Category Archives: Body

As Father’s Day Approaches…

Being the head of anything brings with it much excitement for me.  Usually there’s responsibility, perks, challenges, rewards, and many other things.  As the head, I get to some extent, control people, conditions, environment, etc.  It’s not for everyone, but … Continue reading

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Eliminating Needless Stress

Stress!!!  We laugh about it to ourselves and to our closest friends.  Some people actually brag about their stress as though it were a badge of honor.  Some people will even squabble with each other over who has the most … Continue reading

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Beware the “ites” of March

Sanctification is both a passive act done by God and an active endeavor done by us, in concert with God’s assistance.  The passive act of sanctification is done by God at the moment of salvation.  This is the Greek term … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Our Bodies

Let’s start by reviewing the fact that stewardship is the taking care of something not our own that was entrusted to us by someone else.  In this portion of a past series on stewardship, we are studying the things that … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments for Christian FaceBook Users

  Complied by Chris Baker, Pastor of Knotty Oak Baptist Church   FOUNDATIONAL PREMISES 1.  My personal web page is not to be for my glory but for Glory of God and the Edification of Others. Whether therefore ye eat, … Continue reading

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Is Dylan Thomas Right or Wrong?

Proverbs 12:25 states that, “Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.” A heavy heart is experienced by many people who claim to be suffering from depression. Depression makes the heart stoop…droop…sag…and … Continue reading

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Surviving the Affair

In our last article we highlighted some of the research surrounding infidelity and how affairs begin and how to protect your family from experiencing the first one, or to keep a family from experiencing another affair.  Today, let’s look at … Continue reading

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