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Topic: Sacrifice

Episode Topic Audio

2021-05-04
Planning My Own Suicide: What do you think of my plans to commit suicide in order to help someone else?



2021-04-27
Holy of Holies: After the curtain was torn in the Holy of Holies of the temple, and they remade the curtain, did God not speak to them any more?



2021-04-13
Animals Had to Die as Substitute: Do you think that the animals took a substitutionary role when Adam and Eve sinned? [Exodus 24:14].



2021-04-08
Jesus' Crucifixion: Do you think that Jesus wasn't really killed, murdered, sacrificed, or executed on the cross, because He gave Himself willingly, like a suicide? [Luke 23:46, John 10:18].
Jesus' Crucifixion: Could Jesus have died any other way, rather than crucifixion, or possibly just lived His life out and still been our savior? [I Corinthians 5:7].


2021-03-23
Family Hierarchy: Do you think that it is better for husband and wives to make mutual decisions, rather than as scripture directs men to be the head of his household? [Ephesians 5:22, Ephesians 5:32].
Christ Submitted to the Church: Is it correct to say that Christ submitted Himself to the church? [John 13:14].


2021-03-08
Building Altars in the Old Testament: What did they do in scripture to build an altars?



2021-02-23
"Satisfaction Theory" of the Atonement: What is your view of Saint Anselm's "Satisfaction Theory" of redemption? [I Corinthians 5:7, Leviticus 16].



2021-02-04
Abraham Actually Sacrificed Isaac: Do you think that Abraham actually did sacrifice Isaac, and if not, why does it show only Abraham going home? [Genesis 22:11-16].



2021-02-01
God's Wrath Poured Onto Jesus: Can you help me sort out the idea that God poured out His wrath for sin onto Jesus? [Isaiah 53:6, Psalms 22:1, 2 Corinthians 5:21, I Peter 2:34, I Thessalonians 5:9].



2020-12-30
Pass Through the Fire by the Kings: Why were the two kings allowed to live when they let their kids pass through the fire? [Leviticus 20:2-5, Leviticus 18:21, Ecclesiastes 8:11, Kings 3:27].



2020-12-11
No More Sacrifice for Sin & Returning to Judaism? Could you talk about Hebrews 10:44, in reference to returning to Judaism and no more sacrifice for sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 10:44, Hebrews 10:18, Jeremiah 31].



2020-12-07
Antichrist or Messiah & Confirming the Covenant in Daniel: What does it mean to confirm the covenant in Daniel, and to whom is it referring? [Daniel 9:27, Daniel 24-27, Galatians 3:16, Acts 3:24-27, Romans 1:16].



2020-10-15
Righteousness as Filthy Rags: Should we be using the verse about our "righteousness is filthy rags" when evangelism? [Isaiah 64:6, Acts 10:4, Isaiah 29:13, Isaiah 1:14, Proverbs, Jeremiah 13:23, Jeremiah 17:9, Proverbs 15:8, Proverbs 21:27].



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].



2020-09-21
Israelites Sacrifices During the 40 Years: Did the Israelites continue to offer animal sacrifices when they were wandering for those 40 years in the wilderness? [I Corinthians 11].



2020-09-15
Who is Being Addressed in Hebrews-No More Sacrifice for Sin?: Just who is being addressed in Hebrews 10:25-26 regarding "no more sacrifice for sin? [Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 10:18].



2020-09-04
Passing Through the Pieces of the Sacrificed Animal: Could you talk about the religious rites and symbolism of the Old Testament, such as passing through the pieces of the sacrificed animal? [Genesis 15, Deuteronomy 4:20, Jeremiah 11:4, I Kings 8:51, Isaiah 62:1].



2020-09-04
Day of Atonement and Sacrifice Fulfilled in Christ: Could you talk about the day of atonement and the phrase "no more conscience of sin"? [Hebrews 10:2-12].



2020-08-27
Defining Love: Can you help me understand the full definition of love? [John 14:15, John 15:13]



2020-08-07
The Third Temple: Do you believe that the Jews are not going to rebuild in 3rd temple?
Jews Building the 3rd Temple: If the Jews build the 3rd temple, isn't it a slap in the face of Christ?


2020-08-07
Acceptable Spiritual Sacrifices: Would you comment on Christians today making sure what one offers God are appropriate spiritual sacrifices? [Malachi 1:7-8, Genesis 3, Hebrews 11].



2020-07-17
Difference in Translations: Could you clarify the difference in translation of this verse in Acts? [Acts 13:39].
Forgiveness of Sin in Old Testament: How were people forgiven of sins in the Old Testament? [Hebrews 10:4, Psalm 51:17].


