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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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Sin's Sly Beginning: Mini Article Now Available

The Devil, as a serpent (Genesis 3:1Revelation 12:9), tempted Eve in three steps: 

1) Doubt - “Has God indeed said, 'You shall not eat of every tree of the garden'?" (Genesis 3:1); 

2) Denial - "You will not surely die” (Genesis 3:4); 

3) Distrust -"For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil" (Genesi…

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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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Can You Recommend Your Religion?

In light of the current focus on Jesus, Gerald Cowan's 2-part sermon, Can You Recommend Your Religion? is available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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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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Mini Article Part 2: Sequence Matters

Reason for the Season PART 2: 

"Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to set in order a narrative of those things which have been fulfilled among us" (Luke 1:1)..."it seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write to you an orderly account, most excellent Theophilus, that you may know the certainty of those things in which you were instructe…

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No Bible Myths: "Reason for the Season" Mini Articles, Part 1

Reason for the Season PART 1: 

"For we did not follow cunningly devised fables when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty" (2 Peter 1:16).  Peter, James, and John had seen what took place on that Mount of Transfiguration that is recorded in Matthew 17:1-9Mark 9:2-9; and Luke 9:28-36.  It is important that we know: 

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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” (Jere…

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Gerald Cowan's God Never Fails A Test - Now Available

Gerald Cowan's sermon/ Bible study outline, God Never Fails a Test is now available on Publications from Guest Authors.

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Sellers Crain: Real Truth is Always Truth

In light of the recent election, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article, Real Truth is Always Truth from June 2018, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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QA: How Can we Tell God Is Speaking to Us?

QUESTION: How can we tell when God is speaking to us?  -   January 26, 2020

ANSWER: God only speaks today through His written Word, the Bible. (Hebrews 1:1-2; John 5:46-47) Just as Moses' words were written to be read, so Jesus' words have been written to be read. So Paul preached (Acts 13:26-27). The Bible is not called "the Word of God" for nothing! ... Read More of this and other QA on …

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QA: How can Christians Discuss Religion When It Is Forbidden?

QUESTION: How can Christians argue religion when they are forbidden to do that?    February, 2019   

Answer: Some will condemn any attempt to expose the organization and practice of evil, while harboring those who refuse to change from their evil ways. They make the church of Christ composed of a “mixed multitude” rather than people desiring to be pure from their sins. Ephesians 5:25…

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Universalism: Is Everyone Saved?

My sermon outline for Universalism: Is Everyone Saved? based on Luke 13:22-29 is now available in Sermon Outlines.

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Sellers Crain’s Real Truth Is Always Truth - Now Available

Sellers Crain’s article Real Truth Is Always Truth from June, 2018, is now available in my dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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A Literal Bible Faith: Now Available

My article, A Literal Bible Faith, is now available in my Bible Basics page. It is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences.

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Evidences from the Bible: Now Available

My article, Evidences from the Bible, is now available in Publications On Christian Evidences.

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How Does God Speak Today?- Mini Article Now Available

“God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son” (Hebrews 1:1-2). Jesus has said: “the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day” (John 12:48). But how does anyone know the words of Jesus? “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away” (Luke 21:33). …

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Is Genesis History? Movies for Quarantine

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Should we believe in a God different from everyone else’s god?

QUESTION: “Should we believe in a God different from everyone else’s god?” 

 

ANSWER: The Bible is the gradual unfolding of the revelation of God, and therefore, it is His verbally inspired “Christian Evidence Textbook.”

1) The beginning of all rational thought is “God.” “Fear of the LORD” is the beginning of: Knowledge, Proverbs 1:7; Morality, Proverbs 3:7-“depart fro…

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