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  • Godless Nation?

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 28, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    GODLESS NATION? The Triumphal Entry represents Jesus' offer to be our King and Saviour both as a nation and individually. The response is mixed. Our nation barely recognizes Christianity as a viable choice and in its efforts to be inclusive has all but denounced Christianity as an option. Sure ...read more

  • Something He Didn't Do

    Contributed by Josh Cougle on Apr 6, 2010

    SOMETHING HE DIDN'T DO My fourth daughter Kezzi is struggling through some things lately; one of them is lying. She's an obvious liar too. A month or so ago, someone left the milk out. Not a huge thing in itself, but Kezzi isn't supposed to pour the milk. Now that complicates it. I call all of ...read more

  • Coronations

    Contributed by Fred W. Penney on Apr 18, 2011

    CORONATIONS Have you ever seen a coronation? The queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II became Queen on June 2, 1953 (59 Years ago). Too long ago for most of us to remember. Did you know the the Queen's main residence, Buckingham Palace, boasts 775 rooms and 78 bathrooms? But many of us ...read more

  • The Reality Of Palm Sunday

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 19, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    THE REALITY OF PALM SUNDAY Pope Benedict himself in his homily last Sunday in St Peter’s Square said this about Palm Sunday: "But what are we really doing when we join this procession as part of the throng which went up with Jesus to Jerusalem and hailed him as King of Israel? Is this ...read more

  • The One  PRO

    Contributed by Jason Bonnicksen on Apr 22, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    THE ONE The crowds cheered and waved their hands. Many stood upon their tip-toes hoping to catch a glimpse of their deliverer as he processed by. "He's the one! echoed throughout the streets. Many praised his name with hands and fists held high. Was it true? Had "the one" finally ...read more

  • Oh, Hosanna

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 20, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    OH, HOSANNA On a Palm Sunday some time ago, 5-year-old Stephanie sat on her aunt’s lap while they listened to the pastor’s sermon together. He described Jesus’ approach to Jerusalem and how the crowds cried, "Hosanna, Hosanna!" At that, Stephanie perked up and began to sing, "Oh, Hosanna, now ...read more

  • Risk Your Life To Save It  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    RISK YOUR LIFE TO SAVE IT Tyrtaeus, an old Greek poet who lived before the time of Christ, wrote, "The man who risks his life in battle has the best chance in saving it; the one who flees to save it is most likely to lose it." (Walter Bauer, A Greek-English ...read more

  • We Read Not That Christ Ever Exercised Force But ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 3 ratings

    We read not that Christ ever exercised force but once; and that was to drive profane ones out of his Temple, not to ...read more

  • The Tv Show Survivor Kicked Off Again This Past ...

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 4, 2002
    based on 4 ratings

    The TV show Survivor kicked off again this past week with Survivor Marquesas. It was interesting to see people’s roles within their tribes start to emerge immediately after arriving at the island. The Rotu tribe couldn’t get a fire started the first night. However one lady named Kathy thought ...read more

  • King For A Day

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    KING FOR A DAY Once upon a time, before television, there was radio. You know what radio is--television without pictures. Well, before television, one of the most popular daytime radio programs was called "Queen for a Day." If I remember it correctly (and it was a long time ago!), each day ...read more

  • Short-Term Enthusiasm  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 10 ratings

    SHORT-TERM ENTHUSIASM The story is told of a minister who was full of energy and enthusiasm for the Lord. One day he went to the hospital to visit one of his parishioners who was critically ill. The minister entered the room and saw the man lying in bed with a whole host of tubes and wires ...read more

  • The Party Is Over

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 5 ratings

    THE PARTY IS OVER Americans experience presidential inaugurations in our nation’s capital every four years. They are gala events, expressions of national pride. All three branches of government are focused on the inauguration of an American president, and there are bands, banners, television ...read more

  • Only A Donkey  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 43 ratings

    ONLY A DONKEY The donkey awakened, his mind still savoring the afterglow of the most exciting day of his life. Never before had he felt such a rush of pleasure and pride. He walked into town and found a group of people by the well. "I’ll show myself to them," he thought. But they didn’t ...read more

  • True Or False?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 36 ratings

    TRUE OR FALSE? Palm Sunday celebrates the day Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Test your knowledge of that day’s events, recorded in all four Gospels, with these true or false statements. 1. According to the Gospels, the people waved palm branches when Jesus rode into Jerusalem ...read more

  • Home Coming  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2002
    based on 22 ratings

    HOME COMING That reminds me of the old story about an elderly missionary returning to the United States to retire. He & his wife had spent over 40 years serving in Africa. But now he was alone. His wife & two children had long since found their final resting place in the soil of Africa. As he got ...read more

  • There Is A Legend About An Ancient Village In ...  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    There is a legend about an ancient village in Spain. The villagers learned that the king would pay a visit! In a thousand years, a king had never come to that village. Excitement grew! "We must throw a big celebration," The villagers all agreed. But, it was a poor village, and there weren’t many ...read more

  • Palm Sunday: Will He Really Do It?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    PALM SUNDAY: WILL HE REALLY DO IT? I wonder what mode of transport you would select for a King. A donkey wouldn't be top of my list, and although Barack Obama isn't a king, we've seen this week an array of 'stately' transportation available to him as he arrived at nearby Stansted Airport for the ...read more

  • Results Were Not As We Hoped

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009

    RESULTS WERE NOT AS WE HOPED On 16 January 2008 Newcastle United FC celebrated the return of former manager Kevin Keegan, known as 'King Kev.' A BBC sport website said: "He is back at Newcastle, much to the delight of the majority of the club's fans." A sign of how highly regarded Keegan was on ...read more

  • Obama Is Not The Messiah  PRO

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    OBAMA IS NOT THE MESSIAH President Barack Obama arrived at Stansted airport last week from America, complete with armoured limousines, helicopters, 200 US Secret Service staff and a six-doctor medical team. More than 500 officials and staff accompanied Obama, along with a mass of high-tech ...read more

  • Palm Sunday Chant

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2009

    PALM SUNDAY CHANT We’re going to sing a rap-song together now. What I need you to do is to chant each line after me, and to cheer madly when I lift my arms into the air: Ho-sann-a; Ho-sann-a; Hear the people cheer (arms in the air) Riding on a donkey See the King appear (arms in the ...read more