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Topic: Bible Interpretation

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-17
Symbolism & The Millennium in Scripture: Caller disagrees with Steve about his stance on when to use symbolic or literal interpretation, particularly in regard to The Millennium. [Revelation 20, I Thessalonians 4:14, Revelation 11-12, Revelation 19, Psalm 50:10, Psalm 90:4, 2 Peter 3:8].



2021-04-22
Seeing Ourselves in Bible Story: The video series called "American Gospel" made the statement that people should see themselves in the Bible stories, such as David overcoming a giant?
Korah author of Psalm: How is it that the Sons of Korah could have written Psalms, when he was so evil and killed by God?


2021-03-01
Words in Red in Revelation: Why are some parts of Revelation in red? [Revelation 1:8, Revelation 1:18].
Capitalized Pronouns in Bible: Who decided which pronouns are capitalized in Bibles?


2020-12-21
Jesus the Beginning of Creation: Could you help me understand the meaning of the Greek word for "beginning" in this verse about Jesus being the "beginning of creation" in Revelation? [Revelation 3:14, John 1:1-3, Colossians 1:15-16].
Biblical Writers Use of Words & Language: Do you look at the way the Biblical authors use certain words in your study?


2020-11-20
Bible That Doesn't Translate all the Greek Words for Hell: Is there a Bible translation that actually uses the proper Greek words, like Tartarus and Gehenna, instead of "hell" for all them?
Image of Fire & Torture in Hell: Whenever we hear the word hell, we all envision torture in a fire, why is that? [Revelation 20:15, Revelation 10, Matthew 25:41]
God Didn't Translate His Word Very Well: Is there a case to be made that God didn't do a very good job of translating His word and getting His message across to us? [Psalm 92:15].

2020-10-27
All Scripture is Inspired: What does the verse about scripture actually say in the Greek? [2 Timothy 3:16].



2020-10-26
Eternal Torment: Why would God use the English words such as "eternal" and "everlasting" in regard to hell, if He knew how we would understand them, if it is not as we think as they translated it in English? [2 Peter 3, 2 Chronicles 7:14, Matthew 25:46, Revelation 20:10].
King James Bible Translation: Were the writers of the King James Bible inspired?


2020-10-22
By Whom also He made the Worlds What other worlds is Hebrews talking about? [Hebrews 1:2]
Being Made so much better than the Angels: What does it mean that Jesus was "made" so much better than the angels? [Hebrews 1:4]


2020-09-21
Do Not Take Away From the Scriptures: Would you put a finer point on the passages about the Bible about "not adding or taking away from scripture"? [Revelation 22:18, Deuteronomy 4:2 & 12:32, Proverbs 30:6, Colossians 2:21, Genesis 3:3].



2020-09-01
The Creation & Earth's Age in Genesis & the Disciples: Could you help me sort the age of the earth, creation, and the knowledge and task of the disciples? [Genesis 1:1-2, John 21:25].



2020-08-11
Why Was Israel Chosen: Why did God choose Israel to bring about New Testament restoration?
"Already, Not Yet" Hermeneutic: I don't understand the "already, not yet" hermeneutic in Progressive Dispensational thinking?


2020-08-07
Bible Reading-Focus & Context Caller comments on the need to really focus on scripture when reading it, and to consider the context. [I Corinthians 3:14-15, I Corinthians 4:6].



2020-06-17
"Father, Forgive Them"-Manuscript Variance: The "Father, forgive them..." verse does not appear in all of the manuscripts, would you speak to that? [Luke 23:34].



2020-06-16
Scripture Variances in Translations: Could you clarify the variance between translations regarding Jesus as the Son? [John 1:18].



2020-06-10
What the Bible Says or Teaches: Is the truth compromised to indicate what the Bible teaches, rather than what it says? How would that apply to Calvinism?



2020-05-13
Dispensationalism Defended: Because the Plymouth Brethren and John Nelson Darby were the orginators of Dispensationalism, and were linquists & scholars, how can you disparage their belief system? [Matthew 11:25, Acts 4:13].



2020-05-11
Limited Negative: Where did you learn of the idiom, the "limited negative"?



2020-05-05
Defining the meaning of "Last Days" by Scripture: Can you help me how the scriptures be understood differently than relative to the end times? [Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 35, Isaiah 42, Isaiah 54, Micah 4:1-4, Ezekiel 39, Joel 2:28, Hebrews l:1, I John 2:18, James 5:3, I Peter 1:20, Hebrews 12:22, I Corinthians 10:11].



2020-03-16
Holy Spirit Brings Unity: Is it the job of the Holy Spirit to bring us into unity?
One Scriptural Interpretation Allowed: How would you assess the claim that the Holy Spirit would only allow for one interpretation of scripture, because the Holy Spirit would not allow for less than unity? [Romans. 14]


2020-03-09
"Markan Sandwich Technique" & the Fig Tree: Have you ever heard about a literary technique the "Markan Sandwich Technique", as in the cursing of the Fig tree? [Mark 11:13-21, Matthew 21:18-22].
Cursed Fig Tree in Jeremiah: Is the cursed Fig Tree in Jeremiah about the Temple in 70 AD ? [Jeremiah 8:13].


2020-03-06
Translations & Interpretation to Deceive: Can Satan use Bible translations, word interpretations, Greek & Hebrew dictionaries to lie and deceive us? If so, how do I protect myself from this?



2020-03-05
Understanding the Bible: Would not the Bible be more clear if there were no poetry in it?



2020-02-12
Symbolic or Literal: If you decide to take something symbolically in the Bible are you defining your own religion?



2019-12-30
Adam, Eve & Technology: Since Adam & Eve were presumably smarter than us, how come they weren't technologically advanced as we think we are now?
Self-Interpretation of Scripture: Does it say somewhere in the Bible that we aren't supposed to have self-interpretation of Scripture? [2 Peter 1:20-21, 2 Timothy 3:16]


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?



2019-09-09
King James Bible Literally: Can I read the King James Version of the Bible and just take it literally?



2019-09-06
Bible Figures of Speech & Idioms Caller recommended books on the Bible figure of speech and idioms (Figures of Speech, by E.W. Bollinger, Manners & Customs of the Bible by James M Freeman, Manners and Customs of Bible Lands, by Fred H. Wight).



2019-08-20
Studying the Greek: In what way would exploring the Greek texts be helpful to me while studying the Bible?
Paul, "Whatever State I am in": What was Paul saying when he used the word "state" in the phrase, "whatever state I am in"? [Philippians 4:11, I Timothy 6:8].


2019-08-14
Only Begotten: Would you talk about the word "begotten"? [John 3:16, Colossians 1:18].



2019-08-09
The Violent Take it by Force: Would you help me understand "The violent take it by force"? [Matthew11:12, Luke 16:16].



2019-07-31
My People, Their God: The verse in Jeremiah, "they will be my people ...", has that happened already, or is that for the future? [Jeremiah 32:38].



2019-07-31
Changing Our Future: Where is the verse in Jeremiah about how God will change our future, and how are history is seen? [Jeremiah 23:7].



2019-07-30
"The Day Approaching": What does it mean in Hebrews 10, when he says, "when you see the day approaching"? [Hebrews 10:25, 8:13, 13:14].



2019-07-25
Yoke of Bondage: What is meant by the "yoke of bondage"? [Galatians 5:1, Acts 2, 15].



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].



2019-07-10
What is His Name: Could you explain what is meant by the phrase about "what is his name, and what is his son's name"? [Proverbs 30:4].



2019-07-10
Bruise Serpent's Head: "Her seed shall bruise the serpent's head" is translated differently by some, can you help me sort this? [Genesis 3:15].



2019-07-09
Exegesis and Eisegesis: Can you clarify the difference between "exegesis" & "eisegesis"?
Mary: What do you think about the answer I got from a Catholic about how could Mary hear prayers of more than one person at a time?
Debating Catholics: Would you debate a Catholic radio host?

