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QA: How Do Christians Celebrate "Pride Month"?

My QA: How Do Christians Celebrate "Pride Month"? from June 12, 2022, is now available in Questions Answered.

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This is My Father's World: Happy Father's Day

Happy Father's Day is best remembered with a reminder from Maltbie Davenport Babcock's hymn, This Is My Father's World. The poem refers to several scriptures, including Jacob's exclamation "the Lord is in this place" from Genesis 28:16; the rockfall, earthquake, and still small voice of 1 Kings 19:11–12; and paraphrasing Psalm 96:10–11.

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Happy Mother's Day

Words of Wisdom Radio, February 14 - 18, 2021

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 noon news; and they are also available in Words of Wisdom Radio, with transcripts available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts. This week's lessons are:

- 14/2    Love Is Not a Valentine  
- 15/2    Love the Church of…

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QA: How Can True Love Be Recognized?

My QA: How can "true love" be recognized? from February 7, 2021, is now available in Questions Answered.

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Donnie Barnes' Happy New Year

Donnie Barnes' Happy New Year Resolutions is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts Now Available

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 noon news; and they are also available in Words of Wisdom Radio, with transcripts available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts. Recent ones available are:

    - 11/29 - No Season for Jesus Is the Reason (also available in W…

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Baby Jesus: Article Now Available

This time of year, many celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, but do not seem to understand some things.  For instance, God's Son was born to a woman who did not believe in abortion.  Though not the "mother of God," Mary was chosen to bring forth the body for God's Son.  "The angel Gabriel" said to her: "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore…

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'Twas the Night Jesus Came: Available Now

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Ronald Bartanen's The Value of Time

Ronald Bartanen's The Value of Time, addressing the holiday season and New Year's, is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: Why Is the Idea Of "Santa" Popular?

My QA: Why is the idea of "Santa Claus" so popular? from December 5, 2021, is now available in Questions Answered.

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QA: Can a Christian Celebrate Independence Day?

My QA: Can a Christian celebrate Independence Day?, taken from 2 Corinthians 3:3-6 and published July 4, 2021, is now available in Questions Answered.

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For Mom: A History of Aprons

Happy Mother's Day! For mothers, please find The History of Aprons in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Guy Orbison, Jr.'s Mothers: Now Available

Guy Orbison Jr.'s articles on Mothers, referencing Proverbs 31:28, is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: Where Did Mother's Day Come From?

My QA: Where did Mother's Day come from? dealt with in May, 2019, is available in Questions Answered.

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Theophilus: The Sting of Death

In light of current discussions on Easter, Robert West's Theophilus cartoon, The Sting of Death, is featured in Publications On Family.

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Remembering the Crucifixion of Christ

My QA, What Must Christians Do To Remember the Crucifixion of Christ?, is now also available in the Bible Content On Jesus Christ.

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A Truly New Year: Mini Article

Under the Law of Moses, God began each Jewish New Year with the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16). With a special, once a year ceremony, the sins of the people were pronounced on a “scapegoat” and a sacrificial sin offering and a burnt offering were also offered. The nation was to begin their yearly planning by making things right with God. Under the Law of Jesus Christ, God “now commands all men ev…

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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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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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