Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 16, 2009
STANDING IN THE DOORWAY
John Todd was born in Rutledge, Vermont, into a family of several children. They later moved to the village of Killingsworth back in the early 1800s. And, there, at a very young age, both John’s parents died.
The relatives wondered what they would do with so many
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 29, 2010
CHRISTMAS PREACHES A FAITH
A 2001 newspaper article explained that the president celebrated many faiths during the holidays – not only Christmas, but also presiding over a Jewish Hanukkah celebration and commemorating the end of Ramadan in a Washington mosque. Ari Fleischer, presidential
Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Mar 4, 2012
AUGUSTINE AND THE FOUR STATES OF MAN
In the 5th century AD, St. Augustine wrote about the "4 States of Man":
* The first state of man (the haec sunt prima) is "living according to the flesh -- with reason making no resistance." This can be seen in so many ancient cultures and religions (and
Dr. Billy Graham tells the story of a time early in his ministry when he arrived in a small town to preach a sermon. Wanting to mail a letter in those days, he asked a young boy where the post office was. When the boy told him, Dr. Graham thanked him and said, "If you will come to church
Contributed by Tim Smith on May 10, 2014
The Bible uses the word heaven 532 times in the Bible. The Hebrew word for "heaven" is shamayim and is plural meaning "heights," "elevations." It is found in the first verse of the Bible. "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth" and in Gen 2:1 "Thus the heavens and the earth were
HOW IS JESUS COMING BACK? We don't know WHEN He is coming......but we do know HOW He is coming.
Jesus is coming PERSONALLY –
Many of us, I'm sure, remember hearing the words "Coming soon to a (fill in the blank) near you . . ."m intended to grab your attention. Well, sometimes that did indeed happen, as a lot of us want to find something new, maybe the latest and greatest thing to come our way.
There are a
Drake is a famous rapper from Toronto who lives is a mansion valued at $100,000,000.
Measuring 50,000 square feet it includes a 3,200 foot square master bedroom; A basketball court and a "Great Room" with a 44-foot-high ceiling and containing a Bösendorfer concert grand
Contributed by John Bright on Apr 2, 2021
I read this little poem recently that did not have an author listed:
“I cannot work my soul to save,
For that my Lord hath done;
But I will work like a slave,
For the love of
ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE
I've always heard there is a land
Beyond the mortal dreams of man
Where every tear will be left behind
But it must be in another time,
There'll be an everlasting light
Shining a purest holy white
And every fear will be erased
But it must be in another place,
I am trying here to prevent anyone from saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Jesus. “I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to be God.”
That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things
In 1945, a young Christian businessman stood one evening in an evangelistic service in Dallas, Texas, and told how he had learned a valuable lesson from a small child.
The gentleman stated that his business, for a number of months, had been in a steady decline. It looked as if it would completely
Kansas City, Missouri is separated from Kansas City, Kansas by the Missouri River. Years ago, there was a farmer who lived on the Kansas side of the river. He had a farm, a wife and a beautiful daughter. The farmer and his family had never been across the river. They had lived their whole life on
Contributed by James Doyle on Aug 21, 2005
As a 5 year old I would pretend to fall asleep during the evening worship service! If I did, I knew my dad would carry me home.
I would do this becasue we walked to and from church. It was about 1 each way. Being little wasn’t my problem. The length wasn’t my problem. I enjoyed the walk
Contributed by Toby Powers on Dec 26, 2005
An old circuit riding preacher had finished his last meeting of the year before winter set in and made it impossible to travel across the hills of West Virginia. The church where he was leaving received an offering for him and wrapped it in a napkin. He sat on his horse and kindly thanked the
Contributed by Jim Kilson on May 5, 2006
A wealthy man before leaving on an extended vacation said to a contractor, "While I am away, I want you to build me a fine new home according to these plans. Be sure you work with extreme care, and use the best of everything. Tell me the cost as soon as you have it and I’ll send you a check."
Contributed by Manuel Amparo on May 9, 2006
Quote: “As the grave grows near, my theology is growing strangely simple, and it begins and ends with Christ as the
Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 13, 2006
The noted Chinese Christian, Watchmen Nee, had this to say about knowing truth: “The normal Christian life must begin with a very definite ‘knowing,’ which is not just knowing something about the truth nor understanding some important doctrine. It’s not an intellectual knowledge at all, but an
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Dec 22, 2006
The two of them were best friends in seminary, studying together, helping each other financially when one or the other got in a pinch, they stood by each other through thick and thin.
When they graduated from seminary both coincidentally received a church call within the same state:
It is in the hours of loneliness that God does some of His greatest works.
It was in the lonely dejection of Elijah that he heard God’s voice.
It was in the wearying lonely path of faith that God came again to Abraham.
It was in the lonely hours following failure that Peter found God.
It was in