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Topic: Genesis (Book)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-18
The Biblical City of Bethel (Luz) Would you clarify when the city of Bethel (Luz) was named? [Genesis].
Mary Baker Eddy & Christian Science: What are your thoughts about Mary Baker Eddy (Christian Science)?


2021-06-17
Justification, Salvation & Sanctification: Do not justification, salvation and sanctification happen at different times, therefore disproving "eternal security"? [I Corinthians 6:11, Romans 4:19-22, Romans 5:5, Genesis 15:6, I John 3:27].



2021-06-17
The Bethel in Genesis: Is the "Bethel" mentioned in Genesis chapters 12 and 28 the same "Bethel"? [Genesis 12:8, Genesis 28:19].



2021-06-15
Cain & Sargon the Great: Do you know if Cain was Sargon the Great? [Genesis 4].



2021-06-14
Radio Expenses for The Narrow Path: Could you repeat how much it costs you to be on the radio?
The Bride of Christ: Why are we called the "Bride of Christ"? [Revelation 19:10, Ephesians 5, Matthew 19, Genesis 2:24].].


2021-06-04
David Prophetically Heard Jesus Speaking the Psalms: Do you agree with a pastor that suggests that David actually saw into the future and heard Jesus speaking the Psalms prophetically? [Psalms 110:1-4, Genesis 14, Psalm 40:6, Psalm 51:16-17].



2021-06-03
Family Tree: Is there a commentary that has the family ancestral tree from Adam to Joseph specified? [Genesis 5, 11].



2021-05-28
Vegetarian in the New Earth: Will humans and animals be vegetarian on the New Earth? [Genesis 1, Ezekiel 34, Ephesians 2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 65, I Timothy 4:5].
Jesus Eating Lamb: Did Jesus eat lamb at the Passover?


2021-05-26
Old Covenant vs New Covenant: If I see the "Law of God" not as the Old Covenant, but as more of a model of for what should reflect our behavior toward God? [Genesis 9].



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].


2021-05-20
Arabs & Egyptians-Hagar, Ishmael & Islam: What is the evidence that Hagar traveled east, and the Arabs & Egyptians are descended from her? [Genesis 21].



2021-05-20
Right to Life-Abortion vs Capital Punishment: If I am against abortion, should I then, logically be against Capital Punishment (Death Penalty)? [Genesis 9:6, 2 Thessalonians 3:10].



2021-05-19
Family Curses & Divine Counsel for Prayer: Have you heard of bringing prayer to a "counsel of divine judges" which may be tied to Genesis? He feels he may have a family curse. [Genesis 1:26-28, I Corinthians 6:3].
The Didache: What do you think about "The Didache"?


2021-05-19
Ephraim & Manasseh-Fathers of Many Nations: Has the promise that Ephraim & Manasseh will father many nations been fulfilled, or was it conditional? [Genesis 48, Ezekiel 37, Ephesians 2].
Abrahamic Covenant: Is the Abrahamic Covenant conditional, or is there evidence that it has been fulfilled? [Galatians 3, Psalm 2:8, Romans 4:13, Jeremiah 18:7-10].
Anglo-Israelism: Does scripture teach "Anglo-Israelism" (British-Israelims)?

2021-05-18
Delight in the Lord: Could you help me with the scripture promise when one "delights in the Lord", and if it is more physical or spiritual? Does this relate to Isaiah 58 [Psalm 37:4, Hebrews 11:6, Matthew 6:25, Genesis 15:1, Luke 22:42].



2021-05-13
Lot's Drunken Incest: Could you bring clarity to the passage about Lot being so drunk that he didn't know he was having sex with his daughters? [Genesis 19:30].



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
"Seeing the Light": What does it mean when someone says, "I have seen the light"?
Let "Us" Create Man in "Our" image: What does the word "us" mean in the statement; "Let us create man in our image"? [Genesis 1:26].


2021-05-11
Abortion & Capital Punishment: If I am against abortion, should I also be against capital punishment? [Genesis 9:6, Act 25:11]..



2021-05-06
Zeal for faith: Caller relates to a previous call of people not having the same zeal of faith as oneself.
Angels, Sons of God & Nephilim: What are the verses about about when Genesis speaks of angels, or the "Sons of God", marrying beautiful women? [Genesis 6:1-4].


2021-05-05
Adam & Eve Tribes, Not Individuals: Were Adam and Eve names of tribes instead of individuals? [Genesis 3:20, Romans 5:12-21].



2021-05-04
Women to remain Quiet: Regarding the women being instructed to remain quiet in church, where is that in the law? [I Corinthians 4:34, I Timothy 2:11, Genesis 3:16, I Corinthians 11:2-16].



2021-04-29
Unusual View of Genesis 1 Account: What do you think of this view of Genesis that suggests that there are two separate Adams being created? [Genesis 1-2, Colossians 3:9, I John 3:2, I Corinthians 15].



2021-04-19
"Table of Nations" in Genesis: Could you clarify the origins of the Anglo-Saxon's in the "Table of Nations" in Genesis? [Genesis 10].
Esau & the Edomites: Did the Edomites come from Esau?
Herod, the Last of the Edomites: Was Herod the Great the last of the Edomites (descended from Esau)?

