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Topic: Holy Spirit

Episode Topic Audio

2021-06-22
Tongues & the Holy Spirit's Fullness: Could you clarify how much of the Holy Spirit do you get when you get saved, and how does this relate to speaking in tongues? Recommended book; "My Heart, Christ's Home" by Robert Boyd Munger. Recommended Lecture; "Charisma & Character"/ "Tongues" [Acts 19:1-7, Ephesians 1, Ephesians 5:18].



2021-06-15
Context for Romans 8:28 (All Things Work for Good): Could you put Romans 8:28 (all things work together for good) in context for me? [Romans 8:28-30].



2021-06-10
Baptism of the Holy Ghost (Spirit): Is there a second work beyond being baptized into the faith, as in the "Baptism of the Holy Spirit", as scripture seems to indicate? [Ephesians 4:4-6, Acts 1:5, Acts 19, Acts 8, Hebrews 6:1-2, Ephesians 5:18].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is "Baptism in the Holy Ghost (Spirit) the same thing as being "Filled with the Spirit"? [Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4].


2021-06-09
Fire Symbolizing the Holy Spirit: Is the fire referred in Matthew 3, symbolic for the Holy Spirit? [Matthew 3:11].



2021-05-26
"The Kingdom Within You": Could you help me fully under the verse that says, "the kingdom of God is within you"? [Luke 17:20-21]



2021-05-12
Jesus Manifesting Himself: How did Judas (not Iscariot) grasp the way Jesus was going to manifest Himself after the crucifixion? [John 14:15-24, John 15:1-10, Romans 8:9-10, I Corinthians 2:9-16].



2021-04-29
Is Jesus Everything-or not?: Is Jesus plus nothing, everything, or does the subsequent filling of the Holy Spirit indicate that this is incorrect? [John 14:23, Acts 1-2].



2021-04-27
Receiving the Holy Spirit Upon Salvation: Do you receive the Holy Spirit upon salvation? [Romans 8:9, I John 4:13, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesian 5:18]



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].


2021-04-22
The Authority of the Christian: What kind of power and authority does Christian actually have, such as commanding things to happen, directing angels, binding demons, etc.? [Romans 4, Matthew 16:18-19, Matthew 18:18].
Praying for Someone Who Wants to be Healed: What should we do if we are not sure if God wants to heal someone, since it really is up to God and His will, when we are asked to pray for their healing?
Lecture About "Speaking in Tongues": Where do I go on your website if I want to know more about "speaking in tongues"? Recommended topical lecture: "Charisma and Character".

2021-04-12
The Struggle in Temptation for Adam vs Paul: Could you talk more about the choices we make, the choices Adam & Eve made, and the warfare Paul describes in walking the Christian life? [Genesis 3:6, Romans 7:23, I Timothy 6:17].
Adam, Eve & the Holy Spirit: Did Adam & Eve have the Holy Spirit in them? [Galatians 5:17].


2021-04-07
Spiritual Gifts for Today or Not: Are the gifts of the spirit only for the original disciples or apostles and not for us today?



2021-03-29
The Holy Spirit-Various Experiences: Could you give us a primer on the Holy Spirit "in", "on" and having the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, I John 3-4, Ephesians 1:13, Acts 1:8, Acts 1:5, Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, John 7:39].



2021-03-26
Walking in the Spirit: How does one achieve walking in the Spirit and living a holy life? Recommended Gregg's new books; "Empire of the Risen Son" (Vol 1 & 2) and Lecture series; Charisma & Character [Isaiah 11:2, Colossians 3:15, Luke 12:11, I Peter 4:11].



2021-03-26
Holy Spirit as Person: Why do we describe the Holy Spirit as a person, when He is a spirit? [John 14:16].



2021-03-22
Strong Delusions Scare Me: I am experiencing some doubt in my faith, and am afraid God's sending of strong delusions and fear associating with the wrong people, for fear that I will feel the spirit of the wrong kind or be mislead? [Hebrews10:25, 2 Thessalonians 2, I John 4:1-6].



2021-03-16
Walking in the Spirit: How can I get better at "walking in the Spirit"? [Romans 8:14].



2021-02-19
Jesus' Post Resurrection Appearances: Could you help me with the chronology of Jesus' post resurrection appearances? [Luke 24:49, Matthew 28:16, Acts 1, John 20-21].
Holy Spirit's Coming: How do you compare when Jesus said, "receive the Holy Spirit" and the events of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost? [John 20:22, Acts 2:4-8, Ephesians 5:18].


2021-02-09
Baptism vs Baptism in the Holy Spirit: Is "baptism" and "Baptism in the Holy Spirit" two different things?
Gideon's Battle: Could you help me find the story about God whittling down the number of men that are preparing for battle? [Judges 7].


2021-02-09
Alcohol & Addiction (Twelve Steps Programs): Do you think that drunkeness is an addiction, as they say in 12-step programs, or it that an inappropriate term? [Galatians 5, I Corinthians 6:9-11].



2021-02-01
The Spirits (Both Holy & Evil): Could you share some scripture about how the spirits work (both evil ones and the Holy Spirit)? [Matthew 12:43, Proverbs 4:23, 2 Corinthians 5:8].



2021-01-27
Steve Gregg's Charismatic Experience: Could you talk about your own charismatic experience at Calvary Chapel?
Baptism of the Spirit & Laying on of Hands: Is it necessary to have hands laid on you to receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit?


2021-01-27
Deism: Do you think it is more reasonable to consider a Deist view since God doesn't doesn't seem to micromanage things and free will seems more prevalent? [Proverbs 21:1, Hosea 8:4].
Need for Rebaptism: If I wandered away from the Lord at one point in my life, becoming a prodigal, but returned to Him, do I need to be rebaptized?
God's Voice (God Speaking): How do you know when it is God speaking vs just having one's own thoughts? [Acts 16:6-7].

2021-01-26
Water Baptism Required: Is water baptism required for entering the "Kingdom of God", and if it is, then why do so many evangelists not require it? [John 3:5, Acts 2:38, Acts 9:10-21, I Peter 3:20-21 ].
Born of Water & Spirit: What does it mean to be, "born of water and of the spirit"? [John 3:5-6].


2021-01-26
The "Person" of the Holy Spirit: What are the verses that support the Holy Spirit being a person, rather than a power? [John 14, Genesis 1, Romans 8, Acts 15:28, John 1:1, John 1:18, I Thessalonians 5:19].



2021-01-12
More Missionaries Needed: Why doesn't the Holy Spirit move more people to become missionaries?



2021-01-11
Must Have the Holy Spirit to Go to Heaven: Where does the Bible say that you must have the Holy Spirit to go to heaven? [Romans 8:9, I John 3:24, I John 4:13].



2020-05-06
Hearing the Holy Spirit & His Direction: Do you have any suggestion as to how know or recognize the leading of the spirit of God? [Romans 8, Psalm 23, Colossians 3:15, John 10:27].



2020-12-31
Non-Christian Concern About Lack of Good Examples in Christians: From a non-Christian point of view, why doesn't the Holy Spirit move in Christian to evangelize others, and live as a better example?
Christian Evangelism's Poor Record: Isn't it a poor track record that only 30% of the world population are Christians, when it has been 2000 years?


2020-12-31
Jesus Departs for The Holy Spirit to Come: Why did Jesus have to leave for the Holy Spirit have to come?
Holy Spirit Depart after Jesus' Return: When Jesus comes back, will we lose the Holy Spirit?


2020-12-18
Christadelphians: Is the Christadelphian group a cult?
The Conviction of the Holy Spirit: What do you recommend regarding taking care to not squelch the prompting and conviction of the Holy Spirit [I Corinthians 11:30-32]. (The answer is given after the break as Steve was muted.)


2020-12-15
Celebrate Christian Holidays & Celebrate Pentecost: Why don't we celebrate Pentecost?



2020-12-08
Speaking in Tongues: What is your personal experience like with speaking in tongues? [I Corinthians 14, Jude 20].



2020-12-03
Role of the Holy Spirit in the Final Kingdom on Earth? What will the role of the Holy Spirit be in the final Kingdom on earth? [John 14:16].



2020-11-18
Examine Ourselves: Could you talk about the verse that requires we examine ourselves to see if we are in the faith? [2 Corinthians 13:5, Matthew 7:21-23, I John 3:24, I John 4:13, I Corinthians 13].



2020-11-18
People Who Hear From God: Caller comments on the inappropriateness of other's telling another what they should be hearing from the Holy Spirit, or that God has especially informed them.



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].



2020-11-04
Conversion's Elation Expected to Last: As a former Mormon, as I moved away from religion, I have found in my new trust in Christ, a notable difference to the better. Should I expect this high to continue indefinitely? [I Peter 5:8-10].



2020-10-27
The Trinity: Does my view of The Trinity as a board of directors, adequately represent it? [John 17:21, I Corinthians 11:3].
"Godhead" for "The Trinity": What do you think of the word, "Godhead" in describing the trinity and the relative implied authority? [Colossians 2:9, Matthew 28:18].


