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Psalm 117 Commentary Available

My commentary for Psalm 117, Praise the Merciful Lord, is available in Devotions from Psalms.

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Commentary Segment #161: The Sin of Revisionist History

As part of my Commentary series, Proverbs Segment #161: The Sin of Revisionist History, taken from Proverbs 22:28, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs. The Complete Proverbs Commentary is COMPLETELY FREE and downloadable as a PDF here as well.

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NEW: The Origin of Roman Catholicism

To continue the discussion of the church of Christ, my NEW 6-part lessons on the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) begins with RCC1: The Origin of Roman Catholicism, which is available in Publications On Roman Catholicism.

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Missing Books of the Bible: Sermon Audio Available

My sermon The Missing Books of the Bible is available in Sermon Audios.

The PowerPoint is also available in Publications On Christian Evidences and in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Snowmen In the Bible?!

Appropriately for the season, my sermon Snowmen in the Bible is available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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I Have a Dream! Sermon Available

My sermon slides I Have a Dream, taken from Jeremiah 23:25-32, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints

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Spiritual Growth in the Kingdom - Slides Available

New year, new focus on Bible study? My 8-part study on the Sermon on the Mount includes Part 3, Spiritual Growth in the KingdomMatthew 5:27 - 37 which is available on the Sermon On the Mount page.

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QA: What Does the Bible Say Abut "Self Identification"?

QUESTION: What does the Bible say about "self identification"? - April, 2019   

Answer: We keep hearing about people who “self-identify” ... The dictionary defines it as, “identification with someone or something outside oneself.” “Self-consciousness” is the awkward feeling that we do not feel comfortable with our surroundings, but we can adjust. “Self-identification” is the …

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QA: Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are in Charge?

QUESTION: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?  - July, 2020

ANSWER: This is a problem discussed  already iPsalm 58. Verses 1-5 show how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; and Verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. ... Read More of this and other QAs on the Questions Answered page.

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The Wise Trust God & Improve Their Lives: Commentary #8 Available

My Commentary Studies in the Book of Proverbs continues with segment #8 on Proverbs 3:1-12, The Wise Trust God and Improve Their Lives.

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For the Children: Sermon Slides Available

In light of the holiday season of gift giving, my sermon slides For the Children, based on 2 Chronicles 12:14, are now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Gerald Cowan's The Need for an Adjustment in Attitude

In light of the approaching New Year and setting resolutions, Gerald Cowan's article The Need for an Adjustment in Attitude is now featured in Publications from Guest Authors.

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Thanksgiving Without God? - Mini Article Now Available

It's impossible to have a “Thanksgiving” unless there is someone to thank!  The Apostle Paul wrote: “I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day” (2 Timothy 1:3).  (1) God is the only source of blessings to thank, so:  "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, And whose hope is the LORD” (Jere…

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Walking in Joy

My sermon/ Bible study outline for Walking in Joy based on John 16:16-24 is now available in Sermon Outlines as a PDF.

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The Fiery Trial - Sermon Available Now

My sermon The Fiery Trial, taken from 1 Peter 4:12-19, is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: How can a Christian’s vote count the most?

QUESTION: How can a Christian's Vote count the most? - October, 2020  

ANSWER: Keep Bible principles in mind when casting the vote. 1. Don’t Support Abortion. (Romans 9:11Exodus 1:16-172 Kings 21:16). God condemned Egypt and Judah, because He hates “Hands that shed innocent blood” (Proverbs 6:17). God-fearing people will not vote for a leader determined to kill babies!  2. U…

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Herod the Great: Sermon Available Now

My sermon slides for Herod the Great, taken from Matthew 2:1-18, are now available and ready to download on Sermon Powerpoints.

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QA: How Safe Are We in Worship?

QUESTION: How safe are we in worship? - January 5, 2020

ANSWER: On December 29, 2019, [a church of Christ in Texas was targeted in a mass shooting]. ... 1. The state of Texas had made it legal to carry guns in church worship. ... 2. While police seek a motive for the criminal's action, God has given one for the very first murder in history, and every one since: evil works (1 John 3:11-1…

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Only Follow Your Heart: Mini Article

Children are raised with the encouragement to: “Follow your heart.”  But this advice ignores the warning: “O LORD, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps” (Jeremiah 10:23).  God rejected people who “walked in the imagination of his evil heart " (Jeremiah 11:8).  After punishing them, God said: "they shall walk no more after t…

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Bragging Rights - Or Wrongs? Article Now Available

My article "Bragging Rights - Or Wrongs?" is available now in Publications Bible Articles. It was first published in the Gospel Gleaner, 2019.

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