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Psalm 142: From the Depth of Despair

My commentary for Psalm 142, From the Depth of Despair, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete commentary for Psalms and Proverbs are available separately and in a complete PDF from my Commentaries page. They can form the basis for either personal or Bible group study.

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The Names of God: Outline Available Now

For those preparing for new year Bible studies, my updated outline The Names of God is now available in Bible Basics.

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #148 - Don't Break Out In a Rash!

In light of new year resolutions coming up, my Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #148 on Proverbs 20:25 - Don't Break Out In a Rash!

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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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Motherhood - With Strings Attached: Slides Now Available

My sermon slides "Motherhood - With Strings Attached!" are now available on Publications On Family. They are also available in Sermon Powerpoints

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Is There Not a Cause? - July 27, 2020

With these words, the shepherd lad, David, showed courage. The Philistine giant, Goliath, had challenged Israel’s army for a “duel” to decide the war’s victory. “Then David said to Saul, ‘Let no man's heart fail because of him; your servant will go and fight with this Philistine’" (1 Samuel 17:32). To Goliath, David said, “I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of th…

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Proverbs Introduction: Commentary #1 Available

My commentary #1 on Proverbs, Introduction Part 1, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

 

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Commentary on Psalm 113 Now Available

My commentary on Psalm 113 is now available in Devotions from Psalms.

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Outline of the Book of Obadiah NOW Available

My outline of The Book of Obadiah is now available in Bible Outlines.

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1 samuel 15:22 To obey is better than sacrifice

Why does Goverment not change?

QUESTION: “Why does it seem that, no matter what people are voted into office, government(s) never seem to change?”

 

ANSWER: Because human nature never changes, and the corruption of power appeals to the worst of human nature! This is seen in advance before the Israelites entered the the Promised Land. Moses was given detailed instructions for a king to follow if he was to be given th…

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QA: Why do things never change, no matter who is in office?

QUESTION: Why does it seem that, no matter what people are voted into office, government(s) never seem to change?

ANSWER: Because human nature never changes, and the corruption of power appeals to the worst of human nature! This is seen in advance before the Israelites entered the the Promised Land. Moses was given detailed instructions for a king to follow if he was to be given the …

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Psalm 34: Wonderful Security in Fearing God

My commentary for Psalm 34Wonderful Security in Fearing God, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 132: The Cure For Restlessness

My commentary for Psalm 132The Cure for Restlessness, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 20: Best Wishes and Resolutions

My commentary for Psalm 20Best Wishes and Resolutions, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 52: The Goodness of God Endures

In light of the mass murder in Las Vegas, my commentary for Psalm 52The Goodness of God Endures, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 101: A King's Resolutions

My commentary for Psalm 101A King's Resolutions, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Tis the Season To Get Drunk?

In light of the July 4th weekend, my revised sermon Tis the Season to Get Drunk?, which addresses alcohol consumption, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Celebrating With the Spirit

My revised sermon Celebrating with the Spirit is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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How To Get Drunk... and How To Stop

My revised sermon How To Get Drunk and How To Stop is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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