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Topic: Crucifixion

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-18
"Father Forgive Them": When Jesus said, "Father forgive them", who did He mean? [Luke 23:34, Act 3:17, Isaiah 53:12].



2021-04-08
Jesus' Killing: Comment regarding earlier call about whether Jesus was killed [Acts 2:23, John 10:18].



2021-04-08
Jesus' Crucifixion: Do you think that Jesus wasn't really killed, murdered, sacrificed, or executed on the cross, because He gave Himself willingly, like a suicide? [Luke 23:46, John 10:18].
Jesus' Crucifixion: Could Jesus have died any other way, rather than crucifixion, or possibly just lived His life out and still been our savior? [I Corinthians 5:7].


2021-04-05
Crucifixion and the Resurrection Necessary: Does scripture teach that both the crucifixion and the resurrection necessary for our salvation? [Romans 10:9, Titus 2:14].



2021-03-30
Gospels Variation on the Thief at the Cross: Regarding the crucifixion, why are the gospel records different in telling us about one thief who repented?
The Number of Days in the Tomb: Would you clarify the various ways to see when Jesus was crucified, His time in the tomb and His Resurrection and how it comes out to 3 days? [I Corinthians 15:4, Matthew 12:40].


2021-01-22
Jesus' Earthly Father, Joseph: How did Joseph, Jesus' father, die?
Pontius Pilate: Is the Pilate in Luke 13, the same one that helped to crucify Jesus? [Luke 13].
Pontius Pilate: Was Pilate a really bad guy, and did he commit suicide a few years after the death of Jesus?

2020-12-30
The Christmas Star: Do you think that the Christmas Star was a supernatural phenomena? [Micah 5:2, Matthew 2:1-2].
The Cross of Jesus: Was the cross actually a X rather than the traditional vertical cross?


2020-10-20
The Movie, "The Passion of the Christ": Did you see the movie, "The Passion of the Christ" and if so, what did you think about it and its accuracy?
How to Grow in One's Faith: What is your recommendation to a believer to help them grow in their faith? (Lecture series; Cultivating Christian Character). [Psalm 1:2].


2020-09-24
Jesus Crucified on Wednesday: Caller says that Jesus was crucified on Wednesday. [Daniel 9:27].



2020-09-24
The Day of the Week of the Crucifixion: What day of the week, do you think that Jesus was crucified on? [Matthew 12:40, Matthew 16:21, Matthew 17:23, Matthew 20:19, I Corinthians 15:4].



2020-08-03
Serpent on the Cross Symbolic of Jesus: Would you help me sort out that strangeness of the symbol of the serpent on the pole, its symbolism & relation to Christ's crucifixion? [Numbers 21:8-9, I Peter 2:24, Isaiah 53:6, 2 Corinthians 5:21].



2020-07-22
Son of Man: Would you explain the title for Jesus, "Son of Man"? [Daniel 7].
"My God, My God, Why Hath Thou Forsaken Me"?: What was meant when Jesus hung on the cross and cried out, "My God, my God, why hath thou forsaken me?" Did He not know and expect what was happening to Him? [Matthew 27:46, Psalm 22:1].


2020-07-16
Day of the Crucifixion: What is your view of what day the crucifixion took place? [John, Mark].



2020-05-26
Jesus or God Judging: Can you unpack the scriptures on Jesus actively judging, and God being the ultimate judge? [John 5:22, John 12, I Corinthians 15, Revelation 3:21].
Forgiveness at the Cross, Judgment Later: When Jesus plead that God forgive them at the crucifixion, does that mean they just escaped being judged then, but will still face later judgment.[Luke 23:34].


2020-04-22
The Last 3 Hours Jesus Hung on the Cross: Was there something significant about the second 3 hours that Jesus hung on the cross? [Psalm 22:1].



2020-04-14
Pharisees Knew Who Jesus Was: Did the Jewish Pharisees really know that Jesus was the son of God? [John 7-10, Luke 23:34, Acts 3:17].
Motivation to Kill Jesus: Why did the Jews want to kill Jesus?


2020-04-02
Take Up Your Cross: What is your view of the prophetic implications of His own death, when Jesus said that we are to take up our cross? [Luke 9:29, John 10:18].
Speaking in Tongues: If there is no interpretation of tongues, doesn't it prove that the tongues spoken is not genuine? [I Corinthians 14:13].


2020-03-05
Was God Crucified: Was God actually crucified when Jesus was? [John 5:19, 2 Corinthians 5].



2020-03-03
Give us Caesar: Did the Jews break the Old Covenant when they wanted Pilate to give them Caesar as their king? [John 19:15, Matthew 21:37].



