Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

The Power Behind Godliness

Whether you are striving to develop godliness in your own life or striving for godliness within your family as a whole, I came across an enlightening quote from an author that you may find helpful.  This quote, which I’ll share with you in a moment, was a bit perplexing at first until I found the […]

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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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The Word for the Day is…”Stupid!”

The devil is so cunning! He made me feel like Abraham the other day. He really tricked me into doing something that I was always VERY careful about not doing. I still can’t believe I fell for this. I walked … Continue reading

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The World Needs to be Recalled!

In 2009, the Toyota motor company made several model cars that had one major flaw.  In several vehicles, the accelerator (gas pedal) would get stuck and the car would accelerate until the car went out of control leading to crashes … 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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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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