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Words of Wisdom: November 20 - December 8, 2023

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. Previous lessons now available are:

    - 11/20/2023 - Street Crime
    - 11/21/2023 - Who’s Killing Jesus? Part 2 - Keepers of Moses’ Law 
    - 11/22/2023 - [Thanksgiving] Thank God
    - 11/23/2023 - What Is Discrimination?
    - 11/24/2023 - Being Religious Without Jesus - Cornelius

    - 11/27/2023 - Getting Jesus Right: Bible Order 
    - 11/28/2023 - Getting Jesus Right: Birth Date  
    - 11/29/2023 - Baby Jesus, Part 1
    - 11/30/2023 - Baby Jesus, Part 2
    - 12/1/2023 - What Is Your Truth?
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    - 12/4/2023 - The Influence of Jesus Christ
    - 12/5/2023 - We have Found the Messiah: Came From God
    - 12/6/2023 - We have Found the Messiah: No One Spoke Like Him
    - 12/7/2023 - We have Found the Messiah: Speaks Boldly
    - 12/8/2023 - What Peace Did Jesus Bring?

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Words of Wisdom Radio: June 3 - 14, 2024

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. The last two week’s lessons from June 2024 are:

    - 6/3/2024 - Try The Right Way
    - 6/4/2024 - The Soul Exchange 
    - 6/5/2024 - Self Identification 
    - 6/6/2024 - Live In Not Of The World 
    - 6/7/2024 - Fear Or Salvation?  

    - 6/10/2024 - The Influence of Jesus Christ 
    - 6/11/2024 - No Unity In Diversity
    - 6/12/2024 - Planned Parenthood or Murder? 
    - 6/13/2024 - Against Nature   
    - 6/14/2024 - Missing Father’s Day  

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Words of Wisdom: Edition 6 Now Out

Walk in Wisdom, Edition 6 is now available. Look for it on my NEW Walk in Wisdom Periodical page. If you'd like to receive it by email, please use the Response page.

Edition 6, released May 27, 2024, contains:

  • The Cross of Christ: A Lesson Outline - John T Polk II
  • Where Are You Going to Place Your Bet? - Edd Sterchi
  • Salted Speech - quotes from Aly Raisman, Steven Wright, and Anonymous
  • Six Four-Letter Words for Christians - Donnie Barnes chart

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Walk in Wisdom, Edition 2 is Out Now

Walk in Wisdom, Edition 2 is now available. Look for it on my NEW Walk in Wisdom Periodical page. If you'd like to receive it by email, please use the Response page.

Edition 2, released April 29, 2024, contains:

  • Millennial Antichrists - John T Polk II
  • Salted Speech - quotes from Socrates & Ronald Reagan

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Walk in Wisdom, Edition 1

Welcome to the debut of my new personally produced, curated, and authored periodical, Walk in Wisdom! I will try to produce one a week and share it on my NEW PAGE for Walk in Wisdom. Please visit the Response page and complete the form to be added to the mailing list and receive a copy by email. This periodical is free of charge and provided in PDF format.

Walk In Wisdom, Edition 1, April 22, 2024, includes the following:

  • Spiritual "Addiction"  by John T Polk II
  • A Pulpit Commentary on 2 Corinthians by John T Polk II
  • Bob West's Theophilus: The Evolution of the Clock

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QA: There Are Many People Do Good Deeds. Are They Saved?

My QA: There Are Many People who are doing much good for many other people. Are They Saved? from January 28, 2024, is now available. Look for the word "FEATURED" or the name of the file in Questions Answered.

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QA: I Confessed God Forgave My Sins Before Baptism

My QA: I confessed that God had forgiven my sins before I was baptised. Do I need to be baptised again? taken from 1 John is now available. Look for the word "FEATURED" or the name of the file in Questions Answered. This featured in my 500th -- and final -- bulletin issue for the Oneida church of Christ, Oneida, Tennessee. I hope to continue with my own periodical shortly. Please use the Response page to request to be added to my periodical mailing list.

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An Impressed Life

My sermon An Impressed Life, taken from 1 Peter  1:17-25 and delivered October 22, 2023, is now available. Look for the name of the file or the word "FEATURED" on the Sermon Powerpoints page.

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QA: How Can I Tell When the Holy Spirit Speaks Today?

My QA: How can I tell when, and what, the Holy Spirit says to me today? from March 3, 2024, is now available. Look for the name of the file or the word "FEATURED" on the Questions Answered page.

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QA: Why do we have to attend church services?

My QA: Why do we have to attend church services? from December 3, 2023, is now available. Look for the name of the file or the word "FEATURED" in Questions Answered.

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God Is Close: Slides available

My sermon slides for God Is Close: The Book of Deuteronomy is now available. Look for the name of the file or the word "FEATURED" in the Sermon Powerpoints page.

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QA: If the Holy Spirit dwells in us, why do we need to go to church and Bible classes?

Throw Back Thursday: My QA: If the Holy Spirit dwells in us, why do we need to go to church and Bible classes? from 8/25/2019 is now available. Look for the name of the file or the word "FEATURED" on the Questions Answered page.

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Work of the Holy Spirit

My sermon slides for The Work of the Holy Spirit based on Romans 8:5-14 and delivered February 19, 2023, is now available. Look for the word "FEATURED" or the name of the file in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Words of Wisdom Radio October 23 - November 3, 2023

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 past two week’s lessons are:
    - 10/23/2023 - The Time is NOW 
    - 10/24/2023 - Hate-filled Strife   
    - 10/25/2023 - Promise to Give Kingdom to Others 
    - 10/26/2023 - What Law Did Jesus Fulfill?  
    - 10/27/2023 - God’s Land Promise  

    - 10/30/2023 - Jesus and the Last Days  
    - 10/31/2023 - Good and Evil  
    - 11/1/2023 - The Wicked Will Not Escape
    - 11/2/2023 - God Hears Help 
    - 11/3/2023 - Why Wickedness Continues 

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QA: Why Can't All Wars Stop? and Where Is God Amid the Chaos?

My QA: Why can't all wars stop? and QA: Where is God when there is so much chaos? are now available in Questions Answered.

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Why Pray? Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon slides Why Pray, based on Genesis 18:16-25 and delivered September 10, 2023, is now available in PDF form on Sermon Powerpoints.

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Words of Wisdom HERE for September 18-23, 2023

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:
- 9/18/2023 - I Know I’m Saved   
- 9/19/2023 - Who Honors God    
- 9/20/2023 - Turning Good Into Bad 
- 9/21/2023 - Love and Baptism     
- 9/22/2023 - Salvation Is Not Miraculous  

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I AM The God Who Wills

My sermon slides I Am The God Who Wills from 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8, delivered August 20, 2023, is now available. Look for the word "FEATURED" and the name of the file in Sermon Powerpoints

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Back to School

My sermon slides Back to SchoolActs 19:1-10 and delivered August 13, 2023, are now available. Look for the word "FEATURED" or the name of the file in Sermon Powerpoints

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Psalm 119:129-136 Streams of Tears Flow From My Eyes

My Psalms commentary continues with Psalm 119:129-136 Pe - Streams of Tears Flow From My Eyes. Look for the word "FEATURED" or the name of the file in Devotions from Psalm 119.

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