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English, Religion, 1 season, 1067 episodes, 4 days, 7 hours, 10 minutes
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How is God with Me in My Mental Illness?

Episode 1466 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. What is the difference between apostasy and backsliding?   2. Was Mark Driscoll wrong to rebuke the Stronger Men's Conference?   3. How can I know that God is with me in my mental illness?   4. How could David be called blameless before God if he was a sinner?   5. Why is God allowing my blindness to progress if I'm a believer?     Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/15/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does the Bible Teach Us How to Pray?

Episode 1465 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Is prayer just wishful thinking if it doesn't change my circumstances?   2. Is a prayer journal an acceptable form of prayer or must I pray out loud?   3. Should I be concerned about my pastor practicing "Lectio Divina"?   4. Should we pray to each person of the Trinity individually?     Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest spec
4/12/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How Does Group Prayer Differ from Personal Prayer?

Episode 1464 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Can a true Christian live in habitual sin?   2. How do I not picture Jesus while I'm praying?   3. How does group prayer differ from personal prayer?   4. What kinds of things can I do to fight temptations and evil thoughts?     Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/11/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What is the Correct Translation of the Lord's Prayer?

Episode 1463 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Who is the "man of lawlessness" in 2 Thessalonians 2?   2. Who determines a person's last day of life: man or God?   3. What is the best translation of the Lord's Prayer?   4. What was happening when the Pharisees brought the woman caught in adultery?     Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/10/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Do I Need to Be Baptized to Take Communion?

Episode 1462 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Should we use titles like "apostle" when we do acts of service? 2. Why does God punish people in hell instead of annihilating them? 3. Must I be baptized to take Communion? 4. Why did God create satan if God knew he would be his enemy?         Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/9/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Practice the Biblical Discipline of Solitude?

Episode 1462 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. I confessed cheating on my girlfriend to God, must I confess it to her? 2. Where did God's people go after dying before Jesus rose again? 3. How can I practice the biblical discipline of solitude? 4. When a believer dies, do they get a glorified body immediately?     Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/8/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Do So Many False Prophets Exist Today?

Episode 1461 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     How can Jesus be fully God and fully man? What does it mean to "rightly divide Scripture"? How can I explain Judges 19:22 to a group of prisoners that I teach? Are there so many false prophets because we are living in the last days? Why did God create Adam in the first place knowing he would fall?     Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/5/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What Do the Five Red Heifers Have to Do with Biblical Prophecy?

Episode 1460 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Is it sinful if a person takes Communion without having been baptized? 2. Are Christians able to speak things into existence? 3. What do the five red heifers have to do with biblical prophecy? 4. What pastors do you listen to?       Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/4/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Should I Switch Churches if I Don't Like Contemporary Worship?

Episode 1459 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Should I disassociate from Christians who fellowship with false teachers? 2. Can demons predict the future? 3. Can a Christian lose their salvation if they don't go to church? 4. Should I switch churches if I don't like contemporary worship music?       Today’s Offer: Praying with Jesus   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/3/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Does Satan Try to Tempt Jesus If He Knows He's God?

Episode 1458 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Can Christians believe in creation and evolution? 2. Why did only angels witness Jesus's resurrection as it happened? 3. Why did Satan try to tempt Jesus if he knows he is God? 4. Does God withhold faith from people who want to believe?       Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/2/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Okay for Churches to Have Armed Security?

Episode 1457 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. IS HELL MENTIONED IN THE OLD TESTAMENT? 2. IS THE IDEA OF PURGATORY BIBLICAL? 3. IS IT WRONG FOR CHURCHES TO HAVE ARMED SECURITY GUARDS? 4. IS THE JUDGEMENT IN 1 CORINTHIANS 5 FOR ALL PEOPLE OR NON-BELIEVERS? 5. HOW CAN I FIND COMFORT IN TIMES OF FEAR AND ANXIETY?       Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
4/1/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Jesus Need to Die in Such a Brutal Way?

Episode 1456 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Are egg hunts ok for churches to host? 2. Does our view of the end times affect our understanding of God's kingdom? * 3. What's the difference between Calvinists and Lutherans? 4. Was it necessary for Jesus to die in such a brutal way? *Revelation Bible Study     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/29/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Can I Return to Leadership after Church Discipline?

Episode 1455 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Why did the cross become the symbol of Christianity? 2. Why does the Roman Catholic Church number the 10 commandments differently?* 3. Where did the "Gentiles" come from? 4. Am I permanently disqualified from leadership after committing sexual sin?     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/28/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Can God Change My Calling from Ministry to Something Else?

Episode 1454 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Is it ok for Cristians to try to lose weight through hypnotism? 2. How can I strengthen my faith so I'm prepared for hardships in life? 3. Does God ever call someone out of ministry into something else? 4. Does Ecclesiastes 12:12 mean that the Bible will continue to be added to?     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/27/202425 minutes, 1 second
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My Spouse Has Alzheimer's and Doesn't Remember Me. Is It Wrong to Pursue a New Partner?

Episode 1453 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Should I view my life difficulties as punishment or discipline from God? 2. Which Bible translation do you prefer? 3. What are the individual roles of the members of the Trinity? 4. Can I seek a new partner if my spouse has Alzheimer's and doesn't know me?     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/26/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is It a Sin for a Christian to Watch MMA?

Episode 1452 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. How can I respond to skeptics about the location of Jesus' tomb?   2. Is it ok for me to take medication for schizophrenia?     3. Is it ok for Christians to watch violent sports like boxing and MMA?   4. What is 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4 teaching us about the 2nd coming of Christ?   5. How can I reconcile the different messages in John 12:25 and John 10:10?   6. Question about tongues of fire on the disciples.     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/25/202425 minutes, 1 second
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If God is Sovereign, How Does He Work Through Our Prayers?

Episode 1451 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Can the devil use a Christian to do his works?   2. When the walls of Jericho fell, how was Rehab saved?   3. If God is sovereign, why does he work through prayer?   4. Why did God put the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden?   5. How can I find comfort in my struggle for assurance?     Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/22/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What is the Appropriate Way to Share My Faith in the Workplace?

Episode 1450 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/21/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Where Was Lazarus's Soul Before Jesus Brought Him Back?

Episode 1449 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   What do I do if the only Biblical preachers in my town are women? What can I do if my spouse chats with women online and refuses counseling? Where was Lazarus's soul before Jesus brought him back? Will a Christian who commits suicide still go to Heaven? Should Christians celebrate Easter?     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/20/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does Jesus "Get Us" More Than the Father Does?

Episode 1448 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Who is the man at the feast without a wedding garment in Matthew 22:11? Who is Peter referring to with his use of "any" in 2 Peter 3:9? Is a premillennial or amillennial view of the end times more Biblical? Does Jesus "get us" more than the father does? What's the significance of Jesus receiving a crown of thorns?       Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/19/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Jesus Need to Leave to Send the Holy Spirit?

Episode 1447 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. How do I advise my friend whose child is "transitioning"? 2. Am I committing adultery by marrying someone who was previously divorced? 3. Why did Jesus need to leave to send the Holy Spirit? 4. Should I try to pursue my prodigal child, or wait on the Lord? 5. At what point in Jesus's ministry were the disciples saved?       Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/18/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Will Marriage Fix My Struggle with Sexual Sin?

Episode 1446 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. If God is sovereign, do humans still have free will?   2. Are there people today who come back from the dead with a word from Jesus?   3. Does Revelation 19 say that Jesus has a tattoo?   4. Is it ok for me to ask God to reveal his will for me?   5. Does Romans 11:21 teach that I can't be sure that I am truly saved?       Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/15/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does Jesus Physically Appear in the Old Testament?

Episode 1445 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Is America modern-day Babylon?   2. Is there Biblical evidence against evolution?   3. What is the "spirit of Leviathan"?   4. Does Jesus physically appear in the Old Testament?       Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/14/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How Can Christians Pray "in the Spirit"?

Episode 1444 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. Should we accept Bible translations that use modern slang?   2. What is the "perfect law of liberty"?   3. Does 1 Corinthians 15:28 mean that Jesus is inferior to the Father?   4. How can Christians "pray in the Spirit"?     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/13/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Can Satan Be Redeemed?

Episode 1443 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   1. HOW SPECIFIC DO I NEED TO BE IN MY PRAYERS?   2. DOES REVELATION 14 TEACH THAT THE CHURCH WON'T GO THROUGH THE TRIBULATION?   3. CAN SATAN BE REDEEMED?   4. HOW SHOULD I UNDERSTAND AND EXPLAIN HUMAN "FREE WILL" BIBLICALLY?     Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/12/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What Do I Say to Someone On the Brink of Leaving the Faith?

Episode 1442 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   How can I witness to my neighbors who practice black magic? Does Mark 10:40 mean that there is a hierarchy of power in the trinity? Is fasting an important practice for Christians? Are there non-sexual forms of unfaithfulness that are grounds for divorce? What Do I Say to Someone On the Brink of Leaving the Faith?   Today’s Offer: The King Is Crowned: 10 Ways Jesus's Ascension Matters For You   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/11/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is "Christ Consciousness" New Age or Christian?

Episode 1441 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Does God consider my common law relationship as a marriage?   2. Is my disability part of God's perfect plan, or will I be healed in heaven?   3. What is "Christian Nationalism" and is it biblical?   4. Why is Jesus referred to as the 'Angel of the Lord' when he is God?     Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/8/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does Revelation 19 Say that Jesus Has a Tattoo?

Episode 1440 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. If God is sovereign, do humans still have free will?   2. Are there people today who come back from the dead with a word from Jesus?   3. Does Revelation 19 say that Jesus has a tattoo?   4. Is it ok for me to ask God to reveal his will for me?   5. Does Romans 11:21 teach that I can't be sure that I am truly saved?       Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/7/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What Does Church Discipline Actually Look Like?

Episode 1439 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. How can we balance service in the church with a healthy family life?   2. How could Jacob wrestle with God if no one can see God and live?   3. What does healthy church discipline look like?   4. How can churches be welcoming if Jesus says the gospel is divisive?       Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/6/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is It OK for Christians to Be Involved with Hypnosis?

Episode 1438 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Is using anointing oil for healing something Christians should do today?   2. How can I avoid bitterness toward a person who won't apologize?   3. Is undergoing hypnosis for medical reasons ok for Christians?   4. Can Christians be memmbers of secular clubs?   5. Does God's grace come before being baptized or with baptism?   6. Is the practice of "pronouncing victory" over sin biblical?       Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/5/202425 minutes, 1 second
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My Spouse and I Are Divided Over Church. What Should We Do?

Episode 1437 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. My pastor started preaching that homosexuality isn't sin; what can I do?   2. When a Christian lives contrary to God's law, does that block blessing?   3. Is it wrong to make characters that are analogous to Jesus in novels?   4. My husband doesn't enjoy Sunday worship or fellowship. What should I do?   5. Can a person be saved if they deny the Trinity?     Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/4/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is it Inappropriate for Christians to Be Assertive?

Episode 1436 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. When will God give me freedom from the pain of my past relationship? 2. Does Matthew 7 mean that if I don’t bear fruit I’ll be condemned? 3. Are we allowed to be assertive as Christians? 4. Are denominations allowed to remove churches for having a female pastor?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
3/1/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What Christians Should Know About IVF

Episode 1435 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. If Christians will be in heaven, who is going to live on the new earth?   2. Will I still go to heaven if I'm actively sinning when Christ returns?   3. Is it wrong for Christians to use in vitro fertilization?   4. Were there more people on the ark than Noah and his family?   5. Are the good works of Christians still considered "filthy rags"?     Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/29/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Do Angels Pray For Us?

Episode 1434 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Does the Bible offer encouragement for when I failed to share the Gospel?   2. Since I'm forgiven, do I still need to confess my sins when I pray?   3. How can I explain to my daughter that Christmas isn't a pagan holiday?   4. Do angels pray, and if so, do they pray for us?   5. Are the giants in Genesis 6 the offspring of fallen angels?   6. Is it okay to change churches if I feel like I don't fit in?         Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.        
2/28/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What Should I Look for in a Church?

Episode 1433 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com     1. Should I study atheism in order to understand it better?   2. Should I officiate a wedding between a Christian and a non-Christian?   3. What should I look for in a church now that I've come back to the faith?*   4. What is the difference between doctrine and theology?   5. Does James 5 promise physical or spiritual healing?   *How Do I Choose a Church?     Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/27/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Does the Bible Tell Us to "Mortify the Flesh"?

Episode 1432 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com     1. Does having denominations cause division within Christianity?   2. Is Satan being shown mercy by being loosed for a thousand years?   3. Why does the Bible tell us to mortify the flesh?   4. If I never marry in this life, will I get a second chance in heaven?   5. Did Moses and the elders see God in Exodus 24:9?     Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/26/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Did John the Baptist Doubt Jesus?

Episode 1431 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com     1. How should Christians think of secret societies like the Illuminati?   2. Can a Christian change churches if there are doctrinal disagreements?   3. How can I explain to my young child why we left a false church? *   4. Did John the Baptist doubt Jesus?   *How Do I Choose a Church?       Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/23/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why is the Doctrine of the Trinity a Hill Worth Dying On?

Episode 1430 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com     1. Can I be a pastor and care for the health needs of my future spouse?   2. Does God truly forget my sins when I confess them?   3. Is the doctrine of the Trinity a hill worth dying on?   4. How can I explain to a new believer that Jesus is the only way?       Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/22/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Jesus Teach in Confusing Parables?

Episode 1429 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. How can I be sure of God's will for using my gifts?   2. How can I keep my conscience blameless before God?   3. On the cross, did Jesus mean that the thief would be in heaven that day?   4. Why did Jesus teach in parables?     Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/21/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What is the Binding of Satan in Revelation 20?

Episode 1428 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What does it mean to abide in Christ, and how can I do it?   2. What is the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit in Matthew 12:31-33?   3. Is it sinful to remarry if my wife divorced me without biblical grounds?   4. Why would God bind Satan in Revelation 20 just to let him loose again?     Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/20/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does God Feel Pain & Sadness Like We Do?

Episode 1427 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Am I obligated to forgive someone who keeps wronging me and isn't sorry?     2. Is there an order of priority for who we love in Mark 12:30?     3. How can I balance the sovereignty of God with human responsibility?     4. Does God feel sadness and pain just like we do?     5. Is the Lord's Supper connected with the gospel?     Today’s Offer: Why Would Anyone Get Married?   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.        
2/19/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Baptism Isn't a Guarantee to Get into Heaven

Episode 1426 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. CAN JEWS BE SAVED IF THEY DON'T BELIEVE THAT JESUS IS THE MESSIAH?   2. ARE 'JESUS' AND 'YESHUA' THE SAME PERSON?   3. IS BAPTISM A GUARANTEE OF ENTRANCE INTO HEAVEN?   4. IS MELCHIZEDEK THE HOLY SPIRIT?   5. HOW CAN I TRUST THAT GOD PROTECTS ME WHEN HE ALLOWED TRAGIC DEATH IN MY FAMILY?       Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/16/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How to Discuss Doctrinal Differences in the Church

Episode 1425 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. If Jesus washed the disciples' feet, should we wash feet also?   2. How do I make God the biggest part of my life?   3. Is heaven actually here on earth?   4. Am I really saved if I keep sinning even though I know better?       Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/15/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Romance Is a Big Deal in Christianity

Episode 1424 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. When will satan be cast out of heaven, or has that already happened?   2. Is it ok for me to send my children to a Roman Catholic school?   3. Do we know where the Arc of the Covenant is?   4. Is Christianity anti-romance?   5. What is Ash Wednesday and should churches practice it?     Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/14/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Who Is Left Behind In Matthew 24?

