Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 15, 2003
HELPLESS ON MY OWN
Philip Keller was a sheep rancher. In his book, "A Shepherd Looks at the Twenty-third Psalm," he says that sheep they require more attention than any other livestock. They just can’t take care of themselves.
Unless their shepherd makes them move on, sheep will actually
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2005
Another poll sheds light on this paradox of increased religiosity and decreased morality. According to sociologist Robert Bellah, 81 percent of the American people also say they agree that “an individual should arrive at his or her own religious belief independent of any church or synagogue.” Thus
A young man was drinking heavily and decided to go for a swim at a California beach. Fortunately, an older man was watching the young man as he entered the water and did not come back up for air. The older man ran to the struggling young man and saved his life.
A few years later, that same
PARALLELS BETWEEN ISAAC AND JESUS
There is no clearer picture of the Cross and the sacrifice the Father made for us in Christ than Genesis chapter 22. Notice the powerful parallels between Isaac and Christ.
1.Both fulfilled promises:
Isaac was the long-promised son to Abraham (Genesis
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 5, 2009
POPULAR IDEAS OF JESUS
As we consider the risk of following Jesus, we must acknowledge the same thing; we must acknowledge that Jesus is THE Christ, not some popularized version we hear about today.
In a posting just this last June, Kevin DeYoung, in his Restless and Reformed blog, describes