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Topic: Universalism

Episode Topic Audio

2021-04-23
Universal Reconciliation View of Hell: Could you comment on the book, "The Evangelical Universalist" by Gregory MacDonald, and how one can get around "we are appointed once to die, and then the judgment"? [Romans 9:27].



2021-04-01
Mark of the Beast: Could you clarify the order of the taking of the "Mark of the Beast" and wouldn't someone be sure of what evil they were supporting in the taking of the mark? [Revelation 13].
Three Views of Hell: Could you clarify your statement that the alternate two views of Hell have more scriptural support than the traditional "Eternal Torment View"? [Ephesians 1:10, Colossians 1:19-20, Philippians 2:10-11, Hebrews 9:27].


2021-02-12
God's Love & Mercy: Comment that many imprisoned sinners often are products of a hard life, so Steve talks about God's love and mercy toward sinners. [Psalm 103, Romans 5:8].



2020-12-16
Enormity of God's Forgiveness & Universal Reconciliation: Caller comments on the enormity of some people's ability to forgive, thus, it supports the idea of God's love and Universal Reconciliation.
From the Devil or the Flesh: How does one tell what is actually of the devil, rather than one's own selfishness or flesh? [John 8:44, I Peter 5:8].


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].



2020-08-28
Balancing the Other Views of Hell: Could you help me with someone's objection to anything other than the traditional view of hell? particularly regarding the Nicaean Council, is the use of the word, Gehenna, and the word for everlasting? [James 3:6, Matthew 25:46]



2020-05-29
Hell: Could you talk about the concept of hell, particularly the unacceptable idea of "eternal torment"? [John 3:16].



2020-03-26
Hell-Which View: Would you articulate your own stand of the 3 views of hell? Do you believe that hell is eternal?
Importance of Understanding Hell: Isn't our understanding of hell far too important not to know? [2 Thessalonians 1].
Death and Hell: Is there anything in the Greek and Hebrew that better describes what kind of death we suffer, and how permanent it is, that will help us understand the consequence of sin and hell?

2020-03-23
Christian Universalism: Could you comment on the Christian Universalism view? Did not God pay for 100% of mankind? [John 3:16-17, I Peters 3:20].



2019-09-17
The Universal Church (the denomination): What do you think about "The Universal Church"?



2019-06-26
Must Read Books: Would you share your list of "must read" books?
Steven Anderson of Tempe AZ: Are you familiar with Pastor Steven Anderson of Tempe AZ? (King James only)?
Steve's Views on Hell: Which view of Hell do you lean toward?

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?


2018-09-04
Unconditional Forgiveness: Unconditional forgiveness of others, but who was Jesus asking God to forgive when He was on the cross?
Ignorant Sin: So we have a little less culpability for ignorant sin?
Universal Forgiveness: But by Jesus saying, "Forgive them for they know not what they do", did not make it so everyone is forgiven?

2018-07-10
Hell-Universal Reconciliationism: What are your views about Universal Reconciliationism (what the caller calls, "restorationism")?



2018-04-24
God drawing Everyone: Do you think God draws every man to His Son? [John 6:44]



2017-11-22
Salvation after Death: Do you believe about the possibility of salvation for people after death? So isn't that why they pray for the dead, believe in purgatory.



2017-10-30
The 3 Views of Hell: How would you try to explain that there are 3 viable views of what hell is & not just the one traditional torment view?gheg



2017-09-11
Witnessing to a Unitarian: Caller has been trying to share the gospel to a Unitarian, & he said it's all about love, but should I use the 9/11 tragedy as good example of non-loving event?



2017-05-25
Effectiveness of Prayer: Have you ever reviewed the effectiveness in prayer in medical publications?
Hell: Can you tell me about hell? I'm just getting to the point that I just want everyone saved!


2017-05-17
Hell & Perish: I question Greg Laurie meaning & definition "perish" in John 3:16 & what he says about hell. [John 3:16]



2017-05-09
Steve's Viewpoints of Hell: What are your view points of hell?



