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Topic: Chosen (the)

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2021-04-27
Predestination, Chosen, Election: Could you help me understand more about God choosing people for salvation? [Romans 8:29, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, I John 3:2, 2 Peter 3:8-10].



2021-04-26
Predestination: What are your views on "predestination" and why people believe in it or not? [I Peter 1:1-2, Romans 8:28-30, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:11, Romans 8:22-23].



2021-04-14
Non-Calvinist View of "Election": Could you give a non-Calvinist view of "election" as in I Thessalonians? [I Thessalonians 1:4].



2021-04-07
Properly Preaching the Gospel: As scripture warns we are to be careful not "to preach another gospel", How does one properly preach the gospel? [Galatians 1:7-9, John 6].



2021-03-22
Chosen People Makes God a Racist: Is God a racist because He favor His chosen people? [I Peter 2:9].



2021-03-01
Non Calvinist View of "Appointed to Eternal Life": Can you help me understand how this verse about being "appointed to eternal life" would be explained from a non-Calvinist position? [Acts 13:46-48, I Corinthians 16:15, Acts 16:14].
Being Caused to Believe (Calvinism): Does the text suggest God causing people to believe in Acts: [Acts 13:46-48].


2021-02-25
Calvinism: Isn't it counterintuitive to be a Calvinist and also be an evangelist?



2021-02-24
Chosen for the Book of Life: Did God choose who would be faithful, or did He just know who would be, when he wrote the names in the "Book of Life"? [Revelation 3:5, Revelation 20:15, Psalm 69:27-28].



2021-01-25
Calvinism vs the Alternates: What is the difference between Calvinism and other denominations? Recommended lecture; "God's Sovereignty & Man's Salvation."
Steve Gregg Leaving Calvary Chapel: What lead to your departure from Calvary Chapel?


2020-12-15
The Predestined & The Elect: Could you help me understand "the predestined" and "the elect"? [John 15, Luke 19:10].
Satan Lucifer: Is Satan the Lucifer, and was he an archangel? [2 Peter 1:19].


2020-11-23
Calvinism & Few Who Find it: If scripture indicates that people will be trying to "find" the way, doesn't that become a good argument against Calvinism? [Matthew 7:14].



2020-10-20
The Word, "Israel", Removed in New Bible Translation: What do you think of Olivier Melnik's (Chosen People Ministries), report that The Bible 2020 by Danish Bible Society removes "Israel" from the Bible?



2020-10-09
Total Depravity: Do you agree with the Calvinist position regarding "total depravity"? [Colossians 2, Ephesians 2, Luke 15:11-32].
Chosen in Christ: What do you say about the verses that say we are "chosen" in Christ? [Isaiah 42, Ephesians 1:4, John 15, Exodus 12, Isaiah 5].
Chosen Before the Foundation of the World: Were we not chosen before the foundation of the world? [Ephesians 1:4].

2020-10-09
Predestination: Did you say that the word "predestination" only appears in two places the New Testament? [Romans 8:29-30, Ephesians 1:5, 2 Corinthians 3:18, I John 3:2].



2020-10-06
Predestination & Free Will: Can you help me with my struggle with the word, "predestination" and its implications? [Ephesians 1:5, Romans 8:29].



2020-10-01
The Elect in Christ: Is it biblical to view that Christ is the elect one, and we are "in Him", therefore also elect? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].
Corporate Election: Is viewing election as "corporate election" biblical, as to opposed to the Calvinist view? [John 15:6, Ephesians 1:4, I John 5:12].


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].



2020-09-04
Calvinism's Effectually Called: Is the Calvinistic idea we are chosen without free will, as in "the calling from eternity past" defended in scripture? [I Corinthians 1:24-25, Isaiah 65, Matthew 22:14, Matthew 23:37, Luke 13:34, Romans 8:28, 2 Peter 3:9].



2020-09-02
Jesus Not Needed for the Jew: Is the verse about turning from our "wicked ways" and "healing the land" in 2 Chronicles still applicable to us today? Can this be used to defend an argument that Jesus is not needed for Jews to claim God? [2 Chronicles 7:14, Deuteronomy 18:15-18, Hebrews 11:10, Hebrews 11:15].



2020-08-12
Many Are Called, Few Chosen: Does "many are called, but few are chosen" mean that God knows who is going to be saved from the beginning? [Matthew 22:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:14].



2020-08-11
Why Was Israel Chosen: Why did God choose Israel to bring about New Testament restoration?
"Already, Not Yet" Hermeneutic: I don't understand the "already, not yet" hermeneutic in Progressive Dispensational thinking?


