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Remembering the Crucifixion of Christ

My QA, What Must Christians Do To Remember the Crucifixion of Christ?, is now also available in the Bible Content On Jesus Christ.

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Sellers Crain's "If Anyone Speaks, Let Him Speak As the Oracles of God"

In light of the current discussion on free speech, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article "If Anyone Speaks, Let Him Speak As the Oracles of God", taken from 1 Peter 4:11, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Mark Dunagan's Causes of Unbelief Now Available

Mark Dunagan's outline of the Causes of Unbelief, taken from John 20:17-31, is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Was Jesus Married? - Slides Available

For those wanting to know more about Jesus, my sermon slides Was Jesus Married? are available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. They are also available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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QA: Does Grace Cancel Out All Sin?

QUESTION: Grace cancels out all sin, including wilful sin, right? - October, 2020

ANSWER: WRONG! God's grace does NOT cancel a person's sin NOR will it save on the Day of Judgment. Here's why: 1. Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. ... Thus Noah did; according to all that God commanded him, so he did. (Genesis 6:8, 22) ... 2. ... Grace and truth came through Jesus Christ (John 1:1…

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God Be Praised: Psalm 66 Commentary Available

My commentary for Psalm 66, God Be Praised, is available in Devotions from Psalms. The entire commentary for Psalms and Proverbs is available in Commentaries.

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The Bible IS a Christian Evidence Textbook, #2

My article, The Bible IS a "Christian Evidence" Textbook, #2, is now available on Bible Content's Bible Basics page. It is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences.

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QA: How Can We Remember the Crucifixion of Christ?

QUESTION: What Must Christians Do To Remember the Crucifixion of Christ? - August, 2020

ANSWER:  Simply, preach the Word  (2 Timothy 4:2).  Don't be distracted  (1 Corinthians 2:1-2). ... By following a man-made religious calendar, people have been turned away from that Cross. “Christmas” diverts attention to Jesus’ birth; “Lent” places the emphasis upon human denial; “Easter” skips the cr…

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The Importance of Reverence

In light of the holiday season, it's important to remember what Reverence is. My Sermon on Reverence, taken from Malachi 1, is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Tract: The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ

In light of the holiday season, my revised tract The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ is available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Publications Tracts.

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The Heart of the Gospel: 1 Corinthians 15:1-8

In light of the focus on the Gospels during the holiday season, my sermon slides for The Heart of the Gospel, taken from 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Does the Gospel Contain Doctrine?

In light of the focus on the Gospels during the holiday season, Sellers Crain's article Does the Gospel Contain Doctrine? is now available in his dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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The Danger of a Potluck - Sermon Slides Available

My sermon slides for The Danger of a Potluck, based on 2 Kings 4:38-41, are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Gerald Cowan's The Need for an Adjustment in Attitude

In light of the approaching New Year and setting resolutions, Gerald Cowan's article The Need for an Adjustment in Attitude is now featured in Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: Does Alcohol Have Any Good Use?

QUESTION: Does alcohol have any good use? - October, 2020

ANSWER: There are three uses of alcohol, each as a medicine, that is, to be used with a very low dose, only for pain relief, out of necessity, briefly at best. They are: 1) To relieve recurring weakening digestive problems  (1 Timothy 5:23; 1 Timothy 3:3Titus 1:7) ... Read More of this and other QA on my Questions Answered page.

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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 alcoho…

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Walking in Joy

My sermon/ Bible study outline for Walking in Joy based on John 16:16-24 is now available in Sermon Outlines as a PDF.

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Revised Outline of Jude: Now Available

My newly revised outline of the book of Jude is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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QA: Can Christians be "Politically Correct"?

QUESTION: What can Christians do when they are accused of violating "Political Correctness"? - February 2, 2020

ANSWER: "Political correctness" is an expression of false teaching. The Devil is "the accuser of our brethren" (Revelation 12:10). He accuses only, but without proof. It means that everyone who accuses without proving their case is doing the Devil's work. "PC" is simply accusing by l…

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The Fiery Trial - Sermon Available Now

My sermon The Fiery Trial, taken from 1 Peter 4:12-19, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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