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Can You Forgive Your Brother? - Proverbs 18 Commentary

My commentary segment for Proverbs 18:19, Can You Forgive Your Brother?, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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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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QA: Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are in Charge?

QUESTION: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?  - July, 2020

ANSWER: This is a problem discussed  already iPsalm 58. Verses 1-5 show how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; and Verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. ... Read More of this and other QAs on the Questions Answered page.

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Sellers Crain: Real Truth is Always Truth

In light of the recent election, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article, Real Truth is Always Truth from June 2018, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Proverbs 15:27 - Bribery Will Get You Nowhere - Good! Commentary #101

In light of the recent election results, my Commentary segment #101 on Proverbs 15:27, Bribery Will Get You Nowhere - Good!, is available in my Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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"False Witness" Only Comes Through Evil

In light of recent US election results, my article "False Witness" Only Comes Through Evil, which centres on Deuteronomy 19:15-21, is now available in Publications for Internet Articles. It is also available in my page On End Times and On Roman Catholicism

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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: How can Christians Discuss Religion When It Is Forbidden?

QUESTION: How can Christians argue religion when they are forbidden to do that?    February, 2019   

Answer: Some will condemn any attempt to expose the organization and practice of evil, while harboring those who refuse to change from their evil ways. They make the church of Christ composed of a “mixed multitude” rather than people desiring to be pure from their sins. Ephesians 5:25…

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QA: Why Do Christians Give in to Evil?

QUESTION: Why do Christians always give in to evil-doers? - August 9, 2020

ANSWER: Have Christians not read what David said: "Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it." (Psalm 34:14)? Paul rephrased this in   Romans 12:9. ... The church of Christ must accept the fact that there is a moral war that is being waged constantly... The capitulators may partially quote and misuse 2…

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Might Doesn't Make Right - Mini Article Now Available

Because the Media focuses on street mobs and their violence, people may ask, “Are they right?’’ God once warned: “You shall not follow a crowd to do evil.” (Exodus 23:2) Solomon’s wisdom said, “Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the LORD, but the blameless in their ways are His delight. Though they join forces, the wicked will not go unpunished; but the posterity of …

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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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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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Commentary for Psalm 125 Now Available

My commentary for Psalm 125, Those Who Trust in God, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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The Spirit of Barabbas

“Pilate said to them, ‘Whom do you want me to release to you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?’” (Matthew 27:17). Pilate could “find no fault in” Jesus (John 19:4, 6), but the stirred-up mob only said, “Crucify Him” (Luke 23:21). Barabbas was “notorious” (Matthew 27:16), in a city rebellion committing murder (Mark 15:7; Luke 23:19), “a robber” (John 18:40). What a …

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"Good Lives In Evil Days" Sermon Now Available

My Sermon PDF for "Good Lives In Evil Days," based on Ephesians 5, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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What About Profanity? Bible Article

My article What About Profanity? is now available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in Q3, 2002.

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Proverbs 12:25 - Why Put In a "Good Word"?: Commentary #63

My commentary #63 on Proverbs 12:25Why Put In a Good Word?, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 16:27-29 - Neighborhood Watch: Commentary #115

My commentary #115 on Proverbs 16:27-29Neighborhood Watch, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Missing Books of the Bible: Audio Available

My sermon The Missing Books of the Bible is available in Sermon Audios.

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