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Topic: John (1st)

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2021-06-23
God's Glory & His Glorified Body: Could we say that God's glory is His image and is manifested in His glorified body? [I Corinthians 15:44, Hebrews 1:3, I John 3:2, Hebrews 2:10, Romans 8:29, 2 Corinthians 3:18, Romans 5:2, Colossians 1:27].



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].



2021-06-10
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].



2021-06-08
Helpless Dependence: Could you help me to understand what you mean by "helpless dependence" in your book, "The Kingdom of God"? [I John 2:6, Psalm 127:1, Galatians 3:3].
Pre-Trib Rapture Evidence: How would you answer David Jeremiah when he indicates that because the church is not mentioned after Revelation 3, it is indicative of a pre-tribulation rapture? [Revelation 13:7, Revelation 19:6]


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
Gift of Prophecy in the Church Today: What do you think about the gift of prophecy in the church today? [I John 1:4].



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].



2021-05-11
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].



2021-05-03
Confession, Repentance & Walking in the Light: As believers, are we supposed to be confessing our sins on a daily basis? [I John 1:7-9, Matthew 6:9-13].



2021-04-27
Receiving the Holy Spirit Upon Salvation: Do you receive the Holy Spirit upon salvation? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:13, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesian 5:18]



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].



2021-04-27
Christians Having Demons: Can Christians be possessed by demons since the have the Holy Spirit upon Salvation? [2 Corinthians 6:14, I John 4:4, I Peter 5:8, James 4:7, Luke 10:19-20].
Binding Evil Spirits: What do you think about those who practice binding demons? [Matthew 12:29, Mark 3:27, Matthew 18:18].


2021-04-23
Communion or the Eucharist: Could you talk about what little there is in scripture regarding the details of taking communion (Eucharist)? [John 6]. Lecture will be streamed on "Steve Gregg-The Narrow Path" Facebook page. [I John 1:7-9].



2021-04-21
Ask for Help or to be Forgiven?: Could you clarify what one needs to do to be saved? My Baptist pastor says I just need to ask for help, not to be forgiven, but my Catholic background teaches confession. [I John 1:7-9, Matthew 6:9-13].



2021-04-08
"Sin" Means "Miss the Mark": Does the original word for "sin", actually mean "miss the mark"?
Inheriting Sin Nature: Would you comment on the sin nature that we inherited from Adam and Eve? [Romans 5:12, Psalm 51:5, Romans 7:23, I John 3:4].


2021-04-06
Can a Christian Have a Demon?: Is there a way to tell if you have a demon, even though you are a Christian, rather than just some sort of medical or other disorder? [I John 4:4, Luke 10:19, James 4:7, I Peter 5:8, Ephesians 6:10-18, 2 Corinthians 10:3-5].



2021-04-05
Eternal Security: Once saved, am I eternally secure, or am always saved, if once saved? Caller compares through his analogy of following Christ to remaining tied to one's anchor in a storm when boating. [I John 5:11, I Timothy 4:1].



2021-04-01
How to be Saved: What does one do to be saved? [I John 5:11-12, Romans 10:9].
Understanding God & Jesus: How do I understand the various labels for Jesus, God, and in the Trinity (Messiah, Son of God, etc.) and who should I be praying to, or addressing? [Matthew 11:29-30, Ephesians 3:14, John 14:6].


2021-03-31
Elisha & the Children Eaten by Bears: Would you talk about the children who were eaten by the bears because they were making fun of Elisha? [2 Kings 2:23-25].
John Addressing Gnostics or Christians in 1 John: Who was John addressing in the first epistle of John? [1 John 1:9, I John 3:14, I John 2:12-14, I John 2:7].


2021-03-29
The Holy Spirit-Various Experiences: Could you give us a primer on the Holy Spirit "in", "on" and having the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 3-4, Ephesians 1:13, Acts 1:8, Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, John 7:39].



2021-03-22
Strong Delusions Scare Me: I am experiencing some doubt in my faith, and am afraid God's sending of strong delusions and fear associating with the wrong people, for fear that I will feel the spirit of the wrong kind or be mislead? [Hebrews10:25, 2 Thessalonians 2, I John 4:1-6].



2021-03-22
We Do Not Sin: How do you interpret when scripture indicates that one does not sin? [I John3:6, I John 1:8, I John 2:1, I John3:10, James 3:2].



