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Suicide or Salvation?

Words of Wisdom Articles are mini articles that have been printed in the Oneida, TN, Independent Herald newspaper since September 2019. “Words of Wisdom” is published online weekly and available on: www.ihoneida.com/words-of-wisdom/ . This week's contribution is Suicide or Salvation? for May 24, 2022.

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QA: Is It Wrong to Read "Tell Alls"?

My QA: Is it wrong to read or write "tell all" books? is now available in Questions Answered. It was published in September, 2018.

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Proverbs Commentary Continues with Segments #119, 120, 127, and 128

My Proverbs Commentary is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs; it continues with the following Segments:

#119 - An "Heir'y" Proverb, Proverbs 17:2

#120 - Christians Must Do "Hard Time", Proverbs 17:3

#127 - How To Choose a Friend, Proverbs 17:17

#128 - Cosigners, Beware!, Proverbs 17:18

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QA: How Can I Tell Who My Friends Are?

My QA: How can I tell who my real friends are? from September 9, 2018, is now available in Questions Answered.

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REVISED Outline of the Book of Job

My REVISED outline of the book of Job is now available in Bible Content, Bible Outlines. This can be used for individual or group Bible study on loss, bereavement, discussions on the "prosperity gospel", or karma. 

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Disaster Relief Effort: How To Help

Individuals may donate to the Disaster Relief Effort in support of the recent natural disasters. Information about them can be found on my Links page as well.

Alternately please contact your local Church of Christ.

Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep. - Romans 12:15

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Commentary Segment #40: Are You Sure Or "Surety"?

My Proverbs Commentary continues with Segment #40: Are You Sure, or "Surety"?, taken from Proverbs 11:15, which is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #51: How to Raise "Stupid"

My Proverbs commentary continues with Segment #51: How to Raise "Stupid", taken from Proverbs 12:1, which is available now in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Proverbs Commentary #38: Table the Tabloid Talk

My Proverbs Commentary Segment #38: Table the Tabloid Talk, taken from Proverbs 11:12-13, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: Do We Need Jesus Today?

QUESTION: Do we need Jesus today? - October, 2020

ANSWER: Absolutely! In a hero saturated society, most of whom are make-believe, Jesus has been lost in the shuffle. Super heroes are a human attempt to elevate someone who is worthy of adulation above others. Consider the Real Jesus: 1. Jesus is Only Begotten. (1 John 4:9; John 15:13; Galatians 3:26; 1 John 3:5; John 8:24) ... Read more of this …

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Psalm 6: David's Repentance and God's Forgiveness

My commentary for Psalm 6, David's Repentance and God's Forgiveness, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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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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Psalm 41: God's Mercy For the Poor

My commentary for Psalm 41God's Mercy For the Poor, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 14:6 - God's Word to the "Me" Generation: Commentary #79

My commentary #79 on Proverbs 14:6God's Word to the "Me" Generation, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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A New Beginning: Sermon Available

My revised Sermon slides A New Beginning are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

Sermon slides are saved as PDF, to make them accessible by ereader. To learn more, please click here.

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Words of Wisdom: October 17 - 20, 2017

Please find my Words of Wisdom as Audio and as Transcripts for the days:

10/17/2017: Sexual Immorality

10/18/2017: An Immoral Playhouse

10/19/2017: Escaping Immorality

10/20/2017: Live In, Not Of, The World

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Proverbs 12:16 - Anger Management- Keep A Lid On It! Commentary #59

My commentary #59 on Proverbs 12:16Anger Management: Keep a Lid On It!, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs 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.

My sermon slides are provided in PDF format, which is easily accessible to smartphones and ereaders. If you want further details, please click here.

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Las Vegas? The Boston Massacre 2

In light of the shooting in Las Vegas, my sermon Boston Massacre 2, discussing the April 15, 2013, bombing of the Boston Marathon, is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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