Contributed by David Roundtree on May 13, 2017
John 19:25-27 "Now there stood by the cross of Jesus His Mother, and His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw His Mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His Mother, 'Woman, behold your son!' Then He said to the disciple,
Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Feb 1, 2012
In the early 1970s the Dallas Cowboys had a star running back named Duane Thomas who was kind of a head case. One year the Cowboys made it to the Super Bowl and someone asked Duane Thomas what he thought about playing in the "ultimate game." He replied "If this is the Ultimate Game,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 3, 2011
IT IS FINISHED
We trample the blood of the Son of God if we think we are forgiven because we are sorry for our sins. The only explanation for the forgiveness of God, and for the unfathomable depth of His forgetting (of our sins), is the death of Jesus Christ. Our repentance is merely the outcome
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 2, 2011
SHOUT OF TRIUMPH
"'It is finished.' This shout of triumph rings with all the freshness and force of when He spoke it. The satisfaction He rendered to the justice of God was finished. But next, the Savior meant that the satisfaction which He rendered to the justice of God was finished. The debt
Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Jul 27, 2011
IT IS FINISHED
I was raised on a tobacco farm and when Dad would ask me to do some chores while he was gone.... it was for my best interest and the seat of my pants that I did it.
But when I finished it and did the very best I could to please my Dad there was a great satisfaction in seeing
During one of his great campaigns, D L Moody was approached by a man who had been to a number of the services and who, although convicted of his need for Christ, had kept on postponing a decision. Now the last night had come. The appeal was over, the people were going home, the work crew was busy
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 15, 2010
IT REALLY IS FINISHED
After suffering on the cross for six hours, Jesus shouted, "It is finished!" (John 19:30). Everything that needed to be done to provide salvation had been accomplished.
When former President George W. Bush was asked about regrets during his presidency, Bush answered that
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 13, 2009
FAMOUS LAST WORDS
Karl Marx, died in 1883 with these last words: "Go on, get out - last words are for fools who haven’t said enough."
Thomas à Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, d.1170 "I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and peace."
The very last
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jul 12, 2008
A new believer was on a plane with an intellectual (a man educated beyond his intelligence). He sneered at her reading the Bible and asked if she believed it?
"Jonah and the whale story?" (A great fish)
"How did it happen?"
"Don't know, but I'll find out when I
Contributed by Hansel Young on Nov 15, 2007
John Stott wrote, “I could never believe in God, if it were not for the cross… In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune to it? I have entered many Buddhist temples in different Asian countries and stood respectfully before the statue of Buddha, his legs crossed, arms
Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Nov 12, 2006
Some years ago a Christian farmer was deeply concerned over an unsaved carpenter. The farmer sought to explain how that the finished work of Christ was sufficient for his soul to rest upon. But the carpenter persisted in the belief that he must do something himself. One day the farmer asked the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 2, 2004
I was in a Christian bookstore in St. Louis not that long ago. I was walking around looking at the different books on the shelves and trinkets that you could buy. I really didn’t see much that I thought was worth my attention, so I started heading to the door. Before I got to the door, however,
Let’s play ‘Let’s Pretend’. Let’s pretend that you work for me. In fact, you are my executive assistant in a company that is growing rapidly. I’m the owner and I’m interested in expanding overseas. To pull this off, I make plans to travel abroad and stay there until a new branch office gets
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 28, 2003
READY TO RECEIVE
At the wedding in Cana, it is interesting that Jesus waited until their resources had run dry before he performed the miracle. Only when the people came to the end of their supply were they ready to receive what Jesus had to give.
John Piper, in an article entitled “The
Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 11, 2001
[Parable of Christ’s Sacrifice, Citation: Brad Walden, senior minister with the Tates Creek Christian Church, Lexington, KY; true story told by Mark’s grandfather at Westwood Cheviot Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH]
The mother of a nine-year-old boy named Mark received a phone call in