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Commentary #125: Evil? Many Happy Returns

My commentary segment #125 for Proverbs 17:13: Many Happy Returns, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: If I am saved by grace, what else need I do?

My QA, If I am saved by grace, what else need I do? is now available in Bible Basics. It is also available in Questions Answered for 9/15/2019.

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Why Do Murders Like This Happen?

QUESTION: There was a murderer who claimed to hear God. Why do things like this happen?  

ANSWER: Tragic ignorance of God's Word in the Holy Bible. 1. In the Bible, God condemns murder He told Israelites, "You shall not murder." (Deuteronomy 5:17; see also Romans 1:28-29God never contradicts Himself. (Luke 11:18). 2. God never speaks to anyone a directly nymore (Hebrews 1:1-2) ... Rea…

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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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No Church Is As Good As God's Church - Available Now

My article No Church Is As Good As God's Church is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It was first published in the Gospel Gleaner in 2017.

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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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Process of Faith - Article Available

To continue to aid Bible study, my article Process of Faith is now available in Bible Basics. It is also available in Bible Articles, since it first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner for March, 2013.

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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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Millennial Mistakes: The Rapture - Available Now

In light of current discussions on "end times", my article Millennial Mistakes: The Rapture, based on 2 Peter 3:15-18, is now available in Publications On "End Times".

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QA: Should Christians protest in the street?

QUESTION: Should Christians protest in the street? - 2018 

ANSWER: Note four points from the incident in Acts 17:1-9

1. Opposition to the success of Bible teaching is always motivated by jealousy (1 Thessalonians 2:3-10). ... 

2. Evil men from the marketplace literally describes people who have nothing else to do but hang around amid the public. They have no scruples, purposes, or re…

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DeCoding the Bible - Outline Now Available

In light of the current confusion regarding truth, my sermon outline for DeCoding the Bible is now available from Sermon Outlines.

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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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Gerald Cowan's The Need for an Adjustment in Attitude

In light of the approaching New Year and setting resolutions, Gerald Cowan's article The Need for an Adjustment in Attitude is now featured in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Hindering the Word - Sermon Slides Available Now

My sermon slides Hindering the Word, based on 1 Thessalonians 2:13-18, are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Revised Outline of Jude: Now Available

My newly revised outline of the book of Jude is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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No One Can Corner Jesus: Available

My article No One Can Corner Jesus is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ.

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QA: What Can Save the USA?

QUESTION: What can save the USA?

ANSWER: "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people." (Proverbs 14:34) Righteousness is the state or condition of being "right" as defined by God by His commandments and by His example (1 John 3:7; Psalm 119:172; 1 John 2:1). Governments should exist to protect the righteous within their citizenry (Romans 13:3-5). ... Read More of this an…

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Receiving Jesus Christ: Mini Article Available

“As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 2:6-7) To "receive Jesus” a person must be taught "in the faith”. Paul wrote, “We urge and exhort in the Lord Jesus that you should abound more and more, just as you received from us how you ough…

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The Mercy Seat & the church of Christ: Now Available

My sermon outline based on Hebrews 9:1-15The Mercy Seat & the church of Christ, is available now in Commentaries on Assorted Chapters. It is also available in  Bible Content On Jesus Christ and Sermon Outlines.

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The Better Tabernacle - Now Available

My internet article based on Hebrews 9:1-8, The Better Tabernacle, is available now in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It is also available in Articles and Commentaries on Assorted Chapters.

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