2020-10-19
Holy Spirit & Salvation in the Old Testament: How were the people saved in the Old Testament if the Holy Spirit came only upon the prophets?
Holy Spirit Not Available to those in the Old Testament: How could Nicodemus have understood the scriptures if he didn't have the Holy Spirit? [John 7:39].
Thanking God for Steve Gregg's Gift: How often to you thank God for the answer you have just provided to your listener?

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?

2020-09-14
Tongues-Heavenly or Unknown Language: Is "tongues" an unknown language, or a heavenly language? [I Corinthians 13:1, I Corinthians 14:2, I Corinthians 14:22].
Tongues for Edification: How does "speaking in tongues", if it is an unknown language, be edifying? [I Corinthians 14].


2020-09-11
The Holy Spirit & Oil: Is there a connection between the Holy Spirit and oil, or is there an inappropriate conflation of the two? [Zechariah 4:6, John 7:37-39].
Books on Church History: Do you have any particular recommendations of primary books on church history?


2020-09-09
Idealist View of Revelation: Would you help me understand the "Idealist" view of Revelation?
Praying in the Spirit: How does one pray in the spirit, if they don't speak in tongues? [Jude 20, I Corinthians 14:14, Ephesians 6:18].


2020-09-03
Illustration of The Trinity: Comment on the clarity of the illustration for "the trinity", as "God as sun, Jesus as the light, and the Holy Spirit as the heat."



2020-08-31
Heirarchy or Co-equal Persons in Trinity: Is God, the Father, at a higher position than Jesus and the Holy Spirit, even though the "Trinity" is typically considered co-equal? [Philippians 2:5-11, John 14:8, Romans 15:6].



2020-08-27
From God's Child to Broken Branch: How does a person go from being a child of God to one that is a branch broken off? [Romans 11:17-24, John 15:1-6].
Led By the Spirit & Attached to the Olive Tree: Do we have to be led by the spirit in order to not be broken off from God?


2020-08-25
Tongues and Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: Do you think that speaking in tongues accompanies the filling of the Holy Spirit?
Signs of Being Filled with the Holy Spirit: What is the initial sign of being filled with the Holy Spirit [Galatians 5:22-23, Romans 5:2].


2020-08-24
Law Not for the Unrighteous: What does Paul mean when he says that the law is not for the righteous and how does one use the law, lawfully? [I Timothy 1:8-9, Romans 8:4, 2 Corinthians 6:14].
Ten Commandments for Witnessing: Do you think it is a good way to use "The Ten Commandments" to help people see their sinfulness when witnessing? [Romans 7:7].


2020-08-18
Not Under the Law, Yet Must Confess our Sins: Because I struggle with worrying about my sins, and getting God's forgivenss, could you help me sort the duality in scripture of not being "under the law" and yet we are to "confess our sins"? [1 John 1:9, Romans 6:14, I Corinthians 9:20-21, I John 3:4, Matthew 6:9-13, I John 3:4, Galatians 5:16].



2020-07-24
The Holy Spirit vs The Conscience: Could you help me understand the differences between the Holy Spirit and the conscience? [I Timothy 4:2].



2020-07-23
Baptism of Jesus & Baptism of Repentance: Was the baptism of Jesus and the baptism of John's repentance the same baptism?
Born Again Before the Holy Spirit Came: Were people born again before the Holy Spirit came?
Thief on the Cross - Born Again: Was the thief on the cross born again?

2020-07-13
Power No Longer Manifested in the Church: Is not the church not manifesting the power of God today as it should be? [Luke 24:49, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:4, I Corinthians 4:20].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Is the power lacking in the church today because many may not have experienced the "Baptism of the Spirit"? [Acts 10, Acts 19].
Believers Not Experiencing the Power of the Holy Spirit: What do you say to a believer who has not experienced the power of the Holy Spirit in their lives?[Hebrews 8:10, Ezekiel 36:25, Ezekiel 11:19, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18].

2020-06-26
Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Word of Faith: Is there a connection between the "Word of Faith" and the "Baptism of the Holy Spirit"? [Ephesians 1, Ephesians 5:18].
Word of Faith: I sense that you have some hesitancy about the Word of Faith teaching. Could you elaborate as to what you think is wrong with it? [Galatians 3:13, Deuteronmy 28].


2020-06-04
Holy Spirit Contrasted in Old & New Testaments: Would you compare the way the Holy Spirit came upon those in the Old Testament and how the Holy Spirit comes to us today? [Acts 2:16, 1:8, I Peter 2:5, Ephesians 2:19-22, John 20:22]



2020-06-04
Unforgivable Sin and Not for Me, but Against Me: Would you explain Matthew 12, about "who is not for me is against me" and the "unforgivable sin"? [Matthew 12:22-37].



2020-05-28
The Holy Spirit & Mary, Mother of Jesus: when the Holy Spirit came upon Mary, did she then have the Holy Spirit as we do? [Acts 1, Acts 2:17, Psalm 51:11, John 7:39].
The Holy Spirit in The Old Testament: Can you clarify the Spirit coming upon people in the Old Testament and if He would then stay with them?
Hail Mary, Full of Grace: What does it mean to say, "Hail Mary, full of grace?" Does it mean she was born sinless?

2020-05-14
The Water & The Blood: What do you think that the water and the blood stand for in I John 5? Does the blood represent baptism? [I John 5:6-8, John 4, 15, 19, I Corinthians 15}



2020-05-07
Seared Conscience: When scripture speaks of people who are seared, are they believers? [I Timothy 4:2].
Quenching and Grieving the Holy Spirit: Would you talk about the meaning of quenching and grieving the spirit?[Ephesians 4:30, I Thessalonians 5:19, Isaiah 63:10]


2020-04-24
Baptism & Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Does the Holy Spirit baptize us into the body of Christ and is water baptism similar to a wedding and commemorating our entry into a relationship with Jesus? [I Cor 12:13].
Who is the Restrainer of the Man of Lawlessness: Who is the restrainer that restrains the Man of Lawlessness ? [2 Thessalonians 2, Daniel 7, Acts 17:7].


2020-04-17
Human Spirit and Holy Spirit: Is this passage actually talking about the Holy Spirit or just our human spirit? [Romans 8:16-27].



2020-04-13
Preparing a Place & Mansions: Could you talk about the "preparing of a place for you" and how it relates to the mansions in John 14? [John 14:2-3, I Corinthians 12].



2020-04-10
Old Testament Believers Witnessing: In what way was the Old Testament believer to witness? [Matthew 5:16, Psalm 96:3, I Peter 3:15, 2:12 Isaiah].



2020-04-08
Disciples Receiving the Holy Spirt: Could you help me understand exactly when the disciples received the Holy Spirit, as the accounts seem to differ? [John 20:22, 14:16, 16:7, 7:39, Acts 1:8, Ephesians 5:18].



2020-04-08
Unpardonable Sin: Would you talk about the unpardonable sin and blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? [Matthew 12:31, Luke 12:10].



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?

2020-03-24
Peter & The Holy Spirit: Peter could not have possessed the Holy Spirit at the time of his denying of Christ, because the Holy Spirit had not yet come at Pentacost, right? [John 7:39].
Identity of the Rich Young Ruler: Do you think that "the rich young ruler" was Saul (Paul)?


2020-03-19
Speaking in Tongues Evidence of Holy Spirit's Filling: Is speaking in tongues the only evidence of being filled with the Holy Spirit? [Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18, Galatians 5:22f].



2020-03-16
Holy Spirit Brings Unity: Is it the job of the Holy Spirit to bring us into unity?
One Scriptural Interpretation Allowed: How would you assess the claim that the Holy Spirit would only allow for one interpretation of scripture, because the Holy Spirit would not allow for less than unity? [Romans. 14]


2020-03-13
LDS View-Unbroken Chain: How do you respond to the very important LDS view that one must have someone lay hands on them from an unbroken chain in order to be filled with the Holy Spirit, or baptize others?
Qualifications for Church Leadership: What do you think the scriptural qualifications are for starting or leading a church? [I Timothy 3, Titus 1].


2020-03-13
Clarity from God for Guidance: Will scripture, or the Holy Spirit, always teach and lead you? Or are there times when it will be unclear? [Acts 16:6-7, Proverbs 3:6].



2020-03-12
Trinitarian Personhood of the Holy Spirit: Is there evidence in scripture for the actual personhood of the Holy Spirit, particularly in light of having no name, and that we not been directed to pray to Him? [I Corinthians 1:3, Galatians 1:1, John 14:16, Acts 6:11-13].



2020-03-11
Many Mansions: Could you talk about the "many mansions" in John? [John 14:2, 23].



2020-03-09
No Longer a Slave to Sin & Walking in the Spirit: If we have the capability of not being a "slave to sin" does that mean that we have the power, by grace, to not sin? What if we stumble?[Romans 6:6, 7:14, 24-25, 8:1, 4, Galatians 5:16, Luke 15:11-32, James 3:2].



