Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
DIFFERENT USE IN HEAVEN
A millionaire Christian is sleeping in his bedroom when an angel comes to him and wakes him up.
"It’s time for you to go to heaven", says the angel.
"Oh, i’m not ready, what should I bring ?", says the millionaire.
"Nothing, just yourself", replies
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 9, 2001
In the movie CASUALTIES OF WAR, Michael J. Fox plays Private Erikson, a soldier in Vietnam who is part of a squad that abducts and rapes a young Vietnamese girl. He didn’t participate in the crime.
Afterward, as he struggles with what has happened, he says to the other men in his squad,
Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 17, 2001
We should be like little Johnny. After church, Johnny tells his parents he has to go and talk to the minister right away. They agree and the pastor greets the family.
"Pastor," Johnny says, "I heard you say today that our bodies came from the dust & when we die our bodies go back to
Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 18, 2001
Pete and Tony were great baseball fans. They were talking about baseball
one day & Pete says, “I wonder if there is baseball in heaven.”
Tony replies, “I don’t know.”
Soon after, Tony dies. One day he calls Pete from heaven and
Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 22, 2000
A poll done by The Minneapolis Star Tribune a few years ago found that 65% of the people in Minnesota believed in hell. That is a pretty high number. Only 15%, however, said they knew someone who would be a sure bet to go there, and only 3% felt that they themselves deserved to end up in
Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Do you remember the story of Samuel Upham on his deathbed? Samuel Upham had been a professor at Drew Theological Seminary for years and as he lay dying, friends gathered about. The question arose as to whether he was still living or not. Someone
advised, "Feel his
Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
I think we all share the sentiments of the tombstone that Read "I
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 1, 2001
How many of you remember The Pillsbury Dough Boy? Cute ... Cuddly ... and wanted for attempted murder.
A woman in Arkansas was sitting in her car in a grocery store parking lot when she heard a loud bang. She felt a sharp pain in the back of her head. She was holding her hands behind her
Contributed by George Rennau on Feb 19, 2001
A condemned prisoner awaiting execution was granted the usual privilege of choosing the dishes he wanted to eat for his last meal. He ordered a large mess of mushrooms.
"Why all the mushrooms and nothing else?" inquired the guard.
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 23, 2001
An ancient story is told about a slave who traveled with his master to Baghdad. As he walked the busy streets he found himself in the market place where he saw Death in human form. Death looked at him with such a piercing look that it frightened the slave, & he interpreted that look to mean that
Contributed by Steven Chapman on Mar 26, 2001
Voltaire was one of the leading figures of the French Enlightenment of the 1700’s. He has an exceptional talent for writing, and to this day, he is known as one of the world’s greatest philosophers. He had money, intelligence, and political influence, which never had been seen by men before his
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Apr 18, 2001
" A little boy had a terminal illness. He knew he was dying even though his parents hadn’t told him, so one day he asked his mother,"Mom what’s it like to die? Will it hurt?
The mother thought for a moment as she searched for an answer to the question then said, "Charlie", do you
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 26, 2001
On March 26, 2000, Seattle’s famed Kingdome—home of the Seattle Seahawks, Mariners, and at times, the Super Sonics—was destroyed.
Maryland-based Controlled Demolition Incorporated was hired to do the job of imploding the 25,000-ton structure that had marked Seattle’s skyline
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 4, 2001
Agony claws my mind. I am a statistic. When I first got here, I felt very much alone. I was overwhelmed by grief, and I expected to find sympathy. I found no sympathy. I saw only thousands of others whose bodies were as badly mangled as mine. I was given a number and places in a category. This was
Contributed by Bruce Howell on May 15, 2001
Williams James: “The greatest use of life is to spend it for something
Contributed by Brian Mavis on May 21, 2001
MY ETERNAL REAL ESTATE
Years ago, radio evangelist Charles E. Fuller announced that he would speak the following Sunday on “Heaven” and that it would also be aired over the radio.
During that week he received a letter from an elderly man who was very ill. Here’s a part of
Contributed by Tony Miano on May 21, 2001
“H. G. Spafford was a businessman in Chicago. He was a dedicated Christian. [There were times in his life when the wisdom he followed was earthly, unspiritual, and subject to the enemy’s schemes]. He had some serious financial reversals, and during the time of readjustment, he lost
Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 5, 2001
Some months ago I heard a touching story about a humble, consecrated pastor whose young son had become very ill. After the boy had undergone an exhaustive series of tests, the father was told the shocking news that his son had a terminal illness. The youngster had accepted Christ as his Savior, so
Contributed by Jim Kane on Jun 5, 2001
I would suggest this day that the empty tomb represents an emptied, not empty heart and life. The stone represents the sin that blocks the heart and life from being liberated and freed from the darkness that it contains. God, through Christ, has rolled that
Contributed by Gregory Dawson on Jun 9, 2001
There was a woman who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and given three months to live. So, as she was getting her things "in
order," she contacted her Pastor and had him come to her house to discuss certain
aspects of her final wishes. After discussing what she wanted for her funeral