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Topic: Punishment

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-21
Different Levels in Hell: Are there different levels of punishment in hell? [Luke 12:47].
"Total Depravity": Does "Total Depravity" imply that the unsaved can do no good thing, or is it that they can do good things, but still fall short of the glory of God? [Luke 19:16-25, Matthew 19:16-26, Romans 8:8, Acts 10].
Doing Perfect Things: Can Christians do perfect things?

2021-05-20
Right to Life-Abortion vs Capital Punishment: If I am against abortion, should I then, logically be against Capital Punishment (Death Penalty)? [Genesis 9:6, 2 Thessalonians 3:10].



2021-05-14
More Severe Punishment in Hell for Evil People: I was hoping that Hitler would be punished worse in Hell, than perhaps others? [Matthew 16:27, Matthew 25:31-46, Romans 2:6, I Peter 1:17, 2 Corinthians 5:10, Revelation 20:13].



2021-05-14
Foot Washing: What is the significance of washing one's feet?
Levels of Hell: What are the three levels of hell?
Spiritual Gifts: What are the 7 spiritual gifts, and what about tongues at Pentecost? [Romans 12, I Corinthians 12, Acts 2].

2021-05-11
Abortion & Capital Punishment: If I am against abortion, should I also be against capital punishment? [Genesis 9:6, Act 25:11]..



2021-04-14
Christian View of Forgiveness: Could you expound on the Christian view of forgiveness, and if we have the right to forgive someone who has hurt another? [Acts 5:10].



2021-03-02
Requirements for Belief? When does disbelief become a sin, and what standards or evidence would require one to believe? [Deuteronomy 19:15, 2 Corinthians 13:1].
Unfair Penalty for Disbelief: Doesn't the penalty of eternal torment in hell unrealistic and unfair simply because one has failed to be convinced of God?


2020-12-02
God Punishes & Disciplines Us: Does God punish us? [Psalms 103:6-12, I Thessalonians 4:6, 2 Peter 4:13, Hebrews 12:5-12, I Corinthians 11, Proverbs 13:24].
Applying Scripture to Ourselves: How does one know how to apply the Psalms, Proverbs, etc., to oneself? [1 Corinthians 11, Psalm 103:5-6, 2 Timothy 3:16].


2020-11-19
Promises to Unbelievers: Are the promises to unbelievers the same now as it was in the Old Testament days?
No Eternal Hell, Then No Eternal Life If we don't understand the word for "eternal" in regard to hell, then can we still understand the idea of the after life as being eternal? [Matthew 25:46].


2020-10-23
Levels of Hell: Could you talk about the scriptural implication that there are different levels or punishments in hell? [1 Thessalonians 1:9, Luke 12:47, Matthew 11:24].



2020-09-24
Everyone Must Die for Own Sins: Someone who is moving away from Christianity toward Judaism, is struggling with the scripture that indicates that everyone must suffer the consequences of their own sins. [Ezekiel 18:18-20, Hebrews 10:4, Hebrew 10:26, I Timothy 2:6].



2020-09-22
if Christ Died to Atone for Sin, How Can There Still be Punishment: If Christ came to die to atone for the sins of all, how can punishment be required (universal atonement vs universal salvation)? [I Corinthians 8:10-11, 2 Peter 2:1].



2020-09-21
Jesus Killing Jezebel's Children: Does Jesus kill Jezebel's children in the future? [Revelation 2:20-23].



2020-09-02
Christ Dying for Our Sins, Past, Present, Future: Did Christ's suffering on the cross include feeling the pain of my sins, as He actually felt them at that moment also-sort of outside of time? [Revelation 18:8].
Jesus' Amount of Suffering Due to Enormity of Sins He bore: Did Jesus suffer more on the cross because He was suffering for such an infinite number sins? [Revelation 13:8].


2020-09-02
Atoning Death of Jesus: Was Jesus' death what atoned for our sins, or what there more to it? [Isaiah 53:6, I Peter 2:24, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Revelation 14:10].



2020-08-17
Old Testament Law About Virginity: Could you clarify the circumstances surrounding the law about women's punishment if accused of not being a virgin? [Deuteronomy 22:13-21].
Evidence for Crimes in Old Testament Law: What do you think of God using such unreliable evidence when there is such serious consequence in the Old Testament Law? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].
Harshness Against Women in the Old Testament: Is it because of cultural differences when I balk at the harshness against women in the Old Testament, and yet there were still some women remarkably revered?

