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Topic: Gifts

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-23
Tongues & Other Gifts in the Church: Why the church is not benefitting by more people exercising of their gifts in the church? [I Corinthians 14:26-29, Romans 12:6-8].



2021-06-23
First Fruits & the Tithe: Are the "first fruits" the tithe? [Matthew 23:23, Luke 14:33, Malachi 3:10].



2021-05-27
Business as Ministry: Is my business really my ministry, or have I just missed God's calling? [Proverbs 16:11].



2021-05-20
Gift of Prophecy in the Church Today: What do you think about the gift of prophecy in the church today? [I John 1:4].



2021-05-14
Foot Washing: What is the significance of washing one's feet?
Levels of Hell: What are the three levels of hell?
Spiritual Gifts: What are the 7 spiritual gifts, and what about tongues at Pentecost? [Romans 12, I Corinthians 12, Acts 2].

2021-04-21
Gift of Prophecy and Prophets: Is there a difference between the "gift of prophecy", "time of the prophets", predictions, and simply seeing what is coming in the future? [I Corinthians 14:31].
Prophets Today: Are there still prophets in the church today? And how do you tell true prophets?


2021-04-07
Spiritual Gifts for Today or Not: Are the gifts of the spirit only for the original disciples or apostles and not for us today?



2021-02-23
Prophets Today: Are there still prophets today-since the coming of Christ? [I Corinthians 12:29, I Corinthians 1:7, I Corinthians 13:12].



2021-02-22
Fruit of the Spirit & the Spiritual Gifts: Why am I not experiencing the of fruit of the Spirit, particularly peace and joy? [Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Peter 1:4, I Corinthians 13, I Corinthians 12:31, I Peter 4:10-11].



2021-02-03
Prophets Today: Do you know any true prophets today, and what evidence is there to support them as genuine? [I Corinthians 12:29-30, I John 4:1, Ephesians 2:20, Ephesians 4:11-16].



2021-02-03
Modern Day Prophets: What do you think about the prophets modern day prophets like Rick Joyner, whose prophecies do not come true? [Deuteronomy 18:10-22].



2021-01-19
The Canaanites, Jerusalem & Israel: If Jerusalem was conquered in Joshua's day, then why did David have to later conquer them again. [Joshua 12:7-10].
Purpose of Speaking in Tongues: What is the use of speaking in tongues? [I Corinthians 14:22, Romans 8:26, Jude].


2021-01-15
Speaking in Tongues: Could you explain "speaking in tongues", now as opposed to Pentecost? [Acts 2, Acts 10, Acts 19, I Corinthians 14:22, I Corinthians 14:2-5, I Corinthians 14:26-28].



2020-12-18
Obligation to Evangelize: Do we have the responsibility to make sure everyone gets saved? [Revelation 3:21, Matthew 7:13-14].



2020-12-11
Gifts of the Spirit & Cessationism Would you make an argument against cessationism (the ceasing of the spiritual gifts)? [Romans 12, I Corinthians 12, I Corinthians 1:7].



2020-12-08
Speaking in Tongues: What is your personal experience like with speaking in tongues? [I Corinthians 14, Jude 20].



2020-11-25
Tongues and Other Gifts of Steve Gregg: Do you, Steve Gregg, have any other gifts other than speaking in tongues?
The Stone in Daniel: If you know Josephus or Luther, what did the think of the stone in Daniel?


2020-10-27
Seeking "The Kingdom of God": Is seeking "the Kingdom of God" the most important thing we are to do? [Matthew 6:33, Matthew 24:14].
Seeking Success in a Career: If we are disciples of Christ, should we be seeking financial success in our career? [I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, Acts 3:6, Matthew 10:8, Matthew 19:23, Ephesians 4:28, 2 Thessalonians 3:10, 1 Thessalonians 4: 11, I Timothy 6:17, I Timothy 6:9, I Corinthians 12:31].