2021-04-19
New or Old Earth and the Age of Stars: Could you talk about the discrepancy between the estimated age of creation, earth and stars in the literal view of Genesis, vs a more symbolic view, and in contrast to those in science? [Genesis 1-11].



2021-04-16
Michael Heizer & the Divine Council: Do you think that Michael Heizer may be leading folks to polytheism with his understanding of the verse in Genesis about the word "us" in the creation story referring to the "Divine Council"? [Genesis 1:26, Daniel 10:13-20].



2021-04-15
Eternal Council of Gods (Elohim): Can you clarify the reference to the "eternal council of gods" (Elohim) or Him sitting in the "congregation of the gods", referred to in Psalms? [Psalm 82:1-8, Genesis 1:1, I Corinthians 10:7, Deuteronomy 32:17, John 10:34, Exodus 21:6, Exodus 22:8, Exodus 7:1].



2021-04-13
Spiritual Death: Could you help me sort out the full meaning of "spiritual death"? [Ephesians 2:1, Colossians 2:13-14, Hebrews 11:12-14, Romans 4:19, Genesis 2:17].



2021-04-12
The Struggle in Temptation for Adam vs Paul: Could you talk more about the choices we make, the choices Adam & Eve made, and the warfare Paul describes in walking the Christian life? [Genesis 3:6, Romans 7:23, I Timothy 6:17].
Adam, Eve & the Holy Spirit: Did Adam & Eve have the Holy Spirit in them? [Galatians 5:17].


2021-04-01
What if Someone Never Hears of Jesus: What happens to those that never hear the gospel, or have only heard of Jesus in a scholarly or historical way? [Genesis 22:18, Galatians 3:8, Hebrews 11:3, I Timothy 2:4-6, 2 Peter 3:5-7, Psalm 19:1, Romans 1:18]. Recommended book by Steve Gregg; Hell, Three Christian Views.



2021-03-29
Healthy Diet Spiritually Beneficial: Have you looked at the correlation between scripture and eating a good diet, specifically not eating meat? [Proverbs 12:10, Genesis 9:3, Matthew 15:11].



2021-03-19
Annihilation of the Canaanites: Are we to understand the cursing of the Canaanites was the justification of the annihilation? [Genesis 9:25, Genesis 15:16].



2021-03-19
Cain & Abel Afraid of People: Were there more people than Cain & Abel, since scripture indicates that they were afraid of others? [Genesis 5:4].
Isaac Married His Cousin: Did Isaac marry his cousin? [Genesis 20:12]


2021-03-10
The Cup of God's Wrath: Is the cup in John 8, referring to God's wrath? [John 8:11, Jeremiah 25:15-15, Revelation 14:10, Psalm 75:8, Matthew 23:32, Ecclesiastes 8:11, Genesis 15:16].



2021-03-10
The Gap Theory: Is there any evidence of a "gap theory" in scripture? [Genesis 1:1-2, Exodus 20].
Sanctification: Could you clarify if sanctification is progressive, or if it is imputed to you upon salvation? [I Peter1:15-16, I Thessalonians 5:23, Romans 8:1, 2 Corinthians 3:18, Romans 6:6].


2021-03-08
God's Hate: Does God hate wicked people and then only loves them once they repent? [John 15:13, Romans 5:8, Romans 9:13, Genesis 29:30-31, Matthew 6:24, Malachi 1:2-3].



2021-03-04
Japheth & Shem in Tents: Could you talk a little about Japheth and Shem and them dwelling in tents? [Genesis 9:27].



2021-03-01
Only Four People on Earth: If there were only four people on earth then who was Cain afraid of (and who did he marry)? [Genesis 5:3-4, Genesis 4:13-14].



2021-03-01
Spiritual Interpretation of Genesis: Have you interpreted any other chapters of the Bible in a spiritual way as you did in Genesis 1? [Genesis 1, I John 3, 2 Corinthians 3:18].
Conversion at Baptism: Could you help sort out the idea of conversion at baptism, rather than at a separate time? [Ephesians 1:13].


2021-02-10
Cain's Wife: From where did Cain's wife come? [Genesis 4:17, Genesis 5:4].



2021-02-04
Abraham Actually Sacrificed Isaac: Do you think that Abraham actually did sacrifice Isaac, and if not, why does it show only Abraham going home? [Genesis 22:11-16].



2021-01-26
The "Person" of the Holy Spirit: What are the verses that support the Holy Spirit being a person, rather than a power? [John 14, Genesis 1, Romans 8, Acts 15:28, John 1:1, John 1:18, I Thessalonians 5:19].



2021-01-26
Adam & Eve's Death: Could you clear up whether Adam & Eve died spiritually or physically, on the day they ate of the tree? [Ephesians2:1-2, Colossians 2, Genesis 2:17, Romans 5:12].



2021-01-25
Ishmael's Temperament: Is the description of Ishmael's obstinate temperament in Genesis just an example of God's foreknowledge, or was he predestined to be that way? [Genesis 16:12]



2021-01-21
God Directing Annihilation: Can you help me sort some of the conflicting ideas in scripture such as, "thou shall not kill", and "turn the other cheek", but then God has whole groups killed, such as the Canaanites, ? [Genesis 9:3, Acts 25:11, Matthew 5:38-40, Matthew 10:23].



