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Topic: Relationship(s)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-16
Marrying an Unbeliever: Can you help me think through marrying an unbeliever?
Sex Before Marriage (Fornication): What about sex before marriage (fornication)?
Saving My Fiancé : How do I make sure my fiancé becomes a Christian? [Matthew 5:30].

2021-06-16
Lordship Salvation: Would you define "Lordship Salvation"? [Romans 10:9, Matthew 28:18, Matthew 16:24-26, Luke 9:23].



2021-06-10
Repent Once or Often?: Is repentance something you do only once, or do you repent every time you sin? [I John 1:9, I John 1:5-7].



2021-06-09
"Once Saved, Always Saved" or "Eternal Security": If once saved, are we always saved, or can one fall into sin and eventually apostatize? [I Timothy 4:1, James 3:2].



2021-05-11
Forgiveness of Others & From God: Could you talk about the dynamics and conditions of our responsibility to forgive others and God's forgiveness of us? [Mark 11:25, Luke 17:3, Matthew 18:16, 2 Corinthians 5:19, I John 1:9, Jeremiah 17:5, Psalm 146:3-7, Luke 6:28, Matthew 5:44].



2021-04-16
God as Absolute Authority in Contrast to a Friendship with Him: How do you abide in Him, in a close and loving way, when you know that you are dealing with your king and He has absolute authority over you? [John 15, Romans 8:1, Psalms 145:8, I Corinthians 13:4-8].



2021-03-30
Once Saved, Always Saved: Is the doctrine, "Once Saved, Always Saved" a true doctrine? [2 Peter 2:20-22, Hebrews 2:1-4, Hebrews 3:7-4:10, Hebrew 6:4-6, Hebrew 10:26-31, I Corinthians 9:24-27, Colossians 1:23, John 15:1-6].



2021-03-17
Not Doing Enough for God: As a relatively new believer, I am struggling with self-condemnation regarding how much I am doing as a Christian. What do you advise? [John 3:17, I John 3:21].



2021-03-12
Regeneration & Relationship: Would you talk about "regeneration" and "relationship"? [Matthew 19:28-30, Titus 3:4-5].



2021-03-02
How to be Saved: What is the best way to be saved according to scripture? [I John 5:11-12, John 6:66, John 15, John 3:3].



2021-02-04
God's Desperation: Is God desperate for a relationship with us?



2021-01-08
Making Amends: Is Jesus talking about making amends in this life, or the next life? [Luke 12:58-59, Matthew 5:23-24].



2020-11-30
Dead to Law, Married to Another: What is mean in Romans "dead to the law, married to another"? [Romans 7:1-4].



2020-11-30
Neither Will Your Father Forgive Your Trespasses: Could you clarify what is meant by "if you do to forgive, neither will your Father forgive you"? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:34].



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


2020-09-25
The Many "James" in the New Testament: Could you help me sort out the various "James" (the less, Adelphos, brother of Jesus, etc.) in the New Testament, and the relationships of His cousins or brothers? [Genesis 13:8, Luke 2:7, Matthew 1:27].



2020-09-01
Live-in Boyfriend: Could you advise us about a Christian girl who lives with her boyfriend, even though they live in separate bedroom? [Matthew 5:30].



2020-09-01
Rebroadcasts of Narrow Path Radio Program: Does the Narrow Path Ministry have to pay for additional air-time when radio stations rebroadcasts it during other parts of the day, when it's not live?
Causes to Break-off Fellowship or Church Discipline: You have said that many things are not enough to break fellowship over, so what things ARE worthy of breaking fellowship over?


2020-08-25
You Whole Household Will be Saved: What do you think about Christians believing their whole household will be saved? [Acts 16:31].



2020-08-21
Forgiven for All, Then Why Judgment: If we are forgiven of all our sins, past, present, and future, then why would we have to stand before the Great White Throne of Judgment? [I John 1:7-9, Romans 6:15].
The Lord's Prayer Once a Week for Forgiveness: If you say The Lord's Prayer once a week, it that enough cover the sins you have committed during the week? [1 John 1:7].


2020-07-08
Dating One's Wife: Do you think that the counsel of "dating your wife" is wise and according to scripture and Paul's exhortations. [I Corinthians 7:29, I Peter 3].



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



2020-06-03
Forgiveness Required: In light of the scripture that requires that we are to be forgiving, what does it look like to forgive in a variety of situations-great to small? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:15-17, Luke 23:34].



2020-05-22
What is "His Will": What is doing "His will", as stated in Matthew? [Matthew 7:21, Matthew 5-7, Matthew 6:46].



