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Topic: Christian Living

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2021-06-17
Compensation from Another Christian: As a Christian seeking compensation, can I ask my Christian dentist, to cover the costs of a botched attempt to fix my tooth? [I Corinthians 6:1-10].



2021-06-11
Married to an Unbeliever: How do I live a Christian life being married to an unbeliever, and remain faithful to Christ? Recommended lecture: Topical/Individual Lectures/ "How to Love your Wife Like Christ Loved the Church." [I Corinthians 7:12-15, John 13:13].



2021-06-11
Commitment to Live the Christian Life: Is it by resolve that one learns to live the Christian life without the law (The Torah)?



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"?

2021-06-07
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?


2021-06-03
Worldly Christians: What is a worldly Christian? [Romans 12:2, Psalm 1:3].
Taking the Vaccine a Sign of Worldliness: Is it a sign that I am worldly, if I took the vaccine?


2021-06-01
Not Attending Church: Will God honor my attempts to live a Christian life, even if I have not found a local church?



2021-05-26
Babes or Mature in Christ (Basic Principles): Could you help me with this passage in Hebrews, particularly in its reference to being "perfect"? [Hebrews 6:1-2, Hebrews 5:12-14, 2 Peter 3:18].



2021-05-25
A Christian Married to a Jew: How can it work for a devoted Christian man to be married to a Jewish woman? [I Peter 3:1, 2 Corinthians 6:14].



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].



2021-05-13
Living with Those Dramatically Opposed to Christ: Caller looks for counsel regarding living with a spouse that reacts dramatically again the name of Christ.



2021-05-07
Steve's Chapter on Social Justice: Caller suggests others send Steve's new book, "Empire of the Risen Son", Volume 1, particularly chapter 15 on "social justice".



2021-05-07
Conservative vs Liberal Christianity: Is conservative Christianity more representative of the true Christian worldview than is Christian liberalism?
Views of Marriage; "Egalitarian" vs "Complementarian": Could you comment on the "egalitarian" vs the "complementarian" view of marriage? [Galatians 3:28, Ephesians 5:21].


2021-05-05
Zealously Sharing One's Faith: Can you recommend a way of sharing one's faith zealously without coming on too strong and offending others??



2021-04-29
Pro-choice & Restrictive Views of Christian: Pro-choice caller defends the position, criticizing the religious Christian community, particularly for imposing their restrictive views on others.



2021-04-28
Revelation's 7-Year Tribulation: Do Dispensationalists add up the 3.5 year references to get the 7 years? [Revelation 11-13].
Joab and the Horns of the Altar: Why did Joab hang on to the horns of the altar in the time of Solomon? [I Kings 2:28].
Living as a Christian Today: Is it harder to be a Christian in today's world than it was in former times? [John 15:18-20].

2021-04-22
The Authority of the Christian: What kind of power and authority does Christian actually have, such as commanding things to happen, directing angels, binding demons, etc.? [Romans 4, Matthew 16:18-19, Matthew 18:18].
Praying for Someone Who Wants to be Healed: What should we do if we are not sure if God wants to heal someone, since it really is up to God and His will, when we are asked to pray for their healing?
Lecture About "Speaking in Tongues": Where do I go on your website if I want to know more about "speaking in tongues"? Recommended topical lecture: "Charisma and Character".

2021-04-06
Sanctified Hearts: How do we sanctify our hearts? [I Peter 3:15, I Peter 1:15-16].
Brethren as Sinners: Why do so many brethren still identify as sinners? [Galatians 5:17, Romans 7:20-23, Ephesians 2:8-9, James 4:7, I Thessalonians 5:16-18].


2021-03-31
Making Difficult Commitments and Promises: How do you know what to make a commitment to, so that one won't eventually break it and sin?, as in the temptation of something like pornography?



2021-03-31
Authentic Self: Don't you think that simply being one who is living as their own authentic self, is the best way to live a successful like as a Christian?



2021-03-30
Steve Gregg's New Books on the Kingdom of God: Caller commends Steve on his new books on the Kingdom of God, book 1 (There is Another King), particularly, Chapter 19.
Dominion Theology: Are you gravitating toward "Dominion Theology" (Dominionism)?


2021-03-15
Fully Surrendered, but Worldly Responsibilities: Since there is actually so much we have to do , how does still one get to a fully surrendered state, and still take care of responsibilities?



2021-02-26
Does God Love Me Enough: Caller having suffered terrible abuse in marriages, that resulted divorces, asks, Does God love me enough, and I am forgiven? [I John 1:7].
Unforgiving Children and Other Christians: How do you deal with unforgiving Christians, and even your own children?


2021-02-22
Fruit of the Spirit & the Spiritual Gifts: Why am I not experiencing the of fruit of the Spirit, particularly peace and joy? [Galatians 5:22-23, 2 Peter 1:4, I Corinthians 13, I Corinthians 12:31, I Peter 4:10-11].



2021-02-19
Provoking Our Children: What does it mean to not provoke our children to wrath? [Ephesians 6:4].
Family Not Attending Church Together: What should one do if one's spouse or children do not want to attend church with you?


