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Topic: Religions

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-11
Religious Exemption for COVID Vaccine: Is there biblical support for not taking the COVID vaccine?



2021-05-03
"One Way" Through Jesus: If there is only "one way", through Jesus, then is there no provision for all those that never heard of this way or Jesus? [John 14:6, Ezekiel 18:32, 2 Peter 3:8-10, John 1:9-10].



2021-04-30
Steve's Way of Handling a Disagreement Call from an Atheism: Caller commends Steve's way of handling callers who disagree with him, particularly one with an atheist regarding abortion:



2021-04-30
Proving Who Has it Right Among Religious Groups: How does one sort out those various religious sects that use some of the same scriptures to prove opposite points and both find and prove the truth? [Luke 11:28, Luke 9:35, Matthew 17:5, John 21:22].



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.



2021-04-16
Struggling with Not liking Christians: Can you help me with my struggle between wanting to stay true to my self and my interests, and wanting to be a real Christian. I have a negative perception of many so-called Christians and their behavior, which is often off-putting.
Jesus Upset with the Preaching of the Gospel: Do you think that Jesus would be upset with the way the gospel is being presented and preached?


2021-03-15
Cults & Religion: What sets Christianity apart from other religions and cults? What is the evidence?
Two Disciples Were Martyrs: Aren't there only two disciples that died as martyrs? [2 Peter 2].


2020-12-10
Religious Rules & Offenses: Would you comment on the idea that Christopher Hitchens promoted "religion poisons everything"? [I John 4:7-21].



2020-12-08
Those of Other Faiths: Do you think that people of other faiths possibly benefit from their beliefs, similarly, or even better than some Christians do? [John 1:8-9, Psalm 24:1] (A lot of static on the line.)



2020-11-24
New Age vs Christianity, Self & Selflessness: Caller comments on Steve's assessment of the difference between New Age and Christianity being one is about "self" and one is about "God" and "selflessness".



2020-11-11
Damaged by Religion: What advice would you give people who are so damaged by religion that they can't seem to consider it?



2020-10-16
Other Religions in Contrast to Christianity: Are there other religions that have the joy, the psalms, the benevolence, that the Christian faith has? [Romans 5:3].



2020-10-06
Clarification on Salvation for the Muslim: Caller makes some observations about the Muslim (Islam) faith and asks for Steve's clarification about salvation for the those in Islam.



2020-10-01
Palestine & Israel Conflict: What do you say to Palestinians who hate Israel because they took their land?
Other Religions Who Have Jesus in Their Faith: What is God gonna do about the religions and cults who have Jesus in their religions, but ignorantly don't have the same theology as we do? [Matthew 11:28-30, Matthew 16:17, 2 Peter 3:18].


2020-09-30
So Many Religions, So Many Innocents: If God is such a loving God, why would He allow other religions to exist and mislead somewhat innocent people?



2020-09-23
Krishna: Where is Krishna when you need him?
Other Religious Deity Resurrections: Were there many deity resurrections in various religions before Christianity?


2020-08-31
Why Christianity is the Correct Faith: In light of all the different religions in the world, what makes Christianity the correct and true faith? Are we looking all at the same God? [Deuteronomy 18, John 5, Philippians 4:6, James 4:2-3].



2020-08-31
Confession of Sins & a Pure Heart: Could you talk about our confession of sins in order to keep a pure heart? [James 5:16, I John 1:9].
Pure Heart for Communion: What about having a pure heart in order to take communion, because we sin so often? [I Corinthians 10:31, I John 2:1].
Masturbation: What about masturbation? [I Thessalonians 4:3, I John 2:16, John 15:13, Matthew 26:41, Psalm 103:1-14].

2020-07-17
So Many Religions and Denominations: Why are there so many religions and denominations, and how do I know which is correct? [Daniel 2:44, Mark 1:15, Romans 10:9, Matthew 25:34].



2020-05-01
Good Fruit From False Teachers & Prophets: If good fruit can't come from a bad tree, then how can good things come from false religions, teachers, and prophets, like Joseph Smith? [Matthew 7:15-18, I John 1:3, Deuteronomy 13:2, 2 Peter 2, James 3:2].



2020-04-21
Old Testament Salvation: How could the people of the Old Testament be saved, since Jesus had not yet come as the mediator? [Genesis 15:6, Hebrews 11].
Faithful Non-Christians, Who Just Don't Know: What happens with those that are the committed and faithful, but not a Christian, like the religious Jews?


2020-03-11
Christianity Not a Religion: As an unbeliever, I find that the argument that Christianity isn't a religion, annoying, can you tell me more about how that is defended?



2020-03-09
Jesus as the only Way: Can we absolutely prove that Jesus is the ONLY way to heaven amidst all the world religions that are out there?



2020-02-21
Cults: What do you know about the African religion called Yoruba?
Black Israelites: What about the Black Israelites?


2020-02-19
Oldest Religions/ Cult: Caller comments on World Mission Outreach and other religions and cults that do not hold essential beliefs or doctrines.



