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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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8 Reasons Why Listen to Reason: #6-8

My Commentary on Proverbs continues in Segment #24: Eight Reasons to Listen to Reason, #6 - 8, taken from Proverbs 9:1-18. This is available, as is my complete Commentary on Proverbs, in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: Why Do We Need "Organised Religion"?

My QA: Why does anyone need "Organised Religion"? is now available in Publications On Christian Evidences. It is also available in Questions Answered.

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Are You Part of the 5G Network?

Edd Sterchi's Are You Part of the 5G Network? is now available in Publications from Guest Authors.

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What Happened At Pentecost? - Slides Available

My sermon, What Happened At Pentecost, taken from Acts 2:1-47, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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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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The Golden Church: Sermon Slides Now Available

In light of Patrick's Day, my sermon The Golden Church, taken from Ephesians 3:8-12, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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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: Are People Wrong If They Love God?

In light of the holiday season, QUESTION: Are people wrong who love God?  - February 9, 2020

ANSWER: Jesus Christ is the discerner of who does, or does not, love God. (John 5:42) Since He knows the hearts, the rest of us must be determined by the following: "By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments." (1 John 5:2) "If anyone says, 'I love G…

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The Heart of the Gospel: 1 Corinthians 15:1-8

In light of the focus on the Gospels during the holiday season, my sermon slides for The Heart of the Gospel, taken from 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: Why Does Anyone Need to Assemble?

QUESTION: If the church exists in homes, why does anyone need to assemble? - May 17, 2020 [Full answer is available in Publications On COVID Quarantine 2020]

ANSWER: Because Scripture teaches the need for assembling as saints. Our worship is NOT determined by the place, but by the action and attitude. Our word "worship" comes in two parts: 1. When Jesus quoted Isaiah 29:13 in Matthew 15:9, ... …

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QA: Why Are People Who Believe in Jesus, and Already Saved, Not Christians?

Question: Why do you feel people who believe in Jesus, and have already been saved, are not Christians? - January, 2019

Answer: What I “feel” has nothing whatever to do with what I preach and teach. And no one has been saved by their own understanding, but without doing what Jesus commands. “Feelings” do not establish “doctrine.” Jesus said: “And in vain they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines …

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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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Together Again - Sermon Powerpoint Now Available

My Sermon Powerpoint "Together Again - 1 Corinthians 14:23-35" is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Christians Through History: New Page

“There are now three churches in New-England, who have laid all party names aside for that in the new testament, and consider the new testament their only rule. One of these is in Portsmouth, N.H. it consists of 175 members. They call themselves Christians; they have no connection with other churches, only through fellowship of the Spirit." ... Elias Smith, A Discourse Delivered at Hopkinton, N.H.…

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Sins That Stop a Church: Sermon Outline

My sermon outline Sins That Stop a Church, based on 1 Corinthians 10:1-13, is now available in Sermon Outlines.

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Psalm 73: Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

My commentary for Psalm 73Why Do the Wicked Prosper?, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Words of Wisdom: November 6 -10, 2017

Please find my Words of Wisdom as Audio and as Transcripts for the days:

11/06/2017: Why Blame God?

11/07/2017: Murdered Murderers

11/08/2017: No Safe Worship

11/09/2017: Persecution May Come

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Bible Outline: 1 Timothy Now Available

My new outline of Paul's First Letter To Timothy is now available in Bible Books Outlined.

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Sins That Stop a Church: New Format Available

Please find new format Sermon Outlines, which is now available for Sins That Stop a Church, based on 1 Corinthians 10:1-13.

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