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Topic: Obey (Obedience)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-10
Failing God Again: Could you help me understand why those of us who have faith, understand repentance, and who truly want to please God, continue to fail Him? Recommended Lecture: "Cultivating Christian Character". [Galatians 5:17-25, Romans 12:2, Psalm 1:2, Philippians 2:13].



2021-06-09
Living the Christian Life: Is it possible to live the Christian life? [Romans 8:5].
The Problem of Evil: Can you recommend your teaching that deals with the problem of evil? Lecture recommended: "Making Sense of Suffering".
Going Through Storms in Life: What of the saying, "If you are not going through a storm, you are either going into one or coming out of one"?

2021-06-09
Ruling One's Home as a Home: Regarding the qualifications for elders, what is meant by "ruling one's home", and when should a pastor (or elder) step down if his home is out of control in some measure? [I Timothy 3:4].
"Right in Their Own Eyes": Regarding the concept of being, "right in one's own eyes", I always thought it was a bad thing, are you saying it is a good thing? [Judges 17:6].


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?


2021-05-28
Baptism Required for Salvation: Does this verse affirm that one must be baptized to be saved? [I Peter 3:21, Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19, I Corinthians 15:1-2].



2021-05-20
Jesus' Hard Sayings in Contrast to the Law: What do you think when it is said that the hard sayings of Jesus are primarily to show us how impossible it is to do well under the law? [Matthew 28:18-20, Matthew 7:24, I Timothy 6:3, Titus 2:11].



2021-05-05
Free Will and Self-control: Could you clarify if there is a sharp distinction between self-control and one's free will?



2021-04-30
Two Sons & Ten Spies Application: Could you comment on the parallel between the Bible stories of the two sons in the New Testament and the ten spies,in the Old Testament and how that applies to Jews and us? [Matthew 21, Numbers 13].



2021-04-08
Repentance and Salvation: Does one repent before or after you are saved?
Smoking: What do you say about a preacher who said that if you smoke you cannot enter the kingdom of heaven? [I Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:17].


2021-04-01
How to be Saved: What does one do to be saved? [I John 5:11-12, Romans 10:9].
Understanding God & Jesus: How do I understand the various labels for Jesus, God, and in the Trinity (Messiah, Son of God, etc.) and who should I be praying to, or addressing? [Matthew 11:29-30, Ephesians 3:14, John 14:6].


2021-04-01
Letting God Make Your Decisions: When you say in your series on discipleship that one should let God make your decisions, how do you mean that? How does one do that?
Employer's Mask Wearing Requirement: I am considering serving a complaint to my employer regarding the requiring of the masks, and my mom thinks as believers we should not cause conflict. What do you think about this?


2021-03-22
Those That "Rule Over" Us: Could you talk about those in authority and how they are to "rule over" us-those in government, institutional church, home church, and how it relates to our own souls? [Hebrews 13:17, Hebrews 13:7, Hebrews 13:24].



2021-03-18
"Contemplative Prayer": What is your opinion of "Contemplative Prayer" (based on an anonymous book, "The Cloud of Unknowing")?



2021-03-17
Not Doing Enough for God: As a relatively new believer, I am struggling with self-condemnation regarding how much I am doing as a Christian. What do you advise? [John 3:17, I John 3:21].



2021-03-12
Repentance: Could you clarify what is involved in repentance? [John 5:14].



2021-03-01
Breaking the Least of the Commandments: Could you help me understand what is the "least of these" in regard to breaking the commandments? [Matthew 5:17-20, Matthew 12:28, John 5:46].
Jesus' Law: Is it possible that Jesus meant that we are to fulfill His laws, rather than the law of the prophets? [Matthew 5:17-20].


2021-02-24
Saved by Grace or Law of Moses: Can you respond to the claim that we are not saved by grace, but by being under the Law of Moses, and also, that neither Jesus nor Paul ever taught "saved by grace"? [Hebrews 11, Romans 4:5-6].



