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Topic: John (Apostle)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-22
Perseverance of the Saints (Eternal Security): I disagree with you in that I can't imagine ever walking away from the Lord, if one is ever really saved? [Revelation 2:10, I Timothy 4:1, 2 Timothy 4:10, Hebrews 6:4].
Apostates Cannot Return to God: Can you return to Jesus if you have fallen away based on Hebrews 6? [Hebrews 6:4, Luke 19:27, Matthew 19:26, James 5:19, Romans 11:22, John 15:6, Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15, I Peter 1:5, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:12].


2021-06-11
Pride: Is pride really the root of all sin? [Isaiah 14:12-14].
Bondage vs Sinful Behavior: How does one distinguish being in bondage versus just falling to sin? [John 8:31-36].


2021-06-07
Theosis (Deification) in Eastern Orthodoxy: Is "Theosis" (Deification) a biblical concept (Eastern Christian Theology-Athanasius I of Alexandria)? [2 Peter 1:4, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Corinthians 4:17-18, John 1:14, John 1:14].



2021-05-26
Simon (the Pharisee & the Leper): Is Simon the Pharisee the same as Simon the Leper? [Luke 7:36-49, Matthew 26:6].
Jesus as God, Praying to God: How does one answer the question, "If Jesus is God, then how does God pray to God?" [I Timothy 3:16, Genesis 18:1, Hebrew 7:3, John 14:9, John 10:30, I John 4:2, I Timothy 2:5].


2021-05-17
"Love in the Spirit": What does Paul mean by, "love in the spirit"? [Colossians 1:8, Galatians 5:22, Romans 5:5, John 13:34-35, Matthew 7:12, I John 3:17].



2021-05-13
Jesus' Resurrection: Comments about the timing of Jesus' resurrection-presenting it as about an hour before sunset on Saturday. [John 19:31, Daniel 9:27, Genesis 1].



2021-05-12
Christians Who Support Abortion: How can true Christians support abortion? [John 4:24].
Political Pastors: What is this movement of political pastors who only stir up anger on political issues?


2021-05-04
Peter Did or Didn't Know Who Betrayed Jesus?: Did Peter not know that Judas was the one who betrayed him, and could he have been suspicious of John? [John 22:20].



2021-04-07
Properly Preaching the Gospel: As scripture warns we are to be careful not "to preach another gospel", How does one properly preach the gospel? [Galatians 1:7-9, John 6].



2021-04-05
Disciples (Peter, John, Paul) Discussion of the Second Coming: Regarding the second coming of Christ, did the disciples (Paul, Peter, John) ever discuss that prophecy? [2 Peter 3:16-20, Revelation 20, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10, John 16:3, Ephesians].



2021-03-31
Elisha & the Children Eaten by Bears: Would you talk about the children who were eaten by the bears because they were making fun of Elisha? [2 Kings 2:23-25].
John Addressing Gnostics or Christians in 1 John: Who was John addressing in the first epistle of John? [1 John 1:9, I John 3:14, I John 2:12-14, I John 2:7].


2021-02-19
Jesus' Post Resurrection Appearances: Could you help me with the chronology of Jesus' post resurrection appearances? [Luke 24:49, Matthew 28:16, Acts 1, John 20-21].
Holy Spirit's Coming: How do you compare when Jesus said, "receive the Holy Spirit" and the events of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost? [John 20:22, Acts 2:4-8, Ephesians 5:18].


2021-02-03
"Oneness" vs "Trinitarian": Would you talk about the "Oneness" vs. the "Trinitarian" doctrines. [John 1:1].



2021-01-25
Apostle John: Could you help me fill in some missing information and gaps in his history of the apostle John?



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?


2020-12-11
Bearing Fruit for God: Would you talk about John 15, the vine, and bearing fruit for God? [Isaiah 5:7, John 15, Matthew 21].



2020-12-10
Jesus & His Disciple's Relationship: Do you think that James, John, Andrews & Peter had the time to get to know Jesus before they were actually called as disciples? [John 1].



2020-05-20
Where was Joseph?: Where was Joseph, in light of Jesus directing her care to John? [John 2, John 19:26-27].



2020-02-20
Apostle John's Life: Can you recommend a source that would tell us about what happened to the Apostle John as he lived out his life?



2019-12-18
John: Who is the disciple whom Jesus loved in John? [John 21:20].



2019-09-17
Movie-The Gospel of John: Which Bible story movie did you really like which you mention on the air frequently?



2019-08-07
John as a Witness: Is John speaking of himself as a witness to the ascension in John 1:14? [John 1:14, I John 1, Psalm 19].



2019-07-23
Revelation: Date of Writing: How does the controversial date of the early writing of the book of Revelation square with John on the Island of Patmos?



2019-06-26
Measuring Temple (Revelation): Who is the John in Revelation, who is to rise and measure the temple? [Revelation 11:1].



