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Topic: Old Covenant

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-26
Old Covenant vs New Covenant: If I see the "Law of God" not as the Old Covenant, but as more of a model of for what should reflect our behavior toward God? [Genesis 9].



2021-04-23
Isaiah 62:8-Temple or Salvation: Could you help me understand what is being discussed in Isaiah 62:8 and if it is about the destruction of the temple? [Isaiah 62:8, Isaiah 60-66, John 16:33, John 10:10].



2021-04-06
Early Christians and the Old Testament Law: If the early Christians didn't have the New Testament, how did they know that they did not have to follow the Old Testament Law? [Acts 15].



2021-03-11
Application of Old Testament to Christians (Tithing): Could you help me understand how to determine what in the Old Testament applies to us and what doesn't, like tithing?



2021-02-24
Saved by Grace or Law of Moses: Can you respond to the claim that we are not saved by grace, but by being under the Law of Moses, and also, that neither Jesus nor Paul ever taught "saved by grace"? [Hebrews 11, Romans 4:5-6].



2021-02-23
Christian Obligations (Law of Moses & Good Works}: What do you think about the idea that we should keep the Law of Moses and the necessity of doing good works? [Romans 4, Galatians 5:6, James 2:8, John 13:34, Titus 1:16, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, James 2:14-26, I Corinthians 6:9-10].



2021-02-02
The Law & the Old Covenant: Do you see "The Law" as the same as the "Old Covenant", and what does it mean to be "under" The Law? [Romans 5, Romans 2, Romans 3, Hebrews 8:13, John 8:31, I Corinthians 9:19-21, Luke 6:46].



2021-01-19
Christians Bound by the Law: Are today's Christians bound by the Old Testament Laws, if so, why? [Hebrews 8:13, Luke 16:16, Matthew 5:20].



2020-12-11
No More Sacrifice for Sin & Returning to Judaism? Could you talk about Hebrews 10:44, in reference to returning to Judaism and no more sacrifice for sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 10:44, Hebrews 10:18, Jeremiah 31].



2020-12-04
The Ten Commandments: Are The Ten Commandments included in the new covenant? Should they be in our legal buildings? [Jeremiah 31:31, Exodus 31:16].



2020-11-20
Seventh Day Adventism: What are the pros and cons of Seventh Day Adventism? [John 13:34-35, Hebrew 8:7-13].



2020-10-30
Steve Comments on Sabbath: Steve Gregg comments about people such as the previous caller trying to convert him to keep the Sabbath, & that's he's given his reasons why he doesn't follow the Old Covenant.



2020-10-30
Seventh Day Adventist Calls to Convert Steve: Seventh Day Adventist caller reminds Steve to recall the Old and New Covenants and come to the truth. [Hebrews 8:13].



2020-10-23
Keeping the Old Law for Salvation: What scripture makes that case that we do not have to keep the Old Testament Law in order to make it to heaven?(Lectures recommendation; Hebrew Roots & Torah Observance) [Matthew 19:17-18, Hebrews 8:13].



2020-09-11
People Need to be Grafted into Israel: Seventh Day Adventist caller insists that people need to keep the old covenant and be grafted into Israel. [Jeremiah 31:31, Hebrews 8:10].



2020-09-08
Observance of the Sabbath Day & Ten Commandments: Does the fact that observance of the Sabbath Day is listed in The Ten Commandments solidify it as one that we should still observe? [Genesis 2:2, John 5:17, Romans 13:9-10, Colossians 2:16-17]. (EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Gregg's answer continues after the break.)



2020-09-01
The Lord's Day: Is "The Lord's Day" Saturday or Sunday?
Seventh Day Adventism: So what do you think about the faith of the Seventh Day Adventist church?


2020-07-07
The Ten Commandments Not for Christians Today: Did I misunderstand what you said about Christians today not having to obey the Ten Commandment? [I Corinthians 9:21].
Sabbath Day: Do we not have to set aside a Sabbath day for worship?


2020-07-06
Nine Commandments for Christians: Are the other nine commandments important for Christian to keep? [Hebrews 8:13, I Corinthians 9:21, Revelation 14:12, Revelation 19:12].



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].