2020-03-25
Jesus' Being Impolite: What do you say to someone who finds some of Jesus' statements difficult, such as, describing one not saying "thank you" to a slave? [Luke 17:10].
Jesus-My Friend: What about when Jesus called you friends, not servants? [John 15:12-17].


2020-03-10
Fear & Fellowship with God: How do you sort the fear of God and fellowship with God in light of the Old Testament descriptions of His punishing His people? [Psalm 119:53, 2 Corinthians 5:11].



2020-02-17
Guilt Over Our Past: Both my girlfriend and I suffer some guilt over our past relationships, can you advise and share some resources to help us? [I John 1:9].



2019-08-19
Loved Ones in Heaven: Are we going to love everyone the same amount when we get to heaven, or will we still be more affectionate and attached to our love ones?



2019-07-29
Forgiveness: Have I really forgiven someone if I still don't want to see them? [Jeremiah 17:5-8, Mark 11:24, Matthew 18:15-18].



2019-07-19
Unequally Yoked: Does it mean that we can't be a friend to unbelievers when scriptures says that we are not to be unequally yoked together? [2 Corinthians 6:14].
Defiling the Temple: How does a person defile the temple of God: [I Corinthians 3:16-17, 6:18-20, 2 Cor].
Belial: Who was Belial and how does that relate? [2 Corinthians 6:15].

2019-07-19
Gift of Being Single: Are some people making a mistake by getting married, when they really should remain single? [I Corinthians 7, Jeremiah 16, Hebrews 13:4].



2019-07-10
"Mansions" & "House of the Lord": What do you think of paralleling the John 14 verse to Psalm 23? Is the "mansions" or "house" really our lives in relationship with family? [John 14:2, Psalms 23:6, Ephesians 2:19, Psalm 27:4].



2019-02-05
Eating & Drinking Jesus: Is eating Jesus' flesh & drinking His blood literal or symbolic? Do people think about this because of the word, "in"? [John 6]
Testimony: How do you share a testimony, my conversion experience, w/out affecting some close people to me who were involved w/ why I had the problems in the first place?


2019-01-29
Jealousy: Is it wrong for a Christian to be jealous of their spouse?



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



2019-01-28
Husbands Love your Wives: What is the meaning of this, loving your wife? [Ephesians 5:25]



2018-12-21
God Trusting People: Does God trust people?



2018-12-21
Repentance after Conversion: If we repent & accept Jesus as your Lord & Saviour, do you need to continue to repent in the future?



2018-12-20
Relationship over Rituals: The New Testament seems to speak of relationship & condemn rituals, can you find any rituals besides the Lord's Supper & Baptism, & what about traditions?



2018-12-17
Personal Suffering: Do you have any Scripture relating to reasons for suffering, because I'm all of sudden going through financial loss, romantic loss, health loss, & wondering what do to do, what Scripture I can rely on? [Job, 1 Peter 1, 2 Corinthians, Romans 8:18]



2018-12-03
Jehovah Witnesses: I have a friend who is a JW, but wondering if I should continue my association w/ her or just pray for her?



2018-10-19
Calvinism & the Sovereignty of God: The Calvinist definition of God's sovereignty discussion.
Lectures on Relationships: Where can I find your lectures on Relationships?


2018-09-04
Refuse to Forgive: What if when I ask for forgiveness, people don't forgive me? [Matthew 18:21-22]



2018-07-05
Don't Have to Repent anymore: So once we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord & Savior we don't have to repent anymore since He forgave our Past, Present & Future sins? Is that true? [Romans 6]



2018-06-26
Friendship: Is there anything in the Bible that talks about friendships or friends?



2018-06-21
Miracle of getting my G/F back: Do you suppose God can do miracles, especially Him helping my relationship w/ my girlfriend.



2018-05-25
Allegiance: War is about to break out, some are inevitably going to die, so who do you give your allegiance to first? Family, Country or your Faith?



2018-04-10
Relationship & Fellowship: I find nothing about "relationship", are "relationship" & "fellowship" the same thing? [1 John 1:3]



2018-03-05
Marriage: What is the purpose of marriage, does it reflect our relationship to God? Why remarriage?



2018-02-16
Dating an Unbeliever: My daughter is dating a nonbeliever in hopes of converting him. If she were to marry him, and he is still not a Christian, would you walk her down the isle? [2 Corinthians 6:14-18]



2018-02-07
God Ordained "Soul Mate": Does God ordain only one specific person for a Christian to marry?



2018-02-06
Correcting a Friend: How do we know when to correct/rebuke a friend and when not to?