Episode 1423 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. In my prayer, am I only allowed to pray to the Father?   2. Do our loved ones in heaven know what we are doing on Earth?   3. Who exactly is taken and left behind in Matthew 24?   4. If God is outside of time, why aren't we converted at birth?   5. Can I be forgiven if I walked away from the faith but came back?       Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/13/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does Jesus Need a Super Bowl Commercial?

Episode 1422 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Does Jesus need a Super Bowl ad?   2. Could angels be mistaken for ghosts?   3. How could Jesus Be tempted without sinning?   4. What is the proper way to address Jesus?   5. Should preachers encourage people to join them on special trips?     If no one can see God and live, why did Jesus say seeing him is seeing the Father?     Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/12/202425 minutes, 1 second
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The Past, Present, and Future Events in Revelation

Episode 1421 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Can children take communion as soon as they are baptized?   2. Did God use evolution to create the world?   3. At what age can a child make a genuine profession of faith?   4. How do I know which events in Revelation are past, present, or future?   5. How can I be thankful for God's sovereignty if I've suffered great loss?       Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/9/202425 minutes, 1 second
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No, the Bible Isn't Misogynistic. Here's Why.

Episode 1420 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Why didn't God just defeat satan in the garden?   2. What does "raca" in Matthew 5:22 mean?   3. Is the Bible's view of women misogynistic?   4. How could Jesus come from the line of Judah who was so sinful?   5. Does Isaiah 65 teach that God will remove our bad memories in heaven?       Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/8/202425 minutes, 1 second
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The Difference Between the Law of Moses and the Law of Christ

Episode 1419 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What's the difference between Sheol and hell?   2. Will Jesus protect the church from the Great Tribulation?   3. What's the difference between the law of Moses and the law of Christ?   4. Was John the Baptist the first to baptize with water?   5. Is it sinful for Christians to get tattoos?       Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/7/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Jesus Says the Last Days Will Be Like the "Days of Noah"

Episode 1418 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Do my baptized children still need to profess their own faith in Jesus?   2. How can I know if God is leading me to change how I serve in the church?   3. Why does Jesus say that the last days will be like the "days of Noah"?   4. Are my good relationships in a church a good reason to stay?   5. Does God bless some people with knowledge more than others?       Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/6/202425 minutes, 1 second
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What We Miss Trying to "Hear from God"

Episode 1417 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Is there a difference between Sunday service and having weekly fellowship?   2. Is there biblical evidence for a church being congregationally ruled?   3. How do I hear God's voice in my life?   4. Does intentional sin keep a believer from going to heaven?   5. Does God speak through prophets today like in the Old Testament?     Today’s Offer: 7 TRUTHS ABOUT MARITAL SEX   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/5/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Do Roman Catholics Worship Mary and Other Saints?

Episode 1416 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. How should I respond to the Pope allowing blessings for homosexuals?   2. What should I do if my pastor is leading the church astray?   3. Do Roman Catholics worship Mary and other saints?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/2/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Biblical Principles for the Politically Involved Christian

Episode 1415 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What can I do when the local pastors lack reverence in the pulpit?   2. What should I do when my pastor is making accusations against an elder?   3. How should Christians engage in politics today?   4. How can I trust God's provision after dealing with major life struggles?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
2/1/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How to Confront Others in Love and Truth

Episode 1414 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Does God speak to people in dreams today?   2. Do Christians still need to practice the Old Testament festivals?   3. Am I risking idolatry if I mount my hunting trophies?   4. How should a pastor confront someone living in open sin?   5. Why does the Bible go back and forth between Israel and Jacob?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/31/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Sin Isn't Equal in God's Eyes

Episode 1413 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What should I tell my son who is transitioning into a woman?   2. How can I share the gospel with my friend who is Jehovah's Witness?   3. Are some sins worse than others?   4. After I first believe and repent, do I need to repent when I sin again?   5. Why did Jesus say "my body broken for you" if his bones weren't broken?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/30/202425 minutes, 1 second
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The Helpful and Unhelpful Ways Churches Address Trauma

Episode 1412 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Do we become responsible for Adam's sin at a certain age?   2. What is the significance of each piece of the armor of God?   3. How can the church help those struggling with trauma?   4. Why do so many churches seem to avoid classic hymns?   5. Who is Satan, and how does he tempt people?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/29/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How the Psalms Tell Us About Jesus

Episode 1411 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Are the apocryphal books part of the 'great deception' in Revelation?   2. How can I continue to pray in faith when God doesn't answer?   3. Is Revelation 22:17 the last chance for unbelievers to repent?   4. Is Jesus the 'son' in Psalm 2?   5. Is the account of Jesus cursing the fig tree in Mark 11 an analogy?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/26/202425 minutes, 1 second
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The Spiritual Legacies of Isaac and Ishmael

Episode 1409 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Can a loving God allow some types of war or fighting?   2. Could the rich young man in the Bible earn heaven by good works?   3. How can I explain that God is uncreated to my granddaughter?   4. Do I still need to go to church if I listen and donate to Christian radio?   5. Is Ishmael the spiritual father of Islam?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/25/202424 minutes, 38 seconds
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How Necessary is it to Have a Stance on the End Times?

Episode 1409 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Why did Jesus cry out “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”   2. Would my son’s struggle with addiction keep him from heaven?*   3. How important is it to have a stance on the end times?   4. How did the serpent get into the Garden of Eden?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/24/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Jesus Didn't Know the Day or the Hour of His Return

Episode 1408 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Can Christians join fraternities and sororities?   2. Should my pastor and I "agree to disagree" on theology or should I leave?   3. Why didn't Jesus know the day or the hour of his return?   4. How can I know what God's will is for my life?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/23/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How to Discern a Call to Ministry

Episode 1407 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What's the main difference between protestants and Roman Catholics?   2. Is it wrong to workout on Sundays?   3. How can I know if I am called to pastoral ministry?   4. What's the difference between forgiveness and reconciliation?   5. Are there certain sins that can make me lose my salvation?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/22/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Does God Shame People For Their Sin?

Episode 1406 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Why do people think that the fruit from the forbidden tree was an apple?   2. Is tithing an Old Testament command that we are still bound to today?   3. Does God shame people for their sin?   4. How does the Bible become more than just head knowledge?   5. Should I stay at a church where I disagree with the pastor's theology?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/19/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Who Wrote the Bible?

Episode 1405 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Who wrote the Bible?   2. What is Paul teaching about the law in Romans 7:14-22?   3. Does it matter what time of day the worship service happens on Sunday?   4. How can I mentor my granddaughter in her Christian walk?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/18/202425 minutes, 1 second
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If I'm Not Leading People to Christ, Am I Truly Saved?

Episode 1404 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Do people really have a choice if only the elect can believe?   2. Does Matthew 18:19 mean that God guides our conversation when we gather?   3. Am I truly saved if I'm not leading people to Christ?   4. What does "once saved, always saved" really mean, and is it true?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/17/202425 minutes, 1 second
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When Should the Church Address Current Events?

Episode 1403 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What will happen to people who hear the gospel but don't believe?   2. How much transparency should pastors provide for their use of money?   3. Where in the Bible does God say we need to be "born again"?   4. Should pastors address current events from the pulpit?   Today’s Offer: FEARFULLY MADE   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/16/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Are So Many Churches Divided by Race?

Episode 1402 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. How can I explain to my friend that we cannot lose our salvation? [1:51]   2. What is the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? [6:09]   3. How significant is racial diversity in the church? [10:24]   4. How do I avoid church burnout? [18:06]     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/15/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Jesus Turn Water into Wine?

Episode 1401 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Why did people live so much longer before the flood?   2. Are Romans 3:10 and James 5:16 in conflict regarding righteousness?   3. How did English Bible translators end up with "Jesus" from the Hebrew?   4. What can we learn fro Jesus's first miracle of turning water into wine?   5. According to Romans 3:10, how could God count Abram as righteous?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/12/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Can the True Church Be Traced Back to the Apostles?

Episode 1400 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Should Christians make New Year's Resolutions?   2. Why were certain books kept out of the King James Bible?   3. Is the Eastern Orthodox church the true descendent of the apostles?   4. Does Matthew 10:35 mean that Jesus isn't the Messiah from Malachi 4?   5. What is expected of believers to keep the Sabbath holy?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/11/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Who Are Gog and Magog in Ezekiel?

Episode 1399 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. What do we know about Jesus's childhood?   2. What is "Decision Theology," and is it biblical?   3. Who are Gog and Magog in Ezekiel?   4. How can I engage my Muslim friend on who Jesus really is?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/10/202425 minutes, 1 second
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My Pastor Was Caught Laundering Money; Is It Time to Find a New Church?

Episode 1398 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Why do I need to be forgiven if it's Adam's fault I'm a sinner?   2. Is my regular Christian fellowship the same as attending church on Sunday?   3. How can I navigate the grief process after our pastor fell in sin?     Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/9/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Is Communion Withheld from Certain People?

Episode 1397 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Should I change churches if the one I attend doesn't offer transportation?   2. Does God love everyone?   3. Does God call everyone to salvation?   4. Are churches required to have elders?   5. Why are certain people held from the Lord's Supper?       Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/8/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Are People Biblically Illiterate Today?

Episode 1396 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Should Christians take Communion if they aren't a church member anywhere?   2. Should Christians worship on both Saturday and Sunday?   3. What is Replacement Theology and is it biblical?   4. How did I grow up in the church without actually knowing the Bible?   5. Is the church Christians who gather together and not a building?       Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/5/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is There Something Wrong with Commuting to Church?

Episode 1395 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Is it possible to unsave myself by reverting to my previous way of living?   2. How can I communicate my concern over Christian music with bad theology?   3. Was I truly a Christian if I was later possessed by a demon?   4. What specifically is wrong with the theology in modern Christian music?   5. Did Noah's Sons' names relate to their race?       Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/4/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How to Share the Gospel in 60 Seconds

Episode 1394 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Must you be a member of a church to participate in Communion?   2. How should we understand the gift of faith in John 6:27-30?   3. Is the actual body and blood of Christ present in Communion?   4. Is the office of Bishop a biblical office like elder and pastor?   5. How can I know if my relative is truly a prophetess?   Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/4/202425 minutes, 1 second
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How to Share the Gospel in 60 Seconds

Episode 1393 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   1. Can the church be welcoming to homosexuals without affirming their sin?   2. Can God really forgive me when i keep committing the sin of lust?   3. How can I share the gospel in 60 seconds?   4. Who was cain afraid would retaliate against him after he killed Abel?   5. What Scriptures can help me to love homosexuals attending church?   Today’s Offer: TOUGH QUESTIONS ANSWERED   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/2/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Why Should Anyone Become a Christian?

Episode 1392 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
1/1/202425 minutes, 1 second
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Is Apostasy the Unforgivable Sin?

Episode 1391 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can Christians Agree to Disagree About LGBTQ Issues?

Episode 1390 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Did God Become a Man?

Episode 1389 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Much Should Christians Care About Health and Fitness?

Episode 1388 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Do Christians Celebrate Christmas?

Episode 1387 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Santa or No Santa? What Should Christian Parents Tell Their Kids?

Episode 1386 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is the Incarnation or Atonement More Important?

Episode 1385 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Do False Teachers Know They Are Wolves in Sheep's Clothing?

Episode 1384 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Did God Create Us to Be Vegan? 2. Has the Abrahamic Covenant Been Fulfilled? 3. What Should I Do If My Deacon Is Living with His Girlfriend? 4. Do False Teachers Know They Are Wolves in Sheep's Clothing?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Recover from Being in a False Church?

Episode 1383 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How do I reason with someone who obsesses over his belief in a flat earth?     2. Do we worship on Sunday because the Roman Catholic Church changed the day?     3. Can we say that Mary is the mother of God?     4. What comfort does scripture offer me in my illness?     5. What styles of music are appropriate in a church service?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Is the Christian Response to Pope Francis Blessing Same-Sex Couples?

Episode 1381 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How do I reason with someone who obsesses over his belief in a flat earth?     2. Do we worship on Sunday because the Roman Catholic Church changed the day?     3. Can we say that Mary is the mother of God?     4. What comfort does scripture offer me in my illness?     5. What styles of music are appropriate in a church service?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/18/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Who Were the Three Wise Men?

Episode 1380 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Who were the Three Wise Men in the Christmas story? 2. Where do you find biblical support for the Doctrine of the Trinity? 3. Why are our calendars structured around the lifetime of Jesus Christ? 4. What Scripture should I share with someone who is interested in Jesus?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Wrong to Say that Mary is the Mother of God?

Episode 1381 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How do I reason with someone who wants to convinced everyone that the earth is flat?   2. Do we worship on Sunday because the Roman Catholic church changed the day?   3. Can we say that Mary is the Mother of God?   4. What comfort does Scripture offer for those with illnesses   5. What styles of music are appropriate in a church service?       Today’s Offer: 5 Reasons Christmas Isn’t a Pagan Holiday   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians Make Timelines for the End Times?

Episode 1379 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Does God call all people to salvation?     2. Does 2 John 10 teach that I should avoid my former pastor?     3. Should Christians try to decode events of the end times?     4. How do I move forward after squandering my inheritance?     5. What does it mean to have a "reprobate mind" in Romans 1?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can True Christians Commit Heinous Sins?

Episode 1378 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Are Apocryphal books heretical or helpful?   2. How can the Bible say that Jesus, as God, is sitting at God's right hand?   3. According to Romans 13, should Mordecai have honored Haman?   4. What does it mean to be a "carnal Christian"?   5. What Scriptures can you offer to encourage me to pray?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Original Sin Unfair? Why Is Adam's Sin My Fault?

Episode 1377 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. What are the books of Leviticus and Numbers about?   2. How do I know if I'm one of the elect?   3. Can I be saved if I don't believe in the Trinity?   4. Is the doctrine of original sin unfair?       Today’s Offer: WE BELIEVE: THE NICENE CREED STUDY   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Reach Someone Who Is Skeptical of Christianity?

Episode 1376 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. What should I do if my work prohibits me from saying "Merry Christmas"?   2. How much transparency should church leadership have on church finances?   3. Does the Bible support unitarian beliefs?   4. How can I reach someone who is skeptical of Christianity?       Today’s Offer: 5 Reasons Christmas Isn’t a Pagan Holiday   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should the Church Be More Vocal about the Conflict between Israel and Palestine?

Episode 1375 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. At what point does the production of a church service become performance?   2. How can I overcome doubts about my salvation?   3. How do we approach people with special needs in communion?   4. Is cremation a pagan practice that christians should abstain from?   5. Should the church be vocal about the conflict in Israel and Palestine?       Today’s Offer: 5 Reasons Christmas Isn’t a Pagan Holiday   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can a Christian Become Perfect Before Heaven?

Episode 1374 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How do I explain the Gospel to my adult son?   2. What is the purpose of the rewards we will receive in heaven?   3. Can a Christian become perfect before heaven?   4. What is the definition of a saint?       Today’s Offer: 5 Reasons Christmas Isn’t a Pagan Holiday   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Are the Top 3 Reasons to Become a Christian?

Episode 1373 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Why don't the Jehovah's Witness celebrate Christmas?     2. Does the devil have the power to kill a Christian?     3. What are the top 3 reasons to accept Christianity     4. How old is the earth?       Today’s Offer: 5 Reasons Christmas Isn’t a Pagan Holiday   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What's the Difference Between Advent and Christmas?

Episode 1372 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How can I explain to my friends that I am trusting God with my disability?   2. Am I condemned to hell if I'm not going to church?   3. Why does the church separate advent and Christmas?   4. What should I do if I can't find a church with faithful preaching?   5. Am I able to participate in communion in a Lutheran church?   Today’s Offer: 5 Reasons Christmas Isn’t a Pagan Holiday   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Am I Struggling with Sin, or Am I a Slave to It?

