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Topic: Scripture

Episode Topic Audio

2021-01-14
Various Translations of the Bible: What are the differences between the various translations and which do you think the best for beginners?



2021-01-13
How to Study the Bible: What is the best way to get familiar with and study the Bible (rec: go through the Bible at TheNarrowPath.com)?
Responsibility of the Overseers: What does Acts 20:28 mean regarding the responsibility of the overseers for the church? [Acts 20:28, Matthew 20:25-27, Matthew 23:8-9].


2021-01-13
Founding Fathers-Deists: Caller shares a resource from David Barton, "Building on the American Heritage", that denies that the founding fathers were Deists.
Liberty Bell Scripture: What was the scripture on the liberty bell? [Leviticus 25:10].


2021-01-13
Can't Recall Scripture: As a mixed martial arts competitor, I suffered some head injury and cannot remember scripture, what should I do? [Psalm 119:11, Matthew 6:21].



2020-12-28
The Bible as the Word of God: What are some good arguments to convince unbelievers that the Bible is the Word of God?



2020-11-11
Support for the Greeks in the New Testament: Since the Philistines were Greeks and constantly attacking Israel, why does the New Testament seem to support the Greeks? [Jeremiah 47:4].
The Greek Language of the New Testament: Why was the New Testament written in Greek instead of Latin? Was that prophesied?


2020-11-05
Various Bible Manuscripts Compared: Is there a good book that consolidates all the various manuscripts to help sort out the differences?
Better Evidence Should Have Been Left to Confirm the Bible's Reliability: Does it not seem like Jesus should have left better evidence that the Bible is true?


2020-11-04
Bible Reliability Questioned by Atheist: A long-time Atheist friend of mine has challenged the reliability of the Bible because it has been translated so many times. How would you respond to him?
Testing Prophets Today: Since someone prophesied that Trump would win this election, should we test those that give prophecies? If so, how would you go about testing it before it evidences itself?


2020-10-05
Paul's Travelogue for Our Instruction: What are we supposed to learn from Paul's travelogue in Acts 27, especially in light of the verse that all scripture is for our instruction? [Acts 27, 2 Timothy 3:15-16].



2020-09-22
The Writing's of Josephus & Philo: Why were not Josephus and Philo's writings not included in the Bible?
Hollywood Bible Movies: Are the movies such as, "The Robe", "Quo Vadis", and "Ben Hur" historically accurate?


2020-09-21
Do Not Take Away From the Scriptures: Would you put a finer point on the passages about the Bible about "not adding or taking away from scripture"? [Revelation 22:18, Deuteronomy 4:2 & 12:32, Proverbs 30:6, Colossians 2:21, Genesis 3:3].



2020-09-01
The Creation & Earth's Age in Genesis & the Disciples: Could you help me sort the age of the earth, creation, and the knowledge and task of the disciples? [Genesis 1:1-2, John 21:25].



2020-08-28
"Inspiration" of Scripture: Would you talk about your view of the "inspiration" of scripture? [Luke 1:77, Ephesians 3:19, 2 Corinthians 6:17, Jeremiah 36:32].
The Incarnation: What is your view of the incarnation (Kenosis Theory)? [Philippians 2:7, Luke 4:14]


2020-08-04
Being Critical of the Faith One Has been Taught & Determining the Non-negotiables: Would you offer some guidance about how to be critical of the faith views one has been taught, and have confidence to explore truth and know what is essential to keep?
Critically Cross-examining the Scriptures: How does one remain spiritually safe, and avoid offending God, when critically cross-examining the scriptures?
Nonsensical Scripture Resolved: If you run across some scriptures that seem nonsensical, how do you process through that?

2020-07-06
Bible-The Word of God: Caller comments on verses about the Bible coming by the hand of God.



2020-07-06
The Bible-The Word of God: How do I respond to someone who wants to know where the Bible says that it is the word of God?



