Two old friends met one day after many years. One graduated from a prestigious college and was very successful. The other had not attended college and was very poor.
The poor friend said, "How has everything been going with you?" The successful friend said,
"Well, one day I opened the
Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 27, 2013
DEEPIKA AND DISCIPLINE
James 4:8 "Come near to God and He will come near to you..."
She is just a doll! Fair, pretty with a smile that could steal anyone's heart; her name is Deepika, four year old daughter of a couple who pick up garbage from residential quarters. She was untamed, dirty,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Sep 14, 2011
FACING DOWN A MOUNTAIN LION
Did you know that in the United States, mountain lions are the number one predator of human beings? So says author and naturalist, Craig Childs. On one occasion, he was doing research on the lions in Arizona’s Blue Range Wilderness. As he approached a water hole from
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 20, 2011
"WHO LIVES HERE?"
Martin Luther was often very graphic in his description of the activities of the Devil. Asked one time how he overcame the Devil, he replied, "Well, when he comes knocking upon the door of my heart, and asks, 'Who lives here?' the dear Lord Jesus goes to the door and says,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 27, 2011
THE BRIDAL SUITE
Cynthia Thomas tells a story about her "brother and his new wife who were escorted to their bridal suite in an elegant hotel in the wee hours of the morning. They were tired from the many hours at their wedding reception and from mingling with their guests. They took a look
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 14, 2009
Trapped Coal Miners Discover Old Passage
In one of the coal mines of the north, the top of the pit fell in while a considerable number of the miners were down below, and the shaft was completely blocked. Those who were in the mine gathered to a spot where the last remains of air could be breathed.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 14, 2009
THERE, BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD, GOES...(INSERT YOUR NAME)
Someone has said that the only person God sends away empty is the person full of himself. Charles Spurgeon once said, "Our imaginary goodness is more hard to conquer than our actual sin." I fall into the thinking that I can do things on
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 8, 2005
Head-Up and Head-On! (11.10.05--Christian Soldiers!--James4:7)
When you are afraid to take an action, it’s the first step that’s the hardest one to take. Our little dachshund Webley is a living example of that. Webley has always been afraid of stairs. It doesn’t matter if he is going up or
Contributed by Brian La Croix on May 4, 2004
You probably heard about the guy who was trying to lose weight, but came to the office one day with two dozen donuts.
His co-workers asked him why he got donuts if he's trying to diet, and he answered, "Well, as I came to the corner where the donut shop was, I told God that if He wanted me to