2020-10-20
Gift of Evangelism & The Great Commission: What would you say to those who suggest they do not have the gift of evangelism, especially in light of the "Great Commission"? [Ephesians 4:11, Matthew 28:16-20, I Corinthians 12, Romans 12, I Peter 3:15, Matthew 10:33, John 13:35, I Peter 4:10-11].



2020-10-08
Gift of Healing: If one has the gift of healing, then does one then have that gift all the time? [2 Corinthians 12:12].



2020-09-22
Over or Under-Confidence in One's Salvation: Some people seem almost pretentious in their salvation, and yet I don't feel that way, can you comment? [Matthew 7:13, Luke 13:24, I Peter 14:18, Matthew 7:21, Matthew 16:24-26, James 3:1].
Lord, Lord, but He Never Knew Them: How could the people do works in his name, but end up not really saved? [Matthew 7:21, I Corinthians 13, I John 3:14].


2020-09-14
Tongues-Heavenly or Unknown Language: Is "tongues" an unknown language, or a heavenly language? [I Corinthians 13:1, I Corinthians 14:2, I Corinthians 14:22].
Tongues for Edification: How does "speaking in tongues", if it is an unknown language, be edifying? [I Corinthians 14].


2020-08-25
Tongues and Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: Do you think that speaking in tongues accompanies the filling of the Holy Spirit?
Signs of Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: What is the initial sign of being filled with the Holy Spirit [Galatians 5:22-23, Romans 5:2].


2020-08-21
No More Prophecy After Jesus: Does Hebrews 1 indicate that since Jesus came we no longer need to hear from prophets? [Hebrew 1:1-3].



2020-08-21
Inner Healing Movement: Could you tell me what the words you described the "Inner Healing" movement?
Speaking in Tongues Still Active: Is speaking in tongues still an active gift of the Holy Spirit? [I Corinthians 1:7, I Corinthians 14:27].


2020-08-14
Tithing-an Old Testament Obligation: Isn't tithing an Old Testament requirement, therefore not really relevant to us today? [Hebrews 7, Matthew 23:23].



2020-08-10
Jesus-King Now or Not Till Later: Is Jesus the King of the earth now? [John 17:4, Matthew 28:18, Acts 2:36].
Authority of an Ambassador: How much authority does an ambassador have and do they have authority over demons?


2020-08-06
TV Show, "American Gospel" & Word of Faith Movement: If you have seen the TV show, "American Gospel", can you comment on it and ministries like the Bethel Movement? [2 Corinthians 12:12, I Corinthians 12:10].



2020-07-30
Giving to the Unbelieving Poor: If you are generous to poor unbelievers, does it count meritoriously to God? [Matthew 25:40, Galatians 6:6, Galatians 6:10].



2020-07-30
The Charismatic Movement: Would you comment on the history and validity of the charismatic movement?



2020-07-30
Greek Word for faith, "pistis": Could you help me sort out the actual meaning of the Greek word for faith, "pitis" and how it relates to a gift given or our choosing to believe? [Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 11:1].
Faith-a Gift Given or Chosen by Us: Could you help me understand out much our will has to do with our salvation, the grace with which it is given, and evaluation of the evidence? [Hebrews 11:1].


2020-07-13
Power No Longer Manifested in the Church: Is not the church not manifesting the power of God today as it should be? [Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4, I Corinthians 4:20].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is the power lacking in the church today because many may not have experienced the "Baptism of the Spirit"? [Acts 10, Acts 19].
Believers Not Experiencing the Power of the Holy Spirit: What do you say to a believer who has not experienced the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives?[Hebrews 8:10, Ezekiel 36:25, Ezekiel 11:19, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18].

2020-06-23
Women Received Gifts at Pentecost: At Pentecost, did women receive the same gifts as the men did, including tongues? [Acts 1:8]
Other Gifts at Pentecost: Were there other gifts, besides tongues, given at Pentecost? [Acts 2:4, Acts 1:8].
Steve Gregg's Receiving of the Holy Spirit: What was your experience, Steve Gregg, when you received the gift of the Holy Spirit?

