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Topic: Apostasy

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-15
Suicide of an Unsaved Loved One (Addict): What do you say to someone who has lost an unsaved loved one-in this case, an addict's suicide? [Luke 12:47].



2021-06-09
"Once Saved, Always Saved" or "Eternal Security": If once saved, are we always saved, or can one fall into sin and eventually apostatize? [I Timothy 4:1, James 3:2].



2021-05-27
Evangelical Deconstruction: If you are familiar with DC Talk's, Kevin Max, what do you think of his and other's ex-evangelical deconstruction? [Galatians 1:10].
Michael, the Buddhist: How is Michael, the Buddhist doing?


2021-05-21
Saved to the "Uttermost" & Eternal Security: Could you comment on this phrase; saving us "to the uttermost", and any relationship to "Once Saved, Always Saved"? [Hebrew 7:25, Matthew 1:21].
Evil Spirits or Demons: Could you expand on the concept of "demons"? [Matthew 9:33].


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].



2021-04-20
A Believer with a Heart of Deceit: Does a born again believer still have a heart of deceit and perversion? [Romans 7:23, Galatians 5:17, I Peter 2:11, 2 Timothy 2:3, Hebrew 3:12].



2021-03-30
Once Saved, Always Saved: Is the doctrine, "Once Saved, Always Saved" a true doctrine? [2 Peter 2:20-22, Hebrews 2:1-4, Hebrews 3:7-4:10, Hebrew 6:4-6, Hebrew 10:26-31, I Corinthians 9:24-27, Colossians 1:23, John 15:1-6].



2021-03-30
Various Insights or Levels of Interest in God: Is what you wrote in your book about drawing near to God in various degrees a correlarry to the thoughts in Matthew 13 [Matthew 13:12].



2021-03-16
Sealing and Eternal Security: Could you talk about the "sealing" in regard to "eternal security" and how one could possibly leave Christ? [Ephesians 4:30, Ephesians 1:13, Revelation 7:3-4, Hebrews 3:12, Galatians 5:4-6, John 18:9].



2021-03-08
DNA Alteration Ramifications: If your DNA can be altered by vaccines, then at what point could we become irredeemable? Did not Jesus die for human, not animals?
Soul & Spirits of Humans & Animals: Isn't the spirit what separates us from the animals? [Ecclesiastes 3:21].


2021-03-02
How to be Saved: What is the best way to be saved according to scripture? [I John 5:11-12, John 6:66, John 15, John 3:3].



2021-01-18
Steve Gregg in Danger of Not being Saved: Caller expresses concern because he thinks Steve is in danger of losing his salvation and is taking away from the book of the Revelation.



2021-01-18
Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): If someone was once a believer, but does gets caught up in sin and does terrible things, can he be regenerated again, or does he lose his salvation? [John 15, I John 5:11-12, Romans 11:22, I Corinthians 9:27].



2020-11-09
Christian Who is a Drug Addict: If a true Christian gets caught up in drugs, will they die in their sins and not go to heaven? [Galatians 2, Galatians 5:16, James 3:2, Psalm 1:3, I John 4:4].



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?

2020-09-24
Angels That Sin: If angels sinned in the past, is it possible that angels sin on a daily basis? [Jude 1:6, 2 Peter 2:4].



2020-09-15
Who is Being Addressed in Hebrews-No More Sacrifice for Sin?: Just who is being addressed in Hebrews 10:25-26 regarding "no more sacrifice for sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 10:18].



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?

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



2020-06-24
Replacement Theology: Can you explain Replacement Theology, regarding Israel? [Romans 9-11]
Gentiles Falling Away: Is it possible for Gentiles who fall away, to ever come back? [Hebrews 6:4-6]


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:

2020-05-22
Eternal Security (Once Saved, Always Saved): How do you counter these common proof texts for eternal security: 1. It is a free gift, 2. You are sealed with the Holy Spirit, 3. You are adopted. [Romans 11:29, Romans 8:9, Ephesians 1:13, I John 4:13, I John 5:11, John 15:6, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-05-07
Seared Conscience: When scripture speaks of people who are seared, are they believers? [I Timothy 4:2].
Quenching and Grieving the Holy Spirit: Would you talk about the meaning of quenching and grieving the spirit?[Ephesians 4:30, I Thessalonians 5:19, Isaiah 63:10]


2020-04-03
Blot Name Out of the Book of Life: What does it mean regarding the overcomers and the threat - "blot his name out of the book of life"? [Revelation 12:11,13:8, 17:8, John 16:33].
Sowing Seed on the Various Soil Parable: Would you explain the parable about the seed on the different soils?
Cut-off of the Olive Tree: When one is cut-off, after being grafted into the olive tree, does that mean one is longer longer a child? [Romans 11:24].

