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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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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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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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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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QA: What Can Save the USA?

QUESTION: What can save the USA?

ANSWER: "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people." (Proverbs 14:34) Righteousness is the state or condition of being "right" as defined by God by His commandments and by His example (1 John 3:7; Psalm 119:172; 1 John 2:1). Governments should exist to protect the righteous within their citizenry (Romans 13:3-5). ... Read More of this an…

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Proverbs 14:35 - Who Is Responsible for Good Government: Commentary #90

My commentary on Proverbs is available in more than 200 segments or individual Bible study guides. #90 - Who Is Responsible for Good Government? highlights Proverbs 14:35.

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When Tornadoes [or Hurricanes!] Happen

On God’s earth, things happen to all alike, both good and  evil. There are blessings, as Jesus said: "that you may be sons of your Father in heaven: for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust” (Matthew 5:45). There will be death: “it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27). There is destruction:…

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Proverbs 11:9-11 - Hypocrites Don't Help Cities: Commentary #37

My commentary on Proverbs, section #37 on Proverbs 11:9-11 - Hypocrites Don't Help Cities, is relevant to revisit in the current climate.

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Proverbs 20:20 - The Damnable Generation: Commentary #147

My commentary #147 on Proverbs 20:20The Damnable Generation, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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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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Proverbs 11:20-21 - Is Anything "Right" or "Wrong"?: Commentary #44

My commentary #44 on Proverbs 11:20-21Is Anything "Right" or "Wrong"? is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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