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Be Merry Without Alcohol - Mini Article Available

“Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy” (Romans 13:13). These are terms that describe company parties, conventions, frat parties, bars and taverns, Christmas and New Year Eves, or proms. This verse teaches us to behave as if others can see us in the daytime; therefore NOT with rioting and dulled judgments in alcohol and drugs; NOT sexual excesses and perversions; NOT with quarrelling and jealousy! “But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts” (Romans 13:14). “For we have spent enough of our past lifetime in doing the will of the Gentiles--when we walked in lewdness, lusts, drunkenness, revelries, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries” (1 Peter 4:3). - December 16, 2019

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Black Friday?! A Fool And His Money (Proverbs Commentary #28)

My Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #28 on Proverbs 10:19-22, A Fool and His Money.

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Thanksgiving Without God? - Mini Article Now Available

It's impossible to have a “Thanksgiving” unless there is someone to thank!  The Apostle Paul wrote: “I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day” (2 Timothy 1:3).  (1) God is the only source of blessings to thank, so:  "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, And whose hope is the LORD” (Jeremiah 17:7).  (2) Having a “pure conscience,” then: “Blessed is that man who makes the LORD his trust, And does not respect the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies” (Psalm 40:4).  (3) Being constantly remembered in prayers, so that: “Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked” (Proverbs 10:6). To some it is “Team Game Day,” to others it is “Turkey Game Day,” to Christians it is “Thank God Day.”       - November 18, 2019

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What Did Jesus Do About Family Problems?

In light of lockdown & the seasons, my article What Did Jesus Do About Family Problems? is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ

It was published on the Fellowship Room in February, 2012, and is also available in Publication On Family and Bible Articles.

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Hindering the Word - Sermon Slides Available Now

My sermon slides Hindering the Word, based on 1 Thessalonians 2:13-18, are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Bob Turner's "Abilities, Motivation, Attitude"

Bob Turner's short article, Abilities, Motivation, Attitude, focusing on Ephesians 4:11-16, is now available on Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: Should Christians Protest in the Street?

QUESTION: Should Christians Protest in the Streets?   11/4/2018

ANSWER: Note four points from the incident in Acts 17:1-9: 1. Opposition to the success of Bible teaching is always motivated by jealousy          (1 Thessalonians 2:3-10). ... 2. Evil men from the marketplace literally describes people who have nothing else to do but hang around amid the public. They have no scruples, purposes, or responsibilities ... Read More of this and other QA on my Questions Answered page.

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Fear of Salvation: Mini Article Available

People are afraid of Jesus Christ when they don’t know nor understand the truth about Him. He walked on the sea and His disciples “supposed it was a ghost, and cried out " (Mark 6:49-50). At His resurrection, the women were told: “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for He is risen, as He said” (Matthew 28:5-6). “For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments” (1 John 5:3). People who don’t know nor understand the truth about salvation are afraid to be baptized to be saved. God explained: “do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death?” (Romans 6:3). No salvation is outside of Christ. Fear not to obey Jesus Christ. - November 23, 2020

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Commentary #78: Proverbs 14:5 - No "False Witness" Protection Program!

In light of the current election chaos, my Commentary segment #78 on Proverbs 14:5, No "False Witness Protection Program", is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Withered Hand Pointers from Mark 3

My article from Mark 3, Restoring a Withered Hand, is available in my NEW PAGE Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It first appeared in Bible Articles in The Fellowship Room section and is also in Commentaries Assorted Chapters.

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