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  • Look Busy

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 11, 2010

    LOOK BUSY The other day I saw a man wearing a tee shirt which read "Jesus is Coming -- Look Busy" Of course, it was a statement of unbelief. But Jesus is coming, and we must not merely look busy, but be busy. Jesus said "I must work the works of more

  • Secret Disciples

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 5, 2010

    "Secret disciples are weak more

  • Make It Right

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 5, 2010

    MAKE IT RIGHT The great evangelist D.L. Moody told a story of a lady in the north of England who said that every time she got down before God to pray, five bottles of wine came up before her mind. She had taken them wrongfully one time when she was a housekeeper, and had not been able to pray more

  • Frank Graeff Was A Methodist Pastor, Serving Some ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Jul 22, 2010

    Frank Graeff was a Methodist pastor, serving some of the leading churches in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. And throughout the area, he was known as the “Sunshine Minister,” because of his optimistic attitude. he was an encouragement to everyone who knew him. However, what those people more

  • Not Long Ago They Found A Seed Deep Within A ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Jun 9, 2010

    Not long ago they found a seed deep within a pyramid in Egypt. It was estimated to be 3,000 years old. Just for the fun of it they planted it to see if it would grow and reproduce, and it did! That’s one of the interesting things about seeds, is that they can store for a more

  • A Young Boy Went With His Parents Touring Around ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Jun 9, 2010

    A young boy went with his parents touring around Europe one summer. Part of their tour included visits to the great old cathedrals of the past. As he visited cathedral after cathedral he was impressed by the massive stained glass portraits of the disciples and of other saints as he stood in their more

  • God-Fanatics

    Contributed by David Moore on May 26, 2010

    GOD-FANATICS Did you know that an online survey of 20 000 football fans revealed that 51% said they would starve themselves for a week if that would bring victory in the upcoming World Cup to their national squad. More than 40% offered to give up dating for a year, 7% said they would gladly give more

  • I Remember When God Called Me To The Ministry ...

    Contributed by David Moore on May 19, 2010

    I remember when God called me to the ministry and I resigned my job. I was called to the Managing Director’s office, and he said, “I hear you are leaving us for the ministry?” “Yes”, I said. “Can I not persuade you to stay on with us?” “No”, I replied, a little taken aback by his suggestion. “What more

  • National Day Of Prayer History

    Contributed by David Moore on Apr 14, 2010

    NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER HISTORY Did you know that the history of this great nation is littered with national prayer days? That between 1535 and the last national prayer day in 1947 (in England) there was 544 public fast and prayer days for this nation. It is a well-documented fact that more

  • Just Last Week Two Women Were Arrested At ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Apr 14, 2010

    Just last week two women were arrested at Liverpool airport for trying to board a plane with a dead body, they put the dead man into a wheelchair and put sunglasses on him, and were trying check in for a flight to Berlin on Saturday. But airport staff became suspicious, and the two were arrested on more

  • I Was Interested To Read A Comment By The Golfer ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Mar 26, 2010

    I was interested to read a comment by the golfer Tiger Woods this week. As we all know Tiger Woods had a spectacular fall from grace, so to speak. One minute he was this squeaky clean, highly paid sports star, the toast of the golfing world and the next it was revealed he was a serial adulterer, more

  • Don't Forget About Growing

    Contributed by David Moore on Feb 18, 2010

    DON'T FORGET ABOUT GROWING In N. Ireland, during the troubles there, some of those caught up in paramilitary violence would be converted, and no sooner were they saved than they were paraded from church to church sharing their testimony as an ex-paramilitary. Such events often drew large crowds, more

  • At The Consumer Electronics Show Recently Held In ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Jan 13, 2010

    At the Consumer Electronics Show recently held in Las Vegas, one company unveiled the unbreakable mobile phone. When asked what the phone was capable of withstanding, the director said you could drop it from a ten storey height, immerse it in over 20 ft of water for up to 30 minutes, and even more

  • A Man Was Walking Through An Art Gallery When He ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Dec 9, 2008

    A man was walking through an art gallery when he came upon a picture of the Lord Jesus dying upon the cross. He stopped and looked at the beautiful portrait of Calvary’s love. As he stared into the face of Christ, so full of agony the gallery guard tapped him on the shoulder. “Lower,” the guard more

  • I Remember A Neighbour Of Mine Dying With Acute ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Dec 5, 2008

    I remember a neighbour of mine dying with acute Leukemia. He was a believer who needed much encouragement, and one day a woman from his church told him God had revealed to her that He would spare his life, like he spared the life of Hezekiah. He asked me what I thought. I shared some deep more

  • Heart Like A Jaffa Cake

    Contributed by David Moore on Nov 14, 2008

    HEART LIKE A JAFFA CAKE Did you ever wonder why a Jaffa Cake is a Jaffa Cake and not a Jaffa Biscuit? Apparently HM Customs and Excise wondered the same thing, especially when cakes are VAT free and biscuits incur 17.5 percent, so given the popularity of Jaffa Cakes the government decided to more

  • One Of My Favourite Stories, (Whether It Is True ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Nov 7, 2008

    One of my favourite stories, (whether it is true or not I cannot really say – the Irish love telling “stories”), is about the golfer Seve Ballesteros when he was playing in the Irish Open Golf Championship at Portmarnock. Apparently one of the evenings after play Ballesteros turned up at the Club more

  • The White Stone

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 29, 2008
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    The White Stone The overcomers at Pergamos were given a white stone, and in the stone a new name written.The people of Pergamos were familiar with a number of customs involving the use of a white stone. They used a voters urn in which if you approved of a candidate you placed a white stone more

  • I Grew Up In The Protestant Community In Northern ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Aug 27, 2008

    I grew up in the Protestant community in Northern Ireland, but my first ministry was among the Roman Catholic community in the Republic of Ireland. One evening after preaching in Belfast, I was traveling south when my car broke down on the motorway. It was late at night, the road was dark and it more

  • If Someone Ran Through The Door Of Our Church ...

    Contributed by David Moore on Jul 11, 2008

    If someone ran through the door of our church tonight and cried out, “There is an exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance resulting in rapid, persistent chemical change which is releasing heat and light, accompanied by flame.” We might wonder what the problem is. But if they just should more