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CYMBALA'S EASTER STORY Jim Cymbala preaches at a church in the slums of New York. He tells the following story: It was Easter Sunday and I was s...
Scripture: Exodus 18:15-18:18, Luke 23:32-23:34, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13:8, John 13:34-13:35, Matthew 25:34-25:45, [more]
AN EASTER PARABLE: EDITH EASTER Edith Burns was a wonderful Christian who lived in San Antonio, Texas. She was the patient of a doctor by the name...
Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-3:7
I conclude this morning with a story about what happened since a tragic event that took place 9 months ag...
Tags: Forgiveness For Others
So if the kingdom of heaven is so valuable, why doesn’t everybody do everything they can to be a part of it? I think it’s because value is often in t...
Contributor: John Braland , Outreach, Inc.
Scripture: Ephesians 3:1-3:12
Two hundred years ago, in the early 19th Century, as astonishing as it may seem, Christmas in Great Britain had become almost extinct. The Times newsp...
Scripture: Luke 2:8-2:14
CARL'S GOSPEL GARDEN He didn't talk much. He would always greet you with a big smile and a firm handshake. Even after living in our neighborhood fo...
Scripture: 1 Peter 1:22-1:25
Tags: Christian Witness
Twas much, that man was made like God before, But that God should be like man much more. John Donne. ...
Tags: Christmas Advent
A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit t...
Contributor: Bob Soulliere, Outreach, Inc.
Tags: What Is Evangelism?
GOD'S GREATNESS Today it doesn’t take wars or persecutions to challenge our Christian faith or religious practices. No spears, no swords, no fiery...
Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-1:23
THE BEGINNING OF LEE Lee, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and a self-professed atheist was sitting at his desk on Christmas Eve. A slow news day...