2020-02-19
Oldest Religion: What is the oldest religion?



2020-02-14
Religion & Politics: If religion and politics do not mix, how do you explain the references to political leaders in scripture? [Revelation 1:6, 5:10, Exodus 19:6, Luke 19, Colossians 1:13].



2019-07-26
Church of the First Born: Do you know anything about The Church of the First Born & what their doctrines are?



2019-04-26
Amish (Mennonites, Hutterites, Anabaptists): What can you tell me about the Amish?



2018-08-31
Sikh Temple Gatherings: Similarity between other religions & Christianity, attends a Sikh gathering, because they provide food, & it takes the pressure off of the Christian format.



2018-08-10
The Brethren: What do you know about the Brethren movement?



2018-07-11
Religiously Abused People: How do we help people who were hurt by "religion"?



2018-04-26
Dinosaurs: Were do the Dinosaurs fit into the Creation timeline?
Belief in Christ (John 3:16): Isn't it true that it doesn't really matter what religion/denomination we are, just as long as we start at John 3:16, we really that?


2018-01-15
Young's Literal Translation: I like the Young's Literal Translation.
Plymouth Brethren: Do you know anything about the "Plymouth Brethren"?


2017-10-11
Christadelphians: Do you know anything about the Christadelphians who ask why do we need to support Israel?



2017-09-27
Similarities in Christianity & Pagan Religions: Caller says that a friend says there are parallels in Christianity & other pagan religions, Egyptian, Zeitgeist, 10 commandments, 49 confessions.



2015-08-31
Psychology: Is it a religion? What should we know about it?



2015-07-15
Religion vs Being Spiritual: We need to leave the Church religion & just have a relationship w/ Jesus, & if you were to believe the correct Gospel Message, you wouldn't be in any institutional church. What does Steve think of that idea?



2014-12-23
Church History & Coptic Church: When was the Coptic Church excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church?
Pastor in the Bible: The word Pastor in the Bible discussion from a previous call. [Ephesians 4:11]


2014-12-15
Spiritual Fornication: I need a biblical definition for spiritual fornication. Some groups feel that if you go to another group, you are committing spiritual fornication.



2014-12-08
Salvation Transaction: To some people Salvation is like a Transaction, that once you cash in, you are set for life, for eternal life.
Salvation via other Religions: There's a lot of Religions that seem to have the same idea/experiences as what happens in Christianity, so is it possible that God just uses them to get people to come to Him?


2014-11-26
Unitarians & the Nazarene Church: What do Unitarians believe? What about the Nazarene Church?



2014-11-19
Strategies for Unity - Babylon & True Church: It's sort've hard to have unity in a church that claims all the other churches except theirs is "Babylon". The Seventh Day Adventist church even says this! We need to stay in such groups & try to tell show them why they are wrong.



2014-10-10
Organized Religion: How do you talk to somebody who doesn't believe in God anymore because of bad experiences from Organized Religions?



2014-07-21
Apostolic Church & the Trinity: So what does the Apostolic Church believe about the Trinity, & how would you share the Trinity w/ them? [1 John 5:7]



2014-07-03
Finding a good Church [Steve lost internet connection right as she was invited to start speaking] Caller just wanted to comment about finding a good church. She feels the Lord's recovery founded by witness lee and watchman nee is that perfect church. [that was very wise of her to just continue talking!] [& then he lost connection again at the end of the conversation.]



2014-07-03
Finding a Church & the Music played in them: How do you go about finding a good church at an older age, or, what if the church you used to go to has radically changed since you last attended there in your youth?
Evangelical & Charismatic: Are Evangelicalism & Charismatic in harmony w/ each other?
Wesleyan Church: What can you tell me about the Wesleyan Church?

2014-06-26
Ananias & Sapphira: Regarding hell "scaring people into Salvation", isn't that sort've what happened during the incident of Ananias & Sapphira & throwing fear into the church? [Acts 5:1-11]
United Reformed Church: Do you do you know anything about the United Reformed Church?
R C Sprouls & the Reformed Church: I was wondering what the United Reformed Church was being "reformed" from?

2014-05-27
Michael the Buddhist: Caller sad that Michael the Buddhist won't be calling anymore. He was learning some valuable insights from his discussions w/ Steve.



2014-05-19
Jehovah's Witnesses: I'm concerned about my son associating w/ the JW's. Am I being too concerned about it?
JWs beliefs: What DO Jehovah's Witnesses believe?


2014-04-08
One World Religion: Do we know what the One World Religion will be? I heard it was the New Age Movement.
Islam: If any religion is going to take over the world & be the anti-Christ, it sure seems like it's going to be Islam religion.


2014-03-03
Faith & Religion: What is the difference between Faith & Religion?



2013-01-16
Changing of Hearts & Bibles in School: Is there ever occasion when we should "force" the Bible back in schools? It's sad that they are allowed to teach all the other religions in school except for Christianity.


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