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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
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
It was Christmas Eve, 1910. General William Booth, the founder of The Salvation Army in London, England was near the end of his life. His health was p...
Scripture: Philippians 2:3
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...
An atheist professor stood before his class and said, "If anyone can tell me where God is, I will give that person a hundred dollars." One student sai...
Scripture: Psalms 46:1