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Workman’s Compensation: Mini Article Now Available

Proverbs 21:5: “The plans of the diligent lead surely to plenty, but those of everyone who is hasty, surely to poverty” Work, hard work, and plenty of it is the only way to true wealth. Solomon also said: “Do you see a man who excels in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before unknown men” (Proverbs 22:29); and,

“All the labor of man is for his mouth, And yet the s…

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Love Applied: Bible Study Available

In light of Valentine's Day, my Bible Study Love Applied: Matthew 5:38 - 48 is available in my study material on the Sermon On the Mount.

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Can You Forgive Your Brother? - Proverbs 18 Commentary

My commentary segment for Proverbs 18:19, Can You Forgive Your Brother?, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Tract: The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ

In light of the holiday season, my revised tract The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ is available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Publications Tracts.

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #148 - Don't Break Out In a Rash!

In light of new year resolutions coming up, my Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #148 on Proverbs 20:25 - Don't Break Out In a Rash!

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QA: What Can Parents Teach Children About Godly Living Today?

QUESTION: What can we as parents teach our children about living godly lives today? - March, 2019   

Answer: Nothing can beat the reality of God-given wisdom from Solomon in Proverbs 1:1-9:18Children should learn how to wisely live life, and what pitfalls to avoid. Wisdom stands, and wisdom speaks; there are five ways a "proverb" helps (Proverbs 1:2-4).  ... Read More of my QA on Ques…

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QA: Does Alcohol Have Any Good Use?

QUESTION: Does alcohol have any good use? - October, 2020

ANSWER: There are three uses of alcohol, each as a medicine, that is, to be used with a very low dose, only for pain relief, out of necessity, briefly at best. They are: 1) To relieve recurring weakening digestive problems  (1 Timothy 5:23; 1 Timothy 3:3Titus 1:7) ... Read More of this and other QA on my Questions Answered page.

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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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"False Witness" Only Comes Through Evil

In light of recent US election results, my article "False Witness" Only Comes Through Evil, which centres on Deuteronomy 19:15-21, is now available in Publications for Internet Articles. It is also available in my page On End Times and On Roman Catholicism

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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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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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Herod the Great: Sermon Available Now

My sermon slides for Herod the Great, taken from Matthew 2:1-18, are now available and ready to download on Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: What Can I Do To Keep my Christian Life in Order Amid Such Change?

QUESTION: What can I do to keep my Christian life in order, when everything around me seems to be changing? -   February, 2019

Answer: To be sure, there is a great deal that is changing about our immediate world. A Christian will come out better than before, though. I'm immediately thinking of the biblical words "confidence" and "patience."  

1) "Confidence" is based upon trust and re…

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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: How can Christians Discuss Religion When It Is Forbidden?

QUESTION: How can Christians argue religion when they are forbidden to do that?    February, 2019   

Answer: Some will condemn any attempt to expose the organization and practice of evil, while harboring those who refuse to change from their evil ways. They make the church of Christ composed of a “mixed multitude” rather than people desiring to be pure from their sins. Ephesians 5:25…

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Proverbs 25:3, 6-7, 15 - What To Do When It's "Reigning": Commentary #172

My commentary on Proverbs, section #172: What To Do When It's "Reigning", is relevant to revisit in the current climate and is available in Commentaries.

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QA: Why is there so much hatred today?

QUESTION: Why is there so much hatred today?  August 2, 2020

ANSWER: Whatever the rationale or reason for hatred and violence, there can be no question that in the world, hatred is preached and practiced! As a reminder of the ways of the world from which a Christian is delivered, Paul wrote Titus 3:3...  hatred is one of a progression of seven attitudes that separate and divide people with …

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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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Proverbs 15:4 - You Listen to What?: Commentary #92

My commentary on Proverbs is available in more than 200 segments or individual Bible study guides. #92 - You Listen to What? highlights Proverbs 15:4.

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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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