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Topic: Law & The Prophets

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-24
Keeping the Law for Gentiles: Since there seems to be a contradiction in Acts 15, would you clarify the obligation to keep the law? [Acts 15, Galatians 3:28].



2021-06-18
Steve Gregg's Bible Study Tools: What tools do you use for your Bible study? Recommended; In addition to the Bible-Interlinear Old (Hebrew) and New (Greek) Testaments, Strong's Concordance, Bible Dictionaries, Bible Commentaries by F.F. Bruce or Tyndale.
Jerusalem Council & the Law of Moses: Could you clarify what was happening at the Jerusalem Council, and if keeping the Law of Moses is still required? [Acts 15].


2021-06-14
All the Land and Promises Fulfilled to Israelites: Doesn't scripture say that the Lord gave the Israelites all the land that he had promised? [Joshua 21:43-45].
Not Until All is fulfilled: What does it mean in scripture; "heaven and earth will pass away, but not one jot or tittle will until all is fulfilled"? [Matthew 5:18, Luke 21:30].


2021-06-11
Commitment to Live the Christian Life: Is it by resolve that one learns to live the Christian life without the law (The Torah)?



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].



2021-05-21
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].


2021-05-20
Jesus' Hard Sayings in Contrast to the Law: What do you think when it is said that the hard sayings of Jesus are primarily to show us how impossible it is to do well under the law? [Matthew 28:18-20, Matthew 7:24, I Timothy 6:3, Titus 2:11].



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].



2021-04-06
Early Christians and the Old Testament Law: If the early Christians didn't have the New Testament, how did they know that they did not have to follow the Old Testament Law? [Acts 15].



2021-03-29
Jewish Fall Festivals and the Fulfillment: Could you help me with understanding of the Jewish festivals the application of the coming fulfillment of the fall festival in the future? [Romans 4:3-8, Hebrews 10:4, Galatians 4:10-11, Galatians 5:3, James 4:6, I Peter 5:5-6].



2021-03-26
The God of the Old Testament contrasted to the God of the New Testament: Could you help me sort out the idea that the God of the Old Testament is not the same God who was the father of Jesus, because I don't think that the Pentateuch (1st five books of the Old Testament) was written by Moses and the Nag Hammadi Texts? Rec: Lecture; Intro to the Old Testament. [John 5:37, John 8:54].



2021-03-01
Breaking the Least of the Commandments: Could you help me understand what is the "least of these" in regard to breaking the commandments? [Matthew 5:17-20, Matthew 12:28, John 5:46].
Jesus' Law: Is it possible that Jesus meant that we are to fulfill His laws, rather than the law of the prophets? [Matthew 5:17-20].


2021-02-27
Marriage & Law Metaphor: Could you clear up the metaphor that Paul made about marriage relative to the Law? [Romans 5, Romans 7, Romans 2:17, Romans 11, Revelation 14:12, John 15:10, Galatians 3:19].



2021-02-25
Sabbath Day: Which day is the Sabbath Day? [Exodus 31:13, Hebrews 8:13].



2021-02-24
Saved by Grace or Law of Moses: Can you respond to the claim that we are not saved by grace, but by being under the Law of Moses, and also, that neither Jesus nor Paul ever taught "saved by grace"? [Hebrews 11, Romans 4:5-6].



2021-02-23
Evidence the Bible is True: What is the minimum amount of evidence that we need to prove the truth of the resurrection and bible record?
The Talmud: What is the Talmud and when was it written?
Ist Century History of Jesus: Are there any first century writings about Jesus?

2021-02-23
Christian Obligations (Law of Moses & Good Works}: What do you think about the idea that we should keep the Law of Moses and the necessity of doing good works? [Romans 4, Galatians 5:6, James 2:8, John 13:34, Titus 1:16, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, James 2:14-26, I Corinthians 6:9-10].



