Category Archives: children

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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The Church at Philadelphia

  In Ephesians 5:23 we find comparisons between the way the church hierarchy is constructed by God and how the family is constructed by God. Christ is the Head of the Church. The father is the head of the home. … 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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You Can’t Legislate Morality!!!

My pastor reminds us from time to time of one simple truth when it comes to the making of laws in this country, and that is:  “You can’t legislate morality.”  And history and this present day society bears out that … Continue reading

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Teaching Respect

Some people may disagree with my position on this, but I believe that respect, in most circumstances should be an automatic thing and not something that has to be “earned.”  I’m talking especially about those whom God has put over … Continue reading

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Knowledge…Understanding…Wisdom

Proverbs 9:10—“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” I taught a Sunday school lesson to our teens recently and focused on these three parts of Proverbs 9:10.  We specifically … 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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