2020-06-15
What From the Old Testament Applies to Us Today: How do we determine what from the Old Testament still applies to us today-especially regarding moral vs ceremonial law, and this relative to the restriction on homosexuality?
Old Testament Restrictions on Tattoos and Menstruation Can you clarify why the sex during a menstrual cycle and tattoo Old Testament restrictions do not apply to us today? [Leviticus 18:19].


2020-06-12
Tabernacle in Old Testament: Where was the tabernacle (Shiloh) and what did the worship look like in the time of the Judges? [I Samuel].



2020-06-01
Fulfillment of the Law & the Prophets: Is the fulfillment of the law and prophets completed or yet to come? [Matthew 5:17-18, Jeremiah 31].



2020-05-14
Dispensationalism & Dual Covenants: Do Dispensationalists believe that Jews will be saved outside of Christ? [Hebrews 8:13, Zechariah 12:10].].
Full-Preterism: Who could I read that would present the case for Full Preterism? [Revelation 11].


2020-05-01
Old Covenant Israelites Restoration to God: How do the Israelites who were cut-off in the Old Covenant, come back to be restored to God in the last days, especially if they don't know they are Jewish? [Hebrews 8:13, John 8:37-40].



2020-04-21
Old Testament Salvation: How could the people of the Old Testament be saved, since Jesus had not yet come as the mediator? [Genesis 15:6, Hebrews 11].
Faithful Non-Christians, Who Just Don't Know: What happens with those that are the committed and faithful, but not a Christian, like the religious Jews?


2019-07-30
"The Day Approaching": What does it mean in Hebrews 10, when he says, "when you see the day approaching"? [Hebrews 10:25, 8:13, 13:14].



2019-07-22
Sabbath Keeping: Isn't the Bible clear about the Old Covenant and laws like Sabbath keeping are passed away? [2 Corinthians 3:3, Galatians 3:1, Hebrews 4:9-10, 8:13, Colossians 2:16-17, Exodus 31:16, Acts 17].



2019-07-05
Church replacing Israel: If the church was to replace Israel, why is it not mentioned in the Old Testament (old vs new covenants? [Jeremiah 11:16, Galatians 3: 14-16].
Old Testament Saved by Works: In the Old Testament, were the faithful saved by works rather than grace? [Hebrews 11, Micah 6:6-8, Psalm 51:17, Psalm 40:6-8].


2019-06-25
Christians Obeying the Mosaic Law: Are Christians expected to obey the Mosaic Law? [Luke 16:16-17, Matthew 5:17-18, Galatians 4-5, Matthew 5:23, Romans 13:8].



2019-05-30
Old Testament Sacrifices: Any particular symbolism relative to the sex and type of animals used for the sacrificial offerings? [2 Corinthians 6:14, Acts 10:28, Deuteronomy 22:10, I Peter 1:19, Romans 12:1].



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].



2019-04-12
Sabbaths: What is the difference between a "low Sabbath" and a "high Sabbath"?



2019-03-27
Law Fulfilled: If "not one jot or tittle until all is fulfilled", how can part of it be fulfilled? [Matthew 5:17-19]



2019-03-11
Scripture relevancy to today: Why do we think some scripture applies to us, when it was written to specific ancient people [Zephaniah 3:17]? Old Testament verses identified in the New Testament, as applying to us now. How to distinguish ones applicable to us today? [2 Corinthians 1:20].
Seven Churches (Revelation): Are the seven churches in Revelation, equal to "seven ages" many have been taught? [Revelation 1:11].


2019-02-11
Jesus Bored w/ Prayers: Can some prayers be boring to Jesus?
Old Covenant & New Covenant: Are there things carried over from the Old Covenant to the New Covenant?


2018-11-08
Breaking Covenants: Is the New Testament breakable or unbreakable & what are the penalties if you do?



2018-09-19
Israelites Faithful to the Covenant: When Israel claimed to have have been faithful to the old covenant in Psalms, were they kidding because isn't that why God allowed them to be captives of Babylon? [Psalm 44, Psalm 44:17]



2018-08-28
Replacement Theology: In the new covenant, have the gentiles replaced Jews now or what?
Speaking in Tongues: I looked in your statement of beliefs & didn't see anything about tongues. Do you still believe they are for today?