2020-03-20
Coronavirus: What do you think about the Coronavirus and its ramifications?
Can One Lose Their Salvation: Do you think someone can lose their salvation? [2 Thessalonians 2, Hebrews 3:1, 12, I John 5:11, Luke 15].


2020-03-12
Cut-off From God: Is God always be willing to welcome you back or is there a point that He will cut you off? [2 Thessalonians 2:11, Romans 1:18, Luke 23:42, Genesis 6:7, Isaiah 55:6].



2020-03-09
No Longer a Slave to Sin & Walking in the Spirit: If we have the capability of not being a "slave to sin" does that mean that we have the power, by grace, to not sin? What if we stumble?[Romans 6:6, 7:14, 24-25, 8:1, 4, Galatians 5:16, Luke 15:11-32, James 3:2].



2020-01-28
Apostasy & Christian Entertainment: Have you ever seen the "Apostasy Report"? What do you think about pastors and theologians that seem to align themselves to some of the popular Christian entertainers that don't really seem to be exemplary believers:



2020-01-20
God's Foreknowledge of Those That Apostatize: If God knows everything, then how would He deal with knowing that someone would depart from Him in the future? [Luke 6].



2020-01-13
Assurance of Salvation: How can anyone be assured of their own salvation in light of what Jesus said in Matthew 7? [Matthew 7:21-23, 12:50, I John 4:1, Acts 19, Deuteronomy 13, 2 Thessalonians 2, Luke 6:46, Exodus 34:6-7, Psalm 103:10, John 8].



2019-10-21
Biblical Examples of Compromised Truth: What were you saying about people taking the mark of the beast but not really apostatizing? [2 Kings 5:18, Jeremiah 38:24, I Kings 22, I Samuel 16:2].



2019-09-06
Transgenders: How do we treat transgenders?
Fallen Away-Come Back: Can a believer who had fallen away, still come back to the Lord? [Hebrew 6:4-6, 10:26].


2019-08-22
Eternal Security: Why do you not bring up these verses when you are talking about "eternal security"? [John 10:27-30, John 15:6, I John 4:4, I John 5:12, John 17:12, Matthew 7:21-23, I John 2:19, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:12].



2019-07-26
Saved Again: Does scripture teach that once you are saved, but have fallen away, you cannot ever be saved again? [Hebrews 6:4-6, James 5:19-20, Luke 15:11-32, Hebrews 2:5, Matthew 19:20, Luke 1:37].



2019-07-19
Too Late to Repent: Is it too late for me, if I spent too much of my life doing my own thing, and though I want to, I can't seem to really get back on the narrow path and live like I should? [Revelation 2 & 3].



2019-04-01
Mormon/LDS belief: What do I say to a Mormon who says there was a great apostasy, true Christianity was lost after the apostles died, and Joseph Smith recovered the truth?



2019-02-15
Deathbed conversion as opposed to long-term Christians losing their faith: What about a good person who was a Christian most of their life who ends up going to hell & a person who was evil most of their life who repents and becomes saved?



2018-12-28
Guilt & Remorse: A friend thinks he ruined his life by the choices he had made & now has remorse & guilt but doesn't know what to do about it.



2018-12-28
An Unbeliever, an Apostate & a Reprobate: Is there a difference between an unbeliever, an apostate and a reprobate?
A Self-Deceived Person: What about a self-deceived person?
One Thinks they are Saved: What about thinking you are saved, & they really aren’t?

2018-11-05
Peter denying Jesus: Didn't Peter depar from Christ for awhile, but he didn't lose his salvation or apostatize, did he?
Qualifications for being an Elder: Women Pastor qualifications [1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9]


2018-08-14
Lost Faith: Caller feels he might be disqualified to getting back in the faith (a little bit disconnected)



2018-07-24
Coming Back to Christ: So you say you can lose your salvation, but can you come back under any circumstance?



2018-05-07
0ne Sin Too Many: If it's possible to lose your salvation, just how many sins does it take to do so?



2018-03-23
Backslidden: How would I know if I was backslidden or not?



2018-02-14
The Great Apostacy: What is the great apostasy happened and are we in it? [2 Thessalonians 2]



2018-02-13
Harmonize Not Snatching from Hand & Apostacy: How do you harmonize the passage that says, "no one can snatch you out of his hand" with that in Hebrews which warns against apostacy? [John 10:29, Hebrews 6:4-6]



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



2017-12-20
10 Virgins Parable: Parable of the bridesmaids & oil in lamps, we don't have a license to sin after we are saved like some seem to think. [Matthew 25]



2017-12-19
Falling Away: Departing from Christ, Falling Away & Judaism, what do these Scripture mean about Falling away & going to Judaism? means in scripture? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]
Not Laying Again the Foundation: What does it mean, "not laying again the foundation of repentance"?