2021-03-19
Ask for Forgiveness-Continually or Once: Could you help me understand some of these verses in I John that seem to allow for the belief that we don't need to continue to ask for forgiveness of sin? [I John 1:7-9, I John 2:2, I John 10, John 3:17-21, James 4:2-3].
End Times View a Salvation Issue: Is one's view of "end times" a secondary issue and not an issue of salvation?


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].



2021-03-16
The Timing of the Coming of the Kingdom of God: Could you clarify your understanding of Luke 21 and the timing of the coming of the kingdom referred to there? [Luke 21:30-34].
The Sin That Leads Unto Death: What is the sin that leads "unto death"? [I John 5:16-17].


2021-03-10
Who is Satan: Who is this guy, Satan? [John 8:44, I John 3:8, Proverbs 16:4, Isaiah 14:12, Luke 10:18, Revelation 12:7-10, Ezekiel 14:12, John 12:31, Proverbs 16:4].



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].



2021-03-01
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].


2021-02-26
Does God Love Me Enough: Caller having suffered terrible abuse in marriages, that resulted divorces, asks, Does God love me enough, and I am forgiven? [I John 1:7].
Unforgiving Children and Other Christians: How do you deal with unforgiving Christians, and even your own children?


2021-02-24
Sinning Unto Death & the Unpardonable Sin: Would you talk about the "unpardonable sin" and the "sin, not unto death"? [I John 5:15-16].



2021-02-12
Imputed Righteousness Availing Much in Prayer: Will our prayers be effective and avail much because of God's imputed righteousness? [James 5:16, I John 3:7].



2021-02-10
Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?: Did you say that true Christians can lose their salvation?
Salvation & Sanctification: What role does God have in salvation and sanctification? If we have a part in it, doesn't it take away the glory that is His alone?
God's Sovereignty & Control Over One's Salvation: Could you help me understand God "works all things" relative to one's salvation? [Ephesians 4:1, Philippians 1:6, I John 2:19, John 17:12, I Timothy 4:1, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:12].

2021-02-03
Prophets Today: Do you know any true prophets today, and what evidence is there to support them as genuine? [I Corinthians 12:29-30, I John 4:1, Ephesians 2:20, Ephesians 4:11-16].



2021-02-03
Evangelizing Those Who Think They are Saved: How do you share the gospel with those who think they already are Christians without sounding judgmental? Rec Lecture: "How Can I know That I am Really Saved"? [I John].



2021-01-29
Feelings of Emotions in One's Faith: I struggle with keeping the sense of total commitment and feel an ebb and flow in my faith. Is this common? [I John 5:3].



2021-01-18
Once Saved, Always Saved (Eternal Security): If someone was once a believer, but does gets caught up in sin and does terrible things, can he be regenerated again, or does he lose his salvation? [John 15, I John 5:11-12, Romans 11:22, I Corinthians 9:27].



2021-01-13
Satan Defeated at the Cross: If Satan was defeated at the cross then why did Paul say we wrestle against principalities in heavenly places? [Revelation 12:10, Luke, Ephesians 6:12, John 12:31, I John 3:8].



2021-01-12
Doing Good of God: What does it mean that those that are "doing good" to be "of God"? [3 John 1:11, I John 2:29 ].



2021-01-11
Must Have the Holy Spirit to Go to Heaven: Where does the Bible say that you must have the Holy Spirit to go to heaven? [Romans 8:9, I John 3:24, I John 4:13].



2021-01-08
Taken Out of the "Book of Life": How can one be taken out of "The Book of Life"? [Revelation 22:19, I John 3:1-5].



2021-01-06
The Pre-incarnate Christ: Could you comment on the pre-incarnate Son? [I Corinthians 13:12, John 3:16, Philippians 2, I John 1:,1, Isaiah 9:6, Acts 13:33, Psalm 2:7, Luke 1:34-35].



2021-01-06
Zionism's Control & Power: Caller comments on the Zionist movement and its influence and power.
The Identity Gospel: What is your view on Dan Mohler, and others, like Dallas Willard, that teach on "the identity gospel"? [I John 1].


2020-12-31
Forgiveness Toward Others & From God: Could you clarify if these two verses in Matthew & Ephesians about forgiveness mean the same thing, or are they different in meaning? [Matthew 6:14-15, Ephesians 4:32, James 3:2, I John 1:9, I John 2:2, Matthew 18].



