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Topic: Paul (Apostle)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-08
Authenticity of 2 Peter: What evidence is there that 2 Peter is an authentic writing to share with someone who thinks Paul is a false apostle?



2021-04-19
Paul's Roman Citizenship: Can you talk about how it was that Paul was born a Roman Citizen, and not all the disciples were?



2021-04-16
Satan-God of This World: Is Paul's reference to Satan being the "God of this world" somewhat gnostic? [2 Corinthians 4:4, 2 Thessalonians 2:11, Romans 11:10, Matthew 28:18].



2021-04-12
The Struggle in Temptation for Adam vs Paul: Could you talk more about the choices we make, the choices Adam & Eve made, and the warfare Paul describes in walking the Christian life? [Genesis 3:6, Romans 7:23, I Timothy 6:17].
Adam, Eve & the Holy Spirit: Did Adam & Eve have the Holy Spirit in them? [Galatians 5:17].


2021-04-05
Disciples (Peter, John, Paul) Discussion of the Second Coming: Regarding the second coming of Christ, did the disciples (Paul, Peter, John) ever discuss that prophecy? [2 Peter 3:16-20, Revelation 20, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10, John 16:3, Ephesians].



2021-02-12
Paul "Under the Law": How does Paul become "as those under the law" when he is with them, clarifying the meaning of the Greek word being "in" rather than "under"? [I Corinthians 9:19-23, Acts 19].



2021-02-11
Learning From the Disciples in Heaven: When we go to heaven, so you think that we will still be learning from Paul, Peter, and James?
Authorship of Hebrews & Paul's Humility: Do you think that Paul wrote Hebrews? Why do you think he was so humble? [2 Corinthians 12:7-10].
Book on Dispensationalism: Have you considered writing a book about Dispensationalism?

2020-12-09
Paul on the Road to Damascus: Could you comment on Paul's conversion, and if it was on the road to Damascus? [Acts 22, Acts 9:5-6, Romans 10:9, Romans 14].



2020-11-16
Paul Changing His Mind About the Coppersmith: Could you clarify why in one instance Paul seems to want God to get Alexande the Coppersmith, but later seems to sift his thinking to the opposite [2 Timothy 4:14-17, Psalm 129:19-21].



2020-11-13
Paul's Out of Body Experience: Is Paul's out of body experience described in scripture a real experience or a vision? [2 Corinthians 12, 2 Corinthians 5:6-8, Philippians 1].



2020-11-09
Stoning of Paul & Third Heaven: Would you comment on the stoning of Paul and if it relates to when he is caught up into heaven? [Acts 14:19-20, 2 Corinthians 12].



2020-09-29
Did Paul Make a Mistake When He appealed to Caesar?: If Paul had not appealed to Caesar could he not have gone as a free man? And was he not assured that he would make it there? [Acts 26:32, Acts 23:11].



2020-09-24
Paul Motivating by the Fear of the Wrath of God: What do you think of the claim that Paul's first approach to unbelievers was that of the wrath of God? [Acts 17:31, Romans 2:5-10, 2 Thessalonians 1:9, 2 Corinthians 5:11-21].



2020-09-18
Faith vs Works, Jesus vs Paul: How do we know where the line is between faith and works, particularly relative to the differences between Paul & Jesus' teachings (call continues after break)? [Galatians 5:6, Romans 12, Romans 14:17, Ephesians 4:32, Philippians 2:1, Matthew 5, I Corinthians 7:10-15].



2020-09-16
Paul's Short but Insightful Time to Learn & Gain Authority: How could Paul be so clear and authoritative on all the tenants of the faith when he was converted such a short time? [2 Corinthians 12:2, I Corinthians 11:23-36, Galatians 1:18, Acts 1].



2020-09-02
Sentences Structure and Meaning in 2 Corinthians: Could you help me with the sentence structure in 2 Corinthians 1:19 and who "it" is? [2 Corinthians 1:17-19].



2020-09-01
Paul's Teaching's Commandments or Not: Caller comments on Paul's teaching as if they are a commandments, but says they are a vision, instead. [I Corinthians 14:14-36].



2020-08-14
Paul and His White Horse: Why do some people say that Paul was knocked off a white horse?



2020-08-07
Wood, Hay, and Stubble: Would you comment on the meaning of the verses about building on wood, hay and stubble? [1 Corinthians 3:14-15, 1 Corinthians 1-4, Malachi 3, I Peter 2:5, I Peter 1:7, Matthew 10:22, Revelation 2:10, I Thessalonians 3:3-4].



2020-08-05
Paul to Britain: Did Paul go to Britian? [Acts 29, 2 Timothy, Titus].
Identifying the antichrist in Daniel 9: Why is the "he" in Daniel often identified as the antichrist, rather than Christ and who first came up with that view? [Daniel 9:27].
Future Millennium: Who was the first to believe in a future 1000 year millennium? [Revelation 20, Isaiah 65-66, John 5:28-29, Matthew 25:31].

