Contributed by Steven Platt on Nov 1, 2002
Sodium is an extremely active element found naturally only in combined form; it always links itself to another element. Chlorine, on the other hand, is the poisonous gas that gives bleach its offensive odor. When sodium and chlorine are combined, the result is sodium chloride - common table salt
Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Mar 26, 2003
D.L. Moody once spoke with a woman who didn’t like his method of evangelism. "I don’t really like mine all that much either. What’s yours?" She replied that she didn’t
Evangelism is nothing more or less than the Christian’s honest response by testimony and actions to the forgiving love of God known and experienced through the life, death, and resurection of Jesus. It is, first of all, an expression of joy, gratitude, and praise.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 8, 2006
"Evangelism is not a professional job for a few trained men, but is instead the unrelenting responsibility of every person who belongs
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 21, 2001
Tony Campolo says that his wife is a brilliant woman. She has a PHD & is capable of pursuing a very profitable career. But she elected to stay home with her children when they were young. Her decision didn’t bother her at all except when other women would ask, “What do you do?” She would
Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Jun 7, 2001
Dr. M.R. DeHaan put it this way:
In the early days of the church. . . , baptism was a declaration that the believer was definitely identifying himself with that group of people who were called Christians and were despised and hated. To be a Christian meant something. To identify yourself with
Contributed by Mark Ferrante on Jan 12, 2007
There was a very capable evangelist whom God used in a significant way. But he lost his interest in spiritual things and drifted into a life of sin, for a number of months. Some of his sin was done in secret but ultimately, it became public knowledge and even made the headlines. At first, all he
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jan 19, 2005
“The Trenches of Life!” 1 Peter 3: 13-22 Key verse(s): 16:“. . . keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander.”
If you don’t want to be shot at, don’t supply your enemies with the ammunition! Sounds like
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 28, 2009
The late great American jurist, judge, author, and Christian apologist, Simon Greenleaf (1783 - 1853), once said:
"There should be a readiness on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 10, 2009
A REASONING FAITH
Richard Dawkins in The God Delusion says that Christian Faith is non-thinking. He believes religion was responsible for the 9/11 bombings. "Get rid of God and all religions, and you will have peace on earth."
Atheists buy into the thought that the natural sciences have
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 14, 2009
IF YOU CARE, GIVE YOUR TESTIMONY
God wants us to be concerned about other people. And one of the best ways we can show our concern is by giving them testimonies about Jesus.
One of my all-time favorite teachers was Don Wilton. One day in class, Dr. Wilton told us about getting to serve on
Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 4, 2015
IN THE WORK CUBICLE (p)
It’s a normal day at the office. You got to work 5 minutes late like usual. You find your normal parking place open and you whip your car into the spot and grab all that you need from the passenger seat. You are soon in the elevator heading to your floor. The elevator
Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 4, 2015
EASTER FAMILY TIME (p)
It is Easter time and a gathering opportunity for your whole family. Your family made a commitment to all get together this year at Easter to make sure you celebrated something this year as a family. Grandma chose Easter and chose to rent a few beach houses for everyone
I challenged the audience once while preaching the sermon entitled: “That Form of Doctrine,” in Romans 6:17-18.
That if they disagree with me, to go asked their preachers: “What is that form of doctrine: that makes one free, from their sins?”
I explained to them; that you might want to get
Contributed by John Bright on Jan 17, 2021
There was a barber that thought that he should share his faith with his customers more than he had been doing lately. So the next morning when the sun came up and the barber got up out of bed he said, "Today I am going to witness to the first man that walks through my door."