Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Aug 21, 2007
Mothers are the first to teach the children. Those kids will mimic you; that’s how they learn.
A wife invited some people to dinner.
At the table, she turned to their six-year-old daughter and said,
"Would you like to say the blessing?"
"I wouldn’t know what to say," the girl replied.
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Feb 19, 2005
“Backing Out of Life’s Garage!” Exodus 20:18-21 Key verse(s): 20:“Moses said to the people, ‘Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning’.”
Graduating from a reel mower to a power mower, was a very big step in my life. I began
Contributed by Eric Vertein on May 9, 2005
Against all those monks, who tried to think of the best ways to serve God, stood this one command: “Honor your father and mother.” Luther said, “Where will these poor wretches hide when in the sight of God and all the world they shall blush with shame before a young child who has lived according to
Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 20, 2000
In 1981 the movie, Chariots of Fire, won the Academy Award for Best Picture. This Hollywood film told the true story of a devout Christian, Eric Liddell, in a very positive way. I want to just show you a clip of the film. Eric has decided he must forfeit his chance to run in the 200 meter dash at
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Apr 15, 2001
John Maxwell tells in his book, “The Leader Within You,” the story of the building of the Great Wall of China. They built it so high that no one could get over it. And they built it so thick that no one could tunnel through it. They built this gigantic wall that still exists today. And then the
Contributed by Dru Ashwell on Dec 15, 2001
In Bill Gates’ new book Business @ The Speed of Thought, he lays out 11 rules that students do not learn in high school or college, but should.
He argues that our feel-good, politically correct teachings have created a generation of kids with no concept of reality who are set up for failure in the
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 15, 2002
In a technical sense, the Bible looks at prostitution as “sexual intercourse from which ensues no binding or enduring relationship. It is usually indiscriminate in nature.”
Laura Schlessinger, The Ten Commandments: The
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2008
The queen of England was a teen when World War II broke out. When she was old enough she asked her father, King George VI, to let her join the army and serve her country as others were doing. Her father allowed her to join the Auxiliary Territorial Service as a private. She had a superior officer
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 9, 2009
J.I. Packer described the propensity to Other Gods:
"What other gods could we have besides the Lord? Plenty. For Israel there were the Canaanite Baals, those jolly nature gods whose worship was a rampage of gluttony, drunkenness, and ritual prostitution. For us there are still the
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 26, 2009
STEALING RAMPANT IN AMERICA
Many lives have been touched by theft in our society today. Millions of dollars are lost every year in this country over the theft of goods and services. One estimate says that 1 out of every 52 shopper’s carries something out of the supermarket for which they haven’t
Victor Frankl was a survivor of the holocaust. His famous book is called "Man's Search for Meaning."
The reader they ask me why I did not try to escape what was in store for me after Hitler had occupied Austria. Let me answer by recalling the following story.
Father’s Day 2020 is just a few days away as I write this. My dad left this world in 2018 but I still remember so many things about him. Some of course are too personal to share but there a good number of good memories I’ll always cherish.
Dad was about five feet, ten inches in height—the smallest
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2014
Society is trying to sell us stuff all the time...and it's not all that difficult to do because we're so unsatisfied with what we have. Would you agree that discontentment is our default setting?
Capitalizing on our inherent dissatisfaction, the worldwide marketing machine spends around $450
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 13, 2014
Alan Carr tells a story about a man who was tired of his friends owning nicer homes than his, so he went to see a realtor to put his home on the market and began to search for a new one. One day as he was reading the paper, he came across a listing for a home that seemed to be just what he was
Contributed by John Gullick on Oct 21, 2015
Let me tell you a story.
Mr Jackson, everyday, looked angrily towards his neighbours.
Fushia and Watt. What kind of names were they? It made him angry. Tattoos, and, she had a nose piercing, and, their dog chased his cat.
Mr Jackson sighed.
Parties sometimes, well barbeques, cars parked on his
HAPPINESS IS NOT FOUND IN MORE THINGS...
If having more would make us happy, we would never need the Tenth Commandment - "You shall not COVET.’ It is written especially for unhappy people who think that happiness is found in more things.
Have you heard the story about the king who fell into a
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2009
I SEE YOU, AND JESUS SEES YOU
A burglar the neighborhood watching for homes left unguarded by people leaving for vacation. He watched as a family loaded their suitcases into their car and departed. He waited until dark and then approached the front door and rang the bell. There was no answer. The
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 11, 2011
GIFT OF HONOR
Football practice was over, and Denny was sore from head to toe. Slowly he climbed the graffiti-laden stairway of the aging apartment building. Suddenly, his mother’s chilling screams pierced the cold, still air. He had heard the sound many times before. Still, a sickening knot
Contributed by John Herrmann on Nov 13, 2008
HELP IN THE GARDEN
An old Italian lived alone in New Jersey. He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, as the ground was hard. His only son, Vincent, who used to help him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and described his predicament: