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Topic: Evidence

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-14
Light & Good Works for Evangelism: Does my light (life) and good works have a part in the salvation of others? [Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, Ephesians 2:8-9].



2021-05-13
Debates: Are debates really advantageous? Is it sometimes that one is just a better debater than the other?
Matthew713.com: Announcement about Matthew713.com being back on-line.


2021-05-04
No Longer a Believer: One of my friends is no longer a Christian, and says Jesus is not the Messiah because He did not fulfill the prophecies, and If God hated blood sacrifice, then why did He sacrifice His Son? [John 10:24].



2021-04-26
Secular Roman Historical Records of the Resurrection: Who are the secular historians and figures to which we can point in order to support the resurrection records (Tacitus, Suetonius, Josephus)?
Steve Gregg's New Books: Would you talk more about your two new books, "Empire of the Risen Son", volume 1 &2?


2021-04-19
New or Old Earth and the Age of Stars: Could you talk about the discrepancy between the estimated age of creation, earth and stars in the literal view of Genesis, vs a more symbolic view, and in contrast to those in science? [Genesis 1-11].



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].


2021-03-02
Requirements for Belief? When does disbelief become a sin, and what standards or evidence would require one to believe? [Deuteronomy 19:15, 2 Corinthians 13:1].
Unfair Penalty for Disbelief: Doesn't the penalty of eternal torment in hell unrealistic and unfair simply because one has failed to be convinced of God?


2021-02-24
Josephus' View of Jesus as Evidence: Caller explains that since Josephus was a Pharisee who didn't believe in Jesus as Christ, his records would be quite compelling evidence for Christ.



2021-02-23
Evidence the Bible is True: What is the minimum amount of evidence that we need to prove the truth of the resurrection and bible record?
The Talmud: What is the Talmud and when was it written?
Ist Century History of Jesus: Are there any first century writings about Jesus?

2021-02-04
Speaking in Tongues: Did the disciples know that people were filled with the Holy Spirit because of them speaking in tongues, which was the initial evidence? [Mark 16, Acts 2, Acts 8-10, Acts 19].



2020-12-23
Believe His Works: How are we to understand Jesus when he said if you have a hard time believing in me, then believe in what I am doing? [John 10:38].



2020-12-18
Examine a Matter Fully Before Believing it: Are there scriptures in the protestant Bible that talk about being careful what we believe before we fully examine the matter, as there is in the Catholic book, Ben Sirach (Ecclesiasticus)? [Proverbs 18:13-17, John 7:51].



2020-11-05
Various Bible Manuscripts Compared: Is there a good book that consolidates all the various manuscripts to help sort out the differences?
Better Evidence Should Have Been Left to Confirm the Bible's Reliability: Does it not seem like Jesus should have left better evidence that the Bible is true?


2020-11-04
Minister's Doubt when He Doesn't Hear From God: What would you say to someone who is in ministry, who is struggling with their faith, to the point of disbelieving, because he is not hearing from God? [Isaiah 50:10, Job 13:15].



2020-10-30
Caller compliments Steve: Caller compliments Steve on his stellar ministry noting him as the best contextual teacher.
Pro-Choice: What do you think of the slogan, "Pro-Choice is Pro-Death".
Age of the Earth & Evolution: Could you talk about your views of the age of the earth and evolution, etc.?

2020-10-27
Jesus Proved His Deity by Miracles: Was Jesus God because He did miracles? [Acts 2:22, Psalm 107:29, Psalm 77:19].



2020-10-02
Caller Sharing Her Experience: Caller begins to share her experience becoming a Christian for the benefit of a doubting previous caller.[John 12:29].



2020-10-02
Samaritan Pentateuch & Evidence for Faith: Caller suggest Haley's handbook for information about the Samaritan's Pentateuch and responds to previous caller who is doubting his faith.



2020-10-02
Evidence that Christianity is Not True: Is it not evidence that Christianity is not true since there are those that wish to feel something from the Holy Spirit and they don't? [James 1:7 Matthew 8:26].
Losing Faith: How can one continue to believe in something that they don't see evidence of?
The Resurrection isn't a Historical Fact, it's a Supernatural claim: Caller says that the resurrection isn't a historical fact, and doesn't it require more evidence to claim the supernatural?

2020-09-25
Forcing One to Believe the Bible is the Word of God: How can you force someone to believe that the Bible is the word of God?



2020-09-24
Objectivity and Reason: How does one objectively determine whether one or the other person is being reasonable?
Is the Bible True?: Is it not difficult to objectively reason that the Bible is true?


2020-09-18
Miracles Today: Caller relates his experiences with the miraculous.