2021-02-23
Christian Obligations (Law of Moses & Good Works}: What do you think about the idea that we should keep the Law of Moses and the necessity of doing good works? [Romans 4, Galatians 5:6, James 2:8, John 13:34, Titus 1:16, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, James 2:14-26, I Corinthians 6:9-10].



2021-02-09
Alcohol & Addiction (Twelve Steps Programs): Do you think that drunkeness is an addiction, as they say in 12-step programs, or it that an inappropriate term? [Galatians 5, I Corinthians 6:9-11].



2021-01-29
Feelings of Emotions in One's Faith: I struggle with keeping the sense of total commitment and feel an ebb and flow in my faith. Is this common? [I John 5:3].



2021-01-26
Water Baptism Required: Is water baptism required for entering the "Kingdom of God", and if it is, then why do so many evangelists not require it? [John 3:5, Acts 2:38, Acts 9:10-21, I Peter 3:20-21 ].
Born of Water & Spirit: What does it mean to be, "born of water and of the spirit"? [John 3:5-6].


2020-05-06
Hearing the Holy Spirit & His Direction: Do you have any suggestion as to how know or recognize the leading of the spirit of God? [Romans 8, Psalm 23, Colossians 3:15, John 10:27].



2020-12-18
The Good News from Jesus: What did Jesus tell people about His sacrifice, and what the good news was?



2020-11-18
Why Have Children?: Why would anyone want to have children if they may possibly suffer for a lifetime or go to hell? [Psalm 127:4-5, Genesis 1:22].



2020-11-09
Christian Who is a Drug Addict: If a true Christian gets caught up in drugs, will they die in their sins and not go to heaven? [Galatians 2, Galatians 5:16, James 3:2, Psalm 1:3, I John 4:4].



2020-11-09
Grace & Obedience for Salvation: You drew a comparison and difference between "inheriting" and "entering" the kingdom in scripture, can you speak to this relative to "free grace" (Hyper-grace)? [Luke 18:18, Matthew 19:29, Romans 10:9, Isaiah 28:13, Matthew 15:8, Luke 23:42].



2020-10-22
I Never Knew You: How do you interpret it when Jesus said, "I never knew you."? [Matthew 7:21-22].



2020-10-21
Sanctification: Regarding sanctification, is it a one time event, or a process? Does God do the sanctifying? [I Peter 1:14-15, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Peter 3:18, Philippians 2:13, I Thessalonians 5:16].



2020-10-21
The Point of Salvation: When is someone saved? What level of belief and obedience is required?



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].



2020-09-30
Homosexuality, Addiction, Abuse: Caller is attempting to come out of a lifestyle of homosexuality and addiction, having suffered abuse is looking for counsel.[Ephesians 6:12, I Peter 5:8-9, Matthew 16:24-26].
Lying Lips in Isaiah: Can you help me understand the application about "being of unclean lips" in Isaiah? [Isaiah 6:5].


2020-09-21
Prophetic Passage about God Requiring Obedience in Zechariah: Could you talk about the prophetic prophesy in Zechariah about God's command to walk in obedience? [Zechariah 3:7].



2020-09-17
Obedience, Legalism, & Grace: How can we judge and assess the differences between obedience, legalism and grace? [2 John 9, 2 Corinthians 3:17, John 1:14-16, 2 Peters 1:4, Titus 2:11-12, Matthew 7:24-27, I John 2:4, 2 Corinthians 10:5, Acts 5:32, I John 2:4, Hebrews 5:9].



2020-09-16
God Should Not Repent: What does it mean that God is not a man that He should repent? [Number 23:19].
Dead to Sin: What does it mean that we should be "dead to sin"? [Romans 6:11, Romans 5:16-21 ].


2020-09-09
Cigarettes and Jesus: Am I wrong to be smoking a cigarette while I am holding up a sign for Jesus? Am I denying the power of Christ in my life? [2 Timothy 3:5].



2020-09-02
Salvation, Powers and Principalities: Could you comment on salvation and the powers and principalities, and the relationship between them? [Titus 3:1, Hebrews 1:14, Ephesians 6].