2019-07-09
Loving God: What does it mean when it says love your God with all your heart? [Like 10:27, John 14:15, Matthew 7:12, I John 3:18, Colossians 3:17]



2019-07-02
Deuteronomy: Can you give me insight into the book of Deuteronomy?



2019-06-20
Determining Intended Audience: How does one determine the intended audience meant in various scriptures? Especially in light of the views of Don Preston and Full-Preterism? [2 Thessalonians 1:4-8, Revelation 1].



2019-05-28
Psalm 2:1 ("Heathens Rage"): What does this verse mean, "why do the heathen rage, and the peoples plot in vain?" [Psalms 2:1-2]? [Acts 4:24f].



2019-05-21
Springs of the Sea: Are we to take literally the verse in Job about the "springs in the sea"? Is there a hermeneutic principle when determining when to ascribe literal vs symbolic meanings to scripture ? [Job 38:16, 2 Peter 3:10, Genesis 14:10].



2019-05-20
Council of the Gods: Are angels God's human judges? Do you know much about Michael Heiser and his writings about this? What does it mean, "you will die like men, perish like princes"? [Psalm 82:1,7]



2019-04-25
Wine: Was the wine really alcoholic, or was it grape juice?



2019-04-19
Biblical use of the word "Weight": What is the meaning of the Hebrew word for glory: 'Kabod' as in 'weight of glory'? [2 Corinthians 4:17]?



2019-04-17
Bible Interpretation: What does this mean, when it talks about being "saved in childbearing"? [I Timothy 2:15, 4:16, Philippians 2:12]



2019-04-11
Flat Earth: What does the Bible say about the shape and design of the earth? Does the Bible teach that the earth is flat and has a solid dome?



2019-04-11
Trial of Bitter Waters: In the story "Ordeal of Jealously" or "Trial of Bitter Waters", can you explain the jealous man's wife having to drink a mixture of dust from the tabernacle floor? Is the Hebrew word for "thigh" really a euphemism for the womb? [Numbers 5:11-31].



2019-04-02
According to the Flesh: What does "according to the flesh, He will raise up Christ" mean? [Acts 2:30]



2019-04-02
Sheep Gone Astray: In the Servant's Song, the words "our" and "we", in the phrase "all we like sheep have gone astray", was He talking about all mankind or just Jews? [Isa 53:4-6]



2019-03-27
Rapture of the Wicked: What about The Rapture and the possibility of the wicked going away first, rather than the righteous [I Timothy 5:6, Mathew 13:24f]? Raising of the dead will first be whom? [1 Thessalonians 4:16-18, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].
Day (literal or symbolic): Is the word for "day", literal or symbolic?


2019-03-26
Determinate Counsel: What does this mean; "... the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God"? [Acts 2:23, 25].



2019-03-22
All Things to All Men: What does it mean to become all things for all men [I Corinthians 9:22]?
Ten Commandments: Are we required to obey the Ten Commandments? Is it part of salvation? Should we be under the law? How did Jesus fulfill the Law? [Matthew 5:17-20]. 22 1 2 99


2019-03-11
Scripture relevancy to today: Why do we think some scripture applies to us, when it was written to specific ancient people [Zephaniah 3:17]? Old Testament verses identified in the New Testament, as applying to us now. How to distinguish ones applicable to us today? [2 Corinthians 1:20].
Seven Churches (Revelation): Are the seven churches in Revelation, equal to "seven ages" many have been taught? [Revelation 1:11].


2019-02-26
Enmity between thy seed & her Seed: What does this verse mean enmity between thy seed & her seed? [Genesis 3:15]



2019-02-26
"Declare His Generation": Can you explain this verse, "declare His Generation"? [Acts 8:33]



2019-02-18
Queen of the South: Who is the queen of the south? [Matthew 12:42]
Triune God: Where does Paul talk about a Triune God?


2019-02-13
Homosexuality: Can you be a homosexual & be saved?
Jesus being Indignant: Why in the NIV does Mark 1:41 say that Jesus was "indignant" at the leper? [Mark 1:41]


2019-02-04
Fall of Babylon & Sun 7 Times Brigher: Are these scriptures talking about judgment? [Isaiah 13:10, Isaiah 30:26]



2019-02-01
"Leaving the Elementary Things": What does it mean, "leaving the elementary things behind"? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



2019-01-28
Satan raising people from the dead: Is there somewhere in the Bible that says Satan can raise the dead?
Creation Literal: A day in the account of Creation does not mean that it has to be a literal 24 period of time, does it?


2019-01-28
Reconciling Scripture: How do passages of scripture like Matthew 5:44 and 1 Corinthians 5 harmonize, love your enemies, but then discipline your "enemies"?



2019-01-24
Biblical Interpretation: is there a difference in meaning without the italicized words? [1 Corinthians 15:26]



2019-01-09
Literal or Symbolic: How should we determine if something is meant as literal or symbolic? What is the time frame for this passage of Scripture in Isaiah? [Isaiah 19:19-25]?



2019-01-03
Little Horn (in Daniel): Who is the "little horn" of Daniel 7? [Daniel 7:8].
Think to Change Times & Laws: What is Daniel 7:25 talking about? [Daniel 7:25].


2018-12-26
"Without God in the World": Can you explain a passage of Scripture for me in Ephesians? [Ephesians 2:12]
The Thief: Who is the thief in John & what is Jesus talking about? [John 10:10]


2018-12-20
Binding the Strong Man: What does it mean that Jesus bound the strong man of the house? [Matthew 12:27-29]
The Binding of Satan in Revelation: Discussion about the binding & loosing of Satan in Revelation. [Revelation 20]


2018-12-13
Israel, Ethnic or Spiritual: When it's speaking of Israel, is this spiritual israel or ethnic Israel? [Romans 11:25-26]



2018-12-13
Binding & Loosing: Whatever is bound & loosed on earth will be bound & loosed in heaven, can you explain this verse? [Matthew 18:18, Matthew 16:19]



2018-12-10
Psalm Interpretation: Can you interpret a verse in Psalms for me, especially "causest to approach unto thee"? [Psalm 65:4]



2018-12-07
Calvinism - Total Depravity: Why do Calvinists use is & what is Paul actually saying? [1 Corinthians 2:14]



2018-12-04
Absent from the Body, Present with the Lord: "TODAY you will be w/ Me in paradise", "absent from the body, present w/ the Lord" but then it says our resurrected bodies are raised to meet Him in the air. [Luke 23:43, Philippians 1:21-23, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18]



2018-11-26
Disagrees about the Trinity: I disagree about the Trinitarian doctrine (she was very articulate, organized in her thoughts). [Mark 12:28-34]



2018-11-26
Paul Wrestling with Wild Beasts: What did paul mean in 1 Corinthians 15:32 by, "if I wrestled with wild beasts"? [1 Corinthians 15:32]



2018-11-06
Finding Faith on Earth: Was Jesus being rhetorical when He asked, "Will there be faith on earth"? [Luke 18:8b]
Malchus' Ear being Healed: When Malchus' ear was cut off & healed, shouldn't that have impressed them enough to not want to arrest Jesus?


2018-11-02
Not Far from the Kingdom: Can you comment on Mark 12:34, "not far from the kingdom?"



2018-11-02
Limited Negative: How do we identify "limited negatives" in scripture? What does it mean to be "sealed" w/ the Holy Spirit?
Sealed with the Holy Spirit: What does it mean to be "sealed" w/ the Holy Spirit?