2021-01-29
Steve's Parents & His Christian Faith: How did your parents help you shape your decision to follow Christ?



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].



2021-01-28
Christians Living and Encouragement: Could you give me scripture to help me live my life as a Christian? I need some structure. Recommends "The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life", by Hannah Whithall Smith. [Matthew 6:33, Psalm 1, 2 Timothy 2:15].



2021-01-20
New & Old Testament Comment: Caller comments on Bible study and relates the New to the Old Testament, and how one helps each to understand the other.
Handling Thoughtless People: How would Jesus handle really thoughtless people with whom you have to continually interact?


2021-01-15
Living too Casual a Christian Life: Can you help me sort out the criticism I receive regarding living too casual a life as a believer? [Proverbs 28:26, 2 Samuel 5:19].



2021-01-14
Christian's & Life Insurance: What is the Christians position on having life and other insurances?



2020-11-30
Christian Involvement in Politics & War: Do you think that the Bible encourages or discourages believers to be involved in government, as our founding fathers were?



2020-11-30
Neither Will Your Father Forgive Your Trespasses: Could you clarify what is meant by "if you do to forgive, neither will your Father forgive you"? [Matthew 6:14-15, Matthew 18:34].



2020-11-10
Laying on of Hand, Fundamental to the Faith: I am studying the fundamental principles of the faith, and I am struggling with the "laying on of hands", can you help? [Hebrews 6:1-2].



2020-11-05
Second Work of the Holy Spirit for Salvation: Do you believe that there is a second work of the Holy Spirit in regard to one's salvation? [Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4, Jude 1:21, I John 5:21].



2020-10-30
Christians Unloving to One Another: How do I handle my grief over Christians being unloving to one another and demonizing each other's denominational views? [Luke 14:26, Matthew 16:24-25].



2020-10-23
Jesus Confronting Sinners: Do you think that Jesus would have confronted and corrected sinners when they were being inappropriate, or would He have removed Himself from them? [John 3:16-17, I Corinthians 5:12].



2020-10-23
Set Apart or Heeding a Calling: How are we to understand being set apart for God? Is it just living a good and joyful Christian life? [1 Thessalonians 4:11-12, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Jeremiah 1:5, Acts 2, Romans 12].



2020-10-22
Christian in Name only: How do I deal with Christian who seem to only have a form of godliness but still live a life of sin? [1 Corinthians 5]
Judging Others: When I tell them we shouldn't be doing our old life anymore, I get ostracized & told that I shouldn't judge. [1 Peter 4]


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].



2020-10-20
Correcting Others: How do we offer correction correctly when we see so many people going the wrong way? [Isaiah 26:9-10, Leviticus 19:17].



2020-10-20
The Movie, "The Passion of the Christ": Did you see the movie, "The Passion of the Christ" and if so, what did you think about it and its accuracy?
How to Grow in One's Faith: What is your recommendation to a believer to help them grow in their faith? (Lecture series; Cultivating Christian Character). [Psalm 1:2].


2020-10-19
Fornicators in the Church: If fornicators will not enter the kingdom of God, what about the fornicators at local churches? [I Corinthians 6:9].
Defining the True Church: Are you defining the true church as those that actually follow Christ, and do not continue to live in sin? [Matthew 18:15-17, I Corinthians 5:9].


2020-09-10
"The Benedict Option"-The Christian in the Corporate World: Could you give me some applicable biblical principles for Christians who must interact in the corporate world? [Galatians 6:10].



2020-09-04
Getting on the Narrow Path: Contemplating on the verse about "the narrow path", I am concerned that myself and some of my friends are not really on it. Can you help direct me? [Matthew 7:13-14, Matthew 26:41, James 3:2, Matthew 16:24, I John, Revelation 7:9, John 13:35].



2020-08-20
Steve Gregg's Martial History: Were your previous wives professed Christians?



2020-08-11
Christians Hating: How bad is it now, as we Christians seem to hate each other within the church, much less outside the church? [I John 3:15].



2020-08-05
Work Out Your Own Salvation: What do you think of the claim that "working out one's own salvation" is an excuse not to attend church? [Philippians 2:12].
Working Out One's Own Salvation: Are the verbs in Greek in plural, in the verse about working out one's salvation? [Philippians 2:12].


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].

2020-07-29
Day of Rest Continues: Is the day of rest (the 7th day) referred to in Hebrews 4, still continuing even until today? Can you reconcile that wilt John 5:17? [Hebrews 4, John 5:17, Genesis 2:1-3].
Teaching in Public School: What do you think about a committed Christian taking a job as a teacher in a public school?


2020-07-23
Drama of Current Events: Could you advise how much to focus and engage with politics and how to balance the drama of current events?



2020-07-21
Advice for Marriage and Raising Children: Since you have some unique and extensive experience in marriage and raising children, what can you advise me? Recommendation at website under topical lectures; "How to Love your Wife as Christ Loved the Church" [Proverbs 22:6, Proverbs 15:1, Ephesians 5:25]



2020-06-30
Social Justice & the Christian church: What is "social justice" and how involved should the church be in it? [Matthew 12:17-21, Isaiah 42:1-4, Ezekiel 18:20].