2020-09-01
Live-in Boyfriend: Could you advise us about a Christian girl who lives with her boyfriend, even though they live in separate bedroom? [Matthew 5:30].



2020-08-27
Cutting Off a Hand but Easy Yoke: Could you help me harmonize Jesus' easy yoke, and light burden, yet He talks about cutting off one's hand or losing an eye if one fails? [Matthew 5:29-30, Matthew 18:9, Matthew 11:28-30].



2020-08-21
Forgiven for All, Then Why Judgment: If we are forgiven of all our sins, past, present, and future, then why would we have to stand before the Great White Throne of Judgment? [I John 1:7-9, Romans 6:15].
The Lord's Prayer Once a Week for Forgiveness: If you say The Lord's Prayer once a week, it that enough cover the sins you have committed during the week? [1 John 1:7].


2020-08-17
Disrespect for Fathers: Could you talk about the ramifications of children disrespecting their father? [Genesis 9:21].



2020-08-14
Noah and His Sons Behavior: Could you talk about the story of Noah and his sons and how sons must honor their parents?



2020-08-06
Losing One's Passion For the Lord: I haven't been as passionate about the Lord, lately, can you help? [Psalm 1:3].



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].



2020-07-29
Depression or Mental Disorders: How does one respond to someone claiming a mental disorder or depression, when it may well be a spiritual issue, rather than a medical condition?
How to become a Christian: What does one become a Christian?
Identifying Sin in One's Life: How does one identify a crippling sin in one's life? [I John 1:7].

2020-07-27
Encouraging Those With Failing Faith & Marriages: Could you recommend some verses to encourage those withdrawing from the faith while their marriages are failing?



2020-07-10
Struggle to Live Righteously: Can you help me understand the struggle in our spiritual lives - on one hand we are not to live in sin, and yet we keep falling to it. It is scary to consider the consequences! [Romans 7:14-25, Philippians 1:6, Matthew 26:41, Galatians 5:17, James 3:2].



2020-07-10
Sinners Will or Will Not Inherit the Kingdom of God: Did you mean that no one can inherit the Kingdom of God if they fall into sin? [I Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21].



2020-07-10
Point of No Return: Is there a condition noted in the Bible that describes "a point of no return"? [Romans 1:28, Matthew 7:6].



2020-07-08
Why Did God Create the Evil Realm: If God is so good and all-powerful, why would He create a evil realm, its consequences, and competition for righteousness?



2020-06-12
Worry: Can you help me learn not to worry? [Matthew 6, Proverbs 30:25, Proverbs 6:6-11, Proverbs 21:20, Hebrews 13:5].



2020-06-11
Return to Earth: In the book "The Last Hour" by Amir Tsarfati, the author says we will return to earth, could you talk about that? [Genesis 3, Revelation 5:10, 2 Timothy 2, Psalm 2:8].



2020-06-10
Gluttony: Would you talk about gluttony, so I can determine if I have an issue with it? [Philippians 3:19].



2020-06-02
The Importance of Baptism: Can you describe the importance of baptism? [I Corinthians 1:13].



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].


2020-05-22
What is "His Will": What is doing "His will", as stated in Matthew? [Matthew 7:21, Matthew 5-7, Matthew 6:46].



2020-05-04
Cherubim in Ezekiel Compared to Revelation: The Cherubim in Ezekiel that have four faces seems to reflect Jesus as Messiah and the four gospels - is that intentional? [Ezekiel 10, Revelation 4].



2020-04-20
Good Works: Would you discuss what good works are in the Bible? [Ephesians 2:10, Titus 1:16, 2:14, 3:1, 14, James 2:14-26, Matthew 7:22].



2020-04-20
In the Love of God: What does it mean in the book of Jude to "keep yourselves in the love of God"? [Jude 1:21, 2 Peter 3:9, Luke 15:11-32].



