Contributed by Kerry Haynes on May 6, 2018
When I think of drawing on love’s source, I think of Corrie ten Boom. Her family had all died in the Nazi concentration camps. Their crime? Hiding Jews in their home. Somehow Corrie survived. The war had ended, the camps had been liberated, and Corrie was speaking in various churches, sharing about
1) Christian life is not my responsibility but rather only a response to His ability.
2) God would not condemn anyone for being born a Sinner but would condemn only those who die as one, having accepted Christ in their lives throughout their lifetime.
3) On theJudgment
SOMETIMES LIFE KNOWS WE NEED A PIT STOP ---
LIFE MAY GIVE US WHAT WE NEED --- NOT WHAT WE WANT...
Did you hear about the KING that loved his people so much? This KING loved his family.
The King had the most beautiful palace, and to protect his family he had a huge MOTE
dug around the palace.
IF I HAVE SEEN EVERYTHING....
Evangelist Jack Taylor was alone in his hotel room in Houston, Texas after a Southern Baptist Convention meeting. He felt exhausted in ministry. He cried out to God in prayer, "Lord, if I have seen everything You have for me in my ministry.......then take my life
Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 9, 2015
We might be used by God to produce fruit we will never see. Takes time to take a fruit tree from a sapling to a mature, fruit producing tree. Down South, a young man, walking along a dirt path, comes upon an old man bowed to the ground planting pecan trees in a field. He stops and asks the old
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2015
At the beginning of the school year during recess I was on the playground looking for some of my friends. I couldn’t find them. I had two boys come up to me and asked, “Do you need a friend? We want to be your friends?” I said, “No.” Was I mean? No, I just didn’t know them. Through time, we
Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 27, 2015
A contest was held in England to find the best definition of a friend. Thousands of answers were received but the one that received the prize was this: “A friend is the one who comes in when the world has gone out.” Can we
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 15, 2015
“With 900 million members worldwide and growing, Facebook is building its first European data storage facility—60 miles south of the Arctic Circle in Lulea, Sweden. The reason: natural air conditioning. Some Internet “server farms” spend as much to cool the machines as power them. Facebook’s Nordic
GUIDELINES FOR PRAYING
If the request is wrong, God says, "No."
If the timing is wrong, God says, "Slow."
If you are wrong, God says, "Grow."
But if the request is right, the timing is right and you are right, God says, "Go!"
Here is a prayer where everything was RIGHT:
In its early
WOODEN LEGGED FRIEND
Two farmers were talking about their livestock when a pig walked by them that had a wooden leg. One farmer was amazed and said, "Is that your pig? Why does he have a wooden leg?"
The other farmer smiled and said, " That pig is my best friend! He saved my
Contributed by Ken Pell on Aug 6, 2013
In his book, “Imagine Your Life Without Fear” Max Lucado gives some significant insight when he says,
"Questions can make hermits out of us, driving us into hiding. Yet the cave has no answers. Christ distributes courage through community; he dissipates doubts through fellowship. He never
Contributed by Davon Huss on Jul 17, 2013
Earl Wilson: "Today, there are three kinds of people: the have's, the have-not's, and the
Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013
I will never forget being at church one Sunday playing "king of the hill" with my buddies, before church started. But our play stopped when a car pulled up to the sidewalk and, with help, out came a soldier, who had returned from Vietnam a few weeks earlier. But he came on crutches and he
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 29, 2012
Allow me to tell you a story about a young man named Bill, who joined the Navy, when World War II began. One night his ship came into Boston, and he decided to visit his former pastor and friend, Rev. Stidger. During their visit together, Rev. Stidger said, "Bill, tell me the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 5, 2012
A LESSON FROM A LIGHT BULB
A missionary in Africa lived in his central mission which had a small generator to supply current for his church and a small rectory.
Some natives from an outlying mission came to visit the pastor. They noticed the electric light hanging from the ceiling of his
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 28, 2012
The strength of sacrifice; in May 2002 Robert Bonadies and his fellow instructor Jim Olko were preparing to skydive, along with a novice - Cindy Hyland, in Connecticut. The jump was to be from 12000 ft, falling at 120 mph, which would take just 68 seconds with no parachute.
Contributed by Josh Hunt on Feb 29, 2012
THE IMPORTANCE OF FRIENDS
One of the most thorough research projects on relationships is called the Alameda County Study. Headed by a Harvard social scientist, it tracked the lives of 7,000 people over nine years. Researchers found that the most isolated people were three times more likely to
Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 29, 2011
THE LUKEWARM SHEEP
Now, for the sake of my illustration, I want to break a flock of sheep down into 3 groups.
1. The first group of sheep had DECIDED to look to Shepherd & follow Him wherever He leads.
These are the "Good sheep" who follow the "Good Shepherd. Jesus said: "My sheep hear my
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 18, 2011
I COULD HAVE DONE MORE
The film Schindler's List chronicled the heroic efforts of a German industrialist named Oskar Schindler. Through his unselfish activities, over a thousand Jews on the trains to Auschwitz were saved. After Schindler found out what was happening at Auschwitz, he began a
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Aug 15, 2011
THE RIGHT NAME OPENS DOORS
Mark Roberts wrote of a time when he visited the Capitol as a guest of Congressman John Campbell. As long as he was with the congressman, he could walk freely around the Capitol, entering many areas that were reserved "for authorized personnel only," reserved for