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QA: Is a Politician's Church Attendance Newsworthy?

QUESTION: Is a politician's church attendance newsworthy? - March 28, 2021    

ANSWER: It should not be so! On December 8, 2020, The Washington Post ... article, "Joe Biden Goes to Church. Politics Remains Outside," written by Robin Givhan, said, "Church attendance isn't a measure of one's faith or a substitution for good deeds, but it is a way of singling religiosity." 1. ... Who separated…

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Raymond Kelcy's What Can Christians Do In a Hostile Society?

Raymond C Kelcy's article What Can Christians Do When Society Seems to be Hostile to Them? is now available in Publications From Guest Authors. It was printed in January, 2021.

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Commentary segment #179: Contradiction of Fools [Proverbs 26:4-5]

My full commentary on Psalms and Proverbs is available in Commentaries as FREE downloads. This week I highlight segment #179, "The Contradiction of Fools", centred on Proverbs 26:4-5, which is available on Studies in the Book of Proverbs

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Wayne Burger’s Fight for Rights Available

In light of the current political climate, Wayne Burger’s Fight for Rights article is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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To Have Or Have Not - Mini Article Available

Jesus said: "Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses" (Luke 12:15). Envy and covetousness exist when those who “have not” train their eyes on what others “have,” desiring to obtain it by evil means, then we have an example of what God calls “covetousness,” which is idolatry (Colossians 3:5). Satisfaction with wha…

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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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QA: Should Christians protest in the street?

QUESTION: Should Christians protest in the street? - 2018 

ANSWER: Note four points from the incident in Acts 17:1-9

1. Opposition to the success of Bible teaching is always motivated by jealousy (1 Thessalonians 2:3-10). ... 

2. Evil men from the marketplace literally describes people who have nothing else to do but hang around amid the public. They have no scruples, purposes, or re…

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What Price "Unity"? - Mini Article Now Available

“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness”          (Romans 1:18). Many are calling for national unity. “Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?” (Amos 3:3) Opposites cannot be brought together unless one side repents and relents. “Rather, that the things which the Gentiles sacrif…

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QA: What To Do In a Change in Government?

QUESTION: What should a Christian do when there is a change in Government?

ANSWER: God's Word helps us make a proper judgment. 1. Watch what they do (Matthew 7:16-20); 2. Only the wicked use violence to gain power (Psalm 11:5; Proverbs 21:7; Psalm 27:12-13; Psalm 55:9); 3. Judge their Judgment (Proverbs 17:13; Proverbs 17:15; Proverbs 24:24-25); 4. Always remember ... Read more of this and othe…

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Truth Suppressed: Mini Article Available Now

“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness”          (Romans 1:18). Even Jesus had difficulty getting Jews to accept the truth about Himself: "You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth,…

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Psalm 144: How To Live In a Happy State

In light of current events, my commentary for Psalm 144How To Live In a Happy State, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete commentary for Psalms and Proverbs are available separately and in a complete PDF from my Commentaries page. They can form the basis for either personal or Bible group study.

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QA: Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are in Charge?

QUESTION: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?  - July, 2020

ANSWER: This is a problem discussed  already iPsalm 58. Verses 1-5 show how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; and Verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. ... Read More of this and other QAs on the Questions Answered page.

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For the Children: Sermon Slides Available

In light of the holiday season of gift giving, my sermon slides For the Children, based on 2 Chronicles 12:14, are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Black Friday?! A Fool And His Money (Proverbs Commentary #28)

My Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #28 on Proverbs 10:19-22, A Fool and His Money.

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QA: Can Christians be "Politically Correct"?

QUESTION: What can Christians do when they are accused of violating "Political Correctness"? - February 2, 2020

ANSWER: "Political correctness" is an expression of false teaching. The Devil is "the accuser of our brethren" (Revelation 12:10). He accuses only, but without proof. It means that everyone who accuses without proving their case is doing the Devil's work. "PC" is simply accusing by l…

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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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How To Be Re-Elected - Proverbs Commentary #195

In view of the upcoming US election, my commentary segment #195, How To Be Re-Elected, based on Proverbs 29:14 - is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Can This Be Saved? - Proverbs Commentary #170

In view of the upcoming US election, my commentary segment #170, Can This Be Saved?, based on Proverbs 24:21-22 - is available in The Bible & Evolution. It is also available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: How can a Christian’s vote count the most?

QUESTION: How can a Christian's Vote count the most? - October, 2020  

ANSWER: Keep Bible principles in mind when casting the vote. 1. Don’t Support Abortion. (Romans 9:11Exodus 1:16-172 Kings 21:16). God condemned Egypt and Judah, because He hates “Hands that shed innocent blood” (Proverbs 6:17). God-fearing people will not vote for a leader determined to kill babies!  2. U…

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Dying to Lie - Mini Article on Politics Now Available

“An evildoer gives heed to false lips; A liar listens eagerly to a spiteful tongue.” (Proverbs 17:4) Surely in a poitical campaign year, this is easily understood. “Evildoer” describes someone whose heart is full of wickedness and sins. ’False lips’ describes the mouths through which the heart of evil speaks falsely. Only a wicked person wants to feed his, or her, vile heart with lies coming t…

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