2020-12-29
Bargaining with God: What are your thoughts on bargaining with God? [1 John 5:3].



2020-12-22
Having to Answer for Our Past Sins: If God instituted the new covenant, and our sins are remembered no more, are we still going to have to still answer for our sins? [Jeremiah 31:34, 2 Corinthians 5:10, I Peter 1:17, James 2:14-18, I Corinthians 11:31, I John 1:7-9].



2020-12-22
The Name Jeshua or (Yeshua): What do you make of those who think that Jeshua (Yeshua, Jesus) means Zeus?
The Importance of Pronouncing Jesus: Is the idea that God can't hear you, unless you know the proper pronunciation of Jesus (Jeshua) total nonsense?
Sin Not Always Repulsive: Why is it that sometimes I find certain sins repulsive and other times not so? [Proverbs 4:23, I John 1:9]].

2020-12-15
Praying with Those that Disagree: Is it wrong for a Christian to pray with those of Eastern Orthodoxy, who don't think they should pray with you?
The Trinity Option: Are there scriptures that substantiate that belief in the trinity is not necessary to follow Jesus and be saved? [Luke 10:20, John 5:24, John 14:9, John 16:3, I John 2:22, Romans 10:9].


2020-12-10
Religious Rules & Offenses: Would you comment on the idea that Christopher Hitchens promoted "religion poisons everything"? [I John 4:7-21].



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].



2020-11-25
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].



2020-11-23
Communion: If communion was more of a pot-luck meal in the New Testament, how do we justify what we do today? [I Corinthians].
Law of Liberty: What is the "Law of Liberty" in James that is being discussed? Is this liberty oppressive? [James 1:25, I John 5:3].


2020-11-20
Eternal Security or Once Saved, Always Saved: What is your take on Romans 8 in regard to our ability to walk away from our own salvation? [Romans 8:18-39, Jude 21, I Timothy 4:1-5, I John 2:19].
Carnality & Following Jesus: Do you think that there are more teachers promoting the idea that one can't be a carnal Christian, but must take up their cross and follow Him? [Luke 9:23, I Corinthians 3:1].


2020-11-19
Jesus Not God (Questioning the Trinity & Oneness Doctrines): What about those that don't think Jesus is actually God, so they are neither Oneness or Trinitarian? Lecture recommended; Knowing God. [I Timothy 3:16, John 1:1, I John 2:22, I John 4:3, John 14:9, John 1:14, Philippians 2:6, Acts 17:28, John 14:9, ohs 14:28].



2020-11-18
Examine Ourselves: Could you talk about the verse that requires we examine ourselves to see if we are in the faith? [2 Corinthians 13:5, Matthew 7:21-23, I John 3:24, I John 4:13, I Corinthians 13].



2020-11-16
Struggling with Sin: Since I am struggling with sin, I am wondering how God feels about our failures? [I John 2:1, I John 1:9, James 3:2, Matthew 26:41].



2020-11-09
Christian Who is a Drug Addict: If a true Christian gets caught up in drugs, will they die in their sins and not go to heaven? [Galatians 2, Galatians 5:16, James 3:2, Psalm 1:3, I John 4:4].



2020-11-06
How Should We be Praying?: How often and how long should we pray for a particular need? Do we always pray for His will? [I John 5:14, Luke 18:1-8, Daniel 10].



2020-11-05
Second Work of the Holy Spirit for Salvation: Do you believe that there is a second work of the Holy Spirit in regard to one's salvation? [Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4, Jude 1:21, I John 5:21].



2020-11-03
Modalism & United Pentecostals: Regarding Modalism, could you help me sort out the United Pentecostal view that Jesus was the flesh of God? [I John 2:22].



2020-11-03
Abortion vs Lying: Caller comments on previous caller's inability to see the indefensibility of comparing killing babies to lying. [I John 3:15, Numbers 35:33].



2020-10-30
Hating our Enemies: Is there any circumstance under which Christians should hate their enemies? [I John 3:15, Matthew 5:43-48, Luke 6:27-36].



2020-10-27
Spirit, Water & Blood: What is the spirit, water, and blood mention in I John? [I John 5:7, John 12, John 19].



2020-10-23
Our Glorified Bodies: What will we be doing in our glorified bodies? [I Corinthians 13:11, I John 3:2, Psalm 16:11].