2018-10-30
Water & Blood: When it's talking about the water & blood, what does this mean? What does this whole passage of Scripture mean? [1 John 5:6-8]



2018-10-23
John the Baptist & Humility: Is this is talking about John the Baptist & having humility? [Isaiah 40:4]



2018-10-22
Demon-Possessed People: Are demon-possessed people inherently lost? In other words, can Christians be demon-possessed, because I thought they were supposed to have the Holy Spirit?
Giving Someone a Glass of Water: What does this verse mean about giving someone a glass of water? [Matthew 10:42]


2018-10-15
Lord unto My Lord: The Lord said to my Lord, what does that mean? [Psalms 110]



2018-09-24
Babylon, Judah & the New Covenannt: Jews coming back from Babylon relative to the New Covenant, can you please explain this passage of Scripture in Isaiah? [Isaiah 30:15-21, Jeremiah 3:14]



2018-09-11
Biblical Interpretation: The Gift is Faith or Salvation? What is "that" in "that is not of yourselves" referring to? [Ephesians 2:8-9]



2018-08-24
Acrostic Verses: In Psalms 119, which has a letter above a set of verses, which are Acrostic Verses, can you explain these? [Psalms 119]



2018-08-16
Biblical Interpretation of Psalm 45: Can you tell me how to understand that passage? [Psalms 45:6, Psalms 2, Psalms 45, Psalms 72, Psalms 110]



2018-07-19
Greet one another with a Holy Kiss: It says to greet one another with a holy kiss, what did this mean?



2018-07-17
In the Regeneration: In your paradigm of preterism & amillennialism, where do you place the 12 apostles, judging 12 tribes in the regeneration fit in? [Matthew 19:28]



2018-07-16
Glory of the Lord: What is Paul talking about in the last verse of 2 Corinthians 3, the veil being removed & us able to see the glory of the Lord? [2 Corinthians 3:18]



2018-07-16
Sufferings of Christ: I'm wondering about having the sufferings of Christ that Paul was talking about in Philippians. Can you explain it? [Philippians 3:10-11]



2018-07-12
Cast Down & Not Forsaken: What did Paul mean by being Cast down & not forsaken? So who casts us down? Who forsakes us? [2 Corinthians 4:9]
Overcoming Evil with Good: How do I overcome evil w/ good when people leaving messes for me to clean up?


2018-06-12
Paul's thought process in Ephesians: So in Ephesians 3:1-13, from verses 2-12, it all seems to be parenthetical, & then he talks about his original thought in verse 1, is that true?



2018-05-22
Stones of Fire: What is the meaning of "stones of fire" in Ezekiel in 28? [Ezekiel (28:14-16]



2018-05-21
Sown in Corruption, Raised in Incorruption: Sown in corruption, raised in incorruption, putting on immortality, what does Paul mean with all this sayings? [1 Corinthians 15:42, 1 Corinthians 15:53-55]



2018-05-10
"A Place of Broad Rivers & Streams": Can you give me a little insight on this passage of Scripture in Isaiah? [Isaiah 33:17-22]



2018-05-09
Once to Die: What does it mean, "once to die & after this, judgment"? Can you explain this? [Hebrews 9:27]



2018-05-03
"The Wood Devoured more people": The Wood destroying more people than the sword, can you explain? [2 Samuel 18:8]



2018-04-16
Taking Bible Stories Literal-Noah & Jonah: Do you take the stories of the Bible literal or figurative, especially Noah & the flood & Jonah?
Catholic Confirmation: Does catholic confirmation count as being saved? What about Infant Baptism?


2018-04-13
"He Led Captivity Captive": What is the meaning of Ephesians 4:8, "led the Captive captive"? [Ephesian 4:8, Psalm 68:18]



2018-04-13
Jesus not Sinning & Calvinism: Did Jesus sin when He stayed at the temple in Jerusalem when He was 12 years old? Didn't God sin when He flooded the whole world & killed everyone?



2018-04-05
Hermeneutics & the Olivet Discourse: You say we have to compare scripture with scripture, so if Matthew was written first, & was written to the Jews, how were they able do that, compare Scripture w/ Scripture since the other Gospels, or the other books of the Bible, weren't accessible yet? Which book was written first, Matthew or Mark? [Luke 17 & 21, Matthew 24]



2018-02-16
Jesus Learned Obedience: What does it mean when the bible says, Jesus learned obedience by the things He suffered? [Hebrews 5:8]



2018-02-13
Harmonize Not Snatching from Hand & Apostacy: How do you harmonize the passage that says, "no one can snatch you out of his hand" with that in Hebrews which warns against apostacy? [John 10:29, Hebrews 6:4-6]



2018-01-29
"All Things are Lawful: "All things are lawful, but not all things are expedient", what did Paul mean by this? [1 Corinthians 10:23]



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?

2018-01-04
By His Stripes we are Healed: People seem to use the verse in Isaiah about "by His stripes we are healed", but isn't that a misuse of the Scripture? [Isaiah 53]



2018-01-03
First Shall be Last & the Last Shall be First: What do these phrases mean: "The last shall be first, and the first shall be last" and "Many are called, few are chosen"? [Matthew 20:15-16]



2018-01-02
Jesus Secretive about His Ministry: In the book of Mark, why does Jesus want his miracles to be so secretive?
Mark's Use of Immediately: Why does Mark use the word “immediately” so frequently?


2017-12-28
Modern Israel: Caller disagrees with Steve that the prophecies of Israel have been fulfilled & that you have to believe in the literalness interpretation of Revelation.



2017-12-28
Spiritualizing Scripture: Dispensationalists try to say we shouldn't spiritualize Scripture, & we should take it literally, but they don't themselves!



2017-12-27
Peter given Keys to the Kingdom: Peter was given the keys of the kingdom, so were the keys what he said in Acts about repenting & being baptized, and you'll be given the Spirit of God? [Acts 2:38, Matthew 16]



2017-12-21
Make your Election Sure: "Make your calling & election sure", can you lose your salvation? [2 Peter 1:10]



2017-12-20
The Parable of the Wedding Garment: Parable about the wedding clothes, what is that all about? [Matthew 22:1014]



2017-12-19
Falling Away: Departing from Christ, Falling Away & Judaism, what do these Scripture mean about Falling away & going to Judaism? means in scripture? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]
Not Laying Again the Foundation: What does it mean, "not laying again the foundation of repentance"?


2017-12-15
Called According to His Purpose: "Called according to His purpose", is this phrase from the well-known verse of Romans 8 something special that just making Jesus the Lord of our lives or is just tied to them who love Him? [Romans 8:28b]



2017-12-01
Judgment Private or Public: Will the judgment be private or public where everyone can see it? [Romans 2:16]
Adam as a Sacrifice: Jack hayford says that if Adam had not sinned, but Eve had, he could've been an acceptable sacrifice instead of Jesus. What do you think about that idea?
Greatest in the Kingdom of God: What can you tell about this verse? [Matthew 18:1]

2017-11-30
Who do you say that I am?: "Who do you say I am?", what did Jesus mean by that? Why did He ask that? [Mark 8:39, Matthew 16:13]



2017-11-29
Understanding the Scriptures: Understanding the scriptures, having the Holy Spirit to teach us, the Holy Spirit opened the understanding of the apostles



2017-11-29
The Scoffer: It says in this verse in Proverbs that if you get rid of the scoffer you'll get rid of contention, strife and reproach. So how do you get rid of the scoffer? [Proverbs 22:10, Proverbs 3:34]



2017-11-28
Nation of Israel or Jesus: Is the Servant of YHWH Israel or Jesus? [Isaiah 53:11]



2017-11-27
Jacob, Esau & the Birthright: Is this saying Esau was incapable of receiving salvation through repentance? [Hebrews 12:15-17]



2017-11-20
Twinkle of an Eye & the Light of the Eye: Verses that talk about eyes, on about in the twinkle of an eye & one about the light of the eye, is there any correlation? [1 Corinthians 15:52, Matthew 6:23]



2017-11-17
Not Being Completely Cleansed: People who have not been properly cleansed, not saved, how does this apply to people now who don't do it all right? [2 Chronicles 30:17-19]



2017-11-15
Healing: Doesn't this passage of Scripture mean that if elders come & pray for you that you will be healed? [James 5:14-15]



2017-11-06
Till the Son of Man be come: When will Jesus come again, when is this talking about His coming? [Matthew 10:23]



2017-10-31
Fundamentalism: What is Fundamentalism? Is it a form of Evangelicalism?
Literalism: I guess i'm just asking about Fundamentalism because some say we need to take all the Bible literally.


