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Coexist or Convert? Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon slides for Coexist or Convert? are now available on Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: Why is there so much hatred today?

QUESTION: Why is there so much hatred today?  August 2, 2020

ANSWER: Whatever the rationale or reason for hatred and violence, there can be no question that in the world, hatred is preached and practiced! As a reminder of the ways of the world from which a Christian is delivered, Paul wrote Titus 3:3...  hatred is one of a progression of seven attitudes that separate and divide people with conflict and hurt. Hatred is a wrong motive that produces a wrong action, "strife". ... Read More on the Publications On Covid Quarantine 2020 page. It is also available on the Questions Answered page.

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QA: Was Jesus a Socialist?

QUESTION: Did Jesus teach or practice Socialism? - February 23, 2020

ANSWER: False claims about Jesus' teaching have always been circulated by the Devil: (John 2:18-22Mark 15:29-30Luke 23:4-15Matthew 28:11-15). Jesus Christ was nowhere near being a Marxist Communist, for: 1. He never forced "rich" people to give up their wealth to "equalize" with the "poor." He lived under Moses' Law  ... Read more on my Questions Answered page.

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Might Doesn't Make Right - Mini Article Now Available

Because the Media focuses on street mobs and their violence, people may ask, “Are they right?’’ God once warned: “You shall not follow a crowd to do evil.” (Exodus 23:2) Solomon’s wisdom said, “Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the LORD, but the blameless in their ways are His delight. Though they join forces, the wicked will not go unpunished; but the posterity of the righteous will be delivered.” (Proverbs 11:20-21) A union of sinners, expressed as to “join forces” (literally, "hand to hand”), cannot overpower God's line of “righteousness”. God finds abominable everyone who teaches otherwise!    Proverbs 17:15: "He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the just, both of them alike are an abomination to the LORD.”  Let's join hands in what is right, and not be pressured into what's wrong! - October 15, 2020

More of my mini articles are available on my Words of Wisdom Articles page.

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Proverbs 15:4 - You Listen to What?: Commentary #92

My commentary on Proverbs is available in more than 200 segments or individual Bible study guides. #92 - You Listen to What? highlights Proverbs 15:4.

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The Devil Is... - MEME Now Available

The Devil Is the:

  • "God of this age" influencing us to sin (2 Corinthians 4:3-4)
  • "Power of Death" questioning our faith (Hebrews 2:14-15)
  • "Roaring Lion" devouring the faithless (1 Peter 5:8-9)

A Christian may be battered, tattered, scattered, or splattered, but whose faith has mattered! (1 John 5:4)

This mini article is available as a MEME on the Bible Basics page.

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Four Rules for a Happy Life - Now Available

My Sermon outline Four Rules for a Happy Life, based on Ecclesiastes 9:4-10, is now available in Sermon Outlines. It is also featured in Publications On Family.

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Sellers Crain’s Pattern Or Common Sense - Now Available

Sellers Crain’s article Pattern or Common Sense is now available in my new page dedicated to Publications from Sellers Crain.

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QA: What Can Save the USA?

QUESTION: What can save the USA?

ANSWER: "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people." (Proverbs 14:34) Righteousness is the state or condition of being "right" as defined by God by His commandments and by His example (1 John 3:7; Psalm 119:172; 1 John 2:1). Governments should exist to protect the righteous within their citizenry (Romans 13:3-5). ... Read More of this and other questions on my Questions Answered page.

The recent QA that also relates to the current situation are available in Publications On Covid Quarantine 2020.

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Receiving Jesus Christ: Mini Article Available

“As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 2:6-7) To "receive Jesus” a person must be taught "in the faith”. Paul wrote, “We urge and exhort in the Lord Jesus that you should abound more and more, just as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God.” (1 Thessalonians 4:1) If the Thessalonians had “received Jesus” apart from Scripture, why did Paul need to write Scripture to them to tell them how "to walk and to please God?” Paul warned to: “Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men.” (Colossians 2:8) “Receive Jesus” the Scriptural way, not by man-made traditional teaching.

This mini article and others in the Words of Wisdom series are available in Words of Wisdom Articles.

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