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Topic: Bible Appreciation

Episode Topic Audio

2021-03-10
Command to Read the Bible: Where is the command to read your Bible? [Joshua 1:8, Luke 12:48].



2021-01-28
Christians Living and Encouragement: Could you give me scripture to help me live my life as a Christian? I need some structure. Recommends "The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life", by Hannah Whithall Smith. [Matthew 6:33, Psalm 1, 2 Timothy 2:15].



2021-01-06
Biblical Fables and Sayings: Are familiar fables and sayings such as, "The Tortoise & the Hare", and "don't throw the baby out with the bath water" have a biblical basis?



2020-12-21
Steve Gregg's Cornerstone Passages: Could you share some cornerstone passages for Christology & eschatology? [Psalm 110, Matthew 24:15, Matthew 7:1 John 1:1].



2020-12-02
God Punishes & Disciplines Us: Does God punish us? [Psalms 103:6-12, I Thessalonians 4:6, 2 Peter 4:13, Hebrews 12:5-12, I Corinthians 11, Proverbs 13:24].
Applying Scripture to Ourselves: How does one know how to apply the Psalms, Proverbs, etc., to oneself? [1 Corinthians 11, Psalm 103:5-6, 2 Timothy 3:16].


2020-09-18
The Complexity of the Bible: Why has God made the Bible so complex, which has resulted in so many opposing opinions and misunderstanding? [Mark 7, Luke 21].
Greek & Hebrew Necessary to Understand the Bible?: Does one have to study Greek and Hebrew to understand the Bible?


2020-04-29
The Value of Reading the Bible's Genealogies: As a new reader to the Bible, is it really necessary to read the laborious genealogies? [Genesis 37].



2020-04-02
Irrefutable Fulfilled Prophesy: Are there some prophetic passages that are particularly convincing to the skeptic? [Isaiah 53, Psalm 22, Daniel 7-10].



2020-03-13
Clarity from God for Guidance: Will scripture, or the Holy Spirit, always teach and lead you? Or are there times when it will be unclear? [Acts 16:6-7, Proverbs 3:6].



2019-08-21
Bible & Verses: Why does the Bible read like a story, but is broken into verses?
Women Wanting to Rule Over Husbands: Can you talk about the verse in Genesis that talks about how women, after the fall, are going to want to control their husbands? [Genesis 3:6, 4:7].


2019-07-15
Applying Old Testament Promises to Ourselves: I am wondering if I can apply one of my favorite verses to myself, even though it was meant to the Old Testament exiles in Babylon? [Jeremiah 29:11, Deuteronomy 28, Joshua 1:5, Hebrews 13:5, Psalm 118:6, 2 Corinthians 1:20].



2019-05-06
Bored Reading the Bible: Am I wrong to be bored by parts of the Bible?



2019-05-06
How to Start to Reading the Bible: Would you suggest where you think one should start if they have no background in the Bible or scripture at all?



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



2018-10-23
Numbering the People: Why did Chronicles include the story of David "numbering the people" and not Samuel?
Chronological Bible: Is there such a thing as chronological Bible or chronological source I can get that puts everything in the OT in Chronological order?


2018-08-03
Jesus & The Early Church practicing Communism: Would Jesus, His disciples & the early church be considered communists?
Apostles Written Record: How come there is not more a record written by apostles?


2018-04-05
Which book was it?: (followup) You were recently asked if you could only have ONE book of the Bible, what would it be? What was the answer? (Matthew)



2018-03-12
One Book in the Bible: If you could only have access to ONE book from the Bible, which one would it be? (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Romans, Acts & so on)



2018-01-10
Books of the Bible: How can we be sure the ones who determined what to include in the New Testament didn't make mistakes, determining what was going to be in canon of Scripture?



2017-12-21
A Case of Plagiarism in the Bible: 2 chapters of the Bible say the exact same thing, so is this a case of plagiarism? [2 Kings 19, Isaiah 37]



2017-12-20
KJV only Advocate: (lively discussion) Bible translation, KJV ONLY? Are other versions corrupted? Are those that read other version going to hell?



2017-12-19
Doubting the Bible: Listener is doubting his faith, doubting the reliability of the Bible, & he needs assurance about the authority and integrity of it.



2017-12-15
Doubts the Inerrancy of Scripture: Can a person who doubts the inerrancy Word of God be considered a Christian?



2017-11-01
Celebrating Christmas: Should Christians be celebrating Christmas? [Jeremiah 10:2-5]
Missing Books of the Bible: Are there books not in the Bible that should be?


2017-10-25
Bible Completion: When was the Bible completed & compiled?
Apologetics & Mormonism: Have you ever heard of Norman Geisler? He says there's NO WAY Mormons/LDS can be Christians when they go against so much of Christianity & tell Christians to join them, so don't you think that is true?