2020-03-09
Worship Service in Church: What form of worship should take place in church, when worshipping in Spirit & Truth? What should it look like on a Sunday morning as far as the raising of hands, singing, and so on? [John 4:19-24, 5:42, Isaiah 29:13].



2020-02-21
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Where is the scriptures that support the idea of "Baptism of the Holy Spirit". Is it the same as being filled? [Acts 1:5, 8, 2:4].



2020-02-05
Trinity Doctrine Mistaken: Isn't the spirit of truth, simply the spirit of Jesus, rather than another person? [John 14:6, 15-18, 15:1-10, 7:17, Colossians 1:27, I John 2:1].



2020-02-05
Trinity: Is it not easy to believe that the Holy Spirit is actually just the spirit of God rather than a separate person? [John 14].
Preincarnate Jesus-The Word: Isn't the Eternal Word not really the Son until He was born in Bethleham? [John 1:1].


2020-02-04
The Holy Spirit as Third Person: Is it not more reasonable to think that the Holy Spirit is simply the spirit of Jesus in the believer, rather than thinking of it as some magical event that is a separate event with a third being? [John 10:18, 14:15,19, 20:22, Galatians 1, 4:6, Genesis 2;7, I Peter 3, Romans 8:9f, 2 Corinthians 3:17].



2020-02-04
Baptized with the Holy Spirit: When a believer is baptized with the Holy Spirit, is it a different spirit, or is it simply getting in touch with the Holy Spirit one already has inside? [Romans 8:16, John 7:37-39, Acts 1:8, 2:4].



2019-12-19
Conviction of the Holy Spirit: What is the "conviction of the Holy Spirit"?



2019-12-05
Holy Spirit-Old & New Testament: How does one resolve the seeming conflict about David praying that God not take the spirit from him, and yet, Jesus indicated that unless He would go away, the Holy Spirit could not come? [Luke 11:13, Psalm 51:11, John 1:32, 7:39, 14:6, 16:7, Matthew 10, Luke 10, Ezekiel 36].



2019-11-20
Medication Withdrawal: Is it possible that I am encountering the Holy Spirit because I have withdrawn all my medications and am doing great? [Acts 2:17-21].



2019-11-08
First Intuition: Is the guidance that one's first instinct is correct, a reliable one?



2019-10-30
Holy Spirit in, on, or with us: Can you clarify this passage? [John 14, 20:22, Acts 1:8, 2:4].



2019-09-30
Calvinist View of Holy Spirit & Conviction of Sin: What do you think about when Calvinists use this passage to support the idea that after one is saved, the Holy Spirit no longer needs to convict one of sin, and that it only is speaking of non-believers? [John 16:8-10, I John 1:9].



2019-09-06
Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Tongues: What is your view of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit and speaking in tongues? [Acts 2:4, Acts 10 & 11).
Holy Spirit Seals Us: Doesn't all believers have the Holy Spirit and he seals you? [Ephesians 5:18].
Born Again: How do you know when you are born again? [I John].

2019-09-04
Jesus & Holy Spirit Living in the Believer: Is both Jesus and the Holy Spirit living in the believer? [Galatians 2:20, John 14:23, John 15, Romans 8:9-10].



2019-08-30
Before the Holy Spirit: What was the nature of the spiritual lives in the Old Testament, before they had the Holy Spirit? How did people have the strength to remain faithful? [Luke 1, 2 Peter 2, Galatians 5].



2019-08-28
Where Two or More are Gathered: When Jesus said where two are more are gathered, He is there, what does that mean? Is He not there anyway? [Matthew 18:15-20, I Corinthians 5 ].



2019-08-21
Jesus Came in the Flesh: Since some Word of Faith seem to suggest that Jesus was God, do they fall in the category of deny Jesus' incarnation? [I John 4:2, Luke 2:52, Philippians 2:6-7, Acts 1:2].



2019-08-13
The Holy Spirit: Can you clarify the receiving and the gifts of the Spirit? Is the gift The Holy Spirit, Himself, or the gifts that The Holy Spirit gives believers? [Joel 2:28, I John 3:24, 4:13, Romans 8, John 20:22, Acts 1:5-8, 2:4, 38, Matthew 7:11, Ephesians 1:13, 5:18, Acts 19].
Pouring Out of the Spirit: Is the "pouring out of the Spirit on all flesh" something to happen in the future, or has it already happened? [Joel 2:28].


2019-08-13
Blaspheming the Holy Spirit: Can you help me understand the scripture indicating that speaking against the Holy Spirit is the unforgivable sin? [Matthew 12:31, Acts 13, I John 1:7, 9].
Unforgivable Sin: If I denied God and Christ to save myself from getting my head cut-off while in Iran, can I be pardoned? [Matthew 16:25, 10:32-33].


2019-08-07
Paul as an Apostle: Was Paul an apostle? [Acts 14:14].
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wondering about Steve's view of how one receives the Holy Spirit and baptism of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9, Acts 2, 4, 18, 19].


2019-08-05
Jesus Subordinate to God Eternally: Do you think that The Son is eternally subordinate to The Father, as do John Piper and Wayne Grudem? And where then would The Holy Spirit be? [I Corinthians 11:3, 15:24].



2019-07-30
Bible Study: Does the Holy Spirit help direct the study of the Bible in various ways-whether you are reading it for the familiarity and information, or if you are meditating on it to know the mind of God.
Guidance of the Holy Spirit: Should we rely only on the Holy Spirit for guidance in studying and understanding the Bible?


2019-07-26
Evidence of the Holy Spirit: How do you know if you have received The Holy Spirit? [Romans 8:9,16, Galatians 5:22-23, Ephesians 5:18-21, Ephesians 1:13, 5:18, Romans 12:6-8, I Corinthians 12:4-11, 2 Corinthians 3:18]. (Editor's Note: Even though Steve Gregg seems to conclude the call before the break, he continues making comments about it AFTER the break, so don't miss that.)



2019-07-24
Holy Spirit Convicting of Righteousness: I don't understand this passage about the Holy Spirit and how He will convict the world of righteousness and judgment? [John 16:8-11, Acts 24:25].



2019-07-11
Filled with The Holy Spirit: How does one know if they are filled with The Holy Spirit? [James 4:2-3, Matthew 7:7-8, Luke 11:13, Galatians 5:22-23].
Can The Holy Spirit Leave: Can The Holy Spirit leave me, or become less in me, because of sin, or some other reason? [Ephesians 5:18].


2019-07-11
Disciples Taking Notes: Do you think that the disciples took notes while Jesus was speaking?
Holy Spirit Teaching Truth: Why do people seem to disagree on some points of scripture even though the Holy Spirit is intended to bring us into all truth? [I Corinthians 13:9, John 16:13].


2019-06-24
Speaking in Tongues: Is speaking in tongues always automatic or is it sometimes generated?



2019-06-19
Filled with the Spirit: Doesn't the filling of the Holy Spirit need to be a daily and ongoing event? [Ephesians 5:18].
Sinning Daily: Some say we sin every day - is that correct? [ James 3:2-11, Galatians 5:16].


2019-06-18
Day of Pentecost (Filling of the Spirit): What happened on the day of Pentecost? Would you encourage people to pray to receive the spirit like they did on that day? [Isaiah, Joel 2, Ezekiel 36:26, Acts 2 & 4].



2019-06-17
Holy Spirit: How we forgotten how alive the Holy Spirit is today? [I Corinthians 12, Galatians 5].



2019-05-21
Demon Possession of Christians: Why do you think Christians can be possessed? Possession vs. Oppression? [2 Corinthians 12:7].
Partial-Preterism: What is Partial-Preterism? [Revelation 20:9-end].


2019-05-20
Salvation & Filling of the Holy Spirit: What is the distinction between receiving the Holy Spirit upon salvation and being filled with the Holy Spirit? [Ephesians 5:18, Acts 2:4-5, Acts 1:5, Acts 19:6, Acts 8:17].



2019-05-17
Demon Possession: How could a Christian have the Holy Spirit dwelling in them, and also have a demon, too? [Galatians 5:17, Matthew 8:28-34, 9:32].



2019-05-03
Forsaken Jesus: The forsaking of Jesus while he was on the cross, could it simply be about having the departing of the Holy Spirit from that earthly body? [Psalm 22, Isaiah 53:6, I Peter 2:3-3, 2 Corinthians 2].



2019-05-01
Holy Spirit: How do you know when you are listening to and obeying the Holy Spirit?



2019-04-22
Holy Spirit: Where does it say that we have the Holy Spirit if we are a believer, or are 'born again'? Is it acceptable to ask God for the Holy Spirit? [Luke 11:13, John 3:3, Romans 8:9-10, 16],



2019-04-08
Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit: What is meant by "blasphemy of the Holy Spirit" [Matt 12:32]?
Repentance: Is there scripture to support post-mortem forgiveness? Many scriptures noted in Steve's book on Hell.


2019-03-28
Trinity: What convinces you that the Holy Spirit is indeed part of the Godhead? How can He be a "Person"?



