Matthew713.com

Providing additional resources for The Narrow Path Ministries | "Showing how to think, not what to think - about the Bible."

  Navigate Go to The Narrow Path Ministry Login Sign Up Contact Matthew713 About



Topic: Righteous (Righteousness)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-17
Justification, Salvation & Sanctification: Do not justification, salvation and sanctification happen at different times, therefore disproving "eternal security"? [I Corinthians 6:11, Romans 4:19-22, Romans 5:5, Genesis 15:6, I John 3:27].



2021-05-03
Resurrection of Both Righteous & Wicked (Just or Unjust): In the verse about the resurrection of the "both the righteous and the wicked" (Just & Unjust), how should I understand that? [Acts 24:13-15, John 5:28-29, Revelation 20:13].



2021-04-06
Sanctified Hearts: How do we sanctify our hearts? [I Peter 3:15, I Peter 1:15-16].
Brethren as Sinners: Why do so many brethren still identify as sinners? [Galatians 5:17, Romans 7:20-23, Ephesians 2:8-9, James 4:7, I Thessalonians 5:16-18].


2021-02-17
Historic Premillennial View of the Resurrection In light of the Historic Premillennial view of the resurrection, how do you see them "coming back to life again" in Revelation 20? [Revelation 20:4, John 5: 28-29, I Corinthians 15:51-52, I Thessalonians 4:16-17].
Righteous & Unrighteous Resurrected Together: Is there any place in scripture where the righteous and unrighteous are specifically raised together, in contrast to there being two resurrections? [John 5:28-29, Acts 24:15].
Two Deaths & Two Resurrections: What do you think about the fact that there seems to be two deaths and two resurrections in scripture? [Revelation 20:5-6, Revelation 20:15].

2021-02-12
Imputed Righteousness Availing Much in Prayer: Will our prayers be effective and avail much because of God's imputed righteousness? [James 5:16, I John 3:7].



2021-01-19
Bearing Fruit: When scripture indicates that we are to "bear fruit", is it really talking about justice, righteousness and mercy? [Isaiah 5:7, Genesis 1:28, Matthew 7:19, Galatians].



2021-01-12
Doing Good of God: What does it mean that those that are "doing good" to be "of God"? [3 John 1:11, I John 2:29 ].



2020-12-10
Giving Up Our Rights to Speak Against Evil: What do you think about a pastor who says we should be willing to give up our own right to speak against some of the evil things that are happening in our culture? [Luke 3, Micah 6:8, Acts 1:7, Isaiah 42:1-4, Matthew 12:18-21, Luke 19:1-13, Matthew 13:24-30].



2020-10-15
Righteousness as Filthy Rags: Should we be using the verse about our "righteousness is filthy rags" when evangelism? [Isaiah 64:6, Acts 10:4, Isaiah 29:13, Isaiah 1:14, Proverbs, Jeremiah 13:23, Jeremiah 17:9, Proverbs 15:8, Proverbs 21:27].



2020-10-09
Judging Others & Judging Righteously: Is it accurate to not judge, as I just heard a pastor teach? [John 7:1-3, John 7:24, I Corinthians 6:5, John 3:19, I Corinthians 2:15, Matthew 7:2, John 8:26, John 3:18]



2020-07-31
Bearing Fruit: What do you mean by "bearing fruit" because in the church, it can often mean bigger buildings, etc.? [John 15:8, Isaiah 5, Matthew 21:43].



2020-06-30
Social Justice & the Christian church: What is "social justice" and how involved should the church be in it? [Matthew 12:17-21, Isaiah 42:1-4, Ezekiel 18:20].



2020-06-19
Righteous Man Escaping Capital Punishment: Is Ezekiel 18 referring to the righteous man escaping the capital punishment in the Jewish Law? [Ezekiel 18:21, Jeremiah 31:29].



2020-06-11
What Change is Needed in Society Today?: What kind of change do you think we need in our society and government?
Do we need Spiritual Revival: Do we need Spiritual Revival in order to save our culture?
Three Things to Do in Secret: What are the three things we are told to do in secret? [Matthew 6:4].

2020-05-21
Letters to the Seven Churches in Revelation: If the seven churches in Revelation are in Asia Minor, then why would John be writing to them instead of the believers in Jerusalem? [Matthew 24].
Blessing Promised to Churches in Revelation: Would the blessing promised to the seven churches in Revelation be primarily because they would witness prophecy being fulfilled? [Revelation 2:10, Revelation 3:10].
Laws Written on our Hearts-Absolute Right & Wrong? Are the laws of God really written on our hearts, so that we know absolute right and wrong? Particularly since so many right things are contingent on the circumstances and situation? ?