2021-01-21
Lineage of Christ Via Birthright: Is there any verse that says that the lineage of Christ would come through a birthright? [Genesis 49:10, 2 Samuel 8:14].
Significance of the Birthright: Is there any more significance to the "birthright" in the Old Testament, other than just taking over the family estate? [Genesis 25:25].
Jacob & Esau Produce the Messiah: Why do we assume that the offspring of Jacob & Esau would produce the Messiah?

2021-01-19
Bearing Fruit: When scripture indicates that we are to "bear fruit", is it really talking about justice, righteousness and mercy? [Isaiah 5:7, Genesis 1:28, Matthew 7:19, Galatians].



2021-01-19
Devil Licking the Dust: Since Genesis said that the Devil will lick dust, does it means he will eat us (since we are dust)? [Genesis 3:14].



2021-01-14
Yahweh & Elohim: What is the difference between Yahweh and Elohim? [Genesis 1:1].



2021-01-07
Carrying One's Cross: How far does one carry the cross, say in the event we need to defend our country? [Luke 14:27, Matthew 16:24].
Hate Our Mother & Father, Wife & Children: What does Jesus mean when He says we must hate our father and our mother, wife and children? [Luke 14:26-27, Luke 14:33, Malachi 1:3, Matthew 6:23, Genesis 29:30-31].


2020-12-21
The Woman in Revelation: Could you clarify the meaning of the woman in Revelation 12? [Revelation 12:1-6, Genesis 37:9, Psalm 2:8-9].



2020-12-17
Nephilim in Genesis: Is there room for the Nephilim or giants, to be the mighty men of old? [Genesis 6].



2020-12-04
Pets with Everlasting Life: What happens to our pets when they die? [Eccesiastes 3:21, Genesis 1:30, I Timothy 6:16, Ephesians 1:10].



2020-12-03
Laws on our Hearts: Who is Israel and Judah in Jeremiah 31, and what laws are being written on the heart ? [Jeremiah 31:31, Jeremiah 23:3-33, Joel 2:32, Romans 10:13].
Establishing the Law: What does it mean when scripture says we "establish the law"? [Romans 3:31-4:3, Genesis 15:6, Galatians 5:4].


2020-11-20
Asking Others to Pray for Us: Are there other places that the Bible indicates we should ask others to pray for us, and that God wants prayers better spoken by the more faithful person? [Job 40, Genesis 20].



2020-11-19
Cain's Father: Who was Cain's father-as it can't be Adam. [Genesis 5, Genesis 4:1].



2020-11-18
Plato's Four Temperments: Do you place much weight in the different types of temperaments that Plato described? [2 Corinthians 12:1-14, Psalm 2:8, Revelation 5:10, Matthew 5:5, 2 Corinthians 5:8, 2 Corinthians 3:18, Genesis 1:1, I Corinthians 10:3, Psalm 115:16].



2020-11-11
Regional Flood in Genesis: Does this verse indicate a regional flood, rather than a world-wide flood? [2 Peters 3:6].
How Much Did Jesus Know About God, the Father?: How much did Jesus know about God, the Father? If He did not know every thing, then how could He know about creation [Genesis, Matthew 19, Matthew 24, Luke 11].


2020-11-11
Creation of Eve Contradiction: Could you help me sort what seems like a contradiction in the creation of Eve in Genesis? [ Genesis 1:7, Genesis 2].



2020-10-26
Founding Fathers & Inalienable Rights: Did the founding fathers get the concept regarding our inalienable rights (life, liberty, pursuit of happiness) found in the Bible? [Acts 25:11, Philippians 4:8, Mark 12:31, 2 Corinthians 3:17, Genesis 9:6].



2020-10-26
Eternal Punishment in Hell: If you are familiar with the atheists called "the four horseman" (Dawkins, Hitchens, Dennett, Harris), isn't their argument against hell and it's implied eternal torment and punishment, actually impotent in light of the various views of hell? [Genesis 2:17].



2020-10-23
Elohim & Nephilim: Caller comments on "Elohim" & Nephilim. [Genesis 6:1-4]



2020-10-23
The Nephilim (or Giants): What are your thoughts about the Nephilim (or giants)? [Genesis 6:1-4, Numbers 13:32-33, Ezekiel 32:27, Hosea 1:10, I John 3:1, John 1:12].



2020-10-19
God Changes His Mind: Would you talk about the all-knowing God who changes his mind in scripture? [Jeremiah 18:8, Genesis 3:9].



2020-09-29
Abortion: Is this verse making a case against abortion? [Genesis 15:33].



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].



2020-09-23
William Lane Craig's View of Genesis as Allegory: Is William Lane Craig's view that Genesis is allegory, suggesting that Jesus got it wrong, acceptable? [Genesis 1-11, John 14:6].



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].



2020-09-17
Why Does God Let Children Die if He Can Do Miracles?: Why would God do miracles for certain people and let children die of starvation every day?
Bible is Not Reliable: Caller says the Bible is not reliable, because He says He is sorry He ever made mankind. [Genesis 6:6].


2020-09-10
The Curse on Adam & Eve: Was only Adam cursed? And was Eve not cursed because of the coming Messiah? [Genesis 3:14-17].
The Famine of the Word in Amos: Could you help me understand when the famine of the Word in Amos occurred? [Amos 8:11].