Episode 1371 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. What's the difference between slavery to sin and struggling with sin?   2. How can I find healing for my heart after being hurt by the church?     3. Should pastors be involved in politics?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can the Church Turn Our Country Back to God?

Episode 1370 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Are tattoos prohibited for Christians today?   2. How can I fully surrender myself to the Lord when I continue to sin?   3. Is it inappropriate for my grandson to wear a beanie in church?   4. Can we prolong the end times by committing to evangelism   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.
12/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Wrong To Send My Child to Public School?

Episode 1369 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How can I take care of my body without becoming vain and idolatrous?   2. Is it unbiblical to enroll my child in public school?   3. Was the wine that Jesus made from water nonalcoholic?     4. What will the judgement in 1 Peter 4:17 look like for the church?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.  
11/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Jesus Have to Die on the Cross and Live a Perfect Life?

Episode 1368 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. If a Christian dies from an overdose, will they go to hell?   2. Did God punish David by killing his infant son in 2 Samuel 12?   3. Why did Jesus have to die on the cross and live a perfect life?     4. Why did Judas betray Jesus with a kiss in Luke 22:53?     5. Is it wrong for a church to meet in a Jewish community center?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does the Bible Have Anything to Say About My Addiction to Shopping?

Episode 1367 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Was Joseph’s clock miraculous and should we pray to it?   2. What is the “sin that does not lead to death” in 1 John 5:17?   3. Is it sinful to have money?   4. I’m addicted to shopping, can the Bible help?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is the Bible Just Another Book of Ancient Myths?

Episode 1366 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Should I leave a church if I have a bad history with another member?   2. Is the Bible's story of creation copied from a Mesopotamian myth?   3. Is it sinful to be rich, or to desire to be wealthy?   4. What does true repentance look like?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does It Look Like to Truly Repent?

Episode 1365 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Is God currently using prophets to tell us about future events?   2. How can I compassionately witness to a homosexual?   3. How should we think about people who claim to be spiritual mediums?   4. What does true repentance look like?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Am I Sinning When I Skip My Daily Devotions?

Episode 1364 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Is it a sin to skip my morning devotions?   2. Is Jesus Contradicting God's law in Matthew 5?    3. Can I attend my niece's wedding if she's marrying another woman?   4. Can a person be saved without having read the Bible?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Mormonism Just Another Christian Denomination?

Episode 1363 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Who was Cain afraid would kill him after he killed Abel?   2. Was Jesus born the Messiah or become the Christ later in life?   3. In Luke 15, did the prodigal's brother kill his father?   4. Should we consider Mormonism a part of Christianity or a cult?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What’s the Difference Between God’s Law and the Gospel?

Episode 1361 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Is it ok for Christians to listen to music by artists who are devil worshippers?   2. Will listening to Harry Potter books open my family to pagan practices?   3. Is it sinful to not perfectly obey God, like not going to church?   4. What's the difference between the Gospel and God's law?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How to Keep Your Faith After High School with Adriel Sanchez, Kendra Dahl, and Gretchen Ronnevik

Recently Pastor Adriel Sanchez sat down with Grethcen Ronnivick and Kendra Dahl, author of our Core Booklet, How To Keep Your Faith After High School. The three of them discussed their own stories and perspectives on how they’ve kept their faith, as well as how they’re teaching their own children to keep theirs. Enjoy this bonus conversation on keeping the faith.    CoreChristianity.com MENTIONED ON THE SHOW: The Great Dechurching by Jim Davis and Michael Graham with Ryan P. Burge The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller Confessions by Augustine of Hippo Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.
11/18/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 19 seconds
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How Can A Wrathful God Be Loving?

Episode 1360 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Did satan have the authority to give the kingdoms to Jesus in Matthew 4?   2. Do black people suffer because of a biblical curse?   3. How can I help my brother who is doubting his salvation?     4. How can a loving God be wrathful?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Share the Gospel with My Kids?

Episode 1359 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How can I know if the Holy Spirit is working in my and not my own efforts?   2. How do I share the gospel with my kids?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Should We Care About Porn if It Wasn’t an Issue During Biblical Times?

Episode 1359 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How was the unregenerate thief on the cross able to confess Jesus as Lord?   2. Does the Bible condone slavery?     3. Why should we care about porn of it wasn't an issue during biblical times?     4. Should we view COVID-19 as one of the three plagues in Revelation 9:18?   Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Do I Do When I Feel Like Sin Has a Hold on Me?

Episode 1358 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. If I'm forgiven, will God still hold me accountable for my sins?   2. Why did God punish David and Israel for taking the census?   3. What does it look like to flee temptation?   4. If God knew Adam would sin, did he create evil by giving Adam a choice?   5. What do I do when I feel like sin has a hold on me?* Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can I Stop Associating With Christians Who I Don’t Agree With?

Episode 1357 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Can Christians read extra-biblical books like the Book of Enoch?   2. Are Gospel tracts with pictures of Jesus breaking the Second Commandment?   3. How can we disassociate true Christianity from hate groups?   4. Can I stop associating with Christians I disagree with?   5. Should the Church perform exorcisms to deliver from evil spirits? Today’s Offer: Inner Core   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   View our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Are There So Many False Prophets Today?

Episode 1356 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How can Jesus be fully God and fully man?   2. What does it mean to "rightly divide Scripture"?   3. How can I explain Judges 19:22 to a group of prisoners that I teach?   4. Are there so many false prophets because we are living in the last days?     5. Why did God create Adam in the first place knowing he would fall?   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Do I Do When Non-believers Take Advantage of My Christ-Like Kindness?

Episode 1355 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1.What is the doctrine of accommodation and is it biblical?     2. Is baptism into the Mormon faith valid?   3. Is it legitimate to study numerology in the Bible?   4. What do I do when non-believers take advantage of my kindness?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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If You Go to a Church That Practices False Rituals, Are You Guilty of Sinning?

Episode 1354 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Are the parable of the sower and the teaching of the narrow gate related?   2. Did Christians convert a pagan holiday into Christmas?Should I rebuke my father-in-law for his infidelity or just keep praying?   3. What is the difference between pentecostals and presbyterians?   4. Am I guilty of sin if I go to a church with unscriptural practices?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Does Melchizedek the High Priest’s Story Relate to Jesus?

Episode 1353 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. How were Jesus's conversations accurately recorded in the Gospels?     2. Is King Saul an example of God giving one over to a depraved mind?     3. Should churches require people to sign agreement forms for membership?     4. How does Melchizedek the High Priest's story relate to Jesus?     5. Can man's interpretation of God's word be perfect?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Are We to Decide What a ‘Joyful Noise’ Is to the Lord?

Episode 1352 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Are we sanctified once like justification or do we grow in holiness? 2. How can I explain Christianity to a Jehovah's Witness? 3. What does forgiveness look like towards someone who is unrepentant? 4. Are there any genres of music that are inappropriate for worship?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Mentioned Book: Dangerous Jesus Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are We Given Spiritual Gifts When We Become a Believer?

Episode 1351 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Can we determine the year that Jesus will return? 2. Should pastors, elders, and deacons be exempt from tithing? 3. Does Eccl. 9:5 contradict 2 Cor. 5 about the consciousness of the dead? 4. Do we receive spiritual gifts the moment we become a believer?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did God Inspire His Word but Not Preserve It?

Episode 1350 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is James 2:17 saying that works play a role in salvation? 2. How can I explain that the Bible is the inerrant word of God? 3. What should I do if my pastor is ignoring my call to be a minister?     4. How do I share my faith with people I meet in my community?     5. How can we protect our kids from the increased violence and pornography?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does the Bible Say About Appropriate Places to Pray?

Episode 1349 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What was Jesus doing before he started his earthly ministry as an adult? 2. When did the distinction between Jews and Christians happen and why? 3. Does God audibly give new revelation of His will to certain people? 4. What does the Bible say about appropriate places to pray?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
11/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Believers Be Skeptical of ‘Christian Celebrities'?

Episode 1348 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What Halloween Costumes Should Be Off-Limits for a Christian? 2. Is There a Beginning and End to the Existence of God? 3. How Involved Should I Allow My Pastor to Be In My Life? 4. Are Some Styles of Music off Limits for a Sunday Worship Service? 5. Does 1 Corinthians 15 Teach That We Must Die before We Can Go to Heaven? 6. Should Christians Be Skeptical of Celebrity Conversions?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/31/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is America Part of the End Times Prophecy?

Episode 1347 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. If My Husband Leaves Me for an Adulterous Relationship, May I Remarry? 2. What Do I Say to My Friend Who Struggles with Satan’s Influence on Earth? 3. What Would a Faithful Reaction to the Storm Have Looked Like in Matthew 8? 4. Is America Referred to in End-Times Prophecy? 5. Is It Important to Know the Day That I Was Saved?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/30/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Do We Have Different Denominations if We Are Supposed to Be Like-Minded as Believers?

Episode 1346 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. In Heaven, Will I Be Able to Remember What Happened on Earth? 2. Does Scripture Allow for a Marriage That Isn’t Recognized by the State? 3. Do Jews Still Reject Jesus as Messiah? 4. What Is the “Baptism of the Holy Spirit”? 5. Why Are There Denominations If We’re Supposed to Be Like-Minded? 6.  Why Was Cain’s Sacrifice Rejected by God?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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My Marriage Ended Without Biblical Grounds for Divorce. Does God Still View Us as Married?

Episode 1345 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is the Teaching of Purgatory Found in the Bible?   2. How Should We Approach the Teaching in John 16 to Ask For Anything?   3. My Marriage Ended without Biblical Grounds, Does God View Us as Married?   4. Is the Increasing Frequency of Mass Shootings a Sign of the End Times?   5. Can You Be Unloving and Still a Christian? Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do We Lovingly Call Out Sin In a Non-believer?

Episode 1344 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Will God Forgive Me Again If I Fall Back into My Addiction?   2. What Does the Bible Mean by “Works”?   3. How Do We Lovingly Call Out Sin in a Non-believer?   4. Was the Human Race Started through Incest?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Do I Do When I Disagree With My Husband, but I Want to Respect Him as a Leader?

Episode 1343 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How Should We Relate to Christians Who Don't Practice What They Preach? 2. Am I Guilty of Blasphemy Because of My Previous Membership in a Cult? 3. How Can I Respect My Husband’s Leadership When We Disagree?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/24/202324 minutes, 47 seconds
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How Do I Find the Right Person as a Believer?

Episode 1342 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is the Depth of My Relationship with God Proof of My Salvation? 2. Should Practicing Homosexuals Be Allowed to Worship in Church? 3. Who Will Christians Rule over with Jesus in Revelation 5:9-10? 4. How Do I Find the Right Person to Marry as a Believer?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Will We Still Be Considered Sinners in Heaven?

Episode 1341 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How could Acts 16 apply to a whole household if not everyone believes? 2. Is it okay for Christians to play Dungeons and Dragons? 3. Who gets the final say when there are disagreements - elders or the pastor? 4. Why do my past sins keep coming to mind after they're forgiven? 5. Will we still be considered sinners in heaven? 6. Does Luke 22 describe the moment that Simeon Peter was converted?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Don’t Churches Teach the Law to Lead to the Gospel?

Episode 1340 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is there a difference between faith and saving faith? 2. Will I remember the things that happened on Earth when I'm in heaven? 3. How can I recognize false teaching? 4. Must I be an ethnic Jew to be part of God's chosen people? 5. What should I do as a Christian who isn't being fed at church?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do We Hear the Voice of God?

Episode 1339 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Will people be in hell body and soul like those in heaven? 2. Does Acts 20:7 teach that weekly communion was a historical practice? 3. What does it mean that Jesus was of the order of Melchizedek in Hebrews 6? 4. What does it look like to hear the voice of God? 5. Does Hebrews 4:12 teach that there's a difference between soul and spirit?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/18/202325 minutes, 1 second
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I Found Out My Husband Is Stealing From Me. What Should I Do?

Episode 1338 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I reconcile God loving the world but only saving some? 2. Should I be rebaptized now that I'm in a Bible-believing church? 3. I found out my husband is stealing from me; what should I do? 4. How should Christians view the Mormon church? 5. Does God's omniscience make election more like fate?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Know if I’m in a False Church?

Episode 1337 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What role do baptism, repentance, and belief play in salvation? 2. Why did Jesus cry out, "My God, my God why have you forsaken me?" 3. Should I leave my church if my pastor doesn't use much scripture? 4. How can I tell if I'm in a false church?   Today's Offer What Still Divides Us   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Okay for Christians to Get Plastic Surgery?

Episode 1336 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it biblical to practice family planning to limit how many kids I have? 2. Does Isaiah 45:7 teach that God is the author of evil? 3. Is it wrong for a Christian to get plastic surgery? 4. Why are some verses excluded from different translations of the Bible? 5. How can I know God's calling on my life?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Was Hamas’s Attack on Israel Prophesied in the Bible?

Episode 1335 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What is the meaning of 2 Thessalonians 2:7? 2. Does a Christian need to be educated on current events? 3. What is Matthew 18:18 saying will be loosed and bound? 4. Is God's love conditional on my behavior? 5. Was the Hamas attack on Israel prophesied in the Bible? 6. How did Judas actually die?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

Episode 1334 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why are God's pronouns not capitalized in some Bible translations? 2. What should I think of Proverbs 18:22 when I'm 70 and haven't married? 3. How can I tell which thoughts are from the Holy Spirit and which are mine? 4. Should Christians participate in Halloween celebrations? 5. Is the white throne of judgment in Revelation only a place of judgment? 6. Did God allow Hamas to attack Israel because they have rejected Jesus?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Okay for My Spouse to Have Close Friendships With the Opposite Sex?

Episode 1333 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should I attend a church that believes that the Bible contains errors? 2. Is it possible that Judas or the anti-Christ will make it into heaven? 3. Is speaking in tongues the only proof that I've received the Holy Spirit? 4. Is it wrong for my spouse to have close friendships with the opposite sex?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Believers End Relationships With Toxic Family Members?

Episode 1332 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What can the church learn from the fighting over COVID restrictions? 2. Can an attack from the devil remove a Christian from God's hand? 3. Can a Christian cut a toxic person out of their life? 4. If God forgave me once will he forgive me again for the same sin? 5. How can I walk faithfully in a culture that follows social media?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Adam and Eve Wait to Have Sex Until After the Fall?

Episode 1331 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should I keep my grandson in a school where he was called the n-word? 2. Does the New Testament give an answer to the prophecies in Zechariah 14? 3. Why did Adam and Eve wait to have sex until after the fall? 4. How can I encourage my spouse to read the Bible more? 5. How did God show his back to Moses if he is Spirit?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Have There Been Books Removed From the Bible? If So, Why?

Episode 1330 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Must women keep silent in the Church today according to 1 Corinthians 14? 2. How can I be more patient with unbelievers? 3. Do people in the Bible have last names? 4. Have any books been removed from the Bible? If so, why? 5. Are pastors supposed to give for the offering along with the members?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did Jesus Leave His Humanity Behind When He Ascended to Heaven?

Episode 1329 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why did God's plan of salvation have to require the death of his son? 2. How should I understand God's grace and its impact on my life? 3. Who are the "spirits in prison" that Jesus preached to while in the grave? 4. Should Christians be concerned about Seventh-Day Adventist beliefs? 5. Did Jesus lose his humanity when he ascended to heaven? 6. How was there light before God created the sun, moon, and stars?   Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Salvation by Grace, Works, or Both?