2020-04-15
Sinner's Prayer, Repentance & Obedience: Do you think that someone who says "the sinner's prayer" but doesn't really repent or change his behavior and dishonest business practices is really saved? [Luke 19:8, Matthew 1:21].



2020-04-01
Test & Temptation in the Lord's Prayer: Is the word used in the Lord's Prayer for "temptation" the same as "test"? [Matthew 6:9-13].
Lord's Prayer -Thy Kingdom Come: What does it mean in the Lord's Prayer, "thy kingdom come"? [Matthew 6:9-13, 12:28, 16:24-26, Exodus 19:6, Daniel 2:44, Mark 1:15, Luke 17:21, 9:23, Colossians 1:13].


2020-04-01
Baptism Requirements: Would you comment on a church that requires re-baptism in their own church with their stipulations on how to do so? [Acts 2:38, Acts 3:19-31, I Peter 3:20].



2020-03-18
Who is Left Behind: In Matthew when speaking about those left behind, who do you think the ones left behind are? Are they being left behind for judgment? [Matthew 24:40].
Beating Sin's Temptation: When we are face tempting sin, how do we beat the temptation to continue to be right with God? [James 1].


2020-03-10
Not Really Saved (I Never Knew You): How could people prophesy and do miracles in Jesus name and yet they might not have really been saved? [Matthew 7:22, I Corinthians 13].



2020-03-10
Sin that Keeps Reoccurring: How does one deal with reoccurring sin that seemingly can't be beat? How does God forgive in this situation? [Matthew 1:21, I Peter 2, Psalm 119:11].
Tribulation & Rapture: Could you clarify more about the various positions on the tribulation and rapture? [I thessalonians 4:16-17].


2020-01-17
Christian Charities: Are you familiar with the organization called "Persecuted Church"? What is the one you mentioned with "Martyrs"? (Voice of the Martyrs).
Women & Circumcision: How to women fit into the circumcision symbolism?
Thoughts into Obedience: How do you bring your thoughts into obedience to Christ? [2 Corinthians 10:5].

2020-01-13
Assurance of Salvation: How can anyone be assured of their own salvation in light of what Jesus said in Matthew 7? [Matthew 7:21-23, 12:50, I John 4:1, Acts 19, Deuteronomy 13, 2 Thessalonians 2, Luke 6:46, Exodus 34:6-7, Psalm 103:10, John 8].



2020-01-10
Mistake or Bad Choice: Would you comment on the confusion between really bad choices and the softened description calling it a mistake?



2020-01-10
All Things Together for Good: How do trust that "all things work together for good" when so much goes wrong when we are not in obedience? [Romans 8:28].



2019-12-05
Servants: What are the qualities of a good servant?
Obedience: What does it mean to be partially obedient? [Luke 17:7-10].


2019-11-12
Obedience: If you feel led to talk to someone, and you don't do it, is this disobedience? [Acts 17:30].



2019-11-07
The High Places; What were the high places and why could Israel not simply obey God by taking them down as He directed? [2 Kings].



2019-10-23
Repentance & the Distractions: Why is it so hard to come back to the Lord, and battle all the distractions that seem to try to keep you away? [Ezekiel 33:11, 2 Peter 3:9].



2019-10-16
Legalism vs Self-discipline: Can you clarify the difference between "legalism" and discipline in the faith? [Philippians 2:12].



2019-08-30
Before the Holy Spirit: What was the nature of the spiritual lives in the Old Testament, before they had the Holy Spirit? How did people have the strength to remain faithful? [Luke 1, 2 Peter 2, Galatians 5].



2019-08-23
Do We Owe God: Do we owe anything to God? [I Corinthians 6:19-20, 2 Corinthains 5:14-15, Romans 13:8].
What is Judged at the Judgment: What is to be judged at the judgment - if our names are in the Book of Life or our works, or what? [Matthew 16:28, 28:20, Revelation 20:12-13, I Peters 1:17, John 5:45-47, 12:48, 8:31].


