Contributed by Perry Greene on Dec 10, 2013
PUSHING THE OUTHOUSE
A young boy lived in the country. His family had to use an outhouse, which the young boy hated. It was hot in the summer, cold in the winter, and always smelly. The outhouse was located near the creek so the boy decided that he would push it into the water. After a spring
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Sep 19, 2011
JOSEPH SMITH: IF SOMEONE HAD SHARED GRACE...
Jesus was gracious to the woman taken in adultery. Sometimes, that is what reaches people. Sometimes, Christians are like the scribes and Pharisees, choosing to be judgmental instead of gracious.
In the 1820's, a young woman named Emma gave birth
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 7, 2011
CAPTURE AND CONTROL
Craig Larson talks about being at a lunch party on a warm, Chicago day in early September with a dozen of his fellow workers. The windows were left open, and soon a bee found its way in. After buzzing around for a while, it landed on some food on the table. Then someone took
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 6, 2010
A Professing Christian Justifies Her Adultery
Oprah Winfrey had a program with women who were having affairs with married men. When the women were challenged on the morality of their adultery, one woman said, “Wait a minute. I’m a Christian, but I want everyone to know that my personal life and my
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 27, 2009
Mistakes and the Certainty of Son of Man
The late great English theologian and divine, Frederick William Robertson (1816 - 1853), once said, "Life, like war, is a series of mistakes, and he [or, she] is not the best Christian nor the best general who makes the fewest mistakes. Poor mediocrity may
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Nov 14, 2009
Man Sentenced to Hang for Indian Massacre Pardoned
On March 22, 1824 an incident took place in Madison County, Indiana, which came to be known as the Fall Creek Massacre. Six white men murdered nine Seneca and Miami Indians and wounded another. Among the nine dead were three women and four
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 13, 2009
IN WHOSE PRESENCE YOU STAND
On March 22, 1824 an incident took place in Madison County, Indiana, which came to be known as the Fall Creek Massacre. Six white men murdered nine Seneca and Miami Indians and wounded another. Among the nine dead were three women and four children. The six men were
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
WITHOUT ONE PLEA
Charlotte Elliott was a sickly English woman who had developed a long history of refusing to do things she was asked to do because of her illness. Her brother, who was a pastor, had been particularly persistent in trying to get her out of herself, trying to get her involved in
Two men were flying to Orlando from California and met on an airplane. After exchanging pleasantries, conversation turned to the needs of their community.
One of them was a pastor who shared his vision for a soup kitchen just starting up in downtown Orlando. He also told of local churches
Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jul 22, 2003
In a speech made in 1863, Abraham Lincoln said, "We have been the receipients of the choicest bounties of heaven; we have been preserved these many years in peace and prospertiy; we have grown in numbers, wealth, and power as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have
Contributed by Melvin Newland on Oct 11, 2001
ILL. A preacher recalls one such instance during the Sunday evening service. When he finished speaking, he asked, "Is there anyone else who would like to say something?"
At that, a rather dignified visitor stood up & said, "Yes, sir, I’d like to say something. This is the first time I’ve