Contributed by Evie Megginson on Apr 12, 2001
In the villages of Northern India a missionary was preaching in a bazaar. As he closed, a Muslim gentleman came up and said, "You must admit we have one thing you have not, and it is better than anything you have."
The missionary smiled and said, "I should be pleased to hear what it is."
Contributed by Joel Pankow on Apr 13, 2001
POSSUMS AND THE GRAVE
I have heard that possums are smart animals. You wouldn’t think so because you hardly ever see one except when it’s dead on the road. There’s a joke that goes, “why did the chicken cross the road? To prove to the possum that it could be done!”
But possums, it turns
Contributed by Andrew Chan on Apr 9, 2002
WHAT HAPPENED ON EASTER?
A Sunday School teacher asked her class on the Sunday before Easter if they knew what happened on Easter and why it was so important. One little girl spoke up saying: "Easter is when the whole family gets together, and you eat turkey and sing about the pilgrims and all
Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 22, 2004
A TIME FOR TESTIMONY
What if we had each person that witnessed the resurrected Lord come up here this morning and talk for 15 minutes giving a testimony to what they saw.
If we listened to the testimony of all the people that Jesus appeared to, we would be here all day, and all night, and
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Caterpillar Ugly, Butterfly Beautiful
It is a well-known fact that a caterpillar changes into a butterfly. The butterfly can truthfully say as he looks at the caterpillar, "Such was I, but now I am changed."
Every Christian has once been a sinner, living for self and the momentary
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 24, 2009
A young woman named Margaret had spent decades battling depression and anxiety that were traced back to a horrible day in school when a Teacher, frustrated with her tardiness, made her stand in front of the room and invited all the students to come up to the board and write
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2006
National Swing To Spiritual Interests Researchers, publishers, motivational speakers, corporate trainers, retail merchants, long distance providers and utilities deregulation opportunists are adding a spiritual twist to their marketing strategies. The Dallas Morning News wire service quotes
Contributed by Jim Kilson on Apr 20, 2006
A man went on vacation to the Holy Land with his wife and her mother. While in Israel, the mother-in-law died from a heart attack. The couple went to a local undertaker, who explained that they could either ship the body home which would cost more than $1500, or they could bury her right there in
Contributed by Kent Kessler on Oct 14, 2010
Once upon a time there was a young boy named Philip. Philip was born with Downs Syndrome. He was a pleasant and happy as most Downs children are--but he grew increasingly aware of the difference between himself and other children. Philip went to Sunday School at a Methodist church. His teacher,
Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
Our son, John learned a valuable lesson about death when he was a child. One day he took aim with his new BB gun at a little bird sitting on a limb near our back deck. He aimed and fired and hit his target and the bird collapsed to the ground. Dead. At first there was the excitement of being a
ABSENTEES IN THE UPPER ROOM
Written by Dr. Larry Petton
One of the curious questions I have always had concerns the people who actually saw Christ after His resurrection. I would love to have been part of that group to see Jesus in His glorified, resurrected body!
But, for some reason, that
Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
Leonard Ravenhill tells the story of preaching an 8-day crusade in a large church in Glasgow, Scotland starting the first day of World War II. That shattered his meetings and no more than 50 people showed, so they started to meet in a side room instead. Despite this, he preached his heart out
Contributed by Alexier Mayes on Aug 8, 2017
Theres a song written by Ian Brown, known most famously as the Lead Singer from Manchester Band 'The Stone Roses'
The song simply entitled FEAR uses the letters of the word to describe a sentence and the most poignant one of all states:-
FINAL EXECUTION AND RESURRECTION
Four words which
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art. When the Vietnam conflict broke out, the son went to war. He was very courageous and died in battle while
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 8, 2007
The Date for Easter moves around each year. In the year 2018 (and in 2029) it will land right on April 1st --April Fool’s Day.
A lot of us have played April Fool’s jokes on others, or have had these jokes played on us. But what if history’s worst joke turned out to be that we were counting on a
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 5, 2005
The following excerpt was sent to Icon New Market Films:
"I realize you probably never have the occasion to see him, but if you do, could you tell Mel Gibson that a 74 year old woman named Hally Raisor saw the Passion and as a result she gave her life to Jesus Christ and was baptized.