2018-06-11
Old Covenant & New Covenant: What does it mean to be under the old covenant or the new covenant (replacement theology)?



2018-05-10
"A Place of Broad Rivers & Streams": Can you give me a little insight on this passage of Scripture in Isaiah? [Isaiah 33:17-22]



2018-04-04
Sabbath: God blessed the Sabbath in the beginning of creation or in the garden of Eden, didn't He?



2018-03-20
The New Deal (The New Covenant): What exactly changed at the "New Deal" (New Covenant) after Jesus died on the cross?



2018-03-12
Tithing in the NT I've been listening to Doug Batchelor & he quoted a verse in Matthew that talks about tithing & says that tithing is for the New Testament Christians also. What do you think? [Matthew 23:23]



2018-02-21
Grace: Has God Always Operated Under Grace?
Pluck Out Your Eye: What does Jesus mean when He says pluck out the eye?


2018-02-20
Authority to Forgive Sins: When Jesus gives the disciples authority to forgive sins, is this just for Apostles or all believers? [John 20:23]
OT Sacrifices: Were the sacrifices in the Old Testament believed to be for forgiveness of sins at that time or just a covering for future forgiveness?


2018-02-19
Israel Covenants: Who is the root in verse 16 and does it relate to verse 27? [Romans 11:16,27]



2018-01-02
Sabbath Keeping: Didn't Jesus do away with the law including the keeping of the Sabbath?
Calvinism: Calvinism does not appear to be in the bible.


2018-01-01
Laws/Commands from Jesus: What laws has Jesus given us in the New Testament? Are the old laws done away with?



2017-09-29
Jewish Rituals & Festivals: Christians celebrating Jewish rituals & festivals, are we to adhere to them?



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?



2017-08-25
Law Written in our Hearts & the Sabbath: I've been studying w/ the Seventh Day Adventists, & they say Sabbath keeping & the 10 commandments are for now, law written in our hearts, but the commandments were changed from the Old to the New, so the ultimate question is, WHICH commandments are still binding?



2017-08-04
Types & Shadows: Can you talk about any type of "type & shadow", foreshadow & so forth?



2017-06-29
Circumcision an Everlasting Covenant: Circumcision an everlasting covenant? [Genesis 17:7]



2017-06-06
Testament & Covenant: Are "testament" & "covenant" interchangeable? [Natthew 26:28, Luke 22:8, 1 Corinthians 11, Hebrews 8]



2017-05-23
Water Veith (Adventist Minister): Have you ever heard of Walter Veith, who is an Adventist minister?
Adventists, Sabbath Keeping & other Rituals: Can you discuss Sabbath keeping & the New Covenant & Rituals?


2017-03-23
Sabbath Keeping: Is keeping the Sabbath still important & if it is, how do we keep it?



2017-01-13
Old & New Covenant: When did the old covenant stop & the new covenant start?



2017-01-05
Jesus' Resurrection: Why did Jesus have to be resurrected? To conquer both spiritual & physical death?
Jews & Isaiah 53: If Jews don't believe that Jesus was Messiah, how do they interpret scriptures like Isaiah 53? [Isaiah 53]
Saved by Animal Sacrifice in the OT: Were the Jews saved by Animal Sacrifice in the Old Testament?

2016-01-27
The Law of Moses & the Law of Christ: Is the Law of Christ just a continuation of the Mosaic law?



2016-01-14
Salvation in the Old Testament & New Testament: Was there any difference in the way people were saved Old Testament vs the New Testament?vove



2015-12-30
Circumcision: Is there any value to Circumcision or does it please God outside of the Old Covenant? [Galatians 5:2]



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]



2015-12-15
Covenants: Do you think that part of pleasing the Lord of walking in obedience is an expression or an oath that you'd abide by the new covenant?



2015-12-09
Tithing: Isn't it true that even in the Old Covenant they were actually giving more than 10%?



2015-12-07
Sermon on the Mount: Was the Sermon on the Mount pre-New Covenant, or does it not come play until the other side of glory (or millennium)? But it's not for us today, is that true? [Matthew 5]



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?


2015-10-05
Covenant Theology - Covenants: Does the New Covenant cover all the other covenants that ever existed in the Old Testament?