2020-08-04
Paul's Infirmity (Thorn in Flesh): How does Paul's infirmity relate to the admonition "my grace is sufficient" and "strength is made perfect weakness"? [2 Corinthians 12:9].
Paul Speaking to Jesus: Is Paul speaking directly to Jesus in 2 Corinthians? [2 Corinthians 12:9].


2020-07-24
Church Persecution: Could you share some thoughts about the persecution of the church today, and if the early church relied on the government to assist them? [Mark 12:30-31].



2020-07-06
Not to Baptize, but to Preach: Could you comment on I Corinthians when Paul says he was not sent to baptize, but to preach the gospel? [I Corinthians 1:17, Acts 19, John 4].



2020-06-10
Paul Delivered from Lions: What does it mean when Paul said he was delivered from the mouth of the lion? [2 Timothy 4:17, Revelation 13].
Lion of Judah: Why is Jesus called the "Lion of Judah"? [Revelation 5:5].


2020-06-10
Paul's Awareness of Jesus: Do we know anything about how long Paul (Saul) knew of Jesus before he was converted on the road to Damascus?
Paul, the Olive Tree, & Israel: Was Paul one of the broken off branches on the olive tree? How is Israel defined? [Romans 9:11, Romans 11:12].
Steve Gregg's View of Hell: Since you are undecided, what percentage in favor of each of the three views of hell are you?

2020-05-21
Dispensationalists View of Paul's Epistles: One of my Dispenationalist friends thinks that Paul's epistles are the only books that really apply to us today. Is that typical of Dispensationalists? [Matthew 7:24-27, I Timothy 6:3].



2020-04-30
Wood, Hay, Stubble, Gold, Silver, Precious Stones: Is the wood, hay, and stubble, the wicked, and the gold, silver, and precious stones the faithful, in the letter to the Corinthians? [I Corinthians 1-3:6-14, I Peter 2:5, Malachi 3, Isaiah 1:22].
Apollos' Eloquent Speaking: Is there scripture that indicates that Apollos was an enticing or eloquent speaker? [Acts 18:24].


2020-04-30
Paul After His House Arrest: What happened to Paul after waiting to speak to Nero, while under house arrest, at the end of the book of Acts? [Acts, 2 Timothy, 2 Timothy 4:8].



2020-04-27
Dispensational View of the Nation of Israel: Does this verse in Jeremiah mean that there must remain a nation of Israel? [Jeremiah 31:35-36, I Peter 2:9-10, 1:8, 2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 9].



2020-04-14
John MacArthur's Teaching: What do you think of John MacArthur's teaching?
Paul's Thorn in the Flesh: What do you think of John MacArthur's view that Paul's thorn in the flesh was a demonic torment? [Matthew 8:17, Isaiah 53, Galatians 4:13, Acts].


2020-04-07
Simon and Simon Peter the Same: Is the Simon in Luke 11, the same as Simon Peter? [Luke 11].
Gamaliel in Acts: Was the same Gamaliel in both passages in Acts 5 & 22? {Acts 5:34-39, 22:3].
Softening of Saul's Heart at Stephen's Stoning: Was Saul's heart being softened when Stephen was being stoned? [Acts 22:10].

2020-03-24
Peter & The Holy Spirit: Peter could not have possessed the Holy Spirit at the time of his denying of Christ, because the Holy Spirit had not yet come at Pentacost, right? [John 7:39].
Identity of the Rich Young Ruler: Do you think that "the rich young ruler" was Saul (Paul)?


2020-03-20
Crispus and Sosthenes: Were the rulers Crispus and Sosthenes the same man in the passage in Acts where Paul was beaten? [Acts 18:18].



2020-02-27
Prophecies in Timothy: I can't find the prophecies regarding Timothy discussed in I Timothy, can you help me? [I Timothy 1:16].
Paul's Age: Do you have any idea how old Paul was when he was writing? [Acts 7].


2020-02-20
Paul on the Way to Damascus: Isn't there evidence that the story of Paul on the road to Damascus is made up?



2020-01-24
Paul's Disobedience in the Law: Why did Paul seem to enforce and demonstrate living according to the law when we have been released from the law? [Galatians, Acts 18:18, I Corinthians 9:20].



2019-11-27
Paul-an Imposter: Was Paul really a fake trying to infiltrate and damage the faith, as some claim? [Acts 15, 2 Peter 3:15-16].



2019-08-22
Only One apostle to the Gentiles: Why did Jesus have only one apostle (Paul) to the Gentiles, when the Jews had 12 apostles ministering to them?



2019-08-21
Pastors Who Require Tithing: Do you think that Paul would have been critical of pastor's today who say that people aren't paying the required 10% tithe? [Matthew 23:23, Galatians 2:11-14, 6:6, Romans 2:17-29, Hebrews 10].



