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Salvation and Bible Faith: Mini Article Now Available

No one has received a revelation from God since the New Testament was finished. God’s last word to Israel was: “Remember the Law of Moses, My servant, Which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, With the statutes and judgments” (Malachi 4:4). 400 years of silence from God followed.  God has similar statements in the New Testament: “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all de…

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QA: How Long Were the Days of Creation?

QUESTION: How long were the days of Creation?  - May, 2020   

Answer: That there was a "beginning" of the Creation, none seems to dispute. In human experience, we know that everything in our world must have had a beginning. And in Scripture, this is completely true (Revelation 1:8). Only God pre-dates Creation (Hebrews 1:10-12, quoting from Psalm 102:25-27). Jesus Christ believed in the …

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Wisdom & the Creation: Proverbs Commentary #23 Available

My commentary segment #23 on Proverbs 8:22-36, 8 Reasons Why to Listen to Reason: Wisdom & the Creation, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. My Commentaries can be used as the basis for personal or classroom Bible study and are completely FREE TO DOWNLOAD.

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QA: How Do We Know We Can Trust Scripture?

QUESTION: How do we know we can trust the Scriptures? - May, 2019

Answer: The Scrlptures, themselves, prove their truthfulness and reliability when predictions made hundreds of years before, happen as accurately as they were originally written! And, this also shows how precisely the prophecy was worded, how exactly it had been copied and preserved, and how detailed were the events described! …

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Process of Faith - Article Available

To continue to aid Bible study, my article Process of Faith is now available in Bible Basics. It is also available in Bible Articles, since it first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner for March, 2013.

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Sellers Crain's "If Anyone Speaks, Let Him Speak As the Oracles of God"

In light of the current discussion on free speech, Sellers S Crain, Jr's article         "If Anyone Speaks, Let Him Speak As the Oracles of God", taken from 1 Peter 4:11, is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Sin's Sly Beginning: Mini Article Now Available

The Devil, as a serpent (Genesis 3:1Revelation 12:9), tempted Eve in three steps: 

1) Doubt - “Has God indeed said, 'You shall not eat of every tree of the garden'?" (Genesis 3:1); 

2) Denial - "You will not surely die” (Genesis 3:4); 

3) Distrust -"For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil" (Genesi…

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Doctrine and Traditions Unchanged

In light of the holiday season, my slides Doctrine and Traditions: Unchanged, based on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2, are available in Debate Charts.

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Mini Article part 3: Star Light, Star Bright

Reason for the Season PART 3: 

On December 21, the Jupiter and Saturn regular 20-year conjunction will occur to observers, this time appearing closer than usual. The closest observable conjunction before that was in medieval 1226! The miraculous “Star of Bethlehem” led wise men, but had nothing to do with a “regular conjunction,” because Matthew 2 says:

(1) it moved to guide wise me…

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The Heart of the Gospel: 1 Corinthians 15:1-8

In light of the focus on the Gospels during the holiday season, my sermon slides for The Heart of the Gospel, taken from 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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How Does God Speak Today?- Mini Article Now Available

“God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son” (Hebrews 1:1-2). Jesus has said: “the word that I have spoken will judge him in the last day” (John 12:48). But how does anyone know the words of Jesus? “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away” (Luke 21:33). …

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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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Profanity: Sermon Presentation Available

My sermon entitled Profanity is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Psalm 33: Praise to God, the Higher Power, the Creator

My commentary for Psalm 33, Praise to God, the Higher Power, the Creator, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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2 Corinthians: Outline Available

My new outline of Paul's Second Letter To The Corinthians is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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Words of Wisdom: July 10 - 14, 2017

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

7/10/2017: Man Made Tradition: Jesus' Resurrection

7/11/2017: Man Made Tradition: Corporate Church

7/12/2017: Man Made Tradition: Corrupt Church

7/13/2017: The Bible Is From God

7/14/2017: Only One Death Stands Out

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Has the Church of Christ Lost Its Head?

My revised sermon Has the Church of Christ Lost Its Head?, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

It is also available in Publications On Roman Catholicism.

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The End of the World and Mayan Calendar

My revised sermon The End Of The World and Mayan Calendar is now available in Publications On "End Times".

It is also available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Consider Jesus to Grow

My revised sermon Consider Jesus to Grow is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ: Tract Available

My revised tract The Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ  is available for free in Tracts.

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