Greg talks about what it means to choose faithfulness over results, then he answers questions about the author of Isaiah and how to convince one’s child to go to the Reality Conference.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Faithfulness over results (00:00)
  2. Who wrote Isaiah? (37:00)
  3. If you were going to talk your sixteen-year-old into going to the Reality Conference, how would you do it? (50:00)
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Greg chats with a friend of Stand to Reason about why she became a Strategic Partner, then he discusses a recent case where a nurse was forced to participate in an abortion and the Justice Department declined to uphold federal conscience protection laws, then he talks about whether it’s wrong to say, “I could be wrong.” 
 
Topics:
  1. Greg talks to a friend of Stand to Reason about why she became a Strategic Partner. (00:00)
  2. Commentary: Conscience protection laws ignored by Justice Department in abortion case. (18:00)
  3. Commentary: The upcoming Solid Ground is about recent news items illustrating what Greg has been talking about in the current series. (44:00)
  4. Commentary: Is it wrong to say, “I could be wrong”? (49:00)
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CRT and Justice

Greg talks with Monique Duson of the Center for Biblical Unity about CRT and justice, they answer questions about their views on CRT and what we’re responsible for in history, a caller suggests a way to respond to the charge that pro-lifers don’t care about born children, and Greg answers a question about God’s sovereignty.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: CRT and justice (00:00)
  2. What are your views on critical race theory? (24:00)
  3. How far back do we go in history in order to do racial reconciliation? (33:00)
  4. A comment about how to respond to people who say pro-lifers don’t care about born children. (43:00)
  5. If God determines our salvation, doesn’t he also determine everything in our lives, and if so, what’s the point of our actions? (51:00)
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Greg and Jon Noyes answer questions about how to respond to someone who claims to have instructions from God, how to stay motivated when things look bleak, Bible study software for blind people, and Noah’s flood.
 
Topics:
  1. How should I respond to someone who claims to have instructions from God for me? (10:00)
  2. How can we stay motivated as Christians when things in the culture look bleak? (27:00)
  3. Do you have any recommendations for Bible study software for someone who is blind? (43:00) 
  4. Do you think Noah’s flood was local or global? (48:00)
Greg talks to Jon Noyes about his story and a recent experience he had telling a woman about God’s forgiveness, then they chat about the upcoming Reality Student Apologetics Conference and answer a question about vaccine requirements.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: The wonder of God’s forgiveness (00:00)
  2. How should I respond to a requirement for students that they must be vaccinated when I have concerns about my son getting the vaccine? (49:00)
Mentioned on the Show: 
  • 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
  • Be One of the 100 – Become a strategic partner
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.
 
Topics:
  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)
Mentioned on the Show: 
  • 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)
Mentioned on the Show: 
  • 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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