2019-08-20
Studying the Greek: In what way would exploring the Greek texts be helpful to me while studying the Bible?
Paul, "Whatever State I am in": What was Paul saying when he used the word "state" in the phrase, "whatever state I am in"? [Philippians 4:11, I Timothy 6:8].


2019-08-19
Baptism: Is Paul talking about water baptism in Romans 6? [Romans 6:3-4].



2019-08-12
Apostle Paul's Credibility: How do we know that Paul really was an apostle? [John 13:20, Acts 9, 2 Corinthians 12:12, 2 Peter 3:15-16, I Timothy 6:3-4].



2019-08-07
Paul as an Apostle: Was Paul an apostle? [Acts 14:14].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wondering about Steve's view of how one receives the Holy Spirit and baptism of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, Acts 2, 4, 18, 19].


2019-08-06
Paul's Thorn in the Flesh: Was Paul's "thorn in the flesh" actually God's allowance of demonic spirits to be sent to the Corinthian church? [2 Corinthians 12:7-9, Galatians 4:13-15, John 9].



2019-07-29
Paul's Conversion: Why didn't Jesus dramatically convert the other people with Paul, when he was on the road to Damascus, rather than just Paul? [Romans 10:2, Acts 9:15, I Timothy 1:13].



2019-05-01
Paul-Imitate Me: How do you harmonize Paul telling others to imitate him, and is rebuking the Corinthians because they were seeking the luxury living, but Paul is telling them that they need to care for their families? [I Corinthians 4, I Timothy 5:8].



2019-04-18
Arminius, Arminianism: Can man save himself? Did you say that Paul didn't know that he was saved? Doesn't God initiate man's salvation? The use of the word used for “disposed” (“appointed”) Should we consider Arminius a heretic? [I Corinthians 16:15, Act 13:48, Romans 7:14-15].



2019-04-15
Credibility problems w/ Apostle Paul: Was Paul making a mistake by not listening to the Spirit to not go to Jerusalem & ended up going? {Acts 25}.



2019-04-04
Women in Ministry: Should women be in ministry? Caller having a hard time reconciling what Paul teaches about women preaching, and all the good works and accomplishments of women in ministry and evangelism [Titus 2, Romans 16:1-2, John 20:17, John 4:28].



2019-03-22
All Things to All Men: What does it mean to become all things for all men [I Corinthians 9:22]?
Ten Commandments: Are we required to obey the Ten Commandments? Is it part of salvation? Should we be under the law? How did Jesus fulfill the Law? [Matthew 5:17-20]. 22 1 2 99


2019-02-18
Queen of the South: Who is the queen of the south? [Matthew 12:42]
Triune God: Where does Paul talk about a Triune God?


2019-02-13
Paul & His Gospel: Why does Paul say, "my gospel"? [Galatians 1:8-9]
"Set apart for the Gospel of God": What does it mean to be "set apart for gospel of God....or Christ"? Does this in anyway help defend the Trinity? [Romans 1:1]


2019-02-07
Father or Husband: Is this talking about a girl's father or future husband? [1 Corinthians 7:34-39]



2019-02-06
Repentance for Salvation: Isn't it a false doctrine to teach that we have to repent from our sins in order to be saved?
Paul & Modern Translations: What's that verse about all Scripture being inspired? Is Paul talking about the New Testament? New Translations of the Bible? [2 Timothy 3:16]


2019-02-06
Boasting in Infirmities: "Boast in my infirmities", what did Paul mean by boasting in his infirmities? [2 Corinthians 12:9]



2018-11-26
Paul Wrestling with Wild Beasts: What did paul mean in 1 Corinthians 15:32 by, "if I wrestled with wild beasts"? [1 Corinthians 15:32]



2018-11-19
Contradiction about speaking about Speaking in Tongues: There seems to be a contradiction about speaking in tongues, that it is just for the believers or that it's for the unbelievers. What say you? [1 Corinthians 14:22]



2018-10-31
Paul Speaking to Whom: To whom is speaking, the apostles or us? [titus 3:12]



2018-09-26
All things Made New: All things new, is this by any chance in relation to 'every knee shall bow'? Is it sort've like universalism will bow? [Revelation 21:5, Romans 14:11]
Paul's Hard Writings: What did peter mean by pauls writings being hard to understand & twisting them?


2018-09-24
Paul as Opposed to Gnosticism: Paul talking about the spirit and the flesh warring against one another, wasn't the idea of the flesh being sinful more from the Gnostics?



2018-09-20
Paul's Spirit is with them: What does it mean when Paul said that his spirit is with them? [Corinthians 5:4]



2018-08-29
No Longer Slaves under Sin Paul's declaration that we are no longer slaves under sin, what does this mean, especially since he said he still was a slave of sin a chapter later? [Romans 6:14, Romans 7:14]



2018-08-16
The Beast of the Field & The Mark of Beast (Paul verses Saul): The beast of the field & mark of the beast, are they related? contrasting saul & paul.



