Contributed by Jan Spencer on Mar 19, 2002
WHAT IS A MOTHER?
Somewhere between the youthful energy of a teenager and the golden years of a woman’s life, there lives a marvelous and loving person known as "Mother."
A mother is a curious mixture of patience, kindness, understanding, discipline, industriousness, purity and love.
Contributed by Chris Jordan on Oct 24, 2008
I once read of a little boy who used to escape his bedroom after being punished. He would crawl out of his bedroom window down an old fruit tree to the ground. One day, his father told him that he was going to chop down the fruit tree, because it hadn’t borne any fruit for a number
Contributed by John Tung on Feb 12, 2009
Why are these character traits called fruit of the spirit? Why not other food groups: like meat of the spirit or bread of the spirit or dairy of the spirit?
There are four reasons why it’s called fruit of the spirit: because fruit is healthy, sweet, living and whole.
Contributed by Kent Wise on Mar 25, 2007
Father John Powell, professor at Loyola University in Chicago, writes about a student in his Theology of Faith class named Tommy:
Some twelve years ago, I stood watching my university students file into the classroom for our first session in the Theology of Faith.
1) Christian life is not my responsibility but rather only a response to His ability.
2) God would not condemn anyone for being born a Sinner but would condemn only those who die as one, having accepted Christ in their lives throughout their lifetime.
3) On theJudgment
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
Illustration: General Robert E. Lee was a devout follower of Jesus Christ. Although he was raised in the south where prejudice was a daily way of life, Lee seldom practiced it or revealed it in his life. Although his family owned slaves at one juncture, the slaves were always treated with respect
Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
Love is the key. Joy is love singing. Peace is love resting. Long-suffering is love enduring. Kindness is love’s touch. Goodness is love’s character. Faithfulness is love’s habit. Gentleness is love’s