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QA: Can Scriptures Address Modern Problems?

QUESTION: Scriptures are too old to be relevant in today's world, with modern problems, right? - May 30, 2021   

ANSWER: WRONG. If you need to ask, you haven't read Scripture, OR years of my articles in particular.

1. The Cycle of Life proves that what God said is not outdated! Ecclesiastes 1:4, 9-11 reflects God's wisdom. What happens hasn't changed, only the speed and method. Mankind…

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QA: Is a Politician's Church Attendance Newsworthy?

QUESTION: Is a politician's church attendance newsworthy? - March 28, 2021    

ANSWER: It should not be so! On December 8, 2020, The Washington Post ... article, "Joe Biden Goes to Church. Politics Remains Outside," written by Robin Givhan, said, "Church attendance isn't a measure of one's faith or a substitution for good deeds, but it is a way of singling religiosity." 1. ... Who separated…

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Salvation and Bible Faith: Mini Article Now Available

No one has received a revelation from God since the New Testament was finished. God’s last word to Israel was: “Remember the Law of Moses, My servant, Which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, With the statutes and judgments” (Malachi 4:4). 400 years of silence from God followed.  God has similar statements in the New Testament: “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all de…

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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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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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Sellers Crain's Is Genesis History? Avaialble

Sellers Crain's article Is Genesis History? is now available in Publications from Sellers Crain.

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Do You Need Online Resources for Worship or Home Bible Study?

In light of continuing self isolation in some places, please review my Links page to find these and more resources to assist in worship and home Bible study:

  • Audio lessons from past, well renown preachers of the churches of Christ can be found at Sermons from Preachers of the Past
  • Bible lesson studies and more resources for home study can be found at John Hurt
  • There is a Bible based …

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Sin's Sly Beginning: Mini Article Now Available

The Devil, as a serpent (Genesis 3:1Revelation 12:9), tempted Eve in three steps: 

1) Doubt - “Has God indeed said, 'You shall not eat of every tree of the garden'?" (Genesis 3:1); 

2) Denial - "You will not surely die” (Genesis 3:4); 

3) Distrust -"For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil" (Genesi…

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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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Mini Article Part 2: Sequence Matters

Reason for the Season PART 2: 

"Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to set in order a narrative of those things which have been fulfilled among us" (Luke 1:1)..."it seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write to you an orderly account, most excellent Theophilus, that you may know the certainty of those things in which you were instructe…

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No Bible Myths: "Reason for the Season" Mini Articles, Part 1

Reason for the Season PART 1: 

"For we did not follow cunningly devised fables when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty" (2 Peter 1:16).  Peter, James, and John had seen what took place on that Mount of Transfiguration that is recorded in Matthew 17:1-9Mark 9:2-9; and Luke 9:28-36.  It is important that we know: 

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QA: Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

QUESTION: Why do bad things happen to good people? - 1/19/20

ANSWER: Without the Bible, there is no adequate explanation. Reread Genesis 1 - 3 and realise: 1. God's world for humans was perfect, but human sin ruined that setup (Romans 5:12). 2. The curses of Difficulties and Death were placed on Adam & Eve (and subsequently every human)  (Job 14:1Bad things happen as a consequence of …

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Links for church of Christ Bible Study Now Available

I have added a few links to external sources for church of Christ Bible Study material. Please find them on my Links page.

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Bible Basics Available for Family Study Material

During this time for more family time, it might be an idea to discuss some Bible fundamentals with your children or as a family. Please refer to my Bible Basics page for some useful charts, articles, and outlines to assist this study.

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What About Profanity? Bible Article

My article What About Profanity? is now available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in Q3, 2002.

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Was Jesus Married? Sermon PowerPoint Available

My updated sermon Was Jesus Married? is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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The Bible IS a Christian Evidence Textbook

In light of my Words of Wisdom on the theory of Evolution, my article Christian Evidence Textbook is available in Publications Bible Articles.

It is also available in On Christian Evidences; it first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in September, 2014.

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The Myth-ing Links of Evolution in Christian Evidences

In light of my recent Words of Wisdom on the theory of Evolution, my updated sermon The Myth-ing Links of Evolution, is now available in Publications On Christian Evidences

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Has the Church of Christ Lost Its Head?

My revised sermon Has the Church of Christ Lost Its Head?, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

It is also available in Publications On Roman Catholicism.

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The Myth-ing Links of Evolution

My updated sermon The Myth-ing Links of Evolution is now available in Publications On Christian Evidences

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