2017-10-27
Not being able to come back to Christ according to Hebrews: Can't come back to Christ. [Hebrews 6:4-6, Hebrews 10:26]



2017-10-26
No Repentance after Falling Away: Can someone lose their salvation because of sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4-6]



2017-10-20
Not Being Contentious: Being Contentious, caller gives his interpretation of a Scripture. [1 Corinthians 11:16]



2017-10-16
Renewing to Repentance: Is it impossible to come back to repentance after falling away? [Hebrews 6:4-6]



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



2017-10-11
Self-Defense at Night: If a thief who breaks into your house at night you have the right to protect yourself, is that right? But what does it mean guilty if it happens during the day? [Exodus 22:2]



2017-10-11
Day of the Lord is at Hand: The day of the Lord is at hand, is present, how soon does that mean? [2 Thessalonians 2[



2017-10-09
Proper Hermeneutics: What is the basics for good hermeneutics?
Hermeneutics & the Secret Rapture: How are they misapplying hermeneutics in relation to the pre-tribulation rapture?


2017-10-04
Manifestation of the Sons of God: The manifestation of the Sons of God, is this going to happen, be revealed, before Jesus comes back? [Romans 8:22]



2017-10-03
All Israel Saved: "All Israel will be saved", so won't all Israel be saved? [Romans 11:26]



2017-09-29
Inherit Salvation in Future: In Hebrews it says that our inheritance of Salvation is future, but there are a few future aspects of it anyway, Justification, sanctification, glorification, transformation. [Hebrews 1:14]



2017-09-28
Bound on Earth, Bound in Heaven: What is bound on earth is bound in heaven......can you tell me what this means? [Matthew 18:18]



2017-09-28
Sin unto Death: A sin unto death, what does that mean? [1 John 5:16-17, Romans 6:23]



2017-09-26
Peter's Name Peter's name Cephas, stone, rock. [John 1:42]
Mormons/LDS, council of gods: What is the most effective way to witness to a Mormon?


2017-09-19
Pisseth against the Wall: What does this mean, "pisses against the wall"? And the King James Version is the only version of the Bible that has that phrase. [1 kings 14:10]



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]



2017-09-18
My Father's House are many Mansions What does Jesus mean by "where My Father's House is are many mansions"? [John 14:1-4]



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]



2017-09-08
Not being Offended by Jesus: "And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in Me", what did He mean? [Matthew 11:6, Luke 7:23]



2017-09-05
Healing of the Leaves: Why are do you need leaves for the healing of the nations from the tree of life? [Revelation 22:2]



2017-09-01
Isaiah 53: Jesus is the fulfillment of Isaiah 53, but the Jews think it's talking about Israel, Jacob, so how do we counter this? [Isaiah 53]



2017-09-01
The Eagles & the Carcasses: Where are the eagles? What is the meaning of this verse, this saying? [Matthew 24:28]



2017-08-30
Being Born Again: Are we supposed to be taking being "born again" literally? [John 3:3]



2017-08-29
Angels & Stars: Who are the angels & stars that are talked about Revelation 1? [Revelation 1:16-20]



2017-08-29
Jerusalem being Free: "But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all", what does this mean? [Galatians 4:26]



2017-08-23
Ezekiel: Why did Ezekiel have to lose his wife & allowed to mourn for her?



2017-08-16
The 7 Spirits before the Throne of God: Someone asked a question about seeing the Trinity in heaven yesterday, & got me to thinking about the 7 Spirits before the throne. [Revelation 1:4, Revelation 3:1, Revelation 4:4, Revelation 5:6, Isaiah 11:2]



2017-08-15
Weak in the Faith: Does Romans 14 go beyond diet, food & holy days? [Romans 14]
People being Dogmatic in Secondary Issues: What about people who are very judgmental in stuff that we each have the liberty to do or not do?


2017-08-15
Coming of the Lord: Is the "coming" of the Lord literal? [1 Corinthians 15:23]



2017-08-14
Original Sin: Original Sin ensues. [Genesis 5:3]



2017-08-11
Sin Leading to Death: Does all sin lead to death (1john 5:16-17)



2017-08-10
Millennial Kingdom: In 1 Corinthians 15 it seems to be describing the end of the millennial kingdom. Is that what it's saying? [1 Corinthians 15:22-28]



2017-08-09
Israelites Enemies: "...the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light", does this mean that the Israelites were still enemies? [Amos 5:18-19]



2017-08-07
Power to Become the Sons of God: What does "become" mean it says that "we have the power to become the Sons of God"? [John 1:14]



2017-08-04
This Generation Will Not Pass Away Until: This generation shall not pass away until all these things shall be fulfilled, what did that mean? [Luke 21:32]



2017-08-03
Offenses: What does this mean, "It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!" [Luke 17:1]



2017-07-31
Yoke is Easy & Burden Light, but is Hard Contradiction: My yoke is easy, My burden is light, but in other places He seems to make it hard, so which is it [Luke 14, Matthew 11]



2017-07-31
153 Fish Significance: Was there any significance to the number "153", the number fish that were caught? [John 21:11]



2017-07-31
Good Works Secret: Don't let one hand what the other hand is doing, so we are supposed to keep our good deeds a secret? [Matthew 6:3]



2017-07-26
Bible Interpretation in Luke: I was listening to your lectures on luke, & you seemed to have skipped verses luke 19:26-27, what do they mean?



2017-07-26
Interpretation of 2 Parables: I'd like your interpretation of Matthew 13:44-46 talking about 2 Parables. [Matthew 13:44:46]



2017-07-25
The Secret Place: Where is the secret place of the Most High? [Psalm 91:1-9]



2017-07-25
Communication being Yea or Nay: What does Jesus mean in Matt 5:37 about your communication being yea or nay?



2017-07-20
Not Peace but Division: Old Testament vs New Testament contradiction about bringing division but wanting unity, but what does this verse mean by Jesus brought a sword & not peace?g [Matthew 10:34, Luke 12:51]



2017-07-13
Moses Law Instituted: When was Moses law instituted? [1 Peter 2:13]



2017-07-13
Mystery of Godliness: "Mystery of Godliness" what does this mean, God becaming Man? Caller gives a couple of his idea of what it might mean [1 Timothy 3:16]



2017-07-07
Fulness of the Gentiles: What does "until the fulness of the gentiles be come in" mean? [Romans 11:25-32]



2017-07-07
Denying Yourself: "Deny yourself, take up your cross & follow Me", does that mean we have to be ashamed of ourselves? John MacArthur says we have to be! [Mark 8:34]



2017-06-28
Sabbath, Holy Days & Foods: Can you please comment on this passage of scripture? [Colossians 2:16-17]



2017-06-28
Never Remarry Until the Death of her Husband: What does this verse mean, that she can NEVER remarry if her ex-husband is still alive] [1 Corinthians 7:39, Romans 7:2-4]



2017-06-07
God Creating Evil: Why did God create evil? It seems to say that in Isaiah. [Isaiah 45:7]



2017-06-06
God's Work Beginning from End: "No one can know the works of God from the beginning to the end", what does this mean? [Ecclesiastes 3:11]
The Term, Christian: I've heard that the name "Christian" has a pagan origin


2017-06-06
Bright & Morning Star: Who is the bright & morning star? Is it Jesus or David? [Revelation 22:16]
Wicked cutoff from the Land: In Proverbs where it says the wicked cut off from the land, is this talking about end time events? [Proverbs 2:21-22]
People who Commit Suicide: Can't God forgive people for suicide?

2017-06-06
All things are Yours: When Paul gets done talking about the Wisdom of God & the foolish of man, he concludes by saying, "all are yours". What does that mean? [1cor 3:21-22,



2017-06-05
Binding & Loosing: The "Binding & Loosing" term seems to be different in different translations of the Bible, & what IS Jesus saying there anyway?



2017-06-02
First Begotten into the World: "First begotten into the world", angels worshipping Him, is it talking about the first coming or second coming or just Jesus being superior to angels? [Hebrews 1:6, Hebrews 1:9]
Anointing with Gladness: Anointing Thee with gladness, what does this mean? [Hebrews 1:9]
Even Thy God, What does that mean? God calling Jesus God?