2019-03-27
Walking in the Spirit: What does it mean to "walk in the Spirit"?
Ten Virgins Parable: What does the parable of the 10 virgins mean? And the oil?


2019-03-14
Baptism: Should I be re-baptized, if I was baptized before?
Holy Spirit: How do I become baptized with the Holy Spirit?
Salvation: How do I know if I am saved?

2019-03-12
Strange Behaviors in Church: What do you think about all the strange behaviors taking place in the church in some circles (speakers that were “stoned with the Holy Spirit”, acting drunken, “tokin’ the ghost”, or giving “healing hugs”).



2019-03-01
Old Testament-Holy Spirit: How could God expect people to obey Him in the Old Testament if they did not have the Holy Spirit and were not regenerated?



2019-02-28
Church Discipline, Judging, Rebuking: Church discipline, if I see my brother sinning, should I just ignore it or what? [Matthew 18]



2019-02-27
Trinity: I'm struggling with the idea of the Trinity, & the Holy Spirit, if the Holy Spirit is an entity to Itself or not. What verses would tell me that the Holy Spirit is part of the Trinity?



2019-02-21
Reincarnation: What does the Bible say about reincarnation?
God Speaking to us: Does God speak to us through other people?


2019-02-18
Guide us into all Truth: How should we interpret that? The Holy Spirit leading us into all truth? Why do we have so many disagreements on what is true?



2019-02-14
Sealed by the Holy Spirit: So if we are sealed w/ the Holy Spirit, we shouldn't be able to lose our salvation, should we? {Ephesians 4:30]



2019-02-13
Holy Spirit: If you don't receive the Holy Spirit are you automatically going to hell?



2019-02-04
Holy Spirit: Is it true that God forgives & Jesus forgives, but the Holy Spirit doesn't, is that right? [Matthew 12:31-35]



2019-01-30
Adam & Eve & the Holy Spirit: Were Adam & Eve filled with the Holy Spirit & did it leave them after they sinned? The Holy Spirit didn't come back then until Pentecost? [Acts 1:4-5]



2019-01-24
Receiving the Holy Spirit: I don't think I've received the Holy Spirit, & I've never spoken in tongues. What should I do?



2019-01-22
Holy Spirit Restored to Us Through Jesus: Would it be accurate to suggest that after Adam sinned and the Holy Spirit was withdrawn from him, that Jesus has since cleansed us, and made us eligible again? [Genesis 2:7].



2019-01-22
Command Love-Fruit of the Spirit: Why would God direct us to love, if love is given in the gift of the Holy Spirit? [Romans 5:5, Galatians 5:22, Luke 6, Matthew 7:12, Hebrews 10:16].



2019-01-22
Adam-Breath of Life: Can we assume that when God breathed into Adam the breath of life, that he breathed His Holy Spirit into him, and withdrew it when he sinned? [Genesis 2:7, 3:7].



2019-01-14
Once Saved, Always Saved: How can we can lose our salvation if we are sealed with the Holy Spirit?



2019-01-14
Gift of Speaking in Tongues: How would I know for sure I have received the gift of tongues?



2019-01-14
Soul, Spirit, Holy Spirit: Are spirit and soul separate? Could The Holy Spirit be our spirit?



2019-01-07
Holy Spirit's Presence: Why do we need the Holy Spirit if where two or three are gathered together, He is in the midst of them? [Matthew 18:19].



2019-01-04
Jesus' Departure & Return: Why did Jesus have to leave if He is going to come back again anyway?
Old Testament & the Holy Spirit: Didn't the people of the Old Testament have the Holy Spirit too?
Those That Never Hear the Gospel: How will God deal with people in remote places where they may never contacted to hear the gospel?

2019-01-03
Listening to the Holy Spirit: What do you think about this; The Holy Spirit told me to listen to David Hawking, because he knows the scripture?



2018-12-31
Holy Spirit: (followup from many previous calls she has made) Does everyone have the Holy Spirit in them or not? am I saved or not?



2018-12-31
Vision from the Holy Spirit: What do you think of a vision that I had, do you think it's possibly from the Holy Spirit?



2018-12-26
Holy Spirit: I haven't received the Spirit, or, I haven't been slain by the Spirit, so I don't think I'm saved



2018-12-18
Holy Spirit: You can pray for the Holy Spirit to come to into your life? [John 4:24, Romans 8:26-27]



2018-12-18
Manuscript of the Bible & Trinity Doctrine: Manuscripts of the bible & caller thinks the trinity doctrine is dependent on 1 John 5. [1 John 5:7]



2018-12-10
7 Spirits: The 7 Spirits of Revelation, how did we get to that number at the end of the Bible? [Revelation 1:4, Revelation 3:1, Isaiah 11:2]



2018-12-07
Word of Faith: Commanding or asking God to give us stuff, do stuff for us, as if He is our own genie, just seems wrong. What does Steve think?
Understanding the Bible: Struggling to understand the Bible.
Being filled with the Holy Spirit: I can't quite wrap my head around the idea of being filled with the Spirit. Does He jump in & out of you?

2018-12-07
Trinity: Involving the Trinity, is God an individual Being or 3 Beings that make one God? [John 20:17]



2018-12-06
Holy Spirit - Trinity: When Jesus breathed on them, did He breathe His own essence or another Person? [John 20:22]



2018-12-06
Holy Spirit Saddened by today's Church: Do you think the Holy Spirit is saddened by the state that the church in North America is in today?



2018-11-26
Holy Spirit: Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit; Holy Spirit = Wisdom = Queen of Heaven? Human marriage reflective a God and His consort?



2018-11-15
Holy Spirit an Angel: Is the Holy Spirit is an angel?



2018-11-13
Jesus' actual Commandments: What are Jesus' actual commands?



2018-11-02
Limited Negative: How do we identify "limited negatives" in scripture? What does it mean to be "sealed" w/ the Holy Spirit?
Sealed with the Holy Spirit: What does it mean to be "sealed" w/ the Holy Spirit?


2018-10-29
Prejudice: I have prejudice against multi-racial relationships.
Filled with the Holy Spirit: Being filled w/ the Holy Spirit (conversion of the Spirit)


2018-10-22
Demon-Possessed People: Are demon-possessed people inherently lost? In other words, can Christians be demon-possessed, because I thought they were supposed to have the Holy Spirit?
Giving Someone a Glass of Water: What does this verse mean about giving someone a glass of water? [Matthew 10:42]


2018-10-19
Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit: Blaspheming of the Holy Spirit, Mary's pregnancy. [1 Corinthians 14:33] (Editor's Note: I frankly have NO idea what the caller is talking about!)



2018-10-16
Receiving the Holy Spirit: The laying on of hands to receive the Holy Spirit, should this be pursued? Is there a difference between "having the Holy Spirit" & being "filled w/ the Holy Spirit?



2018-10-15
God Speaking: Does God speak to us in our thoughts?



2018-09-24
The 7 Spirits: The 7 spirits of God in Revelation paralleled to Isaiah 11:1-3. [Revelation 1:4, Revelation 3:1, Revelation 4:5, Revelation 5:6, Isaiah 11:1-3]
Only Begotten: What does the "only begotten" of the Father mean? [John 3:16]


2018-09-17
Gifts of the Spirit: Do Gifts of the Spirit like miracles & tongues & the rest still exist?



2018-09-14
Sword: Is the sword paralleled to the word bringing down strongholds?



2018-09-07
No Unity on the Bible: Why is there so much disagreement about what the Bible says?



2018-08-28
50 Days After Passover Gift of the Spirit: Were the gifts of the spirit (tongues) only for the apostles & why did it happen 50 days after passover? [Acts 2]



2018-08-28
Replacement Theology: In the new covenant, have the gentiles replaced Jews now or what?
Speaking in Tongues: I looked in your statement of beliefs & didn't see anything about tongues. Do you still believe they are for today?


2018-08-16
Finding out your Spiritual Gifts: How do you find out your spiritual gift & how to use your talents for His purposes?



2018-08-14
Holy Spirit: At what point do we receive the Holy Spirit when we are saved? When will God remove His Spirit from us?



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]



2018-08-13
Teachers, False Teachers & the Holy Spirit: The previous call you had false teachers, that the Holy Spirit to teach us? Perhaps it's talking about False Prophets & Teachers such as Joseph Smith & Mohammed who say we need them in order to understand the Bible. [1 John 2:27]



2018-07-26
Laying on of Hands to receive Holy Spirit: I've been listening to your lectures about Christian Foundation, & do I need to have the laying of hand to be filled w/ the Holy Spirit?



2018-07-25
Laying on of hands on people: The laying on hands on of people, is this descriptive or prescriptive? [Acts 8:14-17]



2018-07-12
Charismatic Movement: Where did the passion go that saw in the Charismatic Movement we saw in the 70s? Was that experience that I had just a spill-over of that happened with you & the Jesus Movement?



2018-06-21
JW's in Contrast to Christianity: Jehovah's Witnesses are deep into the Bible, but they are so different than what Christians believe.



