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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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Theophilus: The Sting of Death

In light of current discussions on Easter, Robert West's Theophilus cartoon, The Sting of Death, is featured in Publications On Family.

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Psalms 40: God's Plan of Salvation: Commentary Available

In light of the thoughts on Easter, my Commentary for Psalms 40, God's Plan of Salvation, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete Commentary on Psalms is COMPLETELY FREE to download here as well.

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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: Is it wrong to be afraid? - 3/14/2021

QUESTION: Is it wrong to be afraid? - 3/14/2021  

ANSWER: The wisdom of Proverbs cannot be surpassed: Proverbs 10:24-25; Proverbs 28:1; Proverbs 29:25. Wicked people have more reason to live in fear because they do not honor God's wisdom in their lives; they naturally assume others also live as they do. Therefore they cannot assume anyone else lives honourably. A guilty conscience makes one…

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No Total Depravity: Audio and Transcript Available

My audio file on No Total Depravity is now featured on my Bible Content On Jesus Christ. The transcript for the August 25, 2015 radio minute is also available in Words of Wisdom Transcripts.

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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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QA: Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

QUESTION: Why do bad things happen to good people? - 1/19/20

ANSWER: Without the Bible, there is no adequate explanation. Reread Genesis 1 - 3 and realise: 1. God's world for humans was perfect, but human sin ruined that setup (Romans 5:12). 2. The curses of Difficulties and Death were placed on Adam & Eve (and subsequently every human)  (Job 14:1Bad things happen as a consequence of …

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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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Nations that Forget God: Mini Article

Before Israelites entered the Promised Land, Moses warned they "will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke Him to anger through the work of your hands" (Deuteronomy 31:29).  How bad would they get?  “The LORD will strike you with consumption, with fever, with inflammation, with severe burning fever, with the sword, with scorching, and with mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish” (…

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When Tornadoes [or Hurricanes!] Happen

On God’s earth, things happen to all alike, both good and  evil. There are blessings, as Jesus said: "that you may be sons of your Father in heaven: for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5:45). There will be death: “it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27). There is destruction:…

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Tampering with Evidence: Mini Article Available

“Now a great many of the Jews knew that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He had raised from the dead. But the chief priests plotted to put Lazarus to death also, because on account of him many of the Jews went away and believed in Jesus” (John 12:9-11). Living Lazarus was proof Jesus had the power of God over death. One day, when…

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Scared, of What? - Mini Article

What scares you this time of the year?  Is it houses haunted by fake "ghosts and goblins?" Or is it sights and sounds that are not human and hard to identify?  Or is it make-believe "zombies," "vampires," or "werewolves?"  The only time dead people walked the earth again was when Jesus Christ died on the cross, an earthquake opened graves, "and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were …

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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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Psalm 6: David's Repentance and God's Forgiveness

My commentary for Psalm 6, David's Repentance and God's Forgiveness, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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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 41: God's Mercy For the Poor

My commentary for Psalm 41God's Mercy For the Poor, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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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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What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us: Sermon Chart

My chart for the sermon What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us is now available in Sermon Charts. It is based upon Proverbs 4:14 - 19.

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