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Inclement Weather Information

Cancellations, closures, or delayed openings at Union Baptist Church could occur due to inclement weather. Please read below on how to stay informed.

Sunday Worship & Related Activities:

In the event of inclement weather and we have to cancel activities, a notification will be posted on the home page of this website. You may also call our office at 865-687-4500 to listen to a recorded message concerning any weather-related closures.  Join us on social media to receive the latest information.
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Wednesday Worship & Related Activities:
In the event of inclement weather, the above referenced procedure will be followed. In addition, if Knox County Schools announce a closing, we will follow the same schedule.

The Administrative Office will be closed as well if inclement weather presents safety concerns for staff.
 
Parent’s Day Out
Will follow the same schedule as Knox County Schools. 

 

 
Below are some helpful links for your spiritual growth.

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 Spiritual Growth Tools

The Bible 

The Bible Gateway offers you multiple different Bible translations that you can search for specific words or read entire chapters and books.

Dictionaries

Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology
One of the most useful and practical theological reference books in print. With bibliographies for most entries, further study is quite practical. Combined with the power of the Online Study Bible verse search readers can locate theological concepts related to the scripture they are studying

.Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary was authored by Matthew George Easton (1823-1894). In addition to his Bible dictionary, this Scottish Presbyterian’s most significant literary achievements were his English translations of two of Franz Delitzsch’s commentaries.

Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary
This dictionary is from “Hitchcock’s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible,” written by Roswell D. Hitchcock in 1869. It contains more than 2,500 Bible and Bible-related proper names and their meanings.

Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Over 4,500 subjects and proper names are defined and analyzed with corresponding Scripture references. “Smith’s Bible Dictionary” has been used by students of the Bible since it’s introduction in the 1860’s. A trustworthy classic that is more than just a dictionary defining thousands of biblical words.

Concordances

 Nave’s Topical Bible
Nave’s Topics were originaly produced by Orville J. Nave, A.M., D.D., LL.D. while serving as a Chaplin in the United States Army. He referred to this work as “the result of fourteen years of delightful and untiring study of the Word of God.” Nave’s topics were originally published in the early 1900’s, and consists of 20,000+ topics and subtopics, and 100,000 references to the Scriptures.

Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance
The Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance is the most complete, easy-to-use, and understandable concordance for studying the original languages of the Bible. Combining the text of the King James Bible with the power of the Greek and Hebrew Lexicons, any student or pastor can gain a clear understanding of the Word to enrich their study.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For generations, the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge has been an enduring cross-reference resource for Bible students worldwide. This highly respected and nearly exhaustive compilation of cross-references was developed by R.A. Torrey from references in the Rev. Thomas Scott’s Commentary and the Comprehensive Bible. With nearly 500,000 cross-references it is the most thorough source available.

 

 

 

 

Commentaries

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
This one volume commentary was prepared by Robert Jamieson, A. R. Fausset and David Brown and published in 1871.

Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible
Originally written in 1706, Matthew Henry’s six volume Complete Commentary provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. Also included is the one volume Concise Commentary.

Robertson’s Word Pictures of the New Testament
A.T. Robertson, a renowned scholar of the Greek New Testament, takes through the New Testament, verse by verse, painting word pictures from the Greek to bring to light the words and actions of Jesus and the early Christians.

The Treasury of David
This seven volume “magnum opus”, by Charles H. Spurgeon, was first published in weekly installments over a twenty-year span in the London Metropolitan Tabernacle’s periodical, The Sword and the Trowel. As each section was completed it was published as a volume until the seventh and final volume was released in 1885.

Word Studies

New Testament Greek
The New Testament Greek lexicon based on Thayer’s and Smith’s Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the “Theological Dictionary of the New Testament.” Also included are RealAudio pronunciations of each word with alternates pronunciations if available.

Old Testament Hebrew
The Old Testament Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the “Theological Word Book of the Old Testament.” Also included are RealAudio pronunciations of each word with alternate pronunciations if available.

History

B.C. (Before Christ)
This section contains information about the culture and events of the Old Testament. This includes the writings of Josephus, the Apocrypha, and other non-canonical writings.

The Works of Flavius Josephus
The complete works of the famous Jewish historian, translated by William Whiston. 

 

A.D. (Anno Domini)
This section contains information about the early Church and its leaders. It sheds light on the formation and development of the Body of Christ.

Creeds and Confessions
A collection of Creeds, Confessions and Catechisms used by various Churches throughout the centuries.

Luther’s 95 Theses
The historical 95 theses that Martin Luther nailed to the door of the Church in Wittenburg. Each of these speak to Luther’s desire for people to look deeper into what it means to be a Christian.

Fox’s Book of Martyrs
John Fox’s famous book detailing the lives, sufferings and triumphant deaths of the early Christian and the Protestant Martyrs.

Writings of the Early Church Fathers
The Writing of the Early Church Fathers is a 38-volume collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church. This collection is divided into three series, Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene.