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QA: Are We Saved Like the Thief on the Cross

QUESTION: Are we saved like the thief on the cross?  - 3/1/2020

ANSWER: Read Galatians 6:14-15. The Holy Spirit-inspired Apostle Paul wrote this summary of why the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is a most important, pivotal moment in human history.

1. No person has any reason to “boast” (brag), for nothing we do has earned our salvation. (Acts 4:12; 1 Corinthians 3:21) ... Read More of thi…

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Are All Saved? - Mini Article Now Available

“We trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe” (1 Timothy 4:10).  God is the “Savior of all men” but not all are saved, “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).  God has made His offering for any who will accept it. “But this Man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand …

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Words of Wisdom Audio: Your Salvation's Cost

In light of discussions on Easter, please find my Words of Wisdom "Your Salvation's Cost" in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Words of Wisdom Audio for March, 2017, and Words of Wisdom Transcripts.

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Misunderstood Cross: Audio Available

In light of the discussions of Easter, my Words of Wisdom radio minute from March 8, 2017, Misunderstood Cross, is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. The Transcripts are also available in Words of Wisdom Radio.

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QA: What Makes the church of Christ Better Than Other Churches?

QUESTION: What makes you think the church of Christ is better than any other church? - February, 2019

Answer: The church of Christ is made up only of people who have accepted, and been saved by, what Jesus taught, not what humans have said about it! 1) The church of Christ was begun on the first Pentecost after Jesus' resurrection, described in Acts 2. The 12 Apostles were baptised in the…

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Steps to Salvation: Photo Essay Available

My FREE Scripture memes relating to the Steps to Salvation are available and free to download and share in Bible Basics.

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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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A Truly New Year: Mini Article

Under the Law of Moses, God began each Jewish New Year with the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16). With a special, once a year ceremony, the sins of the people were pronounced on a “scapegoat” and a sacrificial sin offering and a burnt offering were also offered. The nation was to begin their yearly planning by making things right with God. Under the Law of Jesus Christ, God “now commands all men ev…

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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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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 G…

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The Better Tabernacle - Now Available

My internet article based on Hebrews 9:1-8, The Better Tabernacle, is available now in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Articles and Commentaries on Assorted Chapters.

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Truthful Nicodemus: Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon slides on John 3:1-12, Truthful Nicodemus, are now available on Sermon Powerpoints. I presented this sermon on September 13, 2020.

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QA: Why Are People Who Believe in Jesus, and Already Saved, Not Christians?

Question: Why do you feel people who believe in Jesus, and have already been saved, are not Christians? - January, 2019

Answer: What I “feel” has nothing whatever to do with what I preach and teach. And no one has been saved by their own understanding, but without doing what Jesus commands. “Feelings” do not establish “doctrine.” Jesus said: “And in vain they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines …

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The Christian "Passover": Tract Available

My tract The Christian 'Passover' is now available in Tracts on the Publications section.

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What About Profanity? Bible Article

My article What About Profanity? is now available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in Q3, 2002.

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Missing Books of the Bible: Audio Available

My sermon The Missing Books of the Bible is available in Sermon Audios.

The PowerPoint is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences and in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Benevolence for Saints Only? Debate Materials

My charts from the Polk/ Thrasher debate on Benevolence for Saints Only are now available in Debate Charts.

The debate in Meridian, Mississippi, with Thomas N Thrasher took place in January, 2010.

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Proverbs 14:34 - God's Burden Against America: Commentary #89

My commentary #89 on Proverbs 14:34God's Burden Against America, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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God IS Great, Because... Sermon Chart Available

My chart for the sermon God IS Great Because is now available in Sermon Charts.

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Shrines to Apostasy: Free Tract

My tract, Shrines to Apostasy, is available for free download from Tracts in Publications.

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