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Topic: Peter (2nd)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-22
Second Coming & Rapture Differences: Could you clarify some of the differences in views that the Dispensationalism and Amillennialist would have on the Second Coming and the Rapture? [John 6:39, John 6:44, John 6:54, I Corinthians 1:7, 2 Peter, 2 Peter 3, Matthew 25].
Revelation Verses About the Second Coming: What parts of Revelation is about the Second Coming? [Revelation 11, Revelation 20:9, 2 Thessalonians 1:8].


2021-06-08
Book of Enoch: What scriptures are being referred to in Matthew 22, and should we not take the Book of Enoch as authentic? [Matthew 22:29, Isaiah 26, Daniel 12:2, Acts 2, 2 Peter 2, Jude 1:14-15].



2021-06-08
Authenticity of 2 Peter: What evidence is there that 2 Peter is an authentic writing to share with someone who thinks Paul is a false apostle?



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
Babes or Mature in Christ (Basic Principles): Could you help me with this passage in Hebrews, particularly in its reference to being "perfect"? [Hebrews 6:1-2, Hebrews 5:12-14, 2 Peter 3:18].



2021-05-17
Symbolism & The Millennium in Scripture: Caller disagrees with Steve about his stance on when to use symbolic or literal interpretation, particularly in regard to The Millennium. [Revelation 20, I Thessalonians 4:14, Revelation 11-12, Revelation 19, Psalm 50:10, Psalm 90:4, 2 Peter 3:8].



2021-05-14
The Human Conscience: What is the conscience? Is it a moral code ingrained in us from God? [Hebrews 5:14].
Common Sense & Literal Interpretation: Does it not seem like common sense to take things literally, unless something can't be taken literally, as with the millennium? [Revelation 20, Psalm 90:4, Psalm 50:10, Deuteronomy 7:9, 2 Peter 3:8].


2021-05-10
The Morning Star (Lucifer): Could you help me understand the use of the title, "The Morning Star" n (Lucifer)? [Revelation 22, Isaiah 14:12, Isaiah 14:5, 2 Peter 1:19, I Thessalonians 4, Revelation 1:1, Daniel 2:37].



2021-05-03
"One Way" Through Jesus: If there is only "one way", through Jesus, then is there no provision for all those that never heard of this way or Jesus? [John 14:6, Ezekiel 18:32, 2 Peter 3:8-10, John 1:9-10].



2021-04-29
New Heavens & New Earth: What is meant by the references to the New heavens and earth in 2 Peter? [2 Peter 3, Romans 8, Revelation 21-22, Isaiah 65:17, 2 Corinthians 5:17].



2021-04-27
Predestination, Chosen, Election: Could you help me understand more about God choosing people for salvation? [Romans 8:29, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, I John 3:2, 2 Peter 3:8-10].



2021-04-26
Salvation after the Rapture: If someone is not taken up in the rapture, can they still be saved? Recommended lecture: When Shall These Things Be? at TheNarrowPath.com [I Corinthians 15, I Thessalonians 4, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, John 6:40, John 6:44, John 6:54, 2 Peter 3].



2021-04-09
Evil Government Authorities: Why should we vote or be politically active, based on what scripture says about government authority? How should we deal with evil government leaders? [Romans 13:1-4, 2 Peter 2:13-14, Acts 5:29, Mark 11:27-28].



2021-04-07
Jesus Would Not Lose Any: What is the non-Calvinist view of the verse about Him not losing any of His own, and what is meant by that? [John 6:39, John 17:12, John 17:6, 2 Peter 3:9, I Thessalonians 4:3].



2021-04-06
Who and What are Demons: What are demons? Are the souls of dead evil people? [Jude 1:6, 2 Peter 2:4].



2021-04-05
Calvinism's Election & Predestination Parallel to Marriage: Could you comment on a pastor making a parallel between courtship and marriage to the way God predetermining to chooses us, the church, in a Calvinist way? [2 Timothy 2, 2 Peters 3, I Peter 1, Ephesians 1, Romans 8:29-30].



2021-04-05
Order of the Events of the Day of the Lord: Regarding the "Day of the Lord", could you help me grasp the order of events? [John 6, John 12, 2 Peter 3, Matthew 24, I Corinthians 1:7].



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].



2021-04-01
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.



2021-03-30
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].



2021-03-24
Millennium and New Heavens & New Earth: Would you talk about heaven now, as opposed to heaven in the era of the new earth, and how earthly bodies will still be here in the millennium? [Revelation 20:4].
Premillennialist & Heaven During Millennium: Where do Premillennialist think people will go when they die during their millennial reign? [2 Peter 3:3, Romans 8:22].


