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Topic: Poverty (Poor)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-27
Distractions of Social & Political Issues: How much should we be involved in political and social concerns as opposed to staying focused on those inside the church? [I Corinthians 5:12-13, James 1:27, I Peter 2:12, Titus 2:14, Titus 1:15, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14].



2021-04-21
"Black Lives Matter": Unbeliever calls to propose a hypothetical question relating "Black Lives Matter" and challenges Steve's integrity about what he read at their website.



2021-02-25
Feeding the Poor: Would you shed some light on our responsibility to feed the poor? [Acts 4:32-34].



2021-01-11
Birth Control for the Chrisitian: Could you talk about your view of birth control being less than desirable for the Christian? [Psalm 127:4, Romans 12:2].



2020-12-29
Giving One's Tithe to Needy Family Members: What do you think about giving to one's own family members that are in need, over giving to the local church? [I Timothy 5, Matthew 15].



2020-12-18
Laying Up Treasure on Earth: Could you speak on the apparent contradiction between not laying up treasure on earth, and the preparation for the obligation to take care of one's family? [Matthew 6:19-21].



2020-12-11
Giving to the Poor: Could you talk about giving to the poor and sorting out who to give to in good conscience?



2020-12-09
Tithing Under the New Covenant: Is tithing 10% of your money or of everything (our time, treasure and talent), and are we still supposed to be giving a tithe? [Matthew 23:23, Luke 14:33, I Corinthians 6:20, Matthew 25:14-30].



2020-11-23
Tithing vs Giving: Could you talk to me about the difference between tithing and giving?



2020-10-19
Giving to the Panhandlers & Other Poor: What is the proper Christian response to the panhandlers and other needy, when there is a chance you are contributing to their addictions?



2020-09-30
Verse to Convict Others to Help the Needy: I can't seem to get help for my needs from my Christians friends, can you give me a scripture to convict them? [Matthew 6:33].



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?


2020-08-18
War - Christian Who Die are Ready: Caller comments on the call about "The Crusades", noting that Muslims are not ready to meet God, but Christians are.
Giving to Christian Ministries: Isn't giving to Christian ministries a requirement for the believer, and could neglect there be why we suffer at times? [Luke 12:48].


2020-07-30
Giving to the Unbelieving Poor: If you are generous to poor unbelievers, does it count meritoriously to God? [Matthew 25:40, Galatians 6:6, Galatians 6:10].



2020-07-09
Jehovah Witness Views of Government Involvement: How would you respond to the Jehovah Witness view of not becoming involved in government issues? [Matthew 25:31-36, James 2:16].
Jehovah Witness View that Jesus is Not God: What do you say to a Jehovah Witness to respond to their belief that Jesus is not God? Topical series recommended:Knowing God. [John 1:1].


2020-05-22
Homeless Who Don't Want Help: Caller comments that he too has found that often homeless folks do not want to go to facilities, etc., in agreement with Steve's previous comments.
Begotten Son of God: Would you comment on the word used for "begotten" used for Jesus [Revelation 1, Colossians 1:18].
Jesus- The Eternal Son: Have you read the book by Gregory the Great on his view of Jesus as the Eternal Son?

2020-05-21
Christians Attitude Toward the Poor: Why do Christians have such a bad attitude toward the poor in America?



2020-01-07
Helping the Homeless: How should I handle my frustration with the homeless that simply seem to be using our church for what they can get out of it and seem to disrespect us with coarse language, etc.? [Galatians 6:10].
Internet Dating: Is it acceptable to look for a wife on the internet through a dating site?


2019-11-21
Others Who Look Down on You: What can I do to help those see me in better light, when they now see me with contempt, because I am not successful and without a job?



2019-11-20
Helping the Homeless: I have a concern for the homeless, but am not sure how to best help, considering that some may be dangerous. Should we bring them home with us, as The Good Samaritan story seems to suggest? [Luke 10:25-37].



2019-10-09
Helping the Poor: Who is our brother & sister in the verse in I John that refers to helping those in need? Is it strangers, or fellow believers? [I John 3:9, 10, 15-17, Galatians 6:10, 2 Peter 3].



2019-06-21
Lost Retirement Investment: Do you have any advice for one who has lost most of their savings for retirement, through no fault of their own? [Matthew 6:19-20].



2017-10-13
Christians helping the Poor: Aren't Christians supposed to help the needy?



2017-10-10
Steve's Giving: How & where do you give?



2016-03-21
The Light of the Body: Jesus was talking about the eye being the lamp of the body, was He talking about the Aura? [Matthew 6:22, Proverbs 30:17, Matthew 20:1-16, Mark 7, Proverbs 23:6, Proverbs 22:9, Proverbs 28:2]



2014-07-16
First shall be last, Last shall be first: What did Jesus mean by "the first shall be last, & the last shall be last"? [Matthew 19:30]



2013-01-04
Renunciation: What do you think about Renunciation (giving up one's material possessions)? [Luke 14:33]


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