Category Archives: Culture

The Selfish Laodecian Church

The church at Philadelphia was giving church bent toward ministry to others: 1. They had a little strength, but willingly offered themselves. 2. They were open to and relied on God’s wisdom to make the best use of what little … 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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Does 2 Chronicles 7:14 Apply to This Age?

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land” … Continue reading

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Touch Not the Unclean Thing!

Oh my goodness!  I mean, where do you start?  Not only that!  Where do you end?  Even now I sit here and stare at the blank computer screen (except for what you just read…and this…) and am trying to gather … Continue reading

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Lottery Fever

In the book Money for Nothing: One Man’s Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions, Edward Ugle says the “broke or financially troubled lottery winners are the rule.”  According to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, nearly one-third of … 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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