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Topic: David

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-15
"Tabernacle of David": Did David have the Holy Spirit and what of the "Tabernacle of David"? [Acts 15:8, Acts 15:16, Amos 9:11-12].



2021-06-04
David Prophetically Heard Jesus Speaking the Psalms: Do you agree with a pastor that suggests that David actually saw into the future and heard Jesus speaking the Psalms prophetically? [Psalms 110:1-4, Genesis 14, Psalm 40:6, Psalm 51:16-17].



2021-06-01
Contradiction in Scripture-David's Sins: Is it a contradiction in scripture when it indicates that David kept God's commandments, except for Uriah, and yet he also sinned when he took a census? [I Kings 15:5, I Chronicles 21, Matthew 12:4].
David's Sin in Taking the Census: Why was it a sin for David to take the census? [I Chronicles 21].


2021-05-12
Balaam's Prophecy in Numbers: What does this prophecy of Balaam's refer to in Numbers? [Numbers 24:17].



2021-05-06
Multiple Marriages in the Bible: Why didn't God ever confront David about his multiple marriages? [I Corinthians 7:2]
Prophets to the Pagans: Did the prophets of God ever go and confront the pagan nations?


2021-03-29
Nasty Imprecatory Psalms: How do we fit the nastiness of David's imprecatory psalms and the Christian mission? [Psalms 137:8-9, Matthew 5:43-48].
Dashing Babies Against Stones: How can we justify praying as David did to hope for babies to be dashed again stones? [Psalm 137:8-9]
501c3 Church Benefits: Isn't it duplicitous for a 501c3 to not be willing to submit to government dictates and yet benefit from the tax benefits?

2020-12-17
Not One Righteous: What is the context of and thoughts surrounding David's quoting Psalm 14 in Romans 3, "There is none righteous, no not one." [Romans 3:10-19, Romans 11, Psalms 14, Psalm 53, I Kings 19:10].



2020-12-03
David Not Forgiving Shimei: So why did David eventually hold Shimei accountable, when earlier he seemed to forgive him? [2 Samuel 16, 2 Samuel 19, I Kings 2].



2020-10-19
David saying "Ma-Up" Is David saying, "man-up" to Solomon? [I Kings 2:2, I Corinthians 16].
Boldness in Evangelism: How can I be more bold in witnessing for Christ? [I Peter 3:15].


2020-09-11
Lazy People Sleep Well: Could you talk about the proverb that says that a lazy person sleeps well? [Proverbs 19:15, Ecclesiastes 5:12]. (EDITOR'S NOTE: Steve reflects more on this answer on the next Tuesday's edition of the show, Tuesday, September 15, 2020, first question/call/tab of the show.)
God's Anger with David Over Census: Why was God angry with David for taking the census and then punishes all of Israel, instead of just David. [2 Samuel 24:1, Daniel 4].


2020-08-24
Uriah in Bible History: What kind of role do you think that Uriah played in the development of Biblical history? [2 Samuel, I Kings 15:5].



2020-08-20
Old Testament Heroes Desiring the Death of their Enemies: Could you give me your thoughts on the way some of the heroes of the Old Testament seemed to take joy in the demise of their enemies? [Jeremiah 17:18, Ezekiel 18:23, Ezekiel 33:11, 2 Timothy 4:10].
Dashing Babies Against Rocks: What about the Psalm that refers to dashing babies against rocks? [Psalm 137:9, Romans 12:19].


2020-08-07
Prophecy of the Son of David: Could you help me work out the prophetic passage about David's heir - or "Son of David"? [2 Samuel 12:7, Hebrews 1:5].



2020-07-23
Jehovah's Witnesses' View of Jesus: Jehovah Witnesses use Hebrews 1 & 2, to claim that Jesus is Satan's brother and He is not deity. Can you give me a response? [Hebrew 1:8-10, Psalms 45:6, John 20:17, Psalm 102:25-27, Luke 11:20].



2020-07-06
"Limited Negative" Example: Is the verse "Against you only have I sinned" an example of a "limited negative" [Psalm 51:4].
David's Sin Against God: In this verse in Psalm 51:4, was David saying he had not sinned against anyone but God? [Psalm 51:4].


2020-05-05
Joab & David's Strained Relationship: Can you shed light on why it seems that Joab, David's friend, isn't treated as well by David, and is ultimately cursed? [Hebrews 11, 2 Samuel 3].



2020-04-17
Son of David: What does "Son of David" mean? [Matthew 1:1].



2019-12-04
City of David: Is Bethlehem or Jerusalem the "City of David"?
Non-Christian Event: What would you do about attending an event that seems to be oriented toward Wicca or non-Christian decorations in a Christmas house?


2019-11-11
David Raped Bathsheba: Do you think that King David raped Bathsheba? [2 Samuel 11].