2017-06-02
Tributes: Can you talk about tributes, tributaries? What does putting someone under tribute mean? [Judges 1:19-38]



2017-05-31
Fornication & Diet: I've never heard anything on this passage, would you have anything in your archives? [1 Corinthians 6:12-20]



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]


2017-05-24
Jesus finding Faith on Earth When He Returns: "Will the Son of Man find faith on earth?", what did He mean by asking that? [Luke 18:8]



2017-05-24
Offspring of the Wicked: "offspring of the wicked shall be cutoff", what does that mean? [Psalm 37:28 & 38]



2017-05-23
Obey Better than Sacrifice: "Better to obey than sacrifice", what does this mean? any relevance for today? [1 Samuel 15:22]



2017-05-22
Creation Week Literal Days: Were the actual creation days literal 24 hr days because what does it mean 1000 yrs is as a day, a day as a 1000 yrs? [Genesis 1, Genesis 2, 2 Peter 3:8, Psalm 90:4]



2017-05-17
Bible Discrepancy in John: I don't understand Jesus' statement that no one has asked Him where He was going because Peter asked Him where He was going! [John 13:36, John 16:5]



2017-05-17
God Ways Forever: What is this referring to in Ecclesiastes, the law? [Ecclesiastes 3:14]



2017-05-15
Cleaving to His Wife: Why is this verse placed where it is because Adam & Eve haven't even had children yet? [Genesis 2:24]



2017-05-15
Hallowed be Thy Name: "Hallowed be Thy name", what does that mean? [Matthew 6:9]



2017-05-15
Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me: "My God, my God, why hath Thou forsaken Me?", why did Jesus yell this out on the cross? [Psalm 22:1, Matthew 27:46]



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
Falling Away: Can you explain to me 2 Peter 2, can Christians really fall away, reject Christ? [2 Peter 2]



2017-05-01
Tribe of Dan & the anti-Christ: The tribe of Dan possibly being the anti-Christ? What does Genesis 49:18 mean? [Genesis 49:18]



2017-04-12
Eternal Power & Godhead: "Eternal power & Godhead", what did those words mean in that verse? [Romans 1:20]



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]



2017-04-11
Their Name Adam: In Gen 5 it says, "calling their name Adam", what does this mean? [Genesis 5:2]



2017-04-11
The 3rd Eye: What's this about a 3rd eye involving greed? [Matthew 6:22, Proverbs 22:9, Proverbs 23:6]



2017-03-31
Carcass & Eagles: What does this verse mean? [Matthew 24:28]



2017-03-24
Baptism for the Dead: What does paul mean about baptism for the dead? [1 Corinthians 15:29]



2017-03-23
Mystery of God: Can you explain Revelation 10:7? [Revelation 10:7]



2017-03-21
Sinned in Adam: What does it mean, "sinned in Adam", (romans 5:12-21)?



2017-03-20
Christ Dying for Everyone: Jesus dying for all, sins being pardoned, ramifications of what the Scriptures say & what Calvinists say [2 Corinthians 5:14-15, 1 Corinthians 15:22]



2017-03-07
Bible Interpretation of a Verse in Romans: Can you explain this Romans 8:10? [Romans 8:10]
Lucifer Becoming Satan: I don't see how Lucifer is correlated w/ Satan. [Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28, Revelation 12]


2017-02-22
Trinity: Who is in heaven, what does this verse mean, something about the Trinity? [John 3:13]



2017-02-17
Right & Left: I'm wondering what Solomon means by the "right or left" in Ecclesiastes? [Ecclesiastes 10:2]



2017-02-09
Establishing the Law, Not doing Away with it: Can you explain these 2 verses in Romans about Abraham being justified by faith? [Romans 3:30-31-4:1-2]



2017-02-07
Fasting & Interpretation of Scripture: What do verses 16 & 17 have to do w/ anything? [Matthew 19:14-17]



2017-01-31
Building again the things Paul Destroyed: "For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor", what does this mean? [Galatians 2:18]



2017-01-27
Being Drawn by God: Can you, as a non-calvinist, explain to me John 6:44?



2017-01-23
Word of God: Can you explain this in studying the Word of God? [2 Corinthians 4:4]



2017-01-20
Biblical Interpretation in Luke: Can you explain that verse to me? [Luke 12:19-20]



2017-01-17
Jesus Cursing the Fig Tree: why did Jesus curse the fig tree (matt 21:19-21)?



2017-01-17
Sacrifice for Sin after Willful Sin" What does no longer a sacrifice for sins after willfully sinning since there's grace? [Hebrews 10:26]



2017-01-17
Private Interpretation of the Scripture: Can Steve please explain prophecy of Scripture & no private interpretation of it? [1 Peter 1:20]



2017-01-16
Opinion verses the Word of God: I disagree w/ you about sharing your "opinion. We can't all have different opinions of their interpretation of the Word of God.



2017-01-13
Pearls to the Swine, nothing Holy to Dogs Can you explain matt 7:6?



2017-01-12
Bible interpretation in Romans: vine's expository dictionary, the word "use" in rom 1:26, natural use for



2017-01-06
Bible Interpretation in Hebrews about Willful Sin: Could you elaborate more on Hebrews 10:26? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 6:4]



2017-01-04
Book of Revelation Symbolic or Literal: Is revelation, especially chapter 13, to be taken literally or symbolically? [Revelation 13:15-18]



2016-03-18
Staying in Current State: What does this mean, that some would be just & unjust, some would be filthy & some righteous, some holy & some unholy? [Revelation 22:11]
One Will be Taken, One Left: What does it mean "one will be taken, one will be left" mean? [Matthew 24:40-48, Luke 17:31-37]


2016-03-18
Saturday Night or Sunday: When Eutychus fell out of the window after Paul was preaching for such a long time, it says the "first day of the week", but wasn't it actually Saturday night in Jewish reckoning? [Acts 20:9]
Jesus Invisible during the 40 Days: Where was Jesus at after His resurrection for the 40 days when they couldn't actually see Him?


2016-03-10
People or Spirits as anti-Christ: Why does it say in one place where John talks about the anti-Christ that he says it's a person but in another place he says they are spirits? [1 John 4:1-3, 2 John 2:7]



2016-03-08
Breaking Bread: In Acts, where Eutychus died by falling from a window, it says they were "breaking bread", but a lot of translations are changing it to "the Lord's Supper". So is it just eating together or is it actually the Lord's Supper (Communion)? [Acts 20:7-11]



2016-03-02
Taking Parts of the Bible Literally: How do we know what to take literal, especially numbers in Revelation?



2016-03-02
Life More Abundant: According to a verse in John, what does it mean to have life & have it more abundantly? [John 10:10]



2016-03-02
Spirit will Return to God: What does the word, "spirit" mean in Ecclesiastes? [Ecclesiastes 12:7]



2016-02-24
Powers of the Age to Come-New Heaven & Earth: In the Dispensational view, the coming of new heavens and new earth, is this during the new covenant order happening or is it talking about the Millennium in Revelation 20? New Testament writers always seemed to apply Isaiah’s poetry to their own current church age, poetic language, God’s people will have eternal life. [Isaiah 65:18-25, Revelation 20]



2016-02-23
24 Elders in Revelation: The Dispensationalist view is that the 24 elders represents the church, & if the 12 disciples are part of these, wouldn't John be including himself in them? Can you comment on this? [Revelation 4:4]



2016-02-15
Jesus Coming by Water & Blood: What is your take on this verse? [1 John 5:6-8]
John the Baptist-The Last & Greatest Prophet: What made John the Baptist the last & greatest prophet of the Old Testament? [Luke 7:28]


2016-02-15
Sin Unto Death: What are your thoughts on this? [1 John 5:16-17]



2016-01-25
Laying Hands Suddenly on No Man: "Lay hands suddenly on no man, neither be partaker of other men's sins: keep thyself pure", what exactly is this saying? [1 Timothy 5:22]



2016-01-15
Dwarfs, Hunchbacks & Defects in the Eye: So people who are dwarfs, have hunchbacks or defects in their eye, they were less of a person than everyone else & couldn't go into the Temple? Can you please explain this because my daughter is a dwarf, & I've hesitated to mention this passage of Scripture to her. [Leviticus 21:16-23]



2016-01-12
Souls under the Altar: Who were the martyrs that were under the altar? Were they Slain for the Word of God? [Revelation 6, Revelation 7]
Innumerable Company (Great Multitude): Who are the Great Multitude in Revelation? [Revelation 7:9-17]


2016-01-05
Allegorizing or Spiritualizing Scripture: Why do Dispensationalists think you need to "allegorize" Scripture involving prophecy? What is the difference between allegorizing & spiritualizing Scripture?



