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Topic: Adultery

Episode Topic Audio

2021-04-19
Polygamy: Could you talk about scriptural implications regarding polygamy and application for us today? [Matthew 19:8-12, Mark 10:3-12, Ephesians 5].
Spirit-filled Man & Polygamy: Is it possible that a man who says he is spirit-filled participating in polygamy at the direction of God?


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?


2021-02-12
Marriage & Infidelity: At what point does one give up on one's marriage if infidelity is likely taking place, but has not be absolutely proven? [I Corinthians 7:15].



2020-12-04
Illegitimate Divorce & Remarriage: Should someone who has illegitimately divorced and remarried, but has since repented, should they leave the second spouse, and return to the first? [Deuteronomy 24:4].



2020-11-20
Church Advising Divorce: Could you talk about a church who advises a woman to divorce her unfaithful husband, even though she does not want to? [I Corinthians 7].



2020-10-22
Christian in Name only: How do I deal with Christian who seem to only have a form of godliness but still live a life of sin? [1 Corinthians 5]
Judging Others: When I tell them we shouldn't be doing our old life anymore, I get ostracized & told that I shouldn't judge. [1 Peter 4]


2020-09-11
Masturbation: Would you talk about masturbation and how it compares with adultery and if and how we can control it? [Matthew 23:23]



2020-08-26
Bound to One's Spouse for Life: Is not marriage binding for life, even if one has grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7:12-15, Matthew 5:32].



2020-08-21
God Divorced: Does it seem that God was divorced in Jeremiah? [Jeremiah 3].
Idolatry and Adultery in the Old Testament: Is idolatry and adultery virtually the same thing in the Old Testament? [Jeremiah 3]


2020-08-20
Divorced, Remarried, but Possibly Living in Sin: As a minister who is divorced and remarried with a child, I am somewhat concerned that I may be in danger of sin again Christ, could you help me sort this out?



2020-07-20
Divorce Without Grounds: How do I engage a fellow believer in my church who divorced his wife without grounds and remarried, and has never really seemed to have repented? [Matthew 5:32].



2020-07-14
Adulterous Marriage: Because a couple I know remarried in some complicated circumstances, I am wondering if it is actually an adulterous marriage? [Matthew 5:32].



2020-06-16
Premarital Sex and Marriage: Could you talk about premarital sex and is there alternate ways to be married that would be acceptable? [Genesis 2:24, I Corinthians 6:9-10, Mark 7, Galatians 5:19-21, Mark 10:9, Matthew 19:6, I Corinthians 3:16, I John 4:7-8].



2020-06-04
Grounds for Divorce: Since Mark and Luke did not mention the exception that will allow for divorce that is mentioned in Matthew, does it follow that there are other unmentioned exceptions? [I Corinthians 7:10-11].



2020-04-28
Multiple Marriages: Can you help me understand my status before the Lord, since I have been married several times? [I Corinthians 7:15, Matthew 5: 32, 19:9].



2020-04-21
Obligation to Adulterous Wife: Am I obligated to continue my relationship with my wife, who committed adultery, even if she has repented? I have forgiven her, but find it difficult to continue with her.



2020-04-20
Divorced & Remarried Pastor: Can a pastor who has divorced and remarried be a pastor? [Matthew 5:32, 19:3-12, I Timothy 3:2]



2020-04-17
Adultery & Remarriage: What does the Bible say about getting remarried after a divorce that involved adultery? [I Corinthians 7].
Private Covenant Marriage: What do you think about a covenant marriage, done privately (without witnesses) between two people without any government involvement? [Genesis 24].


2020-04-07
Desertion & Guilt, Remarriage: Could you help me sort through my guilt that may have added to my faithless ex-wife? [Romans 8:1].



2020-03-24
Woman Taken in Adultery: Do you think that Jesus would have agreed that the woman taken in adultery should be stoned, if the Roman government had allowed stoning?
Gossip & Envy-Crimes Worthy of Death: How do you assess the list of crimes like gossip and envy, being identified as worthy of death? [Romans 1:30-32].