2020-06-22
Believing in God-Without Doubt: Should we not know that God is real with every fiber of our being, rather than related to the saying, "I would rather live as if there is a God and be wrong ..."?
The Value of the Church Fathers: Why are the church fathers important to us, since we are all fallible?


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].



2020-06-12
Struggle in Spiritual Life: I am struggling with my spiritual life; fellowship and Bible reading, following my wife's death, can you advise? [Amos 8:11].



2020-06-10
Christians Devoured by the Devil: Does the verse about the devil being like a lion seeking to devour us, how does this apply to Christians? [I Peter 5:8].
Thoughts from the Devil: Can the devil actually put thoughts into your heads? [Matthew 16:23].
Jesus Seeing the Devil: Did Jesus actually see the devil when he was tempted in the wilderness?

2020-06-08
Criticism of Trump: Do you think that Trump would get more criticism is he had brought in the military to quell the riots?
Christian Evangelism to Improve Society: Should we not be more concerned about reaching out as believers to one person at a time, rather than trying to work through large protests? [Proverbs 9:10].


2020-06-05
Christians-Politics & Voting: Is it important for Christians to vote? [I Peter 2:14, Exodus 23:3,6].



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].


2020-04-21
Wake Up America: How do we wake up America to the need to protect the nation as a republic as they should?



2020-04-17
Defining One's Faith: What do you tell people about your faith, without aligning to a particular group, movement, or theology?
Calvinism: Comment on Calvinism and how their theology maligns the character of God.


2020-04-09
Closing Business in Observance of Christian Holidays: What would God have to say about a business not closing on Good Friday or other Christian celebration days? [Romans 14:5].



2020-04-09
Feeling Guilty Though Repentant: What do you say to a believer who has repented, but struggles with guilt about their past sins?



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].


2020-03-30
Church Leaders - Not Exhibiting Love: What do you think about a worship leader in our church who indicates he just doesn't like some people and avoids them? [I John 4:7-8, John 13:34, Romans 8:9, I Corinthians 13].
Mean Christians Sharpen Us: Could it be that unloving or mean people are there to sharpen us, like the scripture says? [Proverbs 27:17].


2020-02-26
A True Disciple of Christ: After listening to your lecture, "Toward a Radically Christian Counterculture", I am feeling convicted about whether I am a real Christian-a true disciple of Christ-and am wondering that if my previous walk has been weak and compromised, where does that leave me? [Titus 2:10].



2020-01-24
Paul's Disobedience in the Law: Why did Paul seem to enforce and demonstrate living according to the law when we have been released from the law? [Galatians, Acts 18:18, I Corinthians 9:20].



2019-12-31
African Colonization & Christianity: What about the suggestion that those of African ancestry were not Christians until after colonization and slavery and they may still be pagans worshipping ancestors? Why would God allow this?
Christian Ancestral Guidance: Can someone still be a Christian and yet want to be in touch with their ancestors looking for guidance?


2019-12-03
Christians Fasting: Should we be fasting? If so, how and when? [Matthew 9:15, Luke 5:35, Matthew 6:16].



2019-11-19
Self-defense & Pacifism: Why is the west so quick to use self-defense when it doesn't seem to have been commonly practiced in the early church?



2019-10-30
Bare Minimum to be Saved: What is the bare minimum one needs to do to be saved? [Luke 14:33, I John 5:12, Proverbs 24:16].



2019-09-16
Carnal Christian-Guilt & Regret: How would you assess dating a woman who indicates that she has been a Christian for a long time, but says she has been living a carnal life? [I John 1:7,9, Romans 5:1-11].



2019-09-13
Idolatry, eating food that were sacrificed, meat that was strangled: In China, one still often gets their goods given to them at the stores in little idols. Is that a concern for the Christian?
Eating Blood: What about eating blood and the law for Christians today?


2019-08-30
Hypocrisy in the Church: Do you think that God would find our way of worship an abomination, if we are being hypocritical? [Malachi 1:10].



2019-08-20
Submission to a Corrupt Government: What is our obligation as Christians to submit to government, especially since the beast is apparently a corrupt form of government? [Revelation 13, 2 Corinthians 10:4-6, Ephesians 6:12].



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?



2019-07-31
Homosexuality: If I, as a Christian, don't live a homosexual lifestyle, but approve of those who do, where do I stand with God?



2019-07-01
Christians Under The Law: Are Christians under the Law?



2019-05-28
Esteeming Other Above Ourselves: When the Bible says, "esteem others better than ourselves", how are we to do that when we see criminals, etc. all around us? [Philippians 2:3, Romans 12:10, John 13:1-17 ].



2019-05-21
Demon Possession of Christians: Why do you think Christians can be possessed? Possession vs. Oppression? [2 Corinthians 12:7].
Partial-Preterism: What is Partial-Preterism? [Revelation 20:9-end].


