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I Am Offended That You Are Offended - Josh Blackmer

Josh Blackmer's article, I Am Offended That You Are Offended, is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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The Bible Came From God: Chart Available

Donnie Barnes' chart The Bible Came From God is now available in Bible Basics.

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Donnie Barnes' Why I Recommend the Bible: Now Available

Donnie Barnes' chart/ MEME Why I Recommend the Bible is now available in Bible Basics. This page pulls together a lot of material that can be used for people who may be new to the Bible or basic Bible principles.

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Missing Books of the Bible: Sermon Audio Available

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

The PowerPoint is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences and in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Do You Need Online Resources for Worship or Home Bible Study?

In light of continuing self isolation in some places, please review my Links page to find these and more resources to assist in worship and home Bible study:

  • Audio lessons from past, well renown preachers of the churches of Christ can be found at Sermons from Preachers of the Past
  • Bible lesson studies and more resources for home study can be found at John Hurt
  • There is a Bible based …

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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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Mini Article part 3: Star Light, Star Bright

Reason for the Season PART 3: 

On December 21, the Jupiter and Saturn regular 20-year conjunction will occur to observers, this time appearing closer than usual. The closest observable conjunction before that was in medieval 1226! The miraculous “Star of Bethlehem” led wise men, but had nothing to do with a “regular conjunction,” because Matthew 2 says:

(1) it moved to guide wise me…

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Mini Article Part 2: Sequence Matters

Reason for the Season PART 2: 

"Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to set in order a narrative of those things which have been fulfilled among us" (Luke 1:1)..."it seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write to you an orderly account, most excellent Theophilus, that you may know the certainty of those things in which you were instructe…

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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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No Bible Myths: "Reason for the Season" Mini Articles, Part 1

Reason for the Season PART 1: 

"For we did not follow cunningly devised fables when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty" (2 Peter 1:16).  Peter, James, and John had seen what took place on that Mount of Transfiguration that is recorded in Matthew 17:1-9Mark 9:2-9; and Luke 9:28-36.  It is important that we know: 

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A Religious Poll: New Mini Article

“And it happened, as He was alone praying, that His disciples joined Him, and He asked them, saying, ‘Who do the crowds say that I am?’ So they answered and said, ‘John the Baptist, but some say Elijah; and others say that one of the old prophets has risen again’ (Luke 9:18-19).” The opinion on the street was: (1) speculative; (2) divided; (3) wrong! Did Jesus say, “Each one has their …

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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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QA: How Can we Tell God Is Speaking to Us?

QUESTION: How can we tell when God is speaking to us?  -   January 26, 2020

ANSWER: God only speaks today through His written Word, the Bible. (Hebrews 1:1-2; John 5:46-47) Just as Moses' words were written to be read, so Jesus' words have been written to be read. So Paul preached (Acts 13:26-27). The Bible is not called "the Word of God" for nothing! ... Read More of this and other QA on …

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Faith or Cowardice: Mini Article Available Now

“And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. ‘And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled’.” (1 Peter 3:13 14) Christians stand for the truth of God’s Word, having no dread from ’threats, nor be[ing] troubled.” Our confidence comes from obeying God’s Word. “For God has not given …

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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: Who Can Be Trusted for Truth?

QUESTION: With political campaign promises, Internet articles, and "fake news", who can be trusted for the truth?- 8/16/2020

ANSWER: Surrounded by the sinful (Psalm 12:8), King David points out a most disheartening belief in v4: "Our lips are our own; Who is lord over us?" When even sinners abandon speaking truth, there is no confidence in anyone, anything, anywhere. ... Today, Christians shoul…

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Online Bible: Link Provided

Because it is important to know what the Bible teaches, I provide a link to a Readable Bible so you can read the Bible for yourself. Several versions are available, but I recommend the New King James Version (NKJV) as being textually sound, accurately translated, and easily understood.   

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Missing Books of the Bible: Audio Available

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

The PowerPoint is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences and in Sermon Powerpoints.

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New Memes Available for Winter

My home page has new Scripture memes to reflect winter.

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Psalm 18: God's People Sin, Yet God Delivers

My commentary for Psalm 18God's People Sin, Yet God Dlelivers, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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