2023 Q1 Questions & Answers Index
Each timestamp link takes you directly to our weekly Q&A video where the question is asked.
Q1 Q&A #12
T = 00:00 Do you agree with the DSM-V that says an infant under one year old cannot experience trauma and PTSD?
T = 01:20 Do you think resolution of sleep disorders could be enough to resolve ADHD or are there permanent elements?
T = 03:40 Ellen White said drugs were poison in her day, but what about today’s drugs, like chemotherapy/radiation?
T = 05:20 Colossians 2 : 14 says Jesus paid our debt we owed. Does that means we are in debt to Him? Does that mean He is the creditor?
T = 08:15 Can AI and NLP be used to program all humans via electronic implants?
T = 10:25 Have you thought of scenarios of how the enemy could achieve total mind control?
T = 21:00 How do you reconcile your teaching that sanctification happens over a period of time with the almost instantaneous conversion of the thief on the cross and other so called “deathbed” conversion experiences?
T = 25:45 WA conference I attended talked about how we could pick any day of the week to set aside as the sabbath. Is there scripture that supports this?
T = 32:00 How can I explain Design Law principles more boldly, effectively, and without fear to those who teach/live differently?
T = 33:35 When Lot was visited by angels, he pleaded to the people of Sodom to use his daughters instead of his visitors, wasn’t that an evil/wrong attitude?
Q1 Q&A #11
T = 00:00 Is it possible that it takes Jesus, Holy Spirit and God the father to actually make one being?
T = 01:55 In the book ‚ÄúThat I May Know Him‚ÄĚ I‚Äôm having a hard time with “inflicted retributive justice.” Explain this under Design Law.
T = 05:00 What is your view on the spiritual revivals and awakenings happening on several college campuses in the US. Are they of the Holy Spirit or could they be the spurious loud cry spoken of by Ellen White?
T = 06:00 In your 7 levels of Moral Decision-making, are people at levels 1-4 just spiritually immature or sinfully lost?
T = 08:35 I use CBD and THC lotions to take away my the pain in my very sore muscles after a long, hard day of physical labor, but you’ve said several times that marijuana is damaging. Please advise.
T = 10:15 Re. Christ’s “origin,” what does “begotten” mean, a chip off the ol’ block, like an actual offspring of God?
T = 13:05 Does EGW, in “Gospel Workers” contradict your blong on tithe when she says “Let none feel at liberty to retain their tithe, to use according to their own judgment. They are not to use it for themselves in an emergency, nor to apply it as they see fit, even in what they may regard as the Lord’s work?”
T = 14:45 When we pray for others, does this help us or the person we are praying for? I’ve been told it gives God permission to interceded.
T = 19:50 Does Come And Reason have simple items to share that help comfort and give truth to those who have a fear of God?
T = 20:55 Does Come And Reason have a prison ministry or will you mail to prisons if i purchase from the website?
T = 21:40 Will we be able to have children during the 1000 reign?
Q1 Q&A #10
T = 00:30 Which OT book will you do next for The Remedy?
T = 00:60 Why is there so much junk (comets, meteorites, etc) in our solar system?
T = 01:25 When the bible says we will see him face to face because we we shall be like him, was it because Moses was like God that he was able to see him face to face?
T = 02:15 Explain the difference between the first Adam & 2nd Adam (Christ) and how it relates to our genetically inherited mortal disease of sinful flesh?
T = 03:30 How can I refute my friend’s belief that God will not forgive us if we don’t forgive others (Matthew 18 : 21-35) and that God turns us over to be tortured until we repent?
T = 07:40 Since God doesn‚Äôt kill, please explain David and Goliath. Didn’t God help with that kill? What about sending the angel of death to kill the children in Egypt, etc.?
T = 09:35 Is all sin equal in Gods eye? For example, why does the bible tell us that homosexuality is a abomination, but not many other sins?
T = 11:20 What is your view in regard to acupuncture?
T = 12:15 Please explain Matthew 16 : 28 about some alive at Christ’s ascension who wouldn’t “taste death” until the second coming. Did someone there get translated to heaven that I have missed in another passage?
T = 14:00 How should we handle someone attending our church, who is not a member, who confessed to stealing from church members, but refuses to apologize to the congregation out of embarrassement?
T = 15:55 Was Jesus born with a sinful nature like the rest of us? Wouldn’t Mary being impregnated by the Holy Spirit and not a man give him an advantage?