2019-05-17
Demon Possession: Can a Christian be demon possessed, or if they are possessed, would they go to heaven? [Blumhardts Battle].



2019-05-14
Raising Up a Child, Not Departing: The promise, "Raise up a child in the way they should go, and they will not depart from it," doesn't seem to be true, so how can this be resolved? [Proverbs 22:6]
Prophets today: So is everyone who claims to be a prophet, really a prophet? [I Corinthians 12, 14].


2019-05-06
Homosexuality: How do we show love and acceptance of homosexuals, without compromising Christian values? [Matthew 11:16-19].



2019-04-30
Christian Gatherings: What is our obligation to gather together to fellowship, as believers? How do we see the organized corporate church in light of this scripture [Hebrew 10:25]?



2019-04-08
Divisions in the Church: Why so much division within the Christian body? [Romans 14, 1 Corinthians 3]



2019-03-13
Weak Christianity in America: Caller position is that many mainstream preachers don’t teach very solid material, and that American Christians need to speak out about some of the about the church's objectionable political changes.



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
Division in the Church: Where does one draw the line when choosing to no longer associate with other Christians? Differences of opinion in the many and various denominations. Protestant vs Catholic. [II John].
Abiding in Christ: What constitutes "not abiding in Christ"?


2019-02-27
America & Christianity Why do you think Christianity is so weak today in America?



2019-02-25
Church influencing your Children: What should the church involvement regarding how you raise your family?



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



2019-02-18
Salvation through the Gospel of John: Can an unbeliever become a believer by just reading the book of John?



2019-02-15
Deathbed conversion as opposed to long-term Christians losing their faith: What about a good person who was a Christian most of their life who ends up going to hell & a person who was evil most of their life who repents and becomes saved?



2019-01-29
Jealousy: Is it wrong for a Christian to be jealous of their spouse?



2019-01-28
Coffers: Are these 2 passages of scripture talking about the same thing where everyone just put all their money in one pot & people took what they needed? [Acts 4:34, Hebrews 10:34-36, 1 John 3:18]



2019-01-25
Joining the Military: Is it wrong for a Christian to join the military?



2019-01-24
Marriage & Maturity: Isn't getting married better for your spiritual, mental & emotional growth? So isn't Paull sort've contradicting himself? [1 Corinthians 7]



2019-01-21
Strong Man: Would you explain the passage about the Strong Man? Does it apply to us being freed as believers? [Mark 3:26-28].
Paying Church Staff & Pastors: What does the Bible say about paying professional church staff, preachers, and pastors? [Galatians 6:6, I Timothy 5:18, Luke 10:7}.


2019-01-02
Saints or Sinners: Should we consider ourselves saints or sinners?[2 Corinthians 2:14, Romans 7:18,23, Romans 8, Philemon 6].



2018-12-20
Relationship over Rituals: The New Testament seems to speak of relationship & condemn rituals, can you find any rituals besides the Lord's Supper & Baptism, & what about traditions?



2018-12-14
Ezekiel Is the Temple that is described in Ezekiel which hasn't been built still going to be built? [Ezekiel 40:5-24]
Professing Christianity but not: What do you tell someone who claims Christianity but is anything but?
Gap Between the 69th & 70th Week: Gap between the 69th & 70th week [1 Thessalonians 4:14-18, Daniel 9:24-27]

2018-12-12
Homosexuality: How should Christians deal with the homosexuality community?
Church for Believers: Is the church an evangelical program or is it supposed to be only an assembly for believers?


2018-12-12
Christian Scholar not necessary: I disagree w/ you on what you think qualifies someone to be a Christian, sure, you are scholarly, but just because other people aren't.



2018-11-13
Jesus' actual Commandments: What are Jesus' actual commands?



2018-11-09
Alcohol & the Christian: Is drinking alcohol a sin or is it just being a drunkard that is?
Churches Displaying the Rainbow Flag: What about churches that display the rainbow flag?


2018-11-06
Christians & Politics: Christians being involved in politics.



2018-11-01
Freezing Debt: Is it ok to freeze the growing debt owed to someone to avoid bankruptcy?
Housing Illegal Immigrants: We need to open our home to sojourners, does this apply to the immigration issue?


2018-11-01
Studying the Bible: I'm having difficulty sticking w/ reading the Bible, is it better to listen or read it?



2018-10-22
Gambling might be a good thing: Caller thinks you can legitimately gamble to help build a church.



2018-10-18
Studying the Bible: Is it possible studying the Bible is a bad thing? What is required when studying it?



2018-10-17
Christian Lifestyle: Attempting to live an obedient life but the pull of the world so overpowering.



2018-10-16
Mandates of Christianity: Is it possible to reject Jesus by not living by all mandates of 1 john? What about eople claiming to be Christian but not bearing the fruit



2018-09-20
Patriotism: How far do we take it patriotism? Do we say the pledge allegiance to the flag?
Lawsuits: Can or should a Christian sue a non-Christian


2018-09-06
Christianity & Sabbath Keeping: Does following Jesus include keeping the Sabbath? I have some friends who are SDA, & we get into some discussions about it.



