Contributed by Kevin Karhoff on Mar 4, 2013
One way fans try to follow Jesus without denying themselves is by compartmentalizing the areas of their lives they don’t want him to have access to. They try to negotiate the terms of the deal. I’ll follow Jesus, but I’m not going to sell my possessions. Don’t ask me to forgive the people who
HE WILL DEMAND EVERYTHING
Breezy, self-confident Christians tell us how wonderful it is to accept Christ and then have a good time all the rest of your life; the Lord won’t demand anything of you. Yes, He will, my friend! The Lord will demand everything of you. And when you give it all
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 18, 2009
THE CROSS: SOLUTION TO ALIGNMENT PROBLEMS
I remember when my first car, a beautiful 92 Chevy Cavalier, developed and alignment problem. I would be driving down the freeway, and it pulled to the right pretty hard. In fact, you really had to work against the car to make it get in the left lane. On
LOOKING THROUGH CLEAN WINDOWS
A young couple moves into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the young woman sees her neighbor hanging the wash outside.
'That laundry is not very clean', she said. 'She doesn't know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she needs
Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 12, 2008
When the Bible insists we give honor and glory only to the one true God (when we are warned against idolatry), something more is being referred to than simply the statues before which pagans bow. The idols my heart adores are all those things which I demand for joy and significance. Pastor Tim
Contributed by Tony Earl on Nov 23, 2006
#1 [MERCY] A mother once approached Napoleon seeking a pardon for her son. The emperor replied that the young man had committed a certain offense twice and justice demanded death.
"But I don’t ask for justice," the mother explained. "I plead for mercy."
"But your son does not deserve mercy,"
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Oct 10, 2005
Making God-Hugs Possible! (10.12.05--Sacrifice!--Matthew 19:21)
Does God place limits on how far He wants us to go when it comes to committing to His will? If His will is our sacrifice, can there be any limits? Is our God reasonable when it comes to our ability to forbear or to bear?
Contributed by David Dykes on Mar 31, 2003
God has promised you won’t starve. He is going to meet your needs. He never promised to meet your wants or your luxuries, but He will meet your needs. And the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
WHAT IS YOUR GOD?
"Whatever you love most, serve most, seek out most, give to the most, worship the most, and care about the most is your god.
Your “god” can be your career, your bank account, the way you look, a particular position or degree, influence, power, or physical pleasure.
Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 3, 2001
Jackie Chan movie. This man is very innovative in the way that he makes fight scenes. Instead of just using normal karate chops and the like, he will use common every day items and create unbelievable fight scenes with them. In one scene, he fights off dozens of men with a common every day step