2018-06-14
Holy Spirit interceding for us: What does it mean that we don't know what we ought to pray for, & so consequently the Holy Spirit is going to do it for us? [Romans 8:26-27]



2018-06-12
Sealed with the Holy Spirit: It says in Ephesians 1:13 that once you have been sealed with the Holy Spirit, doesn't that make you permanently sealed? [Ephesians 1:13]



2018-06-08
"Slain in the Spirit": Where did getting "Slain in the Spirit" come from?



2018-06-08
Rhema & Logos: Distinguishing the difference between Logos & Rhema.



2018-05-11
I Never Knew You: God is all knowing, but then He says, I never knew you? How is that not a contradiction?
Talking in tongues: What if some people were just trying to demonstrate that they had the ability to communicate in tongues? Is that blasphemy of the Holy Spirit?


2018-05-11
Born Again & Regeneration: What does it mean to be born again mean? What does Regeneration mean? [John 3]



2018-05-08
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: I'm concerned about what you said about not being baptized by the Holy Spirit. I've never had people lay hands on my to be filled with the Holy Spirit, so are you suggesting that if we don't, we can't live a full Christian life?



2018-05-08
Jesus' Death: Where did Jesus go after He died? Did He go to heaven?
Baptism by the Spirit: (question addressed after break) How do I get baptized/filled with the Holy Spirit?


2018-05-02
Being Filled with Holy Spirit: "Will you please pray that I be filled w/ the Holy Spirit?" caller asked a pastor, & the pastor just said he'd know when he was.



2018-04-30
Unitarian vs Trinitarian: Does Father equal Holy Spirit? Why is it important to believe that Jesus was actually the Son of God Incarnate? The Old Testament people didn't know that! Why isn't the Holy Spirit the Father since it was He overshadowing Mary instead of the Father?
JWs, Mormons & the Trinity: You just explained that Christians believe the Trinity differently, but yet the JWs & Mormons are called a cult because they believe it differently. Why?


2018-04-25
Holy Spirit: Does the Holy Spirit convict us individually or as a world?
Hyper-Grace: So you haven't quite joined the "hyper-grace" bandwagon yet?


2018-04-25
Trinity: Is the Holy Spirit God's errand Boy? Can you please just address the Trinity?



2018-03-29
My Spirit shall not always Strive: My Spirit will not strive w/ men forever, what does that mean that He'll run out of patience? [Genesis 6:3]



2018-03-21
Filled w/ the Holy Spirit: Should you be filled w/ the Holy Spirit in order to be part of the staff of a church?



2018-03-21
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Being baptized w/ the Holy Spirit, should I be seeking people out who actually do that?



2018-03-16
Holy Spirit-The Comforter: Why couldn't the Holy Spirit be down here while Jesus was here? [John 16:7 7, John 7:32-39]



2018-03-15
Prediction of Jesus: Is the chute referring to Mary? I know the branch is referring to Jesus. Is the Holy Spirit wisdom? [Isaiah 11:1-2, Proverbs 8]



2018-03-05
Speaking in Tongues: Is speaking in tongues the only evidence that you truly have the Holy Spirit? Does this idea come from the book of Acts?



2018-03-01
The Anointing: the annointing is the Holy Spirit, but what is "it" in the verse? [1 john 2:27]
AntiChrist(s): The antichrist, single, or antiChrists, singular? There's going to be a lot of them or singular, one antichrist at the end? [1 john 2:18]


2018-02-13
Synergism and Monergism: What is Steve's view on the prodigal son, lost coin, lost sheep with respect to synergism and monergism?



2018-02-05
Praying in the Spirit: Is praying in tongues the same as praying in the Spirit and is that a perfect prayer? [Ephesians 6:18, Jude 20, 1 Corinthians 14:14]



2018-01-25
Nicene Creed: Caller is concerned about the Veneration of Mary & the phrasing of the incarnation of Jesus through the Virgin Mary & the Holy Spirit.



2018-01-19
Apostolic Power Why aren't there signs of power or spiritual gifts the same today?[Mark 16:17]



2018-01-18
Being Holy: What does Holy mean? Can we be holy in this life? What do we have to do to become holy? Does the Holy Spirit make us holy?



2018-01-18
Seven Spirits of God: Who are the Seven Spirits of God? [Rev 4, Isaiah 11:2]



2017-12-13
Walking in the Spirit, Is it not simply doing the right thing rather than ignoring one's behavior? Is behavior modification really something to focus upon? [Galatians 5:16]



2017-11-29
Understanding the Scriptures: Understanding the scriptures, having the Holy Spirit to teach us, the Holy Spirit opened the understanding of the apostles



2017-11-28
Unified by the Holy Spirit: What do you do when someone disagrees but insists they are correct because they have the Holy Spirit (implying you don't)?



2017-11-16
Holy Spirit Entering a Believer: When does the Holy Spirit enter the believer or when do they receive baptism of the Holy Spirit? By the laying on of hands?



2017-11-13
Still asked to Teach even though Different View: We've been asked to teach even though we disagree about hell. (follow up to a call he made couple weeks before.)
Tongues of Fire & Consumed by Fire: There was the Day of Pentecost when the Flames of Fire were on people, & the animal sacrifices that were consumed by fire, are they somehow related? [Acts 2]


2017-10-18
Receiving the Holy Spirit: When do you officially receive the Holy Spirit? with the laying on of hands?
Melchizedek: Who is Melchizedek & his priesthood?


2017-10-18
Responsibility for Salvation: Who's ultimately responsible for our salvation, us or the Holy Spirit?



2017-10-12
Unified by the Holy Spirit: I'm also, like your previous discussion having doubts about Christianity, wondering if Christians really have the Holy Spirit, why is there so much division, why so much hypocrisy?



2017-10-11
Holy Spirit the Spirit of the Father: Is the Holy Spirit of the Spirit of the Father....and the Son?



2017-10-09
Holy Spirit: What is the Holy Spirit for? How do we get Him?



2017-10-04
Sealed by the Holy Spirit: What does it mean to be sealed by the Holy Spirit? [Ephesians 4:30, Ephesians 1:13]



2017-09-12
44,001 Denominations: If the Holy Spirit leads us into all truth, why are there 44,000 different denominations, no unity in the Christian church?



2017-09-11
Kingdom of God: Caller really enjoyed the lecture about the Kingdom of God Steve had done in WA state recently. (Steve just wrote a book about the Kingdom of God called, "Empire of the Risen Son", Part 1 & 2, October 2020)
The Dove, the Flood & Holy Spirit: The Dove never coming back because he had a place to land, & soon as Jesus got baptized, & His followers were going to start being baptized, the Holy Spirit having a place to go, is what the caller thinks. [1 Peter 2:20-21]
Sons of God: We as Christians have authority as the Sons of God & our Father is our Righteous "Judge". We need to realize our authority over demons, our own sins & God's extreme love for us as His children.

2017-09-11
Holy Spirit gone from the Flood until Jesus: Did the Spirit of God leave humanity from the time of the flood until Jesus Christ, the dove leaving the ark & never coming back, but, returning when Jesus was baptized? [Genesis 8:12, Matthew 3:16, Mar 1:10, Luke 3:22, John 1:32]



2017-08-23
Paul & Tongues: Is Paul talking about tongues in both Romans & 1 Corinthians? [Romans 8:26-27, 1 Corinthians 14]



2017-08-18
Demon-Possessed Christians: Can a Christian be demon-possessed?



2017-08-17
A Different Take on the Trinity: Is the reason Jesus couldn't do anything apart from the Father & the Father can't do anything apart from the Jesus, & the Holy Spirit?



2017-08-16
The 7 Spirits before the Throne of God: Someone asked a question about seeing the Trinity in heaven yesterday, & got me to thinking about the 7 Spirits before the throne. [Revelation 1:4, Revelation 3:1, Revelation 4:4, Revelation 5:6, Isaiah 11:2]



2017-07-28
Indwelling of the Holy Spirit: Can you explain the difference between the new & old covenant regarding the Holy Spirit?



2017-07-24
Holy Spirit: A discussion about the Holy Spirit (that is a little bit over my head). [Matthew 7:24-25, Romans 8:11]



2017-07-14
Pentecostal View of Baptism of Holy Spirit: Being baptized in the Holy Spirit, & if you've never spoken in tongues, are you saved?



2017-07-11
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Wfhat is the proof of being baptized by the Holy Spirit?
Addictions: Can someone who is filled with the Holy Spirit still have trouble trying to overcome addictions?


2017-05-31
Sealed by the Holy Spirit: I believe in Predestination, that people are sealed by the Holy Spirit, that you can't lose your salvation. [Ephesians 1:13]



2017-05-19
Confessing our Sins & Being Cleansed: Confession of sins & staying in communion w/ the Lord being cleansed, [1 John 1:9]
Hunger for the Word: We need to be infilling of the Holy Spirit, Study the Scriptures & obey them. [2 Timothy 2:15-22, James 4:8, 1 Peter 2:2]


2017-05-19
Filled with Holy Spirit & Entire Sanctification: Is being filled w/ the Holy Spirit the same thing as entire sanctification as some groups maintain?
Filling of the Holy Spirit: How do you get filled with the Holy Spirit?


