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Topic: Colossians

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-10
Christ Suffers with His Body (the Church): Could you elaborate on the idea that Christ suffers when his body (the church) suffers? [Colossians 1:24, Acts 9:4, Acts 22:7, Philippians 3:10].



2021-06-03
Satan Bound, but Still Casting out Demons: If Satan has already been bound, how there can still be the casting out of demons after Christ came? [Revelation 20, Revelation 12, Matthew 12:36, Isaiah 49:6, Colossians 2:15, Luke 11:22, Hebrews 2:14-15, Matthew 28:18].



2021-06-03
Jesus Born Again: What could it mean for someone to say that Jesus was born again? [Revelation 1:5, Colossians 1:18].
Sorting Through Deception: How does one learn to sort through all the lies and nonsense being put upon us?


2021-05-21
Sabbath Keeping: As a Sabbath Keeper, I applaud your presentation of the alternate view, so can you help me understand your perspective on these verses? [Leviticus 23, Romans 14:5, Colossians 2:16-17, Proverbs 27:17, I Corinthians 9:21, Galatians 6:2, Hebrews 8:13, Matthew 28:20, Matthew 3:17, Galatians 5:4, Matthew 15:11].
Feasts & Sabbath Keeping: Could you comment on this verse on celebrating the feasts and days of unleaven bread in light of Sabbath keeping? [I Corinthians 5:8, Hebrews 13:6, Galatians 5:9].


2021-05-18
Hyper-Dispensationalism (Mid-Acts): Could you talk about "Hyper-Dispensationalism" (also called "Mid-Acts")? Is anything at the website on this? [Acts 14:22, Acts 20:24-25, Acts 28:30-31, Colossians 1:13, Galatians 1:8-9, Mark 10:45, Matthew 20:28, Luke 18:13].



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].



2021-04-29
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].



2021-04-13
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].



2021-04-09
Baptism of John & Baptism of Jesus: Could you clear up the distinction between the baptism of John the Baptist, the baptism Jesus did, before His own death and then later, baptism after His death? [Acts 19:4, Romans 6:3-5, Colossians 2:12, Hebrews 6:1-2, Acts 1:5].



2021-04-08
Repentance and Salvation: Does one repent before or after you are saved?
Smoking: What do you say about a preacher who said that if you smoke you cannot enter the kingdom of heaven? [I Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:17].


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].



2021-03-29
Leaven and The Passover Feast: Could you help me with the passage about leaven and if we should be celebrate the Passover Feast? [I Corinthians 5:7-8, Colossians 2:16-17, Galatians 4:10, Galatians 5:4].



2021-03-24
Order of Events of End Times Views: Could you clarify the order of events for both the Premillennial View and the Amillennial View of Jesus' return and the rapture? [John 6:39, John 6:44, John 6:54. 2 Peter 3:13].
Binding of Satan: What about the binding of Satan for 1000 years and how it fits into the Premillennial and Amillennial views of end times? [Revelation 20:2-3, Matthew 12:29, Mark 3:27, Colossians 2:15, 2 Thessalonians 1:8]


2021-03-22
Family Roles-Wives Submitting, Men Loving: Are the roles played in the family, such as a wife submitting to her husband, and man loving his wife, simply a cultural directive? [Ephesians 5:22-33, Colossians 3:18, I Peter 3:1-6].



2021-03-22
Dead in Sin (Calvinism): I don't agree with R.C. Sproul's characterization of how one is saved, and that man is completely dead until the savor saves him, and has nothing to do with it? [Ephesians 2, Colossians 2, John 20:31].



2021-03-15
The New Jerusalem's Dimensions: What will be happening in the New Jerusalem, in light of the grand dimensions that are described? [Revelation 21:16, Colossians 1:16].



2021-03-04
One or Two Physical Resurrections: Could you clarify the details and differences between the 1st and 2nd resurrections? [John 5:24-29, Acts 24:15, Revelation 20:5-6, Revelation 20:13, Matthew 12:29, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Ephesians 2:1, Ephesians 2:5, Colossians 2:13].



2021-02-26
God Speaking: As I am going through a difficult marriage with an adulterous wife, how does one know when God is speaking to you? [Colossians 3:15].
Satan Getting into Prayer: Can Satan get a hold of people through their prayers to a more generic God, and use it to mislead?


2021-02-25
Calvinism: Isn't it counterintuitive to be a Calvinist and also be an evangelist?



2021-02-11
One or Two Physical Resurrections for Believers? Is there is only one physical resurrection for believers, or are there two? [Revelation 20:5, John 5:24-29, Ephesians 2:1, Colossians 2:12-13, Acts 24:15].
Elijah & Enoch's Resurrection: Will Elijah and Enoch resurrect from the dead?


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].



2021-01-19
Satan Bound: Could you clear up the idea that Satan is, or isn't, bound now? [Matthew 12:29, Hebrews 2:15, Colossians 2:15, I Peter 5:8, Revelation 20:3].



2021-01-18
The Glory Experienced in Near-death Experiences: In view of the fact the glory to come has not yet been revealed, what do you think about the many reports of near-death experiences? [Romans 8:18, I Peter 5:10, I Peter 4:13-14, 2 Corinthians 3:18, I John 3:2-3, Colossians 3:4, I Corinthians 15:43, Revelation 20-21].



2021-01-18
The Name Under Which We Should be Baptized: Since the name is in the singular form, is there one particular name of God we should know and be baptized ? [Acts 2:38, Acts 8:16, Acts 19:5, I Corinthians 1:12, Matthew 28:19, Colossians 2:9].



2021-01-12
Good Works Unacceptable to God from the Unsaved: What do you think about saying that good works are unacceptable to God unless we are converted? [Colossians 3:17, Acts 10:31].



