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Intimidation: Mini Article Now Available

 “Nevertheless even among the rulers many believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue; for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God” (John 12:42-43). Though the miracles proved Jesus was the Christ, they were intimidated into silence. Open confession of faith is required, for Jesus said, “Therefore whoeve…

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Motherhood: With Strings Attached - Now Available

In light of Mother's Day, my slides Motherhood: With Strings Attached! is available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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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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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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Fruits of a Godless People

In light of the current social climate, my sermon chart for Fruits of a Godless People based on Romans 1:18-32 is available in Sermon Charts.

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

I Don't Care About "Politically Correct"

QA: Why Does It Seem Society Is Out of Control?

QUESTION: Why does it seem that society is out of control? - 6/30/2019   

ANSWER: Because the media focuses almost entirely on the lawless, or those who are out of control!

1. The "lawless" are in charge because the "lawful" have not insisted otherwise! (1 Timothy 1:5-11The people who want to live in violation of any restriction from God's control are allowed to direct: government lea…

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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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Psalm 117 Commentary Available

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

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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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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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There's Rioting in Sections of London

In light of current events, my 2011 Fellowship Room submission, There's Rioting in Sections of London, is available in Bible Articles.

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Why I Believe Jesus Is God: Chart Available

In light of discussions of Easter, Donnie Barnes' chart "Why I Believe Jesus Is God" is now available in Bible Basics.

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What Happened At Pentecost? - Slides Available

My sermon, What Happened At Pentecost, taken from Acts 2:1-47, is now available in Sermon PowerPoints.

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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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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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QA: Why Is Our Government Called "Godless"?

QUESTION: Why is our government called "godless"? - 3/7/2021

ANSWER: Maybe this incident will illustrate: In a Congressional debate on gender, Representative Greg Steube stated, "... We are seeing the consequences of rejecting God here in our country today." Democrat Representative Gerald Nadler replied, "What any religious tradition describes as 'God's will' is no concern of this Congress."…

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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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