2020-06-17
Speaking in Tongues: Is speaking in tongues the only gift that evidences the presence of the Holy Spirit?



2020-06-11
Gift of Prophecy Today: If the canon of scripture is complete, then how can there be a gift of prophecy today? If so, what does it look like? [Acts 21].
Gift of Prophecy Defined: Is the gift of prophecy about making predictions? [I Corinthians 14:29, I Thessalonians 5:20-21, I John 4:4].


2020-06-09
Tithing: Can you tithe as you decide rather than 10%, and can you tithe to other ministries, other than your church?



2020-06-09
Gifts of the Spirit-Cease or Continue: Where in scripture would you find that the apostolic gifts of the spirit cease or continue? [I Corinthians 1:7].
Tongues: Regarding tongues, doesn't Paul say that it should be interpreted? Is it a known language? [I Corinthians 14:2, Acts].
Calvinism and Unforgivable Sin: Is seems like if there is an unforgivable sin, then Calvinism doesn't make sense.

2020-05-20
Gifts Remain for Believers Today: Could you provide a verse that proves that the gifts still remain for us today? [I Corinthians 1:7, I Corinthians 13:9-10, Ephesians 4:11-13].



2020-05-11
Children Being Required to Fast: Do you think children should fast, or be required to fast, to overcome sinful behavior?
Train Up a Child: What does the verse in Proverbs mean, "train up a child in the way he should go..." [Proverbs 22:6].
Donations Through PayPal: Can people still donate through PayPal?

2020-05-08
Gift of Healing Today: If the gift of healing is still applicable today, as promoted by many Pentecostals, why do we not see it happening today? [Romans 2:16, I Timothy 1:16, Mark 10, Mark 16:17-18, 2 Corinthians 12:12, Acts].



2020-05-04
Tongues as an Unknown Language: Where in scripture can you make a case for speaking in tongues being an unknown language, pehaps that of angels? [I Corinthians 14:2 & 13].
Tongues as a Known Language: Is tongues in the book of Acts at Pentecost a known language? [Acts 2, Acts 10, Acts 19, I Corinthians 14, Jude 1:20].


2020-04-14
Gift of Faith and Saving Faith: Is there a difference between the gift of faith and a saving faith? [I Corinthians 12, Ephesians 2:8-9].



2020-04-02
Take Up Your Cross: What is your view of the prophetic implications of His own death, when Jesus said that we are to take up our cross? [Luke 9:29, John 10:18].
Speaking in Tongues: If there is no interpretation of tongues, doesn't it prove that the tongues spoken is not genuine? [I Corinthians 14:13].


2020-04-02
Speaking in Tongues: Do you think that people who have been filled with the Holy Spirit can speak in tongues, but won't necessarily do so?
Speaking in Tongues: I have prayed for the gift of speaking in tongues and have felt a kind of welling up inside, but do not so. Am I doing something wrong? [I Corinthians 13, 14:13, Jude 20].


2020-03-04
Hospitality: Are we commanded to be hospitable? [Luke 10:25-37, I Peter 4:9].



2020-02-05
Giving & Stewardship: Could you talk about the gift of giving, and how the early church dealt with their finances, giving, and communal living and care for one another? [Acts 2:44, 4:34, 5:4, 11, 2 Corinthians 8:15, Exodus 16:18].
Financial Management-Descriptive or Prescriptive: Do you think that some of the financial references in scripture is more descriptive, rather than prescriptive, particularly because of special depressed circumstance? [Acts 11].


2019-12-13
Unbeliever in Church: If church is only for believers, what do we do with unbelievers who are in the church service? Do we not let them visit? [I Corinthians 14].
Gifts of the Magi: Would you talk about the gifts of the Magi? Is there any application to us? [Matthew 2, Luke 14:33].