2020-06-16
Eschatology: Can you tell me the cornerstone passages about eschatology?
Christology: What about Christology?
Most Referenced Verse: What is the most referenced verse in the Bible? [Matthew 7:1].

2020-06-11
Gift of Prophecy Today: If the canon of scripture is complete, then how can there be a gift of prophecy today? If so, what does it look like? [Acts 21].
Gift of Prophecy Defined: Is the gift of prophecy about making predictions? [I Corinthians 14:29, I Thessalonians 5:20-21, I John 4:4].


2020-05-15
Comforting Scriptures: Would you suggest some comforting scripture for these challenging times? [Psalms 1, 2, 19, 34, 37, 91].



2020-05-08
Jesus Humor: I can think of only one verse that might refer to Jesus having a sense of humor. [John 21:25]
Numerology & the Bible: After Isaiah chapter 40, there appears more alignment with the New Testament message, & there may also be a relationship between the 39 chapters of Isaiah to the 39 books of the Old Testament. Do you think that numerology has anything to do with this? [Lamentations, Psalm 119].


2020-05-04
Memorizing the Bible: Should I re-memorize books of the Bible in a newer translation?
Bible Restrictions in the Future: Do you think that one day we will need to know the scripture by heart, as we may no longer have access?


2020-04-30
Dangerous Bible Translation Differences: Would you comment on the excluded passages in some of the translations which I maintain indicate dangerous doctrines. [Luke 4:4, Deuteronomy 8, I John 5:7-8].



2019-08-09
Translation obscurities: Why do we not have more direct translations of what the Biblical words actually meant, rather than these more obscured translations? [Matthew 24, 2 Peter 3].



2019-07-24
"Trembling at the Word of God": Is there a verse about trembling at the word of God? Has that happened to you? [Isaiah 66:2, 57:15].



2019-07-11
Disciples Taking Notes: Do you think that the disciples took notes while Jesus was speaking?
Holy Spirit Teaching Truth: Why do people seem to disagree on some points of scripture even though the Holy Spirit is intended to bring us into all truth? [I Corinthians 13:9, John 16:13].


2019-06-27
Inerrancy & Authority of Scripture: Would you clarify the concept of "inerrancy of scripture"? What does this mean in terms of human fallibility and the authority of scripture? [Numbers 25:9 & I Corinthians 10:8, I Corinthians 1:14-16].
Variation in Manuscripts: What about the parts of the Bible that are not in some manuscripts? [John 7:53-8:12, Job 42:7-17]."


2019-02-28
Church Discipline, Judging, Rebuking: Church discipline, if I see my brother sinning, should I just ignore it or what? [Matthew 18]



2019-02-19
Best Place to Start in New Christian Experience studying the Bible: Where to begin in the word, for a new believer?



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]


2018-12-06
Mandela Effect: Does the "mandela effect" really happen, verses changing?



2018-09-20
All Scripture Given By Inspiration: All the word of God is inspired, does that mean they were told word for word what to write, "auto-writing"? [2 Timothy 3:16]



2018-08-22
Blessing Them Which Bless You: God told Abraham, "I will Bless those that bless you and curse those that curse you", can you comment on what this means? [Genesis 12:3]
Tradition & Scripture: Is tradition in the church as important as scripture like the Catholic Church seems to suggest? [1 Thessalonians 2:15]


2018-08-21
Blessing Them Which Bless You: God told Abraham, "I will Bless those that bless you and curse those that curse you", can you comment on what this means? [Genesis 12:3]
Tradition & Scripture: Is tradition in the church as important as scripture like the Catholic Church seems to suggest? [1 Thessalonians 2:15]


2018-06-08
Curse as a result of Adam & Eve's sin: Is there a curse as a result of adam's sin? [Genesis 3:17]
Learning about God: Is the best way to learn about God & become spiritual is to read about Him in the Bible? Read & read & read? [Romans 1, 2 Timothy 3:16]


2018-04-16
Taking Bible Stories Literal-Noah & Jonah: Do you take the stories of the Bible literal or figurative, especially Noah & the flood & Jonah?
Catholic Confirmation: Does catholic confirmation count as being saved? What about Infant Baptism?