2020-03-12
Stuck With an Unfaithful Husband: Am I stuck with an unfaithful husband ? [I Corinthians 7:10-15].



2020-03-10
Woman Taken in Adultery: If the Jews had stoned the woman taken in adultery, wouldn't they have violated Roman Law?
Death Penalty: When was it made clear to thee disciples that it was no longer their job to stone people that violated law? [Romans 13].


2020-02-04
Dating something B.C.E. & C.E.: What does B.C.E. and C.E. mean?
Woman Taken in Adultery: Would you talk about the story of the woman taken in adultery in John 8 and the question of it being possibly added later? [John 8:1-12, Luke 23].


2019-12-12
Women at the Well: What do you think about the women at the well and the fact that she was married five times? [John 4].



2019-11-15
Woman Taken in Adultery: Regarding the story of the woman taken in adultery, some claim that it is not a true story, what do you think about it? [Matthew].



2019-10-21
Marrying a Divorcee Equals Adultery: Can you clarify thoughts about one marrying a woman who is divorced, then commits adultery? [Matthew 5:32, 19:9, I Corinthians 7:10-15, 39].



2019-08-14
Grounds For Divorce: Is it adultery, and grounds for divorce, if a man simply lusts in his heart? [Matthew 5:27-28].



2019-07-16
Woman Caught in Adultery: When the woman was going to be stoned, why wasn't the man held accountable also? [John 8:1-11].



2019-07-16
Adultery in Heart Is the adultery alluded to in a previous call more about adultery toward God?



2019-07-16
Lust vs Attraction: Is it really adultery if you lust, if neither person is married? [James 1:14-15, I Timothy 5:2].
Jesus Tempted to Lust: Did Jesus actually have the same temptations as we do, such as, lust? [Hebrews 4:15].


2019-01-29
Unwed Children: My children not married & all are in sexual relationships w/ their partner. They were raised Christians too. What should I say to them?



2018-12-12
Marriage, Divorce & Adultery: Ny mother remarried without having a cause for having left her husband, how do I deal w/ this? WHat does Deuteronomy 24 say about this? Should I forgive her?



2018-11-09
Martin Luther King Jr: Previous caller who called about Martin Luther King.



2018-09-27
Stoning for Adultery: If the law said Mary should be stoned, why was Joseph going to quietly put her away, rather than doing what the law indicated he should do?



2018-07-26
It Take Two to be Guilty in Act of Adultery: it takes 2 people to commit adultery, so why do women seem to be held more accountable than men? [John 8:1-11]



2018-06-29
Marriage Problems: Husband thinks that wife is committing adultery, but she claims she isn't.



2018-06-26
Adultery: Even people who commit adultery who are already saved won't inherit the kingdom of God like it says in Galatians? [Galatians 5:19-21]



2018-06-21
Marriage & Divorce: I'm committing adultery if I marry someone else even though my husband is the one opting out of our marriage? [Matthew 5:32]



2018-05-22
Divorce: Divorce is it not allowed at all? You are always committing adultery if you remarry someone who is divorced?
Adolph Hitler: Why would God allow an Adolph Hitler to happen?
Worshipping God all day in Eternity: why should we want to sit in heaven all day worshipping God?

2018-05-04
The Woman at the Well: How come Jesus didn't tell the woman at the well to repent? [John 4:17-18]



2018-04-30
Christians who are pro-choice & who have no problem w/ Infidelity: I'm having a hard time dealing w/ Christians who claim to be Christians but have no problem with being unfaithful to their spouse, or remarrying or who are pro-choice. What should I do?



2018-04-24
David's Polygamous Relationships: Wasn't David's polygamous relationships actually adultery?



2018-04-20
Plucking out your Eye: Lusting after a woman, & then having to pluck out your eye, cut off your hand so you stop lusting, so are you supposed to do this literally? [Matthew 5:27-28]



2018-04-19
Grounds for Divorce: Adultery, Abandonment, Abuse are they all grounds for divorce? A person who does remarry even though they were they cause can stay in that relationship as long as they show true repentance & restoration. What Do you agree? [Matthew 18:15]



2018-03-28
Bride Claiming to be a Virgin but not: What if you Bride to be claims to be a Virgin, you get married & it turns out she isn't?
Marriage & Divorce: What if a wife is divorced for just causes? Is the person still marrying her committing adultery because she was already married even though it was for right causes?