2020-02-04
Selah: What does Selah mean? [Psalm, Habakkuk 3].
Prophecy in Psalms: What do you think about the prophecy in Psalms? When David describes crucifixion, is he speaking of himself? [Psalm 22, 2 Samuel 7:12-16, Isaiah 7:14, Matthew 1:25, 2:15, Luke 24:44-45, Hosea 11:1].


2019-08-05
Those Who Are Ignorant: How can we parallel Jesus' forgiving those who did not know what they were doing at the crucifixion, with people now, who don't know what they are doing? [Luke 29:34, Acts 3].



2019-07-10
People in Heaven Watching Over Us: Is there any scriptural support for the idea that beloved departed ones in heaven may be looking down and watching over us? [Hebrews 12:1].
Forgive Them: "Forgive them, for they know not what they do" appears to be translated directly from the Greek as "forgive them not, for they know what they do?" - which way is it? [Luke 23:34].


2019-06-05
Symbolism in Scripture: In the passage about other saints rising from the dead, at the time of the crucifixion, could it be symbolic? [Matthew 27: 52-53; Revelation 5:6].



2019-03-29
Location of the Crucifixion: Where was the temple and where did the events surrounding Jesus's crucifixion take place? What did Mount Moriah, and both David and Solomon's temples represent? [2 Chronicles 3].



2019-03-14
Crucifixion Discrepancies: How do you resolve the apparent discrepancies regarding the time of the crucifixion of Jesus? [Mark 15:25, John 19:14].
Church Fathers: What are good sources for reading the church fathers?
Writing of Revelation date evidence: Is there evidence that Revelation was written after 70 AD?

2019-03-05
Jesus' Defeat of Satan: What do you think of the Word of Faith teaching about Jesus going to hell to defeat Satan? How did Jesus defeat Satan? How did He triumph over the demonic powers? [Colossians 2:15, Hebrews 2:14].



2019-02-22
Jesus & taking Vinegar on the Cross: Is vinegar considered wine?
Amillennialism: When Jesus said that some standing there in that generation would not taste death until all these things happened be a pro-Amillennialism statement? [Matthew 24:34]


2019-01-11
Forgiveness & Anger: Jesus forgave people as He was being nailed on the cross, who was He forgiving? What about being angry, but not sinning, and not letting the sun set on your anger? [Ephesians 4:26, Luke 23:34]



2018-12-20
Skeptics & Jesus' Death: What do you tell to a skeptic who can't believe someone can die or pay the debt for someone else?



2018-12-14
Atonement: Was the atonement finished at the cross & if it was, why do we need a High Priest in Heaven?



2018-07-31
Father, Forgive Them: "Father, Forgive them, for they know not what they do", does this apply to people today?



2018-07-30
Satan Bound but Active: Do you actually believe satan is bound right now because he seems pretty active to me?



2018-05-29
Jesus Resurrection: Jesus' Resurrection happened on a Wednesday & rose on Saturday night, according to this caller.



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?



2018-04-19
The Jewish Sacrificial System Ending: When did the sacrificial system end for the Jews? In 70 AD at the Destruction of the Temple or at the Cross when the curtain was rent in twain?



2018-03-19
Jesus Interceding only for the He died for Elect: Calvinism teaches that Jesus only died for & interceded for only those people He died for, as opposed for everyone.



2018-03-15
Contradiction of Passover Meal: There seems to be contradiction when the passover happened in the gospels. Luke says they had Passover dinner before Jesus was arrested, John seems to say it was after His arrest, but others say it was at the same time. Which was it?
Passover Animal Sacrifice as Jesus' Crucifixion: Do think He was crucified on the same day they killed the literal lamb?


2018-03-07
Jesus' payment for our Sins: Wouldn't Jesus have to have been annihilated to truly pay for our sins?



2018-03-05
Jesus' Crucifixion: Jesus was crucified at about 9 am? What time was there darkness? What was the cause of the darkness?



2018-02-05
Jesus on the Cross, the Thieves On the Cross & the Elect: Who was Jesus asking for the Father to "forgive them for they know not what they do"? Jesus dying for the elect.
"Depart from me; I never knew you": Could the statement, "Depart from me; I never knew you" apply to people who were once "known" by Jesus but abandoned the faith?


2018-01-17
The Veil of the Temple Rent in Twain": Was the Abomination of Desolation when the Veil in the Temple was ripped in two at the Crucifixion, & didn't the Animal Sacrifices actually STOP after that instead of continue for 40 years? [Matthew 27:51]
Anti-Christ & the Temple of God: Isn't the Man of Sin, the Man of Lawlessness, isn't that a future prophecy still yet to be fulfilled? [2 Thessalonians 2]


2017-11-29
3 Days & 3 Nights: What do you think about all these untraditional views of when the crucifixion & resurrection happened on different days?