2020-09-08
Observance of the Sabbath Day & Ten Commandments: Does the fact that observance of the Sabbath Day is listed in The Ten Commandments solidify it as one that we should still observe? [Genesis 2:2, John 5:17, Romans 13:9-10, Colossians 2:16-17]. (EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve Gregg's answer continues after the break.)



2020-09-04
The Death Penalty: What do you think should be the Christian view of the death penalty? [Genesis 9, Romans 12-13]



2020-09-04
Passing Through the Pieces of the Sacrificed Animal: Could you talk about the religious rites and symbolism of the Old Testament, such as passing through the pieces of the sacrificed animal? [Genesis 15, Deuteronomy 4:20, Jeremiah 11:4, I Kings 8:51, Isaiah 62:1].



2020-09-02
Gap Theory and the Creation: Could you talk about the idea that the earth "became" void and its ramifications? [Genesis 1:1-2].



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].



2020-09-01
Who is Melchizedek?: What was Melchizedek's purpose and background? Was he related to Noah? [Genesis 14, Psalm 110:4, Hebrews 7:1-10, John 8:56].



2020-08-27
God Knows Past, Present & Future: If God knows all things, the beginning and the end, then, how can He regret the choices people make? [Isaiah 46:10, Genesis 3:9, Genesis 4:9, Genesis 18:16-33, Genesis 22:12].
God's Preordaining Everything: Does God not knowing some things throw a monkey wrench into the concept of God preordaining everything (Calvinism)?
Making a Donation: Do you have a phone number to make donations to? How do you spell Temecula?

2020-08-26
Steve Gregg's New Book on the Kingdom: When is your new book coming out and will it deal with Dispensational views?
Jesus Didn't Inherit Mary's : How could Jesus not inherit Mary's sinful human nature, since she was just human? [Genesis 3, Psalm 51:5, Romans 5:12, Romans 8:4, Galatians 5:16].


2020-08-25
Captial City of Modern Jerusalem Pleasing to God: What is your opinion as to whether or not the capital of Israel being Jerusalem, and the Jewish people generally, pleasing to God? [Luke 19:44, Matthew 23:38, Genesis 12:3, Numbers 24:9].



2020-08-25
The Name, Israel: Could you flesh out the name "Israel", and what does it means to strive with God, and then prevail? [Genesis 32:28].



2020-08-19
Eating Pork an Abomination Forever: If God said that the eating of swine would be an abomination forever, why do we think it is acceptable now? [Genesis 17:13, Matthew 15:11, Mark 7:19, I Timothy 4:1-5].



2020-08-19
Eternal Security or Lost Faith: How do you reconcile the promise of eternal life in scripture to your view that one can lose that faith? [John 5:24, Genesis 3:23, Revelation 22:3, John 3:36, John 6:38, Galatians 5:6].



2020-08-17
Did Satan fall from heaven: Did Satan fall from heaven to become the devil? [Genesis 6, Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28].
Giants in Genesis: Who were the giants or Nephilim in Genesis? [Genesis 6].


2020-08-17
The Serpent & Eve: Wouldn't the motivation to tempt Eve was because the serpent be one of the animals passed over to be Adam's helper, instead of Eve?[Genesis 2:18-23, 3:1].



2020-08-17
Disrespect for Fathers: Could you talk about the ramifications of children disrespecting their father? [Genesis 9:21].



2020-08-12
Soul Sleep & Rachel: Is the story of Rachel's death, helpful in disproving soul sleep? [Genesis 35:18].
Hell's Location: Is the story of Korah the earth swallowing him helpful to understand the location of hell? [Numbers 16:32].


2020-08-12
Animals Created from Dust of the Earth: Is it possible that God created the animals in the same way that Adam was created - out of the dust of the earth? [Genesis 2:18, Genesis 3].



2020-08-07
Acceptable Spiritual Sacrifices: Would you comment on Christians today making sure what one offers God are appropriate spiritual sacrifices? [Malachi 1:7-8, Genesis 3, Hebrews 11].



2020-08-06
No Free Will: Do not these verses indicate that there is no free will? [Ecclesiastes 9:3, Genesis 8:21, Luke 7:30, Joshua 24:14-15, Romans 7:21].



2020-08-05
Immortal Souls: Does Genesis 3 have any bearing on the question of human and their immortal soul? [Genesis 3:22-24, I Timothy 6:16].



2020-08-04
Eternal Living Soul in Man: What does the Bible say about the eternal or immortal living soul in man? [Genesis 2:7, Psalm 103:1, Luke 16:19-31, I Peter 3:20, Hebrews 4:12, 2 Corinthians 5:8, I Timothy 6:16, John 3:16, I John 5:11-12].



2020-08-04
The Earth Was Divided: Does "the earth was divided" refer to the division of the people at Babel? [Genesis 10:15].
Value of a Man in Shekels: What does setting the value of a man with shekels mean in the last chapter of Leviticus? [Leviticus 27].


2020-07-31
Cremation: Because so many Biblical figures went to great lengths to be buried, I am having some hesitation about cremation. Can you help? [I Corinthians 6:19, I Corinthians 3:17, Genesis 3:19].