2019-09-17
Faith, Salvation, Grace: If faith, grace, and salvation are gifts, that doesn't support the Calvinist position, right? [Ephesians 2:8].



2019-09-10
Gifts for the Church: If I feel that I have the specific gift of wisdom regarding interpreting scripture to offer the church, and yet those to whom I have promoted the idea, don't seem receptive, how should I understand or interpret this?



2019-07-19
Levels of Gifts: Are you familiar the gifts being broken down into different levels of maturity-some from the Father, some from the Son, and some from the Holy Spirit? [Romans 12:3, Ephesians 4, I Corinthians 12:7f, 29f].



2019-06-07
Financial Stewardship: Retiring, Saving, Living by Faith, Giving, What to do financially?



2019-06-06
Giving Your Extra Funds: After you pay your bills, how do you save and disburse your extra money? [Matthew 6:19f, Matthew 10: 17-27].



2019-02-11
Personality Tests: What does steve think of taking personality tests?



2019-01-22
Command Love-Fruit of the Spirit: Why would God direct us to love, if love is given in the gift of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 5:5, Galatians 5:22, Luke 6, Matthew 7:12, Hebrews 10:16].



2019-01-18
Supporting Your Ministry-The Narrow Path: What would you say if I were to stop supporting other ministries in order to support your ministry?



2018-12-19
Receiving Good things from God: Asking & receiving good things. [Matthew 7:7, Luke 11]



2018-12-05
Eternal Security: Can you lose your salvation?
Giving to the Narrow Path Ministry: Can I give to your ministry instead of my church?


2018-09-27
Corban: Can you expound on the Corban gift? [Mark 7:11]



2018-09-19
Benefits for caring for Animals: Is there any heavenly benefits to caring for animals & strays? [Proverbs 12:10]



2018-07-19
Panhandlers: What do we do about panhandlers? How do we respond to them?



2018-07-10
Monetary Tips: Is it godly to give tips in restaurants?



2018-05-25
Free Will & Determinism: Can you help me understand the difference between Free will & Determinism?
Gifts of the Spirit: God gives some of us abundant gifts, others not so much, so we need to take advantage of whatever God gives us.


2017-10-25
Gift of Giving: Gift of giving & other spiritual gifts. [Romans 12:3-8]



2017-10-24
God Not Losing Anything: I don't believe in once saved always saved, but there seems to be conflict when Jesus says He won't lose anything that are His.
John the Baptist & Rewards in Heaven: If there was none greater than John the Baptist, yet he was least in the kingdom of God, so how our are rewards going to work?


2017-10-19
Music being a Gift: Is being a musician a (spiritual) gift?



2017-10-18
Gifts of the Spirit not for Today: I attended a church that said that the Gifts of the Spirit are not for today, so is that right?
Transgenderism: Do you have a lecture on transgenderism?
Discipleship: Do all the believers have to physically go out & make disciples of Jesus? [Romans 12:3-8]

2017-10-06
Grace & Works: A nominal Christian thinks he's saved because he's under grace & not works. What would you say about that? [Ephesians 2:8-9, James 2:14-19, Galatians 6:7-10]
Varying Rewards in Eternity: Will there be different rewards for amount of work done?


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



2017-08-09
Getting Different Rewards in Eternity: Do people get different rewards in Eternity or not? and if that is the case, i have a second question....
Workers In The Vineyard: Workers came in at different times & getting the same wage, what is the meaning? [Matthew 20:1-16]
Dangers of Deathbed Conversions: Steve also explains the dangers of waiting until a "Deathbed experience" happens.

