Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 8, 2013
SPURGEON ON EXPERIENCING FULLNESS IN HEAVEN
The renowned 19th-century English preacher C. H. Spurgeon told this story about King Cyrus, the man who conquered Babylon and freed the Jews from captivity:
A visitor who was admiring Cyrus' gardens said it gave him much pleasure. "Ah," said Cyrus,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2012
I grew up in Wellington, Kansas which is a small farm town of about 8,000 people located 30 miles south of Wichita, Kansas. Wellington’s big claim to fame is being the Wheat Capitol of the World. The farmers of my home town produce more wheat per capita than anywhere else in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 28, 2012
THE PRAYER OF GRANDMA JONES
I'd like to tell you the story about an old lady that everybody called "Grandma Jones." She had a close relationship with Jesus. And she knew that Jesus wanted her to be a soul-winner. She wanted to lead others to Christ.
However, Grandma Jones was pretty much
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 8, 2012
THE KEEPER OF THE SPRINGS by Peter Marshall
Once upon a time, a certain town grew up at the foot of a mountain range. It was sheltered in the lee of the protecting heights, so that the wind that shuddered at the doors and flung handfuls of sleet against the window panes was a wind whose fury was
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2012
YOU COULD ALL HAVE ONE IF YOU WANTED
In Gipsy Smith's book The Beauty of Jesus, Gipsy Smith told about Peter Apples, a man (during the Civil War) who went into the enemy's territory. Peter Apples did not know much about being a good soldier. He just knew that when his superior officer said,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 15, 2011
GOD PICKS THE UNLOVABLE ONES
Anne Lamott described a time when a fellow church member told about adopting her son through an organization called A.S.K. -- Adopt Special Kids.
Part of the adoption process included filling out a questionnaire checking "yes" or "no" for one's willingness to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2011
Ruby Hamilton, a businesswoman in her fifties, was stunned at the loss of her husband of 32 years in a car accident. Her anger and disappointment went deeper than a more typical expression of grief though. She had become a follower of Christ in her late twenties, but her husband
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"The seed you sow today will not produce crop till tomorrow. For this reason, your identity does not lie in your current results. This is not
Contributed by John Tung on Mar 28, 2007
“The fallacy of misplaced concreteness” is a concept developed by Alfred North Whitehead, a philosopher who specialized in mathematics. And an example of what this says is that in a 2-dimensional world, giving the x and y axis location of a point is sufficient to precisely locate that point. But
Contributed by Troy Borst on May 7, 2003
STRONG WOMAN VERSUS A WOMAN OF STRENGTH
A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape ... but a woman of strength kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape...
A strong woman isn’t afraid of anything ... but a woman of strength shows courage in the midst of her fear...
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 3, 2003
Sometimes sharing Christ takes interesting forms. For months I left the church well into the late night hours. Periodically I would see a man huddled on the corner of our property. At first I feared the man. You see our neighborhood is rough and we have many homeless individuals that roam the
- Marquis de Lafayette was a French general and politician who helped George Washington in the American Revolution. After the war was over, he returned to France and resumed his life as a farmer of many estates. In 1783, the harvest was a terrible one, and there were many who suffered as a