2017-10-03
Power of Satan: What was the power that Satan had prior to the cross? [Hebres 2:14-15]



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]


2017-08-29
Dating of the Year of Jesus' Crucifixion: The caller thinks the date of the exact year of Jesus' crucifixion was about 30 AD. The Naval Observatory weighed in on it recently.



2017-07-31
Christ' Blood Different than Ours: With the life being in the blood, was Jesus' blood different than ours?



2017-03-10
Jesus' Crucifixion: was there something preventing from Jesus from being crucified IN Jerusalem (as opposed to outside the gate)?



2017-01-23
Crushing Satan's Power on the Cross: Did Jesus take care of sorcerers & occultists & their power when He died on the cross?



2016-03-11
Timeline of the Crucifixion: What is the timeline of the crucifixion, death & resurrection of Jesus?



2016-03-04
Atonement: Caller would like Steve's explanation of the different kinds of atonement, moral, Christus Victor, ransom, substitutionary & so on.



2015-12-29
Destroying the works of Satan: If Jesus defeated Satan at the cross, why does Satan still seem so powerful? [1 John 3:8]



2015-09-29
"Until ALL has been fulfilled": Caller disagrees w/ Steve that not ALL has been fulfilled by what Jesus did on the cross, like especially, what about the Prophets? [Matthew 5:17-19]



2015-08-27
Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me: God was just looking away for a minute sort've like when your own child might be seriously injured, you just sort've want to look away even though you love the child very much. [Matthew 27:46]
Faith & Works (Saved By): God's work & our work, but we are saved by God's work, but maintain our salvation by our works, caller thinks. [Philippians 2:12]


2015-08-27
My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?: Since dying on the cross was God's plan all along, why did Jesus cry to God the Father, "My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" [Psalm 22:1]



2015-07-30
The Miracle of the Cross: The Miracle of the Cross was that He was humble enough to come & die for us.
Dying on the Cross: If Jesus hadn't voluntarily died on the Cross, would He have lived forever? [John 10:17-18]


2015-07-29
"My God, May God, why has thou forsaken Me?": Is the reason Jesus cried that cry is so that people would focus on Psalm 22?



2015-04-01
Jesus, Vinegar, & the Cross: What was the Vinegar, & why did Jesus refuse it at first & then accept it, & are there any examples of Him drinking wine? John 19, Mark 15:35
Fermented Wine: Did Jesus actually drink fermented wine or not?


2015-03-23
"Take Up Your Cross": What did Jesus mean by "take up your cross" since Jesus hadn't been crucified Himself yet on the cross? [Luke 9:23]



2015-03-19
Distinction between Promises & Prophecy: Lady is claiming that since not one of Jesus' bones would be broken, she could claim that that prophecy/promise that HER bones weren't be broken. [John 19:36, Psalms 34:20]



2015-02-26
Words of Jesus on the Cross: Caller wants to comment on a previous call about Jesus' words on the cross.



2015-02-26
Jesus' Sayings while He was on the Cross: "My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken Me?" "Father, I commend unto you My Spirit." "It is finished!" What did Jesus mean by these sayings, didn't He know what He was doing the whole time?



2014-01-07
Jesus' Death being a Surprise to Satan: Was Jesus' death on the cross a surprise to Satan? Is there a possibility he didn't know Jesus was going to rise again & really defeat him? [1 Corinthians 2:7-8, Psalm 16:10]
Wednesday Crucifixion: Is it possible Jesus was crucified on Wednesday & not on the traditional view of Friday?
Bible Translations & Andrew Murray: So do you think the NKJV is the best, & what do you think about Andrew Murray?

2013-02-11
Steve's Lectures & Books about Eschatology: Do you say the same stuff in your book about the 4 views of Revelation that you say in your 14 lectures, When Shall These Things Be? Do you have any more books written besides that one? (Answer: 3 views of Hell & 2 books on the Kingdom of God.)
70 Week Beginning: When does the 70th week begin? At the beginning of His ministry or the right before His crucifixion? [Daniel 9:27]
Fleeing from the 70 AD Siege: If all the people fled there'd be none left, all Israel & Christians leaving. Do you & Hank agree with each other about the events of 70 AD?

2013-01-07
Father, Forgive Them: Did the statement, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do" make the thief on the cross repent since he was mocking Him before?


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