T = 17:45 What are your thoughts if God had not created a seventh day at the end of creation week?
T = 20:35 If God never uses hi power to coerce, can you explain His attack on Paul on the road to Damascus?
T = 22:00 How can we have a good relationship with a spouse who has difficult personality, but in the public they are so sweet and personable?
Q1 Q&A #9 (not conducted)
Q1 Q&A #8
T = 00:00 Can you give some references showing that the CO2 is actually shrinking deserts and increasing plant life?
T = 01:30 What is the reason for the rise in superbugs?
T = 02:15 Ecclesiastes 7: 29 Did Solomon mean that when he searched for upright people there were more upright men than upright women?
T = 08:25 What is the Day of Atonement, or how does it relate to our day?
T = 09:00 Are people who live in darkness, with no interest in God, children of God?
T = 10:05 Is mass delusion the reason media and the public are apparently unaware of the dozens posted studies showing CO2 enrichment increases photosynthesis, vegetative productivity, drought tolerance, makes vegetation more stress tolerant, etc?
Q1 Q&A #7
T = 00:00 Why doesn’t God give us physical manifestations of himself in terms of physical touch and sight?
T = 01:50 Why did Jesus wait for 4000 years to appear?
T = 05:50 Concerning the ‘time of trouble,’ how do Daniel’s and Jesus’ statements compliment rather then contradict each other as viewed from the design law lenses?
T = 06:30 Please give us insight on knowing how to determine right from wrong and judging?
T = 07:15 Would I be misrepresenting God by leading the congregation in songs containing lyrics like “washed in the blood” “power in the blood” since these are penal/legal phrases?
T = 08:50 Some people are fixated on religious relics – to the extent they have some kind of special powers. How would you explain reality of these items to such people?
T = 13:30 In my traumatology doctorate at Liberty, how do I encourage my counseling clients to connect with and express emotions using the body?
T = 15:15 What are the 7 religions represented by the 7 heads on the Rev. 17 beast, and the 10 kingdoms represented by the 10 horns?
T = 15:50 Jesus was born sinless and became perfect. When did Jesus become perfect, on the cross?
T = 16:50 Where does scripture point to Michael the archangel being Christ?
T = 21:00 Did God address human law vs design laws when he addressed Cain and Able?
T = 22:00 How was the prodigal son ‘found?’
T = 23:00 When something is going so wrong it is hard to talk to God when you are so mad. How can we get a better relationship with God at the worst moments?
T = 24:20 In light of everything being some form of coercion, is the only sacred privacy left to us our relationship to God?
Q1 Q&A #6
T = 00:00 Would love an in-depth look at the Bible Sanctuary layout from the Design Law view.
T = 00:45 Why didn’t Jesus start his ministry earlier and instead waited till around 30? Should we use this as example for us? Why did Jesus not stay on earth longer?
T = 05:15 Is it blasphemous to glorify Christ on the cross by referring to the cross as a wooden tower?
T = 08:00 How would you expose Mormon philosophy?
Q1 Q&A #5
T = 00:15 Please explain why a mediator is not needed per “But there will be… no Mediator to plead their cause before the Father” in Christian Experience and Teaching, pg 112.
T = 03:00 Since everyone who died will rise again, won’t that be a lot of people on Earth all at once? Will we have the same body? Will children rise too? Will there be recognition of nortoriously bad people?
T = 05:50 Please share your thoughts about being paid on sabbath for humanitarian work being put into God’s treasury, per Medical Missionary, pg 216.
T = 06:10 What is your understanding of the special resurrection of Rev. 1 : 7?
T = 08:20 Could the king of the North be when Satan himself comes, impersonating Jesus, to “fix” the world?
T = 09:20 Did thje Samaritan woman at the well really have 5 husbands in the past? or were these people she fornicated with?
T = 10:15 Please explain how “God is Spirit, and His worshipers must worship Him in Spirit and in Truth (John 4 : 24) applies to Satan’s Last-days trickery.
T = 11:30 What did Jesus mean in Luke 7 : 28, where He says “I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he?”
T = 12:10 Was the wine in Jesus day the same as alcohol today?
Q1 Q&A #4
T = 00:15 Did the Holy Spirit live in Adam and Eve? Will the Holy Spirit live in us in heaven?
T = 01:15 Wasn‚Äôt the Holy Spirit always on earth even at creation?