2020-07-29
Day of Rest Continues: Is the day of rest (the 7th day) referred to in Hebrews 4, still continuing even until today? Can you reconcile that wilt John 5:17? [Hebrews 4, John 5:17, Genesis 2:1-3].
Teaching in Public School: What do you think about a committed Christian taking a job as a teacher in a public school?


2020-07-27
"The Unseen Realm" by Michael Heizer: What do you think of the book, "The Unseen Realm", by Michael Heizer? [Psalms 82].
Meaning of Elohim: What do you think of his interpretation of the word, Elohim, meaning a class of gods, rather than God the father? [Genesis 1:1, Psalm 82:1-6].


2020-07-27
Joseph's Dream in Genesis: How did Rachel fit into Joseph's dream about the sun, moon, stars bowing down to him? [Genesis 37:5-10].



2020-07-22
Concubines: Why did they allow concubines in the Old Testament? [Genesis 16:2].



2020-07-22
Church Programs & Routines: Why do you think that church programs are so programmed and routine, such as, standing up and sitting down, etc.? [Genesis 24:64].



2020-07-21
Science Seen as Sorcery to Ancient Pagans: Do you think that scientific information introduced to ancient pagan societies would've been seen as sorcery, so that is why Genesis is told as it is? [Genesis 1, Genesis 5, Matthew 19:4].



2020-07-16
God Singular to Multiple: If God was singular initially, why did He then create the multiplicity (as in, trinity) in the universe? [Genesis].



2020-07-15
Satan Taking Up Residency in Christian Lives: Could you tell me what the Bible says about Satan taking up residency in the minds and lives of Christians? [Hebrews 4:15, Matthew 4:1-11, Matthew 16:23, Genesis 3:6].



2020-07-10
God's Sovereignty: Isn't God completely sovereign? If God wants a child to be born, is there anything we can do to prevent that? [Matthew 10:29, Genesis 50:20, Acts 2:23].



2020-07-07
Heaven or Heavens: Why do people say heavens, rather than heaven? [Genesis 1:1].
Manasseh's Age: Was Manasseh actually a literal 12-year-old when he became king? [2 Kings 22].
Binding of Satan and Deceived Nations: Could you help me understand how the binding of Satan can have already happened and be applicable today when the nations are still deceived? [Revelation 20:8, I John].

2020-07-06
Soul Sleep: Is this verse in John a good argument against "soul sleep"? [John 8:56, Genesis 18:1].



2020-07-06
Creation of Adam & Eve: Could you clarify when Genesis talks about the creation of male & female, and later it again describes the creation of Eve? [Genesis 1-2]



2020-07-06
Tribes of Israel: Would you talk about the tribes of Israel? [Genesis 49:13, Ezekiel 48, Isaiah 9:1-2].



2020-06-29
Bart Ehrman Video: Bart Ehrman thinks the Bible was just handed down from Heaven in immaculate form, & Steve asked who actually believes that, & caller points out that that is what his church taught.
Ordination & Seminary What is your opinion of ordination and seminary training its relationship to competency when teaching the Bible?
Leah, Rachel, Jacob & Laban: Was Laban always planning to substitute Leah for Rachel, or could it have been a last minute decision because she had not found a husband by then? [Genesis 29].

2020-06-26
Guilt and Past Sin: Caller comments for the sake of those struggling with guilt over past sin.
Animals Vegetarian Initially: Do you think that Genesis indicates that initially animals did not eat one another? [Genesis 1:30].


2020-06-23
Sons of God in Job: Are the "Sons of God" in Job 1, angels or men? [Job 1:6, Psalm 2:7, Job 38:6-7].
Angels Don't Marry: Since scripture indicates that angels don't marry, doesn't it also imply they can't have sex, in relation to Genesis and the Nephilim? [Genesis 6, Matthew 22:30].


2020-06-23
Nephilim and Archeological Proof: Could you talk about the Sons of God and the Nephilim in Genesis, and the archeological finds said to be from them? [Genesis 6].



2020-06-22
Proving Genesis' Story of Adam & Eve: Is there proof of Adam & Eve's existence in the Genesis story? (Authority of Scripture Series recommended) [Matthew 19, Matthew 24, Matthew 23, Ephesians 5].



2020-06-22
Joseph & Potiphar: Could you help me understand the title of "captain of the guard" in the Joseph & Potiphar story, and if there are two people with the same title? [Genesis 39].



2020-06-16
Premarital Sex and Marriage: Could you talk about premarital sex and is there alternate ways to be married that would be acceptable? [Genesis 2:24, I Corinthians 6:9-10, Mark 7, Galatians 5:19-21, Mark 10:9, Matthew 19:6, I Corinthians 3:16, I John 4:7-8].



2020-06-11
Return to Earth: In the book "The Last Hour" by Amir Tsarfati, the author says we will return to earth, could you talk about that? [Genesis 3, Revelation 5:10, 2 Timothy 2, Psalm 2:8].



2020-05-28
Word, the Logos-the Full Meaning: Would you talk about the use of "word", how it is used, and what it means in John 1? [John 1:1, Genesis 1:1, Psalm 33:6].



2020-05-28
Non-existance After Death: What goes back to God if you don't exist after you die? [Genesis 2:7, Ecclesiastes 12:7, 2 Corinthians 5:8, 2 Corinthians 12:2-3].



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?


