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Topic: Gods Forgiveness

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2021-03-11
Repentance After Death: Did I hear you say that one can repent in heaven after they die? Is there any scripture to support that idea? [James 3:2}.



2021-02-26
Does God Love Me Enough: Caller having suffered terrible abuse in marriages, that resulted divorces, asks, Does God love me enough, and I am forgiven? [I John 1:7].
Unforgiving Children and Other Christians: How do you deal with unforgiving Christians, and even your own children?


2020-09-28
Overthrow God-Don't Submit: Should we not be more interested in over-throwing God than submitting to Him, since He cannot fairly distribute justice? (Rec Lecture:Three Views of Hell)



2020-07-10
If We Fail God in Helping Another Come to Christ: What would God do with us, if we were responsible for someone's salvation, and we didn't do what we needed to do? [Matthew 18:6, Luke 17:2].
God Loves Me More than Anything: What verses would you say would be the best support the idea that God loves us and really wants us to be saved more than anything? [John 3:16, I John 3:16, Romans 5:8-10].
Great and Terrible Day of the Lord: What is the "great and terrible day of the Lord" in Malachi? [Malachi 4:5-6, Deuteronomy 28, Leviticus 26, Joel 2:31, Acts 2, 2 Peter 3:10-12].

2020-06-11
God Loves Unconditionally: Dennis Prager says that God cannot love unconditionally? What do you say to that?
God Who Punishes, but Loves Unconditionally: In light of the idea that God loves unconditionally, but chooses to punish the sinful, doesn't make sense to me. We seem to unnecessarily ascribe human characteristics to Him. Can you clarify?


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?


2019-10-28
God's Retribution & Forgiveness: Why is there God's retribution if there is God's forgiveness? [Luke 15:11-32, Romans 12:19].



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].


2019-07-02
Forgiven Sin: Can sin in progress be forgiven, or do you have to complete the sin and ask for forgiveness when it is done?



2019-05-24
Finding truth & not traditions: How do you genuinely find the truth? [John 14:6]
Repenting over & over again: Do we have to continue ask God to forgive us once we are forgiven?


2019-04-26
Salvation: When Jesus said, 'Father, forgive them for they know not what they do", doesn't that indicate that all will be saved? The parable of the prodigal son [Luke 15:11-32, 23:34]



2019-01-29
"They know not what they do": What did Jesus mean when he said, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do!"? A lot of people don't know what they are doing, but are still guilty of sinning! [Luke 23:34]



2019-01-10
Does God Hate: Are there certain people that God hates?



2018-12-21
Relapsing into Sin: I keep sinning & asking Him to forgive me, just how often can I do this before I exhaust His forgiveness?



2018-12-17
God in the Old Testament & the New Testament: How do we balance the things we see as harsh in the OT w/ the true love of God?



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



2018-05-11
The crucifixion of the Warrior God (God's Character in OT vs NT): the crucifixion of the Warrior God by a greg boyd discussion



2018-01-03
God Saving Man?: Why would an omnipotent God have to come to save mankind?



2017-11-08
God's Eternal Mercy: Caller is fearful that he may be hell-bound, even though he knows God had infinite mercy.



2017-11-08
God's Mercy & Forgiveness: God is infinite in forgiveness, but people still have to be held accountable who scorn Him.



2017-08-07
Forgiving Satan: How come God doesn't just forgive Satan & reinstate him to Heaven?
Called to be a Minister: How can someone know if they are being called to the ministry?


2016-03-15
Godly Forgiveness: (caller from second to last question is back also) What does Godly forgiveness look like? [John 20:23]
Forgiving other People: What about forgiving people & reconciling with them?


2016-03-15
Varying Degrees of Sin: So if sins are of different degrees, do "serious" sins fall under what it says in 1 John too? [1 John 1:9]



2016-02-29
Forgiving People who don't Repent: In order to receive forgiveness we have to repent, but what about people who don't repent, but I still have to forgive them, doesn’t that make me more merciful than God?