T = 02:50 I find these NT statements confusing, “if you are not with me, you are against me” vs “if they aren’t against you, they are with you.” Please explain.
T = 03:40 Is it Biblical to say ‘rest in peace’?
T = 05:15 Do you see a difference between the two differnt tithes mentioned in the bible, the first being 10% on increase and the second every 2 out of 3 years for feasting? Should the first 10% tithe go to whatever ministry says the best things about God or to a recognized denomination?
T = 08:00 Expound on the connection between our forgiveness of others and God‚Äôs forgiveness to us?
T = 10:15 Is it paganistic to say, “I‚Äôm good, because I give cheerfully, therefore I‚Äôll get blessing in return?”
T = 12:00 Why was stoning to death permitted in the past, but God says it’s a sin?
T = 17:20 Who does the ‘fit man’ that led away the scape goat in the wilderness on the day of atonment represent?
T = 18:50 How were fathers able to bless or curse their sons in the Old Testament?
T = 20:30 Explain the symbolism in last few verses in Isaiah re. every Sabbath in eternity we will “go out and look upon the dead bodies of those who rebelled against me.”
T = 21:20 How does C&R allocate their offerings?
Q1 Q&A #3
T = 00:40 Is it possible that God has a desire for someone to remain single? If so, what is one to do if you still desire to married?
T = 02:50 Can you please define what the soul is and its function? Thank you.
T = 04:20 When does true conversion take place?
T = 05:50 Is equity Satan‚Äôs counterfeit to equality? Should we aim for equality instead of equity?
T = 11:45 Did King David have ADHD or symptoms? If so, does ADHD allow us to be closer to God‚Äôs heart?
T = 14:40 Do you think objects, like pagan crystals, can carry “evil energy”?
T = 16:30 Comment on Malachi 3 in relation to the tithing lesson that was discussed today.
T = 18:00 Were Adam and eve aware of Satan and the fallen angels (war in heaven)?
Q1 Q&A #2
T = 00:00 Do you recommend the abstinence of coffee?
T = 04:40 Is grief about self?
T = 06:05 Are all talents from God? Can satan give gifts of talent?
T = 09:00 Please explain Jesus as high priest through the Design Law lens
T = 11:35 Does it upset God if we want to wear bikinis or leggings?
T = 13:40 How do I talk to and help protect my capable and independent elderly father from internet scams and subscriptions in which he doesn’t learn his lesson or even recognize the problem?
T = 16:45 Doesn’t “Holy Convocation/Assembly” in Leviticus 23 : 3 mean the sabbath is the day to go to church?
T = 21:30 Please explain what SPIRITUAL INTELLIGENCE is and how to appropriately use/develop it.
T = 23:20 Please explain Patriarchs And Prophets, page 357: “in In the great day of final award… the SINS of all the truly penitent WILL BE BLOTTED OUT OF THE BOOKS OF HEAVEN. THUS THE SANCTUARY WILL BE freed, or CLEANSED, FROM THE RECORD OF SIN.”
T = 26:20 Is it possible for a diagnosed bipolar person to be cured of it?
T = 29:10 Please explain the “Pounds” parable in Luke 19.
T = 30:20 Does the utter agony of Christ during his crucifixtion foreshadow the agony of the wicked at the second death?
T = 31:20 Please clarify your “7 levels of Moral Development” as not being the process of us working our way to Heaven.
T = 34:50 How are we to observe the Sabbath as a holy time according to Isa. 58 and Mrs. White?
T = 36:40 Is it Holy Spirit putting enmity between the woman and satan?
T = 38:50 Can satan speak to us through dreams in order to confuse us and wreak havoc in our lives?
Q1 Q&A #1
T = 00:30 Would you be able to agree with the flood idea that God stopped holding back the consequences of mans actions?
T = 04:30 On page 18 of “Wedding of Christ to His Bride,” why did you use the NIV translation of Romans 3 : 25, rather than NKJV or The Remedy, which doesn‚Äôt speak of God punishing?
T = 06:40 Is the Catholic teaching regarding original sin the same as mankind being in a terminal condition after Adam sinned?
T = 08:20 Isn‚Äôt observing the Sabbath as a holy time part of loving God supremely with all our heart and as important as loving our neighbor as ourself?
T = 15:50 How can I know it is safe to visit angry, hurtful, abusive family or to stay away from Christmas visits?