2018-01-31
Broken Friendships: Is there anything I can do to reconcile a relationship I used to have with people?



2018-01-25
Losing interest in Christianity: Daughter gave her life to Christ as a child, but at 13 seems to have departed from Christian activity, is she still saved?



2017-12-28
Husband/Father not Involved with Family: Husband doesn't engage with the family but is attached to computer, phone & TV, & it's just as if it's not a real marriage & wondering what to do.



2017-12-22
Christmas not Actual Jesus' Birthday: Caller challenging the idea that it is NOT Christ's birthday.
Jesus & Mary Magdalene: Did Mary Magdalene & Jesus have a romantic relationship?
Jesus' Social Life: Could Jesus have married & had sex or would that have been too unholy for Him?

2017-12-01
Earthly Father & Heavenly Father: New believer had a bad relationship w/ father, trying to resolve her gut feelings about her father in contrast to the Heavenly Father.



2017-11-21
Converting to Catholicism: What counsel would you give for someone who's about to convert to Catholicism, mainly because of being in love & wanting to marry her?



2017-11-21
Living in Sin: Confronting people who are living in sin.
Performing a Wedding you have Doubts about: What about performing weddings if you have some hesitancy about the union?


2017-11-15
Ghost Hovering: A caller's daughter dating someone who appears to have a ghost hovering near them, do you think daughter is still in danger?



2017-10-17
Why a Christian: You asked the other day a hypothetical question, Why be a Christian? Why believe in God? & I'd like to answer. [2 Timothy 2:15, Philippians 4:7-9]



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



2017-08-30
Associating with a Vile Family Member: What do you do about a family member who has vile behavior?



2017-08-24
Marrying 1st Cousin: Is it legal or morally wrong to marry your first cousin?



2017-08-21
Rejected by Family for Christianity: I'm trying to handle being rejected by own family because I'm a believer. Trying to figure out how to deal with it.



2017-08-07
Prerequisite to Being a Chaplin: I want to be a chaplain, but am living w/ my boyfriend, although we aren't not having intimate relations, but should I move out anyway? [1 Thessalonians 5:22]



2017-08-04
Disagreement or Unity Among Brethren: Can there be disagreement among believers & still be saved? What is the purpose of life, is it just to escape hell?
Purpose of Life: What is the purpose of life? Is it just to escape hell?


2017-08-02
Living together, Unwed: My son & his girlfriend are living together, so will you please share to him that that isn't a good so he knows it's not only coming from us?



2017-07-21
Christians Insulting People: Does Christianity allow for insulting one another?



2017-07-07
Pearl before Swine: Should we vigorously attempt to witness our hope? [1 Peter 3:15]
Unequally Yoked Potential: A Christian friend is contemplating becoming involved w/ a non-Christian, but he fears she may just feign Christianity to win his heart, & then leave Christianity.


2017-06-30
Sex: Is sex a need or strong desire or want? (very garbled call)



2017-06-08
Unwed Couple: A couple living together, got pregnant, do they have an obligation to tie the knot for the sake of the child? The mom is threatening to abort baby if not married in a week.



2017-05-23
Wife not being a Wife: When can, should someone move on if his wife is not being a wife?



2017-05-16
Family Reconciliation: People eating together with no reconciliation.
Eating with Unbelievers or Different Doctrine: What about letting people associate w/ you, dine w/ you, who you [2 John]


2017-05-16
Not Keeping Company, No Fellowship: How far do I take this, especially of a family member? [1 Corinthians 5:9-13, Ephesians 5:11]



2017-05-04
Confessing the Lord's Prayer & Saying Sinner's Prayer: Is confessing the Lord & saying the sinner's prayer enough to be saved? [Romans 10:8-11]
KJV Translation of the Bible: Is the King James Version the best translation?


2017-05-02
Theology, Doctrine & Apologetics or Relationship with Jesus Christ: Theology, apologetics & doctrine vs a Relationship with Jesus, which is more important?



2017-01-11
Knowing God: Experiencing & Knowing God, not just having an intellectual knowledges about Him & having a routine in prayer & worship.



2016-03-08
Meeting Family in Heaven: Is there anything biblical about us meeting family in heaven?



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


2016-01-12
Associating with Gay Friends: Is it ok to be friends with gay people & visit? How does one relate with them?



2015-08-20
Christian Dating & Boundaries: How does a Christian couple who are dating decide what is appropriate physically?