2020-08-03
Law of Moses-Cut off Her Hand: What do you think about Moses's law when he said a woman's hand should be cut-off for an infraction? [Deuteronomy 25:11].
Loss of Eye or Tooth in the Law: Would you comment on the law and the compensation for the loss of an eye or a tooth? [Exodus 21:27].


2020-07-14
Hell and Jesus' Eternal Torment: If Jesus took our punishment for sin, and the punishment is eternal damnation, will Jesus then suffer eternally? [Romans 3:23, Ezekiel 18:20-24].



2020-06-19
Righteous Man Escaping Capital Punishment: Is Ezekiel 18 referring to the righteous man escaping the capital punishment in the Jewish Law? [Ezekiel 18:21, Jeremiah 31:29].



2020-06-16
Lake of Fire: What kind of bodies do the unrighteous have when they are cast into the Lake of Fire? [Revelation 20:14-15, Luke 12:48].



2020-06-10
The Law Penalty of Stoning After Jesus: Did the stoning penalty stop with the death and resurrection of Jesus for Christians? [Romans 12, Romans 13].



2020-06-03
Old Testament Law & Punishment Application for Today: How does Old Testament law, crime & punishment apply to us today?



2020-06-03
Forgiveness Required: In light of the scripture that requires that we are to be forgiving, what does it look like to forgive in a variety of situations-great to small? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:15-17, Luke 23:34].



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



2020-05-04
Hell-Conditional Immortality: Does your understanding of the Conditional Immortality allow for only a brief period of suffering?
Hell-Conditional Immortality & Universal Reconciliation (Restoration): How does the view of Conditional Immortality align or differ from the Universal Reconciliation (Restoration} view in regard to the punishment?


2020-04-28
Saved Heads: Based on this verse in Amos, is God not too happy with people who shave their heads? [Amos 8:10].



2020-04-17
Stumbling Fellow Believers: How does the passage in Matthew (regarding stumbling the young in the faith) apply to people today? [Matthew 18:6-7].



2020-03-30
Eternal Life & Eternal Judgment: Could you talk about "eternal life" and "eternal judgment?" [John 3:36].



2020-03-25
Why No Hell in the Old Testament: Do you think the reason that "hell" is not mentioned more in the Old Testament is because God wanted His people to chose Him for Himself? [Daniel 12:2, Isaiah 66;24].



2020-02-20
God's Harsh Punishment in Old Testament: What do you say regarding the harshness of God's punishment on his people in the Old Testament? [2 Chronicles 15:12-13].



2020-01-23
Punishment to the 3 & 4th Generations: Can you break down what God says about visiting iniquities on the children of the 3 and 4th generations? [Exodus 20, 34:6].



2020-01-21
Women's Punishment in Genesis: I am wondering why the women's punishment for sinning in Genesis, seem so much worse than what man has to suffer? [Genesis 3:16-17].



2019-12-04
Weeping & Gnashing of Teeth: What is the weeping & gnashing of teeth for or about in scripture? [Matthew 13:42, 18:34].



2019-11-13
Punishment in Heaven: How do we know that we won't be punished in heaven for or sins, or the things we have neglected, such as not casting out demons?



2019-06-26
Cain & Abel: Why was Cain's sacrifice not accepted and clarify the "driven me out ... from the face of the earth"? [Genesis 4:1-16]



2019-05-16
Disciplining Children Biblically: What does the Bible teach about disciplining children? [Proverbs 22:15, I Kings 1:6, Ecclesiastes 8:11].



2019-03-26
Church Conflict: What should I do if my daughter is asked not to return to her youth group, when it was not her that was the bully?



2019-03-04
Old Testament Law: According to the Old Testament, should we put rebellious children to death? [Deuteronomy 21:18-21], [Mark 7:9-1].



2018-11-08
Lake of Fire - Hell: What is Hell & the Lake of Fire, & will it be the same experience for the people who make it there?



2018-07-06
Child punished for Parent's Sin: Can a child be punished or suffer for the parent's sin? {Ezekiel 18, Exodus 20:5]



2018-07-03
Chastisement of the Lord: What is the chastisement of the Lord?



2018-04-24
Sins of the Parents: Do you think God ever on occasion still does pass judgment on the children of the fathers even though in places like Ezekiel 18 He says He doesn't?