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].



2020-05-06
Penal Substitution, Required Payment, Parable of Unjust Servant: Would you comment on Penal Substitution-the idea of God requiring payment for the forgiving of sins and its relationship to the parable of the unjust servant? Why could He have just not forgiven without requiring payment? [2 Corinthians 5:19, Luke 16:1-13, Titus 1:2, Romans 3:25f].



2020-04-08
Lot-Unrighteous Man: Could you explain why Peter calls Lot a righteous man, when he was so dishonorable in his choices? {2 Peter 2:7, Genesis 19].



2019-12-18
Good to Bad & Bad to Good: Is Solomon an example of a man who begins righteous and turns wicked, and Nebachadnezzar the opposite. What is meant by "the soul shall die"? [Ezekiel 18].



2019-07-24
Holy Spirit Convicting of Righteousness: I don't understand this passage about the Holy Spirit and how He will convict the world of righteousness and judgment? [John 16:8-11, Acts 24:25].



2019-03-07
Righteousness & Justification: Is this verse, Psalms 106:31, talking about the same concept as when it says Abraham was justified by faith [Psalms 106:31, Romans 4, Galatians 5:6, James 2:24].



2019-02-21
Imputed Righteousness: What are steve's thoughts on imputed righteousness & double imputation? What about future sins?



2019-02-18
Works of the Flesh: List of carnal things that will keep you from inheriting the kingdom of God. Does this include Christians who do some of those things? [Galatians 5:19-21, 1 Corinthians 6:9-10]



2019-02-15
Deathbed conversion as opposed to long-term Christians losing their faith: What about a good person who was a Christian most of their life who ends up going to hell & a person who was evil most of their life who repents and becomes saved?



2019-02-07
Anthropomorphism of God: Sometimes God acts like He doesn't know something or that He's sorry for doing something. Do these give credence to the fact that He might not know everything? [Genesis 6:6,
Righteous People Don't Need a Savior: So was Jesus saying that the righteous people don't need a Savior? [Luke 5:31-32]


2019-01-25
Washed Robes: "Blessed are those that wash their robes that they might have the right to the tree of life", what is this referring to? What are the robes, & how do wash them? [Revelation 22:14]



2018-07-23
Righteous by Obedience or by Faith: Are we made righteous by obedience or by in faith in Christ? [John 5:29, Romans 3:10]



2018-07-20
God is knitting us love: The bride's garment is a metaphor for us; righteous deeds, to please God or just us acting naturally once in awhile? [Colossians 2]



2018-07-18
Awarded According to My Righteousness: How can the writer call himself righteous according to his works? David says he wipes out his enemies, how is that righteous? [Psalm 18:20]



2018-06-13
Noah & the Flood a type of Baptism: Was noah & the flood some type of baptism, preserving the righteous?



2018-01-18
Being Holy: What does Holy mean? Can we be holy in this life? What do we have to do to become holy? Does the Holy Spirit make us holy?



2018-01-12
Art & Science of Biblical Interpretation: How do you know what is metaphorical and what is historical?
Defining Good & Evil: How do we define Good & Evil? Man was originally a being created with a likeness to God, isn't that right?
Joel Osteen: What do you think of Joel Osteen & his church becoming the biggest church in North America?

2017-12-29
Homeless Christians Oxymoron: Does this verse mean there are no homeless Christians since God provides for all one's needs? [Matthew 6:33]



2017-12-18
Righteous in Eternity: Where do the righteous go after the judgment, to heaven & come back again to the New Earth? When is the judgment day? What is the judgment for?
Hades & Paradise: Can you explain what you were saying about Hades & Paradise?


2017-11-17
Holiness of God & Permitting Suffering: Regarding the goodness/holiness of God, why would an all-loving, all-powerful God not step in & prevent horrific human suffering?



2017-10-05
Definition of Righteousness: What do you thinks about this definition of Righteousness, That someone does & says the right thing in every situation, is that correct?



2017-09-22
Unknown Name: Ignorantly worshipping an unknown God. [Acts 17]
The Man Job: Was Job a righteous man? If he was, what was he repenting for? [Job 42:3-6]


2017-09-19
Righteousness is a Gift: Caller thinks righteousness is a gift.



2017-09-19
Job, Imputed Righteousness & Righteousness as Filthy Rags: Job & his righteousness, we need imputed righteousness because isn't our righteousness as filthy rags? [Jeremiah 17:9, Isaiah 64:6]



2017-09-15
None Righteous: You mentioned about not everyone being unrighteous, but what about everyone bowing the knee? (Romans 14:11, Romans 3:10)?



