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Topic: Regeneration

Episode Topic Audio

2021-03-22
Dead in Sin (Calvinism): I don't agree with R.C. Sproul's characterization of how one is saved, and that man is completely dead until the savor saves him, and has nothing to do with it? [Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 20:31].



2021-03-12
Regeneration & Relationship: Would you talk about "regeneration" and "relationship"? [Matthew 19:28-30, Titus 3:4-5].



2021-02-08
Nicodemus-Born Again: What exactly does Jesus expect Nicodemus to already to understand about being born again? [John 3:1-21, Numbers 11:17, Ezekiel 36: 25-26].



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].



2020-10-09
Total Depravity: Do you agree with the Calvinist position regarding "total depravity"? [Colossians 2, Ephesians 2, Luke 15:11-32].
Chosen in Christ: What do you say about the verses that say we are "chosen" in Christ? [Isaiah 42, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Exodus 12, Isaiah 5].
Chosen Before the Foundation of the World: Were we not chosen before the foundation of the world? [Ephesians 1:4].

2020-10-06
Clarification on Salvation for the Muslim: Caller makes some observations about the Muslim (Islam) faith and asks for Steve's clarification about salvation for the those in Islam.



2020-08-12
Apostles on the Twelve Thrones: Would you clarify the passages about the apostles sitting on the twelves thrones, and if it is referring to the Great White Throne of Judgment ? [Matthew 19:28, Luke 22:30, Galatians 2:7-9, Titus 3:5].



2020-07-23
Baptism of Jesus & Baptism of Repentance: Was the baptism of Jesus and the baptism of John's repentance the same baptism?
Born Again Before the Holy Spirit Came: Were people born again before the Holy Spirit came?
Thief on the Cross - Born Again: Was the thief on the cross born again?

2020-07-22
Born Again: Is it not odd that the major Christian doctrine of "being born-again" is only mentioned in one gospels? [John 3:3, I Peter 1:2-4, I John, Titus 3:5].



2020-06-08
The Words "Regeneration" & "Judging": Could you clarify the use of the words "regeneration" and "judging" in this Matthew passage? [Matthew 19:27-29, Titus 3:5, Matthew 25:31].



2020-06-05
First Resurrection & Regeneration: What is meant by the "first" resurrection? [John 5:25-29, Revelation 20].



2020-01-07
Regeneration Before Faith: Do the following verses prove that regeneration precedes faith? [John 1:12-13, Philippians 1:29, I John 5:1, Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 3, Luke 15:11-32, Hebrews 4, James 1:17].
Greek Philosophy in Christianity: Is it wrong to mix our faith with elements of other religious philosophies? [Exodus 12, Colossians 2:8].


2019-07-04
Baptism: Should you get baptized in the name of "The Father, The Son, and The Holy Ghost", or should it just be in the name of "Jesus"? [Acts 2:38].
Baptism: Should you be baptized more than once? Or is it okay to be baptized more than once? Do you have to be completely covered?


2019-05-22
The Law: Would someone have to go to court in The Law? [Romans 10:4].
Assurance of Salvation: How can one know if they are a true believer?
Repentance: What about repentance?

2019-03-01
Old Testament-Holy Spirit: How could God expect people to obey Him in the Old Testament if they did not have the Holy Spirit and were not regenerated?



2019-02-15
Born Again: What does it mean for a person to be saved?



2019-02-14
Losing Zeal: I've lost my faith, and I want to know how to regain it.



2018-12-21
God Trusting People: Does God trust people?



2018-12-07
Non-Calvinists Hating God: People of other religions don't actually ALL hate God like Calvinism suggests, do they?



2018-09-05
Renewing Your Mind: What does it mean to renew your mind? [Romans 12:1-2]



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



2018-07-17
In the Regeneration: In your paradigm of preterism & amillennialism, where do you place the 12 apostles, judging 12 tribes in the regeneration fit in? [Matthew 19:28]



2018-06-12
Faith & Grace: Are we saved by grace or faith? Is faith a gift God gives us or do we have to find it? [Ephesians 2:8-10]



2018-05-11
Born Again & Regeneration: What does it mean to be born again mean? What does Regeneration mean? [John 3]



2018-05-10
Eternal Security: I heard you say yesterday that you don't believe once saved, always saved. I don't think that is accurate. Can you explain with Scripture why you don't think so?



