Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2008
WE CARVE WHAT WE ALREADY SEE
I heard the story once of a great Cherokee wood carver. He took logs and sat them on a stump outside his back door and sat in front of that log sometimes for hours just staring at it. Finally, he would pick up his carving tools and start carving the most beautiful of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2009
WHO IS GOD THE FATHER?
In 2006, a sociologist at Baylor University released a study done by the Gallup organization that identified four views people had of God.
31.4 percent believe in an "Authoritarian God," a God who is angry at humanity’s sins.
23 percent believe in a "Benevolent God"
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 2, 2009
My children are gone this week. They will be back in a few days. I know what Zane will do. When he comes home, he will find me and tackle me and put his arms around me and say, "Daddy!"
This should be our attitude toward God our Father. And one day, very soon, we will
Contributed by Louis Pantelis on May 21, 2009
GO GET YOUR OWN
One day a group of scientists got together and decided that man had come along way and no longer needed God. So they picked one scientist to go and tell Him that they were done with Him.
The scientist walked up to God and said "God, we’ve decided that we no longer need you;
Contributed by Louis Pantelis on May 21, 2009
GOOD GOD ALMIGHTY
I am reminded of the story of the fellow that always fell asleep during the pastor’s sermon. The wife had decided to keep him awake - so she took a large hair pin with the intention of sticking him with it when he nodded off. Sure enough, right in the middle of the pastor’s
Contributed by David Hodgin on Jun 24, 2009
REMEMBER WHO YOUR DADDY IS
George Foreman is famous for many things: boxing champion, pitchman, grill guru, television celebrity, and, he named all five of his sons, George. When asked why he gave all his sons the same name, he usually quips something like, "If you’d been hit in the head as many
Contributed by Charles Wallis on Jun 24, 2009
THE GRACE-FILLED FATHER
Six-year-old Brandon decided one Saturday morning to fix his parents pancakes. He found a big bowl and spoon, pulled a chair to the counter, opened the cupboard, and pulled out the heavy flour canister, spilling it on the floor. He scooped some of the flour into the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
Have you heard about Pocket God? It’s one of the top-selling video game applications for Apple’s iPhone. Here’s the game description found on iTunes:
"What kind of god would you be? Benevolent or vengeful? Play Pocket God and discover the answer within yourself. On a remote island,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 12, 2009
A Michigan factory worker, earning less than ten thousand dollars a year, was an unknowing heir to a half-million dollars. When located by an investigator some years after his benefactor’s death, the worker explained that he had neither returned home nor kept in touch with
Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 18, 2009
In my opinion, the best sportscaster today is an ESPN football guy named Chris Berman. When he does his TV show called Prime Time, he shows highlights and announces guys by nicknames that he created, here are some:
David "Green" Akers
Steve "Chariots of" Fireovid
Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Aug 31, 2009
I’ll never forget an experience I had with my son Ethan.
When Ethan was about 2 years old, he had been playing and had fallen and cut open his chin. It was bad enough for Nicole and I to take him to A.I. DuPont Hospital for children. After the doctors examined his cut they
Contributed by Chris Surber on Nov 14, 2009
On my recent pilgrimage to Israel one of the many profound experiences occurred on the airplane prior to even leaving JFK International in New York.
After I was seated on the huge double Decker airplane which took us directly to Tel Aviv, I noticed a large Orthodox Jewish family making their way
Contributed by Chris Jordan on Dec 5, 2009
I WILL NOT VEX MY FATHER
"There is the story of half-a-dozen boys who had severe fathers, accustomed to beat them within an inch of their lives. Another boy was with them who was well beloved by his parents, and known to do so. These young boys met together to hold a council of war about robbing
GOD IN MOTION (FROM A 4TH GRADE TEXTBOOK)
For centuries, scientists have debated whether the physical objects that make up the universe are naturally at rest or naturally in motion. If physical objects are naturally at rest, then any object in motion is made so by something else. This view
Contributed by Juan Quintero on Feb 12, 2010
1. Respetar a alguien.
2. Enaltecer o premiar su mérito.
3. Dar honor o celebridad.
4. Como fórmula de cortesía para enaltecer la asistencia, adhesión, etc., de otra u otras personas.
5. Dicho de una persona: Tener a honra ser o hacer algo.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 15, 2010
A GIFT BEYOND DESCRIPTION
A few years ago, on "Good Morning, America," Joan Lunden
featured some extraordinary gifts that a person might want to
include on their Christmas gift list.
One of them was a Jaguar automobile, the Jaguar 220. To
purchase one, you first go to your Jaguar dealer
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 30, 2010
BREAKING THE HEART OF THE FATHER
D. J. Wilbur Chapman told a story related to him by R. A. Torrey of an old father and mother who determined to give their boy an education. They were as poor as they could be. They had a conference in their home, and decided to send their boy to the university.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
ERICKSON'S THOUGHTS ON GOD THE FATHER
And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent' (John 17:3)
Dr. Packer's devotional approach to theology is evident from his choice of textbook which is Millard Erickson's 'Christian Theology'. Here's
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 24, 2010
"HE'S MY DAD."
A group of scientists and botanists were exploring remote regions of the Alps, looking for new species of flowers. One day they noticed through binoculars a flower of such rarity and beauty, that its value to science was incalculable. But it lay deep in a ravine with cliffs on
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 22, 2011
BUT HE IS MY FATHER
There is an old Roman story which tells how a Roman emperor was once enjoying a great victory. He had the privilege of marching his troops through the streets of Rome with all of his captured trophies, and his prisoners behind him. This emperor was marching with his troops;