2019-04-18
Children, Fathers & Young Men: Why did John address them as the children, fathers, and young men separately? [I John 2:12]



2019-03-29
Revelation: Does John measure the temple in his own body or is his spirit - or in somebody else's body? Did John actually get off of Patmos? Who do you think the two witnesses will be? [Revelation 11:1-14].



2018-11-08
John banished to Patmos: Is there any evidence when John was actually banished to Patmos?



2018-07-27
The Disciple that Jesus Loved: Is john really the disciple that Jesus loved, because how could John, a fisherman from Galilee, be able to get past the Gate of the palace of the High Priest, but Peter wasn't able to? [Acts 4]



2018-06-15
Dating of the Book of Revelation: What is the external & internal evidence of when the book of revelation was written?



2018-05-02
John the Apostle's Mom & Mary, & John the Baptist's Mother Cousins: Elizabeth & John the Apostle's Mother & Mary are all cousins. How do we deduce this because I can't seem to find it in the Bible?



2017-08-22
The Word being Idea: The Word, can it just be an "idea"? [John 1:1]
The Rapture: Will the rapture come before or after the tribulation? [Matthew 24]
The Book of Revelation of Jesus not John: Isn't the book of Revelation a revelation of Jesus Christ & not John? And what is your view of the book of Revelation?

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



2017-03-27
John taking care of Mary, Jesus' Mom: Did Mary live w/ john in Ephesus after Jesus died? [John 19:27]



2017-02-03
Timing of Patmos: When was john the revelator banished to Patmos because that would determine the date of Revelation?
Hebrew Language in Revelation: There seems to be Hebrew Language in Revelation, so was it written for them, who would understand it & all its symbolism?


2017-01-19
John Preaching Again in Revelation: I don't recall reading that John the Revelator doing what Revelation 10 said to do about preaching to nations, kindreds, tongues & people in Patmos again. [Revelation 10]



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]



2016-02-17
The Revelation of Jesus: Can you explain the Revelation that was given to Jesus, which was then given to the angels, which was then given to John, & the 7 churches?
Women Apostles or Bishops: What is your take woman apostles in the Bible & are there any in modern times, apostles or bishops?


2016-01-12
"Behold thy Mother": When Jesus told John to take care of His mom, Mary, why didn't He have His siblings do it? [John 19:26-27]
Vinegar & Gall: Did this really happen like it says in Psalms of Jesus both drinking Vinegar & eating Gall? [John 19:28, Psalms 69:21]
Laid in a New Tomb: Is there any significance to Jesus being buried in a "New Tomb"? [John 19:41]

2015-11-11
Write the things thou hast seen, which are, which shall be hereafter: Are things involving that verse, the things John has seen, the things which are & the things will still have yet to take place, talking about things in chronological order? Revelation 1:19



2015-10-21
John & the Island of Patmos: When was John on the island of Patmos?
Mark of the Beast: I don't think the Mark of the Beast has ever happened yet, & I was wondering how you accounted for that part?


2015-10-15
The Olivet Discourse & the Book of Revelation: Why would the Holy Spirit need to give John a very cryptic, apocalyptic book about the Fall of Jerusalem in 70 AD if Jesus had already explained it to Jews in Jerusalem while He was still here? It'd just seem to be counterintuitive. [Matthew 24 & 25, Mark 13, Luke 21, Revelation 1-20]



2015-10-12
Steve's Mom, A. Wetherell Johnson & Bible Study Fellowship (BSF): So Steve's mom learned under A Wetherell Johnson's teaching in BSF?
Preterism, Church Fathers & John at Patmos: Eusebius says that John the Revelator was exiled at Patmos in 95 AD, so wouldn't that put a damper in the book of Revelation being written before 70 AD? [Revelation 1:9]
Dating of the Book of Revelation: So you use both external & internal evidence, & one of those categories gives more evidence for a late date, but the other one gives more evidence for an early date, is that right?

2015-08-06
Gospel of John: Who wrote the Gospel of John?
Lazarus: Did Lazarus possibly write the book? Was he an apostle?


2015-07-10
Chronology on the books of John: When was the Gospel of John written, his Epistles & the Book of Revelation?



2015-06-30
Reading the Bible Out Loud: Would Steve ever consider reading the entire Bible for audio?
Speaking the Truth (in love): John the Elder, the loved Disciple of Christ, is not loving because of the negative things he said about the anti-Christ.


2015-05-05
Devil Coming Has Short Time: What is this short season that Satan has or will have? When does it start & end? Are they both talking about the same event? [Revelation 12:9-12, 20:3]



2015-02-24
Time & Sequence of John's Writings: When was John's experience at Patmos, & when did he write his gospel & his epistles?



2014-06-24
The Disciple whom Jesus loved: Where is John quoting from when he said, "...seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; which also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, 'Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee?'" [John 21:20, 13:23-26]


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