Contributed by James Wilson on Dec 17, 2000
Most Christians believe the Virgin Birth is true. According to George Barna, 85% of those surveyed believe that Jesus Christ was born to a virgin. He also found that even 75% of the people who do not embrace Jesus as their Savior believe that he was
Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
NOT THE ONLY LIGHT!
On July 06, 2000, Hugh Downs the guest host on the Larry King Live Show lead a round table discussion on the questions, "Who is Jesus? And why is there such a fascination with that question now?" Among his guests was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Dean of Oxford L’chaim Society.
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Mar 14, 2001
In 1957, Lieutenant David Steeves walked out of the California Sierras 54 days after his Air Force trainer jet had disappeared. He related an unbelievable tale of how he had lived in a snowy wilderness after parachuting from his disabled plane. By the time he showed up alive, he had already been
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 24, 2001
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO DIVINITY SCHOOL each years has what is called ’BAPTIST DAY’. On this day each one is to bring a lunch to an outdoor picnic area and the school invites one of the popular lecturers to speak at the theological education center. One year DR. PAUL TILLICH came and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 11, 2001
Great introduction to sermon:
A single battle can determine the outcome of an entire war. Like Gettysburg and the Invasion at Normandy, a telling battle of the future of England had came. General Wellington of the British Army represented the last formidable opposition to the French army under
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jul 23, 2001
CHOOSING A ROAD
After a Muslim in Africa was converted to Christ, his friends asked him why he became a Christian. He answered, "Well, it’s like this. Suppose you were going down the road and suddenly the road forked in two directions, and you didn’t know which way to go; and there
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Jul 23, 2001
THE CRISIS OF ALL RELIGION
Jesus is unique....This is highlighted in the ministry of a well-known missionary in India, Dr. E. Stanley Jones. Jones often lectured to Hindu audiences having Hindus as chairmen of the meetings. On one such occasion the chairman was a chief minister of state. During
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Aug 30, 2001
C.S. Lewis observed, "You can shut Him up for a fool, you can spit at Him and kill Him as a demon; or you can fall at His feet and call Him Lord and God. But let us not come up with any patronizing nonsense about His being a great human teacher. He has not left
Contributed by Tim George on Jan 8, 2002
In May 1897 the demise of author Mark Twain was reported a bit too early. When the news reached Mr. Twain he was reported to have said, “The news of my death has been greatly exaggerated.” Had someone thought to go to Mark Twain himself they would have know he was
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
Take a short trip to the B’Hai Temple. You’ll find a variety of pictures on the walls. Pictures of Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, Mohammed and others. The message of the B’Hai faith is this: Jesus is just one of many prophets.
It’s increasingly popular to think that today, even
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 18, 2002
CAN YOU EXPLAIN JESUS
G. Campbell Morgan summed up the diety of Christ when he said, “He was the God-man. Not God indwelling a man. Of such there have been many. Not a man deified. Of such there have been none save in the myths of pagan systems of thought; but God and man, combining in one
Contributed by Ian Barker on Apr 1, 2002
A few years ago the Spokesman for the American Atheists Inc. entered into a debate with William Craig a Christian with a PH.D in theology, in front of 8000 people and with 100+ radio stations broadcasting this event. During the debate people were amazed to find out that Christianity can stand up
Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 30, 2002
Fredrick the Great of Germany, was a scoffer, but his great general, Von Zealand, was a devout Christian. One day at a gathering, the king was making coarse jokes about Jesus and the whole place was ringing with laughter. Von Zealand arose stiffly and said, “Your majesty, you know I have not
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 5, 2002
In our Southern Baptist Convention we pass resolutions every year. A resolution is a position statement, on certain moral and ethical issues that arise. One of the things that the Southern Baptist Convention did a few years ago was to pass a resolution about Jesus being the only way to salvation.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2002
ATHEISTS DECRY ’9/11
A campaign to incorporate Ground Zero’s "miracle debris" steel cross into the design of a planned permanent memorial has been targeted by atheists who say it would be "unconstitutional, inappropriate and insulting." According to "The New York Daily News,"
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2002
American Faith is Diverse, as Shown Among Five Faith-Based Segments
In this report we are looking at five segments of the population according to the nature and intensity of their faith. The five groups are evangelical Christians, born again Christians, people who describe themselves as
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 18, 2002
THE FASHION OF PLURALISM
While religious pluralism may be a novel experience for us, it is putting us in touch with the world that surrounded the biblical authors.
The pluralism and the paganism of Our Time were the common experience of the prophets and apostles. In Mesopotamia, there
Contributed by Guy Caley on Dec 26, 2002
I sometimes like to ask skeptics of the Christ-story what percent of the knowledge available in the world they have: "Do you think you know even one percent of all there is to be known in the universe?" Invariably they reply they don’t know even one percent. Then I’ll ask, "Is it possible that
Contributed by David Parks on Jan 30, 2003
THE CHANCE OF FULFILLED PROPHECHY
The Old Testament contains over 300 references to the Messiah that were fulfilled in Jesus. What chance did Jesus or any other man have of fulfilling these prophecies? The mathematical laws of probability can give us a clue.
In his book Evidence That Demands
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 31, 2003
JESUS- NOT HATE BUT HOPE
It’s a little name.
A small word.
Say this little name in public, however, in a way other than an obscenity, and stand back and watch the fireworks.
This little name is like a tiny detonator that triggers a nuclear warhead.
You can say "God," and you