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QA: What To Do In a Change in Government?

QUESTION: What should a Christian do when there is a change in Government?

ANSWER: God's Word helps us make a proper judgment. 1. Watch what they do (Matthew 7:16-20); 2. Only the wicked use violence to gain power (Psalm 11:5; Proverbs 21:7; Psalm 27:12-13; Psalm 55:9); 3. Judge their Judgment (Proverbs 17:13; Proverbs 17:15; Proverbs 24:24-25); 4. Always remember ... Read more of this and othe…

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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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Psalm 144: How To Live In a Happy State

In light of current events, my commentary for Psalm 144How To Live In a Happy State, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete commentary for Psalms and Proverbs are available separately and in a complete PDF from my Commentaries page. They can form the basis for either personal or Bible group study.

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Big Orange Crush - Gender Confusion Addressed

In light of recent gender confusion, my article Big Orange Crush: Ze What? is available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in October, 2015.

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Was Jesus Married? - Slides Available

For those wanting to know more about Jesus, my sermon slides Was Jesus Married? are available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. They are also available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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What Is Grace and Who Is It For? - Sermon Now Available

My sermon slides on Grace, What Is It and Who Is It For, based on 2 Peter, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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QA: Does Grace Cancel Out All Sin?

QUESTION: Grace cancels out all sin, including wilful sin, right? - October, 2020

ANSWER: WRONG! God's grace does NOT cancel a person's sin NOR will it save on the Day of Judgment. Here's why: 1. Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD. ... Thus Noah did; according to all that God commanded him, so he did. (Genesis 6:8, 22) ... 2. ... Grace and truth came through Jesus Christ (John 1:1…

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God Be Praised: Psalm 66 Commentary Available

My commentary for Psalm 66, God Be Praised, is available in Devotions from Psalms. The entire commentary for Psalms and Proverbs is available in Commentaries.

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Freedom from Self Prison - Luke 4

In light of new year resolutions, my sermon slides based on Luke 4:15-21, Freedom from Self Prison, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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The Importance of Reverence

In light of the holiday season, it's important to remember what Reverence is. My Sermon on Reverence, taken from Malachi 1, is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Can You Recommend Your Religion?

In light of the current focus on Jesus, Gerald Cowan's 2-part sermon, Can You Recommend Your Religion? is available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: What Does the Bible Say About Jesus' Birth?

QUESTION: What does the Bible say about Jesus' birth? - December, 2018

ANSWER: There is a vast difference in what the Bible actually says, and what people have added as misrepresentations and human traditions! ... 1. God's son was born to a woman who did not believe in abortion. (Luke 1:35) ... 2. When Jesus' birth was first announced to shepherds (Luke 2:13-14) ... it did not mean there woul…

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Wayne Burger's Christmas: What Are We Gonna Do With It?

In light of the current season, Wayne Burger's Christmas: What Are We Gonna Do With It? is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Don't Cross Flooding Water! - Proverbs Commentary Segment #183

In light of the 2020 chaos, my commentary segment #183: Don't Cross Flooding Water! centres on Proverbs 27:4 and its admonition regarding anger. The complete commentary, as well as the series of segments, are available on Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Does the Gospel Contain Doctrine?

In light of the focus on the Gospels during the holiday season, Sellers Crain's article Does the Gospel Contain Doctrine? is now available in his dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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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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The Wise Trust God & Improve Their Lives: Commentary #8 Available

My Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #8 on Proverbs 3:1-12, The Wise Trust God and Improve Their Lives.

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QA: Does Alcohol Have Any Good Use?

QUESTION: Does alcohol have any good use? - October, 2020

ANSWER: There are three uses of alcohol, each as a medicine, that is, to be used with a very low dose, only for pain relief, out of necessity, briefly at best. They are: 1) To relieve recurring weakening digestive problems  (1 Timothy 5:23; 1 Timothy 3:3Titus 1:7) ... Read More of this and other QA on my Questions Answered page.

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Bob Turner's "Abilities, Motivation, Attitude"

Bob Turner's short article, Abilities, Motivation, Attitude, focusing on Ephesians 4:11-16, is now available on Publications from Guest Authors.

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Withered Hand Pointers from Mark 3

My article from Mark 3, Restoring a Withered Hand, is available in my NEW PAGE Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It first appeared in Bible Articles in The Fellowship Room section and is also in Commentaries Assorted Chapters.

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