Contributed by Richard Tow on Nov 17, 2020
"During the construction of Emerson Hall at Harvard University, president Charles Eliot invited psychologist and philosopher William James to suggest a suitable inscription for the stone lintel over the doors of the philosophy department. After some reflection, James sent Eliot a line from
Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Aug 11, 2011
WHERE'S YOUR SECURITY
(NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Investors lost $1 trillion in the in the stock market Monday as the debt crisis in Europe, lackluster economic news and a downgrade to the U.S. credit rating spark fears of a double-dip recession.
Investors placed their wealth in the hands of a
A boy got his first job. As he was boasting about the amount of work he did, he said, "I get up at 5 a.m. and have my breakfast." He was asked, "Does anyone else get up too?" He replied, "Oh yes, mother gets up and fixes my breakfast and then fixes dad’s breakfast."
"And what about your dinner?"
Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 23, 2010
HISTORY OF CALVINISM
In 1610, just one year after the death of James Arminius (a Dutch Seminary professor) five articles of faith based on his teachings were drawn up by his followers. The Arminians, as his followers came to be called, presented these five doctrines to the State of Holland in
Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 5, 2007
d) Charles Spurgeon, a Baptist minister, in his commentary on the Psalms from the 1800’s says, “How good men can endure to be called ‘reverend’ we know not. Being unable to discover any reason why our fellow men should reverence us, we half suspect that in other men there is not very much which
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 5, 2001
An elderly lady was asleep in her bed one night, when she was awakened by a strange noise from the living room. Cautiously, she walked in and discovered a burglar in the process of stealing the stereo. Overcome with fear, she whispered a desparate prayer, "Help me Jesus!" The burglar heard her and