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]


2021-03-18
Does Hell Exist?: Is hell an actual place, or a state of mind, and how would you help someone that doesn't believe in hell, change their mind? [Matthew 13:42, 2 Peter 2:4-5, Revelation 20:15, James 3:6, Matthew 16:24, Ephesians 4, Luke 16:22, I Peter 3:20-21].



2021-03-15
Cults & Religion: What sets Christianity apart from other religions and cults? What is the evidence?
Two Disciples Were Martyrs: Aren't there only two disciples that died as martyrs? [2 Peter 2].


2021-03-05
Jesus Preaching to Those in Prison (Hades or Hell): Could you talk about the verses in Peter where Jesus went to preach to those in prison (or Hades) in the days of Noah? [I Peter 3:18-19, I Peter 1:11, 2 Peter 2:5].



2021-02-22
Fruit of the Spirit & the Spiritual Gifts: Why am I not experiencing the of fruit of the Spirit, particularly peace and joy? [Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Peter 1:4, I Corinthians 13, I Corinthians 12:31, I Peter 4:10-11].



2021-02-22
Fallen Angels & the Book of Enoch: Do you think some of what is written about fallen angels in 2 Peter and Jude, might have come from the Book of Enoch? [2 Peter 2:4, Jude 1:6].



2021-01-28
Overview of End Times Events: Could you give an overview of all thing relating to end times (eschatology), including when will there be the rapture, resurrection, etc.? Recommended topical lecture; "When Shall These Things Be?" [2 Peter 3, Acts 17].



2020-12-23
Donald Trump is Antichrist: Caller sees Donald Trump as the antichrist and shares his view. [Daniel 7:26, Revelation 13, 2 Peter 1:20].



2020-12-02
God Punishes & Disciplines Us: Does God punish us? [Psalms 103:6-12, I Thessalonians 4:6, 2 Peter 4:13, Hebrews 12:5-12, I Corinthians 11, Proverbs 13:24].
Applying Scripture to Ourselves: How does one know how to apply the Psalms, Proverbs, etc., to oneself? [1 Corinthians 11, Psalm 103:5-6, 2 Timothy 3:16].


2020-12-01
Christians Surprised by the 2nd Coming of the Lord: Will Christians be surprised at the 2nd coming of the Lord? [I Thessalonians 5:4-8, Matthew 24:43-51, 2 Peter 3:10, Matthew 25:1-13].
Watching & Losing Sleep: When "watching" is referred to in scripture, is it saying that we literally should be losing sleep as we look for the coming of the Lord? [Matthew 25:1, Ephesians 6:18].
Body, Soul, Spirit in the Lake of Fire: Will the body, soul, and spirit be thrown in the lake of fire?

2020-11-19
Satan's Fall: Is Isaiah 14 referring to Satan? If not, what do you think happened when a third of the angels fell? [Ezekiel 28, Isaiah 14:12, Revelation 2:4, Daniel 8:10, Daniel 12:3, 2 Peter 2:4, Jude 1:6].



2020-11-17
Our Names Written in the Book of Life: Where does it say that when you are saved, your name is written in the Lamb's "Book of Life"? [Revelation 13:8, Revelation 17:8, Revelation 3:5, Exodus 32:33, 2 Peter 3:9].



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].


2020-10-21
Sanctification: Regarding sanctification, is it a one time event, or a process? Does God do the sanctifying? [I Peter 1:14-15, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Peter 3:18, Philippians 2:13, I Thessalonians 5:16].



2020-10-21
End Times Apocalypse & Preterism Text Analysis: Relative to Preterism, why do you take 2 Peter 3 about the New Earth taken more literally than other texts regarding the end times apocalypse? [2 Peter 3:10-13, Romans 8:22, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Revelation 21, Matthew 24, Luke 21].



2020-10-13
Dispensationalism Destroyed: Doesn't this verse destroy Dispensationalism entirely? [John 5:28, I Thessalonians 4, Revelation 20, John 6, 2 Peter 3, John 12:48, Revelation 21].



2020-10-01
Palestine & Israel Conflict: What do you say to Palestinians who hate Israel because they took their land?
Other Religions Who Have Jesus in Their Faith: What is God gonna do about the religions and cults who have Jesus in their religions, but ignorantly don't have the same theology as we do? [Matthew 11:28-30, Matthew 16:17, 2 Peter 3:18].


2020-09-28
Hardened Hearts: Could you help me with my struggle in understanding when the Bible says God hardened people's hearts? [Isaiah 64:6].
Good Works as Filthy Rags & The Ones Who Don't Know Him: If we all deserve hell, and our works are as filthy rags, how does it work for those that have never really had any breaks or opportunity to know Christ? [Isaiah 64:6, Proverbs 15:8, Proverbs 21:27, Titus 2:14, Acts 10:34, I Timothy 2:4, 2 Chronicles 7:14, 2 Peter 3:9, Ezekiel 33:11].


