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Four Rules for a Happy Life - Now Available

My Sermon outline Four Rules for a Happy Life, based on Ecclesiastes 9:4-10, is now available in Sermon Outlines. It is also featured in Publications On Family.

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QA: Why Is Society Out of Control?

QA: Why is society out of control, and what can be done to change it? 2/2019

Answer: There is little being done to hold everyone responsible for their own actions (Titus 1:15). Add to this the interminable delay in executing justice, and Solomon rightly said: “Because the sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do…

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QA: Will our economy recover?

From On Covid Quarantine 2020: May 24, 2020: 

QUESTION: Do you think our economy will ever recover?

ANSWER: For every calamity, God promises a recovery. 1. Calamity (or "mischief") can be caused by the wicked. God warns, however, that whatever calamity someone starts will turn on him or her (Proverbs 26:27; Proverbs 24:17-18). God rewards good deeds, but He also rewards evil deeds as well.…

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QA: Why Is Everyone Branded a "Racist"?

From Questions Answered: February 16, 2020: 

QUESTION: Why does it seem everyone is branded a "racist"?

ANSWER: "Racial discrimination" is racist, nothing else. “Discrimination” is the quality or power of finely distinguishing,” or making, judgments. Making moral judgments based upon what God says, is exactly what God wants us to do. Solomon asked God, “For who is able to judge thi…

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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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A Word to the Wise: Proverbs 4 - Now Available

My Sermon Powerpoint, A Word to the Wise: Proverbs 4, is now available in Sermons PowerPoints.

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QA: What About "Reparations" For Afro-Americans?

QUESTION: What do you think about “reparations” for Afro-Americans because of slavery in the past?

ANSWER: Here’s a lesson on Settling Old Scores: On January 24, 1972, a Japanese soldier, Shoichi Yokoi, was discovered in Guam, hiding in the jungle for 28 years, thinking World War II had not ended! ... 1. If this sounds surreal, today’s world events are simply people “settling old score…

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Gerald Cowan’s Vaya Con Dios Available

Gerald Cowan’s article Vaya Con Dios is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Evidences from the Bible: Now Available

My article, Evidences from the Bible, is now available in Publications On Christian Evidences.

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Keep the Sword

“Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God… For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil… But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God's minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil” (Romans 13:1-4).

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Commentary on Psalm 119:46-56 Available

My commentary for Psalm 119:46-56, which relates to the Hebrew letter ZayinYour Decrees Are the Theme of My Song, is available in Devotions from Psalm 119, in Commentaries.

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Commentary on Psalm 119:33-40 Available

My commentary for Psalm 119:33-40, which relates to the Hebrew letter HeTurn My Eyes Away from Worthless Things, is available in Devotions from Psalm 119, in Commentaries.

 

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GOD IS GREAT Sermon Chart Available

My Sermon Chart on GOD is GREAT is available in Sermon Charts.  

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Commentary for Psalm 86 Now Available

My commentary for Psalm 86, Bow Down Thine Ear, O LORD, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

 

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Is It Your Time to Die?

Some think “when it’s your time to die, there’s nothing you can do about it.” David wrote: "LORD, make me to know my end, And what is the measure of my days, That I may know how frail I am. Indeed, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my age is as nothing before You; Certainly every man at his best state is but vapor. Selah Surely every man walks about like a shadow” (Psalm 39:4-5)…

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Proverbs Introduction: Commentary #1 Available

My commentary #1 on Proverbs, Introduction Part 1, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

 

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Here’s a Lesson for Workaholics

In light of the recent global changes in work patterns, my sermon Workaholics 101 is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

 

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GOD IS GREAT Sermon Chart Available

My Sermon Chart on GOD is GREAT is available in Sermon Charts. 

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Should we believe in a God different from everyone else’s god?

QUESTION: “Should we believe in a God different from everyone else’s god?” 

 

ANSWER: The Bible is the gradual unfolding of the revelation of God, and therefore, it is His verbally inspired “Christian Evidence Textbook.”

1) The beginning of all rational thought is “God.” “Fear of the LORD” is the beginning of: Knowledge, Proverbs 1:7; Morality, Proverbs 3:7-“depart fro…

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Proverbs 19:10 - Robbing Hoods and Zero Sum Philosophy: Commentary #140

My commentary #140 on Proverbs 19:10Robbing Hoods and Zero Sum Philosophy, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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