Contributed by Bruce Howell on Dec 29, 2000
JACKIE ROBINSON was the first African American to play baseball in the major leagues. Breaking baseball’s color barrier, he faced hostile crowds in every stadium. While playing one day in his home stadium of Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, he committed an error. The fans began to jeer him. He stood
Contributed by Richard White on Jan 3, 2002
LIKE FILTHY RAGS
Jeff Bridges says, "Christians can never in themselves
merit salvation through their personal holiness."
Our Righteousness is like a filthy rag before a holy
God. One of the early church fathers
Leslie Parrot has this to say about friendship from the book Relationships:
Friends make the ordinary-running errands or eating lunch, for example-extraordinarily fun. And good friends ease our pain and lighten our heavy load….Not only are friends good for the soul but for the body as well.
Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Sep 8, 2004
During an especially trying time in the work of the China Inland Mission, Hudson Taylor wrote to his wife, “We have twenty-five cents—and all the promises of God!
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 3, 2005
THE PUSHCART OF HEALING
A tribe called Karbis lives In a remote village called Rongphar in Assam, India. It is a forest area and less connected with the modern facilities of the nearby city, Guwahati. When people in that village fall sick, they carry them on a pushcart to the nearby clinic which
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Apr 12, 2005
“Secret of the Fifth Man!” Mark 2:1-5 Key verse(s) 3:“Some men came, bringing to him a paralytic, carried by four of them.”
Five people passed the beggar but only one stopped to help. The will it seems to get somewhere on time, a preoccupation with self, easily thwarted a fragile affection that