2016-01-04
Kill & Eat-God Changed His Mind?: What caused God to change what He said in Leviticus? [Acts 10:9-28, Acts 11]



2016-01-04
God's Wrath on the Amalekites: I have an atheist friend who points this passage out, asking why would God order the killing of the Amalekites? [1 Samuel 15:2-3]



2016-01-04
Plucking out the Eye: So we shouldn't really do what that verse says, pluck out our eye? [Mark 9:47]



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



2015-12-23
"Glory Chanted by the mouth of Babes & Infants": I am stumped by the mouth of babes chanting glory. [Psalm 8:2]
"You are gods, sons of the Most High": Who is God speaking to when He said, "you are gods, sons of the Most High"? [Psalm 82]


2015-12-23
"Sing old childless woman": In Isaiah 54:1, what does it mean, "old childless woman"? [Isaiah 54:1, Galatians 4:21-27]



2015-12-15
Calvinism - "Neither can they be" (total depravity): How can you refute what Calvinists say that if we are not regenerated you can respond to the gospel? [Romans 8:5-7]



2015-12-15
Withdrawing, Disorder & Traditions: What does it mean to withdraw? what does it mean to behave disorderly? What traditions? [2 Thessalonians 3:6-7]



2015-12-04
Fasting: How do you fast in private w/ when some people will obviously know? [Matthew 6:16]



2015-12-02
Theomatics: What do you think of the principle/theory of Theomatics?
Peace & be not Troubled: What is John 14:27 talking about? [John 14:27]


2015-12-01
Prosperity & Adversity: A previous caller from the same show calls to clarify the actual verse he was asking about, which was [Ecclesiastes 7:14].



2015-12-01
Creationism & the Eye's complexity: Caller wanted to comment about the complications of the eye.
"The power of sin is the law": What does the phrase, "the power of sin is the law" mean? [1 Corinthians 15:56]


2015-12-01
Sin unto Death: What is this "sin unto death" that John is talking about? [1 John 5:16]



2015-12-01
Prosperity & Adversity: A caller calls to ask what a specific verse means, but it turns out he doesn't know where it is, & Steve Gregg couldn't find it since the caller thought it was Ecclesiastes 6, so he calls later in the show & clarifies it. [Ecclesiastes 7:14]



2015-11-25
Spirits in Prison: Can I just have the Steve-Gregg-Commentary on this passage of Scripture talking about the spirits of prison? [1 Peter 3:19-22]
Jewish History: What would be the best resource of Jewish History for the 400 years before Christ came?


2015-11-11
Remission of sins: i'd really like to know the meaning of this verse, the "remitting or retaining the sins of people". What does that mean? [John 20:23]
"All you want to know about Hell": Caller likes both books of Steve Gregg, "3 views of Hell", as well as "4 views Revelation". Steve comments.


2015-10-20
Yeast (leaven) of the Pharisees: What was the meaning of the phrase, "yeast of the Pharisees"? [Luke 12:1, Matthew 16:6-12, Mark 8:15, 1 Corinthians 5:6-8, Galatians 5:9 (good leaven, Matthew 13:33, Luke 13:21)]



2015-10-16
Zechariah 13: "striking the shepard the sheep will scatter." Caller wants to dialogue w/ Steve for about the 5th time about Zechariah & the Shepard being stricken, that it is talking about the end times. [Zechariah 13:7-9, Mark 14:27 27 Matthew 26:31 31]



2015-10-07
"I NEVER knew you": Who are these people that Jesus never knew? [Matthew 7:21]
"They will make merchandise of you": What does the phrase mean, "they will make merchandise of you"? [2 Peter 2:3]


2015-10-06
Understanding Scripture - The World is Yours: What does Paul mean by "the World is Yours". [1 Corinthians 3:21-23]



2015-09-30
Understanding Scripture: Caller wants helps interpreting a particular Scripture correctly. It is [Hebrews 11:35].



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]


2015-09-22
"According to the power that worketh in you": The caller loves a particular verse in Ephesians, but doesn't understand the phrase, "...according to the power that worketh in you" which is in the verse. [Ephesians 3:20]



2015-09-16
The Modern Nation of Israel: Can Steve please expound on Ezekiel 37 & Romans 11, if Israel is not going to be a major player, have a nation again, in the end time? {Ezekiel 37, Romans 11:22-32]



2015-09-14
Gospel being Preached to all the World: Is Jesus here talking about just the nation of the Israel here or the whole literal world? {Matthew 24:14]
Being Aware of the Gospel: Everyone seems to have at least a somewhat knowledge of the gospel, but what are going to happen to the people who had never heard the gospel, people from 3rd world countries?


2015-09-10
Purgatory: People use a particular Scripture in 1 Corinthians 3 about purgatory, but I had never heard it being used as such. Can you comment on it? [1 Corinthians 3:13]
Blood Moons: What do you know about Blood Moons?


2015-09-09
Universal Reconciliationism: Does Philippians 2:10-11 give evidence of universal reconciliationism, because if it's coerced, it won't really be a confession & bringing glory to God? [Philippians 2:10-11, Romans 14:11]



2015-09-08
End Times - Man Child: Who is the "Man-child" in Revelation 12 talking about? [Revelation 12:5, 13]
"Short Time": So if Jesus ascended to heaven 2,000 years ago, the devil/dragon has been doing his thing for that long, & THAT'S not a short time, is it? [Revelation 12:12]
Little Horn & Times & Times & Half of Times: Again, how can it be a short time if Satan has been doing his work since Jesus ascended to Heaven? [Daniel 7:8, 8:9, 12:7]

2015-08-21
Singleness/Simplicity: What does "singlesness" "Simplicity" mean in [Acts 2:46]? Duplicity.



2015-08-17
Disturbing Stories in the Bible: A concubine that was raped & cut-up seems a little disturbing. [Judges 19]
Tabernacle: Caller really enjoyed Steve's thoroughness when he answered her question about the Tabernacle.


2015-08-12
Prophet Killed By Lion: What is the whole story about the Prophet of God being killed by a lion? He prophesied against the Golden Calf. The older prophet lies to the younger one, making him sin. The Lion kills the younger prophet, but was still honored. [1 Kings 13].



2015-08-07
Swords: Why did Jesus tell His disciples to get swords & then told them not to use them? [Luke 22:36-38]



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]


2015-07-29
Earth/Land Confusion: Not sure what he's asking. [Genesis 32:30]



2015-07-24
Bible Interpretation in Isaiah: What are Steve's thoughts on a certain passage of Isaiah, especially verse 3? [Isaiah 43:3-5]



2015-07-23
Last 2 verses of the OT: What do the last 2 verses mean about sending Elijah the prophet in the Day of the Lord? [Malachi 4:5-6]



2015-07-16
Azazel: Who or what is Azazel in verse 8 of Leviticus 16? [Leviticus 16:6-8]



2015-07-06
Church Discipline: "Treat them as Heathen or Tax Collectors", "Expel them", "Turn Away from them", "Don't Associate w/ them", "Have Nothing To Do w/ them". Is there a difference between what Jesus mentions, & Paul mentions in 1 Corinthians 5, about expelling a person, as opposed to "have nothing to do with them", which means a more personal relationship? [Matthew 18:17, 1 Corinthians 5:13, Romans 16:17, 2 Thessalonians 3:14, Titus 3:11]



2015-06-30
Women Keeping Slient: Is the reason there's even a controversy is because of bad punctuation? [1 Corinthians 14:34-35]



2015-06-12
Meaning of "so" in 2 Thessalonians: Caller is reading the NLT, & wants to know what "so" denotes, is talking about? [2 Thessalonians 2:11]
Son of Perdition: Is the Son of Perdition a one time occurrence?
Sending Deception: What if a person doesn't want the truth today but wants it tomorrow, but it's too late because God sent you a Delusion that same day, are you toast?

