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Psalm 142: From the Depth of Despair

My commentary for Psalm 142, From the Depth of Despair, 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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God Be Praised: Psalm 66 Commentary Available

My commentary for Psalm 66, God Be Praised, is available in Devotions from Psalms. The entire commentary for Psalms and Proverbs is available in Commentaries.

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Thanksgiving Without God? - Mini Article Now Available

It's impossible to have a “Thanksgiving” unless there is someone to thank!  The Apostle Paul wrote: “I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day” (2 Timothy 1:3).  (1) God is the only source of blessings to thank, so:  "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, And whose hope is the LORD” (Jere…

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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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Sellers Crain: Real Truth is Always Truth

In light of the recent election, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article, Real Truth is Always Truth from June 2018, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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The Wells of Isaac - Sermon Slides Now Available

My Sermon The Wells of Isaac - Genesis 26:12-25 is now available for free download from Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: How Safe Are We in Worship?

QUESTION: How safe are we in worship? - January 5, 2020

ANSWER: On December 29, 2019, [a church of Christ in Texas was targeted in a mass shooting]. ... 1. The state of Texas had made it legal to carry guns in church worship. ... 2. While police seek a motive for the criminal's action, God has given one for the very first murder in history, and every one since: evil works (1 John 3:11-1…

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The Better Tabernacle - Now Available

My internet article based on Hebrews 9:1-8, The Better Tabernacle, is available now in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Articles and Commentaries on Assorted Chapters.

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Motherhood - With Strings Attached: Slides Now Available

My sermon slides "Motherhood - With Strings Attached!" are now available on Publications On Family. They are also available in Sermon Powerpoints

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Only Follow Your Heart: Mini Article

Children are raised with the encouragement to: “Follow your heart.”  But this advice ignores the warning: “O LORD, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps” (Jeremiah 10:23).  God rejected people who “walked in the imagination of his evil heart " (Jeremiah 11:8).  After punishing them, God said: "they shall walk no more after t…

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Sellers Crain’s Real Truth Is Always Truth - Now Available

Sellers Crain’s article Real Truth Is Always Truth from June, 2018, is now available in my dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Psalm 102: Hear My Prayer, O LORD

My commentary for Psalm 102, Hear My Prayer, O LORD, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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It’s so depressing to think Evil is winning. What can we do to keep from being discouraged?

Question: It’s so depressing to think Evil is winning. What can we do to keep from being discouraged?

Answer: “We do not lose heart” means “we do not give in to evil.” The Bible gives us reasons why we do not: 1. We can pray to God.

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Let My Cry Come Before You - Commentary Available

Please find my Commentary on Psalm 119:169-176 (Tau), entitled “I Have Strayed Like a Lost Sheep” in Commentaries> Devotions from Psalm 119.

 

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Proverbs 12:25 - Why Put In a "Good Word"?: Commentary #63

My commentary #63 on Proverbs 12:25Why Put In a Good Word?, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Benevolence for Saints Only? Debate Materials

My charts from the Polk/ Thrasher debate on Benevolence for Saints Only are now available in Debate Charts.

The debate in Meridian, Mississippi, with Thomas N Thrasher took place in January, 2010.

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Psalm 22: I Will Praise You

My commentary for Psalm 22I Will Praise You, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 13:13 - Pick One: Despise Or Fear God's Word: Commentary #68

My commentary #68 on Proverbs 13:13Pick One: Despise Or Fear God's Word, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Shrines to Apostasy: Free Tract

My tract, Shrines to Apostasy, is available for free download from Tracts in Publications.

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Psalm 132: The Cure For Restlessness

My commentary for Psalm 132The Cure for Restlessness, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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