Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2011
SOMETHING IN THEIR EYES...
A prominent atheist named Matthew Parris wrote in a 2008 essay about a strange phenomenon that he had observed in Africa. Amazingly, as an atheist, he wrote an essay for The Times titled, "Why Africa Needs God." Although Parris made it clear that he does not believe in
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 23, 2010
TRUTH IN CHEMISTRY
Theologian, writer, speaker R. C. Sproul: "Truth is that which accurately describes reality." Hold with reality; hold with the truth.
Let me give you a couple of examples. Jesus often took something that was material to explain something spiritual. He took the ordinary to
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 7, 2010
Dianne Odell’s Attitude Remained Positive, Even in an Iron Lung
I read once of Dianne Odell of Jackson, Tennessee. She was quite a lady. Her life story received nation-wide attention. Dianne graduated from high school and college, she was involved with her church, and wrote her autobiography.
Contributed by Paul Carlson on Jan 25, 2010
A Nation of Bible Illiterates
George Barna wrote The State of the Church in 2002. Barna conducted a survey of self-pronounced Christians and here’s what he found about their knowledge of the Bible. These are Christians.
• 48% could not name the four Gospels.
• 52% cannot identify more
Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 28, 2008
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO PRAY
I heard a story of a ship that was sinking in the middle of a storm, and the captain called out to the crew and said, "Does anyone here know how to pray?"
One man stepped forward and said, "Yes sir, I know how to pray."
The captain said, "Wonderful, you pray
Contributed by Sam Wrisley on Oct 24, 2007
currently Rudy is locked up and locked up is what he deserves. I met Rudy 4 years ago. He was drunk at a bus station. He wanted a bus ticket and I bought it for him. It would not be the last ticket i would buy for Rudy. Rudy was arrested for robbery when he was 17. The judge sentanced him to
Contributed by Bob Soulliere on Oct 1, 2005
Did God create everything that exists? Does evil exist? Did God create evil?
A University professor at a well known institution of higher
learning challenged his students with this question. "Did God create
everything that exists?"
A student bravely replied, "Yes he did!"
In the book, Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan describes how the pilgrim realizes his guilt and lostness. Saddled to his back is a heavy burden of sin and shame. "I fear that this burden upon my back will sink me lower than the grave," he says, staggering under its weight.
But then he approaches a