TBC Staff

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Question: Mormons practice baptism for the dead and cite 1 Corinthians 15:29 as justification: “Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead....Why don't we do so today? TBC Staff Jul 1993 question and answer 673
Question: In your May newsletter you agreed with Chuck Smith, et al. that “Jesus died spiritually.” That sounds like the doctrine of “soul sleep.”...How could God, who is Spirit, die? TBC Staff Jul 1993 question and answer 704
Question: If Christ took upon Himself the grave and the Lake of Fire, then there is no need of repentance and trusting Him for our salvation. Wouldn't both penalties be paid in full? TBC Staff Jul 1993 question and answer 551
Question: What can you tell me about Rodney M.Howard-Brown. Charismatic churches have been featuring him and he seems to be causing quite a stir. TBC Staff Jul 1993 question and answer 563
Question: I have wondered about Matthew 27:52-53 for a long time and have never heard or read an explanation. What do you think...? TBC Staff Aug 1993 question and answer 546
Question: If the Bible isn't reliable in [dates surrounding Christ's birth], how can it be trusted about anything else? TBC Staff Aug 1993 question and answer 482
Question (composite of several): I wrote to Chuck Colson concerning his acceptance of the Templeton Prize. The reply from his ministry contradicts what you reported. TBC Staff Aug 1993 question and answer 502
Question: In Matthew, Luke, and John, Jesus tells Peter that before the cock crows the next morning he will deny Him three times. Yet in Mark 14 He...tells Peter that the cock will crow twice before Peter denies his Lord. Isn’t that a clear contradiction? TBC Staff Sep 1993 question and answer 564
Question (composite of several): I appreciate much of your work, but I think you’re too critical and too dogmatic. You would do well to temper your teaching with the admission that you aren’t infallible and that all you can offer is your own opinion. TBC Staff Sep 1993 question and answer 420
Question: You say...we esteem ourselves too much. Yet Jesus Christ said, "Love your neighbor as yourself"...and many preachers teach [the need for] self-esteem and self-love. Who are you to disagree? TBC Staff Sep 1993 question and answer 748
Question: I read an article in the CRI magazine...about the Catholic Church. [The author] said some pretty harsh things about you. [Will you] enlighten [your] readers as to what you said that was wrong...? TBC Staff Oct 1993 question and answer 943
Comment: Your last newsletter misquoted Revelation 17:9-10 to fit your interpretation. Your work is too important to be tarnished with such an error. TBC Staff Oct 1993 question and answer 519
Question: This may sound like a strange question, but what can you tell me about a low-profile, nameless religious group which hold its meetings in members’ homes and rented halls? The ministers are pairs of homeless itinerants known as “workers.” TBC Staff Oct 1993 question and answer 510
Question (composite of many): I continue to hear reports that the ceremony awarding the Templeton Prize to Chuck Colson had nothing to do with the Parliament of the World’s Religions....How do we arrive at the facts? TBC Staff Nov 1993 question and answer 374
Question: Is the peace pact that has just been signed between Israel and the PLO the covenant that Antichrist will confirm? TBC Staff Nov 1993 question and answer 304
Question (composite of many): Jack Van Impe’s new video about the Roman Catholic Church and the Pope left me confused. What do you make of it? TBC Staff Nov 1993 question and answer 527
Question: [Is it true] that Jesus was afraid that Satan would kill Him prematurely in the Garden...before He could get to the cross...? TBC Staff Dec 1993 question and answer 295
Question: Paul Crouch and others on TBN have referred several times to a mysterious event which is to occur June 9, 1994, when all evil will be removed from earth. What are they talking about? TBC Staff Dec 1993 question and answer 395
Question: Jesus warned that many who thought they were God’s children would be “cast out into outer darkness” to spend time in “weeping and gnashing of teeth.” Are these lower-level Christians...? TBC Staff Dec 1993 question and answer 506
Question: In your October 1993 Berean Call I believe you may have misrepresented the decision Southern Baptists made about Freemasonry at the 1993 Southern Baptist Convention.... TBC Staff Dec 1993 question and answer 406
Question: I’m about ready to pack it in. There are so many so-called teachers of the Word of God out there contradicting one another that I don’t know who to believe. Wouldn’t I be better off just locking myself up with the Bible...? TBC Staff Jan 1994 question and answer 663
Question: My husband [has] mentioned that a number of his golfing friends are excited about a technique they’re learning from their golf pro to improve their game. Parts of it sound okay...but it does involve “visualization.” Should he be concerned...? TBC Staff Jan 1994 question and answer 455
Question: [Your statement] "Roman Catholicism has been apostate for at least 15 centuries"...is false and most damaging to the cause of Christ....I [expect] you to correct this damaging statement. TBC Staff Feb 1994 question and answer 480
Question: You claim that the RCC...went into complete apostasy and became the whore of Rev 17. If so, then Christ didn't keep His promise that "the gates of hell" would not prevail against [His] church....How do you respond? TBC Staff Feb 1994 question and answer 674
