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Topic: James (Book)

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-09
"Once Saved, Always Saved" or "Eternal Security": If once saved, are we always saved, or can one fall into sin and eventually apostatize? [I Timothy 4:1, James 3:2].



2021-06-07
Temptation of Christ: When James says we are tempted by our own desires, then how does that apply to Jesus' temptation? [James 1:13-14, Matthew 4:1-11, Hebrews 4:15].



2021-06-04
Catholics Saved: Are the Catholics who confess to priests and bow to idols of saints, saved? [John 20:23, James 5:16].



2021-05-27
Distractions of Social & Political Issues: How much should we be involved in political and social concerns as opposed to staying focused on those inside the church? [I Corinthians 5:12-13, James 1:27, I Peter 2:12, Titus 2:14, Titus 1:15, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14].



2021-04-27
Christians Having Demons: Can Christians be possessed by demons since the have the Holy Spirit upon Salvation? [2 Corinthians 6:14, I John 4:4, I Peter 5:8, James 4:7, Luke 10:19-20].
Binding Evil Spirits: What do you think about those who practice binding demons? [Matthew 12:29, Mark 3:27, Matthew 18:18].


2021-04-14
Salvation of Jews Before Jesus: How were Jews saved in the Old Testament and before Jesus? [James 4:6-7, Revelation 13:8, Romans 3:25-26, Romans 10:4].



2021-04-06
Can a Christian Have a Demon?: Is there a way to tell if you have a demon, even though you are a Christian, rather than just some sort of medical or other disorder? [I John 4:4, Luke 10:19, James 4:7, I Peter 5:8, Ephesians 6:10-18, 2 Corinthians 10:3-5].



2021-04-06
Sanctified Hearts: How do we sanctify our hearts? [I Peter 3:15, I Peter 1:15-16].
Brethren as Sinners: Why do so many brethren still identify as sinners? [Galatians 5:17, Romans 7:20-23, Ephesians 2:8-9, James 4:7, I Thessalonians 5:16-18].


2021-04-05
Various Views in the Jerusalem church: What are the different views of those in the Jerusalem church?
Senior Pastors in the Jerusalem Church: How did the hierarchy of the Jerusalem church compare to those that would be considered senior pastors in churches today? [Galatians 2:12, Acts 15, Matthew 23:8].


2021-03-29
Jewish Fall Festivals and the Fulfillment: Could you help me with understanding of the Jewish festivals the application of the coming fulfillment of the fall festival in the future? [Romans 4:3-8, Hebrews 10:4, Galatians 4:10-11, Galatians 5:3, James 4:6, I Peter 5:5-6].



2021-03-22
We Do Not Sin: How do you interpret when scripture indicates that one does not sin? [I John3:6, I John 1:8, I John 2:1, I John3:10, James 3:2].



2021-03-18
Does Hell Exist?: Is hell an actual place, or a state of mind, and how would you help someone that doesn't believe in hell, change their mind? [Matthew 13:42, 2 Peter 2:4-5, Revelation 20:15, James 3:6, Matthew 16:24, Ephesians 4, Luke 16:22, I Peter 3:20-21].



2021-03-11
Repentance After Death: Did I hear you say that one can repent in heaven after they die? Is there any scripture to support that idea? [James 3:2}.



2021-03-02
God's Guidance: Could you give New Testament examples of God guiding through wisdom and direct revelation? [James, Ephesians 5:17, Jeremiah 18:18, Ezekiel 7:26, Acts 11:27-30, Acts 21:10-11, Acts 16:9-10].



2021-02-26
144,000: Where does the 144,000 come into the beliefs of the Amillennial Partial-Preterist view?{Revelation 7, Ezekiel 9, Revelation 14:4, James 1:18].



2021-02-24
The God of This World-Jesus: Could it be that Jesus was the "God of this world"? [2 Corinthians 4:4, Isaiah 6, Matthew 13, Mark 4, Romans 11, Revelation 20:9, James].