2017-10-27
Not being able to come back to Christ according to Hebrews: Can't come back to Christ. [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]



2017-10-26
No Repentance after Falling Away: Can someone lose their salvation because of sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-10-24
God Not Losing Anything: I don't believe in once saved always saved, but there seems to be conflict when Jesus says He won't lose anything that are His.
John the Baptist & Rewards in Heaven: If there was none greater than John the Baptist, yet he was least in the kingdom of God, so how our are rewards going to work?


2017-10-16
Renewing to Repentance: Is it impossible to come back to repentance after falling away? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-09-14
Sinning Willfully: I've sinned willfully after I've been saved. Am I lost? [Hebrews 10:26-27]



2017-09-05
No Repentance after taking the Mark of the Beast: If you receive the mark of the beast, that's it, right, lights out?



2017-08-16
Falling Away & No Repentance: I'm having trouble with these passages of Scripture. Can you explain them to me? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-07-14
None of Them are Lost: I'm teaching on once saved always saved, so what do you say about this verse? [John 17:12]



2017-07-06
Apostasy, Falling Away: Is Hebrews 6:4-6 talking about people who were already Christians? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-05-30
Falling Away: Can someone return to Christ if they indeed have "fallen away"?



2017-05-18
Paul & Timothy: Paul was a mentor to Timothy, so do you know what happened to Timothy after paul died, did he keep the faith? [1 Timothy, 2 Timothy]
Luke: What about Luke? Whatever happened to him?
Paul's defectors: Did anyone who worked with Paul end up leaving the faith?

2017-05-05
Falling Away: Can you explain to me 2 Peter 2, can Christians really fall away, reject Christ? [2 Peter 2]



2017-03-22
Falling Away: Can Christians fall away or were they never saved in the first place? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-01-09
Judas Iscariot a Genuine Follower of Christ: I tend to think that Judas Iscariot was a true apostle, & wasn't a fraud like most thought, but let satan enter him later



2016-03-09
Baptized into one Body What does it mean to baptized into one body by the Spirit? [1 Corinthians 12:13]
Joining a Local Church Community: Do we have to join a local church in order to be a true Christian??
No More Sacrifice for Sin: What does it mean in Hebrews no more sacrifice for willful sin once we have received Christ? [Hebrews 10:26]

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.



2015-06-12
Falling Away: Can you Fall Away? Are [Hebrews 10:25, 6:4-6] referring to the caller?



2015-04-22
Falling Away & Can NOT Repent: Can Steve please explain the 2 scary texts in Hebrews about falling away? [Hebrew 6:4-6, 10:26-27]?



2015-04-16
Falling Away: Can Steve please give explanation of the falling away Scripture? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2015-04-06
Thoughts & Actions: Can you separate yourself from God by your thoughts….not just your actions?



2015-04-02
The Great Apostasy: Are we in the Great Apostasy spoken of in 2 Thessalonians 2 right now?



2015-03-02
Falling Away: What are these passages of Scripture saying about "Falling Away"? [Hebrews 6:4-6, 10:26-27]



2015-02-20
Apostasy & Strong Delusion: When is the Apostasy & what is the Strong Delusion that are mentioned in [2 Thessalonians 2]?
Catholic Church: Could the Catholic Church get more evil (again) as we get closer to the end time?


2015-01-29
Eternal Security: People could become complacent w/ that doctrine, but caller has been studying the Bible in that prism, & don't you get credit by not believing it?



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
Branches Bearing Fruit: Are there 3 different groups of Christians, Christians who bear fruit, Christians who don't, & Christians who break off, is that right? [john 15:1-5]
Falling Away (for Buddhism): If Steve were to fall for Buddhism, does that means that he fell from grace? 20 2, 2, 1025


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]



2015-01-19
Eternal Security: What is meant by Eternal Security? What about someone who appears saved but dies in grave sin? [John 10:28, 1 Corinthians 4:5]



2015-01-16
Perseverance of the Saints: Caller disagrees w/ Steve's stance of not having Eternal Security, not being once saved always saved & they have a long discussion about it.



2015-01-02
Apostasy has to happen first: Caller thinks there has to be a great apostasy that there has to be a great apostasy before Christ comes so how could it happen in 1st century?



2013-02-06
Falling Away: Can you Fall Away & not be able to come back &/or is it also talking about feigned Christianity, who never really believed, but witnessed the Holy Spirit at work? [Hebrews 10:26-31] (unfortunately, the show end's halfway through answering this question.)


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