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Words of Wisdom: August 1 - 5, 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:
    - 8/1/22 - Who Knew                    
    - 8/2/22 …

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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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Going Up Or Going Down?

My Proverbs commentary continues with Segment #99 - Proverbs 15:24 Going Up Or Going Down? and Segment #103 - Proverbs 16:1-2 What's Wrong With Me? and these are available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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The Despair of Death

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 Despair of Death for April 18, 2022. 

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The Moment We No Longer Have a Free Press

Hannah Arendt's extended quote, The Moment We No Longer Have a Free Press, is now available as an IMAGE in Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: IsTruth a "Conspiracy Theory"?

My QA: Is speaking the truth to contradict a lie a "conspiracy theory"? is now available in Questions Answered.

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War of Words: Sermon Available Now

My Sermon slides for War of Words, based on 2 Timothy 2:11-16, preached on September 29, 2021, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Words of Wisdom Radio: October 18 - 22, 2021

My Words of Wisdom Radio is available in transcript and audio form for October 18 - 22, 2021 in Words of Wisdom Radio and Words of Wisdom Transcripts:

- 10/18 -  Insane Opposition 
- 10/19 - It Is God’s Word
- 10/20 - What Money Can’t Buy 
- 10/21 -  Trembling At God’s Word  
- 10/22 - The Final Say 

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Psalm 4: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

My Psalm Commentary continues with Psalm 4: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, is now available in Devotions from Psalms.

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QA: If Everyone Has Their Own Truth, What Is a Lie?

My QA: If everyone is speaking their "own truth", then what is a lie?, addressed July 25, 2021, is now available in Questions Answered.

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QA: How Can We Know Whom To Believe?

My QA: How Can We Know Whom to Believe? from May 16, 2021, is now available in Publications on COVID Quarantine 2020. It is also available in Questions Answered.

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Satan's Advantage: Slides Now Available

To continue our highlights on the existence of God - and Satan, my sermon slides on Satan's Advantage, taken from 2 Corinthians 2:11-15, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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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 Danger of a Potluck - Sermon Slides Available

My sermon slides for The Danger of a Potluck, based on 2 Kings 4:38-41, are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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QA: Can Christians be "Politically Correct"?

QUESTION: What can Christians do when they are accused of violating "Political Correctness"? - February 2, 2020

ANSWER: "Political correctness" is an expression of false teaching. The Devil is "the accuser of our brethren" (Revelation 12:10). He accuses only, but without proof. It means that everyone who accuses without proving their case is doing the Devil's work. "PC" is simply accusing by l…

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The Cross Of Christ - Article Now Available

My article The Cross of Christ, based on Galatians 6:14-15, is now available in Bible Basics. It is also available in Bible Articles and in Bible Content On Jesus Christ.

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Dying to Lie - Mini Article on Politics Now Available

“An evildoer gives heed to false lips; A liar listens eagerly to a spiteful tongue.” (Proverbs 17:4) Surely in a poitical campaign year, this is easily understood. “Evildoer” describes someone whose heart is full of wickedness and sins. ’False lips’ describes the mouths through which the heart of evil speaks falsely. Only a wicked person wants to feed his, or her, vile heart with lies coming t…

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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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NEW PAGE: What Is Sin?

I have put together a The Catalog of Sin, which can be used as Bible Class material or as a personal study into what actually are the behaviours and attitudes that God is against. This is available as a PDF version here: What Is Sin?. Alternately, This PDF and an "eBook" that can be read online from my NEW What Is Sin? page.

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