2018-03-27
Marriage & Divorce Situation: Not rightly divorced previously, has remarried & thinks he's in a pickle now. He explains his situation. Wants Steve's input.



2018-03-27
Divide the Water from the Water: Why does the Bible say that waters were separated from waters? [Genesis 1:6-7]
Destruction of the Flesh: Putting one out of the church & giving them over to satan, that his spirit might be saved, doesn't this sort've defend once saved, always saved? [1 Corinthians 5]


2018-03-02
Early Manuscripts & the Adulterous Woman: The story about the Adulterous woman is not in the earliest manuscripts. How come? Is it reliable? Does it belong in there? [John 7:53-John 8:12]



2018-03-02
Mount of Transfiguration: What was the purpose for the mount of Transfiguration?
Separation of Church & State: Is there a separation of church & state conflict issue with having Billy Graham in Rotunda?
Adam's Curse having a lasting effect in Eternity: Caller feels there will always be a lasting effect of Adam's curse because people who were born out of wedlock or incest, they have a free will also, & will be able to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord & Savior even though they should've never been in existence.

2018-02-26
Exegesis & Eisegesis: Can you explain exegesis and eisegesis?
"Go and Sin No More": When Jesus said, "Go & sin no more", was he telling her to literally never sin again?
The Woman in Revelation: Is the woman in Revelation the church or the mother of Jesus?

2018-02-22
Mary Magdalene: Was the "case closed" against Mary Magdalene because of no witnesses? [John 8]



2018-02-20
Remarriage (follow-up): If my wife leaves me, does that mean I am free to remarry?



2018-02-20
Abortion in Numbers 5: Is the passage in Numbers 5 describing an abortion? [Numbers 5:11-31]
Appointing Someone to a Church Position: Should you appoint qualified people when there is an open position in a church organization?


2018-02-12
Biblical Grounds for Divorce: How can a Christian who gets divorced without biblical grounds, and then gets remarried, be forgiven and abide in Christ?



2018-02-05
Fornication: What is fornication?



2018-01-31
Marriage problems: Caller is wondering about a friend who's marriage is on the rocks who found out his wife is having an affair, & wondering if he should confront her on it or not.



2017-11-20
Church Discipline involving Adultery: A couple living in fornication, someone being involved w/ someone who is still married. What should the church do? [Matthew 18:15-17]



2017-11-09
Free to Marry Again: Caller is wondering if she would be free to marry again though she left her husband, especially since he married again.



2017-11-09
Church Leadership: Church leader performed the ceremony of his daughter who was guilty of an adulterous relationship & got divorced. He remarried her without Biblical grounds.



2017-11-01
Institutional Church & the Early Churches: Modern institutional churches is in complete contrast to the apostolic or early church of the 1st century. [Hebrews 10:25]
Grounds for Divorce & Remarriage Discussion: God's view of marriage & faithfulness, but you can get a divorce if there's any impurity, like if your spouse is or becomes an alcoholic.


2017-10-31
Messing Up Life: I lost my first love, faith, went back into a life of sin & wondering what to do & how to deal w/ the ramifications of marriage & divorce & committing adultery.



2017-10-18
Church Embracing Homosexuals & Lesbians: What are we do to about churches allowing gays & lesbians in with open arms?



2017-10-10
Covetousness: Why do we as Americans covet so much even as Christians when it says it's just as bad as fornicating? [1 Corinthians 5:11, Colossians 3:5, Ephesians 5:5]



2017-09-15
Marriage or not: Wondering if a couple should get married or not because of legal issues



2017-08-24
Meaning of Christianity: What does it mean to be a Christian because I've had inconsistent behavior?



2017-07-26
Not Needing a Teacher: You don't need a teacher, is this what does that means? [1 John 2:27]
Spiritual Adultery: Have you ever heard of the term "spiritual adultery", where churches get annoyed that you are fellowshipping with another group even though you "belong" to them?