2017-07-20
Giving Sacrificially: Even though atheist gives billions, it's a drop in the bucket to them. They need to give sacrificially in order for it to count. [Mark 12:41-44]



2017-07-12
Not Accepting Gifts from God: Caller thinks you can't refuse gifts from God, especially gifts of healing,



2017-06-23
Reconciling Scripture of Losing Gifts: There are 3 passages of scripture seem to go against what Romans 11:29 about not losing gifts, which says, "For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance". How do you reconcile them, like having the lampstand taking away, the talents taken away, the Kingdom of God taken away? [Romans 11:29, Revelation 2:5, Matthew 25:14-30, Matthew 21:33-43]



2017-05-30
Treasure in Heaven: How do you lay up treasure in Heaven? [Matthew 6:20, Matthew 19:21]



2017-03-27
Gifts of the Spirit Continuing: Do you believe in the continuation of the gifts, & so how do I know when to lay hands on somebody & pray for healing?



2017-02-02
Pastor Wanting more & more Money: Concerning giving money, she is concerned that her pastor wants her to give more



2016-03-29
Tithing for the Modern Era: Is tithing for the modern church today?



2016-03-11
Tithing: We don't have to pay tithe, is that true? How do we support the local church?



2015-12-14
9 to 5 Job affecting musical gift: I'm wondering what I should do about having a door close on me of being able to expound on my musical gift, & having to get a steady job instead. Should I just go back on tour because the goal was to serve my home community?



2015-11-04
Donations: Caller has a Question about donating to the ministry.



2015-10-26
Parable of the Talents: Are the people in the parable of the talents saved? [Matthew 25:14-30]



2015-08-20
Timothy Not To Neglect Gift: What is the Gift that was given to Timothy by hands & to not neglect it or stir it up. [1 Timothy 4:14, 2 Timothy 1:6]



2015-05-29
Happy Birthday Steve & Asking For Money: Caller just wanted to wish Steve Gregg a Happy Birthday, & wants to say he DOESN'T manipulate people to give money.



2015-04-27
Gift of Mercy: What does it mean to have the "Gift of Mercy"? [Romans 12:8]



2015-03-23
Myrrh: Does Steve know anything about Myrrh & the spiritual significance of it?



2015-01-28
Gifts w/ Attachments: I gave money as an incentive for grandchildren to read a book, & the parents didn't think I should add attachments to a gift.



2015-01-07
Rewards (to the Pharisees): What did Jesus mean when He said, "...they have their reward"? [Matthew 6:5]
God of the OT vs the NT: The God of the Old Testament seems to be different than the God of the New Testament, is this true?


2014-10-14
Kings bringing their Gifts & living to 120 years is a curse: What does this mean, children living to 100 years old is a curse, & kings bringing gifts? Are we supposed to go straight into the millennial kingdom? [Isaiah 65:20]



2014-04-02
Future Salvation of Israel: Some of the Church Fathers taught a future salvation for Israel almost like Dispensationalists teach. [Romans 11]
Concerning the Election: What then is your view about Romans 11:28 where Paul seems to make a distinction between ethical Israel & this supposed spiritual Israel that you say Romans 11 is talking about? [Romans 11:28, Galatians 3:28]


2014-03-24
Orthodox Priesthood encounter: I want to help a ministry that is helping the people in Syria & the Middles East, but I'm afraid of asking a priest for help. How should I go about that?
4 Kingdoms in Daniel 2: Does each succession nation have to be stronger than the one it's supplanting? Is the Rock that's coming to crush the toes possibly talking about the 2nd coming of Christ? [Daniel 21-45]


2014-02-05
Being able to Speak in Tongues: If the caller could still speak in tongues even though he fell away from Christianity would that prove God gives the gifts no matter what, "w/ out repentance"? [Romans 11:29]



2014-02-03
Loaning & not being Paid Back: So we should just consider loans given to family as a gift, & if we get paid back, it's considered a bonus? [Luke 6:34-35]



2013-01-16
Supporting Missionaries in Africa but Living back in America: What about supporting missionaries who were supposed to be in Africa but then came back to America? Do I have to continue supporting them?


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