Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 28, 2009
ISOLATION, LONELINESS MORE DIFFICULT THAN PAIN
William H. Willimon, in his commentary on our text, shared the following story from his childhood. "A little girl in my second grade class got the dreaded disease of polio. Our teacher described to us the possible complications of her disease. She
Illustrations Unlimited: THE LONELY IN THE CROWD: A few years ago, the press carried a heartrending story of a young father who shot himself in a tavern telephone booth. James Lee had called a Chicago newspaper and told a reporter he had sent the paper a manila envelope outlining his story. The
Contributed by Rickey Bennett on Aug 16, 2009
Richard Sibbes commented on this passage in his book, The Bruised Reed. He said of Jesus,
He died that he might heal our souls …and by that death save us… And has he not the same heart in heaven? ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?’ cried the Head in heaven when the foot on earth was
Contributed by Jeffery Russell on Dec 24, 2007
Dr. James Dobson relates a story of an elderly woman named Stella Thornhope who was struggling with her first Christmas alone. Her husband had died just a few months prior through a slow developing cancer. Now, several days before Christmas, she was almost snowed in by a brutal weather system. She
Contributed by Paul Barreca on Mar 31, 2013
NO ATHEISTS IN THE WATER
David Harrell wrote a book telling the story of his father, Edgar Harrell. Edgar was one of the 300 survivors of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, the last US ship sunk by enemy contact in WW2. 600 of the 900 men who survived the ship's sinking were stranded in the
HE WILL NEVER, NEVER, NEVER LEAVE ME!
Written by Dr. Larry Petton
Hebrews 13:5 is a rare verse. It has been simply translated by many as, "He will never leave you or forsake you." That is good English, but it is not good Greek in this instance.
This verse contains an unusual triple