January 14, 2017
When we pray aren’t we always to pray to the Father in the name of the Son? Are we ever to pray directly to the Lord Jesus Christ Himself?
Are the people in Ezekiel 38:1-14 real people or figurative? When does this even happen?
January 7, 2017
This week Jerod asks John to give his best rendition ever of the topic of the salvation of the soul.
December 24, 2016
This week the guys answer a couple left over questions from last weeks live show.
December 3, 2016
Just like in Episode 100: the Kibosh, the guys go in front of a live studio audience this week, to answer audience questions.
November 26, 2016
Is the Bible for or against the Electoral College?
October 29, 2016
This week Jerod comes up with a big question and a little question.
The little question comes out of 2 Sam 1:18 : What is the book of Jasher?
The big question comes out of 1 Sam 16:14 :Who is this evil spirit? How could the Spirit of the Lord leave His child?
October 15, 2016
This week’s show is a follow up to the previous show 108: Something Fresh, where John piqued Jerod’s interest in the book of Haggai. This week John drills down and asks Jerod questions about the book of Haggai…and Ezra.
September 24, 2016
Jerod challenges John to “throw him a bone” and get him interested in one of the minor prophet books that doesn’t currently interested him. Spoiler: John chooses the book of Haggai.
September 17, 2016
This week Jerod jumps into the end of the book and asks questions out of Revelation 22. What is the timing of this chapter? Who are these people ( dogs, sorcerers, whoremongers, murderers, idolaters, and liars) in verse 15 and why are they there?
September 10, 2016
This week we have the latest episode in our running series, Explain a Proverb. The guys go through Proverbs 18.
August 20, 2016
How do you judge or define the chastisement in your life from God versus the persecution for the enemy? How is the scourging from the Lord manifested in our lives?
August 13, 2016
August 6, 2016
This week the guys do a Christmas in July show, handing out presents to all of us in the form of a litany of small questions.
July 16, 2016
This week the guys discuss the cultural context around the bride price and the relationship between Jacob, Laban, Leah and Rachel in Genesis 29.
July 2, 2016
This week the guys discuss the textural distinctions in John 3:1-8 & 13, (Seeing vs Entering; Born again vs Born from above) with the questions: What does it mean to be born of water and the spirit? Why is the Lord telling this to Nicodemus the Pharisee?
June 25, 2016
To celebrate our 100th show we recorded in front of a studio audience with audience questions. After a few warm up questions:
The guys get into the meat of the show with some quality audience questions:
May 28, 2016
This week the guys discuss: Salvation vs being blotted out of the book of life. What does it mean to be blotted out of the book of life?
Revelation 3:5 He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.
May 21, 2016
This week the guys discuss all things Deborah the Prophetess and the role of women in God’s household, and what can we learn from Deborah.
May 14, 2016
Jerod tries out a new idea and throws out some quick hitter Proverbs that he asks John to explain.
April 30, 2016
This week the guys focus on Calvinists relationship with Arminians. What it all means. Who’s right, who’s wrong. And what the Bible says about such things.
April 23, 2016
This week the guys BS about drugs, alcohol and the faith, as well as several other addictions.
April 16, 2016
April 2, 2016
This week the guys discuss Moses and Aaron and their handling of the people in the wilderness and the golden calf in Exodus 32.
March 26, 2016
What is the significance of distinguishing between from the foundation of the world and before the foundation of the world?
March 19, 2016
This week the guys talk about all things vows, swearing, oathing, and promises. How are each of these defined? What distinguishes them from each other? What does the scripture say about them and their application for us?
March 5, 2016
This week the guys conclude the discussion of the 5 (4) part listener question about the marriage feast of the Lamb.
3. Who is the Lamb’s wife?
4. Who are the invited guests to the marriage feast?
Jerod must have decided the 5th question was unworthy.
February 27, 2016
This week the guys start a discussion of the 5 part listener question about the marriage feast of the Lamb.
Check back next week for the final 3 questions.
February 13, 2016
Does the Bible say anything about suicide or depression?
January 30, 2016
This week the guys finish a 2 part series going through the crowns in reverse order as they appear in the new testament.
January 23, 2016
This week the guys start a 2 part series going through the crowns in reverse order as they appear in the new testament.
January 9, 2016
December 26, 2015
What happens to the soul after the body dies? If the spirit goes back to God, when we die, in resurrection do we get a new spirit or same spirit waiting for us? Do we get a new soul?
December 19, 2015
December 13, 2015
December 5, 2015
The preterist believe the Lord returned in 70 AD. Their key verses to support their belief are:
Mathew 10:23 But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come.
Mathew 16:28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.
Luke 9:27 But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God.
How shall we understand these verses?
November 21, 2015
Over a year ago we did an episode on praying, 39: It’s a Real Snorer. Jerod reintroduces the topic of praying and asks John if he has any prayer advice.
November 14, 2015
Is God’s judgement in Genesis 3:16 localized to Eve?
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply they sorrow and they conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth child; any thy desire shall be to they husband, and he shall rule over thee.