2021-02-12
Paul "Under the Law": How does Paul become "as those under the law" when he is with them, clarifying the meaning of the Greek word being "in" rather than "under"? [I Corinthians 9:19-23, Acts 19].



2021-02-02
The Law & the Old Covenant: Do you see "The Law" as the same as the "Old Covenant", and what does it mean to be "under" The Law? [Romans 5, Romans 2, Romans 3, Hebrews 8:13, John 8:31, I Corinthians 9:19-21, Luke 6:46].



2021-01-19
Christians Bound by the Law: Are today's Christians bound by the Old Testament Laws, if so, why? [Hebrews 8:13, Luke 16:16, Matthew 5:20].



2021-01-07
The Law That Was Abolished: What law was abolished? [Ephesians 2:15].



2020-12-04
The Ten Commandments: Are The Ten Commandments included in the new covenant? Should they be in our legal buildings? [Jeremiah 31:31, Exodus 31:16].



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].


2020-10-23
Keeping the Old Law for Salvation: What scripture makes that case that we do not have to keep the Old Testament Law in order to make it to heaven?(Lectures recommendation; Hebrew Roots & Torah Observance) [Matthew 19:17-18, Hebrews 8:13].



2020-10-08
Temple Laws & Talmudism: Is there a resource that would delineate what laws were necessary to obey in the time of Christ?



2020-09-28
Christians Obligated to Keep the Sabbath-or Not: Could you talk about these verses in regard to saying that one must still keep the Sabbath? [Mark 2:27-28, Luke 4:16, Exodus 31:16, Matthew 12:4, I Samuel 21:6].



2020-09-11
Sabbath on Sunday Challenged: How can anyone accept anything other than the Sabbath Day for worship? [Exodus 31:17, Jeremiah 31, Hebrews 8:13].



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.)



2020-09-04
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].



2020-09-01
Prophecy-Till All is Fulfilled: What is being referred to in Matthew when it suggests that the law and the prophets were fulfilled? [Matthew 5:17, Michah 5:2].



2020-08-26
Levitical Laws to Demonstrate Our Need for Grace: Do you think that laws in Leviticus was just an example of a goal, to show us our inefficiency, and need for grace?



2020-08-25
The Ten Commandments: Caller states that The Ten Commandments were in place before Moses' time.



2020-08-24
Old Testament Law Wise to Follow: Do you not think that much of the Old Testament law was wisely written for the good of mankind, therefore is not acceptable for us to follow whichever laws we wish to follow?



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


2020-07-13
Sabbath Required: Messianic Caller comments on salvation coming from the Jews, and the need to worship on the Sabbath and keep The Mosaic Law (Steve disagrees and recommends his lecture series, "Jewish Roots" at TheNarrowPath.com).



2020-07-07
The Ten Commandments Not for Christians Today: Did I misunderstand what you said about Christians today not having to obey the Ten Commandment? [I Corinthians 9:21].
Sabbath Day: Do we not have to set aside a Sabbath day for worship?


2020-07-03
The Trinity: What list of things to believe would we make regarding the essentials of the faith and the "Trinity"? [I John 4:15].
Inerrancy of the Bible: How should we be view the claim that the Bible is inerrant? [I Corinthians, 2 Timothy 3:16].
Character of God in Conflict with Old Testament: Can you help me with my struggle with some of the Old Testament passages that seem to conflict with the character of God? [Luke 24:25, John 5:46].

2020-06-10
The Law Penalty of Stoning After Jesus: Did the stoning penalty stop with the death and resurrection of Jesus for Christians? [Romans 12, Romans 13].



2020-06-01
Fulfillment of the Law & the Prophets: Is the fulfillment of the law and prophets completed or yet to come? [Matthew 5:17-18, Jeremiah 31].



2020-05-12
Number of Jews into Exile: How many Jews went into exile in Babylon?
Holy Garments, Holy Mean, Clean & Unclean: Why is the prophet speaking of holy garments and and holy meat? [Haggai 2:10, I Corinthians 6:9-11].