2018-07-26
Being Transformed: you change your thought processes by reading the Bible & focusing on Jesus, right? Saul becoming paul, he seemed to never have another relapse



2018-07-20
Jesus' Words on Paper: Did Jesus know His words would be written down?
Paul's Writings: Do we rely too much on Paul's writing? Paul's insight and directives as binding? He was the chief advocate for the Gentiles?


2018-07-18
Kicking Against the Pricks: What does it mean "it is hard to you to kick against the pricks"? [Acts 9:4-6]



2018-07-12
Cast Down & Not Forsaken: What did Paul mean by being Cast down & not forsaken? So who casts us down? Who forsakes us? [2 Corinthians 4:9]
Overcoming Evil with Good: How do I overcome evil w/ good when people leaving messes for me to clean up?


2018-06-14
Judging Nothing Before the Time: Paul seems to be for & against judging, & judge before the time. Can you explain all this stuff about judging? [1 Corinthians 4:3-5, 1 Corinthians 2:15, 1 Corinthians 5:3,12]
"He Shall Suffer Loss": What is Paul saying in this chapter about people following him, other following Apollos & some people's work being all burned up, but they themselves making it? [1 Corinthians 3:13-14]


2018-06-12
Paul's thought process in Ephesians: So in Ephesians 3:1-13, from verses 2-12, it all seems to be parenthetical, & then he talks about his original thought in verse 1, is that true?



2018-05-30
Paul's Conversion: When was Paul saved, on the road to Damascus or not until Ananias came to him?



2018-05-29
Paul telling us to keep the Feast Days: Paul seems to contradict himself when he says in one verse to keep the Feast days spiritually, but then in the very next verse to literally keep them or something like that. [1 Corinthians 5:7-8]



2018-05-21
Sown in Corruption, Raised in Incorruption: Sown in corruption, raised in incorruption, putting on immortality, what does Paul mean with all this sayings? [1 Corinthians 15:42, 1 Corinthians 15:53-55]



2018-03-27
Along with My Spirit: What was Paul saying when he said, "my spirit will be with you"? [1 Corinthians 5]



2018-03-26
Beatitudes-Sermon of the Mount: The Beatitudes that are mentioned in both Matthew & Luke, is that all one sermon, recorded differently, or is it 2 separate sermons? [Matthew 5-7, Luke 6:20-49]
Women's Authority: Women authority, in church AND secular venues? What would Paul have thought of Women leaders in the secular realm? [1 Timothy 2:11-12]


2018-03-13
Loving your neighbor as much or more than yourself: Paul says to love others MORE than ourselves, but Jesus only said to love others as MUCH as ourselves [Romans 12:10, John 13:34, Philippians 2,3,4]



2018-03-08
Baptizing for the Dead: Why does paul saying being baptized for the dead like the Mormons do? [1 Corinthians 15:29]



2018-03-01
Paul Losing his Salvation: Where does it say that Paul thought he could lose his salvation? [1 Corinthians 9:27]
Catholic Priesthood: Isn't the Catholic priesthood null & void? Aren't they like a cult? [Hebrews 10:10]


2018-02-22
Speaking what you Believe and Word of Faith: Is Paul saying we can have whatever we believe and speak? [2 Corinthians 4:13, Psalms 116:10]



2018-02-20
Vision for Church: What did Jesus & Paul have as a vision of what "church" is? Is the way we do church today just based on tradition?



2018-02-05
Levels of Heaven: What are the levels of heaven?



2018-02-02
Paul's Conversion: Is there a contradiction in Paul’s conversion story in Galatians and Acts?



2018-01-30
Saul on the road to Damascus Was Saul saved at the very point of his experience on Damascus? Or was it not until he was baptized? [Acts 22:1-21]



2018-01-16
Prophecy & Head Coverings: Can you talk about Head Coverings & prophecy that Paul was talking about in 1 Corinthians 11, especially involving women. [1 Corinthians 11:3-16]



2018-01-16
Meat Sacrificed to Idols: I would like you to expound on these 2 particular verses in 1 Corinthians 8 regarding making your brother weak involving meat sacrificed to idols. [1 Corinthians 8:11-12]



2018-01-12
Paul & Jesus' Gospel Different: I've been told that Paul differed in his faith from Christ, that he really attempted to sabotage the movement. Is that true?



2017-11-30
Paul's Conversion: When did he start traveling & go to Jerusalem & when did he start preaching?



2017-11-10
Power of God: Caller wanted to chime in about marriage on the other side of glory. He shares a story about having so much power from God that he had enough energy that he didn't have to sleep more than 10 minutes a day, & there was no interest in sex.
Luke & Paul: When did Luke join up with Paul? How soon after Paul's conversion?


2017-10-16
Women in Ministry I would like to know the reasons why a woman is not allowed to be a pastor or elder. Do you know the reasons? [1 Timothy 2:11-15]
Church Traditions & Customs & Head Coverings: What can you tell me about church traditions & customs, especially involving head coverings for women? [1 Corinthians 11:2-16]
Communion & Agape Feasts: The Early Church had real agape feasts for communion instead of just a token bread & wine like nowadays.

