Contributed by Shawn Miller on Jan 16, 2015
In her recently published book “Dance with the Devil” Barbara Bentley shares her experience with former husband, John Perry, a mysterious man, whose father was supposedly portrayed by John Wayne in a World War II movie. She fell in love with him when He dazzled her and her friends with his heroic
Contributed by Tim White on Oct 6, 2012
NO REPLACEMENT REFS
Matthew 7:22 On that day many will say to me, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?' And then will I declare to them, 'I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.'
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 7, 2012
HOW WELL DO YOU OBEY?
How we admire the obedience a dog shows to its master! Archibald Rutledge wrote that one day he met a man whose dog had just been killed in a forest fire. Heartbroken, the man explained to Rutledge how it happened. Because he worked out-of-doors, he often took his dog with
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2011
THE FOUNDATION MADE THE DIFFERENCE
On Oct. 17, 1989, a massive earthquake struck the San Francisco area. Buildings built on solid ground sustained much less damage than those built on shaky ground.
The south pier of the Golden Gate Bridge sits directly on top of the San Andreas fault, yet it is
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2011
DECEIVING OURSELVES: THE PENTIUM COVER-UP
Intel learned that its Pentium processing chip had a flaw. The chip would occasionally give wrong answers for division problems using large numbers. Intel believed this was a minor flaw, something they felt would affect the average user once every
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 21, 2009
All Roads Lead to Heaven, Travel Agent
Max Lucado in a video program based on his book 3:16 Stories of Hope, has a wonderful lesson on the oft heard statement, "All roads lead to heaven". He then gives us an imaginary discussion with a travel agent. "
You tell him you need a flight to Rome,
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 18, 2009
Works-Oriented Salvation verses Saving Faith
Muhammad Ali was once asked what his faith meant to him. Ali replied: "[it] means [a] ticket to heaven. One day we’re all going to die, and god is going to judge us, [our] good and bad deeds. [if the] bad outweighs the good, you go to hell; if the
Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
God Is Pro - Choice!
He really is! Every day of your life, until you draw your final breath, you will stand at the CrossRoads and be asked to make a choice. Which way will you choose?
God has set before you two gates, one wide and one narrow. He has set before you two roads, one broad and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2005
Another poll sheds light on this paradox of increased religiosity and decreased morality. According to sociologist Robert Bellah, 81 percent of the American people also say they agree that “an individual should arrive at his or her own religious belief independent of any church or synagogue.” Thus
Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
Our house was directly across the street from the clinic entrance of John Hopkins in Baltimore. We lived downstairs and rented the upstairs rooms to outpatients at the clinic.
One summer evening as I was fixing supper, there was a knock at the door. I opened it to see a truly awful looking man.