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Topic: Philippians (Book)

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2021-06-16
Jesus Not God: Could you help me counter the argument that Jesus is not God? Recommended Topical lecture; "Knowing God".
Jesus as the Begotten: Would not Jesus' birth be God "begetting" Him? [Philippians 2:6, Luke 1:35].


2021-06-10
Failing God Again: Could you help me understand why those of us who have faith, understand repentance, and who truly want to please God, continue to fail Him? Recommended Lecture: "Cultivating Christian Character". [Galatians 5:17-25, Romans 12:2, Psalm 1:2, Philippians 2:13].



2021-06-10
Christ Suffers with His Body (the Church): Could you elaborate on the idea that Christ suffers when his body (the church) suffers? [Colossians 1:24, Acts 9:4, Acts 22:7, Philippians 3:10].



2021-06-04
Prayer for Things and for Others: Is it wrong to feel uncomfortable when people ask me to pray for their wants, needs, and desires, as I typically just thank Him and ask to do well, and would this hesitancy indicate I might not be saved? [Philippians 4:6, I Peter 5:7, John 5:30].



2021-05-28
Jesus Always the Son?: Did Jesus become Himself only once He was born the son, or was he always in eternity past, as the "Word"? [Luke 2:11, Philippians 2, John 1:1, Micah 5:2, 2 Corinthians 5:8, 2 Corinthians 12:3, Luke 1:35, 2 Corinthians 5:19].



2021-05-27
Those in Heaven and Those to be Resurrected: How does it work when some people are already in heaven, and then those who are raised? Are they coming to earth as well? [I Thessalonians 4:14-16, Psalm 115:16, I Corinthians 15, Philippians 3:21, I Corinthians 15:53, Psalm 2:8].



2021-04-27
Comment on Demon Possession vs Oppression: Caller clarifies the idea of being possessed by demons would be different from by influenced by demons.
Deep-breathing for Anxiety: Why is the practice of deep-breathing for anxiety looked down upon as if it is pagan. [Philippians 1:4].


2021-04-15
Hypnotherapy: Is it OK to see a Christian hypnotherapist? [I Corinthians 6:9-11, Philippians 4:6-8, I Peter 5:7].



2021-04-08
Jesus, Not God, but Only the Son while on Earth: Do you think that Jesus was not God while on earth, that He was only the son? [John 1:1, Philippians 2:6, 2 Corinthians 5:19].



2021-03-15
Where Do We God Upon Death?: Where do the believers go upon death? [Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:8]



2021-02-25
Contradiction in Proverbs: Can you help me understand the apparent contradiction in Proverbs about the fool? [Proverbs 26:4-5, Galatians 6:2-5, Philippians 3:12-15].



2021-02-10
Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?: Did you say that true Christians can lose their salvation?
Salvation & Sanctification: What role does God have in salvation and sanctification? If we have a part in it, doesn't it take away the glory that is His alone?
God's Sovereignty & Control Over One's Salvation: Could you help me understand God "works all things" relative to one's salvation? [Ephesians 4:1, Philippians 1:6, I John 2:19, John 17:12, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:12].

2021-01-25
Caring for One's Parents & Liquidating Assets: What do you think if I sense that the Father wants me to liquidate my assets to care for my parents, before He is willing to take me home? [Philippians 1:22, I Timothy 5:4, Matthew 15, Mark 7].



2021-01-11
The Narrow Path Phone App: How do I get you in Idaho?
The Millennium: Could you talk about when the millennium comes, or is it now? [Revelation 20].
Government, Patriotism & Current Events: Would you talk about current political events, like mask compliance patriotism, and protests? [Romans 13, I Peter 2:14-14, Philippians 3, Luke 3:19].

2021-01-08
Whole Household Saved: Could you clarify the scripture reference to Caesar and his household being saved? [Philippians 4:22, Philippians 1:12].



2021-01-05
To Live is Christ: Could you make sense of Paul's statement, "to live is Christ, but to die is gain"? [Philippians 1:21, Colossians 3:4]. (Same caller as 6th caller.)



2020-11-25
View of Hell-Universal Reconciliation: Could you review the arguments for and against the view of Hell called "Universal Reconciliation"? [Mark 3:29, Luke 15:24, Romans 2:7, Romans 6:23, I Timothy 6:16, I John 5:11-12, I Timothy 2:4, Romans 5:18, Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:16-20, Philippians 2:10, Isaiah 45:23].



2020-11-19
Jesus Not God (Questioning the Trinity & Oneness Doctrines): What about those that don't think Jesus is actually God, so they are neither Oneness or Trinitarian? Lecture recommended; Knowing God. [I Timothy 3:16, John 1:1, I John 2:22, I John 4:3, John 14:9, John 1:14, Philippians 2:6, Acts 17:28, John 14:9, ohs 14:28].



