ASSURANCE: free from doubt, a positive declaration intended to give confidence, a sure promise, in a religious sitting it means salvation by the inner witness of the Holy Spirit that we are justified. No harm will come, with great faith.
FANNY JANE CROSBY was born in 1820 and died in 1915 at the
His naked feet intrigued him, for they moved with purpose which his mind had not yet measured. Besides they each one wore a curious scar of some wound as yet unopened; yet they had been there long before his birth. What twist of meaning had Earthmaker given him,
Contributed by David Simpson on Apr 20, 2020
I (David Simpson) grew up as part of the spiritual family of Hardwick Christian Church. Along with my parents and sisters, I learned about Jesus and Bible there. I don’t ever remember a Sunday throughout my childhood and into my teen years when I was not in that church building and doing life with
Contributed by James Snyder on Mar 21, 2020
Recently I discovered something. The more I try to keep up with the latest trend, the further behind I get. I am not a complete technical idiot, but I'm not too far off. The only thing I can say about me is that I at least try.
The best example of all of this has to do with my cell phone. Is
Contributed by Perry Hancock on Dec 7, 2019
Merry Christmas - God loves you.
One Christmas, a wealthy businessman provided winter coats for children at an elementary school located in a poor area of the city. The principal escorted the special guest to each class so he could meet the children and tell them about their new coats.
Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 4, 2019
Born Again - John 1:12-13 (Also see John 3:1-16)
12. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the (power or authority or) right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name:
13. who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Ever watch duck hunting on TV? Good duck hunters have DECOYS that look so real, they move to imitate real ducks, they make real quacking sounds like ducks, and real ducks are SLICKED INTO THE BELIEF THAT THOSE DECOY DUCKS ARE REAL DUCKS. DOUBT BECOMES A REALLY GOOD DECOY AWAY FROM
Contributed by Rick Palmer on Oct 5, 2018
As an archery deer hunter I walk a lot out in nature. Yesterday as I was walking across a corn field I found a small branch of pretty colored leaves. My wife loves collecting leaves and doing crafts with them. I looked around and there were no trees with in a great distance from the leaves. How
A man was looking for a place in New York City to party late one night. He stopped a police officer and said, "I am looking for a
night club named Hell’s Gate. Do you know how to get there?"
The officer said, "Sir, just keep going down this street and will you pass Calvary Church on your
Contributed by John Gullick on Jul 28, 2016
This amazing poem about an imaginary conversion
is powerful - it uses New Zealand rural terminology.
You need to understand that if you are using it in New York
It is called Joe Bloggs dream.
It goes like this.
Joe Bloggs was just an average bloke,
He never went to church.
He wasn’t the
Contributed by Coz Von on Feb 11, 2016
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.
Today’s hidden treasures are.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson went on a camping trip. After sharing a good meal and a bottle of Petrie wine, they retire to their tent for the night.
At about 3 AM, Holmes nudges Watson and asks, "Watson, look up into the sky and tell me what you see?"
Watson said, "I see millions of
Contributed by John Hardwick on Aug 1, 2015
Faith, as a mustard seed, is when it’s raining enough to need the windshield wipers once a minute, but not enough to set it on auto.
“For God so loved the world that He gave His
only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 11, 2014
"I GIVE UP!"
In the early 1960s, the publishers of Time Magazine were concerned about their declining circulation, so they designed a campaign to send out thousands of letters making an emotional appeal to potential subscribers. In the past, such mailings had been done manually, at a great cost
Contributed by Kevin Karhoff on Feb 18, 2013
At night no one would see him (Nicodemus). At night he would avoid awkward questions from the other religious leaders. At night he could spend time with Jesus without anyone knowing. If he could speak with Jesus at night when no one was around, maybe he could begin a relationship with Jesus
Contributed by Kevin Karhoff on Feb 18, 2013
Most of us don’t mind Jesus making some minor change in our lives but Jesus wants to turn our lives upside down. Fans don’t mind him doing a little touch up work, but Jesus wants complete renovation. Fans come to Jesus thinking tune up, but Jesus is thinking overhaul. Fans think a little makeup
THE TRUTH OF THE BOOK
John Ortberg states
"It’s a strange thing: the book has never been so accessible. According to Guinness Book of Records, L. Ron Hubbard’s writings of scientology have been translated into 65 languages; the Koran is supposed to be read in Arabic so it hasn’t been
Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Apr 29, 2012
So yesterday I went across the road to Jumbos Takeaways. Just as an aside have you ever noticed that just about every town in New Zealand has a ‘Jumbo’s Takeaway’s’ it’s like the franchise that you have when you’re not having a franchise. There was one in Stoke where I grew up, it wasn’t painted
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Dec 11, 2011
SELECT THE GREATEST GIFT
Even people of this world know the value of a thoughtful gift. When Pastor John Bisagno was working as chaplain to the Houston Oilers, the players gave him an autographed football which every player had signed inscribed with a Scripture from the Bible. Whenever he looks
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 1, 2011
A REMARKABLE CONVERSION
One of the most remarkable conversion experiences I ever heard was that of a Korean evangelist named Kim Lee. Dad knew him during his tour in Vietnam. His parents were executed by the North Koreans when he was six years old. With no relatives in North Korea, he and his