2020-05-18
Tower of Babel & God's Fears: What was the thing that God was afraid people would do when they were building the Tower of Babel? [Genesis 11:3-4, Genesis 9:1].



2020-05-08
God's Intention in Creation: Can you clarify your position that God did not intend for this creation to be corrupted and people to fall? [Genesis].
God Omniscience Questioned in the Creation: If God is omniscient, why then would He go forward with the creation, knowing that it would be corrupted and He would have to wipe everyone out?
Sin in Heaven & No Free Will: Would it not follow that the only way there will be no sin is in heaven, is if our free will is taken from us?

2020-05-06
The Chosen People: Were the chosen people the Hebrews or the Jews?
Moses a Jew or Hebrew: Moses didn't call himself a Jew, but called himself a Hebrew, right? [Genesis 14:13].


2020-04-16
Noah's Ark: Is it conceivable that the animals on Noah's ark were just babies, and not really full grown?
7th Day Adventists: Would you tell me about the 7th Day Adventists and if they are Christians? [Romans 14].


2020-04-01
Blessing Israel Fulfilled: Is the blessing referred to in Genesis 12, fulfilled in Christ? [Genesis 12, Numbers 22, Acts 3:25-26].



2020-03-24
Cain's Sacrifice Not Accepted by God: Why didn't God accept Cain's sacrifice? [Hebrews 11, Romans 10:17, Luke 11:50-51, Genesis 4].



2020-03-20
Garden of Eden: Do you think that scripture indicates that the Garden of Eden was a separate place, like in a bubble? [Genesis 3:1].



2020-03-06
Adam & Eve's Sin: How and why did Adam & Eve's sin impact the rest of the creation, including the animals? [Genesis 3, I Corinthians 15:21].



2020-03-05
Races: Do you think there is more than one race?
Genesis Limited to Only This Galaxy: Do you think that the Genesis account refers to only our own galaxy? [Genesis 1].
Benny Hinn & Other Christian Figures: What do you think of Ernest Angley, Benny Hinn, and Jonathan Hansen?

2020-01-23
Seed of Woman: Does the verse about the "seed of a woman" in Genesis 3, support the idea of the virgin birth? [Genesis 3:15].
Hebrew Text: Would biblical texts today, in Hebrew, be the same as those that are 500 years old?


2020-01-09
Creation of Male & Female: In Genesis 1, did God create just the animals as male & female, but did not make people male & female until Genesis 2? [Genesis 1:26-27, I Timothy 2].



2019-12-06
Hybrid Race from Angels with Women: Is there a hybrid race created by angels & women on earth, and will "The Antichrist" come from them? [Genesis 6:1-5, 2 Thessalonians, Revelation 13].



2019-10-25
God Calls Himself "Us": Who is God talking to when He says, "let's make man in our image"? [Genesis 1:26].



2019-07-23
Satan's Authority on Earth: Did Satan get authority over man when man fell?
A Father's Prayers for His Children: Does a father's prayers have more authority, or effectiveness, for or over one's children, than do others? [Ephesians 6:1].
Dominion: Is the word in Genesis for "dominion" synonymous with "authority"?

2019-06-28
Origins of Egypt in Genesis: What is the background and origin of Egypt in Genesis? [Genesis 10:6f].



2019-06-26
Cain & Abel: Why was Cain's sacrifice not accepted and clarify the "driven me out ... from the face of the earth"? [Genesis 4:1-16]



2019-05-14
144,000: Why was Dan eliminated from list of the tribes and the 144,000? [Revelation 7]
[First City & First People: Where did the first city come from? Where did the other people come from? [Genesis 4:16, 5:4].


2019-05-02
Moses Authorship: How did Moses know what happened in the Garden of Eden, and other events, when he wrote about the events in Genesis?
Life Span in Old Testament: Why did Noah and other Old Testament characters have such a long life-span as compared to us today? [Psalm 90].


2019-04-24
Time in Genesis: Were seasons and months spoken of as if they are years in the ancient Hebrew world?



2019-04-03
Authorship of Genesis: Do you think that Adam could have possibly written Genesis or part of it?
Young Earth: Do you believe in a young earth, that it is only about 5-6,000 yrs. old?


2019-03-07
Jesus in The Garden of Eden: Would you expound on "the voice of God" in the Garden of Eden? Did God physically appear? Could it have actually been a form of Jesus? [Genesis 3, Genesis 18:10]. Defining "Theophany" and "Christophany." [Col 2:9, John 1:14].



2019-03-05
Genesis Genealogy: Would you clarify the continuity of the generations and lineage before the flood [Genesis 5: 6-7]?



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?


2018-11-14
Young or Old Earth: I took an IQ test, & it had a question about the age of the earth & it gave me the choices of 6,000 years or 4.5 Billion years, & I picked the young age answer, & they said it was wrong, & as a result it gave me a lower IQ score for believing the Bible. So is it possible that it could be older than 6,000 years, since a form of the earth might've been here for a very long time before God actually started creating? [Genesis 1 & 2, Exodus 20:11]



2018-11-05
2 Books of Genesis: Someone told me there are 2 books of Genesis. What do you think about that?



2018-08-20
Age of the Earth: What is the age of the earth, young or old? How does science determine the date of things & interpret the data?



