Greg talks about the nature of spiritual warfare as a truth encounter rather than a power encounter and applies this to the current state of our culture.
 
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  1. Commentary: Spiritual warfare is a truth encounter. (00:00)
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Greg talks to Reality speaker Megan Almon of Life Training Institute and Summit Ministries about clarifying the abortion issue, then he answers questions about responding to people who expand the term “pro-life” to include a wide range of issues and recognizing God’s discipline.
 
Topics:
  1. Interview: Reality speaker Megan Almon of Life Training Institute and Summit Ministries (00:00)
  2. What should I say to a Christian radio host who is expanding the term “pro-life” to include a wide range of issues? (34:00)
  3. How can we know if the difficulty we’re experiencing is God’s discipline or something else? (50:00)
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Greg comments on what John 16:13 means when it says the Spirit “will guide you into all truth,” then he answers questions about the parables of the kingdom in Matthew 13, assurance of salvation, the eternal destiny of the Philistine soldiers, and how the Gospel writers knew details about events they didn’t witness.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: A clarification on the statement in John 16:13 that the Spirit will “guide you into all truth” (00:00)
  2. I seem to have a different view on the parables of the kingdom in Matthew 13 than many people I respect. What am I missing? (05:00)
  3. Can I lose my salvation, or can I have assurance of it? (21:00)
  4. What was the eternal destiny of the Philistine soldiers who died in the battles in 1 Samuel? (41:00)
  5. How did the writers of the Gospels know details about events they didn't witness? (52:00)
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  • Reality Student Apologetics Conference – September 24–25 in Orange County, CA; October 15–16 in Seattle, WA; November 12–13 in Minneapolis, MN; February 25–26, 2022 in Dallas, TX; March 25–26, 2022 in Philadelphia, PA; April 22–23, 2022 in Augusta, GA
Greg reflects on God’s discipline of his children, then he answers a question about when we should trust the early church councils.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Good parents discipline their children. (00:00)
  2. How should I respond to a member of the Orthodox Church who asks why I accept the authority of the early church councils on the canon but not on other topics? (40:00)
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  • Upcoming events with Stand to Reason speakers
  • Reality Student Apologetics Conference – September 24–25 in Orange County, CA; October 15–16 in Seattle, WA; November 12–13 in Minneapolis, MN; February 25–26, 2022 in Dallas, TX; March 25–26, 2022 in Philadelphia, PA; April 22–23, 2022 in Augusta, GA
Greg explains how the issue of abortion is addressed in the Bible and responds to an article that recommends a woman get an abortion and lie to her husband about it.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: A biblical answer to abortion (00:00)
  2. Commentary: Sanitizing morality for personal gain (21:00)
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Greg discusses why social justice was not Jesus’ purpose and whether Christians force their religious morality on others, then he answers a question about female pastors.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Jesus did not come to preach social justice. (05:00)
  2. Commentary: Do Christians wrongly legislate morality? (33:00)
  3. What is your view on female pastors? (49:00)
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Greg answers a question about how he became a published author, discusses the world’s desire to follow false views of reality (2 Timothy 4:3), and talks about how to respond to someone who shows no interest in the gospel.
 
Topics:
  1. How did Greg get published? (06:00)
  2. Commentary: A Bible study that legitimizes and exalts sin? (27:00)
  3. How do you share the gospel with someone who doesn’t care? (44:00)
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Greg talks about the nonchalant attitude many Christians have about serious sin and warns about a desire to please the world (Mark 15:15), then he answers a question about whether the rapture can be found in the Bible.
 
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  1. Commentary: LGBT Bible study is a contradiction in terms. We don’t change our theology to match our behavior. We change our behavior to match our good theology. (00:00)
  2. Is the rapture biblical? Should I continue attending a church that teaches the rapture? (00:33)
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  • Reality Student Apologetics Conference – September 24–25 in Orange County, CA; October 15–16 in Seattle, WA; November 12–13 in Minneapolis, MN; February 25–26, 2022 in Dallas, TX; April 22–23, 2022 in Augusta, GA
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Guest Host: J. Warner Wallace
 
J. Warner Wallace talks about the power of the cumulative case and how the overall weight of the evidence for Christianity convinced him it’s true, then he discusses how to respond to the charge that Christian hypocrites disprove Christianity, how to answer your questions about Christian doctrine, and more.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Communicating the case for Christianity (00:00)
  2. Commentary: Responding to the charge that Christian hypocrites disprove Christianity (11:00)
  3. Commentary: How to answer your questions about Christian doctrine by studying Scripture (22:00)
  4. Commentary: Jim’s work with Operation Heal Our Patriots (47:00)
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Guest Host: J. Warner Wallace
 
J. Warner Wallace talks about reasons to trust the eyewitness accounts of Jesus, then he answers a question about which sources to trust for information, reminds us that just because the other side can make a case, that doesn’t mean it’s true, explores Peter Pan vs. Jesus, and more.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Reasons to trust the eyewitness accounts of Jesus (00:00)
  2. What are some sources you trust for information? (23:00)
  3. Commentary: Just because the other side can make a case, that doesn’t mean it’s true. (42:00)
  4. Commentary: The three kinds of true believers. (49:00)
  5. Commentary: The claims about Jesus aren’t the same as claims about Peter Pan. (52:00)
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