November 7, 2015
If we are all descendants of Noah and his family, where did all the different race (African, Asian, Indian, etc) come from?
Bonus question: Why is Jerod no fun?
October 31, 2015
This week the guys look at James 2:19.
Thou believes that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.
What is the reason for even raising the issue of believing in one God when the rest of this section is about beyond the initial salvation to the works done in faith, to the works of Abraham as he came into maturity by obeying God with respect to Isaac?
October 24, 2015
October 17, 2015
This week’s show starts out about nothing but turns into some great parenting advise. How do you fight selfishness with your kids? How can you know if you are failing, or not, with raising your children?
October 10, 2015
What does the Bible have to say about polygamy? What is the advise to an already married brother, when he gets saved, with two wives?
October 3, 2015
Jerod and John discuss, in summation, of the main themes John took up at our prophecy conference: the Synogoge of Satan, Jews not really being Jews, and Nicolaitans getting together.
September 12, 2015
This week the guys answer a listener question: “What’s up with 1 John 5:16-17?”
1 John 5:16-17 If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall pray for it. All unrighteousness is a sin: and there is a sin not unto death.
John also gives a “Things to Come” Conference teaser which is going on right now. We hope to see you there!
September 5, 2015
The guys continue on one of the threads from the previous podcast and discuss the Gospel (good news) of the Kingdom. They also get into who Israel is today.
August 29, 2015
This week the guys take up the loaded question, how many gospels are there? Along the way they also get into: What is the good news? How do we avoid the pitfalls of unbelief? And the distinction between being born again and the attainment of the promised land.
August 22, 2015
How do you handle the circumstance: “I have a few friends that aren’t saved. I’ve asked them about it once or twice, but they just seem confused. Their parents aren’t walking in the faith anymore so they aren’t much help. I’m worried that I won’t be able to answer any questions that they have and even more so that they won’t get saved.”?
August 15, 2015
This week, the guys look at the following 3 verses and discuss how you reconcile them with the fact that the Lord hasn’t returned and the end of all things hasn’t happened.
James 5:7-8 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; establish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh.
1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer.
1 John 2:18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.
July 18, 2015
July 11, 2015
What roll does patriotism and politics play into the faith?
If you like this episode, check out 20: Hard Drive
July 4, 2015
Jerry Seinfeld: Just talk? What’s the show about?
George Costanza: It’s about nothing.
Jerry: No story?
George: Forget the story.
Jerry: You have to have a story.
George: Who says you gotta have a story?
George: Everybody’s doing something. We’ll do nothing.
Jerry: I think you may have something here.
June 21, 2015
Hypothetical: John has 30 minutes to live. He is in a hospital bed next to a brother in the Lord who has a hang nail. What Bible advice does John give him?
June 13, 2015
Is the Old Testament the New Testament concealed, and New Testament the Old Testament revealed? Is it profitable to know whether or not individuals in the scriptures are believers or not and what are some of the heuristics we can apply to help us determine?
May 30, 2015
This week we talk about babies and children in regard to salvation, sin, and judgement. When do we become accountable and responsible for our sins? Why are we called to have child like faith?
May 23, 2015
May 2, 2015
April 25, 2015
This week the John and Jerod continue talking Nebuchadnezzar’s image in Daniel 2. They focus on the joining of the belly and hips and the legs, feet and toes.
April 18, 2015
The questions this week come from Daniel 2:31-46, about the image in King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream that Daniel interprets. What do the different parts of the image represent? What time frame does it cover? What is the importance of the specific traits of the elements that the image is made of?
April 11, 2015
This weeks question comes out of 1 Peter 2:11-12.
Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
What is the day of visitation? When is the day of visitation?
March 29, 2015
The guys talk about the name of The Lord Jesus Christ.
Philippians 2:9-10 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
Is there a canonical version? Can you call Him whatever you want? Is it important to get the name right?
March 14, 2015
This week we have a anonymous listener question regarding Hebrews 13:17:
Obey them that have rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
What does this verse mean? Who does it pertain to?
February 28, 2015
Why is baptism so important, both to the believer that gets baptised and the believer that refuses to be baptised? Also, Jerod and John share some of their thoughts they had at the time of their baptisms.
Bonus: John reveals to us his lent sacrifice for this year.
February 21, 2015
Jerod asks John to clarify what James is saying at the end of chapter one, where he writes:
If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain. Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
What is religion? Do we have it all wrong? Are we deceiving our own hearts?
February 14, 2015
January 24, 2015
What is tithing? Should believers tithe? What was the purpose of the tithe to Israel?
January 17, 2015
January 3, 2015
December 20, 2014
December 13, 2014
Is the “elect lady” that 2 John is written to a woman or a church? Who is the elect lady’s sister? Why are the churches in the scriptures referred to as feminine?
November 22, 2014
How far do our associations extend in our being fit for the Masters use? What is the motivation behind taking apart demonic symbology for Christians and is that profitable?
