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Words of Wisdom Radio: May 2 - 6, 2022

My Words of Wisdom Audios are 1-minute radio lessons which are studies from the Bible for our current times. They are broadcast on www.wecoradio.com / FM 101.3 after the 12 noon news and after the 3pm news. Transcripts are available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts, for lessons 2014 till now. This week’s lessons are:
    - 5/2/22    Street Crime               
    - 5/3/22 …

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REVISED Outline of Habakkuk Available Now

My REVISED outline of the Book of Habakkuk is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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QA: What is "Toxic Masculinity"?

My QA: What Is "Toxic Masculinity"? taken from Proverbs 17:15 and first printed in January 20, 2019, is now available in Questions Answered.

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Words of Wisdom: March 14 - 18, 2022

My Words of Wisdom Audios are 1-minute radio lessons which are studies from the Bible for our current times. They are broadcast on www.wecoradio.com / FM 101.3 after the 12 noon news and after the 3pm news. Transcripts are available at Words of Wisdom Radio Transcripts, for lessons 2014 till now. This week’s lessons are:

    - 3/14    The Sin of Lawlessness
    - 3/15    Looking for …

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Jesus Saves the Lost

Jesus defined His mission when He said: "For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost” (Matthew 18:11).  Define “lost.” It is from a Greek word meaning “wasted, ruined, lost,” and Satan is called “Apollyon,” meaning “him who lays waste” (Revelation 9:11).  Is your life being wasted through alcohol and drugs, sex and babies outside of marriage, hatred and racism, v…

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QA: Do I Have To Be Married To Be a Good Christian?

My QA on September 5, 2021, addressed 3 questions: Do I have to be married to be a good Christian? Is it really against Scripture to be physically aggressive or violent with others, including family? and Is disciplining children against the Bible?. It is now available in Questions Answered.

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Proverbs Commentaries Continue: Segments #154, #155, #156

My Proverbs commentary continues with Segment #154 Scram Scram! taken from Proverbs 21:6-7; Segment #155 A Rambling Wreck, taken from Proverbs 21:16; and Segment #156 Where to Discover Oil, taken from Proverbs 21:20.

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No More 9/11/01: Slides Available Now

My slides for sermon "No More 9/11/01", delivered on September 12, 2021 and taken from Ephesians 2:11-18, are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Proverbs Segment #136: Cast Your Lot With Christ

My Proverbs Commentary continues with Segment #136: Cast Your Lot With Christ, based on Proverbs 18:18, which is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: How Can Christians Respond to False Charges?

QUESTION: How can a Christian respond to false charges? - February 21, 2021   

ANSWER: Since this is not a new problem, let the Apostle Peter instruct us in 1 Peter 2:15

1. Let our good conduct make them liars!  (1 Peter 2:11-12

2. Remember the Example of Jesus (1 Peter 2:21-23, quoting Isaiah 53:9). 

3. Do not become like them, with false charges   (1 Peter 3:8-9) .…

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Proverbs 4:10-19: Commentary #12 - A Father's Wisdom

My Proverbs Commentary Segment #12, A Father's Wisdom: Learn From Your Parents' Experiences, taken from Proverbs 4:10-19, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. A complete and FREE FULL COMMENTARY on Proverbs is available on that page as well.

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Who's Guilty? - Mini Article Now Available

"The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not bear the guilt of the father, nor the father bear the guilt of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself” (Ezekiel 18:18-20). Clearly, the sins of the fathers shall not be imputed to their sons.

(1) If a son “shall not bear the guilt of the father,” then no one can “…

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Prosperity and Responsibility - Proverbs Commentary Segment #25

My Commentary on Proverbs, segment #25, Prosperity and Responsibility, taken from Proverbs 10:1-12, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: Who Are Our Enemies?

QUESTION: Who are our enemies? - April 18, 2021

ANSWER: An enemy is everyone who opposes those who trust in God and do things described in Psalm 56:5-6:

1. They twist my words - by changing the meaning of the words after they are used, lawyers can make an innocent conversation sound evil. Politicians & some preachers can make good words become wrong (Jude 4; 2 Peter 3:16)

2. All their tho…

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Who Starts It? Mini Article Now Available

Solomon said: “The mouth of the righteous is a well of life, But violence covers the mouth of the wicked. Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins” (Proverbs 10:11-12). Who turns street demonstrations or parades into destructive, flaming violence? Who keeps people divided along racial, ethnic, or economic lines? Who keeps feeding children “critical race theory” to create bitterness and…

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Brett Petrillo's Pre-Enraged Available Now

Brett Petrillo's article Pre-Enraged, referencing Ephesians 4:29-32, is now available in Publications on Guest Authors.

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I Don't Care About "Politically Correct"

QA: Why Does It Seem Society Is Out of Control?

QUESTION: Why does it seem that society is out of control? - 6/30/2019   

ANSWER: 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! (1 Timothy 1:5-11The people who want to live in violation of any restriction from God's control are allowed to direct: government lea…

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How To Stop the Violence - Now Available

Jesus said: "For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies” (Matthew 15:19). Only the Word of God can change the human heart. “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intent…

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #194: We Didn't Start the Fire

My commentary segment #194, We Didn't Start the Fire, taken from Proverbs 29:8-10, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. The page also contains a FULL COMMENTARY, completely free, for download as a PDF.

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