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QA: Do Devout Friends Have to be Baptized?

My QA: Do devout friends have to be baptized and go to the same church to be saved with me? from September 1, 2019, is now available in Questions Answered.

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Forgiveness and Faith

Jesus Christ said: "’Take heed to yourselves. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. And if he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times in a day returns to you, saying, 'I repent,' you shall forgive him.’ And the apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith" (Luke 17:3-5).

(1) Who are you to judge another person’s heart? Legislation d…

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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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QA: Where Did Mother's Day Come From?

My QA: Where did Mother's Day come from? dealt with in May, 2019, is available in Questions Answered.

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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 Danger of a Potluck - Sermon Slides Available

My sermon slides for The Danger of a Potluck, based on 2 Kings 4:38-41, are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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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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Choices of Difference: Sermon Now Available

My sermon from July 12, 2020, Galatians 6Choices of Differenceis 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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