Grace in Focus

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By: Grace Evangelical Society

Bob Wilkin and Shawn Lazar discuss the promise of everlasting life to all who simply believe in Jesus for it, and the related yet distinct message that all who faithfully follow Christ will receive eternal rewards. They do so from a Dispensational and Free Grace perspective. New episodes are added each weekday.

The Misunderstood Word – Three Heavens
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Last Friday at 4:00 PM

Today on Grace in Focus radio, we are discussing the word “heaven.” Bob and Shawn will be looking at how the bible uses this term and breaking down some common misconceptions about it. This is part of a series, where the guys are addressing 10 poplar words in the bible, and showing where we might


The Misunderstood Word – Lost / Perish – Part 2
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Last Thursday at 4:00 PM

Today on Grace in Focus radio, Bob and Shawn are continuing their discussion on the word “lost.” We will hear the guys discuss passages where the term is used to refer to the unsaved person. They will give special attention to passages such as John chapter 3, and 2 Corinthians 4:3. In addition, the guys


The Misunderstood Word – Lost / Perish – Part 1
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Last Wednesday at 4:00 PM

Welcome to Grace in focus radio. Bob and Shawn are currently in a series where they look at 10 common misunderstood words in the bible. The guys will be looking at a new word on the show today, the word “lost” or sometimes it is translated “perish.” How does the bible use this word? Does


The Misunderstood Word – Salvation – Part 2 (NT Uses)
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Last Tuesday at 4:00 PM

Today on Grace in Focus radio, Bob and Shawn are continuing a discussion on the word “saved.” This is part of a series where the guys are looking at ten common misunderstood words in the Bible. In the previous episode, they discussed how the word “saved” can refer to many different things. Specifically, they gave


The Misunderstood Word – Salvation –Part 1 (OT Uses)
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Last Monday at 4:00 PM

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn will be discussing the word “saved.” This is part of a series where the guys are looking at ten common misunderstood words in the Bible. The word “saved” can refer to many different things. Specifically, we will hear how the word is


The Misunderstood Word –Everlasting–Part 1
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06/04/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. We are currently in the middle of a series where Bob and Shawn are looking at 10 words in the bible that often get misunderstood. Over the last few episodes, they discussed the word “faith.” Today, they will begin to address the word “everlasting.” They will unpack the meaning


The Misunderstood Word –Faith–Part 4
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06/03/2021

Today, on Grace in Focus radio, we are continuing our conversation about the word “faith.” This is part of a series where Bob and Shawn are discussing 1o words in the Bible that often get misunderstood. We will hear the guys discuss “faith” in relation to other terms such as “trust” and “hope.” Are these


The Misunderstood Word –Faith–Part 3
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06/02/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn are continuing their discussion on the word “faith.” This is part of a new series where they will discuss 10 common misunderstood words in the Bible. The guys will pay special attention to James chapter 2; specifically, they will address the meaning


The Misunderstood Word –Faith–Part 2
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06/01/2021

What is saving faith? What are the elements of saving faith? Are there different kinds of faith in the Bible? These and many more questions will be addressed today on Grace in Focus radio. Bob and Shawn have started a new series where they will be looking at 10 words in the bible and unpacking


The Misunderstood Word –Faith–Part 1
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05/31/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today, Bob and Shawn are introducing a new series. Over the next few weeks, the guys will be discussing 10 different words in the Bible. They will be giving special attention to common words, that often confuse Bible students. This series is based off of a book Bob Wilkin


Will There Be Non-Believers in Heaven?
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05/28/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn will be unpacking the issue of apostasy in the life of a believer. Will someone who stops believing still go to heaven? First, Bob will address the distinction between a profession of faith and believing in Jesus for the gift of everlasting


What Can Be Done About Wandering Thoughts in Prayer? Also: If I Ask For Patience, Believe God For it, And Fail, Does This Indicate A Dead Faith?
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05/27/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus Radio. Bob and Shawn have been in the middle of a series where they answer our listeners questions. On the show today, they will address some of the pitfalls of prayer. How do we handle a wandering mind. The guys will give some insights to the common issue. The guys


How Can I Reconcile a Loving, All-Powerful God With the Horrific Things That Happen in this World? (cont.) Also: Is Exodus 4:29-31 An Example of Saving Faith?
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05/26/2021

How can we reconcile a loving, all powerful God with all the horrible things that we see happening in the world? Today on Grace in Focus radio, this is the question Bob and Shawn will be addressing. We will also hear the guys unpack the topic of salvation in the Old Testament. Is Exodus 4:29-31