2018-09-05
Christian Making Judgments: Christians making judgments, being morally sensitive & being indignant over wrong.



2018-08-27
Lackadaisical Christians: Caller is concerned about when others don't really care what the Bible says is it because they are neglectful of study or really don't want to sort out Biblical info?



2018-08-24
Husband & Wives Directives: There are directives to men as to how to treat their wives, but are there directives to the wives as to how to treat their husbands? [1 Peter 3:5]



2018-08-13
Steve Gregg's Children: What caused your children going down the wrong path?
Christian's Owning Guns: What do you think about Christians owning guns?


2018-08-01
Christian Living, Spirituality: What is your opinion about living in the city as opposed to out in the country as far as being able to live a Christian life?



2018-07-25
Christians & Politics: Should Christians try to influence politics? [1 Thessalonians 4:11, 1 Thessalonians 5:12]



2018-07-24
Christians & Military Duty: Should Christians be a pacifist?



2018-07-19
Calling a church to Repentance: Preaching against sinners in church, accusing people in the church about their sin, is that right to do?



2018-07-10
Monetary Tips: Is it godly to give tips in restaurants?



2018-06-08
Paul pre or post Conversion: In Romans 7, is Paul talking about his pre-conversion experience or his post-Christian experience, the old man or the new creature? [Romans 7]



2018-04-25
Physical Death or Spiritual Death: Which is worse, dying physically or dying spiritually?



2018-04-20
Complaints about Christianity: Do you love everything dealing w/ Christianity?



2018-03-29
Christians & Good Christians: Why is there this idea where there is some good christians & not so good Christians? [Romans 3:10-12]



2018-03-28
Christians influencing Politics: What is our place in our society as far as trying to make laws happen, influence policy as Christians?



2018-03-15
Dying in Sin: if someone dies in sin, are they still a Christian, are they still saved?



2018-03-13
Loving your neighbor as much or more than yourself: Paul says to love others MORE than ourselves, but Jesus only said to love others as MUCH as ourselves [Romans 12:10, John 13:34, Philippians 2,3,4]



2018-03-07
Tithing in Christian History: When did tithing start becoming a thing in the Christians church?



2018-03-07
Suing Fellow Christians: Are christians allowed to take others to court? [1 Corinthians 6]



2018-02-28
Images of God: People thinking God (Jesus) needs to look a certain way.
Parable of the Sower: In the parable of the sower, are they all Christians being talked about?
Tribulation: Is there going to be great tribulation in the last days? (I think Steve forgets to answer it.)

2018-02-26
Biblical Gospel vs Americanized Gospel: Can you elaborate on your thoughts regarding the gospel of the bible vs an Americanized gospel.



2018-02-16
The Effect of the Word of God: Tell me more about the Word of God taking effect, whether positive or negative.



2018-02-14
Divorced Christians: Can a person be a Christian if they are divorced? Is divorce forgivable?



2018-02-14
Christian Living: If a person doesn't do all the things a typical Christian does, such as going to church, does that mean they are not a true Christian?



2018-01-30
Kingdom of God: Churches seem to not be so concerned about the Kingdom of God, but the attractiveness of Heaven or the fear of Hell.



2018-01-25
Losing interest in Christianity: Daughter gave her life to Christ as a child, but at 13 seems to have departed from Christian activity, is she still saved?



2018-01-10
Questioning Conversion: How do I know if I am a Christian if i keep struggling with sin?



2018-01-08
Being Mistreated: We need to be prepared to be mistreated!



2018-01-08
Christian Boundaries: What are the boundaries a Christian should have regarding abuse from others?



2017-12-22
Calvinism & Depravity: calvinism, total depravity
Christians & Politics: What is the role of Christians in politics?


2017-11-27
Unbeliever & Professing Christians Living in Sin: What do you do about people who were once professed Christians but are no longer Christians or someone who professes to be, but is living anything but but as a Christian? Didn't you say there were 2 sets instructions, one for an unbeliever & one for a believer [1 Corinthians 5]



2017-11-16
Being a True Follower of Christ: The essentials of Christianity, what does it take to be recognized as a believer by God?



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?


2017-10-17
Why a Christian: You asked the other day a hypothetical question, Why be a Christian? Why believe in God? & I'd like to answer. [2 Timothy 2:15, Philippians 4:7-9]



2017-10-13
Always Studying End Times: End times, end times, end times! that's all we seem to be studying! Where's the edification in that? Shouldn't we be learning about Discipleship?



2017-10-13
Christians helping the Poor: Aren't Christians supposed to help the needy?



2017-10-12
Church Authority: Who has the final word of what is truth? Is the pastor the "dictator" of the church?



2017-10-05
Definition of Righteousness: What do you thinks about this definition of Righteousness, That someone does & says the right thing in every situation, is that correct?



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?


2017-09-01
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.


2017-08-31
Context of Scripture & Cherry Picking: What can you say about people saying you are are just saying take the Bible in Context so they can skillfully cherry pick from the Bible, but not really taking it in context? Exegesis over proof-texting.
Once Saved, Always Saved: So you say people can lose their salvation? What about people who go through a rough period of time, & go out & perform willful sin? Are they lost during that period of time?