2017-05-19
Jailer & Household Salvation: What did Paul mean by, "...& your household" will be saved? Is that saying that by his one act in this instance not only he would be saved by his whole household? [Acts 16:31]
Elisha Asking for a Double Portion: What did it mean Elisha by asking for a double portion of the Holy Spirit from Elijah? [2 Kings 2:9]


2017-05-16
Holy People on Individuals: Does the Holy Spirit come upon everyone the same way or is it individualized?



2017-05-15
Speaking in Tongues: What is your view of speaking to tongues, & is speaking in tongues to prove you are baptized w/ the Holy Spirit?



2017-05-05
Awesome Radio Show: Your view is out of the box! I've never heard someone like you on the radio!
Philip: Was Philip one of the original 12 apostles? Why couldn't the Holy Spirit come as a result of Philip's work? Why did he have to call on some of the original 12 apostles in order for the Holy Spirit to move? [Acts 8]


2017-03-17
baptism of the Holy Spirit: So are we baptized BY the Holy Spirit or INTO the Holy Spirit?



2017-03-14
Seal of God: (followup from yesterday) Seal of the Holy Spirit, when does that happen? [Ephesians 1:13]



2017-03-13
Seal of God: When does the Seal of the Holy Spirit happen? [Ephesians 1:13]



2017-02-24
Peter's Sermon Quoting from Joel: In peter's sermon, where does it say in Joel what he was quoting about the Holy Spirit & what was this talk about hell or fire, etc? [Acts 2, Joel 2:28-29]



2017-02-10
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: What do you think about the Baptism of the Holy Spirit? (only one question answered the first half hour.)



2017-02-08
Vendetta Against SDA, Part 2: "Soon we heard the voice of God like many waters which gave us the day & hour of jesus' coming, then God poured the Holy Spirit on them", is this quote true? Is satan a scapegoat (they get this from Leviticus 16), should SDA be attributing things that are not from the Holy Spirit?



2017-02-07
Reformation of the Holy Spirit: Do you think the Reformation was under the guidance of the Holy Spirit?



2017-02-01
Holy Spirit control verses Carnal Nature: I am concerned that I'm not letting the Holy Spirit lead me as much as I should? how much control does the He need to have?



2017-01-30
Our Spirit & the Holy Spirit: Do we have a spirit of our own that the Holy Spirit wants to commune with? [rom 8:16]



2017-01-25
Angels verses the Holy Spirit: Do ministering angels minister to us like the Holy Spirit does?



2017-01-19
Holy Spirit & Paracletos: what is the definition of the Holy Spirit, especially paraclete/paracletos, Him being "beside" us when He's supposed to be in us?



2017-01-11
Cessation of the Gifts of the Spirit: Speaking in tongues, having the Holy Spirit, being filled w/ the Spirit, do the Gifts of the Spirit still exist for today?



2017-01-11
The 7 Spirits: What are the 7 Spirits of God that are in the throne in Revelation? [Revelation 1:4, Revelation 3:1, Revelation 4:5, Revelation 5:6, Isaiah 11:2]



2017-01-06
Holy Spirit in the OT: Are there different relationships w/ the Holy Spirit, especially in the New Testament verses in the Old Testament?



2016-04-07
Rich Man & Lazarus: Why does the Rich Man go to hell & the other to heaven (Abraham's Bosom)?
Speaking in Tongues: What is your view about speaking in tongues?


2016-03-31
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Do we receive the Holy Spirit immediately upon receiving salvation/conversion or not until later? [Acts 19, Romans 8:9, Acts 2:4]



2016-03-30
"Let Us": Who is Jesus? Who is the "us" in Genesis? [Genesis 1:26]
Elohim: What about the name "Elohim"? Is it only a Jewish name they use for God? Why is it plural & singular at the same time? [Genesis 1:1]
Rabbis Rejecting Trinity: If what you said about "Elohim" is true, you'd think they wouldn't have had so much trouble in accepting Jesus.

2016-03-29
7 Spirits in Revelation: What are they 7 spirits that are found in Revelation, angels or what? [Isaiah 11:2] Revelation 1:4, Revelation 3:1, Revelation 4:5, Revelation 5:6]



2016-03-25
Holy Spirit Feminine: Is the Holy Spirit feminine? Where do they get that idea? Does it come from the "Wisdom" Scriptures where it talks about "he" & "she"? [1 Corinthians 1:30, Proverbs 8]



2016-03-25
The Angel of the Lord=The Holy Spirit: Is it referring to the Holy Spirit when it says, "THE" Angel of the Lord as opposed to an Angel of the Lord, which just means messenger?



2016-03-18
Communicating with the Father, Son or Holy Ghost: Is it okay to communicate to the Father, Son & Holy Spirit interchangeably?



2016-03-16
Overwhelming Presence of the Holy Spirit (about Michael the Buddhist): Caller thinks Michael the Buddhist needs to release his grip on Buddhism & firmly grip Christianity so he can really feel the presence of the Holy Spirit, which he had called & talked about in a previous show.
The Early Church in Jerusalem: In following God’s will & serving Him, what did the church in Jerusalem look like? Were they zealous for the law? Was it an underground church? [Acts 21:18]
Home Church Requirements: Are overseers or pastors required in a home church? Do you have to have apostolic leaders & titles?

2016-03-04
Holy Spirit & the Trinity: How do we deal with people who don't believe in the Holy Spirit as part of the Trinity?
Fellowship Circles: In fact, just how far can you actually fellowship with people who don't see stuff the same way you do, especially unbelievers?


2016-02-25
Women in Ministry: Caller enjoyed the previous day's show about Women in ministry.
Charismatic: In the book of Acts, when they had the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, there was something where they knew they had received it, & why & when has it changed?


2016-02-15
Baptizing in only Jesus' Name: It says in Acts that people who were baptized only in the name of Jesus didn't receive the Spirit. Why not? ; why didn't they receive the Holy Spirit at conversion/water baptism then?
Receiving Holy Spirit: why didn't they receive the Holy Spirit at conversion or water baptism then?
Receiving the Holy Spirit & Being Completely Filled: How do you become completely filled by the Holy Spirit?

2016-02-09
Old Testament Prophecy to still be Fulfilled: Can you list the things that still need to be fulfilled in the Old Testament?
Steve's Experience with Speaking in Tongues: The caller's wife wanted a brief testimony of Steve speaking in tongues & being filled with the Holy Spirit.


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]


2016-01-08
The Duties of the Holy Spirit: What are the responsibilities of the Holy Spirit, activities that are assigned in the New Testament? Did He ever show Himself in the Old Testament?



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]


2015-12-07
Being led Holy Spirit....or not: Caller thought he was being led by the Holy Spirit but in after-thought doesn't think so, & thinks the things he told his dad caused him father to kill the caller's sister & himself.



2015-11-30
Burning Bush & the Flame: Is the Flame that was on TOP of the burning Bush symbolic of the Holy Spirit coming on the people at Pentecost in Acts 2? [Exodus 3:1-15, Acts 2:1-4]



2015-11-24
Holy Spirit as Father: Who said or where does it say that the Holy Spirit is the Father of Jesus?



2015-11-18
In the Father, In Christ & In the Spirit: What is the difference between being In the Father, In Christ or in the Spirit? [Romans 8:9, 14:17]



2015-11-11
Acts 2 Church & SG's background: Can you please tell me your background, especially about the Acts 2 churches?
Church Community: Do you belong to a church community like that?
Modern Day Pastors: The caller's pastor friends don't like the idea of just being a member verses preaching in the pulpit every week the way it happens in modern times.

2015-11-04
Trinity: My friend doesn't believe in the Trinity because it can't be found in the Bible the word itself also. [John 1] (the audio skips a little bit here...it seems to be only limited to this Q, & the previous)
Jesus being fully God & Man: One problem He has is Jesus being 100% human/man, & 100% God. How can that be possible? [Philippians 2:5-8]


2015-10-30
Peter loving Jesus: Did Peter actually have the ability to love Jesus as much as he did AFTER the Pentecost since he got filled w/ the Holy Spirit then?



2015-10-29
Holy Spirit & Unborn Children: Do unborn children have the Holy Spirit? [Luke 1:15]



2015-10-27
Calvinism: God provided the red heifer & the ashes to get ceremonial clean, but THEY had to actually do something to get clean. Isn't that the right way to think of our salvation, that God does provide everything for us to be able to receive Him, but it's ultimately up to us? [Numbers 19:9,13,10,21; 31:23]
Two or three gathered together: Is this passage of Scripture taken out of context, most thnking that where 2 or 3 people are gathered together, Jesus is there, but isn't this actually talking about church discipline? [Matthew 18:20]


2015-10-23
Charismatic Churches: What are your feelings about all this craziness happening in the Charismatic church, such as laughing, barking, gold dust? After all, doesn't it resemble "drunkenness" at Pentecost? [Acts 2:1-31]
Healing: They are into all this healing also. Does God genuinely manifest Himself doing that? Should we stay clear of it or what?