2015-07-29
Being Wronged: If person does something against a person that is wrong, is the person that is wronged obligated to point this out to the person or should they should just pray for them? [Matthew 5:23-24, Luke 17:3, Matthew 18]



2015-07-15
Religion vs Being Spiritual: We need to leave the Church religion & just have a relationship w/ Jesus, & if you were to believe the correct Gospel Message, you wouldn't be in any institutional church. What does Steve think of that idea?



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]



2015-06-12
Dementia: Is it possible the caller's sister is still there, in the spirit, even though she has dementia? He's hoping she started going in God's direction before she started having dementia.



2015-04-21
Friends & Relatives Who Die Lost: How do we deal w/ the thought of people we know who have died who were not followers of Christ?



2015-04-01
Associating w/ the Sexually Immoral: Caller has a hairdresser who is gay, but they've been having deep conversations, wanting to witness to him. What does Steve think? [1 Corinthians 5:9]



2015-03-20
Dishonoring a parent (Father): Would it be considered dishonoring their father if caller's children testify against him for the way he treats them?



2015-03-06
The Book of Nehemiah & Joy: How do you apply "the Joy of Lord is my strength", we get strength from His joy? [Nehemiah 8:10]
Manasseh killed Isaiah: Is it true Manasseh killed Isaiah? [Isaiah 9:21, 2 Chronicles 33:13]
Not loving Jesus most: Where is it in the Bible where Jesus says if people love their mother or father more than Him, is not worthy of Him? [Matthew 10:34-38]

2015-03-03
Dispute w/ sibling re: Inheritance: Caller has a dispute w/ his sister & wondering how to resolve it. [Luke 12:13-15]



2015-02-10
Pastor Father & Son Relationship: Caller feels very alone, that he can't even talk to his father who is a pastor, & trying to figure out why.



2014-12-19
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage: Wife isn't there emotionally or physically for him, & so he just feels trapped. What should he do?



2014-11-13
Soul Mate for Each Person: Does the Bible teach that there's supposed to be someone to marry for each person? [1 Corinthians 7:8]



2014-10-31
Sozo Salvation: Sozo is all about Inner Healing, Soul ties, Generational Curses, just wanted to tell you that since you had a call about it yesterday.



2014-10-06
Appreciates Show: Thank you for your very awesome show!
Intellectual & Personal Knowledge of God: How do I apply this passage of Scripture to my life, not worrying about our temporal life, but keeping our eyes on something we can't see & making it real, not just having an intellectual knowledge about God but a personal, deep one? [2 Corinthians 4:16-18]


2014-09-11
Salvation by Grace: What if you forget one or two or a hundred or hundreds of sins that you didn't ask God to forgive you for? Is this talking about Justification or Sanctification? What about legalism, dotting every I, crossing every T? [1 John 1:9]



2014-08-12
Beast in Revelation 13: Is it possible that the Beast in Revelation 13 is our own evil flesh? [Revelation 13]
Getting Married w/ out a Piece of Paper: It says in the Bible that "For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh", so does that mean they don't need a minister or marriage license? [Matthew 19:5]


2014-08-06
Reconciliation & Forgiveness: Our church says we need to forgive each other & have reconciliation before we can be prayed over, & we have these healing rooms. What do you think of this practice?
Soul-Ties: Have you ever heard about Soul-Ties?


2014-06-23
Angry & Bitter Woman: Wants to know what to do about a relative who is Bitter & Angry, who, even though she is married for the 3rd time, thinks you shouldn't get married again once you're divorced.
Cutting off Ties: Should she cut off ties from friendship w/ her, even though she's a relative?


2014-06-23
Dating: What do you do instead of Dating since you are against dating?



2014-05-16
Lust or Natural Attraction: Caller thinks the church is too simplistic regarding lust or natural attraction of the opposite sex, and thinks that they are wrong for thinking it's a sin that one of the reasons you are dating someone is because you are looking forward to having sex with them once you are married. [Matthew 5:28]



2014-05-14
Former/Current Relationship & Addiction: Wants advice on how to get out of a relationship w/ someone who has addictive behavior & so doesn't want to enabling her to continue that practice.



2014-05-13
Head Knowledge in relation to Personal Relationship: It is possible to have a relationship w/ the Creator of the Universe, a personal God? Head knowledge seems pretty important, too!



2014-04-30
A Know-it-all: What do I do about a family member that just think they know it all, are always right, & I have to bridge the gap of our relationship in the end? [Luke 17:4]



2014-04-16
Son has Fallen Away: My son, who seemed very spiritual when he was young, seems to be throwing it out, going in the opposite direction. I want to turn him back to the Lord.



2013-01-14
Sister's Depression & Bitterness: I'm not sure what to do about helping my sister who seems rather Depressed & Bitterness.


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