2019-08-07
Obeying the Law: Which laws do we, as Christians, need to continue to follow, and how do we know which ones do not apply? [Romans 7:2-6].



2019-08-07
Indwelling Holy Spirit Evidence: I am noticing some behaviors in my life that seem to be not as attentive to living a holy life - as I should be - so is that a sign that the Holy Spirit is not in me?



2019-06-20
Forgiveness & Repentance: The Lord's prayer indicates that we need to ask God to forgive our trespasses, but He indicates that we must repent or we will perish, so how can we stop sinning completely? Can you help me understand what repentance is? [Galatians 5:16-17].



2019-06-19
Filled with the Spirit: Doesn't the filling of the Holy Spirit need to be a daily and ongoing event? [Ephesians 5:18].
Sinning Daily: Some say we sin every day - is that correct? [ James 3:2-11, Galatians 5:16].


2019-06-17
Continuing in Sin: How do we sort out the difference between living a life of sin, and a believer still falling to sin?



2019-06-03
Authentic Salvation: Are the people described in these scriptures authentic Christians? [Matthew 7:21-23, John 11:49-50, II Thessalonians 2].



2019-03-25
Salvation: What do we have to do to show God that we have enough faith to be saved? What is the evidence?



2019-03-22
Saved by Grace or Works: Are we saved by grace or by works? (caller thinks Steve believes that one must work for their salvation) [Titus 2:11-12, Titus, Galatians 5:6].



2019-03-12
Commitment to Christ: Should we understand that praying the sinner’s prayer is like taking an oath of committing oneself for a future endeavor, like the military?



2019-03-07
Repentance-After Death: Is there a possibility of repentance after death? What scriptural references would support this idea? [I Tim 2:4].
Christians sin: What do you say to those Christians who insist that we, as Christians, sin every day? How does one define sin? [I Corinthians 10:13]


2019-03-01
Church discipline (disfellowship): If one calls themselves a Christian, but doesn't seem to be trying very hard to overcome their sin, should Christian friends stop being around them? [I Corinthians 5].



2019-03-01
Old Testament-Holy Spirit: How could God expect people to obey Him in the Old Testament if they did not have the Holy Spirit and were not regenerated?



2019-02-06
Repentance for Salvation: Isn't it a false doctrine to teach that we have to repent from our sins in order to be saved?
Paul & Modern Translations: What's that verse about all Scripture being inspired? Is Paul talking about the New Testament? New Translations of the Bible? [2 Timothy 3:16]


2019-01-23
Sinless Perfection or Entire Sanctification: Would you talk about the doctrine of "sinless perfection" (or "entire sanctification), and why is it a heresy? [Galatians 5:17-25, I Corinthians 10:13].



2019-01-22
Free Will: What can you tell me about "free-will" and God's plan for us? [Deuteronomy, Joshua, Matthew 23:37, 2 Peter 3, Ezekiel 33:11, Isaiah 1:3, Jeremiah 8:7, Galatians 5:17-25].



2019-01-21
God Wants to Kill Moses: Why does God want to kill Moses? [Exodus 4:24].
"The Blessing" in the Old Testament: Why was "the blessing" so important in the Old Testament?


2019-01-01
Hearers & Doers: Do you agree that we often know a lot of scripture, but we sometimes forget how to live up to them? [James 1:22-25, Romans 2:13].



2018-12-21
God Trusting People: Does God trust people?



2018-09-12
David taking a Census: Why was God upset w/ David for taking the census? What am I missing? [2 Samuel 24:1]



2018-08-23
Apostle's Creed & Jesus descending into Hell: According to the Apostle's Creed Jesus descend into hell, is this true?
Obeying the Civil Government: We are supposed to submit to the government, but what if it is a bad government like the North Korean government? [Romans 13, 1 Peter 2]


2018-08-15
Doing God's Will: Can you give me some Scriptures that help us know what to do to live out the will of God? [1 Thessalonians 4:1]



2018-08-14
Obeying Civil Authority: If government is ordained by God and is supposed to be obeyed, how do we submit to it if it goes against God? [Romans 13]



2018-07-23
Righteous by Obedience or by Faith: Are we made righteous by obedience or by in faith in Christ? [John 5:29, Romans 3:10]



2018-06-22
Will of God: What is doing the will of God?