2016-02-29
Forgiving People: So if we forgive others & their sins, even Hitler, God will forgive them? [John 20:23]



2016-02-09
God's Forgiveness: Is there any sin that God won't forgive?
Blaspheming the Holy Spirit: How do I know if I've blasphemed the Holy Spirit or not?


2015-10-19
God Being for Us: If God is for us, who can be against us? What does that mean? We seem to be up against a lot of foes. [Romans 8:31-36]



2015-09-17
God of the OT & NT: Why did God seem so much harsh in the OT more than Jesus, also God, was in the NT?
Christianity & the LGBT community: Why are Christians so harsh to other people, including to the LGBT community?


2015-07-30
God Hates People: God hates SIN, so why can't He also hate people? [Malachi 1:2-3, Romans 9:13]



2015-07-09
Forgiveness: Do we play a role in how we are forgiven by the Lord? In order for God to forgive us, we have to forgive everyone?



2015-05-12
Forgiving & Retaining Sins: Catholic priest told the caller that that verse give him the authority to forgive sins....or not. [John 20:23]



2015-05-07
God of the OT in contrast w/ Jesus of the NT: People think there's a complete contrast between the God of the OT & the God of the NT, having character trait differences.



2015-05-04
Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage: When a divorcee gets divorced for non-biblical reasons, if they sincerely repent, they are fine, right?



2015-01-14
God Hates the Sin, Loves the Sinner: We've heard the saying, God hates the sin, but loves the sinner, but there are places where it says in the Bible that God hates the wicked person.



2015-01-07
Rewards (to the Pharisees): What did Jesus mean when He said, "...they have their reward"? [Matthew 6:5]
God of the OT vs the NT: The God of the Old Testament seems to be different than the God of the New Testament, is this true?


2014-11-20
God's Love & Power: It's hard to see God's love when you see all this evil around you.



2014-10-29
God's Forgiveness Once God forgives us, does He really not really remember them anymore? [Isaiah 43:25, Jeremiah 31:34, Hebrews 8:2, 1 Corinthians 11]



2014-09-30
Forgiveness: Is it God the Father that we come to when we ask for forgiveness & Jesus is just there as our Advocate? [1 John 2:1-2, John 14:16
God's Chastising: How do we know if it's God punishing us or if it's just our own sin catching up w/ us when something bad happens? [Hebrews 12:5]


2014-09-22
God's Love for us: Why does God love us?



2014-09-05
Michael the Buddhist: Caller wants to tell Michael the Buddhist to ask God to reveal Himself know to Michael the Buddhist? People should pray for him.



2014-06-25
God Sovereign & Unchanging: How can God be claimed to be Sovereign & Unchanging when you see major differences from the Old Testament to the New Testament?
Discipling Children: What is the Biblical way to disciplining your children? [Proverbs 13:24, Proverbs 22:15, Proverbs 23:13-14, Proverbs 22:6]


2014-06-05
Expiation and Propitiation: Was Jesus' death more of a "Propitiation" (appeasing the wrath of God) or was it more of an "Expiation" (removing the guilt from our record)?
Wrath of God: Does God ever get angry at us?
No condemnation: But as long as we are in Christ Jesus, even though we do sin, just like when a child disobeys a parent, God doesn't condemn us, does He? [Romans 8:1]

2014-05-15
God meeting us where we are: Does it actually say anywhere in the Bible that God will meet us where we are? [Luke 15:11-32, Matthew 18:12-14]



2014-01-24
God forgiving but also demanding Justice: Jesus told the Father to not hold the charge of killing Him to their charge, & Stephen asked the people stoning him to be forgiven, but what about the Justice God demands of people who haven't repented themselves? [Luke 23:34, Acts 7:60]



2013-01-18
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant: What was the purpose of the Parable about the Unforgiven Servant?


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