2021-02-23
Christian Obligations (Law of Moses & Good Works}: What do you think about the idea that we should keep the Law of Moses and the necessity of doing good works? [Romans 4, Galatians 5:6, James 2:8, John 13:34, Titus 1:16, Titus 2:14, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, James 2:14-26, I Corinthians 6:9-10].



2021-02-12
Imputed Righteousness Availing Much in Prayer: Will our prayers be effective and avail much because of God's imputed righteousness? [James 5:16, I John 3:7].



2021-01-14
Critical Nature-Blessing or Curse: Can you help me sort out the blessing and curse of having a critical nature? [Ephesians 4:15, Revelation 2-3].
Worship Music & Song: What do you think about a lot of the current worship bands, music and songs, coming out now? It seems rather self-centered. [James 1:17].


2021-01-11
The Narrow Path Phone App: How do I get you in Idaho?
The Millennium: Could you talk about when the millennium comes, or is it now? [Revelation 20].
Government, Patriotism & Current Events: Would you talk about current political events, like mask compliance patriotism, and protests? [Romans 13, I Peter 2:14-14, Philippians 3, Luke 3:19].

2021-01-06
God's Sovereignty Putting Those in Power in Governments: Since it is God who puts people in power, can you comment on the current controversy with the election? [Hosea 8:4, Daniel 2:21, Revelation 13, John 12:31, Psalm 115:16, Hebrews 13:17, James 3:1, Romans 13].



2021-01-05
The Tongue on Fire by Gehenna: How is the tongue set on fire by Gehenna? [James 3:6, Matthew 5:22].
Book Recommendations: Caller recommeds Steve's books on "The Kingdom of Go"; Bk 1, "There is Another King" & Bk 2 "All the Kings Men" and "Live Not by Lies", Rod Dreher. [Acts 17:36, Matthew 24:14].


2020-12-31
Forgiveness Toward Others & From God: Could you clarify if these two verses in Matthew & Ephesians about forgiveness mean the same thing, or are they different in meaning? [Matthew 6:14-15, Ephesians 4:32, James 3:2, I John 1:9, I John 2:2, Matthew 18].



2020-12-16
Satan's Purpose: If Satan was a created being, and not a fallen angel, then why was he created? [James 1:12-18].



2020-11-23
Communion: If communion was more of a pot-luck meal in the New Testament, how do we justify what we do today? [I Corinthians].
Law of Liberty: What is the "Law of Liberty" in James that is being discussed? Is this liberty oppressive? [James 1:25, I John 5:3].


2020-11-16
Struggling with Sin: Since I am struggling with sin, I am wondering how God feels about our failures? [I John 2:1, I John 1:9, James 3:2, Matthew 26:41].



2020-11-13
Pornographic Temptation & Prayer Challenge: I am suffering extra temptation when I am praying against the whole realm of pornography, how should I react against these attacks? [James 5:16, Matthew 18:20, Ephesians 6:12]



2020-11-10
Marxist Agenda of the Democrats: Now that Biden is in, are we going to be persecuted, which is the Marxist agenda? [James 4:2-3, Proverbs 21:1].



2020-11-09
Christian Who is a Drug Addict: If a true Christian gets caught up in drugs, will they die in their sins and not go to heaven? [Galatians 2, Galatians 5:16, James 3:2, Psalm 1:3, I John 4:4].



2020-10-23
Christians being Judged: Is there going to be a judgment with rewards for Christians on Judgment Day? [James 3:1, 2 Corinthians 5:10, 1 Corinthians 3:14-15, 1 Peter 1:17, Ephesians 2:8-9].



2020-10-16
Statues of Today & Idols: What parallel do you see between statues today being torn down, and idols that God commanded not to erect?
Taking Oaths: Would you talk about the scriptures against taking oaths and the oaths we take today? [Matthew 23:16, Matthew 5:37, James 5:12].


