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Words of Wisdom: March 28 - April 1, 2022

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 12 noon news and after the 3pm news. Transcripts are available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts, for lessons 2014 till now. This week’s lessons are:

    - 3/28    Moses Not Christ   
    - 3/29    Believing in …

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Words of Wisdom Radio: March 7 - 11, 2022

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 12 noon and the 3pm news. Transcripts are available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts, for lessons 2014 till now. This week’s lessons are:

    - 3/7    Cyber Bullies            
    - 3/8    Jewish Special D…

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QA: Does the Church Celebrate Jesus' Birth?

My QA: Do the churches of Christ celebrate the birth of Christ?, from 12/19/2021 is now available in Misunderstood Scriptures. It is also available in Questions Answered.

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Thanksgiving Is a Mouthful

“But fornication and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as is fitting for saints; neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks” (Ephesians 5:3-4). Surely we can see that filthy, smutty, dirty language that spews from a person's heart cannot be canceled out by an hour or a day of “Thanksgiving.”…

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Proverbs Segment #118: Hurtful Holidays?

My Proverbs Commentary continues with Commentary Segment #118: Hurtful Holidays? focusing on Proverbs 17:1. It is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: What is a "Seder Service"?

My QA: What Is a "Seder Service"? , posted April 11, 2021, is now available in Publications On Judaism. It is also available in Publications On Roman Catholicism and in Questions Answered.

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What Jesus' Resurrection Really Means: Slides Available

In light of discussions of Easter, my sermon slides, What Jesus' Resurrection Really Means, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints. It is also available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ.

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New Year Party, Old Year Vomit

“But they also have erred through wine, And through intoxicating drink are out of the way; The priest and the prophet have erred through intoxicating drink, They are swallowed up by wine, They are out of the way through intoxicating drink; They err in vision, they stumble in judgment. For all tables are full of vomit and filth; so that no place is clean” (Isaiah 28:7-8).   Is that a good New Y…

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Ron Thomas' Reason for the Season

In light of the holiday season, Ron Thomas' The Reason for the Season is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Be Merry Without Alcohol - Mini Article Available

“Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in revelry and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in strife and envy” (Romans 13:13). These are terms that describe company parties, conventions, frat parties, bars and taverns, Christmas and New Year Eves, or proms. This verse teaches us to behave as if others can see us in the daytime; therefore NOT with rioting and dulled judgments in alcoho…

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Scared, of What? - Mini Article

What scares you this time of the year?  Is it houses haunted by fake "ghosts and goblins?" Or is it sights and sounds that are not human and hard to identify?  Or is it make-believe "zombies," "vampires," or "werewolves?"  The only time dead people walked the earth again was when Jesus Christ died on the cross, an earthquake opened graves, "and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were …

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Calendar Apostasy Article Available

My article Calendar Apostasy is available in Bible Articles.

 

It was published in the Gospel Gleaner in February, 2011, and on the Fellowship Room website in April, 2014.

 

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A Calendar Or the Cross? Words of Wisdom Archive

My minute long Words of Wisdom, A Calendar or the Cross, based on 1 Corinthians 2:1-2, addresses the concept of Easter. It is available in the Words of Wisdom archive from March 6, 2017.

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Jesus is NOT the "Reason for the Season"

Workaholics 101: Sermon PowerPoint Available

In light of the recent Fall Break, my updated sermon Workaholics 101 is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Tis the Season To Get Drunk?

In light of the July 4th weekend, my revised sermon Tis the Season to Get Drunk?, which addresses alcohol consumption, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Words of Wisdom: June 12 - 16, 2017

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

6/12/2017: Devolving Evolution

6/13/17/2017: The Water Line

6/14/2017: When Bad Happens

6/15/2017: Take It To The Streets

6/16/2017: Missing Father's Day

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Black Friday: Sermon Available

My revised sermon Black Friday is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Celebrating With the Spirit

My revised sermon Celebrating with the Spirit is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Words of Wisdom: May 29 - June 2, 2017

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

5/29/2017: An Annual Memorial

5/30/17/2017: Sheep Listen

5/31/2017: The Working Man

6/01/2017: The Lazy Man

6/02/2017: Willful Ignorance of Climate Change

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