Episode 1328 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should my wife and I relate to her family who mocks our faith? 2. Is it sinful to be angry with God? 3. Are we saved by grace, works, or both? 4. How should I handle my pastor's use of a homosexual slur in his sermon?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does ‘Orthodox’ Actually Mean?

Episode 1327 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Would God send an angel to an unbeliever? 2. Is it a sound biblical practice to pray to saints? 3. Does Romans 1:18 apply to the current state of America? 4. What does 'orthodox' actually mean? 5. How should my wife and I relate to her family who mocks our faith?   Today's Offer Can the Devil Read My Mind   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
10/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Do I Do When My Prayer Life Is Bombarded by Evil Thoughts?

Episode 1326 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Am I not elect if I don't feel God's presence when I read the Bible? 2. Did Jesus drink wine? 3. What do I do when my prayer life is bombarded by evil thoughts? 4. Are there modern-day prophets like those in the Old Testament?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Remarrying After a Divorce Considered Adultery?

Episode 1325 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should I pray for my daughter who let me know she is gay? 2. How can I keep my conscience clear toward God? 3. Am I committing adultery if I remarry after a divorce? 4. What is the Leviathan in Pslam 74 and Isaiah 27?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Okay To Pray to a Loved One That Has Passed?

Episode 1324 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is my struggle with addiction a sign that I need a stronger self-will? 2. How should I approach mandatory trauma training as a Christian? 3. Is it okay to pray to a deceased loved one?    Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I “Get Right With God” After Backsliding?

Episode 1323 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How were people in the Old Testament saved? 2. How can I encourage a family member who thinks that God is punishing them? 3. What can I do to "get right with God" after backsliding? 4. What is liturgy?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.
9/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians Abstain From Clapping and Shouting During Worship?

Episode 1322 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it common for kids from Christian families to deny their faith? 2. If Moses & Abraham saw God, why does John 1 say that " no one has seen God"? 3. Am I struggling financially because I don't tithe a full 10%? 4. Should Christians refrain from clapping during worship? 5. Does the forgiveness of God depend on me forgiving others?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - How to Keep Your Faith After High School by Kendra Dahl Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Get Over My Porn Addiction?

Episode 1321 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I carefully prepare my sermons for kids in light of James 3? 2. Where is God in the torment that I am undergoing? 3. Has the work of the Spirit ended if the gifts of the Spirit have stopped? 4. How can I conquer my addiction to porn?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Sinful to Skip Church?

Episode 1320 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is God three separate persons or one person revealed in three ways? 2. How do I forgive a family member who hurt me deeply? 3. Is it a sin to skip church?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is a Low Desire to Read the Bible a Sign of Poor Faith?

Episode 1319 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is hell a place of conscious torment? 2. What does a true discipleship look like? 3. What kind of love did David have for Jonathan? 4. Does my lack of desire to read the Bible mean that my faith is weak?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Is There So Much Division in the Church?

Episode 1318 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Will I still go to heaven if I drink beer? 2. What does the ladder in Jacob's dream represent? 3. Why is there division in the Church? 4. Are all Christians disciples of Jesus? 5. How can Romans 7:17 say that "sin lives in me" when I'm saved?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It True That God Loves Us Just as We Are?

Episode 1317 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is there a difference between the soul and spirit? 2. What does it mean to "make the Lord your dwelling place" in Pslam 91:9? 3. How can I move from bitterness to love for someone after forgiving them? 4. What actually is the soul? 5. Is it true that God loves me just the way I am? 6. How do the Eastern and Western understandings of scripture differ?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Other Resources     Through Western Eyes: Eastern Orthodoxy: A Reformed Perspective by Robert Letham     Eastern Orthodoxy Volume 27, Issue 1 by Modern Reformation
9/18/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Christians or a Cult?

Episode 1316 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What does it look like to wait on the Lord? 2. Is it okay for little kids to take communion? 3. Does "Jacob I have loved, Esau I have hated" mean that Esau went to hell? 4. Does "by his stripes we are healed" in Isaiah 53 promise physical healing? 5. Are Jehovah's Witnesses Christians or a cult?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/15/202325 minutes, 3 seconds
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How Do We Move Forward When Pastors Commit Sexual Abuse?

Episode 1315 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I repair a relationship when they won't tell me what I did wrong? 2. Does the Bible require me to be married before I can be an elder? 3. Must leadership disclose a pastor's past sexual abuse to the church? 4. What does 1 Corinthians 7 teach about marriage to an unbeliever? 5. Was the wedding in Cana John's wedding?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does the Church Idolize Marriage?

Episode 1314 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What does it mean to "let your yes be yes and no be no"? 2. What does it mean to be "in the Spirit" in Revelation 1:10? 3. How can I heal from purity culture that taught me sex is always wrong? 4. Is it proper for a pastor to keep non-baptized people from communion? 5. Why does the Church seem to place more value on marriage than singleness? 6. Why has the practice of casting out demons seem to have stopped today?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/13/202324 minutes, 25 seconds
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What Does an Accurate Timeline of Revelation Look Like?

Episode 1313 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What does Proverbs 25 mean by "heap burning coals on his head"? 2. How can I share the good news with my friend who is bisexual? 3. What does an accurate timeline of Revelation look like? 4. Where did Cain find a wife if there were only four people on Earth? 5. What can I say to a friend who claims to be a Christian but doesn't live like it?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Triumph of The Lamb: A Commentary on Revelation by Dennis Johnson Bible Study - Revelation Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Wrong for a Christian to Pursue Wealth?

Episode 1312 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does the Bible say I have to have sex with my spouse when I don't want to? 2. Will I feel sorrow in heaven for non-believing loved ones? 3. What should Christians do with the extra embryos after IVF treatment? 4. Is it okay for a Christian to pursue wealth? 5. Do Christians go straight to heaven or wait for the final judgment?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Parent My Adult Children?

Episode 1311 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What does it mean to "worship in Spirit and truth"? 2. Is there more power when I use Jesus's Hebrew name in prayer? 3. How can I be a better parent for my adult children? 4. What should I say to my adult children who have strayed from God?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Doing Life with Your Adult Children: Keep Your Mouth Shut and the Welcome Mat Out by Dr. Jim Burns Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Does God Tell Us to Love Our Enemies When He Doesn’t Save Unbelievers?

Episode 1310 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does Philippians 3 teach that we have to work to earn the resurrection? 2. Who sinned first: Adam or Lucifer? 3. Why do Roman Catholics believe that Mary is a perpetual virgin? 4. Will the drag shows in my city hinder the furthering of God's kingdom? 5. Why does God tell us to love our enemies if he doesn't save unbelievers? 6. Should we reject the Calvinist teaching of election in church?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Is Church Discipline and Are We Always To Abide by It?

Episode 1309 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How was Elijah taken to heaven if Jesus said he was going to prepare it? 2. What is the "bread from heaven" that Jesus is talking about in John 6:32? 3. Were those who rose at Christ's death taken from the presence of the Lord? 4. Is casting out demons a spiritual gift reserved for certain Christians? 5. What is church discipline and must we submit to it? 6. How did Cain get a wife if the only people created were Adam and Eve?   Today's Offer 10 Songs to Sing as a Family   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Our President Appointed by God?

Episode 1308 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I authentically seek God according to Romans 3? 2. What is the "sin that leads to death" in 1 John 5? 3. Did people actually rise from the dead in Matthew 27:52-53? 4. Do we elect our presidents or does God appoint them? 5. Should Christians focus more on Old Testament laws and ceremonies? Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is There Any Biblical Precedent for Having Godparents?

Episode 1307 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How was Jesus in the grave for 3 days if he died Friday and rose Sunday? 2. Is speaking in tongues the proof of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit? 3. Was nuclear war predicted in Revelation? 4. Does the Bible support the practice of godparents?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does Scripture Say About Speaking To Prodigal Children?

Episode 1306 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should we think about time in heaven? 2. Why did God create Adam and Eve knowing that they would fall? 3. What is dualism and how should I think about it? 4. Can a demon possess someone who has the Holy Spirit? 5. What is the biblical way to relate to my wayward adult child? 6. Did Jesus speak in tongues?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - The Confessions of Saint Augustine by Saint Augustine Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
9/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Do We Do When We Find Ourselves Unequally Yoked?

Episode 1305 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Did Jesus need to fight temptation like we do? 2. Does the increase in hatred today indicate that we are in the last days? 3. When we die do we go to the Father immediately or at the resurrection? 4. What should I do now that I've realized that I am unequally yoked? 5. Did God know ahead of time that Adam and Eve would sin?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/31/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Are There So Many Mentions of Slavery in the Bible?

Episode 1304 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does Matthew 6:24 teach that I must hate money to love God? 2. Why do Christians have differing beliefs if we have the same Holy Spirit? 3. Were there people on Earth before Adam and Eve? 4. Why does the Bible mention slavery so many times? 5. Should churches offer more services throughout the week?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - The Great Dechurching: Who's Leaving, Why Are They Going, and What Will It Take to Bring Them Back? by Jim Davis and Michael Graham Book -  Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/30/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does the Bible Teach That Christians Can Lose Their Salvation?

Episode 1303 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why did David and Bathsheba's son have to die for David's sins? 2. Does the Bible teach that Christians can lose their salvation? 3. Does God give us guardian angels? 4. Does Matthew 6:24 speak to Christians working with secular music artists?   Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Will Dementia Keep Me From Christ?

Episode 1302 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is the teaching of a rapture supported by Scripture? 2. When we die, will we be with the Lord immediately or when Jesus returns? 3. How can I encourage my mother to live in line with her faith? 4. What is the "circumcision of the heart"? 5. How does God view Christians who have Alzheimer's and dementia? 6. Do I have to wait for my husband to choose a church or can I go alone?    Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Be a Godly Leader for My Wife Without Domineering Over Her?

Episode 1301 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Was satan cast out of heaven before God created Adam and Eve? 2. Is there a limit to the size of heaven? 3. Was Luke 23:28 a prophecy of the Holocaust? 4. How can I be a godly leader for my wife without domineering over her? 5. Question about Nashville school shooting Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are We Saved by Faith or by Keeping the Law?

Episode 1300 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why did Peter begin to sink when he was walking on water with Jesus? 2. What should I do if I regret the way my pastor used my monetary gift? 3. How well do I have to keep God's law to be sure that I am saved? 4. Is listening to the Bible an ok way to be in God's word?   Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Does God Work Through Prayer if He’s Sovereign Over All Things?

Episode 1299 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can the devil use a Christian to do his works? 2. When the walls of Jericho fell, how was Rehab saved? 3. If God is sovereign, why does he work through prayer? 4. Why did God put the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden? 5. How can I find comfort in my struggle for assurance?   Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Inappropriate To Share My Faith in the Workplace?

Episode 1298 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How do I keep my desire to be married from becoming an idol in my life? 2. Did God make a bet with the devil over Job's soul? 3. What comfort can I share with my daughter who miscarried? 4. Is it inappropriate to share my faith in the workplace?   Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians participate in MLMs Like Amway & Mary Kay?

Episode 1297 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does the Bible offer wisdom about surrogacy? 2. Why do I continue to struggle with addiction as a Christian? 3. What did Jesus mean by "my brethren" in Matthew 25:40? 4. Should Christians participate in campaigns like Amway and Mary Kay?   Today's Offer Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Trust the Church if They’ve Mishandled Sin?

Episode 1296 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. If there is no condemnation in Christ, is there no danger of hell? 2. If God is Spirit and the Holy Spirit is Spirit, are they the same person? 3. I've been praying for God to save my ex, why isn't he answering? 4. How should my church handle a practicing lesbian in their choir? 5. How do I trust my church if they've mishandled an elder's sin?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/18/202324 minutes, 52 seconds
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Is the Gift of Tongues Still Around Today?

Episode 1295 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Follow-up clarification about "praying for a hedge of protection" 2. When Jesus fed the 5,000 with fish and bread, were the fish raw? 3. How can I tell if my guilt is demonic or the Spirit's conviction? 4. Is the gift of tongues still around today? 5. How does God relieve us of our sinful desires? 6. Does communion have to be given by an ordained minister? 7. What is the unpardonable sin?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did Jesus Have a ‘Sin Nature’ Even if He Never Sinned?

Episode 1294 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is the practice of "pleading the blood of Jesus" in prayer biblical? 2. How is salvation possible for those who never hear the Gospel? 3. How can we understand God's existence? 4. How important is it to end prayers with "in Jesus name"? 5. Did Jesus' human nature mean that he had the ability to sin? 6. Can we ask God to send his Spirit if he already indwells us?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton  
8/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Okay for Christians To Read Books Like Harry Potter?

Episode 1293 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it a sin to have a baby out of wedlock? 2. Does the Bible support baptizing children before they hear the Gospel? 3. Where does the Bible teach that we do good for God's glory, not payment? 4. Can Christians read books with magic like Harry Potter? 5. How could someone get baptized without a knowledge of who Jesus is? Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Know if I’ve Truly Given My Life to Christ?

Episode 1292 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can I date a non-Christian if they are respectful of my beliefs? 2. What does it mean to "hate them with perfect hatred" in Psalm 139? 3. Was the flood in Genesis a worldwide flood or local only? 4. How can I know if I've truly trusted in Christ? 5. Are there examples in the Bible of the apostles forgiving anyone?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Sexual Immorality Causing America to Fall?

Episode 1291 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can John 15:7 be true when I pray for things that I don't get it? 2. In Revelation, is the rider on the white horse Jesus or the antichrist? 3. Is there significance to Ishmael having many descendants? 4. Is sexual immorality causing the fall of America? 5. In Matthew, how did the woman know that a demon was harming her daughter?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton Book - The City of God by Saint Augustine
8/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Did the Bible Come About?

Episode 1290 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it ok to leave a state to seek a community more consistent with my views? 2. What is free will in the Bible? 3. Who decided which books would be included in the Bible? 4. Does Matthew 18:20 mean that God is less present with us when we're alone? 5. How can I know God's will?   Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Should Christians Handle the Transgender Movement?

Episode 1289 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should I use anointing oil when praying for my daughter's deliverance? 2. Would vaping nicotine be considered idolatry because it's addictive? 3. If I sell online, do I need to tithe before removing the cost of production? 4. Do I need to tithe on insurance payouts? 5. After I give 10% can I give to other organizations? 6. How do I navigate the use of preferred pronouns at school? Today's Offer Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Book - Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God's Story by Michael Horton
8/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should I Work For a Church That Keeps Staff Who Are Living in Sin?

Episode 1288 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Did God permit Joseph to marry an Egyptian woman instead of an Israelite?   2. Does 1 Corinthians forbid Christian women from shaving their heads?   3. What kind of financial transparency should churches have?   4. Should I serve in a church that has staff who are living in sexual sin?   Today’s Offer   Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources   Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
8/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Is Common Grace?

Episode 1287 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode   1. Where does the Bible teach that Jesus is more than a prophet?   2. Will the antichrist know that he is the antichrist?   3. What does John 10:34 mean by saying, "You are gods"?   4. What's the difference between common grace and saving grace?   5. How can I stay in fellowship with a member at church who is mean to me?   Today’s Offer   Bible Studies   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources   Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
8/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Okay to Lust After Your Spouse?

Episode 1286 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. My non-believing spouse is against me giving tithe, what should I do? 2. Did Phillip spread the Gospel in Africa in Acts 8? 3. Is it significant that Jesus showed himself by breaking bread in Luke 24? 4. Why do many churches portray Jesus's physical appearance inaccurately? 5. Is it sinful to lust after my own wife? 6. Should I attend a church with a female pastor? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
8/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Know What My Spiritual Gift Is?

