Over the triple doorways of the Cathedral of Milan there are three inscriptions spanning the splendid arches.
Over one is carved a beautiful wreath of roses, and underneath is the legend, “All that which pleases is but for a moment.”
Over the other is sculptured a cross, and there are the
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 29, 2010
Martyrdom of Missionary Doctor Paul Carlson
Don Carson has written a book which is also titled, “How Long O Lord: Reflections on Suffering & Evil.” At the beginning of the book, he recounted this real-life story.
A pastor is cutting his front lawn. He looks up from his task just in time to see
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 9, 2009
The Cross at Ground Zero After 9/11
A testimony from a worker at ground zero on 9-11 testifies of God’s transforming power. I’m an excavation laborer, and a member of union local 731. Pick-and-shovel work is my trade. I live in New Jersey, but I’m a New York City native, Brooklyn born and bred.
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Jun 1, 2005
“A Winning Streak of One!” 2 Corinthians 4:16-17 Key verse(s) 16“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.”
It’s important to make sure that every day of our lives we practice gladness and condition ourselves to finding
Contributed by Don Hawks on Dec 2, 2003
WHAT GOD CAN DO WITH YOUR LIFE
In the recent movie, "About Schmidt" 66-year-old Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) has retired from his job as an insurance actuary. He is miserable, and after his wife (June Squibb) suddenly dies, he is also lost. He travels the country in his RV hoping to stop his
Contributed by Jeffery Lindsay on Aug 11, 2001
In the foreward of his book, Inside Out, Larry Crabb writes this: “Modern Christianity, in dramatic reversal of its biblical form, promises to relieve the pain of living in a fallen world. The message, whether it’s from fundamentalists requiring us to live by a favored set of rules or from
Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 30, 2001
One of the characters in the movie, Toy Story, is Buzz Lightyear, a new toy to Andy’s room. Buzz is an astronaut, with a lot of neat things attached to him.
Buzz comes into the other toys’ lives thinking that there are no other Buzz Lightyears around. He is the only one.
Woody, a cowboy toy,