2018-04-23
Calamity: My girlfriend's 2 year old cousin just drowned & how do we not view this as a punishment instead of a blessing?



2018-03-26
Atonement-Penal & Christus Victor: Was God punishing Christ for our sins?



2018-02-08
David Taking a Census: Why was it wrong for David to take a census? [2 Samuel 24, I Chronicles 21]



2017-10-26
Predestination Exists: Caller thinks predestination exists because God knows everything.
Doctrine of Hell: Where does the doctrine of hell come from?


2017-09-13
Wicked Person goes directly to Hell after Death: People who die go to hell because of Lazarus & the Rich Man, according to this caller. [Luke 16:19-31]



2017-09-08
God Creating the Devil: Why would God create a devil to tempt us, torment us, create havoc, when he's going to be held accountable in the end?



2017-08-24
Last Act is a Horrible Sin: What if your last sin a terrible sin at the very last minute of your life, what will God do with you?



2017-08-22
Degrees of Punishment in Hell: is there different degrees of punishment in hell? isn't just going to hell for not believing Jesus enough? Is justice an attribute of God?



2017-08-02
Capital Punishment (Death Penalty): Are we dishonoring God if we don't support the death penalty? [Matthew 15]



2017-06-09
Cain's Fear: If there was such a small population when Cain was told to leave, who was he afraid of? [Genesis 4:13]



2017-06-09
Parenting: Shouldn't parents correct their child? What about parents who don't care about disciplining their children? [Proverbs 13:24, Proverbs 23:13-14]



2017-04-04
Capital Punishment (Spanking): Capital punishment (spanking) works.



2017-04-04
Capital Punishment: Corporate Punishment going to a gentler, kinder kind of punishment.



2015-09-01
The person Job Getting a New Wife: Did Job get a new wife at the end of his latter days?
Chastised by the Lord or Being Attacked by Enemy: How can we know if we are being chastening by the Lord or being attacked by the Devil? [Hebrews 12]


2015-07-21
Whistle Blowing at Work: What obligation does an employee has to tell on somebody who is hurting the company?



2015-03-25
Hell: Caller has a simple theory about why it isn't eternity in hell.



2015-02-11
Capital Punishment: Did Jesus abolish capital punishment since they stopped stoning for a whole score of offenses that you'd get stoned for in the OT?



2015-02-06
God's Plan of Salvation: Someone can't take someone else's place for their crime, but Jesus was able to.



2015-02-05
Adultery: Caller trying to explain his theory of what adultery is, living w/ the consequences of, but not as a punishment.



2015-02-02
Adulterous Pastor: What should I do if I think a pastor is committing adultery?



2015-01-19
A couple of jokes are exchanged: Michael the Buddhist shares a joke & Steve shares one.
Karma: What does Steve think of Karma just being the hand of God?


2014-11-12
God's Punishment to Eve: Why would God extend the pain of child-birth to all women since it was only Eve that sinned? Did He choose that punishment for a reason? Is it okay to use drugs to dull the pain during childbirth? [Genesis 3:16]



2014-09-17
Delay in Punishment: What verses would you use to show you shouldn't sin even though you seem to be getting away with it right now? [Ecclesiastes 8:11-12]



2014-06-03
God Punishing or Disciplining: Is God Punishing or Disciplining sinners? [Hebrews 12, Ephesians 6:1-4, Proverbs 22:6, 13:24]



2014-05-27
The Rod & the Staff: Is there a difference between the rod & the staff? We aren't supposed to be beating our children w/ a rod, but it does say to use it, "he who spares the rod, hates his child". However, it's hard to punish your children biblically in this day & age. [Proverbs 13:4, 23:13]



2014-03-13
By His Stripes we are Healed: In Isaiah 53, by His Stripes we are healed, do you believe it is talking about Jesus' SUFFERING on the cross as well as dying on the cross, His scourging? [Isaiah 53]
Jesus bearing our guilt: Did Jesus bear our guilt as well as our penalty on the cross?


2014-02-11
Paying for our sins NOW by Suffering: Even though Jesus paid the penalty on the cross for our sins, is it possible that sometimes we have to pay our own debt w/ suffering in the present time before the other side of glory? [1 Corinthians 3:10, 2 Corinthians 1:8-9]


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