2017-06-23
Adultery Acceptable: I have a friend who thinks it's okay to have sex w/ married women as long as they are 2 consenting adults.



2017-05-17
Polygamy & Concubines: Was polygamy & concubines encouraged in the Old Testament?



2017-03-24
Living Together Before Marriage: What's wrong w/ people living together before they get married? Why do they have to do it publicly? [1 Thessalonians 5:22]



2017-02-17
No Divorce Ever: Pastor says people can't divorced under ANY circumstance. What do you think? [Matthew 19:9, Matthew 5:32]



2016-03-28
Adulterers Stoned: Was there any sacrifice or peace offering you could give God in the Old Testament on laws that you break that required the death penalty such as adultery? [Leviticus 20:10]



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?


2016-03-14
Varying Degrees of Sin: Is sin sin? Is all sin the same? Is gluttony as bad as homosexuality? Are tattoos as bad as fornication? Are all things lawful?



2016-03-08
"Consensual Theology" (Homosexual Acceptance): Have you ever heard of “Consensual Theology”, which is approval of Homosexual monogamy?
Perseverance: Isn't perseverance a work rather than just a faith?


2016-02-16
Marriage after Divorce for Adultery: Is it okay for a guy to get remarried even though he got divorced because he was guilty of adultery?



2016-02-03
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: After reading the Bible about marriage, adultery & divorce, she is wondering if she's allowed to be remarried. [Matthew 5:38]



2016-01-06
Biblical Definition of Marriage: What is the biblical definition of marriage?
Engaged Couple being Intimate: What would you say about a couple are living together, having sex & justifying it because they are going to be getting married?


2015-12-17
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: If a man marries a 2nd wife, but wants to go back to his 1st wife, can he? [Deuteronomy 24]



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]


2015-12-02
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: What if a wife divorces her husband who HASN'T committed adultery? [Matthew 5:32]



2015-11-23
Stoning: The Romans would not allow the Jews to carry out the death penalty?
Jesus & the Law of Moses: Were they trying to trap Jesus into saying they needed to keep the law of Moses when they brought the adulterous woman to Him? [John 8:1-11]


2015-11-06
Sexual Immorality - Homosexuality: What does it mean putting them "out of fellowship"? Does that include family members? [1 Corinthians 5:11-12]



2015-10-30
Polygamy: Under the Banner of Heaven, by John Krakauer. How did Abraham, David & Solomon & others not see that this was adultery & degrading of women? Why did God permit it?



2015-10-20
Live-in Fornication: Grandchildren are practicing fornication, & have no qualms about it, but i'm very concerned about it. Do you have any thoughts?



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]?


2015-08-18
Marriage, Divorce & Adultery Scenario: Caller wants to talk about situations when you are committing adultery biblically. [Matthew 5:31-32, Matthew 19:8-9]



2015-08-17
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: A marriage & divorce marriage scenario:



2015-08-13
Demonic Signs & Wonders: Are the Lying Signs & Wonders of Satan in every case & where is that in the Bible? [2 Thessalonians 2:9]
Seducing Spirits: What about Seducing Spirits? Whenever the caller thinks of the term "seduction", she thinks of sex, so sexual sins. [1 Timothy 4:1]
Y2K: People thought y2k was the end of the world & it wasn't. All this time wasted worrying about stuff that had nothing to do w/ anything! It's like crying wolf one too many times!

2015-08-07
Adultery (fornication) & 10 Commandments: Anything outside of marriage is adultery, but caller means to say fornication, but she thinks obeying the 10 commandents would solve the problem.



2015-08-04
Marriage Advice: Why is it best NOT to get a divorce despite infidelity, the caller would like Steve to explain. [Malachi 2:16]



2015-07-20
Concerned About Newly Baptized Person: Someone who just became baptized, & really engrossed into the sermons, was just found out that he is going through a divorce but hanging out w/ another woman who comes to church w/ him w/ all her kids, & wondering if it's he's in an adulterous relationship even after he just got baptized.



