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QA: Is My Dead Mother Watching My Children Grow?

QUESTION: Isn't it comforting to know my dead Mother is watching my children growing up? - October 20, 2019    

ANSWER: It is a myth to believe that a person, after death, stays in touch with life on Earth. This myth contradicts what God says in the Bible. 

1. Jesus clearly described the afterworld in Luke 16:27-31Jesus clearly indicated that: (a) The rich man knew only what spiritu…

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How Can We Avoid Paranoia When They Really Are Out to Get Us?

How To Stop the Violence - Now Available

Jesus said: "For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies” (Matthew 15:19). Only the Word of God can change the human heart. “For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intent…

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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: Our Whole Life Is Worship, So Why Attend Services?

QUESTION: Our Elders teach that our whole life is "worship". Why should we attend services? - November 18, 2018   

ANSWER: It seems your Elders are teaching their own interpretation of Scripture that would take away any reason at all for assemblies for worship! Let's examine God's word. 1. There is a difference between the words "worship" and "service" which they have not understood. (Ge…

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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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QA: What Can Be Done About the Shooting Massacres... ?

In light of the recent shooting in Indiana, I highlight my QA: What can be done about the shooting massacres that occurred in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio? - 8/11/ 2019    

ANSWER: Preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to every creature. Meanwhile: 

1. Speedily execute those who have done the murdering. (Genesis 9:6Ecclesiastes 8:11Romans 13:4). Government that doesn't exercise…

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Hell? YES! - Sermon Outline Available

My outline Hell? YES! taken from Hebrews 10:26-31, is available in Sermon Outlines. My outlines are provided in PDF format to be accessible on smartphones and ereaders. To learn more, click here.

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Are All Saved? - Mini Article Now Available

“We trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe” (1 Timothy 4:10).  God is the “Savior of all men” but not all are saved, “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).  God has made His offering for any who will accept it. “But this Man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand …

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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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Why Did Jesus Come? Sermon Chart Available

In light of discussions on Easter, my chart Why Did Jesus Come? is available in Sermon Charts. It is also available in Publications On Jesus Christ.

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Psalms 40: God's Plan of Salvation: Commentary Available

In light of the thoughts on Easter, my Commentary for Psalms 40, God's Plan of Salvation, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. My complete Commentary on Psalms is COMPLETELY FREE to download here as well.

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Right Judgments: Mini Article Now Available

“Discrimination” is the quality or power of finely distinguishing,” or making judgments. Making moral judgments based upon what God says is exactly what God wants us to do. Solomon asked God to, “Give to Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people, that I may discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?" (1 Kings 3:9). Making “judgments”…

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What Jesus' Resurrection Really Means: Slides Available

In light of discussions of Easter, my sermon slides, What Jesus' Resurrection Really Means, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints. It is also available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ.

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QA: Is it wrong to be afraid? - 3/14/2021

QUESTION: Is it wrong to be afraid? - 3/14/2021  

ANSWER: The wisdom of Proverbs cannot be surpassed: Proverbs 10:24-25; Proverbs 28:1; Proverbs 29:25. Wicked people have more reason to live in fear because they do not honor God's wisdom in their lives; they naturally assume others also live as they do. Therefore they cannot assume anyone else lives honourably. A guilty conscience makes one…

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Commentary for Psalm 11: Stand Your Ground

My commentary on Psalms 11, Stand Your Ground, is now available in Devotions from Psalms. Each psalm's commentary can be downloaded FOR FREE; alternately, there is a consolidated COMPLETE COMMENTARY on Psalms to download FOR FREE.

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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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No Church Is As Good As God's Church - Available Now

My article No Church Is As Good As God's Church is now available in Bible Content On Jesus Christ. It was first published in the Gospel Gleaner in 2017.

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Commentary segment #179: Contradiction of Fools [Proverbs 26:4-5]

My full commentary on Psalms and Proverbs is available in Commentaries as FREE downloads. This week I highlight segment #179, "The Contradiction of Fools", centred on Proverbs 26:4-5, which is available on Studies in the Book of Proverbs

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Donnie Barnes' Why I Recommend the Bible: Now Available

Donnie Barnes' chart/ MEME Why I Recommend the Bible is now available in Bible Basics. This page pulls together a lot of material that can be used for people who may be new to the Bible or basic Bible principles.

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