2020-11-17
Pastoral Salary or Support: How is a young pastor with small children to be supported, if they are not paid? [Matthew 10:8, Philippians 4:11-13, Acts 8:20].



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].



2020-11-05
Upon Death-Immediate Destination: When you die, do you go straight to heaven or hell, depending on whether you are saved or not? [Philippians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 5:6-8, 2 Timothy 4:6].



2020-10-26
Founding Fathers & Inalienable Rights: Did the founding fathers get the concept regarding our inalienable rights (life, liberty, pursuit of happiness) found in the Bible? [Acts 25:11, Philippians 4:8, Mark 12:31, 2 Corinthians 3:17, Genesis 9:6].



2020-10-21
Sanctification: Regarding sanctification, is it a one time event, or a process? Does God do the sanctifying? [I Peter 1:14-15, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Peter 3:18, Philippians 2:13, I Thessalonians 5:16].



2020-10-13
Becoming More Like Jesus: Does scripture possibly support the idea that we will continue being changed to be more like Jesus in the intermediate state? [2 Corinthians 3:18, I Corinthians 15:52, Hebrew 12:14, Philippians 1:6, I John 1:3].
Protestant's Idea of Purgatory: Is there a possible purgatory-like process of becoming more like Jesus?


2020-10-08
Work Out You Own Salvation: What does it mean to "work out own salvation with fear and trembling"? [Phil 2:12-13].
The Just Shall Live by Faith: What does it mean to "the just shall live by faith" as it says in Hebrews 10? [Hebrews 10:38, Habbakuk 2:4, Galatians 5, Matthew 23:23].
Working Out your Own Salvation in Fear & Trembling: What does it mean to work our your faith in fear & trembling? [Philippians 2:12-13]

2020-10-06
Are the Dead Immediately with the Lord Upon Death: Where is your deceased wife? [2 Corinthians 5:8, Philippians 1, I Corinthians 15, I Thessalonians 4:15].



2020-10-06
The Intro Whistling Music for The Narrow Path: Is the whistling music yours?
Healing Promised to Christians: It appears as though there is a promise about guaranteed healing that doesn't seem to work out as indicated-are we missing something? [James 5:14-15, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Galatians 4:13, I Timothy 5:23, 2 Timothy 4:20, Philippians 2:27].


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].



2020-09-15
Was Jesus "Fully" God & "Fully" Man?: Is there scripture that indicates that Jesus was "fully" God? [I Timothy 3:15, John 1:14, Philippians 2:6, John 14:28, Matthew 10:29].



2020-09-14
Prophecies in Daniel & Revelation: If Revelation was written before 70AD, then what do the prophesies in Daniel 2, 7, and Revelation 13 represent? [Daniel 2, Daniel 2:44, Daniel 7:12-13, Daniel 7, Revelation 13].
Christ Conquers & Reigns: Doesn't the image of Christ conquering and reigning have a future fulfillment when He reigns physically, since He certainly doesn't reign now? [Colossians 1:13, Philippians 2:8-11, Daniel 7:14, Matthew 13:24-30].
Birds in Trees = Evil?: Doesn't "birds in trees" represent evil in scripture? [Ezekiel 31, Ezekiel 17, Daniel 4, Matthew 13].

2020-08-31
Heirarchy or Co-equal Persons in Trinity: Is God, the Father, at a higher position than Jesus and the Holy Spirit, even though the "Trinity" is typically considered co-equal? [Philippians 2:5-11, John 14:8, Romans 15:6].



2020-08-31
Why Christianity is the Correct Faith: In light of all the different religions in the world, what makes Christianity the correct and true faith? Are we looking all at the same God? [Deuteronomy 18, John 5, Philippians 4:6, James 4:2-3].



2020-08-28
"Inspiration" of Scripture: Would you talk about your view of the "inspiration" of scripture? [Luke 1:77, Ephesians 3:19, 2 Corinthians 6:17, Jeremiah 36:32].
The Incarnation: What is your view of the incarnation (Kenosis Theory)? [Philippians 2:7, Luke 4:14]


2020-08-20
Jesus Takes Saints to Heaven Before the Ascension: Did Jesus actually take the Old Testament saints to heaven before His ascension? [Ephesians 4:8-9, Psalm 68:18, Colossians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 2:14, Philippians 2:10].



2020-08-14
Poor in Spirit, but Be Joyful: How do you align scripture's suggestion that there are those who are poor in spirit, but yet they are promised joy? [Philippians 4:4, Psalm 34:18].