2018-04-13
"He Led Captivity Captive": What is the meaning of Ephesians 4:8, "led the Captive captive"? [Ephesian 4:8, Psalm 68:18]



2018-04-02
Bible Incomplete: People say that the Bible is incomplete. Do you have anything I can listen to about that?



2018-03-16
Studying the Bible & Smoking Marijuana Simultaneously: Is there anything with reading the Bible & smoking marijuana at the same time?



2018-02-28
Sola Scripture: Is sola scriptura wrong because the Bible was compiled according to tradition?



2018-02-02
Disbelief: Is disbelief in Christianity indefensible?
Compilation of Bible: Was the Bible miraculously compiled?


2018-01-30
Studying the Bible: Should we read the Bible every day?



2018-01-30
Scripture Applying to Us: Knowing when a scripture might be meant especially for us, especially one of healing, [Jeremiah 30:17]



2017-12-19
Doubting the Bible: Listener is doubting his faith, doubting the reliability of the Bible, & he needs assurance about the authority and integrity of it.



2017-12-15
Doubts the Inerrancy of Scripture: Can a person who doubts the inerrancy Word of God be considered a Christian?



2017-11-29
Understanding the Scriptures: Understanding the scriptures, having the Holy Spirit to teach us, the Holy Spirit opened the understanding of the apostles



2017-11-01
Celebrating Christmas: Should Christians be celebrating Christmas? [Jeremiah 10:2-5]
Missing Books of the Bible: Are there books not in the Bible that should be?


2017-08-31
Not Add or Subtract to the Bible & the Letter "J": Is it adding or subtracting to scripture by using a J, such as in jesus' name? [Revelation 22:18-19, Proverbs 30:5-6, Deuteronomy 12:29-32]



2017-08-30
Adding Additional Apostolic Book of the Bible: Could we add more apostolic writings, if genuine ones were located?



2017-08-18
Canon of Scripture: So the canon of scripture was organized by the catholic church?



2017-06-28
SOLAS & Sola Scriptura: Have you ever heard of the acronym SOLAS? Sola Scriptura, Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Solus Christus, Soli Deo Gloria.



2017-01-13
Infallibility of the Bible: Can you explain again how you know the Bible is the infallible, inerrant Word of God?



2016-04-04
Olivet Discourse with Book of Revelation: Can we compare Matthew 24 with Revelation 6? What about Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21 also?
Studying the Bible: Does the Bible tell you how to study the Bible?
Memorizing or Meditating on the Scripture: Are we supposed to meditate &/or memorize the Bible?

2016-03-21
Not being Confused: Comment about not being confused.



2016-03-10
Reading the Bible: How should we read the Bible? What mindset? A Systematic Theology or a story-like narrative?



2015-12-28
Reading the Bible: What is the best way to read the Bible?



2015-11-10
"Throw it all out": Doesn't it say somewhere in the Bible that if a portion of the Bible is bad to throw it all out?
Mormonism & Fallacy of the Bible: That's what the Mormons say, that some of the Bible is wrong, because, for example, it says "repented" of the evil He was going to do to the Israelites for worshipping other gods. [Exodus 32:14]


2015-10-26
The Inspiration of Scripture: Paul was only talking about the OT Scriptures when he said 1 Timothy 3:16, about all the Scripture is given by inspiration, but did he have foresight & knew that the NT would be Scripture too? [2 Timothy 3:16]



2015-10-26
Encouraging Scripture: i'd like some Scripture to encourage a niece who is a very weak Christian who's going to be alone.



2015-10-16
Reading & Understanding the Bible: What is the best way to read the Bible?



2015-09-24
Marriage, Divorce & Remarriage Situation: Caller has anxiety, worry about the new situation he has found himself in as he's about to get a divorce, it sometimes getting the best of him & wants some Scripture to lean on, or some advice listen to.



