Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 16, 2001
WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE?
6 out of 10 Americans believe Satan is only a symbol and not real
47 % of Christians believe the same thing
1 out of 4 Christians believe it doesn’t matter what religion you are because all of them are the same and they all lead to God
31% of Christians believe Heaven
Contributed by Mark Sutherlin on Jun 5, 2001
A man was watching the news one night when it was reported that a car was going the wrong direction on the freeway. The man knew his wife was on that freeway and became very concerned so called her on her cell phone. She answered and he said, "Dear, there’s one car going in
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 16, 2001
A former Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, W R Inge, famously observed that any church which enters into a marriage with the spirit of the
Contributed by Evie Megginson on Jul 19, 2001
The doubleheader train was bucking a heavy snowstorm as its steam engines pulled it west.
A woman with a baby wanted to leave the train at one of the little stations along the route.
She repeatedly called, “Don’t forget me!” to the brakeman responsible to call out the stations
Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Feb 20, 2002
Take a short trip to the B’Hai Temple. You’ll find a variety of pictures on the walls. Pictures of Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, Mohammed and others. The message of the B’Hai faith is this: Jesus is just one of many prophets.
It’s increasingly popular to think that today, even
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2002
In November, 1987, a large group of anti-government rebels in Soroti, Uganda, had targeted a rural army post and airstrip for take over. A company numbering in the hundreds gathered in the dense surrounding brush for the attack. But this was to be no ordinary invasion. The task
Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 5, 2002
In our Southern Baptist Convention we pass resolutions every year. A resolution is a position statement, on certain moral and ethical issues that arise. One of the things that the Southern Baptist Convention did a few years ago was to pass a resolution about Jesus being the only way to salvation.
Once I visited a new age bookstore. The owner said Christianity, Islam, Buddism, Sikhism, Agnosticism are all the same in substance because truth is relative--“what is true for you.” I could not get her to test her theory by standing in the road and chanting, "the truck is going hit
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 10, 2002
RELIGIOUS MERGER CREATES 900 MILLION HINJEWS
New Delhi, India (SatireWire.com) — Hinjew leaders today conceded the merger of Hinduism and Judaism has not worked out as planned, as instead of forming a super-religion to fight off the common Islamic enemy, they have instead created a race of 900
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 10, 2002
NO MEDICINE FOR ME!
A Buddhist monk went to the dentist for an exam. The dentist found a cavity and said he would have to give the monk a filling.
"Do you want something for the pain?", asked the dentist.
The monk replied, "No thank you, I transcend dental medication."
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2002
American Faith is Diverse, as Shown Among Five Faith-Based Segments
In this report we are looking at five segments of the population according to the nature and intensity of their faith. The five groups are evangelical Christians, born again Christians, people who describe themselves as
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 18, 2002
THE FASHION OF PLURALISM
While religious pluralism may be a novel experience for us, it is putting us in touch with the world that surrounded the biblical authors.
The pluralism and the paganism of Our Time were the common experience of the prophets and apostles. In Mesopotamia, there
Contributed by Andrew Hamilton on Oct 25, 2002
Another of her like would be Ophrah – not a witch, but described by Christianity Today as one of the most influential spiritual leaders in America today – perhaps even all over the western world where her program is shown. This ex baptist now espouses the view that “one of the biggest mistakes we
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 31, 2003
JESUS- NOT HATE BUT HOPE
It’s a little name.
A small word.
Say this little name in public, however, in a way other than an obscenity, and stand back and watch the fireworks.
This little name is like a tiny detonator that triggers a nuclear warhead.
You can say "God," and you
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 5, 2009
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2009
All Roads Lead to Heaven, Travel Agent
Max Lucado in a video program based on his book 3:16 Stories of Hope, has a wonderful lesson on the oft heard statement, "All roads lead to heaven". He then gives us an imaginary discussion with a travel agent. "
You tell him you need a flight to Rome,
Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Oct 23, 2010
PICK A SIDE
There's a fictional story of the soldier in the American Civil War who did not want to fight with anyone. In an attempt to remain NEUTRAL, he dressed in Union pants
QUOTES FROM NAPOLEON ON JESUS
I know men; and I tell you that Jesus Christ is no mere man. Between Him and every person in the world there is no possible term of comparison. Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon
JESUS, BUDDHA AND MOHAMMED
"Buddha never claimed to be God.
Moses never claimed to be Jehovah.
Mohammed never claimed to be Allah.
Yet Jesus Christ claimed to be the true and living God.
Buddha simply said, ’I am a teacher in search of the truth.’
Jesus said, ’I am the Truth.’