Episode 1285 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. When infidelity happens in a marriage should all details be shared? 2. How could Jesus be forsaken by the Father on the cross? 3. Am I not trusting God if I take anti-depressant medication? 4. How can I find what my spiritual gift is? 5. Is it considered cheating if your partner won't give up porn? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Guide - 3 Biblical Ways to Fight Depression Core Guide - 9 Things Everyone Should Know About Depression
8/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are We Solely Responsible for Our Sin?

Episode 1284 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can we pray directly to the Holy Spirit? 2. Is someone who divorces their spouse due to infidelity able to remarry? 3. Do you believe anyone can go to heaven? 4. If we are tempted by the devil, how can we be responsible for our sins? 5. Do aliens exist, and did God create them? 5. Should I participate in entertainment that has magic in it? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
8/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does God Show Favor to Anyone?

Episode 1283 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Did the Holy Spirit indwell believers in the Old Testament like today? 2. Are believers still called to cast out demons through prayer and fasting? 3. Which version of the Lord's prayer is most accurate? 4. Does God show favor towards specific individuals? 5. Why did Jesus call Peter 'satan'? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
8/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Is Homosexuality a Sin?

Episode 1282 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What are the works that go along with repentance? 2. Did Jesus actually sweat blood in the garden of Gethsemane? 3. Why would God create humans when he knew they would fall? 4. Why is homosexuality a sin if it's consensual? 5. Is masturbation a sin, and is there forgiveness for it? 6. Does God take his people to heaven to prevent them from extreme sin? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Book - Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
7/31/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should We Pray for People Who Don’t Want Prayer?

Episode 1281 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Are tattoos a form of trying to improve on God's design? 2. Is it ok to listen to the Bible as opposed to reading it? 3. Did Old Testament saints go straight to heaven when they died? 4. Should we pray for people who don't want prayer? 5. Does Leviticus 25 teach that slavery is okay? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?    
7/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Better Understand the Holy Spirit?

Episode 1280 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does the soul of a believer go to heaven immediately after death? 2. I live in fear that I'm not actually saved, how can I be sure I'm saved? 3. I'm trying to live a righteous life, does God know I'm doing my best? 4. How Can I Better Understand the Holy Spirit? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Ever Appropriate to Discuss Politics From the Pulpit?

Episode 1279 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Have I truly forgiven someone if I am still bitter over the offense? 2. How should I reach out to a friend who is now gay and left the faith? 3. Did Mary have other children after Jesus? 4. When is it appropriate to discuss politics from the pulpit? 5. What did Jesus mean in Luke 9 saying, "Let the dead bury their own dead"? 6. Do our loved ones who've died know what is being done on Earth? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Is the Unforgivable Sin?

Episode 1278 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I balance work and family life when I'm in ministry? 2. Why were some people in the Old Testament allowed to live past 120 years? 3. Does Scripture teach that we can learn from the sacraments and the Bible? 4. Is speaking blasphemy about God the unforgivable sin? 5. What is the difference between baptism and consecration? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Book - Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity by Eugene H. Peterson
7/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should We Ever Stop Praying?

Episode 1277 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should I leave my church if my pastor is arrogant and lacks accountability? 2. What type of faith is strong enough to save me? 3. Is abortion wrong under any circumstance? 4. What does Hebrews 12:6 teach us about God's discipline of His children? 5. Is there ever a reason to stop praying? Today's Offer Bible Studies Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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I’ve Forgiven Someone but Still Struggle With Hurt, What Do I Do?

Episode 1276 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why'd Jesus say, "Depart from me I never knew you" if He knows everyone? 2. What wisdom can you offer for a future chaplain in the military? 3. What wisdom does the Bible offer for those struggling with financial debt? 4. I've forgiven someone but still struggle with hurt, what do I do? 5. What was the sin that caused satan to fall? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Book - Forgive: Why Should I and How Can I? by Timothy Keller Book - The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis
7/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can We Be Sure the Bible Was Written Without Error?

Episode 1275 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can mediums call the spirit of a believer out of heaven like Saul did? 2. Is Roman Catholicism considered a part of Orthodox Christianity? 3. How do I reply to the claim that Abraham changed God's mind in Genesis 18? 4. Can we be sure the Bible was written without error? 5. Does it take more than a belief in Jesus to be saved? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should AI Be Allowed in the Church?

Episode 1274 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why did God allow Job to be attacked by satan? 2. Should I join the music team at church when I disagree with certain songs? 3. Is it okay for churches to utilize A.I. in a worship service? 4. How can tattoos be okay for Christians in light of Leviticus 19:28? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is God the Author of Sin?

Episode 1273 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I love my daughter who is gay and invited me to her wedding? 2. How far back into my past should I go to confess my sins to my wife? 3. If God created everything is He also the author of sin? 4. Does the gift of speaking in tongues continue today? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/18/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What's the Difference Between Struggling With Sin and Being a Slave to Sin?

Episode 1272 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What's the difference between slavery to sin and struggling with sin? 2. How can I find healing for my heart when I've been hurt by the Church? 3. Should pastors be involved in politics? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - What Do I Do When I’ve Been Hurt by the Church? Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Article - Why You Still Need the Church Even If You Have Been Hurt by It
7/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should I Feel Conviction for Being a Christian Tattoo Artist?

Episode 1271 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does God's promise in 2 Chronicles 7 apply to Christians today? 2. What role does discernment play in the command to "give to all who ask"? 3. Does God's unconditional love mean that he always has to forgive us? 4. Should I feel guilty for being a Christian tattoo artist? 5. What is the relational obligation of a pastor to his congregants? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did God Actually Flood the Earth?

Episode 1270 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Do I need to fast when I seek the Lord to prove my commitment? 2. Are beliefs held by the "Reclaimed Church" problematic? 3. Is the Genesis account of God flooding the Earth literal? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does Satan Know Our Thoughts?

Episode 1269 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should churches implement a dress code for women in service? 2. Is the Eastern Orthodox denomination closer to the early church? 3. Does the devil know our thoughts? 4. Should Christians show reverence in church by the way they dress? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Booklets - Can the Devil Read My Mind?
7/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Where Do Babies Go When They Die?

Episode 1268 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is the term 'mother of all the living' complimentary to Eve in Genesis 3? 2. Am I living in sin if my health and caregiving keep me from church? 3. Do babies go to heaven when they die? 4. Does the Holy Spirit ever leave us when we are caught in sin? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are We Able To Cast Out Demons?

Episode 1267 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it sinful to baptize using the wrong wording? 2. Is it ever ok for Christians to live together before marriage? 3. Is the practice of being "slain in the Spirit" scriptural? 4. Can Christians cast out demons today? 5. I love Jesus but keep choosing my earthly desires, will I go to hell? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Guide - 7 Things You Need to Know About Marriage and Sex Core Guide - 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know about Repentance Core Guide - 9 FAQs About Angels and Demons
7/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Possible To See God?

Episode 1266 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Who is the "us" in Genesis that God was talking to after Adam sinned? 2. How can I move past the distorted view of God my mom has taught me? 3. Is the idea of having a soul mate supported in the Bible? 4. Does God reveal himself bodily in near-death experiences? 5. How could a loving God command the Israelites to kill whole nations? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question - How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
7/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can We Be Encouraged When Sin Feels So Heavy?

Episode 1265 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Are there any circumstances when a woman could be a pastor temporarily? 2. My friend feels spiritually oppressed, how can I help her? 3. How can we be encouraged when sin feels so prevalent? 4. Can a Christian glorify God in the secular music industry? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Guide - 9 FAQs About Angels and Demons Booklets - Can the Devil Read My Mind?
7/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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As Christians, How Do We Handle a False Testimony Given About Ourselves?

Episode 1264 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is "the way of escape" in 1 Cor. 10:13 referring to Jesus as "the way"? 2. What is the difference between believer's baptism and infant baptism? 3. Does God know who is predestined for salvation? 4. How should a Christian deal with a false testimony about them? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Article - Should Infants Be Baptized?
7/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Possible to Commit Sins in Our Dreams?

Episode 1263 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What is the biblical response to racial reconciliation? 2. Would the Holy Spirit lead people to opposing beliefs? 3. Are we guilty for sinning in our dreams? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Pastors Apologize for Mishandling COVID-19?

Episode 1262 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Who does the unjust judge represent in Luke 18? 2. Did God make my brother gay? 3. What role does repentance play in salvation? 4. Should churches apologize for mishandling COVID-19? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
7/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can We Not Be Motivated by Fear?

Episode 1261 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I find confidence in my faith to withstand my spouse's doubt? 2. Are we called to love non-believers in the same way as fellow Christians? 3. Are Christians allowed to join the police force? 4. Why was Jesus baptized when he had no sin? 5. How can we not be motivated by fear? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Article - Obeying God Out of Slavish Fear
6/30/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does Scripture Say About Wealth?

Episode 1260 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Did God create the heavens and the earth in six literal days? 2. Does God have a sense of humor? 3. What does Scripture say about accumulating wealth? 4. Is it okay for Christians to watch "The Chosen"? 5. Are unicorns mentioned in the Bible? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is There Forgiveness After an Abortion?

Episode 1259 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What is the proper understanding of the Trinity? 2. How will we recognize the Antichrist? 3. Does Romans 14:23 mean that if I act against my conscience I am sinning? 4. Is there forgiveness for a woman who has had an abortion? 5. If I still desire to sin, does that mean that my heart is unchanged? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should I Divorce My Wife Who Has Left Her Christian Values?

Episode 1258 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What wisdom does the Bible offer for gambling? 2. Who are the "spirits in prison" that Jesus visited in 1 Peter 3:19? 3. What is the fear of the Lord? 4. Should I divorce my spouse who has left their Christian values? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can We Be Separated From God?

Episode 1257 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does God curse families for breaking the First Commandment? 2. Does the Bible have anything to say about extraterrestrial life? 3. Can we be separated from God? 4. Why did Jesus ask the Father to forgive those who hanged Him on the cross? 5. Which Bible translation is the most accurate? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
6/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Are Biblical Stories Different From Ancient Myths?

Episode 1256 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should I leave a church if I have a bad history with another member? 2. Is the Bible's story of creation copied from a Mesopotamian myth? 3. Is it sinful to be rich or to desire to be wealthy? 4. Should I use preferred pronouns in the workplace? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Necessary to Have a Stance on the End Times?

Episode 1255 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why did Jesus cry out "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" 2. Would my son's struggle with addiction keep him from heaven? 3. How important is it to have a stance on the end times? 4. How did the serpent get into the Garden of Eden? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do We Walk With Christ Daily?

Episode 1254 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does divorce disqualify a man from eldership? 2. Can a Christian artist contribute to a secular song? 3. How can I counsel young moms to raise their children in the Church? 4. How do we walk with Christ daily? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Possible to Be Truly Saved and Not Know It?

Episode 1253 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does the belief that Mary was sinless keep you from salvation? 2. What happens to Christians when we die? 3. Is it possible to be truly saved but not know it? 4. How can I make sure that I don't confuse the law and gospel? 5. How can I avoid confusing my works with Christ's finished work for me? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
6/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Is Juneteenth, and Should Christians Celebrate It?

Episode 1252 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can I tell my Lutheran friends that their infant baptism isn't valid? 2. Can I pursue a Christian music career without making it about me? 3. Is it possible for someone to put a curse on a Christian? 4. What happens to unbelievers when they die? Today's Offer Devotional - Fearfully Made Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does True Repentance Look Like?

Episode 1251 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is God currently using prophets to tell us about future events? 2. How can I compassionately witness to a homosexual? 3. How should we think about people who claim to be spiritual mediums? 4. What does true repentance look like? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Guide - 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality
6/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Who Exactly Is Taken and Who Is Left Behind in Matthew 24?

Episode 1250 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. In my prayer, am I only allowed to pray to the Father? 2. Do our loved ones in heaven know what we are doing on Earth? 3. Who exactly is taken and left behind in Matthew 24? 4. If God is outside of time, why aren't we converted at birth? 5. Can I be forgiven if I walked away from the faith but came back? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Do Angels Pray, and if So, Do They Pray for Us?

Episode 1249 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does the Bible offer encouragement for when I failed to share the Gospel? 2. Since I'm forgiven, do I still need to confess my sins when I pray? 3. Do angels pray, and if so, do they pray for us? 4. Are the giants in Genesis 6 the offspring of fallen angels? 5. Is it okay to change churches if I feel like I don't fit in? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It a Sin to Skip Your Morning Devotions?

Episode 1248 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why are the trees of knowledge of good and veil and the tree of life mentioned? 2. Is it a sin to skip morning devotions? 3. Is Jesus contradicting God's law in Matthew 5? 4. Can I attend my niece's wedding if she's marrying another woman? 5. Can a person be saved without having read the Bible? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are We Allowed to Be Assertive as Christians?

Episode 1247 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. When will God give me freedom from the pain of my past relationship? 2. Does Matthew 7 mean that if I don't bear fruit I'll be condemned? 3. Are we allowed to be assertive as Christians? 4. Are denominations allowed to remove churches for having a female pastor? Today's Offer Bible Study - Daniel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians Boycott Target?

Episode 1246 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is God condoning adultery and polygamy in 2 Samuel 12? 2. Why are there so many Christian denominations? 3. Should Christians boycott companies like Target and Disney? 4. If we can't lose our salvation why did Jesus heal people and say "sin no more"? 5. Does God cause people to sin as a means to fulfill His will? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should We Pray for God to Bring Curses on Our Enemies?

Episode 1245 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Do I need another marriage ceremony to remarry my ex-husband? 2. When should Christians consider being re-baptized? 3. Does 1 Samuel 16:14-23 mean that God sends evil spirits to his people? 4. Is there a difference between Evangelism and Fundamentalism? 5. As Christians, can we pray for God to bring curses on our enemies? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Authority Do I Have as a Believer?

Episode 1244 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Are there different levels of heaven and hell? 2. How can I be patient with Christian family members whose beliefs I disagree with? 3. What would a pastor need to do to be ordained in a different denomination? 4. What authority over the spiritual world do I have as a Christian? 5. What verses can I use to minister to those who struggle with addiction? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should I Tell My Pastor Why I Left His Church?

Episode 1243 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Do generational curses exist? 2. What does it look like to be an authentic Christian? 3. Should I explain to my pastor why I left his church? 4. How do I live as a Christian when I committed adultery before faith? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
6/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Repentance Essential for Salvation?

Episode 1242 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is the fruit of the Spirit necessary for assurance of salvation? 2. Is it possible to have eternal security? 3. What do Christians believe will happen to them when they die? 4. Do I need to ask God for forgiveness for the same sins? 5. Is repentance absolutely necessary to be saved? 6. Are women allowed to preach in church in light of 1 Timothy 2:12? 7. How should we understand the "one left behind" in Matthew 24: 40-43? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation? Core Guide - 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know about Repentance
6/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Know I’m Saved?

Episode 1241 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should Christians respond to requests to use preferred pronouns? 2. Do Christians who commit suicide go to hell? 3. My job requires me to assist with pagan rituals; should I quit? 4. Should I stop being an influencer until I stop struggling with alcohol? 5. How should I handle being required to participate in pride month at work? 6. How can I know if I am saved? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
6/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can We Lovingly Support Gay Family Members as Christians?

Episode 1240 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is regular attendance at church just as good as membership? 2. What does Hebrews 12:14 mean saying that "no one will see the Lord"? 3. How can I reconcile with my brother who supports gay marriage? 4. Is homosexuality in the animal kingdom proof that it's natural to be gay? 5. How can I lovingly support my gay family member? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Guide - 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality
6/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is the Internet the Image of the Beast?

