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Commentary #125: Evil? Many Happy Returns

My commentary segment #125 for Proverbs 17:13: Many Happy Returns, is available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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QA: What To Do In a Change in Government?

QUESTION: What should a Christian do when there is a change in Government?

ANSWER: God's Word helps us make a proper judgment. 1. Watch what they do (Matthew 7:16-20); 2. Only the wicked use violence to gain power (Psalm 11:5; Proverbs 21:7; Psalm 27:12-13; Psalm 55:9); 3. Judge their Judgment (Proverbs 17:13; Proverbs 17:15; Proverbs 24:24-25); 4. Always remember ... Read more of this and othe…

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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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Commentary #78: Proverbs 14:5 - No "False Witness" Protection Program!

In light of the current election chaos, my Commentary segment #78 on Proverbs 14:5, No "False Witness Protection Program", is now available in Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Proverbs 15:27 - Bribery Will Get You Nowhere - Good! Commentary #101

In light of the recent election results, my Commentary segment #101 on Proverbs 15:27, Bribery Will Get You Nowhere - Good!, is available in my Studies in the Book of Proverbs.

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Brutality Is Hateful - Mini Article Now Available

Those who cruelly, viciously kick and beat a political opponent, shoot parked policemen, plant explosives among the public, or recklessly maim and injure people should thank God we no longer live under the Law of Moses, for God’s justice dealt harshly with cruelty: "If a man causes disfigurement of his neighbor, as he has done, so shall it be done to him - fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth…

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QA: Will our economy recover?

From On Covid Quarantine 2020: May 24, 2020: 

QUESTION: Do you think our economy will ever recover?

ANSWER: For every calamity, God promises a recovery. 1. Calamity (or "mischief") can be caused by the wicked. God warns, however, that whatever calamity someone starts will turn on him or her (Proverbs 26:27; Proverbs 24:17-18). God rewards good deeds, but He also rewards evil deeds as well.…

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Why Does It Seem the Wicked Are In Charge?

Question: Why does it seem the wicked are in charge?

Answer: This is a problem already discussed in Psalm 58. In verses 1-5, Scripture shows how thoroughly wicked some may become; verses 6-9 ask God to dismantle the strengths of the wicked; verses 10-11 mention how satisfied the righteous are when that is done. Let's look at this in more detail. in Verses 1-2, David shows disgust at corruption …

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Proverbs 12:24 - Who Deserves Slavery?: Commentary #62

My commentary on Proverbs, section #62 on Proverbs 12:24 - Who Deserves Slavery?, is relevant to revisit in the current climate.

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Street Crime Mini Article Available

David prayed, “Deliver me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men” (Psalm 140:1).  Solomon gave a reason for that, “A violent man entices his neighbor, And leads him in a way that is not good” (Proverbs 16:29).  Destructive violence in a land of laws is not the way of “Justice.”  “The violence of the wicked will destroy them, Because they refuse to do justice” (…

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Don't Be Cruel - Mini Article Now Available

In the Old Testament, God exposed “bullying” when He said, “You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shall fear your God: I am the LORD” (Leviticus 19:14).  It is cruel for a “deaf” person cannot hear the curse and respond.  Putting a “stumbling block” in front of a “blind” person when they cannot avoid it is despicable.  No examples bullying could be s…

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What's "New" In "Happy New Year"?

My revised sermon What's "New" In "Happy New Year"? is now available in Sermon Powerpoints.

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Proverbs 28:2 - For Which Leader Do You Vote?: Commentary #188

My commentary #188 on Proverbs 28:2For Which Leader Do You Vote?, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs 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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Psalm 33: Praise to God, the Higher Power, the Creator

My commentary for Psalm 33, Praise to God, the Higher Power, the Creator, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Psalm 28: God, We Need You

My commentary for Psalm 28God, We Need You, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 14:28 - A Kingdom Divided Against Itself: Commentary #88

My commentary #88 on Proverbs 14:28A Kingdom Divided Against Itself, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Proverbs 24:11 - 12 - What Baby's Blood Is On Your Hands? Commentary #167

My commentary #167 on Proverbs 24:11 - 12What Baby's Blood Is On Your Hands?, is available in Studies in the book of Proverbs in Commentaries.

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Psalm 101: A King's Resolutions

My commentary for Psalm 101A King's Resolutions, is available in Devotions from Psalms, in Commentaries.

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That It Might Be Fulfilled: Article Available

My new article That It Might Be Fulfilled is available in Bible Articles.

It was published in the Gospel Gleaner in March/ April, 2017.

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