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Does Sexual Arousal Outside Marriage Damage the Brain?
August 18, 2010 Blogs, Human Sexuality Tim Jennings, M.D.

Recently, at our church, we were blessed with a lecture on 12 things that can damage the frontal lobe of the brain. These, according to the presenter, include lack of water, a raised CO2 level, poor blood flow, etc…

The one that got me thinking was about sexual arousal outside of marriage as a “hit” on the frontal lobe.

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Hypnosis – Helpful, Harmful or Hoax?
August 12, 2010 Blogs, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

I would greatly appreciate your views on the following:  I have been investigating the medical aspects of hypnotherapy, to be more specific hypnosis as an adjunct to chemical anesthesia.

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Does God Choose Our Life Partner?
August 1, 2010 Blogs, Family and Relationship Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

Is it true that God has created one person for each of us? what if i miss out on him and marry someone else, what happens then?
How do I know that such and such person if the right one for me?

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How to Care for Self Without Being Selfish
July 26, 2010 Blogs, Family and Relationship Health, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

I do have a matter that presses on my heart that I would like some clarification on.  It is that of self-care.

I know you encourage self-care and I do understand the importance of what I think self-care is, however, in this day and age of people crying out for “me” time, are there any biblical principles that clarify what self-care is?

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Seven Last Plagues – Why?
July 20, 2010 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

My question is ‘why will God pour out the last seven plaques and how do we answer a person who will use this event to prove God is wrathful’?

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Is Cancer Your Own Fault?
July 11, 2010 Blogs, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

Some friends of ours swear that they heard you say that if you get cancer it is your own fault (It is a sensitive topic because their mom recently passed away from cancer). I do not believe that you would have said that.

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Fasting: What’s the Point?
July 4, 2010 Blogs, Brain and Body Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

Please explain Fasting to me. I have never understood this topic too well. It seems that fasting is a way to make God answer your prayer when He wont answer it otherwise.

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Interracial Marriages
June 27, 2010 Blogs, Family and Relationship Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

I had the privilege of getting into a relationship with one of my fellow youth members. He is half Indian and I am white. My culture does not permit it in any way, and finds it a disgrace and a sin. I know the Bible states that we should not be in relationships with non-believers, because light and darkness do not mix, but nowhere in the Bible to my knowledge does it state that we are not allowed to be romantically involved over our racial borders.

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Our Two Natures: Gaining the Victory!
June 20, 2010 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

I would like to know from a psychological and also from a Biblical point of view, does a Christian really have two natures? In other words can a converted person have a new born again nature and an old carnal nature at the same time or is a born again person completely free from the old man?

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The Healing Substitution Model
June 4, 2010 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

It has become apparent that those who have never participated in the Come and Reason Bible Study (BSC) class have false concepts of what we (and others who value a healing model) teach and believe.

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How TV and an Angry, Wrathful God Damage Your Brain
May 31, 2010 Blogs, Brain and Body Health, Integrating Bible, Science, and Life Experiences Tim Jennings, M.D.

In order to understand the damaging effects that theatrical TV and wrathful depictions of God have on the brain we must first understand some basic brain circuitry.

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Righteousness by Faith
May 26, 2010 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

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