Jacob & Isaac? [Genesis 12:1-3]



2015-04-21
Open Theism: Are there just some things that God does not know? Such as, Why the Tree of Knowledge if He knew Adam & Eve were going to eat it? Why the Abraham & Isaac test? [Genesis 3:4-7]



2015-04-14
Abraham & Melchizedek: God was behind the war that Abraham fought, Melchizedek praising him for his victory, & does that do away w/ Pacifism? [Genesis 14:18-20]



2014-08-11
Sarai being Abram's Sister: Why did they have to say Sarai was Abram's sister? [Genesis 12]



2014-07-31
Fear of Moses parents & Moses: Why does it say in Hebrews that Moses' parents & Moses himself were not fearful when we know they actually were? [Hebrews 11:23, 27]
Abraham's body being "dead": It says in the Bible that when Abraham had Isaac, that his body was dead, yet he had more children AFTER Isaac? [Romans 4:16-22, Hebrews 11:11-19]


2014-04-29
Israel being a special people: Someone doesn't seem to think that it was right or fair that Israel got to be elevated above everybody else.



2014-03-14
"Better Thing for us": What does Hebrews 11:40 mean, a better thing for us, & without us they won't be "perfect"? [Hebrews 11:40]
Gentiles brought in: Once the all the Gentiles have been brought in that will, the number will be complete? His second coming?

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