Why is There More Joy When Someone Strays and Repents, Than when 99 Do Not Stray? Also: How Can I Reconcile a Loving, All-Powerful God With the Horrific Things That Happen in this World?
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05/25/2021

Today on Grace in Focus radio, we will hear Bob and Shawn answer our listeners questions. This is part of a series where the guys respond to questions directly from listeners like you. We will hear the guys address Luke 15:7 on the program today. In addition, they will also address how we reconcile the


Aren’t Faith and Repentance Two Side of the Same Coin? Also: Should I Attend a Church That is Not Free-Grace Oriented If That is Only Option?
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05/24/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn are answering our listeners questions. First, the guys will answer a question about faith and repentance. What do these terms mean? Should we see them as two sides of the same coin? Hopefully, they can clarify some of the confusion surrounding these


How Might Post Millennialism be in Conflict or Not in Conflict With Free Grace Theology?
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05/21/2021

Post millennialism is the view that Christ will return to set up His Kingdom after the time where Christianity will have been growing and spreading across the world. Is this belief in line with Free Grace Theology teaching on the End Times? Bob and Shawn discuss this interesting question on today’s show.


How Does GES Explain Eternal Security in Light of 1 Corinthians 15:2?
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05/20/2021

Is 1 Cor 15:2 a passage on eternal security? Bob and Shawn discuss salvation in 1 Corinthians on today’s broadcast.


What is the Difference Between Believing “IN” the Lord and Believing “ON” the Lord? Also: Who Created Demons?
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05/19/2021

Today on Grace in Focus Radio, Bob and Shawn answer a listener’s question about the difference in believing in and believing on. Plus, who created demons or where did they come from? Did God create them? Bob and Shawn discuss this interesting topic.


Do We Always Feel The Holy Spirit Through Conviction and Guilt Every Time We Sin?
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05/18/2021

Bob and Shawn answer a listener’s question about conviction from the Holy Spirit as a born-again believer. Once we’ve confessed our sins, should we still feel guilt over them? Let God’s promises in His Word give you peace of mind and freedom from continued feelings of guilt.


What is Tartarus and Who are the Angels That are Chained There?
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05/17/2021

Genesis 6:1-9 and 2 Peter 2:4 talk about fallen angels that intermarried with women and they were punished by being put in Tartarus. What happens to these fallen angels? And what exactly is Tartarus as compared to Gehenna, the Abyss, etc.? Bob and Shawn discuss these complicated questions on today’s episode.


Can Unsaved People Also Have the Gifts of the Spirit? Also: Is John 8:39 Referring to a Test of Life?
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05/14/2021

Do unbelievers have Spiritual Gifts as they are listed in 1 Corinthians 12? Bob and Shawn discuss how unbelievers can be used without actually having a Spiritual Gift. Plus, is John 8:39 saying that the Jews needed to do works like Abraham in order to be saved?


How is Belief Not a Choice? Also: What is a “Personal” Response?
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05/13/2021

Today on Grace in Focus Radio, Bob and Shawn answer a listener’s question and further discuss the difference between belief and choice. Is belief a personal response?


Is “Religious OCD” an Attack From Satan?
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05/12/2021

For believers dealing with OCD, how can they overcome the doubts, fears, and intrusive thoughts that come with OCD? What about when they start to doubt their salvation? Bob and Shawn encourage a listener struggling in these areas on today’s broadcast.


Why Did Lucifer Get Thrown Out of Heaven if “Once Saved–Always Saved” is True?
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05/11/2021

Today, Bob and Shawn talk about the fallen angels and Lucifer. Do angels have everlasting life?


Was King David Born Again? Is Eternal Life Equivalent to the Holy Spirit in Man? What is a Preterist?
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05/10/2021

Bob and Shawn begin this week of Q&A shows with a great dialogue about the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.


Can You Come Back to Jesus After Being Away From Him for 25 Years? Also: Can a Person Be Born Again By Inviting Jesus Into Their Heart?
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05/07/2021

Today on Grace in Focus Radio, Bob and Shawn compare a listener’s experience to the Parable of the Prodigal Son. When someone has been far from Jesus for a time, what must they do to come back to Jesus? Plus, many people have been confused by the Evangelism Explosion and the guys discuss the errors


Is Exodus 32:14 Evidence that Repentance is a Change of Mind? Also: Is “Live and Let Live” a Biblical Concept?
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05/06/2021

Does repentance mean a turning away or a change of mind? Doesn’t Exodus 32:14 prove that repentance is a change of mind? Plus, the phrase “live and let live” implies that we are not supposed to judge others and allow them to live the way they want to live. Does this relate equally to fellow


Where Does Repentance Fit For Believers? How Is it Different Than Confession?
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05/05/2021

What do Jesus’ parables teach us about repentance? As secure believers in Jesus, how are we to understand repentance? And how does confession differ from repentance? Bob and Shawn discuss these topics from Bob’s book Turn and Live: The Power of Repentance on today’s broadcast.