2020-08-05
Work Out Your Own Salvation: What do you think of the claim that "working out one's own salvation" is an excuse not to attend church? [Philippians 2:12].
Working Out One's Own Salvation: Are the verbs in Greek in plural, in the verse about working out one's salvation? [Philippians 2:12].


2020-07-15
Healing Apart from the Medical Field: Caller comments about the need to not always go to the medical profession for healing, and to look to the scripture and to God. [2 Chronicles 16:12, Proverbs 14:30, Philippians 4:8, Matthew 9:12].



2020-07-10
Struggle to Live Righteously: Can you help me understand the struggle in our spiritual lives - on one hand we are not to live in sin, and yet we keep falling to it. It is scary to consider the consequences! [Romans 7:14-25, Philippians 1:6, Matthew 26:41, Galatians 5:17, James 3:2].



2020-07-07
Jesus Emptied Himself: How did Jesus lay aside God's nature (Kenosis Theory) and still perform miracles and what does that mean for us today regarding miracles?[Philippians 2:5-7, Matthew 12:28, Luke 4:14, Acts 1:2, John 5:19, Matthew 24:36 ].



2020-07-02
Encouragement to Wear Masks: Comment encouraging people to wear masks. [Philippinas 2:3].



2020-06-23
Spiritual Vs. Physical Sacrifices: Could you talk a little about spiritual sacrifices, in contrast to physical ones? [Deuteronomy 12:30, Hebrews 13: 13-15, Philippians 4, Romans 12:1]



2020-06-23
Humility as Heirs to the New Earth: How is it possible to be and stay humble, but also inherit the earth? [Romans 4:13, Matthew 5:5, Matthew 20:25, Psalm 8, Philippians 2:8, John 13:13-16]



2020-06-12
Commands About Living the Christian Life and Salvation: Are these scriptures commands in the Greek; "work out your own salvation", and "fight the good fight"? [Philippians 2:12, I Timothy 6:12].



2020-06-10
Gluttony: Would you talk about gluttony, so I can determine if I have an issue with it? [Philippians 3:19].



2020-05-12
Born Again & Sinlessness: I don't seem to understand what it means to be born again, because the Bible says you won't sin. Can you help me know how to accomplish this? [I John 3:9].
Confessing Your Sins to One Another: Every time we sin we are supposed to confess to our brother, so so I have to go do that all that time? [James 5:16].
Christ in Me Should not Allow Sin in Me: If I have Christ in me, how can I still sin? Am I not to overcome the devil? It is really hard! [Galatians 5:17, Philippians 3, I John 1:9, Ephesians 1:7, Matthew 23, Matthew 11:29, Matthew 26:41].

2020-05-11
Suffering in the World: Why does God permit evil, specifically, suffering in the world? [Philippians 4, I Peter 5, Matthew 6, Matthew 8:26].



2017-10-16
Rejoicing: What does it mean to rejoice? [Philippians 4:4]



2017-05-10
A More Perfect Name: What was the "more excellent name", being better than the angels? [Hebrews 1:1]
Everything Under the Earth: In Philippians 2, when it says, "everything under the earth", what is that referring to?


2017-05-05
Awesome Radio Show: Your view is out of the box! I've never heard someone like you on the radio!
Philip: Was Philip one of the original 12 apostles? Why couldn't the Holy Spirit come as a result of Philip's work? Why did he have to call on some of the original 12 apostles in order for the Holy Spirit to move? [Acts 8]


2017-01-30
Claiming Jesus' Power: Bill Johnson, in his book, "When Heaven Invades Earth", says that Jesus performed the miracles by being in right communion w/ God, not because He WAS God, & since there's no cancer in heaven we can say no cancer down here as well, & what does it mean that He emptied Himself? [Philippians 2:5-8]



2016-03-15
Fear & Trembling: It says in the Bible that we need to work out our salvation with fear & trembling. (gets cutoff but able to answer question) [Philippians 2:12-13]



2015-08-06
Sprinkling for Baptism: Where did this idea of Sprinkling for Baptism originate? [Ezekiel 36:25, Joel 2:29-29]
Equality w/ God - Trinity: (followup from day before) "Isn't Equality w/ God talking about the Trinity? Steve never mentioned about the Trinity, she says.


2015-08-05
Demon-Possession Lectures: What happened to your Demon-possession Lectures?
"Equality w/ God": Caller is having a hard time w/ the phrase, "Who did not think equality w/ God a thing to be grasped", & would like Steve's thoughts if he could grasp what it means. [Philippians 2:1-11]

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