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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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Don't Cross Flooding Water! - Proverbs Commentary Segment #183

In light of the 2020 chaos, my commentary segment #183: Don't Cross Flooding Water! centres on Proverbs 27:4 and its admonition regarding anger. The complete commentary, as well as the series of segments, are available on Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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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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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: 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: Who Can Be Trusted for Truth?

QUESTION: With political campaign promises, Internet articles, and "fake news", who can be trusted for the truth?- 8/16/2020

ANSWER: Surrounded by the sinful (Psalm 12:8), King David points out a most disheartening belief in v4: "Our lips are our own; Who is lord over us?" When even sinners abandon speaking truth, there is no confidence in anyone, anything, anywhere. ... Today, Christians shoul…

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Commentary for Psalm 125 Now Available

My commentary for Psalm 125, Those Who Trust in God, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Why is there so much to fear?

Question: Why Is there so much to fear?

Answer: 

ANSWER: Because the wicked are in charge of the media which promotes it! 

Proverbs 10:24-25: “The fear of the wicked will come upon him, And the desire of the righteous will be granted. When the whirlwind passes by, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.”

Wicked people have more reason to live in fe…

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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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Psalm 34: Wonderful Security in Fearing God

My commentary for Psalm 34Wonderful Security in Fearing God, is available in Devotions from Psalms, 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 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 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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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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Psalm 35: Which God Should We Worship?

My commentary for Psalm 135Which God Should We Worship?, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 73: Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

My commentary for Psalm 73Why Do the Wicked Prosper?, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 20: Best Wishes and Resolutions

My commentary for Psalm 20Best Wishes and Resolutions, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 28: God, We Need You

My commentary for Psalm 28God, We Need You, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 7: Beware Of What You Start

In light of a recent Words of Wisdom, my commentary for Psalm 7Beware of What You Start, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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