2017-08-24
Meaning of Christianity: What does it mean to be a Christian because I've had inconsistent behavior?



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?

2017-08-17
Intentional Christian Community: I was wondering your knowledge about the "Intentional Christian Communities" & what you think about it?



2017-08-15
Overcoming the Flesh: What's the proper way to overcome the flesh? What is the difference between temptation & sin?



2017-07-25
Nation Under Judgment: Is our nation under Judgment because of a reprobate mind?
Bad Cops: Is it biblical to shoot back at police who are shooting you unjustifiably, & why is this happening so much lately in our country?


2017-07-24
License to Sin By Grace: So a minister thinks that because of grace one can you live any way they want & still be a Christian, is this true?



2017-07-24
Being Religious but Not a Christian: Wondering if you could have the characteristics of a Christian & still not be saved? What if you can't overcome a sin? [Matthew 7:24-25]



2017-07-21
Christians being Demon-Possessed: Can a Christian be demon-possessed?



2017-07-20
Christians Enabling Transgenderism: Adopted parents that are Christians & are leaders in the church, but who want to help their daughter changer her gender



2017-07-14
Christian Living a Sinful Life: If a Christian continues living an unrighteous life, is he under the law of Moses?



2017-06-08
Buddhism & Christianity: Buddhist compares his faith/belief system & Christianity.



2017-05-24
Buddhism & Christianity Parallels: I'm trying to show you that there are parallels between the Christian faith & buddhism! (regular Buddhist caller, Mike the Buddhist)



2017-05-16
Holy People on Individuals: Does the Holy Spirit come upon everyone the same way or is it individualized?



2017-05-11
Not Understanding Christian Essentials: claiming to be a believer & but not getting basic stuff right, are you really a believer?



2017-05-02
Christianity: Buddhist caller is a little bit convoluted, finally asks, What is the Christian life?



2017-05-02
The Pledge of Allegiance: Can we say the pledge of allegiance to the flag, & what does it mean when we ARE saying it?
The New Earth: When we get Raptured up in the last day, the earth is just going to burn up & made into the New Earth right before our eyes, & then we are just going to come right back down from the sky?


2017-05-02
Not Agreeing Politically: Tolerating brothers & sisters in Christ who see things differently politically.



2017-03-07
Bridling Your Tongue, No Anger & having a Perfect Religion: What is James saying when he's talking about bridling your tongue, not having anger, & having pure religion? Is he coupling all that together? [James 1]
Being Assertive & not Being a Doormat: Is there a place in the Bible where it talks about it's okay to be assertive, not being a Doormat.


2017-02-27
Golden Rule: Self-love, & love for your neighbor (agape), & in john 13, & is this only to be given to believers or everyone? (follow up to a call he heard earlier.)



2017-02-15
Ethics verses Christian Behaviour: How would you distinguish between being ethical & Christian Behavior?



2017-02-03
Christians in the Military: Christians going in the military followup.



2017-02-03
True Christianity: What is the true way to be a Christian, because Buddhists seemed more Christ-like than Christians?



2017-01-20
Christians performing Yoga: Exercising using Yoga, is that acceptable? Isn't that Hinduism? Should I practice it?



2016-04-05
Christians response to War: How should Christians feel about war?



2016-04-04
Followers of Christ Considered Disciples: As followers of Christ are we considered Jesus' disciples too?
Everything Jesus instructed to His Disciples: Are we supposed to do EVERYTHING Jesus told His disciples?
Spiritual Gifts like the Disciples: Are we supposed to be able to have spiritual gifts like the disciples out, such as healing, or only the spiritual gifts Jesus gives us?

2016-03-24
Paul & James' Gospel of Faith & Works: There seems to be contradiction in the conclusion of what actually saves us, Paul saying in Romans that it's completely by faith, but James says it's both Faith AND Works. So is it POSSIBLE that just like the Church Fathers had a lot of latitude in what they believed, is it possible that the apostles did too? [Romans 4:1-4, Romans 2, Romans 5:6, Romans 5:1, James 2:24]



2016-03-21
Christian but Gay: Can you still be a gay Christian & go to heaven?



2016-03-16
Bucket List for the Christian: hat “bucket list” should I have as a Christian? What should we be doing or preparing for in these end days?



2016-03-11
Tithing: We don't have to pay tithe, is that true? How do we support the local church?



2016-03-11
Narrow Path Website: Caller really enjoys the Narrow Path Website, & talks a little bit about Steve's belief in Replacement Theology.
Liberal Democrat Christian: Can a person be a true follower of Christ & be a true liberal democrat that the same time?


2016-02-23
Receiving Christ: Is there a proper way to receive Christ?



2016-02-23
Modern Day Idolatry: What constitutes an idol for the modern-day Christian? [1 John 5:21, Ephesians 5:5]



2016-02-05
Joining Freemasonry: Is joining the freemasonry a good idea or bad idea as a Christian?



