“You feel you were hedged in you dream of escape; but beware of mirages. Do not run or fly away in order to get free: rather dig in the narrow place which has been given you; you will find God there and everything. God does not float on your horizon, he sleeps in your substance. Vanity
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 30, 2009
Martin Luther and Corrie Ten Boom on Loss
Corrie ten Boom: “I’ve learned that I must hold everything loosely, because when I grip it tightly, it hurts when the Father pries my fingers loose and takes it from me!”
Martin Luther: I have held many things in my hands and I have lost them all; But
Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 22, 2009
Missionaries’ Lives Spared from Marytrdom As They Sang the Hymn, "Face to Face"
Many years ago, a band of Chinese terrorists had captured Rev. and Mrs. Porteous, who were serving as missionaries in China with the old China Inland Mission. The terrorists led them to a lonely spot on a hill and
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
Charlene Cothran is the publisher of Venus Magazine, which is a periodical for lesbians of African descent. She recently announced on the magazine’s web site that she has become a Christian and has rejected the lesbian lifestyle she had been living.
Cothran said that as a magazine publisher she
Contributed by Bobby Scobey on Apr 10, 2007
In a brief conversation, a man asked a woman he was pursuing the question, "What kind of man are you looking for?" She sat quietly for a moment before looking him in the eye and asking. "Do you really want to know?" Reluctantly, he said, "Yes."
She began to expound... "As a woman in this day
Contributed by Mark Brunner on Nov 16, 2005
There is nothing wrong with strong emotions; even those that center squarely upon ourselves. Witness the story of missionary Adoniram Judson. He sweated out Burma’s heat for 18 years without a furlough, six years without a convert. Enduring torture and imprisonment, he admitted that he never saw a