2020-04-24
Keeping the Sabbath: Caller doesn't agree with Steve regarding keeping the Sabbath. [Exodus 20:8-11, Deuteronomy 4 & 5, Matthew 5:18].



2019-08-07
Obeying the Law: Which laws do we, as Christians, need to continue to follow, and how do we know which ones do not apply? [Romans 7:2-6].



2019-06-25
Christians Obeying the Mosaic Law: Are Christians expected to obey the Mosaic Law? [Luke 16:16-17, Matthew 5:17-18, Galatians 4-5, Matthew 5:23, Romans 13:8].



2019-03-27
Law Fulfilled: If "not one jot or tittle until all is fulfilled", how can part of it be fulfilled? [Matthew 5:17-19]



2018-08-06
Too Much Emphasis on End Times: Sometimes it's asked, why do we spend so much time on studying eschatology & what part of the Bible should we be paying more attention to? & it's been said that a 1/3 of the Bible is about prophecy, so maybe it's important?



2018-07-27
The Law's Necessity: Jesus came not to destroy the law and the prophets, but to fulfill, caller thinks we are under the law. What does Steve think? [Matthew 5:17-19]



2018-07-25
Believing in the Name of Jesus: What does it really mean to believe in the name of Jesus? [John 1:12, Acts 5:40-41]
Ceremonial Law or Moral Law as our Tutor: What was paul talking about in Galatians 3, the ceremonial or moral law or both? [Galatians 3:24-25]


2018-07-03
Fulfillment of the Law: Why don't we still do all the law's rituals?



2018-06-20
The Law & the Prophets & the Law of Jesus: Can you give me the distinction between the "law of Moses" & the "law of Christ"? Wasn't the Law of Christ even more stern? [Matthew 5:19]



2018-03-21
Theme Music for the Narrow Path Show: Where does the music come from for you show?
Tithing: Should we tithe? Aren't we sort've under bondage doing that?


2018-03-12
613 Jewish Laws: The 613 laws, were those from God or man?



2018-02-07
Seventh Day Adventism: Discussion about the caller's opinion about Seventh Day Adventism, especially the Investigative Judgment. [Romans 9:30-33]
Christ the end of the Law: What is Steve's view on Romans 10:4, Christ being the End of the Law? How do Hebrew Roots & Seventh Day Adventists interpret that passage of Scripture?


2017-12-06
Laws of the OT Forever: I've been reading in the Old Testament that the laws will be forever, so why are they gone?



2017-11-13
Sabbath Obligatory: Are we still supposed to keep the Sabbath? We are no longer bound to the law, but what about the other 9 commandments?



2017-11-01
Moral law over Ceremonial Law: I'm confused about God summarizing loving God with your whole heart mind & soul, & love your neighbor as yourself & the moral law seems to be divided to those 2 commandments. We still need to keep the moral law, don't we? (Very convoluted question.)



2017-09-27
Law Written in our Hearts The law's written in our hearts, is this written to the Jews or to the Gentiles?



2017-09-20
Lectures on Covenants: Do you have any lectures dealing w/ the covenants?
Different Kinds of Covenants: What can you tell me about the different kind of covenants right here & now?
Mosaic Law: People say that the Mosaic law reveal the character of God.

2017-09-07
Law of Liberty & Action over Word: What is the "word" He is talking about? [James 1]



2017-08-25
Law Written in our Hearts & the Sabbath: I've been studying w/ the Seventh Day Adventists, & they say Sabbath keeping & the 10 commandments are for now, law written in our hearts, but the commandments were changed from the Old to the New, so the ultimate question is, WHICH commandments are still binding?



2017-08-04
Types & Shadows: Can you talk about any type of "type & shadow", foreshadow & so forth?