Scriptural references include 2 Corinthians 6 and 2 Timothy 2:20
November 15, 2014
Jerod asks John to back up his take on the Judgment Seat of Christ. What is it? Who is it for? And perhaps most interesting: when is it?
Scriptures referenced include 2nd Corinthians 5:10, Romans 14:10, and a whole host of others. John also gives some of his back story on coming to understand Philippians 3:11 and Jerod tries to pick up a little latin.
November 8, 2014
October 31, 2014
Jerod poses hypothetical questions about the matters of marriage. Are believing couples that agree to divorce, free to remarry? Where is God and where is law in the sense of our culture around marriage and divorce? Is marriage a covenant between the people?
October 25, 2014
When or where is Enoch? What does it mean that Enoch was translated? Why can’t Enoch be one the two witness’? If we are going to learn the scriptures in eternity, why should we now?
October 18, 2014
Why is the gift of God pretty clear in the scriptures and the prize is not so clear? What is the prize of God?
October 11, 2014
What is the context of the book of Matthew? Why is it so important, positionally?
October 5, 2014
Is prayer just for us or is it for God too? Why don’t we pray? Does God need us to pray? Is there a form for the way we are to pray?
September 27, 2014
Is 2Kings 2:9-25 evidence that the God of the Old Testament is not a righteous God?
September 20, 2014
This week Jerod and John look at 2 Peter 2. Jerod asks who is Peter writing about and who is he writing to.
September 13, 2014
The guys continue the conversation on dispensational changes. This week they focus in on the change into the Dispensation of Law, then out of that into the current, Despensation of the Church.
September 6, 2014
This week John and Jerod discuss all things having to do with dispensations, focusing on the transition period between dispensations.
August 30, 2014
August 23, 2014
In this weeks episode the guys discuss Elders and Deacons. They look at Titus 1:5-9 and answer, “Where does Titus get authority to ordain Elders?” They also look at 1 Timothy 3:1-13.
August 16, 2014
Jerod BS’s on his own this week, taking up the topic of the sin of pride.
July 26, 2014
July 19, 2014
July 12, 2014
This week the guys take up the “unjust steward” parable in Luke 16:1-13. Why does the Lord commend the unjust steward?
July 5, 2014
This week John and Jerod talk about “the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water.”, in 2 Peter 3:5.
June 28, 2014
June 21, 2014
Does Romans 9:3 say what Jerod thinks it says? “For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren…”
June 14, 2014
What does John 1:51 mean? “…Heareafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.”
June 7, 2014
What is the definition of hope?
May 31, 2014
What is the church of the firstborn in Hebrews 12:18-24 and how does it relate to the “other churches”?
May 24, 2014
John and Jerod discuss biblestudy.net 10 years later; the two older men that helped young John in the faith; and John being led by the spirit to Africa and against the wisdom of men to downtown Nairobi.
May 17, 2014
Is the order of the books in the Bible divinely inspired? What is the inspired order?
May 10, 2014
What is the Bible’s command’s for this age’s Christian’s participation in government?
May 3, 2014
This week Jerod and John talk about the relationship between Mary and the Lord Jesus Christ, and their conversation at the wedding feast in John 2.
April 26, 2014
In this episode the guys discuss seed truths and the progress of doctrine, giving a few examples.
April 19, 2014
This week the guys discuss why John the Baptist, along with others, knew Him not. John 1:29-34
April 12, 2014
The Bible’s view on slavery and the differences between bond servants, man stealing, and captures of their enemies.
April 5, 2014
In this week’s episode John and Jerod discuss the conflict going on in the Kingdom of the Heavens. In doing so, they dissect the Disciples Prayer in Matthew 6:9-13.
March 29, 2014
In this week’s episode, the guys talk in general about the attributes of all parables, and in specific about the parable of the pounds in Luke 19:11-27.
March 22, 2014
In this week’s episode the guys discuss the rhetorical question of Luke 18:8, “when the Son of Man cometh, shall He find faith on the earth?”. How do we know the answer? What’s the context? What’s the time frame?
March 8, 2014
Jerod continues to play Devil’s Advocate with asking John about controversial verses of the Bible. Philippians 1:6.
March 1, 2014
February 22, 2014
John continues to sort through the worms that are Reformed Theology. (L) Limited Atonement, (I) Irresistible Grace, (P) Perseverance of the Saints
February 15, 2014
Jerod opens up the can of worms that is Reformed Theology, and John starts to sort through those worms. This week’s worms: (T) Total Depravity and (U) Unconditional Election.
February 8, 2014
Thanks to a listeners question, John explains who the warnings in Hebrews 6:3-8 applies to.
February 1, 2014
January 25, 2014
January 10, 2014
Jerod and John discuss the falling away first in 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4. Is this a general departing from God or a specific dramatic event? Who falls away? When is the falling away?
January 3, 2014
December 28, 2013
Abraham leaves Isaac an inheritance and his other sons gifts. Keturah: concubine or wife? Blessed man of Psalms 1.
December 13, 2013
In this episode John and Jerod discuss the Bible in a meta way: What does the Bible claim about itself, and how do we know that God wrote it?