2015-12-14
Pray w/ out ceasing, Rejoicing: It seems to be a little difficult doing all these "dictates" of Christianity 24/7. How are you supposed to function to be able to do these, pray w/ out ceasing, always be rejoicing & so on? [1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, Philippians 4:6]



2015-11-09
Homosexuality: What do I do about relatives who profess Christianity but live in a fornication/homosexual lifestyle? [1 Corinthians 5:11-12]
Love but not Approve: Jesus loves us, & we are to love others, but He didn't, & we don't have to, approve their behavior.


2015-10-28
Discipleship: What is a good way to encourage discipleship in the church? [Matthew 28:20]
Church Community: The typical church service is all about the service, not connecting w/ one another, & people need to be taught how to go about doing life together.


2015-10-20
Going to Church on the Sabbath: How come we don't go to church on the Sabbath (Saturday) like the Seventh Day Adventists do? (Romans 14:5-6]



2015-10-05
Socialism: What objections should Christians have to Socialism?



2015-10-05
Demon-possession: Can Christians become demon-possessed since they are supposed to have the Holy Spirit in them? How can they have both? [Matthew 12:43-45]
Occult Practices: Is it possible that people who supposedly experience Alien phenomenon are really just experiencing demon phenomenon?


2015-09-17
God of the OT & NT: Why did God seem so much harsh in the OT more than Jesus, also God, was in the NT?
Christianity & the LGBT community: Why are Christians so harsh to other people, including to the LGBT community?


2015-08-31
Pressing Issue in Christianity: What is the most Pressing Issue in Christianity. (Lordship of Jesus)
Steve's Favorite subject: What is Steve's favorite subject to teach on?


2015-08-27
Day of a Christian in the Early Church: What were the daily concerns of the body of Christ at that time? What would be the daily life of a Christian during the Apostolic times be?



2015-08-25
Evolution: Can you be a true Christian & still be a true Evolutionist?



2015-07-30
Playing it Safe as Missionaries: Should some people who are about to go on a missionary trip to a closed Muslim country play it safe or go boldly as some of the apostles seemed to do? [Matthew 10:16]



2015-07-29
Being Wronged: If person does something against a person that is wrong, is the person that is wronged obligated to point this out to the person or should they should just pray for them? [Matthew 5:23-24, Luke 17:3, Matthew 18]



2015-07-28
Garden of Eden 2: End of Time being like the Garden of Eden, is there a verse that says that? [Revelation 21 & 22]
Being Born-Again: The Bible doesn't really say anything about accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord. So how does a person become a member of the Kingdom of God, a Christian?
Kingdom of God: When was the Kingdom of God established? At time of John the Baptist or at Pentecost?

2015-07-21
Anti-Christ: An antichrist WILL COME. What did John mean by this? [1 John 2:18]
Coming to Christ late in Life: Caller is suffering from things, consequences of things he did in his life, as a result of doing things he wouldn't have done if he had been a believer earlier, & wants to be know to relate to people who haven't messed up their lives like he has.


2015-07-17
Marriage & Divorce Discussion: Caller submits that the reason most marriages fail is because they should've never gotten married in the first place.
God Uses People: God uses people whether Christian or non-Christians, God is complete control.


2015-07-16
Christmas & Easter: What does Steve think about Christians adopting Christmas & Easter as Christian holidays since they have Pagan roots?



2015-07-14
Public Persona & Private Persona: Caller thinks his ex-wife acts like a genuine Christian in public, but when they are behind closed doors, anything but, & wants to talk about, "by their fruits you shall know them".



2015-07-13
Moral but Not Christian People: What is going to happen to people who are relatively good people but never accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord & Savoiur?



2015-07-09
The Sheep & Goats: People making it to the Kingdom just by default, helping other Christians of human beings in general even though not Christians themselves? [Mathew 25]



2015-07-06
Genuine Christians vs Feigned Christianity: How can we determine who are genuine Christians or people who have a feigned Christianity? Especially churches believing correct Doctrine.



2015-07-02
Alcohol & Drugs: Can a person who is addicted to drugs or alcohols, & even do petty theft to support their habit, can they still be considered Christians?
Richard Dawkins: Can Steve explain some of what is wrong w/ Richard Dawkins reasoning?


2015-05-11
Christians who are in Sin: How do we deal in a Christ-like matter those who claim Christianity but who are living in sin? [Galatians 6:1, Matthew 18:15-20]



2015-04-14
Taking the Bible Literally, Selectively: A friend of the caller said that Christians just take what they want literally out of the Bible, so that makes the Bible not true.



2015-04-02
Go with Them 2 Miles: How far do you need to really take that, when someone wants you to walk a mile, to walk two w/ them? [Matthew 5:41]



2015-03-30
Essential Doctrines & Behaviors: Caller is concerned that Steve didn't say the important things about sharing the gospel. (bad clicking).



2015-03-12
Baptism & Partaking of the Lord's Supper: Can a person be a part of the Body of Christ, but not fully a member of the Kingdom of God, but yet be able to break bread (for example, if they haven't been baptized yet)?