2020-09-16
Unbelievable Stories in the Bible: Why are there so many stories in the Bible that don't seem true, such as, Samson's strength in his hair, 900 yr-old-men, giants, etc.? Why don't we see documented miracles today? [Psalm 90:10, John 12:29].
Proving Christianity is True: With all the religions in the world, how can one be sure and prove that Christianity is true?


2020-09-02
The Beast and an Unbeliever's Doubts: A non-believer comments on his view of the possible meaning of the beast being the internet . He also comments how the predictions of Jesus' return damaged his view. [Revelation 13].



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].



2020-08-17
Old Testament Law About Virginity: Could you clarify the circumstances surrounding the law about women's punishment if accused of not being a virgin? [Deuteronomy 22:13-21].
Evidence for Crimes in Old Testament Law: What do you think of God using such unreliable evidence when there is such serious consequence in the Old Testament Law? [Deuteronomy 24:1-4].
Harshness Against Women in the Old Testament: Is it because of cultural differences when I balk at the harshness against women in the Old Testament, and yet there were still some women remarkably revered?

2020-08-03
Later Date for the Writing of Revelation: What do you say to someone who takes the view of the later writing of the book of Revelation?



2020-07-30
Greek Word for faith, "pistis": Could you help me sort out the actual meaning of the Greek word for faith, "pitis" and how it relates to a gift given or our choosing to believe? [Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hebrews 11:1].
Faith-a Gift Given or Chosen by Us: Could you help me understand out much our will has to do with our salvation, the grace with which it is given, and evaluation of the evidence? [Hebrews 11:1].


2020-07-15
Evangelicalism Fail: Is there evidence that the reason Evangelicalism doesn't hold true is because _______________?



2020-07-10
Sinners Will or Will Not Inherit the Kingdom of God: Did you mean that no one can inherit the Kingdom of God if they fall into sin? [I Corinthians 6:9-10, Galatians 5:19-21].



2020-05-18
Best Evidences of Jesus' Resurrection: What are the best evidences for the resurrection of Jesus? [1 Peter 3:15, I Corinthians 15:6].



2020-04-24
God or Jesus Judging in Two Judgments: Who judges us, God or Jesus, and are there two different judgments, because of the reference to the other books, in addition to the Book of Life? [Revelation 20:12, 2 Timothy 4:1, Matthew 25:31, 7:21-22, John 5:22, 28, I John 3:10].



2020-04-02
Irrefutable Fulfilled Prophesy: Are there some prophetic passages that are particularly convincing to the skeptic? [Isaiah 53, Psalm 22, Daniel 7-10].



2020-04-01
Saved Without the Holy Spirit: Is it possible to be saved without the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:2, Ephesians 5:18 ].
Laying on of Hands: Is it necessary to have hands laid on you in order to have the Holy Spirit? Acts 8, 10, I John 4:2, Ephesians 5:18].
No Feeling of the Holy Spirit's Presence: Sometimes I have strong feelings that I suspect is evidence of the presence of the Holy Spirit, other times, not so much, am I doing something wrong?

2020-03-30
Best Evidence for Christianity: What is the best reason to be a Christian and follow Jesus?



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?



2020-02-28
Proof of God's Existence: How do I know that God exists?
Homosexuality: How do your resolve God's love for the Homosexual and His view of the sin of practicing homosexual acts as an abomination?
Life on Other Planets: Don't you think it impossible that there is life on other planets, because their redemption would require that Jesus die again, and scripture says He died once for all?

2020-02-28
Adam, Eve & Evolution: Where do I stand before God, if I don't think that Adam & Eve were the first two people, and I believe in evolution?



2019-08-09
Agnostic Wants Evidence: I’m an agnostic because I don’t think there is enough evidence to prove God exists. Would you respond to that?



2017-08-16
Crossing the Red Sea Documentary: What do you think about the documentary about evidence of the crossing of the red sea?
Hebrew Language: When did the Hebrew language start?


2017-01-09
Evidence of God: Can you give me some wisdom on what to do w/ doubt or lack of evidence of there being a God, etc.?



2016-03-31
Date of the Book of Revelation: When was the Book of Revelatoin written & what style was it written in? People say it's very similar to Jewish writings before Jesus.
Having Doubt: Caller considers herself a Christian but is still a skeptic, still finds that she has a lot of doubt.


2016-01-11
Evidence of the 10 Plagues in Egypt: Is there any documentaries on the evidence that the 10 plagues actually happened in Egypt? ("Patterns of Evidence: Exodus" "Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy")



2015-03-24
Speaking in Tongues as Evidence: Speaking in Tongues is the only evidence you can know you have the Holy Spirit, is this true?



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.


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