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Topic: John (the Baptist)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-07
Salvation & One's World View: How does one sort out the problem of those who say they believe in Christ and yet follow value systems that seem to embrace ideas that are contrary to Christ's teachings? [Matthew 7:2, Galatians 1:8-9, Romans 12:2, John 15:7, John 8:36, Matthew 7:21-23, I Corinthians 6:20].
Finding Sin Acceptable in Others: If someone dismisses behaviors in another's sinful lifestyle and indicates them as acceptable (as in living as a gay), it is synonymous with preaching a different gospel?


2021-04-09
Baptism of John & Baptism of Jesus: Could you clear up the distinction between the baptism of John the Baptist, the baptism Jesus did, before His own death and then later, baptism after His death? [Acts 19:4, Romans 6:3-5, Colossians 2:12, Hebrews 6:1-2, Acts 1:5].



2021-03-08
Worthy to Loosen Jesus' Sandals: Do you think that you would be worthy to loosen Jesus' sandal, or do you think you are better equipped? [John 1:27, Luke 18:13].



2021-03-04
Old Testament Prophecy Quoted in New Testament: Would you shed some light on Old Testament prophecy that is quoted in the New Testament and why it is not exactly in the same context, etc., as in the ones about "the cry in the wilderness" and it being John the Baptist? [Matthew 3:3, Isaiah 40:3, Isaiah 11:16, Isaiah 19:23, Isaiah 35:8, Isaiah 34, Isaiah 5:7, Isaiah 32:13-15].



2020-12-15
God's Emotion: Is God emotional and is He capable of lashing out? [Exodus 33:3].
Pharisees Wanting to be Baptized by John: Why would Pharisees want to get baptized by John the Baptist?
Jesus Supporting His Mother, Mary: Was Jesus supporting his mother, Mary? And why him instead of his brothers? [Luke 8].

2020-11-12
Prophet with Elijah's Spirit: Who is the prophet with Elijah's spirit? [Matthew 17:11-13, Malachi 4, Matthew 11:12-14].
Two Elijahs & the Great Tribulation: Isn't there two different Elijah's since scripture indicates that the second won't come until the great tribulation? [Joel 2].


2020-08-27
Giving Away One of Your Two Tunics: When John the Baptist directs that we give away one of our two garments, is that literal and applicable to us today? [Luke 3:11].
Investing and Saving Money: What about investing and saving money?


2020-08-13
Elijah Restores All Things: How does Elijah "restore all things", through John the Baptist who was "Elijah who is to come"? [Acts 3:21, Matthew 17:11, Matthew 11:14, Malachi 4:5-6].



2020-07-08
Elijah's Return: Would you clarify why the appearance of Elijah on the mount of transfiguration isn't the fulfillment of prophecy, rather than John the Baptist? [Matthew 11:14, Matthew 17:10-12, Joel 2, Luke 1:17, Malachi 4:4-5].



2020-06-18
Jesus and His Baptism: Why would Jesus be baptized if it is for repentance, and Jesus is sinless? [John 10:4].



2020-04-16
Fruits of Repentance: Why did you leave out the cross reference in your Matthew study on the "fruits of repentance" to Luke? [Matthew 3:8, Luke 3:10-14].



2020-03-24
John the Baptist: What can you tell me about the life of John the Baptist, and also about his association with Elijah?
John the Baptist: Do you think that we know so little about John the Baptist, because he didn't want to steal the thunder of the coming Jesus? [John 3].
John the Baptist: Didn't Jesus say that there is "no one greater born of a woman", but John the Baptist, but Jesus was born of a woman, so how to you harmonize that? [Luke 7:28, Matthew 11:11].

2020-03-11
Zacharius & the Course of Abia: What do you know about Zacharius and the "course of Abia"? [Luke 1:15].
Serpent Seed Doctrine: What do you know about the "Serpent Seed" doctrine? [I John 3:12-15, 8:44].


2019-01-17
Great & Terrible Day of the Lord: When is the "great and terrible day of the Lord" and what is the curse? How does Elijah and John the Baptist fit in? [Malachi 3:1, 4:1,5-6, 16-17, Deuteronomy 28:15f, Matthew 3, Luke 3, Joel 2:28, Peter, Isaiah 40, Matthew 11:4].



2018-12-20
John the Baptist dying a Martyr: Did John the Baptist die a martyr's death? How would that be different than street preachers rebuking homosexuals outside a gay bar?



2018-12-05
John the Baptist being Elijah: Was John the Baptist Elijah? Was he an extension of the old covenant? [Malachi 4:5-6]
Transfiguration: Why was it Elijah & Moses in the Transfiguration as opposed to anyone else?


2018-11-16
John the Baptist baptizing & getting Baptized: John the Baptist baptizing Jesus, & John getting baptized, & people in heaven, people in earth (I frankly have to idea what the caller is getting at.)