2020-09-24
Angels That Sin: If angels sinned in the past, is it possible that angels sin on a daily basis? [Jude 1:6, 2 Peter 2:4].



2020-09-24
The Unpardonable Sin: Is the "unpardonable sin" about those who have simply gone so far that they are no longer redeemable? [Romans 1:27-29, 2 Peter 3:9].



2020-09-22
if Christ Died to Atone for Sin, How Can There Still be Punishment: If Christ came to die to atone for the sins of all, how can punishment be required (universal atonement vs universal salvation)? [I Corinthians 8:10-11, 2 Peter 2:1].



2020-09-17
Obedience, Legalism, & Grace: How can we judge and assess the differences between obedience, legalism and grace? [2 John 9, 2 Corinthians 3:17, John 1:14-16, 2 Peters 1:4, Titus 2:11-12, Matthew 7:24-27, I John 2:4, 2 Corinthians 10:5, Acts 5:32, I John 2:4, Hebrews 5:9].



2020-09-04
Calvinism's Effectually Called: Is the Calvinistic idea we are chosen without free will, as in "the calling from eternity past" defended in scripture? [I Corinthians 1:24-25, Isaiah 65, Matthew 22:14, Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34, Romans 8:28, 2 Peter 3:9].



2020-08-27
Giving to Animal Care Rather Than a Church: Am I wrong to give money to organizations that care for pets rather than to the church? [2 Peter 3:9].



2020-08-10
Calvary Chapel's View of End Times: Could you clarify what differences you have with Calvary Chapel and why they would consider some of your views as heretical?
Angels Could Fall Again: If angels have fallen in the past, what prevents them from falling again? [2 Peter 2:4, Jude 6].


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].



2020-07-10
If We Fail God in Helping Another Come to Christ: What would God do with us, if we were responsible for someone's salvation, and we didn't do what we needed to do? [Matthew 18:6, Luke 17:2].
God Loves Me More than Anything: What verses would you say would be the best support the idea that God loves us and really wants us to be saved more than anything? [John 3:16, I John 3:16, Romans 5:8-10].
Great and Terrible Day of the Lord: What is the "great and terrible day of the Lord" in Malachi? [Malachi 4:5-6, Deuteronomy 28, Leviticus 26, Joel 2:31, Acts 2, 2 Peter 3:10-12].

2020-07-03
Caller Comment: Caller comments about a secret verse that he doesn't want to share. (Odd call).
Jewish Temple Worship in the Future: Would you exegete a passage in Zechariah often thought to be about future temple worship? [Zechariah 14:16-17 Zechariah 14:2, Hebrews 12:22-23, Galatians 3:29, Galatians 4, I Corinthians 10:1-11, 2 Corinthians 5:1, 1 Corinthians 5:8, 2 Peter 1].


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].

2020-05-13
Trinity Doctrine Defines Christianity: I thought that believing in the Trinitarian doctrine is what made someone a Christian? [Acts 11:26, John 14:8, John 16:12-13, Matthew 8:27, Mark 4:41, 2 Peter 3:18].



2020-05-01
Good Fruit From False Teachers & Prophets: If good fruit can't come from a bad tree, then how can good things come from false religions, teachers, and prophets, like Joseph Smith? [Matthew 7:15-18, I John 1:3, Deuteronomy 13:2, 2 Peter 2, James 3:2].



2017-12-21
Make your Election Sure: "Make your calling & election sure", can you lose your salvation? [2 Peter 1:10]



2017-07-27
A Day as a 1000 years: Is it possible each "day" in prophecy an actual 1,000 years like it seems to indicate in the Bible? [Psalm 90:4, 2 Peter 3:8]



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]



2017-05-05
Falling Away: Can you explain to me 2 Peter 2, can Christians really fall away, reject Christ? [2 Peter 2]



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



2016-03-10
Knowledge of Writing the Bible: Did the writers of the Bible, especially Paul, know they were writing the Bible when they were writing it? After all, Peter considers Paul's writings authoritative. [2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 3:15-16]



2015-10-07
"I NEVER knew you": Who are these people that Jesus never knew? [Matthew 7:21]
"They will make merchandise of you": What does the phrase mean, "they will make merchandise of you"? [2 Peter 2:3]


2015-09-29
Paul's writings hard to understand: Peter said that some of Paul's writings were very hard to understand. What things was Peter talking about? [2 Peter 3:15-16]
The Fish & the Coin: Why did Jesus have Peter do it this way? Why didn't they just take the money out of the treasury, the purse Judas was always carrying around? [Matthew 17]


2015-08-21
New Heaven & New Earth: When Peter talks about a New Heaven & a New Earth in [2 Peter 3:13], is that literal in this case? "according to His promise we look for this", something in Isaiah?


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