2017-09-21
The Book of Romans: Is Romans a personal book or a theological treatise?



2017-08-31
Letters of New Testament Complete: When were all the writings of the New Testament complete?
70 Years: Is the year 70 AD Destruction of Jerusalem of any significance to 70 year captivity in Babylon?


2017-08-30
Paul's Writing Above all other's Writings: Have you ever heard that Paul's writings are elevated above anyone else's, including Jesus' own words?



2017-08-16
Correcting Peter for Hypocrisy: When was the chronology of when Paul corrected Peter for his hypocrisy at Antioch?



2017-08-11
Apollos & Paul: Can you tell me what is going on here? [1 Corinthians 3:5-8]



2017-08-07
Paul not Holding Anything Back: What did it mean when Paul said he didn't hold back anything, shared everything from the Council? [Acts 20, 1 Crinthians 9:16]
Not Preaching the Gospel: What did he mean, woe is me if I don't preach the gospel? [1 Corinthians 9:16]
Paul Running the Race: What did Paul mean by "run the race"? [Acts 20:4]

2017-07-21
Having a Clean Conscience: What does Paul mean by a clean conscience? What is a conscience? [Romans 2:15]



2017-07-18
Judged by Your Knowledge: Are you judged according to the light you have?
Paul's Gospel Different than James: Paul seems to teach a different gospel than James, where Paul says faith alone, but James says faith & works. [Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 3:19-23, James 2:1426]


2017-06-06
All things are Yours: When Paul gets done talking about the Wisdom of God & the foolish of man, he concludes by saying, "all are yours". What does that mean? [1cor 3:21-22,



2017-05-22
Hebrew Roots Movement: In order for the Hebrew Roots people to believe what they believe, don't they have to do away with Paul's writings?



2017-05-19
Jailer & Household Salvation: What did Paul mean by, "...& your household" will be saved? Is that saying that by his one act in this instance not only he would be saved by his whole household? [Acts 16:31]
Elisha Asking for a Double Portion: What did it mean Elisha by asking for a double portion of the Holy Spirit from Elijah? [2 Kings 2:9]


2017-05-09
Against Circumcision, Yet permits it: Why did paul have timothy circumcised if he spoke so much against it? [Acts 16:3]



2017-03-31
Transported Body or Out-of-Body Experiences: The Holy Spirit transported Philip? or Out of body experiences of Paul. [Acts 8, 2 Corinthians 12:1-4]



2017-03-16
Paul Going to the 3rd Heaven: When Paul said he went to the 3rd heaven, what was he talking about? [2 Corinthians 12:1-4]



2017-02-17
Paul's Conversion going to Damascus: Did an angel appear to Saul on the way to Damascus or was it actually Jesus? Mormons told me it was the former, an angel



2017-02-13
Mary, the Mother of Jesus: The Assumption of a Mary & believing in Catholic Tradition. Paul didn't believe that, did he?



2017-02-01
Disciples being called Christians: Were the disciples first called "Christians" at Antioch? [Acts 11:26]



2017-01-31
Building again the things Paul Destroyed: "For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor", what does this mean? [Galatians 2:18]



2017-01-23
Word of God: Can you explain this in studying the Word of God? [2 Corinthians 4:4]



2016-03-10
Knowledge of Writing the Bible: Did the writers of the Bible, especially Paul, know they were writing the Bible when they were writing it? After all, Peter considers Paul's writings authoritative. [2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 3:15-16]



2016-02-25
Old Man or Old Self: Why do some Bible translations change it from "old man & the new man" to "old self & new self"? [Colossians 3:10]
Concepts of Faith & Charles Capps: Are you familiar with the radio show, "Concepts of Faith" with Charles Capps?


2015-12-31
Reconciling Scripture [Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 4:11]: How do we reconcile Jesus saying He'll provide everything we need, but then Paul saying we might go hungry & be beaten & so on? [Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 4:11]
Reconciling Scripture - Meat Sacrificed to Idols: In Revelation it seems to be a big deal about eating meat sacrificed to idols, but not a very big deal to Paul. How do you reconcile those 2 things? [Revelation 2:14, 1 Corinthians 8:9-13]


2015-12-29
Thorn in the flesh (followup): What is the "thorn in the flesh" that Paul had? Was it possibly guilt or emotional baggage? [2 Corinthians 12:6-8, Numbers 33:55]



2015-12-28
Thorn in the flesh: What is the "thorn in the flesh" that Paul had? Was it possibly guilt or emotional baggage? [2 Corinthians 12:6-8]



2015-12-17
King David & Bathsheba: Did King David actually rape Bathsheba? Do you suppose she knew what she was doing bathing in front of the palace, trying to seduce him?
Paul's struggle in Romans 7: Was Paul's struggle in Romans 7 pre or post conversion? What does it mean to walk in the Spirit? [Romans 7, Ephesians 6]


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]



2015-12-10
Paul being removed from the Bible: People actually believe that Paul needs to be removed from the Bible?
The Christmas Story: Do you have any good verses in the OT that illuminate the birth of Christ? [Luke 1 & 2, Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 7:14, 9:6, Micah 5:2]


2015-12-09
Anti-Paul Movement: There seems to be this anti-Paul Pharisee Movement going around saying that we can't believe Paul. What do you think about it?