Episode 1239 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should we understand genealogies in the Bible in light of 2 Timothy 3? 2. How can I encourage my wife to stop being superstitious? 3. What do Mormons believe about the end times? 4. Is the internet the image of the beast mentioned in Revelation 13? 5. At what age can we baptize our children? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/31/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does an Active Relationship With Jesus Look Like?

Episode 1238 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How does the Holy Spirit do His work in the world against the devil? 2. How can we know which parts of the Old Testament law carry over today? 3. How can I know if the Christian advice I'm getting is biblical? 4. What does a true relationship with Jesus look like? 5. How should I respond to my pastor who promotes things I think are too worldly? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/30/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do We Discern God’s Will in Our Lives?

Episode 1237 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why is Matthew 7:21 missing from the ESV Bible? 2. Should Christian employers give their employees the Sabbath day off? 3. How can I know if my love for someone is God's will or my own desire? 4. Do I need more faith before God will answer my prayers? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Does God Respond to Suicide?

Episode 1236 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Must I tell my spouse the sins I committed before I was a Christian? 2. Should I be concerned about the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church? 3. Can a person who lacks the desire to study the Bible truly be saved? 4. How does God respond to suicide? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can a Soul Actually Be Sold to the Devil?

Episode 1235 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Are statues of Jesus a violation of the second commandment? 2. Does Matthew 6 teach that it is inappropriate for me to pray in public? 3. Is the word "rapture" mentioned in the Bible? 4. How should Christians use the Lord's Day? 5. Can a person actually sell their soul to the devil? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Divorce Biblical When Emotional and Spiritual Abuse Are Present?

Episode 1234 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. How is a person born again? 2. How can I respond to someone who doesn't believe that the Bible is true? 3. Is mental illness a genetic or spiritual disorder? 4. Is Divorce Biblical When Emotional and Spiritual Abuse Are Present? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Am I Allowed to Support Muslim Affairs as a Christian?

Episode 1233 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I trust God with my desire to reconcile my divorce? 2. How should we pray when there are disagreements within the Church? 3. Is it okay to support Muslim affairs as a Christian? 4. Should Christians avoid watching shows like "The Chosen"? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Are We Prone to Sin if We Are Made in God’s Image?

Episode 1232 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. When will Christians receive their glorified bodies? 2. How can I confess every sin to God when I can't remember them all? 3. Are Christians still required to keep the Sabbath Day? 4. Is annihilationism a primary or secondary doctrine? 5. If we are made in God's image, why are we prone to sin? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Know My Work Is Something God Would Approve Of?

Episode 1234 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode What does it mean to be unequally yoked? Did saints in the Old Testament go to heaven or did they have to wait? How can I know my job is something God would approve of? I feel like God doesn't hear my prayers. Am I doing something wrong? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/18/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is America Modern Day Babylon?

Episode 1229 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is drinking beer okay if it doesn't lead to drunkenness? 2. How can I keep trusting God even when I'm constantly struggling with sin? 3. How can I raise my son in a godly home with a non-believing spouse? 4. Is the United States of America modern-day Babylon? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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As a New Christian, How Do I Begin Reading the Bible?

Episode 1228 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can Christians celebrate holidays if the Bible doesn't speak about it? 2. If someone rejects Christ, did God preordain that? 3. Did Cain marry his sister? 4. As a new Christian, how do I begin reading the Bible? 5. Can Satan read our minds? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Booklets - Can the Devil Read My Mind?
5/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Important Is Fellowship Outside of the Church?

Episode 1227 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I honor my mother without condoning her sinful lifestyle? 2. How can the church help someone struggling with gender-identity issues? 3. Will there still be marriage on the new Earth after Jesus returns? 4. Must Christians be married through the state for the union to be valid? 5. Is fellowship outside the church important if I'm just watching my kids? Today's Offer Booklet - How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Impact Did Tim Keller Leave On the Church?

Episode 1231 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   QUESTIONS IN THIS EPISODE 1. What impact did Tim Keller leave on the church? 2. Should I encourage Christian parents to leave public schools? 3. Is the bible relevant to the church today? 4. Why do so many christians struggle to believe that God answers prayer? 5. How do I deal with the guilt of having children who might go to hell?   Today’s Offer Booklet – How To Keep Your Faith After High School Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.
5/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Do I Still Sin if I Am a Follower of Christ?

Episode 1226 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it ok to date a registered sex offender who is now a Christian? 2. Does John 1:29 mean that Jesus saves everyone in the world? 3. Is it displeasing to God that I don't consult my husband before tithing? 4. Why do I still sin if I've received the Holy Spirit? 5. Is Job 1:4 a verse that shows that Jews did celebrate birthdays? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/12/202324 minutes, 41 seconds
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Am I Saved If I Am Catholic?

Episode 1225 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. Is the King James Version the most accurate translation? 2. Why don't the Jehovah's Witnesses celebrate birthdays? 3. Am I saved if I am a Catholic and believed I'm saved by grace? 4. Is Ezekiel 9 a prophecy of what is happening in present-day Israel? 5. Do I need to be baptized to be fully saved? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians Have Any Reason to Be Fearful of Hell?

Episode 1224 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should I understand Isaiah 66 and His prophecy of the lake of fire? 2. How can I evangelize my caretaker who is a Jehovah's Witness? 3. Does Matthew 24 teach that Jesus does not know when He will return? 4. Do Christians have any reason to be fearful of hell? 5. If there is no condemnation in Christ, is there still a danger of hell? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question - How Can I Share My Faith?
5/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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My Son Demands to Be Affirmed in His Homosexuality, What Do I Say to Him?

Episode 1223 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. What does it mean to be judged for "every thought, word, and deed"? 2. Must Christians reach a level of spiritual maturity before marriage? 3. How should I respond to people who say that Jesus was married? 4. What do I say to my child who demands to be affirmed in his homosexuality? 5. How can I break free from my same-sex attraction and pursue marriage? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Is The Purpose Of Prayer If God's Will Is Already Set?

Episode 1222 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. According to 1 Timothy 2, can a husband and wife be co-pastors? 2. How can I evangelize my stepson who has become a Mormon? 3. Should I flee temptation or use it as a chance to share the Gospel? 4. What is the purpose of prayer if God's will is already settled? 5. Why is discipleship in America not like Christ's model? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do We Share the Gospel With Roman Catholics?

Episode 1221 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes  CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. My pastor took his life; did he commit the unpardonable sin? 2. Does the corruption of society signify that the Lord will return soon? 3. How long will Satan reign on the Earth in the last days? 4. How do I know if I'm in line with God's will in my life choices? 5. How do I share the gospel with my Roman Catholic family? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Can I Share My Faith?  
5/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can I Deal With Past Sins That Have Hurt Other People?

Episode 1220 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. Was the Virgin Mary chosen as Jesus' mother because she was sinless? 2. I've been dealing with past trauma and cursed God, am I beyond saving? 3. How can I deal with my past sins that have hurt other people? 4. Was Elijah taken up into heaven because he found peace? 5. Is Daniel 8 prophesying the celebration of Hanukkah? 6. How can I gently correct my niece in a Christlike way? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
5/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does It Mean to Be Saved?

Episode 1219 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is baptism meant to be only into the name of Jesus? 2. Is water baptism necessary to enter heaven? 3. Why are both Satan and Jesus called the "morning star"? 4. Is it wrong to refer to God as both father and mother? 5. What must I do to be saved? 6. Where is God the Father while Jesus is ruling and reigning right now? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
5/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does God Help Us Prepare for Suffering?

Episode 1218 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. Why didn't anyone else get on the ark with Noah to be saved? 2. Can a Christian become a police officer? 3. Does God help us prepare for suffering? 4. How can Christians worship one God who is three persons? Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
5/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Live as a New Christian When My Fiance Is a Non-Believer?

Episode 1217 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. How can I avoid storing up wrath by doubting God even in difficult trials? 2. Will people still die after the return of Christ? 3. How do I live as a new believer when my fiance isn't a Christian? 4. How can I make sure that I'm not trusting in myself for my righteousness? 5. Is it right or wrong to confess our sins to fellow believers?   Today's Offer Daniel Bible Study Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question - How Can I Share My Faith?
5/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did God Make Me Gay?

Episode 1216 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. How can I overcome my laziness? 2. How can I have a sound mind like 2 Timothy 1 teaches when I am bipolar? 3. Will my husband know me when I get to heaven? 4. Did God make me gay? 5. Should I use scripture in my civic office for others' spiritual benefit? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
4/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Am I Abusing God's Forgiveness?

Episode 1215 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What Encouragement Is There For Single Fathers In The Church? 2. Why Was David Allowed To Eat The Showbread In 1 Samuel 21? 3. How Can I Move On From Past Relationships That Left Me With Trauma? 4. Am I Taking God's Forgiveness For Granted When I Repeat The Same Sins? 5. Why Did Judaism Split Into Protestants And Roman Catholics? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
4/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can Your Prayer Life Be Hindered By Your Spouse If They’re Not A Believer?

Episode 1214 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. If I'm Filled With The Holy Spirit Should I Be Able To Speak In Tongues? 2. Should I Pray To Each Person Of The Trinity According To Their Roles? 3. How Would God Judge A Christian For An Accidental Overdose? 4. How Can I Interact With My Coworkers And Still Uphold My Christian Views? 5. Did Jesus Participate In The Plan Of Redemption In The Beginning? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Can I Share My Faith? Core Question - How Can God Use All Things for Good? Rediscovering the Holy Spirit: God’s Perfecting Presence in Creation, Redemption, and Everyday Life by Michael Horton
4/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did God Create All Things, Even Diseases?

Episode 1213 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can God reward our works but we can't earn salvation by works? 2. Did God create all things, even diseases? 3. How should I discuss alcohol in the Bible with my older children? 4. What does it mean to have saving faith? 5. Are there different levels of punishment in Hell for more grievous sins? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Can I Share My Faith? Core Question - What’s the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?
4/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Euthanasia Considered A Sin Even If It Is Legal?

Episode 1212 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit Happen After Salvation? 2. Is There A Difference Between The Spirit And Soul? 3. Is Euthanasia A Sin Even If It Is Legal? 4. Does Hebrews 4 Teach That A Soul And Spirit Can Be Separated? 5. Why Did Jacob Wrestle With God In Genesis? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life? Rediscovering the Holy Spirit: God’s Perfecting Presence in Creation, Redemption, and Everyday Life by Michael Horton
4/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can You Practice Superstitious Rituals And Still Be A Christian?

Episode 1211 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Did Jesus Have Mary's DNA Or Was He A Completely Separate Person? 2. Is The Command To Love Our Neighbor The Same As Loving The Brethren? 3. Can A Christian Practice Superstitious Rituals? 4. What Are The "Principalities And Powers Of The Air"? 5. Are Christians Able To Rebuke Satan Or Pray A "Hedge Of Protection"? 6. Do I Need To Tithe A Portion Of My Inheritance? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
4/21/202323 minutes, 29 seconds
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How Do I Encourage My Friend Whose Grandson Was Diagnosed With Cancer?

Episode 1210 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Can a Christian practice "sleight of hand"? 2. Can a Christian practice yoga? 3. Does the Bible have anything to say about people with hallucinations? 4. How do I encourage my friend whose grandson has cancer? 5. What should Christians avoid in regards to magic? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Can God Use All Things for Good?
4/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Mental Health a Chemical or Spiritual Condition?

Episode 1209 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode Will people of all religious beliefs be saved in the end? I was married by a pastor but not through the state, is my marriage legit? Is mental health a spiritual or chemical condition? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller
4/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Know If I Am Experiencing Spiritual Abuse?

Episode 1208 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. If Muslims accept Jesus as a prophet, why don’t they accept Him as God? 2. Is the drying up of the Euphrates River a fulfillment of Revelation 16? 3. How do we interpret Old Testament sacrifices and prophecies today? 4. What should I say to a friend who is trying to change my mind about Jesus? 5. Why are some Old Testament acts still sinful but some aren’t? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can I Share My Faith? Core Question – What Are the Main Views of the End Times?
4/18/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does the Bible Teach Us to Love Ourselves?

Episode 1207 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Has the church shifted its focus away from the Father too much? 2. What is Reformed theology? 3. Does the Bible teach us to love ourselves? 4. Should a church that marries gay couples be considered heretical? 5. Is praying the “Sinner’s Prayer” what it takes to be saved? 6. Where can I go to learn more about the Holy Spirit? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Guide – 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality
4/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Was God Silent for 400 Years Between the Old and New Testament?

Episode 1206 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Who did Adam's children marry? 2. What is fasting, and why or when should we do it? 3. Why was God silent during the intertestamental period? 4. Does the idea for tithing come from Melchizedek in Genesis 14? 5. Does Revelation 20 teach that Christians will reign for 1,000 years? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
4/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Christians Try to Perform the Signs and Wonders in the Bible?

Episode 1205 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should I deal with false accusation in a Christ-like way? 2. Can a person have saving faith if they don't fully understand the Trinity? 3. Should Christians try to perform the signs and wonders in the Bible? 4. Why did Adam wait til after the fall to name Eve? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
4/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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When Should Someone Get Re-baptized?

Episode 1204 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Are Melchizedek and Jesus the same person? 2. How can a spouseless existence in heaven be paradise? 3. When should someone get re-baptized?
4/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Do I Say to the LDS Missionaries at My Front Door?

Episode 1203 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is the church an assembly or an organism? 2. Is it wrong to pray that I win the lottery? 3. What do I say to the Mormon missionaries at my front door? 4. When people refuse salvation are they falling under the “Great Delusion”? 5. Is my pride keeping me from growing in faith? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can I Share My Faith?
4/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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It’s Been 2,000 Years, So Why Do We Believe Jesus Is Coming “Soon”?

Episode 1202 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How should pastors and missionaries tithe? 2. Is the Gospel of the Kingdom and the Gospel of Grace different gospels? 3. Why does the Bible say that Jesus is coming “soon” if it’s been 2,000 years since his resurrection and ascension? 4. Will I feel sorrow in heaven for family members who aren’t saved? 5. Will Christians in heaven be able to rebel like Satan did? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 7 Things You Need to Know About Heaven
4/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Was the Trinity Broken at the Cross?

Episode 1201 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How do I deal with habitual sins in my life? 2. Who were the people raised at Christ's crucifixion in Matthew 27? 3. What did Jesus mean when he told the thief, "today you will be with me"? 4. How can I influence local churches to preach salvation by grace and not by works? 5. Did the Trinity divide or fracture during Christ's crucifixion? Today's Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
4/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What If the Resurrection Is Just a Metaphor?

Episode 1200 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How does it make sense that Jesus was dead for three days even though it was just from Friday to Saturday? 2. What does it mean that “love never fails” in 1 Corinthians 13? 3. Do the Pharisees in Matthew 13 demonstrate that we have free will to deny Christ? 4. Can Christianity still be true of the resurrection is a metaphor? 5. How can I move from fear in hell to joy in Christ? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question – Can I Lose My Salvation?
4/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Worshipping On Easter Sunday More Important Than Other Days of Worship?

Episode 1199 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Are there special practices I should observe leading up to Easter? 2. Will Christians still have to atone for their sins at the Final Judgment? 3. Should the church withhold baptism from a person who is transitioning 4. Is worshipping on Easter somehow extra important? 5. Is playing the part of Jesus in an Easter play breaking the second commandment? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question – How Does Jesus Work Today?
4/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Celebrating Easter Biblical?

Episode 1198 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is Christ a person or something like an idea or force? 2. What is the difference between law and grace? Does God’s grace trump his law? 3. Is the celebration of Easter biblical? 4. Does revelation 12:7 mean that Satan still has “access” to heaven? Today’s Offer The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question – How Does Jesus Work Today?
4/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does it Look Like to Speak the Truth in Love Instead of Judgment?