2015-05-20
Bible Interpretation only for the Clergy: Is the Bible, or interpreting the Bible, only for the Clergy? [Psamlm 131, 139]



2015-05-15
Studying the book of Psalms: How does Steve apply Psalms to his life, how does he study them, interpret them?



2015-05-12
Forgiving & Retaining Sins: Catholic priest told the caller that that verse give him the authority to forgive sins....or not. [John 20:23]



2015-05-12
Understanding Revelation: Caller wants to know why all these wicked people are going to be outside the gate when we are in Heaven? [Revelation 22:14-15]



2015-05-08
Bible Authority, Biblical Interpretation: You need to use Biblical Hermeneutics or exegetical method of interpreting the Bible, a followup from Tom the Catholic.



2015-04-29
"Will be taken from him": What does it mean, he who has least, even that will be taken from him, since he which has much receives even more? [Luke 8:18]



2015-04-14
430 years in Galatians 3:15-18: When does Steve think that 430 year period started & ended?



2015-04-14
Taking the Bible Literally, Selectively: A friend of the caller said that Christians just take what they want literally out of the Bible, so that makes the Bible not true.



2015-04-10
"Do not defraud your brother in this matter": Caller wants to know what "Do not defraud your brother in this matter" means. [1 Thessalonians 4:3-6]



2015-03-26
Bible interpretation in James: "Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?" James 4:5 What does it mean? [James 4:5]



2015-03-23
"Take Up Your Cross": What did Jesus mean by "take up your cross" since Jesus hadn't been crucified Himself yet on the cross? [Luke 9:23]



2015-03-19
Let him that is Holy remain Holy, Let him that is Filthy remain Filthy: What does, "He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still"? [Revelation 22:11]



2015-03-19
Not all Israel, are Israel: Would you help me sort through the context and meaning of the 'hardening in part' of Israel and 'not all are Israel, who are Israel'? Who is the 'olive tree'? Who is the 'all that will be saved'? [Romans 9-11, 9:6, 9:27, 11:7, 11:25-26, 11:5, I Kings 19:18, Isaiah 10:22].



2015-03-18
Different Crowd Reactions to Jesus: Why were they angry & why were they amazed? Caller is stumped by Luke 4:22-32. [Luke 4:22-32]



2015-03-17
Law being Fulfilled: Caller wanted to chime in about the law being fulfilled in [Matthew 5:17-19]



2015-03-13
Scripture & Inspiration: What are the meaning of the words, "Scripture & Inspiration" in [2 Timothy 3:16-17]?



2015-02-26
Hiding the Gospel from People: So aren't the Calvinists right because it seems like God only wants certain people to know Him? [Luke 10:22b]



2015-02-26
Parable about the Vineyard: What's is Steve's take on the parable about the Vineyard, & has he ever heard of God's justice being God's love? Universal Reconciliationists. [Matthew 20]



2015-02-18
People Worshipping Themselves: It almost seems like people have made idols/images of themselves when they lose sight of God. [Acts 17:29, Romans 1:21-23]
Holy Spirit-Interpreting Scripture: Holy Spirit is somewhat subjective, but God Spirit bears witness w/ our spirit that we are the children of God, but some don't show evidence.


2015-02-18
Let Nays be Nay & Yeas be Yea: What did Jesus mean by saying, "Let your nays be nay & your yeas be yeas"? Was He being strict, saying to be honest? {Matthew 5:37]



2015-02-17
Interpreting the Bible: How do we interpret the Bible? Using the Bible for current Social Issues.



2015-02-11
Holy Spirit - Interpretation of Bible: How can there be SO many interpretations of certain Scripture verses, & them all claiming to have the same Holy Spirit in them?



2015-02-11
Salted w/ Fire: Does this make sense, being "Salted w/ Fire"? [Mark 9:42-49]



2015-02-05
Taking the Bible out of context & taking your Thoughts Captive: Caller thinks a lot of verses are taken out of context, & wants to talk about a few examples. [2 Corinthians 10:4-5]
I'm in the midst of 2 or 3: That's not necessarily saying God is going to be there more in prayer because there are more people, but it's in reference to church discipline. [Matthew 18:20]


2015-02-04
Day, Earth & Land: Why is "Day" capitalized? So there's a reason they chose the word "earth" instead of "land"? [Luke 21:34-36]



2015-02-04
Bible Interpretation in Proverbs: Caller wondering if Steve can extrapolate on what Proverbs 30:21-23 means. [Proverbs 30:21-23]



2015-02-03
Interpreting Scripture & meaning of Words: What's the benefit in saying that words & verses mean something different than what they actually mean, like "forever" not meaning forever?



2015-01-30
"And this word": What does "this word" mean? Isn't this book talking about Jesus, & don't forget about Moses & the Law, but that Jesus is SO much better? Why is he referring to Haggai? [Hebrews 12:27]



2014-10-17
God & Tough Times: God is not a genie, & that it might be God's will for us going through trials, suffering.
Fundamentalism: Do you ever find that you have to correct people about their Fundamentalism?


2014-10-13
Jehovah's Witnesses: What are some key texts to share w/ Jehovah's Witnesses as I witness to them? [1 Peter 3:15]



2014-10-09
The Bible Answer Man: How did you happen to be on Hank Hanegraaff's show, The Bible Answer Man?
Genres: Can you explain Genres, & what genres are what in the Bible?


2014-10-06
Dispensationalism: What would it take for you to acknowledge that your original belief system of Dispensationalism was correct? What could occur in the end time that would make you think twice & look at its accuracy again? [Matthew 24, Revelation, Ezekiel 6:3-5, 37:1-10]



2014-09-22
Wicked for a Day of Disaster: What does this verse mean, that God made the wicked for a day of disaster? [Proverbs 16:4]
Not Judging your Neighbor Are we allowed to judge someone's behavior? [James 4:12]


2014-09-15
"Even things that are" follow-up: Could be possible that Paul is talking about people that no longer alive?



2014-09-08
Jehovah's Witnesses: How do we explain certain key verses JW's like to twist? I was having a discussion with one about what a cult was.



2014-07-01
Divinity of Jesus & 2nd Godhead of Trinity: Don't you believe in the Divinity of Jesus & that He's the 2nd part of the Godhead?
Self-interpretation of the Bible: Isn't it sort've scary to have self-interpretation of the Bible since you can be learning about the wrong Jesus? Isn't the Church a pillar of the truth? [2 Peter 1:20]
Being anathematized & not using Study Bibles: Martin Luther was anathematized because he left the church, & you say we shouldn't be using Study Guide Bibles.

2014-06-06
Studying "Logos" & other words: What is the best source to go to do deep word studies?



2014-05-23
Interpreting a Passage of Scripture: Can you please help me understand a chapter in Psalms? [Psalm 82:5-7]



2014-05-16
Learn Directly from the Bible: Why would you want to listen to somebody's hashed up version of what the Bible says as opposed to just reading it for yourself?
Disagreeing Views: Caller actually enjoys listening to people of opposing beliefs than what he believes.


