On June 30, 1859, one of the greatest tight-rope walkers in history, Charles Blondin, became the first man in history to walk across Niagara Falls. Approximately 25,000 people watched him walk a 1,000-foot line suspended above the raging falls without any safety nets. When he safely reached the
Martin Luther said: "Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible and receives the impossible. Then, it accepts the impossible, does without the indispensable and bears the intolerable."
Hebrews 11:6 says ‘Without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone
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"One of these days some simple soul will pick up the Word of God, read it and believe it. Then the rest of us
Faith to Hear the Silent Notes
for Conversations in the Marketplace
by Pastor Brad Berglund (First Baptist Church) Feb 6, 2009
At a recent prayer meeting, I was told of a young pianist who is working on a doctor’s degree in performance. According to his professor, the young man has
You may recognize the name of Florence Chadwick. In 1952, Florence was the first woman to attempt to swim the 26 miles between Catalina Island and the California coastline. As she began this historical journey, she was flanked by small boats that watched for sharks and were prepared to help her if
Contributed by John Wright on Jun 28, 2007
Our church was meeting in a storefront, but we had outgrown it. We found a church building on the east side of St. Paul for $27,000. We literally had no money. We believed God wanted us to have that building, so we signed a contract to pay cash in 90 days ... and we began to pray. Nothing came
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
"We should remember that it is no honor or profit merely to appear in the arena, but the wreath
Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 16, 2002
The flesh is a built-in law of failure, making it impossible for the natural man to please or serve God. It is a compulsive inner force inherited from man’s fall, which expresses itself in general and specific rebellion against God and His righteousness. The flesh can never be reformed or improved.