2015-10-16
Prayer: Are we allowed to pray directly to Jesus or the Holy Spirit? [Luke 11:1-4]



2015-10-15
Microchips: So what if you were required to get a microchip? Would you get one?
Holy Spirit: How do you know if you really have the Holy Spirit or not? [Romans 5:5, Galatians 5:22, John 13:34-35]


2015-10-15
The Olivet Discourse & the Book of Revelation: Why would the Holy Spirit need to give John a very cryptic, apocalyptic book about the Fall of Jerusalem in 70 AD if Jesus had already explained it to Jews in Jerusalem while He was still here? It'd just seem to be counterintuitive. [Matthew 24 & 25, Mark 13, Luke 21, Revelation 1-20]



2015-10-05
Demon-possession: Can Christians become demon-possessed since they are supposed to have the Holy Spirit in them? How can they have both? [Matthew 12:43-45]
Occult Practices: Is it possible that people who supposedly experience Alien phenomenon are really just experiencing demon phenomenon?


2015-10-01
Spiritual Strength through the Holy Spirit: What is the promise Paul is referring to regarding Spiritual Strength through the Holy Spirit in [Ephesians 3:14-20]



2015-09-22
Holy Spirit Using an Individual: Could God decide to use somebody because they thought God would never use him, & wanted to prove them wrong, as it were?



2015-09-03
Spirit & Truth: We have to worship God in Spirit & in Truth, so what does that mean? Was He changing how it was done right then because how could they do that up to that point since there were no regenerated Christians yet? [John 14:23-24]
Moving in & out of the Spirit: Is it possible to have the Spirit in you one day & then out the next, in & out, in & out, in & out?


2015-08-13
Holy Spirit vs the Carnal Man: The Man of Sin is some sinful tendency in a Christian.



2015-07-29
Holy Spirit: Take things w/ a Grain of Salt what people say to you when they say they are being led by the Holy Spirit.



2015-07-29
Not Listening to the Holy Spirit (Rebuttal): Caller wanted to comment how Steve Gregg IS led by the Holy Spirit as he answers questions.



2015-07-29
Holy Spirit: Can Steve please explain Romans 8:1-4? Walking in the Spirit, that'd be different than walking according to the requirements of the law, so what did Paul mean by the righteousness of the law?



2015-07-29
Listening to the Holy Spirit: How come Steve doesn't listen to the Holy Spirit as to when to end a conversation w/ a caller?
Referring to the Holy Sprit: How come he doesn't refer to Him when people call w/ their problems, or what Bible to use, or what church to go to?


2015-07-23
Steve & the Holy Spirit: Does Steve think of himself as in the Holy Spirit? How are we born-again?
Trinity: Does Steve understand the Trinity? The Father loves the Son, & the Son loves the Father, so the Love IS the Holy Spirit.
Virgin Mary & her Son Jesus Christ: Does Steve understand Mary & her Son Jesus? Who is the closest to Jesus that is our mother? Who was the most obedient, who was there every step of the way but His mother? He was brought in by her because she was the most faithful. She is full of grace!

2015-07-13
Most Perfect Mate: We won't be married in Heaven, but we'll have the Most Perfect Mate, according to the caller by the Holy Spirit.



2015-07-10
Foundations: How do we get a Foundation that resists against the storms of life? [1 Corinthians 3:11]
Renewing our Minds: What does it mean to renew our minds? [Romans 12:1-2]


2015-07-01
God the Father (Trinity): Are the places where it talks about God, is it always referring to God the Father, or, is it sometimes one of the other 2, Jesus or the Holy Spirit or all 3?



2015-06-01
Presence of God & Assembly of People: How do we know when it's a real genuine presence of God, & the Holy Spirit at work in an Assembly of People or if it's just people being emotional, trying to contrive something?



2015-05-28
Blessing & Cursing Israel: The Bible says that those who bless Israel will be blessed & those who curse Israel will be cursed! [Genesis 12:3]
We Are the Temple of God: Caller agrees w/ Steve's assessment of 1 Corinthians 3:16 when he was talking to another caller, but wonders why he didn't go to 1 Corinthians 6:19, that we are the Temple of the Holy Spirit. So his opinion is that we need to be VERY careful w/ what we put in it. [1 Corinthians 3:16, 1 Corinthians 6:19]


2015-05-27
Church Building Project Followup: Caller had called before talking about the new building project her church wants to do. It is failing, & people are being told they are not following the Spirit of God for not pledging to help. Congregation needs to be in "one accord", according to the pastor. [Acts 2:46]



2015-05-21
Reimagining Church by Frank Viola: This book suggests no Pastors/Elders in the Church, but completely led by the Holy Spirit? It's a solid, NT church, it says. Does Steve think that is a LITTLE extreme? [1 Corinthians 14:26]



2015-04-24
Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit didn't indwell the people of the OT, only upon certain people? [Psalm 51, 1 Peter 1:10-11]



2015-04-24
NIV Translation: Why are some verses missing?
4 different kinds of Baptisms: There are only 4 kinds of Baptisms in the Bible, is that right? Being immersed in Water, in the Holy Spirit, in Fire, & in the baptism of Suffering?


2015-04-09
Muslim not believing Jesus is God: Caller has a friend who is a Muslim. They don't believe Jesus is God, but believe that he is the Son of God, & don't believe in the Holy Spirit. He also doesn't believe in 6 literal days because no light for 3 days before the Sun.



2015-04-03
Sealed by God: What does it mean to be sealed by God? [Ephesians 1:13, 4:30, Revelation 7]



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]



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



2015-03-18
Jesus being filled with Holy Spirit: Can please decipher these 2 verses about Jesus & the Holy Spirit? [Luke 4:1, 4:14]



2015-02-20
Seven Spirits: Who are the 7 Spirits in [Revelation 1:4]?



2015-02-18
People Worshipping Themselves: It almost seems like people have made idols/images of themselves when they lose sight of God. [Acts 17:29, Romans 1:21-23]
Holy Spirit-Interpreting Scripture: Holy Spirit is somewhat subjective, but God Spirit bears witness w/ our spirit that we are the children of God, but some don't show evidence.


2015-02-11
Holy Spirit - Interpretation of Bible: How can there be SO many interpretations of certain Scripture verses, & them all claiming to have the same Holy Spirit in them?



2015-02-05
Taking the Bible out of context & taking your Thoughts Captive: Caller thinks a lot of verses are taken out of context, & wants to talk about a few examples. [2 Corinthians 10:4-5]
I'm in the midst of 2 or 3: That's not necessarily saying God is going to be there more in prayer because there are more people, but it's in reference to church discipline. [Matthew 18:20]


2015-01-22
Power of God: How can or does a person rely on the Power of God?



2015-01-05
Free Will/Eternal Security: Aren't we sealed by the Holy Spirit, so how can we lose our salvation?



2015-01-05
Without excuse: The Bible says people are w/ out excuse because of nature itself, so what about people before Jesus?



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]



2014-12-24
Holy Spirit in OT & NT: What is the difference between the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament & the New Testament?



2014-12-24
The Wind Blows Where it Wishes: Do Calvinists like this verse? What are your thoughts about this verse? [John 3:8]



2014-12-22
NLT of the Bible: I personally like the NLT of the Bible. What do you think about that version?
In Whom I'm Well Pleased: Perhaps it was a future instance where God would be pleased w/ the people who believed in His Son later on? [Luke 2:14]
Jesus' Baptism & Resurrection When Jesus received the Holy Spirit in His baptism, is that when was able to perform miracles? Did He have to have the Holy Spirit in order to perform miracles? And then after His Resurrection, He even had more power?

2014-12-15
Indwelling of the Holy Spirit: When someone gets indwelt with the Holy Spirit, does that ever make them haughty?



2014-11-24
Feeling God's Presence: What does the Bible say about "feeling good" at a church service, like a tingling, goosebumps type feeling?
Anointing of God: What does the Bible say about the Anointing, that you have to pay price to receive an anointing?


2014-11-19
Teaching by the Anointing: We don't need man to teach us, but to rely on the Holy Spirit for discernment, although we might be helped by a good teacher. What do you think? [1 John 26-27, 1 Corinthians 12:8-10, Romans 12:6-8}



2014-11-11
Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit: Is there a difference between the terms, Holy Ghost & Holy Spirit?



2014-11-11
Ananias & Sapphira: Why were Ananias & Sapphira struck down dead so suddenly? Was it because they lied to the Holy Spirit, which translates into blaspheming the Holy Spirit? [Acts 5:1-11]



2014-10-31
crowns: Tbe 24 crowns of the elders, & explains a Crowns.
Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Why do you use the term, "baptize" when referring to the Holy Spirit entering somebody?


