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Topic: Vow (Oath, Promise)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-21
Marriage to Unbeliever: Could you help me sort out these verses and their application to being married to an unbeliever who behaves badly? [Galatians 7:13-16, 2 Timothy 3:5, I Corinthians 5:9].



2021-05-12
Marriage Licenses: Is is acceptable to not get a government marriage license, but just have a church ordain it?



2021-03-05
Church Membership Requirements: Is it normal for churches to require an interview and signed paperwork to become a member of the church? [I Corinthians 1:12, Matthew 5:37].



2021-02-25
Biblical Guidance on Marital Separation: How would the Bible suggest my wife and I go about her choice to separate because of our difference in my new Christian faith and her spiritual new age views? [I Corinthians 7:12-15, Matthew 5:32, Matthew 19:9].



2021-01-21
Marriage Legalities & Requirements: What are the guidelines for couples who function as husband and wife? Do need to have the legal documents, etc.?
Offended by Lack of Agreement on Scripture: Why are people offended if you don't agree with their interpretation of scripture?


2020-08-03
Defraud Not One Another in Marriage: would you clarify what it means to "not defraud one another" and if this grounds for divorce? [I Corinthians 7:5, Exodus 21:10-11].



2020-07-14
Adulterous Marriage: Because a couple I know remarried in some complicated circumstances, I am wondering if it is actually an adulterous marriage? [Matthew 5:32].



2020-04-17
Adultery & Remarriage: What does the Bible say about getting remarried after a divorce that involved adultery? [I Corinthians 7].
Private Covenant Marriage: What do you think about a covenant marriage, done privately (without witnesses) between two people without any government involvement? [Genesis 24].


2019-11-19
Marriage Vows: Would you comment on marriage vows and traditions in contrast to those in Biblical days?



2019-11-08
Wedding Vows & Separation: Is breaking vows (short of immorality) made at a wedding ceremony, reason to separate or divorce? And are separations acceptable?



2019-11-01
Keeping Promises & Vows: Where is the scripture that supports one keeping their commitments and promises? [Matthew 5:33-37, Psalm 15].



2019-07-16
Marriage: When does marriage actually begin-in light of possible seriousness of a commitment made prior the ceremony or sanction of the state? [I Corinthians 6:16]



2019-04-03
Oaths Forbidden: When Jesus forbid oaths, what did He mean [Matt 5:33-38]?



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?



2019-02-12
God's Promises Conditional: Did you say every promise of God is conditional?
David & Paul differences: God doesn't deal w/ us according to our sins but then Paul says that He does, can these be harmonized? [Psalms 103:10, Romans 2:14]


2019-02-05
Land of Israel: Why didn't Israel ever get the entire land? Are God's promises conditional? [Genesis 15]



2019-02-04
Covenants: What are the parameters of a covenant? What are the different kinds of covenants? A Covenant would only end in the death of one party?



2019-02-01
Marriage: What determines when a couple is married in God's eyes or not?



2019-01-30
Promise of the Father: (followup for earlier in the show) Is the promise made in Genesis referring to the promise in Acts? [Genesis 22:18, Acts 1:4, Galatians 3:14]



2017-11-21
Living in Sin: Confronting people who are living in sin.
Performing a Wedding you have Doubts about: What about performing weddings if you have some hesitancy about the union?


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]


2017-11-01
Institutional Church & the Early Churches: Modern institutional churches is in complete contrast to the apostolic or early church of the 1st century. [Hebrews 10:25]
Grounds for Divorce & Remarriage Discussion: God's view of marriage & faithfulness, but you can get a divorce if there's any impurity, like if your spouse is or becomes an alcoholic.


2017-07-25
Communication being Yea or Nay: What does Jesus mean in Matt 5:37 about your communication being yea or nay?



2017-07-05
Never Leaving or Forsaking: I believe we can lose our salvation, not once saved always saved, but what about His promise to never leave or forsake us? [Hebrews 13:5, Joshua 1:5]



2017-06-23
Reconciling Scripture of Losing Gifts: There are 3 passages of scripture seem to go against what Romans 11:29 about not losing gifts, which says, "For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance". How do you reconcile them, like having the lampstand taking away, the talents taken away, the Kingdom of God taken away? [Romans 11:29, Revelation 2:5, Matthew 25:14-30, Matthew 21:33-43]



2017-02-02
Elders being Single: How can you qualify to be a bishop if you aren't married? [Matthew 5:34, 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Timothy 3:2, Titus 1:5-9]
Taking Oaths: What do you think about taking oaths?


2017-01-20
Immutability: the immutability of God, does He change His everlasting promises? (steve shares an interesting story about a gift he didn't get)



2015-12-15
Covenants: Do you think that part of pleasing the Lord of walking in obedience is an expression or an oath that you'd abide by the new covenant?



2015-12-01
Jephthah & his vow: How come Jephthah didn't get any rebuke or God being upset for saying he would sacrifice his daughter (or the first thing that came out of the door of the tent)? [Judges 11:30-31]



2015-10-29
Jephthan & his Daughter: Did Jephthah Sacrifice his Daughter because of the vow he had to keep? [Judges 11:30-39]



2015-10-06
Paul cutting his hair & the Nazarite vow: Why did Paul cut his hair? Why did he take the Nazarite vow? [Acts 18:18, 1 Corinthians 9:20-22]
A test for Adultery: Can you expound on the Adultery test in [Numbers 5:11-31]?


2015-08-20
Covenants of the OT & NT: Can Steve please explain the differences between the Covenants of the Old Testament & the New Testament, so that a child can understand it? Why do we have to have a covenant today?



2015-02-18
Let Nays be Nay & Yeas be Yea: What did Jesus mean by saying, "Let your nays be nay & your yeas be yeas"? Was He being strict, saying to be honest? {Matthew 5:37]



2014-10-09
Gay Weddings: We shouldn't attend Gay Weddings, should we? I mean, we aren't just going there for the cake & some punch! When you go to a real wedding, you are saying you are endorsing it, celebrating it with them, but gay weddings are not real.


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