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Big Orange Crush - Gender Confusion Addressed

In light of recent gender confusion, my article Big Orange Crush: Ze What? is available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in October, 2015.

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QA: What Does the Bible Say Abut "Self Identification"?

QUESTION: What does the Bible say about "self identification"? - April, 2019   

Answer: We keep hearing about people who “self-identify” ... The dictionary defines it as, “identification with someone or something outside oneself.” “Self-consciousness” is the awkward feeling that we do not feel comfortable with our surroundings, but we can adjust. “Self-identification” is the …

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What Is Grace and Who Is It For? - Sermon Now Available

My sermon slides on Grace, What Is It and Who Is It For, based on 2 Peter, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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The Bible IS a Christian Evidence Textbook, #2

My article, The Bible IS a "Christian Evidence" Textbook, #2, is now available on Bible Content's Bible Basics page. It is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences.

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QA: How Can We Remember the Crucifixion of Christ?

QUESTION: What Must Christians Do To Remember the Crucifixion of Christ? - August, 2020

ANSWER:  Simply, preach the Word  (2 Timothy 4:2).  Don't be distracted  (1 Corinthians 2:1-2). ... By following a man-made religious calendar, people have been turned away from that Cross. “Christmas” diverts attention to Jesus’ birth; “Lent” places the emphasis upon human denial; “Easter” skips the cr…

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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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The Wise Trust God & Improve Their Lives: Commentary #8 Available

My Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #8 on Proverbs 3:1-12, The Wise Trust God and Improve Their Lives.

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Black Friday?! A Fool And His Money (Proverbs Commentary #28)

My Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #28 on Proverbs 10:19-22, A Fool and His Money.

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Proverbs 14:8 - Who's Fooling Whom? Commentary #80

My commentary segment #80 on Proverbs 14:8: Who's Fooling Whom? is now available in my Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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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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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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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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Lend Me Your Ears: Mini Article Available

In William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” Act 3, Scene 2, Mark Antony says: “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.” Why pay attention to this fictional invitation, but neglect to hear God’s appeal: “Give ear, O my people, to my law; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth” (Psalm 78:1); OR to the appeal of Solomon: “My son, pay attention to my wisdom; Lend your ear to …

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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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The Valley of Opinion

“For I hear the slander of many; Fear is on every side; While they take counsel together against me, They scheme to take away my life” (Psalm 31:13). Media values “news” which is more “opinion” than real facts and truth. In point of fact, “opinion polls” consume a great deal of time and space these days. The New Testament commands: “Do not be wise in your own opinion” (Roman…

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Sellers Crain’s Real Truth Is Always Truth - Now Available

Sellers Crain’s article Real Truth Is Always Truth from June, 2018, is now available in my dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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A Word to the Wise: Proverbs 4 - Now Available

My Sermon Powerpoint, A Word to the Wise: Proverbs 4, is now available in Sermons PowerPoints.

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Why is there so much to fear?

Question: Why Is there so much to fear?

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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.”

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Words of Wisdom Audio Lessons Available

There are 1-minute radio lessons, entitled, “Words of Wisdom,” found in the Audio section and as transcripts here. These radio lessons are studies from the Bible for our current times. They were written by John T. Polk II, the preacher for the Oneida Church of Christ, Oneida, TN.

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