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Topic: Cross

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-27
Wearing Crosses: Do you think that those who wear crosses are caught up in idolatry?



2021-03-30
Gospels Variation on the Thief at the Cross: Regarding the crucifixion, why are the gospel records different in telling us about one thief who repented?
The Number of Days in the Tomb: Would you clarify the various ways to see when Jesus was crucified, His time in the tomb and His Resurrection and how it comes out to 3 days? [I Corinthians 15:4, Matthew 12:40].


2021-02-04
Location of Eden & the Cross: Do you think that the old City of David is where the Garden of Eden?



2021-01-07
Carrying One's Cross: How far does one carry the cross, say in the event we need to defend our country? [Luke 14:27, Matthew 16:24].
Hate Our Mother & Father, Wife & Children: What does Jesus mean when He says we must hate our father and our mother, wife and children? [Luke 14:26-27, Luke 14:33, Malachi 1:3, Matthew 6:23, Genesis 29:30-31].


2020-12-30
The Christmas Star: Do you think that the Christmas Star was a supernatural phenomena? [Micah 5:2, Matthew 2:1-2].
The Cross of Jesus: Was the cross actually a X rather than the traditional vertical cross?


2020-08-20
Constantine's Christian Conversion: Do you anything about Constantine's conversion, his vision about the sign of the cross, and the ark that he made with pagan symbols on it?
Constantine's Pagan Temple Symbol: Did Constantine add the cross to many other pagan symbols in a temple?


2020-08-03
Serpent on the Cross Symbolic of Jesus: Would you help me sort out that strangeness of the symbol of the serpent on the pole, its symbolism & relation to Christ's crucifixion? [Numbers 21:8-9, I Peter 2:24, Isaiah 53:6, 2 Corinthians 5:21].



2020-07-16
Wearing a Cross: Caller shares why he wears a cross.



2020-07-15
Crucifixes Do you think that the crucifix belongs in our churches and faith?



2020-05-06
Take up Your Cross: How do we know what our cross is? Does the cross we are to take up, stay the same each day, or does it change each day? [Luke 9:23].



2020-04-02
Take Up Your Cross: Does take up your cross mean, take up your sins? [Luke 9:23, Matthew 16:24].
One-World Religion: Do you think that we will prime for a one-world religion? [Revelation 7].
Tribulation & Sinners Repenting: Do you think that if we are in the tribulation, sinners will still be able to repent?

2019-07-24
Bearing Our Cross: Do we have to bear the cross of God turning his back on us, like He did with Jesus? [Joshua 1, Hebrews 13:5].



2019-07-24
Thief on the Cross Has there ever been a name given to the good thief on the cross?



2019-05-22
Take Up Your Cross: What is the context for “take up your cross”? What would the listeners be thinking it meant? [Matthew 16:24-26, 10:38].



2019-04-19
Splinters of the Cross: Caller makes a comment about how many pieces are claimed to be part of the cross.



2019-04-16
The Cross (Tree): Was the term used to describe the cross (Xylon=wood), possibly symbolic of the tree of life? Crucified with Christ: What does it mean to be crucified with Christ? [Galatians 2:20]



2019-04-12
Taking up Your Cross: What does "taking up your cross" look like for us? Is it "dying to self"? Should I feel a little bit guilty if I am happy and comfortable? How do I learn surrender and contentment [Philippians 1:21, 4:11, Luke 9:23, Matthew 16:24]



2019-04-05
Take up your Cross: What does it mean to take up your cross? Is Jesus alluding to His own crucifixion? What did the disciples think he meant? [Luke 14:25-27]



2018-12-11
Jesus Dying on the Cross: Why did Jesus have to die on the cross? Couldn't there have been another way? various views of the atonement



2018-09-11
Crossing Yourselves: How come protestants don't cross themselves?
Communion of the Saints (Praying to Saints): Why don't protestants do communion w/ the saints?


2018-04-26
The Cross is an Offense: The cross is offensive to a friend who is jewish, & he moves my Bible out of his sight whenever he visits.



2018-04-05
Jewelry: What is your belief about wearing jewelry of crosses & the like?



