Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 9, 2015
A missionary sat on the patio watching a black ant crawl up a table leg until it reached some spilled sugar. After it ate some of the sugar it crawled back down the table leg. Soon two black ants crawled up the table leg to the sugar. They ate and left. Soon a steady stream of black ants moved
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 18, 2012
Can you imagine a redwood tree saying, "I’d just rather remain a little bush"? That would seem insane, right?
I want to put up on the screen some pictures of redwood trees. They are truly magnificent. My oldest daughter and her husband were married at the foot of redwood
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 24, 2011
A LETTER FROM JOHN WAYNE
Dr. Robert Schuller’s teenage daughter, Cindy, was in a motorcycle accident and had to have her leg amputated. John Wayne was a big fan of Robert Schuller. He heard Dr. Schuller say on one of his programs that his daughter had been in an accident and had to have her leg
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2011
There are two ways of handling pressure. One is illustrated by a bathysphere, the miniature submarine used to explore the ocean in places so deep that the water pressure would crush a conventional submarine like an aluminum can. Bathyspheres compensate with plate steel several
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 19, 2011
RICHARD FOSTER: TO PRAY IS TO CHANGE
Richard Foster, in his book Celebration of Discipline, says, "To pray is to change. Prayer is the central avenue God uses to transform us. If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticeable characteristic of our lives. The closer we come to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2009
DRIVING VERY FAST
In his book "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life", Pastor Charles Swindoll tells a story about the 19th Century agnostic Thomas Huxley. Some of you might recognize the name Thomas Huxley as a man who promoted Darwinism and Humanism in his attacks on Christianity in Europe in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2009
Fritz Kreisler, World Famous Violinist, Discovers an Exquisite Violin
Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962) was a world-famous violinist who earned a fortune with his concerts and compositions. He generously gave most of it away. So, when he discovered an exquisite violin on one of his trips, he wasn’t able
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
Evidences of Salvation
The truths relating to man’s acceptance of God’s great salvation are reflected through repentance, faith and obedience.
The apostle Paul’s prayer for the church in Colosse was, “…That [they] live a life
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Sep 26, 2005
A Prayer Nag! (09.28.05--Teach Me to Pray!--Colossians 1:9)
Does god ever weary of hearing our prayers? I mean, it’s the same old, same old–day in and day out. Does He really need to hear the same things over and over again?
Being a “broken record,” the one that just can’t get over the
Contributed by Steve Lucas on Jul 30, 2005
I want you to imagine a couple sitting in a coffee shop. And you are one table over. Have you ever done this? You just kind of eavesdrop. You know, those coffee shops are small enough; you can hear almost every conversation in the room. You know, just have your laptop open so they don’t know you
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 31, 2005
CYMBALA'S EASTER STORY
Jim Cymbala preaches at a church in the slums of New York. He tells the following story: It was Easter Sunday and I was so tired at the end of the day that I just went to the edge of the platform, pulled down my tie and sat down and draped my feet over the edge. It was
Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Apr 18, 2003
The book “Will Daylight Come?” by Richard Hoefler, illustrates the truth, that forgiveness frees and unforgiveness enslaves.
A little boy visiting his grandparents was given his first slingshot. He practiced in the woods, but he could never hit his target. As he came back to grandma’s back yard,
Contributed by Adam Cruse on Jul 18, 2001
“Life is war. That’s not all it is. But it is always that. Our weakness in prayer is owing largely to our neglect of this truth. Prayer is primarily a wartime walkie-talkie for the mission of the church as it advances against the powers of darkness and unbelief. It is not surprising that
Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 15, 2000
What Does Hope Do For Mankind?
Hope shines brightest when the hour is darkest.
Hope motivates when discouragement comes.
Hope energizes when the body is tired.
Hope sweetens while bitterness bites.
Hope sings when all melodies are gone.
Hope believes when evidence is eliminated.
Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
There’s a famous painting by Rembrandt’s of The Three Crosses. Those who view have their attention drawn first to the centre cross on which Jesus died. Then they look at the crowd gathered around the foot of that cross, impressed by the various facial expressions and actions of the people