2015-09-09
Socialism & Slavery: How can Steve be against socialism but be in favor of slavery?
Old Covenant debt relief laws vs Modern day Redistribution of the wealth: Weren't the old covenant laws for debt relief similar to redistribution of the wealth in modern days?


2015-08-20
Covenants of the OT & NT: Can Steve please explain the differences between the Covenants of the Old Testament & the New Testament, so that a child can understand it? Why do we have to have a covenant today?



2015-07-30
The Mosaic Law & Jesus: Did Jesus follow the Mosaic Law to the letter? [Galatians 4:4]
One Jot or Tittle: Not one jot or one tittle would change, Jesus said, that He only fulfilled the law. What does Steve say? [Matthew 5:17-19]


2015-07-10
New Covenant: Some people think the New covenant has not even been established yet. Could Steve please explain why they would think that?



2015-07-07
Covenants: Covenants CAN'T be broken. God didn't give Israel their land because of what they did but because of the fact that they were His name's sake, this caller thinks.



2015-05-27
Salvation & Heaven in OT: Did they have the conception of salvation before the cross like we do now? Did they know about Heaven like we do?



2015-04-27
Old Covenant: Is there any point in reading the Old Testament since we are in the new Covenant? Shouldn't we just focus on the New Testament since we aren't under the Old Covenant anymore?



2015-03-11
Laws that we keep & don't keep: How do we know what laws to keep or not, from the OT? The 10 commandments we hold to, right?
Building Altars to Worship God: What about building little altars to worship God, extracting stuff from Old Testament stories?


2015-01-05
Without excuse: The Bible says people are w/ out excuse because of nature itself, so what about people before Jesus?



2014-12-10
Covenant: What is the significance of the Blood in the Old & New Covenants?
Jesus' Imminent Return: Is Jesus' return imminent? [2 Thessalonians 2]


2014-11-17
Stoned for breaking the Law: How come the people in the Old Testament were stoned to death & didn't have a chance for forgiveness like we do under the New Covenant?



2014-10-30
Old Covenant vs New Covenant: Is it safe to say that God gave the Mosaic law to show us our fallible heart & our sin, to show us that even though His stone in written in stone, that we're flawed & that's why we needed a Savior?
Death Penalty: When did we stop stoning people for breaking the commandments?


2014-07-15
High Sabbath: So the High Sabbath is a Feast Day? [Colossians 2:14-18]
"Shadow of things to come": Do you think there are still feasts days to come? [Colossians 2:17]
Did not come to destroy but to fulfill: How do you interpret that Passage of Scripture, that Jesus did not come to destroy but to fulfill the law? [Matthew 5:17-19]

2014-06-27
Parable of the Wheat & Tares: Is the Parable of the Wheat & Tares talking about End of the World or the end of the Old Jewish Covenant? Who are the Wheat & Tares? [Matthew 13:24-52]



2014-04-22
Dispensationalism: Can you explain to me about Dispensationalism?
Old Covenant & New Covenant: Would you say in Dispensationalism there's a separation between the Old Covenant into the New Covenant or is it going back to the old?
Majoring in the Minors: Would you say that Dispensationalism is just majoring in the minors, or is it something major?

2014-04-18
Feast Days: Weren't the feast days fulfilled once Jesus was in Heaven"
4 Blood Moons: Is there any spiritual significance to the 4 Blood Moons?


2014-02-24
Ancient Israel & Gentiles: Jesus would've still had to come die on the cross even if the Jews had obeyed the Old Covenant to the letter, is that true, & how would the gospel been affected towards the Gentiles had the Jews not rejected Jesus? Would it still have gone out to them as well?



2013-02-06
Holy Spirit & the New Covenant: Did people's heart get changed in the Old Testament?
Bearing Arms in Self-Preservation: Did you say we are not allowed to defend ourselves in self-defense with guns?


2013-01-25
The Perpetual Sabbath: Don't these verses seem to support the necessity of keeping the Sabbath? Isn't it a perpetual covenant? Doesn't the first verse prove that Jesus still expected them to be keeping the Sabbath? [Matthew 24:20, Matthew 5:18-20, Exodus 24:4, Exodus 31:16]


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