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Words of Wisdom August 8-12, 2022

My Words of Wisdom Audios are 1-minute radio lessons which are studies from the Bible for our current times. They are broadcast on www.wecoradio.com / FM 101.3 after the 12 noon news and after the 3pm news. Transcripts are available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts, for lessons 2014 till now. This week’s lessons are:
    - 8/8/22 - Hyphenated Christians
    - 8/9/22 - Questions for U…

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The Savior's Salvation

Words of Wisdom Articles are mini articles that have been printed in the Oneida, TN, Independent Herald newspaper since September 2019. “Words of Wisdom” is published online weekly and available on: www.ihoneida.com/words-of-wisdom/ . This week's contribution is The Savior’s Salvation for July 18, 2022.

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QA: Why Aren't More Converted to Christ?

My QA: Why aren't more people converted to Jesus Christ? from February 13, 2022, is now available in Questions Answered.

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Faith Without Works

Words of Wisdom Articles are mini articles that have been printed in the Oneida, TN, Independent Herald newspaper since September 2019. “Words of Wisdom” is published online weekly and available on: www.ihoneida.com/words-of-wisdom . This week's contribution is Faith Without Works for June 6, 2022.

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God's Name Works: Now Available

My Psalms commentary continues with Psalm 137: What 70 Years of Regret Did, and Psalm 138: God's Name Works, which are now in Devotions from Psalms.

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We Preach Christ: New Sermon Slides Available

My Sermon slides, We Preach Christ, taken from 1 Corinthians 1:17-25, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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The Bible Over False Prophets: Audio and Transcript Available

In honor of my return to the radio broadcast, my broadcast from November 1, 2017, The Bible Over False Prophets, is now available in Words of Wisdom Radio as well as Words of Wisdom Transcripts for Week 1 of November, 2017.

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What Happened At Pentecost? Slides Available

My sermon, What Happened At Pentecost, taken from Acts 2:1-47, is now available in Commentaries Assorted Chapters. It is also available at Sermon PowerPoints.

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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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The Flood Sand Dunes: Mini Article Now Available

The Flood Sand Dunes - 3-8-2021                      
“For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and earth standing out of water and in the water, by which the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water” (2 Peter 3:5-6). People act as though the world-wide flood in Noah’s day (Genesis 6-9) was some exaggerated local flood. A…

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Verbally Inspired - Mini Article Now Available

Paul argued the “verbal inspiration” of the Bible regarding the "seed" promised to Abraham: “Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He does not say, ‘And to seeds,’ as of many, but as of one, ‘And to your Seed,’ who is Christ”(Galatians 3:16). God's original promise to Abraham is recorded in Genesis 22:18: "In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed."…

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Sellers Crain's Heaven Is for Real? Really? Now Available

To continue our highlights on the existence of God, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article, Heaven is for Real? Really? is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Process of Faith - Article Available

To continue to aid Bible study, my article Process of Faith is now available in Bible Basics. It is also available in Bible Articles, since it first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner for March, 2013.

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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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Truth Suppressed: Mini Article Available Now

“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness”          (Romans 1:18). Even Jesus had difficulty getting Jews to accept the truth about Himself: "You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth,…

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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 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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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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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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Lend Me Your Ears: Mini Article Available

In William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” Act 3, Scene 2, Mark Antony says: “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.” Why pay attention to this fictional invitation, but neglect to hear God’s appeal: “Give ear, O my people, to my law; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth” (Psalm 78:1); OR to the appeal of Solomon: “My son, pay attention to my wisdom; Lend your ear to …

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