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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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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 Bible IS a Christian Evidence Textbook, #2

My article, The Bible IS a "Christian Evidence" Textbook, #2, is now available on Bible Content's Bible Basics page. It is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences.

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QA: How Can We Remember the Crucifixion of Christ?

QUESTION: What Must Christians Do To Remember the Crucifixion of Christ? - August, 2020

ANSWER:  Simply, preach the Word  (2 Timothy 4:2).  Don't be distracted  (1 Corinthians 2:1-2). ... By following a man-made religious calendar, people have been turned away from that Cross. “Christmas” diverts attention to Jesus’ birth; “Lent” places the emphasis upon human denial; “Easter” skips the cr…

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Studies in Psalms - 61 Available

In light of the holiday focus on Jesus' life, my commentary on Psalms 61 is available in Devotions from Psalms. This series and my Studies in the Book of Proverbs are good material for personal or class based Bible study in Psalms and Proverbs.

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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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Commentary: Psalm 89 Available

In light of the holiday season, my commentary on Psalm 89, one of the so called Messianic psalms, is available in Devotions from Psalms.

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Gerald Cowan's God Never Fails A Test - Now Available

Gerald Cowan's sermon/ Bible study outline, God Never Fails a Test is now available on Publications from Guest Authors.

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What Changed? - Mini Article Published Now

After “the most important election in history,” what have the results really changed? 

Not God: "For I am the LORD, I do not change” (Malachi 3:6). Not Jesus Christ: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). 

Not The Holy Spirit’s Bible: “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 3). 

Not th…

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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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NO Separation of Church and State

My article No "Separation of Church and State" is now available in Bible Articles. It first appeared on The Fellowship Room website in September, 2013.

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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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Receiving Jesus Christ: Mini Article Available

“As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 2:6-7) To "receive Jesus” a person must be taught "in the faith”. Paul wrote, “We urge and exhort in the Lord Jesus that you should abound more and more, just as you received from us how you ough…

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QA: What Can Christians Do When Storm Destruction Occurs?

QUESTION: What can Christians do when storm destruction occurs? - March 8, 2020

ANSWER: The church of Christ began on the Pentecost after Jesus was raised from the dead (Acts 2:22-47). In a short time, ... (Acts 6 - 8:1) ... Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church (Acts 12:1) ... 1. In the midst of that turbulence of persecution and death, the church gathered toge…

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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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Psalm 105: Keep Your Focus on God

My commentary on Psalm 105: Keep Your Focus on God, is available in Devotions from Psalms.

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Coexist or Convert? - Sermon Slides Available

My sermon slides Coexist or Convert? are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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When Tornadoes [or Hurricanes!] Happen

On God’s earth, things happen to all alike, both good and  evil. There are blessings, as Jesus said: "that you may be sons of your Father in heaven: for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5:45). There will be death: “it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27). There is destruction:…

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