Contributed by Jon Sigler on Jun 20, 2001
"I will stick to Christ as a burr to a topcoat!"
Last words of Katherine von
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2001
Legend has it that a wealthy merchant traveling through the Mediterranean world looking for the Pharisee and Apostle, Paul encountered Timothy, who arranged a visit. Paul was, at the time, a prisoner in Rome. Stepping inside the cell, the merchant was surprised to find a rather old man, physically
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 6, 2002
There was a great theologian who came to the USA from England and was being interviewed by a group of seminary students. The question was asked, “What is the most profound thought that ever occupied your mind.” The answer was, “Jesus loves me this I know for the Bible tells me so.”
You may go
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Aug 1, 2002
ILL. An old legend has it that a wealthy merchant of the 1st Century who wanted to meet the Apostle Paul encountered Timothy, who arranged a visit for him with Paul who, at that time, was a prisoner in Rome.
Stepping inside the cell, the merchant was surprised to find a rather old man,
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 24, 2002
Oswald Chambers confessed, “If I work for God because I know it brings me the good opinion of those whose good opinion I wish to have, I am a Pharisee. If I love Jesus Christ, I will
Contributed by Andrew Hamilton on Sep 29, 2002
John Piper summed up our problem well with his statement, ‘The weakness of our hunger for God is not because he is unsavoury, but because
Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Dec 28, 2002
Rodney Pickett makes this observation, “Love is the identifying mark of Christianity. In a world of hate, envy, and anger, love sticks out like a healthy thumb. When anyone walks away from an encounter
Contributed by Lynn Floyd on Jan 10, 2003
A church can survive without a huge budget but it can’t
I remember one of the last Sunday’s that Alan Vail was in church. He sat in his wheelchair, stooped over, head bowed, his body racked with Parkinson’s. Speech was difficult, he’d lost most of his ability to control the movement of his arms and legs. I sat across from him, and as we sang a song
"The intensive care waiting room is a different world. No one is a stranger. They help one another. They grieve with one another and shed tears of joy together. There is no distinction of race or class. Vanity and pretense vanish. Everything focuses on the next doctor’s report or the
Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 21, 2003
Picture this: The nation enters WW2, and a son receives notification that he has been drafted into the armed forces. The son ships out, leaving his loving parents behind. He also leaves behind his most prized possession, a 1930 Ford Model A coupe. Will the father of this lad will simply allow that
Contributed by Mike Leiter on Sep 2, 2003
Love makes obedience a thing of joy!
To do the will of one we like to please
Is never hardship, though it tax our strength;
Each privilege of service love will seize!
Love makes us loyal, glad to do or go,
And eager to defend a name or cause;
Love takes the drudgery from common work,
“LOVE IS THE KEY”
(copyrighted by John Gaughan)
LOVE IS THE KEY, LOVE IS THE KEY
THOUGH I SPEAK IN TONGUES
LOVE IS THE KEY
LOVE IS PATIENT LOVE IS KIND,
NOT SELF SEEKING LOVE IS BLIND,
LOVE IS TRUTHFUL LOVE IS TRUST,
TO LOVE YOUR BROTHER IS A MUST.
LOVE CAN BREAK, BUT
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2004
This is not an original with me. I heard it in a sermon over twenty years ago given by Bro. Paul Holderfield.
Johnny was not a very popular boy at school, in fact you might say he wasn’t liked at all. It was not anything in particular, well you know the type (maybe even been one of these
There is a saying by Arsene Housaye which states, “Tell me whom you love, and I will tell you what you are.” Everyone in Valentine’s era knew what it meant to love Christ
“An anonymous soul has expressed it well:
Love is the spark that kindles the fires of compassion.
Compassion is the fire that flames the candle of service.
Service is the candle that ignites the torch of hope. Hope is the torch that lights the beacon of faith.
Faith is the beacon that
“The early Latin writer, Tertullian of Carthage, declared that the one thing that converted him to Christianity was not the arguments they gave him, because he could find a counterpoint for every argument they would present. “But they demonstrated something I didn’t have. The thing that
Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 24, 2004
When cartoonist Charles Schulz dined in the home of a friend, the host remarked that he needed something to setoff his dinner jacket. He disappeared and returned a few minutes with a heavy chain from which a medallion hung, and across the face of the medallion were the letters "love". Schultz
A child given command not to touch a hot stove. That command comes from a loving parent who is concerned for the child. The commandments of God come from a loving, heavenly Father who
A SMILE IS ALL WE NEED
When the famous Canadian 20th Century Pentecostal missionary, Jonathan Goforth, was 16 and still living at home with his parents on the farm, his father bought a second farm.
He asked Jonathan to look after a huge field on that second farm and get it ready for harvest.