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  • The ‘holy Grail' Of Super Glues!" John 17:1-5 ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on May 14, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    “The ‘Holy Grail’ of Super Glues!” John 17:1-5 Key verse(s) 4:“I have brought you glory on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.” It takes a special hand to deal with glue! Some are born to handle the sticky and others not. I am one of the latter lot. While, like most men, I find the more

  • Unfinished Flower Beds! (09.19.05--Grace ...

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Sep 14, 2005

    Unfinished Flower Beds! (09.19.05--Grace Walks!--John 17:17) When we purchased Beech Springs years ago, we arrived in a valley that was purposed by trees, trees and more trees. There was little lawn because the trees shaded it out. The trees fenced in the house and driveway so that there was scant more

  • Prayer's Best Position  PRO

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 19, 2002
    based on 83 ratings

    PRAYER'S BEST POSITION Three ministers were talking about prayer in general and the appropriate and effective positions for prayer. As they were talking, a telephone repairman was working on the phone system in the background. One minister shared that he felt the key was in the hands. He always more

  • A Present  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 1, 2002
    based on 76 ratings

    Jeff Calendar’s three year old daugh- ter along with the rest of her family was observed opening Christmas packages. As is often the case, Jeff’s wife had recycled some bows from previous times, and their daughter grabbed one and then placed it on top of her head. The old tape left on it caused it more

  • Too Many Times People Want Glory Just For ...  PRO

    Contributed by James Chandler on Aug 24, 2003
    based on 17 ratings

    Too many times people want glory just for themselves. Sometimes football players score a touchdown and do a dance wanting everyone to applaud them and their greatness. Sometimes baseball players hit a homerun and prance around the bases. They want the crowds to worship and adore them. If we want more

  • A Spotlight And A Laser Beam  PRO

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    [illustration] Have you ever wondered what makes the difference between a spotlight and a laser beam? How can a medium-powered laser burn through steel in a matter of seconds, while the most powerful spotlight can only make it warm? Both may have the same electrical power requirements. The more

  • We'll Stay Out Of The Way  PRO

    Contributed by Bob Hager on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 211 ratings

    WE'LL STAY OUT OF THE WAY The Call to Worship had just been pronounced starting Easter Sunday Morning service in an East Texas church. The choir started its processional, singing "Up from the Grave He Arose" as they marched in perfect step down the center aisle to the front of the church. The more

  • No Good Reason, Just An Excuse  PRO

    Contributed by Larry Moyer on Aug 4, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    NO GOOD REASON, JUST AN EXCUSE Some time ago I spoke to a man in the Air Force. He admitted to me that he did not know if he was going to heaven. So I pulled a 3x5 card from my pocket and said, "I would like you to list on that card whatever is keeping you from trusting Christ right now." He more

  • Airplane Traveler Who Knows His Bible Well, ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 22, 2009

    Airplane Traveler Who Knows His Bible Well, Finally Understands the Goal of the Gospel--To Know Christ And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” *There is no eternal life in trying to keep God’s rules, because you can’t keep them more

  • Brad Pitt ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 30, 2010

    Brad Pitt Interview Interview with the actor, Brad Pitt, in Parade magazine. Pitt grew up in Springfield, MO, the oldest of three children in a conservative, Southern Baptist family. His mother was a school counselor; his father ran a trucking company. "My dad made sure our needs were met," he more

  • Erickson's Thoughts On God The Father

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 22, 2010

    ERICKSON'S THOUGHTS ON GOD THE FATHER And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent' (John 17:3) Dr. Packer's devotional approach to theology is evident from his choice of textbook which is Millard Erickson's 'Christian Theology'. Here's an more

  • The Statue That Lies

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 26, 2011

    THE STATUE THAT LIES In the book, "The Day America Told the Truth," 91% of Americans admit to lying regularly. 86% of Americans routinely lie to their parents. 75% admit to lying to their friends. 73% admit lying to their siblings. And 75% admit lying to their spouse. None of this is new news to more

  • Hannah And Michael: Finding What Was Lost  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 31, 2011
    based on 22 ratings

    HANNAH AND MICHAEL: FINDING WHAT WAS LOST Let me tell you what happened to Ted Forbes back in 1984. While walking down a street in Chicago...Ted found a wallet. Being an honest Christian man he wanted to return it to its owner. So he opened it to look for identification. The wallet contained just more

  • You Gotta Look At It!  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 21, 2012
    based on 7 ratings

    YOU GOTTA LOOK AT IT! A man was seated on a park bench when a little chap of about five sat down beside him and started winding what appeared to be a most prized possession--a watch. "My, what a pretty watch," remarked the man. "Does it tell you the time?" "No sir," replied the boy; "you gotta more

  • All God Has: A Testimony  PRO

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jun 29, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    The day I turned 18, I left home. I had saved some money, and despite my parents' strong objections, I packed a few things in my Volkswagen and headed for California. Just outside of Needles, California, a man at a rest stop pulled a gun, took my wallet, and drove off with my car. I had not been in more

  • Doctrinal Differences

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on May 26, 2017

    I began my Christian journey, like most I suppose, with a narrow doctrinal point of view. But, I was curious and did not stay within denominational boundaries. The graduate school of theology that I chose had professors who were from a wide variety of Protestant backgrounds. Professors there tried more

  • What Jesus Believed About The Scripture

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 14, 2020

    WHAT DID JESUS BELIEVE ABOUT THE SCRIPTURE? The Scripture is without error (John 17:17). The Scripture is historically reliable (Jonah – Matthew 12:40). The Scripture is God’s authority over Satan (Matt. 4:1-11). The Scripture is accurate according to Creation (Matt. 19:4). The Scripture is more

  • Yours Is Mine

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 13, 2021

    When my grandparents received their social security checks in the mail, my grandmother would tell my grandfather, “what’s yours is mine and what’s mine is my own.” She was letting him know that what belonged to him also belonged to her. They shared what is known in legal language as “joint more

  • Seven Ways To Test The Spirits

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jul 1, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    The late A. W. Tozer had some wise counsel on how to test the spirits” from I John 4:1. He posed seven tests to apply to any teaching: (1) How does the teaching affect my relationship with God? Is He magnified and glorified, or diminished? (2) How does the teaching affect my attitude toward more

  • He's A Liar!

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jul 1, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    A missionary to the American Indians was in Los Angeles with an Indian friend who was a new Christian. As they walked down the street, they passed a man on the corner who was preaching with a Bible in his hand. The missionary knew the man represented a cult, but the Indian saw only the Bible. He more