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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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Sellers Crain’s What Do We Do Now? - Now Available

In light of the gender discussion, Sellers Crain’s article, What Do We Do Now?, is now available in my new page, Publications from Guest Authors.

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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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Might Doesn't Make Right - Mini Article Now Available

Because the Media focuses on street mobs and their violence, people may ask, “Are they right?’’ God once warned: “You shall not follow a crowd to do evil.” (Exodus 23:2) Solomon’s wisdom said, “Those who are of a perverse heart are an abomination to the LORD, but the blameless in their ways are His delight. Though they join forces, the wicked will not go unpunished; but the posterity of …

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QA: Why is there so much to fear?

​QUESTION: Why is there so much to fear? - January 12, 2020

ANSWER: Because the wicked are in charge of the media which promotes it. (Proverbs 10:24-25Wicked people have more reason to live in fear because they do not honour God's wisdom in their lives; they naturally assume others also live as they do. Therefore they cannot assume anyone else lives honourably. ... Read More in Questions…

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QA: Why Is Society Out of Control?

QA: Why is society out of control, and what can be done to change it? 2/2019

Answer: There is little being done to hold everyone responsible for their own actions (Titus 1:15). Add to this the interminable delay in executing justice, and Solomon rightly said: “Because the sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do…

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QA: Why Is Everyone Branded a "Racist"?

From Questions Answered: February 16, 2020: 

QUESTION: Why does it seem everyone is branded a "racist"?

ANSWER: "Racial discrimination" is racist, nothing else. “Discrimination” is the quality or power of finely distinguishing,” or making, judgments. Making moral judgments based upon what God says, is exactly what God wants us to do. Solomon asked God, “For who is able to judge thi…

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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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Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are In Charge?

Question: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?

Answer: This is a problem already discussed in Psalm 58. In verses 1-5, Scripture shows how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. Let's look at this in more detail. in Verses 1-2, David shows disgust at corruption …

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Proverbs 12:24 - Who Deserves Slavery?: Commentary #62

My commentary on Proverbs, section #62 on Proverbs 12:24 - Who Deserves Slavery?, is relevant to revisit in the current climate.

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Street Crime Mini Article Available

David prayed, “Deliver me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men” (Psalm 140:1).  Solomon gave a reason for that, “A violent man entices his neighbor, And leads him in a way that is not good” (Proverbs 16:29).  Destructive violence in a land of laws is not the way of “Justice.”  “The violence of the wicked will destroy them, Because they refuse to do justice” (…

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QA: Why does it seem that society is out of control?

QUESTION: Why does it seem that society is out of control?

REPLY: Because the media focuses almost entirely on the “lawless,” or those who are “out of control! 

1. The “lawless” are in charge because the “lawful” have not insisted otherwise! “Now the purpose of the commandment is love from a pure heart, froma good conscience, and fromsincere faith, from which some, having …

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Proverbs 19:10 - Robbing Hoods and Zero Sum Philosophy: Commentary #140

My commentary #140 on Proverbs 19:10Robbing Hoods and Zero Sum Philosophy, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 16:27-29 - Neighborhood Watch: Commentary #115

My commentary #115 on Proverbs 16:27-29Neighborhood Watch, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 14:34 - God's Burden Against America: Commentary #89

My commentary #89 on Proverbs 14:34God's Burden Against America, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs 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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Proverbs 12:24 - Who Deserves Slavery?: Commentary #62

My commentary #62 on Proverbs 12:24Who Deserves Slavery?, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 20:27 - Why God Makes Common Sense: Commentary #150

My commentary #150 on Proverbs 20:27Why God Makes Common Sense, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Words of Wisdom: September 4 - 8, 2017

Please find my Words of Wisdom as Audio and as Transcripts for the days:

9/04/2017: The Time Is Now

9/05/2017: The Time Is Now (repeat)

9/06/2017: I Know I'm Saved

9/07/2017: Who Can Forgive Sins?

9/08/2017: Jesus Is Now King

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