2018-04-23
Heart Change: Can only God can change our heart? What is that process?



2018-02-13
Synergism and Monergism: What is Steve's view on the prodigal son, lost coin, lost sheep with respect to synergism and monergism?



2018-02-06
Losing Salvation: How does being born again correlate with losing our salvation?



2018-01-11
Drawing Closer to God: Believer who wonders if his relationship is more one-sided, He doesn't feel as though God responds or speaks to him; how do you improve your relationship with God?



2017-12-13
Walking in the Spirit, Is it not simply doing the right thing rather than ignoring one's behavior? Is behavior modification really something to focus upon? [Galatians 5:16]



2017-11-30
Making it to Heaven: New believer wondering how one becomes a committed disciple, how do you make it "up there" (to heaven)?



2017-11-28
Meaning of Repentance: Repentance, what does it really mean? Do we continue to sin even after we do repent?



2017-11-27
Persecution of Christians: Why are Christians suffering violence? What is happening in the churches in America?



2017-11-17
Not Being Completely Cleansed: People who have not been properly cleansed, not saved, how does this apply to people now who don't do it all right? [2 Chronicles 30:17-19]



2017-11-09
Lordship Salvation: What is Lordship salvation? [Ephesians 2:8-10, Romans 10:9]
License to Sin: What about a person who said the sinner's prayer in their youth, yet have lived a sinful life & think they are still saved?


2017-10-17
Why a Christian: You asked the other day a hypothetical question, Why be a Christian? Why believe in God? & I'd like to answer. [2 Timothy 2:15, Philippians 4:7-9]



2017-10-13
Faith Proceeding Regeneration: Did I hear you say that Faith has to proceed Regeneration, but Calvinism believes that you are regenerated before you have to have faith but that is wrong?



2017-09-26
Messing up, Wondering My Salvation: Wondering if I'm really saved, & I've failed God by marrying the wrong person. Will He forgive me anyway?



2017-09-26
Assurance of Salvation: I used to be in the Music business, but I developed problems with my ears, & can't do that anymore, but I've been looking at end time events seeming to fall in place, & I'm questioning my salvation & wondering what to do?



2017-09-12
Repentance in the Bible: Is repentance in the Bible turning from sin?



2017-09-11
Sinner even though a Christian: We realize are sinners, accept Jesus, repent, but then awhile later we realize we are still sinners



2017-09-06
Renewing our Minds: Renewing our minds, having discipleship [Romans 12:1-2]



2017-08-30
Being Born Again: Are we supposed to be taking being "born again" literally? [John 3:3]



2017-08-21
Being Saved: What does it mean to be saved?
Requirements for Salvation: What is required to be saved?
Belonging to God: What does the Bible say about those who belong to God?

2017-08-15
Overcoming the Flesh: What's the proper way to overcome the flesh? What is the difference between temptation & sin?



2017-08-08
Becoming Like Christ: Can these 2 verses be coupled together as far becoming like Christ? [Romans 8:29, Philippians 1:6]



2017-08-07
Power to Become the Sons of God: What does "become" mean it says that "we have the power to become the Sons of God"? [John 1:14]



2017-07-28
Indwelling of the Holy Spirit: Can you explain the difference between the new & old covenant regarding the Holy Spirit?



2017-07-06
Law Before Christ, Grace After: It seemed before Jesus died people were required to keep the law, but after He rose again we were under grace, is that true?



2017-05-16
Holy People on Individuals: Does the Holy Spirit come upon everyone the same way or is it individualized?



2016-01-08
The Duties of the Holy Spirit: What are the responsibilities of the Holy Spirit, activities that are assigned in the New Testament? Did He ever show Himself in the Old Testament?



2015-10-07
Sheep & Goats: The caller doesn't take this a completely literal, that the sheep & the goats are separated at the regeneration point. [Matthew 25:31-46]



2015-09-03
Spirit & Truth: We have to worship God in Spirit & in Truth, so what does that mean? Was He changing how it was done right then because how could they do that up to that point since there were no regenerated Christians yet? [John 14:23-24]
Moving in & out of the Spirit: Is it possible to have the Spirit in you one day & then out the next, in & out, in & out, in & out?


2015-08-31
Marriage & Salvation: Caller is concerned about his Marriage, & also wonders if he has had such a true conversion experience since he's having so much trouble w/ his marriage.