2019-11-01
David & Goliath: Would you talk about David's choosing of five stones in the story of his slaying Goliath? Did it show lack of faith or planning for Goliath's brothers? [I Samuel 17, 2 Samuel 21:15-22].



2019-07-18
Ephraim: Why is Ephraim mentioned in Jeremiah when it was destroyed a century prior? [Jeremiah 31:6].
Levites: Why are the Levites going to continue, if the Covenant with David has been fulfilled in Christ? [Jeremiah 33:20-22, Isaiah 66:20-21, Romans 15:16].
Judah: Did the Babylonians spread out the bones of the Kings of Judah? [Jeremiah 8:1-2]

2019-07-11
Saul & David: Why did David call Saul anointed, when God had already anointed David to be the king. [I Samuel 26:17-24].



2019-04-25
Judges: Joshua was the successor of Moses, so did Joshua have a successor? What was the role of the judge?
David taking Census: Was it God or Satan that moved David to take the census? Scripture seems to contradict here [2 Samuel 24:1, 1 Chronicles 21:1]


2019-03-22
Authorship of Psalm 91: Who was the author of Psalm 91? Wasn't it David?



2019-02-22
Jerusalem being the Epicenter: Why is Jerusalem so important? [Daniel 9:15]



2019-02-12
King David: It seems to go against God's character that David can have more than one wife. [2 Samuel 12:8, I]



2019-02-11
King David: Was King David a Jew? Did he observe the Sabbath & the Passover? Did he ever reference Moses in any of his writings?



2019-01-21
David's Character Flaws: Caller comments on David's moral character.



2019-01-21
Sin's Consequences: Do the verses about generations suffering consequence of sin and the ones about the sword not departing from David's house? [Exodus 20:5, 2 Samuel 12:10].



2018-12-28
Guilt & Remorse: A friend thinks he ruined his life by the choices he had made & now has remorse & guilt but doesn't know what to do about it.



2018-12-10
Psalm Interpretation: Can you interpret a verse in Psalms for me, especially "causest to approach unto thee"? [Psalm 65:4]



2018-11-14
Genealogy of Mary & Joseph: Are the Genealogies found in Matthew & Luke, both Joseph & Mary's genealogy, are they both of David's lineage?



2018-10-23
Numbering the People: Why did Chronicles include the story of David "numbering the people" and not Samuel?
Chronological Bible: Is there such a thing as chronological Bible or chronological source I can get that puts everything in the OT in Chronological order?


2018-10-17
David's Tabernacle: God will rebuild again the tabernacle of David to its former glory, what does this mean? [Amos 9]



2018-09-12
David taking a Census: Why was God upset w/ David for taking the census? What am I missing? [2 Samuel 24:1]



2018-09-11
Kingdom of God: Can you talk a little bit about the kingdom of God, the 1000 yr reign & so on?
Kingdom of the Son: Iniquity in relation to the Son of God. [2 Samuel 7:12-15]


2018-08-13
David's lips Being Opened & Groaning of the Holy Spirit: Why couldn't David asking for God to open his lips without God's help, what does that mean? & why is the Holy Spirit only groaning which can not be uttered, what is that? Seems like only sound to me & not words. [Psalms 51, Romans 8:28]



2018-04-24
David's Polygamous Relationships: Wasn't David's polygamous relationships actually adultery?



2018-04-12
King David Was God giving permission to David to have more than one wife after what he did w/ Bathsheba?



2018-02-08
David Taking a Census: Why was it wrong for David to take a census? [2 Samuel 24, I Chronicles 21]



2018-02-06
The Head of Goliath: Where did David bury Goliath's head?



2018-01-24
Horns of the Altar: What is this "Horns of the Altar", a law or tradition of amnesty? [1Kings 1:50]



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?


2017-11-08
Made of the Seed of David: It says in Romans that Jesus was "made of the seed of David", but He wasn't created, was He?



2017-10-13
King David & Bathsheba: Did king David & Bathsheba only have 2 children?



2017-06-06
Bright & Morning Star: Who is the bright & morning star? Is it Jesus or David? [Revelation 22:16]
Wicked cutoff from the Land: In Proverbs where it says the wicked cut off from the land, is this talking about end time events? [Proverbs 2:21-22]
People who Commit Suicide: Can't God forgive people for suicide?

2017-03-14
David & Bathsheba: Discussion about david's sin w/ bathsheba



2016-03-01
David & Goliath: Someone says there's contradiction about who really killed Goliath. [1 Chronicles 20:5, 2 Samuel 21:19]
Israelites in Egypt: Is there evidence of Israel actually being slaves in Egypt?


2015-12-17
King David & Bathsheba: followup comments to a previous call about King David & Bathsheba.



2015-12-17
King David & Bathsheba: Did King David actually rape Bathsheba? Do you suppose she knew what she was doing bathing in front of the palace, trying to seduce him?
Paul's struggle in Romans 7: Was Paul's struggle in Romans 7 pre or post conversion? What does it mean to walk in the Spirit? [Romans 7, Ephesians 6]


2015-10-30
Polygamy: Under the Banner of Heaven, by John Krakauer. How did Abraham, David & Solomon & others not see that this was adultery & degrading of women? Why did God permit it?



