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  • A Sunday School Teacher Had Just Finished Telling ...  PRO

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 21, 2004
    based on 38 ratings

    A Sunday School teacher had just finished telling her third graders about how Jesus was crucified and placed in a tomb with a great stone sealing the opening. Then, wanting to share the excitement of the resurrection, she asked: "And what do you think were Jesus’ first words when He came bursting more

  • All The Evidence  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    ALL THE EVIDENCE Professor Thomas Arnold, for 14 years a headmaster of Rugby, author of the famous, History of Rome, and appointed to the chair of modern history at Oxford, was well acquainted with the value of evidence in determining historical facts. This great scholar said: "I have been used more

  • The Historical Credentials Of Christianity  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    THE HISTORICAL CREDENTIALS OF CHRISTIANITY There exists no document from the ancient world, witnessed by so excellent a set of textual and historical testimonies . . . Skepticism regarding the historical credentials of Christianity is based upon an irrational bias. ~Clark Pinnock, Mcmaster more

  • How Good Are The Facts?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    HOW GOOD ARE THE FACTS? I claim to be an historian. My approach to Classics is historical. And I tell you that the evidence for the life, the death, and the resurrection of Christ is better authenticated than most of the facts of ancient history . . . ~E. M. Blaiklock, Professor of Classics at more

  • Myth Makers And Fabricators?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    MYTH MAKERS AND FABRICATORS? Intervarsity Christian Fellowship had an interesting article written by Curtis Chang, refuting some of the claims made by Anada Gupta that the Bible, in regards to the resurrection of Jesus, was bad history and that the men who wrote it were just myth makers. Chang more

  • Super Stupid Easter Jokes  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    SUPER STUPID EASTER JOKES Boy 1: "How did you get that bruise on your arm?" Boy 2: "I ate some Easter candy." Boy 1: "Eating Easter candy won’t give you a bruise." 7 Boy 2: "It will if it’s your big brother’s candy!" Q: What would you get if you crossed the Easter Bunny with an overstressed more

  • Kick Me!" Matthew 28:1-10 Key Verse(S): 6:"He Is ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 23, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    “Kick Me!” Matthew 28:1-10 Key verse(s): 6:“He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.” Getting pulled into a practical joke is not much fun; especially when you walk in so innocently and depart with egg all over your face. I remember that my two brothers and I always had a pretty good time more

  • Easter On The Bench!" Matthew 28:1-10 Key ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Brunner on Mar 26, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    “Easter on The Bench!” Matthew 28:1-10 Key verse(s) 5:“The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.’” Spending Easter Sunday alone is no way to spend Easter! Yet, when you have a bad virus and don’t want to infect anyone else, it may more

  • So God's Really In The Details?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 27, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    SO GOD’S REALLY IN THE DETAILS? Economists use probability theory to predict how people will spend money. Actuaries use it to figure how high someone’s insurance premium will be. In 2002, Richard Swinburne, who is a professor of philosophy at Oxford University, used a formula known as Baye’s more

  • Conversion Of A Communist

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 24, 2016

    Leonard Ravenhill tells the story of preaching an 8-day crusade in a large church in Glasgow, Scotland starting the first day of World War II. That shattered his meetings and no more than 50 people showed, so they started to meet in a side room instead. Despite this, he preached his heart out every more

  • Mastering Fatherhood

    Contributed by Eduardo Quintana on Jun 11, 2017

    In 2001, I was serving as the youth pastor of Destiny Church and sitting at my office desk when I received a phone call from my mother. She called with sad news! My grandmother’s health had declined significantly and she was near death. She’d been suffering with Alzheimer’s for over seven years up more

  • Casket Stolen

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on Feb 27, 2020

    Funerals usually go calmly. But sometimes things happen that change everything. Perhaps the greatest example is that of Easter morning, as the women arrive to prepare the body, only to find that the stone was rolled away and the body of Jesus was missing. There was much running around and great more

  • Zordak - The Resurrection

    Contributed by Samuel Young on Apr 6, 2021
    based on 2 ratings

    I am Zordak, Jesus’ guardian angel. I want to tell you the story of Jesus. Jesus had died and laid in the grave. I was very sad. There were one hundred Roman soldiers and whole army of evil angels guarding the grave. But Sunday morning is coming… It was still dark. The dew was still on the more

  • Evidence For The Resurrection Is Reliable And True

    Contributed by Timothy Lueking on Apr 2, 2023

    It was the middle of the 1800s and a man by the name of Simon Greenleaf was teaching a class on evidence of law at Harvard University. Greenleaf was considered by many to be the greatest expert on evidence of law the world has ever known. He had been praised for his knowledge and when it comes to more

  • If I Should Wake Before I Die

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 11, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    IF I SHOULD WAKE BEFORE I DIE A father knelt down beside his little boy’s bed. It was time for prayers, hugs and kisses, and tucking in. The little boy began the childhood prayer he had repeated so many times before: now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die more

  • The Big Announcement

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 31, 2011

    THE BIG ANNOUNCEMENT We hear good news in lots of different ways, and I am glad that we got to hear the Easter story told by some of our children this morning. There is something about hearing a child tell this great story that gives it new power. I can no longer hear the Resurrection story more

  • Jesus Had A Rose

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 2, 2011

    JESUS HAD A ROSE Judy Packard of Lake Leelanau, Michigan, talks about the time her neighbor, visiting the Holy Land, sent a letter describing the beautiful gardens. Her 6-year-old mused, "I wonder if he saw the rose." "What rose?" Judy asked. "You know," said her child, "like the Bible women more

  • False Hope In A Gold Coin

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 2, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    FALSE HOPE IN A GOLD COIN George Dixon was a lieutenant in the Confederate Army who carried around a $20 gold piece that his fiancée had given him in the early days of the war. During the battle of Shiloh, a union musket ball struck him--actually it struck the gold coin, which saved his life. From more