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QA: Are We Saved Like the Thief on the Cross

QUESTION: Are we saved like the thief on the cross?  - 3/1/2020

ANSWER: Read Galatians 6:14-15. The Holy Spirit-inspired Apostle Paul wrote this summary of why the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is a most important, pivotal moment in human history.

1. No person has any reason to “boast” (brag), for nothing we do has earned our salvation. (Acts 4:12; 1 Corinthians 3:21) ... Read More of thi…

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Why I Believe Jesus Is God: Chart Available

In light of discussions of Easter, Donnie Barnes' chart "Why I Believe Jesus Is God" is now available in Bible Basics.

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What Happened At Pentecost? - Slides Available

My sermon, What Happened At Pentecost, taken from Acts 2:1-47, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Salvation and Bible Faith: Mini Article Now Available

No one has received a revelation from God since the New Testament was finished. God’s last word to Israel was: “Remember the Law of Moses, My servant, Which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, With the statutes and judgments” (Malachi 4:4). 400 years of silence from God followed.  God has similar statements in the New Testament: “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all de…

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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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The Bible As It Now Is - Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon from Ephesians 3, The Bible As It Now Is, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: What Makes the church of Christ Better Than Other Churches?

QUESTION: What makes you think the church of Christ is better than any other church? - February, 2019

Answer: The church of Christ is made up only of people who have accepted, and been saved by, what Jesus taught, not what humans have said about it! 1) The church of Christ was begun on the first Pentecost after Jesus' resurrection, described in Acts 2. The 12 Apostles were baptised in the…

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QA: Why Come to Jesus?

QUESTION: Why Come to Jesus? - September 6, 2020

ANSWER: Because there never has been, or will be, anyone like Him. (John 7:31, 45-46; Acts 4:10-12). ...

1. Jesus was Sinless (Mark 1:9-11). ...

2. Jesus was Powerful (Mark 2:5, 10-12). ...

3. Jesus Alone Can Save (Galatians 6:14) ... Read more of this and other QA in Questions Answered.

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Sellers Crain's Heaven Is for Real? Really? Now Available

To continue our highlights on the existence of God, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article, Heaven is for Real? Really? is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Proverbs 1:20-33 Commentary Segment #5 Available

My Commentary Segment #5 for Proverbs 1:20-33, Listen to Wisdom, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. The entire series can be used as a basis for individual or group Bible study.


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I Have a Dream! Sermon Available

My sermon slides I Have a Dream, taken from Jeremiah 23:25-32, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints

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Sellers Crain's "If Anyone Speaks, Let Him Speak As the Oracles of God"

In light of the current discussion on free speech, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article         "If Anyone Speaks, Let Him Speak As the Oracles of God", taken from 1 Peter 4:11, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Millennial Antichrists - Article Available

In light of the current thoughts on "end times", my article Millennial Antichrists is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also featured in Publications On "End Times".

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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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Is There an Unpardonable Sin? - Sellers Crain Article

Sellers Crain, Jr's article, Is There an Unpardonable Sin?, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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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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Jesus Christ in One Verse

My chart Jesus Christ in One Verse, based on 1 Timothy, is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Sermon Charts. It can be used for Bible study or sermon.

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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). 

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The Fiery Trial - Sermon Available Now

My sermon The Fiery Trial, taken from 1 Peter 4:12-19, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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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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