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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)

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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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Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are In Charge?

Question: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?

Answer: This is a problem already discussed in Psalm 58. In verses 1-5, Scripture shows how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. Let's look at this in more detail. in Verses 1-2, David shows disgust at corruption …

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“How Long Were the Days of Creation?” Available Now

My article, How Long Were the Days of Creation?, is now available in Bible Basics on The Bible and Evolution.

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How Long Were the Days of Creation? Now Available

My article How Long Were the Days of Creation? is now available in my new page, Bible Content: The Bible and Evolution.

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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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Psalm 95: A Call To Worship God

My commentary for Psalm 95A Call To Worship God, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Words of Wisdom: November 6 -10, 2017

Please find my Words of Wisdom as Audio and as Transcripts for the days:

11/06/2017: Why Blame God?

11/07/2017: Murdered Murderers

11/08/2017: No Safe Worship

11/09/2017: Persecution May Come

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Proverbs 29:27 - Sticks & Stones and Intimidation: Commentary #199

In light of my Words of Wisdom on the theory of Evolution, my commentary #199 on Proverbs 29:27Sticks & Stones and Intimidation, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Psalm 23: Consolation for a Battered Soul

My commentary for Psalm 23Consolation for a Battered Soul, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 15:25 - True Home Wreckers - Commentary #100

My commentary #100 on Proverbs 15:25True Home Wreckers, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Psalm 122: Jerusalem, the Holy City

My commentary for Psalm 122Jerusalem, the Holy City, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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New Outline Available for 1st John

My new outline of The Book of 1st John is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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New Outline for the Book of James Available

My new outline of The Book of James is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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