Question: A “repentance” by Benny Hinn of having taught error in the past and a “renunciation” thereof has been published in Charisma magazine and elsewhere. What do you make of it? TBC Staff Feb 1994 question and answer 1,394
Question: I recently saw an ad for New Age Bible Versions that carried your endorsement. Since the ad also had some pretty sensational copy, could you give your perspective of the book? TBC Staff Feb 1994 question and answer 733
Question: I was literally stunned by a passage a friend read to me from a book by Karen Mains...what seemed to be her communication with a personal spirit guide. Am I reading too much into her writing? TBC Staff Mar 1994 question and answer 397
Question: Why is the Bible silent about mental illness except for speaking of demon-possessed persons? Could you address this subject? TBC Staff Mar 1994 question and answer 870
Question: In the Scofield Bible…we find numerous marginal references...stating that Rome was Daniel’s strange fourth beast....When did these additions become part of the inspired word of God...? TBC Staff Mar 1994 question and answer 455
Question: I have some Christian relatives who are involved with Amway. Besides “bugging” me to sign up, is there anything I should be concerned about for their sakes? TBC Staff Apr 1994 question and answer 526
Question: I am confused by an ongoing debate between two brothers in my Bible study. The issue is the “eternal security” of the believer vs. the possibility that one could “fall away.” What is your perspective? TBC Staff Apr 1994 question and answer 1,051
Question: I just read C. Fred Dickason’s Demon Possession and the Christian and in it he seems to be saying that a Christian can be demon possessed. Is that the way you see it? TBC Staff Apr 1994 question and answer 662
Question: I’m very concerned about New Age Bible Versions and it has little to do with my personal bias for or against any particular version of the Bible. It’s creating division in my church....What are your thoughts? TBC Staff May 1994 question and answer 451
Question: I read your “Q&A” on “eternal security” and I’m still left with this nagging question: Can an individual who made a confession of faith in Christ come to a place where he ceases to believe? TBC Staff May 1994 question and answer 550
Question: I am the director of a Christian pro-life crisis pregnancy center and I am increasingly aware of, and uncomfortable about, testimonies and literature that come across my desk that insist upon the importance of “forgiving yourself.” TBC Staff Jun 1994 question and answer 311
Question: I have been trying to witness to a Catholic friend who is quite knowledgeable regarding the beliefs of his Church. He makes a very big deal over the validity of “tradition”.... What does the Bible mean by “tradition?” TBC Staff Jun 1994 question and answer 413
Question: Do you have a policy concerning contacting people you mention in your writings? TBC Staff Jun 1994 question and answer 288
Quotable TBC Staff Jul 1994 quotable 421
Question: Our adult Bible class teacher says Jesus was half God and half man; that God can only act in response to our prayers; and that when the one prayed for isn’t healed it’s because there hasn’t been enough prayer.... Are these ideas biblical? TBC Staff Jul 1994 question and answer 339
Question: I hear so much on radio and television about the last decade of this century leading up to the year 2000 being a time of unprecedented revival. Is this biblical? What do you think? TBC Staff Jul 1994 question and answer 311
Question: Christianity Today of May 16, 1994 seemed to defend Karen Mains whom you criticized.... They quoted T. A. McMahon and seemed to include you [Dave] among those they labeled “self-appointed heresy hunters.” Do you have any response...? TBC Staff Jul 1994 question and answer 365
Question: Pastor John Hinkle said over TBN that he heard God say, “On Thursday, June 9, I will rip the evil out of this world.”...The prophecy was promoted by Paul Crouch and Pat Robertson, yet when it failed to materialize neither said a word about it. TBC Staff Jul 1994 question and answer 448
The following exchange took place between Larry Lewis, president of the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Dave Hunt. TBC Staff Aug 1994 question and answer 443
Quotable TBC Staff Sep 1994 quotable 215
Question: I’ve just received a copy of Texe Marrs’ newsletter that accuses you of “strongly defend[ing] the grotesque, new Bible versions”.... What is your response to these charges? TBC Staff Sep 1994 question and answer 418
Question: In your July newsletter you quoted a letter about a radio Bible teacher who, though a Christian, remains in the Catholic Church in order to win others to Christ. You seemed to approve of her remaining in the RCC. Do you? TBC Staff Sep 1994 question and answer 323
Question: The word “Allah” as used in your September 1993 issue is not correct.... TBC Staff Oct 1994 question and answer 299
Question: What about the Tribulation saints? How do they get to heaven? Do they have their own rapture? TBC Staff Oct 1994 question and answer 705
Question: I would like to read in your newsletter your comments on the peace pact between Israel and the PLO. TBC Staff Oct 1994 question and answer 341
Question: The “joy movement” headed by Rodney Howard-Browne is gathering momentum and creating confusion....Can you not devote some space to this error in your newsletter? TBC Staff Oct 1994 question and answer 323
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