2020-07-16
Law of the Torah Before Moses: Were the Laws of the Torah known before Moses? [Luke 11:50-51].
Solomon's Request for Wisdom: Why didn't Solomon ask to see God face to face, rather than ask for wisdom? [2 Chronicles 1:11].


2020-06-25
Dispensationalist View of Future Sacrifices in the Third Temple: If I can't accept future sacrifices in a third temple as scriptural, is it a hill to die on? [Zechariah 14:20-21, Ezekiel 40-48, Ezekiel 43:10-11, 43:22-26, Ezekiel 45:15,20, Hebrews 10:6, Psalms 51:16, Psalm 40:6-8].



2020-06-23
Spiritual Vs. Physical Sacrifices: Could you talk a little about spiritual sacrifices, in contrast to physical ones? [Deuteronomy 12:30, Hebrews 13: 13-15, Philippians 4, Romans 12:1]



2020-06-12
Tabernacle in Old Testament: Where was the tabernacle (Shiloh) and what did the worship look like in the time of the Judges? [I Samuel].



2020-06-05
Literal Temple in the Future: Will there be a literal temple rebuilt by the Jews in the future?
Revelation Entirely Symbolic: Is the book of Revelation entirely symbolic? [Revelation 11:1-2, Matthew 23:39].


2020-05-26
Jews without a Blood Sacrifice: How do Jews get around the biblical statements requiring the shedding of blood for them to practice their religion? [Hebrews 9:22, Leviticus 17:11, Leviticus 16].



2020-05-07
Propitiation is God Being Paid-off: If Jesus was the "propitiation", and propitiation means a pay-off, was requiring a God paid off? [I John 2:2].
Sin Already Forgiven: If our debt was paid by God, then are our sins forgiven past, present, and future, requiring no further repentance? [I John 5:12].


2020-05-06
Penal Substitution, Required Payment, Parable of Unjust Servant: Would you comment on Penal Substitution-the idea of God requiring payment for the forgiving of sins and its relationship to the parable of the unjust servant? Why could He have just not forgiven without requiring payment? [2 Corinthians 5:19, Luke 16:1-13, Titus 1:2, Romans 3:25f].



2020-04-22
Jesus Became Sin: Can you clarify what is meant by Jesus "became sin"? [2 Corinthians 5:21].



2020-04-10
Giving Men for You: What does it mean to say He "will give men for you"? Does it mean some will be sacrificed for the salvation of others? [Isaiah 43:4].
People Sacrificed for Others: Is there any place in the Bible that indicates that some people will be sacrificed for another's salvation?


2020-04-01
Child Sacrifice in God's Mind: If God never thought about child sacrifice, as it says in Jeremiah 7, what about Abraham & Isaac? [Jeremiah 7:31].



2020-03-30
Jephthah's Sacrifice of His Daughter Could you share your thoughts of the story of Jephthah and if the offering was actually a burnt offering of his daughter? If so, how would that be reconciled with our God? [Judges 11:30-31, 39].



2020-03-24
Cain's Sacrifice Unacceptable to God: Do you think that it is possible that the reason Cain's sacrifice was unacceptable to God was because he had a wicked heart as it says in Proverbs? [Proverbs 15:8].



2020-03-24
Cain's Sacrifice Not Accepted by God: Why didn't God accept Cain's sacrifice? [Hebrews 11, Romans 10:17, Luke 11:50-51, Genesis 4].



2020-02-13
Dispensationalism & Blood Sacrifices: Does Dispensationalism teach that there will be blood sacrifices reinstituted in a new temple? [Zechariah 14].
Pre-Wrath Rapture: Is the Pre-Wrath View of the Rapture really just a twist on Dispensationalism?
Hebrew Roots & Dispensationalism: Is Dispensationalism related to the Hebrew Roots Movement?

2019-11-18
Sacrificial Rituals: What did it look like in New Testament times, what did the sacrificial ritual look like? Are the sacrifices in China similar today? [I Corinthians 10:28].



2019-07-02
Impossible to Renew: What does it mean that "it is impossible to renew them"? [Hebrews 6:4-8, Luke 1:37].
No More Sacrifice: Isn’t Jesus the final sacrifice, so people should not be reinstituting sacrifices? [Hebrew 10:26].


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]



2019-06-06
Atonement for Intentional Sin: Is there a a sacrifice for sin that is for intentional sin? [I John 1: 7, 9, Hebrews 10:26, 13, 18, Acts 13: 38-39, Jeremiah 31, Hebrews 9].