2018-05-25
King Asa: It says Asa was pleasing to the Lord all the days of his life, but he did a few things in his life where he wasn't pleasing to the Lord. [2 Chronicles 16:12]



2018-05-08
Sinner's Prayer & Baptism: A woman pastor said that it's a good idea to be baptized, but not necessary, but it's necessary to say the Sinner's prayer. What do you think? [Matthew 7:24-25]



2017-11-09
Lordship Salvation: What is Lordship salvation? [Ephesians 2:8-10, Romans 10:9]
License to Sin: What about a person who said the sinner's prayer in their youth, yet have lived a sinful life & think they are still saved?


2017-11-07
Abraham going for the Promise Land: Did Abraham leave for the promise land like it seems to say in Genesis 12? [Genesis 11, Genesis 12, Acts 7:2-5]
Promises made to Abraham: Were the promises made to Abraham conditional or unconditional? [Jeremiah 18:7-10]


2017-10-03
Johann Blumhardt: Can you please talk about what you were saying about Johann Blumhardt?
Credit for Good Works: Do we get credit for doing good works w/ God?


2017-09-21
Sanctuary Cities: What does the Bible say about obeying the laws of the land, what is the government role?



2017-09-06
Obedience to God is Mandatory: Caller was just chiming in to say that, "Obedience better than sacrifice" from a previous call. [1 Samuel 15:22]



2017-09-01
Eternal Security: Once saved always saved pretty much diminishes the whole point of following Jesus, being a Christian. You can just say a Sinner's Prayer & remain in sin because of supposed grace.
Demons or Extra-Terrestrial: Caller thought he was a Christian, but wants to know if he's being afflicted from demons or aliens.


2017-08-21
Being Saved: What does it mean to be saved?
Requirements for Salvation: What is required to be saved?
Belonging to God: What does the Bible say about those who belong to God?

2017-07-20
God taking Delight: Someone thinks God takes delight in bad things happening to people & didn't know how to respond. [Deuteronomy 28:30 & 63]



2017-05-23
Obey Better than Sacrifice: "Better to obey than sacrifice", what does this mean? any relevance for today? [1 Samuel 15:22]



2017-05-18
Baptism Essential: Is being baptized an essential part of salvation? [Acts 2:38]



2017-03-09
Righteousness & Obedience: What is righteousness, right standing before God? [Matthew 3:15, 1 john 3:7]



2017-02-07
God's Love: Is God's love unconditional? [John 3:16]



2017-01-18
Obedience to the law: Following the laws of God as Christians, & it's true we are going to be judged by Christ, but by what criteria?



2016-03-09
High Standard of Sermon on the Mount: Is Jesus actually saying we can do everything He said in the Sermon on the Mount? Or is He simply showing the disparity between His holiness & our sinfulness and inability? [Matthew 5-7, John 8:31, Matthew 28:20]



2016-03-07
Baptism Mandatory: Is getting baptized required?



2016-01-13
Requirements of the Law: What are the requirements of the law in Romans 8? [Romans 8]
Walking in the Spirit: What does it mean to "walk in the Spirit"? [Romans 8]


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?


2015-12-16
David Segal - David Beaudry: A few comments about the passing of a musician by the name of David Segal/Beaudry.
Powers & Principalities & Healthy living: Do we have to obey the government about man-dated vaccines?


2015-06-25
Discipleship: People always say they are will to DIE for Jesus, but they need to LIVE for Jesus more than anything else!



2015-06-25
Obeying God: How do we obey God?



2015-05-21
Obedience Necessary for Salvation: is Obedience necessary for Salvation, or does the make Salvation a reward for Good Works?



2015-03-20
Government & Church Sovereignty: Does the church have to obey the government?



