Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2009
Ira Sankey Protected during The Civil War
Years ago when Ira Sankey was at the height of his ministry and traveling on a steamer in the Delaware River, he was recognized by some of the people on board. They had seen his picture in the newspaper and knew he was associated with evangelist D. L.
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Oct 8, 2005
In the movie, The Mission, which is based on a true story, Robert DiNero plays Mendoza, a mercenary who has killed and enslaved the Guarani Indians for years. Finally, he recognizes how wrong he has been. He comes to Father Gabriel, played by Jeremy Irons, and confesses his sin. Father Gabriel
Contributed by Manuel Amparo on May 10, 2006
On a blustery, stormy, winter day, at the broad intersection on a busy trunk highway, I noticed a man standing near the side of the road. I was on my way home for lunch. The next day he was there again at the same place, and the next day, and for days following. Blizzards came, with cold weather,
Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Last year, Ken Griffey, Jr. chose not to attend "The Players Choice Awards" to receive the "Player of the Decade" award. Junior beat out three time MVP winner Barry Bonds and four time Cy Young Award winner, Greg Maddux for the honor.
The award is a big deal. He joins the ranks of baseball
Contributed by Stephen Wright on Mar 30, 2003
What think you of Christ? is the test,
To try both your state and your scheme:
You cannot be right in the rest
Unless you think rightly of him.
As Jesus appears in your view,
As he is beloved or not,
So God is disposed to you
And mercy or wrath is your lot.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
How many of you know the name Paul Aurandt? He also has an alias.
You know him as Paul Harvey. He has published books about The Rest of the Story (Bantam) and More of Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story (Morrow). Stories built around the surprise ending format have been compiled into books that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 28, 2007
God and the Spider
During World War II, a US marine was separated from his unit on a Pacific island. The fighting had been intense, and in the smoke and the crossfire he had lost touch with his comrades.
Alone in the jungle, he could hear enemy soldiers coming in his direction. Scrambling for
Contributed by Glenn Hickey on Jan 25, 2008
It had been a good day in Mosul, Iraq. Five So. Baptist workers were making progress toward a water purification project. They had met with officials and laughed with new Iraqi friends. They were headed home for a night’s rest before starting again the next morning. But they never made it
Nadin Khoury was thirteen years old, five foot two, and weighed, soaking wet, probably a hundred pounds.
His attackers were teenagers, larger than Nadin, and outnumbered him seven to one.
For thirty minutes they hit, kicked, and beat him.
He never stood a chance.
Khoury’s mom had recently moved
Contributed by John Collier on Nov 28, 2016
17 “Blessed is the one whom God corrects;
so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.[a]
18 For he wounds, but he also binds up;
he injures, but his hands also heal.
19 From six calamities he will rescue you;
in seven no harm will touch you.
20 In famine he will deliver you