2015-02-27
Divorce: Caller just accepted Jesus & has been learning about what Jesus said about divorce & wants makes to sure he's doing right.



2015-02-20
God is in Control: Caller has never been worried about what's happening in the world, because God does what He wants. [Romans 13]



2015-02-20
Christian Morality in Law & Politics: Can you clarify Christian responsibility toward morality, law, and politics?



2015-02-20
Witnessing: How would you witness to the average American nowadays?
Responding to the Gospel: Suppose they do accept the Gospel, what I share w/ them, what is the next step?


2015-01-05
Taking the Lord's Name in Vain: What does it mean to be taking the Lord's name in vain, swearing or professing to be a Christian & not being a very good representative?



2014-10-15
Christians & Halloween: What do you think about Christians "celebrating" Halloween?



2014-10-08
Idle Words: What is meant by an "idle word"? What are idle words? [Matthew 12:36]



2014-09-24
Theology (Apologetics) verses Christian Living: Discussion about Christian living over knowing Theology, Apologetics.
Institutional Church, Chaos & Early Church: Caller thinks institutional is sort've on its way out but doesn't want chaos but should go back to early church ways.


2014-09-17
Tradition & Legalism: When do you think the traditions some of us have all of a sudden become legalistic? When are we officially crossing the line? Is there anything that we do that would be deemed legalistic?



2014-07-30
Atheist Caller: An Atheist caller just wanted to thank Steve for his Christianity because some don't have much evidence that they are.



2014-07-30
Turning to Christianity: Can Steve explain why should a person turn to Christianity in a couple/few sentences?



2014-07-24
Prayers an Abomination: I heard a preacher recently say that if we have any sin in our heart, God will not answer us. Is that true? [Psalms 66:18, Proverbs 28:9]
The Perfect Christian: Some people seem to have a wrong idea of what being a Christian is. It doesn't mean you are PERFECT at all times.
Satan tempting: Does Satan try to get us to think we are the only ones going through a sin/temptation & that it's okay to succumb to it? [1 Peter 5:8-9]

2014-07-22
Submitting to the Higher Powers: Do Christians have to participate in an illegal war? [Romans 13]



2014-07-18
Lack of Emotion/Love: Listener is not sure if it's a result of a brain defect or personal trauma, but he has no emotion for people, no love for people. [1 Corinthians 13]



2014-06-27
Christian Martyrdom: What is the best book on Christian Martyrdom?
Steve Gregg Debates: Have you ever debated Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses or Muslims?


2014-06-05
Textus Receptus over the Alexandrian Text: Why do you prefer the Textus Receptus over the Alexandrian Text, if you do?
Learning about Christ - Christianity: Where would you recommend that a newly converted Christian or an unbeliever start reading the Bible to learn about God in the best way?


2014-06-04
Becoming a Victorious Christian: How do we become Victorious Christians? Depending on Jesus? Holding each other accountable?



2014-05-22
Lacking in my Salvation: How can I know I am a true Christian? [Matthew 19:16-30, Luke 9:23-24]



2014-05-13
Essentials of Christianity: I called the other day & asked what the Essentials of Christianity, How come you didn't say one of them was that Jesus was God?
Fellowshipping & Jesus the Son of God: How do you fellowship w/ people who don't think that Jesus is the Son of God? or what if people don't think He came down here in the flesh?


2014-04-30
Financial responsibility to Church Leadership: Is it the responsibility of the Body of Christ to financial support everything that goes on in the church such as the church building, the pastor's salary income, maintenance workers?



2014-04-24
Last Minute Christianity: How can someone who has been a Christian all their life be happy about someone who made it in the last 5 minutes of their life, getting to have eternal life? [Matthew 20:1-16, Luke 15:25-31]



2014-04-24
Different Perceptions of God: Why can't everyone be right with their own version of what truth is?



2014-03-06
Civil law & Persecution: What is our duty about obeying the "law of the land" but not wanting to be persecuted or not wanting to obey some questionable laws?
Christians at Liberty: Are Christians allowed to enjoy themselves? or do we have to give everything up, "forsaking" ourselves?


2014-03-05
Hinduism verses Christianity: Does God seek us or do we seek Him?
Becoming a Christian: How do we become a Christian? [John 3]
Incognito Christian & not understanding everything: If we are threatened w/ death for being a Christian, can we pretend we are not, even though we are? What if I don't understand everything as a Christian? [Luke 17:33, Matthew 10:39, Matthew 16:25 25, John 12:25 25, Mark 8:35 35, Luke 9:24]

2014-02-03
Persecution: What would the first century church or the apostles do if a group of people, such as Muslims, came to a town & said either convert or die?



2013-02-11
Tax Loop Holes: You buy a car from private party, & they say that you paid a lower price than you actually did so you don't have to pay as much tax on it as you otherwise would, is that being dishonest, & should Christians participate in it?



2013-02-05
Guns: Should Christians have guns to defend themselves or be involved in politics?



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?

2013-01-04
Renunciation: What do you think about Renunciation (giving up one's material possessions)? [Luke 14:33]


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