2020-10-06
The Intro Whistling Music for The Narrow Path: Is the whistling music yours?
Healing Promised to Christians: It appears as though there is a promise about guaranteed healing that doesn't seem to work out as indicated-are we missing something? [James 5:14-15, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, Galatians 4:13, I Timothy 5:23, 2 Timothy 4:20, Philippians 2:27].


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
The Kind of Belief That Saves: Could you talk about the opposite meanings of the word, "believes" in John & James, when referring to the demons who believe? [John 3:16, James 2:14, James 7:2, Galatians 5:6, Romans 4, Matthew 7:21, John 8].



2020-09-22
Over or Under-Confidence in One's Salvation: Some people seem almost pretentious in their salvation, and yet I don't feel that way, can you comment? [Matthew 7:13, Luke 13:24, I Peter 14:18, Matthew 7:21, Matthew 16:24-26, James 3:1].
Lord, Lord, but He Never Knew Them: How could the people do works in his name, but end up not really saved? [Matthew 7:21, I Corinthians 13, I John 3:14].


2020-09-14
The 144,000 in Revelation: Who do you think is the 144,000 in the book of Revelation? [Romans 2:28, Revelation 14, James 1:18].



2020-09-04
Getting on the Narrow Path: Contemplating on the verse about "the narrow path", I am concerned that myself and some of my friends are not really on it. Can you help direct me? [Matthew 7:13-14, Matthew 26:41, James 3:2, Matthew 16:24, I John, Revelation 7:9, John 13:35].



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].

2020-08-13
Child Having Terrible Dreams: What should I do about my 9-year-old daughter who is having repetitive seemingly demonic dreams? [I John 4:4, James 4:7, James 2:19].



2020-07-31
Anger: Would you talk about "anger" and what the Bible teaches us about it when it is sin? [Ephesians 4:26, James 2:13, I John 4:7-21, Mark 3:5, Ephesians 5:1, Luke 23:34].



2020-07-30
Heaven & Hell in the Bible: Could you help me sort out all the various references and meanings of the biblical use of the words "heaven" and "hell"? [2 Corinthians 12:2, Revelation 4, 2 Peter 2:4, James 3:6, Isaiah 30:33].



2020-07-28
Sinlessness Required for the Believer: How do I get Jesus in me, especially since scripture indicates that I won't sin if I am a believer, but I still sin? [I John 1:7-9, 2 Corinthians 13:5, James 3:2, 2 Corinthians 3:18].



2020-07-10
Struggle to Live Righteously: Can you help me understand the struggle in our spiritual lives - on one hand we are not to live in sin, and yet we keep falling to it. It is scary to consider the consequences! [Romans 7:14-25, Philippians 1:6, Matthew 26:41, Galatians 5:17, James 3:2].



2020-06-17
God Limited by Lack of Faith: Is God's ability and power limited by lack of faith? [Mark 6:5-6, James 4:2-3].



2020-05-12
Born Again & Sinlessness: I don't seem to understand what it means to be born again, because the Bible says you won't sin. Can you help me know how to accomplish this? [I John 3:9].
Confessing Your Sins to One Another: Every time we sin we are supposed to confess to our brother, so so I have to go do that all that time? [James 5:16].
Christ in Me Should not Allow Sin in Me: If I have Christ in me, how can I still sin? Am I not to overcome the devil? It is really hard! [Galatians 5:17, Philippians 3, I John 1:9, Ephesians 1:7, Matthew 23, Matthew 11:29, Matthew 26:41].

2020-05-05
Defining the meaning of "Last Days" by Scripture: Can you help me how the scriptures be understood differently than relative to the end times? [Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 11, Isaiah 35, Isaiah 42, Isaiah 54, Micah 4:1-4, Ezekiel 39, Joel 2:28, Hebrews l:1, I John 2:18, James 5:3, I Peter 1:20, Hebrews 12:22, I Corinthians 10:11].



2020-05-04
Teaching the Book of James to Children: Is James a good book to start with when teaching children the Bible?



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].