2014-10-31
Holy Spirit: You have to ask for the Holy Spirit, even after you are born-again, is that right? [Luke 11:13]



2014-10-29
Jesus having the Holy Spirit: Did Jesus really need to get baptized to receive the Holy Spirit because wouldn't it be reasonable to assume that He had the Holy Spirit in Him all the time, especially since it says John the Baptist had the Holy Spirit in him from birth? [Luke 1:15, Matthew 3:16]



2014-10-10
Impeccability of Jesus: God the Father couldn't have sinned, but could Jesus have?
Holy Spirit & the Spiritual Man: So then if the spiritual nature has the Holy Spirit & is close to God, he also won't sin, isn't that right? (a little bit convoluted question.)


2014-10-02
Replacement Theology (Supersessionism): Is what you were just talking about to the previous caller, would you call that Replacement Theology? What would be the opposite of that then, Dispensationalism? How would John Hagee deal w/ the verse in Hebrews you were just talking about? [Hebrews 8:6-13]
Go & Sin No more: How is it possible to sin no more like Jesus told the woman caught in adultery? [John 5:14, 8:11]
Fire from the Holy Spirit: How can I re-ignite the fire from the Holy Spirit like I used to have?

2014-09-15
Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost: What was Jesus saying in Luke when He said people who Blasphemed the Holy Spirit could not be forgiven? [Luke 12:10]



2014-08-12
Holy Spirit Leaving the Earth: Does it say somewhere in the Bible that the Holy Spirit will leave the earth sometime in the future? [2 Thessalonians 2:1-17]



2014-08-05
The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit: The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit, is that still be fulfilled, or was it fulfilled at Pentecost? Can it STILL happen yet in the future though? [Joel 2:28, Acts 2:14-21]



2014-07-23
Holy Spirit: When does the Holy Spirit come to live inside you? [1 John 4:13, Romans 8:9]



2014-07-23
Spirit & Truth: What if you are listening to good, sound teachers that don't have ALL the truth? [John 4:24]



2014-07-21
Letters of Paul: How did the early Christians receive the instruction from Paul before the New Testament was put into the Bible & grow from it before it was?
Wrath of God revealed from Heaven: How can we make the leap from Paul addressing people in the 1st century church to it applying to us now? [Romans 1]


2014-07-18
Gift of Discernment: Caller would like to know about the Gift of Discernment.
Praying to Jesus or the Holy Spirit: Can we pray directly to Jesus or the Holy Spirit instead of just God the Father?


2014-07-16
Becoming Active in the church (LDS): Caller was wondering how to become more involved in his church, which is the Mormon/LDS church.



2014-06-11
Apologetics: Should Apologetics be taught in Church?
Presence of Jesus: What does Jesus mean that He'll be in the presence of us? [Matthew 18:20]


2014-06-06
The Restrainer:: Who is the Restrainer of the Man of Sin from arising & really showing his evilness? [2 Thessalonians 2]



2014-06-02
Unpardonable Sin: Why is the Holy Spirit singled out when it comes to the unpardonable sin? Why isn't God the Father or Jesus also included about speaking against? [Matthew 12:32]



2014-05-21
"To another faith by the same Spirit": Surely this faith that is listed in the Spiritual Gifts can't be talking about the initial faith to be saved, can it? It's talking about another, deeper kind of faith, right? [1 Corinthians 12:9]



2014-05-13
Inner Witness & Being Saved & Calvinism: Sometimes I wonder if i'm saved or not because I seem to be lacking an "inner witness", & sometimes I think Calvinism is right, that only a select few, the elect, are going to be saved, & not me. Can you comment on that? [Romans 8:16]



2014-05-12
Holy Spirit: Even when a person is walking in the Spirit, is it still possible to inflict evil on another human being?



2014-05-08
3 Views of Hell: Caller is thankful for the lectures that Steve put together about the 3 view of Hell.
Holy Spirit leading to Truth: The Holy Spirit leads us to all truth.


2014-05-01
Holy Spirit: I was wondering if were allowed to just say, "Holy Spirit", or if we had to say, "The Holy Spirit"? I was told that if I just say, "Holy Spirit", that it was a Mormon thing.



2014-04-02
Dispensationalism: How are people going to believe in Jesus w/ out the Holy Spirit? Is it possible to be a Dispensationalist & to believe that the Holy Spirit is going to come back after the Rapture after He's supposedly taken away?



2014-04-02
Predestination: Is our behavior predestinated? Are there any Scriptures that supports that?
Unction - Anointing: What does "unction" mean?


2014-03-26
Praying in the Spirit: What if you are alone? There is no one there to interpret, so you are interpreting to yourself then? [1 Corinthians 14:14]



2014-03-26
Worshipping the Holy Spirit: Is it wrong for us to worship the Holy Spirit?



2014-03-24
Death: Immediately in the presence of God after death, the righteous are ushered, but what about the unsaved sinner, what happens to them, are they in limbo, are they judged immediately, what happens? [Luke 16:19-31]
The Spirit: We say the Spirit is in our heart, but where is it really?


2014-03-14
Praying for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit: Have you ever prayed for the Baptism of the Holy Spirit over the phone?
Gifted Revivalists: Don't you think some people just have a better gift of making things happen, making God move, more than other people?


2014-03-12
Jesus' Disciples Baptizing: What was the purpose of Jesus' Disciples' Baptism, or, how was it different than John the Baptist's disciples' baptisms? [John 3:22-24, John 4:1-4]
Church of Christ: The Church of Christ believes in instant baptism after conversion, that's one thing that's good about their belief system.


2014-02-21
"Earthly things": "If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?", what does Jesus mean when He says "earthly things"? [John 3:12]
Being led by the Holy Spirit: Caller believes the Holy Spirit has been leading her to study things she then hears immediately on the radio show.


2014-02-21
Innocence Restored: Michael the Buddhist discusses about humanity going back to innocence/restoration after the Fall.
Bible Translated many Times: The Bible has been translated so many times it might've lost its accuracy, caller surmises.
Jesus' physical presence: It must've been wonderful being able to be around Jesus when He was here, but now all we have is the Bible to rely on, so it makes it a little hard to believe. [John 20:24-31]

2014-02-05
Hell: What is your view of Hell? Don't you believe it's "eternal"? [Luke 16]
Regeneration: Is there any Scripture that teaches we are regenerated BEFORE we put our faith in Christ?


2014-02-04
Receiving the Holy Spirit before Baptism: Is this the only passage of Scripture where it says people received the Holy Spirit before Baptism? [Acts 10:44]
Cessation of the Gifts of the Spirit: Do the Spiritual Gifts still exist for today or not?


2014-01-16
Holy Spirit & Interpreting Scripture: How come if we all have the same Holy Spirit we see things so differently doctrinally?



2014-01-15
False Prophets: False Prophets just carrying out the will of God, but them not really prophesying anything, but in spite of.
Speaking in Tongues: Speaking in tongues as a sign that you are filled w/ the Holy Spirit, & does Paul contradict himself about speaking in tongues? [1 Corinthians 14:22-23]
Putting everything under Christ's feet: Did Christ put everything under His feet in the past or in the present? [1 Corinthians 15:22-28, Psalm 8]

2013-02-06
Holy Spirit & the New Covenant: Did people's heart get changed in the Old Testament?
Bearing Arms in Self-Preservation: Did you say we are not allowed to defend ourselves in self-defense with guns?


2013-01-31
Jesus in His Early Life: The other day when you were talking about Jesus & His sinless childhood, it got me to thinking that John the Baptist was filled with the Holy Spirit from birth. I thought the same was with Jesus, but then He received the Holy Spirit after His baptism. [Luke 1:15, John 1:32]
Use of Logic: I was listening to "Focus on the Family" the other day, & he was saying it's okay to use logic an evangelistic tool when witnessing. (They figure it out at just about the end of the conversation that the caller had heard this on Focus on the Family.)


2013-01-30
Calling People Fools: (Phone cuts in & out) What did Jesus mean by calling people fool & being in danger of Hellfire yet people are called fools in the Bible. [Matthew 5:22]
Pentecost a Fulfillment of Joel: Caller doesn't think Pentecost was a fulfillment of Joel, but Steve explains that it was. [Acts 2, Joel 2]


2013-01-28
Walking in the Spirit: Suggestions on ways to walk in the Spirit.
The Movie, Harvey: Have you ever seen the movie called, "Harvey"? It's an object lesson to how to be able to "walk in the Spirit" practically.


2013-01-28
Walking in the Spirit: If you walk in the Spirit, you won't gratify the carnal nature, but how do you put that in practical terms?



2013-01-28
Jesus' Early Life: Is there something that stopped Jesus from sinning when He was a child? (the impeccability of Jesus Chrsit.)



2013-01-16
No Bible Anywhere in America: It's kind've hypocritical of the American government to say we can not preach or teach the Bible, but accommodate any other religion that is not Christian such as Buddhism & Islam.
Trinity: Can you explain the Trinity?

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