2015-09-10
Premillennialism vs Amillennialism: Can you please educate me on the difference between Premillennialism & Amillennialism?
Davidic Covenant How does Israel's rejection of Jesus affect the Davidic Covenant, whether you're a Premillennialist or an Amillennialist? [2 Samuel 7:12]


2015-06-25
Ahithophel: Did Ahithophel turn against David because of the relationship he had w/ Bathsheba?



2015-05-07
David & His Enemies: It says in the Psalms that he prayed for destruction of his enemies. Is that a NT thing to do?
Armageddon: Is Armageddon the Final Battle of the End of the World?


2015-05-05
Ahinoam: Was Ahinoam both King David's AND King Saul's wife....was this the same person?



2015-04-09
Ishmael: God blessed Ishmael, but He said say he would be like a wild ass, being against every nation? What did He mean by that?
Purgatory: A comment about Purgatory.
David: David being a man after a God's own heart.

2015-04-02
Prodigal Son: When Jesus said the story about the Prodigal Son, this was in a Jewish setting? Luke was writing to the Gentiles? The prodigal son had a broken & contrite heart, so that was why he didn't bring a sacrifice, like what David said in Psalms 51? [Luke 15:11-33, Psalms 51:17]



2015-04-01
Sheep & Goats: When do we come a Sheep or a Goat? [Matthew 25:31-46] Wasn't David's son who died at 2 years old a sheep? Are we all sheep & become goats?
People's Level of Importance: Why is the President esteemed so much important than a garbage man?


2015-03-12
David killing Goliath twice: Did David have to kill Goliath twice, once by the stone from the sling shot & then killed him w/ the sword? [1 Samuel 17:50-51]



2015-02-17
King David - Polygamy: The other day caller heard Steve saying how there was no commandment against Polygamy in the Old Testament, but he cites this passage [Deuteronomy 17:16-17]



2015-02-06
Polygamy: Comment about the call about polygamy that had happened recently, & Jacob was never called a polygamous.



2015-02-03
King David's Concubines: Did David have concubines & if he did isn't that adultery? So how come he's not considered an adulterous?



2015-01-28
Jesus' lineage being of David: Joseph lineage was full of sinners, & he wasn't really Jesus' biological father, so Jesus is just the seed of David by faith? [Matthew 1, Luke 3:23-38]



2015-01-05
Holy Spirit: Was the Holy Spirit not active in people's lives before the cross? What about David, when he said, "Take not the Holy Spirit from me?" [Psalm 51]



2014-11-18
Life of David: Is there a good book on the life of David, especially when he wrote the book of Psalms? [1 & 2 Samuel, 1 Kings 1]



2014-11-12
God's Judgment - David, the Shewbread & Ahimelech: David deceived Ahimelech, so did Ahimelech & the city of Mob get destroyed because of Ahimelech giving David shewbread even though he was more guilty than Ahimelech for deceiving him? [1 Samuel 22]



2014-10-16
King Saul's bloodshed: Where is the story about Saul shedding the blood of the Gibeonites before David wanted to avenge them? 2 Samuel 21]
Sheba the Scribe: Is Sheba the one that recorded a lot of David's exploits?
Urim and Thummim: What is the Urim & Thummim? There's not much mentioned of them in the Bible.

2014-10-08
Shimei Curses David & False Accusations: Why did Shimei curse David? [2 Samuel 16:5-13, Job 4-23]



2014-04-07
David taking a Census: Why was God angry with David for taking a census? [2 Samuel 24:1]



2014-02-20
Jesus & the seed of David: What does it mean, Jesus being "seed of David", & then give Joseph's genealogy in Matthew but since He wasn't even related to Joseph, how does that make sense? [2 Samuel 7:12, Romans 1:3, Matthew 1, Luke 3]



2014-02-13
David cutting Saul's skirt: Was Saul sleeping or using the bathroom when David managed to cut part of the Saul's skirt off?
Federal Reserve Money: Our Federal Government can & does print money without having gold or silver to back it up, & it's legit to do that.


2013-02-11
David & Jesus Regarding Enemies: Why did David curse or say bad things about his enemies, but Jesus said to forgive & love your enemies?
Blessings for doing Good, Cursing for doing Bad: How come in the Old Testament is says evil will happen if you sin, & good if you obey, or blessings & cursings for doing good or bad? [Job, Deuteronomy 28]
Legalizing Abominations: Does a nation that legalizing abominations be in trouble & receive the judgment of God?

2013-01-14
Jehovah's Witnesses & the Military: My nephew got out of the military to join the Jehovah's Witness cult, but godly people in the Bible had to go to war, belong to armies.


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