2014-05-07
Impeccability of Jesus: Caller says that Steve almost sounds like an SDA, saying that Jesus could've sinned.
1,000 Years: You are negating the words of Jesus when you say He didn't say it was a literal 1,000 years! That's why Michael the Buddhist never hears Jesus from you, so says the caller. [Revelation 6:1-10]


2014-05-01
Understanding a Passage of Scripture: Can you help me understand a chapter in Zechariah? Is it talking about the end times? [Zechariah 14]



2014-04-28
Jesus' Death 3 Days: How can it be 3 literal days that Jesus was in the tomb from Friday to Sunday? The math does not compute. Where does it say, "He will rise on the 3rd day"? [Matthew 16:21, 17:23, 28:63]
Preaching to the Spirits in Prison: What does it mean that Jesus went & preached to the souls that were being held captive? I thought Jesus' death was good enough for the penalty of sin. [1 Peter 3:19-21]
Getting a Handle on the Truth: Since teachers are to be held more accountable than the average person, I want to make sure i'm teaching truth, so how do I know i'm interpreting the Bible right? [Janes 3:1, 1 Corinthians 5:9]

2014-04-08
Judgment & the Last Day: Where is the Judgment placed in the Last Day? [John 12:48, John 6:39, 40, 44, 54, 2 Timothy 4:1]
Orthodox Church: Orthodox belief system is very close to the Roman Catholic church.
Reconciling the world: What do these verses mean in Romans about Israel & Gentiles, the riches of the world & the reconciling of the world? [Romans 11:12, 15]

2014-04-01
KJV & NIV: The NIV makes things clearer than the KJV sometimes (in reference to another call).
Spiritualizing Scripture: When's it okay or not okay to Spiritualize or Allegorize Scripture?


2014-03-26
The book of Amos: Can you tell me these verses mean in Amos? [Amon 6:9-10, 12, 14]



2014-03-14
"Better Thing for us": What does Hebrews 11:40 mean, a better thing for us, & without us they won't be "perfect"? [Hebrews 11:40]
Gentiles brought in: Once the all the Gentiles have been brought in that will, the number will be complete? His second coming?


2014-03-13
Instructions from Proverbs: When do we know the Bible is giving promises or principles?



2014-03-10
Age of the Earth by the Speed of Light: Determining the Age of the Earth by the Speed of Light thoughts.
Romans: Dealing in Romans 11:25-26, would you deal w/ the meaning of these verses as different since the gospel hadn't been preached yet in all Israel, even though it had after we have read it?
Israel being saved: Why hasn't Israel been saved, according to Dispensationalists?

2014-03-03
Lord's Prayer: "And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil", what does this phrase mean? [Matthew 6:13]



2014-02-28
Homosexuality: I've always known homosexuality is wrong, but some people try to say that's only talking about male pedophilia. What are your thoughts on this? [Romans 1:26-28, Genesis 2:24, Malachi 2:15]
Long Hair: What is it about nature that teaches us that long hair for men is wrong? [1 Corinthians 11:14]


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?



2014-02-21
"Earthly things": "If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?", what does Jesus mean when He says "earthly things"? [John 3:12]
Being led by the Holy Spirit: Caller believes the Holy Spirit has been leading her to study things she then hears immediately on the radio show.


2014-02-07
Most Accurate Translation of the Bible: What do you think are the best Bible Translations out there?
The Amplified BIble What is your opinion about the Amplified Bible?
Best Source for Origin of Words (or word usage): Can you tell me a good source to use such as a concordance or lexicon that will give me the best origin of the word?

2014-02-07
Eternal Hell: So you'll never embrace the Traditional Hell view of Eternal Torment again? It seems very clear to me that the "historical, Orthodox view" of eternal hell torment is the only biblical view. Just the fact that God is so holy proves there has to be an eternal hell.



2014-02-07
"He judgeth among the gods": What is this referring to, "gods" plural? [Psalm 82]



2014-01-29
[Genesis 3:15]: Who is "thy seed", who is, "her seed", & what does "it" mean? [Genesis 3:15]



2014-01-13
Interpreting Scripture: Can you please explain this passage of Scripture, [Amos 3:4-8]?



2014-01-07
Earth to Land: I've heard you say that the word "Earth" should be sometimes translated to "Land". Why?
Noah's Flood: What evidence supports your view that Noah's Flood was global?


2013-02-13
Calvinism & Predestination: Caller disagrees that Paul is asking rhetorical questions in Romans 9-11 & Romans 6, that he's actually being literal that some will resist God's will, are predestined to do that. A long lengthy explanation of what Paul is really saying ensues. [Romans 6, Romans 9-11]



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
Falling Away: Can you Fall Away & not be able to come back &/or is it also talking about feigned Christianity, who never really believed, but witnessed the Holy Spirit at work? [Hebrews 10:26-31] (unfortunately, the show end's halfway through answering this question.)



2013-02-04
Women Having Authority over a Man: What do you think about women having authority over man? [1 Timothy 2]
Women Silent in Church: What does it mean women shouldn't talk at church? [1 Corinthians 14]


2013-01-31
With His Stripes We are Healed: My Pastor says we will be healed if we claim this verse. What are your thoughts? [Isaiah 53:5]



2013-01-31
A Fool has no Heart for Wisdom: What does this verse mean about a fool not having a heart for wisdom? [Proverbs 17:16]



2013-01-30
Calling People Fools: (Phone cuts in & out) What did Jesus mean by calling people fool & being in danger of Hellfire yet people are called fools in the Bible. [Matthew 5:22]
Pentecost a Fulfillment of Joel: Caller doesn't think Pentecost was a fulfillment of Joel, but Steve explains that it was. [Acts 2, Joel 2]


2013-01-29
Book of Hebrews-Unbeliever or Believer: Is the Book of Hebrews for the Believer or for the Unbeliever? [Hebrews 8-10, Hebrews 3:1]
Things Can't Separate us from God: Caller thinks that NOTHING can separate us from God of outside of elements, nothing except ourselves. [Romans 8:38-39]


2013-01-29
Judgment of things done in the Body: Can you explain this passage of Scripture? That we are going to be judged for things in this life. So how can there be post mortem repentance (universal reconciliation)? [2 Corinthians 5:10-11]
A book on 3 Views of Hell: Do you know of a good source that explains the different views of Hell?


2013-01-29
Jesus Preaching to the Souls in Hell: Did Jesus go preach to the lost souls in Hell? Universal Reconciliation doesn't agree with evangelical doctrine. [1 Peter 3:18-20]



2013-01-25
Dog Returning to its Vomit: What does this mean that a dog returns its vomit? [Proverbs 26:11, 1 Peter 2:22]



2013-01-22
Apocalyptic Language: Can you explain about the apocalyptic language of the sun & moon going dark & so on? (a lot of crackling noise happening.)
Satan Falling like Lightning: Why was Jesus saying this in the first place & what was He meaing by it, Satan falling like lightning from Heaven? [Luke 10:18]


2013-01-17
Understanding Romans: I don't understand these verse in Romans 5. Can you please help understand them? [Romans 5:13-14]
Purpose Driven Life: Our church is going through the book, "Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren, & they want all the members to go through the classes & then sign a piece of paper for membership. I don't like the idea.


2013-01-15
I Never Knew You: When pseudo Christians try to defend themselves by saying they did this or that, but the Lord says He never knew them, is He talking to Christians or not? [Matthew 7:24]
Falling Away, showing Mercy & Mental Illness: So can you fall away by not being merciful? What about people who are mentally ill, schizophrenic? Could they be demon possessed?
Deliver Him to Satan: What was Paul saying when he told the church in Corinth to deliver a fornicator to Satan, what did that mean? [1 Corinthians 5:1-13]

2013-01-14
Sin Unto Death: Is not believing in Jesus the "sin unto death"? What is the Sin unto Death? [John 3:18, 1 John 5:17-18]



2013-01-10
The Parable of the Steward: Can you explain the parable about the Steward who was about to be fired? What was the purpose of it? [Luke 16:1-12]



2013-01-04
Controlling Things that happen on Planet Earth: Is this verse talking about us saints/Christians interceding to God for what happens here on earth? [Psalm 115:16]



2013-01-02
Women Remaining Silent: Paul says that women need to remain silent in church. What did he mean? [1 Corinthians 14:34]


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