2018-10-23
John the Baptist & Humility: Is this is talking about John the Baptist & having humility? [Isaiah 40:4]



2018-08-17
John the Baptist's Faith: Was John the Baptist's having a crisis of faith when he was wondering if Jesus was the Messiah? [Luke 7:18-23]



2018-01-15
The Chapter of Malachi 4: Is Malachi 4 referring to the past, present or future? [Malachi 4]



2018-01-10
Doubting God: James says not to doubt when you pray for something, that a person who doubts is like a person who is being tossed by the ocean, a double-minded person, but everyone has a crisis of faith once in awhile, questioning events and why God is allowing something, even John the Baptist did, so what exactly is James saying here? [James 1:5-7, Matthew 11:3, Ephesians 6:16]



2017-12-01
Judgment Private or Public: Will the judgment be private or public where everyone can see it? [Romans 2:16]
Adam as a Sacrifice: Jack hayford says that if Adam had not sinned, but Eve had, he could've been an acceptable sacrifice instead of Jesus. What do you think about that idea?
Greatest in the Kingdom of God: What can you tell about this verse? [Matthew 18:1]

2017-10-24
Enoch & Elijah: Elijah & Enoch, what happened to them, because Enoch was not & Elijah was translated?
Elijah Writing a Letter after He was Gone: Elijah wrote a letter after he was gone? Was it possibly a different Elijah?
No one has Ascended to heaven & Elijah's Spirit: No one ever came back from Heaven to give a testimony of their experience, is that right, & what does it mean that Elijah is to come in John the Baptist? [John 3:13, Malachi 4:5, Luke 1:17, John 1:19-25]

2017-10-24
God Not Losing Anything: I don't believe in once saved always saved, but there seems to be conflict when Jesus says He won't lose anything that are His.
John the Baptist & Rewards in Heaven: If there was none greater than John the Baptist, yet he was least in the kingdom of God, so how our are rewards going to work?


2017-10-23
The 6th Month: What is the "6th month" referring to, the 6th month of the year? the 6th month of Elizabeth's pregnancy? [Luke 1:36]



2017-08-31
Jesus Baptizing John the Baptist: Was John the Baptist ever baptized by Jesus? [Matthew 3:14]
Not Worthy to Unlatch Jesus' Sandals: Why did he say he was not worthy to unlatch the sandal from His foot? [Matthew 3:11]


2017-03-01
Spirit of Elijah being Fulfilled in John the Baptist: The spirit of Elijah coming, being fulfilled by john the Baptist, but dispensationalists don't REALLY believe it was fulfilled. [Malachi 4]



2017-01-25
John the Baptist: john the baptist's disciples following Jesus or not following Jesus, & other discussion about john the baptist



2016-02-15
Jesus Coming by Water & Blood: What is your take on this verse? [1 John 5:6-8]
John the Baptist-The Last & Greatest Prophet: What made John the Baptist the last & greatest prophet of the Old Testament? [Luke 7:28]


2016-01-26
John the Baptist Baptizing Jesus: Why did John the Baptist need to baptize Jesus since he was baptizing for Repentance & Jesus didn't require repentance?



2015-07-23
Last 2 verses of the OT: What do the last 2 verses mean about sending Elijah the prophet in the Day of the Lord? [Malachi 4:5-6]



2015-05-06
Baptism: Were people baptized in the Old Testament? Why was John the Baptist baptizing people? What is the reason WE get baptized, to identify w/ the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ?



2015-04-06
John the Baptist: "….As it is written of him." What WAS written of John the Baptist in the Old Testament? [Mark 9:13, Isaiah 40, Malachi 3:1, 4:6]



2014-11-07
12 Disciples Baptisms': Who baptized Jesus' 12 disciples?
John the Baptist's Baptisms: Was John the Baptist's baptisms the same as the Christians' version of what baptisms are today?


2014-09-11
Jesus' Course of Action (not following the expected program): Mary, the Mother of Jesus, knew immediately that it was God telling her that she got to have the privilege of having the Son of God & it must've been quite a miraculous experience, but during His ministry, she questioned if He was okay or not, wanting to take Him home. Why would she wonder that after she knew what knew? John the Baptist also wondered if He was the One or not during his suffering, even though he also had known. [Mark 3:20-33, Matthew 12:43-50, Luke 7:20]



2014-07-22
Elijah coming again just like Jesus coming "again": What if Elijah was supposed to come again in the sense that Jesus came or is coming twice, came in the 70 AD & coming yet again?



2014-07-22
Date of the book of Revelation: What is the evidence that the book of Revelation was written before 70 AD?
Elijah - John the Baptist: Elijah's spirit will be implemented in someone again right before the Rapture to announce Jesus' imminent arrival. [Malachi 4:5-6]


2014-03-12
Jesus' Disciples Baptizing: What was the purpose of Jesus' Disciples' Baptism, or, how was it different than John the Baptist's disciples' baptisms? [John 3:22-24, John 4:1-4]
Church of Christ: The Church of Christ believes in instant baptism after conversion, that's one thing that's good about their belief system.


2013-01-21
Special Revelation to offset such Violent Persecution: It's as if because people like John the Baptist & the Apostle Paul suffered such persecution, that God offset that by giving them special Revelation to keep them going. [Luke 12:48]
Timeline of Daniel being a Problem: Daniel & his companions were in a 3 year training program, so how could Daniel give insight to Nebuchadnezzar in only his second year of training? Is that why Nebuchadnezzar didn't originally call on them in the first round? [Daniel 1:1, Daniel 2:1]
Speaking in Aramaic & The King of the Statue: Why did the Chaldeans speak in Aramaic? [Daniel 2:4] The 4 Kingdoms of Daniel 2, the way my Bible has the subnotes identifying them, are they correct? [Daniel 2:36-39]

2013-01-21
John the Baptist: How did God know John the Baptist was going to be what God needed to him to be?


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