2015-09-11
Disagreement about Canon of Bible: Little convoluted in what his actual disagreement w/ Steve was on the Canon of Scripture....slavery, & other stuff.



2015-08-19
James Authorship: Who wrote the book of James, & when was it added to the Canon of Scirpture?



2015-03-26
Bible interpretation in James: "Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?" James 4:5 What does it mean? [James 4:5]



2015-03-24
Divorce & Remarriage Concern: Caller is concerned if his 2nd marriage is valid or not.
Canonization of Scripture: "All Scripture is God-breathed", does that include the books of the Apocrypha? [2 Timothy 3:16]


2015-03-13
Scripture & Inspiration: What are the meaning of the words, "Scripture & Inspiration" in [2 Timothy 3:16-17]?



2015-03-11
Conservative & Liberal Christians: Caller has trouble w/ both Conservative & Liberal Christians, because conservative tend to be legalistic, while liberal Christians, anything goes.
Inspiration of Scripture: What exactly does "inspiration", "inspired" mean when we are referring to the Holy Scriptures? [2 Timothy 3:16]


2015-03-06
The Book of Nehemiah & Joy: How do you apply "the Joy of Lord is my strength", we get strength from His joy? [Nehemiah 8:10]
Manasseh killed Isaiah: Is it true Manasseh killed Isaiah? [Isaiah 9:21, 2 Chronicles 33:13]
Not loving Jesus most: Where is it in the Bible where Jesus says if people love their mother or father more than Him, is not worthy of Him? [Matthew 10:34-38]

2015-03-06
Sola Scriptura: What does Sola Scriptura mean, a Catholic asks a Protestant, that all the problems/divisions that the Protestants are having stems from that.
Catholic Church the only way: Anyone who is not under the umbrella of pope or in the Catholic church are not saved, caller's Catholic friend says.


2015-02-13
Calvinism: God wonders why people do bad instead of following Him, so people can decide to do good or bad. What verses do you have that debunks Calvinism?



2014-06-03
Dispensationalism (last call): Dispensationalism seems to go against Scripture so much. Isn't there a danger to that?
Tithing: Is there ANYWHERE in the NT that says we MUST tithe? [Matthew 23:23]
Steve's Ministry: Your ministry, especially your website, is very informative, has a vast amount of knowledge on it.

2014-05-01
Jesus' Birthplace: Did I hear that there was a discrepancy of where Jesus was born?
Bart Ehrman: I've been getting my information from Bart Ehrman & was told he was a scholar. What do you think of him?
Scripture is God-breathed: I know there are 2 Scripture that says the Bible is inspired or God-breathed. Can you point me to them? [2 Timothy 3:16-17, 2 Peter 1:19-21]

2014-04-01
KJV & NIV: The NIV makes things clearer than the KJV sometimes (in reference to another call).
Spiritualizing Scripture: When's it okay or not okay to Spiritualize or Allegorize Scripture?


2013-02-05
Applying same Scripture Different Ways: There really is no universal way to apply the same passage of Scripture for everyone....it might mean something else to someone else. Do you think that might be true? (Spiritualizing Scripture)
God Speaking to us: Can God speak to us apart from the what He says in the Scripture? Is it possible He might ever tell us something CONTRARY to what the Scripture said?


2013-01-18
Once Saved, Always Saved: Why is the Bible so ambiguous about whether someone has eternal security once they become saved?



2013-01-16
No Bible Anywhere in America: It's kind've hypocritical of the American government to say we can not preach or teach the Bible, but accommodate any other religion that is not Christian such as Buddhism & Islam.
Trinity: Can you explain the Trinity?


2013-01-16
Put Bibles Back in Schools: People are saying how we need to get rid of guns, but how come we never hear anything about putting the Bible back in school?



2013-01-03
Inerrant Scripture: People say we shouldn't say Scripture isn't inerrant? Is that true? [2 Timothy 3:16]


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