Episode 1197 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Are things like falling down and raising our hands in worship biblical? 2. Do people have their own righteousness? 3. What does it look like to "speak the truth in love"? 4. Does God condemn those who've never heard of the gospel? 5. What does it mean that we are "partakers of the divine nature" described in 2 Peter? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question - How Does Jesus Work Today?
4/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Should Christians Do When They Are Hated by the World?

Episode 1196 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Was Melchizedek actually Jesus in Genesis 17? 2. How can pastors give people hope in the last days? 3. How should I handle atheist coworkers who are antagonistic towards me because I am a Christian? 4. Can protestants use the term “eucharist” when referring to the Lord’s Supper? 5. How do I know if I am really saved and if God has really forgiven me? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Guide – 5 Things You Should Know About the Bible’s Final Book
3/31/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can Pastors Emphasize Grace Too Much?

Episode 1195 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Do Proverbs 17:5 and Revelation 18:20 contradict each other? 2. What does it look like to lead my adult children to Christ? 3. Is there such a thing as a pastor emphasizing grace too much? 4. Do Christians undervalue the wonder of God in creation? 5. How can I help lead my niece back to Christ from Swedenborgianism? Today's Offer What Is God's Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question - Why Do You Talk About the Difference Between Law and Gospel
3/30/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can the Church Be a Safe Haven In Tragedy?

Episode 1194 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Besides praying, what else can we do to help those affected by the Nashville shooting? 2. How can I deal with sexual desires as a single person? 3. How do we reconcile God’s promise in Psalm 91 with the Nashville shooting? 4. Who is to blame in a mass shooting? 5. Did the church form before or after Pentecost? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question – How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
3/29/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Pursue Justice If Vengeance Is God’s?

Episode 1193 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Should we seek retributive justice in school shootings of vengeance is the Lord’s? 2. Does Matthew 6 mean that if we don’t forgive we can’t be saved? 3. My grown children have blocked me out of their lives. Should I pursue them? 4. As Christians, what can we do to prevent future school shootings? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question – How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
3/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does Jesus’s Promise to the Thief On the Cross Mean?

Episode 1192 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Does 1 Samuel 15 teach that God can regret things? 2. Is the rise in transgender cases reflective of “trading the truth for a lie”? 3. What are other false gospels to be aware of? 4. What does Jesus’s promise to the thief on the cross mean? 5. What do the terms “works-righteousness” and “antinomianism” mean? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Easter Devotional: Sayings from the Cross Core Question – How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
3/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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When Is It Time to Leave a Church?

Episode 1191 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Did Jesus ever say "It is better to give than to receive"? 2. How were people saved before Jesus accomplished the work of salvation? 3. When is it time to leave a church? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - What Do I Do When I’ve Been Hurt by the Church?
3/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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When Should a Pastor Refuse to Baptize Someone?

Episode 1190 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I avoid basing my assurance of salvation on my obedience to God’s law? 2. Will I lose the things I innately desire as I grow in my love for God? 3. When should a pastor refuse to baptize someone?
3/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did Jesus Teach the Prosperity Gospel?

Episode 1189 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Why was polygamy allowed in the Old Testament? 2. Why would God choose the Israelites if the gospel is for all nations? 3. Did Jesus teach the Prosperity Gospel? 4. Are the “Sons of God” in Job 2 demon possessed men? 5. Is the Hebrew word translated as “homosexuality” better translated as “pedophilia”? 6. Is the moral law written on the hearts of everyone or believers only? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 5 Things You Should Know About the Bible’s Final Book
3/22/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can the Church Turn America Back to God?

Episode 1187 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Are tattoos prohibited for Christians today? 2. How can I fully surrender myself to the Lord when I continue to struggle with sin? 3. Is it inappropriate to wear hats in church? 4. Can we prolong the end times by committing to evangelism? Today's Offer Core Question - What Is God's Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide - 5 Things You Should Know About the Bible’s Final Book
3/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can God Have a Purpose for Chronic Pain?

Episode 1187 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Who are the false teachers that are deceiving believers in Jude? 2. What does Paul mean that we must put on "immortality" in 1 Corinthians 15? 3. What is God's purpose for allowing me to suffer from chronic pain? 4. My pastor says it's a sin to be cremated. Is this true? 5. Why did God rename people in the Bible? Today's Offer Core Question - What Is God's Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
3/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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My Singleness Feels More Like a Curse Than a Blessing. What Should I Do?

Episode 1186 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I help get my older children closer to God? 2. How can I assure a new believer that their past hatred of God has been forgiven? 3. My singleness feels more like a curse rather than a blessing. What should I do? 4. Is it a sin to have statues or images of Jesus in church? 5. How do we know that the Bible is from God and not made-up by man? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
3/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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My Singleness Feels More Like a Curse Than a Blessing. What Should I Do?

Episode 1186 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I help get my older children closer to God? 2. How can I assure a new believer that their past hatred of God has been forgiven? 3. My singleness feels more like a curse rather than a blessing. What should I do? 4. Is it a sin to have statues or images of Jesus in church? 5. How do we know that the Bible is from God and not made-up by man? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
3/17/20230
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What’s the Difference Between Discipline and Punishment in the Christian Life?

Episode 1185 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Was the Bible written in real time or compiled later? 2. What are the two books that God reads at the Final Judgment? 3. Is the phrase “God helps those who helps themselves” in the Bible? 4. How do we distinguish between God’s discipline and his punishment? 5. My Seventh-Day Adventist wife wants a divorce. What do I do? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can God Be Loving and Wrathful?
3/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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I’ve Been Hurt by the Church and I'm Afraid to Go Back. What Do I Do?

Episode 1184 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. In Numbers 14, did Moses persuade God to change his mind? 2. Did the coming of the Two Witnesses in Revelation already happen? 3. How can I combat the constant doubting of my faith? 4. I’ve been hurt by the church and I’m scared to go back. What should I do? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Can I Lose My Salvation?
3/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are My Life's Struggles Due to a Lack of Prayer?

Episode 1183 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is Jesus’s point to the Canaanite woman that the gospel is for the Jew’s first? 2. Is Isaiah 43 talking about a real or metaphorical place? 3. Is God waiting for me to pray harder before he answers my prayers? 4. Is the human spirit eternal? 5. What is the unforgivable sin? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Have I Committed the Unpardonable Sin?
3/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is America, “Babylon” in Revelation?

Episode 1181 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is Jesus talking about hell in John 15? 2. Is there such a thing as spiritual warfare? 3. How should I understand the Final Judgment in Revelation 20? 4. Is the United States the “Babylon” in Revelation 5. Is the idea of “once saved, always saved” found in the Bible? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – What’s the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?
3/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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If Humanity Fell in the Garden, What's Stopping Us From Falling Again in Heaven?

Episode 1181 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How do I break sinful patterns that repeat themselves in my life? 2. My church says that it’s important for men to have Bible studies but that it’s not important for women to have Bible studies. What should I do? 3. How do we know that humanity won’t fall again in heaven if we fell from communion with God in the Garden of Eden? 4. Will Jesus return after all of the prophecies in the Bible are fulfilled? 5. Should we fast the way people did in the Old Testament? 6. Can Leviticus be used to justify the transatlantic slave trade? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – What’s the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?
3/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Are the Different Protestant Views of Communion?

Episode 1180 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Are things that Paul taught in the first century applicable today? 2. Is speaking in tongues proof of salvation? 3. What are the different views of communion? 4. When a Christian dies, does their soul go directly to heaven? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
3/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is There Any Proof of Angels, Demons, and the Spiritual World?

Episode 1179 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is it a sin to smoke cigarettes? 2. Do I need to overcome my addiction before I become a Christian? 3. Can I, as a Christian, date a Muslim? 4. Is there any evidence of angels, demons, and the spiritual world? 5. Can demons deceive Christians and cause them to lose their faith? 6. When do personal choices become sinful if they they aren’t forbidden by God? Today’s Offer Core Question – What Is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
3/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Did Jesus Become the Most Misunderstood Person in History? With Special Guest Kevin "KB" Burgess

Episode 1178 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why is it tempting to try to mold Jesus into our image? 2. Can believers enjoy music that is not sung in church? 3. How do I become successful without compromising my beliefs? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Dangerous Jesus: Why the Only Thing More Risky than Getting Jesus Right Is Getting Jesus Wrong by KB
3/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Should Christians Talk About Sex?

Episode 1177 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I know that I’m filled with the Holy Spirit? 2. Why did God put the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil in Eden knowing that Adam would sin? 3. How should the church talk about sex? Is sex an analogy for the gospel? 4. Is it sinful to smoke weed? 5. How should we understand the parable of the wedding feast in Matthew 22? 6. How can I avoid legalism and enjoy the gifts God gives me? Today’s Offer Core Question – What is God’s Will For Me? Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 7 Truths About Marital Sex
3/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are Adam and Eve Metaphorical or Historical?

Episode 1175 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does the Bible indicate whether certain work in a Christian household should be done by the husband or wife? 2. Why do some pentecostal churches forbid men to have beards and require women to have long hair? 3. My church has started teaching that Adam and Eve are metaphorical figures and are not historical. I was always taught that they were real. What do you think? 4. How does 1 Corinthians 15 relate to Jesus's physical resurrection? 5. What does the Bible teach concerning the doctrine of "once saved, always saved"? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - Can I Lose My Salvation?
3/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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If the Gifts of the Spirit Have Ceased, Can Salvation Also Be Taken Away?

Episode 1174 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Does Revelation 19 say that we will be clothed in our good works? 2. How would I be judged if I sin during Christ’s return? 3. If the gifts were given to us by the triune God, and if they’re somehow not for today, can we truly say with confidence that salvation is for today? Or can that be taken away? 4. Does 1 Corinthians 13 tell me to be credulous when it says to “believe all things”? 5. Should Christians organizations ask for financial gifts from believers? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Revelation Bible Study
3/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It OK for Christians to Send Their Child to a Public School?

Episode 1175 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I take care of my body without becoming vain and idolatrous? 2. Is it unbiblical to enroll my child in public school? 3. Was the wine that Jesus made from water non-alcoholic? 4. What will the judgment described in 1 Peter 4:17 look like for the church? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
3/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did Our Souls Exist Before We Were Born?

Episode 1173 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What good works are Christians supposed to do as described in Ephesians 2:10? 2. Did our souls exist before we were born? 3. Can we have faith in Jesus before the Holy Spirit works in us? 4. Who was the first sinner? Today's Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Core Question - What’s the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?
2/28/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is There Mercy For Those Who Have Never Heard About Jesus?

Episode 1172 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. What is the White Throne Judgment and who will be judged there? 2. Do I need to name every specific sin when I repent? 3. How will God judge those who have never heard the gospel? 4. Why did Jesus have to die in such a brutal manner? 5. How can I overcome the bitterness I have towards my father? Today’s Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Why Do You Talk About the Difference Between Law and Gospel
2/27/202324 minutes, 54 seconds
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What Does It Look like for Christian Men to Provide for Their Family?

Episode 1171 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Why wasn’t Moses allowed in the Promised Land? 2. What is true faith? 3. Is surrogacy an option for Christians couples who struggle with infertility? 4. What does it look like for Christian men to provide for their family? 5. How can I extend true forgiveness to my sister? Today’s Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life? Core Question – What’s the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?
2/27/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did Protestants Break Away from the One True Church?

Episode 1170 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Why does Jesus seem loving in the Gospels but wrathful in Revelation? 2. Will the devil be judged differently than humans? 3. Did protestant Christians break away from the one true Roman Catholic church? 4. If my son rejects the gospel, should I withhold his inheritance? 5. Is it a sin to smoke cigarettes? Today's Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - Why Are There So Many Denominations?
2/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Ash Wednesday Biblical?

Episode 1169 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Should Christians keep the food laws in Leviticus? 2. Why did the Levite allow evil to befall the concubine in Judges 19? 3. Why did God constitute the Levitical dietary laws? 4. Is participating in Ash Wednesday biblical? Today’s Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do Christians Relate to the Law?
2/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can Christians Fast From Things Other Than Food?

Episode 1168 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. As a pastor, have you ever changed your mind on a belief you’ve held? 2. What did Jesus mean when he said that his followers must “eat of his flesh”? 3. When Christians fast, do they have to fast from food or can they fast from other things? 4. How can I keep my faith strong when God doesn’t answer my prayers? Today’s Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
2/21/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is the Church Too Cautious When Talking About Hell and Judgment?

Episode 1167 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I be a “cheerful giver” if I am struggling financially? 2. How should I understand the “third heaven” in 2 Corinthians 12:2-4? 3. Is the church too hesitant when talking about hell and judgment? 4. Are there non-financial ways I can give to the church? 5. What should I do when I don’t feel convicted for my sins? Today’s Offer Give a Gift to Core Christianity Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources
2/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Where Is God’s Goodness in a Mass Shooting?

Episode 1166 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Does Galatians 5 teach that no one who sins can enter the kingdom of God? 2. Can I come back to faith and renew my relationship with Jesus after falling away? 3. If God is all loving, how can he such things like mass shootings? 4. Did Jesus speak in parables so that certain people wouldn’t understand him? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – What are the Parables?
2/17/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is the Asbury Revival a True Move of God’s Spirit?

Episode 1165 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is God’s Spirit really at work in the Asbury revival? 2. Is it ok for churches to practice open communion? 3. Was Adam’s offspring made in his image or God’s? 4. Is it inappropriate to chant “hell yeah!” in celebration? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Does Jesus Work Today?
2/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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“He Gets Us,” but Should the Church Try to Market Jesus?

Episode 1164 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Should the church market Jesus with ads like the “He Gets Us” campaign? 2. Why does the Roman Catholic bible have more books than Protestant bibles? 3. Does the Spirit dwell in Christians before they are glorified in heaven? 4. Is it ok to evangelize by making the gospel more palatable? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Does Jesus Work Today?
2/15/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Does Sex Glorify God?

Episode 1163 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can we “walk in Christ” according to Colossians 2:6? 2. Why will Christians needs bodies when Jesus returns? 3. How can we glorify God through sex? 4. What should I do when I feel like I need to restart my Christian walk? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 7 Truths About Marital Sex
2/14/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Did Jesus Need to Die On the Cross and Live a Perfect Life?

Episode 1162 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. If a Christian succumbs to addiction and dies from an overdose, does this mean that they won't be saved? 2. Why did God kill David's son? 3. I know that Jesus's life gives us righteousness and that his death takes care of our sins, but isn't one of these enough? Couldn't he have just lived a perfect life and give us his righteousness, why did he have to die? 4. Why did Jesus betray Jesus with a kiss in Luke 22:53? 5. Is it wrong for a church to meet in a Jewish community center? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Can God Be Loving and Wrathful?
2/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Ethical to Claim Your Tithing on Your Taxes?

Episode 1161 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How should I deal with guilt for my past sins? 2. Is it ethical to claim tithing on my taxes? 3. Will God reject me because of my continued struggles with sin? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
2/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does the Bible Say About Interracial Marriage?

Episode 1160 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. I've prayed for God to remove my porn addiction. So why am I still failing? 2. Does Romans 10 teach that the elect can reject God? 3. Does the Bible prohibit interracial marriage? 4. When are the Last Days referred to in Revelation? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - What’s the Difference Between Justification and Sanctification?
2/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is It Healthy to Question If You're Really Saved?

Episode 1159 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. Can spiritual entities like angels or demons communicate with Christians? 2. Is the gift of tongues still active today? 3. Is it dangerous to presume that I am saved? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide - 6 Things You Should Know About Spiritual Gifts
2/8/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can Unbelievers Pray to God?