2018-06-15
Exodus & a Discrepancy of 30 years: Exodus described at 400 & 430 years in two different places? [Genesis 15:13, Exodus 12:40]



2018-04-05
Woman before Eve: Was there a woman before Eve?



2018-02-27
Curse on Ham's Son Canaan: Irenaeus quotes passage from Genesis where Canaan is cursed and says Ham instead.



2017-11-08
The Firmament: Is there any chance that the firmament was the earth itself? [Genesis 1:6]
Fountains of the Deep: Wasn't the Earth a lot different than before the Flood than after, wasn't it?


2017-11-08
The Book of Romans: Do you feel you are getting a lot more questions about romans lately since that is what is being on in BSF right now?
Messiah & Abraham: Where do you find evidence about the Messiah in the Genesis? Wasn't he promised through Abraham?


2017-09-27
A literal Hell: Do you believe in a literal hell?
The Nephilim: Sex w/ women, gen 6, nephilim, sons of God angels?


2017-09-21
Impossibility of Building Ark: A non-believer said there is NO WAY Noah could build the ark so Genesis couldn't possibly be true.



2017-08-28
Noahic Rainbow Covenant: Is the covenant regarding the rainbow still in effect? [Genesis 9:11] (devastating hurricane had just happened)



2017-08-18
A Different Plan of Salvation: Why didn't God do it differently than needing a Saviour for the entire human race, like quarantine Adam & Eve & redoing it?



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



2017-07-31
The Light Before the Sun: What is the light in the 3rd verse of Genesis since the sun wasn't made until the 4th day? [Genesis 1:3 & 16]



2017-07-28
Esau, in his Heart: What does this mean that "...in his heart" he thought of this plot, it confuses me. [Genesis 27:40-42]



2017-07-03
Creation Week: Was the Creation done in 6 literal days or was it just symbolic & can be much longer than that? Should we worry or can we know before the end of time if it is?



2017-06-30
Genealogies of Adam: Are they supposed to be historical or are we supposed to view it as linkage pattern with son meaning descendant? [Genesis 5, Genesis 11]



2017-06-29
Circumcision an Everlasting Covenant: Circumcision an everlasting covenant? [Genesis 17:7]



2017-06-09
Adam & Eve continuing to eat from the Tree of Life-Part II: Why didn't just forgive Adam & Even in the garden, & Steve shares Willy Wonka movie analogy, (followup, 6/6, last Q)



2017-06-06
Adam & Eve continuing to eat from the Tree of Life: after adam & eve sinned, they were banished from eating the tree of life, why weren't they just forgiven so they could continue?



2017-05-23
Book of Genesis Author: Who wrote the book of Genesis?



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]



2017-05-18
Answers in Genesis - Ken Ham: Have you ever heard of the ministry, "Answers in Genesis" & who Ken Ham & if you have, what do you think of them?



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]



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



2017-04-24
Enoch Disappeared: Where did Enoch go? [Genesis 5:24]



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



2017-04-03
Life Expectancy of 120 Years: God decreasing life expectancy to 120 years. Can you explain that? [Genesis 6:3, Genesis 11]



2017-03-24
Dinosaurs: Dinosaurs that are millions of years old?



2017-03-16
Lot's Righteousness: How exactly was Lot righteous? [2 Peter 2:6]



2017-03-13
Adam & Eve Sinning: Did God know that Adam or Eve were going to sin?



2017-02-14
Saul's before King Saul: Who are all these Saul's before King Saul? [Genesis 36:38]



2017-02-03
Nephilim & Sons of God: Can you explain all the terms surrounding the Nephilim & Sons of God in Genesis 6? [Genesis 6]



2017-01-27
Light before the Sun in Creation: What was the light during creation if the sun was created until the 4th day? Should we take creation literally or non-literally?



2017-01-16
Words for God: Elohim in Genesis singular & plural forms of a word used for the one & only God



2017-01-04
Literal Creation Week: If the creation "week" was done in 6 literal days, why the sun & moon & the stars not until the 4th day? What was the "Light" before that? [Genesis 1-2]



2017-01-03
Cain's Relationship with God: "I will be hidden from your presence", Cain said. So did Cain & God have a regular conversation with each other like God did with Adam & Eve? [Genesis 4:13-15]
Cain's Age when He slew Abel: So Cain & Abel were in their 100's when he killed Abel?
Seth: And how many children between Cain, Abel & Seth?

2016-03-24
PBS Special on Noah's Ark: I was watching a PBS special on the Flood & Noah's Ark, & they said that it happened Epic of Gilgamesh which was written way before Genesis, so Moses just got it from that. Is that true?



2016-03-22
"Let US Make Man": Why does God use plural in Genesis when He was about to create man? Was He talking to the angels? To the animals? [Genesis 1:26]



2016-03-17
Creation & Dinosaurs: How does the timing of the Bible Creation & dinosaurs come in line with each other?



2016-01-13
Jesus the Seed in Genesis: Did the Jews recognize the first promise of the Bible to be about the Messiah? [Genesis 3:15]
The Town of Nod: Do we know where Nod was? [Genesis 4:16]


2016-01-06
Rachel & Leah: Were Leah & Rachel twins? [Genesis 15:29-30]



2015-12-23
Rap Music: Not all Rap Music is bad, according to the caller.
"...Make Man in OUR Image": Who is the "our" when God said, "Let us make man in our image"? [Genesis 1:26-27]


2015-12-21
Living longer before the Flood: Why did people before the Flood live so much longer? Do you think they are literal years?
The Labyrinth: Comments about the Question she heard about the Labyrinth.