2015-12-04
The Apostle Paul: Is it true Paul tried to preach in his own prowess at first, just trying to be intellectual, his own knowledge, but wasn't spirit-filled, & came out of Athens sort've deflated, but that in 1 Corinthians 2, he completely changed his approach to how he preached, to preach Jesus & Him crucified only? Is this true? [Acts 17, 1 Corinthians 2:2]
Paul after his conversion: Was Paul in seclusion from preaching after his conversion in Damascus for several years? [Galatians 1:15-24, 2:1]


2015-11-23
Paul & Slavery & Marriage: If we no longer accept Paul's view about slavery, why do we have to accept what he said about marriage? [1 Corinthians 7, Ephesians 6:5-9]



2015-10-26
The Inspiration of Scripture: Paul was only talking about the OT Scriptures when he said 1 Timothy 3:16, about all the Scripture is given by inspiration, but did he have foresight & knew that the NT would be Scripture too? [2 Timothy 3:16]



2015-10-19
Jesus verses Paul - Calling Somebody a Fool: Should we ignore Paul & his letters since he seems to be going against what Jesus said about calling people fools? [Matthew 5:21-22, 1 Corinthians 3:18, 15:36 2 Corinthians 11:16, 11:23, 12:6, 11, Galatians 3:1-3, Titus 3:3]



2015-10-13
Street Preachers Follow-up: Paul didn't hold anything back when he was publicly speaking. [Acts 20:20]
Strong-holds & Foot-holds: What is the difference between a strong-hold & a foot-hold? (Steve, however, gets interrupted in his answer.)s


2015-10-06
Paul cutting his hair & the Nazarite vow: Why did Paul cut his hair? Why did he take the Nazarite vow? [Acts 18:18, 1 Corinthians 9:20-22]
A test for Adultery: Can you expound on the Adultery test in [Numbers 5:11-31]?


2015-10-06
12 Apostles & Paul: If Jesus had the "12" apostles, why did Paul need to be one?
Peter's & Paul's Gospel: So the gospel of Paul is completely different than the gospel of Peter's, Paul's being about grace?


2015-10-01
Spiritual Strength through the Holy Spirit: What is the promise Paul is referring to regarding Spiritual Strength through the Holy Spirit in [Ephesians 3:14-20]



2015-09-29
Paul's writings hard to understand: Peter said that some of Paul's writings were very hard to understand. What things was Peter talking about? [2 Peter 3:15-16]
The Fish & the Coin: Why did Jesus have Peter do it this way? Why didn't they just take the money out of the treasury, the purse Judas was always carrying around? [Matthew 17]


2015-08-20
Timothy Not To Neglect Gift: What is the Gift that was given to Timothy by hands & to not neglect it or stir it up. [1 Timothy 4:14, 2 Timothy 1:6]



2015-08-20
"Us" in Gensis (Trinity): Is the "Us" when God talk in possessive plura;, is it referring to the Trinity? [Genesis 1:26, 3:22]
Gays & Sex: Paul spoke on the subject of Homosexual sex, but the words he used in greek were ambiguous, so some gay sex was okay, homosexuals rationalize.
Creation Story in all Religions: The Creation story is in all the religions, so Genesis is not the first or original creation account (implying, so is it genuine?)

2015-07-20
Head Coverings: Why does Paul go into such detail about Head Coverings, but then shortly after that says, "We have no such custom"? [1 Corinthians 11:16]



2015-06-10
Contradiction about Sin: In one place of the Bible is says that the soul that sinneth, it shall die, but in another place it says that sin living in us is causing us to sin. [Ezekiel 18:20, Romans 7:17]



2015-05-28
The Church of Firstborn: Has Steve ever heard of the church called, "The Church of the Firstborn"?
[Romans 7], Paul's pre or post Conversion: Is Romans 7 referring to Paul's experience before or after his conversion? [Romans 7]


2015-05-20
Head Coverings: Why is the decorum about Head Coverings such a big deal in the Bible? And what is the talking about the Angels about? [1 Corinthians 11:3-16]



2015-05-19
Pastoral Income: How should Pastors derive at their income? Should they all make tents like Paul did?



2015-05-06
Apostles: I thought an Apostle was only somebody who had walked w/ Jesus...including Paul.



