Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 10, 2005
One day a young minister in West Virginia was being escorted through a coal mine. At the entrance to one of the dim passageways, he noticed a beautiful white flower growing out of all the black dust that invaded this flowers environment. Pointing at the flower “How can it blossom in such color and
Contributed by Mark Haines on Jan 20, 2001
Who would ever dream of amputating his own leg? Nobody-- unless that person had lost his mind or was faced with the grim choice of losing either his leg or his life.
That was Bill Jeracki’s terrible predicament, according to The Denver Post, when he was out fishing alone in the foothills of
Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 15, 2000
What Does Hope Do For Mankind?
Hope shines brightest when the hour is darkest.
Hope motivates when discouragement comes.
Hope energizes when the body is tired.
Hope sweetens while bitterness bites.
Hope sings when all melodies are gone.
Hope believes when evidence is eliminated.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 12, 2002
AFFLUENCE AND GRATITUDE
In his new book 'Jesus, Lord of Your Personality,' pastor Bob Russell points out that having a lot doesn’t tend to produce a grateful spirit.
"Have you had a taste of the best this world has to offer? You went to Hawaii once on vacation, so now it’s harder for you to
Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 26, 2007
"Money often comes between men and God. Someone has said that you can take two small ten cent pieces, just two dimes, and shut out the view of a panoramic landscape. Go to the mountains and just hold two coins closely in front of your eyes--the mountains are still there, but you cannot see them at