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Topic: Living in Obedience

Episode Topic Audio

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.



2020-12-30
Evangelizing My Co-workers: How do I go about evangelizing my co-workers?



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].



2020-09-01
Live-in Boyfriend: Could you advise us about a Christian girl who lives with her boyfriend, even though they live in separate bedroom? [Matthew 5:30].



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].


2020-05-01
Better Evangelism: Would not more people come to Christ, if they would exhibit His love more effectively and consistently in their routine lives?



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?



2019-03-25
Salvation: What do we have to do to show God that we have enough faith to be saved? What is the evidence?



2019-03-22
Saved by Grace or Works: Are we saved by grace or by works? (caller thinks Steve believes that one must work for their salvation) [Titus 2:11-12, Titus, Galatians 5:6].



2019-03-12
Commitment to Christ: Should we understand that praying the sinner’s prayer is like taking an oath of committing oneself for a future endeavor, like the military?



2019-03-07
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]


2019-02-06
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]


2019-01-23
Sinless Perfection or Entire Sanctification: Would you talk about the doctrine of "sinless perfection" (or "entire sanctification), and why is it a heresy? [Galatians 5:17-25, I Corinthians 10:13].



2019-01-22
Free Will: What can you tell me about "free-will" and God's plan for us? [Deuteronomy, Joshua, Matthew 23:37, 2 Peter 3, Ezekiel 33:11, Isaiah 1:3, Jeremiah 8:7, Galatians 5:17-25].



2019-01-21
God Wants to Kill Moses: Why does God want to kill Moses? [Exodus 4:24].
"The Blessing" in the Old Testament: Why was "the blessing" so important in the Old Testament?


2019-01-01
Hearers & Doers: Do you agree that we often know a lot of scripture, but we sometimes forget how to live up to them? [James 1:22-25, Romans 2:13].



2018-12-21
God Trusting People: Does God trust people?



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



2018-08-23
Apostle's Creed & Jesus descending into Hell: According to the Apostle's Creed Jesus descend into hell, is this true?
Obeying the Civil Government: We are supposed to submit to the government, but what if it is a bad government like the North Korean government? [Romans 13, 1 Peter 2]


2018-08-15
Doing God's Will: Can you give me some Scriptures that help us know what to do to live out the will of God? [1 Thessalonians 4:1]



2018-07-23
Righteous by Obedience or by Faith: Are we made righteous by obedience or by in faith in Christ? [John 5:29, Romans 3:10]



2018-06-22
Will of God: What is doing the will of God?



2018-05-25
King Asa: It says Asa was pleasing to the Lord all the days of his life, but he did a few things in his life where he wasn't pleasing to the Lord. [2 Chronicles 16:12]



2017-11-09
Lordship Salvation: What is Lordship salvation? [Ephesians 2:8-10, Romans 10:9]
License to Sin: What about a person who said the sinner's prayer in their youth, yet have lived a sinful life & think they are still saved?


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?


2017-09-06
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]



2017-09-01
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.


2017-08-21
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?

2017-07-20
God taking Delight: Someone thinks God takes delight in bad things happening to people & didn't know how to respond. [Deuteronomy 28:30 & 63]



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



2017-05-18
Baptism Essential: Is being baptized an essential part of salvation? [Acts 2:38]



2017-02-07
God's Love: Is God's love unconditional? [John 3:16]



2017-01-18
Obedience to the law: Following the laws of God as Christians, & it's true we are going to be judged by Christ, but by what criteria?



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



2016-03-09
High Standard of Sermon on the Mount: Is Jesus actually saying we can do everything He said in the Sermon on the Mount? Or is He simply showing the disparity between His holiness & our sinfulness and inability? [Matthew 5-7, John 8:31, Matthew 28:20]



2016-03-07
Baptism Mandatory: Is getting baptized required?



2016-01-13
Requirements of the Law: What are the requirements of the law in Romans 8? [Romans 8]
Walking in the Spirit: What does it mean to "walk in the Spirit"? [Romans 8]


2016-01-07
Taking Up Your Cross Daily: What exactly does Jesus mean to take up your cross & follow Him daily? Does that mean living a holy life? Is it talking about day-to-day activities & life, such as who you are going to marry? [Luke 9:23]
Addictive Behavior or Living Sin: We don't have to torture ourselves, our body, in order to get out of a life of sin, do we?


2015-12-16
David Segal - David Beaudry: A few comments about the passing of a musician by the name of David Segal/Beaudry.
Powers & Principalities & Healthy living: Do we have to obey the government about man-dated vaccines?


2015-06-25
Discipleship: People always say they are will to DIE for Jesus, but they need to LIVE for Jesus more than anything else!



2015-06-25
Obeying God: How do we obey God?



2015-05-21
Obedience Necessary for Salvation: is Obedience necessary for Salvation, or does the make Salvation a reward for Good Works?



2015-03-20
Government & Church Sovereignty: Does the church have to obey the government?



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.



2015-02-10
Baptism: Is it necessary to be baptized in order to go to heaven?



2015-02-10
Pastor Father & Son Relationship: Caller feels very alone, that he can't even talk to his father who is a pastor, & trying to figure out why.



2015-02-09
Grace over the Law: Are we still supposed to be absolutely obedient to Christ even though we are under grace, which Martin Luther believed we were under.
God being Unisex: So He made Adam unisex until God separated Eve out of him, & both were equal, until the curse, then man took headship, until the resurrection of Jesus.


2015-01-22
Obeying Righteousness: Looking for verses in the Bible about doing what God wants you to do, & not deviating from it, aside from the general ones of following the wicked.



2014-04-10
Obedience: Obedience seems pretty childish, according to Michael the Buddhist.



2013-02-08
Delighting in God's Commandments: Caller has never considered the idea of "delighting" in God's Commandments until now. [Psalms 112]



2013-02-07
Glorifying God: What does it mean to give glory to God?



2013-02-04
Women having Authority over Men: Did you say that women having authority over men only applies to the churches of Corinth or of the church today? [1 Timothy 2, 1 Corinthians 14]
Picking & Choosing in the Bible: Caller thinks it dangerous to pick & choose, & he & Steve get in a lengthy discussion about applying customs & specific things Paul said,


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?

2013-01-21
Doubting Thomas & Spiritual Realities: Doubting Thomas believed after he had evidence, but we have to believe by faith, & we get to see the whole picture now of Salvation unlike the people of the Old Testament.
Knowing God's Will even through Adversity: How are we supposed to know if it God's will or not to do something when we might be encountering roadblock after roadblock & not clear open doors?
Obedience: We need to obey what we the Holy Spirit is telling us to do is the key thing.
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