2015-04-16
Passover or Feast of Unleavened Bread: In 1 Corinthians 5, is Paul talking about the Passover or the Feast of the Unleavened Bread? [1 Corinthians 5:7-8]



2015-03-19
The Role of Women in the Church: Steve keeps saying, "Jesus says", Paul says", or "the Bible says", but which is it?



2015-03-16
The Torah: Paul was talking about the Torah when he was talking to Timothy about the Scriptures. [2 Timothy 3:15-16]



2015-03-12
Paul going to Heaven: Are there other verses besides 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 where it talks about Paul going to Heaven? [2 Corinthians 12:1-10]



2015-02-02
Calvinism - Election: Even though Paul was quoting from the Old Testament, which was talking about nations, Paul was talking about individuals, was he not?



2015-01-13
Paul offering an animal sacrifice: Did Paul really offer an animal sacrifice? [Acts 21:23-26]



2014-12-11
Mediterranean Sea & Jesus' Ministry: Did Jesus ever do anything at the Mediterranean Sea? Did any Biblical character for that matter?
Cremation: What does the Bible say about Cremation?
Profanity: What does the BIble say about profanity/cursing?

2014-12-02
Paul & Jesus' Gospel: People think that Jesus & Paul taught 2 different things. What do you think? [Galatians 5:6]



2014-11-21
All one in Christ Jesus: People think there's a contradiction between all being one in Christ Jesus, but in Corinthians it says there is a certain order of authority. Can you shed some light on that? [Galatians 3:28, 1 Corinthians 11]



2014-11-14
Extend Your Mantle over me: What was Ruth saying or doing to Boaz when she was asking Boaz to extend his mantle over her? [Ruth 3:7-18]
Person Caught up in the 3rd Heaven: Who was the person caught up on the 3rd Heaven? [2 Corinthians 12:2-4]


2014-11-10
Sound Doctrine: What does Paul mean by "sound doctrine"? [Titus 2:1, Matthew 28:19-20]



2014-11-05
Free Mason: Can a Free Mason be a Christian at the same time?
Paul's Conversion: Was Paul converted against his will? [Acts 16]


2014-10-17
Paul Rebuking Peter: What was happening when Paul was rebuking Peter in Galatians? [Galatians 2]
Root of Sin: What is the main root of sin?


2014-10-07
Suffering: Caller feels there was a reason for his suffering.
Paul: God picked Paul to be an ambassador/apostle of Christ for a reason.
Speaking in Tongues: Caller feels Speaking in Tongues is not necessary in this day & age. [1 Corinthians 14]

2014-10-07
Paul's Writings: Paul's writings should be removed because he was usurping the Kingdom of God by saying we should obey government's authority. What do you think? [Romans 13:1-5, 1 Peter 2:13-25]
Working for the Government: Should Christians work for the government since we belong to the Kingdom of God?


2014-09-15
"Even things that are" follow-up: Could be possible that Paul is talking about people that no longer alive?



2014-09-09
Peter & Rome: Was Peter ever physically in Rome because I've heard that he was neve actually there.
Visiting Sites Paul Traveled: Can we still visit places where Paul was?
Jesus' Locations: When you go to Israel, Jerusalem, can you still see physical places Jesus actually was at?

2014-09-03
Paul's suffering & glorying over it: What is Paul saying when he said people would be able to glory in suffering? [Ephesians 3:13]
Descending to Hell: Did Jesus go to hell during His death? [Ephesians 4:8-10, 1 Peter 3:18-20]
Sign of Jonah: [Matthew 16:4, 12:39-40]

2014-08-15
Attain unto the Resurrection What does Paul mean by "attain unto the resurrection"? [Philippians 3:11]



2014-08-14
Authorship of the Book of Hebrews: Who wrote the Book of Hebrews, Paul?



2014-08-13
Thorn in Paul's Flesh: What does Steve think is the thorn in Paul's flesh? [2 Corinthians 12:6-8, Galatians 4:19]



2014-07-30
Descending to the lower parts of the Earth: What did Paul mean in Ephesians that Jesus went to the lower parts of the earth? [Ephesians 4:8-9, Psalm 139:15, 1 Peter 3:18-22]



2014-07-21
Letters of Paul: How did the early Christians receive the instruction from Paul before the New Testament was put into the Bible & grow from it before it was?
Wrath of God revealed from Heaven: How can we make the leap from Paul addressing people in the 1st century church to it applying to us now? [Romans 1]


2014-07-17
Song of Solomon: What exactly is book of Song of Songs or Song of Solomon? Love letters, a love poem, just what exactly is it? [Songs of Solomon]
The Book of Hebrews: Who wrote the Book of Hebrews?


2014-07-11
The Blinding of Paul: is it safe to say that Jesus was the one that blinded Paul on the way to Damascus? [Acts 9:3-9]



2014-06-27
Books of Acts complete: Was there supposed to be some more things after the last official of verse where Paul was preaching about the Kingdom of God? [Acts 28:31]
The Sonnini Manuscript - Acts 29: Have you heard of the Sonnini Manuscript that include an Acts 29? Is it a valid chapter?