2015-02-10
Baptism: Is it necessary to be baptized in order to go to heaven?



2015-02-10
Pastor Father & Son Relationship: Caller feels very alone, that he can't even talk to his father who is a pastor, & trying to figure out why.



2015-02-09
Grace over the Law: Are we still supposed to be absolutely obedient to Christ even though we are under grace, which Martin Luther believed we were under.
God being Unisex: So He made Adam unisex until God separated Eve out of him, & both were equal, until the curse, then man took headship, until the resurrection of Jesus.


2015-01-22
Obeying Righteousness: Looking for verses in the Bible about doing what God wants you to do, & not deviating from it, aside from the general ones of following the wicked.



2014-11-11
Reward for Obedience: Should we expect a reward for Obedience?
Partaking of Divine Nature: What does it mean to be a partaker of the Divine Nature? [2 Peter 1:4]


2014-08-15
Keeping the Law: Is it possible to keep the Law? Why was Christ crucified if it is? If it isn't why did God demand the impossible? Is there a distinction between the law & "if you do well" like He said to Cain? [Genesis 4:7, Luke 1, Philippians 2]



2014-06-25
Obedience means obedience: I was listening to some people who said that the only sin we can commit is to ask for forgiveness for sins, that we don't really need to "obey". What would you say to something like that? [Hebrews 2:9, Galatians 5:6]



2014-06-05
Expiation and Propitiation: Was Jesus' death more of a "Propitiation" (appeasing the wrath of God) or was it more of an "Expiation" (removing the guilt from our record)?
Wrath of God: Does God ever get angry at us?
No condemnation: But as long as we are in Christ Jesus, even though we do sin, just like when a child disobeys a parent, God doesn't condemn us, does He? [Romans 8:1]

2014-04-24
Joy to the World & Lordship: If Jesus isn't already King, how can we tell people to obey Him right now then?



2014-04-10
Obedience: Obedience seems pretty childish, according to Michael the Buddhist.



2014-01-29
Obedience, Surrender, Submit: Do you have to obey our church leaders just because they are church leaders? [Hebrews 13:17]



2014-01-02
Testimony of Visions & Obedience: A testimony about visions from God, but not obeying them/Him.



2013-02-11
David & Jesus Regarding Enemies: Why did David curse or say bad things about his enemies, but Jesus said to forgive & love your enemies?
Blessings for doing Good, Cursing for doing Bad: How come in the Old Testament is says evil will happen if you sin, & good if you obey, or blessings & cursings for doing good or bad? [Job, Deuteronomy 28]
Legalizing Abominations: Does a nation that legalizing abominations be in trouble & receive the judgment of God?

2013-02-08
Delighting in God's Commandments: Caller has never considered the idea of "delighting" in God's Commandments until now. [Psalms 112]



2013-02-07
Glorifying God: What does it mean to give glory to God?



2013-02-04
Women having Authority over Men: Did you say that women having authority over men only applies to the churches of Corinth or of the church today? [1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 14]
Picking & Choosing in the Bible: Caller thinks it dangerous to pick & choose, & he & Steve get in a lengthy discussion about applying customs & specific things Paul said,


2013-01-22
Steve's Itinerary: When are you going to be in San Cruz again?
Enjoying a Read-in-a-Year Bible: Really enjoying a Bible that I can read in a year, & have a lot of questions in the margins but can't find them.
Knowing God's Voice: How do we know God's Voice because I am in a bad marriage of a husband who is a sheep in wolves clothing. How do you know you are living in God's obedience?

2013-01-21
Doubting Thomas & Spiritual Realities: Doubting Thomas believed after he had evidence, but we have to believe by faith, & we get to see the whole picture now of Salvation unlike the people of the Old Testament.
Knowing God's Will even through Adversity: How are we supposed to know if it God's will or not to do something when we might be encountering roadblock after roadblock & not clear open doors?
Obedience: We need to obey what we the Holy Spirit is telling us to do is the key thing.
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