2017-10-13
Good Translations of the Bible: What Bible Translations do you recommend?



2017-10-12
Doubting the more I read the Bible: I'm actually having more doubts about God the more I read the Bible, not less, so what do you recommend that I should I do?



2017-09-28
Bible Translators getting it so Wrong: How do translators make mistakes that are so glaring sometimes? [Matthew 16:19, Matthew 18:18]



2017-09-15
The Promises in the Bible: How much of the promises in the Bible can be applied to us? [Joshua 1:9]
Psalms & Proverbs: What about the advice or information from Proverbs? Are they true & appicable?


2017-09-11
Private Interpretation of Scripture: Catholic church says there can be no private interpretation of scripture. What do you say about that? [2 Peter 1:20]



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?



2017-07-12
The Word of God: Is the Bible really the Word of God?



2017-06-28
SOLAS & Sola Scriptura: Have you ever heard of the acronym SOLAS? Sola Scriptura, Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Solus Christus, Soli Deo Gloria.



2017-06-27
Narrator Omniscience How did one record conversations/events in the bible if no one was there to record it?



2017-05-30
Jesus & God in comparison to the Bible, The Bible is not a complete, some claim, not the same as just believing in God.



2017-05-09
Verses that might've Surprised Steve Gregg: What are some verses that surprised you the first time you read the entire Bible through?



2017-05-04
Confessing the Lord's Prayer & Saying Sinner's Prayer: Is confessing the Lord & saying the sinner's prayer enough to be saved? [Romans 10:8-11]
KJV Translation of the Bible: Is the King James Version the best translation?


2017-04-11
Textus Receptus or Alexandrian Text: What text do you think is better for the bible, textus receptus or that alexandrian text?
Best Bible Reading Plan: What do you think is the best Bible reading plan?


2017-03-09
Interlinear Bible: What do you think of the interlinear bible by JP Green Sr, who uses the received text (textus receptus)? But there's a discrepancy in using it in a verse? [1 john 5:18]



2017-03-08
The Jesus Story Book Bible: Caller recommends a kids' Bible called, The Jesus Story Book Bible to the previous caller.
Typological Applications to the Bible: How come Dispensationalists are not consistent in applying prophecy to the Bible like they do to the Old Testament?


2017-03-03
Blue Letter Bible Website: Blue Letter Bible Website Endorsement.
Slapping on the right cheek: Slapping on the right cheek. [Matthew 5:39]


2016-04-04
Olivet Discourse with Book of Revelation: Can we compare Matthew 24 with Revelation 6? What about Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21 also?
Studying the Bible: Does the Bible tell you how to study the Bible?
Memorizing or Meditating on the Scripture: Are we supposed to meditate &/or memorize the Bible?

2016-03-16
Woman Caught in Adultery Story: The woman caught in adultery story, I heard there's a lot of controversy of whether that belongs in the Bible or not, that it was an insertion? What do you say? [John 7:53-8:1-11]
Seventh Day Adventists: Where do Seventh Day Adventists get their name & why so much emphasis on the Sabbath?


2016-03-10
Reading the Bible: How should we read the Bible? What mindset? A Systematic Theology or a story-like narrative?



2016-02-05
Calling Evil Good & Good Evil: Is there a verse that says they'll call evil good & good evil? [Isaiah 5:20]



2015-12-28
Reading the Bible: What is the best way to read the Bible?



2015-11-10
"Throw it all out": Doesn't it say somewhere in the Bible that if a portion of the Bible is bad to throw it all out?
Mormonism & Fallacy of the Bible: That's what the Mormons say, that some of the Bible is wrong, because, for example, it says "repented" of the evil He was going to do to the Israelites for worshipping other gods. [Exodus 32:14]


2015-10-26
Encouraging Scripture: i'd like some Scripture to encourage a niece who is a very weak Christian who's going to be alone.



2015-10-16
Reading & Understanding the Bible: What is the best way to read the Bible?



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]


2015-09-11
Disagreement about Canon of Bible: Little convoluted in what his actual disagreement w/ Steve was on the Canon of Scripture....slavery, & other stuff.



2015-09-08
Chronological Order the Books of the NT: What would Steve say about the chronological order of the books of the New Testament?



2015-08-20
Catholic Authority: Where does the Catholic Church get the idea that they have all authority, that if it didn't originate w/ them, it is wrong?
Sola Scriptura & Tradition in the CC: Catholic Church Believes in Scripture & Tradition?