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].



2020-10-13
Becoming More Like Jesus: Does scripture possibly support the idea that we will continue being changed to be more like Jesus in the intermediate state? [2 Corinthians 3:18, I Corinthians 15:52, Hebrew 12:14, Philippians 1:6, I John 1:3].
Protestant's Idea of Purgatory: Is there a possible purgatory-like process of becoming more like Jesus?


2020-10-09
Predestination: Did you say that the word "predestination" only appears in two places the New Testament? [Romans 8:29-30, Ephesians 1:5, 2 Corinthians 3:18, I John 3:2].



2020-10-08
Antichrist Developed by Monk: What monk was it that you referred to about trying to come up with information about the antichrist? (Francisco Ribera). [1 John 2:18, Daniel 8, Revelation 13, 2 Thessalonians 2].



2020-10-01
The Elect in Christ: Is it biblical to view that Christ is the elect one, and we are "in Him", therefore also elect? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].
Corporate Election: Is viewing election as "corporate election" biblical, as to opposed to the Calvinist view? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].


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].



2020-09-16
Jesus as "The Word": Could you explain more about Jesus being "The Word"? [I John 1:1, Psalm 33:6].
Coronavirus: What do you think about the "Coronavirus" drama and government overreach?


2020-09-15
Bible Manuscripts; Received or Majority Texts: Could share your view about the controversy between the Received and the Majority Texts? [Mark 16:9-20, John 8:1-11, I John 5:8]



2020-09-10
Satan-An Angel That Fell: Was Satan an angel that fell? [Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 26-31, Luke 10:18, Revelation 12, I Timothy 3:6, John 8:44, I John 3:8].



2020-09-08
Motivation to Kill Abel & Jesus: What was the motivation for Cain to kill Abel, and for the people to kill Christ? [I John 3:12, Mark 15:10, Matthew 27:18].



2020-09-08
Why Pray: What is the purpose of prayer, if God doesn't change His mind, and things are established already? [2 Kings 20, I John 5:14-15].



2020-09-04
Getting on the Narrow Path: Contemplating on the verse about "the narrow path", I am concerned that myself and some of my friends are not really on it. Can you help direct me? [Matthew 7:13-14, Matthew 26:41, James 3:2, Matthew 16:24, I John, Revelation 7:9, John 13:35].



2020-08-31
Confession of Sins & a Pure Heart: Could you talk about our confession of sins in order to keep a pure heart? [James 5:16, I John 1:9].
Pure Heart for Communion: What about having a pure heart in order to take communion, because we sin so often? [I Corinthians 10:31, I John 2:1].
Masturbation: What about masturbation? [I Thessalonians 4:3, I John 2:16, John 15:13, Matthew 26:41, Psalm 103:1-14].

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].


2020-08-18
Not Under the Law, Yet Must Confess our Sins: Because I struggle with worrying about my sins, and getting God's forgivenss, could you help me sort the duality in scripture of not being "under the law" and yet we are to "confess our sins"? [1 John 1:9, Romans 6:14, I Corinthians 9:20-21, I John 3:4, Matthew 6:9-13, I John 3:4, Galatians 5:16].



2020-08-14
Scripture Fulfilled in Christ: Do you have any lectures or documents available on your site about the Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled in Christ?
Guilt in Scripture: What does scripture teach about guilt? [Romans 1:28, I John 1:7-9].


2020-08-13
Child Having Terrible Dreams: What should I do about my 9-year-old daughter who is having repetitive seemingly demonic dreams? [I John 4:4, James 4:7, James 2:19].



2020-08-06
New Age vs. Christianity: Would you talk about the differences between the "New Age Movement" and Christianity?
New Age & the Antichrist: Would you clarify if the deception of the New Age Movement can be linked to the beast? [ I John 2, 2 Corinthians 11, Revelation 13, 2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 8-11].


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].



2020-07-31
Anger: Would you talk about "anger" and what the Bible teaches us about it when it is sin? [Ephesians 4:26, James 2:13, I John 4:7-21, Mark 3:5, Ephesians 5:1, Luke 23:34].



2020-07-29
Depression or Mental Disorders: How does one respond to someone claiming a mental disorder or depression, when it may well be a spiritual issue, rather than a medical condition?
How to become a Christian: What does one become a Christian?
Identifying Sin in One's Life: How does one identify a crippling sin in one's life? [I John 1:7].