2017-09-15
The Man of Job: Was Job an exception to "not one righteous"? [Romans 3:10]



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



2017-08-03
Unholy Desires: This verse frightens me because I have unholy desires & afraid I'm going to be told this. [Matthew 7:23-24]



2017-07-27
Definition of Sin: What is sin? [1 John 3:4, Romans 7:15]



2017-05-25
Tithing & Malachi: What is it saying in Malachi 3:10 about tithing?
His Righteousness: "His righteousness, & all the things shall be added unto you", can you please interpret that for me? [Matthew 6:33]


2017-05-18
Vision of Joshua in Zechariah: Can you talk about a vision Joshua had in Zechariah? [Zechariah 3]



2017-05-15
Sin, Righteousness, Judgment, Death, Burial & Resurrection: These are main constructs of the gospel, but is there anything else that needs to be preached? [John 16:8, 1 Corinthians 15:4, 1 Corinthians 2:2]



2017-04-12
All These Things Shall Be Added: hat things is He talking about when He says, "all these things will be added unto you"? [Matthew 6:33]



2017-03-09
Righteousness & Obedience: What is righteousness, right standing before God? [Matthew 3:15, 1 john 3:7]



2017-03-03
Turning Over the Tables of the Money Changers: During the moneychangers turning of tables, did Jesus exhibit physical violence?



2015-12-29
Righteousness: "I will have mercy & not sacrifice". What does this mean? [Matthew 9:13 & 12:7, Hosea 6:6]



2015-07-29
Holy Spirit: Can Steve please explain Romans 8:1-4? Walking in the Spirit, that'd be different than walking according to the requirements of the law, so what did Paul mean by the righteousness of the law?



2015-06-26
Seek ye First the Kingdom of God: It says in the Bible to seek ye first the Kingdom of God & HIS righteousness & all these things will be added unto you. Hod do you do that? [Matthew 6:33]
Head of the Household: Caller just got married & wants to know how to be a good husband, the head of the household like the Bible says, & wants Steve's advice of how to do that.


2015-04-29
Forgiveness: Caller wants to talk more about forgiveness from a previous show, We MUST forgive? [John 20:23, Matthew 6:15]
Prayer of a Righteous Man: "The Prayer of a Righteous Man availeth much". Where is that found, the caller would like to know? [James 5:16]


2015-03-31
Righteous Salvation & Being Justified: How do we merge all these words together? Being saved, justified, righteous, having faith [Romans 10:9-10, James 2, Hebrews 11:1]



2015-02-09
Righteousness exceeding Pharisees: Whoever breaks the LEAST of the commandments will be the LEAST in the Kingdom of God & exceeding the Pharisees. [Matthew 5:19-20]
Overcoming Drunkenness: Caller has been struggling w/ intoxication, & wonders what he should do.


2015-01-23
Turning away from Righteousness: Seems to be saying that those who were once righteous & turn away, their righteousness will no longer be remembered. [Ezekiel 3:20, 18:24]



2015-01-22
Obeying Righteousness: Looking for verses in the Bible about doing what God wants you to do, & not deviating from it, aside from the general ones of following the wicked.



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.



2014-10-14
Wealth of the wicked being stored up for the Righteous: What does this mean, that the "wealth of the wicked is being stored up for the Righteous"? [(Proverbs 13:22b]
Wealth of the wicked being stored up for the Righteous: What does this mean, that the wealth of the wicked is being stored up for the Righteous? [(Proverbs 13:22b]


2014-08-05
Righteousness exceeding in glory: What does it mean that our righteousness exceeds in glory more than the ministration of condemnation? [2 Corinthians 3:9]



2014-03-14
Praying for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Have you ever prayed for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit over the phone?
Gifted Revivalists: Don't you think some people just have a better gift of making things happen, making God move, more than other people?


2014-03-05
Unprofitable Intercession: If the most righteous people were interceding for Judah, that couldn't stop God from destroying Jerusalem? [Ezekiel 14, James 5:16]



2014-02-20
Hard knocks of Life: Lengthy discussion (half of the show) about the hard knocks of life, & it seems to be happening even when he's seeking righteousness. [Matthew 6:33, Hebrews 11:1]



2014-02-04
Prayer of a Righteous Man Availeth Much: Who is considered a "righteous" man when it says in James that the prayer of a righteous man availeth much? [James 5:16], 1 John 3:7]



2013-02-08
Delighting in God's Commandments: Caller has never considered the idea of "delighting" in God's Commandments until now. [Psalms 112]



2013-02-06
Entire Sanctification: Salvation is a continuing, life-long process, that you aren't just made holy by saying a sinner's prayer at an altar call.


Back to Matthew713.com