2019-06-05
Blood Sacrifice: Why did God choose to require a blood sacrifice? [Leviticus 17:11].



2019-06-03
Animal Sacrifices: Who was the first to practice sacrificing animals? [Genesis 3:21 & 4:4].



2019-05-24
Jephthah sacrificing his daughter: Jephthah said he'd give God the first thing that came out of the tent & had to sacrifice his daughter {Judges 11:31-39}
Rebuilding a 3rd Temple: Man of Sin being revealed, claiming he is God, won't he need a temple? [2 Thessalonians 2:4]
Secret Rapture: If all the Christians are raptured, who will be here to witness to the wicked? {Luke 17:31-37} 24, 6, 2, 1775

2019-03-25
Animal sacrifice: On the Day of Atonement, what kind of animal did the High Priest slaughter? [Leviticus 16]. How do we understand the symbolism of "Lamb of God"? Do all the animals have distinct meanings in the sacrificial rites?



2018-09-27
Corban: Can you expound on the Corban gift? [Mark 7:11]



2018-04-19
The Jewish Sacrificial System Ending: When did the sacrificial system end for the Jews? In 70 AD at the Destruction of the Temple or at the Cross when the curtain was rent in twain?



2018-03-29
Kingdom of the Priests: As a Kingdom of Priests, one of our duties is giving sacrifices of praise, are their other obligations? [1 Peter 2:9]



2018-03-15
Contradiction of Passover Meal: There seems to be contradiction when the passover happened in the gospels. Luke says they had Passover dinner before Jesus was arrested, John seems to say it was after His arrest, but others say it was at the same time. Which was it?
Passover Animal Sacrifice as Jesus' Crucifixion: Do think He was crucified on the same day they killed the literal lamb?


2018-02-20
Authority to Forgive Sins: When Jesus gives the disciples authority to forgive sins, is this just for Apostles or all believers? [John 20:23]
OT Sacrifices: Were the sacrifices in the Old Testament believed to be for forgiveness of sins at that time or just a covering for future forgiveness?


2018-02-19
God's Knowledge: What did God mean when he told Abraham "now I know that you fear me" with regard to Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son?



2018-01-29
No more Sacrifice for Sins: This passage of scripture is a little concerning to me because I have done a lot of willful sin after my conversion? [Hebrews 10:26-27]



2018-01-16
Meat Sacrificed to Idols: I would like you to expound on these 2 particular verses in 1 Corinthians 8 regarding making your brother weak involving meat sacrificed to idols. [1 Corinthians 8:11-12]



2018-01-11
Moabites & King David: Moabites were not allowed to enter the tabernacle till the 10th generation, so how come David was allowed to be king or worship at the Tabernacle? So there are exceptions to Old Testament law & God was possibly just talking to legalists that everything is just not absolute exact about it? [Deuteronomy 23:3-4, Psalms 27]
Abraham & Isaac: What about God asking Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac? Doesn't that go against God's own law?


2017-12-01
Judgment Private or Public: Will the judgment be private or public where everyone can see it? [Romans 2:16]
Adam as a Sacrifice: Jack hayford says that if Adam had not sinned, but Eve had, he could've been an acceptable sacrifice instead of Jesus. What do you think about that idea?
Greatest in the Kingdom of God: What can you tell about this verse? [Matthew 18:1]

2017-11-13
Still asked to Teach even though Different View: We've been asked to teach even though we disagree about hell. (follow up to a call he made couple weeks before.)
Tongues of Fire & Consumed by Fire: There was the Day of Pentecost when the Flames of Fire were on people, & the animal sacrifices that were consumed by fire, are they somehow related? [Acts 2]


2017-10-03
Power in the Blood: Did Jesus take some of His blood w/ Him to heaven to show His Father? [Hebrews 9:6-15]



2017-09-06
Obedience to God is Mandatory: Caller was just chiming in to say that, "Obedience better than sacrifice" from a previous call. [1 Samuel 15:22]



2017-08-25
Eating Meat Sacrificed to Idols: What were the ramifications for eating meat from idols?



2017-08-23
Sacrificing More than One Place: Was Israel was allowed to sacrifice in more than one place? [Deuteronomy 12:21]



2017-08-10
Sacrificial System: Is the sacrificial system going to be reinstated in the end time, the 3rd temple being rebuilt?



2017-07-20
Giving Sacrificially: Even though atheist gives billions, it's a drop in the bucket to them. They need to give sacrificially in order for it to count. [Mark 12:41-44]



2017-07-12
Cain's Sacrifice not Accepted: Why was Cain's sacrifice not accepted?