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?


2020-07-28
Sinlessness Required for the Believer: How do I get Jesus in me, especially since scripture indicates that I won't sin if I am a believer, but I still sin? [I John 1:7-9, 2 Corinthians 13:5, James 3:2, 2 Corinthians 3:18].



2020-07-22
Born Again: Is it not odd that the major Christian doctrine of "being born-again" is only mentioned in one gospels? [John 3:3, I Peter 1:2-4, I John, Titus 3:5].



2020-07-15
Jesus as an Apostle: I don't normally think of Jesus as an apostle, so could you help me sort Hebrews 4:1 out? [I John 4:4, Hebrews 3:1, John 20].



2020-07-13
Antichrist is Present Now: Is it possible that we may be missing the presence of the antichrist in our culture today? [I John 2:18-22, 2 John 1:7].



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].

2020-07-08
Prophets & Idol Worship in Church Today: Regarding prophets and idol worship in the church today-how does it look and how does one judge them? [I John 4, Deuteronomy 18, Deuteronomy 13, Jeremiah 28, Acts 11, Acts 20, 2 John 1:7].
Bible Commentators: Would you recommend some authors of Bible Commentaries (Derek Kidner, F.F. Bruce, Tyndale series).


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].

2020-07-03
Completely Redeemed: Are we completely redeemed in Jesus? Or is our body still subject to this world? [I John 1:7-9, Romans 7:14-23, Romans 8:23].



2020-06-29
Anxiety & Guilt: Could you help me out with my anxiety and guilt, following quite an accusatory sermon? [I John 2:4, Proverbs 28:1].



2020-06-23
Adopted or Biological Children of God: Are we adopted sons, or biological children of God? [Romans 8:14-16, I John, Galatians 3:24-25, I Peter 1:23-25].



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].



2020-06-15
Sin Unto Death: What does it mean in scripture to "sin unto death"? [I John 5:16-17, Revelation 2:10].
Study Bibles: Should I get a study Bible, because I can't cross reference in my New King James Bible?


2020-06-12
Roman Empire & Julius Caesar: Wasn't Julius Caesar the last King?
Trinity and the Church: Can you help me sort through the theology of trinity and if the church is actually part of the trinity? [John 10:30, John 17:21-23, John 3:18, John 10:30, I John 5:5, Ephesians 1:23, Ephesians 5:30, I Corinthians 12].
Forgiving Those That Don't Repent: Can you help me sort out if we are required to forgive someone even if they don't repent? [Ephesians 4:32, Ephesians 5:1, Luke 17:3, Mark 11:25].

2020-06-11
Gift of Prophecy Today: If the canon of scripture is complete, then how can there be a gift of prophecy today? If so, what does it look like? [Acts 21].
Gift of Prophecy Defined: Is the gift of prophecy about making predictions? [I Corinthians 14:29, I Thessalonians 5:20-21, I John 4:4].


2020-06-05
Satan Bound: Would you help me sort out the meaning of being "bound" and just how Satan was bound? [Matthew 12:29, Revelation 20, I John 5:19].
Adam & Eve & The Tree of Knowledge: Did Adam communicate fully to Eve about not touching the tree in the garden?


2020-06-05
Eternal Security: Regarding losing ones' salvation, I can't understand how one can lose their salvation (life) if they have experienced spiritual resurrection? [John 15, I John 5:11-12, Romans 11:22].



2020-05-27
Jesus-The Propitiation: Is Jesus the propitiation for the sins of the whole world, for all time? [I John 2:2].
Gospel in a Nutshell for Evangelism: What would be the best way to put the gospel in a nutshell for evangelism?


2020-05-27
Antichrist and Man of Lawlessness: Would you elaborate on the words "Antichrist" and "Man of Lawlessness" in my Bible study on the book of Daniel]. [Daniel 7, 10, 11, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11, Revelation 13, Revelation 17, I John 2:18-22, I John 4:3, 2 John 1:7-11].



2020-05-26
Judgment at the Bema Seat: Regarding the Bema Seat and giving account of our sins, will we be judged on our works and not on our repented and forgiven sins? [I Corinthians 11:31, I John 1:9].
Living a Lazy Christian Life: Do you think that if we simply live an undisciplined or lazy Christian life, not necessarily living in flagrant sin, it will also be counted against us at the judgment? [Revelation 3:15, Matthew 13:37-38].


