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Topic: Confession

Episode Topic Audio

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].



2021-06-04
Catholics Saved: Are the Catholics who confess to priests and bow to idols of saints, saved? [John 20:23, James 5:16].



2021-05-11
Confessing Sins for Forgiveness & Healing: Could you clarify the verse about confessing sins, prayer, anointing, laying on of hands resulting in forgiveness and healing? [James 5:14-16, Psalm 91:10, 2 Corinthians 12:8-10].



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].



2021-04-23
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].



2021-03-19
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?


2021-03-12
"The Good Confession" before Pilate: What was "the good confession" Jesus gave before Pilate? [I Timothy 6:13].



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].



2020-10-02
Suffering Guilt, Temptation, and Failure to Follow Christ in Reality: Could you help me understand the concept of "dying to myself & Christ living in me" when I don't really do or obey as I should. [Galatians 2:20].



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].

2020-08-18
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].



2020-05-26
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].


2020-05-12
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].

2020-04-20
Confession One's sins to Others: Are we always to confess our sins to others, as sometimes it may be inappropriate? [James 5:16, Matthew 5:24].



2020-01-13
Confession of Sin: Do you think that you need to confess your sin to another person instead of just to God? [I John 1:7, 9, Matthew 5:23].



2019-11-19
Forgiving Other's Sins: Would you comment on the passage about forgiving other's sins? [John 20:23].



2019-07-02
The Law Reveals Sin: Does The Law of Moses identify and reveal what sin is?
Confessing Jesus: Is it necessary to confess Jesus as Lord to be saved? [Romans 10:9 & 13]
The Subconscious Mind: Does the subconscious mind and dreams dictate what you do?

2019-05-22
Confession: If we confess, do we suffer less consequences (heavenly or earthly)? [I John 1:9].



2019-05-02
Salvation: Since I think that you said that just belief in Jesus, is insufficient for salvation, do you believe that confessing belief in Jesus enough?



2019-04-16
Salvation by Confession: Can you explain this passage [Romans 10:9-15]? If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, are you saved? [Isaiah 29:13] What does it mean to be saved?
Relics: Are some of the relics (sliver of the cross) authentic? Catholic traditions and superstitions (indulgences, etc.).



2019-04-08
Remitting Other's Sin: What does this scripture mean; "Whosoever sins ye remit, they are remitted to them; and whosoever sins ye retain, they are retained.” [ John 20:23, John 20:22]?



2018-09-26
All things Made New: All things new, is this by any chance in relation to 'every knee shall bow'? Is it sort've like universalism will bow? [Revelation 21:5, Romans 14:11]
Paul's Hard Writings: What did peter mean by pauls writings being hard to understand & twisting them?


2017-09-28
Lordship Salvation & Free Grace: What is the difference between Lordship Salvation & Free Grace?



2017-09-12
Repentance in the Bible: Is repentance in the Bible turning from sin?



2017-06-01
Taking Communion in an Unworthy Manner: A lot of churches say NOT to take Communion unworthily, but if we all did that, none of us would be fit to take it. [1 Corinthians 11:27-28]
Hyper Grace & Confession: Yes, i believe in "hyper-grace", we don't need to be continually confessing our sins, that once we do it, we are good! [1 John 1:9]


2017-05-24
Catholic Church & Confession: Catholic church claims this verse mandates confession. What do you say? [Matthew 18:18]



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]


2017-05-04
Confessing the Lord's Prayer & Saying Sinner's Prayer: Is confessing the Lord & saying the sinner's prayer enough to be saved? [Romans 10:8-11]
KJV Translation of the Bible: Is the King James Version the best translation?


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]



2015-04-27
Confessing our Sins: Do we have to continually confess our sins? Do we have to confess every sin we've ever committed? [1 John 1:9]



2014-10-15
RCC & Confession & Worshipping Mary: Caller thinks that Confession or Worshipping Mary in the Roman Catholic Church are wrong or unnecessary to do.



2014-09-11
Salvation by Grace: What if you forget one or two or a hundred or hundreds of sins that you didn't ask God to forgive you for? Is this talking about Justification or Sanctification? What about legalism, dotting every I, crossing every T? [1 John 1:9]



2014-07-28
Confessing your sins to another: Isn't it true that a priest/pasor is consenting to sin, that they've become a part of it, if they don't do anything about a crime he hears about?
People already in heaven: Are there people in heaven right now or not until the resurrection?


2014-07-25
Disclosing a known crime: I heard that even if you confess a heinous crime such as murder, that the priest can not tell the state. Isn't it more important that they share w/ them about bad crimes instead of keeping them a secret?
Priest telling State: If a priest or pastor DOES learn of a crime, should he pretend he's not going to say anything & say something or tell the person up front that's he's going to tell the authorities if they don't?


2014-05-23
Forgiveness: It says in the Bible that if we confess our sins He is faithful & just to forgive our sins. What about people who don't ask for forgiveness? What about people who don't deserve forgiveness, especially since they haven't asked for it? [1 John 1:9, John 20:23]


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