2021-01-05
To Live is Christ: Could you make sense of Paul's statement, "to live is Christ, but to die is gain"? [Philippians 1:21, Colossians 3:4]. (Same caller as 6th caller.)



2020-05-06
Hearing the Holy Spirit & His Direction: Do you have any suggestion as to how know or recognize the leading of the spirit of God? [Romans 8, Psalm 23, Colossians 3:15, John 10:27].



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?


2020-12-21
Trinity and Oneness: Is the trinity doctrine less accurate than the "Oneness" doctrine? [Colossians 2:9, Luke 11:20].



2020-12-07
Glory: What did the receivers of the letters think "glory" meant, and what does it mean, "from glory to glory"? [2 Corinthians 3:18, Hebrews 1:1-3, I Corinthians 11:7, I John 3:2, Colossians 3:4, Titus 2:13, Luke 9:28-36].



2020-12-03
The Gospel: What is the gospel? [Luke 17:20, Colossians 1:14, Matthew 28:18-20].



2020-11-25
View of Hell-Universal Reconciliation: Could you review the arguments for and against the view of Hell called "Universal Reconciliation"? [Mark 3:29, Luke 15:24, Romans 2:7, Romans 6:23, I Timothy 6:16, I John 5:11-12, I Timothy 2:4, Romans 5:18, Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:16-20, Philippians 2:10, Isaiah 45:23].



2020-10-27
The Trinity: Does my view of The Trinity as a board of directors, adequately represent it? [John 17:21, I Corinthians 11:3].
"Godhead" for "The Trinity": What do you think of the word, "Godhead" in describing the trinity and the relative implied authority? [Colossians 2:9, Matthew 28:18].


2020-10-14
The Millennium: Where would you put the 1000 year millennium in Revelation 20? [Revelation 17-20, Matthew 12, Colossians 2:15, Hebrews 2:14, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].



2020-09-25
Isaiah, Tyre & The Prostitute: Would you help me understand what happened in Isaiah 23 when it says "she prostitutes herself" and so on? [Isaiah 23:17-18].



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].



2020-09-15
Revelation Prophesy for Our Times and Our Future: Does not this verse prove that Revelation prophecy has not yet happened and that it is about our future? [Revelation 3:10, Luke 2:1, Acts 2:5, Colossians 1:6].



2020-09-14
Prophecies in Daniel & Revelation: If Revelation was written before 70AD, then what do the prophesies in Daniel 2, 7, and Revelation 13 represent? [Daniel 2, Daniel 2:44, Daniel 7:12-13, Daniel 7, Revelation 13].
Christ Conquers & Reigns: Doesn't the image of Christ conquering and reigning have a future fulfillment when He reigns physically, since He certainly doesn't reign now? [Colossians 1:13, Philippians 2:8-11, Daniel 7:14, Matthew 13:24-30].
Birds in Trees = Evil?: Doesn't "birds in trees" represent evil in scripture? [Ezekiel 31, Ezekiel 17, Daniel 4, Matthew 13].

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.)



2020-08-20
Jesus Takes Saints to Heaven Before the Ascension: Did Jesus actually take the Old Testament saints to heaven before His ascension? [Ephesians 4:8-9, Psalm 68:18, Colossians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 2:14, Philippians 2:10].



2020-08-12
Comment about Swearing: Regarding a previous call about swearing and scriptural support for not doing so. [Colossians 3:8].



2020-07-06
Age of Jesus and Mary: Doesn't the traditional view of the age of 12 for Jesus in the temple and the age of Mary of 13, seem like nonsense to you?
Sabbaths & Festivals: Is it really logical to in Romans and Colossians to assume that the Sabbath referred to is the weekly Sabbath? [Romans 13:1-7, Colossians 2:16 2].


2020-06-29
Day of the Lord Symbolism: Do you think that it is possible that the "Day of the Lord" could include the 1000 year millennium? [2 Peter 3:8].
Flexibility in Grounds for Divorce: Since the Sabbath was made for man, is it possible that marriage was also made for man, allowing for more flexibility regarding divorce? ? [I Corinthians 7:15].
Sabbath Day: Is it possible that the Sabbath referred to in Romans and Colossians is not referring to the weekly Sabbath? [Romans 14:5, Colossians 2:16].

2020-06-03
Binding of the Strong Man: How do you interpret the first couple of verses in Revelation 20 about Satan being loosed for 1000 years? [Revelation 20:2, Matthew 12:29, Luke 11:21, Colossians 2:15, Hebrews 2:14, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].



2020-05-22
Homeless Who Don't Want Help: Caller comments that he too has found that often homeless folks do not want to go to facilities, etc., in agreement with Steve's previous comments.
Begotten Son of God: Would you comment on the word used for "begotten" used for Jesus [Revelation 1, Colossians 1:18].
Jesus- The Eternal Son: Have you read the book by Gregory the Great on his view of Jesus as the Eternal Son?

2020-05-20
Jesus, the Eternal Son: Do you think that Jesus was the eternal son? It seems that Jesus was the word, not the son, in eternity past? [John 1:1, Acts 13:33, Psalm 2:7, Revelation 1:5, Colossians 1:18, Isaiah 9:6, Luke 1:34-35].



2020-05-01
Elementary Principles of the Faith & Going On to Perfection : What is meant by the word "perfection" in the discussion in Hebrews 6 (about the priesthood, maturity, and the elementary principles of the faith)? [Hebrews 6:1, Hebrews 5:12-6, Colossians 3:14, 1 Corinthians 3:1-10].



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



2015-04-28
God a Creature: Caller is having confusion w/ it says God is a creature, & He's not a creature! [Colossians 1:15, Colossians 2:15]


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