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Edd Sterchi's Building Up the Building

Edd Sterchi's Building Up the Building is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: Should James 4:5 Be Translated "Scripture"?

My QA: Should James 4:5 Be Translated As "Scripture"? is now available in NEW PAGE Misunderstood Scriptures. It is also available in Questions Answered.

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Proverbs Commentary Segment #51: How to Raise "Stupid"

My Proverbs commentary continues with Segment #51: How to Raise "Stupid", taken from Proverbs 12:1, which is available now in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: Didn't the Roman Catholics Give Us the Bible?

My QA: Didn't the Roman Catholics give us the Bible? from June 6, 2021, is now available in Publications On Roman Catholicism. It is also available in Questions Answered.

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Proverbs Commentary #64, #65, #66 Now Available

My Proverbs Commentary Segment #64: Which Way Are We Leaning?; #65: The Bread That Tastes Like Rocks; and #66: Too Rich To Be Saved? are all now available for FREE in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Salvation and Worship: Mini Article

“So He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. And as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read” (Luke 4:16).  Jesus began His public preaching in a Jewish synagogue. A “synagogue” was a local Jewish worship place.  “Custom” is what He was brought up doing:  going to “church!”  People who obey the Gospel will worship with the saved. The people…

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The Bible Came From God: Chart Available

Donnie Barnes' chart The Bible Came From God is now available in Bible Basics.

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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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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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Proverbs 1:20-33 Commentary Segment #5 Available

My Commentary Segment #5 for Proverbs 1:20-33, Listen to Wisdom, is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. The entire series can be used as a basis for individual or group Bible study.


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Words of Wisdom Radio: Audio Files Available

My 1-minute radio lesson series “Words of Wisdom” are available in Words of Wisdom Radio.  They were broadcast by John T. Polk II for an Oneida, Tennessee, radio station from December 2014 - November 2017. Click here for transcripts of the Words of Wisdom radio series.

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Together Again - Sermon Slides Now Available

In light of continued COVID measures, my sermon Together Again, taken from        1 Corinthians 14:23-35, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: What Does the Bible Say About Jesus' Birth?

QUESTION: What does the Bible say about Jesus' birth? - December, 2018

ANSWER: There is a vast difference in what the Bible actually says, and what people have added as misrepresentations and human traditions! ... 1. God's son was born to a woman who did not believe in abortion. (Luke 1:35) ... 2. When Jesus' birth was first announced to shepherds (Luke 2:13-14) ... it did not mean there woul…

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Ron Thomas' Reason for the Season

In light of the holiday season, Ron Thomas' The Reason for the Season is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Bob Turner's "Abilities, Motivation, Attitude"

Bob Turner's short article, Abilities, Motivation, Attitude, focusing on Ephesians 4:11-16, is now available on Publications from Guest Authors.

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QA: How Can we Tell God Is Speaking to Us?

QUESTION: How can we tell when God is speaking to us?  -   January 26, 2020

ANSWER: God only speaks today through His written Word, the Bible. (Hebrews 1:1-2; John 5:46-47) Just as Moses' words were written to be read, so Jesus' words have been written to be read. So Paul preached (Acts 13:26-27). The Bible is not called "the Word of God" for nothing! ... Read More of this and other QA on …

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Can This Be Saved? - Proverbs Commentary #170

In view of the upcoming US election, my commentary segment #170, Can This Be Saved?, based on Proverbs 24:21-22 - is available in The Bible & Evolution. It is also available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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The Wells of Isaac - Sermon Slides Now Available

My Sermon The Wells of Isaac - Genesis 26:12-25 is now available for free download from Sermon Powerpoints.

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Motherhood - With Strings Attached: Slides Now Available

My sermon slides "Motherhood - With Strings Attached!" are now available on Publications On Family. They are also available in Sermon Powerpoints

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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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