2020-01-21
Law of Liberty & James, brother of Jesus: What is the "law of liberty" in James 2? Is this writer, James, the brother of Jesus, who did not believe? When did he write the book? [James 2, Acts, John 12:48, 13:34, I Corinthians 13].



2019-07-18
Commandments: What is meant in James 2:8-11, about the royal law, and how is it related to breaking all the laws if you break one? [James 2].



2017-12-28
Sermon on the Mount & James: You say that James gets a lot of his information from the Sermon on the Mount. Do you know what the connections are to James' writings?
The Tongue: What is this about James referring to the tongue as dangerous? [James 3:2-12]


2017-11-15
Healing: Doesn't this passage of Scripture mean that if elders come & pray for you that you will be healed? [James 5:14-15]



2017-11-01
God Leading People into Temptation: Did God cause Jesus to be tempted? James says that God does tempt us, but then in the Lord's Prayer it we are supposed to say, "lead us NOT into temptation", praying to God saying that. How do you reconcile these verses? [James 1:13, Matthew 6:13]



2017-09-07
Law of Liberty & Action over Word: What is the "word" He is talking about? [James 1]



2017-07-18
Judged by Your Knowledge: Are you judged according to the light you have?
Paul's Gospel Different than James: Paul seems to teach a different gospel than James, where Paul says faith alone, but James says faith & works. [Ephesians 2:8-9, Romans 3:19-23, James 2:1426]


2017-03-07
Bridling Your Tongue, No Anger & having a Perfect Religion: What is James saying when he's talking about bridling your tongue, not having anger, & having pure religion? Is he coupling all that together? [James 1]
Being Assertive & not Being a Doormat: Is there a place in the Bible where it talks about it's okay to be assertive, not being a Doormat.


2017-01-27
A Double-Minded Person: A double minded man is unstable in all his ways, can he still be a Christian? [James 1:8]



2016-01-26
Scott Hawn, Elders & Priests: Have you ever heard of Scott Hawn? He says you have to call on the PRIESTS, not elders, to heal the sick. What do you say to that? [James 5]



2015-08-19
James Authorship: Who wrote the book of James, & when was it added to the Canon of Scirpture?



2015-07-07
Praying for the Sick: Jesus never prayed for the sick, but is it okay for US to pray for the sick? Should we command it out like Jesus & the Apostles did? Did Paul ever pray for the sick? [James 5:14-15]
Replacement Theology: Did God divorce Israel? Should the caller stop using the phrase, "Replacement Theology"? [Jeremiah 3:8]


2015-03-26
Bible interpretation in James: "Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?" James 4:5 What does it mean? [James 4:5]



2015-03-20
The "word" in James: What was the "word" James was talking about, Jesus' words? [James 1:18-27]



2015-02-25
Perfect Law of Liberty: What did James mean by the Perfect Law of Liberty back then, & what does it mean for us today? [James 1:25, James 2:8, Galatians 5:1]



2014-08-06
Jesus' Witness being True....or not: Why in one place in the gospel of John (John 5) did Jesus seem to say His witness is not true, but then in another part of John (John 8), He says His witness is true? [John 5:30-33, John 8:17]
James being written to the 12 Tribes: So how can we prove that the book of James wasn't just written to the Jews & not to the Gentiles as well? [James 1:1]


2014-08-05
The Book of James: Who wrote the Book of James?
12 tribes: Who are the 12 Tribes that are mentioned in the beginning of the book of James? [James 1:1, 2:1 & 7]


2014-02-25
Canonicity of Scripture & Peter: Do you believe Peter wrote the 2nd epistle of Peter?
The Nag Hammadi Library - Chenoboskion Manuscripts: Was this just a collection gnostic books or books of the Bible also?
James & Jude & Hebrews: Authorship of James, Jude & Hebrews, & how do we know to accept those books?

2014-02-04
Prayer of a Righteous Man Availeth Much: Who is considered a "righteous" man when it says in James that the prayer of a righteous man availeth much? [James 5:16], 1 John 3:7]


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