Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 1, 2001
PASSING THE TORCH: LESSONS FROM CASTRO
In August, President Fidel Castro celebrated his 75th birthday. The
Cuban dictator came to power in 1959, after overthrowing former
dictator, Fulgencio Batista.
On the eve of his birthday, Castro made a powerful gesture. He publicly handed a Cuban flag
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. He dreamed that he could see his own church worship service on Sunday morning. But there was something very strange happening.
The choir was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 21, 2014
When it says they "devoted themselves" it means they were steadfast or single minded in purpose or desire. They wanted it and they were going after it, so to speak.
In 2008 Sanya Richards-Ross competed in the 400 Meter in Beijing. She started the race strong and built a
Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 30, 2018
Dr. John Geddie, a Presbyterian missionary, went to Aneityum, an island in the South Pacific in 1848 and worked there for God for 24 years. On a tablet erected to his memory in the church where he preached, these words are inscribed:
When he landed, in 1848, there were no Christians. When he
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
There was a spiritual reason for this. For three days, Jonathan Edwards had not eaten a morsel of food, nor closed his eyes in sleep. Over and over again, he cried out “Oh, God, give me New England Give me New England” Because of his total devotion to Jesus Christ, Edwards was able to preside
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jan 19, 2010
LOYALTY TO JESUS
"One's loyalty to Jesus must come before his loyalty to his family or even to life itself."
Source: John F. Walvoord and Roy B. Zuck, Editors, The Bible Knowledge Commentary,
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Feb 22, 2005
John & Margie Cooper were married in 1941. They settled down on a farm with high hopes of becoming the nation’s largest onion growers. But 4 years later after Margie had given birth to 2 children, she fell victim to polio and spent the majority of her time years completely bedridden. Gone were all
Contributed by Joo-Ching Chng on Jan 4, 2008
Let me begin by sharing with you a letter that was written by a young communist to his girl friend. He was breaking off his relationship with her
because of his devotion to the communist cause. She gave the letter to her pastor, who gave the letter to Billy Graham. Billy Graham published the