2020-05-22
Eternal Security (Once Saved, Always Saved): How do you counter these common proof texts for eternal security: 1. It is a free gift, 2. You are sealed with the Holy Spirit, 3. You are adopted. [Romans 11:29, Romans 8:9, Ephesians 1:13, I John 4:13, I John 5:11, John 15:6, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-05-12
Born Again & Sinlessness: I don't seem to understand what it means to be born again, because the Bible says you won't sin. Can you help me know how to accomplish this? [I John 3:9].
Confessing Your Sins to One Another: Every time we sin we are supposed to confess to our brother, so so I have to go do that all that time? [James 5:16].
Christ in Me Should not Allow Sin in Me: If I have Christ in me, how can I still sin? Am I not to overcome the devil? It is really hard! [Galatians 5:17, Philippians 3, I John 1:9, Ephesians 1:7, Matthew 23, Matthew 11:29, Matthew 26:41].

2020-05-07
Propitiation is God Being Paid-off: If Jesus was the "propitiation", and propitiation means a pay-off, was requiring a God paid off? [I John 2:2].
Sin Already Forgiven: If our debt was paid by God, then are our sins forgiven past, present, and future, requiring no further repentance? [I John 5:12].


2020-05-05
Defining the meaning of "Last Days" by Scripture: Can you help me how the scriptures be understood differently than relative to the end times? [Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 35, Isaiah 42, Isaiah 54, Micah 4:1-4, Ezekiel 39, Joel 2:28, Hebrews l:1, I John 2:18, James 5:3, I Peter 1:20, Hebrews 12:22, I Corinthians 10:11].



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].



2018-03-13
Walking in the Light: Walking in the light & living a sinless life, is he talking to Christians or non-believers? [1 John 1:9]



2017-09-28
Sin unto Death: A sin unto death, what does that mean? [1 John 5:16-17, Romans 6:23]



2017-08-24
Walking in the Light: What does walking in the light, & breaking fellowship with God becaues you are not? [1 John 1:8-9]



2017-08-11
Sin Leading to Death: Does all sin lead to death (1john 5:16-17)



2017-05-19
Confessing our Sins & Being Cleansed: Confession of sins & staying in communion w/ the Lord being cleansed, [1 John 1:9]
Hunger for the Word: We need to be infilling of the Holy Spirit, Study the Scriptures & obey them. [2 Timothy 2:15-22, James 4:8, 1 Peter 2:2]


2016-03-15
Varying Degrees of Sin: So if sins are of different degrees, do "serious" sins fall under what it says in 1 John too? [1 John 1:9]



2016-03-10
People or Spirits as anti-Christ: Why does it say in one place where John talks about the anti-Christ that he says it's a person but in another place he says they are spirits? [1 John 4:1-3, 2 John 2:7]



2016-02-15
Sin Unto Death: What are your thoughts on this? [1 John 5:16-17]



2015-12-01
Sin unto Death: What is this "sin unto death" that John is talking about? [1 John 5:16]



2015-07-21
Anti-Christ: An antichrist WILL COME. What did John mean by this? [1 John 2:18]
Coming to Christ late in Life: Caller is suffering from things, consequences of things he did in his life, as a result of doing things he wouldn't have done if he had been a believer earlier, & wants to be know to relate to people who haven't messed up their lives like he has.


2015-06-30
Reading the Bible Out Loud: Would Steve ever consider reading the entire Bible for audio?
Speaking the Truth (in love): John the Elder, the loved Disciple of Christ, is not loving because of the negative things he said about the anti-Christ.


2015-06-10
Trusting Our Hearts: Is 1 John saying we can't trust our hearts because they are too strict or too easy w/ us, or that we think that God condemning us when He's really not? [1 John 19-20, 1 john 3:19-20]



2015-03-27
Believing in Jesus & once you do: A caller asks a litany of questions about following Jesus, in relation to the following verses. [john 14:23, 1 john 2:3-4, 1 john 3:8-9]



2015-02-24
Time & Sequence of John's Writings: When was John's experience at Patmos, & when did he write his gospel & his epistles?



2013-01-14
Sin Unto Death: Is not believing in Jesus the "sin unto death"? What is the Sin unto Death? [John 3:18, 1 John 5:17-18]


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