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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]
THE CONCEPT OF GRACE There is a great article that illustrates the concept of grace written by Charles Stanley. “One of my more memorable semina...
A young employee secretly misappropriated several hundred dollars of his business firm’s money. When this action was discovered, the young man was tol...
Contributor: Bobby Scobey
Scripture: Proverbs 1:1-10:30
A PASTOR’S DREAM OF HIS OWN WORSHIP SERVICE The story is told of a pastor of a large church who had a dream one night that really opened his eyes....
Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:7
THE MARK OF JESUS When I was pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Levelland, there was a man in our church, the owner of a local business and...
Scripture: Ephesians 5:25-5:33
"YOU'RE NOT FROM AROUND HERE." There is not much you can do about it. Once you have been around it everybody else knows. I’m talking about the red...
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13:13
Tags: God's Love
told by Philip Yancey in his book: What’s so Amazing about Grace. Yancey tells the story of a prodigal daughter who grows up in Traverse City, Mich...
Every branch that bears fruit must be pruned to bear much more fruit. I have a tomato plant that has been living for over two years now. Every winter...
Scripture: John 17:13
Tags: Growth In Christ
A grandfather found his grandson, jumping up and down in his playpen, crying at the top of his voice. When Johnnie saw his grandfather, he reached up...
Tags: Unconditional Love
ATTITUDE NOT APTITUDE Jesus' message here is that everybody can be great ... because anybody can serve. Dave Stone says that "service is the langua...
Scripture: 1 Peter 4:10-4:11, 1 Corinthians 2:9-2:11, Psalms 1:1-1:44, Mark 12:30-12:31, Zechariah 9:1-9:1