2017-04-26
Full Preterism & No Hell: someone who is a full preterist told me there is no hell (universalism, inclusionist)



2017-04-03
Differing Views of Hell Have you heard about George w. Sarris who wrote an interesting book about hell?



2017-03-14
Universalism: So since all of Israel will be saved, does that mean Universalism? I've been reading a book called, "The Inescaple love of God" by Tomas Talbott.



2016-04-06
Three Views of Hell Simultaneously: I was listening to your teaching on your hell & my wife & i were wondering if it is was possible that all 3 views are possible at once?



2016-04-01
Judgment has already come: Caller thinks there's going to be no future hell, that there was already a judgehas differing view, a consuming fire? [Romans 2:5, 2 Peter 3]



2016-03-21
Hell-Annihilationism: Caller has been studying about the 3 views of Hell, & is coming to the conclusion of Annihilationism, would like Steve's take on that view of Hell.



2016-03-09
Hell-Universal Reconciliation: If Universal Reconciliation were true, where do those that are finally reconciled end up? Who is being reigned over?



2016-02-26
Steve's Position on Hell: What is your position on hell?
Speaking in Tongues: Was wondering what you could tell me about Speaking in Tongues? It didn't really jive with what Scripture is talking about it.


2016-01-26
Universal Reconciliation: Can you please explain the trend of what some Christians are beginning to believe called, "Universalism Reconciliation"?



2016-01-08
Red Letter Edition of the Bible: Michael the Buddhist wants to know what the best translation is & especially a red letter edition of Jesus' words.
The Doctrine of Purgatory: Is Catholicism the only belief system that believes in the doctrine of Purgatory? Is it another view of Hell?
C.S. Lewis' belief in Purgatory: What C.S. Lewis? Did he believe in Purgatory?

2015-08-31
Hell: Only temporary torment for the view of conditional immortality & so what are the verses that support this, that the punishment will be proportionate? Gnashing & Weeping of teeth seem to be supporting the traditional view. [Luke 12:47-48, Matthew 11:22]



2015-03-25
Traditional View of Hell: Separation from God is the actual punishment? If we are separated from God, how could we survive? [2 Thessalonians 1:9]



2015-02-23
Universalism: If Adam sinned & caused everyone else to sin as a result of his sin, then Romans 5:18 seems to be saying everyone has justification of life. [Romans 5:18]



2014-08-04
Hell - Universalism View: The father of aller believes in Universalism, that eventually, no matter what you believe, you'll end up in Heaven. What can I tell him?
Honoring ones Dad: So how would you recommend I get along w/ my dad who says it doesn't matter what you believe, that the Bible is not 100% inspired by God because it was written by men?


2013-02-08
Universalism: What exactly does the word, "Universalist" mean? Is it similar to Purgatory?



2013-02-08
Eternal Punishment verses Eternal Punishing: Don't Annihilationists have a problem with this passage of Scripture, because whatever you are applying to the term, "aiōnios", when you apply it to the righteous, don't you have to apply it to the wicked? [Matthew 25:46]
Death a Punisment: Is death a punishment or a penalty, consequence of sin, the curse of sin? [Genesis 2, Romans 8:18-22]


2013-02-07
Hell, Annihilation: Would the death of Jesus be more grandiose if Jesus died on the cross to prevent us from being tormented forever instead of thinking that we are just going to be annihilated?
God's Glory & Judgment during Eternal Hell: Would it exemplify God's glory & judgment of people burning forever in contrast to thinking we are just going to be annihilated? [2 Thessalonians 1:9]
More Discussion on Hell: Even more dilaogue about hell. (but this was a follow-up from the previous show, but the last half of the show is missing from the day before, so we missed what they were originally talking about.)

2013-01-29
Judgment of things done in the Body: Can you explain this passage of Scripture? That we are going to be judged for things in this life. So how can there be post mortem repentance (universal reconciliation)? [2 Corinthians 5:10-11]
A book on 3 Views of Hell: Do you know of a good source that explains the different views of Hell?

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