2017-07-13
Moses Law Instituted: When was Moses law instituted? [1 Peter 2:13]



2017-07-06
Law Before Christ, Grace After: It seemed before Jesus died people were required to keep the law, but after He rose again we were under grace, is that true?



2017-05-22
Fulfilled Law & Law for Today: The law has to be being for today because of what 2 Timothy 3:16 says, & they didn't have the New Testament then, so it HAS to be referring to the law! [Matthew 5:17-19, 2 Timothy 3:16]



2017-05-22
Hebrew Roots Movement: In order for the Hebrew Roots people to believe what they believe, don't they have to do away with Paul's writings?



2017-05-17
Being a Christian & Keeping the Torah: Is it possible to be a believer & still keep the law? [Galatians 3:10-13, Romans 10:5, Hebrews 8:13]



2017-04-06
Jesus' Trial, 2 different Laws: Jesus' trial, differentiating between romans law & the jewish law. [John 18:1-32]



2017-03-30
A Torah Debate: A debate about torah observance for the last half hour of the show.



2017-02-09
Establishing the Law, Not doing Away with it: Can you explain these 2 verses in Romans about Abraham being justified by faith? [Romans 3:30-31-4:1-2]



2017-01-18
Obedience to the law: Following the laws of God as Christians, & it's true we are going to be judged by Christ, but by what criteria?



2017-01-11
Law still Binding: Is the law still applicable because I just got done reading Isaiah 2:1-4, & it is a prophetic passage & says, "out of Zion shall go forth the law", & it's talking about the future, so doesn't the law continue? [Isaiah 2:1-4]



2016-02-10
Stoning Disobedient Children: Michael the Buddhist calling, asking about duet, a rebellious child being stoned to death? That seems too harsh for him. [Deuteronomy 21:18-21]



2016-02-03
Tithing: Can you shed some light on tithing? Do we need to tithe?



2016-01-27
The Law of Moses & the Law of Christ: Is the Law of Christ just a continuation of the Mosaic law?



2015-12-02
Mosaic Law: I think we should keep the law of Moses. What do you think?



2015-11-23
Stoning: The Romans would not allow the Jews to carry out the death penalty?
Jesus & the Law of Moses: Were they trying to trap Jesus into saying they needed to keep the law of Moses when they brought the adulterous woman to Him? [John 8:1-11]


2015-10-23
Grace & Law: Can we live under Grace without defining the aspects of the law?



2015-10-22
The Golden Rule: What is the origin of the Golden Rule? Did Jesus actually say that? Did He say it on the Sermon on the Mount? [Matthew 7:12]
Reincarnation: If reincarnation isn't real, why is there such disparity in humans, even among family members? We don't really know why from a Bibilical perspective? [Matthew 25:14-30]


2015-09-29
"Until ALL has been fulfilled": Caller disagrees w/ Steve that not ALL has been fulfilled by what Jesus did on the cross, like especially, what about the Prophets? [Matthew 5:17-19]



2015-07-30
The Mosaic Law & Jesus: Did Jesus follow the Mosaic Law to the letter? [Galatians 4:4]
One Jot or Tittle: Not one jot or one tittle would change, Jesus said, that He only fulfilled the law. What does Steve say? [Matthew 5:17-19]


2015-07-08
The Law: We're not under the law, true, but we're also not supposed to be breakers of the law, is that not right? [Romans 3:19]
Feast of Booths/Tabernacles: So what about the Feast of Booths/Tabernacles in [Zechariah 14]? Were those fulfilled, or not fulfilled until after He comes back?


2015-06-30
Dietary Laws: A friend of the caller thinks we need to still follow the Dietary Laws in order to obey God since we love Him.



2015-05-29
Saved by Faith in OT & NT: Dennis the Millennialist is suggesting that the people of the OT sort've were saved by keeping of the law in the OT, is that true?...that they HAD to obey all the law, as well as living by faith.



