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QA: If God Loves Everyone, Why Bother Me?

My QA for If God Loves Everyone, Why Bother Me? is now available in Bible Basics. It is also available in Questions Answered, from July 7, 2019.

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Why Worship God? - Sermon Slides Available

My sermon slides Why Worship God? are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Mass Murder Motive - Mini Article

After sin entered the world through the free choice of Adam and Eve, their son, “Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him” (Genesis 4:8). Toward the end of the New Testament, the explanation is given: “we should love one another, not as Cain who was of the wicked one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his works were evil and his brother's righteous” (1…

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Hell? YES! - Sermon Outline Available

My outline Hell? YES! taken from Hebrews 10:26-31, is available in Sermon Outlines. My outlines are provided in PDF format to be accessible on smartphones and ereaders. To learn more, click here.

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TBT: What About "Hate Crimes"?

For "throw back Thursday", my article What About "Hate Crimes"? is available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in Q1, 2003.

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QA: Are We Saved Like the Thief on the Cross

QUESTION: Are we saved like the thief on the cross?  - 3/1/2020

ANSWER: Read Galatians 6:14-15. The Holy Spirit-inspired Apostle Paul wrote this summary of why the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is a most important, pivotal moment in human history.

1. No person has any reason to “boast” (brag), for nothing we do has earned our salvation. (Acts 4:12; 1 Corinthians 3:21) ... Read More of thi…

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Why Did Jesus Come? Sermon Chart Available

In light of discussions on Easter, my chart Why Did Jesus Come? is available in Sermon Charts. It is also available in Publications On Jesus Christ.

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Psalms 40: God's Plan of Salvation: Commentary Available

In light of the thoughts on Easter, my Commentary for Psalms 40, God's Plan of Salvation, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete Commentary on Psalms is COMPLETELY FREE to download here as well.

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QA: Is it wrong to be afraid? - 3/14/2021

QUESTION: Is it wrong to be afraid? - 3/14/2021  

ANSWER: The wisdom of Proverbs cannot be surpassed: Proverbs 10:24-25; Proverbs 28:1; Proverbs 29:25. Wicked people have more reason to live in fear because they do not honor God's wisdom in their lives; they naturally assume others also live as they do. Therefore they cannot assume anyone else lives honourably. A guilty conscience makes one…

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The Bible As It Now Is - Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon from Ephesians 3, The Bible As It Now Is, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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NEW: The Origin of Roman Catholicism

To continue the discussion of the church of Christ, my NEW 6-part lessons on the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) begins with RCC1: The Origin of Roman Catholicism, which is available in Publications On Roman Catholicism.

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #139: To Tell the Truth About Lies

My Proverbs Commentary Segment #139, To Tell the Truth About Lies: Proverbs 19:9, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. The entire Proverbs Commentary is available FOR FREE TO DOWNLOAD from this page.

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Missing Books of the Bible: Sermon Audio Available

My sermon The Missing Books of the Bible is available in Sermon Audios.

The PowerPoint is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences and in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Sellers Crain's In Search of Modern Gnostics - Now Available

Sellers S Crain, Jr's article In Search of Modern Gnostics is now available in the dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Satan's Advantage: Slides Now Available

To continue our highlights on the existence of God - and Satan, my sermon slides on Satan's Advantage, taken from 2 Corinthians 2:11-15, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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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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Who Is God? - Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon slides Who Is God?, taken from Acts 17:24-29, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Love Applied: Bible Study Available

In light of Valentine's Day, my Bible Study Love Applied: Matthew 5:38 - 48 is available in my study material on the Sermon On the Mount.

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #6 Now Available: Wisdom for Those Who Listen

My commentary for Proverbs, Segment #6: God Gives Wisdom to Those Who Listen, centred on Proverbs 2:1-9, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: Do We Need Jesus Today?

QUESTION: Do we need Jesus today? - October, 2020

ANSWER: Absolutely! In a hero saturated society, most of whom are make-believe, Jesus has been lost in the shuffle. Super heroes are a human attempt to elevate someone who is worthy of adulation above others. Consider the Real Jesus: 1. Jesus is Only Begotten. (1 John 4:9; John 15:13; Galatians 3:26; 1 John 3:5; John 8:24) ... Read more of this …

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