Episode 1158 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I avoid a theology of salvation by works? 2. Are there any instruments that are inappropriate for a worship service? 3. Did Jesus share human DNA with Mary? 4. Does God hear the prayers of unbelievers? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Does Jesus Work Today?
2/7/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Does Matthew 24 Teach That the Rapture Is Real?

Episode 1157 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How transparent should churches be to their members about finances? 2. How can I counsel my unsaved daughter who is making questionable life choices? 3. Is Matthew 24 a proof text for the rapture? 4. Should a pastor teach something as true if there isn’t consensus?
2/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Is Communion Symbolic or Is It Really the Body and Blood of Christ?

Episode 1156 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. What did Jesus give up for my salvation? 2. Is it important to become an official member of a church? 3. Is it OK to go to Catholic Mass on Saturday and a Protestant church on Sunday? 4. In communion, do the bread and wine turn into the body and blood of Christ? 5. If God is real, why would he allow me to be sexually abused? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
2/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are the Gospel Accounts Flawed or Trustworthy?

Episode 1155 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is it wrong or “boastful” to be proud of the accomplishments of my child? 2. How should we respond to children preaching on social media? 3. When were the Gospels of the New Testament written and are they trustworthy? 4. How can I protect my kids from believing false teachers online? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources The Historical Reliability of the Gospels by Craig Blomberg Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony by Richard Bauckham
2/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Did God Predestine Judas’s Betrayal?

Episode 1154 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Who is allowed to baptism people and administer communion? 2. Why can’t all Christians administer the sacraments? 3. Is Revelation 22 referring to the book of Revelation or the entire Bible? 4. Did God predestined Judas’s betrayal of Jesus? 5. What role does each person of the trinity play in salvation? 6. Is it wrong to baptize a newborn at home? 7. How are shut-ins able to participate in communion? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can God Use All Things for Good?
2/1/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Should Protestants Try to Convert Roman Catholics?

Episode 1153 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. What’s the difference between the “Prosperity Gospel” and “Name It and Claim It” teaching? 2. If someone trust in Jesus but takes the Roman Catholic mass, are they true believers? 3. Who is the Anti-Christ? 4. Did Jesus’s apostles believe in ghosts? 5. Does God determine when and how we die? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Why Are There So Many Denominations?
1/31/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do You Know When a Teaching Is Heretical?

Episode 1152 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. I’ve prayed for my child to be healed for over 30 years. Why hasn’t God answered my prayers? 2. Does Luke 22 show that Jesus had a will separate from the Father’s? 3. Is the teaching of predestination a heresy? 4. Should I feel guilty for not being able to tithe 10 percent? 5. Does the Bible teach that women must remain silent in church services? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering? Core Question – How Can God Use All Things for Good?
1/30/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Are Biblical and Unbiblical Teachings of Gender Roles and Submission?

Episode 1151 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Should I help platform a church with bad theology if I am a media contractor? 2. I am pregnant and do not often feel like being intimate with my husband. Should I do it anyway, is this what the Bible's teaching on "submission" is? 3. I am separated from my husband. Should I still be intimate with him during our separation or is this a bad idea? 4. What resources about the history of the Bible would you recommend? 5. Does Psalm 5:5 teach that God hates unrepentant sinners? Today's Offer Tough Questions Answered Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide - 7 Things You Need to Know About Marriage and Sex
1/27/202326 minutes
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I Want to Share the Gospel but I Fear Rejection. What Do I Do?

Episode 1150 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What is the place of children at the second coming of Christ? 2. Should Christians keep their kids in public schools? 3. How do I share the gospel when I'm afraid of rejection? 4. You said that we should not use the weapons of the world, but what about Ehud and Eglon in Judges 3:12-30, where someone plunged a sword into the king so deep the hilt of the handle went into his belly? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Do I Live the Christian Life?
1/26/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Can You Be Too Depressed to Believe in God?

Episode 1149 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode 1. Is the Roman Catholic church the one true church? 2. Can someone be so depressed that they can't believe in God? 3. Should someone seek divorce if their spouse is a narcissist and emotionally abusive? 4. Where does your spirit go when you die? 5. How do I know if I am predestined to be saved? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide - 3 Biblical Ways to Fight Depression Core Guide - 9 Things Everyone Should Know About Depression
1/25/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does God's Providence Look Like in Every Day Life?

Episode 1148 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Why does the Apostle’s Creed talk about the “communion of saints” and the Nicene Creed doesn’t? 2. How can I minister to my husband who recently left the faith? 3. Am I not trusting God with my needs if I file for child support? 4. How can I overcome my tendency to doubt my salvation? 5. Is it wrong to baptize people only in the name of Jesus instead of the triune name? 6. Will the church go through “The Great Tribulation”? Today’s Offer Tough Questions Answered Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Can I Lose My Salvation?
1/24/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Can the Bible Be Infallible If It's Authors Were Regular People?

Episode 1147 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is Hades a real place that is distinct from hell? 2. Where the Nephilim fallen angels? 3. How can the Bible be infallible and inerrant if it’s authors were regular and fallen people? 4. What comfort and hope is there for victims of sex trafficking? 5. Is it wise to study apocryphal books like the Book of Enoch? Today’s Offer Tough Questions Answered Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Do I Live the Christian Life?
1/23/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are We Still “Sinners” If Our Identity Is in Christ?

Episode 1146 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Does one’s salvation depend on believing in the rapture? 2. Does the Bible teach such a thing as the “age of accountability”? 3. Should we still consider ourselves “sinners” if our identity is in Christ? 4. What does Romans 14 teach about conscience and liberty? Today’s Offer Prodigal God by Tim Keller Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – What Are the Main Views of the End Times?
1/20/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Often Should Churches Take Communion?

Episode 1145 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Who is in the “cloud of witnesses” in Hebrews 12? 2. What advice can I give my friends whose father has recently become a practicing pagan? 3. How often should churches celebrate the Lord’s Supper? 4. Are the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality actually prohibitions against pedophilia? Today’s Offer Prodigal God by Tim Keller Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality
1/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does Faithfulness Look Like in a Secular World?

Episode 1144 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Can Christians “bind” Satan through prayer? 2. How can I grow my relationship with the Lord while dealing with addiction? 3. I know that Jesus fulfilled the law and that we are no longer under the law, but why does that mean that the day of worshipped has changed? 4. Since God is outside of time, does God see us as always having been saved? Today’s Offer Tough Questions Answered Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Why Did the Sabbath Day Change to Sunday?
1/19/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Is Forgiveness So Important in Christianity?

Episode 1143 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. If I am saved, why are my thoughts consistently sinful? 2. Does Mark 3 and Matthew 12 teach that Christians can “bind Satan”? 3. Why is forgiveness so important in the Christian life? 4. Is there something wrong if I am not moved to tears during worship? 5. Why do we need to pray if Jesus is interceding for us? Today’s Offer Tough Questions Answered Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Have I Committed the Unpardonable Sin?
1/17/202324 minutes, 50 seconds
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Why Are So Many Churches in America Divided by Race?

Episode 1142 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. How can I explain to my friend that we cannot lose our salvation? 2. What is the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? 3. How significant is racial diversity in the church? 4. How do I avoid church burnout? Today's Offer Tough Questions Answered Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - What Do I Do When I’ve Been Hurt by the Church?
1/16/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Are the Bible’s Views of Sexuality Outdated?

Episode 1141 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Why do I willfully sin even when I want to serve God? 2. Does Hebrews 6 teach that I can’t come back to the faith after leaving? 3. Is the “mark of the beast” a physical mark? 4. Are the Bible’s views of sexuality outdated?   Today’s Offer Free Download – 6 Categories You Should Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Core Question: Can I Lose My Salvation? Core Guide: 7 Things You Need to Know About Marriage & Sex
1/13/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Should We Know About the Eastern Orthodox Church?

Episode 1140 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is it OK for Christians to use online dating apps? 2. Did the work God gave Adam and Eve to do make them co-creators? 3. What is the Eastern Orthodox church? 4. How do I share the gospel with my uncle who is Jehovah’s Witness?   Today’s Offer Free Download – 6 Categories You Should Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story
1/12/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why is the Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit Unforgivable?

Episode 1139 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Is it biblical for women to serve as pastors? 2. Should I still “be fruitful & multiply” if I am struggling financially? 3. Why is the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit unforgivable? 4. Should I leave a church whose end-times teaching I disagree with? 5. What does the Bible say about original sin?   Today’s Offer The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Core Question – What are the Main Views of the End Times? Core Question – Have I Committed the Unpardonable Sin?
1/11/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Do Our Words Affect Our Justification?

Episode 1138 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I delight in prayer when my attention span weakens with age? 2. How can I grow in my desire for Christ when I love my sin? 3. Do our words affect our justification? 4. Did Jesus go to hell so that Christians don’t have to?   Today’s Offer The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Core Guide – 9 Ways to Know You Are Really a Christian Core Question – What is Prayer?
1/10/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Why Does the Bible Teach that Sex Outside of Marriage Is a Sin?

Episode 1137 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Does Romans 5:8 teach that Christians are no longer sinners? [02:55] 2. Where does the Bible teach that sex outside of marriage is a sin? [09:05] 3. Can the Devil deceive a true believer? [14:15] 4. Did Jesus’s death on the cross cover the sins of people in hell? [17:32] 5. Why did Jews stop offering sacrifices if they didn’t believe in Jesus? [22:00]   Today’s Offer The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith by Timothy Keller Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core.   Resources Core Booklet – Can the Devil Read My Mind? Core Guide – 7 Things You Need to Know About Marriage and Sex
1/9/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do We Know Which Christian Denominations Are Biblical?

Episode 1136 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. In the teaching of the rapture, who exactly will be taken up? 2. How do you know what religious belief is right? The Protestant bible has 66 books but Catholics have more. Which is correct? 3. What study Bibles and Bible translations would you recommend? 4. In 1 John 2:29, it says, “If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone who does what is right has been born of him.” So are those who are doing right things the ones who are truly saved? 5. Does the Apostle’s Creed teach that Jesus literally descended into hell? Today’s Offer 6 Categories You Need to Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 5 Things You Should Know About the Bible’s Final Book
1/6/202325 minutes, 1 second
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What Does It Mean That “Many Are Called, But Few Are Chosen”?

Episode 1134 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. My pastor recently committed suicide. How can the church rally around and support his family? Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 2. What does it mean that, “Many are called, but few are chosen”? 3. What does the Bible say about homosexuality and gay marriage? 4. Does Matthew 7:21 and Luke 13:24 teach that we can’t be sure of salvation? 5. If God is love, why does it say in Malachi 1 that he “hated Esau”? Today’s Offer 6 Categories You Need to Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – What are the Parables? Core Guide – 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality Core Question – How Can God Be Loving and Wrathful?
1/5/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Do I Need the Church If I Have a Relationship with Jesus?

Episode 1133 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. How can I find assurance in my salvation? 2. What can I say to encourage the people in my Bible study to join a church? 3. Why do I need the church if I have a personal relationship with Jesus? 4. How can I pray to God about my sin when I feel so guilty over it? Today’s Offer 6 Categories You Need to Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – Do I Have to Attend a Church to Be a Christian?
1/4/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Where Was Jesus for the Three Days Between His death and Resurrection?

Episode 1132 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Will God hold me responsible if I fail to share the gospel with my coworker? 2. What does Titus 3:10 mean when it says to avoid divisive people? 3. Where was Jesus between his crucifixion and resurrection? 4. How do I respond to the claim that taking communion is cannibalism? 5. Why do some churches practice “closed communion”? Today’s Offer 6 Categories You Need to Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Does Jesus Work Today?
1/3/202325 minutes, 1 second
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How Do I Find a Good Church in the New Year?

Episode 1131 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Is it wrong to listen to any music that isn't worship music? 2. How can I know that God is good when I'm struggling in life? 3. What should I look for when searching for a new church? Today's Offer 6 Categories You Need to Know Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
1/2/202325 minutes, 1 second
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Best of 2022: Can Someone Actually Repent of Their Sexuality?

Episode 1130 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Are there biblical guidelines for sharing the gospel and making disciples? 2. I have struggled with homosexuality my whole life. I have wondered, even if I repent, can I be forgiven since I have engaged in these things? 3. Can we command God to answer our prayers? 4. Why does Jesus question the woman who touched his garment to receive healing? 5. How should I understand James 4:8? Today’s Offer 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know about Repentance Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Guide – 10 Things You Need to Know About the Bible and Homosexuality
12/30/202225 minutes, 1 second
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Best of 2022: If I Struggle with Sin, Will I Inherit the Kingdom of God?

Episode 1129 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Can our loved ones in heaven contact us? 2. Can analogies about the trinity be helpful? 3. Galatians 5:19-21 says we will not inherit the kingdom of heaven if we struggle with various sins. I do repent of these sins, but I fall short of these things daily. Can you share some insight to Galatians 5 19-21? 4. Does God still bring judgment through war like in the Old Testament?   Today's Offer   Inner Core   Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone.   Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources   Core Question - Why Do You Talk About the Difference Between Law and Gospel?
12/29/202225 minutes, 1 second
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Best of 2022: What is the Christian Response to the Overturning of Roe v Wade?

Episode 1128 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. What is the proper Christian response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade? 2. Does baptism save us? 3. What hope is there for a mother who has had an abortion? 4. Why did God command Joshua to kill all the inhabitants of Canaan? Today’s Offer 5 Themes to Help You Understand the Bible Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question – How Can Christianity Be True if God Allows Evil and Suffering?
12/28/202225 minutes, 1 second
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Best of 2022: What Should We Think About the Collapse of Hillsong Church?

Episode 1127 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. Does God ever heal non-Christians? And if someone has unconfessed sin, does that hinder God from doing a miracle in their life? 2. How can I deal with grief? I lost my fiance last summer and I am still struggling with her death. 3. I have a question about the things happening at Hillsong church where leaders being exposed for sin in their lives. Some christians tell me that Jesus said, “let him who is without sin cast the first stone” – that we shouldn’t judge anybody. And some draw parallels to King David and how he committed horrible sins but he is remembered as a man after God’s heart and how God has throughout history used broken sinful people for his kingdom. How do I balance this with the standard the New Testament puts on leaders in the church? 4. It doesn’t seem like many pastors teach on Revelation. What do you think? 5. When Christians die, do they immediately go to heaven? Today’s Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources Core Question - What are the Genres of the Bible and Why Do They Matter?
12/27/202225 minutes, 1 second
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Best of 2022: Does Ezekiel 38 Prophesy of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?

Episode 1126 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com   Questions in this Episode   1. Would I be perpetually sinning if I marry an unbeliever? I know that we are not to be unequally yoked. 2. Is Gog and Magog rightly interpreted as Russia in Ezekiel 38? Is this proof that Russia will one day invade Israel? 3. What is true repentance? Is it making a confession or does it mean changing our behavior? Today’s Offer 7 Things Everyone Needs to Know about Repentance Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources True vs. False Repentance: What’s the Difference? Core Guide – 5 Things You Should Know About the Bible’s Final Book
12/26/202215 minutes, 11 seconds
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Why Do Christians Believe in the Virgin Birth?

Episode 1126 | Adriel Sanchez and Bill Maier answer caller questions. Show Notes CoreChristianity.com Questions in this Episode 1. What are your suggestions for participating in Advent? 2. Is the Virgin Birth essential to Christianity? 3. Is depression a sin? 4. Are there three Gods in the Trinity? Today's Offer Inner Core Request our latest special offers here or call 1-833-THE-CORE (833-843-2673) to request them by phone. Want to partner with us in our work here at Core Christianity? Consider becoming a member of the Inner Core. Resources The Gospel of Luke Bible Study