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Words of Wisdom Radio: May 2 - 6, 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:
    - 5/2/22    Street Crime               
    - 5/3/22 …

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Words of Wisdom: March 14 - 18, 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:

    - 3/14    The Sin of Lawlessness
    - 3/15    Looking for …

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Daniel 6: The Lion's Den - Slides Now Available

My sermon slides for The Lion's Den, based on Daniel 6:1-17, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Proverbs Segment #118: Hurtful Holidays?

My Proverbs Commentary continues with Commentary Segment #118: Hurtful Holidays? focusing on Proverbs 17:1. It is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Christ and Karl Marx's Ten Planks

My article Christ and Karl Marx's Ten Planks is now available in Bible Basics  On Jesus Christ. It is also available in publications On Christian Evidences.

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Why Do Murders Like This Happen?

QUESTION: There was a murderer who claimed to hear God. Why do things like this happen?  

ANSWER: Tragic ignorance of God's Word in the Holy Bible. 1. In the Bible, God condemns murder He told Israelites, "You shall not murder." (Deuteronomy 5:17; see also Romans 1:28-29God never contradicts Himself. (Luke 11:18). 2. God never speaks to anyone a directly nymore (Hebrews 1:1-2) ... Rea…

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Isaac’s Wells: Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon slides for Isaac’s Wells, taken from Genesis 26:12-25, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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To Have Or Have Not - Mini Article Available

Jesus said: "Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses" (Luke 12:15). Envy and covetousness exist when those who “have not” train their eyes on what others “have,” desiring to obtain it by evil means, then we have an example of what God calls “covetousness,” which is idolatry (Colossians 3:5). Satisfaction with wha…

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QA: Should Christians protest in the street?

QUESTION: Should Christians protest in the street? - 2018 

ANSWER: Note four points from the incident in Acts 17:1-9

1. Opposition to the success of Bible teaching is always motivated by jealousy (1 Thessalonians 2:3-10). ... 

2. Evil men from the marketplace literally describes people who have nothing else to do but hang around amid the public. They have no scruples, purposes, or re…

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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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Be Merry Without Alcohol - Mini Article Available

“Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy” (Romans 13:13). These are terms that describe company parties, conventions, frat parties, bars and taverns, Christmas and New Year Eves, or proms. This verse teaches us to behave as if others can see us in the daytime; therefore NOT with rioting and dulled judgments in alcoho…

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The Wells of Isaac - Sermon Slides Now Available

My Sermon The Wells of Isaac - Genesis 26:12-25 is now available for free download from Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: Why is there so much hatred today?

QUESTION: Why is there so much hatred today?  August 2, 2020

ANSWER: Whatever the rationale or reason for hatred and violence, there can be no question that in the world, hatred is preached and practiced! As a reminder of the ways of the world from which a Christian is delivered, Paul wrote Titus 3:3...  hatred is one of a progression of seven attitudes that separate and divide people with …

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QA: Was Jesus a Socialist?

QUESTION: Did Jesus teach or practice Socialism? - February 23, 2020

ANSWER: False claims about Jesus' teaching have always been circulated by the Devil: (John 2:18-22Mark 15:29-30Luke 23:4-15Matthew 28:11-15). Jesus Christ was nowhere near being a Marxist Communist, for: 1. He never forced "rich" people to give up their wealth to "equalize" with the "poor." He lived under Moses' Law…

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Brutality Is Hateful - Mini Article Now Available

Those who cruelly, viciously kick and beat a political opponent, shoot parked policemen, plant explosives among the public, or recklessly maim and injure people should thank God we no longer live under the Law of Moses, for God’s justice dealt harshly with cruelty: "If a man causes disfigurement of his neighbor, as he has done, so shall it be done to him - fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth…

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Christ and Karl Marx's Ten Planks: Revised for 2020

My article Christ and Karl Marx's Ten Planks has been revised for 2020. It is now available on my new page On Jesus Christ.

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Street Crime Mini Article Available

David prayed, “Deliver me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men” (Psalm 140:1).  Solomon gave a reason for that, “A violent man entices his neighbor, And leads him in a way that is not good” (Proverbs 16:29).  Destructive violence in a land of laws is not the way of “Justice.”  “The violence of the wicked will destroy them, Because they refuse to do justice” (…

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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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Psalm 73: Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

My commentary for Psalm 73Why Do the Wicked Prosper?, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Love Is Forever: PowerPoint Available

In light of the recent attacks in Antioch, TN, and Las Vegas, NV, my sermon Love Is Forever is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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