Does the Greek Word Aeon Refer to Age or to Eternity? Also: Isn’t Loving God / Obeying God a Condition for Eternal Salvation?
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05/04/2021

What does the Greek word “aeon” mean? Today on Grace in Focus radio, Bob and Shawn will be discussing this question. Sometimes, the term for “eternity” is translated “age.” Does this effect eternal security? What is the correct way to translate this term? The guys will discuss it and hopefully shed some light on the


Was the New Testament Completed Before 70 A.D.? What is a Preterist?
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05/03/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus Radio. Bob and Shawn are answering our listeners’ questions on the show today. We will hear the guys address the Preterist position and how it impacts the dating of Revelation. We will also hear the guys explain the importance of 70 A.D. in regards to the dating of the New


Were the Sons of Korah Eternally Saved? Also: What About Free Grace & the Southern Baptist Faith & Message
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04/30/2021

Where the sons of Korah eternally saved? Today on Grace in Focus Radio, Bob and Shawn will be answering this question. In addition, the guys will be discussing the free grace position as it relates to the Southern Baptist statement of faith. How can we reconcile these two positions? The guys will hopefully shed some


Would Lordship Salvation & Reformed Theology Qualify as False According to Acts 20:28-31 or 1 Tim 1:5
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04/29/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn are answering questions related to grace issues. Specifically, the guys are answering a question about identifying false teaching, First, Shawn will draw some distinctions between Lordship Salvation, Reformed Theology, and Calvinism to provide some context to the discussion. The guys will also


Does “Abide” in the Bible Mean the Same as “Believe?”
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04/28/2021

Today on Grace in Focus radio, we are answering our listeners’ questions. Bob and Shawn will be discussing the concept of “abiding,” and how it relates to “belief.” What is the difference between these two terms? Must a person “abide” in Jesus in order to be saved from hell? We will hear the guys define


Sorrow For Sin…How Much Sorrow? Also: What About Eternal Security in 1 Corinthians 15:2?
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04/27/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn will be answering questions from our listeners. We will hear the guys address how sorrow for sin relates to salvation. Does a person have to feel sorry for their sins in order to receive eternal life? If so, how much, and for


Hebrews – Part 6 – Hebrews 11:7 Also Conclusion & Summary of Series
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04/26/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus Radio. Over the last few weeks, we have been discussing the terms “saved” and “salvation” as part of a series. Bob and Shawn have been looking at these terms in 5 new testament books, and attempting to unpack the different ways the authors of the Word use these terms. Today,


Hebrews – Part 5 – Hebrews 5:9; 6:9
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04/23/2021

Did you know the bible says there are things that accompany salvation? Well, today on Grace in Focus radio, we will be discussing this very topic. We will hear Bob and Shawn discuss Hebrews 5:9 and well as Hebrews 6:9, and hopefully shed some light on this difficult book. This discussion is part of a


Hebrews – Part 4 – Hebrews 5:9
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04/22/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus Radio. Today on the show, Bob and Shawn are continuing to discuss the terms “saved” and “salvation” in the book of Hebrews. They will specifically be unpacking Hebrews 5:9, which speaks about salvation due to obedience. This discussion is part of a larger series where the guys have been showing


Hebrews – Part 3 – Hebrews 2:1-4; 2:10
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04/21/2021

Today on Grace in Focus radio. Bob and Shawn will be discussing Hebrews 2. This discussion is part of a series, in which the guys have been unpacking the term “saved” and “salvation” in 5 books in the New Testament. What does the author of Hebrews mean when he refers to “salvation?” What does it


Hebrews – Part 2 – Hebrews 1:14; 2:1-4
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04/20/2021

Today on Grace in Focus radio, Bob and Shawn will be continuing their discussion on the use of the words “saved” and “salvation” in the book of Hebrews. We will hear them unpack Hebrews 2:1-4, the first warning passage found in the book. They will also address some of the pitfalls with this passage, in


Hebrews – Part 1 – Hebrews 1:14
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04/19/2021

Welcome to Grace in Focus radio. Over the last few weeks, Bob and Shawn have been discussing how the terms “saved” and salvation” are used in the new testament. Today, they are looking at the final book in this series, Hebrews. We will hear the guys discuss Hebrews 1:14 on the show. They will explain