2015-12-21
Calculation problems w/ Noah's Ark: It just seems like an impossibility all the logistics involving all the animals in Noah's ark. How would it be possible? All the food, all the clean up. [Genesis 6]



2015-11-09
Tree of knowledge of good & evil & Tree of life: Can you explain the 2 main trees in the Garden of Eden? [Genesis 2:9]



2015-11-05
Abraham's Blessing to All: Would you help me understand the controversy about interpretation of the Abrahamic blessing- does it mean that, “through Abraham all will be blessed?” or does it mean that “all people will bless themselves through Abraham”? [Genesis 12:3, Galatians 3:8].



2015-10-12
Ekklesia - Calling out of or Congregation: Abraham was called out of his country, Israel being called out of Egypt, we are supposed to be as the new spiritual Israel called out of the world.
Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil: Is there another place in the Bible that references the Tree of the knowledge of good & evil? [Genesis 2:17, 3:1-24]


2015-10-02
Desiring to Control your Husband, a Nagging Wife: What does the Bible have to say about a wife nagging her husband, what IS nagging in a marriage, & what you consider nagging & not nagging? [Genesis, 3:16, Proverbs 19, 21, 27]



2015-09-09
God Creating Us: How long was God waiting in Heaven before He created us?



2015-09-04
Sons of God - Angels - Nephilim: Did the "Sons of God" (angels) come down from Heaven & have sex w/ women? [Genesis 6:4]



2015-08-25
W/ out Form & Void: What about the time that was w/ out form & void BEFORE He started creating? Could that have been billions of years? Between [Genesis] 1 & [Genesis 2]



2015-08-20
"Us" in Gensis (Trinity): Is the "Us" when God talk in possessive plura;, is it referring to the Trinity? [Genesis 1:26, 3:22]
Gays & Sex: Paul spoke on the subject of Homosexual sex, but the words he used in greek were ambiguous, so some gay sex was okay, homosexuals rationalize.
Creation Story in all Religions: The Creation story is in all the religions, so Genesis is not the first or original creation account (implying, so is it genuine?)

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



2015-07-14
Populate the Earth w/ People: Caller is concerned that is saying that Adam & Eve were not the first people on the earth because He created more people than just Adam & Eve. [Genesis 1:27]



2015-06-25
120 years: What is the 120 years being referred to in [Genesis 6:3]?



2015-06-25
Adam & Eve Eating Forbidden Fruit: How did Adam & Eve know it was a sin to eat the tree of knowledge of good & evil if they didn't have knowledge to know what was right or wrong? [gen 2:9]
Light before Sun & Moon: What was the Light for the 3 days before Sun & Moon were created? [Genesis 1:3]


2015-06-11
"Sons of God": In Genesis 6 it says "Sons of God" plural, but there's only One Jesus, so why plural? [Genesis 6:1-2]



2015-04-07
Genesis Being Taken Literally: What do we make of all naturalistic, scientific opinion, the radio metric, isotopes of long range dating if Genesis is to be taken literally?



2015-03-13
Getting a New Bible: Considering getting a E. W. Bullinger Companion Bible, would Steve recommend him? What is a good one?
Genesis 5 genealogy: Cain is not in the genealogy of Genesis 5. Why not?


2015-03-12
Made in His image & became like us: It seems to say 2 different things about God creating us, that we were made in His image, but then that we became like Him. [Genesis 2 & 3]



2015-02-20
Let There Be Light & the Sun: What was the Light for 3 days before the Sun was created? [Genesis 1:3-5, 14-19]
Christmas Trees: Is Jeremiah 10 talking about not having a Christmas Tree? [Jeremiah 10:1-5]


2015-02-03
The word, "Forever": Caller has a comment about the word, "forever".
2 Different Creations: Are there 2 different accounts since it seems to be saying different things about the creation story in {Genesis 1] & [Genesis 2]


2014-04-07
The new movie, "Noah": Are the "watchers" that were in the new movie, "Noah", biblical? (They talk about it for awhile, the 2nd question is asked, then they come back to this.)
Fallen Angels, Jude & Genesis: Is there a connection between Jude & Genesis regarding the Fallen Angels? [Genesis 6:1-4, Jude 1:6, 2 Peter 2:4]


2014-02-24
Christian Evolution: Is Christian Evolution biblical, a possible Christian scenario, us ascending from Apes, & Genesis 1 is just an allegory?



2013-01-28
A New perspective of Genesis 1: Caller was listening to a program that says the reason Genesis 1 is there is not to give a literal interpretation of Creation, but that there's only one God, & He is it. [Genesis 1]



2013-01-25
Be fruitful & Multiply: How can "be fruitful & multiply" apply to Adam & Eve? [Genesis 1:28]



2013-01-16
Facing the Judgment: Why a Judgment for Christians?
Creationism, Literal days or Billions of Years: How do we reconcile what the Bible seems to say about the Creation of the earth, 6 literal days & what science says, millions & millions of years?

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