2018-02-21
Jesus Carrying the Cross: Did Jesus fall down 3 times when carrying the cross? Did He carry the cross at all?



2018-02-02
Finding God: Do you agree that people who reject the cross will not find God?



2017-10-03
Power of Satan: What was the power that Satan had prior to the cross? [Hebres 2:14-15]



2017-09-29
Relics & Artifacts: Relics & artifacts of significance, how do we view them (ark of the covenant, chalice, cross, shroud), magical & superstitious vs supernatural? [Jeremiah 3:16]



2017-07-07
Denying Yourself: "Deny yourself, take up your cross & follow Me", does that mean we have to be ashamed of ourselves? John MacArthur says we have to be! [Mark 8:34]



2016-01-07
Taking Up Your Cross Daily: What exactly does Jesus mean to take up your cross & follow Him daily? Does that mean living a holy life? Is it talking about day-to-day activities & life, such as who you are going to marry? [Luke 9:23]
Addictive Behavior or Living Sin: We don't have to torture ourselves, our body, in order to get out of a life of sin, do we?


2015-12-29
Destroying the works of Satan: If Jesus defeated Satan at the cross, why does Satan still seem so powerful? [1 John 3:8]



2015-12-15
Broken Cross: What do you think of the pope wearing the new form of a broken crucifix? What about wearing a cross upside down? & now they are incorporating the 6 day creation week w/ evolution.



2015-10-19
The Remnant: Only a Remnant will be saved, not an ethnic group, including Israel.
Allah: Caller comments on the name "Allah", that it applied to God. For a long time Allah was a name for God, Theos, but now it is used as the Arabic name for God. But the English word for God is pagan, which means, "pouring out libations".
Taking up your Cross daily: Trying to explain the analogy of plucking out your eye & cutting off your arm, taking up your cross daily just means the spiritual issues are the most important to do, to follow the narrow path daily. But doesn't "entering into life" mean entering into it now? [Matthew 16:24, 18:8-9]

2015-09-14
Graven Images & wearing a cross on a necklace: Is wearing a cross on a necklace considered worshipping a "graven image"?
Prepping or Storing Food: Are you a believer in storing/prepping of food, etc. for a time of trouble?


2015-08-27
Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me: God was just looking away for a minute sort've like when your own child might be seriously injured, you just sort've want to look away even though you love the child very much. [Matthew 27:46]
Faith & Works (Saved By): God's work & our work, but we are saved by God's work, but maintain our salvation by our works, caller thinks. [Philippians 2:12]


2015-07-30
The Miracle of the Cross: The Miracle of the Cross was that He was humble enough to come & die for us.
Dying on the Cross: If Jesus hadn't voluntarily died on the Cross, would He have lived forever? [John 10:17-18]


2015-07-29
Deny Yourself & Pick Up Your Cross: "Deny Yourself, pick up your Cross, & follow Me", what did Jesus mean by that? [Matthew 16:24-25]



2015-03-23
"Take Up Your Cross": What did Jesus mean by "take up your cross" since Jesus hadn't been crucified Himself yet on the cross? [Luke 9:23]



2015-02-18
No Idols or Castings: Doesn't it say somewhere in Matthew about not having any idols, castings, so are we allowed to have jewelry of crosses, churches having crosses?



2014-09-25
Narrow Path is Hard but Yoke is Easy: Which is it, is being a Christian hard or easy? [Matthew 7:13-14,11:29-30, 1 John 5]



2014-09-17
Following Jesus Easy or Hard: Is following Jesus easy or hard? In some places Jesus says it's hard, like taking the Narrow Path, taking up the cross, but then He says His Yoke is easy & the Burden light? Matthew 7:13-14,11:29-30, 1 John 5]



2014-05-15
Death Penalty & Dishonoring your Parents: Are Jews still supposed to be observing provision of the Death Penalty for being disrespectful to your parents in the Law of Moses? [Exodus 21:17, Leviticus 20:9, Deuteronomy 21:18-21, 27:16, Proverbs 20:20, 30:17, Matthew 15:4, Mark 7:10, Hebrews 8:13]
Binding of New Covenant: When did the New Covenant become binding? The day of the Cross or not until the Destruction of the Temple in 70 AD?

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