2020-07-30
Greek Word for faith, "pistis": Could you help me sort out the actual meaning of the Greek word for faith, "pitis" and how it relates to a gift given or our choosing to believe? [Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 11:1].
Faith-a Gift Given or Chosen by Us: Could you help me understand out much our will has to do with our salvation, the grace with which it is given, and evaluation of the evidence? [Hebrews 11:1].


2020-07-17
Terrified into the Church: How could John MacArthur, a Calvinist, believe that people could be terrified into entering the church, if they are already elect?



2020-06-26
God is Not a Racist - Insufficient: Isn't saying that "God is not a racist", an insufficient response to clarifying why God doesn't choose any racial group for carrying out His will? [Romans 2:5-10].
Calvinism-We Are Not Robots: Is it not insufficient to say that "we are not robots" in your argument regarding Calvinism and the matter of free-will and predestination?


2020-05-13
Calvinism & Hyper-Calvinism: Would you talk a little bit about the various degrees of Calvinism and specifically, Hyper-Calvinism? [Romans 10:9, Joshua 24:14-15, Deuteronomy 30:19].
Calvinism & Lordship Salvation: Do Calvinists believe in Lordship and Lordship Salvation?
Dispensationalism Reviewed: Can you give a quick overview of what Dispensationalism is?

2020-05-11
The Chosen of God, the Elect: Why do you believe that we are not chosen as the elect by the Holy Spirit?
A Sovereign God That Allows Evil in the World: If God is sovereign, why does He allow so much evil in the world?


2020-05-06
The Chosen People: Were the chosen people the Hebrews or the Jews?
Moses a Jew or Hebrew: Moses didn't call himself a Jew, but called himself a Hebrew, right? [Genesis 14:13].


2020-05-01
Old Covenant Israelites Restoration to God: How do the Israelites who were cut-off in the Old Covenant, come back to be restored to God in the last days, especially if they don't know they are Jewish? [Hebrews 8:13, John 8:37-40].



2020-04-10
Proclamation: Caller shares a proclamation about the glory of God.
Identifying The Called: The words for used for "called" in Romans 8, are two different Greek words, so does that identify a particular and exclusive group of people as "the called"?[Romans 8:28-30, Isaiah 66:4, Hosea 11:4, Revelation 17:14].
Husband/ Wife vs Bride/ Bridegroom: Is there any distinction between the husband/ wife in the Old Testament and the bride/ bridegroom in the New Testament? [Isaiah 43:4, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Revelation 19:7-9].

2020-04-03
Calvinism-Golden Chain of Redemption: Would you share your thoughts on the order of events in redemption- chosen, foreknowledge, called, elect, predestined, etc. (Golden Chain of Redemption]? [Romans 8:28-30, I John 3:2, I Peter 1:2, Ephesians 2:6].



2020-03-23
Jews the Only Worshippers of God: Why were the Jews the only ones to have a relationship with God? [Hebrews 11].



2020-03-20
Calvinist Views of Election & Predestination: Could you talk about the Calvinist views of election, being chosen, and predestination held by some of the leading Calvinists, such as Calvin and Sproul? [Romans 8-9].



2020-03-19
Steve's Book on Revelation-Comment: Just a word of appreciation for Steve's teaching and his Revelation book.
Uncleanness in Old vs New Testament: Can you clarify the difference between "uncleanness" in the Old Testament and its spiritual application in the New Testament? [2 Corinthians 6, 7:11]
Isaac & Ishmael: Can you help me to understand the significance of Isaac & Ishmael? [Galatians 4:21-31].

2020-03-04
Appointed or Chosen: Is the word for "appointed" in these verses correct? Does it mean appointed to the word, thereby making it an argument against Calvinism? [I Peter 2:8, Acts 13:48]
Foul Language (Cussing or Swearing): What do you think about using foul language (cussing & swearing)? [Ephesians 4:29, James 3:1-12].


2020-03-02
Calvinism-Election & God's Chosen People: Could you help me sort through Calvinism and Election?



2020-01-24
Few are Chosen: Could you clarify what is meant by "many are called, few are chosen?" [Matthew 13, 20:16, 22:14].
Earth's Age: Would you discuss the age of the earth ?


2019-10-25
Chosen People: Did God choose the individual people or the Jewish nation? Are we the chosen people? [I Corinthians 16:22].



2019-06-28
Unconditional Election (Calvinism): Are we unconditionally chosen or elected to be saved? If so, how then, could God be upset if we didn't make the choice? [Ephesians 1:4, Acts 17:30].



2019-06-17
God Choosing People: Can you explain the choosing of Jacob and Esau, and God hardening Pharaohs heart? [Romans 9:6].



2019-03-13
Israel-God's People: Who are God's people? Isn't Paul saying that God's people are identified as national Israel? [Romans 11:1, 28, 8:29, 9:27, Chapters 9-11].