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]


2015-08-21
Judging the 12 Tribes of Israel: How could the Apostles be Judging the Jews, & the Christians even rulers of these people? How's that possible? [Matthew 19:28]



2015-07-23
Steve & the Holy Spirit: Does Steve think of himself as in the Holy Spirit? How are we born-again?
Trinity: Does Steve understand the Trinity? The Father loves the Son, & the Son loves the Father, so the Love IS the Holy Spirit.
Virgin Mary & her Son Jesus Christ: Does Steve understand Mary & her Son Jesus? Who is the closest to Jesus that is our mother? Who was the most obedient, who was there every step of the way but His mother? He was brought in by her because she was the most faithful. She is full of grace!

2015-07-10
Foundations: How do we get a Foundation that resists against the storms of life? [1 Corinthians 3:11]
Renewing our Minds: What does it mean to renew our minds? [Romans 12:1-2]


2015-06-02
Salvation (by Works): There's a required preconditional work, like saved by faith, but you have to have Fear of the Lord for instance.



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]


2015-05-04
The Old Man & the New Man: What is the Old Man & the New Man & how are we to put off the Old Man? [Ephesians 4:20, Romans 6:6]



2015-04-27
Confessing our Sins: Do we have to continually confess our sins? Do we have to confess every sin we've ever committed? [1 John 1:9]



2015-04-16
Salvation from the Bible: Taking our Salvation only from the Bible, Tom the Catholic disagrees. Baptism saves. [Matthew 19:25, 10:22, 24:13, Mark 16:16, John 6:50]
Church is built on Apostles: Church is gone, invisible!


2015-03-31
Seeking the Face of God: What does "Seeking the Face of God" mean?
Prodigal Son: A born again Christian can be spiritually dead again, is that reasonable to think? Although it is true that the prodigal son story was before the born again experience happened after the cross. [Luke 15:11-32]


2015-03-27
Essential Doctrines & Behaviors: What are the Essential Doctrines & Behaviors of being a Christian?



2015-02-16
Old Nature vs New Nature: So if you have the Holy Spirit in you once you accept Jesus as your Lord & Savior, what makes a person still sin? [Galatians 5:17]



2015-02-06
Total Depravity - Regeneration: Lydia was a worshipper of God before God opened her heart to Paul's preaching, so what to do about Calvinists have to say about this regarding their doctrine of total depravity? [Acts 16:14]



2015-01-21
Tertullian & Lucifer/Fallen Angel: So did Tertullian believe & come up w/ Lucifer Falling from Heaven?
Zeal, even if misguided, is good: Even though caller thinks Rusty, who's been calling in a lot lately regarding the perseverance of the saints, is wrong, at least he has enthusiasm.


2015-01-05
Calvinist/Regeneration: How can a person who is dead in trespasses & sins repent to God, if God didn't call them?



2014-11-17
Spiritually Dead: Does it say anywhere that the spirit dies? People actually think their spirit is dead. Isn't that metaphor wrong? Paul say that we are "dead in trespasses & sins". [James 2;28, Ephesians 1:1-2, Romans 7:9]
Regeneration & Reconciliation: Does Regeneration mean that we are being Reconciled?


2014-07-23
Holy Spirit: When does the Holy Spirit come to live inside you? [1 John 4:13, Romans 8:9]



2014-07-16
Walk according to this rule: What is this "rule" that Paul was talking about? Was it talking about being a New Creature in Christ? [Galatians 6:14-16]
Perfect in Christ Jesus: What does it mean to be "perfect in Christ"? [Colossians 1:28]


2014-02-05
Hell: What is your view of Hell? Don't you believe it's "eternal"? [Luke 16]
Regeneration: Is there any Scripture that teaches we are regenerated BEFORE we put our faith in Christ?


2014-01-24
Being born-again before the Cross: How could the lady caught in adultery be told to never sin again & be a born-again, regenerate Christian, since Jesus hadn't died yet, & the Holy Spirit hadn't come upon people? Or how could Nicodemus be rebuked for not understanding the process of being born-again since it hadn't happened yet? [1 Peter 1:11, John 3, 8:1-11]
4 Blood Moons: Caller explains the 4 Blood Moons John Hagee is talking about that a previous caller brought up.

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