2015-05-13
Jesus Doing Away w/ the 10 Commandments: Jesus didn't do away w/ the 10 Commandments, but as a matter of fact, ENHANCED them, made adultery even MORE than just the act.
Binding of Satan: All the Binding of Satan is is him being alone for 1000 years by himself. [Revelation 20:1-3]
Hell not being Forever: Caller believes that we don't burn forever, but are annihilated.

2015-03-25
Drama of the Israelites: Why is all this drama necessary before Christ came? Why not just promise Abraham that Christ could come & leave it at that?



2015-03-17
Law being Fulfilled: Caller wanted to chime in about the law being fulfilled in [Matthew 5:17-19]



2015-03-17
The Ceremonial Law & Love Relationship: One time Steve was differentiating between the ceremonial law & a relationship w/ Jesus & others, but what about Matthew 5:17-19? [Matthew 5:17-19]



2015-03-11
Laws that we keep & don't keep: How do we know what laws to keep or not, from the OT? The 10 commandments we hold to, right?
Building Altars to Worship God: What about building little altars to worship God, extracting stuff from Old Testament stories?


2015-03-11
"Refusing To Be Offended": Where can that lecture be found on the Narrow Path Website?
Tithing: Caller thinks the onus is on Steve Gregg to show where it says we don't need to tithe? [Revelation 22:18-19]


2015-02-25
Perfect Law of Liberty: What did James mean by the Perfect Law of Liberty back then, & what does it mean for us today? [James 1:25, James 2:8, Galatians 5:1]



2015-02-09
Grace over the Law: Are we still supposed to be absolutely obedient to Christ even though we are under grace, which Martin Luther believed we were under.
God being Unisex: So He made Adam unisex until God separated Eve out of him, & both were equal, until the curse, then man took headship, until the resurrection of Jesus.


2014-12-11
Contradiction in Romans: Paul seems to be saying 2 different things: "Obeying the law makes us right in His sight", & then "we can not be made right by the law". What are your thoughts? [Romans 2:13, 3:20]
Marriage & Steve's Ex-Wives: You seem to bring up marriage & divorce a lot, & your stance on them, & you keep hashing out stuff about your former wives. How does you current wife put up with it all the time?


2014-07-15
High Sabbath: So the High Sabbath is a Feast Day? [Colossians 2:14-18]
"Shadow of things to come": Do you think there are still feasts days to come? [Colossians 2:17]
Did not come to destroy but to fulfill: How do you interpret that Passage of Scripture, that Jesus did not come to destroy but to fulfill the law? [Matthew 5:17-19]

2014-03-11
Pharisees: They believe 2 laws, the written Law of Moses & Oracles of God, so it's more than just being legalistic.
Dispensationalism: Discussion about why Dispensationalism is being talked about in Romans 11. [Romans 11:7,25-27]


2014-03-11
Mormons & Salvation: Do you say that even Mormons might be genuine followers of Jesus even though mistaken in what they believe?
Legalism & Pharisees (followup): In that case, what about the Pharisees in Jesus' day? Even though they were legalistic & Jesus had a lot to say to them negatively, could they still be saved?


2014-03-10
Least of these Commandments: Are the "Least of the Commandments" talking about the Law & the Prophets, the law of Moses, or is it talking about Jesus' instructions in the Sermon on the Mount? [Matthew 5:17-20]



2014-02-26
Judging Brother & the Law: What does it mean not to Judge your Brother otherwise you are speaking evil of the law & judging it? [James 4:11-12, 2:8, 1 John 4:20-21]



2013-02-11
Appreciates Steve's Teachings of the Law: Caller appreciates Steve's teachings about the Law of God.



2013-01-25
The Perpetual Sabbath: Don't these verses seem to support the necessity of keeping the Sabbath? Isn't it a perpetual covenant? Doesn't the first verse prove that Jesus still expected them to be keeping the Sabbath? [Matthew 24:20, Matthew 5:18-20, Exodus 24:4, Exodus 31:16]


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