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Topic: Wisdom

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-14
Fear & Fearing God: Could you comment on whether fear means the same thing throughout the Bible, in regard to fearing God? [Ephesians 5, Proverbs 9:10, Proverbs 16:6, Acts 24:25, I Peter 1:17].



2021-03-02
God's Guidance: Could you give New Testament examples of God guiding through wisdom and direct revelation? [James, Ephesians 5:17, Jeremiah 18:18, Ezekiel 7:26, Acts 11:27-30, Acts 21:10-11, Acts 16:9-10].



2021-02-25
Contradiction in Proverbs: Can you help me understand the apparent contradiction in Proverbs about the fool? [Proverbs 26:4-5, Galatians 6:2-5, Philippians 3:12-15].



2021-02-19
Distinguishing "Hearing" from God: How does one differentiate between thoughts being from God (hearing from God), or just one's own ideas because of our new heart? [Galatians 5:17-23, I Corinthians 1:30, I Corinthians 2:16].



2021-01-06
Biblical Fables and Sayings: Are familiar fables and sayings such as, "The Tortoise & the Hare", and "don't throw the baby out with the bath water" have a biblical basis?



2020-09-03
"Wisdom" as Woman in Proverbs: Why is "Wisdom described as a woman in Proverbs?
Wisdom's Voice as Little Girl's: What do you say to someone who says that wisdom, in the voice of a little girl, has spoken to them?


2020-07-24
Wisdom or Promises in Proverbs: Where does it say that the book of Proverbs is for wisdom and not actually promises? [Proverbs 1].



2020-07-16
Law of the Torah Before Moses: Were the Laws of the Torah known before Moses? [Luke 11:50-51].
Solomon's Request for Wisdom: Why didn't Solomon ask to see God face to face, rather than ask for wisdom? [2 Chronicles 1:11].


2020-06-22
Telephone Lines at The Narrow Path: How many lines do you have coming in?
Wisdom About Giving to Charities: I am bothered by how much I am giving out of my social security check. Can you give me words of wisdom in this regard?


2020-05-20
Wise as Serpents, Gentle as Doves: Would you clarify the directive to be wise (or cunning) as a serpent, but gentle as doves? It seems that characteristic is bad in the serpent. [Genesis 3, Matthew 10:16].
When the Serpent was Created: Was the serpent created as the same time as the rest of the animals in Genesis?


2020-04-10
Spiritual or Physical Health: Is God talking about spiritual or physical health in Proverbs 3? [Proverbs 3:7-8].



2019-11-06
Fear of God=Wisdom: What is meant by wisdom beginning with the fear of God? [Proverbs 1, 9].



2018-11-29
Logic, Christianity & Wisdom: Christian preachers frown upon using human logic. What is the difference between wisdom, Christianity & logic?



2018-07-03
Preachers & Teachers Learning New Knowledge: Do preachers & teachers need to continue to study & grow in their Biblical insights? Do they need to be presenting new insights, new knowledge, from God?
Going to Seminary: Do you think pastors/teachers need/should go to Seminary for their training? [Luke 2:41-50]


2018-06-18
Knowledge, Wisdom & Understanding: Knowledge are facts, wisdom is how to apply that knowledge, but what about "understanding"?



2017-10-05
Proverbs & Ecclesiastes: In the books of Proverbs & Ecclesiastes, what are your favorite Proverbs?
Pursuing Wisdom: There seems to be conflict about the pursuit of wisdom, not pursuing too much.


2017-07-25
Trinity & Wisdom: Regarding the Trinity & Wisdom, I'm not understanding why you don't agree that Wisdom has a personality. (follow up from yesterday.)



2017-06-07
Parables Not Understandable for Some: Why did Jesus speak in parables? Why did He want to make it hard for them to understand? [Mark 4:34]



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,



2016-03-25
Holy Spirit Feminine: Is the Holy Spirit feminine? Where do they get that idea? Does it come from the "Wisdom" Scriptures where it talks about "he" & "she"? [1 Corinthians 1:30, Proverbs 8]



2015-07-08
Wise as Serpents: Is there a reason Jesus would use being "Wise as a SERPENT", isn't it kind of odd? [Matthew 10:16]



2015-06-02
Salvation (by Works): There's a required preconditional work, like saved by faith, but you have to have Fear of the Lord for instance.



2015-02-20
Reconciling some specific Scripture (Wisdom): Caller is having trouble reconciling 2 particular Scriptures. [Jeremiah 15:16, Ecclesiastes 1:18]



2014-12-02
"The Republic" - Plato, Socrates: What do you think about Socrates, Plato & Aristotle having a lot of wisdom before Christ? The Republic which i'm reading just seems to have such good parallels to the Bible.



2014-08-14
Memorial Service: Is it necessary to have a Memorial Service?
Meat, not Milk: Caller feels that Steve needs to teach more of the meat of the gospel more than the milk of it. [1 Corinthians 3:1-3]
Steve's books on Hell & Revelation: Caller thinks Steve taking the time write books on irrelevant topics such as Hell & Revelation was a waste of time.

2014-06-24
Stephen Hawking: What's God's purpose in allowing people like Stephen Hawking to propagate their propaganda? [Revelation 12:9]



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!



2014-04-10
Faith & Reason/Logic: Is it really faith when you just come to a certain conclusion because there seems to be no other conclusion?



2014-02-25
Solomon's Story in Ecclesiastes 9: What is the point Solomon is trying to make in the story or parable that he mentions in the latter part of Ecclesiastes 9? [Ecclesiastes 9:13-15, Luke 14:11-14]
Ecclesiastes & Wisdom: Is the Book of Ecclesiastes (& Proverbs) just conventional wisdom, but not necessarily to rely on in reality?


2014-01-02
Faith & Reason: What is the relationship between faith & reason? [Hebrews 11:1, 1 Peter 3:15, Romans 1:19-20]
Salvation of non-Jews in OT times: How is God going to judge people who did not follow the system of Judaism in Old Testament times? [Job 1-29, Acts 10]


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]


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