2015-06-30
Reading the Bible Out Loud: Would Steve ever consider reading the entire Bible for audio?
Speaking the Truth (in love): John the Elder, the loved Disciple of Christ, is not loving because of the negative things he said about the anti-Christ.


2015-06-25
Ahithophel: Did Ahithophel turn against David because of the relationship he had w/ Bathsheba?



2015-06-02
"Sliding Away Backwards": Where can I find that phrase in Isaiah, "Sliding Away Backwards"? Turn away backwards! [Isaiah 1:4]
"It Is Written": Does Steve have a count of how often the phrase, "It is Written" is used in the Bible?


2015-05-12
The Bible Just a Nice Set of Stories: How do you deal w/ someone who claims to be a Christian, but thinks the Bible is just a book of made up stories, & how would you share w/ them that they are wrong?



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!


2015-03-30
In-depth Bible Study: Caller wants an in-depth Bible Study, something like Steve Gregg has. (more clicking last call didn't have it even though the previous call before that did.)



2015-03-27
Animals in Heaven: Animals in Heaven.
Steve is very dedicated: Steve being dedicated to his Ministry.
Red letter Edition - Don C. Harris: Is Steve familiar w/ Don Harris or the ministry of Red Letter Edition?

2015-03-06
The Book of Nehemiah & Joy: How do you apply "the Joy of Lord is my strength", we get strength from His joy? [Nehemiah 8:10]
Manasseh killed Isaiah: Is it true Manasseh killed Isaiah? [Isaiah 9:21, 2 Chronicles 33:13]
Not loving Jesus most: Where is it in the Bible where Jesus says if people love their mother or father more than Him, is not worthy of Him? [Matthew 10:34-38]

2015-03-05
"You are gods": "You are God's" in the possessive sense, is that possible? [Psalm 82:6]
A good commentary: Do you know of good commentaries that you'd recommend?


2015-02-10
Symbology & People in the Bible: Even though they are not written to us, we can relate to stuff that happened to other people in the Bible, Christians or men of God & not.



2015-01-23
"The Story": Does Steve know anything about "The Story"?



2015-01-14
No Bibles Available in Church: Caller forgot Bible one time & asked if she could borrow one & the church didn't have one.
Prayer in Church: How much prayer should be happening in church?


2014-11-07
The Bible: Who wrote the Bible? How do we know it's not just a story?



2014-10-16
King Saul's bloodshed: Where is the story about Saul shedding the blood of the Gibeonites before David wanted to avenge them? 2 Samuel 21]
Sheba the Scribe: Is Sheba the one that recorded a lot of David's exploits?
Urim and Thummim: What is the Urim & Thummim? There's not much mentioned of them in the Bible.

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]


2014-05-12
All the Books of the Bible Lecture on CD: Where can I get a hardcopy or CD of the lecture you had about a summarization of all the books of the Bible?



2014-02-26
Bible throwing curve balls: I really believe in the fundamental essentials of Christianity, such as Jesus Christ &, the main & plain things, but then the Bible just throws weird things out there that we have to believe like literal creation, people burning in hell, & God creating Satan. Can you help me with the weird things that it seems to teach?



2014-02-10
Meditation: What does it mean to, "Meditate on God's Word"? [Psalm 1:2]



2014-01-16
Study Bibles & too much Doctrine: Sometimes you just need to sit down & read the Bible & let the Holy Spirit just take over. What is the best study Bible, though?



2013-02-05
Applying same Scripture Different Ways: There really is no universal way to apply the same passage of Scripture for everyone....it might mean something else to someone else. Do you think that might be true? (Spiritualizing Scripture)
God Speaking to us: Can God speak to us apart from the what He says in the Scripture? Is it possible He might ever tell us something CONTRARY to what the Scripture said?


2013-01-28
Walking in the Spirit: Suggestions on ways to walk in the Spirit.
The Movie, Harvey: Have you ever seen the movie called, "Harvey"? It's an object lesson to how to be able to "walk in the Spirit" practically.


2013-01-22
Steve's Itinerary: When are you going to be in San Cruz again?
Enjoying a Read-in-a-Year Bible: Really enjoying a Bible that I can read in a year, & have a lot of questions in the margins but can't find them.
Knowing God's Voice: How do we know God's Voice because I am in a bad marriage of a husband who is a sheep in wolves clothing. How do you know you are living in God's obedience?

2013-01-16
Changing of Hearts & Bibles in School: Is there ever occasion when we should "force" the Bible back in schools? It's sad that they are allowed to teach all the other religions in school except for Christianity.



2013-01-16
No Bible Anywhere in America: It's kind've hypocritical of the American government to say we can not preach or teach the Bible, but accommodate any other religion that is not Christian such as Buddhism & Islam.
Trinity: Can you explain the Trinity?

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