2015-07-17
John Calvin: John Calvin persecuted Anabaptists, & while it's true Paul persecuted Christians, he hadn't been a Christian yet, but Calvin supposedly had been & still did that. Doesn't believing Christ change you from wanting you to do that?
Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage question: What if the spouse who was NOT guilty wanted to come back to them even after the other person had been married & had kids?


2015-07-16
Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage: Ex-Husband told caller that the only reason he married her is because he got her pregnant but didn't really love her, & it shattered her, so she divorced him, got remarried & now she's concerned that she's committing adultery.



2015-07-15
Marriage, Divorce, & Remarriage Situation: Caller thinks his sister who got divorced wants to now marry the person she left her husband & he is concerned she is committing adultery.



2015-06-26
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: He was the person that was put away...twice....by the same women, & want to know if he has to remain unmarried for the rest of his life. [1 Corinthians 7:11]



2015-06-26
Fornication: Fornication means ANY sexual relationship that is not between a man & a woman that are married, so isn't a fallacy to say that Jesus never spoke about homosexuality, incest, bestiality? [Matthew 15:18-20, Mark 7:20-23]



2015-03-24
Divorce & Remarriage Concern: Caller is concerned if his 2nd marriage is valid or not.
Canonization of Scripture: "All Scripture is God-breathed", does that include the books of the Apocrypha? [2 Timothy 3:16]


2015-02-05
Adultery: Caller trying to explain his theory of what adultery is, living w/ the consequences of, but not as a punishment.



2015-02-04
Women not qualified for remarriage: Caller's brother is going around telling their mom that she needs to divorce their stepdad or she's committing adultery, & he might be saying the same w/ the caller, his sister.



2015-02-02
Adulterous Pastor: What should I do if I think a pastor is committing adultery?



2015-01-27
Divorce: Exception clause, adultery, fornication. What about unlawful marriages? [Matthew 5:31-32]
Jacob blessing grandchildren: How was Jacob able to leave the birthright blessing/inheritance to Joseph's 2 sons?


2015-01-16
Marriage & Divorce (Adultery): Caller wants to followup what was discussed in the 2nd to last question before this one….husband forgiving & repenting.



2015-01-16
Marriage & Divorce (Adultery): Are spouses allowed to go back to each other once they divorce each other, both getting remarried & divorce from those marriages? [Deuteronomy 24]



2014-12-12
Fasting: What's commanded or expected of us in the New Testament when it comes to Fasting? Is there a certain amount of time we should fast? Should we be listening for the prompting of the Holy Spirit? What are we to fast? The new fad is to fast from electronics.....no internet, computers, tv. Is that acceptable?
Mental Lust Grounds for Divorce: Is lust which happens in the heart grounds for divorce or only actual physical adultery, fornication?


2014-12-03
Adultery & Lust: Is Adultery the same as the same as lust? Was Jesus only talking to married men, & so a single man is off by a technicality because he isn't married & able to commit "lust"? [Matthew 5:28]



2014-11-07
Adulterers & David: if Adulterers can't make it into heaven, what about David & all his concubines? Wasn't he committing adultery?



2014-10-02
Replacement Theology (Supersessionism): Is what you were just talking about to the previous caller, would you call that Replacement Theology? What would be the opposite of that then, Dispensationalism? How would John Hagee deal w/ the verse in Hebrews you were just talking about? [Hebrews 8:6-13]
Go & Sin No more: How is it possible to sin no more like Jesus told the woman caught in adultery? [John 5:14, 8:11]
Fire from the Holy Spirit: How can I re-ignite the fire from the Holy Spirit like I used to have?

2014-06-30
Marriage & Divorce: If you marry, get divorced, get remarried & then repent, how can you be remain in the 2nd marriage if you truly repent & your first spouse is still alive? Wouldn't you be guilty of adultery? [Mark 10:1-12]



2014-05-16
Job's Suffering: Caller thinks Job's suffering should take a little longer amount of time than Steve said in a recent answer to a question about Job.
Lusting after a woman: Caller wonders if Steve agrees w/ him that it's the number of times you look at a woman as to whether it becomes lust or not, & did he mention that in a previous call?

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