2019-03-07
Calvinism-The Elect: Are Calvinists similar to the Jews that assumed salvation based on their ethnic election-or chosen status? [Romans 9]. Are Calvinists more humble because they believe in total depravity?



2019-01-23
Call of God for Only the Elect: Is the calling to come to God only come to certain people, or to all? [John 12:32, John 1:9, Psalm 19].



2018-10-29
Calvinism & Election: You are chosen, but chosen for what?



2018-08-24
Calvinism & Arminianism: Where do you land on the Arminian vs Calvinism controversy? What does it mean to be chosen or elected?



2018-07-30
Being Drawn by God: It says you have to be drawn by God? How do I know I'm being drawn?



2018-06-12
R. C. Sproul, Election & Predestination: R C Sproul, who holds the Calvinist view about Election & Predestination, can you please clarify what it means to really be chosen in Christ? [John 6:44, Ephesians 1:4] (Steve does some humor.)



2018-04-18
Appointed to Eternal Life: It says in Acts that people were appointed to eternal life. How do Arminianist get past this text? Does God do everything, or do people have something to do with drawing near to God? [Acts 13:48]



2018-04-17
Being Drawn by the Father: Can you interpret this Scripture that only God can draw us to Him? [John 6:44]



2018-03-02
God Drawing Everyone: It says in the Bible that God is not willing that any should perish, but only the ones that are drawn can come so how come He doesn't draw everyone? [Matthew 23:27]



2017-11-16
Calvinism & the Elect: Calvinism & arminianism discussion involving election, being in Christ, predestination, free will, the whole gamut



2017-09-19
Righteousness is a Gift: Caller thinks righteousness is a gift.



2017-08-18
Calvinism & Predestination: Calvinist believe that only some people are predestined to be saved, to be Christians, no matter what they do or don't do, is that right? Do you believe that?



2017-08-17
Jews Still God's Chosen People: are the jews still God's chosen people?
Praying for the Jews: rphould we be praying for them?


2017-03-06
Calvinism, Predestination & Election: Calvinism, the chosen, the elect, a category of people or individuals? [2thess 2:13, 1thess 1:4-5]



2017-03-06
Calvinism: Calvinism & being drawn by God. [John 6:65, Romans 9]



2017-01-31
Church Leadership: A church wants me to become part of the leadership/eldership of the church but wondering if I should because I don't really feel called.



2017-01-27
Being Drawn by God: Can you, as a non-calvinist, explain to me John 6:44?



2015-12-10
Election - Potter power over the Clay: What about the verse that talks about the Potter having power over the clay? [Romans 9:21-23]



2015-12-10
Election: what is the honest & right view of "election" (chosen)? [Ephesians 1:4]
Jehovah's Witnesses: You had a wonderful lecture on Mormonism, but do you have any lectures on JW's & do you know of false prophecies they specifically made?


2015-12-07
Chosen by God: Why should I ask for my husband to be saved if it's not necessarily God's will for him to be saved?



2015-10-13
Chosen People: Who ARE the chosen people now, Christians?



2015-09-25
Israel Being God's Chosen People: Caller thinks the Nation of Israel is still God's chosen, special people.



2015-09-15
Jews being still being God's Chosen People: Is Israel still God's chosen people?



2015-01-21
Book of Enoch similar to Narnia: Did Steve say the book of Enoch was similar to the Chronicles of Narnia? What was the motive of the writers quoting from it?
Calvinism: How do Calvinists determine who are of the elect or not?


2014-11-07
Chosen & Calling: God choosing people because He knows they'll answer the call.



2014-11-07
God Lifting you up if you are called: What were you saying about being lifted up by God after offering your services to Him after He calls you?
Getting Re-Baptized: Should I get re-baptized?


2014-10-27
Calvinism & Arminianism: Do you have choice or not? Caller wishes that during the debates the were re-aired the week before that they had debated more the difference between Calvinism & Arminianism & choice.



2014-04-08
Many are Called, Few are Chosen: How come ALL aren't called, only MANY? [Matthew 22:14]



2013-02-07
Calvinism & Election: How do I know if I'm of elect or not? I'm afraid I'm not of the elect.



2013-01-08
Predestination: God might have a foreknowledge of who's going to be saved, but He doesn't predestinate them to be chosen. They have to choose themselves, isn't that right? [Romans 8, Romans 9, 1 Corinthians 3:18, 1 John 3:1-3]
Calvinism & Dispensationalism: So if you believe in Calvinism, you are a Dispensationalist?
Free Will: Don't we have Free Will? If Calvinism was right, God would be taking that away, wouldn't He be?
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