2017-07-07
The Blood & Fat: I was reading Leviticus, & there's a lot of talk of blood there, & wondering why God was so specific w/ what to do w/ the blood & fat. [Leviticus]



2017-05-23
Obey Better than Sacrifice: "Better to obey than sacrifice", what does this mean? any relevance for today? [1 Samuel 15:22]



2017-03-07
Cain & Abel's Being Accepted or Not: I would just like to explain why i think Abel's sacrifice was accepted, but Cain's wasn't.
Soon, the Time is at Hand: Seal up the book of Daniel because it pertains to the time of the end , Revelation, the time is now at hand, but was soon & time is at hand referring to soon in the beginning of the Book, but not the last part of the book?


2016-03-09
Baptized into one Body What does it mean to baptized into one body by the Spirit? [1 Corinthians 12:13]
Joining a Local Church Community: Do we have to join a local church in order to be a true Christian??
No More Sacrifice for Sin: What does it mean in Hebrews no more sacrifice for willful sin once we have received Christ? [Hebrews 10:26]

2016-03-03
Forgiving an Unrepentant Person: What about forgiving someone who hasn't repented to you? [Luke 17:3-4, Matthew 18:21-35, Revelation 6:9-10]
Informing the Guilty Party: What if the guilty person doesn't know they they need to ask for forgiveness, repentance?
Sacrificing for your Enemies: So you'd sacrifice yourself for ISIS?

2016-02-29
Jewish Sacrificial System: How often did the Jewish people have to animal sacrifices?



2016-02-19
No More Repentance Required: since we are under grace, once we accept Jesus we no longer have to pray for forgiveness? Is that true?
Shedding of Blood: Why was the shedding of blood necessary?


2016-02-03
A Show Dedicated to Unbelievers: Whatever happened to one day per week for just non Christians & atheists calling into your show?
God Testing Abraham with Isaac: Unbelievers want to know how God telling Abraham to sacrifice Isaac was a moral test? (Steve's connection gets interrupted but he is able to finish answer.)
Doing things wrong ignorantly: Will God judge us if we are doing things ignorantly?

2015-12-31
Reconciling Scripture [Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 4:11]: How do we reconcile Jesus saying He'll provide everything we need, but then Paul saying we might go hungry & be beaten & so on? [Matthew 6:33, 1 Corinthians 4:11]
Reconciling Scripture - Meat Sacrificed to Idols: In Revelation it seems to be a big deal about eating meat sacrificed to idols, but not a very big deal to Paul. How do you reconcile those 2 things? [Revelation 2:14, 1 Corinthians 8:9-13]


2015-12-29
Righteousness: "I will have mercy & not sacrifice". What does this mean? [Matthew 9:13 & 12:7, Hosea 6:6]



2015-12-04
Contradiction in the Bible: In Acts 15 it said that even Gentiles couldn't eat meat sacrificed to idols, but the in Corinthians it says it's nothing to be worry about. Why is that? [Acts 15:20-21, 1 Corinthians 10:27-30]



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



2015-07-29
Deny Yourself & Pick Up Your Cross: "Deny Yourself, pick up your Cross, & follow Me", what did Jesus mean by that? [Matthew 16:24-25]



2015-04-21
Open Theism: Are there just some things that God does not know? Such as, Why the Tree of Knowledge if He knew Adam & Eve were going to eat it? Why the Abraham & Isaac test? [Genesis 3:4-7]



2015-04-15
Son of Man: Why is Ezekiel referred to as "the son of man" 90 times in the book of Ezekiel?
Vision of the Bronze Man: Going away from the sacrificial system but coming back to it, is that what that vision is saying? [Ezekiel 40-48]


2015-01-13
Paul offering an animal sacrifice: Did Paul really offer an animal sacrifice? [Acts 21:23-26]



2014-10-01
Rising of the Sun & Incense being offered: Caller follows up on a call about a verse they were talking about sacrificing in a previous call. [Malachi 1:11]
Apocrypha Books: The New Testament supposedly quoting to or alluding Apocrypha Books.


2014-09-25
Early Church & Breaking Bread: How often the early church is supposed to breaks bread has come up. We need sacrifice to the Lord, not a bloody sacrifice, but a sacrifice. [Malachi 1:11]
Paradise or Heaven: Jesus didn't really go to paradise on the same day He promised the thief that he'd be Him in Paradise? [Luke 23:43]
Baptism: Have you said that Baptism isn't necessary based on the Thief on the cross?
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