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  • Saving Someone's Life

    Contributed by Curtis Donald, Sr. on May 21, 2009
     | 614 views

    SAVING SOMEONE'S LIFE I read an article on yesterday that was entitled 7 signs of a stroke. The writer suggested that knowing the signs of a stroke may save someone’s life. I want to tell us tonight that understanding both the symptoms of and the solution to living with low ...read more

  • Refusal To Believe  PRO

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on May 27, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
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    REFUSAL TO BELIEVE I once served a very wealthy congregation. Over the years the different members had donated various items to the church, many of which were quite valuable. The stained glass windows were valued and tens of thousands of dollars each; The communion table was an intricately ...read more

  • Do You Trust God?

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jun 8, 2009
     | 728 views

    DO YOU TRUST GOD? There was a Seinfeld episode where Kramer scoots into Jerry’s apartment where Jerry and George are talking, and he says "Do you guys want to have some fun!" George and Jerry say "Sure." And then Kramer says "Do you really want to have some fun? Or are you just saying you want ...read more

  • If The Blind Put Their Hand In God's  PRO

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jun 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
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    If the Blind Put Their Hand in God’s Helen Keller, shortly before her sixtieth birthday, expressed pity for the real unseeing, for those who have eyes yet do not see. Her long years of physical blindness have given her a spiritual insight which enables her to enjoy life in all its fullness. ...read more

  • Drink Deeply  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 729 views

    DRINK DEEPLY Picture this: You have just finished a ten-mile hike on a 95 degree day, and on the entire journey you haven’t had a thing to drink. Stumbling with thirst, you come to your father’s house and plea for water. With love and concern, he brings you a cold pitcher of water and a glass ...read more

  • But Proffering Our Physical Lives As Living ...

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Aug 11, 2009
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    But proffering our physical lives as living sacrifices, we get the benefit of living life to its fullest because we are in agreement with God as to priorities and purpose. We aren’t really giving up our lives. We are learning to stand beside ourselves and see ourselves as God sees us. We see our ...read more

  • Crisis Of Faith: Decide What You Believe

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 11, 2009
     | 604 views

    CRISIS OF FAITH: DECIDE WHAT YOU BELIEVE Dr. Henry Blackaby, co-author of the book Experiencing God, describes David’s crisis this way: "David was a faithful servant of the Lord’s. David refused to rely on human wisdom for guidance. He asked for God’s direction. Was this a crisis of belief ...read more

  • Faith Without Works

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 4, 2009
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    FAITH WITHOUT WORKS As a Marine Sergeant, there were many times when I helped out the young troops in my charge with various sorts of favors. Sometimes I was the local financial aid officer, assisting a young Marine in between pay days with the money necessary for a car insurance payment. ...read more

  • Risks: Audacity

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Sep 23, 2009
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    RISKS: AUDACITY General Robert E. Lee has been called "Audacity Personified," because he was ...read more

  • Faith And Human Knowledge

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Oct 10, 2009
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    FAITH AND HUMAN KNOWLEDGE Billy Graham said, "Millions of people today are searching for a reliable voice of authority. The Word of God is the only real authority we have. His Word sheds light on human nature, world problems and human suffering. But beyond that, it clearly reveals the way to ...read more

  • Wisdom Leads Us To Investigate And Know The True ...

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Oct 10, 2009
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    "Wisdom leads us to investigate and know the true facts about our faith. If a clock is wrong, we adjust it. It’s the sensible thing to do." ---Paul E. Little, ...read more

  • Safe As In Bed

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Oct 15, 2009
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    SAFE AS IN BED In the movie Gods and Generals, one of Stonewall Jackson’s staff officers asked him how he can be so peaceful and calm when there are bullets, shells, and death all around him? He responded, ...read more

  • Sure Of What We Hope For

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Oct 15, 2009
     | 401 views

    SURE OF WHAT WE HOPE FOR Saving faith has much assurance. Michael Faraday, the great scientist, was taken ill. When it became evident his sickness would soon result in his death, a group of fellow scientists came to see him--not so much to talk about science as to talk about death. One of them ...read more

  • Faith Fights  PRO

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Oct 19, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 918 views

    FAITH FIGHTS Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith. I heard a story about a midwestern farmer 50 years ago. The farmer went to the bank to borrow money to buy seed to plant his whole farm in corn. He fired up the old ...read more

  • Faith Is Not The Human Notion And Dream That ...

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Nov 1, 2009
     | 341 views

    "Faith is not the human notion and dream that some people call faith" (Luther’s Works ...read more

  • Faith Is A Living, Daring Confidence In God's ...

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Nov 1, 2009
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    "Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that the believer would stake his life on it a thousand times" ...read more

  • Faith, However, Is A Divine Work In Us Which ...

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Nov 1, 2009
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    "Faith, however, is a divine work in us which changes us and makes us to be born anew of God" (Luther’s Works ...read more

  • Popular Ideas Of Jesus  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 5, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,236 views

    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 ...read more

  • Faith: A Living, Daring Confidence

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Nov 16, 2009
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    FAITH: A LIVING, DARING CONFIDENCE "Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that the believer would stake his life on it a thousand times. This knowledge of and confidence in God’s grace makes men glad and bold and happy in dealing with God and with all ...read more

  • People Who Claim To Have Faith And Yet Are Simply ...

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Dec 3, 2009
     | 348 views

    PEOPLE WHO CLAIM TO HAVE FAITH AND YET ARE SIMPLY FILLED WITH PIOUS GOOD WISHES TO THOSE IN NEED (CHRISTIAN BROTHER) WITHOUT GOOD ACTIONS GIVE TO THE LIE OF PIOUS WORDS. THE THOUGHT ONLY COUNTS IF SOMETHING TANGIBLE IS DONE TO HELP THE INDIVIDUAL. OUR FAITH BECOMES AN ACT MAKE PRETEND. IT SPEAKS ...read more