2014-06-11
1 & 2 Timothy: A friend of my friend started saying that he didn't think 1 & 2 Timothy was actually written by Paul, & even if it was, there are some problems that w/ what Paul wrote. Can you help me out?



2014-05-08
Paul's Infirmity: I always thought Paul got blind from his experience at Damascus. [Acts 9:1-31]



2014-05-08
Paul, his visions & vision: How did Paul become blind? Did he have a Near Death Experience? Was he ultimately healed because he seems to talk about it in past tense in Galatians? How come he couldn't write about the things he saw? [Corinthians 12:1-10, Galatians 4:15]



2014-04-21
Unnamed Apostle: Who was this unnamed disciple Paul was talking about? [2 Corinthians 8:18]



2014-04-11
Heaven is for Real: What do you think about people who say they went to Heaven & back?
Paul not allowed to reveal: Paul wasn't allowed to disclose some of the things he saw while in heaven, so why would it be okay for others to do it now? [2 Corinthians 12:1-4]


2014-04-07
Paul: Did Paul corrupt the gospel Jesus taught?
Jesus & Paul differing on Original Sin: Did Jesus teach that we were almost divine, that we were basically good? But Paul taught that we were very evil? [Mark 7:20, Romans 3:10-18, Romans 5:12-21]
Greater Works: What about the passage of Scripture that says Jesus' Apostles would be able to do GREATER works that Him? [john 14:12]

2014-04-04
Paul talking about the Resurrection: Can you please tell me what Paul is talking about regarding the Resurrection? [1 Corinthians 15:20-28]



2014-03-27
Forgiveness: If we are supposed to forgive everyone, how come Paul didn't forgive Alexandra the silversmith? [2 Timothy 4:14-16]



2014-03-26
A Different Gospel: Paul seems to make a distinction between what he says in 2 Corinthians about a different gospel than what he says Galatians. Can you tell me the difference? [Galatians 1:6-9, Corinthians 11]
Total Depravity: What is "total depravity"?


2014-02-27
Paul Being whipped: Paul being whipped the first time, but when he said the second time that he was a Roman Citizen he saved himself from being whipped, and they were in great trouble for whipping. [Acts 22:22-29]
Financial & Marriage difficulties: How do you take care of yourself in order to help someone else, namely my wife, since we are both having financial difficulties right now, & I don't know what to do.


2014-02-17
Understanding Romans 7: Can you please help understand Romans 7? Is Paul talking about himself, after his conversion? [Romans 6-8, Galatians 5:16]



2014-02-06
Circumcision: Why the apparent conflict, Paul saying don't worry about circumcision, but then proceeds to let Timothy to be circumcised? [1 Corinthians 7:18, Acts 16:3]



2014-01-29
Paul's Conversion: Can you please explain these 2 verse in Acts that seem to contradict each other involving Paul's conversion? [Acts 9:7 & Acts 22:9]



2014-01-28
Paul's Writings: Was Paul speaking his own opinion most of the time even though he wrote over 2/3's of the New Testament?
God being in the OT: Was God a lot more angry in the Old Testament then He was in the New Testament, the death of His Son nullifying it?


2014-01-27
Judgments of God: Mass shootings, Tsunamis, & all this other calamity & violence happening, is that a result of getting rid of God?
Noah's Flood & Sodom & Gomorrah: So do you think there won't be major catastrophe like happened in the ancient days like Noah's Flood & Sodom & Gomorrah?
Paul's conflicting instruction towards widows: Why did Paul seem to contradict himself in his instruction to widows, where he advised some to get married again & others not to get married? [1 Timothy 5:11-14]

2013-02-13
Calvinism & Predestination: Caller disagrees that Paul is asking rhetorical questions in Romans 9-11 & Romans 6, that he's actually being literal that some will resist God's will, are predestined to do that. A long lengthy explanation of what Paul is really saying ensues. [Romans 6, Romans 9-11]



2013-01-21
Paul Waited: Paul was doing God's will because he'd wait & then go.



2013-01-21
Special Revelation to offset such Violent Persecution: It's as if because people like John the Baptist & the Apostle Paul suffered such persecution, that God offset that by giving them special Revelation to keep them going. [Luke 12:48]
Timeline of Daniel being a Problem: Daniel & his companions were in a 3 year training program, so how could Daniel give insight to Nebuchadnezzar in only his second year of training? Is that why Nebuchadnezzar didn't originally call on them in the first round? [Daniel 1:1, Daniel 2:1]
Speaking in Aramaic & The King of the Statue: Why did the Chaldeans speak in Aramaic? [Daniel 2:4] The 4 Kingdoms of Daniel 2, the way my Bible has the subnotes identifying them, are they correct? [Daniel 2:36-39]

2013-01-18
N.T. Wright & the New Perspective on Paul: Have you ever read or know about N. T. Wright's book on the New Perspective of Paul?


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