Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Despising God’s Word? Skip Church!

In 2nd Chronicles 36:16, Israel “despised” the words of the God’s messengers, whom they “mocked.” They thought little of, took little thought for, and otherwise diminished the importance of God’s Word in their lives. The Israelite nation in Nehemiah Chapter … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The “Mind Games” of Christianity

Romans 12:1-2 clearly teaches that there is a mental aspect to being a godly Christian.  “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your … Continue reading

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Is It Time to Reevaluate?

There is a stark difference between King David of Ancient Israel, and Sampson.  Both allowed sins to creep into their lives.  Both were headed for ruin.  However, only Sampson’s life fell into ruin.  That’s because there was willful and unconfessed … Continue reading

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Should Christians Get Involved In Politics?

Oh, the idiocy that has become our political system these days.  Ideologies arguing with one another about this, that, and the other thing, all the while getting nothing accomplished. It’s nauseating!  Worse yet, those on the same “team” are debating … Continue reading

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