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Why Worship God? - Sermon Slides Available

My sermon slides Why Worship God? are now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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QA: What is a "Seder Service"?

My QA: What Is a "Seder Service"? , posted April 11, 2021, is now available in Publications On Judaism. It is also available in Publications On Roman Catholicism and in Questions Answered.

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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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TBT: What About "Hate Crimes"?

For "throw back Thursday", my article What About "Hate Crimes"? is available in Bible Articles. It first appeared in the Gospel Gleaner in Q1, 2003.

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QA: Are We Saved Like the Thief on the Cross

QUESTION: Are we saved like the thief on the cross?  - 3/1/2020

ANSWER: Read Galatians 6:14-15. The Holy Spirit-inspired Apostle Paul wrote this summary of why the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is a most important, pivotal moment in human history.

1. No person has any reason to “boast” (brag), for nothing we do has earned our salvation. (Acts 4:12; 1 Corinthians 3:21) ... Read More of thi…

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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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QA: What Does the Bible Say About "Easter Holy Week"?

QUESTION: What does the Bible say about "Easter Holy Week"?

ANSWER: Christians celebrated NO 'holy week' in the New Testament. Christians do NOT re-enact the last week of Jesus' life before the cross.

1. Jesus prophesied the events of His last week (Matthew 20:17-19). The Apostles and Christians "daily in the temple... did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus the Christ" (Acts 5:42), and w…

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The Papacy: Roman Catholicism Part 2

My consolidated outlines of a study of Roman Catholicism continues with Section 2: The Papacy and Peter. This information is available for Bible study; detail of where Scripture and Roman Catholicism differ; and always FOR FREE in my Publications On Roman Catholicism.

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Cancel or Cancer? New Mini Article

“Do not remove the ancient landmark Which your fathers have set”          (Proverbs 22:28). God’s Wisdom plainly states that no one should “plow under” the entire society. Without “history,” details of The Creation by God would be forgotten: “This is the history of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens”     (…

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Sellers Crain's In Search of Modern Gnostics - Now Available

Sellers S Crain, Jr's article In Search of Modern Gnostics is now available in the dedicated page, Publications from Sellers Crain.

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QA: How Long Were the Days of Creation?

QUESTION: How long were the days of Creation?  - May, 2020   

Answer: That there was a "beginning" of the Creation, none seems to dispute. In human experience, we know that everything in our world must have had a beginning. And in Scripture, this is completely true (Revelation 1:8). Only God pre-dates Creation (Hebrews 1:10-12, quoting from Psalm 102:25-27). Jesus Christ believed in the …

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Satan's Advantage: Slides Now Available

To continue our highlights on the existence of God - and Satan, my sermon slides on Satan's Advantage, taken from 2 Corinthians 2:11-15, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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Wisdom & the Creation: Proverbs Commentary #23 Available

My commentary segment #23 on Proverbs 8:22-36, 8 Reasons Why to Listen to Reason: Wisdom & the Creation, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. My Commentaries can be used as the basis for personal or classroom Bible study and are completely FREE TO DOWNLOAD.

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Can We See God? - Mini Article Now Available

While on Earth, Jesus said to Philip: “He who has seen Me has seen the Father; so how can you say, 'Show us the Father'?” (John 14:8-9) Thus, Jesus “is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation”(Colossians 1:15). Jesus is the “image” (icon) of “the invisible (aorata) God.” Jesus emphasized, “Not that anyone has seen the Father, except He who is from God; He has seen…

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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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Isaac’s Wells: Sermon Slides Now Available

My sermon slides for Isaac’s Wells, taken from Genesis 26:12-25, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: Do We Need Jesus Today?

QUESTION: Do we need Jesus today? - October, 2020

ANSWER: Absolutely! In a hero saturated society, most of whom are make-believe, Jesus has been lost in the shuffle. Super heroes are a human attempt to elevate someone who is worthy of adulation above others. Consider the Real Jesus: 1. Jesus is Only Begotten. (1 John 4:9; John 15:13; Galatians 3:26; 1 John 3:5; John 8:24) ... Read more of this …

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To Have Or Have Not - Mini Article Available

Jesus said: "Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses" (Luke 12:15). Envy and covetousness exist when those who “have not” train their eyes on what others “have,” desiring to obtain it by evil means, then we have an example of what God calls “covetousness,” which is idolatry (Colossians 3:5). Satisfaction with wha…

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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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